Lost Coast Camp's mission is to provide youth with a dynamic summer camp experience, which promotes building self-esteem and positive friendships, individual expression, and fostering an appreciation for the natural world.

Very Best Photos of 2016


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And now… on to 2017 and our 20th year




Camp phone # — Josie 629-3547   gaby 629-3656


Welcome Packet HERE

includes a letter from us and a list of what  to bring



What to Bring on the Teen Back Pack TripHERE



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Annual Report 2015-16

Here you will find  the Lost Coast Camp objectives and achievements, and all the people that makes this possible.





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Lost Coast Camp 2016 Dates HERE

Orientation  June 20-25   STAFF ORIENTATION

Session 1   June 25 –  July 2 Ranch &Wild Camp  (Ages 8-11)

Session  2- July5 –  July12  Makers Camp **    (Ages 11-13)

 Session 3-  July 14 –July21  River & Adventure Camp  (Ages 9-12)

 Session 4 -July 6-July 10 Explorer Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

 Session 5- July 24 – 31 Teen Back Pack      (Ages 13-15)

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Some of the BEST PHOTOS 2014

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Best Video

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Let’s do it again!

Read the Ferndale Enterprise, August 6, 2009 and see how kids have been loving this Mattole Valley for  ages ! (Thanks to Journalist John Isom and Josie Brown)

LET’S DO IT AGAIN (click here)


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Starting Lost Coast Camp

JOSIE Brown started Lost Coast Camp in 1997 after she survived a nearly fatal car accident involving her whole family…

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Hardcore Locavores

Rustling up some mighty fine dishes in the Mattole Valley

By Jenoa Briar-Bonpane

When you leave quaint Ferndale behind for the curves of the rugged Wildcat, the Mattole Valley unfolds against the backdrop of a vast cerulean sea. Home to sufficiency-minded renegades, devoid of restaurants and…

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A new poem here by Cumbia

Here’s a new poem by Cumbia Padilla, writer and poet of Madrone cabin  July 18, 2011. She comments on the Clean Cabin Inspection: poetry clean cabin

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