The Magic of Namanu

Uniquely Oregon

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Camp Namanu (“Nuh-MAH-Noo”) is one of the largest youth camps in the region, operating continuously since 1924 on the banks of the Sandy River. Camp Namanu is the signature summer program of Camp Fire Columbia, a nonprofit youth development organization serving 3,000 youth annually in programs year-round, in-school, after-school and all summer long.

Voted Willamette Week’s Best Summer Camp four years in a row – Camp Namanu is a signature Oregon experience.  Find out why!

We offer diverse programs to fit every family’s needs.

  • Resident Camp is a traditional sleepaway experience at our 552-acre camp near Sandy, OR.
  • Namanu Ranch gives young equestrians the chance to take care of their very own horse for one full week.

RENTER TESTIMONIALS

We love Namanu and the flexibility received in organizing our own activities and our lunch. We loved walking to the ranch for a fun pique nique. We thank you.

- Madeleine Girardin Schuback

Gabel Upper School French Teacher

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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Spring Volunteer Weekend

  Hello Camp Namanu Volunteers, As you know the health and safety of our Camp Fire Columbia and Camp Namanu ...

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New at Namanu!

We are eager to jump into our 96th summer with these great new additions to our Camp Namanu team!    ...

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Nominate, then vote for us!

It’s that time of year again where Willamette Week allows Portlanders the chance to nominate and vote for their favorites ...

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Raker Lodge Repair Update

Raker Lodge Repair Report Built in 1952, Raker has been the hub of camp activity for generations, and a place ...

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