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 »

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    YMCA Camp Lakewood

    Main campers have the opportunity to choose from many great camp activities such as archery, arts & crafts, canoeing, caving, fishing, flag football, floor hockey, outdoor living skills, singing, snorkeling, soccer, yoga, cabin and unit games, and much more.. Upon their arrival, each camper is welcomed by our caring staff and introduced to their cabin mates for the week. Campers gather as a cabin each day to play, learn, bond and make lifelong friendships.

    Main campers lodge in climate-controlled cabins with indoor plumbing. Each cabin will also venture into the outdoors for an overnight where they sleep under the stars.

    Outward Bound

    For 50 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...

    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...


    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 language lessons and...

    Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

    Simply put, Road's End Farm is a small camp that appeals to girls who just love being around horses, caring for them, and riding for enjoyment rather than competition. As an integral part of a working horse farm, the camp provides unlimited exposure to horses and rural life in a picturesque setting. Campers enjoy English pleasure riding and stable chores each morning, waterfront activities and/or arts & crafts each afternoon, and a choice of relaxing pastimes in the evenings. Although well supervised, the camp program is, for the most part, unstructured to ensure a family- like atmosphere, in which each camper counts and, in turn, is counted upon....

    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...

    Camp Crestridge for Girls

    Boys and girls of all ages are looking for two things. They're looking for adventure and for someone to follow into that adventure. For over 90 summers, Ridgecrest Summer Camps have been a place where campers follow role models into the adventure of following Jesus and stepping outside of what is ordinary and familiar to grow in every way. Our mission of impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure emphasizes our desire to meet campers where they are and show them what it looks like to follow Jesus through the highs and lows of life's journey. Our goal is to create a safe environment that fosters friendship, encouragement and the...

    Camp Rockmont

    Rockmont is ready for the 2022 Summer season - with refined COVID procedures and practices to promote an incredibly adventurous and healthy summer for your son! Don’t let him spend a summer on a screen, invite him into an even more adventurous life. Just by being a KidsCamps visitor, you receive $100 off any Starter (1-Week) Session or $200 off any Classic (2-Week) Session!

    Camp Rockmont invites campers to experience the wildness of being a boy outside, the welcoming embrace of a loving community and the wonder of being alive.

    Each summer, we welcome boys from all over the nation and the world to become active members of this...

    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 more traditional for...

    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!

    Discovery Day Camp

    Discovery Day Camp is a week long program (5 days) that is open to all youth in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Each day will be filled with activities such as swimming, hiking, climbing, archery, STEM activities, outdoor skills, crafts and more! All of the activities will be age appropriate and guided by our well trained and enthusiastic staff. With multiple sessions offered at a variety of locations you are sure to find something that will fit your busy schedule!

    Camp Tall Timbers

    At Camp Tall Timbers, we've been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for over 50 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 and what kids...

    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...

    Flint Hill Farm Summer Camps

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

    Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

    Come with us on an awesome outdoor adventure in the Smokies! Imagine splashing around in an icy cold mountain stream, climbing ridges to an unbelievable view, or choosing from a variety of activities to discover nature through hands-on explorations, day hikes and crafts. Tremont Institute offers an in-depth summer learning experience that fosters an understanding of the beautiful Smoky Mountains and encourages a lifelong appreciation and stewardship of the environment. From backpacking in the wilderness to learning about the secret haunts of salamanders, Tremont Institute offers a variety of opportunities to serve different interests, abilities 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...

    Cheerio Adventures

    Join us for an Adventure Camp experience like no other! Cheerio Adventures specializes in camp sessions of 1 and 2 weeks of unforgettable adventures. We are a Christian based YMCA adventure camp located in the mountains of SW Virginia along the New River. The camp is for boys and girls ages 10-16. All groups consist of 8-12 participants, to maximize the adventure experience and promote strong and long lasting friendships. Our focus on helping young people learn more about themselves, strengthen self-confidence, leadership, teamwork skills, is accomplished while challenging them in a safe and fun Christian setting. All equipment is...

    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 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.

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    Frost Valley YMCA

    Frost Valley YMCA offers traditional overnight summer camp, teen and pre-teen adventure trips, horse camps, farm camp, and its very own adventure survival camp! Children and teens grow in a safe and engaging environment, spending their first nights away from home, gaining skills as young leaders, and bonding with new friends on mountain hikes, swimming and boating in Lake Cole, ziplining, sleeping beneath the starry Catskill sky, and more! Frost Valley offers 1- and 2-week programs from July to August for grades 2-10. Attend an open house or schedule a tour. At Frost Valley YMCA, we offer sports, arts and crafts, hiking, horseback riding, rock...

    Kimberly Farms Horse Camp

    Summer Horse Camps for Kids and Teens at a Price You Can Afford

    Send your child to savor summer in Vermont at our friendly, individualized, horseback riding camp. We emphasize not just riding, but building a holistic relationship with each horse. Our horse camps also encourage personal growth for each camper. Learning new skills and connecting with people and animals builds self esteem, and for many of our students horsemanship becomes a driving interest for many years. We limit the number of campers to preserve this individualized approach.

    Day Camp

    Enjoy all aspects of horsemanship; ride twice a day,...

    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 Widjiwagan

    High quality canoe and backpacking adventures and wilderness trips in the BWCAW, Quetico Provincial Park and in the finest wilderness areas throughout North America. "Widji" wilderness trips focus on respect and values that build skills for life as they develop an unparalleled relationship with the environment.

    Our program offers a progressive challenge and growth for teens. As campers return year after year for more challenging trips, they build upon their wilderness skills and take on greater leadership roles.

    At the core of our programs are the Y values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. And Respect is the foundation...

    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.

    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...

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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 »