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Adventure Camp

Overview

Our Adventure Camp Session, one-week and two-week camp sessions for D2 , D3 and D4 campers, offer an amazing choice of adventure activities. D2 campers choose between 2 options which include 3-days of on-camp adventures (backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing/kayaking, adventure racing, etc.) and an off-camp exploration day. D3 campers choose between 4 options which intel’s a 4-day off-camp adventure, including backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, whitewater, caving, canoeing, and the best of what western North Carolina and South Carolina has to offer. We also offer to special 2-week adventures for D4 called Monk’s Ultimate Adventure, Outback Adventure and Whitewater Adventure.

5th, 6th, and 7th Grade

Our one-week D2 program invites our rising 5th grade campers to engage in exciting adventure activities in a controlled setting with experienced and well-trained staff. We take advantage of the unique setting of Camp Greenville and offer day trips like outdoor rock climbing, mountain biking, and hiking, all within our own 1,400 acre property and with the addition of one day trip to DuPont State Recreational Forest. Adventure campers spend nights sleeping at our rustic campsites inside a gender specific shelter or under the stars. We provide 2 different options for your camper to choose between during the registration process.

Our two-week combo session combines a week of adventure camp with a week of base camp for the camper who wants it all! If you are attending a combo week, Division 2 will be participating in their Base Camp session during the first week and Adventure Trip session their second week.

8th and 9th Grade

D3 Adventure program invites rising 8th grade campers to participate in a more independent experience where they choose a trip that travels off camp to some of the region’s most exquisite areas. Exciting options include caving, white water rafting, mountain biking, canoeing, and rock climbing. Campers will be challenged to develop new skills, make lasting friendships, and experience God’s creation under the leadership of summer camp’s professional role models. Nearby sites include Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Devil’s Fork State Park, and the Smoky Mountains. The D3 program offers an exceptional opportunity for campers to strengthen their sense of self through a range of adventure activities. Your hard work will be well worth the rewards of this unique program!

Our two-week combo session combines a week of adventure camp with a week of base camp for the camper who wants it all! If you are attending a combo week, Division 3 will be participating in their Adventure Trip session during the the first week and Base Camp session the second.

10th, 11th, and 12th Grade

D4 Adventure program invites rising 10th grade campers to participate in a more intense experience where they choose a trip that travels off camp to some of the region’s most exquisite areas. There are 3 trip options that are specifically designed for those who want to grow in their camping skills by participating in a variety of one and two week options. Campers will be challenged to develop new skills, make lasting friendships, and experience God’s creation under the leadership of summer camp’s professional role models. These trips will take place in NC, SC and TN as they go rafting, canoeing, kayaking, caving, hiking and swimming. The D4 program offers an exceptional opportunity for campers to strengthen their sense of self through a range of adventure activities. Be sure to check our trip options carefully and sign up for the trip best suited to you.

1 Week – June 25 – July 1, 2017

Whether you are a seasoned paddler or just an inquisitive water sport enthusiast, our Whitewater Adventure program will give you the appreciation and skills to make waves this summer! This week-long session is a progressive introduction to paddling sports. Campers are guided by experienced staff as they improve their skills from flat water canoeing and kayaking to a gentle river to exciting whitewater. Campers will have 3 separate raft experiences through the NOC which will take them from the Nantahala River, to the French Broad River, to the Chattooga River to test the waters in both individual and group rafting with supervision from highly trained camp staff and professional guides. While experiencing some of Carolinas’ most beautiful places, campers will come away with hands-on skills and well-rounded perspectives on water safety. This program is sure to make a splash!

D3 and D4

Y Member Rate $700 | Non-member Rate $830

2 Weeks – July 9 – July 22, 2017

The Monk’s Ultimate Adventure offers a buffet of fun for the adventurous camper who wants to travel! This trip builds a community of friends who embark on a two-week road trip under the supervision of our most experienced staff who are committed to providing a positive experience for campers during this crucial stage of growth. This adventure is full of exciting events as you make your way through beautiful areas of NC, SC, and TN. Have opportunities to hike mountains, swim in the ocean, tour lighthouses, ride ferries, explore museums, and more! You will camp along the way and make friends and memories that will last far beyond the duration of the trip!

D4

Y Member Rate $1,275 | Non-member rate $1,500

2 Weeks – July 23 – August 5, 2017
New and Improved!

Outback Adventure is a new design of the old traditional Outback program with a new offsite adventure spin. This two-week adventure program is designed to incorporate all the D3 adventure trips and the unique aspects of the Outback program into an impactful two week session. Participants will stay in our Outback wilderness village and take trips to nearby areas to participate in the following activities: Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing, Canoeing the French Broad River, Mtn Biking, Solo Experiences, Wilderness Survival and Service Projects. Our well trained staff will use the two weeks to build community, and growing future outdoor leaders while teaching valuable skills and having a lot of fun along the way.

D4

Y Member Rate $1,275 | Non-member Rate $1,500