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Arizona

Arizona military youth welcome!
Arizona military youth please join Arizona 4-H for our summer 2021 camps! These are great opportunities for youth to experience adventure, learn, grow, and thrive! There will be three sessions of this camp - two in Tucson and one in Flagstaff. We look forward to seeing you there!

Dates: 

  • Session 1 (Tucson): June 28 - July 2*
  • Session 2 (Tucson): July 19 – 23*
  • Session 3 (Flagstaff): July 28th - July 31*

Cost: $25 (Includes registration and camp fee) 

Participants:  Open to Arizona youth, ages 14-18 years old  

  • 50 slots per session: Sessions 1 & 2 
  • 20 slots: Session 3 

    Sessions 1 & 2: 
    Come and join Arizona 4-H and choose between two 5-day adventure camps in Tucson. Hone your mountain survival skills with activities such as hiking and navigation, and shooting sports. Attain mastery of 4-H projects including shooting sports, blacksmithing, hiking, and other outdoor skills! Campers will explore the University of Arizona Campus, and the beautiful sky islands and Sonoran Desert in and around Tucson. Registration limited to youth within 6 hours of Tucson due to Covid-19 precautions. 

    Session 3:
    In this 4 day adventure camp, you will hone your mountain survival skills with activities such as blacksmithing, archery, and hiking in the mountains of northern Arizona. Youth will camp in beautiful northern Arizona, explore Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monuments, and see the best of summer in the Arizona high country. Registration limited to youth within 6 hours of Flagstaff, Arizona due to Covid-19 precautions.  

    Online registration and payment will become available May 1, 2021. If you would like to leave your contact info for a reminder email when the registration is live, please fill out the form here: https://forms.gle/TEG1vuVz5UnMgkgz6 

    Any other questions please contact:
    Josh Farella: farella1@arizona.edu
    Hannah Hanson: hannahghanson@arizona.edu 

    *This Military Teen Adventure Camp is tentative, and plans may change pending pandemic restrictions*

Colorado

Colorado Rocky Mountain Adventure Camps 

Dates: June 14-17*, June 21-24*, July 5-8*, July 12-15*

*Colorado 4-H Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp is tentative, pending pandemic restrictions

Participants: 200 Maximum

Ages: 14-18

Are you ready for high adventure? Join us at Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp at Colorado State University Mountain Campus – Pingree Park nestled in the Rocky Mountains at 9,000 feet. We offer world class hiking to surrounding peaks including a B-17 Air Force crash site from 1946, challenge course and white water rafting. Combine this with our Strength- based Leadership Training and you will have the best camp ever for Military Teens! Our counselors are fabulous, facilities incredible, and the food is great. Meet other military teens from across the nation. Request to join our closed Facebook page for the latest information, updates, registration information and to see what families say about our camp, https://www.facebook.com/groups/RMAC2011/

 

Registration Opens May 1 (TENTATIVE)

https://campscui.active.com/orgs/RockyMountainAdventureCampColoradoStateUniversityMilitaryYouth?orglink=camps-registration

 

Contact: Vanessa Tranel, 719-251-0926, vanessa.tranel@colostate.edu   

*Colorado 4-H Rocky Mountain Adventure Camp is tentative, pending pandemic restrictions

 

Kentucky

Red River Gorge Rock Climbing, Rappelling, and Canopy Excursion – Campton, KY.

Dates: June 11-14; June 26-29, 2021

Participants: 36 slots (18 parent/child teams)

Join us for an action-packed rock climbing and rappelling outdoor quest in the world famous Red River Gorge! Filled with soaring cliffs and majestic arches, Red River Gorge is an awe-inspiring place to visit. This rugged region attracts visitors from all over, but it is beloved by Kentuckians and known all over the world over to rock climbers. Join us as we race at speeds up to 55 MPH soaring 300 feet over the Gorge on the zipline and canopy tour. Participants will climb some of the most challenging cliffs in KY as well as hike up mountains with breathtaking views! Meet other military family members, and participate in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure!


Ocoee Whitewater Rafting, Climbing, Rappelling and Outdoor Adventure – Ocoee, TN;

Dates: July 16-19, 2021

Participants: 50 slots (25 parent/child teams)

Ready for the experience of a lifetime? This FREE, 4-day high-adventure expedition, takes place in the vastness of the Blue Ridge Mountains of East Tennessee! Work as a team with other military families as you experience whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River,

filled with the highest class rapids as well as the Class 5 Olympic stretch of the Summer 1996 Summer Olympics. Continue the epic journey of exploring the mountains by speeding down a 1,000 ft. zipline, rock climbing and giant swing for the finale! This camp focuses on teamwork, improving communication and leadership. Meet other military teens and parents and participate a high adrenaline experience for the ages!


