Summer Camps


If your child or teen loves nature, exploring farms, creeks and woods, cooking, surfing, observing the world around them, creating with their hands and outdoor living, then they will love Earthroots Summer Camp. 


Camp information for Summer 2017 will be announced in Spring 2017

Check back for more information.

Family Campout: Ancestral Skills & Beach Adventures

June 28-30, 2016-2
3:00pm Tuesday – 3:00pm Thursday
All Ages, infants through grandparents! Children under 13 must have an adult participating with them.
Location: San Mateo State Campground & Trestles Beach
$150/first family member
$125/additional family members
Limited to 25 participants.
Includes campsite, group cooking gear, surf equipment, materials for survival skills and instruction. Each family is responsible for their own tents, sleeping gear, lunch and snacks, eating utensils & the cookware necessary for lunch. A thorough packing list will be sent after registration.

Start your summer with deep family connection in nature and a boost to your confidence in the ocean. Participants will receive small group lessons on ocean safety, surfing, nature awareness and survival skills. Must know how to swim to participate in water activities. Breakfast & Dinners will be prepared on the open fire & camp stove by the entire group, ingredients provided by Earthroots. Each family will be responsible for snacks & lunch.

Instructors: Adam Wright (CA State Beach Lifeguard and Surf Instructor), Jodi Levine-Wright, Stacey Anderson, and Rachel Kimball.

Primitive Fishing Camp 

June 20-23 (Monday-Thursday)-1
ages 7-13
$225/child; $200/sibling
Location: Dana Point & Trabuco Canyon
Includes all materials, participants bring their own lunch & water in a sturdy backpack.

Experience the art of primitive fishing: knotting a functional fishing net with weights, primitive fishing, gutting and cleaning fish, making fire by friction and cooking fish over the open fire. The rhythm of the day will include opening circle, snack, story and games.

Led by Stacey Anderson, Jacob Anderson and guest Chef Kerri.

Explorer Expeditions:
Family Friendly Backpacking Adventure

July 12-17, 201611887997_10152983579095896_3861465736682669373_n
5 nights in the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains for families who have participated in the Family Backpack Training or have personal backpacking experience only. Led by Jeannie Lee & Rachel Kimball. Details on the Explorer Expeditions page.
For more information on this spectacular opportunity to learn to backpack with us,
please take a look at our Family Backpacking Series 

To Register for any Earthroots Camp:

Please submit one Enrollment Form per family and one Medical Release Form per participant and payment to:

Earthroots Field School
PO Box 504
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92688

Or email to:

Payment may be mailed to address above or sent via paypal to

Registration and payment must be received in advance.  Space is limited.  Enroll early!

Your registration is complete only when we have received Payment and Forms in our office. Registration is due at least one week in advance of class. Late registration may be accepted if space is available with an additional fee of $25 up to 2 business days before class.