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Wilderness Camps and Programs



A wilderness camp is one where the participants are afforded the adventure of exploring the great outdoors. The participants will not only enjoy but also develop a deeper understanding of themselves and the community they live in from such an Read More

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Camp Kupugani for Boys

Offered in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions (plus a blended session).

Less than two hours west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani provides a multicultural sleepaway camp that is intentionally challenging, intentionally empowering, intentionally diverse and intentionally fun! Campers enjoy activities like rock climbing, river walking, canoeing, playing under waterfalls, and night hikes under the stars, plus carefully designed group activities and games so that fun and personal growth coincide.

"I love Camp Kupugani because it has lots of fun activities and I meet a lot of new and interesting people."

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Farm & Wilderness - Indian Brook for Girls

Indian Brook is a place for girls to find friendship, adventure, and support in a non-competitive environment. Girls live in open cabins with seven or eight other girls their age and two counselors. The whole camp sings favorite songs after breakfast, then sits together in Silent Meeting before going off for morning activities. Activity areas include Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, Rocks and Ropes, Work Projects (carpentry), Barns & Gardens, and the Waterfront.

Eagle Rock Day Camp

Welcome to Eagle Rock Day Camp summer camp in Washington, CT! We're glad you stopped by to visit and learn a bit more about what our camp has to offer. We pride ourselves on being the best day camp in Washington and one of the best day camps in Connecticut. Situated on 50 beautiful acres in northwestern Connecticut, we offer campers ages 4 to 13 a variety of activities and special events to make your children's summer one they'll never forget!

Eagle Rock Day Camp is owned and operated by the Ebner family. Three generations of Ebners have been operating summer camps for over 60 years; Camp Awosting for Boys ...

YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow

Camp Glacier Hollow offers Resident, Day and Teen Adventure Camps. Specialty programs include: Nature Quest, Girls Camp, Camp for Children with Learning Disabilities, and Rock Climbing. Join us for an Experience of a Lifetime!

Camp Namanu

Camp Namanu is a place of enchantment and beauty - where lifelong friendships are formed and the leaders of tomorrow meet both age-old tradition and new ways of thinking. Namanu offers intentional and well-developed programs, with an emphasis on small groups, individual attention, and an appreciation of differences. Programs focus on cooperative group living, exploration of nature, non-competitive sports, skill development, concern for others, fun, and forming friendships.

Over 100,000 boys and girls have been to Camp Namanu's 552 beautiful acres of forest in its 88 years at the foot of Mount Hood. Campers live ...

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

Our groups embark on traveling expeditions throughout the Southwest, which means we don't just backpack through a backcountry canyon or visit archaeological sites or plant trees to restore a decimated streambed you do all of that as you learn how to live in the wilderness as part of a self-sufficient group. Every expedition is different, but they are all well-planned, well-executed by our professional staff, and full of Trekkers who return year after year to a place that feels like home.

Safari Zoo Camp

Founded in 1995, Safari Zoo Camp at Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park is an exciting and unique experiential education program, which specializes in hands-on learning experiences with wildlife. The only residential summer camp of its kind in the world, participants work alongside professional zoo keeping staff to care for a variety of animals, many rare and endangered.

Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park is accredited by Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums - Aquariums et Zoos Accredites du Canada (CAZA-AZAC), whom represent the leading zoological parks and aquariums in Canada. CAZA/AZAC promotes the welfare of, and encourages ...

Audubon Center of the North Woods

The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) youth camps have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime! All of our camps are overnight, residential camps with indoor lodging. ACNW provides great accommodations, wonderful scratch-based meal service, a top-notch, experienced staff, and engaging activities to provide one of the best outdoor camp experiences around.

ACNW has been committed to providing environmental and outdoor education experiences to all ages since 1971. Our programs connect people with the outdoors with a focus ...

Langskib Wilderness Canoe Programs

Wilderness canoeing adventures leave from our remote island basecamp and travel through the surrounding five million acres of North America's finest canoe country in a spirit honoring awareness, freedom, balance, and trust. We believe that our canoe trips are an excellent metaphor for life's journey and represent an important rite of passage into adulthood. Sessions include 2, 3.5 and 7 weeks programs for young men ages 10-17.

2 week program: Boys ages 10-12

3.5 and 7 week programs: Boys ages 10-17

Please visit our Northwaters listing for coed and all girls programs.

YMCA Camp Mason

YMCA Camp Mason is a summer camp and year-round outdoor education & conference center. Founded in 1900, our programs and facilities have grown tremendously since that time. Located in northwestern New Jersey in Hardwick Township, Camp Mason serves more than 11,000 children, adults, and families annually.

Camp Sangamon for Boys

Camp Sangamon is located on a small lake in the hills outside of Rutland, Vermont. Sangamon was founded in 1922, and have based many years of success on one fundamental philosophical difference from other camps. While most camps operate on the premise that adults should generally make decisions for children, we believe in the opposite premise - that camp is a perfect setting to give children the chance to make their own decisions.

Sangamon and Betsey Cox, brother/sister camps next to each other, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. The entire program is elective. Campers choose each day from 15 ...

