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Roughing It Teen Programs

Part of Roughing It's 4 and 8-Week Day Camp


Waterfront Sports Outdoor
SuperChoice Swimming

Do It All This Summer at Roughing It!

There's so much to do in one short summer - why not do it all? Join Roughing It's Teen Programs and try many outdoor activities, from fishing, kayaking, swimming, and sports to riding on horseback.

 Our "Challenge by Choice" in each area of camp allows you to participate at your own level: basic introduction through advanced. We encourage you to try as many new activities as possible, and when you find something you really love, there are extra opportunities to visit these areas each week.

Our experienced staff let you to try new things in a respectful, accepting environment. We want you to be the best you can be at any activity you choose. Join in, make friends, and have a really great time doing it all this summer!

A Strong Community Where Everyone Belongs

We create an all-inclusive group composed of teens your same age, where everybody is accepted and respected. Longer four and eight-week sessions build teamwork, friendships, confidence, skills, and leadership.

The structure of the Roughing It program fosters a true sense of community that is unique among day camps in the Bay Area.

Come to Roughing It and find out just how much you can do in one summer!

Activities for Teens
Teen Programs
Junior High (6/7/8th grade)
CILT (9/10th grade)
Junior Counselor (11/12th grade)
Typical Day Schedules
6th Grade (6th grade)

Junior High (7/8th grade)
CILT (9/10th grade)

Additional Information

Importance of Camp for Teens
Camp provides many opportunities for Teens to develop and grow while having a fun summer. See how new activities and healthy risk taking can help Teens learn lifelong skills.

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“I loved everyone in my group,
and we all become friends”

- Kelly, 8th grade camper

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