Redwood City, CA – June 25, 2019 – American Camp Association is pleased to announce Deer Crossing High Sierra Summer Camp’s 2019 overnight summer camp. Deer Crossing Camp’s summer camp is open for youths ages 8-17, located in a wilderness location on Loon Lake in California near Lake Tahoe (as the crow flies). This summer camp offers once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventure experiences for middle school, high school, and college-bound students.
Through the highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the thrilling serenity of the lakes, Deer Crossing High Sierra Summer Camp offers up close and personal engagement with some of the area’s most spectacular destinations. The camp is only accessible by boat such that everything that is needed for the camping- gear, food, supplies, etc. are delivered by boat. Participating in this camping adventure avails youths the opportunity to learn valuable wilderness skills like navigation techniques, wilderness survival, camping, cooking and more.
In addition to backpacking, hiking, and camping in this beautiful wilderness, teens have an opportunity to participate in exciting activities like canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering and more. While uncovering the magic of Northern California, the participants can make lifetime friends and learn valuable leadership and outdoor skills.
Hannah H, camper 2001–2007, LIT 2008, staff 2010-2013, Asst. Director 2014 said: “Here at Deer Crossing, your life changes. You learn about yourself and about other people. It creates a positive attitude. I first came here when I was 9. I am now 11 and think I will be coming here for the rest of my life.”
Parents should endeavor to enroll their kids in a unique summer camp at the heart of Sierra Nevada mountain range that offers teens an unparalleled opportunity to learn new skills and character traits associated with leadership: positive attitude, empathy, courage, persistence, and responsibility.
To learn more about Deer Crossing High Sierra Summer Camp, visit https://www.deercrossingcamp.com
About Deer Crossing Camp
Deer Crossing Camp is the only lodge-based, roadless, wilderness summer camp in California. Deer Crossing Camp is owned and operated by Jim Wiltens, who has directed camp since its beginning, and Ellen McNeil, who runs camp’s Bay Area office. Deer Crossing was founded in 1983 by Jim, his mother Gwen (who ran the camp office for 30 years), and his siblings, Roy and Diane. The Camp’s original mission, which is to help children build resilience and independence while having fun and learning new skills in an outdoor environment, still drives the camp today.
Company Name: Deer Crossing High Sierra Summer Camp
Contact Person: Jim Wiltens
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Phone: (650) 369-4382
Address:690 Emerald Hill Road Redwood City
City: Northern California
State: CA 94061
Country: United States