Make a difference. Serve the community.

Our service trips are for campers who want to make a difference and see the amazing impact that service can have on the world and on themselves. We offer three very different service trips so campers can connect to a type of service that is meaningful to them. Campers who participate in our service trips will receive a signed letter recognizing them for at least 35 hours of service per trip.

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Habitat for Humanity (Age 16+)

This trip is for campers who care about homelessness and want to make a difference helping Habitat for Humanity with everyday tasks to help raise money to rebuild the local community here in the Catskills. Campers work with the local Habitat for Humanity to gain experience, make new friends, acquire new skills, and “give back.” This trip isn’t all work and no play though, campers will also enjoy the beauty of the Catskill Mountains by climbing in the nearby Mohonk Preserve.

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2017 Session Dates

Session 3: July 30th – August 11th

Tuition Fee: $2,045

 


Maine Trail Builders (Grades 9-12)

Maine Trail Builders is for the adventurous camper who also wants to make a difference. On this trip campers explore the beautiful area of Acadia, Maine, as they help maintain trails and complete service work with the National Park Service. Digging in the dirt, trimming trees and doing various other projects around the park, they will earn up to 35 hours of community service. On days off, they’ll climb cliffs above the ocean and hike the highest peaks with the best vistas in the National Park, knowing that the hard work of people just like them makes adventuring in the park possible.

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2017 Session Dates

Session 2: July 16th – July 28th

Tuition Fee: $2,045


Catskill Trail Builders (Grades 9-12)

Join us in the Forever Wild Catskill Mountains as we help maintain our trails and complete service work for our local community. Campers will learn all about trail building and gain knowledge and skill in digging water trenches, clearing overgrown brush, creating vista points and doing other projects on the nearby trails. Campers will earn up to 35 hours of community service. On days off, they’ll explore the best vista points in the area and visit the local fire towers.

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2017 Session Dates

Session 1: July 2nd – July 14th
Session 4: August 13th – 25th

Tuition Fee: $1,890