How It’s Run
How to Pack Your Kid for Cali
What to Wear
It’s summer. It’s outdoors. It’s fun. So, kids and teens should wear comfortable clothes to play in. That means:
- Shorts are best. But pack a pair of long pants (sweats are easiest) to slip on for horseback rides, hikes, go-karts, mountain biking, similar activities and/or cool canyon mornings.
- A sweatshirt in case it’s a little chillier than normal in the morning, or foggy at the beach.
- Tennis shoes and sneakers. Send along a pair of scandals for beach trips – but all campers must wear closed-toe shoes to camp.
- A swimsuit and towel.
- Wrangler / Equestrian Campers: Is your kid in an equestrian speciality camp? They must wear long pants and boots or hard shoes with heels. We provide helmets, but you can bring your own. Sorry, but we can’t let your child ride in tennis shoes. This is an important safety rule.
- Aerial Arts Campers: For boys and girls, a tight fitting t-shirt with short sleeves is best. Pants should be worn that cover the knees, like Capri-length sweatpants or leggings. Girls can feel free to wear leotards and tights with no feet. All classes are done barefoot, but sometimes the mats get hot or we may want to warm up by running the lawn, so please wear sneakers and socks. No flip flops allowed during camp, for safety reasons.
And don’t forget: Write your child’s name on everything they bring to camp!
Have questions? Check out the 2012 handbook we’ve made for parents like you. Our 2013 handbook will be here soon!
Do I Need Equipment from Home?
We provide everything – seriously. Skateboards, safety gear, bicycles, and protective helps – though wranglers and skateboards may bring the later as long as they mark them!
We ask that kids don’t bring: personal toy animals, electronic games, phones, toys, radios, laptop computers, iPads, walkmen or iPods. Actually, we can’t even allow them at camp. We want to make sure that your child does not lose something precious to them and camp is a way to introduce them to a new experience.
Lastly, our canyons are beautiful but there isn’t cell phone reception in them. We ask that you don’t send them. If it’s necessary for your child to have one, it will be held in the director’s office till the end of each day.
Have questions? Check out the 2012 handbook we've made for parents like you. Our 2013 handbook will be here soon.
What About Lunch?
Bag it or buy it.
Day campers can bring their own. Just remember – no perishable food. Make sure your kid’s name is on or attached to their lunch. Send cooler bags if you want. Campers keep their lunches on their shady group shelves until lunch.
Buy lunch? Hot lunches are $12 daily. Purchase them for the entire session in advance or – if last-minute plans prevent you from bagging it – on a daily basis.
Still have questions? Check out the 2012 handbook we've made for parents like you. Our 2013 handbook will be here soon.