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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    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!

    Mountain Camp Woodside

    Mountain Camp Woodside is a co-ed summer camp that offers both a sleep-away Resident Camp (for grades 2nd – 10th) and a Day Camp (for grades K-10th) program and is nestled in the heart of beautiful Portola Valley, California on the 63-acre campus of the Woodside Priory School.

    Mountain Camp Woodside’s minimal technology, non-competitive program is designed to build confidence and independence, encourage friendships and healthy lifestyle choices and other 21st century skills. We offer activities like mountain biking, arts & crafts, soccer, swimming, archery and outdoor survival. In today’s hectic, high-tech world, we...

    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...


    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.

    Camp Cayuga in the Pocono Mountains

    Private coed residential camp in the Pocono Mountains for children ages 6 to 16. Create your own activity schedule each morning with your friends. Select from over 60 daily activities: horseback riding (no fee), skateboarding, bubble soccer, ATVs, paintball, fencing, rock climbing, flying trapeze, bungee trampoline, sailing, dance, drama, creative arts, and all land/water sports. Quality instruction. Mature staff (ratio 1:4). First-Time-Camper Tuition Refund Guarantee! Separate Teen Campus for teenagers! Fun trips! comprehensive facilities. Flexible sessions: 2, 4, 6, 8 weeks. Owned by the Buynak Family who since 1957 have earned a fine reputation...

    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 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.

    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!

    Farm Camp

    Established in 1952, Farm Camp is a traditional, coed, overnight camp for children ages 8 to 17. We are located less than 3 hours north of San Francisco on 500 acres of beautiful Sonoma County Redwoods, just 1 1/2 miles up from the Pacific Coast Ocean.

    Farm Camp is located at Plantation, which is a working farm located on 500 acres in the coastal hills of Northern California's Sonoma County. Farm Camp's emphasis is in nurturing self esteem and building responsibility in an atmosphere of shared fun in a relaxed and beautiful setting. Campers stay for 1,2, or 4 week sessions. They choose daily from a variety of activities such as hiking,...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Long Lake Camp Adventures

    With only 60 campers per session we can offer an unusual amount of personal attention to every camper. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and include sports fields, high and low ropes challenge courses, motor sport tracks and horse trails throughout our 200 acres of untouched forests we own and preserve for generations to come. We have a fully featured waterfront offering power boats, sports like wakeboarding and tubing, plus all the traditional favorites like swimming, canoeing and sailing. Unique to us is our exciting and rewarding personal electives. Our campers can choose from activities outside of the sports if they wish. Our staff is hired...

    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 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 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 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.

    Cheley Colorado Camps

    A summer at Cheley Colorado Camps means spending time hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, rafting, paddle boarding, mountain biking, and playing in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Wake up each morning to the fresh mountain air, views of peaks that soar to 14,000 feet, and the laughter of your fellow campers. Since 1921, Cheley Colorado Camps has welcomed more than 50,000 young people from every state and more than a dozen countries, including many second, third, and now fourth generation Cheley campers. Offering two traditional 4-week terms, a 5-night program for younger campers interested in a taste of camp, a family camp, and more, Cheley hosts...

    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,...

    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...

    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.

    Camp Birchwood for Girls

    Located on a perfect lake in Minnesota, Camp Birchwood offers campers ages 7 to 17 with a tremendous variety of water sports as well all kinds of fun things to do 'on land'. Every day, girls choose four activities they want to do the next day. These include: sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, tubing, knee-boarding, wake-boarding, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, tennis, horseback riding (Western, English & trail riding), archery, riflery, arts & crafts, pottery, drama, dance, fitness sports, and the opportunity to go on a variety of out-of-camp wilderness adventure trips (via kayaks, canoes, and bikes).

    With caring,...

    Camp Mondamin for Boys

    Located in the Mountains of Western North Carolina for over 95 years, we emphasize outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding. 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 several other countries.

    Alpengirl Teen Summer Adventure Camp for Girls

    Girl Powered Teen Adventure Camp! Overnight summer camps for girls ages 11-16 in Montana, Washington, Idaho and Wyoming. Activities offered during our one or two week tent-camping wilderness trips are backpacking, yoga, horseback riding, surfing, camp cooking, rock climbing, canoeing, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, and wildly original Alpenolympic events. Alpengirl offers a balanced mix of outdoor adventure, organic fitness and genuine friendship that allows each camper to blossom!

    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...

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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 »