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Lasting Adventures Yosemite National Park

Located in one of America's favorite national parks, Lasting Adventures, Inc. offers one and two week programs throughout the Yosemite backcountry for youth ages 11-18 (and beyond).

Camp Cedarbrook Texas

Camp Cedarbrook Texas is a Christ-centered, Bible based, outdoor program that provides a camping experience for girls and boys (separate camps) having finished 1st grade through high school. Camp Cedarbrook is the place to learn new skills, to meet life-long friends, to appreciate God's creation, to be loved and accepted, and to grow closer to Jesus Christ. We have been serving the youth of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana since 1960. Camp Cedarbrook is a non-denominational, not-for-profit corporation camping ministry.

YMCA Camp Cheerio

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...

Cedarbrook Camp Northern California

A week at a Christian camp can be one of the best investments in a child's life. Many people point to a Christian camp experience as a time when they made some of their most important spiritual decisions. Camp Cedarbrook knows that the choice of a summer camp is an important one.

Camp Cedarbrook is a nondenominational Christian camp. Our aims are to lead campers to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, to provide enjoyable outdoor experiences, to encourage appreciation of others, to teach new skills and to meet the needs of young people. magine a week...

Outward Bound Programs in Maine

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!...

Long Lake Camp Adventures

With only 60 campers per session we can offer an unusual amount of personal attention to every camper. Our facilities are state of the art and included sports fields, high and low ropes challenge courses, motor sport tracks and horse trails though our endless trails within the 200 acres of untouched forests we own and preserve for generations to come. We have a fully featured water front offering all power boats sports like wakeboard and tubing, plus all the traditional favorites like swimming, canoeing and sailing. Unique to us is our exciting and rewarding personal electives. Our 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.

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. We are proud to be entering our third decade of providing children of all ages with educational and fun study abroad experiences. Each of our Spanish Camps is designed to combine age 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 two week program that combines the best aspects of a Spanish immersion program with the excitement of travel through different parts of...

Camp Nuhop

Our mission:

The Program

Camp Nuhop is a residential summer camp for children with special needs.

Over 20 unique programs are offered through six, one week -long sessions. Children are placed in a “tribe” of seven campers based on program choice, age, application information and a teacher evaluation.

Three staff members are assigned to each tribe of seven campers for the entire week. Activities at camp might include: hiking, canoeing, swimming and camping out under the stars, as well as cooperative and individual self-concept initiatives.

Returning campers look forward to new adventure and friends each year while first time campers and...

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.

Cedarbrook Camp Pennsylvania

Cedarbrook Camp in Pennsylvania offers Christ-centered camping for girls and boys who have completed grades 1-12. Our camping program is designed to help campers develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. In addition, we desire to help campers develop as individuals through cabin group living, outdoor experiences, and an activity program in which they learn skills and develop their unique potential. Cedarbrook Camp is open to all children without regard to race, religion, or culture.

Big Spring Ranch For Boys At Sanborn Western Camps

Boys of all ages thrive in the enthusiastic, energetic summer camp community at Big Spring Ranch. They spend their days building confidence, strength and resourcefulness in fun, challenging adventures. Sports are played in a non-competitive environment emphasizing teamwork. Teenagers thoroughly enjoy themselves and our SOLE leadership experiences.

Our boys summer camp offers a great deal of freedom, allowing campers to discover their own preferences, initiative, resourcefulness and self-responsibility. The facilities are comfortable, the food and staff are great, and important social and emotional skills are developed at the same time. Our camp is definitely a...

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, friendship and skills. Our...

Camp Mondamin for Boys

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.

Rockin Horse Riding Academy

Let your Child explore their inner Cowboy/girl this summer at Rockin Horse Riding Academy! We offer a fun filled Western Riding Adventure Camp for ages 6 and up with no experience needed. Our Campers simply fall in love with our gentle and trusted horses, and have a week filled with daily riding/horse care, arts/crafts, confidence building games and more in a beautiful 'Hobby Farm' setting. This Cowboy/Cowgirl themed camp offers a unique opportunity for your child to enjoy some time in the country, make new friends and earn a camper 'Cowboy/girl Certificate' after showing off their skills...

Roaring Brook Camp for Boys

The Unplugged Adventure Since 1965. Roaring Brook is devoted to teaching outdoor skills, outdoor sports, Vermont crafts and conducting wilderness backpack and canoe trips. Self-reliance, resourcefulness, the will-to-achieve and service to others centers the camp philosophy. Located on a 650-acre forest preserve with a private, trout-stocked lake, Roaring Brook is an ideal location and program for boys who wish to experience a fun and exciting outdoor adventure. Come Join Us!

Whale Camp

No other summer program offers as many face-to-face encounters to closely observe and study whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and puffins in their natural habitat. Through direct observation, scientific data collection and hands-on experience with marine science equipment, the Whale Camp is a place where exploration, inspiration and learning abound. No other marine science or oceanography program offers as many direct face-to-face encounters to closely observe and study whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and puffins in their own natural habitat. Board our 60-foot sailboat for unmatched observations of marine life. Help collect data to document whale distribution patterns and behaviors. ...

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 more traditional...

Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures

A unique primitive summer camp for boys ages 10 - 14: tipi living, wilderness skills, nature crafts, canoeing, hiking, archery, atlatls & hawks, backpacking, and much more! Through community living and group decision making campers learn to work and play together in a spirit of cooperation rather than competition. ACA Accredited.

Camp Kupugani for Boys

Less than two hours minutes west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani--in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions-- 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."

"Camp Kupugani helped me challenge myself."

"It's the most positive environment I have ever found....

Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp

Pleasant Hill Outdoor Center is a traditional summer camp with a small camp environment and big camp fun. We are a Christian summer camp located adjacent to the Mohican State Forest in Ohio. Situated on a picturesque 250 acres and an 850 acre lake, we are the The Hill and all that is best about summer. Our days are filled with great traditional summer camp activities led by counselors that have a real interest in helping your child develop foundational life skills socially, spiritually and physically. With customizable class tracts that include lake sports, outdoor skills, crafts, horses and adventure...

Mountain Camp Woodside

Mountain Camp Woodside is a traditional summer camp that offers both a Day Camp (for ages 5-15) and sleep-away Resident Camp (for ages 7-15) programs and is nestled in the heart of beautiful Portola Valley, California on the 63- acre campus of the Woodside Priory School. Mountain Camp Woodsides minimal technology, non-competitive program is designed to build confidence and independence, encourage friendships and healthy lifestyle choices. We offer activities like mountain biking, arts & crafts, soccer, swimming, archery and outdoor survival. In todays hectic, high-tech world, we believe a back-to- basics approach to outdoor recreation and plain ol fashion fun....

YMCA Camps of Medford

Located in the beautiful Pinelands of NJ, we are a traditional camp program that is committed to building the mind, body and spirit of the children we serve. We are comprised of 3 camps: Ockanickon Overnight Camp for Boys, Matollionequay Overnight Camp for Girls and Lake Stockwell Day Camp (coed).

Saguaro Camp Cedarbrook

Our summer camp ministry helps boys and girls come to know Christ and to learn daily habits of Christian living by participating in a Christ-centered , outdoor program. Activities include canoeing, archery, crafts, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, games, and much more.

Cheley Colorado Camps - Girls' Trail's End Ranch

Since 1921, thousands of young people from every state and more than a dozen countries have come to Cheley Colorado Camps. The experience can change you. You become more independent and self-reliant. You face new challenges and form new relationships. You acquire confidence and initiate the lifelong process of self-discovery. Spend your summer hiking, riding horses, rafting and playing in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at Cheley Camps.

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