2019 Day and Residential Camps
High and Low Ropes Challenge Course
In this one-of-a-kind Siskiyou learning experience, groups will spend the day navigating our high and low elements supported by trained instructors. Our course includes a climb up a 100 ft. Douglas fir tree, a dive through the treetops in the giant swing, and a catwalk across a suspended log. Our low ropes element course is only conquered only through critical thinking, communication and teamwork. This experience thrills while it stretches comfort zones, instills trust in peers and enforces a spirit of collaboration. A group of at least five participants is required to run the program (high ropes harnesses accommodate waist sizes 22-51 inches).
Great for birthday parties and quality family time! Cost is $25 per participant.
Solar STEM Residential Camp
June 20th-28th, $365
Our overnight summer camp is open to ages 11-14. This camp offers opportunity for youth to build self-confidence while exploring creeks, playing games, and developing STEM skills! Hands on activities throughout the week engage campers as scientists, build science literacy, problem solving, and science inquiry skills. Students will spend the last days of camp designing, building, and testing their own engineering project. Evenings are spent around the campfire sharing songs, skits and making new friends!
Cost includes lodging, food and instruction for the week.
Nature Discovery Camp
July 15th-19th, $265
Photo by Goly Ostovar
Our day camp running 9 AM-5 PM is open to ages 8-10. Day campers will spend time learning natural history, cultural history, topography and mapping the creeks and grounds at Siskiyou Field Institute by hiking, exploration, and compass skills. Your child will have the opportunity to become a scientist by using their senses and observing the natural environment.
Junior Explorer Day Camp
August 13th-16th, $125
Our day camp running 9 AM-12 PM, open to ages 4-7. Your child will explore SFI’s creeks, fields, and forest and use their senses to make new discoveries and connect with nature. Adventures include becoming their favorite animal, fort making and engagement with new friends. Young students will need to be able to use the toilet independently. Snacks are provided throughout the day.
NEW! Primitive Skills Residential Camp
August 9th-11th, $225
This residential camp is open to youth age 10-14. Your child will learn wilderness survival skills. We’ll emphasize sourcing and treating food and water in the wild, building shelters and fire, identifying useful plants, tracking and fishing techniques and primitive tool making and crafts. All these activities will be planned within a lens of outdoor ethics and Leave-No-Trace principles. Students will test their critical thinking ability while meeting new friends and gaining useful skills. They will also be able to view the peak of the stunning Perseid meteor shower through our telescope.
NEW! Exploring Arts and Wellness Young Women Residential Camp
August 23rd-25th, $225
This residential overnight camp is open to high school aged youth entering grades 9-12. This camp will emphasize self-care, stress management, connection with nature, and creative self-expression. Students will spend the weekend learning different stress and health management tools including, yoga, hiking, nutrition, cooking, and connection with nature. Students will also be challenged to express themselves using story, improvisational theater, and art through various mediums.
|Is your child participating in a Siskiyou Field Institute class trip? Their teacher will distribute program-specific information. Guardian packets contain waivers, permission slips, medical forms and other useful information.
If you have specific questions regarding a medical, learning, or behavioral need, please contact our youth education coordinator 541.597.8530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register your child for camp.