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.


Mountain Meadow is a co-ed, sleepaway summer camp for kids ages 7 to 16, uniquely located on a spacious 900 acre ranch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Lake Tahoe.  We offer a traditional, classic camp program, where our unique summer camp philosophy allows campers to bond and become like family through the many activities we provide.  61 Summers Family Owned and Operated.

Latest News

Preparing your kids for summer camp

April 11, 2019

Preparing Children for the Summer Camp Experience
“Summer camp is more than a vacation for children,” says Bruce Muchnick, EdD, a licensed psychologist who works extensively with day


7 Reasons for Summer Camp

March 8, 2019

We love summer camp

That might seem like an obvious statement but allow us to explain We don’t love summer camp because we have been doing it for


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  • First letter home said, "Start saving your money, next year I'm going to camp for a month!" - Harris 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
  • He returned tired, connected, confident, happy and peaceful. From the sounds of it he formed authentic intimate relationships with campers, counselors and staff. - Geldert Family
  • You really help Sofia believe in people, the planet, herself and take away any fear of not knowing what's next. Your camp truly builds the fabric of a great person. Thank you! - 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
  • When I asked Violet to compare this camp experience with a different camp that she went to last summer, she gave the other camp a 7 and MMR a 10! - Mulligan Family

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