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Kidder Creek

High Adventure Camp

  6 Days
  Kidder Creek
  Jr High or High School
Summer 2023
Kidder Creek Adventure Camp starts and ends at Kidder, but journeys beyond for rafting on the Klamath River, sleeping under the stars and hiking to spectacular waterfalls. At camp enjoy pond time, bmx bikes, laser tag and the high ropes course. Lessons flow naturally from the many teachable moments embedded in the high adventure experience while daily devotions, and counselor-led discussions are geared to help campers go deeper spiritually.
Register for Summer 2023 starting November 15th!
See Dates

See Here for Packing List, Roommate Info, & More

Never a dull moment...

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

$699

  • Camperships

    Please do not let finances get in the way of a Kidder Creek 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.

  • Policy Updates for 2023
    • 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.
  • ACTIVITIES

    White Water Rafting

  • ACTIVITIES

    Adventure Ridge High Ropes Course

  • ACTIVITIES

    Adventure Hike to Ukonom Falls

  • ACTIVITIES

    Pump Track

  • ACTIVITIES

    Laser Tag

  • ACTIVITIES

    Zipline

  • ACTIVITIES

    Rock Climbing

  • ACTIVITIES

    Outback Challenge

  • ACTIVITIES

    Cliff Jumping

  • ACTIVITIES

    Hiking

2023 Registration

Summer Week Dates Age Group Availability Register
Week 1: June 18–23, 2023 Week 1 June 18–23, 2023   Jr High
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon
Open
Week 3: July 2–7, 2023 Week 3 July 2–7, 2023   High School
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon
Open
Week 5: July 16–21, 2023 Week 5 July 16–21, 2023   Jr High
Availability: Registering Soon
Availability: Open
Registering Soon
Open

Schedule Overview

Here's an idea of what we'll be doing.

  • Schedule Overview
    Day Overview
    Day 1 Arrive, Team Building Games and Campfire
    Day 2–4 Cabin and Sign Up for Adventure Rotations
    Adventure Rotations Include:
    • Laser Tag
    • Adventure Ridge Ropes Course
    • Zip-line
    • Horseback Trail Ride
    • Real Rock Climbing
    • Cliff Jumping
    • Hike to Ruffy Lake
    • Pond Time in the afternoons
    Day 5 & 6 Class III & IV Whitewater Rafting on the Klamath River, Cliff Jumping, and Creek Hike

Camperships

Please do not let finances get in the way of a Kidder Creek 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.

  • FACILITIES

    Dining Hall

  • FACILITIES

    Cabins

  • FACILITIES

    Pond

  • FACILITIES

    Rec Field

 
Prepare

Before Getting to Camp

  • Packing List
    • Warm sleeping bag and pillow
    • Warm-weather and cool-weather clothes (Extra dry clothes for 2 days at river)
    • Jacket
    • Modest swimsuit (one-piece swimsuit for girls)
    • Shower/beach towel
    • Bathroom supplies (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste)
    • Sunscreen
    • Small Backpack for daily adventures
    • Water Bottle
    • Walking Shoes
    • River shoes you can get wet (Teva-type sandals or water shoes; strap-on heel). No flip flops, please!
    • Flashlight
    • Bible w/pen or pencil

    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: Inexpensive or disposable camera. Put name on camera

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

  • Roommate Policy

    Up to 3 friends can room together in the same cabin.

    Roommate requests will be available in May. Each parent of a registered child will receive an email at that time explaining how to complete the roommate request online.

Arrival & Departure

  • Arrival
    • Camp starts Sunday of your selected week
    • Check in between 4–5:00 PM at the Kidder Creek Office.
    • Put this address in your GPS: 2700 S Kidder Creek Rd, Etna, CA 96027
  • Departure
    • Join your camper for a BBQ dinner beginning at 5:00 PM followed by character awards and a short closing.
    • The BBQ $8 per person, sign ups and payment can be done in your child's account.
  • 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 $89–$139 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.

    NOTE: Although camp ends Friday night, campers taking the bus will be staying Friday night as the returning bus departs on Saturday morning at 7am.

    For day-of-transportation questions or issues please contact the on-bus staff member at 530.408.9750.

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

    If using the bus for your trip, please be ready to remove a wheel if necessary and to put your bike under the bus in the luggage compartment. Blankets will be provided to wrap your bike in.

    Signups for the bus will be available at time of registration.

    The parent or guardian will receive an email at that time explaining how to sign up online for transportation.

  • 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
    2355 San Juan Ave., Walnut Creek 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 PMAM Buena Vista School
    2355 San Juan Ave., Walnut Creek 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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