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Wilderness Camps and Programs



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 - 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...

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 ...

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...

YMCA Camp Takodah

In everything we do, we help kids discover who they are and what they can achieve. Celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2016, Camp Takodah continues to be recognized as New Hampshire's finest overnight camp. What sets us apart is topnotch staff, timeless traditions, a "friendly to all" way of life, single gender programs, quality activities, and YMCA character development. Register now before we sell out!

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 ...

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...

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.

Oregon Camp Cedarbrook

Come for fun & friendship to Camp Cedarbrook where Christ is in everything we do. Great food, campfires, swimming, archery, canoeing, crafts, tubing. Overnight trips for grades 7-12 include rock climbing or geocaching. OCC is committed to serving God, loving people and building skills while appreciating the beauty of Gods creation.

Camp Hilltop

Camp Hilltop is a co-ed overnight camp in Hancock, NY. Campers feel comfortable and excel in a non-competitive, structured and nurturing environment. Hilltop offers 2 - 8 week sessions at reasonable rates. The program has 60+ activities and flexible scheduling allows campers to explore new activities or develop familiar skills. First time camper discounts available.

Camp Green Cove 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 ...

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 ...

Camp Kawartha Day 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.

Jenness Park Christian Camp

Jenness Park Christian Camp is available year round to meet your needs. Attend one of the program camps such as our Winter Youth/Childrens retreat, Father/Son Retreat, Mother/Daughter Retreat or Homeschool Family Camps or rent the facilities to design your own camp. We offer GREAT food, exceptional customer service; a safe environment to experience God, play paintball, take a leap of faith, and more!

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies

Immerse yourself in nature at a secluded 500-acre mountain wildlife sanctuary in the Appalachians of West Virginia, where staff and campers learn and live together in a friendly, non-competitive community. Each day is filled with warmth, high energy and laughter as well as time for solitude, reflection and a sense of wonder. At the Burgundy Center, children and teens explore the natural world through games, song, story, study, music, arts, hiking and swimming. Campers sample topics in plant, animal and earth science, participate in overnight trips, and pursue their strongest interests in a project of their own design. Each ...

Doe River Gorge

With a backdrop of mountainous beauty, Doe River Gorge is an amazing place of adventure, freedom in choices, and a place where lasting friendships are born. The Gorge is nestled in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. It is a place where adventure lies around every corner and skills are learned and honed.

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 ...

Longacre Camp

Programs
We offer two programs: a leadership camp for teens (ages 12-18), and a minicamp for children and tweens (ages 8-12).

Mission
To offer both campers and employees a growth experience, with a focus on communication.

Values
Our five core values are self-awareness, loyalty, independence, inclusiveness and hardworking.

Campers Choose Activities Everyday
Discover life outside. We like to build, explore, work, play, rest, care and create. Your child will choose their activities every day, and get to do more of what they love.

Developing ...

Land O' Sunshine Camp Cedarbrook

LOSCC summer camps are located Dowling Park, FL, 17 miles southwest of Live Oak, FL, on the Suwannee River. 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 Kupugani for Boys

Offered in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions (plus a blended session).

Less than two hours west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani 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."

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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 ...

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!

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 11-17 (and beyond).

Camp Lohikan in the Pocono Mountains

65+ DAILY ACTIVITIES!

All Sports, Arts & Adventure Activities. Professional Instruction. Features: Horseback Riding (Ride Every Day - FREE!), Jet Skiing, Paintball, Quad Riding & Dirt Bikes, Bungee Trampoline, Rock Band, Spy Camp, Skateboarding, USTA Tennis, Golf, Circus Arts, Flying Trapeze (indoor/outdoor), Water Skiing, SCUBA, Dance, Drama, Music, Arts & Crafts with 14 Workshops, High & Low Ropes, Rock Climbing, Backpacking Trips, Sailing, Private Lake w/50+ Boats, Lake Waterslide, Canoe Trips, Mt. Boarding, Horseback Overnights, and more!

ELECTIVE PROGRAM:

Older campers get to choose ALL of their ...

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