The bus ride was the best part according to my kids!! They LOVED learning and singing the songs (which they still are singing). The counselors were always punctual, as was the bus, and friendly both in the morning and in the afternoon after a long, hot day. The counselors were always very attentive to both [...]- Kelly P., Camp Kinneret Parent
We use the professional bus services of Atlantic Express. All buses are driven by professional school bus drivers and are equipped with seatbelts and air conditioning.
Our Rider Cup Bus Spirit Challenge is a friendly inter-bus competition that includes singing, bus decorating, and the composition of a unique new bus song for each bus each session.
We hire our staff to ride our buses to and from camp. Each bus’s staff team works together under the supervision of a Bus Captain. Most buses have anywhere from 4-6 bus counselors on board. Bus staff is in constant communication with the camp office.
More than 25 different conveniently located neighborhood meeting points. Stops are located in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Encino, Hidden Hills, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Tarzana, Thousand Oaks, West Hills, Westlake Village and Woodland Hills.
On the Saturday prior to each session, bus counselors travel to each bus stop to meet campers and make personal connections. These meetings often provide that little extra peace of mind for new younger campers (and their parents) as they prepare for the first days of camp.
The bus is awesome–a perfect mix of safety and supervision with summer silliness and fun.- Stephanie W., Camp Kinneret Parent
Parents are welcome to drive their campers to and from camp. Camp staff are available during the following hours:
Drop off your camper from 8:15 – 9:00am
Pick up your camper from 3:50 – 4:45pm
Campers may be picked up or dropped off by their parents and ride the bus in the other direction. Simply sign up for bus transportation and let us know which direction you will be driving.
There is no additional charge for utilizing the extended hours and there is no discount available for parent provided transportation.
I feel that Camp Kinneret works very hard finding the best people to work at the camp and then training them very closely so they can handle any situation. They also have always given my kids a counselor that was just right for them at the age they were. The counselors also helped my kids to learn how to deal with other kids in group situations - they'd come home and tell me how they had learned they had to take turns doing things so everyone had a chance and that it was important to be kind and helpful to the other kids.- Camp Kinneret Parent
My son gained so much from camp, it’s hard to put it into words. Camp increased his confidence, helped him feel competent participating in large and small groups and awakened a love of music and art that we are all still benefitting from. I was really surprised at how excited he got about art projects [...]- Camp Kinneret Parent
Year after year, Camp Kinneret consistently offers a wonderful, safe and fun experience for my children. At the end of each camp day, they enthusiastically share about all of the exciting activities they did, friends they made, songs they sang and juice bars that they ate. At the close of the second session, they walk [...]- Camp Kinneret Parent
We are so delighted to have found Camp Kinneret. With over 50 years of experience they have really figured out how to give children a memorable summer experience. Parents don’t have to worry because they know their children will be safe, have fun, learn a lot, gain muscle, confidence and friends.- Kimberly D., Camp Kinneret Parent
Camp Kinneret is a safe and warm environment for a child to explore new activities and friendships. The administration has a very high standard for safety and their staffing and the kids have a blast and learn how to be a more spirited version of themselves. It's a joy to watch them light up inside -- and they don't even notice how filthy they are at the end of a good, hard day at camp!- Melissa M., Camp Kinneret Parent