Church Group Camping Adventures

American River Resort is the perfect spot for all religious or church gatherings and activities. Bring your congregation to our resort for an affordable and memorable gathering in Gold Country. The resort offers scenic grounds full of oak trees, flowering shrubs and plants, river access, a large fishing pond, renovated restrooms and private shower facilities.

Our Resort provides direct river access where members of your group can fish, play, swim, kayak, gather stones or even enjoy a whitewater river rafting excursion led by our experienced guides. You can also enjoy fishing in our catch-and-release pond stocked with bass and bluegill, or enjoy a dip in our pool during the summer months.

We have many large group sites available for hosting an event with a private group and we also have many different lodging options for your guests. Our group sites have been used in the past for large meetings, outdoor games, spiritual gatherings, outdoor banquets or BBQs, musical events and much more! We also offer top-of-the-line catered breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals for groups, provided accurate notice is supplied to our Reservations office.

Group Sites for Events
Please call our reservationist at 530 622 6700 to reserve your venue today!

River Front Site
The River Front Site will hold up to 250 people for your gathering. The scene offers a sandy river side beach and many boulders and shrubs, which create an enclave for your gathering. We recommend rental of chairs and tables from a third-party vendor for this location.

Meadow Site
The Meadow Site is a partially shaded grove which will allow a gathering space for up to 400 people. This site is the largest available and is near the back of our property, which offers a great amount of privacy. We recommend rental of chairs and tables from a third-party vendor for this location.

Pond Site
The Pond Site will hold up to 168 people and has a large, relatively flat, grassy knoll with a large pond in the central area of our resort. We recommend rental of chairs and tables from a third-party vendor for this location.

Rentals
We also offer a rentals including chairs, banquet tables, and round tables depending on your needs.

Meals
Meal options are subject to seasonal scheduling, availability and the advance notification of meal requirements with your reservationist.

Breakfast Options

Continental Style Breakfast – Served Monday through Sunday at 8:00 AM
The continental style breakfast will include a variety of breakfast grains, toast, fresh fruit, yogurt, boiled eggs, nuts, cottage cheese or similar types of items. Drinks include milk, orange juice, tea, coffee and cocoa.
*Dairy free or allergy requests must be made in advance*

Hot Breakfast – Served Monday through Sunday at 8:30 AM
The hot breakfast will include continental items and will also include hash browns, sausage or bacon, and a breakfast entrée such as and an egg scramble, French toast, or pancakes. Drinks include milk, orange juice, tea, coffee, and cocoa.
*Dairy free or allergy requests must be made in advance*

Lunch Option

Camp Lunch – Served Monday through Sunday at 12:30 PM
The camp lunch consists of a buffet-style meal which usually includes an entrée, such as burrito or taco bar, hamburger and hot dog BBQ, or similar type of main item. Sides include items such as potato salad, coleslaw, beans and rice, salad, chips and dips, fruit or similar types of items. Drinks include lemonade and water.
*Dairy free or allergy requests must be made in advance*

Dinner Options

BBQ Dinner – Served Monday through Sunday at 6:00 PM

The BBQ Dinner consists of your choice of meat entrée: Steak, Chicken or Fish. Sides include a potato dish such as baked potato, potato salad or grilled potatoes, corn on the cob, salad, rolls, grilled vegetables, brownie sundae dessert or similar types of items. Drink options include water, juice, and beer or wine for adults over 21 years of age.
*Dairy free or allergy requests must be made in advance*

Pasta Dinner – Served Monday through Sunday at 6:00 PM

The Pasta Dinner consists of a pasta entrée, such as spaghetti with beef or veggie marinara, baked ziti or other pasta dish. Sides include salad, garlic bread, a vegetable dish, and brownie sundae dessert. Drink options include water, juice and beer or wine for adults over 21 years of age.
*Dairy free or allergy requests must be made in advance*

Lodging

Group lodging rates and availability vary based upon group size and lodging type required. Please review the types of lodging available below and call our friendly reservationists to reserve your lodging spaces today!

Group Camping Sites Group camping sites are based upon 12 or more people per site. We have both mountain and river view group sites. Rates and availability vary.

Cabins – We have 6 premium river cabins which will house up to 4 occupants per cabin. Cabins are river view and river front locations, and come equipped with full kitchens, living room, restroom and master bedroom. Queen bed, roll-away trundle bed and sleeper sofa are in each cabin. Rates and availability vary.

River Front Platform Tent Sites – We have 9 river front platform cabin tent sites which can house up to 4 people per site. These sites include cots and chairs. Rates and availability vary.

RV Sites with full hookups – Full hookup sites include 30 amp power, water, and sewage. $60 per night weekend rates, $50 per night weekday rates. Rates include up to 2 guests and site availability is based on RV size and type.

Individual campsites – We have many individual campsites. Rates and availability vary.