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 Mountain Region

Colvig Silver Camps

Residential coed summer camp

Durango, Colorado

Established in 1969

Colvig Silver Camps

Colvig Silver Camps sits on 600 acres surrounded by the beautiful San Juan Mountains near Durango, CO. As a small family-owned program, CSC offers a very personalized experience for campers age 7-17 by providing them the opportunity to choose from a broad range of activities on a daily basis. This combined with a large number of caring and dedicated role models allows each camper to create their summer and their place within our summer community ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Alpengirl Adventure Camp

Wilderness adventure programs for girls

Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon

Established in 1998

Alpengirl Adventure Camp

Girl Powered Outdoor Teen Adventure Camp! 1-2 week overnight summer adventure camp programs for pre teen and teen girls ages 11-16 in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state. Our girls camps offer multi-adventure activities such as backpacking, horseback riding, surfing, rock climbing, sea kayaking and whitewater rafting matched with tent-camping, delicious healthy camp cooking and menu, and yoga. Specialty girls adventure camps include:
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Accredited by the American Camp Association

Summer Camp at SOAR

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 8-22

North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, and California

Established in 1977

Summer Camp at SOAR

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

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Outward Bound

Wilderness adventure programs worldwide, ages 12-22

USA and some international locations

Established in 1962

Outward Bound

Outward Bound continues to be the premier provider of experience-based outdoor leadership programs. With over 300 adventure-based courses year-round, all across the US, to choose from serving youth, starting at age 12, teens and adults. Course activities include rock climbing, sea kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering, canyoneering, sailing, dog sledding, canoeing and whitewater rafting, and more, in some of the most beautiful and inspiring wilderness ...read more

YMCA Camp Marston

Residential coed summer camp, ages 7-17

Julian, Southern California

Established in 1921

YMCA Camp Marston

Are you ready for positive, life-changing experiences in the outdoors? Look no further than YMCA Overnight Camps of San Diego. With three unique overnight camps across the San Diego region. combine the fun your children want with the growth experiences they need.

Set in the mountains of Julian, CA, YMCA Camp Marston is the oldest summer camp in San Diego County. For over 100 years Camp Marston has been a San Diego favorite for thousands ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Cheley Colorado Camps

Residential Coed Summer Camp

Estes Park, Colorado

Established in 1921

Cheley Colorado Camps

Cheley Colorado Camps is an overnight, western summer camp for campers ages 9-17 in Estes Park, Colorado. Campers come from across the United States and around the world and spend 4 weeks at camp. Activities include horseback riding, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, sports, outcamping, crafts, riflery, archery, and more. We focus on community, resiliency, and independence.

Staff must be available for the full summer, which ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

JCC Ranch Camp

Wilderness Adventure Program, ages 5-17

Denver, CO

Established in 1953

JCC Ranch Camp

Set on 400 acres of forests, wildflowers, and trail systems, JCC Ranch Camp offers a summer adventure where campers can be fully immersed in the beauty of the Colorado outdoors. A premiere coed residential camp for ages 5-17, Ranch Camp offers activities from ziplining to horseback riding, mountain biking to art classes, and so much more. Campers will live, eat, sleep, and play in our updated facilities that are designed to encourage a connection ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Voyageur

Residential boys' summer camp

Ely, Minnesota

Established in 1951

Camp Voyageur

Camp Voyageur, owned and operated by the Erdmann family since 1951, is a small private camp for boys 9-17 located next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota.

We have a traditional in camp program but our specialty is canoeing trips. We lead 3-16 day wilderness trips canoeing in the Boundary Waters and Canada's Quetico Provincial Park. In addition we also lead hiking along the North Shore of Lake ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Teton Valley Ranch Camps

Residential summer camp with separate sessions for boys and girls, ages 11-16

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Established in 1939

Teton Valley Ranch Camps

Our traditional, 30-day Ranch Camp allows campers to be fully immersed in what our 2,300-acre ranch and surrounding National Forests and Parks have to offer. From fly fishing in flowing rivers, summiting mountain peaks on a backpack or horse pack trip to Sunday rodeos and enjoying a well-earned s'more at the day's end, campers have an opportunity to try it all! Many of our campers arrive on the Ranch never having mounted a horse or strapped ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Adventure Treks

Wilderness adventure program for Teens

Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, British Columbia, California, & Wyoming

Established in 1993

Adventure Treks

Adventure Treks is a leader in operating incredibly fun, community-focused, and growth-oriented outdoor adventure camps for teenagers. We've earned a reputation as one of the most professional organizations in the industry, and we've created memorable and life-changing outdoor experiences for more than 20,000 students across the world.

But Adventure Treks is more than just a summer camp for teens. Our adventure programs ...read more