Session 1: July 7-12, 2024

Session 2: July 14-19, 2024

Session 3: July 21-26, 2024

*Note: Camp Sessions are from Sunday – Friday



Get ready to pack your bags for a week of fun at Camp ELK! Have fun with friends while exploring nature, experiencing adventures, and engaging in activities that are sure to have campers learning something new and creating memories to last a lifetime.

Ages: Campers 8-17 (Entering 3rd-12th grades)

Cost: $725 per camper

Cost includes: 6 days/5 nights at YMCA Camp ELK, 3 meals/day, Transportation, Camp T-shirt, Photo Yearbook, and all activities



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Camp E.L.K. is more than just a Camp.

Our camp facility offers the perfect setting for weddings, company retreats,
team building activities and more!

We are able to customize group experiences with different meal options and activities.

We can host your next:

  • Week-Long Summer Camp
  • Church Retreat
  • Youth Group
  • Leadership Retreat
  • School Field Trip
  • Outdoor Science Camp
  • Family Reunion
  • Corporate/Work Retreat


Camp offers a variety of traditional activities for our rental group guests, including:

  • Archery
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Nature Hikes and Programs
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Star Gazing
  • Team Building Activities
  • Swimming
  • Improv/Drama Activities
  • GaGa Ball
  • 9-Square In the Air
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Chapel & Campfire Amphitheaters
  • Scavenger Hunts

We also work with many local vendors who can provide services during your stay including
photographers, zip line tours, and ski/tubing packages at Mountain High Resort.


  • Lodging for groups of 30-130
  • Day and weekly rentals
  • Staff-lead activities
  • Heated cabins for winter usage
  • Full-service kitchen and dining hall
  • Customized menus
  • Exclusive Use Rental Available

More About Camp

Where is Camp E.L.K.?

YMCA Camp E.L.K. is located in the heart of the beautiful Angeles National Forest in California’s San Gabriel Mountains near Mountain High Ski Resort. Camp E.L.K. sits at an elevation of 5750 feet and is approximately 15 minutes from Wrightwood, CA.

Camp Safety


At the YMCA, your child’s safety is our top priority and we have strict protocols in place to maintain a safe and secure environment. YMCA Camp E.L.K. is accredited by the American Camp Association. ACA camps meet over 300 standards for health, safety, staff, and program quality to ensure the best camper outcomes. Additionally, all camps participate in a Child Abuse Prevention Assessment every other year by Praesidium. If you would like to view our full screening and safety policy and procedures, you can inquire with our camp staff anytime and they will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Below are the key highlights of our safety protocol:

  • Conducts criminal background checks (includes Department of Justice and FBI), sex offender registry checks and reference checks on all staff prior to hiring
  • Conducts criminal background checks and sex offender registry checks on all volunteers
  • Requires all staff and volunteers to complete training on recognizing and preventing abuse
  • Prohibits staff and volunteers from being alone with a child where they cannot be observed by others
  • Restricts staff contact with children outside of YMCA programs
  • Educates parents on how to recognize and prevent abuse
  • Reports any allegations or suspicions of abuse to law enforcement
  • Health Center personnel on site 24 hours a day during YMCA overnight youth camps to dispense all medications and provide for all healthcare and first aid needs.

Camp E.L.K. Photos

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