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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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Hosmer Point

Building Confidence, Building Community. At Hosmer Point, campers build a sense of community in a beautiful and caring environment where children can play, explore, create life-long friendships and build self-confidence. Located near Craftsbury Common, in the mountains of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Hosmer Point offers 1, 2, and 4 week sessions for ages 9 to 15, day camps for ages 5 to 8, and Counselor In Training programs for ages 17 and 18. Campers direct their own schedules, choosing from a wide variety of activities including: sculling, farm and build, mountain biking, creative arts, and sports and fitness. Campers who ...

Cedarbrook Camp Pennsylvania

Cedarbrook Camp in Pennsylvania offers Christ-centered camping for girls and boys who have completed grades 1-12. Our camping program is designed to help campers develop a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. In addition, we desire to help campers develop as individuals through cabin group living, outdoor experiences, and an activity program in which they learn skills and develop their unique potential. Cedarbrook Camp is open to all children without regard to race, religion, or culture.

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 ...

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!

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Camp Anokijig

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 ...

Green River Preserve

Green River Preserve is known for connecting children with nature and teaching young people to be better stewards of the land. The camp's philosophy is to provide a challenging and nurturing learning experience and to inspire a deep appreciation of interconnectedness, ecological respect, and the joy of living. The best compliment the camp has received from a parent was ''If you want to know what your child will be when they grow up, send them to Green River Preserve. There is no other camp that prepares a child for the world as well as GRP. They built...

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!

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.

Saguaro Camp Cedarbrook

Our summer camp ministry helps boys and girls come to know Christ and to learn daily habits of Christian living by participating in a Christ-centered , outdoor program. Activities include canoeing, archery, crafts, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, games, and much more.

Science Sea Camp - Snorkeling

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.

Camp Victory Military Adventures

CVMAC is a wilderness style survival camp that brings young men back to the basics and teaches them the importance of teamwork. Thus, it is operated in a wilderness setting with minimal conveniences, which serves to maximize opportunities to search ones heart and learn purpose for life. Campers are challenged to build their own shelters, prepare their own food, and participate in physical and mental competitions. CVMACs goal is to help youth recognize their poor decision-making skills, learn how to eradicate those detrimental habits, and begin to build a positive foundation on which to base positive decision-making skills. ...

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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 ...

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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Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp

YSSC was established in 1973 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.

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 ...

Plantation Farm Camps

Established in 1952, Plantation 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.

Plantation is a working farm located on 500 acres in the coastal hills of Northern California's Sonoma County. Plantation'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 3 1/2 week sessions. They choose daily from a variety of activities such as hiking, ...

YMCA Camp du Nord

For more than 50 years, Camp du Nord has been providing outdoor experiences for families: offering opportunities for enriched family relationships, increased wilderness appreciation, and spiritual growth. Each day provides new adventures, where families have quality time together. Cozy and comfortable cabins range from rustic to full amenity, tent sites also available. Activities include canoeing, campfires, age-group programming, cross country skiing, hiking, crafts, fishing, saunas and more!

Camp du Nord offers year-round opportunities for families, adults, groups, weddings, and reunions.

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 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 ...

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 ...

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Summer Camps

Discover an adventure like no other during the Safari Park's Summer Camp! There may be many types of summer camp for kids, but few will have campers interacting with rhinos and giraffes, meeting meerkats, getting up close to cheetahs, feeding okapis, and discovering African wonders the way the Safari Park's will! This is hands-on, join-in, be-a-part-of-it fun with options for kids ages 2 through 17.

These day camps offer a full week of in-depth activities. If your children love animals, the Safari Park is the place for them this summer. Jump in and make your plans-it's never too early to start thinking about summer in ...

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.

Camp Stomping Ground

Stomping Ground is an overnight camp in Deposit, New York, that focuses on creating intentionally diverse and inclusive communities, building empathy, and inspiring gigantic possibilities. By employing cutting edge child development theory and a world class staff, we offer an intentionally designed summer camp experience that will not only quiet the voices telling your children that they need to be someone other than who they are - it will let them explode with creativity, kindness, and the knowledge that anything is possible.

We start from the idea that kids aren't so different from grown ups, and that more is ...

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...

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