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

Camp Cayuga

Residential Coed Summer Camp

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Established in 1963

Camp Cayuga

FIRST-TIME CAMPER GUARANTEE: Specializing in first-time campers! Under the same ownership since 1963, the Buynak Family has earned a fine reputation for providing healthy, safe, fun-filled summers for children! Mature staff. Ratio 4:1. Great Value: $1900 for 2-Weeks.

TEEN CAMPUS and JUNIOR CAMPUS: Two separate campuses on a 350-acre estate. Each campus provides a unique program catered to its age group.

CREATE YOUR ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Outward Bound

Wilderness adventure programs worldwide

USA and some international locations

Established in 1962

Outward Bound

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 ...read more

Coed 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 Association Coed Camp

Camp Highlander

Residential coed summer camp

Mills River, North Carolina

Established in 1957

Camp Highlander

Camp Highlander is a summer camp for boys and girls, ages 5-16, located on Old Forge Mountain in Mills River, North Carolina. Year after year, campers come to our beautiful 240 acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains from all over the country, and all over the world, to experience the magic of Highlander. Our campers make lasting friendships and learn important life lessons about courage, honesty, integrity and faith.

At the heart ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Residential camp with separate girls' and coed sessions

High Point, North Carolina

Established in 1960

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Located high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina, YMCA Camp Cheerio is the ideal place for persons of all ages to enjoy a camping or retreat experience. Camp Cheerio offers many challenging programs, from summer resident (sleepover) and coed adventure camps. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.

Founded in 1960 by the YMCA of High Point, North Carolina, Camp Cheerio seeks to provide ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Green River Preserve

Residential, coed environmental summer camp

Hendersonville-Brevard area, North Carolina

Established in 1988

Green River Preserve

Green River Preserve (GRP) is a non-competitive, co-ed summer camp connecting children with nature. Located in the mountains of North Carolina, GRP offers 1,2, and 3 week sessions for rising 2nd - 9th graders. Rising 9th graders - college freshmen participate in leadership, adventure, or service expedition trips.

GRP's unique program is a safe and comfortable place, both physically and emotionally. Staff are carefully selected ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Cheerio Adventures

Wilderness adventure program

Mouth of Wilson, VA and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Established in 1982

Cheerio Adventures

Join us for an Adventure Camp experience like no other! Cheerio Adventures specializes in camp sessions from 3 days up to 14 days of unforgettable adventures. We are a Christian based adventure camp located in the mountains of SW Virginia along the New River. The camp is for boys and girls ages 10-17. All groups consist of 8-12 participants, to maximize the adventure experience and promote strong and long lasting friendships. Our focus on helping ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Carolina

Residential boys' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1924

Camp Carolina

Camp Carolina is an all boys high adventure camp helping guide our campers towards living in the spirit of"The True Gentleman". We are located in Brevard, NC "the land of the Waterfalls" and are surrounded by premier white water kayaking, mountain biking and rock climbing.

On top of these we also offer horse riding, fly fishing, surfing, wake boarding, sea kayaking, hiking, music, art, golf, tennis, yoga, team ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Boys Camp

Camp Runoia

Residential Girls' Summer Camp

Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Established in 1907

Camp Runoia

Fun and adventure, leadership and lifelong skills for girls aged 8-15. Camp Runoia is located on a crystal clear lake in Central Maine. The camp experience at Runoia is about trying new things in a safe, supportive, fun atmosphere, learning to love living with other people and enjoying the experience of camp!

Activities include: sailing, canoeing, wind surfing, waterskiing, kayaking, arts and crafts, theatre, pottery, wood shop, stained ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Gwynn Valley Camp

Coed Residential and Day Summer Camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1935

Gwynn Valley Camp

Since 1935, a summer camp for Boys and Girls, ages 5-14 which offers a farm, wilderness and traditional program that nurtures the child while fostering a connection with the land and the simple joys of childhood. The strength of Gwynn Valley is its nurturing environment in a child centered world where each camper will learn and grow under the guideance of a mature and caring staff. We are committed to each individual becoming a vital part of ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies

Residential coed summer camp, ages 8-15

outside Capon Bridge, West Virginia

Established in 1963

Nature camp for teens and children! Campers hike, swim, garden, and hunt for butterflies, warblers, foxes and salamanders in a secluded 500-acre Appalachian WV wildlife sanctuary, 2.5 hours from Washington, DC.

This unique overnight camp has a high staff : camper ratio, small groups, independent projects and a relaxed but high quality program. Using music, arts, games and laughter, as well as honoring quiet reflection, the knowledgeable, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp High Rocks

Residential boys' summer camp

Cedar Mountain, North Carolina

Established in 1958

Camp High Rocks

Camp High Rocks is a small camp for boys in the mountains of Western North Carolina. High Rocks is a place for fun and learning, for challenge and adventure, and for living in an environment that is geared to a camper's needs and interests.

Aided by a well-trained staff we seek to teach and inspire lasting skills and values. We offer ongoing opportunities for success, a freedom from inhibiting competitive pressure, and an environment ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Boys Camp

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 Association Coed Camp

Keystone Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1916

Keystone Camp for Girls

At Keystone Camp, our girls can be heard laughing, singing, talking, splashing, jumping, and dancing throughout the summer. For 100 years we've been offering campers the opportunity to explore new interests and forge long-term friendships in a safe, fun, nurturing environment.

We offer a celebrated horseback riding program and a wide variety of other outdoor activities that empower young women, including hiking, swimming, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association