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
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Discover what Lassen Volcanic National Park's Volcano Adventure Camp (VAC) is all about. From camping cabins, to ranger-led programs, to group hikes - VAC offers youth and their chaperones a night out in their national park.
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 ApplyApplications for the youth camping program at Volcano Adventure Camp are due by March 31, 2017 at 5 pm. Learn more and apply through the Lassen Park Foundation website (LPF).
Each year, LPF awards grants up to $1,000 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.
Last updated: August 25, 2017