Adventure Camp

 Adventure Camp provides a full day of fun for your school aged child while school is out. We offer two Adventure Camp sites in the Carson Valley, one in town and one in the north valley.  We offer trips and/or fun activities every day.  You can sign up for the day, the week or the whole summer depending on your needs and schedule!

Who May Attend?

Children ages 5 - 12 who are currently enrolled in Kindergarten - 6th grades.  

Those who have not yet started Kindergarten or have already started in 7th grade may not attend Adventure Camp.

Children must be toilet trained and able to manage self-care, such as eating and using the restroom with minimal assistance.

Program Hours:

7am - 6pm Monday - Friday, excluding Holidays
PLEASE NOTE: Camp is not held on Holidays or weekends.


Adventure Camp is $26.00* per child per day.  
* Sibling Discount: Receive $3 off per second or third sibling when they are registered for the same date in the same transaction.  (Daily fee includes full day of camp (7am - 6pm), transportation to and from destination and entrance into trip venue.) 
Participants need to bring a sack lunch, water bottle, any needed clothing for the days activity (for example swim suit and towel or socks) and closed-toe shoes for safety.
* Some trip destinations are more than $26 due to trip costs.  Please ask about our Camp Calendar for more detail.

Current Trips and Activities

Camp will be offered at two locations. 
In the North Valley, Camp will be held at Pinon Hills Elementary School (PHES)
In town, Camp will be held at Gardnerville Elementary School (GES) through July 6th and then move to Minden Elementary School (MES) starting on Monday, July 9th.
Check out the Camp Calendar to see what fun trips are planned by clicking the month you are interested in here

June 2018 Adventure Camp Calendar

July 2018 Adventure Camp Calendar

* August 2018 Adventure Camp Calendar  *
Choose the site that is most convenient for you!  You must sign up through the Recreation Office prior to attending camp.  

* Please note the trip to EZ AIR on Mon, August 6th REQUIRES an online waiver be completed for kids to participate.  If you have already completed one, you do not need to do it again.

For more information, or to sign your child up to attend Adventure Camp, please call the Recreation Department at (775) 782-5500 ext. 1


  • Pre-registration is required before attending Adventure Camp
  • Spaces are limited.  Early registration is suggested to insure your child is able to participate.
  • A Registration Packet must be completed and on file prior to attending Adventure Camp.  Print a Program Registration Packet or stop by the Douglas County Community & Senior Center located at 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville to pick one up. 
Douglas County Recreation Division is located in the 
Douglas County Community & Senior Center
1329 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410

Ph: (775) 782-5500 ext. 1
Fax: (775) 782-9844

Center Hours*
Monday - Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM 
8:00AM - 8:00PM
10:00AM - 3:00PM

*We are closed most holidays

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