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Guide to OVERNIGHT camp

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Overnight camp can be a life changing and sometimes difficult experience for students. Our overnight camp is conveniently located on 90 acres in El Sobrante California at Wildcat Canyon Community School. If you're from the Bay Area, it's a close enough drive to feel safe with your students being away from home. Accessible by Marin, Richmond, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Oakland, Walnut Creek or wherever you are. You Sign In/Drop Off students on Monday Morning at 8:30am and Pick Up/Sign out on Friday at 3:30pm. Pack them a sack lunch for their first day. Students have the option of sleeping beneath the stars or in one of our awesome Bell Tents (pictured below). Overnight camp encourages self growth and "village mentality". I am because we are. Many hands make light work. We cook together, we clean together, we learn together, we laugh together. At night we sing songs, tell jokes, and have serious discussions about the issues facing young adults and how to move forward in healthy ways... all around a beautiful campfire and night sky.

We ask that all overnight students provide either a proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test with results within 72 hours prior to the start of the camp week.

 

TO PACK

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  • A Day Pack, Backpack
    • 32 oz Water Bottle​
    • Unlined Journal
    • 2 Pencils
  • A Duffel Bag With:
    • 4 Short Sleeved Shirts​
    • 2 Long Sleeved Shirts
    • A Warm Under Layer (Long Johns)
    • A Warm Top Layer (Jacket)
    • 2 Pairs of Long Pants
    • 2 Pairs of Shorts
    • 4 Pairs of Socks
    • 4 Pairs of Underwear
    • Good Walking/Hiking Shoes
    • Toiletries Kit
      • Toothbrush​
      • Toothpaste
      • Comb/Brush
      • Deodorant (NO SPRAYS)
      • Sunscreen
      • (We provide natural eco-safe hand and body soap)
  • Sleeping Materials
    • Sleeping bag​
    • Sleeping Mat
    • Pillow
  • Plastic or Metal Mess Kit (In a Mesh Bag. If you don't have one we have loaners.)
    • Plate​
    • Bowl
    • Utensils
    • Cup
  • Meds (Checked in with our medically trained staff at the beginning of the week with doses and timing logged for each student)
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