Category: Roughing It News

Ann’s Favorite Holiday Activities For Families

Looking for something to do over winter break?  Holiday spirit is everywhere, and now is the best time to spend some quality time with your friends and family!  There are many different holiday activities available around the Bay Area, and here are a few on our list.

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Welcome Back Jennifer!

We are so excited to welcome back Jennifer, our Summer 2014 KP Counselor for our 43rd summer of camp! Jennifer was an enthusiastic counselor and came to camp everyday with a smile on her face ready to have a great time with her KP campers! Jennifer will be returning for

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The First Day of Winter Has Arrived!

Happy First Day of Winter! While it doesn’t snow often in Lafayette, we look forward to hearing about all our camper and staff travels to the snow! Send us a photo and you could be featured on Camper Caboodle!

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Happy Hanukkah

Today marks the first day of Hanukkah! We wish all our families the best as they start their celebrations!

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Cook Up More S’mores this Winter!

Hey camper families! D’juno it’s been 105 days since the last day of camp? We thought it would be fun to remember all the awesome things about camp by cooking s’mores, a famous Roughing It tradition. Here’s a great article on cooking up this camp dish indoors to avoid the

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Give the Gift of Camp – An Experience that Lasts a Lifetime

If you are looking for a gift to give your child that is remarkably different, not materialistic, does not require batteries and will last a lifetime, consider giving the “gift of camp” this holiday season. Between now and December 15 when you register your camper we will send you a special personalized Roughing

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Donation Opportunities this December

Looking for ways to donate this holiday season? Roughing It is collecting for the following organizations: One Warm Coat, Toys for Tots, Bay Area Rescue Mission, and the Roughing It Foundation. Drop by with items any time between now and December 18th. Our address is: 1010 Oak Hill Road in

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Happy Turkey Day!

Thanksgiving is a great time to give thanks for what you have been given and one thing we will not forget to be grateful for are all our camper families. Thank you for spreading the spirit of camp all year round. Wishing everybody safe travels!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate all we are grateful for in our lives. At Roughing It, we are thankful for the opportunity to spend 43 magical summers at camp watching our campers grow. We are grateful to our campers, camp families and staff who have make up our camp

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