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Lassen National Park

Lassen National Park

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Camp Newman

Camp Newman

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Memorial Park

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Skylark Ranch

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Upper Colorado River

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Sycamore Canyon State Park / Beach

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Lower Colorado River

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Leo Carrillo State Park/Beach

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Camp Round Meadow

Camp Round Meadow

A mountain camp nestled beneath the pines. Round Meadow is ideal for smaller groups who want their privacy.

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Mt Tamalpais

Mt. Tamalpais

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Camp Whittle

Located a mile from Big Bear Lake, in a mixed conifer forest at 7,200 feet, Camp Whittle has spacious grounds, a challenge course, and an extensive trail system. The adjacent San Bernardino National Forest provides miles of wilderness vistas.

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Camp Gilmore / Mount Crags

These sister camps are located adjacent to Malibu Creek State Park, giving you two options for lodge based exploration of the Santa Monica Mountain region.

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Camp Bloomfield

Camp Bloomfield sits along a beautiful sycamore lined canyon creek and has beautiful teaching, recreation, and amphitheater areas.

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Serrano Campground

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RedwoodGlen

Redwood Glen

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Koinonia Conference Grounds

The secluded mountains above Watsonville make a perfect setting for taking some time for group building and reflection.

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Boulder Creek Scout Reservation

BCSR covers over 300 acres and borders Bear Creek where salmon and steelhead spawn. The area also features artifacts from its history of mining and logging.

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Shalom Institute

Shalom institute offers expansive facilities that include an Olympic-size swimming pool, two outdoor amphitheaters, conference center, retreat house, archery and sports fields, ropes course, climbing wall, two waterfalls, nature center, miles of hiking trails, and much more.

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Leavitt Meadow – High Sierra

This campground provides a perfect base camp for an intermediate backpack into the heart of the Sierra Range.

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Mono Lake – Eastern Sierra

The unique nature of Mono Lake makes it one of the best places in California to learn about migration, species diversity and the political role of water in the most populous state in the Union.

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Calaveras Big Trees State Park

There is nothing like camping under the big trees in the high Sierra. This park has an elaborate trail system,an excellent visitor’s center and lends itself to an emphasis on camping skills, hiking, and Sierra natural and human history.

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Yosemite National Park

Half Dome and El Capitan are but two of the awe inspiring wonders you'll see in our country's most visited national park.

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ForestHome

Forest Home Ojai

Located 15 minutes from the coastal town of Ventura, this Ojai site boasts warm days and cool nights year round.

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Kings Canyon National Park – Grant Grove

Home to the nation’s Christmas tree, the giant trees will keep you awestruck for a week

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Lodgepole

Sequoia National Park – Lodgepole

Lodgepole Campground is our base for exploring the nearby Giant Forest, California’s largest sequoia grove.

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Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake has spacious grounds, a large lake, and an extensive trail system. The high and low challange courses here offer a multitude of challanges. Students might spend the day hiking hiking to Castle Rock to do some rock climbing while exploring the flora and fauna of the beautiful forest along the way.

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CampDelOro

Camp Del Oro – Sierra Foothills

This area provides endless opportunities for outdoor science, hiking, and challenge activities. Located in the mountains just outside the town of Neveda City, the camp is about an hour and a half east of Sacramento.

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Montecito Sequoia Lodge, Snow

Montecito Sequoia Lodge

Just outside the Redwood Mountain section of Kings Canyon National Park, Montecito Sequoia Resort is an all-season outdoor education and retreat site.

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ElCapitan

El Capitan Canyon & Ocean Mesa

Groups staying at El Capitan are a quick hike away from both the verdant tide pools of El Capitan State Beach and the riparian wilderness growing along the canyon floor.

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PointReyes

Point Reyes National Seashore – Olema Ranch

One quarter of a mile from the entrance to Point Reyes National Seashore lays Olema Ranch Campground, a private campground with spacious campsites, modern facilities and hot showers.

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Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Located about 30 minutes north of San Francisco, Samuel P. Taylor State Park offers a range of environmental education options

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Anza Borrego State Park

Anza Borrego is the nation’s largest state park and is perfect for novice campers, wildflower enthusiasts, and desert oasis studies.

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Morro Bay State Park

Morro Bay offers trails through extinct volcanoes, marshes, and ridgelines that overlook the bay and the Pacific Ocean.

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Montaña de Oro State Park

Located on the south side of Morro Bay, Montana de Oro is a wild place where the land meets the ocean in dramatic ways.

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Salt Point State Park

Located about 90 miles north of San Francisco, the park has 6000 acres of fascinating and diverse habitats perfect for the study of forest, grassland and coastal land forms.

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Malibu Creek State Park

Flowing for over twenty five miles before spilling into the Ocean, Malibu Creek is the principal water course of the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Alpine Meadows

Nestled in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, Alpine Meadows is the perfect site for fresh air, mountain vistas, gorgeous wooded acreage, personalized service and the best facilities around.

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Challenge Courses

Mount Cross

Located in the coastal mountains above Santa Cruz, Mount Cross is a beautiful site perfect for group building and environmental education programs.

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Camp Tamarancho

Located in the heart of Marin County, Camp Tamarancho has over 480 acres of meadows, redwood- and oak-forested campsites, and three, 4-person cabins. The camp is just 45 minutes from San Francisco.

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Camp Whitsett

Located in the southern Sierra, this site features a large challenge course with low and high elements, modest rock climbing in camp, and a man-made lake with canoes and kayaks.

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Joshua Tree National Park

There are few places on Earth as magical and stunningly beautiful as Joshua Tree National Park.

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Rock Climbing @ Pinnacles

Pinnacles National Park

Located along the transition between the Coast Ranges and the San Joaquin Valley, Pinnacles is a mosaic of chaparral-covered slopes and lovely spring wildflowers.

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Hillbrook at Catalina

Catalina Island – Emerald Bay

Whites Landing has it all: kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, and the longest sandy beach on the island.

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Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Looking for an outdoor education experience in Northern California? Look no further than Prarie Creek Redwoods State Park!

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