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. 
(Sorry, those who have not yet started Kindergarten or have already started in 7th grade may not attend Adventure Camp.)

Program Hours:

7:00am - 6:00pm 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

<<NOW OPEN>> We are taking enrollment for the 2018 Spring Break Adventure Camp!

Camp will be offered at two locations during the week of April 16 - 20, 2018. 
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) 

* Please note: There will not be Camp on Monday, April 16th. 
Check out the Camp Calendar to see what fun trips are planned by clicking here               2018 Spring Break Adventure Camp Calendar
Choose the site that is most convenient for you!  You must sign up through the Recreation Office prior to attending camp.

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.
  • Be sure to print or download the Adventure Camp Parent Information Packet to learn about expectations, policies or answer some of your questions.
  • Registration Packet must be completed and on file prior to attending Adventure Camp.  Print an Adventure Camp Registration Packet, call (775) 782-5500 ext. 1        to have a packet faxed or emailed to you, or stop by the Douglas County Community & Senior Center located at 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville to pick one up. 
  • Families whose Registration Packets were filled out prior to 8/1/17 will need to complete a new packet completed prior to enrollment. 
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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