Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to help! Many questions arise when planning activities and events.

The below questions are grouped by what applies to Participants, Volunteers, and Sponsors. There are also questions answered at the bottom that apply specifically to our two largest events, Day on the Beach and Camp Adventures.

To speak with a Shared Adventures representative, please contact us.

Phone: (831) 459-7210
Office Hours: Our office is open Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 11am-5:30pm

FAQ for Participants

Shared Adventures does not provide transportation. If you need help with transportation to activities, you can call Liftline at (831) 688-9663 or ParaCruz at (831) 425-4664 which you may be eligible to use at no cost. Carpools can sometimes be arranged.

FAQ for Volunteers

There are a large variety of volunteer roles at Shared Adventures. Volunteers are always needed at our ongoing art, garden, and yoga programs. We also hold several large events a year in which 100+ volunteers are needed. See Day on the Beach or Day in the Sky for more information. There are a variety of activities happening throughout the year put on by volunteers, such as Indoor Rock Climbing, Kayaking, camping trips, dance parties, and so much more! Join our Volunteer E-mail List to stay updated on current volunteer opportunities.

If you or your group need to volunteer and have a special project or idea you’d like to collaborate with, please contact us at

If you’re not sure what you’d like to volunteer for, contact Shared Adventures with your interest and skills. We’d be happy to give you more information about find a rewarding volunteer opportunity suited for you!

FAQ for Donors and Sponsors

All funds donated to Fostered Adventures will go towards creating and implementing Shared Adventures activities, purchasing supplies and food, renting facilities or equipment, entertainment costs, and outreach for the activities. Fostered Adventures will also fund a Scholarship Program, so people with limited resources are able to attend Shared Adventures’ activities at no cost!

FAQ for Day on the Beach

Day on the Beach is held at Cowell’s Beach, Santa Cruz (View it in Google Maps). You can also view directions on our website.

FAQ for Camp Adventures

Camp Adventures is an overnight, 4-day summer camp designed for children with special needs to attend with their families or caretakers. The Camp is held at Camp Arroyo in Livermore, CA.