CHN Spring Campout

Spring Campout

May 17-21, 2017

Apache Pines at Cachuma Lake


Camp Out has SOLD OUT!

About: Join CHN for four nights under the stars in Apache Pines at Cachuma Lake in Santa Barbara.   Close to the lake, marina, boat launching facilities, and restrooms; this facility includes 13 sites with electricity and water hookups, firepits and tables. There are also four 16-ft permanently affixed tables under a cover with lights, large adjustable BBQ pit and preparation table, fire ring and water faucet.

Fees: Group camping at Apache Pines at Cachuma Lake,  May 17-May 21, 2017, a total of 4 nights.  This is a CHN Member Only Camp Out and the Cost of $45 is per person and under age 3 is free, plus a flat rate for 1 vehicle per site.  Price includes all 4 nights.  Sorry, we do not offer discounted pricing for fewer than 4 nights.

Parking: Each family is permitted 1 vehicle at the camping site for a flat rate: cars for $20 or RVs for $40, regardless of how many nights a person stays.

Purchase your spot here, as space is very limited!

 Don’t forget to add your vehicle parking, whether car or RV, to your order when you purchase your Camp Out Registrations. And please remember to select the correct number of campers in your party.

CHN’s Refund Policy is below in the FAQs


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Camping FAQs

What is the refund policy

If you request a refund on or before May 10th (1 week before the start of the campout), we will refund you in full. After this date, refunds are at the discretion of CHN. Please e-mail refund requests to

Are pets allowed?

While the state park itself does allow pets at campsites, we respectfully ask you to leave your pets at home while group camping with CHN. We have had problems in the past with child-pet interactions during campouts.

I am bringing a child from another family that doesn't belong to CHN. What price do I pay for him/her?

If you are a CHN member, you may pay the CHN member price for children from other families.

What kind of RVs are allowed?

RVs or trailers must be a maximum of 40 feet in length. Partial hook ups are available at the group sites.

May older teens camp on their own?

We will consider this type of request on a case-by-case basis. Please contact

When is check-in and check-out?

On Wednesday, May 17th, check-in time is 3 pm. If you come after Wednesday, you may check-in anytime. On Sunday May 21st, we must all be out of the campsite by 1 pm.

Where is Cachuma Lake?

From the South: Take Highway 101 north to Santa Barbara. Take the “Cachuma Lake/Highway 154” exit and follow the signs. Drive approximately 18 miles. There is a sign for the park ½ mile before the entrance, and there is a right turn lane to use for your safety.
From the North: Take Highway 101 south to the “Cachuma Lake/Highway 154″ exit. Make a left at the stop sign and drive approximately 14 miles. There is a sign ¼ mile before the park entrance, and there is a left turn lane to use for your safety.

Does CHN make a profit on camping?

We try to design the prices to be as low as possible, and our goal is to break even on camping.  If the campout doesn’t sell out, we often lose money.

Be sure to read our liability waiver below and check-out  CHN’s camping policies.

Questions?  Check out the FAQs below, or e-mail us at

When registering to camp with CHN, all campers agree to the following:

I certify that I am aware that certain risks are inherent in camping and related outdoor activities including hiking and campfires, and that I voluntarily assume all risks associated with my participation and the participation of my children, family members and guests in these activities.

I agree to release and hold harmless California Homeschool Network, its trustees, officers, employees, agents, representatives and volunteers from any claims for personal injury or property damage arising out of or connected with my or any member of my party’s participation in this event whether this injury or damage was caused by negligence or otherwise, and I hereby voluntarily waive my right, and the rights of my heirs or agents, to make a claim or sue for such injury or damage

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