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Emergency Procedures – Quick Reference

Earthquake

Prior to the camp day

  • Call camp or check our website. If possible, we will leave a message about the status of camp for that day.
  • If phone lines are down and have not been restored by 8:15 am, and if there is no message posted on the website, camp will be closed for the day.

During AM transportation (prior to 9:15 am)

  • In the event of a major quake, buses will proceed to the emergency stop on their route. (see below)
  • If the emergency stop is inaccessible, buses will return to camp.
  • If both of the above are inaccessible, buses will proceed to an emergency shelter.
  • If you cannot reach us, call Colvig Silver Camps at 970-247-2564. They will be gathering information about the location of campers who were in transit to camp at the time of the quake.

During the camp day

  • We will be at camp with your camper.
  • In the event of a minor quake, we will continue with the camp day and take the buses home at the end of the day.
  • In the event of a major quake, we will stay at camp and wait for you to come pick up your camper.
  • Colvig Silver Camp will NOT have any information during the camp day. They will only receive information about the location of your camper during AM & PM transportation times.

During PM transportation (after to 3:45 pm)

  • Buses will attempt to continue to regular stops.
  • If regular bus stops are inaccessible, they will proceed to the emergency stop for your route. (see below)
  • If the emergency stop is inaccessible, buses will return to camp.
  • If both of the above are inaccessible, buses will proceed to an emergency shelter.
  • If you cannot reach us, call Colvig Silver Camps in Colorado (970-247-2564).  They will be gathering information about the location of campers who were in transit home from camp at the time of the quake.

Emergency Bus Stops

Only used during transportation times.

  • Route A: Beeman Park – 12621 Rye St, Studio City, 91604 (Corner of Milbank St. & Beeman Ave.)
  • Route B: Encino Elementary – 16999 Addison St, Encino, 91316
  • Route C: Rancho Madera Community Park – 556 Lake Park Dr, Simi Valley, 93065
  • Route D: The Commons – 4799 Commons Way, Calabasas, 91302
  • Route E: Bay Laurel Elementary School – 24740 Paseo Primario, Calabasas, 91302
  • Route F: Temple Aliyah – 6025 Valley Circle Blvd, Woodland Hills, 91367
  • Route G: At Camp – 29646 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, 91301
  • Route H: At Camp – 29646 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills,91301

Fire or Other Emergency

No immediate threat to Camp Kinneret
  • We will continue the camp day as usual and campers will take their regular buses home at the regular times.
When evacuation is necessary:
  • Call camp or check our website.
  • If possible, we will evacuate to Reyes Adobe Park in Agoura. We will continue the camp day at the park and buses will bring campers to their usual stops at the end of the day.
  • In the event that conditions at that park are unsafe, we will select an alternate location and leave this information on the answering machine and our website.
Directions to Reyes Adobe Park:
  • Reyes Adobe Park is located off of Reyes Adobe Road just off the 101 freeway.
  • Take the 101 to the Reyes Adobe Rd. exit and head north (away from the ocean).
  • Turn left on Rainbow Crest Dr., and the park will be on your left.

Contact Information

Telephone Number: (818) 706-8255 or (805) 523-7711

General Email Address: info@campkinneret.com

We would like to suggest that you make a couple of copies of pages 15 & 16: one for home, office, car, etc. so that in the event of an emergency you have all the information you would need to contact us. Or download a copy on our resources page.