Summer Camp Countdown!

Message from the Executive 

MHKC’s 2023 Winter Retreats were great!   In January, there was enough snow to make snow angels, have a snowball fight or two and make a valiant attempt at building an igloo!  And more new snow arrived in the nick of time, making February’s Winter Retreat a blast as well!  Thanks to all of our campers, camper families, and staff for each of your contributions to a rollicking good time!

Enrollment for summer camp is nearly complete.  Our Programs staff is busy planning summer activities and looking for summer staff to be counselor supervisors, lifeguards, kitchen workers, tend the horses and fill all of the other jobs involved in running the camp.  If you know someone looking for a unique and rewarding summer job, PLEASE, send them our way!

Our biggest fundraising event is the annual Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp Gala & Auction, Friday evening April 14th at Oregon Golf Club. The theme is “Black, White & Bubbles”, a hint at what you might wear and what might be on the beverage list!  It’s always a fun and important gathering that supports camp programming.  Join us!  And if you or someone you know would like to sponsor the event, details are here:

Stay heathy and we hope to see you at camp this year!

Stay heathy and we hope to see you at camp!

Dave McDonald
Executive Director

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Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

Since 1933,

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