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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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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

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 ...

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.

Whale Camp at the Fundy Marine Science Institute

Whale Camp

No other marine science or oceanography program offers as many direct face-to-face encounters to closely observe and study whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and puffins in their own natural habitat. Board our 60-foot sailboat for unmatched observations of marine life. Help collect data to document whale distribution patterns and behaviors. Gain hands-on experience using our marine science equipment. Unveil the powerful and endangered processes of life in the sea. Explore beaches, coastal trails, fishing villages and life in the tidal pools. Some summer programs teach you about marine science ...

Camp Lindenmere

Camp Lindenmere is one of the top residential camps in the country. A unique choice program allows campers to choose their activities every day. Situated on 200 acres in the Pocono Mountains Lindenmere has every activity imaginable. Our caring and nurturing staff will help your child have the summer of their life. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children can grow and learn not just in their activity areas but as human beings. With over 75 years of experience Camp Lindenmere has a rich history of camping that your children will embrace for the rest of their lives.

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Kingsley Pines Camp

You can't go very far at Kingsley Pines without hearing a laugh or seeing a smile. In our safe surroundings and enriching environment, children have the responsibility of choosing their own activities. They develop a higher level of self-confidence and form friendships that last forever. Our camp is so much fun they'll want to come back year after year! Kingsley Pines - it is the way camp should be!

2 & 3 Week Sessions
You want to go to camp, but not for the whole summer. At Kingsley Pines, you can attend for just 2 or 3 weeks and still get a complete camp experience.

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Dunes Learning Center

Week-long day and overnight adventures inside Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, just 50 mi from Chicago. Led by trained naturalists, campers explore beaches, prairies, dunes, and woodlands at summer camp in a national park.

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.

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 ...

Hosmer Point

Building Confidence, Building Community. At Hosmer Point, campers build a sense of community in a beautiful and caring environment where boys and girls can play, explore, create life-long friendships and build self-confidence. With only 74 campers per session, and three or four campers for each counselor; every child is respected for who they are so they learn how to be their best selves. We take pride in creating a great first-time camp experience! Located near Craftsbury Common, in the mountains of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Hosmer Point offers 1, 2, 4, and 6 week sessions for ages 9 to 15, day camps for ages 5 to 8, ...

YMCA of Greater Bergen County Summer Camps

Our camps are traditional, back to basics summer camps. Each camp offers an unplugged experience for children to reconnect with the outdoors while being introduced to a variety of activities. All our programs promote the YMCA's core values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Honesty developing self confident and independent campers.

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.

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.

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!

Camp Foley

Grow Grit. Investigate Independence. Kids converge on Camp Foley each summer from all over the world to put aside their phones and computers and work on face to face social skills all the while trying new activities and taking risks in a safe, kid focused environment! With over 80 years of combined experience, the Camp Foley directors run a seasoned program that has been in operation for over 90 years. Beautiful Whitefish Lake in North Central, Minnesota offers the perfect backdrop for kids to reconnect with nature and learn from each other. An American Camp Association accredited camp.

Frost Valley YMCA

Frost Valley campers live in a special world where they experience journeys on every scale - from spending their first night away from home & bonding with new friends to bolder quests like mountain hikes. Our roots reach back to 1901, when we established one of the nation's first overnight camps for children. Over a century later, we remain true to the Y mission & our non-profit commitment to bring children of all backgrounds & abilities together in our enriching, life-changing community.

Camp Anokijig - Equestrian Ranch

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 Day Camp Heritage

Girls and boys create memories and friendships at YMCA Day Camp Heritage. This is the perfect way to introduce children to traditional camp experiences during the day and return home at night. Great for both first time and returning campers. Guy Robinson is located on Peltier Lake across from Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes, MN. Traditional and Specialty Camps are available. Specialty Camps include Dragons, Fairies & Princess Camp, Wild About Nature, Archery, Fishing, Theater, Teen Specialty, Peak Adventure, and more! During this 5-day enrichment program, our commitment is to nurture character development in our campers ...

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

Our groups embark on traveling expeditions throughout the Southwest, which means we don't just backpack through a backcountry canyon or visit archaeological sites or plant trees to restore a decimated streambed you do all of that as you learn how to live in the wilderness as part of a self-sufficient group. Every expedition is different, but they are all well-planned, well-executed by our professional staff, and full of Trekkers who return year after year to a place that feels like home.

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