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Wilderness Camps and Programs



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Outward Bound Programs in Colorado & Utah

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!...

Outward Bound Programs in Oregon & Washington

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!...

Cedarbrook Camp Northern California

A week at a Christian camp can be one of the best investments in a child's life. Many people point to a Christian camp experience as a time when they made some of their most important spiritual decisions. Camp Cedarbrook knows that the choice of a summer camp is an important one.

Camp Cedarbrook is a nondenominational Christian camp. Our aims are to lead campers to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, to provide enjoyable outdoor experiences, to encourage appreciation of others, to teach new skills and to meet the needs of young people. magine a week...

Outward Bound Programs in Maine

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!...

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 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...

Whale Camp

No other summer program offers as many face-to-face encounters to closely observe and study whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and puffins in their natural habitat. Through direct observation, scientific data collection and hands-on experience with marine science equipment, the Whale Camp is a place where exploration, inspiration and learning abound. 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. ...

YMCA Camps of Medford

Located in the beautiful Pinelands of NJ, we are a traditional camp program that is committed to building the mind, body and spirit of the children we serve. We are comprised of 3 camps: Ockanickon Overnight Camp for Boys, Matollionequay Overnight Camp for Girls and Lake Stockwell Day Camp (coed).

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.

Langskib for Young Men - Canoe Program

Wilderness canoeing adventures leave from our remote island basecamp and travel through the surrounding five million acres of North America's finest canoe country in a spirit honoring awareness, freedom, balance, and trust. We believe that our canoe trips are an excellent metaphor for life's journey and represent an important rite of passage into adulthood. Sessions include 2, 3.5 and 7 weeks programs for young men ages 10-17.

2 week program: Boys ages 10-12

3.5 and 7 week programs: Boys ages 10-17

Please visit our Northwaters listing for coed and all girls programs.

SOAR - NC

Soar ACA accredited programs have provided adventure based learning for youth diagnosed with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD for over 35 years. Special emphasis is placed on developing self-confidence, social skill, organization and time management strategies, and life skills. Locations include North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and the Adirondack region. Adventure activities include wilderness backpacking, horse packing, llama trekking, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, fishing, SCUBA, snorkeling, sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and much more. Courses range in length from 10, 12, 15, 18 and 26 days, and can be combined for a longer experience. Each adventure provides a unique...

YMCA Camp Menogyn

Camp Menogyn has an 86-year tradition of high-quality wilderness adventures within the beautiful Boundary Waters Canoe Area! Activities such as canoeing, backpacking & rock climbing, all with an emphasis on personal growth, skill development and relationships provide campers with transformational experiences & memories that will be treasured for a lifetime. Menogyn's goal is to provide safe, fun and enriching wilderness adventures in an environment of Caring, Honesty, Responsibility & Respect.

Camp Shady Brook YMCA

Welcome to Camp Shady Brook! Camp Shady Brook is a place where many people have come to know it as the "World as it Should Be". At Camp Shady Brook campers make new friends, build self-esteem, gain independence, learn responsible decision making, and have an adventure! Campers will be able to enjoy camp in a safe environment that is designed to foster growth through fun, safe and challenging programs. Everything we do is based on our values based programming. Through honesty, caring, respect and responsibility we teach our campers life skills that enable them to become positive and productive members...

Cheley Colorado Camps - Girls' Trail's End Ranch

Since 1921, thousands of young people from every state and more than a dozen countries have come to Cheley Colorado Camps. The experience can change you. You become more independent and self-reliant. You face new challenges and form new relationships. You acquire confidence and initiate the lifelong process of self-discovery. Spend your summer hiking, riding horses, rafting and playing in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at Cheley Camps.

Outward Bound Programs in Minnesota

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!...

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...

Big Spring Ranch For Boys At Sanborn Western Camps

Boys of all ages thrive in the enthusiastic, energetic summer camp community at Big Spring Ranch. They spend their days building confidence, strength and resourcefulness in fun, challenging adventures. Sports are played in a non-competitive environment emphasizing teamwork. Teenagers thoroughly enjoy themselves and our SOLE leadership experiences.

Our boys summer camp offers a great deal of freedom, allowing campers to discover their own preferences, initiative, resourcefulness and self-responsibility. The facilities are comfortable, the food and staff are great, and important social and emotional skills are developed at the same time. Our camp is definitely a...

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp, situated adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Cherokee National Forest, is only a short distance from the popular resort town of Gatlinburg. Campers enjoy a full adventure experience as we cave, hike, backpack, tube, canoe, rappel, rock climb, ride horses, white-water raft, and participate in outdoor and naturalist programs. We also participate in challenge activities and we stress team building and leadership. Our programs are tailored to the individual skills and ability levels of the campers so everyone can enjoy the high-adventure activities. We can also keep it a little more traditional...

Camp Cayuga in the Pocono Mountains

Private coed residential camp in the Pocono Mountains for children ages 5 to 15. Create your own activity schedule each morning with your friends. Select from over 60 daily activities: horseback riding (no extra fee), skateboarding, ATVs, paintball, rock climbing, flying trapeze, bungee trampoline, sailing, dance, drama, creative arts, and all land/water sports. Quality Instruction. Mature staff (ratio 1:4). First-Time-Camper Tuition Refund Guarantee! Separate Teen Campus for teenagers! Fun trips! Comprehensive facilities. Flexible sessions: 2, 4, 6, 8 weeks. Owned by the Buynak Family who since 1957 have earned a fine reputation for providing safe, healthy, fun-filled summers for children!

GUARANTEE...

Les Elfes International in Switzerland

Les Elfes is perfectly located in the heart of the beautiful Swiss Alps to offer your children the best of Switzerland and all its activities during summer and winter periods.

We offer residential summer, winter and spring camps in the Swiss Alps. During summer, we have 2, 3 and 4 week-sessions and our surroundings offer the perfect setting for a summer in the mountain. Camp experience for ages 7-18. Our warm and diverse international camp community makes people feel at home. We offer exciting programs in our camps: during summer we propose over 40 activities, sports, art, music, drama, cooking, all...

ISLS Teen Summer Spanish and Surf Camp

ISLS is a Spanish immersion institute in Costa Rica that specializes in Spanish Camps for children and teens. We are proud to be entering our third decade of providing children of all ages with educational and fun study abroad experiences. Each of our Spanish Camps is designed to combine age appropriate Spanish lessons with fun, adventurous, educational and culturally significant activities.

It really is an exciting and diverse selection of camps. Our Spanish, Adventure and Travel Camp is a two week program that combines the best aspects of a Spanish immersion program with the excitement of travel through different parts of...

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.

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!...

Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp

YSSC was established in 1972 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.

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 is...

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