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Tahoe Summer Camp at SNC

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - July 18 @ 8:00 pm

for SNC Tahoe Alumni, Parents, & Friends

Join Sierra Nevada College for a long weekend of hiking, paddleboarding, barbecue, and whitewater rafting!

Two Camp Sessions Attend one, or both!

Session 1: July 14 - 16

The Perfect Tahoe Weekend
Cost: $180
Three days at Tahoe featuring a group hike, a day on the beach with group paddle boarding, a ‘meet & greet’ kickoff BBQ, and a special faculty presentation.

Session 2: July 16 - 18

Overnight Whitewater Rafting Trip on the American River
Cost: $180
2 day, overnight rafting trip over 20 miles of whitewater on the popular South Fork of the American River. All rafting equipment, camping supplies, and food are provided. If you prefer, bring your own camping gear!


SNC dorm accommodations will be available, or choose your own lodgings in North Tahoe.

For More Information:
Wes Whitaker
This is a special Tahoe weekend for adults! Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


Friday – Welcome to Tahoe

noon – 5pm | Prim Library
Arrive on the Incline Village campus and check in at the event table. Collect your special SNC gift!

Welcome BBQ
6 – 8pm | Patterson Dining Hall
Meet new friends and reconnect to old ones.

Saturday – Hike the Sierra Nevada

7 – 7:45am | Patterson Dining Hall

Hike the Flume Trail
8am – 2pm
Eat lunch at beautiful Marlette Lake (Mile Number 5)

Faculty Presentation
Wine, refreshments, and a presentation by one of SNC Tahoe's beloved faculty.

7pm | Patterson Dining Hall

Sunday – Beach + Paddleboarding

7 – 7:45am | Patterson Dining Hall

Beach Day!
8am – 2pm
Join fellow SNC friends, faculty and staff for a day on the beach! Paddleboards will be available for use, free of charge, including short guided excursions.
Enjoy the ‘Paddle to Lunch’ excursion for paddleboarders, and ‘Lunch on the Beach’ for sunbathers!

River Trip Meeting (Session 2)
5pm | Prim Library
Meet with your fellow River Trip participants to discuss the logistics of the American River Whitewater Rafting trip.

Dinner On Your Own
Incline Village, NV
Try one of Incline Village's many great restaurants.
Prepare for your Lake Tahoe departure (Session 1 participants), or rest up for Monday and Tuesday’s whitewater rafting trip (Session 2 participants)!

Monday & Tuesday – Whitewater Rafting on the American River

Day 1
Raft 10 miles down the classic lower Gorge run. Begin with six miles of class two rafting to hone your paddling technique before you tackle the final four miles of class three rapids, including the infamous Satan’s Cesspool and Hospital Bar. Dine under the California stars.

Day 2
Shuttle up river to the Chili Bar run, where we jump immediately back into class three rapids, with Meat Grinder and Race Horse Bend in the first two miles. Triumph over the most challenging rapid of the trip, Trouble Maker at mile six, before a four mile leisurely float back down to takeout.

Mark your calendars for Alumni + Parents Weekend 2017!


July 14 @ 12:00 pm
July 18 @ 8:00 pm
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