Mission

Camp Natoma is a rustic, overnight experience for youth.

Campers connect with the natural world through outdoor living and hands-on nature
exploration, set goals and try new things,
express their creativity,
develop independence, self-esteem and cooperation, and
interact with positive adult mentors.

 
 
In a rustic, traditional camp experience, youth...     

 

  • Connect with the natural world through outdoor living and hands-on nature exploration

  • Set goals and try new things

  • Express their creativity

  • Develop independence, self-esteem and group-living cooperation

  • Interact with positive mentors

 

 

 

Camp Natoma creates the feel of a safe home and promotes the healthy experience of outdoor living. Camp Natoma staff use the joy and fun of camp to break down social and cultural barriers and help campers connect as humans. Friends of Camp Natoma, Inc. is an organization that opens outdoor camping as an opportunity for all youth, creating a diverse environment where each individual is deeply cared for and respected. Camp Natoma staff are committed to shaping this summer community as a place for youth to grow.