Roughing It Transportation
Free Home and Central Bus Service
● Safe, Professional Bus Drivers
29 Locations Serving San Francisco, East Bay, Contra Costa, &
Roughing It provides free transportation for all of our
full-day camp programs, with 29 spots serving San Francisco, East Bay, Contra
Costa, Lamorinda, and Tri-Valley/Pleasanton. For our 4 and 8-week Day Camp
programs, we offer home pick-up service in select areas.
Morning bus service is between
7:50-8:50am. Afternoon drop-off is between 3:05-4:10pm. For
afternoon extended care, drop-off is between 5:40-6:30pm in select
morning extended care, parents drop off campers at our Lafayette
office between 7:00-8:15am.
For our half-day Hello Horse program,
parents pick up and drop off their camper in Moraga to take a shuttle to our
private riding site.
Choose a program on the right to learn more.
Professional Drivers for Safety
contracts with First Student Educational Services to provide buses and
professionally trained drivers for ALL transportation to and from camp.
Transportation at Roughing It is provided at no extra charge.
Professional Drivers - Let the Pros Do the Driving
Roughing It buses are driven by professionals bus drivers who drive school
buses full-time for school districts. They have year round experience driving
large vehicles and, equally important, know how to safely handle emergency
situations. As school bus drivers, this is not just a summer job for them: this
is their career. Learn more about
Roughing It Drivers
Buses - The Safest Form of Transportation!
Roughing It leases 24-passenger buses, all equipped
with seatbelts. Buses are
maintained and operated by First Student
Educational Services. Drivers and buses are certified and inspected annually by the
California Highway Patrol, Department of Motor Vehicles, and Public Utilities
Commission. Learn more about Bus Safety.
Bus Captains & Additional Supervision
All school buses have a Roughing It adult counselor assigned as a
Bus Captain to provide additional camper supervision and to carry
out our traditional bus spirit activities for the campers during the
ride to and from camp. All Roughing It Bus Captains are in direct
communication with the Roughing It office by Nextel two-way radio.
Learn more about Roughing It
Pick Up Times & Locations By Program: