Nature Camp 2020

Sponsored by Christ Presbyterian Church Linda Lane-Bortell, Pastor
Program provided by: Four Elements Earth Education, Rick Berry, Director

April 5-8, 2020
Sunday – Wednesday

Location: Camp Tamarancho
A Boy Scouts of America Camp in Fairfax, CA.
480 acres of meadows, redwood and oak forest.

Program: Living with the Earth through the ancient arts of wilderness survival, tracking, and awareness. The teachings of Stalking Wolf handed down through Tom Brown, Jr.

BEGINS: Sunday, April 5, arrival time 1pm
ENDS: Wednesday, April 8, 3pm
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Children 7–9 as day campers $110/person
Youth 10–17 overnight (7-9 with a parent) $135/person
Teen Volunteers (Volunteer Application) $100/person
Parents overnight $110/person
Late Registration Fee (after March 26) $25/person

Cost: It costs $250/person to run the overnight program. If you would like to make a contribution to the churches Nature Camp Ministry gifts of any amount are gladly received.


Families are welcome to stay for Sunday dinner and evening. A $10/person dinner fee is requested for those not paying the above fees.

Registration: To register online please fill out the below form and pay via our website.  You must send registration, medical and payment by March 26, 2020.  Registration after Thursday, March 26, will be taken on a space available basis and must include the $25 late fee.

Teen Volunteers: Teen Volunteers must also fill out all forms, plus a volunteer application, and pay ($100.00) by March 26 or the $25.00 late fee also applies. Students must be at least 13, by April 5, 2020, to volunteer. First time volunteers must meet with Rev. Linda Lane-Bortell.

Scholarships: If your family is in need of extra assistance to participate, please submit your paperwork by the March 26 deadline and include a letter requesting assistance.

Camping Gear: Participants are to bring all their own gear (see equipment list). If you need to borrow gear, please contact the church.

Arrival Time: Participants should arrive at Camp Tamarancho at 1pm to set up camp. Opening activity will begin at 4pm. Families are encouraged to stay for the afternoon and evening activities. Dinner is $10/person for those not paying the Nature Camp fees.

End Time: Participants can be picked up at Tamarancho at 3pm. on Wednesday, April 8. If you will be picking up at a different time please notify Rev. Linda.

Transportation: Please let us know if you need assistance with transportation or can give a ride.

Register your kids for Nature Camp 2020 today
Registration Deadline is
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Register Your Child, Youth, Teen, or Parent

In the Notes payment section please notate Nature Camp 2020

Children 7–9 (Day Campers) $110
Youth 10-17 (Overnight) $135 per Youth
Children 7–9 with may participate in the overnight with a parent
Teen Volunteers (Overnight) $100 per Volunteer
Parents (Overnight) $110 per Person



Once submitted please make payment above

CPC Music CampArrive at Tamarancho at 1pm

Camping Equipment:

What to bring?

  • Tent and Tarp
  • Sleeping Bag and sleeping pad
  • PJ’s
  • Change of clothes, hat
  • Warm layers
  • Toilet kit
  • Towel & wash cloth
  • Flashlight
  • Nature Camp knife (optional)
  • Water bottle (labeled)
  • Backpack for hiking
  • Sunscreen

What not to bring!

  • All Electronics
  • Cell Phones
  •  Video games
  • Ipods, Ipads and Kindles
  • Other media devices
  • Food

Camp Tamarancho
1000 Iron Springs Rd.
Fairfax, CA 94930

Southeast from CPC to Fairfax from Sir Francis Drake Blvd. left onto Olema Rd.

Take the 1st left onto Manor Rd.

Turn right onto Rockridge Rd.

Continue onto Iron Springs Rd.

Turn left to stay on Iron Spring Rd.

Destination will be on the right.


Emergency Contact numbers:
Linda Lane-Bortell, cell phone 415-747-2068