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Group Activities

 

Groups of all sizes stretch their budgets here.

Indoors or out, Roaring Camp can accommodate groups of 25 to 2,500. Meet in 6,120 sq. ft. Bret Harte Hall or at picnic areas surrounded by coastal redwoods and oaks. 2019 Group Brochure

Contact all group sales at 831.335.4484 or use our Contact Form.

Schools & Educational Programs

Learn while having fun. Pan for gold, make candles, or experience 1880s school life in a one-room school house. Witness a bygone era as mountain men and Civil War soldiers are portrayed during Living History Days in May. Ride a Pumpkin Train in October. Or, plan a nature walk or engineer talk any day.

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Church & Youth Groups

Learn while having fun. Pan for gold, make candles, or experience 1880s school life in a one-room school house. Witness a bygone era as mountain men and Civil War soldiers are portrayed during Living History Days in May. Ride a Pumpkin Train in October. Or, plan a nature walk or engineer talk any day. Please view Entertainment & Activity Options and Education Programs for further description of activities offered and pricing.

Over our many years of operation, we have learned that customer service and close communication with group leaders is essential in the creation of a successful excursion. With that in mind, we recommend that all group leaders seek assistance from our experienced Group Sales staff. Contact with sales staff will allow group leaders to purchase train tickets at a discounted group rate, receive special package discounts (ie: steam train, candle-making, gold panning) and make available the extensive knowledge of the Roaring Camp sales team.

Senior Groups & Clubs

Senior Groups and Clubs enjoy Roaring Camp’s historical steam trains, Chuckwagon BBQ and ride through the redwoods. Whether it’s the steam train to Bear Mountain or beach train to Santa Cruz, your seniors will enjoy our old fashion fun of the 1880’s at Roaring Camp.

Weddings

The natural beauty of open meadows and forested coastal mountains of Santa Cruz has hundreds of couples saying, “I do,” in wedding ceremonies at Roaring Camp every year. Its serene and picturesque outdoor sites offer wedding parties the ideal setting for that special ceremony, providing them with lifelong memories.

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Birthdays

The most exciting place for that special birthday party is waiting for you at Roaring Camp. We offer unique party packages: a private caboose festively decorated, a charming one-room schoolhouse, a blue ox canopy package, and a Thomas the Tank Engine™ package.

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Reunions

Bring Your Family Together at Roaring Camp!

With great food, lots of fun activities to choose from and beautiful scenery, Roaring Camp is the perfect place for your next family reunion. Enjoy our famous Chuckwagon BBQ while catching up in your own private picnic site. Complete your day with a historic train ride through the redwoods. From children to grandparents, everyone is sure to have a memorable day!

Car Clubs

Show off your classic automobiles or hot rods in a picturesque outdoor setting nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains. Roaring Camp offers an expansive lawn for displaying vehicles. Enjoy our famous Chuckwagon BBQ just steps away. Cap off the day with a train ride and tour of the engine house. Free parking available to qualifying groups.

Tour & Travel Operators

Benefit from special services, itinerary planning and commissionable rates. We offer a wholesale net rate for tour operators.

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Meetings & Conventions

A favorite meeting place for the best part of the past century, Roaring Camp offers multiple options that allow your group to select activities and entertainment designed to keep your group together.

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Alumni Groups

Enjoy an afternoon reminiscing amongst the redwoods! Roaring Camp offers catering, facility rentals and entertainment options including two historic train rides. Indoor and outdoor facilities are available for daytime and evening events.

All Aboard Corporate Discount Program

Hear that whistle? Sounds like fun, and its waiting for you when you join Roaring Camp Railroad’s All Aboard Club! Your employees can save $2 off per person on any of our regularly scheduled steam trains or beach trains when purchasing online. We will provide you with a special promo code for your organization. All you have to do to receive the discount is to enter the promo code when purchasing your tickets through roaringcamp.com. Not only do you receive $2 off per person up to six, but your space is reserved in real time! Paper coupons are also available, but they must be presented to a Roaring Camp ticket agent at the time of purchase to receive the discount and space is subject to availability.