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There are many different kinds of Summer Camps, in addition to wilderness adventure and travel summer camps programs for teens. The online directory of summer camp at CampPage features a variety of activities and locations.
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Several Locations Nationwide

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls

Celebrating 11 Years of Excellence in Lacrosse!... USSC has partnered with Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps with the mission of providing the best coaching to student athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment. Youth and High School lacrosse players from all over the country will have an opportunity to learn from some of the Best Pro Players and Coaches in the game today at our Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps.

Coed Camp Website: www.ussportscamps.com

New England & The Pacific Northwest

Williwaw Adventures

Wilderness Adventure - United States

Williwaw has been creating unique adventures for young adults since 1999. Our expeditions are designed to provide a safe and meaningful wilderness experience that balance challenging adventure and exploration with fun. We spend time developing outdoor skills and focus on the group experience.

Wilderness travel, paddling and sailing are the core components to our expeditions, and students leave with a solid foundation of skills so that they can pursue and become competent in these activities in the future. Activities include backpacking, sea kayaking, whitewater rafting and kayaking, coastal sailing, community service and surfing.

Coed Camp Website: www.williwawadventures.com
(800) 585-2523
Established in 1999

6 locations in the Seattle, WA area

Wilderness Awareness School

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Since 1995, Wilderness Awareness School's Summer Camps have provided exciting nature and survival adventures for kids and teens ages 4-18. Students work together in small groups gaining nature awareness and experiential knowledge of survival skills, plants, mammals, birds, and wildlife tracking.

Through storytelling and engaging nature activities, inspiring lessons are carefully woven into each of our camps. Students' connection to the earth is nurtured, and skills are built that serve them for a lifetime!

Coed Camp Website: www.wildernessawareness.org
425 788 1301
Established in 1983

Rolla, Missouri

Cub Creek Science and Animal Camp

Residential coed camps

Yes, we really do have monkeys and 100's of other animals. We are an animal lovers dream come true! Our curiosity guided programs offer a safe place to interact with over 300 animals! 26 week long courses include; Jr Vet, Adopt an Animal, Pottery, CSI, Archery, Survival Skills, Cooking, Crafts, Fishing, Riflery, Build it yourself physics lab and so much more.

Campers come from all over the world. Airport transportation available from the St. Louis International Airport. Located on 240 acres of oak/hickory forest. Our camp offers; modern air-conditioned cabins, swimming pool, fishing ponds, miles of hiking trails and it's own camp zoo.

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp Website: www.MoScienceCamp.com
(573) 458-2125
Established in 1993

Lyle High School, Lyle, Washington

Columbia Gorge Teen Camps

Coed Residential Camp

Columbia Gorge Teen Camps allow 14-17 year olds to specialize in rock climbing, outdoor photography, or water sports. Each of our camps is for motivated teens who really want to learn from experts and world class professionals. Our rock climbing camps put campers in touch with some of the best climbers in the world, and ditto for our photography and water sports camp. All of our camps include hiking, swimming and white water rafting. Campers come from as far as Moscow, Hong Kong, Paris and Hawaii to learn their passion from true experts.

The Columbia Gorge Teen Camps are the brain child of Dr. Bob Hanson who is our current President. Bob received his PhD in camp counseling and camp administration and taught camp counseling at San Diego State University for 23 years. He is considered one of the foremost authorities on resident summer camps for youth on the west coast. He is the co-author of two classic books on camping: Stories for the Campfire and Camp Program Ideas. For many years he served as the Education Chair for the Southern California section of the American Camp Association.

Coed Camp Website: www.columbiagorgeteencamps.com
(801) 679-9099
Established in 2011

Anchorage, AK

Rural Alaska Program

Other type program- Not traditional camp

Camp Fire Alaska's Rural Program provides a unique summer opportunity to serve Alaska's youth in a cultural exchange setting! Fly to Alaska Native communities throughout the state from the Aleutians to the Arctic Circle bringing camp programs that focus on community engagement, swimming, outdoor recreation, and healthy life choices.

Teams visit rural communities throughout their summer experience, implementing youth and community programs. Activities include swimming, cold water safety, hiking, creative arts, group games, cooking, and sports. Evening activities focused on teen, community and elder involvement including potlucks, camp fires with storytelling, camp outs, and more! Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LxMK_STlrI

Coed Camp Website: www.campfireak.org
Established in 1913

Treks to Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina Coast, and the Pacific Northwest

Adamah Adventures

Wilderness Adventure - United States

Adamah Adventures is an outdoor adventure program for Jewish teens. We help our campers develop self-confidence, independence, and a sense of adventure while building a strong community focused on environmentalism and the joy of Jewish life. During the 18-day trek, campers work in small groups alongside highly trained staff members to experience both the thrill and the quiet; the whitewater and the campfire; in some of the most awe-inspiring places in the country.

Adamah Adventures offers four treks to choose from. The first trek is to the lush landscape of the Blue Ridge Mountains (Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina). The second adventure visits the mountains and coast of North Carolina on the Peaks and Paddles Trek. The third trek to the Pacific Northwest features snow-capped mountain peaks and wild ocean beaches. Our fourth trek, Oregon Service, allows 10th-12th graders to make a difference while exploring mountains and craters in Oregon.

