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Announcing a special opportunity for UC Davis alumni and their families and friends this summer! Enjoy the all-inclusive family camp at the Lair of the Golden Bear and make mountain memories to last a lifetime.  Come join the camping tradition that is “the Lair” – now in their 69th year of operation.

CAAA is proud to offer summer sessions at the Lair in partnership with the Cal Berkeley Alumni Association’s Lair of the Golden Bear in Pinecrest, Calif.

Lair of the Bear Family Camp

Camp Blue- June 16- 23, 2018
Camp Blue and Gold- August 11- 18, 2018

UC Davis Aggies of all ages—from toddlers to grandparents—can enjoy a fun-filled week of hiking, music, athletics and relaxation while reconnecting with one another and making new friends. Let Lair staff cook, clean and entertain you and your kids. 

New UC Davis Alumni campers get a 15% discount off regular camper rates for the above family camp sessions only.

This all-inclusive vacation includes seven nights in a traditional tent cabin, hearty meals and all camp activities, including:

  • High-Sierra activities
  • Lake recreation nearby
  • Campfire shows
  • Athletic events
  • Relaxing and socializing with fellow alumni families
  • Activites for kids (ages 2-17) led by college-student staff, including: arts and crafts, music, swimming, volleyball, softball, BBQs, movies, dances and more!

College Prep Camp

Camp Oski- August 11-15, 2018

Four-night stay at the Lair of the Golden Bear for rising high school juniors and seniors.  Comprehensive instruction, individual feedback and support from their experienced college counselors and admissions professionals.  Out-of-classroom activities and recreational opportunities will provide each camper with a mountain visit to remember.

Women's Wellness Weekend

Camp Blue- August 22-26, 2018

The Lair of the Golden Bear hosts an all-inclusive recreation and activities filled getaway weekend for women that’s perfect for mothers, daughters, sisters and circles of friends.  You can also come solo and make new friends.

Sports and Recreation Camp

August 26- September 2, 2018

Join us at the Lair of the Golden Bear for an all-inclusive week of professionally led tennis and golf instruction (all levels are welcome!), plus a schedule packed with other activities and recreational opportunities geared for adults.

College Application Weekend

Alumni House- October 12-14, 2018 and October 26-28, 2018

Commuter sessions on the UC Berkeley campus for seniors only.  This program is designed to allow students to fine-tune essays and finish applications, completing the work in one weekend.

To register or for more information, call the Lair office at (510) 900-8255 and mention "UC Davis".

15% off discount applies to NEW UC Davis Alumni campers for these Lair of the Bear Family Camp dates only (June 16-23, 2018 and August 11-18, 2018).

You do not need to be a Cal graduate to camp at the Lair!


Visit the UC Berkeley Cal Alumni Association’s Lair of the Bear website for a complete list of activities, amenities and rates.

Lair of the Bear

(510) 900-8255