YMCA Camp Jones Gulch is a branch of the YMCA of San Francisco. Both organizations are members of the international YMCA movement. YMCA Camp Jones Gulch is a traditional YMCA camp located in the Santa Cruz Mountains just outside of La Honda, Calif. Since the early 1900s, the San Francisco YMCA has taken campers to the south coast for YMCA camping programs. In 1934, YMCA Camp Jones Gulch opened at its current location. Camp Jones Gulch offers resident camps, teen travel camps, family camps, family retreats and reunions, youth and adult groups and conferences, and outdoor education. The YMCA strives to help participants grow in spirit, mind and body. The purpose of the YMCA of San Francisco is to build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.