Explorer (11-13)

Explorer Camp (ages 11 to 13)


This day camp is a great way to unplug and explore! Let your camper try climbing at The Challenge Center, canoeing, outdoor rock climbing, hiking, cave exploring, and whitewater rafting! With drop-off and pick-up at the Sacramento State campus, finding adventure is easy.

Campers will have the opportunity to learn new activities with one-on-one instruction from our dedicated and qualified staff. Your camper will make new friends, life-long memories and boost their adventure confidence!

Weekly Adventure Schedule

Monday: Climbing at the Challenge Center
Tuesday: Hike & Cave Exploring
Wednesday: Flat Water Boating (Canoe & Kayaking)
Thursday: Outdoor Rock Climbing
Friday: Rafting

Camp Dates and Details

Week 1: 6/15/2020 – 6/19/2020
Week 2: 6/22/2020 – 6/26/2020
Week 3: 7/6/2020 – 7/10/2020 
Week 4: 7/13/2020 – 7/17/2020
Week 5: 7/20/2020 – 7/24/2020
Week 6: 7/27/2020 – 7/31/2020
Week 7: 8/3/2020 – 8/7/2020


Registration open soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

When does camp begin/end?

Explorer Camp activities begin at 8:00am each day and end at 5:00pm. We are unable to allow early pick-ups because we cannot guarantee when campers will return from their daily off campus activities. All campers must be picked up no later than 5:00pm. Late pick-ups will result in a $10.00 fee.

Where do I drop off/pick up my child?

Camp drop-off and pick up will be in front of the University Union.

What if my child is close to the age range?

Campers with birth dates between 8/31/2001 – 9/1/2007 are eligible for Explorer Camp.

What does my child need to bring to camp?

We suggest packing the following items each day:

  • Lunch
  • No jeans
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sweatshirt
  • Tennis shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Towel
  • Day pack
  • Water bottle 
  • Hat or visor
  • Snacks 
  • T-shirt
  • Swimsuit

You will also need to bring the following items on the following days:

Day Location Items
Monday Challenge Center Climbing Closed-toe shoes
Tuesday Hiking and Cave Exploring Closed-toe shoes and water shoes (no flip flops)
Wednesday Kayaking and Canoeing Water shoes (no flip flops)
Thursday Outdoor Rock Climbing Closed-toe shoes and bug spray
Friday Whitewater Rafting Water shoes and board shorts or shorts that can get wet

Additional Information

A minimum deposit of 50% per child, per camp is required for all registrations (non-refundable). Full payment is due 14 days prior to camp start.

Camps must have a minimum of six campers for the program to run. No guarantees. You will receive a full refund for any cancelled camps.

Call us at (916) 278-6321 for more information.

Registration Packet

Meet our Youth Camp Staff