2018 STAR Camp

If you would like to register for the 2018 Malibu STAR Camp, please email Deputy Jake Merrifield:

malibustarcamp@yahoo.com


CLICK HERE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY TO BE A CAMP COUNSELOR

(Councilor positions for Week 1 are full – We are still accepting Councilors for Week 2)


See below for more information about STAR Camp:


The STAR Unit 2018 is just around the corner! The camp, run by Deputies Jake Merrifield and Jeff Donohoo, is operated out of Calamigos Ranch in Malibu. Send any questions to malibustarcamp@yahoo.com!

STAR Camp has provided a unique and fun experience for thousands of kids in the Malibu/Lost Hills Station area for almost two decades. It’s a small camp (limited to about 50 campers per week), but we get a whole lot done. Here are a list of some of the activities from years past:

  • Summer camp games (relay races, tug o’ war, balloon toss, and more)
  • Inflatable Slides and Obstacle Courses
  • Field Trips to Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor, Dodger Stadium and Paradise Cove
  • 440Law Enforcement and Safety Presentations from
    • LASD Bomb Squad
    • LA County Fire Department
    • LASD Search & Rescue
    • LASD Crime Lab
    • LASD K-9 and Mounted Patrol
    • LASD Polygraph
    • FBI and the US Army
    • LASD Special Enforcement Bureau (The Sheriff’s version of SWAT)
  • IMG_7724Presentations from folks like

Deputy Jake and Deputy Jeff spend the school year lecturing kids about safety and drugs, but they enjoy STAR Camp because its a great chance to just have fun with the campers. The other adults at the camp are Deputy Sheriff’s from the STAR Unit and the Lost Hills Station Juvenile Detective Team (great folks like Deputies Millie, Rudy and Dave). Each Deputy supervises a group of campers with the help of a couple teen volunteers. 

560Everyday starts and ends at Calamigos Ranch. Drop-Off for the camp is at 8am, Pickup is at 4pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday ends between 5 and 6 depending on the field trip and Friday is done at 3pm. There is no transportation to and from camp.

The kids can eat all day; a light breakfast, lunch, mid-morning and afternoon snacks are all provided.  The Age range for the camp is 4th to 6th grade or 9ish to 12ish years old. 

Here is a sample schedule from of the camp. This years schedule will be finalized in June.

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