Wilderness Camps and Programs

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    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 through the four...

    Outward Bound

    For 60 years and with more than 1 million participants, Outward Bound continues to be the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs. A national nonprofit, we offer over 300 adventure-based courses year-round serving youth, starting at age 12, teens and adults.

    Course activities include rock climbing, sea kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering, canyoneering, sailing, dog sledding, canoeing and whitewater rafting, and more, in some of the most beautiful and inspiring wilderness areas across the nation. No matter the activity, courses focus on learning through experience, compassion, leadership, outdoor skills, and...

    Twin Cities YMCA Camps

    • Greater Saint Paul, Twin Cities, Du Nord, Various Locations
      Twin Cities, MN 55357, U.S.A.

      Phone: 612-230-9622

    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 Wilderness |...


    YMCA Camp Northern Lights

    Description: Spending time together in nature is one of the best ways for families to grow together. YMCA Camp Northern Lights, a north woods family camp and getaway destination is the YMCA¿¿¿s newest family camp in Northern Minnesota. On the edge of the Superior National Forest, families experience a beautiful wilderness setting that promotes relaxation, adventure and community. Camp is situated on Bear Island Lake near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and offers year-round program and getaway opportunities.

    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 get to choose your own...

    YMCA Camp Takodah

    Voted 'Best Overnight Camp in New Hampshire' - and only 90 minutes from Boston - Camp Takodah provides award-winning overnight camps for kids ages 7-15.
    Takodah helps campers discover who they are and what they can achieve. In our single-gender camps, kids unplug so they can connect with themselves and each other. In everything we do, we empower kids with the confidence and character needed to reach their full potential.
    What sets us apart is topnotch staff, rich traditions, a 'friendly to all' community, single-gender camps, a tech-free environment, and YMCA character development.
    Summer Camp fills quickly...Register now!

    Camp Carolina

    Camp Carolina is a residential high adventure and sports camp in Western North Carolina. At Carolina boys learn to feel with their hearts, do with their hands, and live together in the spirit of brotherhood. Activities include Caving, Wakeboarding, Music, Surfing, Skating Climbing, Biking, Yoga, Fencing and so much more! Check out our activity videos here: https://www.campcarolina.com/Video

    Our purpose is to make a boy's summer camping experience safe, fun, memorable, and a valuable factor in his complete development. We believe we can do this by:

    - Providing campers with challenging experiences, adventure and on-going social interaction...

    Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp

    You will be safe, you will be challenged, and you will have fun when you attend Summer's Best Adventure at Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp. Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp is a Christian summer camp located in Ohio's beautiful Mohican Forest. We are situated on a picturesque 250 acre property and an 850-acre lake. Our days are filled with engaging camp activities led by exceptional role models who are committed to helping your child grow socially, spiritually, and physically. Launch your adventure this summer at Pleasant Hill Outdoor Camp!

    YMCA Camp Ohiyesa

    At YMCA Camp Ohiyesa day and overnight camps, kids discover friendship, new skills, teamwork, leadership and confidence. A wide range of activities fuel lots of summer adventure.

    Boys and girls entering grades K-10 will engage in safe and fun programs to enrich their summer experience. Through their camp activities, campers make new friends, gain confidence, develop life and leadership skills and practice teamwork.

    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.

    Flint Hill Farm Summer Camps

    We offer KinderCamp for our youngest campers, a half-day program filled with themed games, crafts and exploration!

    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? Maybe a focus on perfecting some basketball or soccer skills with...

    YMCA Camp Ihduhapi

    Ihduhapi (EE-dohop-ee) is of Lakota origin, meaning "Independence." At YMCA Camp Ihduhapi, campers enjoy a variety of memorable daily adventures, learn new skills, and build lasting relationships in a beautiful setting. Conveniently located, close to home and just far enough away, only 22 miles west of the Twin Cities near Loretto, MN, on 175 acres on beautiful Lake Independence. Our location is ideal for both first time and returning campers.

    Traditional, Specialty and Leadership Development Camps are available. Specialty Camp choices include Horseback Riding, Waterskiing, Sailing, Fishing, Ropes Challenge and Teen Extreme.

    Campers...

    River Valley Ranch (RVR)

    River Valley Ranch (RVR), a summer camp in Maryland, allows campers to enjoy a myriad of activities including: Adventure activities, Extreme Sports, Horseback riding, Theater, Rodeo Sports, Traditional Sports, Swimming and much more. There are three main camp facilities on the 560 acre Ranch in Carroll County Maryland. Arrowhead Woods is a program for campers between the ages of 7 and 9. Fort Roller is a camp for children between the ages of 9 and 12. And Frontier Town is a camp for students ages 12 to 17. Each program runs up to eight weeks. Each week is from Sunday afternoon until Friday evening, and during each week campers can pick a different...

    YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow

    YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow is a Summer Camp in Wisconsin that offers a variety of traditional Resident Overnight Camps, Day Camps and Adventure Trips for youth ages 7-17. We are dedicated to providing a safe, fun and small group environment, which develops the spirit, mind and body of each individual. Camp is a special place where youth and teens learn about the environment, develop positive values, make meaningful friendships, learn new skills and increase self-confidence. In our community of caring adults Y Camp Glacier Hollow summer camp helps kids grow and find themselves.

    YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow is a summer camp in Wisconsin that is...

    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.

    Science Sea Camp - Marine Science

    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 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...

    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...

    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 the Y values...

    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 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 who create...

    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...

    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 and friends each year while...

    YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

    At YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser, we believe that todays campers are tomorrows leaders. Our progressive, camper-centered programs are designed to challenge every child in a safe, supportive, and fun environment.

    Our goal is to create an environment where campers make friends, learn new skills, build self-confidence, and gain a sense of independence in our camp community. The memories our campers make at Camp Conrad Weiser truly last a lifetime. We pride ourselves on creating an experience as unique as each of our campers. From our Athletics to our Arts & Nature programs, Camp Conrad Weiser affords many opportunities to develop new skills. Our...

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      About 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 aSee More »