Camping & Retreat Ministries

28th ANNUAL AMERICA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL BIKE RIDE

Friday, May 31 2019 to Sunday, June 02 2019

The 72-mile America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride circumnavigates the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800 foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000 foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 4,024 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational ...


2019 KUMI BIKE RIDE - CASTRO VALLEY

Saturday, June 01 2019

The Kumi Benefit Ride/Hike (KBR) is Chinese Community United Methodist Church’s (CCUMC) annual fundraiser for special capital projects supporting a school in the village of Kumi, Uganda. The 2019 Ride will target several small capital projects, such as bringing electricity to the school, paving and landscaping the entrance road, repairing the water supply pipes, and other current needs. If you are interested in going to Kumi and working at the school, plans will be shaping up for the summer of ...


2019 ADULT & FAMILY CAMP - SILVER SPUR

Sunday, June 16 2019 to Sunday, June 23 2019

Family Camp, where singles are also welcome, is a camp for all ages. Family Camp is informal and flexible. The day begins with singing and a Bible story; the day concludes with campfire singing, skits and inspiration. By choice, activities include a waterside, high swing, Zipline, archery, discussion groups, Bible study, hiking, folk dancing, line dancing, jigsaw puzzles, swimming (and lessons for young children), skits, arts and crafts, tennis, softball, volleyball, basketball, visiting and ...


2019 ADULT & FAMILY CAMP - CAMP LODESTAR

Tuesday, June 25 2019 to Friday, June 28 2019

CHANGE OF DATES FOR Family Camp 2 @ Camp Lodestar, original dates were June 23-29. New dates June 25-28. Family Camp where singles are also welcome, is a camp for all ages. Family Camp is informal and flexible. The day begins with singing and a Bible story; the day concludes with campfire singing, skits and inspiration. By choice, activities include a swimming pool, high swing, Zipline, archery, discussion groups, Bible study, hiking, folk dancing, line dancing, jigsaw puzzles, skits, arts and ...


2019 FIJIAN CAMP

Tuesday, June 25 2019 to Friday, June 28 2019

FJY19 annual camp is for all age groups 10-16 and 17-26 with two sessions running concurrently. Educational, inspirational and fun filled topics and activities are again part of the 4 days program at Camp Lodestar. Even though organized by the Fijian Caucus as part of the Pacific Islanders National Plan, invitation is extended to all.     


2019 ASIAN CAMP 6th-9th grade

Sunday, June 30 2019 to Friday, July 05 2019

Junior High Camp is a camp geared towards incoming 6th - 9th graders. Our goals for JHC are related to creating everlasting relationships with God that will last a lifetime. Counselors are trained for six months to work with junior highers to have an amazing experience with their peers as well as understanding the life and teachings of Christ. It should be understood that our secondary goal is geared towards the counselors themselves, as part of their training begins with their own faith journey...


2019 TOYON L.I.T CAMP

Sunday, July 07 2019 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, July 13 2019 - 11:00 AM

L.I.T (Leaders In Training) is for teens ages 15-17 who are going into their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and training for working with kids. L.I.T's will assist camp staff and counselors with cabin activities, small groups, and other camp activities.  Being an L.I.T will help develop your faith, leadership skills, and self-esteem! CAMP LOCATION: Monte Toyon 220 Cloister Lane Aptos, CA 95003 2019 ...


2019 TOYON CAMP

Sunday, July 07 2019 - 4:30 PM to Saturday, July 13 2019 - 11:00 AM

Toyon Camp serves children entering 3rd grade through 9th grade. Come spend a week in nature and deepen your relationship with God. This is an opportunity for your children and youth to be a part of a week of faith formation through an intentional Christian living community, curriculum in small groups with daily themes that are woven throughout the day, meaningful worship—and of course- all that makes camp, camp! Campfires, challenge course, arts and crafts and progressive programming so each ...


2019 LODESTAR L.I.T

Sunday, July 14 2019 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, July 20 2019 - 10:00 AM

L.I.T (Leaders In Training) is for teens ages 15-17 who are going into their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and training for working with kids. L.I.T's will assist camp staff and counselors with cabin activities, small groups, and other camp activities.  Being an L.I.T will help develop your faith, leadership skills, and self-esteem! CAMP LOCATION: Camp Lodestar 6135 Blue Mountain Rd. Wilseyville, CA ...


2019 CAMP LODESTAR

Sunday, July 14 2019 - 3:00 PM to Saturday, July 20 2019 - 10:00 AM

Camp Lodestar is for children entering 3rd grade through 9th grade.This is an opportunity for your children and youth to be a part of a week of faith formation through an intentional Christian living community, curriculum in small groups with daily themes that are woven throughout the day, meaningful worship—and of course- all that makes camp, camp! Campfires, challenge course, arts and crafts and progressive programming so each age group has a unique experience! CAMP LOCATION: Camp Lodestar ...


2019 SHASTA FAMILY CAMP

Saturday, July 20 2019 to Friday, July 26 2019

Shasta Family Camp is a United Methodist Church camp that has met up at Shasta every summer for decades.  Campers from all ages come from all across California beyond. We come from different environments with varying perspectives, and we don’t usually agree on every issue. However, Shasta Family Camp is committed to building community across differences, and we take pride in learning from each other’s experiences and spiritual journeys.


2019 ASIAN CAMP 10th-13th grade

Sunday, July 21 2019 to Saturday, July 27 2019

We are excited to share that our Asian Camp programming is far underway! We hope that you will encourage the youth (entering 10th grade through entering 2nd year in college (fall of 2019)  in your churches to join us for a spirit-filled, reflective, life changing, fun week of Asian Camp!  The mission of “Asian Camp” is to reach out to youth and young adults in our Asian American churches and communities, in effort to lead them toward a closer relationship with Christ. Through worship, ...


2019 MARIN BIKE RIDE - SAN RAFAEL

Saturday, August 03 2019

The Marin Ride is one of the most popular rides in California. It’s mission is to raise funds to support the juvenile program in the Marin County. The California-Nevada Pedaling Methodists will participate in this ride. TRAINING RIDE for Marin Bike Ride will take place at Mt. Hamilton in Santa Clara County on July 12-13, 2019. HOST CHURCH: Alum Rock UMC - San Jose RIDE NECESSITIES: water bottles, energy bars, others  


2019 CHRISTMAS INSTITUTE

Thursday, December 26 2019 to Monday, December 30 2019

NorCal CHRISTMAS INSTITUTE 2019 THEME: We'll All Be Free WHO WE ARE: We are a loving community unified by faith, putting into practice the connectional aspect of the United Methodist Church in youth, young adults, and their respective communities through year round activities culminating in an annual retreat for the five days after Christmas. WHY WE EXIST: We exist to strengthen the lives of youth and young adults through Jesus Christ by cultivating spiritual growth within a community of faith....

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1350 Halyard Drive, West Sacramento, CA 95691 916.374.1528 campregistrar@calnevumc.org