Camps by Location
Mingus Mountain Adventure Camp
Number of Participants: 50
Come and join Arizona 4-H on Mingus Mountain, where we will enjoy mountain air and stay in rustic cabins. Activities at camp will include blacksmithing, shooting sports, high elevation survival skills, hiking/navigation, and more! Campers will explore the high Mingus Mountains of northern Arizona, and enjoy the cool summer nights and historic cabins of James 4-H Camp. Total fee for participants is $25! Open to youth with parents or guardians who are active, reserve, retired, military veterans. Youth must be ages 13-18 years old.
Contact: Josh Farella: firstname.lastname@example.org
*This Military Teen Adventure Camp is tentative, and plans may change pending pandemic restrictions*
- June 20-23
- June 27-30
- July 11-14
- July 18-21
Number of Participants: 200 maximum
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Strength-based Leadership and Mindfulness Training in teams, hiking, high and low ropes course, white water rafting and tons of fun!
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 to see what others say about our camp, https://www.facebook.com/groups/RMAC2011/
Contact: Vanessa Tranel, 719-251-0926, email@example.com
Registration will open May 7, 2022 at 8 a.m. MT at:
Outdoor Military Connection Retreat
June 29-July 1, 2022
Number of Participants: 52 youth
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Climbing wall, zip line, flying squirrel, environmental education, recreation onsite, and team-building exercises.
The Outdoor Military Connection Retreat is a camping program offered to 13–18-year-old military-connected dependents from all service branches. The retreat will take place June 29-July 1, 2022 at Wahsega 4-H Center. While at camp, youth will learn about the North Georgia wildlife including fish, insects, amphibians, and reptiles. Participants will also experience high adventure elements on the Wahsega climbing wall, flying squirrel, and zip line. Woven throughout the camp experience are opportunities to connect with other military youth from the southeast region of the United States through free time, arts and crafts, cabin chats, campfires, group time, swimming, and team challenges. Come connect with others at Wahsega 4-H Center!
Joint Extreme Summit
June 20-24, 2022
Number of Participants: 50 youth
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Shooting Sports (shotgun, archery, and .22), hiking, outdoor cooking skills, team challenges, swimming, campfires, kayaking, herpetology, and tent camping.
This 5-day, the 4-night experience offers teens an opportunity to grow and develop an appreciation for outdoor recreation and as a military youth. 13–18-year-old militaryconnected teens will experience high adventure choices including kayaking, ziplining, and hiking. Get ready for skill-building activities such as archery, shotgun, .22 rifle, fishing, low ropes, and the Extreme Team Challenge. Teens will have opportunities to connect with other military youth from the southeast region of the 17 United States while they roast marshmallows, make tie-dye creations, and play basketball. Come to Frank Fitch Pioneer Camp located at Rock Eagle 4-H Center and sleep under the stars in a tent. Enjoy the great outdoors. Are you up for the Joint Extreme Summit?
Surf Adventure Camp
June 5-10, 2022
Number of Participants: 13
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Games, Healthy Living, Surfing,Swimming, Team Building
Calling all ocean lovers. Surf camp is a great introduction to the sport of surfing. The experienced and encouraging instructors will provide you with a fun and safe learning experience focused on surfing skills, etiquette, and ocean safety. Spend your days soaking up the sun and connecting to nature through surfing. Surfing is a sport and included in your week will be healthy living opportunities through yoga, food and nutrition so to be the best surfer you can be. You do not need prior experience surfing but should be able to swim and feel comfortable in the water.
Contact Name: Kate Eickstead, 706-452-6257, firstname.lastname@example.org
Survival Challenge/Outdoor Skills
June 12 -17, 2022
Number of Participants: 20
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Games,Disaster Preparedness, Camping, Hiking, Outdoor Skills
This camp will focus on disaster preparedness and outdoor life skills. You will spend your mornings learning about safety, first aid, and survival through fun and engaging activities. Youth will also learn about ways to mitigate natural disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, and flooding. Camp will allow youth to learn practical skills and earn first aid certification. Learn skills for natural disasters but also how to survive in the outdoors such as knot tying, campfire cooking, and nature signs all while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Oahu's Famous North Shore.
Contact Name: Kate Eickstead, 706-452-6257, email@example.com
Ocoee Whitewater Rafting Adventure
- June 24-27, 2022
- July 28-31, 2022
Number of Participants: 60 per session (30 parent/teen teams)
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): whitewater rafting, rock climbing, lake activities
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 1996 Summer Olympics. Participants will have their fair share of water immersion to cool down in the summer’s heat with lake activities, water park activities filled with lazy river, wave pool, water slides and 35’ sprayed climbing wall! This camp focuses on teamwork, improving communication and leadership. Meet other military teens and parents and participate a high adrenaline experience for the ages!
Contact: Tyrone Atkinson, 859-218-1546, firstname.lastname@example.org
- July 11 - 14, 2022
- July 15 - 19, 2022
Number of Participants: 75 youth per camp, 150 total
Primary Activities (i.e. camping, hiking, kayaking, etc.): Boating, mountain biking, archery, first aid skills, forest foraging, and educational programming.
The WSU GPI Military Teen Adventure Camp is an experience like no other! Explore wild forests as you forage for berries 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 survival skills, and learn about the unique forest ecosystem of the Pacific Northwest. 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.
Contact: Ashley Hall, email@example.com
Direct link to sign up: 2022 Camp is currently full. Please check back for camp opportunities in the future or visit the link above for more information.