All participants are to report to Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach to catch the charter boat directly to camp. Boarding time is 6pm sharp. Please attempt to get to the dock before 5:30pm. The dock is located right next to the Aquarium of the Pacific and the best address to use in your map application is that of the aquarium. There is a small booth and ramp immediately to the left of the Aquarium where participants should congregate. On Sunday plan to return to the mainland around 11am at the same location.
100 aquarium way Long Beach CA. 90802 - (dock 2)
Below you will find directions, a recommended packing list and permission slips to be signed by parents. The signed forms should all be brought to camp in hand. Late dinner will be provided upon arrival to camp.
Park in the Pike Parking Structure across Shoreline, behind the aquarium parking structure. Harbor Breeze will validate your parking ticket for a reduced rate of $10.00 per day. Harbor Breeze Corp. and its boats are located by the purple and white ticket booth at Dock 2 in Rainbow Harbor.
We are adjacent to the Long Beach Aquarium at: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA. 90802. DOCK #2
From the 110 Fwy. and South Bay area:
Take the 110 South to the Terminal Island Exit, stay in left lane to go over both the Terminal Island Bridge and Gerald Desmond Bridge into downtown Long Beach (Ocean Boulevard). Turn right on Pine Avenue, go to the end, turn right on Shoreline Drive and get in left lane, turn left on Aquarium. Pull to the front of the aquarium drop your gear at dock #2, the first dock to the left of the aquarium.
From the 710 Fwy:
Take the 710 South. Follow signs to downtown Long Beach and the Aquarium exit. Make a right on Aquarium Way. Pull to the front of the Aquarium drop your gear at Dock #2, the first dock to the left of the aquarium.
Once you drop your gear, pull your car across the street, behind the Aquarium parking Structure (across Shoreline Drive to the Pike Parking structure) Bring the ticket to have it validated-validation may not apply on holidays and special events. Upon exiting the Pike parking structure, push the call button for assistance getting the discounted rate.
Items to Bring with you to Camp:
- Sleeping Bag
- Sandals or Water Shoes
- Hiking Shoes (optional)
- Suntan Lotion
- Folding Beach Chair (adults)
- Sweatshirt or Sweater
- First Aid Kit
- Pants, Sock, Shirts, and Underwear
- Signed permission slips