Wildcat Discovery Camp at Chico State


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Wildcat Discovery Camp is a youth camp at Chico State for kids 7–16 years old and is all about discovering and exploring. We offer an exciting opportunity to tailor your child’s camp experience around FUN learning and their camp schedule around your schedule.

Camps will take place weekly, with Monday–Thursday sessions, from July 10-August 17. [View Camp Schedule]

Camp Classes

Wildcat Discovery Camp at Chico State. Summer Learning, Summer Fun!We're planning a great selection of classes for summer '23! Professional staff will help your child learn a new skill, master a new craft, or follow an already-ignited passion. Featured new classes and returning favorites include:

  • Forensics, Primates & People
  • Textiles
  • Minecraft Modding & Design
  • Discover Chemistry

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Choose from two morning classes and two afternoon classes each session. Each four-hour class is $179. BYO lunch supervision is $5.

• A full session is $363, including two classes and lunchtime.

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Fee Assistance

North Valley Community Foundation LogoTo expand access to camp and the experience of being on a college campus, we are able to offer scholarships to families with financial need thanks to generous funding from individual donors and the North Valley Community Foundation. An online application form is open and submissions will be reviewed weekly. Funds are limited and scholarships will be awarded to qualified individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships cover 100% of the cost of one week of camp, including lunch supervision, for a maximum of $363 per child. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2023.