Parent Info

Click here to download the 2018 Parent Information Packet 


2019 Camp Tours:

Dates TBA

Camp Natoma will be open for families to take a guided tour of program areas and campsites.
Meet the Camp Director and some program staff! Scheduled transportation is provided from Templeton on the camp bus.

RSVP REQUIRED at least 48 hours in advance
Call the Camp Director 805-709-2569
or email


2019 Director's Dinner

Date TBA

We are welcoming parents and guardians to a special dinner at Camp Natoma.
This is an opportunity to get to know the Camp Director and leadership staff as well as take a brief tour of the facilities. Learn how you can get more involved, the outcomes of our program, and a snapshot of our rich history.


Register for this special event - coming soon!

Please feel free to call or email the Camp Director at any time with questions!


Camp Rules:

Campers are expected to follow basic behavior guidelines to ensure a safe and positive environment for all.

Campers will:

  • Respect themselves, each other and the camp.
  • Follow safety rules and instruction from staff.
  • Have a desire to participate in camp programming in a positive way.
  • Camp Natoma has a zero tolerance policy for drugs, alcohol and violence.



Transportation into camp is provided for all campers by BUS from a Thacher Winery on Vineyard Drive in Paso Robles.
Check-in time for Sunday afternoon and Pick-up time for Saturday morning will be assigned after registration is received and provided to you in your confirmation email.

Sunday DROP-OFF:
All campers will ride the Camp Natoma Bus into camp. Meet on your session start date at Thacher Winery on Vineyard Drive at your assigned drop-off time. All roads are paved to this location. Please
keep your campers with you until check-in process is complete and it is time to board the bus. Place luggage in designated areas, as indicated by signs and staff instructions.
DO NOT BE LATE! Staff departs with campers. If you miss the meeting time, your camper will not be able to enter camp.
Saturday PICK-UP:
All campers will ride the Camp Natoma Bus to meet parents at Thacher Winery. Pick-up time will be assigned. Please check your camper out as you drive out of the parking area. 
Please DO NOT contact Thacher Winery. 

Please contact the Camp Fire Office for questions

email: or phone: 805-773-5126.
Please be respectful of the private property Camp Natoma is utilizing for safe camper drop-off and pick-up. Obey all posted signs, park your car in designated areas only, and stay in the designated Camp Natoma area only.
NO SMOKING             NO PETS           DO NOT LITTER
NO cell phone reception and NO food available at this location, please plan accordingly.
Changes to camper drop-off or pick-up:
If a change arises do to an operational delay on the road, parents will recieve information at Thacher Winery. If a change arises prior to camper drop-off or pick up time, or in case of emergency, parents will be contacted by email and a follow up phone call if time restrictions are in place. Other alerts or changes may be posted on the Camp Natoma website. In case of emergency, an instructional message on the Camp Fire Office message machine will provide further contact information.

Additional Info:

Financial Aid:A limited number of “Camperships” are available thanks to the generosity of local organizations and individuals. Contact the Camp Fire Office for an application. Deadline is May 20, 2018.

Campers and staff sleep on cots under the stars. Facilities are rustic, and include a full kitchen and screened dining hall, swimming pool, and showers.

Camp Natoma is rustic outdoor camping. Appropriate precautions are taken to protect for participant safety. Participants are exposed to outdoor conditions thorughout the day and night, which may include direct sunlight, natural hazards, insects, and animals.