Big Creek, CA Summer Camps

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Camp Sierra
Big Creek, CA  

We welcome nonprofit groups to Camp Sierra to coordinate their program with the full support of our staff. Camp Sierra is located at 4800-elevation in the Sierra. One hour East of Fresno between Shaver & Huntington Lakes nestled in a pine & fir forest....

Coed, Boys Only, Girls Only
Camp Type:
Day Camp|Residential Camp
Hiking, Nature/Environmental Studies, Recreational Swimming

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About Big Creek, CA

Big Creek is a small census-designated place in Fresno County, California located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the north bank of Big Creek. It lies at an elevation of 4984 feet . Its population is 175. The ZIP Code is 93605, and the community is inside area code 559. Big Creek was built at the site of the first dam and power plant of Southern California Edison's Big Creek hydroelectric project, one of the most extensive in the world. Other than the private helipad owned by Southern California Edison, the only way in or out of the town is Big Creek Road, off of State Route 168. The dam has a walkway across it to the south bank, but access is limited to employees of SCE and those residents who have been given a key. Its major industries are electric power generation and tourism. There is camping and water recreation in the summer and snow skiing in the winter. Huntington Lake is to the northeast and Shaver Lake is to the south. Sierra Summit is only about 15 kilometers away. Though Big Creek's only school is an elementary, it teaches kindergarten through 8th grade. Those who reside in Big Creek have many interesting tales of the town and its surroundings. One legend claims that some of the giant steel penstock pipes which carry water...