At Mountain Meadow Ranch you will...


Our small culture (camp family) makes it easy for everyone to feel included and genuinely bonded to one another. Making friends is easy when you are in a culture that celebrates uniqueness and authenticity. Come to connect.  



We believe a connection to nature is crucial for all children and our program provides the opportunity to fall in love with the great outdoors. The nature surrounding the ranch beckons exploration and adventure. Come to explore.



Vast is the opportunity to grow at Mountain Meadow Ranch. The means to our growth is an ancient Maidu word, Aj Yepekanbe, meaning “serve-all”. This is the very heart of MMR and the guiding principle of all that we do. Come to grow.



In today's techno-saturated, high-pressure world we all need a chance to take a step back and really rest. Time for just the quiet, for the sounds of nature and time to process. As we unplug from technology, we find joy. We plug back into life authentic. Come to unplug.


We are a traditional, family owned & operated California summer camp uniquely located north of Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Situated on a spacious and historic 900 acre ranch, our summer camp is co-ed and for kids ages 7 to 17.
For 61 Summers we have had an outstanding reputation of providing fun activities while building personal growth and self-confidence in a family-like setting.

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Session C Photos!

July 17, 2017

We are a couple days in to Session C! If you haven’t already, check our Flickr page for more photos!


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We miss you Session B!

July 17, 2017

Have you watched The Session B Video from home yet? How many times? Maybe just once more 



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  • Fun fun fun PLUS personal ...exactly what we were looking for in a camp for [our daughter]! Organization and execution was impressive and the caring, loving environment made it a ver - Varljen Family
  • Ben blooms when he is at camp, and it is wonderful to see. It is his favorite part of the year. Thank you for giving the kids such a supportive, adventurous and memorable experience. - Elbling Family
  • It was her first sleep-away camp experience, and she came back with a better sense of who she is and more confident in embracing new experiences. - Gore Family
  • As I shared with Jody at pick-up, it tells a lot about the type of camp you have when I received a return call from the camp Mom line and the counselors were able to nail each of my children's persona - Anonymous
  • [Mountain Meadow] really helps Sofia believe in people, the planet, herself and takes away any fear of not knowing what's next. Your camp truly builds little people's DNA and the fabric of what a grea - Vaca Family
  • The setting of the camp is beautiful and I feel totally comfortable leaving my kids in their care. I feel like its a family atmosphere and that every staff member cares about my kids. - Woo Family
  • [She] had a wonderful time. It seemed like there were so many opportunities to just be a kid and have good old fashioned fun. You have created a magical place for that. - Viadro Family
  • Everything was great about the camp, counselors and all were top notch. My child learned archery, ceramics, and how to confidently approach adults when in need of something. My child was very please - Logan

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