Camp Noah

Camp Noah is a summer camp which has been organized for children impacted by the Redwood Complex Fire. The camp is a collaboration between the Mendocino-ROC Emotional and Spiritual Committee, Lutheran Social Services, Ukiah United Methodist Church, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, along with local therapists and community partners.

To register or volunteer use the links below.

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Camp Noah will be held in Ukiah, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., (with breakfast at 8:30 a.m.), Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 10, 2018 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 640 South Orchard, in Ukiah.

Advance Registration is required, in order to prepare well for the needs of the children attending the camp.

Links for registering your child and for applying to volunteer are below.

Please plan on your child attending all five days of the camp.

There will be an evening presentation for parents to learn what’s been happening at camp, as well.

Camp Noah is free, and is for children from the areas affected by the Redwood Complex fires who graduated Kindergarten through 5th grade in the Spring of 2018, with highest priority being those children most affected.

The camp makes use of a well-renowned and high-quality curriculum designed to be universally accessible for children from all kinds of backgrounds.  The Camp Noah curriculum promotes resiliency skills and builds a sense of preparedness.  Although it does not present a religious perspective and does not include any kind of proselytizing, the camp makes use of the story of Noah as a means to help children learn resiliency and develop a sense of preparedness for disaster.  And, also importantly, it’s fun!

The camp includes two meals daily and snacks.  The registration process includes opportunities to describe individual children’s needs, including transportation needs.

To register your child for Camp Noah in Mendocino County, please first click on the “Add” button, then the “Continue” button at this link:

If you need help, or for more information, please call Kevin Murphy, at (707) 972-5458, or email:

Camp Noah in Mendocino County will be staffed almost entirely by local volunteers, who must be certified by attending a two-day training, Wednesday, July 25, and Thursday, July 26, in Ukiah.

(One day of training may be done online.  Unless an exception is granted, at least one day of training must be done in person on 7/25 or 7/26.)

To sign-up to volunteer, please first click on the “Add” button, then the “Continue” button at this link:

If you need help, or for more information, please call Kevin Murphy, at (707) 972-5458, or email:

Camp Noah is being coordinated locally by the Mendocino-ROC Emotional and Spiritual Support Committee (ESSC) with the assistance of the Ukiah United Methodist Church.

Camp Noah is being funded in Mendocino County by a grant from Lutheran Social Services of Northern California, with additional funding of local expenses from: Redwood Valley and Santa Rosa Community Recovery Fund, (a corporate advised fund of the Community Foundation of Mendocino County); Redwood Empire Lion’s Club; The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California; and The California/Nevada Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Mendocino-ROC ESSC is also grateful for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church’s donation of the use of their facility.


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