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Camp Stevens Blog has written 5 posts for When the Bell Rings

Session Four: “Sweet”

We can’t believe that Session 4 passed by so quickly! That’s what happens when it’s such an awesome week of camp…or should we say “Sweet” week of camp? Our Summer Staff decided that “Sweet” would be our theme for the week! Sweet could be the taste of the fruit in the orchard, or the the … Continue reading

Session Three: “Groove”

Make some noise for Session Three! When talking about the theme for this week, the staff discussed all kinds of grooves and what they symbolize: the grooves in a canyon representing the water’s flow over time; the grooves in a record creating the music that moves our spirit; the grooves in tree bark that provide … Continue reading

Session Two: “Where To?”

Session two was packed full of adventure and excitement for the outdoors. Friendships were made and mulberries were eaten. This week’s theme was “Where To?” and lets be honest, the campers went everywhere! Each adventure group spent their days hiking, playing games, team-building, going on overnights, and much more. We also made pizza in the … Continue reading

Session One: “SPARK!”

Summer is here! Our first official adventure session of the summer kicked off on July 3 with a bang!  Our newly trained and returning staff and counselors joined together to share a week of openness, connection, gratitude, and wonder with fifty amazing campers from all over California. The theme for the week was “Spark” – … Continue reading

Celebrating Ryan Wanamaker

For just over ten years, Ryan Wanamaker has led Camp Stevens’ efforts in environmental stewardship and transformation.  As the director of the farm and garden programs, the Camp Stevens community has watched our small kitchen herb garden grown into a comprehensive program encompassing two gardens, the orchard, and a two-acre farm, and the integration of … Continue reading