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News from Camps in Common, operators of Oakland Feather River Camp


That’s right! Dates for Summer 2018 are set and it’s time to register for OFRC Family Camp 2018! For dates, rates, and theme week information, click here!

Dates for Youth Camp 2018 are also set, but registration will not be open until mid-January. Check back soon!


Summer 2017 was one for the record books! Check out our Summer 2017 Highlights and Impact Report by clicking here or the image.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE (2/1/17) 20151218_Olson_107

After a thorough and extensive national search, the Board of Directors of Camps in Common, the non-profit operator of Oakland Feather River Camp, is pleased to announce that Mark Olson has been selected as the organization’s next Executive Director.

With a strong background in camp and non-profit programming, marketing, fundraising and operations, Mark will provide Camps in Common and Oakland Feather River Camp with strong leadership and growth. Board Chair, Mike Moran, shares: “Mark’s background in organizational management, strengthening operational discipline and developing camp marketing and fundraising programs are a great match for the needs of CIC and OFRC. The board is excited to have Mark as our next Executive Director and his leadership will be vital as we work to serve more Oakland families and take CIC and OFRC to the next level.”

Mark says of his new position: “I’m thrilled to join the Oakland Feather River Camp family and jump into the role as Executive Director of Camps in Common. I look forward to meeting with campers, our City of Oakland partners, donors and supporters and getting to know everyone’s camp story. I am eager to work together with the board, staff, campers, community and city partners to make sure that OFRC and CIC continue to play a unique and vital role for the Oakland community.”

To learn more about Mark, check out the full announcement by CLICKING HERE.


Many thanks to all who made a contribution to Camps in Common in 2016. We invite you to renew your support in 2017! Remember a donation to Camps in Common not only allows us to always say YES to those needing financial assistance to come to camp, helps keep our well-loved facilities operating and strengthens our Camp community, it’s also tax deductible (Tax ID # 43-1993846)!

There are many easy ways to make a contribution to Oakland Feather River Camp.

  1. Send a check made out to Camps in Common (NOT Oakland Feather River Camp):

Camps in Common

PO Box 11061

Oakland, CA  94611

  1. Click the big blue button below to donate via PayPal.
  1. Call the camp office at 510-336-2267 and charge your credit card over the phone.

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We are Camps in Common (CIC), the operators of Oakland Feather River Camp, which has been a vacation destination for families, children and adults seeking relaxation, recreation, fun and friendship since 1924!

CIC is a non-profit corporation, founded in 2003 with the mission to promote and celebrate connections between nature, family and community at Oakland Feather River Camp in the Plumas National Forest. We create unique opportunities to advance environmental awareness, cultural diversity, and youth empowerment. We are committed to benefiting the residents of Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area through programs, partnerships, and providing opportunities for growth and development. Camps In Common is committed to building community and promoting respect for both human diversity and natural habitat.