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

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Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp & Adventure Trips

Residential Coed Camp

Claryville, New York

Established in 1901

Frost Valley YMCA Summer Camp & Adventure Trips

As a parent, you want your child to have growth-filled opportunities, healthy habits, and lifelong friendships. We partner with families to do exactly that. More than a place to cool off, our lake is where children learn to swim for the first time or share a canoe with a new friend. Our zipline isn't a ride, but a safe place for teens to find courage they never knew they had. And our cabins provide more than shelter; they're a space ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Watitoh

Residential coed summer camp

Becket. MA

Established in 1937

Camp Watitoh

Since 1937, our warm, family-oriented, coed camp, nestled in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains on crystal-clear Center Lake, has provided a safe and supportive environment where each of our campers can live summer dreams and make them come true in their summer home.

Every summer our remarkable campers are living the dream of a place where everyone belongs and everyone knows each other's name.

They are living ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Walt Whitman

Residential coed summer camp

Piermont, New Hampshire

Established in 1948

Camp Walt Whitman

Camp Walt Whitman, a traditional summer camp for boys and girls, is situated on 300 acres along crystal-clear Lake Armington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Amid this beautiful setting, CWW is a driving force in preparing young lives for the challenges and opportunities that the future is certain to bring. In our warm and nurturing environment, our holistic approach to summer camp combines world-class outdoor adventures, hands-on exposure ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Palmerton, PA

Established in 2013

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

Experience the outdoors like never before at Blue Mountain Adventure Camp! Day and overnight camp options available for kids ages 5-15 years old. Adventure sports, outdoor skills, and natural art activities are designed to engage their curiosity and develop new skills. Our experienced counselors motivate campers to face challenges that build confidence, enhance leadership abilities, and create long lasting memories! Activities include: High & ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed 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

Camp Danbee for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Established in 1950

Camp Danbee for Girls

Camp Danbee is a traditional summer camp for girls between the ages of 6 - 15. We are proud of our intentional community that values people and empowers girls. This has become Danbee's greatest legacy. Our high return rate of campers affirms our successful integration of these values by connecting campers to our philosophy. Sweating the details and communicating with parents is something we value in our work with Danbee families.

If ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

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 Sangamon

Residential boys' summer camp

Pittsford, Vermont

Established in 1922

Camp Sangamon

Sangamon is a really different kind of boys' camp, emphasizing individual choice, and not based on sports or competition. Sangamon's entire program is elective. Each camper creates a personal schedule every day from more than 20 instructional activities and trips. We are a boy's camp with our sister camp right next door, offering the best of single gender and co-ed camping.

Sangamon offers a broad mix of different instructional ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Boys Camp

Camp Quinebarge

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 7-16

Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Established in 1936

Camp Quinebarge

Camp Quinebarge is a traditional, co-ed overnight New Hampshire summer camp that harkens to a time when kids played outdoors all summer, made friends that will last a lifetime, created experiences and learned through adventure, imagination and action.

Founded in 1936, Quinebarge sits on 1,250' of idyllic Lake Kanasatka and 70 acres of pine forest, and offers a truly special summer camp experience filled with swimming, canoeing, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Surprise Lake Camp

Residential Jewish Coed Camp

Cold Spring, New York

Established in 1902

Surprise Lake Camp

Since 1902, Surprise Lake Camp has stood for more than just great fun. Our campers come away with better skills for getting along with others, greater independence, enhanced self-esteem, stronger Jewish identities, heightened environmental awareness, and a fuller sense of their creative potential. Kosher, coed sleepaway camp with a full range of traditional camp activities, 60 miles from NYC. Sliding fee scale available Special rates for new families.We ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

Residential girls' horsemanship camp (ages 8-16)

Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Established in 1958

Road's End Farm Horsemanship Camp

Road's End Farm is a small summer camp that appeals to girls who love being around horses, caring for them, and riding for enjoyment rather than competition. Being an integral part of a 360 acre farm with 60 saddle horses and 20 miles of bridle paths, the camp program provides campers with unlimited exposure to horses and rural life in a picturesque setting at the end of a quiet road. Lake swimming, river canoeing, and arts & crafts round ...read more

Camp Nashoba North

Coed Camp with Residential and Day Sessions, ages 7-17

Raymond, Maine

Established in 1932

Camp Nashoba North

Nashoba North offers a wonderful summer camp experience for boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Located on beautiful Crescent Lake in the Sebago Lake region of southern Maine. Nashoba North is nestled on 95 acres of pinewoods and open fields.

