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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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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 afternoon...

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.

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 with other kids of...

Camp Green Cove 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...

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.

Forest Lake Camp for Boys

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to explore and imagine what an FLC summer would look like for your family.

At FLC, we know that a positive camp experience is one of the defining moments of a young person's life. Confidence is nurtured, health and physical vitality exercised, and enduring, life-long memories and friendships are created each and every summer at FLC.

Since 1926, generations of campers have shared this experience while with us. The extended Forest Lake Camp family - counselors, LIT's, alumni, owners, managers - feel that this classic camp experience is more relevant for young people today than...

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!

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 a variety of fun-filled activities, led...

YMCA Day Camp Heritage

We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Day Camp is a 5-day enrichment program and the next step in youth development. Day Camp gives kids a traditional camp experience during the day.

Every child will benefit from this connection with nature. YMCA Day Camp Heritage is a wonderful place for your child to experience fun, outdoor adventures this summer! New and returning campers thrive during a week packed full of exciting, structured activities. Campers participate in small, age appropriate groups where they build self-esteem and learn new skills. Our...

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 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 are drawn to the convenience of...

Lakefield Camp International

COME FOR THE ADVENTURE.. STAY FOR THE FRIENDS! Lakefield Camp International has been a leading choice for summer campers since 1985. Each summer, campers from Canada and around the world join together for fun, adventure and learning. Campers are encouraged to make independent decisions within a fully supervised environment, an approach which adds variety and flexibility to their experience and contributes to personal growth, leadership and responsibility. Join campers from across Canada and around the world for a summer experience you'll never forget!

Georgetown Day School Camps & Classes

GDS is pleased to offer a variety of camps and classes for the greater Washington, DC community! Whether you are already familiar with GDS, live in the neighborhood, or just visiting for a while, we welcome your whole family to participate in our auxiliary programs! If you're looking for something for your children, we offer Break Camps for children during most school holidays; Summer Programs throughout the summer; and a variety of classes and workshops on weekends during the school year. If you're looking for something for yourself, consider enrolling in one of our adult classes or workshops. You never...

Camp Kawartha Day Camp

Camp Kawartha has been providing summer camp for children and teenagers since 1921. Today, we are an award-winning, year round facility dedicated to promoting the highest standards of programming; with a particular focus on outdoor environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

Camp Cedarbrook Texas

Camp Cedarbrook Texas is a Christ-centered, Bible based, outdoor program that provides a camping experience for girls and boys (separate camps) having finished 1st grade through high school. Camp Cedarbrook is the place to learn new skills, to meet life-long friends, to appreciate God's creation, to be loved and accepted, and to grow closer to Jesus Christ. We have been serving the youth of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana since 1960. Camp Cedarbrook is a non-denominational, not-for-profit corporation camping ministry.

YMCA Camp du Nord

Camp du Nord is the perfect wilderness destination to gather your family and spend time together without having to be concerned with how to entertain the variety of ages and interests in any family. Camp du nord has it all: optional meal service, age group activities, evening programs and wonderful recreational opportunities for your family to enjoy together.

Camp Kawartha Overnight Camp

Camp Kawartha has been providing summer camp for children and teenagers since 1921. Today, we are an award-winning, year round facility dedicated to promoting the highest standards of programming; with a particular focus on outdoor environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

Camp Lonehollow

Camp Lonehollow is known as one of the best overnight summer camps in Texas. Lonehollow is a place where your kids can run, grow, and thrive in a nurturing environment. At Lonehollow, children will have the opportunity to unplug and get away from city living. Join the Lonehollow family today!

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?...

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 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 seeks to help...

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.

Mountain Camp Woodside

Mountain Camp Woodside is a traditional summer camp that offers both a Day Camp (for ages 5-15) and sleep-away Resident Camp (for ages 7-15) programs and is nestled in the heart of beautiful Portola Valley, California on the 63- acre campus of the Woodside Priory School. Mountain Camp Woodsides minimal technology, non-competitive program is designed to build confidence and independence, encourage friendships and healthy lifestyle choices. We offer activities like mountain biking, arts & crafts, soccer, swimming, archery and outdoor survival. In todays hectic, high-tech world, we believe a back-to- basics approach to outdoor recreation and plain ol fashion fun....

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 ensure that every participant will make the...

Wyonegonic Camps

Wyonegonic Camps for Girls offers a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere. Emphasis is on personal development and group co-operation. Campers design their own program weekly after goal setting with counselors. Our broad traditional program favors aquatics, outdoor living and wilderness trips. Campers represent approximately 30 different states and 12% international clientele. Ages are 8-15 plus Leadership Training program or Wilderness Trip Adventures for ages 15-18. Affiliated with Camp Winona for Boys.

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