Santa Cruz Overnight Camp

Food & Nutrition

Kennolyn is famous for having great food! Three hearty, delicious and plentiful meals are served daily in the Caldwell Lodge, where cabin families sit together with their counselors. Unless, of course, we are eating outside as part of Outpost or a special program. Our outdoor “Chuckwagon Breakfast” is a highlight. Who doesn’t like flying pancakes?!

It’s not just campers who return year after year. Our kitchen is staffed by chefs and helpers from around the world, many of whom come back each summer to prepare nutritious and tasty food for our campers and staff.

Boys eat lunch at summer camp
Girl gets lettuce from summer camp salad bar

Our menu has something for everyone, and includes many options, vegetarian choices and overflowing salad bars at lunch and dinner. Please let us know if your camper has special dietary needs or allergies. Because of the wide variety of allergies and dietary restrictions faced by our campers, it is hard to offer a comprehensive guide here to our ability to accommodate for allergies. We welcome your inquiry if you have any concerns or if you would like to discuss your camper’s specific needs. With advance notice, our chef is happy to accommodate vegetarian and gluten free diets. Please contact us to discuss your family’s food needs. Please note we are not able to accommodate vegan or celiac diets. 

The menu varies each day, but meals on a typical day might include:

Kennolyn's typical daily menu, displayed on a chalkboard