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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 ...

Camp Anokijig - Equestrian Ranch

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 ...

Camp Sangamon for Boys

Camp Sangamon is located on a small lake in the hills outside of Rutland, Vermont. Sangamon was founded in 1922, and have based many years of success on one fundamental philosophical difference from other camps. While most camps operate on the premise that adults should generally make decisions for children, we believe in the opposite premise - that camp is a perfect setting to give children the chance to make their own decisions.

Sangamon and Betsey Cox, brother/sister camps next to each other, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. The entire program is elective. Campers choose each day from 15 ...

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 ...

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.

Northwaters Wilderness Canoe Programs

Our wilderness canoe trips take us through some of the most beautiful country in the world, creating opportunities for all experience levels that focus on learning from the land and one another in a spirit that honors awareness, balance, and trust. We believe that when participants learn how to handle life on the trail, they become better equipped to handle life in general. Programs available for for girls (ages 11-17) and coed (ages 14-17) in separate 2 and 3.5 sessions.

2 week program: Girls ages 11-14

3.5 week sessions: Girls ages 12-17 and Co-Ed ages 14-17

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YMCA Camp Marston & Raintree Ranch

San Diego's oldest and largest youth camp, located in the high-mountain district of Julian. Quality staff, wide array of activities, emphasis on character development.

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 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 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...

Outward Bound Costa Rica

Our Outward Bound summer courses in Costa Rica and Panama provide varied adventure challenges and service learning expeditions. Students expand self-awareness, step up into leadership roles, and discover that they are capable of more than they ever thought possible! Activities vary depending on the course chosen. Hike in the rain and cloud forests while you live with local host families learning Costa Rican culture in farming and cooking. Surf the warm water breaks on our world renowned beaches, white water raft or kayak on the many rivers and zipline at the end of your course. Experience the beauty of the Panama coral ...

Northwest Outward Bound School

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!

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Circle F Dude Ranch Camp

Are you looking for a Florida Summer Camp for your kids that is safe, secure, and wholesome, that offers a wide variety of exciting activities, optional excursions to various area attractions, and is within easy driving distance so you can take the kids there yourself?

Welcome to Circle F Dude Ranch Camp in Lake Wales, south of Orlando, Florida, with 500 acres of lush Live Oaks, rolling hills and the best of old Florida. Its Florida's Paradise!

Having focus and passion keeps Circle F growing stronger each year. This summer will be our 65th year in continuous operation. We offer a wholesome, enriching atmosphere ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rockbrook Camp for Girls - Horseback Riding Camp

A residential summer camp for girls in the mountains of North Carolina offering traditional camp activities, horseback riding, pottery, and an extensive outdoor adventure program. Our goal through these summer camps is for each camper to gain, at her own pace, a deeper understanding of herself and of her relationship with other people and the natural world.

Camp Crestridge for Girls

Ridgecrest Summer Camps: Impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, our camps are designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth by offering a Christian camp program that has been around for 130 combined years. Camp Ridgecrest for Boys and Camp Crestridge for Girls each offer 25+ activities taught by solid Christian role models. Our staff are highly trained, committed believers with a heart for children/youth ministry. Join us for an unforgettable experience of fun encompassing physical, mental, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Camp Illahaw at Forever Florida

Camp Illahaw offers eight (8) one week overnight sessions beginning June 7 thru August 1 for summer 2015. Boys and Girls ages 10 to 15 are eligible to attend.

You'll have hours of fun and adventure with horses, hours with other animals and nature adventures, creative time, time for games and sports, and plenty of good food. Since 2005, Camp Illahaw has offered campers the chance to experience all Florida has to offer with a diverse selection of fun activities from Horseback Trail Rides; Arena Activities; Florida History/Heritage; Low Ropes Challenge Course; Hiking; Kayaking; Archery; Shooting; Swimming, Paintball; ...

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Bear Creek Outdoor Centre

Active Challenge is a remarkable adventure program where young women ages 12-18 develop healthy habits, lose weight, and build confidence.

Located at beautiful Bear Creek Outdoor near Ottawa Ontario. Active Challenge offers instruction in adventure-based programs such as canoeing, whitewater rafting and beginner rock climbing and rappelling. What an exciting way to get in shape and have a great time! Active Challenge is a weight loss program exclusively for young women. At Active Challenge you'll make lifelong friends with young women your own age, learn to love new adventurous activities and make permanent lifestyle ...

YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow

Camp Glacier Hollow offers Resident, Day and Teen Adventure Camps. Specialty programs include: Nature Quest, Girls Camp, Camp for Children with Learning Disabilities, and Rock Climbing. Join us for an Experience of a Lifetime!

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