The George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation cordially invites you to the 46th Annual French Meadows Summer Camp to be held in California in the majestic Tahoe National Forest, July 4-12, 2015 (early arrival date for staff: July 3). French Meadows Camp is operated under a special use permit from the U.S. Forest Service.

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Sign Up Early to Request Your Preferred Campsite

See Registration for payment details and early payment discounts. Or, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or if you have any trouble registering. Tuition includes meals, classes, activities, and space under the stars for your tent, camper or RV.

tentTent placement for 2015 is limited to three group campgrounds with designated perimeters:

  1. Ponderosa (site of lecture, dining, kitchen and campfire areas)
  2. Lodgepole (site of the kid's camp and across from registration)
  3. Aspen (secluded area, closest to the stream, longer walk to events)

Each campground has a limit (75, 25, 25 respectively) and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. See the Site Map and list the campgrounds in order of preference in the comment field when registering, or send us an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you make no selection, we will place you in the campground of our choice. If your campground choice is already filled, we will place you in the next campground on your list.

Looking for a ride to Summer Camp? Check and sign up on our ride board.

French Meadows Photo Galleries

Here are photo galleries from prior French Meadows camps. Galleries will open in a new window.

Photos by Gerard Lum

Photo Gallery 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Photo Gallery 2007

Photo Gallery 2006

Photo Gallery 2005

Photo Gallery 2004

Photo Gallery 2003

Photo Gallery 2002

Photo Gallery 2001

Photos by Matthias Grabiak

Photo Gallery 2004

Photo Gallery 2000

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Join us for the 46th annual French Meadows Summer Camp, July 4-12, 2015.