Coed Camp Website: www.adamahadventures.org
(877) 923-2624
Established in 2008

Pacific Northwest, High Sierras, North Carolina and South America

Black Mountain Expeditions

Wilderness adventure program

Black Mountain Expeditions provides wilderness and international expeditions that are purpose-filled, character-shaping and committed to the growth of high school-aged young adults. Remarkable adventures with exceptional Christian leadership.

We offer expeditions to the Pacific Northwest in WA, the High Sierras, in CA, the NC high country and a Bolivian Mission and mountaineering expedition. Backpacking - Rock Climbing - Paddling - Mountaineering - Service - Travel.

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp Website: www.blackmountainexpeditions.com
(828) 669-8766
Established in 1993

Yosemite, CA

Lasting Adventures, Inc.

Wilderness Adventure

Throughout the summer, Lasting Adventures, guides youth ages 11-18 on memorable excursions in and around the Yosemite backcountry. While having fun, making new friends, and learning about the outdoors, these one and two week-long excursions focus on positive youth development.

Staffed by professional educators and naturalists, our mission is to use the natural environment and outdoor activities to teach youth the necessary skills and attitudes for living successful lives. Through safe risk taking opportunities, participants will be challenged to improve their sense of self-esteem, self-worth, and self-confidence. Along with creating lasting memories, it is our goal that participants will finish this adventure with a greater knowledge of themselves, the world, and the environment around them.

Coed Camp Website: www.LastingAdventures.org
(800) 513-8651
Established in 1996

Montana, Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming

Alpengirl Girls Summer Adventure Camp

Wilderness adventure programs for girls

Girl Powered Teen Adventure Camp! 1-2 week overnight summer adventure camp programs for pre teen and teen girls ages 11-17 in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Alaska, Washington state and Hawaii. Our girls camps offer multi-adventure activities such as backpacking,horseback riding, surfing, rock climbing, sea kayaking and whitewater rafting matched with tent-camping, yoga and delicious healthy camp cooking and menu.

Montana and Wyoming Horse Camp, Washington State Pre Teen Girls Camp, Hawaii Surf and Backpack Camp, North Cascades Girls Camp, Idaho Whitewater Rafting Camp, Alaska Sea Kayaking Camp and More!

"1st time away from home" camper specialty, 75% of our staff return, staff average age of 26, less than 120 campers per summer, 1:4 or 1:6 ratio, a small family-style girl teen camp program dedicated to caring for each camper.

Alpengirl offers a balanced mix of outdoor adventure, organic fitness and genuine friendship that allows each camper to blossom.


Accredited by the American Camp Association Website: www.AlpengirlCamp.com
(406) 570-6312 or (800) 425-1841
Established in 1998

Western States, North Carolina, & New Hampshire, USA and British Columbia, Canada

Adventure Treks

Wilderness adventure program for Teens

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 need for future success.

Temporarily escape the digital age. 12 - 18 year olds can visit exciting destinations on the West Coast, British Columbia, Colorado, Utah, Alaska, New England and the Southeast. Give us just two or three weeks and you will see benefits and make friendships that will last the rest of your life.

Coed Camp Website: www.adventuretreks.com
(888) 954-5555
Established in 1978

USA, Canada and some international locations

Outward Bound

Wilderness adventure programs worldwide

For 50 years and with more than 1 million participants, Outward Bound continues to be the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs. A national nonprofit, we offer over 500 adventure-based courses year-round serving youth (starting at age 12), teens and adults.

Course activities include rock climbing, sea kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering, canyoneering, skiing and snowboarding, sailing, dog sledding, canoeing and whitewater rafting in some of the most beautiful and inspiring wilderness areas across the nation. No matter the activity, courses focus on learning through experience, compassion, leadership and responsibility to both your community and the environment. Courses range in length from 4 days to three months. Some scholarships and financial aid may be available.

Challenge, adventure and teamwork combine to create an ideal platform for building character and teaching leadership. Simply put, Outward Bound courses change lives.

Coed Camp Website: www.outwardbound.org
(866) 467-7651
Established in 1962

Beverly Hills, CA

Relativity Workshops

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

RELATIVITY WORKSHOPS are the first to be green-lit by a NEXT-GENERATION MOVIE STUDIO. Relativity's recent films include: The Family, Immortals, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, 21 and Over, Zombieland, The Social Network, and Safe Haven—to name a few.
Our summer workshops are three weeks long and are available to teens ages 13-17 or adults over 18 years of age who want to gain real world experience by creating original digital content. All of our summer programs are built around the idea that storytelling is fun and collaborative. Our goal is to help you unleash your imagination by fostering creative innovations between our students, industry mentors and faculty.

In order to apply, complete the online application and upload applicable materials. Contact our Admissions Team at 310.622.4136 to answer any questions you may have or to schedule a campus tour.
Our school was founded by devoted educators and established entertainment professionals. We love to teach. We love fostering successful collaboration. And we love the art of storytelling. We hope you will join us for the summer of a lifetime!

Coed Camp Website: www.relativityworkshops.org
(310) 622-4136
Established in 2013

Several Locations Nationwide

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls

Celebrating 11 Years of Excellence in Lacrosse!... USSC has partnered with Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps with the mission of providing the best coaching to student athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment. Youth and High School lacrosse players from all over the country will have an opportunity to learn from some of the Best Pro Players and Coaches in the game today at our Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps.

Coed Camp Website: www.ussportscamps.com