Registration Opens May 1 (TENTATIVE)

Visit https://fcs-hes.ca.uky.edu/MTAC for more information

Contact: Tyrone Atkinson, 859-218-1546 , tcatki2@uky.edu

 

New York

Adirondack Environmental Adventure Camps – Adirondack Camp on Long Pond

Dates: May 28-31, 2021

Participants: 30

Adirondack Camp on Long Pond is going to give you an adventure in the "Land of the Dark Waters." Here is your opportunity to traverse 1200 acres in the Adirondacks on foot, pedaling a mountain bike or perhaps using a kayak or a canoe! If that isn't enough adventure for you, then try the 40-foot-tall TEAM Challenge Ropes Course, which will allow you to climb trees and zip line over waterways seeing them from unbelievable new heights! Stay in a cabin or camp at a remote campsite only accessible by canoe or kayak!

Adirondack Environmental Adventure Camps – High Peaks Adirondack Backpacking Camp

Dates: July 6-9, 2021

Participants: 16

Here it is – the High Peaks Adirondack Backpacking Camp of your lifetime! You will navigate through the Adirondacks on foot with your backpack, ready for what is over the stream, in the cave, under the brush and through the woods. You will pitch tents each night and eat all your meals around a campfire. The smaller numbers will ensure you meet friends that will stay your friends for the rest of your life all while completing 2 of the Adirondack 46ers High Peak Challenge. Do you think – "I can't do that?" Why not give it a try, and when you finish up – you will be ready for whatever comes your way.

Adirondack Environmental Adventure Camps – Environmental Expeditions

Dates: July 18-23, 2021

Participants: 30

Environmental Expeditions will literally give you a taste of the great outdoors - when was the last time you prepared and ate Queen Anne's lace, dandelions, purple clovers and more? Alongside all of this, you will learn survival skills like orienteering, shelter building and fire building! At the end of the week you will test your skills while competing in a 4-H survivalist challenge! If this all sounds pretty challenging, but you are wondering if there is time to relax with your new friends, you bet! You can relax while fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, enjoying campfires and the gorgeous sunsets in the great outdoors of the North Country. You will also get to try out the giant swing on the high ropes course with breathtaking views of Millsite Lake!


Registration: http://ccejefferson.org/4-h-camp-wabasso

Contact: Lisa Vaughn, (315) 788-8450 ext. 261, lgv6@cornell.edu

 

Texas

Wild West Adventure Camp

Dates: May 17-22, 2021

Participants: 30 campers, ages 14-18

Registration: https://bit.ly/3vvq4XT

The Wild West Adventure Camp will base at McKenna Ranch in Val Verde County. McKenna Ranch was established in 1880 and is still owned and operated by the McKenna family four generations later. The remote ranch sits in the rugged and sparsely populated country of far west Texas. The ranch now hosts guests for hunting, wildlife watching, hiking, exploring the natural history, and general relaxing. Camp participants will be fishing for largemouth bass by boat on Lake Amistad, created on the Rio Grande between the U.S. and Mexico; kayaking and overnight camping on Devils River, the most primitive and pristine river in Texas; exploring early native inhabitant campsites and rock art; and hiking to explore native wildlife including owls and bats at night.

Contact:  Larry Hysmith, larry.hysmith@ag.tamu.edu   or   Dana Olbrich Finlay, dana.olbrich@ag.tamu.edu


Hill County Adventure Camp

Dates: May 29 – June 3, 2021

Participants: 120 campers, ages 14-18

Registration: https://bit.ly/3bWmRsD 

Join us as we Climb, Cave, Repel at Enchanted Rock, kayak the Pecan Bayou and paddle and enjoy Lake Brownwood. We will be shooting and having extreme science experiments while we having fun with foam, dancing, star gazing and relaxing with new friends.

 

Contact: Melvin Atkinson, melvin.atkinson@ag.tamu.edu   or   Dana Finlay, dana.olbrich@ag.tamu.edu

 

 

Washington

WSU Cascade Mountains Military Teen Adventure Camp

Dates: July 6-9; July 13-16; July 20-23, 2021

Participation: 50 youth per camp, 150 total

The Glacier Peak Adventure Camp is an experience like no other! Explore wild forests as you forage for mushrooms and seek out wildlife, go eagle watching on a river-rafting trip, and speed along the many mountain biking trails as you take in this scenic adventurous landscape. Try your hand at archery or outdoor Camp Marketing Information survival skills, and learn about the unique forest ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest. You can also pack your bag to explore the forest in an overnight backpacking experience that you will never forget. No matter what your skill-level or interest, there is something for you! Come stretch your legs and breathe the clean forest air while making friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

Registration:  https://www.glacierpeakinstitute.org/militaryteencamp

Contact: Oak Rankin, 360-436-6445, oak.rankin@wsu.edu


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