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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 ...

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 ...

Camp Tall Timbers

At Camp Tall Timbers, we've been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences since 1970, we know what parents expect and what kids enjoy. Every camper is a unique individual with limitless potential to be nurtured, challenged, and developed--and Camp Tall Timbers provides the environment to help them to shine!

Who attends our summer camps?

Our campers are as diverse as our programs. We bring together camp families from a variety of locations, backgrounds, and faiths--all with a common interest in enjoying an active summer camp experience. Families across the Mid-Atlantic and upper region southern states ...

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 ...

Roaring Brook Camp for Boys

The Unplugged Adventure Since 1965.
Roaring Brook is devoted to teaching outdoor skills, outdoor sports, Vermont crafts and conducting wilderness backpack and canoe trips. Self-reliance, resourcefulness, the will-to-achieve and service to others centers the camp philosophy. Located on a 650-acre forest preserve with a private, trout-stocked lake, Roaring Brook is an ideal location and program for boys who wish to experience a fun and exciting outdoor adventure.

Come Join Us!

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.

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.

YMCA Camp Cheerio

Located high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina, YMCA Camp Cheerio is the ideal place for persons of all ages to enjoy a camping or retreat experience. Cheerio offers many challenging programs, from summer resident (sleepover) and coed adventure camps. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.

Founded in 1960 by the YMCA of High Point, North Carolina, Camp Cheerio seeks to provide campers with a sustained, creative, and educational experience in the out-of-doors. Through the use of natural surroundings, and under the Christian guidance of trained leadership, YMCA camping ...

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 Illahaw at Forever Florida

Camp Illahaw offers eight (8) one week overnight sessions beginning June 7 thru August 1 for summer 2015. Boys and Girls ages 10 to 15 are eligible to attend.

You'll have hours of fun and adventure with horses, hours with other animals and nature adventures, creative time, time for games and sports, and plenty of good food. Since 2005, Camp Illahaw has offered campers the chance to experience all Florida has to offer with a diverse selection of fun activities from Horseback Trail Rides; Arena Activities; Florida History/Heritage; Low Ropes Challenge Course; Hiking; Kayaking; Archery; Shooting; Swimming, Paintball; ...

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.

Choice
You ...

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!

YMCA Camp Menogyn

Menogyn (min-O-jin) is of Ojibwe origin, meaning "To Grow Fully." No roads lead to YMCA Camp Menogyn, campers cross West Bearskin Lake by boat to this beautiful wilderness setting on the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, MN.

For over 90 years, YMCA Camp Menogyn has provided high quality wilderness adventures for teens. We focus on small group, wilderness canoeing, backpacking, and rock climbing trips that are safe, fun, enriching and transformational.

Our campers participate in the total life of Menogyn - to work, play and live together. We nurture character development in our campers by teaching and emulating ...

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 combined with ...

YMCA Camp Lakewood

YMCA Camp Lakewood's co-ed summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17 of all abilities and located 90 minutes south of St. Louis, provides a well-rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors while having fun, making new friends and learning new skills. With a 360-acre lake, 5,200 wooded acres, caves, creeks and more, there are many opportunities for adventure, natural exploration and experiential learning.

There's the 7-day traditional main camp program for children ages 8-12, traditional east camp for children 13- 16, with electives that your child can take while at camp: high adventure, digital animation, ...

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...

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.

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.

Farm & Wilderness - Indian Brook for Girls

Indian Brook is a place for girls to find friendship, adventure, and support in a non-competitive environment. Girls live in open cabins with seven or eight other girls their age and two counselors. The whole camp sings favorite songs after breakfast, then sits together in Silent Meeting before going off for morning activities. Activity areas include Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, Rocks and Ropes, Work Projects (carpentry), Barns & Gardens, and the Waterfront.

Twin Cities YMCA Camps

At YMCA Camps every day is an Adventure! Enjoy hiking, canoeing, archery, sailing, horseback riding, & ropes courses in a traditional camp setting. Campers learn to be caring, honest, respectful & responsible for themselves & the environment.

Day Camp | Ages 4 - 14
Campers can check out camp and still come home each night. With 10 day camps around the metro area there's bound to be one nearby.

Overnight | Ages 7 - 17
Campers get a well-rounded experience with activities like horseback riding, swimming, ropes, kayaking, and camp fires. 3 - 26 day sessions are available.

Teen ...

Longacre Camp

Programs
We offer two programs: a leadership camp for teens (ages 12-18), and a minicamp for children and tweens (ages 8-12).

Mission
To offer both campers and employees a growth experience, with a focus on communication.

Values
Our five core values are self-awareness, loyalty, independence, inclusiveness and hardworking.

Campers Choose Activities Everyday
Discover life outside. We like to build, explore, work, play, rest, care and create. Your child will choose their activities every day, and get to do more of what they love.

Developing ...

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!

Camp Jacobson

Camp Jacobson, on the north shore of Long Island, is the day camp that has it all!

Our professional coaches give expert instruction in all sports.

Our campers swim twice per day with American Red Cross Aquatics lifeguards at one of our three swimming pools.

The spirit of camp echoes with creativity at Arts enrichment programs like drama, music, and dance.

Our Adventure program reaches new heights on ziplines, rock walls, a 3-sided Climbing wall, and our Euro-Bungee. We even whizz on go-karts and prepare meals in our kitchen with veggies picked from our organic garden.

Your experience is ...

Dunes Learning Center

Week-long day and overnight adventure camp inside the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 50 mi from Chicago. Led by trained environmental educators, campers will explore the great outdoors at this summer camp like no other.

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