The camp is located approx. 225 miles north-east of Oakland in the Sierra foothills at an elevation of 3400’ off of Highway 70. The town of Quincy on Highway 89 is 5 miles away.

Directions to Camp at Oakland Feather River Camp, 5469 Oakland Camp Rd, Quincy, CA



Rustic, but civilized, the camp is set among the trees along Spanish Creek.


Lodging includes either cabins or A-frame tents on  platforms. Units are supplied with cots with mattresses or beds with mattresses, shelves, a small table and a stool. You supply your own bedding.


Communal restroom buildings have hot showers.

Coin laundry facilities are available.

Tent and cabin assignments are made in the order in which you register. Sign up early for first choices.



Three balanced meals each day are served in a common dining hall. In addition, there is a well stocked salad bar which is enjoyed by eaters of all persuasions. Vegetarians will find a delicious menu to choose from.


Art Supplies

A Materials List for your class will be provided after you enroll and the class has met a minimum confirmed enrollment. Often, the supplies you already have will suffice. In some of the classes materials are provided by the instructor, so material fees are noted in the course description. Materials are provided for the one-time workshops. These material fees are paid to the instructor directly at the first class meeting.

What to Bring

Suggested supply list



Includes three meals per day, lodging, instruction, camp activities and workshops.
Please see registration page for fees


Horseback Riding

  • Trail Rides: $35/ride
  • Pony Rides: $10 per ride
  • Wagon/Hay Rides: $10 per person

OFRC Management

The Oakland Feather River Camp is managed for the City of Oakland by Camps-In-Common, a non-profit group formed in 2003. Art Camp for adults sublets accommodations from the Oakland Feather River Camp.