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Kidder Creek

High Country Ranch Camp

  6 Days
  Kidder Creek
  7th–13th Grade
Summer 2024
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 brand new riders or the faint of heart, but for those who know the basics of riding a horse and desire to draw closer to God in His creation plus make friendships and memories to last a lifetime.

Register for Summer 2024 starting November 15th!
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See Here for Packing List, Arrival Info, & More

Wilderness at your fingertips

Kidder Creek’s amazing natural environment is the setting for this awesome camp.
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Meals, Lodging, Program & Recreation


  • 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.

  • Payment Policy
    • Deposits: A non-refundable/non-transferable deposit will be required to complete your registration. Please have a payment method ready to go during the registration process. We accept Visa, MasterCard, or an Electronic Check. Deposits are $150 per child.
    • Total Balance Due 30 Days Out: The total of your itinerary will be due 30 days before the start date of your week of camp. On this day, your account will automatically be charged the remainder of your balance.
    • Cancellations and Changes:
      Until 30 days prior to the event, the non-refundable deposit $150 is retained.
      From 29 days until 22 days prior to event, $225.00 is retained.
      From 21 days until 8 days prior to event, $325.00 is retained.
      If within 7 days of the event, the entire registration cost.
    • Transfer Fees: In the event that you decide to change the week in which your child is attending camp there will be a transfer fee of $25.

    Back Country Trail Riding


    Back Country Swimming



2024 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 21–26, 2024 Week 7 July 21–26, 2024 Gals
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon

*Please note that for week 7, bus transportation is available to Kidder Creek, but not coming home.


    Outdoor Dining


    Outdoor Camping


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 96027
  • 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.
    • The BBQ $8 per person, sign ups and payment can be done in your child's account.
  • Important Food Policies
    • We will provide a vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free option at every meal. For Celiac, we will do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee against cross contamination.
    • We are a peanut safe camp. We will not serve any peanut product out of the kitchen.
    • Please make sure you have listed the allergies in the medical forms when you register online.

    Read our complete food allergy policy here

Arrival & Departure


Kidder Creek
2700 S Kidder Creek Rd
Etna, CA 96027
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