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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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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.

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 ...

Camp Cayuga in the Pocono Mountains

Private coed residential camp in the Pocono Mountains for children ages 6 to 16. Create your own activity schedule each morning with your friends. Select from over 60 daily activities: horseback riding (no fee), skateboarding, bubble soccer, ATVs, paintball, fencing, rock climbing, flying trapeze, bungee trampoline, sailing, dance, drama, creative arts, and all land/water sports. Quality instruction. Mature staff (ratio 1:4). First-Time-Camper Tuition Refund Guarantee! Separate Teen Campus for teenagers! Fun trips! comprehensive facilities. Flexible sessions: 2, 4, 6, 8 weeks. Owned by the Buynak Family who since 1957 have ...

YMCA Camp Marston & Raintree Ranch

San Diego's oldest and largest youth camp, located in the high-mountain district of Julian. Quality staff, wide array of activities, emphasis on character development.

Dunes Learning Center

Week-long day and overnight adventures inside Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, just 50 mi from Chicago. Led by trained naturalists, campers explore beaches, prairies, dunes, and woodlands at summer camp in a national park.

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.

Bear Creek Outdoor Centre

Active Challenge is a remarkable adventure program where young women ages 12-18 develop healthy habits, lose weight, and build confidence.

Located at beautiful Bear Creek Outdoor near Ottawa Ontario. Active Challenge offers instruction in adventure-based programs such as canoeing, whitewater rafting and beginner rock climbing and rappelling. What an exciting way to get in shape and have a great time! Active Challenge is a weight loss program exclusively for young women. At Active Challenge you'll make lifelong friends with young women your own age, learn to love new adventurous activities and make permanent lifestyle ...

Camp Birch Hill

How about a camp that literally covers all it's bases! Birch Hill designs each day around each campers wants and desires. Through our elective program they choose their own great schedule and can modify it at a moments notice. Such individual care is afforded each camper. Special Nightly programs, campfires, socials, overnight camp outs, cookouts, plays, talent nights, cabin skits, carnival and exciting off camp excursions round out an active, challenging and fun packed Birch Hill summer. Fantastic food keeps everybody healthy and happy.

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 ...

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Camp Illahaw at Forever Florida

Camp Illahaw offers eight (8) one week overnight sessions beginning June 7 thru August 1 for summer 2015. Boys and Girls ages 10 to 15 are eligible to attend.

You'll have hours of fun and adventure with horses, hours with other animals and nature adventures, creative time, time for games and sports, and plenty of good food. Since 2005, Camp Illahaw has offered campers the chance to experience all Florida has to offer with a diverse selection of fun activities from Horseback Trail Rides; Arena Activities; Florida History/Heritage; Low Ropes Challenge Course; Hiking; Kayaking; Archery; Shooting; Swimming, Paintball; ...

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.

Northwest Outward Bound School

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!

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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.

Cheerio Adventures

Join us for an Adventure Camp experience like no other! Cheerio Adventures specializes in camp sessions of 1 and 2 weeks of unforgettable adventures. We are a Christian based YMCA adventure camp located in the mountains of SW Virginia along the New River. The camp is for boys and girls ages 10-16. All groups consist of 8-12 participants, to maximize the adventure experience and promote strong and long lasting friendships. Our focus on helping young people learn more about themselves, strengthen self-confidence, leadership, teamwork skills, is accomplished while challenging them in a safe and fun Christian setting. All equipment ...

Roaring Brook Camp for Boys

For over 50 years, Roaring Brook Camp has specialized in outdoor skills, outdoor sports and primitive crafts. A 650 acre preserve, with a 15 acre private, stocked lake provide a pristine setting for boys wanting a fun and exciting adventure. Come join us.

Camp Anokijig - Equestrian Ranch

New friends, positive values, personal growth, great adventures, and OUTRAGEOUS FUN are the foundations of the Camp Anokijig experience! Since 1926, this Southeastern Wisconsin summer camp has provided a picturesque landscape for unforgettable childhood memories. Nestled within the northern unit of the Kettle Moraine Forest, near Plymouth, WI, Camp Anokijig offers all of the traditional youth camp experiences and activities you would expect, plus so much more! We believe an Anokijig camp experience will provide your child with opportunities to learn and grow and develop lifelong skills to become contributing members of their ...

YMCA Camp Menogyn

Menogyn (min-O-jin) is of Ojibwe origin, meaning "To Grow Fully." No roads lead to YMCA Camp Menogyn, campers cross West Bearskin Lake by boat to this beautiful wilderness setting on the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, MN.

For over 90 years, YMCA Camp Menogyn has provided high quality wilderness adventures for teens. We focus on small group, wilderness canoeing, backpacking, and rock climbing trips that are safe, fun, enriching and transformational.

Our campers participate in the total life of Menogyn - to work, play and live together. We nurture character development in our campers by teaching and emulating ...

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 ...

Camp Frontier

Florida's Overnight and Day Camp offering Horses, Sports, Arts, Computers, Ropes, Skateboarding, Rodeo and over thirty other activities located on 200+ riverfront acres near Tampa Bay. Field trips to Florida theme parks & beaches.

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp, situated adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Cherokee National Forest, is only a short distance from the popular resort town of Gatlinburg. Campers enjoy a full adventure experience as we cave, hike, backpack, tube, canoe, rappel, rock climb, ride horses, white-water raft, and participate in outdoor and naturalist programs. We also participate in challenge activities and we stress team building and leadership. Our programs are tailored to the individual skills and ability levels of the campers so everyone can enjoy the high-adventure activities. We can also keep it a little ...

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, ...

Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp

Dedicated to greater learning opportunities through longer stays at camp, Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp offers two-week long sessions for boys and girls 8 to 16 years old. A Christian adventure camp nestled in the shadow of Yosemite National Park, YSSC helps campers develop new skills, new friends, self-esteem, confidence, and wholesome role models. Come be part of the fun and the family at the "Home of the World's Greatest Campers!

Twin Cities YMCA Camps

At YMCA Camps every day is an Adventure! Enjoy hiking, canoeing, archery, sailing, horseback riding, & ropes courses in a traditional camp setting. Campers learn to be caring, honest, respectful & responsible for themselves & the environment.

Day Camp | Ages 4 - 14
Campers can check out camp and still come home each night. With 10 day camps around the metro area there's bound to be one nearby.

Overnight | Ages 7 - 17
Campers get a well-rounded experience with activities like horseback riding, swimming, ropes, kayaking, and camp fires. 3 - 26 day sessions are available.

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