In the backcountry of the Kenai Peninsula, adventure awaits!   Get away from the many distractions of the world and experience God’s creation in the great Alaskan wilderness.  Trips include sea kayaking, hiking, whitewater rafting, and canoe trips on the Swan Lake system.  If you love adventure and the outdoors, Wilderness Camps are a great fit for you.

List Of Wilderness Camps:

Camp Cost Start-End Date Going into Grades Camp Availability
Junior Trail Explorers (Register) (More Info)$199Jun 16-Jun 194th-6thClosed
Junior High Trail Explorers *NEW* (Register) (More Info)$199Jun 16-Jun 197th-8thClosed
High School Canoe Camp (Register) (More Info)$299Jun 20-Jun 269th-12thClosed
Junior High Hammock and Backpack Camp 1 (Register) (More Info)$299Jun 20-Jun 267th-8thClosed
Junior High Hike and Canoe Camp (Register) (More Info)$299Jun 27-Jul 37th-8thClosed
High School Hammock and Backpack Camp *NEW* (Register) (More Info)$299Jun 27-Jul 39th-12thClosed
High School Sea Kayak Camp (Register) (More Info)$559Jul 7-Jul 179th-12thClosed
Munchkin Day Camp (Register) (More Info)$69Jul 12-Jul 14K-1stClosed
High School Mountain Bike and Day Hike Camp (Register) (More Info)$359Jul 18-Jul 249th-12thClosed
High School Hike & White Water Raft Camp (Register) (More Info)$419Jul 25-Jul 319th-12thClosed
Junior High Canoe Camp (Register) (More Info)$299Jul 25-Jul 317th-8thClosed
Junior High Alpine Backpack Camp (Register) (More Info)$299Aug 1-Aug 77th-8thClosed
Junior High Hammock and Backpack Camp 2 (Register) (More Info)$299Aug 1-Aug 77th - 8thClosed
*If a camp is full but there is still waitlist spots available then continue registration and it will put you on the waitlist

Camp Descriptions:


Junior Trail Explorers, Jun 16/Jun 19, Grades 4th-6th

  • (Formerly called Day Hikes)
    4 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 3 out of 10
    This camp is a great introduction to hiking on the Kenai Peninsula. Enjoy cooking over the fire, playing games, and making new friends. Nights are spent at the Wilderness Base Camp on Solid Rock grounds. Hikes are usually in the Skilak Lake Recreation area.

Junior High Trail Explorers *NEW*, Jun 16/Jun 19, Grades 7th-8th

  • 4 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 3 out of 10
    This camp is a great introduction to hiking on the Kenai Peninsula. Enjoy cooking over the fire, playing games, and making new friends. Nights are spent at the Wilderness Base Camp on Solid Rock grounds. Hikes are usually in the Skilak Lake Recreation area.

High School Canoe Camp, Jun 20/Jun 26, Grades 9th-12th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 7 out of 10
    Spend 5 days canoeing and camping on the Swan Lake Canoe Trails. Make new friends while learning a variety of skills including fire starting, survival and bushcraft, portaging and paddling techniques, the Capistrano T-Rescue, and how to make a sauna.

Junior High Hammock and Backpack Camp 1, Jun 20/Jun 26, Grades 7th-8th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 6 out of 10
    Spend 5 days hiking in the mountains and sleeping in hammocks where no tent can go. New experiences, new friends, and new skills! Learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure, whether it be a day hike or an extended trip.

Junior High Hike and Canoe Camp, Jun 27/Jul 3, Grades 7th-8th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 4 out of 10
    Looking for a little bit of variety? Join us for 2 day hikes and 3 days of canoeing. Enjoy cooking over the fire, playing games, taking in new scenery, learning canoeing techniques, playing in the lakes, and making new friends.

High School Hammock and Backpack Camp *NEW*, Jun 27/Jul 3, Grades 9th-12th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 7 out of 10
    Spend 5 days hiking in the mountains and sleeping in hammocks where no tent can go. New experiences, new friends, and new skills! Learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure, whether it be a day hike or an extended trip.

High School Sea Kayak Camp, Jul 7/Jul 17, Grades 9th-12th

  • 11 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 8 out of 10
    Explore dramatic Blackstone Bay! Camp on the beaches, hike to glaciers, waterfalls, and lakes, swim in whitewater streams, make iceberg slushies, and watch wildlife. This camp has been extended to 11 days to take advantage of the scenery and to allow for weather conditions if needed.

Munchkin Day Camp, Jul 12/Jul 14, Grades K-1st

  • 3 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 1 out of 10
    A perfect introduction for our youngest campers, with short hikes to a historic cabin, a glacial erratic, and an educational nature walk. Campers will enjoy making new friends while going on adventures, playing games, creating crafts, story time and so much more.
    10 AM-3 PM each day. Lunch provided.

High School Mountain Bike and Day Hike Camp, Jul 18/Jul 24, Grades 9th-12th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 8 out of 10
    Enjoy 3 days of shredding dirt on mountain bike trails and 2 days of day hikes. Spend the evenings relaxing while you hang around the campfire, enjoy great food, and make new friends.
    Never been on a mountain bike? That’s OK, you’ll be trained and equipped with what you need!
    Want to bring your own bike? You will be reimbursed the cost of the bike rental if your bike is approved by the instructor.

High School Hike & White Water Raft Camp, Jul 25/Jul 31, Grades 9th-12th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 8 out of 10
    Looking for fast-paced adventure? Then this is the trip for you! Spend the week backpacking and camping, with a day rafting on Sixmile Creek*, the Kenai Peninsula’s premier white water river. *Guided by Nova River Runners

Junior High Canoe Camp, Jul 25/Jul 31, Grades 7th-8th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 6 out of 10
    Spend several exciting days canoeing and camping on the Kenai Canoe Trails. Learn a variety of skills including fire starting, survival and bushcraft, portaging and paddling techniques, the Capistrano T-Rescue, and how to make a sauna.

Junior High Alpine Backpack Camp, Aug 1/Aug 7, Grades 7th-8th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 7 out of 10
    Join us for a week in the beautiful Alaskan mountains! You’ll spend your time backpacking, camping, making new friends, playing hacky-sack, and enjoying the nature that surrounds you. When you happen upon a snowfield, you're almost guaranteed a summer snowball fight! This is the week to get some awesome pictures from the top of the mountain… maybe even snap your picture with a caribou, goat, or marmot.

Junior High Hammock and Backpack Camp 2, Aug 1/Aug 7, Grades 7th - 8th

  • 7 Day Camp
    Difficulty: 6 out of 10
    Spend 5 days hiking in the mountains and sleeping in hammocks where no tent can go.
    New experiences, new friends, and new skills! Learn how to prepare for a backcountry adventure, whether it be a day hike or an extended trip.

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