Welcome to Camp Oakes!

2024 DATES:

June 23-29

Jun 30-July 6

July 7-13

July 14-20

First Time attending Oakes (pricing is listed when you click ENROLL)...

Click to Enroll

Returning Campers

Campers that enjoyed Camp Oakes last summer can register via the button below.

Ages 8-17


Mailing a Letter or Package to Camp?

When mailing anything from
US Postal Service:
Address to:
P.O. Box 452
Big Bear City, CA 92314


Mailing a Package to Camp?

FedEx, UPS, DHL, et. al.
Please address to:
47400 Monte Vista Drive
Big Bear City, CA  92314

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Going to Camp?

For directions to Camp Oakes,
click Google Maps or
YMCA Camp Oakes in Maps Search bar (spell Oakes correctly)

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Check Weather Conditions

before you leave!

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Check Road Conditions

before you leave!

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Bixby Village

Please join us as we complete the BIXBY VILLAGE!
Your donation can become a legacy. Be a part of something special, donate today!

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Camp Oakes provides weekend rentals throughout the year. Your organization can rent our dormitories and cabins for one night or two.

Retreats at Camp Oakes

Summer Rentals

Looking for a great place to host your own Summer Camp program? Look no further! Camp Oakes has all the amenities you and your campers will need!

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Adventure Guides

Foster companionship and understanding; set a foundation for positive, lifelong relationships between parent and child.

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Outdoor Education

Experience wilderness retreats that focuse on team building, bonding, cultural diversity training, decision-making and life sciences. 

Wilderness Education

Since 1958, Oakes has taken generations of children, groups, and families to new heights with new friends at their sides. Oakes is the ultimate camp experience, providing high quality programs including fishing, rifles, archery, canoeing and more! Our attentive and supportive camp staff is available to provide a truly unique and enriched camp experience!


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Camp Oakes is accredited by the American Camp Association which means we are evaluated and comply with over 300 industry established health and safety standards compiled by experts from many fields such as: risk management, child development, aquatics, and health care. We are committed to the children we serve which is why we go through great lengths to maintain our accreditation status and continue to pass the test.

Have a question? Contact us!  Phone: (909) 585-2020   Email: camp@lbymca.org