Address: 1931 Soquel San Jose Rd., Soquel, CA 95073
Soquel Camp Meeting: Listen to inspiring Spirit-filled speakers and renew old friendships or make new ones. May the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ fill your hearts to overflowing.
Phone Numbers/Messages: Registration: 1-831-460-9811; Speakers and schedule: 1-559-347-3038. Please check for messages at the Information Booth 1-831-464-4941.
Directions: Exit off Hwy 1 south of Santa Cruz on Bay Ave./Porter St.; turn inland. Porter St. becomes Soquel San Jose Rd. The campground is on the left about two (2) miles from the freeway.
Children: Parents/guardians are responsible to know the location and activities of their children at ALL times. Minors left on the campground under the age of 18, who are without adult supervision, will be sent home. Supervison of children is required.
Parking: All vehicles are to be parked in the designated parking areas only. In general, you are permitted to load or un-load your belongings at your site. The Parking & Transportation Office handles special parking permit requests.
Accidents/Medical Emergency: First Aid is provided for minor medical needs at the First Aid Station.
Lost/Found: Bring lost and found items to the Information Booth, next to Registration.
Maintenance Needs: Please inform the Superintendent's Office (across from the main Adventist Book Center entrance) or Registration/Information Office of items needing repair.
Quiet Time: 10:00 p.m.– 6:30 a.m are quiet time hours. Please be respectful of your neighbors.
|Registration Office Hours:|
|Sun - Fri||8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.|
|Information Booth Hours:|
|Daily||7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.|
Laundry Facilities: Coin-operated washers and dryers are available near some shower facilities. Bring quarters! Shower Facilities: Shower facilities on both sides of the Main Auditorium are available free of charge. Please leave them as clean as you would like to find them.
Cafeteria/Burger Bar: The cafeteria is open Sunday through Friday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is sold by the meal. No tickets are sold. The Burger Bar is open Sunday through Friday and after the Saturday evening meeting.
For Your Safety: The campground is a smoke-free, alcohol-free, drug-free environment. Smoking, drinking and/or use of illegal drugs are not permitted. Additionally, inappropriate and/or abusive language is prohibited.
For Your Protection: State laws, Santa Cruz County ordinances and fire regulations are enforced on the campground. It goes without saying that firearms, weapons and fireworks are prohibited. Soquel Conference Center (SCC) is private property. The Conference reserves the right to have anyone removed from the property. Persons who are required by law to register as sex offenders and who appear on the Megan's Law Internet web site, or any similar web site, are not allowed at the SCC during Camp Meeting. Your compliance with this policy will avoid unnecessary embarrassment to you and/or your family.
Things with Wheels: Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, roller blades, etc. may not be used at SCC for safety reasons.
Local/State Parks and Area Hotels: Go to www.santacruz.org for more details. If you are unable to obtain a site on the campgrounds, please check availability at these area campgrounds. Area campgrounds fill up several months ahead of summer, so be sure to check early!
Pets: Are allowed in RVs ONLY. A $30 Pet Fee and $20 deposit per pet is charged. Proof of vaccination is required.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age or married and attending with their spouse. One site per registration form. For additional forms, please make photocopies.
Financing Camp Meeting: The rental of cabins, tents, dorm rooms, RV sites and offerings help fund camp meeting and pay for speakers, campground staff and all division's programs. This allows you to enjoy the most inspirational Adventist speakers without paying any conference fees.
First-come/First-served: Applications for 2017 may be submitted beginning July 18, 2016. Following the Same Site deadlines, all other applications are assigned first-come/first-served.
Retaining Your Same-site Privilege: Deadlines!
Part-time Attendees: Submit your application as soon as possible. Part-time assignments will begin Monday, June 26, 2017. Part-time campers are charged at the daily rate. Call to verify actual site assignment area.
Out-of-conference Applicants: Applications may be submitted at any time. Full-time requests will be assigned April 15, 2017. Part-time applications are assigned June 26, 2017. Out-of-conference applicants may retain their Same-site Privilege for the year 2017 provided they had Same-site Privilege in 2005, have kept them each year since and their application is received and fully paid by the September 30 deadline for RVs and March 31 for campground tents and private tents.
Checking In: Before occupying your site obtain your registration placard at Registration. The placard must be displayed at your site.
Early Arrivals: You may bring your RV prior to Thursday, July 13 to avoid the rush. The campground opens at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017. An additional fee will be charged for each night you occupy your site prior to Thursday, July 13. To park your RV prior to July 9, you must make arrangements with the campground manager.
Late Arrivals: For safety reasons check in before sundown on Friday! RVs will not be parked after dark but directed to a no utility parking area until the next morning or Sunday morning if you've arrived on Sabbath. Accommodations are unavailable for those arriving after Registration is closed. Other housing arrangements would then be necessary.
Checking Out: Daily check-out is 11:00 a.m. Check-out instructions are on the back of your placard. If vacating your space prior to July 23, bring your placard to Registration. Final check-out deadline is 11:00 a.m. Sunday, July 23.
Cabins: Applicants must be 70+ years of age; attend full time; have church membership within Central California Conference (CCC) or a trust with CCC. Following the Same Site deadline, cabin assignments are made in the order in which applications are received. Four twin-sized beds (bunks) and a small dresser are available in each cabin. Attendee provides bedding, ice chest or other furnishings. A $5.00 refundable deposit is charged for each key. There is a four (4) person limit per cabin set by the Fire Marshall.
