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

Challenge Course Summer Camps in New England

Chelsea Piers Connecticut Summer Sports Camps

Coed Day Camp, ages 3-18

Stamford, CT

Established in 2012

Chelsea Piers Connecticut Summer Sports Camps

Chelsea Piers is home to the area's best Summer Sports Camps, offering full and half-day camps for kids, ages 3 -18 in a wide variety of sports from June 15 August 28, 2020. Camps focus on an active curriculum and are run by expert instructors, including former NCAA All-Americans, professional athletes and decorated coaches. Our state-of-the-art, air-conditioned facilities span over 465,000 square feet, providing a dynamic environment for ...read more

Coed Camp

YMCA Camp Foss

Residential girls' summer camp

Strafford, New Hampshire

Established in 1923

YMCA Camp Foss

Located on 275 acres of woods between Parker and Evans Mountains, Camp Foss provides girls of all ages (8-15) with the opportunity to experience the summer of a lifetime. Campers and staff can enjoy the high and low ropes course, boating, swimming, dance, drama, volleyball, arts and crafts, and other exciting activities.

The private shores of Willey Pond provide a fun, safe setting that promotes exploration and development. Campers ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Akeela

Residential coed summer camp

Thetford Center, Vermont and Appleton, Wisconsin

Established in 2007

Camp Akeela

Camp Akeela is a co-ed, overnight camp with locations in Vermont and Wisconsin. Within a well-rounded and traditional program we emphasize the social growth of our campers, many of whom have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome or a non verbal learning disability.

Akeela is an intentional community that values and celebrates each child and staff member. Campers make life-long friends, develop self-confidence, achieve independence, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed 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 AssociationCoed Camp

Kingsley Pines Camp

Residential coed summer camp, ages 8-16

Raymond, Maine

Established in 1984

Kingsley Pines Camp

It's hard to describe just what makes it so special at Kingsley Pines Camp, but you'll know it when you see it it's a feeling you get the moment you arrive. Just set foot on our campus and you can hear and see the enthusiasm and love for camp all around you.

Build Independence and Self-Esteem - There are numerous opportunities to make independent choices, so campers gain confidence in their decision-making skills. They ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps

Residential Coed Summer Camp

Roxbury, Vermont

Established in 1968

Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps

The Windridge Experience is unique among children's summer camps. We incorporate highly specialized tennis, soccer and horseback riding programs within the traditional framework of a rural New England camp setting.

Windridge also offers many elective programs such as golf, mountain biking, archery, ropes course, basketball, swimming, volleyball, arts & crafts and more. Tennis Magazine chose Windridge as "one of the top ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Quinebarge

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

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 AssociationCoed Camp

William Lawrence Camp

Residential boys' summer camp

Center Tuftonboro, New Hampshire

Established in 1913

William Lawrence Camp

Since its founding in 1913, the purpose of William Lawrence Camp has been to provide a safe, wholesome atmosphere where a boy can happily learn, share and grow with his fellow campers. A relatively small camp offering a balanced program, William Lawrence Camp endeavors to provide a framework that will mentally and physically challenge a camper to become a "whole" person, not just a specialist.

Activities include: swimming, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

YMCA Camp Takodah

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls, ages 7-15

North Swanzey

Established in 1916

YMCA Camp Takodah

Voted 'Best Overnight Camp in New Hampshire' — and only 90 minutes from Boston — Camp Takodah provides award-winning overnight camps for kids ages 7-15.

Takodah helps campers discover who they are and what they can achieve. In our single-gender camps, kids unplug so they can connect with themselves and each other. In everything we do, we empower kids with the confidence and character needed to reach their full ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Laurel South

Residential coed summer camp

Casco, Maine

Established in 1993

Camp Laurel South

Laurel South is among the most prestigious, well respected camps in the country. Based on the premise that each child is unique and passionate about different interests. We offer quality instruction designed to allow children to participate in activities they love, while also allowing them to explore new and exciting activities. Laurel South prides itself on our professional, family atmosphere, our top instruction and the lifelong friendships ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Hilltop

Residential coed summer camp

Hancock, New York

Established in 1924

Camp Hilltop

Camp Hilltop- A Heap of Friends, A Mountain of Fun!

Camp Hilltop, everything a camp should be! Campers feel comfortable and excel in a non-competitive, structured and nurturing environment. It's a traditional overnight camp in the Catskill Region of New York. Family values are the foundation from which Hilltop is built. We offer 2-8 week sessions at reasonable rates. Come see what sets Hilltop apart.

