Cameron Park Life

The jolly man in red returns to Cameron Park

Join Santa and his crew Dec. 7 for a Santa Fun Run starting and ending at the Cameron Park Community Center; race starts at 8 am. Once you run the streets with Santa, have breakfast cooked by the Cameron Park Fire Explorers. They will serve a pancakes, bacon, eggs, orange juice and coffee from 8 a.m. to noon — all for only $5. Raffle tickets can be purchased for great prizes. Tickets can be purchased at the Cameron Park Community Services District office before hand or at the door.

Senior fun
Some events for seniors this month include: Aging Well at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The topic will be Area Agency on Aging — find out what the Older American’s Act provides and how its functions are administers. Coffee, Tea, and Friends sponsored by Visiting Angels invites seniors and caregivers to a morning of fun, games and special speakers at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Juliet from El Dorado Nursery will help you create a recycled planter; bring recycled items such as a 4- to 6-inch sized basket, mug, vintage boxes, etc. and make a unique gift for someone or yourself. The monthly senior movie will be showing from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Play Bridge Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings, Mahjong on the second and fourth Wednesday afternoons. There are also monthly exercise, strength building and Tai Chi for Better Balance classes offered.

More Santa
Santa visits are available for residents of Cameron Park. Santa can come visit your home, hand out candy canes and talk with the children about their Christmas wishes. Dates available include Dec. 10,12,16,17 & 19.  There may be limited space left so call now.

The Annual Santa Parade hosted by the Fire Department is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-15, (rain date is the following weekend, Dec. 20-22).  The route will be posted on

Game time
The Cameron Park CSD will begin another season of Tuesday night 5×5 basketball in early December.  This is a great way to get your buddies together and form a team to work off those holiday meals. League has a many participants form varying age and skill levels. Season lasts between eight and 10 weeks and champions receive awards at the end.

CSD classes

Teens and adults, try some of our new and returning special classes: ballet, hula, theater, ukulele, Spanish, guitar, taekwondo, gymnastics, tumbling/trampoline classes, cooking with kids classes, FUNdamental volleyball and bird watching.

Adults can choose from fly fishing, puppy socialization, basic guitar, gardening, CPR, hunter safety and Cooking with Susan(weekly classes).  Dance classes include Foxtrot and Mambo/Salsa, Hula and Ballet at the Barre as well as Zumba Gold Toning. New this month — try Jazzercize.  Additional classes include Tai Chi, ping pong, Thai cooking, Light and Easy Exercise for Seniors and lots of yoga.

The winter/spring Activity guide will be coming out in early December – look for it for all the classes we are offering from January through April.  Some events coming up include: Red, White and Jewels – wine and jewelry show will be Saturday, February 1.  We are currently looking for vendors.

Need a space?
Cameron Park Community Events Center is available for a holiday party or beautiful winter wedding reception. The facility offers a 3,800-square-foot assembly hall equipped with a fully functional sound system, projection screen and other amenities. There is also a fully functional commercial kitchen. The CSD offers competitive rates and provide tables and chairs for special occasions. For smaller occasions or celebrations the CSD can offer a number of other rooms to best fit your needs.

For more information on any of the events/classes above, or to find out more about facility rental and the CPCSD programs visit or call (530) 677-2231.


Cameron Park Community Services District


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