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Camp Courage

May contain: oars, person, human, paddle, clothing, apparel, lifejacket, vest, rowboat, transportation, vehicle, and boat


Camp Courage is a five-day adventure camp driven by the opportunity to share exciting activities that foster leadership development and community building. Through teambuilding exercises, adventure programming, and classic outdoor recreation principles such as self-reflection, goal setting, and gratitude awareness, participants will be treated to five days of “fun with a purpose”. This trauma and resiliency informed day camp will visit several program providers in the Outdoor Education for All partnership in order to experience standards-based activities that meet a series of Healing Trauma Through Nature initiative goals.  

Instructors: Scott Amick M.A. and Taylor Guy M.A.  

Dates:  June 14 – 18 Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 

Lunch: Provided through PUSD 

May contain: person, human, and outdoors

Ages: 11 - 14

Sessions:  I:         June 14 – 18 

                   II:        TBD – Call to schedule this experience for your class or organization   

Location: Meet at Terry Ashe Recreation Center and travel in PRPD Vans offsite    Fee:  $150/participant - Free to Camp Fire Survivors through

Voucher Program (Reimbursement)  


Day 1 – STEM DAY at Terry Ashe Recreation Center 

  • Elephant toothpaste 
  • Slime 
  • Play music/use the big screen/TARC 
  • Paper Airplane Competition/Making 
  • Drones – Charles at Rebuilding Paradise? 
  • Water beads 

Day 2 – Meet at Terry Ashe Recreation Center then travel to Forebay Aquatic Center for kayaking, standup paddle boarding, mountain biking, hiking, water play initiatives 

May contain: person, human, oars, rowboat, boat, transportation, vehicle, kayak, and canoe

Day 3 – Meet at Terry Ashe Recreation Center then travel to Paradise Lake for hiking, kayaking, nature journaling and artistic expression 

Day 4 – Meet at Terry Ashe Recreation Center then travel to Chico Ecological Reserve for hiking, ecological education, nature journaling 

Day 5 – Meet at Terry Ashe Recreation Center then travel to Bille Park for large scale team activities 

  • Giant Bubble Soccer 
  • Jump House? 
  • Face Paint 
  • Water Balloon Launch 
  • Egg Toss 
May contain: person, human, meal, food, vacation, shoe, clothing, footwear, apparel, furniture, picnic, and leisure activities
May contain: clothing, apparel, hat, lifejacket, vest, person, and human