Group Camping, Environmental Education, Historic Preservation

About Us


The mission of the Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association is to ensure a Mendocino Woodlands experience for future generations. We fulfill our mission through group camping, environmental education, and historic preservation.

To learn more about the Woodlands check out the video below!

our mission


Board of directors

The Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association is honored to have a dedicated group of volunteers serving on its Board of Directors. Their guidance, collective expertise, and dedicated service to the camper and visitor experience at the Mendocino Woodlands have been key to recent facility and program improvements.

2019 Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association Board

Kevin Blackburn, President
Managing Director, Public Affairs, FHLBank of San Francisco

Dwight Alexander, Vice President 
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, FHL Bank of San Francisco

Michele Chambliss, Treasurer 
Executive-in-Residence, Mach49

Donna Hamilton, Secretary
Educational Therapist, Brandeis Marin
Adjunct Professor, Holy Names University

Danese Cooper
Distinguished Member Technical Staff, PayPal
Former Chief Technical Officer, Wikimedia Foundation

Laurin Beckhusen 
Retired Corrections Officer, Solano County Sheriff’s Department

Eva Miranda
Business Strategy Advisor, MLLB Advisors

Eric V. Kirk
Attorney at Stokes, Hamer, Kirk & Eads, Arcata, CA

Board Advisor

William Tramposch
Heritage and Museum Specialist
Retired Executive Director, Nantucket Historical Association


Employment Opportunities


Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association has been a nonprofit corporation since 1949 and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Join our team!


maintenance positions

Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association is looking for people interested in maintaining and improving a National Historic Landmark.  Experience in plumbing, carpentry, propane, appliance repair, electrical or janitorial is desirable but not required.  We will train the right person.  Ability to multi-task, be self-motivated yet work as a team and interact with a diverse group of clientele required.  We work weekends and summer holidays. 

Salary: $15.75 per hour, full time-year round employment.  You may contact Executive Director Cyrus Kroninger by email for questions. Download, complete and return the job application below by mail or by email.  Open until filled.

Maintenance Specialist Job Description

Job Application


mendocino outdoor science school


Applicants should possess a strong background in the natural sciences and experience working with children. The program operates seasonally, in Spring and Fall. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative people who want to share their love for and knowledge of the planet with young people. Must be willing to work long hours and cooperate as part of a group. Preference will be given to those with experience in residential programming and/or degrees in science, education, and recreation.
Salary: $15 per hour, plus room and board.


Mendocino outdoor science school
assistant cook

Assists in all meal preparations under the direction of Head Cook. Duties include picking up food orders, washing preparing fruits and vegetables, preparing pack lunches, preparing and serving food at meals, assisting children with chores, and various other chores as needed in regular kitchen maintenance. Must have previous food service experience.

Email Education Director Jeanne Smith or call 707-937-5755.