For the beginning adventurer ready to experience something new and exciting!

Explorer Trips are designed for the beginning adventurer ready to experience something new and exciting. Explorers will begin learning incredible new outdoor skills while building confidence and developing as leaders in inspiring wilderness settings.

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Adirondack Hike and Climb
(Grades 7-8)

The Adirondack Hike and Climb trip is an introductory trip for the adventurer at heart. Campers will learn backcountry camping skills like orienteering, fire building and low impact camping. Campers will also test their limits and find the value of teamwork while hiking and climbing some of the highest peaks in New York. The beautiful and remote Adirondack Park is the perfect place to build confidence and leadership, disconnect from society and enjoy some of the most stunning vistas in the Northeast!

Level: Introductory
Age: Entering 7th and 8th grade
Gender: Co-ed
Duration:12 days total (9 days on trail)
What: Backpacking and Climbing
Where: Adirondack Park
Requirements: Willingness and interest by the participant to be immersed in nature and the camping lifestyle. Camping experienced not required.

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2019 Session Dates

Session 1: July 14th – July 26th

Session 4: Aug. 11th – 23rd

Tuition Fee: $2,000


Adirondack Paddler (Grades 7-8)

The Adirondack Paddler is for the water-loving adventurer looking to develop their paddling skills and themselves. From paddling small streams to large lakes to whitewater this trip offers opportunities to build confidence and leadership in addition to mastering paddling skills. Come join us for the experience of a life time making lasting memories and connections.
**Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

Level: Introductory
Age: Entering 7th and 8th grade
Gender: Co-ed
Duration:12 days total (9 days on trail)
What: Canoeing, Whitewater Rafting and Sea Kayaking
Where: Adirondack Park
Requirements: Willingness and interest by the participant to be immersed in nature and the camping lifestyle. Camping experienced not required.

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2019 Session Dates

Session 1: June 30th – July 12th
Session 3: July 28th- August 9th

Tuition Fee: $2,000


Maine Coast (Grades 7-8)

This trip in Acadia National Park is for the explorer looking for the challenge of climbing, hiking, and paddling. Join us as we climb the Otter Cliffs, hike the highest peaks in the National Park, and kayak along coastal islands all with Certified Maine guides. While exploring the coastal islands campers will get the unique experience of camping on these incredibly beautiful islands. This trip offers a little bit of everything for any adventurer ready for a challenge.
**Participants must be comfortable in water and know how to swim**

Level: Introductory
Age: Entering 7th and 8th grade
Gender: Co-ed
Duration:12 days total (9 days on trail)
What: Climbing and Sea Kayaking
Where: Acadia National Park
Requirements: Willingness and interest by the participant to be immersed in nature and the camping lifestyle. Camping experienced not required.

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2018 Session Dates

Session 1: June 30th – July 12th
Session 3: July 29th – August 10th
Session 4: August 12th – August 24th

Tuition Fee: $2,140