About Camp Grizzly


The Only ``of, by, for`` the Deaf Summer Camp in California

Camp Grizzly for Deaf, Hard of Hearing & KODA Youth.

Not all summer camp programs are alike. Recognizing the underserved needs of our Deaf and hard of hearing youth, NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing established a weeklong summer leadership youth program, Camp Grizzly in 1999. The only way to serve our young people is by providing adult mentors who share the same experiences of life as a Deaf, hard of hearing or Koda youth.

Communication is accessed 24/7 with all program staff and counselors whereas Sign Language and Deaf Culture is revered and celebrated. Camp Grizzly is staffed by community volunteers with various background skills and experiences in leadership, education, recreation, advocacy and social services.

I had lots of fun and didn't want to leave. I love to catch up with old friends and make new ones!
It was the best summer camp ever! I had great time here and have met a lot of new friends! I’ll be back!
The activities were so much fun all week!
Brittany Birchell11 y.o.
Clarence Smith18 y.o.
Megan Nunes15 y.o.

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Camp Grizzly is located at Camp Ronald McDonald, a fully accessible ACA approved camp facility at Eagle Lake, Susanville, California in Lassen County, 3 hours northeast of Sacramento. Located at: Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake, Gallatin Rd, Susanville, CA 96130

Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake provides residential summer camping experiences for both children and adults with disabilities and/or disadvantages. Located on beautiful Eagle Lake in Northern California, the camp programs are adapted to meet the individual needs of each participant. Camp staff are experienced and well-trained specialists in the fields of drama, arts and crafts, outdoor education, nutrition education, sports, and waterfront activities.

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Address: Sacramento, CA 95834
4044 N Freeway Blvd.