Adventure Sessions

Ages 8-15

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Small Group Photo2015 Summer Camp Dates:

Adventure Session 1: July 5-11
Adventure Session 2: July 12-18
Adventure Session 3: July 19-25
Adventure Session 4: July 26-August 1
International Odyssey: August 2-August 8

Join us for 6-days of new activities, eye-opening experiences and nature-based adventures, with new friends, friendly staff and delicious food. Offering a 1:4 program staff/camper ratio, healthy delicious meals, and countless activities focused on entertaining, educating and empowering kids, it's no wonder that 9/10 parents would recommend Camp Stevens to a friend.
“Thank you for all of your hard work in making this such a successful, pleasant, memorable, educational, safe, and fun week at camp for our son!” – Parent

Pricing:

Camp Stevens offers three-tier pricing. Pay the price that works best for your family. Every camper gets the same great summer camp experience, regardless of price paid. Additional financial assistance may be available through camperships.

Price A: $625
Price B: $575
Price C: $525

 

Camp Stevens is:

  • Camper-focused Our small group model enables us to create unique experiences each Lawn Gamesweek, and to respond to each camper’s gifts and expectations.
  • Safe Send your campers in confidence: Camp Stevens is accredited by the American Camp Association, and offers a 1:4 program staff to camper ratio, and a resident staff team that is entirely First Aid/CPR certified. Each session is staffed by a registered nurse.
  • Affordable Our fee is the most reasonable around, and all activities and souvenirs, including t-shirt and camp photo, are included. Campership assistance is available.
  • Eco-friendly From compost and recycling, to healthy and delicious meals, a commitment to caring for the earth underlies all of Camp Stevens’s operations.
  • Fun! Dive into the pool, sleep under the stars, take a shot at archery, or aim for the top of the climbing wall: No week at Camp Stevens is ever the same!
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Epic: A Two-Week Adventure

Ages 12-15

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NEW! Epic: A Two-Week Adventure
July 12-25, 2015

You asked, we're answering: In 2015, we're introducing a two-week summer camp session. This is the perfect chance for experienced campers, age 12-15, to experience a whole new kind of adventure. The goal of this program is to offer older, experienced campers an even richer and deeper summer camp experience.

We are so excited about this new program! Here's what we know so far:

  • Space is extremely limited: Plan to register in early 2015, or call the office now to reserve your spot: 760/765.0028.
  • This session will run parallel to Adventure Sessions 2 and 3.
  • Bus transporation to and from camp is available.
  • Pricing: As with all of our sessions, Epic has three pricing options: Pay what works best for your family: $1340 (Price A), $1290 (Price B), $1240 (Price C). Prices include dedicated staff, all program (including outings), meals, and a t-shirt. There are discounts available for families sending more than one camper, and camperships available.

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International Odyssey

Ages 11-16

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Ropes Course at Camp StevensInternational Odyssey (Ages 11-16): August 2-8, 2015

See photos from 2014's International Odyssey.

Think you've done it all at Camp Stevens? Think again! At International Odyssey, we're joined by campers from Japan!

Exclusively for older campers (age 11-16), International Odyssey takes the traditional fun of a Camp Stevens Adventure Session -- think feeding chickens, face painting, hiking, teambuilding games, baking cookies, swimming, pond exploration, archery, lawn games, crafts and delicious food -- and kicks it up a notch.

International Odyssey OvernightIt all adds up to mean more friends, more adventures, more overnights - and the chance to do the Ropes Course! Plus, during the week, the Japanese campers host an exciting celebration ("Japan Day"), which features a tea ceremony, calligraphy, origami, kendo demonstrations, delicious traditional food and much more.

Pricing: As with all of our sessions, International Odyssey has three pricing options; pay what works best for your family: $625 (Price A), $575 (Price B), $525 (Price C). There are also discounts available for families sending more than one camper, or campers attending more than one session, as well as camperships available.

Special Opportunity! Part of the cultural exchange experience for our Japanese campers includes staying with an American family for 2 days after their summer camp session. Open up your home as a homestay, and you can save $50 off a summer camp registration! Contact our office (760.765.0028 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for more information and to volunteer.

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Wilderness Adventure Trips

Ages 12-18

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Rock Climbing with Camp Stevens

2015 Dates:

Sea Kayaking 1: June 21-26
Sea Kayaking 2: June 28-July 3
Rock Climbing: July 5-10
Backpacking Basics: July 19-24
Ten-Day Trek: July 26-August 4

Online registration will open by February 1, 2015. Plan to register early, as sessions will fill up.

Visit our Facebook page to see photos of our 2014 adventures sea kayaking, rock climbing or backpacking in 

Backpacking Basics

Wilderness Adventure Trips for Teens are an exciting, offsite part of our summer camp program. Experienced, caring, and qualified trip leaders take adventurers ages 12-18 to some of California’s most beautiful natural places. The program is designed to go beyond just guiding campers to actually teaching them real outdoor sport skills -- and it's all done with the Camp Stevens commitment to a warm and inclusive community.

Teenagers age 12-18 are welcome to join us as we adventure in some of the most beautiful places in California. You’ll make friends, develop outdoor skills and self-confidence, and gain the memories of a lifetime. Absolutely no experience is necessary: These trips feature experienced leaders and a unique focus on small group development. You have no idea how much you’re capable of until you’ve been on a Wilderness Adventure Trip!

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http://www.campstevens.org/summer-programs/youth/wilderness-adventure-trips/
 

Counselor Training

Ages 16 and up

Become a counselor at Camp Stevens)Counselor Training (Ages 16+): June 21-30, 2015

Online registration will open February 1, 2015.

Counselor Training (CT) is an intensive 10-day training session for individuals interested in developing leadership skills or becoming counselors at Camp Stevens. Through large group lessons, hands-on practice, and several rounds of feedback, attendees learn about program development, working with peers, group development, human relations, positive forms of communication, conflict resolution, effective listening, and much more. Applicants should be eager to work with youth in the outdoors and excited to learn new skills.

You'll learn and practice new leadership skills with teens and young adults from around the world. Over ten days, Counselors-in-Training form a cohesive and supportive community of peers and develop amazing friendships.

Become a counselor at Camp StevensWe encourage attendees from all walks of life to join our summer community! Prior Camp Stevens attendance or experience is not necessary.

As with all Camp Stevens summer programs, we offer three pricing options for this training opportunity:

Price A: $300
Price B: $250
Price C: $200

All participants must be at least 16 years old and have completed 10th grade. Admission requires an application and interview. Plan to register early, as space is extremely limited!

If you have completed Counselor Training, worked at Camp Stevens in the past, and are interested in counseling this summer, please complete this Counselor Availability Form.

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