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies

Immerse yourself in nature at a secluded 500-acre mountain wildlife sanctuary in the Appalachians of West Virginia, where staff and campers learn and live together in a friendly, non-competitive community. Each day is filled with warmth, high energy and laughter as well as time for solitude, reflection and a sense of wonder. At the Burgundy Center, children and teens explore the natural world through games, song, story, study, music, arts, hiking and swimming. Campers sample topics in plant, animal and earth science, participate in overnight trips, and pursue their strongest interests in a project of their own design. Each ...

ISLS Teen Summer Spanish and Surf Camp

ISLS is a Spanish immersion institute in Costa Rica that specializes in Spanish Camps for children and teens. Since 1992 we have proudly offered students of all ages educational and fun study abroad opportunities. Each of our Spanish Camps is designed to combine age and level appropriate Spanish lessons with fun, adventurous, educational and culturally significant activities.

It really is an exciting and diverse selection of camps. Our Spanish, Adventure and Travel Camp is a one week program that combines the best aspects of a Spanish immersion program with the excitement of travel through different parts of Costa Rica. ...

Camp Crestridge for Girls

Ridgecrest Summer Camps: Impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, our camps are designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth by offering a Christian camp program that has been around for 130 combined years. Camp Ridgecrest for Boys and Camp Crestridge for Girls each offer 25+ activities taught by solid Christian role models. Our staff are highly trained, committed believers with a heart for children/youth ministry. Join us for an unforgettable experience of fun encompassing physical, mental, ...

Odyssey Teen Camp

Just an hour from New York City, Odyssey Teen Camp is an environment where teens can come and be themselves. Our summer camp staff is carefully trained to facilitate an environment that is all at once safe from physical and emotional dangers while also being unrestricted and free. We offer over 50 unique activities - from henna tattooing, to Thai massage, to laughter yoga, to break dancing, and more - as well as timeless traditional camp activities like sports and campfires. But at the heart of Odyssey Teen Camp? A community of free individuals who are lovingly forming authentic relationships on THEIR terms. Our community ...

YMCA of Metro Chicago Camps - Resident and Family

Y camp has a way of transforming kids. It takes a child away from their normal routine and creates a safe environment for them to overcome challenges like mastering the climbing wall or hitting their first bullseye. With the great outdoors as a background, staff design activities to teach life lessons, like persistence in completing a difficult task, creativity when solving problems, and working together as a group to achieve a goal.

The cabin atmosphere shows children how to live cooperatively by sharing chores and respecting each other's differences. Around the campfire, kids are encouraged to tell stories and ...

Hosmer Point

Building Confidence, Building Community. At Hosmer Point, campers build a sense of community in a beautiful and caring environment where boys and girls can play, explore, create life-long friendships and build self-confidence. With only 74 campers per session, and three or four campers for each counselor; every child is respected for who they are so they learn how to be their best selves. We take pride in creating a great first-time camp experience! Located near Craftsbury Common, in the mountains of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Hosmer Point offers 1, 2, 4, and 6 week sessions for ages 9 to 15, day camps for ages 5 to 8, ...

Farm & Wilderness Foundation

At Farm & Wilderness summer camps, we focus on community, home grown fun and living closely with the natural world. We offer five overnight camps for children ages nine through seventeen, a day camp and a family camp. Three generations of campers have learned a lifelong love of nature and the joy of a simple, participatory life here in the Vermont woods. We invite you to join us.

Camp Carolina

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, ...

Camp Shady Brook YMCA

Welcome to Camp Shady Brook! Camp Shady Brook is a place where many people have come to know it as the "World as it Should Be". At Camp Shady Brook campers make new friends, build self-esteem, gain independence, learn responsible decision making, and have an adventure! Campers will be able to enjoy camp in a safe environment that is designed to foster growth through fun, safe and challenging programs. Everything we do is based on our values based programming. Through honesty, caring, respect and responsibility we teach our campers life skills that enable them to become positive and productive members...

Rockbrook Camp for Girls - Horseback Riding Camp

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.

Camp Foley

Grow Grit. Investigate Independence. Kids converge on Camp Foley each summer from all over the world to put aside their phones and computers and work on face to face social skills all the while trying new activities and taking risks in a safe, kid focused environment! With over 80 years of combined experience, the Camp Foley directors run a seasoned program that has been in operation for over 90 years. Beautiful Whitefish Lake in North Central, Minnesota offers the perfect backdrop for kids to reconnect with nature and learn from each other. An American Camp Association accredited camp.

Farm Camp

Established in 1952, Farm Camp is a traditional, coed, overnight camp for children ages 8 to 17. We are located less than 3 hours north of San Francisco on 500 acres of beautiful Sonoma County Redwoods, just 1 1/2 miles up from the Pacific Coast Ocean.

Farm Camp is located at Plantation, which is a working farm located on 500 acres in the coastal hills of Northern California's Sonoma County. Farm Camp's emphasis is in nurturing self esteem and building responsibility in an atmosphere of shared fun in a relaxed and beautiful setting. Campers stay for 1,2, or 4 week sessions. They choose daily from a variety of ...

Forest Lake Camp for Girls

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to explore and imagine what an FLC summer would look like for your family.

At FLC, we know that a positive camp experience is one of the defining moments of a young person's life. Confidence is nurtured, health and physical vitality exercised, and enduring, life-long memories and friendships are created each and every summer at FLC.

Since 1926, generations of campers have shared this experience while with us. The extended Forest Lake Camp family - counselors, LIT's, alumni, owners, managers - feel that this classic camp experience is more relevant for young people today ...

SOAR

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 ...

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