Day and Boarding; Grades 6-12


Intro to Backpacking: A Wilderness Adventure Camp

Camp Information

Camp Dates: August 8 – August 12 

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on August 8 and August 9 (on Pennington's campus)

Expedition depart: 6:00 a.m. on August 10 

Return to Pennington: 4:00 p.m. on August 12 

Age: 12-15

Cost: $550

Experience Level: All 

Limited spots available; express interest today and request more information!

Intro to Backpacking is designed to teach all of the fundamental skills needed to start a journey into the incredible world of camping and backpacking. These life skills will open up new possibilities for additional adventures! The camp will start with two days on campus and finish the week with a two night/three day backpacking trip to a regional wilderness destination. 

Backpacking is a great way to explore America's most pristine destinations. This camp is perfect for students who love to be outside, enjoy the beauty of nature, and try something new.