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Mountain Meadow Ranch
Susanville, California

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530.257.4419
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704-950 Wingfield Rd
Susanville, California 96130

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CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA, WAIC

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Mountain Meadow is a co-ed, sleepaway summer camp for kids ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a spacious 900 acre ranch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Lake Tahoe. We offer a traditional, classic camp program, where our unique summer camp philosophy allows campers to bond and become like family through the many activities we provide. 61 Summers Family Owned and Operated.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Animal Care, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Drama, Fencing, Fishing, High Ropes, Mountain Biking, Out Trips, Paintball, Photography, Riflery

CAMP LOCATION: Nestled on a historic and spacious 900 acre working horse and cattle ranch, Mountain Meadow offers a superb, natural environment unlike any summer camp environment in California. Unique in beauty and atmosphere, Mountain Meadow enriches the lives of all who visit.

We are located on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northeast California, 75 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada and the Reno-Tahoe Int’l Airport. The ranch property sits just on the timberline and encompasses over 900 acres. To our east lies the Great Basin Desert, and to the west we are bordered by richly forested mountains.

CAMP FACILITIES: Pool and Lagoon
Our Junior Olympic-size pool affords campers the opportunity to work on and improve swimming skills, soak up the sun, or just play! It’s also the site of one of our biggest color wars competitions of each session, the all-camp Aqua Fest.

The Lagoon is the most popular place in camp on a hot summer day, and many of our late afternoons are spent here as other activities in camp are winding down. Paddle boats & paddle boards, rope swing, high jump, trampoline – there’s so much to do! The lagoon is fed by a babbling brook just waiting to be explored, and which carries native brook and German brown trout, making the lagoon a great fishing spot as well.

Dining Hall
Our lodge style dining hall is the heart of camp and has a truly historic lodge-like feel. Food is served & buffet tables are set up inside at mealtimes, while campers eat under the canopy outside, affording everyone a view of the sprawling meadow and lagoon. Our all-camp dances take place here, and on those rare but wonderful occasions when we get an evening rainstorm, we have someplace dry to gather for some indoor games, too!

Cabins
Each cabin at Mountain Meadow Ranch is unique in style, but every cabin has electricity, wall-to-wall carpeting, and is complete with its own bathroom and shower facilities. Many have a front deck that overlooks the central meadow, a great place to catch up with their cabin mates and enjoy the view. Campers sleep in their own twin-sized cozy wooden bunk beds with bedding or sleeping bags, all clothes and belongings are kept in trunks or luggage that slide under or to the side of their bunks. There are shelves and countertop space in the bathrooms. Laundry service is offered once a week for all campers and staff. It is priority that our cabins be clean, safe and comfortable. Cabin groups are separated according to age and gender.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serendipity and flexibility are essential to our summer camp activity program – designed to allow each camper the ability to style the program according to what they want to do. Therefore, there is no pre-registration before camp for any of our activities. Campers choose which activity to participate in 2 to 4 times each weekday. We encourage campers to try as many new and different activities as possible, but in the end it’s still their choice.

Weekends are a little different, as they are spent as a whole camp family playing Color Wars. The entire camp participates in these events; however each camper still gets to choose what role they will have in each events.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Fun Camp
We partner with Fun Camp a nonprofit organization in Reno, Nevada. In 2017 we had 40 children come to Mountain Meadow through the generosity of Fun Camp. Over the years we’ve seen lives changed, walls broken down, hearts open, self-worth grow, trust formed, and lives changed!

ACA Camper Scholarship Program
We are in the process of setting up a scholarship fund through the American Camping Association as we speak! We are very excited about the future.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Session A

Sunday June 14 - Friday June 26
Session B (4th of July Celebration)
Sunday, June 28 – Friday July 10
Session C (Includes Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 24
Session D Sunday, July 26 – Friday, August 7

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
Our 27 day session is summer camping at it’s finest. It is in this longer time frame that the sense of coming together as a camp family is felt the strongest, and there is more time to enjoy all the activities and Out Trips! The Session Break Parties continue in 2020!

Session 1 (4th of July Celebration) Sunday, June 14 – Friday, July 10
Session 2 (4th of July Celebration & Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, June 28 – Friday, July 24
Session 3 (Trip to Lassen County Fair)
Sunday, July 12 – Friday, August 7


2020 Tuition Rates
Tuition includes everything except travel, medical expenses & spending money.

– STANDARD SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $3,450.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $3,600.

– PREMIUM SESSIONS –
EARLY RATE (August 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019) $6,200.
REGULAR RATE (September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020) $6,500.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Counselor, Camp NurseĀ 

For more info visit:
Our Camp Website Link: www.mountainmeadow.com


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