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Roughing It Day Camp

Pre-K to 12th Grades / 4 & 8 Week Sessions / Founded 1972

Campers Canoeing Voted Best in the Bay

Our premier all-outdoors program located at the Lafayette Reservoir. Instruction for all abilities in horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, fishing, adventure and more. Longer sessions designed for growth, friendships, and fun for every camper!

Home & central transportation included.

Horse Camps

3rd to 10th Grades / 1 & 2 Week Sessions

Horse Jumping

Specialty English and Western riding programs. Instruction for beginner through advanced riders.

Trans included.

Little Raccoons

Pre-K to 1st Grades / 2 Week Sessions

Soccer Practicing

An introductory program designed for younger campers. All outdoors at the Lafayette Reservoir.

Trans included.

Outdoor Explorers

1st to 6th Grades / 1 Week Sessions

Caught a fish!

1 week outdoor camps at the Lafayette Res. Fishing, rowing, hiking, nature, cooking, & outdoors.

Trans included.

August 18-22 Camp

K and up / August 18-22 (1-Week Session)

Post Session

1 week horse and outdoor programs at the reservoir and our riding site. A great way to end the summer!

Trans included.

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Registration is now open for our post session MiniCamp (August 18 - 22). Learn more.


Office & Walk-ins
1010 Oak Hill Rd
Lafayette, CA 94549
Mailing Address
PO Box 1266
Orinda CA, 94563
Certified Horsemanship Association American Camping Association
Home and central bus service is provided for following Bay Area communities: San Francisco, Noe Valley, Oakland, Berkeley, Piedmont, Alameda, Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette, Concord, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Alamo, Danville, Pleasanton, Blackhawk, Diablo, Dublin, San Ramon, Montclair, Emeryville, Clayton, Kensington, Daly City, El Cerrito, Albany