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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!

SOAR

SOAR offers high adventure summer camps designed specifically for youth and young adults between the ages of 8 and 25 diagnosed with ADHD and LD. Each of our summer camp programs promotes friendships, increase self- confidence, and develop life skills. Created in 1977 by an adult with learning disabilities, SOAR provides fun and successful experiences so that participants may gain greater awareness of their own strengths and improve self-esteem and confidence.

Our camps offer adventure activities, for beginners and beyond, located across the country's most scenic places. These incredible locations include the Blue Ridge ...

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!

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

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 ...

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, ...

Sherman Lake YMCA Camp

The Sherman Lake YMCA day, resident and high school leadership camp progressive programming will meet the needs of campers ages 4-17. Campers will build strong friendships, develop skills and return home with lasting memories. Honesty, caring, respect and responsibility are the cornerstones of our culture. Try one of our many specialty offerings: horsemanship, climbing and high adventure, water sports, creative arts, ensemble theatre, digital photography, skateboard, guitar, school of rock, writing tales, Gilmore piano camp, leadership development, counselor-in-training, wrangler-in-training and much more! Families join ...

Camp Foley

Grow Grit. Investigate Independence. Kids converge on Camp Foley each summer from all over the world to put aside their phones and computers and work on face to face social skills all the while trying new activities and taking risks in a safe, kid focused environment! With over 80 years of combined experience, the Camp Foley directors run a seasoned program that has been in operation for over 90 years. Beautiful Whitefish Lake in North Central, Minnesota offers the perfect backdrop for kids to reconnect with nature and learn from each other. An American Camp Association accredited camp.

Camp Lindenmere

Camp Lindenmere is one of the top residential camps in the country. A unique choice program allows campers to choose their activities every day. Situated on 200 acres in the Pocono Mountains Lindenmere has every activity imaginable. Our caring and nurturing staff will help your child have the summer of their life. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children can grow and learn not just in their activity areas but as human beings. With over 75 years of experience Camp Lindenmere has a rich history of camping that your children will embrace for the rest of their lives.

ART: Ceramics, ...

Camp Lonehollow

Where does tradition meet innovation in 21st century youth development? Nestled deep within the Texas Hill Country, Camp Lonehollow offers boys and girls ages 7-16 the opportunity to unplug, enjoy 3,000 acres of the outdoors, grow full-circle in skills and character, establish lifelong friendships, and experience a simpler style of living. With one, two, and four week co-ed sessions available and more than 60 activities offered, Lonehollow aims to meet the unique and diverse interests of today's youth while preserving the traditional fun of residential camp life. Our staff to camper ratio of 1:3 helps our staff focus on each ...

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 ...

ISLS Teen Summer Spanish and Surf Camp

ISLS is a Spanish immersion institute in Costa Rica that specializes in Spanish Camps for children and teens. Since 1992 we have proudly offered students of all ages educational and fun study abroad opportunities. Each of our Spanish Camps is designed to combine age and level appropriate Spanish lessons with fun, adventurous, educational and culturally significant activities.

It really is an exciting and diverse selection of camps. Our Spanish, Adventure and Travel Camp is a one week program that combines the best aspects of a Spanish immersion program with the excitement of travel through different parts of Costa Rica. ...

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, ...

Whale Camp at the Fundy Marine Science Institute

Whale Camp

No other marine science or oceanography program offers as many direct face-to-face encounters to closely observe and study whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and puffins in their own natural habitat. Board our 60-foot sailboat for unmatched observations of marine life. Help collect data to document whale distribution patterns and behaviors. Gain hands-on experience using our marine science equipment. Unveil the powerful and endangered processes of life in the sea. Explore beaches, coastal trails, fishing villages and life in the tidal pools. Some summer programs teach you about marine science ...

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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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 Girls

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 ...

Forest Lake Camp for Boys

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

YMCA Camp Mason

YMCA Camp Mason is a summer camp and year-round outdoor education & conference center. Founded in 1900, our programs and facilities have grown tremendously since that time. Located in northwestern New Jersey in Hardwick Township, Camp Mason serves more than 11,000 children, adults, and families annually.

Mountain Camp Woodside

Mountain Camp Woodside is a traditional 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, ...

Flint Hill Farm Summer Camps

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

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