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Why Camp Backcountry

Top Reasons to Come to Camp Backcountry

  • Make new friends
  • Winning Color Wars
  • Going on a horseback trail ride
  • Accomplishing the Challenge Course
  • Goat snuggles with Big Mama, Burt, Fred, Ginger, and Lola
  • Building a fort village 
  • Exploring Elephants Graveyard and creating clay sculptures 
  • Getting to belt out silly camp songs at the top of your lungs
  • Learning horsemanship 
  • Surviving as an insect during Predator vs. Prey
  • Adventures at Fort Wild
  • Finally getting to become a Leader-in-Training
  • Competing in a stick horse rodeo
  • Completing the orienteering course
  • Learning Colorado Flora and Fauna 
  • Searching for the legendary Backcountry Bigfoot 
  • Making memories that will last a lifetime

Why parents choose Camp Backcountry?

“Both my daughters loved everything about the camp. They came home each and everyday with smiles on their faces and had wonderful things to say about their leaders and activities.”

“can't name just one! He loves just about everything about it and is especially excited to be an LIT one day. Great job by all the counselors for making the experience so much fun, even in the extreme heat.”

“getting to know all of the horses and their personalities. Giving them a chance to interact with different horses every day helped build their confidence with horses!”

“Appreciate the opportunity that Backcountry provides to get our children outside and exploring the wonderful state we live in. They are learning life long, applicable skills and knowledge to take advantage of this wonderful state."