Hiking and Backpacking Summer Camps: Hiking and Backpacking camps and summer camps with Hiking and Backpacking as a major activity.

Hiking and Backpacking Summer Camps in the Southwest US

Adventure Treks

Wilderness adventure program for Teens

Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, & NC

Established in 1978

Adventure Treks

Ever climbed a snow covered volcano? Slept under a starry sky on a wilderness beach or rafted a crazy fun whitewater river? Here is your chance! At Adventure Treks this is just a snapshot of your best summer ever. You will see incredible scenery, make great friends from across the country, laugh more than you ever thought possible, and become a better leader. A recent study shows Adventure Treks will improve the 21st century life skills you will ...read more

Coed Camp

River Way Ranch Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 7-16

Fresno, California

Established in 1967

River Way Ranch Camp

Memories and friendships await you at River Way Ranch Camp, one of California's premier residential summer camps for ages 7-16. Family owned and operated since 1967, generations of families have been coming to the scenic foothills of Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks to experience the summer of a lifetime.

Campers are well supervised by a highly-trained staff as they participate in their choice of more than 75 activities offered. ...read more

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SOAR, Inc.

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 8-22

North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York

Established in 1977

SOAR, Inc.

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 making friends, increasing self-confidence, and developing 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 ...read more

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NRA Whittington Adventure Camp

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 13-17

Raton, New Mexico

Established in 1988

NRA Whittington Adventure Camp

How would you like to experience some of the wildest country left in the West, learning to hunt, shoot, camp, and sharpen your outdoor skills? This is exactly what the NRA Whittington Adventure Camp offers; a chance for young men and women to learn about firearms and experience the thrill of tracking and stalking big game, all under the guidance of the most skilled firearms instructors and outdoor specialists in the nation. There is no summer ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch

Residential coed summer camp

Hayfork, California

Established in 1930

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch

The Bar 717 Ranch/Camp Trinity offers children ages 8 to 16 the opportunity to spend the summer on a beautiful mountain ranch. The Bar 717 Ranch /Camp Trinity teaches responsibility for oneself and others in a noncompetitive, supportive environment. We are located in northern California on 450 acres which is surrounded by the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Activities include: horsemanship, backpacking, river swimming, music, arts ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Astrocamp

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 8-17

Idyllwild, California

Established in 1988

Astrocamp

Explore the wonders of the universe with qualified instructors of the physical sciences. It's fun and educational. Traditional summer camp fun. Mountain bike, rock climb and hike in the beautiful San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California.

Traditional camp activities combined with astronomy, rocketry, space exploration, physical science activities and more. Camp season opens in June and ends in August. One and two week sessions, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Kennolyn Camps

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Soquel, California

Established in 1946

Kennolyn Camps

Kennolyn Camps has a wide range of summer camp options. From one week of Day Camp to four weeks of Overnight Camp. From our specialized Equestrian Camp to our Family Camp over Labor Day weekend. Make Kennolyn Camps a part of your summer!

35 activities to choose from for boys and girls ages 6-14, including extensive ropes courses for all ages, horseback riding and more. 2 locations in California: Huntington Lake and Santa Cruz Mountains

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp