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

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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 Resident 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. Located on 300 acres in California's beautiful Redwoods, five ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Alpengirl Girls Summer Adventure Camp

Wilderness adventure programs for girls

Montana, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon

Established in 1998

Alpengirl Girls Summer 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

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

Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs

Coed Residential Camp

Carlsbad, California

Established in 1943

Army and Navy Academy Summer Programs

Inspiring Young Men and Women to Learn, Lead, and Grow

ANA Summer Programs, located on an oceanfront boarding school campus in San Diego, offers co-ed motivational summer leadership, academic, and recreational camps that encourage active involvement, accountability, skill development, and person growth.
Overseen by dedicated staff focused on mentoring campers in a supportive environment, ANA classes and activities concentrate ...read more

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Coed Camp

Deer Crossing Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 8-17

Loon Lake, Eldorado National Forest, in northern California

Established in 1983

Deer Crossing Camp

A true wilderness camp in northern California's High Sierra, Deer Crossing stands out from other summer camps due to our emphasis on skill building and wilderness safety, our focus on developing resilient youth, and our off-the-grid, no-road-access location. At our back door is Desolation Wilderness with 100+ lakes and numerous destinations to explore. There is no road into camp; campers hike in and all supplies and gear are boated in. Our ...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

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

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Huawni

Residential coed summer camp

Timpson, Texas

Established in 1965

Camp Huawni

Our desire is to see your child leave our gates knowing their true significance and purpose. Our 3:1 camper-to-counselor ratio, smaller campus size (160 campers), 600+ pristine acres of piney woods forest, private lake, and American Camping Association Safety Accreditation help create the ideal setting to unleash your child's potential.

Accredited by the American Camp Association 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 Association Coed Camp

Astrocamp

Residential coed summer camp

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 Association Coed Camp

Gold Arrow Camp

Residential coed summer camp

Sierra National Forest, California

Established in 1933

Gold Arrow Camp

Gold Arrow Camp is a traditional, resident summer camp for children on Huntington Lake in the Sierra National forest. Boys and girls, ages 6-14, enjoy rustic living and nightly campfires without the distractions of TV, computers, and telephones in a beautiful lakeside setting. Since 1933, children have returned year after year because of the feeling of tradition, community, and belonging that they experience. Through participation in a structured ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

NatureBridge

Wilderness Adventure Program for Teens

Yosemite National Park and Olympic National Park

Established in 1971

NatureBridge

NatureBridge Summer Backpacking offers science-based backpacking programs for middle school and high school students in Olympic and Yosemite National Parks. Over the course of a one-week or two-week program, participants will hike through stunning wilderness, learn basic backpacking skills, use science to gain a deeper understanding of the natural world, strengthen their leadership skills, and form long-lasting bonds with the other members of ...read more

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