Camp experiences rate highest on the list of experiences that shape a person’s love of God’s creative presence in the world, fashioning a call to serve in the world. Surveys of clergy list camp experiences as among the most influential factors in their call to ministry. We are blessed with a variety of settings in which young and old can engage in either a setting in the high Sierras, or in the safe settings of our UCC churches. Camp Tamarack (located north of Shaver Lake) hosts annual junior/junior high, senior high church camps; an annual young adult spiritual retreat, and an all-ages family camp. Through our Northern CA NV Conference, junior high youth gather for a long weekend mid-winter camp in January, and senior high gather for a Feb Camp. Additionally, we are host each June to a very popular KIDmunity Music and Arts Camp, aimed at elementary age youth across the city, and co-directed by a couple of music professionals from
Camp Tamarack is a week-long Sierra wilderness camp for junior and senior high youths respectively. This has long been a tradition for youth of our church.
This year’s camp dates are cancelled due to COVID-19. The health and safety of all of our campers and staff is our number one priority. We look forward to seeing everyone back at camp in 2021!