Shady Creek Summer Camp: Resident Camp

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COVID-19 Notice: Nevada County is currently permitting day camps to operate as part of stage 3 of reopening. Shady Creek will be following best practices as recommended by Nevada County and state guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Details of our operating guidelines will be provided in the camper information packets. We will not be running residential camp.

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Resident Camp

What is Resident Camp?
Resident camp is an out-of-this-world overnight camping experience lasting five days and four nights. Campers will live in cabin groups based on gender and age, and each cabin group will be supervised by a cabin leader.

$490 per camper
Campers: 4th – 8th grade

*grade camper will entering in the fall

Drop off and pick up info


Resident camp drop off is from 3:00 – 4:00 PM on the first day of the session, and pick up is from 3:00 – 4:00 PM on the last day. All meals and snacks are provided by Shady Creek.

Typical day of Resident Camp:

7:30     GUAM (Get Up And Move) optional early morning play
8:00     Breakfast
8:45     Camp news and the Morning Report
9:00     Morning activities
12:00   Lunch
1:00     Afternoon activities (including swimming)
3:45     Snack
4:00     Camper-choice recreation activities
5:30     Cabin community time
6:00     Dinner
7:00     Evening activities (campfire, night hike, skit night, sunset swim, etc.)
9:30     Quiet hours (younger campers)
10:00   Quiet hours (older campers)


Resident Camp Program Highlights

  • Swimming pool (lifeguard on duty)
  • Low ropes course
  • Miles of hiking trails
  • Organic garden
  • Beautiful outdoor amphitheater for skits and musical performances
  • Picnic hike
  • Raptor center
  • Gaga ball pit, volleyball court, basketball court, and recreation field
  • Arts and crafts projects including tie dye
  • Camper-choice activity blocks
  • Creek bed perfect for exploring
  • Making homemade sweet treats
  • Sleep out night under the stars