Rock-N-Water Christian Camps

Realizing God through Adventures in His creation

Providing high quality Christian Camps in California to church youth groups, teens, schools, families, and individuals since 1989. Over 1,900 youth leaders, teachers, and teens have rated us 4.9 out of 5 stars. Rock-N-Water is the place for youth to grow in their relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

We focus our ministry on Biblical principles, and use the help of nature, friendship, and adventurous challenge to develop character. Our summer staff use outdoor adventure programs to impact youth with the joy of God’s Living Word. It’s our primary goal that youth and adults might come to know Jesus and pass on God’s love with excitement.

Our group trips are fully customizable. You can modify your overnight summer camp with different adventures and custom campfire devotions. You can also adjust your camping and meals for even more quality time gathered around the campfire worshiping the Lord of all creation.

Each of our youth camps and family camps include a wide array of all day outdoor adventures. We use these adventures to help each individual to grow in both character and spiritual intimacy with God. Choose the team building adventure that is best for you and your group. Our goal is for you to be immersed in the beauty of God’s creation, and have the camp experience and growth that you have always longed for.

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In addition to overnight christian summer camps and retreats for groups of 6 or more people, Rock-N-Water offers special events, weekend retreats, camp conferences, and week long sleepaway camps for individual youth and families. It is our mission that everyone have great opportunity each year to enjoy God’s great outdoors together with new friends. Find a sleep away summer camp near you:

Explorers Jr. High Summer Camp | June 9th-June 14th 2024

June 9 at 7:00 pm - June 14 at 7:00 pm

Family Retreat | June 28th- June 30th 2024

June 28 at 7:00 pm - June 30 at 4:00 pm

Explorers Summer Camp | July 14-July 19, 2024

July 14 at 7:00 pm - July 19 at 7:00 pm

Trailblazers Summer Camp | July 14- 19 2024

July 14 at 7:00 pm - July 19 at 6:30 pm

Explorers Jr. High Summer Camp | July 28-August 2 2024

July 28 at 7:00 pm - August 2 at 7:00 pm

Trailblazers Highschool Summer Camp | July 28-August 2 2024

July 28 at 7:00 pm - August 2 at 6:30 pm

Brand New in 2021, we are offering Group Camping sites & RV sites at the Cove. Spend the weekend soaking up the sun relaxing at our riverfront campground. We offer group sites for up to 25 people for $300-$500 per night, smaller sites for families for $150 per night and 3 RV spots for $65 per night.

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Rock-N-Water offers a variety of living history school field trips that will take your class on unforgettable adventure where history comes alive! Our 4th Grade 49er Fun Program has both a two night and one night option available to you and your students. Each school program contains a heavy heaping of experiential hands on learning and discovery.

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Rock-N-Water is located an hour West of South Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Foothills of California. We are a group of Christians who want to impact campers and friends of all ages with the joy of God’s Living Word. Our desire is that they might come to know our Savior Jesus Christ and pass on God’s love to others with joy. We find it best to focus our programs on biblical principles, and use the help of nature, friendship, and outdoor adventure challenges to develop character in each and every person who visits us at camp.

Our staff are committed Christians with excellent outdoor leadership training. They are committed to positively changing the lives of kids and teenagers around them. It is our mission that all the California Christian camps we offer are 100% focused on providing every camper with a solid Bible camp program experience. Each of our camps are filled with high adventure and fun outdoor activities specifically designed to help everyone mature and grow in their Christian faith.


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