What to Bring & Do

Your weekend will be spent in the high elevations of the Sierra Nevada’s. The weather is unpredictable; no matter how warm it may be by day, the nights can get cold and thunderstorms are not an uncommon occurrence, so be prepared.

The Rubicon Springs campground area will provide many opportunities for fishing, swimming, hiking, sunbathing, or just relaxing in the fresh Sierra environment. We have provided a list of suggested items for those things that might make your camping experience even better.

  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bag and pillow
  • Air Mattress or mats
  • Change of clothing for hot/cold days
  • Jacket for evening
  • Camp chairs (to join fellow Jeepers for the raffle on Saturday night)
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Camera and film/data chip/Video camera
  • Fishing gear and license
  • Sunscreen lotion and insect repellent
  • Rubber-soled shoes / water shoes
  • One flashlight per person with extra batteries
  • Cool box full of your favorite beverages along with lots of water
  • Small first aid kit
  • Portable shower
  • We suggest a good tarp, too!

Included as part of your registration fee

  • Three meals a day
  • Experienced Trail Guides
  • A team of highly qualified Trail Mechanics
  • Exclusive Use of the Rubicon Trail
  • Entertainment and Dancing
  • Drawings
  • Fun, Games and relaxation
  • Camping Fees
  • Wilderness permits available in camp (permits are mandatory for those hiking into the Desolation Wilderness)
  • Camp Rubicon (Jeep Jamboree only)

Available for an extra fee

  • Official Jeepers’ wearable’s are available in the Jamboree office in Georgetown and at rubiconwear.com
  • Mechanical help and parts, if needed
  • Ice Cream Parlor (Georgetown Rotary Club)- *funds donated to local High School*
  • No host bar at Rubicon Springs provided by American Legion Post 119 on the Jeepers Jamboree