Dates: June 14 - 19
This is a research based, hands-on herpetology camp. Students will perform actual scientific field work alongside some university professors and field experts to learn about the local ecosystem at Chestnut Ridge and how to properly collect and record data.
Dates: July 12-17, July 19-24(Full), July 26-31(Full), August 2-7(Full)
All Full for Females. Waitlist available
HIGH SCHOOL CAMP
Campers will spend the week in the bunk houses at camp with their fellow high schoolers. They will enjoy all of the classic camp favorites such as zipline, gaga, lake toys, and the challenge course - amped up with high schoolers in mind.
Come have fun at camp while being a role model. Learn about being a leader in this introductory leadership development and training program. Campers will enjoy all of the classic camp favorites such as zipline, gaga, lake toys, and the challenge course amped up with high schoolers in mind. This camp will focus on leadership development, growing in your faith, service, and team building.
LEADERS IN TRAINING 1
Dates: July 5-10
Full. Waitlist available
For campers who have completed 10th grade and desire to learn leadership skills you can use in your community, at school or as counselor at Chestnut Ridge. This two week intensive leadership development and training program will guide campers to grow in their faith, gain new skills, and take on new leadership challenges. This camp includes a beautifully scenic backpacking weekend in Grayson Highlands State Park, and the opportunity to certify in Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard, a chance to plan your own camp program, a service project, lots of your favorite traditional camp activities, and more! When at camp, campers will stay in the air-conditioned bunk houses. Completion of LIT 1 is not a prerequisite.
LEADERS IN TRAINING 2
This is Rock and Raft high school style. Campers will embark on a 4 day adventure to the mountains of West Virginia to raft down the Lower New River and spend a full day climbing in the New River George. These activities are lead by trained guides who provide all specialized equipment. No experience is necessary.
ROCK & RAFT
Dates: June 21 - 26, July 19-24 (Full)*
Resident $885 *Waitlist available
See the UMA section on our Packing List
Dates: July 5 - 10 Full, Waitlist available
Campers will head to the mountains of NC to experience a new adventure each day. Rock climbing, white water rafting, caving, and day hiking trips. No experience is necessary. Specialized gear will be provided.
Riders of intermediate or advanced skill level will enjoy a horseback adventure in the beautiful Yadkin River Valley. Riders will stay in a bunkhouse at a working ranch. They will spend their days riding the trails around the ranch, playing mounted games, receiving lessons in the arena, and learning general horsemanship. Riders will even get to trailer horses and ride the trails at Pilot Mountain State Park. Available for girls only.