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 Tri-state Region

Camp Lake Greeley

Residential coed summer camp

Greeley, Pennsylvania

Established in 1957

Camp Lake Greeley

First Time Camper Specialists! Lake Greeley Camp pays special attention to the needs of those campers away from home for the first time.

Over 60 activities including land and water sports, horseback (English and Western), adventure (rockwall, ropes and zipline), paintball, an extensive arts program, flying trapeze and skateboard park! Campers entering grade 6 and older have a full daily elective program. Facilities include: a 50-acre ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Swift Nature Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-15

Minong, Wisconsin

Established in 1964

Swift Nature Camp

Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes ...read more

Accredited by the Quebec Camping AssociationAccredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp & Adventure Trips

Residential Coed Camp

Claryville, New York

Established in 1901

Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp & Adventure Trips

As a parent, you want your child to have growth-filled opportunities, healthy habits, and lifelong friendships. We partner with families to do exactly that. More than a place to cool off, our lake is where children learn to swim for the first time or share a canoe with a new friend. Our zipline isn't a ride, but a safe place for teens to find courage they never knew they had. And our cabins provide more than shelter; they're a space ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Nashoba North

Coed Camp with Residential and Day Sessions, ages 7-17

Raymond, Maine

Established in 1932

Camp Nashoba North

Nashoba North offers a wonderful summer camp experience for boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Located on beautiful Crescent Lake in the Sebago Lake region of southern Maine. Nashoba North is nestled on 95 acres of pinewoods and open fields.

We have a large array of Water Sports including wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, sailing, paddle boarding, kayakaig, canoeing, fishing and swimming. Beautiful facilities and cabins are bright and ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

Residential girls' horsemanship camp (ages 8-16)

Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Established in 1958

Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

Road's End Farm is a small summer camp that appeals to girls who love being around horses, caring for them, and riding for enjoyment rather than competition. Being an integral part of a 360 acre farm with 60 saddle horses and 20 miles of bridle paths, the camp program provides campers with unlimited exposure to horses and rural life in a picturesque setting at the end of a quiet road. Lake swimming, river canoeing, and arts & crafts round ...read more

Kutsher's Sports Academy

Residential coed sports camp, ages 7-17

Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Established in 1968

Kutsher's Sports Academy

Kutsher's Sports Academy is the best summer camp in the Berkshires! At KSA, we provide an extraordinary, totally elective camping experience in a beautiful mountain setting. With unsurpassed instruction, facilities, and individualized programs, Kutsher's Sports Academy is the perfect blend of professional sports instruction and play in a traditional camp setting.

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions, ages 5-15

Palmerton, PA

Established in 2013

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

Experience the outdoors like never before at Blue Mountain Adventure Camp! Day and overnight camp options available for kids ages 5-15 years old. Adventure sports, outdoor skills, and natural art activities are designed to engage their curiosity and develop new skills. Our experienced counselors motivate campers to face challenges that build confidence, enhance leadership abilities, and create long lasting memories! Activities include: High & ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Lohikan

Residential coed summer camp

Lake Como, Pennsylvania

Established in 1957

Camp Lohikan

65+ DAILY ACTIVITIES! All Arts, Sports & Adventure Activities PLUS Horseback Riding (FREE!), Jet Skiing, Laser Tag, Honda ATVs, Circus, Flying Trapeze, Bungee Trampoline, Rock Band, Spy Camp, Paintball, Water Skiing, SCUBA, Sailing, Skate Park, Tennis, Golf, Drama, Dance, Arts & Crafts... You choose your activities! 2,4,6,8 Week Sessions. First-Time Camper Specialists! Tuition Refund Guarantee! One-Week Mini-Camp June 19-25 ($1000) and ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Kingsley Pines Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 8-16

Raymond, Maine

Established in 1984

Kingsley Pines Camp

It's hard to describe just what makes it so special at Kingsley Pines Camp, but you'll know it when you see it it's a feeling you get the moment you arrive. Just set foot on our campus and you can hear and see the enthusiasm and love for camp all around you.

