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Camp Kawartha Day Camp

Camp Kawartha has been providing summer camp for children and teenagers since 1921. Today, we are an award-winning, year round facility dedicated to promoting the highest standards of programming; with a particular focus on outdoor environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

Hammond Summer Programs

Whether it's learning a new and exciting skill, exploring outdoors, or preparing for the upcoming academic year, Hammond has a program for all ages and interest. Half- and full-day programs, one day only programs, evening and weekend programs, and Kid FUN Nights are available all summer long! Please refer to our Summer Programs Catalog for a complete listing of camps and programs.

At Hammond, all of our summer programs are committed to offering every participant with an enjoyable and enriching summer experience in a physically safe, emotionally supportive, and fun-filled environment. Our highly individualized programs ensure that every participant will make the...

Outward Bound Costa Rica

Costa Rica Outward Bound offers exciting adventures in the most stunning areas of Costa Rica. Hike through the rainforest and stay with local families. Surf the warm breaks of the Pacific Ocean. Raft and kayak down world-class rivers. Explore tropical coral reefs while scuba diving and snorkeling in the Caribbean. Each rainforest adventure combines education and personal growth with unforgettable outdoor challenges.

Charis Hills

Charis Hills is a special needs, recreational summer camp helping children with learning differences build confidence and find success. We serve campers ages 7-18. We welcome campers with ADHD, Learning Disabilities, speech/language and hearing impairment, emotional/behavioral challenges including high functioning Autism and Asperger's. Camp is a great place to teach social skills. Campers also receive academic instruction for one activity period each day. Located one hour from the DFW area.

Galileo Innovation Camps for Kids

IMAGINE A SUMMER CAMP YOUR KIDS LOVE. Where they find themselves engrossed in art projects, science challenges and outdoor activities that make them laugh, think and express themselves with complete freedom. That's the kind of camp Galileo is. But under the surface, there's something deeper going on.

Our curriculum team spends thousands of hours developing creatively fertile themes, activities and majors. We interview thousands of applicants to find the most talented counselors and instructors. We combine those two essential elements to introduce kids to a third'an innovation process inspired by the one developed at the Stanford d.school.

The result is a summer...

Maine Camp Experience Boys Summer Camps

Maine Camp Experience is a group of premier overnight summer camps for boys and girls ages 7-17 primarily located in the Belgrade Lakes Region in and around Central Maine. We have all-boys camps, all-girls camps, coed camps, and brother/sister camps. Summer sessions vary from 2, 4 and 7 or 8 week programs. There are choices for everyone. Maine campers enjoy natural beauty, strong traditions and values, and top-notch instruction and activities. All camp instructors are licensed and certified individuals. All of our camps participate in cooperative group sports programs as well various arts, crafts, and skills building. Our website features...

BASEcamp at Bachman Academy

Bachman Academy Summer Endeavor - BASEcamp - is the summer camp version of Bachman's famous learning philosophy and offers students a unique, important experience as they develop into functioning adults. We offer 4 one-week residential sessions of our adhd summer camps for students ages 12 - 17. Students can attend one, two, three or even four weeks as you wish.

BASEcamp's ADHD summer camps serve students with learning differences, such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD), and Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD, ADHD). These students often learn best in a non-traditional environment that is challenging,...

Girl Power Camp at Pali Adventures

This exclusive specialty is for girls only! In a supportive environment that encourages bonding, girls experience all of the most thrilling activities Pali has to offer, like paintball, high ropes courses, self-defense classes, ziplines, ATV's and minibikes. All this action and adventure is balanced out with relaxing activities like yoga, manis & pedis, and spa treatments. Everything a girl could want!

Farm & Wilderness - Saltash Mountain

Saltash Mountain grows wilderness adventurers. A camp for 40 boys and girls, ages 11-14, Saltash Mountain focuses on wilderness traveling, mastering outdoor skills and community building.

Campers at Saltash Mountain Camp (SAM) spend many of their summer days on the trails and rivers of New England. For at least half of their time at camp, all of the campers are exploring on trips of three to seven days. Six to eight campers go on each trip, led by two experienced counselors. During their time "In-Camp," SAM campers play music, write and perform zany skits, swim in Lake Ninevah, and participate...

Pinebrook Farms Summer Horsemanship Camp

We have conducted Summer Horsemanship Camps at Pinebrook Farms since 1975. The goal of our co-educational, resident camps is for youngsters to safely learn good horsemanship, while having a great time in a family oriented atmosphere. Activities and programs also teach responsibility, cooperation, courage and self-esteem. The camp is licensed by the Texas Department of Health, and its horsemanship program has been approved, and site accredited by CHA, Certified Horsemanship Association. Every year, since 1998, Pinebrook Farms has received a Certificate of Award for Safety by the North American Horseman's Association.

Community Service by 360 Student Travel

Are you ready to make a difference and leave your mark? Whether building homes with Habitat for Humanity in San Diego, making repairs to local schools with the Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation or teaching children to read with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii, you will be working with well-established organizations and giving back to communities in need. Last summer, our groups completed 31,865 hours of service (that's equivalent to 3.6 years!) in just 7 weeks.

In between community service projects, you'll be surfing in Hawaii, whitewater rafting in Alaska, zip lining in Costa Rica, climbing to the top of...

Summit Camp & Travel

Our summer design includes a complementary format of camp sessions that flow as three weeks, two weeks, three weeks. In addition, the three travel programs seamlessly allow a camper to combine camp and travel for the whole summer. We believe this format allows our campers to match their needs and interests while also enabling their families to plan for special family times at home or on vacation. Our travel tours are designed to dovetail with our campus program and thereby allow for participation in both program areas.