Campground Tents are available in South Terrace/North Terrace. Not all tent sites are level. Two metal cot frames are provided per site. Extra cots at the end of tent rows are available on a first-come/first-served basis. Mattresses are available and limited to four per site for a rental of $2/each. Bring bedding, tables, chairs, ice chest, broom, rug or other furnishings. Campfires, open flames (BBQs), gas/propane lanterns, heaters, and cook stoves are prohibited. Electricity is unavailable in tents. Use battery powered devices only. Cookhouses offer electrical outlets and cooktops.
Private Tenting is available in South View, Eucalyptus Grove, Shady Grove, Ocean View or Hill Top. Spaces are approximately 16 feet square. Not all sites are level. Campground cots and mattresses are not available for private tenting. Campfires, open flames, gas or propane lanterns and heaters are prohibited. In Shady Grove and Hill Top, cooking is permitted in the designated cooking area ONLY and you MUST have a fire extinguisher with you at all times when cooking.
Monterey Bay Academy: If you had a room in 2016 and want a room in 2017, are a member of CCC and register by March 31st, you will be assured of a room. The same room may not be available. Rooms have one bunk bed and two dressers. No cooking (including microwaves) is permitted in the rooms. You may use the kitchenette; but Laundry, TV, and exercise rooms are reserved for student use only. Pets are not permitted. Check-in time is noon Thursday, July 13; check-out time is 2 p.m. Reserve by calling 1-831-460-9811. Early arrival is not permitted.
General Cancellations/Refunds Policy: Full refunds are given through May 15, 2017. Through June 30 the refund will be 90% of your fee. No refunds are given for cancellations after June 30. Be a Blessing to someone who is on the Waiting List for a space--Call us if your plans change.
Retaining Same Site: If you have registered and are unable to attend, Same-site Privilege may be kept for a life-time maximum of two years per site. Refund is dependent on the date of notification. Those who don't show and fail to notify us will forfeit their Same-site Privilege.
|By February 15||By March 15||By April 15||By June 15||After June 15|
Central California Conference constituents support Soquel Conference Center through offerings and are charged a discounted rate for sites at Soquel Camp Meeting.
|In Conference||Out of Conference|
|Southview & Eucalyptus Grove||$190||$28||$218||$33|
|Shady Grove/Private Tenting||$169||$25||$190||$28|
|North Park (full utilities)||$556||$83||$632||$95|
|Slide-Outs (full utilities)||$540||$81||$625||$94|
|Meadow (full utilities)||$534||$80||$618||$93|
|Central City (full utilities)||$534||$80||$618||$93|
|Meadow (electricity only)||$310||$46||$343||$51|
|Shady Grove RV (no utilities)||$196||$29||$225||$34|
|Monterey Bay Academy Dorm Rooms|
|Boys Dorm Rooms||$358||$54||$429||$64|
|Boys Dorm Guest Rooms||$540||$81||$647||$97|
For a variety of reasons, Soquel Camp Meeting (SCM) asks that you allow trained SCM staff to guide you to and place you in your campground site. If for any reason you choose to park yourself, you will also agree to: 1) Assume liability for damages to your own or other RVs, to any campground building, vehicle, or infrastructure resulting from your moving your own RV without Campground assistance. 2) Agree that if your RV is parked in the wrong site or improperly in the correct site, that; a) You will be expected to return to your site within 30 minutes of notification to correct the placement of your RV or, b) if you are unreachable or do not make the 30 minute deadline that you are giving representatives of Soquel permission to hire a towing service at your expense to rectify the misplacement.
RVs: Slide-outs, awnings, canopies, tables and furnishings are permitted if kept within your site. Tenting or sleeping outside is not permitted in RV areas. Electricity: Use an unspliced 25' for shorter 3 pronged cord/s. Do not plug one RV into another RV's electrical system. Fill propane tanks before arriving. Mobile propane service is not available. Generators may be used between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. only. Exhaust extensions above the roof line are required for all generators.
RV Length Surcharge: An RV is measured in feet and inches from the very front bumper to the very back including spare tires, hitches and ladders. Measure tent-trailers in the open position. Upon arrival if your RV is longer than reported, and does not fit the space assigned, you risk not having a site for Camp Meeting.
|RV length||Daily||Full||RV length||Daily||Full|
|25-30 ft||$3||$25||35-40 ft||$9||$75|
|30-35 ft||$6||$50||Over 40 ft||$12||$100|
North Park/ Slide-Out Areas: RVs with slide-outs only. Electricity, water and sewer. Awnings, tables and chairs are permitted within the limits of your site.
Meadow: Full hookups. Slide-outs, awnings, canopies, tables and furnishings are permitted within the lines of your site.
Central City: Full hookups should be available to everyone in Central City by Camp Meeting 2016. Slide-outs, awnings, canopies, and tables are permitted if kept within the lines of your site. Should full hook-ups not be available by then, a refund of the difference (about $160) will be given.
Shady Grove: A no utility RV Area.
A pet fee of $30/pet and a deposit of $20/pet will be charged. Pets are permitted only with persons registered for an RV site. Upon registration and proof of immunizations, the owner will be given a collar that must be worn by the pet at all times. Santa Cruz County requires dogs over 4 months old have rabies vaccination, except hybrid dogs which must be vaccinated with an inactivated canine rabies product.
A citation will be given for any non-compliance of these rules.
1st offense: A hole punch will be added to the pet’s collar and $10 deducted from the pet deposit.
2nd offense: The remaining deposit will be deducted and you will be asked to remove your pet from the campground.
Please see Security for any questions or concerns.