Welcome to online enrollment! We are so excited your camper(s) will be joining us this summer. Enrolling is an easy process, and don't forget you can contact us anytime for assistance. You won't need to choose your exact dates or specialties to reserve your place at camp unless you are ready to do so. Let's get started!
When it comes to choosing a summer camp for your child, we know you have options.That’s why our mission is to provide a variety of unforgettable experiences in a carefully supervised and non-competitive environment. At Pali, campers have the chance to achieve their personal best while having the time of their lives and creating memories which last a lifetime. We have created a program that is unlike any other in the world!
Here’s a peek at what makes Pali the BEST summer camp ever:
We have the best camper to counselor ratio in the camping industry
Overall ratio of better than 3 to 1(may be as low as 1 to 1 supervision depending on activity)
Seasoned adults watching your kids
Our average camp staff age is 23
We search the world for the very best staff and regularly employ international staff which adds a multicultural element to our community
All staff members are extensively background checked.
One of the longest staff trainings in the camping industry
Our staff training is ongoing for our 3 three directors who attend all of the pertinent conferences annually.
Our senior leadership team of 15 people attend 4 weeks of training
Our group leaders and adventure activity leads will train for 3 weeks
All of our remaining staff have a full two weeks of training.
All staff members undergo first aid, CPR, AED & blood borne pathogens certification.
All staff members undergo training for appropriately dealing with homesickness, bullying, ADD, age characteristics, sensitive issues, emergency procedures and much more.
During training staff members are able to put newly developed skills to the test during role play scenarios and interactions with guests of Pali’s Conference and Retreat facility. Staff members gain perspective from campers, parents and directors during open forum information sessions.
The majority of our cabins have 3 bathrooms and showers for 10 kids and 2 staff.
High-quality, built in solid wood bunk beds.
Natural spring water
Radiant floor heating.
We have the most extensive facility on the West Coast if not the Nation.
10 acres of paintball fields
We have two kitchens exclusively for our campers to live out their culinary dreams.
We have three mini bike/ ATV tracks
We have 8 minibikes and 20 ATV’s for camper use
We have 4 ski boats, 2 pontoon boats and 4 jet skis
We have two trapeze
We have 5 ropes courses
We have thousands of feet of zip lines
We care about the look of our facility
We have a large infirmary with registered nurses on site 24/7
We have a beautiful covered deck with stunning views of the surrounding national forest
We have a large Dining Hall with separate sections for Junior and Senior campers
We have a large amphitheater with a concert quality sound system which can accommodate the entire camp for large performances and special occasions.
Phones are answered 7 am to 11 pm 7 days a week all summer long.
Even though your children cannot use their cell phones while they are at camp - we are here to work with you from 7 am to 11 pm - 7 days a week during the summer
We take several hundred photos per day.
We take hundreds of photos every day and do our very best to ensure that you are able to follow along with your child’s summer camp experience.
Chronical the summer camp experience while your child is away
Tech free means independence, and deeper bonds with fellow campers
Our meals are second to none!
We have organic produce delivered from local farms.
Our breads are made from scratch in our bakery
Our Food and Beverage manager - supports our kitchen team of 20+ to provide delicious kid friendly meals that campers rave about.
Our water is pure natural spring water.
Gluten free and vegan options always available
The weather at Pali is spectacular
Summer temps average 75 to 80 during the day and 45 to 50 overnight.
Finding all of the activities that Pali offers in your own community is likely to be impossible.
We are proud to have all of the following on one location:
3 ATV/ minibike tracks
5 ropes courses
Countless activity rooms
Fashion Design building
10 acres of paintball fields
250 acres of maintained hiking trails
Film and Broadcasting editing suites with excellent video cameras and computers
Virtual Reality set ups for our Street Art and Aviation Programs
2 complete recording studios for our Rockstar Campers to record their music
Stunt Mountain for our campers to develop their Hollywood Stunt skills
Professional quality DJ equipment for our DJ campers
Aerial Arts Gazebo
Riflery, Archery, Tomahawk and Slingshot ranges
Movie Make Up Studio
Camper Lounge full of games and comfortable places to relax with friends
We have over 70 support staff that we don’t count in our staff to camper ratios.
They back up our team and make sure the camp is operating as safely and effectively as possible.
Parent liaisons are available throughout the day to speak with parents
Our housekeeping team visits and cleans every cabin on a daily basis
The housekeeping team cleans and sanitizes heavily used areas of camp multiple times each day
Full-time kitchen and bakery team
Experienced maintenance and facility staff available 24 hours a day to ensure everything is in working order