Based out of our Mammoth Lakes camp facility in the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range, our BOLD (Boys Outdoor Leadership Development) & GOLD (Girls Outdoor Leadership Development) programs are part of a national YMCA effort designed for high school students to experience outdoor adventure while fostering personal growth among a diverse group of peers. 

This week-long outdoor program fosters leadership and teamwork skills through a series of hands-on challenges. Participants develop hands-on  group experiences, all while experiencing nature and having an incredible time.  Teens return from their BOLD & GOLD experience with great friendships and the confidence to succeed.

Bold & Gold Camping Services

 

Week 1: June 19-25

  • Session 1: Co-Ed Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)
  • Session 2: Co-Ed Mammoth trail (Intermediate Level)

Week 2: June 26-July 1

  • Session 1: GOLD Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)
  • Session 2: BOLD Mammoth Trail (Intermediate Level)

Week 3: July 10-15

  • Session 1: Co-Ed Alumni Trip in Yosemite (Advanced Level)
  • Session 2: Co-Ed Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)

Week 4: July 17-22

  • Session 1: BOLD Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)
  • Session 2: GOLD Mammoth Trail (Intermediate Level)

Week 5: July 24-29

  • Session 1: Co-Ed Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)
  • Session 2: Co-Ed Mammoth Trail (Intermediate Level)

Week 6: July 31-August 5

  • Session 1: Co-Ed Alumni Trip in Yosemite (Advanced Level)
  • Session 2: Co-Ed Mammoth Base Camp (Beginner Level)


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SAFETY PROTOCOLS 

In an effort to ensure the safety of all of our campers this summer, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles will be requiring that all campers are either fully vaccinated (2 weeks from your second dose).  For those campers who are unable to get vaccinated prior to their trip, the Y will be providing rapid tests on the day of departure, in order to attend our leader camps this summer. A negative test is required to attend if your child is not vaccinated.  

If your child is not fully vaccinated and you need to take advantage of this free testing service, please show up one-hour prior to your departure so there is time to get the results. 

All Y camp staff will either be fully vaccinated or will be required to provide a negative test each week. 

All BOLD & GOLD outdoor adventures are supervised by a team of caring YMCA staff and financial assistance is available for qualifying households.

The first and last day of each trip is reserved for traveling to and from the base camp site in either Big Bear or Mammoth.

For more information, please email JeffDarling@ymcaLA.org or call YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles Camping Services at 909 866 3000.


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