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 Southwest US

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

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

Coed Camp

Astrocamp

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 8-17

Idyllwild, California

Established in 1988

Astrocamp

Celebrating 30 years of Excellence in Science and Adventure! Launch your own custom-made rocket at AstroCamp! Campers come each summer to make memories, have fun, and get hands-on science and astronomy training while participating in a variety of 60+ summer activities! Whether it's building and launching rockets or crashing a cosmic lander, campers are surrounded with experiential mountain adventure.

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Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

NRA Whittington Adventure Camp

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 13-17

Raton, New Mexico

Established in 1988

NRA Whittington Adventure Camp

How would you like to experience some of the wildest country left in the West, learning to hunt, shoot, camp, and sharpen your outdoor skills? This is exactly what the NRA Whittington Adventure Camp offers; a chance for young men and women to learn about firearms and experience the thrill of tracking and stalking big game, all under the guidance of the most skilled firearms instructors and outdoor specialists in the nation. There is no summer ...read more

Coed Camp

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

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 one or two weeks of Overnight 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. 2 locations in California: Huntington Lake and Santa Cruz ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch

Residential coed summer camp, ages 8-16

Hayfork, California

Established in 1930

Camp Trinity on The Bar 717 Ranch

Camp Trinity on the Bar 717 Ranch is a residential summer camp for kids ages 8-16. Our mission is to provide an outdoor camp experience where children have daily opportunities to have fun, develop friendships, challenge themselves, learn new skills, and gain a sense of community. Campers choose freely from activities that range from horseback riding, animal care, gardening, crafting, ceramics, and woodworking to backpacking trips, campfires, singing, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp