May 31 - July 17
SUMMER 2020 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Four Day Sessions $520
Grades 1 - 3
Six Day Sessions $745
Grades 1 - 10
Thirteen Day Sessions $1,365
Grades 4 - 10
Specialty Sessions $745
CIT Sessions $1,545
Grades 11 - 12
Scholarship applications are now CLOSED.
Application deadline was February 1, 2020. Those who receive a scholarship will be notified by February 28.
Want to be notified when scholarship applications open for Summer 2021? Fill out this form.
Campership assistance is limited and awarded based on a variety of factors, including annual household income, date the application is received, number of people in the household, and extenuating circumstances.
Overnight Camp 2020
Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro
A sharp smell of fresh cut grass, distant laughter and "ker-splash!" at the pool. Ripping open a letter that sings of home, softly talking while playing cards or painstakingly making sure each thread of a friendship bracelet is "just right"- these small moments are the glue that bind a summer at camp. Since 1934, Camp El Tesoro's overnight camp has inspired youth in all moments, quiet and loud - to DO and BE!
The wide range of activities and programs create opportunities that show each camper they can achieve whatever they set their minds to. Hiking through wooded terrain to Mt. Loma, singing songs with friends around the campfire and zip lining on the challenge course are more than just fun activities; they are moments for campers to learn and thrive. Camp offers exciting times, but the moments in-between solidify the friendships and the personal growth that keep our campers coming back each year.
Age-appropriate activities develop confidence in our campers while they build new skills and make new friends in the outdoors.
Camp Activities encourage a growth mindset.
See the typical daily schedule and see the Packing Guide.
Watch our virtual tour video.
Specialty Session Details
Archery Specialty Session
Campers will hone their archery skills by participating in challenges to improve their aim, marksmanship and accuracy using recurve and longbows while also enjoying additional camp activities. Grades 1-10, limit 20 campers
Aquatic Specialty Session
Campers will focus their week’s activities at the pool perfecting strokes, turns and more. Traditional camp activities will round out the experience.Grades 1-10, limit 30 campers
Challenge Course Specialty Session
Climbing, rappelling, belaying and leadership skills will be the focus as campers spend the majority of the day at low and high challenge course elements.Grades 4-10, limit 30 campers **must be 8 years or older.
Equestrian Specialty Session
Campers spend the week intensely focused on equestrian studies, learning everything from anatomy to grooming to riding styles while still enjoying camp activities that create life-long bonds. Grades 4-10, limit 40 campers
Learning to Lead: Torchbearer Program for campers in 9th and 10th grades attending a 13-day session.
Inclusion Program for campers with mild intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program for campers in 11th and 12th grades.
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