Volcano Adventure Camp (VAC) is a youth camping facility located inside Lassen Volcanic National Park. This designated facility provides opportunities for a wide range of youth organizations including school groups, other educational groups, and scouting organizations to introduce young visitors to their national park.The facility was completed in 2016--just in time to celebrate the park and National Park Service centennial.
Volcano Adventure Camp
What is Available at the VAC?
The Volcano Adventure Camp supports low-cost group camping experiences by reducing the amount of equipment required and providing necessary amenities for first-time campers. The following facilities and items are provided for groups at the VAC.
What Should My Group Provide/Bring?Groups attending the VAC should plan on bringing the following items to the camp:
How to ApplyThe VAC application for the 2017 summer season will be available March 2017.
The application for camping grants through the Lassen Park Foundation Youth Camping Program will be available beginning January 2017. These small grants are awarded to non-profit youth organizations to facilitate camping trips for at-risk or underserved youth at Volcano Adventure Camp.
Thanks PartnerThe Lassen Park Foundation (LPF) and Lassen Volcanic National Park have been introducing youth to the joys of camping in a national park since 1996. The Volcano Adventure Camp was completed through a partnerhsip between LPF and Lassen Volcanic National Park. The project was funded in part by park entrance fees from visitors and contributions from individual donors.