2019 Camp Details
Why you should, and should NOT cancel.
If you are driving to registration in Burns, Oregon via private or school transportation, please arrive at the Harney County Senior Center, 17 S. Alder and Monroe, in Burns, between 1:30-3:15 PM.
NO Private vehicles can be driven from Burns to our base-camp on Steens Mountain. Vehicles can be parked overnight in Burns, in the Burns City Police parking lot. Steens Mt. Running Camp assumes no risk for theft or vandalism.
Coaches with prearranged permission can drive to the Camp. Make sure to fill with fuel in Burns. There is NO fuel on the mountain.
NEED A BUS RIDE from Eugene, Portland, or Bend to registration site in Burns? Reserve your seat now! Deadline is July 1st.
Campers who plan on providing their own private transportation to and from Burns need not reserve a spot on the bus.
Registration & Payment of Camp Fees
Campers will register and pay balance of fees on Sunday July 14th (Session One) OR Sunday July 21 (Session Two) from 1:30-3:15 PM at the Harney County Senior Center, 17 S. Alder and Monroe, in Burns.
Campers must report and register even if full payment has been made. SORRY NO BANK CARDS/Checks or Cash Only.
Session 1 and 2 Fees:
$769.00 Individual Rate
$689.00 Team Rate (7 or more from same school)
$689.00 Family Rate (2 or more siblings from same family).
Your $100 deposit was applied toward your camp fee. Balance is due on Registration Day.
You may be assessed or refunded $80.00 on registration day to reflect team/family/individual rate.
Departure From Camp
After camp is over, Camp Buses will depart Burns at 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 20th of Session 1; and Saturday, July 27th of Session 2. Check out the travel itinerary for pick up times in Bend, Eugene, and Portland.
Parents wishing to pick up sons or daughters in Burns after camp is over, may do so by meeting the Camp Buses at Burns Union High School, 1100 Oregon Avenue at 11:30 AM on Saturday July 20 (Session 1) or on Saturday July 27 (Session 2).
Note To Campers
Training Rules – Possession and/or use of alcohol, other drugs or tobacco will not be tolerated. Violators will be immediately dismissed from camp and will forfeit their camp fee. Parents will be notified to pick up son/daughter from camp or Burns.
In order to tune in to a beautiful, remote living environment, iPods/Cell Phones/Other Technos etc. are NOT allowed FOR USE ANYTIME during your stay at camp.
Note to Parents
The camp is located 78 miles from Burns and 15 miles from Frenchglen, Oregon near Lily Lake, approximately 12 1/4 miles up on the Steen’s N. Loop Road, and one mile prior to Fish Lake Campground. The road into camp is rough.
Due to the remote location of our camp no direct telephone or cell service is available. In case of emergencies and you must absolutely contact us during camp, please leave a voice mail message at 541-915-8747. We will respond to messages each evening. For EMERGENCIES please contact the Harney County Sheriff’s office: 541-573-6156. Or BLM dispatch: 541-573-1000
Contact Info (When Camp is in Session)
EMAIL: STEENSMT@Q.COM (We check email each late evening and will respond if we have a strong signal)
CAMP CELL: 541-915-8747 (Message only during camp, We will respond late evening pending signal strength)
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