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Maine Camp Experience Girls Summer Camps

MCE is a community of 30+ of the finest overnight summer camps in Maine. Our camp locations stretch from Bridgton on the western side of the state through the Belgrade Lakes area, Oakland & Winslow, the Augusta area, and east to Freedom. We have 10 girls summer camps that are dedicated to providing girls with the highest quality summer camp experiences. Sessions range from 1-7 weeks. Our Online Camp Guide can help you and your child make the best choice. And our new "Select-a-Camp" Tool makes it easy to narrow in on the perfect summer camp for your family.

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.

Gold Arrow Camp

Campers enjoy rustic living without the distractions of TV, computers, and telephones in a beautiful lakeside setting. Since 1933, campers and staff have returned year after year because of the feeling of tradition, community, and belonging that they experience. Nightly campfires and over twenty non-competitive activities highlight our group-based program.

Deer Run Camps & Retreats

Deeper Faith, Greater Adventures! Impacting the next generation through growth in faith, character, respect, and leadership. An exciting summer experience that is long-remembered! Voted best day camp by Parent magazine families for the last two summers. Every day is packed with loads of fun and exciting adventures. Day and overnight camps for grades K-12. Over 100 acres of wooded property with new facilities, a lake, creek, and numerous outdoor recreation options. Retreats and family events year-round with an upscale lodge and cabin accommodations.

SUMMER CAMPS

Campers grow in faith, character, respect, leadership, and build life-long friendships.

High quality programming and mature, well-trained...

Cedarbrook Camp Southern California

Cedarbrook Camp Southern California is a non-denominational Christian camp located just off Highway 38, about 9 miles north of Angelus Oaks in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains. It is a member of the Association of Cedarbrook Camps with 12 other Cedarbrook camps across the nation. All the Cedarbrook camps are committed to providing a high quality, fun-filled, Christ-centered camping experience for your child.

This year Cedarbrook Camp Southern California offers two weeks of camp and a weekend camp. Check the registration information carefully for ages of campers for each camp.

Our daily schedule provides a variety of fun-filled activities, led...

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...

YMCA Camp Widjiwagan

Widjiwagan was founded in 1929 as a wilderness adventure program in northeastern Minnesota. Throughout our 83 year history, young people have been inspired by the Widji wilderness experience. Our mission is simple to develop, in young people, respect for self, community and the environment, through wilderness adventure and environmental education.

YMCA Day Camp Heritage

We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Day Camp is a 5-day enrichment program and the next step in youth development. Day Camp gives kids a traditional camp experience during the day.

Every child will benefit from this connection with nature. YMCA Day Camp Heritage is a wonderful place for your child to experience fun, outdoor adventures this summer! New and returning campers thrive during a week packed full of exciting, structured activities. Campers participate in small, age appropriate groups where they build self-esteem and learn new skills. Our...

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 is...

Safari Zoo Camp

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. Duties include feeding, watering, cleaning and behavioural enrichment projects. Other fun activities: Treetop trekking, climbing wall, hiking, canoeing, caving, mountain biking, swimming, outdoor survival, paintball, Earth stewardship projects, arts & crafts. Fully accredited by the Ontario Camps Association (OCA) and Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA-AZAC).

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 with other kids of...

Wyonegonic Camps

Wyonegonic Camps for Girls offers a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere. Emphasis is on personal development and group co-operation. Campers design their own program weekly after goal setting with counselors. Our broad traditional program favors aquatics, outdoor living and wilderness trips. Campers represent approximately 30 different states and 12% international clientele. Ages are 8-15 plus Leadership Training program or Wilderness Trip Adventures for ages 15-18. Affiliated with Camp Winona for Boys.

Camp Cody

At Cody, campers make friends, meet role-models, build self-confidence, eat nutritious meals, play, laugh and have a lot of fun! Pursuing athletics, water-sports, theatre, arts and wilderness adventures boys and girls ages 7 to 15 come to Cody for our friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. Cody's instructors are energetic, skilled and devoted to making each campers' experience positive and memorable. In the White Mountains of New Hampshire, USA, Cody is on the shore of pristine Lake Ossipee.

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.

Kennolyn Camps

Kennolyn Camps has a 67 year history, working with kids to rediscover their natural friend-making and social skills. There is a 1 night campout each week. Each cabin hikes out to a specific destination, collects firewood, builds a fire, and cooks dinner. Campers sleep under the stars and enjoy a day of hiking and exploration on 300 acres of Redwood Forest the following day. At Kennolyn Camps, campers develop confidence and social skills, evident by the progress they make in their activities and the way in which they show respect, patience and genuine happiness with their fellow camp friends. Campers...

Les Elfes International in Switzerland

Les Elfes is perfectly located in the heart of the beautiful Swiss Alps to offer your children the best of Switzerland and all its activities during summer and winter periods.

We offer residential summer, winter and spring camps in the Swiss Alps. During summer, we have 2, 3 and 4 week-sessions and our surroundings offer the perfect setting for a summer in the mountain. Camp experience for ages 7-18. Our warm and diverse international camp community makes people feel at home. We offer exciting programs in our camps: during summer we propose over 40 activities, sports, art, music, drama, cooking, all...

Circle F Dude Ranch Camp

Are you looking for a Florida Summer Camp for your kids that is safe, secure, and wholesome, that offers a wide variety of exciting activities, optional excursions to various area attractions, and is within easy driving distance so you can take the kids there yourself?

Welcome to Circle F Dude Ranch Camp in Lake Wales, south of Orlando, Florida, with 500 acres of lush Live Oaks, rolling hills and the best of old Florida. Its Florida's Paradise!

Having focus and passion keeps Circle F growing stronger each year. This summer will be our 60th year in continuous operation. We offer...

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.

Camp Wapomeo for Girls

Camp Wapomeo, located on two picturesque Islands on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park has provided girls and young women the opportunity to take advantage of all that nature has to offer. Through incredible experiences such as canoe tripping through the park, and challenging but fun activities such as high ropes or the ever popular horseback riding and many more, Wapomeo encourages a sense of independence while providing opportunities to make friends who last a life time!

South Mountain YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

South Mountain YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser is located on 600 mountain top acres in Berks County, PA. Since 1948 boys and girls ages 7-16 have attended one and two week sessions. Campers choose from programs such as: swimming, athletics, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, creative arts, nature, high and low ropes, climbing, mountain biking/boarding, teen adventure, shooting sports and leadership. We also offer teen adventure trips and specialty camps. Campers live in brand new, modern cabins that accommodate 10 campers and two counselors. Call anytime for open house days and private tours of camp.

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.

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).

Outward Bound Programs in Minnesota

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!...

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...

SOAR - NC

Soar ACA accredited programs have provided adventure based learning for youth diagnosed with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD for over 35 years. Special emphasis is placed on developing self-confidence, social skill, organization and time management strategies, and life skills. Locations include North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and the Adirondack region. Adventure activities include wilderness backpacking, horse packing, llama trekking, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, fishing, SCUBA, snorkeling, sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and much more. Courses range in length from 10, 12, 15, 18 and 26 days, and can be combined for a longer experience. Each adventure provides a unique...

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