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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.

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies

Nature camp for teens and children! Campers hunt for salamanders, butterflies, foxes and warblers in a secluded 500-acre mountain wildlife sanctuary. We play, hike, swim, garden and explore the Appalachians of West Virginia. 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. Campers sample topics in plant, animal and earth science, participate in short backpacking trips, and pursue interests in a project of their own design. Each afternoon brings an array of choice activities ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

FOUR DAY PROGRAMS Mini-camp (ages 6-8), Mini-Raptor camp (ages 9-10), Mini-East Camp (ages 11- 12), and Ranch Camp (ages 13-16) SEVEN DAY PROGRAMS Traditional Main Camp (ages 8-12) and East Camp (ages ...

Maine Camp Experience - Boys 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 ...

Camp Fitch YMCA

Camp Fitch Makes Kids Better, Forever

Parents are looking for engaging experiences that complement the goals that they have for their kids' development such as enhancing their social network with quality friendships, improving their self-efficacy, and reassuring them that the values they teach and model as parents are relevant.

Camp Fitch's century-old, classic sleep-away summer camp provides boys and girls aged 6-16 with a holistically safe, values-driven community where they discover friendship and achievement. Kids feel like they belong here among our carefully vetted, highly committed, and caring staff ...

Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp

Dedicated to greater learning opportunities through longer stays at camp, Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp offers two-week long sessions for boys and girls 8 to 16 years old. A Christian adventure camp nestled in the shadow of Yosemite National Park, YSSC helps campers develop new skills, new friends, self-esteem, confidence, and wholesome role models. Come be part of the fun and the family at the "Home of the World's Greatest Campers!

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 Kupugani for Boys

Offered in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions (plus a blended session).

Less than two hours west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani provides a multicultural sleepaway camp that is intentionally challenging, intentionally empowering, intentionally diverse and intentionally fun! Campers enjoy activities like rock climbing, river walking, canoeing, playing under waterfalls, and night hikes under the stars, plus carefully designed group activities and games so that fun and personal growth coincide.

"I love Camp Kupugani because it has lots of fun activities and I meet a lot of new and interesting people."

"Camp ...

Camp Tall Timbers

At Camp Tall Timbers, we've been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for over 45 years. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Tall Timbers is convenient from throughout the DMV. Our camp offers a wide variety of entertaining, engaging, and inspiring activities for boys and girls from ages 7 to 16. Our camp experience promotes independence, decision-making, socialization, skill building, confidence, creativity, and self-discovery in a safe, nurturing environment. Campers are encouraged to be themselves, try something new, unplug and have fun! We know what parents expect ...

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.

YMCA Camp St. Croix

Girls and boys have been experiencing the adventure and wonder of camping for more than 100 years at Camp St. Croix. Our camp provides new and exciting experiences, and a chance to spend a portion of the summer actively learning in a fun and beautiful outdoor environment. Campers participate in a variety of traditional and specialized camp activities determined by their age and experience. We offer progressive camping where campers are given the opportunity to challenge themselves each time they come back to camp.

Traditional, Adventure and Leadership Development Camp Experiences are available. Choose from 3-day to ...

YMCA Day Camp Heritage

Girls and boys create memories and friendships at YMCA Day Camp Heritage. This is the perfect way to introduce children to traditional camp experiences during the day and return home at night. Great for both first time and returning campers. Guy Robinson is located on Peltier Lake across from Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes, MN. Traditional and Specialty Camps are available. Specialty Camps include Dragons, Fairies & Princess Camp, Wild About Nature, Archery, Fishing, Theater, Teen Specialty, Peak Adventure, and more! During this 5-day enrichment program, our commitment is to nurture character development in our campers ...

Safari Zoo Camp

Founded in 1995, Safari Zoo Camp at Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park is an exciting and unique experiential education program, which specializes in hands-on learning experiences with wildlife. The only residential summer camp of its kind in the world, participants work alongside professional zoo keeping staff to care for a variety of animals, many rare and endangered.

Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park is accredited by Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums - Aquariums et Zoos Accredites du Canada (CAZA-AZAC), whom represent the leading zoological parks and aquariums in Canada. CAZA/AZAC promotes the welfare of, and encourages ...

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 ...

Forest Lake Camp for Girls

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 ...

Audubon Center of the North Woods

2018 Youth Summer Camps at ACNW

Experience Your Environment!

The Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW) youth camps have a focus on wildlife, nature, challenge and outdoor skills. Experience the great outdoors and make memories that last a lifetime!

All of our camps are overnight, residential camps with indoor lodging. ACNW provides great accommodations, wonderful scratch-based meal service, a top-notch, experienced staff, and engaging activities to provide one of the best outdoor camp experiences around.

ACNW has been committed to providing environmental and outdoor education ...

YMCA of Greater Bergen County Summer Camps

Our camps are traditional, back to basics summer camps. Each camp offers an unplugged experience for children to reconnect with the outdoors while being introduced to a variety of activities. All our programs promote the YMCA's core values of Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Honesty developing self confident and independent campers.

Hosmer Point

Building Confidence, Building Community. At Hosmer Point, campers build a sense of community in a beautiful and caring environment where boys and girls can play, explore, create life-long friendships and build self-confidence. With only 74 campers per session, and three or four campers for each counselor; every child is respected for who they are so they learn how to be their best selves. We take pride in creating a great first-time camp experience! Located near Craftsbury Common, in the mountains of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Hosmer Point offers 1, 2, 4, and 6 week sessions for ages 9 to 15, day camps for ages 5 to 8, ...

Camp Birch Hill

How about a camp that literally covers all it's bases! Birch Hill designs each day around each campers wants and desires. Through our elective program they choose their own great schedule and can modify it at a moments notice. Such individual care is afforded each camper. Special Nightly programs, campfires, socials, overnight camp outs, cookouts, plays, talent nights, cabin skits, carnival and exciting off camp excursions round out an active, challenging and fun packed Birch Hill summer. Fantastic food keeps everybody healthy and happy.

Camp Quinebarge

Camp Quinebarge is an 80 year old traditional, co-ed, overnight camp in New Hampshire that offers children ages 7-16 the ability to learn about themselves, each other and the world around them while having the best summer of their lives and making friendships that will last a lifetime. Quinebarge offers all the great traditional summer camp activities of swimming, boating, wood shop , sports (soccer, tennis, lacrosse, gaga, kick ball), archery, mountain biking, nature, horseback riding, arts and crafts, and evening activities like all camp capture the flag and find the counselor. We also have our own homegrown Quinebarge world ...

Camp Nuhop

Our mission:

The Program

Camp Nuhop is a residential summer camp for children with special needs.

Over 20 unique programs are offered through six, one week -long sessions. Children are placed in a "tribe" of seven campers based on program choice, age, application information and a teacher evaluation.

Three staff members are assigned to each tribe of seven campers for the entire week. Activities at camp might include: hiking, canoeing, swimming and camping out under the stars, as well as cooperative and individual self-concept initiatives.

Returning campers look forward to new adventure ...

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