Summer Camps Serving Pleasant Hill
An all-outdoor day camp in Lafayette. Free transportation provided from Pleasant Hill.
All-outdoors summer camp activities since 1972!
Since 1972, Roughing It has been offering summer camps in an all-outdoors environment for children ages 4 to 16. We serve many Pleasant Hill families and are located at the beautiful Lafayette Reservoir.
We provide many outdoor activities found in a traditional summer camp, including swimming, waterfront activities, and more! We also have programs specifically designed for teens and younger campers. Come check us out at a local event or talk with a camper parent in your area.
Our Bus Stops serve San Francisco, East Bay, Contra Cost and Tri-Valley.
Our buses are driven by year-round professional school bus drivers in safe school buses.
Need more info on times or want to inquire about home pick up? See Learn more about our Camp Bus Stops & Transportation »
Pleasant Hill bus stops
- Walnut Creek CVS
Free Extended Care
We offer free extended care (Before & After Camp) to families who choose to drop off and pick up directly at camp. Learn more here!
What parents are saying
I’ve always been a big fan of Roughing It, but this year surpassed my expectations. My son was fully engaged, loved his group, and treasured his experience. I was wondering how camp would adjust to an older camper, and Roughing It couldn’t have addressed his needs better. – Nina R, Lafayette
Roughing It Supports Pleasant Hill Schools!Roughing It gives back to many of the schools our campers attend. We have made donations to the following schools:
- Christ the King
- Pleasant Hill Elementary
- Strandwood Elementary
- Springhill Elementary
- St. Perpetua’s School
- Lafayette Partners in Education
- Diablo Valley Montessori
- Contra Costa Jewish Day School
- Morello Park Elementary
- Glorietta Elementary
- Buena Vista Elementary
- Murwood Elementary
- Seven Hills School
Parent ReferencesWe understand that finding the right camp for your child can be challenging. We can put you in touch with another family in your area (or school) who can speak about Roughing It. Here are Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek families who would be happy to talk with you:
- Mariko & Akio Kuroda
- Karen Majors
- Elizabeth & Robert Bettis
- Tami & Dan Sonnier
- DonnaLee & Jeffrey Wardley
- Veronica Mora-Mieszowski & Hans Lapping