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December 10, 2019 - December 12, 2019
9:30am - 10:00pm
Big Bear and Coacella Valley

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Centered on service and social awareness, participants have a unique opportunity to participant in local service projects alongside Inland empire non-profit partners. While learning about San Bernardino and Riverside County, Camp SERVE will start their journey at CSUSB by identifying ways to serve our local community and how to make a difference in the world around you. 

Trip Cost     
CSUSB Student: $85
Sign-Up Deadline
December 6, 2019 @ 6pm

No Pre-Trip Meeting

Activity Level
2 – Active

Trip Departs From
CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Day 1: Arrive at the CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center at 9:30am to check-in and do some experience the CSUSB Leadership Challenge Center(LCC). We will break for lunch half way through our team building and finish with an afternoon of climbing challenges. We depart the LLC for an earlier dinner before our evening of service at a local non-profit. Plan to arrive back at CSUSB around 9:00pm. No lodging is provided this night. 

Day 2: We will meet at 7:00am load up our overnight gear, have some breakfast before heading up to Big Bear for a morning of service. We will then enjoy lunch in Big Bear Village and have some time to explore. After checking in to the Big Bear Hostel we will have some time for reflection and a Make a Difference Workshop. We will then prepare dinner as a group before heading to the Bowling Barn.

Day 3: We will rise early to have a healthy breakfast before loading our vans and heading to the Coachella Valley to volunteer for the morning. We the depart for the world famous Palm Spring Tramway to ride a rotating tram car up to the San Jacinto Wilderness where we will enjoy lunch with a view. After lunch we will get to explore the wilderness on Long Valley Discovery Trail. After learning about the areas plants and wildlife we will descend the tram and check out the Palm Springs VillageFest at 7:00pm. We will return to CSUSB at 10:00pm. 

Packing List

Big Bear
Palm Desert
San Jacinto Wilderness 

6 meals are included, starting with lunch on day 1 (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 1 dinners)
Dinner on day 1 and 3 are not included. Bring money. 

Sleeping - We will be staying in a large house with multiple bedrooms each person will have a bed. The cabin has electricity, drinking water, flush toilets and showers.

Bathroom - Flush toilets are available throughout the program.

Water - Drinking water will be available throughout the program.

Risk / Hazards / Safety 

Cancellation Policy    

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