Why Camp Backcountry

Top Reasons to Come to Camp Backcountry

  • Finding your tribe
  • Winning Color Wars
  • Going on a horseback trail ride
  • Goat snuggles with Big Mama, Burt, Fred, Ginger, and Lola
  • Making s’mores in a solar oven 
  • Building a giant fort 
  • Exploring the Fairy Forest
  • Getting to belt out silly camp songs at the top of your lungs
  • Surviving as an insect during Predator vs. Prey
  • Adventures at Fort Wildwood
  • Finally getting to become a Leader-in-Training
  • Beating the camp time record on the orienteering course 
  • Searching for the legendary Backcountry Bigfoot 
  • Making memories that will last a lifetime

Why parents choose Camp Backcountry?

“I loved the confidence that my child gained.”

“With how much kids are indoors and on screens these days, I loved that my kids were outdoors all day in nature!” 

“My daughter comes home dirty, tired, and happy!”

“The counselors have been TERRIFFIC each of the 4 years we have attended.”

“My daughter participated in several other day camps and an overnight camp over the course of the summer but Camp Backcountry was her favorite.”
“My kids wouldn’t stop talking about all the fun they had while at camp, and they learned so much about ecology!”