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Wilderness Camps and Programs



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Thompson Island Outward Bound

Thompson Island Outward Bound Summer Expeditions offer three adventure-based courses encouraging leadership skills, teamwork, confidence and compassion for ages 12 to 17. Connecting with Courage for girls, Passages for boys and Environmental Expeditions. Outdoor activities include sailing, kayaking, climbing, and exploration of the Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area and Massachusetts Bay coastline for 7 to 14 days. Students live outdoors camping and cooking, learn navigation and sailing/kayaking skills, challenge themselves climbing the 62' Alpine Tower on Thompson Island, investigate marine ecology, learn environmental stewardship, work with National Park Rangers and participate in a service project. ...

Camp Nuhop

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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...

Outward Bound Programs in Oregon & Washington

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!...

Forest Lake Camp for Girls

We would like to welcome you to Forest Lake Camp, one of Americas great sleepaway camps since 1926! Our camp was founded by H.T. Confer, and remains in family hands to this day. Since 1926, thousands and thousands of boys and girls have experienced the wonders of Forest Lake Camp, gaining independence, developing self-confidence, establishing strong new friendships, touching the majesty of the outdoor world, and sampling an extraordinarily broad range of activities never experienced before.

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.

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...

Cheley Colorado Camps - Boys' 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.

Maine Camp Experience Coed Camp

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 coed summer camps that are dedicated to providing boys and 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...

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 du Nord

Camp du Nord is the perfect wilderness destination to gather your family and spend time together without having to be concerned with how to entertain the variety of ages and interests in any family. Camp du nord has it all: optional meal service, age group activities, evening programs and wonderful recreational opportunities for your family to enjoy together.

Camp Anokijig

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 communities. Your child will learn new skills...

River Valley Summer Ranch Camp

Located in the beautiful rolling hills of Carroll County, River Valley Ranch is Maryland's premiere Christian summer camp, offering three different (age appropriate) overnight summer camps with many exciting options such as horseback riding, skateboarding, adventure camps, paintball, drama camp, and more. We are a non-denominational Christian summer youth camp that seeks to not only give an exceptional recreational camp experience but address the spiritual needs of today's youth. All are welcome to attend!

YMCA Camp Lakewood

YMCA Camp Lakewood is a co-ed summer residential camp for children 6-17 of all abilities, and is located 75 miles south of St. Louis outside of Potosi, MO. With 5,200 acres and a 360 acre lake, Camp Lakewood is a true escape. Your camper can attend any one of our programs, including traditional camp (main camp for younger children)/east camp for older children), ranger or jr. ranger program, leadership training programs (LIT & CIT), mini-camp, pre- teen or teen camp, ranch camp, and electives in horsemanship, animation, Jr. Sportsman, High Adventure and SNAG Golf We pride ourselves on our cultural...

YMCA Camp Gorham

YMCA Camp Gorham is located on 1500-acres with a 400-acre private lake in the Adirondack Mountains. We are a traditional overnight resident camp offering 1 and 2 week options. Specialty Camps include: Wilderness Camping, Ranch Camp, Waterskiing Camp.

Belle Wood Equestrian Centre Equestrian Camp

Summer Camp is a great way for students to brush up on their riding skills or explore the beginning of a new hobby.

Summer camp acts as a great introductory for students looking to explore the equestrian world. They will learn all the basic foundations and principals of horsemanship and equitation in a safe structured environment. For students with a riding background camp allows additional time in the saddle to work on perfecting their skill set.

All our Instructors are qualified, insured and have First Aid Training

Students are required to bring:

Jeans or tight fitting pants (No sweatpants,...

Langskib for Young Men - Canoe Program

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.

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...

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...

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...

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!

Land O' Sunshine Camp Cedarbrook

An interdenominational Christ-centered camp striving to teach and model Christ in every aspect of life. One of 13 Cedarbrook Camps. We have a volunteer staff who have met required screening through FL Dep of Children and Families. We provide a safe camping experience for adults and children.

Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake

At Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake, we want to give your child the opportunity to try new and exciting activities; gain confidence; make new connections with real friends and positive role-models; spend valuable time outdoors splashing in Higgins Lake; and grow in his or her faith in a safe and encouraging community. We're youth development specialists and we've been changing lives since 1925!

Science Island Extreme: Science of Survival Summer Camp

The nationally renowned faculty members of Science Island Extreme, in conjunction with Saint Joseph's College, City of Portland's Fireboat division and military survival experts, will lead high school juniors and seniors through a six-day, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Science Island Extreme Summer Camp teaches students how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in survival training. Students participate in training sessions and hands-on instructions that integrate STEM's core knowledge with physical challenges in an educational and fun curriculum. The results: earning insight into the real-world application of STEM concepts, and three college credits.

Science Island Extreme is not just about teaching; it...

Camp Green Cove Summer Adventure for Girls

Camp Green Cove is a traditional, but unique summer program for girls age 6 to 17. Founded in 1945 and located in the Mountains of Western North Carolina, we emphasize outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding. Numerous wilderness trips are also offered! We believe in fun, adventure, safety, and great instruction.

Our program is non-competitive, which encourages experimentation, and non-regimented, which fosters self-direction. Our strengths lie in the quality of our staff and the depth of our program. We value diversity, attracting campers from all 50 states and even a...

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.

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