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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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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 ...

Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp

YSSC was established in 1973 to provide two-week long Christian adventure camp experiences for children 8 to 16 years old. YSSC is a place where each child is free to be an individual and grow, where counselors truly understand... Where fun and discovery, sharing and privacy, quiet and cheers all mix into one.

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 Kawartha Overnight Camp

Camp Kawartha has been providing summer camp for children and teenagers since 1921. Today, we are an award-winning, year round facility dedicated to promoting the highest standards of programming; with a particular focus on outdoor environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

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 ...

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.

Camp Lonehollow

Nestled within the Texas Hill Country, Lonehollow empowers boys and girls to be their most successful self. We intentionally build opportunities into every aspect of our program that strengthen specific character assets and give kids an edge in life. Lonehollow is the place where campers gain confidence, learn to persevere through challenges, and develop vital communication skills. Whether it's learning a new skill in one of our 60+ activities, building friendships, or speaking in front of a large crowd, campers become geared for life in the 21st century.

Cedarbrook Camp of Ohio

CCO runs for four weeks in the latter half of the summer three weeks of Girls' Camp and one week of Coed Camp. Our daily schedule provides a variety of fun-filled activities, led by trained Christian staff members that enable campers to develop new skills and earn achievement awards. Your child will choose activities for the week and will participate in a period of daily Bible Study with his/her cabin mates. During free time each camper will have the opportunity to purchase food items and souvenirs from the camp store. Evenings offer a variety of divisional and all-camp programs and...

North Carolina Outward Bound

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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...

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!

Village Camps

Every child deserves at least one summer at camp! Yes it's nice to have your children at home during the summer, and family trips are a must, but there is no better way to expand a child's mind, both culturally and socially than a camp experience! At Village Camps we have over 40 years of experience in our field. That means for 40 years we have been providing families and most importantly campers a summer experience like no other! With multiple camps in unique European destinations, there's something that every child would enjoy!

Perhaps white water rafting in the Swiss Alps?...

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 ...

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 ...

Plantation Farm Camps

Established in 1952, Plantation 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.

Plantation is a working farm located on 500 acres in the coastal hills of Northern California's Sonoma County. Plantation'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 3 1/2 week sessions. They choose daily from a variety of activities such as hiking, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Camp Roanoke

CAMP ROANOKE

Nestled within 700 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Roanoke is conveniently located just off Interstate 81 exit 132. Since 1925, our campers have enjoyed outdoor adventures such as canoeing, field games, hiking, campfires and a challenge course complete with a 44-foot climbing tower. Older campers will enjoy off-site excursions like rock climbing and caving. Younger campers can stay for just the day with free satellite transportation.

Our affordable tuition includes lodging, meals, and everything needed for a week of outdoor adventure and fun. Camp Roanoke offers a full season ...

Sherman Lake YMCA Camp

The Sherman Lake YMCA day, resident and high school leadership camp progressive programming will meet the needs of campers ages 4-17. Campers will build strong friendships, develop skills and return home with lasting memories. Honesty, caring, respect and responsibility are the cornerstones of our culture. Try one of our many specialty offerings: horsemanship, climbing and high adventure, water sports, creative arts, ensemble theatre, digital photography, skateboard, guitar, school of rock, writing tales, Gilmore piano camp, leadership development, counselor-in-training, wrangler-in-training and much more! Families join ...

Green River Preserve

Green River Preserve is known for connecting children with nature and teaching young people to be better stewards of the land. The camp's philosophy is to provide a challenging and nurturing learning experience and to inspire a deep appreciation of interconnectedness, ecological respect, and the joy of living. The best compliment the camp has received from a parent was ''If you want to know what your child will be when they grow up, send them to Green River Preserve. There is no other camp that prepares a child for the world as well as GRP. They built...

Camp Jacobson

Camp Jacobson, on the north shore of Long Island, is the day camp that has it all!

Our professional coaches give expert instruction in all sports.

Our campers swim twice per day with American Red Cross Aquatics lifeguards at one of our three swimming pools.

The spirit of camp echoes with creativity at Arts enrichment programs like drama, music, and dance.

Our Adventure program reaches new heights on ziplines, rock walls, a 3-sided Climbing wall, and our Euro-Bungee. We even whizz on go-karts and prepare meals in our kitchen with veggies picked from our organic garden.

Your experience is ...

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.

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 ...

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