Camp Elmwood: 2017


Camp Elmwood: July 31- August 4, 2017

An Urban Adventure for Campers Ages 6- 13

CAMP SCHEDULE: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Aftercare is available from 2:00- 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee). Camp will continue until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, for a family barbeque at 5:15 p.m. and program at 6:00 p.m.

ACTIVITIES: Art, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, lawn games, music, drama, dance, science, cooking, swim-hike, talent show, community service and opportunities for leadership. Camp Elmwood is a great way to end your summer. You’ve learned new skills at other camps. Now share your skills and be a leader at Camp Elmwood!

WHAT TO EXPECT: Under the Redwoods at St. John’s you will find a place of peace and acceptance, where we value the abilities and interests of each camper and all are welcome. Our theme this year is Acceptance: Observing and knowing there is more than just you.

COST: $80 for the first camper and $75 for additional family members. Scholarships are available via the registration form. After Care from 2:00-5:30 p.m. is also available for $30 per camper for the week. Each camper will bring his or her own lunch, a reusable water bottle and a food contribution for our Friday BBQ. We will provide morning snacks.

LOCATION: Under the Redwoods at St. John’s Presbyterian Church: 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley, 94705


Teen Leadership Camp: July 24- 28 and July 31- August 4, 2017

Counselor Training for Teens Ages 14- 18, and alumni college counselors

Camp Elmwood Hanging out time

TEEN LEADERSHIP CAMP: TLC is a week of training, getting to know other counselors and learning leadership skills (e.g., child development, classroom management, public speaking, group dynamics…) that can be used at camp and in making real life decisions. During teen week we will also develop games, learning opportunities and activities around our camp theme and go on a beach cleanup field trip with a chance to try surfing. Successful completion of Camp Elmwood Teen Leadership Camp is required to participate as a teen counselor at Camp Elmwood. Our theme this year is Acceptance: Observing and knowing there is more than just you.

TEEN SCHEDULE: 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, and until 7:30 p.m. on the last Friday of camp, for the closing barbeque at 5:15p.m., program at 6:00p.m. and wrap up meeting. You will also be asked to stay for one after care session (until 5:30p.m.) during Camp Elmwood, the second week of camp.

COST: Teen Leadership Camp is free. Teens accepted to be counselors at Camp Elmwood will receive an honorarium of $50.00 in appreciation of their service. Each counselor will bring his or her own lunch, a reusable water bottle and a food contribution for our Friday BBQs. We will provide morning snacks.

LOCATION: Under the Redwoods at St. John’s Presbyterian Church: 2727 College Avenue, Berkeley, 94705


Register Online or in Person:

Camp Elmwood, under the trees

Register online by clicking the link below. Or, register in person at St. John’s Presbyterian Church: 2727 College Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 by July 13th. Space is limited, so sign up today! For more information, call (510) 845-6830 ext. 13.

Register Online Here:

Camp Elmwood Application

Camp Elmwood Teen Leadership Camp Application


Camp Elmwood is a community service program of St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, emphasizing creativity, values, and concern for the environment and others, since 1993.