For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Heather Hafer, Recreation Program Supervisor, (510) 981-6714

Everyone is invited to family camp!

Berkeley, California (Monday, March 30, 2009) - Berkeley Echo Lake Camp runs along a 7400 ft. Sierra ridge, and overlooks the stunning Tahoe Basin. Camp is located just 15 minutes from South Lake Tahoe (approximately a 3-hour drive from Berkeley). Three hot meals are served each day, along with nutritious snacks, and campers sleep in rustic tent cabins.

Berkeley Echo Lake Family Camp is held June 29 - July 5 and many weekends throughout the summer. Check-in starts at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, and check-out is no later than 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Campers can enjoy hiking, swimming, organized activities, campfires, the Jacuzzi or just relaxing on the lodge deck. Prices include three hot meals per day, nutritious snacks and an overnight stay in a tent cabin.

Fees per day:

Adult (15+): $50 (Berkeley residents), $55 (non-Berkeley residents)

Youth (7-14): $42 (Berkeley residents), $44 (non-Berkeley residents)

Child (3-6): $30 (Berkeley residents), $35 (non-Berkeley residents)


June 29- July 5

July 10-12

July 17-19

July 24-26

July 31- August 2

August 21- 24

August 28-30

Please visit for more information or to obtain an application form. If you have any questions, please contact the Camps Office at (510) 981-5140.