Wilderness Adventure and Travel Programs for youth

Green River Preserve Expeditions

Wilderness adventure - United States

Western NC, NC Outer Banks, San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Established in 1988

Green River Preserve Expeditions

Green River Preserve Expeditions are teen adventure expeditions offering transformational, life learning experiences for rising ninth grade to college freshmen. Purposely small, groups with up to twelve participants and three leaders journey together in a two, three, and four week adventure trips. Green River Preserve's teen adventure camps are community building programs designed to develop outdoor skills, teamwork, and leadership opportunities. ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Animal Camp Jamaica

Coed residential camp

Runaway Bay, Jamaica - Caribbean

Established in 2014

Animal Camp Jamaica

Amazing 13 Day, Teen Travel & Adventure with concentrations in Marine Biology, Cultural Immersion, and Expedition. Campers snorkel every morning along the shallow reefs of the Caribbean Sea with their lifeguard trained counselors. Afternoons are spent exploring the gorgeous island of Jamaica swimming with the dolphins and stingray at Dolphin Cove, tubing down the clear waters of the Rio Bueno River, climbing the world famous Dunn's River ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Green Cove

Residential girls' summer camp

Tuxedo, North Carolina

Established in 1945

Camp Green Cove

A traditional summer camp for girls on a mountain lake in NC, with a non-competitive wilderness focus. The emphasis is on water (canoeing and kayaking, sailing, and swimming), woods (hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking), tennis, and horses, and includes the opportunity for lots of wilderness trips.

Activities include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and lots of ...read more

Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing

Wilderness Adventure Program

Virginia

Established in 1990

Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing

Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing was founded with the vision to create an all-outdoor program that builds character, confidence, and leadership skills. Unlike traditional summer camps, Wilderness Adventure prides itself on being an all outdoor, adventure and backpacking camp. The owner believes Environmental Education is about building a foundation of skills and experiences from which a confident and well-balanced child can grow.

The ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Pinnacle

Residential Coed Summer Camp

Hendersonville, North Carolina

Established in 1928

Camp Pinnacle

Experience the benefits of a 4 week session in just 2 weeks! Established in 1928, Camp Pinnacle is a non-denominational, boys and girls summer camp for children ages 8-14. Camp Pinnacle is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in an idyllic wooded setting just outside of Flat Rock, North Carolina. The forested 126 acre campus surrounds private Wolfe Lake. In just two weeks, your child will have the most fun and memorable summer of his ...read more

Coed Camp

Cheerio Adventures

Wilderness adventure program

Mouth of Wilson, VA and Roaring Gap, North Carolina

Established in 1982

Cheerio Adventures

Join us for an Adventure Camp experience like no other! Cheerio Adventures specializes in camp sessions from 3 days up to 14 days of unforgettable adventures. We are a Christian based adventure camp located in the mountains of SW Virginia along the New River. The camp is for boys and girls ages 10-17. All groups consist of 8-12 participants, to maximize the adventure experience and promote strong and long lasting friendships. Our focus on helping ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Ridgecrest

Residential boys' summer camp

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Established in 1929

Camp Ridgecrest

Camp Ridgecrest for Boys: Impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, Camp Ridgecrest is designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth by offering a Christian camp program that has been thriving since 1929.

Camp Ridgecrest for Boys offers over 25 activities taught by solid Christian role models. Our ...read more

Member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association Accredited by the American Camp Association Boys 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

EPIC Adventures

Wilderness Adventure

Austin - Dallas - Houston

EPIC Adventures

Located in heart of the Texas Hill Country near Austin, we provide coed teens unique opportunities to build character, leadership skills, confidence, and outdoor wilderness skills. Unlike most camps in Texas, we spend our time at different outdoor locations enjoying what the Texas outdoors has to offer.

Activities include Kayaking, Backpacking, Camping, Rafting, Climbing, Cooking, Building Shelters, Canyoneering, Caving, and Hiking. ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Hidden Meadows

Residential coed summer camp

Bartow, West Virginia

Established in 1992

Camp Hidden Meadows

Spectacular location, great staff, quality program! 1, 2, 3, & 4 week sessions. Ages 7-16. A wonderful summer experience in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. At Camp Hidden Meadows we provide a place where young people can have fun, make new friends, and return home feeling great about their accomplishments.

Activities include horseback riding, mountain boarding, backpacking, canoeing, whitewater rafting, whitewater ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp

Camp Carolina

Residential boys' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1924

Camp Carolina

Camp Carolina is an all boys high adventure camp dedicated to ensuring the campers finish their summer as "The True Gentleman". We search the world for the finest role models and generally have around 80% international staff. We are located in Brevard, NC "the land of the water falls" and are surrounded by premier white water and mountain based activities.

We offer mountain biking, rock climbing, horse riding, white ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Boys Camp

Camp Crestridge

Residential girls' summer camp

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Established in 1955

Camp Crestridge

Camp Crestridge for Girls: Impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC, Camp Ridgecrest is designed for individual attention, maximum fun, and the safety of each child. We facilitate camper growth by offering a Christian camp program that has been thriving since 1955.

Camp Crestridge for Girls offers over 25 activities taught by solid Christian role models. Our ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association

Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School

Wilderness adventure program

Hendersonville, North Carolina

Established in 2001

Our Rock Climbing Camps offer extremely small group "pro camps" for 13-17 year olds who wish to take their climbing to the next level. Our climbing camps are 6-12 days long. We are located in Pisgah National Forest and we are the Southeast's only AMGA Accredited Summer Camp Climbing Program.

