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The Parent Page

This page includes some information we think may be helpful to parents who are sending their kids to summer camp. 

 

ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE TIMES

Arrivals are welcome starting at 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon. Camp officially begins with Monday dinner. We recommend that campers get here early enough to get settled and get to know their cabin-mates and counselor before heading to dinner.

Please plan to arrive by...

  • 4:45 p.m. for Junior Campers

  • 5:00 p.m. for Teen Campers

  • 5:15 p.m. for Horsemanship 1 and 4

  • 4:45 p.m. for Horsemanship 2 and 3

Junior and Teen Camp end after breakfast on Saturday morning. Please plan to pick up your campers between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday. Please call our office if other arrangements need to be made.

Horsemanship Camp ends after the Shodeo starting at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. Family and friends of horsemanship campers are welcome to attend and cheer their campers on during this fun event. 

Late Arrivals: If your arrival with be delayed past the designated time, please phone our office at 530.273.8709 to hold your reservation and give an estimated arrival time.

 

ACTIVITIES

Activities offered during a week of camp may include field games, arena antics, high ropes, team-building, crafts, archery, paintball, swimming, pond zipline, and many more...at no extra cost to the camper!

 

We recommend campers bring spending money for our snack and souvenir store, The Bonanza Trading Co., and for Stompin' Grounds Coffeehouse, our coffee and smoothie shop. In Trailhead, our combined souvenir and snack store is The Trading Post.

 

CAMPER MAIL & PHONE USE

When writing a camper, please use the address below and write the camper's first and last name on the envelope as well as which camp they are attending.

 

Camper Name 
c/o Wolf Mountain Camps - Junior Camp | Teen Camp | Horsemanship
16555 Jericho Road
Grass Valley, CA 95949

 

You may also email a camper (include the camper's first and last name in the subject line as well as which camp they are attending - i.e., John Doe | Teen Camp) at campermail@wolfmountain.org. Please do not email attachments or pictures. The email will be printed and distributed during mail call. Please note that campers are unable to respond to emails they receive.

 

Because of the limited number of phones, campers are not permitted to make calls. Parents are asked not to call their children during camp except in an emergency. Cell phone use is not permitted.

 

DRESS GUIDELINES

Guys and girls should plan to wear clothing that allows them to remain an active part of camp. If wearing shorts, please choose a longer style (like Bermuda shorts) where the length falls closer to the knee. Pants or jeans are fine as well. Please avoid any clothing that does not cover the stomach or allows underwear of any kind to show. Wolf Mountain reserves the right to ask any person to change his/her outfit if it does not comply with these standards. Please call our office if you have any questions.

 

At the Pool

Girls: Colored shorts and a tank top or t-shirt should be worn over swimsuits. If shorts do not come to the knee, a towel or cover-up should be worn while going to and from the pool. Guys: Exposed undergarments are not permitted. Swimsuits should be modest, trunk-type suits.

BEHAVIOR

Bullying and/or taunting will not be tolerated. Any bullying will be dealt with immediately and may result in expulsion from camp.

 

SPECIAL DIETS

All meals are included in the price of the camping program. Those on special diets must bring their own necessary supplements. A refrigerator, microwave, and toaster are available to store and prepare special diet foods. Food from a meal served at The Mill may be set aside for a future meal.

 

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, towels, toiletries, flashlight, Bible, note pad, pen or pencil, and spending money for snacks and souvenirs. If you have not sent in your signed and completed medical form and waiver, please bring it with you. You may also want to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm, a hat, flip-flops to wear to and from the pool, and a camera.

 

DO NOT BRING

Food (see Special Diets), pets, cigarettes, drugs, alcoholic beverages, matches, fireworks, weapons of any kind, CD/DVD/MP3 players, cell phones, pagers, electronic games and other electronic devices, clothing promoting wordly activities, large amounts of money or valuables. We do provide a method of depositing money for safe-keeping.

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