Camp El-O-Win

We're up at Camp El-O-Win the camp of our dreams

El-O-Win Summer Camp Information
Camp El-O-Win is nestled among fir and pine trees about 15 miles from Shaver Lake (approximately 65 miles northeast of Fresno) at an elevation of 5,500 feet.  The sparkling waters of Dinkey Creek run through camp.  Camp's 58 acres are surrounded by US Forest Service land.  The camp is owned and operated by the Friends of Camp El-O-Win, a volunteer run, independent, nonprofit incorporated in 2004.

Summer Camp Staff
 Job Descriptions
Assistant Cook
Assistant Camp Director
Head Cook
Health Supervisor
Kitchen Assistant - Dishwasher
Kitchen Assistant
Program Specialist - Arts and Crafts/Nature
Program Specialist - Archery
Program Specialist - Canoe
Unit Counselor
Unit Leader

Summer Camp Staff Information
Cover Letter
Press here for the Camp El-O-Win Staff Application cover letter.
Employment Application
Press here for the Camp El-O-Win Employment Application.

Health History Form
Parent Permission Form
Suggested Equipment List
Clyde's Pack Station (horseback riding)


Registration Information
The registration procedure can be found here.
Additional information on registering for The Great Scoutdoor Challenge can be found here.


Campers are assigned to living units based on their age.  In all units, campers sleep on metal cots with mattresses. 24 campers sleep in Arapaho's 4 cabins.  15 Iroquois campers sleep in 3 platform tents.  24 Chippewa campers sleep in 3 large wooden teepees across the bridge on the north side of Dinkey Creek.  Staff have their own cabin/tent in each unit.  Each unit has a hand washing water station with multiple faucets and a Biffy (Bathroom In Forest For YOU).  Shower facilities are available.

Who Can Register
Girls may register for any event if they meet the event's age requirement.  See the event descriptions for details.  Girls do not have to be registered Girl Scouts to attend.