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FAQs2018-12-13T14:22:11-08:00

Camping Unlimited FAQs

A. Camp Krem is in Northern California’s beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, 60 miles South of San Francisco, about a half mile from Big Basin Redwoods State Park. The camp is about 15 minutes from Santa Cruz or one hour from the San Jose International Airport. The physical address is 102 Brook Lane, Boulder Creek. Appointments are available for a camp visit, tour etc.
A. Please call our Registrar at 510 222-6662 or email us at campkrem@gmail.com. We will be happy to assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have.
A. Individuals with all developmental disabilities are welcome at Camp Krem, including Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Williams Syndrome, Prader-Willi Syndrome, ADHD and other physical, emotional or developmental disabilities. We welcome children aged 5 years and older and adults of any age. There is no upper age limit. We can also accommodate most medical conditions and behaviors, but may require one-to-one supervision.
A. Camp Krem offers both a residential summer camp and a year-round respite program. During the summer months, we offer Main Camp (traditional camp programs), Outdoor Adventure Camp (for more independent and adventurous campers, with sleeping in tipis or under the stars, and an active adventure program), and Travel Camp programs. Click here to see our summer programs and schedule. In addition, we offer a one-, two- or three-day trip virtually every weekend. Click here to see our year-round programs and schedule.
A. Choose a session within the age & time guidelines that best meets your camper needs. Our staff can also assist you selecting an appropriate session for your camper if needed.
A. Yes, Open House will be held in May for families to visit camp, take a tour, speak with the Camp Director and staff. We can also set up another time if needed. Please do not wait until Open House to apply or the session could possibly be filled.
A. Yes. Campers will be admitted to additional sessions based on the Camp Director’s approval and available space.
A. Camp Krem will discuss alternate sessions with you but we also maintain a waiting list for each session. We will notify you as soon as possible if a space becomes available on your desired session.
A. Yes – Camp Krem provides bus transportation to and from Camp from a range of locations in the greater Bay Area.
A. Camp Krem provides a 1:3 staff ratio, as well as a more limited number of spaces for 1:1 supervision.
A. Camp Krem has 10 cabins each with bunk beds, usually 6-7 campers in each cabin. Cabins are all close in range to other buildings. Many cabins are newly reconstructed. All are electrified.
A. Yes, always. Campers are never left unsupervised, day or night.
A. Our staff members are selected from the very best applicants based on their experience, maturity, character and commitment to persons with disabilities. Background checks, First Aid / CPR certification and attendance in our intensive training program are part of the highly selective hiring process. Counselors are 18+, most are college or grad students focused on careers in Special Education, Recreation, Recreational Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, medicine, social work and other human service occupations. We have a full staff of camp professionals who support our team of Counselors. Besides the many Counselors, there are also administrative staff members, several directors, program specialists, travel coordinator-consultant, kitchen staff, administrative staff, Counselors-in-Training, Registered Nurses, and other medical professionals. Volunteers also assist on certain sessions. Our Camp Krem Counselors and staff are extremely creative and plan fun, exciting and challenging programs that increase independence, confidence and daily living skills.
A. Upon completion of the application, there is a payment section. There is also a PAYMENT link button available on our website, www.campingunlimited.org. You may also send a check to Camping Unlimited: 102 Brook Lane, Boulder Creek, CA 95006.
A. See the Donate button below or visit our donate page here.
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