Camp Adventures

August 15th –18th

Girl climbing up a rock wall

The Classic Summer Camp Experience!

Camp Adventures is an overnight, 4-day summer camp designed for children with special needs and their families/caretakers. The four days will be jam-packed with fun activities such as pool time, lawn games, boating trips, arts & crafts, ropes course with rock climbing & ziplining, archery, campfires with s’mores, a talent show & more all in a supportive and safe environment. The camp offers shared lodging in fully accessible, modern cabins and a dining hall that can accommodate ANY dietary need. Caregivers and family members are completely included in the fun. Join families from all around the Bay Area to make new connections, reconnect with old friends, and reach new goals with your family.

This unique family camp is made possible through our Camp Counselors, Kitchen Liason, and Camp Nurse. We bring 15-20 volunteers to faciliate our camp fun. All meals, lodging, and travel are included in this unforgettable experience.

Cost: $50 per person (thanks to our amazing sponsors!)
Participant Limit: 5 members/group

Camp Adventures 2017 is August 15th –18th

Camp Adventures has now reached capacity. If you are interested and available to attend camp, please fill out the application to be placed on the camp waiting list.

Camp Adventures Waiting List

Do you want to be a Camp Counselor?

We appreciate your contribution! Support activities include but are not limited to:

Senior CounselorPlease view the Sr. Counselor Volunteer Description for a complete summary of the Sr. Counselor’s responsibilities.

Jr. Counselor – Work directly under their assigned Sr. Counselor to help carry out all activities at camp and ensure the camp’s overall needs are met.

Kitchen Liaison – Work with Camp Arroyo Kitchen Staff to ensure each meal runs smoothly including set up, expediting food/drinks, and clean up after each meal.

Nurse – Provides first aid, handles & distributes medication, on-call for emergencies. Must have LVN or RN. Stipend Paid.

Please note: Submission of the application form does not garauntee a position for this years Camp Adventures counselor. A background check (for those 18+) and registration process will be completed for each individual. An e-mail will be sent out to all individuals who applied with more information about acceptance and the following steps.

Be a Volunteer
  • friends at the zipline
  • camp games together
  • archery
  • family together time at camp
  • music together at camp
  • parachute games at camp
  • playing in the pool

2016 Highlights

85 Campers + 20 Volunteers!

Delicious Meals with a kitchen that
accommodates all Dietary Needs

Rock Climbing, Zip Lining, & The
Leap of Faith

Music Therapy

Talent Show

Singer Scientist Peter Weiss

Archery with Dave Mchuron

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Shared Adventures would like to recognize The Taylor Family Foundation for hosting our Camp Adventures. The Taylor Family Foundation’s mission is to preserve the wellness and enhance the quality of life for children in Northern California with life-threatening and chronic illnesses, disabilities and youth at-risk through unique therapeutic experiences and support. For more information please visit