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Camp Natoma
Paso Robles, California

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617 Cypress Mountain Dr.
Paso Robles, California 93446

PO Box 3012
San Luis Obispo, CA

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1 week overnight sessions, Monday - Sunday

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Natoma is a nature-immersive, screen-free summer camp located in the Adelaida Hills of Paso Robles. Since 1941, Camp Natoma has been committed to creating memorable experiences for youth, fostering personal growth, and nurturing a deep appreciation for nature. Camp Natoma offers week-long residential experiences with a wide range of activities, from traditional summer camp experiences like swimming, hiking, drama, and handcrafts, to more advanced skills, including archery, hatchet throwing, and an overnight backpacking trip.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We can accommodate some special needs - give us a call to learn if Natoma is the right fit for your child.

Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Hatchet Throwing, Outdoor Skills, Nature Play & Crafts

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on 360 acres of oak and sycamore-shaded valley in Northern San Luis Obispo County.

CAMP FACILITIES: At Natoma, we sleep under the stars on cots. We also have a swimming pool with water slide, archery and hatchet ranges, dining hall, fire ring, miles of trails, drama platform, and a perennial creek.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Natoma has been providing a week of sleeping under the stars, an experience campers will remember for a lifetime, since 1941. It is operated by Friends of Camp Natoma, a non-profit organization, and is an American Camping Association (ACA) Accredited Camp. At Natoma, campers gain self-confidence, become positive team players, expand their imagination, and develop a relationship with the natural world around them. All staff are dual background-checked, first-aid and CPR certified, and hand-picked for their positive work experience in youth development.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a 4-week progressive CIT program for teens finishing 10th and 11th grades.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Full and partial financial aid "Camperships" are available within the registration process. Submissions are due April 15th.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Join our Memorial Day Family Camp Service Weekend to help prepare Camp Natoma for summer programs and be the first to swim in the pool!

Session #1 - JUNE 24 - 30
Session #2 - JULY 1 - 7
Session #3 - JULY 8 - 14
Session #4 - JULY 15 - 21
Session #5 - JULY 22 - 28
Session #6 - JULY 29 - AUGUST 4
Session #7 - AUGUST 5 - 11

Early Bird Rate (before 1/31/24): $995
Regular Rate: $1095
Sibling Discount: $100 off for each younger sibling

We are hiring for all positions for Summer 2024. Check out the "Join the Team" tab on our website to read our job descriptions, FAQs, and to apply. First-round interviews start in December/January.

If you have any questions, please contact Diana at diana[AT] or call 805-316-0163.

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