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Wilderness Camps and Programs



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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 activities on a weekly and daily basis. Its the ultimate in individualized scheduling!...

Northwest Outward Bound School

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!...

Rockbrook Camp for Girls

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.

Land o' Lincoln Camp Cedarbrook

Land O' Lincoln Camp Cedarbrook is committed to three main goals:

Loving kids Everyone is welcomed, loved, and accepted unconditionally

Sharing Christ Every part of the day, from start to finish, is focused on honoring God, sharing the message of salvation, and helping campers grow in their faith with Jesus Christ

Exploring nature We make the most of our week spent in the beauty of God's creation. From morning devotions to evening campfire, most activities are done in the great outdoors where campers will not only gain a greater appreciation of God's creativity in nature, but they will realize that they are...

Science Sea Camp - Marine Science

The Science of the Sea Camp program emphasizes experiential, hands-on, project and lab-based learning; with a strong focus on coastal, maritime hammocks, and mangrove estuaries

Alpengirl Teen Summer Adventure Camp for Girls

Riding horses and hiking through wildflower filled meadows high on top of the continental divide trail, setting up camp next to a clear cool mountain lake, cooking over a campfire and watching a big sky sunset. Natural wild places are where the Alpengirls roam and camping and adventuring outdoors is what Alpengirls do! Explore the Northern Rocky Mountains (Montana, Wyoming, Idaho) with Alpengirl this summer to see Yellowstone Park, bison, antelope, alpine lakes, clear fresh streams, and big sky country. Or, if you are a lover of oceans, tide pools and all things lush, green and majestic, try a trip...

Georgetown Day School Camps & Classes

GDS is pleased to offer a variety of camps and classes for the greater Washington, DC community! Whether you are already familiar with GDS, live in the neighborhood, or just visiting for a while, we welcome your whole family to participate in our auxiliary programs! If you're looking for something for your children, we offer Break Camps for children during most school holidays; Summer Programs throughout the summer; and a variety of classes and workshops on weekends during the school year. If you're looking for something for yourself, consider enrolling in one of our adult classes or workshops. You never...

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 us for Friends and Family Camp - 4th of July week...

YMCA Camp Widjiwagan

High quality canoe and backpacking adventures and wilderness trips in the BWCAW, Quetico Provincial Park and in the finest wilderness areas throughout North America. "Widji" wilderness trips focus on respect and values that build skills for life as they develop an unparalleled relationship with the environment.

Our program offers a progressive challenge and growth for teens. As campers return year after year for more challenging trips, they build upon their wilderness skills and take on greater leadership roles.

At the core of our programs are the Y values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. And Respect is the foundation for all...

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...

Forest Lake Camp for Boys

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 than...

North Carolina Outward Bound

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!...

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 website features...

YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

South Mountain YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser is located on 600 mountaintop 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.

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.

High Trails Ranch for Girls at Sanborn Western Camps

The spirit of High Trails is most evident when watching the girls warmly engaged with each other, laughing together and helping one another - in contrast to the cliquishness that is so often present in schools. Sanborn camps foster authentic friendships that can last a lifetime. 12,000 acres of Rocky Mountain wilderness is the perfect setting for our overnight summer camps. Sanborn provides the perfect combination of outdoor adventures, fun, friendships, relaxation, and life skills development.

The philosophy of Sanborn camps includes free choice, new challenges, free play within the natural world and a strong sense of community and...

Hammond Summer Programs

Whether it's learning a new and exciting skill, exploring outdoors, or preparing for the upcoming academic year, Hammond has a program for all ages and interest. Half- and full-day programs, one day only programs, evening and weekend programs, and Kid FUN Nights are available all summer long! Please refer to our Summer Programs Catalog for a complete listing of camps and programs.

At Hammond, all of our summer programs are committed to offering every participant with an enjoyable and enriching summer experience in a physically safe, emotionally supportive, and fun-filled environment. Our highly individualized programs ensure that every participant will make the...

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 of residential summer camps for youth that will...

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 from all 50 states and even a...

YMCA of Metro Chicago Camps - Resident and Family

Y camp has a way of transforming kids. It takes a child away from their normal routine and creates a safe environment for them to overcome challenges like mastering the climbing wall or hitting their first bullseye. With the great outdoors as a background, staff design activities to teach life lessons, like persistence in completing a difficult task, creativity when solving problems, and working together as a group to achieve a goal.

The cabin atmosphere shows children how to live cooperatively by sharing chores and respecting each other's differences. Around the campfire, kids are encouraged to tell stories and share...

NeKaMo Camp Cedarbrook

NeKaMo Camp is a nondenominational Christian camp for girls in 2nd to 12th grades. We provide a positive, supervised environment where girls can learn new skills, develop confidence, build new friendships, grow in faith, form lifetime memories and have lots of FUN!

Established in 1965, NeKaMo Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association and is a member of the Association of Cedarbrook Camps. NeKaMo's program emphasizes skill building, creativity, respect for others, nature appreciation, and a recognition that Jesus Christ affects every aspect of life.

At NeKaMo campers live in small groups of 6 to 8 with 1...

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 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...

The Nature Place Day Camp

The Nature Place is an ACA accredited, nature-oriented and non-competitive day camp for children ages 4-16, located on 200 acres in Chestnut Ridge, Rockland County, New York. Children at The Nature Place play, learn, and grow outdoors, with friends, through hands-on, pressure-free programming supported by a well-trained staff. Campers come to us (we bus!) from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Bergen, Rockland and Westchester Counties.

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.

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