Camp Ravencliff

View of Ravencliff cabins, with deer in foreground

Majestic forests. Sunny Days. Star-filled nights.

Trails leading to amazing adventures.

Group photo of Y Ravencliff camp staffWelcome to Camp Ravencliff, where kids thrive in a safe, caring supportive community and learning is by experience. Lessons learned here last well beyond the final camp-fire, they help to shape young lives and inspire new goals and dreams.

At Camp Ravencliff, kids and teens discover not just the wonders of the outdoors, but the joy of exploring their unique personalities, talents and interests. Campers gain independence, make new friends, build resilience and learn to try new things.

Nestled on a hillside along the Eel River, in the town of Redway in Southern Humboldt County. Our rustic, natural environment and small camp size offers a rich environment for kids to learn about themselves, their surroundings, and how to live in their community.

Memorial Day Weekend Family Camp     

May 24-27, 2024

Ready to swap screens for s'mores and stargazing? Book your family adventure at YMCA Camp Ravencliff today!


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Youth Overnight Summer Camp

Bus transportation from Santa Rosa and El Cerrito is included at no additional cost.  Registered participants will receive a detailed information handbook, as well as all required camp forms, by email beginning in April.  Please make sure your email is current and that you have authorized email communication in your online account.  Please check your junk folders and add the YMCA as a safe sender.

Ages 9-14  

Is your child ready for an adventure? Our action-packed youth camp explodes with a week of amazing activities! From arts and crafts to sports, games, swimming and nature play, each day is filled with exciting options that spark their imagination and fuel their sense of adventure. It's more than just fun – watch your child blossom as they build new friendships, discover hidden talents, and gain the confidence to shine. They'll return home with a backpack full of magical memories, a newfound sense of independence, and the social and emotional skills to thrive!

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Youth Camp Session Dates

Session 1: June 30-July 7, 2024

Session 2: July 7-14, 2024

Session 3: July 14-21, 2024


Youth Camp & Rising Leader Fees

$850 for Program Members

$725 for Facility Members

$50 Deposit required to reserve space.

Balance due 3 weeks prior to session start.

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Teen Leadership Programs

Campers In Leadership Training (CILTs) Entering Grades 9-12 in the fall!

Teens Entering Grades 8-9


CILT Session: July 7 - 21, 2024

Complete the online CILT Application.


Rising Leaders


Rising Leaders Session: June 30-July 7

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Financial Assistance is available!

Based on a sliding scale, up to 100% scholarships are available.
Please contact Jeremy Hodgdon at for more information.

Camp Ravencliff Open House

Interested in learning more about camp? Check out this video to enjoy our virtual open house at your leisure. Our Camp Director shares information about the camp, facilities and program, as well as sharing some photos of camp. The video also shares how to contact us if you have additional questions.

We love questions!

For more information about the camp program or your child’s participation, email Camp Director Bria Cartwright at