The daily program ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Birch Hill

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 6-16

New Durham, New Hampshire

Established in 1993

Camp Birch Hill

Birch Hill is a classic New England overnight summer camp.

Nestled in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Camp Birch Hill, offers an elective based program for boys and girls aged 6-16. This classic New England overnight summer camp sits on 106 acres of private, lakeside land where campers from across the globe attend for two, four or six week sessions. The elective based program empowers children in allowing the campers to create ...read more

Coed Camp

YMCA Camp Mi-Te-Na

Residential boys' summer camp

Alton, New Hampshire

Established in 1913

YMCA Camp Mi-Te-Na

Established in 1913, Camp Mi-Te-Na has been providing boys of all ages (8-15) with the opportunity to experience the summer of a lifetime. Mi-Te-Na is located on the pristine spring-fed Halfmoon Lake where campers and staff can enjoy swimming, water skiing, tubing, a water trampoline, boating, basketball, mountain boarding, archery, and many other exciting activities.

There are 75 acres of woodlands and fields to enhance everyone's ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-17

Reinholds, Pennsylvania

Established in 1948

YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser

We welcome you to our 600 mountain top acres in Berks County, Pennsylvania. While we offer a variety of session lengths, ranging from 1-8 weeks, most campers come for 2 or 4 week sessions. We are a coed program for campers 7-16 years old. Young people arrange their own schedules (with staff guidance), choosing from a wide range of activities designed to challenge campers according to their individual needs. Instruction is carefully adjusted to ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

SOAR, Inc.

Residential Coed Summer Camp, ages 8-22

North Carolina, Wyoming, Florida, California, and New York

Established in 1977

SOAR, Inc.

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 AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Somerset for Girls

Girls residential camp, ages 7-15

Smithfield, Maine

Established in 2018

Camp Somerset for Girls

Grow every day. Be a good friend. Make an impact. Be you. These values of Camp Somerset for Girls are at the core of our daily programming and what we believe every child can achieve at camp. Our new facility offers traditional camp activities including team and individual sports, creative arts and drama, culinary classes, and more, along with a comprehensive waterfront program. Nestled in the Maine woods, Somerset features modern cabins with ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Cobbossee for Boys

Residential boys' sports camp, ages 7-15

Monmouth, Maine

Established in 1902

Camp Cobbossee for Boys

Camp Cobbossee is a residential boys summer sports camp that offers a complete Maine experience in a 4-week session. Camp Cobbossee sits on 125 acres of rustic Maine woodlands and manicured playing fields and features state-of-the-art facilities. Professional instructors coach our boys in a friendly atmosphere with tremendous spirit. A Cobbossee camper has a strong interest in participating in sports, improving his skills, learning new things ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

Camp Kodiak

Residential coed summer camp, ages 6-18

McKellar, Ontario

Established in 1991

Camp Kodiak

Camp Kodiak is an integrated, non-competitive camp serving children and teens with and without LD, ADHD, and high-functioning ASD. Our campers range in age from 6 to 18. Our program includes a SOCIAL SKILLS PROGRAM, an ACADEMIC PROGRAM and over 50 sports & activities. We build confidence and self-esteem by structuring all activities, athletic, artistic and social, to ensure success. Our staff includes teachers, social workers, child & ...read more

Accredited by the Ontario Camping AssociationCoed 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

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 AssociationCoed 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 AssociationCoed Camp

Wyonegonic Camps

Girls residential camp, ages 8-17

Southwestern Maine

Established in 1902

Wyonegonic Camps

Wyonegonic is a traditional residential girls summer camp in a beautiful setting on Moose Pond in Denmark Maine. Wyonegonic offers two 3 week and 2 day or a 6 week and 4 day session. Campers live in small cabin groups in three units divided by grades. There is an emphasis on personal development and group cooperation. The non-competitive atmosphere allows campers to learn skills and build confidence. The individualized choice activity and trip ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

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 Winaukee

Residential boys' summer camp

Moultonboro, New Hampshire

Established in 1920

Camp Winaukee

Camp Winaukee enjoys a reputation as one of the premier boys summer sports and adventure camps in America. Located on Lake Winnipesaukee, the camp offers 7 week sessions as well as a shorter sessions of 4 and 5 weeks with limited enrollment. Winaukee has two campuses, a mainland camp for campers ages 7-12 and an Island camp for campers 13-15. The separate camps offer the intimacy of a small camp setting with the breadth and diversity of programming ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp