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Maine Camp Experience - Girls Summer Camps

Maine Camp Experience is a group of premier overnight summer camps for boys and girls ages 7-17 primarily located in the Belgrade Lakes Region in and around Central Maine. We have all-boys camps, all-girls camps, coed camps, and brother/sister camps. Summer sessions vary from 2, 4 and 7 or 8 week programs. There are choices for everyone. Maine campers enjoy natural beauty, strong traditions and values, and top-notch instruction and activities. All camp instructors are licensed and certified individuals. All of our camps participate in cooperative group sports programs as well various arts, crafts, and skills building. Our ...

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? Maybe a focus on perfecting some basketball ...

Odyssey Teen Camp

Just an hour from New York City, Odyssey Teen Camp is an environment where teens can come and be themselves. Our summer camp staff is carefully trained to facilitate an environment that is all at once safe from physical and emotional dangers while also being unrestricted and free. We offer over 50 unique activities - from henna tattooing, to Thai massage, to laughter yoga, to break dancing, and more - as well as timeless traditional camp activities like sports and campfires. But at the heart of Odyssey Teen Camp? A community of free individuals who are lovingly forming authentic relationships on THEIR terms. Our community ...

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, ...

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).

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.

Farm & Wilderness - Indian Brook for Girls

Indian Brook is a place for girls to find friendship, adventure, and support in a non-competitive environment. Girls live in open cabins with seven or eight other girls their age and two counselors. The whole camp sings favorite songs after breakfast, then sits together in Silent Meeting before going off for morning activities. Activity areas include Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, Rocks and Ropes, Work Projects (carpentry), Barns & Gardens, and the Waterfront.

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.

Camp Tall Timbers

At Camp Tall Timbers, we've been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences since 1970, we know what parents expect and what kids enjoy. Every camper is a unique individual with limitless potential to be nurtured, challenged, and developed--and Camp Tall Timbers provides the environment to help them to shine!

Who attends our summer camps?

Our campers are as diverse as our programs. We bring together camp families from a variety of locations, backgrounds, and faiths--all with a common interest in enjoying an active summer camp experience. Families across the Mid-Atlantic and upper region southern states ...

YMCA Camp St. Croix

Girls and boys have been experiencing the adventure and wonder of camping for more than 100 years at Camp St. Croix. Our camp provides new and exciting experiences, and a chance to spend a portion of the summer actively learning in a fun and beautiful outdoor environment. Campers participate in a variety of traditional and specialized camp activities determined by their age and experience. We offer progressive camping where campers are given the opportunity to challenge themselves each time they come back to camp.

Traditional, Adventure and Leadership Development Camp Experiences are available. Choose from 3-day to ...

Maine Camp Experience - Boys Summer Camps

Maine Camp Experience is a group of premier overnight summer camps for boys and girls ages 7-17 primarily located in the Belgrade Lakes Region in and around Central Maine. We have all-boys camps, all-girls camps, coed camps, and brother/sister camps. Summer sessions vary from 2, 4 and 7 or 8 week programs. There are choices for everyone. Maine campers enjoy natural beauty, strong traditions and values, and top-notch instruction and activities. All camp instructors are licensed and certified individuals. All of our camps participate in cooperative group sports programs as well various arts, crafts, and skills building. Our ...

YMCA Camp Ihduhapi

Ihduhapi (EE-dohop-ee) is of Lakota origin, meaning "Independence." At YMCA Camp Ihduhapi, campers enjoy a variety of memorable daily adventures, learn new skills, and build lasting relationships in a beautiful setting. Conveniently located, close to home and just far enough away, only 22 miles west of the Twin Cities near Loretto, MN, on 175 acres on beautiful Lake Independence. Our location is ideal for both first time and returning campers.

Traditional, Specialty and Leadership Development Camps are available. Specialty Camp choices include Horseback Riding, Waterskiing, Sailing, Fishing, Ropes Challenge and Teen ...

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 ...

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 Frontier

Florida's Overnight and Day Camp offering Horses, Sports, Arts, Computers, Ropes, Skateboarding, Rodeo and over thirty other activities located on 200+ riverfront acres near Tampa Bay. Field trips to Florida theme parks & beaches.

River Valley Ranch (RVR)

River Valley Ranch (RVR), a summer camp in Maryland, allows campers to enjoy a myriad of activities including: Adventure activities, Extreme Sports, Horseback riding, Theater, Rodeo Sports, Traditional Sports, Swimming and much more. There are three main camp facilities on the 560 acre Ranch in Carroll County Maryland. Arrowhead Woods is a program for campers between the ages of 7 and 9. Fort Roller is a camp for children between the ages of 9 and 12. And Frontier Town is a camp for students ages 12 to 17. Each program runs up to eight weeks. Each week is from Sunday afternoon until Friday evening, and during each week campers ...

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."

"Camp ...

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.

YMCA Camp Ohiyesa

At YMCA Camp Ohiyesa day and overnight camps, kids discover friendship, new skills, teamwork, leadership and confidence. A wide range of activities fuel lots of summer adventure.

Boys and girls entering grades K-10 will engage in safe and fun programs to enrich their summer experience. Through their camp activities, campers make new friends, gain confidence, develop life and leadership skills and practice teamwork.

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 ...

Farm Camp

Established in 1952, 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.

Farm Camp is located at Plantation, which is a working farm located on 500 acres in the coastal hills of Northern California's Sonoma County. Farm Camp'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 1,2, or 4 week sessions. They choose daily from a variety of ...

Farm & Wilderness - Timberlake for Boys

Timberlake is alive with adventure. Its a place where a boy can climb trees, fly off a rope swing into a clear, cool lake, build cabins, laugh with friends, eat great food, learn to milk a cow, climb mountains, learn how to make pizza for 150 people, create incredible art, and do a thousand other things. Each day is filled with excitement, challenge, and joy. Timberlake thrives on the imagination and energy of campers and staff working together to create a safe, supportive, and fun community.

Audubon Center of the North Woods

The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) youth camps have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime! All of our camps are overnight, residential camps with indoor lodging. ACNW provides great accommodations, wonderful scratch-based meal service, a top-notch, experienced staff, and engaging activities to provide one of the best outdoor camp experiences around.

ACNW has been committed to providing environmental and outdoor education experiences to all ages since 1971. Our programs connect people with the outdoors with a focus ...

Farm & Wilderness - Flying Cloud for Boys

Flying Cloud is a wilderness skills camp for boys. The 5 components central to camp are: simplicity and isolation, respect and community, common gender, honoring the land and honoring the spirit. These values have resulted in a strong camp identity and a lasting sense of affiliation for generations of campers. This is a safe place to learn and be who you are. It's a rare Flying Clouder who goes more than a few hours without having a heartfelt moment of appreciation for the beauty around him.

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