Overnight Camp at Camp Marston

Are you ready for positive, life-changing experiences in the outdoors? Look no further than YMCA Overnight Camps.

Outdoor Education at Marston

Connecting youth to nature through overnight environmental education experiences for fifth and sixth-grade students.

Activities at Marston

From a giant climbing tower to a hidden treasure hunt, you'll have a blast experiencing all Marston has to offer.

Camp Alumni

Reconnect with friends and help make amazing memories for a new generation. Camp Marston 100th Anniversary

Camp Marston Facilities

You’ll find our comfortable and modern facilities to be the perfect compliment to our setting, staff, and food service.

Welcome to Camp Marston

Camp Marston is San Diego’s oldest and best-known overnight camp, operating year-round on over two hundred acres of pristine mountain land next to Lake Jessop. With extensive activities ranging from archery to arts and crafts, we’re proud to offer the ultimate camping experience – but it’s our friendly and professional staff members that elevate Camp Marston to something truly wonderful.

Our Facilities

We’ve been providing a first-rate camping experience for families of all ages since 1921, offering quality lodging, delicious food, and fun outdoor activities that allow our campers to engage with San Diego’s beautiful backcountry.

See What Camp Marston Has to Offer

Meet Our Staff

We know one spectacular visit can change a camper’s life. That’s why we invest so much in hiring and retaining the best team possible! Our highly trained and professional staff are passionate about providing an exciting, fun, and welcoming experience for our campers, and are lead by our experienced on-site directors who are known throughout the resident camping industry for the excellent quality of their work.

Meet the Camp Marston Staff