Except for one long summer weekend when it offers a family camp, Schaffer's overnight summer camps are for kids only. Activities include hiking, backpacking, white-water rafting, rappelling, ropes courses, archery, drama, improvisation and dance, such as tap, jazz or hip-hop. The camp is 10 to 15 miles from a dozen Sierra lakes for guided excursions for swimming and kayaking, but the emphasis is on trying new things and making friends. Info: http://www.highsierracamp.com Pictured: Downieville, a small town in the High Sierra near Schaffer's High Sierra Camp.
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