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Special Events

SOL Family Camp Out 2023

For current and former SOL Families


SOL Family Camp Out 2023:

WHEN: Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 2

TIME: Arrivals begin at 4pm Friday afternoon, June 30 – Departure from site by 12pm Sunday, July 2

WHO: Current & Past SOL Families & Staff
WHERE: CEDRO PEAK CAMPGROUND, Tijeras (see map below)

COST: $40 per family

SOL Forest School invites our families past & present to enjoy a summer weekend together in the trees and under the stars. We will gather for a large dose of "Vitamin N", forest play, fireside music and stories, family-led hikes, nature crafts, and more at Cedro Peak Group Campground, nestled in the Cibola National Forest in nearby Tijeras.

In the spirit of true community, we will need the volunteer participation of all attending families to ensure a successful and safe weekend. You will be asked to volunteer for a variety of tasks like stewarding (supervising) child nature & forest play, helping with camp clean up, firewood collection and tending, etc. A general list of anticipated tasks and activities are listed in the registration form, with more details and a sign-up sheet to follow. You will also be asked to attend a pre-camp Zoom call (or watch the recording), and a Friday evening camp welcome and orientation. We are excited for this opportunity to work together as a small village in a SOLful way and know that in so doing, we'll make this first-time-ever event a communal success!

Find out more about the weekend in the registration form!

What you need to know:

  • Bring your own water (no water or electricity is available on site)

  • Accessible vault toilets and bear proof trash receptacles are provided. Please use appropriate containers for food and garbage. Food Storage Keeping You and Bears Safe More about Bears and Food

  • Please DO NOT park in front of any gates. They must be accessible at all times.

  • Prevent Bug Kill. Obtain firewood near your destination and burn it on-site: Don't Move Fire Wood

  • Quiet Hours in camp are from 10pm until 7am

  • PLEASE LEAVE PETS AT HOME. For the safety and comfort of all participating families coming together to camp this weekend, we cannot allow pets. 

  • No alcohol, drugs, smoking, pets, or loud music will be allowed through the camp weekend.

  • Please note that this event is only open to returning and current SOL families and their immediate family members.

    In addition, families will need to:

  • Attend the SOL Family Campout Zoom meeting on Monday, June 26 @ 7pm (or watch the recording)

  • Volunteer for one or more community camping tasks over the weekend

New to Camping?  Here are some helpful resources to get you going:

  • Not sure what to pack or what you may need?  For gear needs to consider that may be right for your family, read our CAMPING WITH KIDS CHECKLIST

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