BALAGAN

Grade 10-12

Unit: Balagan

2018 Information

Pricing: (Get 2017 prices until January 1st, 2018)
Resident Camp Full Sessions $645
Resident Camp Extended Sessions $985

Sessions:
Full Sessions 2, 6, and 7
Extended Session 3-4*

Register for Balagan

Registration Instructions

Living in tree houses perched above the Sandy River, Balagan campers are given the opportunity to show their creativity, independence, and perseverance as they take on challenges both new and old. The sky is the limit for our 10th-12th grade campers as they work together to plan their own camp experience while exploring their thoughts, opinions, and values in an inclusive community. 10th-12th graders may choose to serve as mentors for younger campers, can opt to express themselves through arts and crafts in our historic weavery, or head out for the archery. Additional activities reserved for our oldest campers may include organizing all-camp events, rappelling off the climbing wall, or participating in advanced high-ropes course activities.

*Extended Session: Campers in 7th-12th grade can choose to spend 11 days at camp instead of the regular one week session! During this extended session, campers may have the opportunity to explore the far reaches of camp, build stronger relationships with their fellow campers and staff, master more complicated outdoor skills and activities, and infuse more of their own creativity in their schedule. Campers signed up for this session will live in Balagan tree houses.

Adventure Day Add-Ons

Grade 8-12

Unit: Pioneer and Balagan

Sessions: Sessions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7

Adventure days may be added at checkout or you may contact the Registrar to add an existing registration. The trips will alternate between a rafting trip during sessions 1, 3, 5, and 7, and a trip to Mt. Hood Adventure Park during sessions 2, and 6. The option will appear during the registration process.

Camp Namanu is proud to provide financial assistance to youth each summer. Scholarships are provided through generous donations from individuals, organizations, and partners.

Please register for your first choice of sessions and pay the required deposit before submitting applications for financial assistance.

Questions: Contact Registrar@campfirecolumbia.org or call (971) 340-1608 or (971) 340-1607.

 

HEAR FROM THE CAMPERS

Kasen, age 6, attended Mini Blue Wing for his first time last summer though his first visit was to family camp in 2009 when he was 9 days old. Since then he has returned for Family Camp every year it has been offered and many service weekends, initially chilling in Raker in camp
craft style play pens built of sideways benches, noweager to go on hikes and write letters to Mr Skriggleboggle.

- Jamie Sandness

Namanu alum and mom to Kasen (age 6)

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

event

Spark: Gathering Around Camp Fire

SPARK: GATHERING AROUND CAMP FIRE Friday | April 27, 2018 | 6:30PM Exchange Ballroom, 123 NE 3rd Ave. Portland, OR 97232 Cocktail reception ...

Read More

event

Namanu Day of Service

Camp Namanu is getting ready for the rental season. Help us get Namanu ready for spring! Register Here This is ...

Read More

news

Raker Lodge Repair Update

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

Read More

event

Corporate Day of Service

Spring Corporate Day of Service March 9, 2018 8:30 am – 4 pm View Event Every year, Camp Namanu’s facilities depend ...

Read More