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Rafting Day

Information on 2019 Rafting Day will be available in May 2019. It is a regularly scheduled JG day from 9am-3pm.

Camping Trip

Camping for the 2019 season will take place at New Brighton State Beach in Santa Cruz, CA.

Session One 2019:

Tuesday, June 18th - Friday, June 21st

Session Two:

Tuesday, July 23rd - Friday, July 26th


Tuesday and Friday will not have regularly scheduled JGs as these days are for travel to the campground and campground set up/clean up. Please do not plan to arrive to the campground any sooner than 2 PM. All families attending the trip will be required to fill out a camping contract prior to the trip. 

There will be a camping meeting on Tuesday evening (approximately 8 PM) in the campground to welcome campers and discuss rules as well as any pertainant information. Exact location/time TBD - this will be announced the day of on social media as well as while we check in with campers.

Wednesday from 9 AM - 3 PM we will be having regularly scheduled JGs. Exact beach location TBD - this will be announced Tuesday evening at the camper meeting when we are down there and able to assess the beaches at that particular time.

Thursday from 9 AM - 3 PM we will have JGs at Manresa State Beach *Location subject to change*

Please keep in mind that the camping trip is not supervised by program staff outside of the regular program hours. You will need to be in attendance with your child or make accommodations for your child to attend with another family if you wish for them to participate.

Shared group camping sites will be provided. There will be no parking in the group campsites, parking there will be strictly for loading/unloading equipment. All campers will park their vehicles in overflow parking or in the day use parking area. We will not be providing accommodations for RVs/Trailers. There will be tent camping in shared group sites only. If you wish to bring an RV or trailer, please make your own arrangements using ReserveCalifornia


More information will become available as the trip gets closer. You can expect all details regarding the camping trip to be posted here on June 5th, 2019.

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