What is the staff
to camper ratio?
The maximum ratio for Green & Gold Camp is 3 counselors to 25
The maximum ratio for Explorer Camp and Overnight Camps
are 2 counselors to 10 campers.
Who are the camp counselors?
Our camp counselors are mostly Sac State students. All counselors
have background checks, hands-on training, and
certifications. All staff have CPR/First Aid
certifications, and our Overnight and Explorer Camp
counselors have an additional Wilderness First Aid certification.
What does my child need to bring to camp?
All campers attending Day Camps need to bring lunch, snacks, and
a water bottle.
Daily and weekly packing lists will be provided in your pre-trip
email about two weeks before camp.
Overnight Camp packing questions can also be answered at the
What should my camper bring for lunch? Can they buy lunch?
Please send your camper to Green & Gold Camp and Explorer Camp
with a sack lunch every day. Refrigeration is not
available. Campers are not allowed to buy food.
All food is provided by Peak Adventures on Overnight Camps.
If your child has food sensitivities please let us know in the
What is the cancellation policy?
Withdrawing campers less than 14 days prior to the first day of
camp is non-refundable. Withdrawing campers more than 14 days
prior to camp is eligible for a 50% refund. Transfers made less
than 14 days prior to the first day of camp are not permitted.
There is a $10 fee for transfers.
What if my camper is close to the age range?
Sorry, we are firm on our age cutoff dates.
What is the daily schedule?
Daily activities vary depending on the day and the week. For a
general overview, please see each camps’ webpage.
What if my camper needs to miss a day?
Inform us in advance so other campers’ programming isn’t
impacted. There are no make-up days if a camper is
absent. We do not prorate for absences.
Leaving mid-week at overnight camps is not possible.
When does camp begin/end?
All Day Camps begin at 8:00am and end at 5:00pm daily.
Drop-off is between 8:00am – 8:15am pick-up is between 5:00pm –
Drop-off and pick-up times for Overnight Camps may vary.
Where do I drop off/pick up my child?
Drop-off and pick-up for all camps are at the Peak Adventures
Office, located near the north end of the University Union
on Sacramento State’s campus. See this page for a map and directions.
Where do I park?
The best place to park is in a 30-minute parking spot on either
side of the Hornet Bookstore. Find directionshere.
If you decide you’d like to stay on campus longer than 30
minutes, you can find more details about parking at Sac State
Can I drop off or pick up early/late?
Late drop-offs (after 8:30am), late pick-ups (after 5:30pm), and
early pick-ups (before 5:00pm) will result in a $25 fee per
camper per occurrence.
Explorer Camp and Overnight Camp are off-site making late
drop-offs and early pick-ups not possible.
Can someone else pick my camper up?
Yes, although anyone who is picking up your child must be listed
on the Pickup Authorization Form and must bring a picture ID.
When is my camper registration packet due?
It is mandatory to bring your completed packet with you to the
first day of camp. Keep in mind, all pages need wet
(original) signatures and can not be electronically signed.
Do I need to fill out every page of the registration
Yes, every page must be completed. We know the forms may seem
redundant, but our campus partners (the pool, the WELL, etc.)
need individually signed waivers as well. Each camper needs
their own individual registration packet fully completed.
If your camper is coming for multiple weeks, please bring a new
completed registration packet for each week.
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