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Conferences, Retreats & Celebrations · Camp Ravencliff

River ViewLooking for a quiet, unique, natural and memorable environment for a group retreat or outdoor education experience? YMCA Camp Ravencliff may be just the perfect spot! Located in Redway, in Southern Humboldt County, YMCA Camp Ravencliff offers a rustic, serene environment to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired by nature.


Ravencliff is simple and rustic. The heart of life at Ravencliff is an awareness and appreciation of the outdoors. Ravencliff is best used for outdoor activities such as hiking, swimming, boating, nature study, camp craft skills, sports and games, arts & crafts using local materials, and campfire programs. It is an ideal retreat setting for anyone with a little sense of adventure.

YMCA Camp Ravencliff is available for rent for limited dates in the spring, summer and fall. Our indoor and outdoor facilities can accommodate 20 to 110 people. Renting the camp gives you full, exclusive access to camper and staff cabins, the lodge, dining hall and kitchen, campfire, chapel and the upper field. You are  welcome to use our sports equipment and canoes (lifeguard required). To keep our rental fees affordable, you must supply your own staff and supplies (including food, toiletries, cleaning supplies).  


Central bathroom

Flush toilets and shower room with hot water, are situated in the middle of the camper cabins. Separate facilities for males and females. There is a half-bathroom in the main lodge and a staff shower in a separate building on the main program level of camp.Camp Food

Kitchen and Dining

A large, fully stocked, industrial kitchen is attached to the main lodge. Groups are responsible for all cooking and related supplies, we do not provide food service or clean up. Cooking and serving dishes, plates, cups and silverware for dining are provided. A screened dining deck on the outer porch of the lodge seats 100 for meals. Another dining area is located at the back of the lodge.

Meeting Areas


The YMCA provides sports equipment (basketballs, volleyballs, softball equipment, etc.). The basketball and volleyball courts are on the upper field, which has a level but uneven terrain. The large upper field is a great setting for large group games, Frisbee or softball.

YMCA Camp Ravencliff also sits on one of the best swimming holes on the Eel River. Weather and river conditions permitting, groups may use the waterfront and the YMCA's canoes if you provide a certified lifeguard. The large backwoods area is a great place for hiking.




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