Wilderness Camps and Programs

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    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...

    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.

    Birchwood Wilderness Camp

    A small (by design) summer camp for boys in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota. While many summer camps house a few hundred campers at once, we only accept between 35 and 45 campers (boys ages 7-17) per session. At Birchwood, we keep our enrollment small and our campus screen-free so we can focus on the things we value most: connection, self-discovery, and a sense of shared purpose. Each week, campers gets to select a wilderness trip to go on, ranging from 3 to 5 days. All trips have two qualified Birchwood counselors and four to seven boys of similar age or experience.

    Between adventures, campers live in cabins...


    Camp Anokijig

    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 communities. Your child...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    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 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...

    Summer Camp at SOAR - NC Adventures

    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 Mountains of North...

    YMCA Camp Lakewood

    YMCA Camp Lakewood's co-ed summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17 of all abilities and located 90 minutes south of St. Louis, provides a well- rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors while having fun, making new friends and learning new skills. With a 360-acre lake, 5,200 wooded acres, caves, creeks and more, there are many opportunities for adventure, natural exploration and experiential learning.

    FOUR DAY PROGRAMS Mini-camp (ages 6-8), Mini-Raptor camp (ages 9-10), Mini-East Camp (ages 11- 12), and Ranch Camp (ages 13-16) SEVEN DAY PROGRAMS Traditional Main Camp (ages 8-12) and East Camp (ages 13- 16) programs; Jr....

    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!

    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 |...

    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...

    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!

    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...

    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...

    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.

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    YMCA Camp Ohiyesa

    At YMCA Camp Ohiyesa day and overnight camps, kids discover friendship, new skills, teamwork, leadership and confidence. A wide range of activities fuel lots of summer adventure.

    Boys and girls entering grades K-10 will engage in safe and fun programs to enrich their summer experience. Through their camp activities, campers make new friends, gain confidence, develop life and leadership skills and practice teamwork.

    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...

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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 »