Wilderness Adventure and Travel Programs for youth

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

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

MindStretch Travel Adventures

Boys' Adventure Travel Program, ages 9-15

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

ARCC Programs (Adventures Cross-Country)

Adventures for Teenagers

Hawaii, California, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America

Established in 1983

ARCC Programs (Adventures Cross-Country)

ARCC Programs (Adventures Cross-Country) offers domestic and international summer adventure programs and Gap semesters in 20 countries throughout North America, the South Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Australia, Asia, and Africa.

With over 35 years of experience, ARCC students travel to a variety of the world's most spectacular locations and participate in activities such as community service projects, language schools, cultural ...read more

Coed Camp

Sail Caribbean

Residential coed summer camp, ages 11-22

British Virgin and Leeward Islands

Established in 1979

Sail Caribbean

Students age 11 through 18 learn sailing, racing and seamanship while living coed with their own age group aboard 50-foot yachts and cruising the British Virgin and Leeward Islands. No prior experience is required. Our focus is on experiential learning, leadership training and personal growth. Scuba certifications, snorkeling, tubing, wakeboarding, kayaking, and island exploration. Marine biology and community service are built into every program. ...read more

Coed Camp

Zeal Adventure and Travel

Adventure Travel Program

Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Australia, Spain

Established in 2015

Zeal Adventure and Travel

Zeal is a travel program specializing in adventure travel, personal growth, cultural immersion, and meaningful community service. We offer two- and three-week trips to Hawaii, Alaska, Costa Rica, Australia, and Spain for youth ages 14-17.

Zeal trips are exciting, challenging, and unique. Zeal participants travel in small groups and are able to participate in activities that just wouldn't be possible with larger groups. Think ...read more

Coed Camp