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Wilderness / Outdoors




Appalachian Mountain Club’s Teen Wilderness Adventures 2007

Explore the spectacular White Mountains of northern New Hampshire and Western Maine on 5- to 28-day wilderness trips for 12 - 18 year olds. Hike, paddle, climb, and bike in small groups led by qualified AMC instructors. Develop new wilderness skills and make friends. Trips start late June and run through August.

Gender: Coed
Age: Teens
Type: Over Night Camp
Ph: (603) 466-2727
E-mail: amceducation@outdoors.org
URL: www.outdoors.org/teenwilderness




The Black Dog Tall Ships

The experience available aboard the vessels Shenandoah and Alabama nourishes that spirit in a way that is remarkable to behold. Youngsters learn their maritime heritage and become part of the crew. With no modern conveniences, they return to another time through the quiet sails, coal-fired stove, and hand water pumps.

Gender: Coed
Age: Teens
Type: Over Night Camp / Outdoor-Sailing
Ph: (508) 693-1699
URL: www.blackdogtallships.com




Camp Manitou

Camp Manitou is an instructional camp that prides itself on its experienced staff, excellent facilities and broad selection of activities. Campers can choose from 23 different land instructionals, 12 waterfront instructionals and 22 creative programs carefully designed to challenge minds and imaginations and develop skills. Camping trips are planned for every age group. These include carefully supervised mountain-climbing expeditions, whale watches, canoe and whitewater rafting trips and visits to the scenic coast of Maine. Manitou was founded in 1947.

Gender: Boys
Age: Children and Teens
Type: Over Night Camp

Contact info: Jason Silberman / John Darren
119 West 72nd Street, Box 107
New York, NY 10023
Ph: (800) 326-1916
Fax: (212)-496-1184
E-mail: mailbox@campmanitou.com
URL: www.campmanitou.com/




National Camp Association

National Camp Association has recommended the highest quality summer camps to families worlwide for nearly 25 years. They provide free, personalized, guidance and referrals to sleepaway programs. These include: general, sports, teen, travel, academic, weight-loss, special needs, and community service. Online services: camp referrals, job opportunities, camp supplies, and more, at www.summercamp.org.

Contact info: Jeffrey Solomon, Executive Director
610 Fifth Ave.
NY, NY 10185
Ph: 800-966-2267
Fax:
E-mail: info@summercamp.org
URL: www.nationalcampassociation.com



NH Camp Directors Association

The NH Camp Directors’ Association is an inclusive organization that represents NH licensed day, resident, agency, federation, non-profit and private camps, whose goal is to provide safe & superb camping in NH. Please visit our website at www.nhcamps.org to learn more and request our 2005 directory.


Ages: Childrens, Teens, and Adults
Ph: (800)549-2267
Fax:
E-mail: nhcamps@worldpath.net
URL: www.nhcamps.org



Summer in Switzerland (at Leysin American School)

Summer in Switzerland (SIS), and international experience in the Alps, offer students aged 9-19 academics, recreational activities, and cultural excursions with morning classes and activities during afternoons and evenings. Specialized programs include Theater International and Leadership Adventure. One week tours also offered to France, Italy, and the English Theater district.

Contact info: Chris Pryor

Leysin, Switzerland
Ph: (888) 642-4142
Fax: (603) 431-1280
E-mail: usadmissions@las.ch
URL: www.las.ch/summer



YMCA Camp Lawrence for boys and Camp Nokomis for girls

REGISTRATION FOR CAMPLAWRENCE AND CAMP NOKOMIS' 2007 SEASON BEGAN SEPTEMBER 1, 2006. HAVE YOU ENROLLED?

Contact info: John M. Shandorf

7 Ballard Way
Lawrence, MA 01843

Ph: (978) 975-1330
Fax: (978) 975-17354
E-mail: jshandorf@mvymca.org