Looking to experience an authentic, traditional camping experience? We’ve got the place for you! Whether it’s staying in our traditional summer cabins that host a range of campers, enjoying our historic 3-story Emerson Lodge, or looking for a get-a-way in our VIP cabins, we aim to create a memorable camping experience in the mountains of Idyllwild!
VIP and Specialty Cabins
VIP and Specialty: All our specialty and VIP cottage-style, newly upgraded cabins come standard with fresh, quality towels, Boll & Branch linens | Boll & Branch linens bring a presidential, luxurious sleeping experience with a 16″ pillow-top mattress and 100% organic, fair trade cotton sheets | VIP campers also enjoy a cozy sitting room, dining area, full kitchen and comfortable bedroom with blackout curtains for a peaceful and private early morning rest | Kitchen provides a treat for coffee-enthusiasts with Idyllwild’s own locally roasted and ground Higher Grounds 100% organic fair-trade coffee | Kitchen also provides complimentary locally roasted, organic, 60% Cacao, Mesoamerican, dark chocolate that is gluten and dairy free | Perfect for guest speakers, couples, or a pastor’s get-a-way|
Emerson Lodge: Delightful 3-story log structure, nestled at end of Ridge Camp | First building at IPC, named after its founder and benefactor, C.L. Emerson in 1920’s | Sleeps 26 for a traditional camping experience | Emerson has five bedrooms with a spacious living room area, fireplace, and a small commercial-style kitchen | Full restrooms with showers downstairs | Looks out over our wonderful tree-encircled Emerson Field and newly remodeled pool | Emerson Field is a large, spacious expanse for sports and games; including horseshoes, volleyball, tetherball, a mud pit, and a kids’ play area with swings, slide and GAGA pit | |Perfect for small group retreats who want an all-in-one facility for lodging, meeting spaces, and a full kitchen|
Creekside Lodge: A spacious family style cabin perfect for small group getaways, which sleeps 18 |The cabin has five bedrooms with a spacious living room area, fireplace, and full kitchen| Two restrooms, are locate at either end of the cabin|
Meadow Camp - Dorms
Meadow Camp: Southeast side of camp | Traditional camping experience you don’t want to miss | 5 large dorms: sleeping 36 persons each with 2 spacious restrooms: one at either end of the corridor | 2 mid-size dorms: sleeping 24 people with bunk style beds in each room | 5 small 12-person cabins each with its own restroom| 2 specialty cabins: sleeping a total of 4-6 persons each | Contains one of our luxurious VIP cabins | Located in the center is our rustic, white, clapboard Chapel | At the far end of the Meadow sits Scott Hall with a stone fireplace and commercial-style kitchen | Home to Timberline game room
Creekside Camp: Northern side of camp | Total occupancy: 74 | Traditional summer, un-heated cabins | Craft cabin, and two large halls—Schlenz Hall and Gilboa Hall | Home of our Schlenz Amphitheater, paintball course, tomahawk throw, archery range and a basketball court| Creekside Camp also includes a fire-ring surrounded by a seating area hued from large pine tree logs | On outback field is our high ropes course, complete with zipline and giant swing|
Ridge Camp: One of our original areas to our historic camp | Sleeps a total of 168 | Ringed by tall pines and full cedars | Consists of summer, VIP and specialty cabins, historic Dining Hall, Patterson Patio (outdoor gaming center with carpetball, air hockey, and foosball) | McNeil Hall, which accommodates 400 and has a raised, inset stage area, and full sound system |
Meadow Camp - Cabins
Meadow Camp has a number of smaller cabins, sleeping 12 persons, with one bathroom (toilet and shower).