Message from the Executive 

Summer camp season has officially come to an end. It was so great to return to full-capacity operations this year as 475 campers were served over nine weeks!  It was a blast!!

The invaluable contributions of 208 counselors from Portland State University, Pacific University and Jesuit High School, along with 82 summer staffers and MHKC’s intrepid year-round staff were invaluable in creating magical MHKC experiences. We hope to see all of you back next summer!

MHKC’s annual “Walk, Roll, or Stroll” fundraiser is always fun for campers, camper families, counselors, staff, and camp supporters, and this year’s “Walk” was no exception!  MHKC is so grateful for the time and effort so many folks put into raising funds for camp.  This year’s event generated over $42,000 for MHKC!  Camper registration fees cover just 40% of what it costs to provide the camp experience for a camper, so this event helps close that financial gap. Thank you!

Next up:  MHKC’s first-ever “Adventure Camp” in October. This program will take place October 7-9, and will focus on experiencing all that our state-of-the-art Adventure Course has to offer. The zip line, rock wall, stream crossing, and flying squirrel are ready and we await an adventurous group of campers!

MHKC gains additional financial support through the camp’s facilities rental program.  Large groups, and small, rent our facilities when our camps are not in session for organized group retreats, or just a chill few days on the mountain.  Learn all about it and check out the new Doig Cabin “Stay & Play Fall Special” by clicking on the “Rentals” tab at

Here’s to a happy and healthy fall season!

Dave McDonald
Executive Director

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MHKC has partnered with the US Forest Service to help empower children and adults with disabilities through overnight, outdoor, recreational programming. We offer eight week-long sessions of residential summer camp, winter retreats and a family camps at our 22-acre site in the Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Address: Office: 10725 SW Barbur Blvd. Ste. 50, Portland, Oregon 97219
Campsite: 83500 E. Kiwanis Camp Road, Government Camp, Oregon 97028