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Fishing TripAdventure Camp: Grades 6-8

Adventure Skills

It’s time to own your summer! Join us for a week of gaining new skills, playing classic camp games and hanging out in hammocks! You could do archery, a zipline canopy tour, pond paddling, or biking the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail. Explore parts of KNC that you haven’t seen before, go wild with wildlife, and be ready for adventure! 

“ADVENTURE SKILLS” RUNS 9 AM - 4 PM MONDAY - WEDNESDAY, OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT IS 9 AM THURSDAY - 4 PM FRIDAY. TENTS AND 3 MEALS ARE PROVIDED. TENTS ARE SHARED WITH SAME GENDERED CAMPERS ONLY.  
$340 MEMBER, $365 NON-MEMBER


Adventure Treks

Are you ready for the ultimate camp experience? Camp out 4 nights and 5 days and get to know what is around Kalamazoo. Learn backcountry camping skills like trip planning, food preparation, campsite selection, Leave No Trace Principles and proper gear use. Gain leadership and teamwork experience on the Low Ropes Challenge Course, Zip Line, and Kalamazoo River Paddling adventures. Each trek is different, and all are amazing! Note: Participants should be able to carry 30lb packs, walk two miles a day, and relieve themselves in areas where there are no facilities available.

“ADVENTURE TREKS” RUN 9 AM MONDAY–4 PM FRIDAY. OVERNIGHT CAMPOUTS ARE MONDAY–THURSDAY NIGHTS. GROUPS SPEND ONE NIGHT AT KNC AND THE REST OFFSITE. TENTS AND MEALS ARE PROVIDED. TENTS ARE SHARED WITH SAME GENDER CAMPERS ONLY.
 $700 MEMBER, $725 NON-MEMBER

 

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Adventure Skills Camp Sessions
Session 5: July 20-24 | Nature is Calling The Artist In You

July 20-24 | Nature is Calling The Artist In You

Seek out the art hiding in the world around you. Take a closer look at the beauty of nature with local artists as they share some of their favorite skills. Compose a symphony of natural sound, mold clay into wearable art, and more as you delve into the natural world of creativity.

 

Session 6: July 27-31 | Navigation Nation

July 27-31 | Navigation Nation

Explore the great outdoors old-school style. Learn to use a compass and GPS on the trails of KNC. Work with a team to navigate your way toward a prize. Create your own map, hike to Source Pond, and soar through the trees with animals that use these skills everyday. 

 

 

Session 8: August 10-14 | Adventure Challenge

August 10-14 | Adventure Challenge

Lead your team to victory in daily challenges. Build your leadership skills by working together, coaching, and encourage each other as you put your skills to the test. Practice your aim at the archery range, complete challenges at the low ropes, and celebrate days of hard work by joining a zipline canopy tour.

 

Adventure Trek Sessions
Session 5: July 20-24 | Rock On!

Session 5: July 20-24 | Rock On!

Learn about knots, gear, and hand hold tricks. Climb, boulder, and enjoy the challenge. Build resilience and leadership skills on the low ropes. Climb the walls and rappel at Climb Kalamazoo, soar with open wings on a zip line through the trees, and test your skills on the rock walls of Grand Ledge.

 

 

 

Session 7: August 3-7 | Extreme Survival

Session 7: August 3-7 | Extreme Survival

Challenge your wits and put your survival skills to the test. Hike to new destinations, and grow with your group through a day of team building. Learn to pitch a tent and test your team skills. Finish off the week at the highest of heights on KNC’s zipline canopy tour. Experience these adventures at KNC and beyond!

 

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