Bear Valley Summer Day Camp

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp offers fantastic outdoor fun for kids in a spectacular Mountain Environment.

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp

At Bear Valley Summer Day Camp their mission is to provide opportunities for children to learn and grow in the High Sierra mountain playground. They utilize a values-based curriculum with outdoor activities and educational experiences to nurture a lifetime of healthy choices and self-confidence, while respecting and protecting the great outdoors. Camps are organized by week, with a different theme each week, so kids who want to attend multiple weeks get new experiences.

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp

Sierra hiking

Besides recreational activities, campers enjoy social-emotional learning, and team building in eight weeks of camp for three different age groups:

  • Cub Camp (ages 4-6),
  • Grizzly Camp (ages 7-11)
  • Kodiak Camp (ages 12 and up)
Bear Valley Summer Day Camp

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp Activities

  • One day at Bear Lake swimming, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding.
  • Tamarack Lodge one weekday for cooking, science experiments, geocaching, arts and crafts, and other activities specific to the weekly theme.
  • A unique hike off-site from Bear Valley, like Lake Alpine, Spicer Meadow, Utica Reservoir, or Calaveras Big Trees.
  • One day per week, Grizzlies and Kodiaks rock climb with Mountain Adventure Seminars,
  • Cubs climb every other week and get a special climbing event just for them midsummer!
  • Sprinkled throughout the week campers participate in a range of outdoor activities from disc golf, archery, soccer, basketball, tennis, scavenger hunts, and bike days.
Mountain Adventure Seminars

Rock climbing

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp Sample Schedule

Bear Valley Summer Day Camp sample schedule

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