North Carolina Adventure Camps and Programs
Experience Education. Outward Bound is the leading provider of experiential and outdoor education programs for youth and adults. Regardless of who you are or where you are from, there is an Outward Bound course at an Outward Bound School that is right for you. With a national network of Schools and hundreds of courses in wilderness settings and urban environments, Outward Bound has helped people discover strength of character, an ability to lead and desire to serve for over 50 years.
With locations throughout the United States and Internationally and over 500 courses to choose from, your perfect adventure awaits!...
We are the place to learn serious whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, sailing, and horseback riding. We are non-competitive and have an individualized focus.
Camp Green Cove is a traditional, but unique summer program for girls age 6 to 17. Founded in 1945 and located in the Mountains of Western North Carolina, we emphasize outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding. Numerous wilderness trips are also offered! We believe in fun, adventure, safety, and great instruction.
Our program is non-competitive, which encourages experimentation, and non-regimented, which fosters self-direction. Our strengths lie in the quality of our staff and the depth of our program. We value diversity, attracting campers from all 50 states and even a...
Camp Carolina is a residential high adventure and sports camp in Western North Carolina. At Carolina boys learn to feel with their hearts, do with their hands, and live together in the spirit of brotherhood. Activities include Caving, Wakeboarding, Music, Surfing, Skating Climbing, Biking, Yoga, Fencing and so much more!
Our purpose is to make a boy's summer camping experience safe, fun, memorable, and a valuable factor in his complete development. We believe we can do this by:
- Providing campers with challenging experiences, adventure and on-going social interaction in a safe camp community to create independence, friendship and skills. Our...
SOAR offers high adventure summer camps designed specifically for youth and young adults between the ages of 8 and 25 diagnosed with ADHD and LD. Each of our summer camp programs promotes friendships, increase self- confidence, and develop life skills. Created in 1977 by an adult with learning disabilities, SOAR provides fun and successful experiences so that participants may gain greater awareness of their own strengths and improve self-esteem and confidence.
Our camps offer adventure activities, for beginners and beyond, located across the country???s most scenic places. These incredible locations include the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the sunny...
Green River Preserve is known for connecting children with nature and teaching young people to be better stewards of the land. The camp's philosophy is to provide a challenging and nurturing learning experience and to inspire a deep appreciation of interconnectedness, ecological respect, and the joy of living. The best compliment the camp has received from a parent was ''If you want to know what your child will be when they grow up, send them to Green River Preserve. There is no other camp that prepares a child for the world as well as GRP. They built...
Camp Rockmont was founded in 1956 as an interdenominational Christian summer camp for boys. Under Christian leadership and in a closely controlled environment, Rockmont seeks to provide each camper with fun and adventure through appropriate challenges; a better understanding and respect for self and others through group living and shared experiences; an appreciation and concern for the enviroment; greater self-reliance, self-respect, self-confidence, and self-esteem; stronger Christian values; and a greater understanding of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Camp Wayfarer for boys and girls ages 6-16 is nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mtns. of Western NC. The camp is ideally situated on 60 acres of woodland criss-crossed by streams, ridges and valleys. Wayfarer is a brother/sister camp that offers a unique opportunity for campers to grow based on a firm foundation of spiritual, physical, mental and social development. Our endeavor is to help each camper gain self-confidence, to acquire respect for others and to develop lifelong outdoor skills.
A residential summer camp for girls in the mountains of North Carolina offering traditional camp activities, horseback riding, pottery, and an extensive outdoor adventure program. Our goal through these summer camps is for each camper to gain, at her own pace, a deeper understanding of herself and of her relationship with other people and the natural world.
In 1955, Camp Crestridge for Girls was founded with one purpose in mind: to develop girls physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.
Today, our focus remains the same: honoring Christ in all that we do, having a great time while doing it, and providing a camp program of excellence. The Crestridge program challenges campers in many ways through relationships, activities, and spiritual direction.
We also offer Family Camps!
Located high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina, YMCA Camp Cheerio is the ideal place for persons of all ages to enjoy a camping or retreat experience. Cheerio offers many challenging programs, from summer resident (sleepover) and coed adventure camps. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.
Founded in 1960 by the YMCA of High Point, North Carolina, Camp Cheerio seeks to provide campers with a sustained, creative, and educational experience in the out-of-doors. Through the use of natural surroundings, and under the Christian guidance of trained leadership, YMCA camping seeks to help...
Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains, Keystone Camp is the oldest girls summer camp in the Southeast. Keystone offers the full range of summer camp activities and is renowned for its horseback. At Keystone Camp, our girls can be heard laughing, singing, talking, splashing, jumping, and dancing throughout the summer. For over 95 years we 've been offering campers the opportunity to explore interests and forge long-term friendships in a safe, fun, nurturing environment. We offer a celebrated horseback riding program and a wide variety of other outdoor activities that empower young women, including hiking, swimming, rock climbing,...
Camp Ridgecrest for Boys - Impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, Camp Ridgecrest is designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth, offering over 25 activities taught by solid Christian role models. With staff that are heavily screened and trained, working within a program that has been developed over the past 80 years, we provide an experience of a lifetime!
We also offer Family Camps!
At YMCA Camp Hanes we love our summer campers, conferees, and Outdoor Education students, chaperones and teachers. We are committed to ensuring every experience results in our ABCs of Camp Hanes being accomplished in our participants by increasing one's sense of Accomplishment, sense of Belonging and learning the Character traits of respect, responsibility, honesty, faith and caring in a Christian camp environment. In June of 1927, Harry Long brought a small group of young boys from Winston-Salem to the all-new John W. Hanes Memorial YMCA camp to experience the great outdoors! Over eighty years later more than over 15,000 year...
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