Challenge Course Programs: Ropes Course Programs and summer camps with a Challenge Course as a major activity

Challenge Course Summer Camps in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Astrocamp Virginia

Coed Residential Summer Camp

Clover, Virginia

Established in 2017

Astrocamp Virginia

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 adventure. AstroCamp offers a private lake with a giant BLOB and inflatable obstacle course, swimming, canoeing, and gaga ...read more

Coed 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

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 AssociationCoed Camp

Gwynn Valley Camp

Coed Residential and Day Summer Camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1935

Gwynn Valley Camp

Gwynn Valley has been a summer camp for boys and girls since 1935 and is situated on 400 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Brevard, NC. We offer a farm, wilderness, and traditional program where we foster community building, lifelong friendships, and a connection with the land. Our founder, Mary Gwynn created a camp based on the values of simplicity, acceptance, a non-competitive program, and an appreciation of the natural world and these core ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp High Rocks

Residential boys' summer camp, ages 7-16

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 AssociationBoys Camp

Camp Tall Timbers

Coed Sleepaway Camp, ages 7-16

High View, West Virginia

Established in 1970

Camp Tall Timbers

Camp Tall Timbers is an award winning and nationally accredited camp, celebrating over 50 years. Our 120 acre camp, nestled in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia's Eastern panhandle is filled with activities and adventures. Our counselors are well screened, trained, qualified and experienced professionals, including teachers, coaches and college students. With an emphasis on creating an environment that encourages independence, growth ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed 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

Echo Hill Camp

Residential coed summer camp

Worton, Maryland

Established in 1915

Echo Hill Camp

Echo Hill Camp on the Chesapeake strives to provide an atmosphere conducive to the creative expression of self in which a child, for his own personal fulfillment, seeks to acquire new physical and artistic skills. Our program is very flexible and is designed to match our natural and non-competitive atmosphere.

Sail, Ski, Wakeboard, Windsurf, Tubing, Crab, Fish, Ropes Course, Swim, Kayak, Target Sports, Drama, Music, Arts & Crafts, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Motorsport

Coed Residential Summer Camp, ages 9-17

Clover, Virginia

Established in 2007

Camp Motorsport

Over 20 miles of off-road track! Is your child looking for a MOTORSPORT packed summer? Extreme racers, beginner through expert alike, learn the finer points of driving technique from qualified instructors on both our racing go-karts and off-road buggies. In addition to gaining valuable seat time, Camp Motorsport offers all the fun summer camp activities campers expect, including a private lake with a giant BLOB and inflatable obstacle course, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Outward Bound

Wilderness adventure programs worldwide, ages 12-22

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. For 2021, we have over 300 adventure-based courses year-round to choose from 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 and whitewater ...read more

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 AssociationCoed 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 AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Cayuga

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Established in 1957

Camp Cayuga

FIRST-TIME CAMPER GUARANTEE: Ages 6-16 * Separate Teen Campus * 100% Electives (5th grade & higher) * Over 60 Daily Activities: All Land & Water Sports, Horseback Riding, Trapeze, ATVs, Paintball, Skateboarding, Arts, Scuba & Survival Clinics * Flexible Sessions (2,4,6,8 weeks) * Specializing in First-Time Campers * Mature staff * Quality Instruction * Staff Ratio 1:4 * Great Value!

TEEN CAMPUS and JUNIOR CAMPUS: Two ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp