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See You This Summer!

Youth Adventure Days is a one-day version of our Alpine Adventure Camp and is offered on select days this summer! Kiddos now have the opportunity to make friends and explore all Mt. Ashland has to offer during the summer season. With a diverse range of activities, your child is sure to have an unforgettable experience filled with adventure, learning, and fun.

 

Cost: $99 per child
Ages: 8 – 13 years
Time: 8:30 am – 4 pm

Available Dates

Thursday, June 20th

Friday, June 21st

Friday, July 5th

Thursday, July 18th

Thursday, August 1st

Friday, August 2nd

Thursday, August 15th

Friday, August 16th

What to Expect:

  • Hiking: Guided nature hikes with storytelling, scavenger hunts, and wildlife observation to explore the unique flora and fauna of Mt. Ashland.
  • Games: High-energy games and sports like Corn Hole, Disc Golf, Spray Bottle Tag, and Water Relay Races, designed to keep kids active and engaged.
  • Nature Exploration: Activities such as building Fairy Forts and Gnome Homes, wildlife identification, and survival skills training.
  • Arts & Crafts: Creative projects including rock painting, nature frames, insect gliders, and ice dyeing, allowing kids to express their artistic talents using natural materials.
  • Science Activities: Fun and educational experiments like Mentos in Coke, sink or float challenges, and learning about fire science and ice dyeing.
  • Observation and Learning: Leave No Trace education, bird watching, tree identification, and eco-art projects to foster a love for nature and environmental stewardship.

Each day will include a selection of these activities, carefully chosen based on factors such as weather conditions, camper preferences, and group dynamics, ensuring a fun, safe, and enriching experience for all participants.

 

Transportation Included: This camp includes safe and convenient transportation between our business office and the Mt. Ashland Lodge, ensuring a stress-free experience for parents and an enjoyable journey for kids. During the ride, campers will stay entertained with engaging games and sing-alongs.

Have questions? We’re here to help! Please see the FAQ at the bottom of this page or contact the Mt. Ashland Summer Program Coordinator, Kolya Schubert.

Drop-off and Pick-up Times

Drop-off

8:30AM – 8:45AM

Pick-Up:

3:45PM – 4:00PM

Location:

693 Washington St. Suite A, Ashland, OR.

Authorized pick-up persons must show valid ID.

What to Bring - What NOT to Bring

REQUIRED:

  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle (we have plenty of drinking water available)
  • Backpack
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • A warm/water resistant layer – the weather at Mt Ashland tends to change quickly
  • Wearing clothing that can get dirty
  • Wearing sneakers or strapped athletic sandal (No Flip Flops)
  • Emergency Medicines (inhaler, epi pen, etc.)

RECOMMENDED ITEMS:

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Change of clothes (in case of accident, wet/dirty activity, etc.)
  • Bug Spray

PLEASE NO:

  • Valuable or sentimental items that could get lost or damaged
  • Toys or games, as this could cause distractions or conflicts among campers
  • Electronic gadgets like video games, tablets, or laptops. If campers choose to bring a cell phone, we request that it remain stowed in their backpack, except for essential medical or emergency purposes.
Frequently Asked Questions

Is lunch included?

No, lunch is not provided during the summer day camps. Children are required to bring their own packed lunch to enjoy during the camp day. This policy helps keep the camp costs reasonable and allows parents to accommodate their child’s dietary preferences and restrictions easily.

What if the dates we are available are not being offered for Youth Adventure Days, but we really would like to take part? Is there a solution?

Yes, there is a solution! If the scheduled dates do not align with your availability, you can contact our Summer Programs Coordinator, Kolya Schubert, at kschubert@mtashland.com to discuss custom programming options. The cost for custom programming remains the same, and we only require a minimum of 4 campers to create a new session. We strive to accommodate your needs and ensure your child can experience the fun and adventure of Youth Adventure Days at Mt. Ashland.

What is the age criteria or restrictions for participation in this camp?

We are required to enforce age limits to ensure youth protection and effective risk management. The age limit is determined by your child’s age at the time of registration. To participate in Youth Adventure Days, your child must be between the ages of 8 and 13.

What if there is low participation for the camp I selected?

Subject to change. A minimum participation of 4 campers is required for each session to proceed. Registrations are reviewed 48 hours prior to the session to confirm the necessary enrollment. Sessions lacking sufficient preregistered participants will be canceled, and affected participants will promptly receive notification and be given the option of a refund or rescheduling.

Are scholarships available?

We do not offer any partial or full scholarships for the summer camps at this point in time.

Is transportation included?

Transportation is included, and departs from our Ashland business office.

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