Wombat Camp (ages 9-14)
Connecting Kids with Wilderness Since 2005
Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills near the wild and scenic Yuba River and Tahoe National Forest, Camp Woolman is a place where every day is an adventure!
Campers come here to backpack, make new friends, visit beautiful places, learn about nature, be their true selves, and have a blast! Kids come back year after year but each summer we have lots of new faces as well. Our counselors are fun, friendly, and here to make sure you have a fantastic time. Here you will spend your days playing games, singing, making art, being silly, learning about peace, nature, the garden, and so much more! In addition, campers enjoy delicious and healthy vegetarian food from our wonderful kitchen!
We also go on backpacking trips! Trips are a highlight for many campers and are a chance to experience the outdoors in a new, safe, and exciting way.
Other special events we do at camp incluse Talent Show Night, Jugs (Capture the Flag with some Woolman twists), Barbeques at Mel's Pond, and Tie-Dyeing. It doesn't matter who you are at school or where you are from, at camp the only person you have to impress is yourself!
Camperships (scholarships for campers) still available!
We don't want cost to ever be a deterrent for sending your child to Camp Woolman! Families that use EBT or free or reduced lunches qualify for full scholarships. Otherwise we use this formula from your families 2018 income:
|# of people in Household||Full Tuition covered||75% of Tuition covered||50% of Tuition covered||25% of Tuition covered|
|2||Household Income: $21,398||Household Income: $32,097||Household Income: $42,796||Household Income: $53,495|
|3||Household Income: $27,041||Household Income: $40,562||Household Income: $54,082||Household Income: $67,603|
|4||Household Income: $32,630||Household Income: $48,945||Household Income: $65,260||Household Income: $81,575|
|5||Household Income: $38,246||Household Income: $57,360||Household Income: $76,492||Household Income: $95,615|
|6||Household Income: $43,862||Household Income: $65,793||Household Income: $87,724||Household Income: $109,655|
|7||Household Income: $49,478||Household Income: $74,217||Household Income: $98,956||Household Income: $123,695|
Camperships are awarded on a first come first serve basis. To apply please email us at
A Community of Acceptance and Celebration
Here at Camp Woolman, our priority is to create a safe, respectful, and healthy environment that embraces people's differences. We are an organization founded on the Quaker values of peace, simplicity, unity, community, integrity, equality, social justice, a culture of diversity, respect, non-violent, learning to listen to the "still. small voice" within, and environmental sustainability. We welcome and celebrate people from all cultures, backgrounds, orientations, gender identities and expressions. More on Camp Woolman Values
We run two camps – Wombat Camp (ages 9-14) and Teen Leadership Camp (ages 15-17). Each week of Wombat Camp includes a 3-day overnight backpacking to nearby rivers, mountains and lakes. Teen Leadership Camp is divided into 3 sessions that range from beginner to advanced backing, and include backpacking trips anywhere from 3 to 10 days long.
What Makes Us Different?
Check out our Values page!
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Registration & Session Info (Registration opens January 1, 2019)
" She really enjoyed the backpacking trips as well as the in-camp activities.Clearly, the staff were dedicated to making sure the campers had enjoyable and learning experiences, and campers were treated very well "
- Parent of a Camper