Cameron Park Life

Summer activities are in full swing

Community Campout
Want to go camping? Plan an evening with your children or grandchildren; join us for the Community Campout at Cameron Park Lake on Friday, July 12, to Saturday, July 13. The Cameron Park Community Services District is hosting its second annual Community Campout. Bring your camping gear and let us do the cooking for you with a barbecue dinner. Enjoy the crafts, camp fire songs, storytelling, sleeping under the stars, plus breakfast in the morning. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $35 per family (up to four people), $10 for each additional member.   Call the CSD at (530) 677-2231 or visit for more information.

Keep the kids busy
Are your kids still looking for things to do this summer?  Then have them join the Junior KidzCamp program at the CPCSD. Your children will be explorers, summer survival adventures, go up, up and away, become Hollywood stars and creative campers during some of the week-long camps. These summer camps are for youth ages 6 to 12. Weekly activities include drama, arts and crafts, gymnastics at Tumble Time, time at Cameron Park Lake, a special trip each week and lots more.

Lots of other youth programs are available, including Mama and Me Yoga, Youth Hula, Kid’s Uke and Intro to Birding as a Lifetime Hobby.  Additional youth camps include: Kiddie Horse Day Camp (ages 4 to 6); an Equestrian Day Camp (ages 7+) where kids spend time learning about horse activities; Mad Science Camp (ages 6-12) with Battle Bot and Planet Adventures themes; Spanish Camp (ages 5+) where children are immersed in Spanish; and a Fine Arts Camp (ages 7-13) teaching artists hands-on techniques.

Dance camps include Pretty Princess (ages 4-8), featuring classic princess stories, arts and crafts and a tea party, or Pop Star Camp (ages 5+) where campers will be introduced to a different dance each day.

Sports camps/clinics include a Summer Basketball Camp put on by the coaches and players from Ponderosa High School boys and girls basketball teams (week of July 8-11), a Challenger Soccer Camp (week of July 22-26) or UK International Soccer Camp (week of July 29 through Aug. 2).

Adults, don’t be left out. Join the action with an adult basketball league or drop in sports at the gym.  You can also try MMA fitness, meditation, Zumba gold, Hula dance, Tai Chi, ballroom dance, ukulele lessons, guitar, Thai cooking, CPR, gardening, hunter safety or yoga.

Senior activities
Coffee Tea and Friends is held on the second Tuesday of the month from 10-11:30 am in the Social Room. Seniors and caregivers are invited to a morning of fun, games and special speakers. This month there will be an ice cream social and game day on July 9. Senior Movie Day is July 11 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The movie this month is “Ground Hogs Day”  sponsored by “Friends of the Library.”  Then on the fourth Tuesday of the month, July 23,  join the Cameron Park Newcomer club for a morning of games from 10 a.m. to noon.

Swim time
The Community Center pool is open.  Swim lessons for all ages and water aerobics classes are as well as public and lap swim are offered. Please call the CSD office for more information.

Cameron Park Lake is open for swimming, tennis, exercise, picnics and boat rentals.


A complete listing of all of CPCSD recreation programs is available online at or call the Cameron Park Community Services District at (530) 677-2231.

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