Learn   *   Laugh  *   Love

School Holidays and a Parent’s Night Out on February 18th 2017.

Let your child experience the lovely wonders of Bidwell Park in a fun, safe environment!

Camp Chico Love Day Camps

Ages 5 to 11

Love is in the air when Camp Chico Creek transforms into Camp Chico Love for the school holidays surrounding Valentine’s Day.  Campers enjoy hands-on natural science labs, up close animal visits, arts and crafts and outdoor games.

Friday, February 17 and Monday, February 20, 2017

9am to 4pm   Full Day $43, or 9am to 1pm  Half Day $27

Extended care is available for 7:30am to 5:30pm for no extra cost.


Valentine’s Day Weekend

Evening Camp 

Ages 5 to 11

Love is in the air when Camp Chico Creek transforms into Camp Chico Love for an evening day camp style program Valentine’s Day weekend. Send the kids with us for nature education and night hike to look for owls while parents get a night out.

Saturday, February 11th

Pick up and drop off anytime between: 5 and 10pm

Only $35

A perfect opportunity for a Parent’s Night Out.

Kids who arrive by 6pm will receive a free pizza dinner. Candy and other goodies may be a fun part of the evening. Please let us know if your child has any allergies or food restrictions.

Location:  In the heart of Bidwell Park, at the Chico Creek Nature Center.

1968 E. 8th Street Chico, Ca 95928 – (530) 891-4671

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Bring/Wear:       To ensure a GREAT experience students should bring or wear the following:

Closed Toe Shoes No sandals, flip flops, etc.
Layered/ Weather Appropriate Clothing The temperature can change a lot throughout the day and we will be offering a hike rain or shine.
Packed Lunch and Snacks  We do not provide lunch or snacks and campers get very hungry. Please pack plenty of food for them.

NOTE: We will provide pizza on February 18th’s Parent’s Night Out.

Water Bottle
Extra Outfit as needed  We recommend items come in a backpack for safe keeping. Campers will have use of cubbies to store their items. Please label all items brought to camp.

Sign In/Out: For the safety of your children we ask that you or someone on their emergency contact form sign them in and out. Please be prepared to show a photo ID at pick up.  Please pick up on time. We charge$1 per minute late.

Register Online Here:


(530) 891-4671

Taylor and Jonah, School Year Camp Directors – camp@bidwellpark.org


Payment/ PO Policy: Families who register and attend take full responsiblity for the payment of these courses. If, for any reason, we are unable to collect on a PO, or purchase agreement, you will be required to cover the cost and/or difference.

Customer Satisfaction Guarantee

At the Chico Area Recreation and Park District, we are constantly striving to provide you with quality recreation programs.  We are confident that you will like these programs…so confident that we will ensure our promise to provide that high quality.  If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with the quality of our programs or instructors, we encourage you to contact us immediately so we can work to resolve your concern and improve the quality of our programs for all participants.  If you are not completely satisfied, contact us and we will arrange for you to do one of the following:

1.       Repeat the program at no charge.

2.       Receive full credit that can be applied to any other program.

3.       Receive a full refund.

Currently, this guarantee applies to all of our programs except Adult Leagues, Facility Rentals, Trips and Tours, and all grant/scholarship funded programs.  These programs have specific policies that apply.  Your complete satisfaction with these programs is equally valued, and we will work with you to resolve your concerns.

To receive a credit, repeat a program, or obtain a refund, please contact us in writing, by phone, by email, or in person.  Requests must be made within ten (10) business days after the last program meeting.  Your receipt, cancelled check or proof of I.D. may be required.  Refund checks will be processed within fifteen (15) business days.

Cancellation Policy

In the event CARD needs to cancel a class or program due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or any other unforeseen circumstance, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.  We understand that unexpected circumstances may also arise resulting in a need for you to withdraw from a class or program.  If so, please notify us by the Thursday before camp.  Requests for refunds or transfers made be made in person, by email or by phone.  Your receipt, cancelled check or proof on identification may be required.  Refund checks will be processed within fifteen (15) business days.


In Bidwell Park at 1968 E 8th Street, Chico, CA, 95928 –  info@bidwellpark.org – phone (530) 891-4671 – fax (530) 891-0837