We have a large array of Water Sports including wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, sailing, paddle boarding, kayakaig, canoeing, fishing and swimming. Beautiful facilities and cabins are bright and ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

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

Camp Echo Lake

Residential coed summer camp

The Adirondack Mountains in New York State

Established in 1946

Camp Echo Lake

Since 1946, the Stein family has been providing summer camp experiences that are built upon a passionate dedication to human development. Camp Echo Lake is a loving and supportive camp community that looks for - and cultivates - the best in every camper and staff member. We would love to have you join our camp family! - See more at: http://campecholake.com/staff

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Kingsley Pines Camp

Residential coed summer camp

Raymond, Maine

Established in 1984

Kingsley Pines Camp

You can't go very far at Kingsley Pines without hearing a laugh or seeing a smile. In our safe surroundings and enriching environment, children have the responsibility of choosing their own activities. They develop a higher level of self-confidence and form friendships that last forever. Our camp is so much fun they'll want to come back year after year! Kingsley Pines - it is the way camp should be!

Ages 8-16, Coed, 2 & ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

The Nature Place Day Camp

Coed Day Camp

Chestnut Ridge, New York

The Nature Place Day Camp

The Nature Place is a non-competitive, nature-oriented summer day camp for children ages 4-16, located in Rockland County, NY. Through hands-on, outdoor play and learning and cooperative rather than competitive games, we encourage within each of our campers a sense of wonder towards the natural world.

We offer a variety of activities through which we explore these experiences and values: gardening, cooking, swimming, earth art, games, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Kippewa for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Monmouth, Maine

Established in 1957

Camp Kippewa for Girls

Experience customized camping at Camp Kippewa, a unique all-girls overnight camp in Maine for ages 7 to 15. In each 3 1/2-week session, girls create their own weekly schedule from a tremendous array of activities, participating in six activity blocks daily.

The Arts program offers over 20 disciplines of fine arts & crafts and dance & theater. Onsite horseback riding facilities host an unbeatable Equestrian program where ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Pontiac

Residential coed summer camp, ages 7-16

Copake, New York -- halfway b/w NYC and Boston

Established in 1922

Camp Pontiac

Prospective parents often ask us what makes our camp unique. As there is no greater privilege and responsibility than caring for someone else's child, our priority is to provide unparalleled health, safety and emotional care. As you walk around Camp Pontiac you will quickly notice a mature and sensitive staff who love children, an excellent facility that we will always work to improve and diverse programming that affords our campers the opportunity ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Swift Nature Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-15

Minong, Wisconsin

Established in 1964

Swift Nature Camp

Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature, science and the environment.

Our special Discovery Camp is a nurturing program for first-time overnight campers, offering additional staff to provide support and encouragement to overcome homesickness and build confidence. The program welcomes ...read more

Accredited by the Quebec Camping Association Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Betsey Cox

Residential girls' summer camp

Pittsford, Vermont

Established in 1954

Camp Betsey Cox

Camp Betsey Cox is a rustic, outdoors experience for young women growing up in our global world. Betsey Cox intertwines traditional camping with a commitment to programs which develop skills necessary for girls who hope to make a difference in the future. The Camp's strong believe in individual choice has created an unusual and unique program of daily electives. Each girl is in charge of her own choices and the whole camp community treats ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

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

Kutsher's Sports Academy

Residential coed sports camp, ages 7-17

Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Established in 1968

Kutsher's Sports Academy

Kutsher's Sports Academy is the best summer camp in the Berkshires! At KSA, we provide an extraordinary, totally elective camping experience in a beautiful mountain setting. With unsurpassed instruction, facilities, and individualized programs, Kutsher's Sports Academy is the perfect blend of professional sports instruction and play in a traditional camp setting.

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Crestfield Camp and Conference Center

Residential coed summer camp, ages 5-17

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Established in 1949

Crestfield Camp and Conference Center

Christ-centered, Crestfield Camp and Conference Center is called to provide sacred space to facilitate exploration and encounter with God's hospitality, God's creation, and the formative power of Jesus. Through our summer camp ministries, we provide campers the opportunity to experience God in a set apart from daily life. Through bible study, morning and evening worship, archery, challenge courses, and other activities our campers are ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Fitch YMCA

Residential coed summer camp

N. Springfield, Pennsylvania

Established in 1914

Camp Fitch YMCA

Camp Fitch's century-old, classic sleep-away summer camp provides boys and girls aged 6-16 with a holistically safe, values-driven community where they discover friendship and achievement. Kids feel like they belong here among our carefully vetted, highly committed, and caring staff who create transformative experiences on a gorgeous and well-maintained site on the shore of Lake Erie.

Most of our staff are college students: ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp