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Kidder Creek

High Country Ranch Camp

  6 Days
  Summer 2022
  Kidder Creek
  9th–12th Grade
Spend a week trail riding into mountain lakes in the Trinity Alps Wilderness! Explore gorgeous high country scenery while caring for your horse. Round it all out with sitting around the campfire while learning of God’s love and sleeping beneath the stars. This Junior/Senior High Camp is not for beginner riders or the faint at heart, but for those who desire to draw closer to God in His Creation and make friendships and memories to last a lifetime.
Register for Summer 2022 starting November 1st!
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Wilderness at your fingertips

Kidder Creek’s amazing natural environment is the setting for this awesome camp.
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Pricing

SIX DAYS OF CAMP

Meals, Lodging, Program & Recreation

$899

  • Camperships

    Please do not let finances get in the way of a Mount Hermon experience. Through the generosity of many, a partial grant from the Campership Fund may be just the gift you need to make it possible for you to attend camp. For more information and an application, please contact our friendly Registration staff.

  • ACTIVITIES

    Back Country Trail Riding

  • ACTIVITIES

    Back Country Swimming

  • ACTIVITIES

    Hiking

2022 Registration

Note that this camp is for intermediate and experienced riders.

If you're a new and aspiring rider, check out our Ranch Camp!

Summer Week Dates Gender Availability Register
Week 7: July 24–29, 2022 Week 7 July 24–29, 2022 Gals
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon
Open
Week 8: July 31–Aug 5, 2022 Week 8 July 31–Aug 5, 2022 Guys & Gals
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon
Open
  • FACILITIES

    Outdoor Dining

  • FACILITIES

    Outdoor Camping

 
Prepare

Things to Know

  • Packing List
    • Warm sleeping bag and pillow
    • Warm-weather and cool-weather clothes
    • Jeans for riding
    • Heavy sweatshirt or fleece jacket
    • 1 winter hat
    • Modest swimsuit (one-piece swimsuit for girls)
    • Shower/beach towel
    • Toiletry kit—toothbrush, toothpaste, comb/brush, extra contacts
    • 1 pack of handi wipes
    • Sunscreen
    • Walking shoes and/or tennis shoes for vaulting
    • Riding boots (cover ankles, smooth sole, 1” heel)
    • Sandals for pond (flip flops ok)
    • 1 small flashlight or headlamp
    • Bible w/pen or pencil
    • 2 water bottles (recommended 32oz/1qt unbreakable plastic)
    • 1 small, compressible day pack
    • 1 rain jacket or emergency poncho

    Items NOT to Bring:

    • Cell Phones or ANY electronics
    • Expensive cameras
    • Alcohol, drugs
    • Firearms, knives, weapons of any kind
    • Jewelry or other valuables

    Optional Items:

    • Hammock
    • Foam or air ground pad
    • Lip balm
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • 1–2 bandanas
    • Waterproof disposable camera
    • Change of clothes for the trip home

    *Please mark all items, including luggage, with camper's first and last name

  • Arrival
    • Camp starts Sunday of your selected week with check-in beginning at 4:00 PM
    • Put this address in your GPS: 2700 S Kidder Creek Rd, Etna, CA 9602
  • Departure
    • Ranch camp closing will consist of a closing BBQ and ceremony at 5 PM.
    • Families are invited to join us for the BBQ. You can add your BBQ meal in registration.

Arrival & Departure

  • Bus Transportation

    Transportation from the Bay Area to Kidder Creek is provided by a coach bus chartered through Emerald Charters in Medford, OR for most weeks for only $80–$125 each way. Be sure to sign up for both ways if you desire round trip. If further information is needed call the Kidder Creek registrar at 530.467.3265.

    For day-of-transportation questions or issues please contact the on-bus staff member at 530.598.8867.

    The coach bus has reclining seats, TV's w/ DVD player, on-board restroom and air conditioning throughout.

  • Bus pick up and drop off schedule
    To Kidder Creek SUNDAY MORNING

    Times are approximate after departure

    7:00 AM Mount Hermon Fieldhouse
    17 Conference Drive, Felton, CA 95018

    8:15 AM Milpitas Burger King
    1475 Dempsey Road, Milpitas, CA 95035

    9:15 AM Buena Vista School
    Front Parking spaces
     2355 San Juan Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597

    10:25 AM Vacaville Wendy’s
    1377 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, CA

    1:30 PM Anderson Burger King
    2535 N St., Anderson, CA
    LUNCH STOP

    4:00 PM Arrive at Kidder Creek
    2700 S Kidder Creek Rd. Etna CA 96027​

    From Kidder Creek SATURDAY MORNING

    Times are approximate after departure

    7:00 AM Kidder Creek Camp
    2700 S Kidder Creek Rd. Etna CA 96027​

    9:45 AM Anderson Burger King
    2535 N St., Anderson, CA 96007

    12:30 PM Vacaville Wendy’s
    1377 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, CA

    1:45 PM Buena Vista School
    Front Parking spaces
     2355 San Juan Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
    LUNCH STOP

    2:45 PM Milpitas Burger King
    1475 Dempsey Road, Milpitas, CA 95035

    4:00 PM Mount Hermon Fieldhouse Parking Lot
    17 Conference Drive, Felton, CA 95018

 
Location

Kidder Creek
2700 S Kidder Creek Rd
Etna, CA 96027
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