Family Camp

Every summer, CC Peninsula family and friends spend a weekend of fun, fellowship, and faith at Monte Toyon in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Aptos. You’ll find photos from previous years below.

This link will give you an introduction to Monte Toyon itself: https://www.uccr.org/montetoyon

Check back later for summer 2024 dates and pricing!

What to Pack:

Comfortable clothes with layers for cool nights and shoes, flash light, sunscreen, bug repellent, sleeping bags and/or bedding, pillows and towels, anything else you’d love to relax with in the mountains. 

Things to Know:

*Food will be served buffet style. Those with special dietary needs (vegetarian, etc) should pre-order their meals. Unfortunately gluten-free meals are no longer available.

*10 p.m.-8 a.m. is quiet time

Typical Schedule (subject to change):

Friday evening: arrive after dinner, socialize under the trees or in Heggelson Hall next to the fireplace. Fireplace s’mores available.

Saturday:

8 a.m.: Breakfast buffet

9 a.m.-Noon: Choose your own adventure: hike through the redwoods, play ping pong or horseshoes, explore the camp area, play games in Heggleson Hall, or just hang out with friends under the trees. 

Climbing wall available 9:30-11:30 for ages 8+ .

Noon: lunch is served.

1-6 p.m.: Choose your own adventure part two.  As above, plus in the mid-afternoon we organize some field games like three-legged race and water balloon toss.  The basketball and volleyball court may also be open. Typically, some small groups like to prepare some acts for the evening talent/no talent show.

6 p.m.: Dinner

After dinner: Gather in Heggleson Hall for the talent/no talent show.  Possible Dance Party after.  Play games, roast more s’mores in the fireplace.

Sunday:

8 a.m.: Breakfast buffet

Vacate our rooms at Cary lodge by 9 a.m. Pack your stuff back into your cars and head back to the Peninsula.

Sunday morning worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Congregational Church of the Peninsula. All camp attendees are welcome to join worship there.