parents dropping their kids off at summer camp

Getting to and from Camp

Driving Directions

Our physical address is 5390 Ice Pond Road, Portola, CA 96122. Not all GPS applications will get you to camp in the most efficient way. We recommend the following routes:

From the Bay Area/Sacramento

Take 1-80 toward Reno. At Truckee, take Highway 89 north toward Quincy/ Sierraville. Go 25 miles to Sierraville, turn left at the stop sign and go about 3 miles to Sattley. Turn right at the Sattley Cash Store (as of May, 2015 the store is open!) onto A-23. Go 17 miles to Highway 70 and turn left. Go approximately 2 miles to Grizzly Road. Turn right on Grizzly Road and go about a half mile to the road on the left marked by our sign. Turn left and follow the road to the parking lot by the lake.

From Reno

Take 395 North to Highway 70 towards Portola. Turn right on Grizzly Road.

Arrival Time

Please bring campers to camp on Sunday between 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Please do not arrive early. We do not have staff to accommodate early arrivals.

Departure Time

When picking up your child, please arrive on Saturday between 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM.

Airline Travel Information

Due to COVID we will not be able to offer transportation to and from the Reno airport for the 2021 summer season.

Campers may arrive and depart by private plane at the small Nervino Airport in Beckwourth. Please call our office to make arrangements to shuttle your child to and from camp and the Nervino airport. Please note: A member of our staff will arrive to pick-up your camper. Parents may not accompany the child to camp.