Our Camp's curriculum includes: equipment, techniques and most importantly safety skills of climbing. We trad climb single ...read more

Accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association Coed Camp

TLA-The Language Academy

Coed residential camp

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Established in 1997

TLA is a federally accredited, internationally renowned year-round English school. The Junior program is designed to meet the needs of international students age 13-18 who wish to explore American culture while taking English classes.

Participants are hosted in Fort Lauderdale a 4-star hotel and on University campus in Miami. They attend English classes in the morning and take part in social activities, sports and excursions in ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp High Rocks

Residential boys' summer camp

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 Association Boys Camp

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Residential camp with separate sessions for boys and girls

Several Locations Nationwide

Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps

Celebrating 13 Years of Excellence in Lacrosse!... USSC has partnered with Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps with the mission of providing the best coaching to student athletes across the country through positive reinforcement, encouragement, and commitment. Youth and High School lacrosse players from all over the country will have an opportunity to learn from some of the Best Pro Players and Coaches in the game today at our Xcelerate Lacrosse Camps.

Coed Camp

SUWS of the Carolinas

Therapeutic wilderness program

Old Fort, North Carolina

Established in 2000

SUWS of the Carolinas is a therapeutic wilderness program for adolescents located in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. SUWS offers comprehensive treatment in an experiential setting for youth ages 10-17 who are struggling with substance abuse/use as well as co-occurring behavioral and mental health issues.
Beginning with a comprehensive clinical assessment, the clinical team creates individualized treatment plans ...read more

Member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Coed Camp

MindStretch Travel Adventures

Boys' Adventure Travel Program

Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, New England, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Canada, and more

Established in 1978

MindStretch Travel Adventures

MindStretch Travel Adventures offers adventure travel programs for boys ages 9 and older. Boys participate in camp-type activities during the day such as hiking, exploring, geocaching, rafting, canoeing, horseback riding, and mountain biking. And they also get to spend time just being tourists in some of the greatest scenic areas in the United States and abroad.

Trips vary in length from 7 to 21 days depending on year and destination. ...read more

Boys Camp

Seacamp

Residential Coed Camp

Big Pine Key, Florida

Established in 1966

Seacamp

Since 1966, Seacamp is the first program dedicated to the education of youth in marine sciences.
Seacamp's location in the Florida Keys allows for a truly unique marine science program, providing an array of activities under the guidance of academically-trained instructors. Students work at their own level of interest, choosing from 24 different areas of study.

Seacamp's SCUBA diving program is open to qualified campers. ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association 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 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

Doe River Gorge Christian Camp

Residential Coed Camp

Hampton, Tennessee

Established in 1987

Doe River Gorge Christian Camp

Located in the beautiful Smoky mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Doe River Gorge offers camp options for students ages 8-18. Programs range from 6-days to 4-weeks based on age and experience in an atmosphere of adventure, fun, acceptance and love. Enjoy top quality lodging and meals; carefully selected and trained counselors (1-4 ratio). Campers are encouraged to develop spiritually, physically, mentally and socially. They also learn life skills ...read more

Member of the Christian Camp and Conference Association Coed Camp

Sea Turtle Camp

Residential coed camp

Topsail Island, NC ~ Costa Rica ~ Hawaii

Established in 2009

Sea Turtle Camp

Explore the Ocean and the unique world of Sea Turtles, through our hands-on marine science summer camp! Our camp programs immerse teens, ages 10 - 17, in the field of Marine Biology. Campers learn about sea turtles from the volunteers and staff at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, on the beaches of Costa Rica or at Sea Life Park Hawaii.

Learn about careers in marine biology, scuba dive over North Carolina's ...read more

Coed Camp

French Summer Camps

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Hyeres-les-Palmiers, France and Miami, FL

Established in 2008

French Summer Camps

Established on the University of Miami campus and in Hyeres-les-Palmiers, our organization is run by a group of teachers from the French state educational system. Learning French is our main educational purpose. We provide a French immersion environment because we believe that learning a language in real life, practicing activities, is the best way. Attendance is limited to ensure the highest level of immersion and in order to give each participant ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Mondamin

Residential boys' summer camp

Tuxedo, North Carolina

Established in 1922

Camp Mondamin

For over 95 years, Mondamin has been a traditional summer camp for boys on a mountain lake in NC, with a non-competitive wilderness focus. The emphasis is on water (canoeing and kayaking, sailing, and swimming), woods (hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking), tennis, and horses, and includes the opportunity for lots of wilderness trips.

Activities include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, ...read more

Boys Camp

WB Surf Camp

Residential coed surfing camp

Wrightsville Beach, Topsail Island, NC; Costa Rica

Established in 2001

WB Surf Camp

Join us for our 15th year as North Carolina's premier surf camp! Campers learn how to surf at several awesome locations including Wrightsville Beach & Topsail Island, NC. Surf and explore various parts of the coast while learning about the region's unique marine ecosystems. With concierge-level service and certified, experienced instructors, WB Surf Camp offers a safe, exciting, active summer experience for teens.

We ...read more

Coed Camp

SOAR, Inc.

Residential Coed Summer Camp

Programs in the Florida Keys; the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina; the California Coast; the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming

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 friendships, increase self-confidence, and develop 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 Association Coed Camp

Green River Preserve

Residential, coed environmental summer camp

Hendersonville-Brevard area, North Carolina

Established in 1988

Green River Preserve

Green River Preserve (GRP) is a non-competitive, co-ed summer camp connecting children with nature. Located in the mountains of North Carolina, GRP offers 1,2, and 3 week sessions for rising 2nd - 9th graders. Rising 9th graders - college freshmen participate in leadership, adventure, or service expedition trips.

GRP's unique program is a safe and comfortable place, both physically and emotionally. Staff are carefully selected ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association Coed Camp