Frost Valley YMCA

Frost Valley campers live in a special world where they experience journeys on every scale - from spending their first night away from home & bonding with new friends to bolder quests like mountain hikes. Our roots reach back to 1901, when we established one of the nation's first overnight camps for children. Over a century later, we remain true to the Y mission & our non-profit commitment to bring children of all backgrounds & abilities together in our enriching, life-changing community.

CJ Equestrian Camp

CJ is Ontario's premier equestrian centre that offers a high performance riding camp program. Girls from all over the world join us to enhance their riding skills and cross train in the three disciplines of dressage, stadium and cross country jumping. Lyssa is a certified coach and has been teaching and training riders for over 25 years. Our equestrian facility is located on 70 manicured acres. The cabins overlook the water and the walk to the dining hall is like walking through a park. Other activities include swimming, canoeing, archery, sports, games, campfire, girls night, evening programs.

KidzArt - Colonie, New York

LEARNING TO PERCEIVE IN A NEW WAY

With KidzArt and its programs for all ages, students learn to see the world differently. We offer visual and perceptual tools that are easy to learn. We also make problem solving an exciting, fun, transforming experience! Our lessons are developed to be challenging without being frustrating. KidzArt helps to create WINNERS and ultimately, THE INNOVATORS OF TOMORROW!

African Leadership Academy Global Scholars Program

Discover the history, beauty, and geography of Africa while learning the leadership skills necessary to transform your community over the summer.

The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy is an intensive, nineteen-day, youth leadership for a select group of high school students from across the world. Built around ALA's unique Entrepreneurial Leadership and African Studies curriculum, GSP prepares future leaders to explore their potential to create widespread change in Africa and throughout the world.

Teens and young adults in this exciting summer program practice leadership by working in social ventures in the Johannesburg community, learn from young inspirational entrepreneurs in...

Hidden Valley Camp in Maine

Distinctive visual & performing arts, outdoor & horse programs on 330 acres, private lake, heated pool near Maine coast. Professional staff, individualized teaching, renowned positive community, great food. Directors have lived on site for 20+ years.

Forrestel Riding Camp

Forrestel Riding Camp is a premiere English riding camp for girs ages 7-17 established in 1980. Campers are assigned their own horse and can choose 2, 4 or 6 hours of riding lessons per day. Our historic 800 acre working farm is located 40 miles east of Niagara Falls in Medina, NY. Our international and local riding counselors are all qualified, experienced and passionate about teaching our campers to ride. Riding instruction at Forrestel includes structured ring work and cross country riding. Forrestel Riding & Sports Camp programs are designed to help campers develop confidence and explore new opportunities. We...

Summer Study in Paris

The SUMMER STUDY IN PARIS program is the total study abroad experience, which combines academically challenging courses with the excitement & adventure of living in Europe's greatest cultural capital. Three and Five week enrichment programs, as well as a Five week college credit program are available to high school students. Students experience the "sights and sounds" of Paris with daily morning, evening, and weekend excursions, while taking classes at The Sorbonne each afternoon of the program.

YMCA of Greater Bergen County Summer Camps

Our camps are traditional, back to basics summer camps. Each camp offers an unplugged experience for children to reconnect with the outdoors while being introduced to a variety of activities. All our programs promote the YMCA's core values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Honesty developing self confident and independent campers.

ESF Summer Camps at Montgomery School

A Summer Camp Experience built around you! ESF offers 5 exciting camps at Montgomery School. Mini Camp (age 3), Day Camp (ages 4-8), Sports Camp (ages 6-14), Senior Camp (ages 9-15) and Specialty Major Camps (grades 2-10). ESF provides over 60 world-class activities designed to encourage exploration and help campers discover their passion. ESF is an award winning program for boys and girls. 2-9 week options! Extended day available!

Please visit our website for pricing.

EXPLO Chef: Culinary Arts Focus Program

Dive in, dig deeper, and explore the culinary arts. You'll spend days in a commercial kitchen, learning from and working with professional chefs. (For Grades 8-10.) You'll saute, simmer, and slice; you'll bake, bread, and blend. In our fully- stocked commercial kitchen, you will create an assortment of dishes and desserts, learning how to splash them with spice and serve them with style. Practice fruit and vegetable cutting techniques using zesters, paring knives, microplanes, vertical peelers, and other professional tools. Identify and create the 5 taste sensations. Learn culinary tricks like determining internal temperature by touch and telling the difference...

Farm & Wilderness - Flying Cloud for Boys

Flying Cloud is a wilderness skills camp for boys. The 5 components central to camp are: simplicity and isolation, respect and community, common gender, honoring the land and honoring the spirit. These values have resulted in a strong camp identity and a lasting sense of affiliation for generations of campers. This is a safe place to learn and be who you are. It's a rare Flying Clouder who goes more than a few hours without having a heartfelt moment of appreciation for the beauty around him.

Camp Victory Military Adventures

CVMAC is a wilderness style survival camp that brings young men back to the basics and teaches them the importance of teamwork. Thus, it is operated in a wilderness setting with minimal conveniences, which serves to maximize opportunities to search ones heart and learn purpose for life. Campers are challenged to build their own shelters, prepare their own food, and participate in physical and mental competitions. CVMACs goal is to help youth recognize their poor decision-making skills, learn how to eradicate those detrimental habits, and begin to build a positive foundation on which to base positive decision-making skills. It does...

ESF Summer Camps at The Lawrenceville School

A Summer Camp Experience built around you! ESF offers 5 exciting camps at The Lawrenceville School. Mini Camp (age 3), Day Camp (ages 4-8), Sports Camp (ages 6-14), Senior Camp (ages 9-15) and Specialty Major Camps (grades 2-10). ESF provides over 60 world-class activities designed to encourage exploration and help campers discover their passion. ESF is an award winning program for boys and girls. 2-9 week options! Extended day available!

Please visit our website for pricing.

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