Adventure Camp

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Adventure seekers gain lifelong skills while challenging their individual limits, Each week offers new adventures, see themes below. Send your camper with healthy snacks everyday.


  • Location: Arcata Challenge Course, 14th Street Entrance, Redwood Park
  • Ages: 10-14 years
  • Day/Times: Monday - Friday, 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Weekly Camp Fees: $100 /Add $10 non-resident fee
  • Week 3 weekly Camp Fees: $80 /Add $10 non-resident fee.

Adventure Camp Dates/Themes Summer 2017

  • Week 1   June 19 - 23  Adventure Basics: Planning, Gear Prep, Hiking, Leave No Trace
  • Week 3   * July 3 - 7     Navigation and Orienteering: Questing, Compasses, Maps, GPS
  • Week 4   July 10 - 14   Tracking: Camouflage, Track Identification, Predator and Prey
  • Week 5   July 17 - 21   Fire Safety and Cooking: Fire Building, Forest Fires, Back Country
  • Week 9   Aug 14 - 18   Wilderness Survival: Shelter Building, Knots, Tree Beds
  • Week 10 Aug 21 - 25   Search and Rescue: Wilderness First Aid, Rescue Skills, Evacuation

Day Camp Combo

Combine Adventure Camp with a morning camp for a full day of fun. Sorry, transportation is not provided to or from the Arcata Skate Park or Marsh.
  • Weekly Fees: $140 residents / $160 non-residents
  • Week 3 Weekly Fees: $112 residents / $132 non-residents

Interested in our Payment Plan Option?

Please refer to the Summer Camps page for our Payment Plan details.


We have brought together a great group of leaders and vendors to make your summer a blast! The City of Arcata has some of the best staff around and all have outstanding safety records. Our team of fun loving first aid and CPR-certificated leaders are experts in their activities.