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Wilderness Camps and Programs



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Science Island Extreme: Science of Survival Summer Camp

The nationally renowned faculty members of Science Island Extreme, in conjunction with Saint Joseph's College, City of Portland's Fireboat division and military survival experts, will lead high school juniors and seniors through a six-day, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Science Island Extreme Summer Camp teaches students how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in survival training. Students participate in training sessions and hands-on instructions that integrate STEM's core knowledge with physical challenges in an educational and fun curriculum. The results: earning insight into the real-world application of STEM concepts, and three college credits.

Science Island Extreme is not just about teaching; it...

YMCA Mystic Lake Camp

The Mystic Lake Camp is a branch of the YMCA of Lansing and is dedicated to giving all campers that we serve a positive, enriching experience. Mystic Lake Camp is located on 600 acres of private land, the setting includes a private 90 acre lake and a variety of terrain, vegetation and animal life conducive to contemplation, recreation, and education.

Parents can have the peace of mind knowing their children are in good hands. Staff members are selected on the basis of good character and their ability to relate well to children. Clean and well-maintained living accommodations include 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 *new* weekend camp. Check the registration information carefully for ages of campers for each camp.

Our daily schedule provides a variety of fun-filled activities,...

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...

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!...

Ozark Natural Science Center

Experience nature as a classroom without walls during summer camp at the Ozark Natural Science Center. ONSC is offering summer camps in the arts, bugs, river adventures, nature writing, young naturalists, and separate science camps for boys and girls. Our beautiful Ewing Center, along with education building, impressively appointed lodges (with A/C!), nearly 8 miles of trails and several built-in and impromptu environmental learning opportunities, kids are never bored at ONSC. Weekend programming for adults is also available.

Camp Green Cove Summer Adventure 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...

Land O' Sunshine Camp Cedarbrook

An interdenominational Christ-centered camp striving to teach and model Christ in every aspect of life. One of 13 Cedarbrook Camps. We have a volunteer staff who have met required screening through FL Dep of Children and Families. We provide a safe camping experience for adults and children.

Camp Birchwood for Girls

Located on a perfect lake in Minnesota, Camp Birchwood offers campers ages 7 to 17 with a tremendous variety of water sports as well all kinds of fun things to do 'on land'. Every day, girls choose four activities they want to do the next day. These include: sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, tubing, knee-boarding, wake-boarding, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, tennis, horseback riding (Western, English & trail riding), archery, riflery, arts & crafts, pottery, drama, dance, fitness sports, and the opportunity to go on a variety of out-of-camp wilderness adventure trips (via kayaks, canoes, and bikes).

With caring, dedicated, and insightful...

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?...

Cheley Colorado Camps - Boys' 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.

YMCA Camp Widjiwagan

Widjiwagan was founded in 1929 as a wilderness adventure program in northeastern Minnesota. Throughout our 83 year history, young people have been inspired by the Widji wilderness experience. Our mission is simple to develop, in young people, respect for self, community and the environment, through wilderness adventure and environmental education.

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!...

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...

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 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.

The Nature Place Day Camp

The Nature Place Day Camp is an American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited Summer Day Camp located in Rockland County, New York. We offer programming for children ages 4 -16 from Manhattan, Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York and Bergen County in New Jersey. We provide bus service from Manhattan, Westchester and Bergen Counties.

As a small, non-competitive, nature-oriented day camp, we are proud of what we offer: a beautiful 200-acre site with superb indoor spaces and magnificent woods, streams, farmland and fields for exploring; small, co-ed groups; hobby times; organic farm and gardens; cooperative games; American Red Cross swim...

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...

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 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 communities. Your child will learn new skills...

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.

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.

Long Lake Camp Adventures

With only 60 campers per session we can offer an unusual amount of personal attention to every camper. Our facilities are state of the art and included sports fields, high and low ropes challenge courses, motor sport tracks and horse trails though our endless trails within the 200 acres of untouched forests we own and preserve for generations to come. We have a fully featured water front offering all power boats sports like wakeboard and tubing, plus all the traditional favorites like swimming, canoeing and sailing. Unique to us is our exciting and rewarding personal electives. Our campers...

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Summer Camps

Have you ever wanted to see what its like to be a zookeeper, veterinarian, or animal trainer? Ever wished you could paint, sketch, sculpt, or photograph wildlife? Want to meet some extremely amazing animals up close and explore the Safari Park with your own private tour guide? Here's your chance-join us for Summer Camp 2014! With both day and overnight camp options, campers will have a summer unlike any other.

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