Build Independence and Self-Esteem - There are numerous opportunities to make independent choices, so campers gain confidence in their decision-making skills. They ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Walt Whitman

Residential coed summer camp

Piermont, New Hampshire

Established in 1948

Camp Walt Whitman

Camp Walt Whitman, a traditional summer camp for boys and girls, is situated on 300 acres along crystal-clear Lake Armington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Amid this beautiful setting, CWW is a driving force in preparing young lives for the challenges and opportunities that the future is certain to bring. In our warm and nurturing environment, our holistic approach to summer camp combines world-class outdoor adventures, hands-on exposure ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Watitoh

Residential coed summer camp

Becket. MA

Established in 1937

Camp Watitoh

Since 1937, our warm, family-oriented, coed camp, nestled in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains on crystal-clear Center Lake, has provided a safe and supportive environment where each of our campers can live summer dreams and make them come true in their summer home.

Every summer our remarkable campers are living the dream of a place where everyone belongs and everyone knows each other's name.

They are living ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Modin

Coed residential camp, ages 7-16

Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Established in 1922

Camp Modin

Since 1922 Camp Modin has pursued an ideal. This ideal began as a desire to provide children not merely with a recreational experience, but a summer that would contribute meaningfully to their balanced development. The gifted and devoted educators who founded Camp Modin applied the best of what was thought and known about helping young people to grow, and established a nurturing community on a pristine lake in the woods of Maine. Modin teachers, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Quinebarge

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Established in 1936

Camp Quinebarge

Camp Quinebarge is a traditional, co-ed overnight New Hampshire summer camp that harkens to a time when kids played outdoors all summer, made friends that will last a lifetime, created experiences and learned through adventure, imagination and action.

Founded in 1936, Quinebarge sits on 1,250' of idyllic Lake Kanasatka and 70 acres of pine forest, and offers a truly special summer camp experience filled with swimming, canoeing, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Cayuga

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Established in 1957

Camp Cayuga

FIRST-TIME CAMPER GUARANTEE: Ages 6-16 * Separate Teen Campus * 100% Electives (5th grade & higher) * Over 60 Daily Activities: All Land & Water Sports, Horseback Riding, Trapeze, ATVs, Paintball, Skateboarding, Arts, Scuba & Survival Clinics * Flexible Sessions (2,4,6,8 weeks) * Specializing in First-Time Campers * Mature staff * Quality Instruction * Staff Ratio 1:4 * Great Value!

TEEN CAMPUS and JUNIOR CAMPUS: Two ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Danbee for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 6-15

Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Established in 1950

Camp Danbee for Girls

Camp Danbee is a traditional summer camp for girls between the ages of 6 - 15. We are proud of our intentional community that values people and empowers girls. This has become Danbee's greatest legacy. Our high return rate of campers affirms our successful integration of these values by connecting campers to our philosophy. Sweating the details and communicating with parents is something we value in our work with Danbee families.

If ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Fitch YMCA

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-17

N. Springfield, Pennsylvania

Established in 1914

Camp Fitch YMCA

Camp Fitch's century-old, classic sleep-away summer camp provides boys and girls aged 6-16 with a holistically safe, values-driven community where they discover friendship and achievement. Kids feel like they belong here among our carefully vetted, highly committed, and caring staff who create transformative experiences on a gorgeous and well-maintained site on the shore of Lake Erie.

Most of our staff are college students: ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Birch Hill

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

New Durham, New Hampshire

Established in 1993

Camp Birch Hill

Birch Hill is a classic New England overnight summer camp.

Nestled in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Camp Birch Hill, offers an elective based program for boys and girls aged 6-16. This classic New England overnight summer camp sits on 106 acres of private, lakeside land where campers from across the globe attend for two, four or six week sessions. The elective based program empowers children in allowing the campers to create ...read more

Coed Camp

YMCA Camp Takodah

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls, ages 7-15

North Swanzey

Established in 1916

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 ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp