Wilderness Camps and Programs

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    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 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,...

    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...


    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...

    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 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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    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...

    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...

    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.

    JCC Camp Ruach

    JCC Camp Ruach...Home for the Summer!

    Camp Season: June 28- Aug. 20. Located on 14 acres with programs for campers ages 2 years old through 9th grade. Busing included. Lunches available. Camp Ruach offers a nine-week program with a four-week minimum. The range of activities are extensive including athletics, instructional and free swim (indoor and outdoor pools), NEW ADA certified Splash Pad, 14 element low and high ropes course, karate, tumbling, art, cooking, dance, tennis, STEM, game room, mini-golf, music, musical theater, archery, weekly entertainment and so much more! Half day and partial week options available for campers entering 1st...

    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...

    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,...

    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 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.

    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!

    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.

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    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!

    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...

    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 Foley

    Join us for our 96th Summer in 2020! 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.

    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...

    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...

    Rock-N-Water Christian Camps

    Founded in 1989, Rock-N-Water is a group of Christians who want to impact young people with the joy of God's Living Word, so that they might come to know Jesus and pass on God's love with excitement. We focus our program on biblical principles, and we use the help of nature, friendship, and challenge to develop character.

    Our staff are highly committed Christians with excellent outdoor leadership skills. Your students' safety, spiritual growth, learning, and adventurous fun are our staff's goal.

    We savor the opportunity to be one of Jesus' tools in your students' lives. We take individual youth, families, and school or church...

    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...

    Camp Rockmont

    Rockmont is ready for the 2021 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...

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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 »