Five Days, All-Inclusive for Ages 8-13.

Keep your kids active and outdoors this summer with our week-long all-inclusive Adventure Summer Camp designed specifically for kids ages 8 to 13. Throughout the week, your child will experience a multitude of outdoor adventures including rock climbing, rappelling, hiking, camping, and many outdoor games. These sports develop balance, strength, focus, communication, trust, self-confidence, and friendships. Every day is an entire body workout that keeps them outdoors, and active! Rock gyms are nice, but who wants to be indoors in the summer? Sign them up for our Summer Adventure Camp and they will tell all of their friends about it when they go back to school!


 Preliminary Itinerary


Length: 5 Days, 4 Nights
Guide-to-Camper: 1:4
Coed: Ages 8-13
When: July 18-22, 2016
Type: Summer Camp


10am Check-In
12pm Intro and Welcome
1pm Lunch
2pm Afternoon Games
5pm Dinner
6pm Free Time
8:30pm Lights Out


8am Breakfast
9am Kid Rock Climbing
1pm Lunch
2pm Afternoon Games
5pm Dinner
6pm Demo: Rappelling
8:30pm Lights Out


8am Breakfast
9am Waterfall Rappelling
2pm Lunch
3pm Afternoon Games
5pm Dinner
6pm Demo: Setup a Tent
8:30pm Lights Out


8am Breakfast
9am Hiking
1pm Trail Lunch
2pm Set Up Camp
5pm Dinner
6pm Leave No Trace
8:00pm Lights Out


7am Breakfast
8am Hike Out To Trailhead
1pm Lunch
2pm Clean Up and Pack
4pm Pick Up

 What To Know


NEM guides for the entire week, Breakfast and Dinner for the entire week, nightly supervision, gear for rappelling, climbing, map and compass. Transportation.


Lunch and snacks throughout the week. Personal gear such as clothing, backpack, sleeping bag (down bag rated to 20 degrees), hiking boots or trail shoes. Spending money for souvenirs and miscellaneous items. Gratuities.


1 Camper: $500
2+ Family Members: $425 per camper


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NEMs Adventure itineraries are subject to change or be adjusted based on a number of factors. These include, but are not limited to, route conditions, weather, terrain, group dynamics and many other factors. NEM has complete discretion to change plans to accommodate any of these or other factors, including the discretion to change program schedule or itinerary, and change guides or staff, as necessary for the proper and safe conduct of the program. We reserve the right to cancel any program due to inadequate signups, weather or route conditions. In such a case, an NEM credit for the full value is given; however, NEM cannot be responsible for any additional expenses incurred in preparing for the program (i.e., airline tickets, equipment purchase or rental, hotel reservations). NEM reserves the right to dismiss the Participant from a trip at any time if NEM determines, in its sole discretion, that the Participant is not physically, technically, or psychologically prepared for or capable of participating in the program. This includes being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.


Northeast Mountaineering cannot guarantee that you will reach the summit or complete the objective you have signed up for. Weather, route conditions, your own abilities or the abilities of others may create circumstances that make an ascent unsafe, and you or your entire party will have to turn around without reaching the summit. Your program fee entitles you to one mountain experience on your specified dates.


Most of our programs do not have a minimum enrollment. If you are the only one registered, it will likely become a private outing. For our Waterfall Rappelling adventure, we must have at least 50% enrollment (3 people) to run the adventure. In the event of low-enrollment, we will reschedule your adventure to another date. If another date cannot be accommodated, you will receive an NEM credit.


Safety is NEM’s number one priority. Our guides manage significant hazards inherent in the mountains but they cannot eliminate them. NEM guides draw from their wealth of experience and training to make sound decisions that maximize your experience without compromising the necessary margin of safety. Please clearly understand that mountaineering and all other mountain adventures are inherently hazardous sports. You are choosing to engage in an activity in which participants have been injured and killed. While those accidents are indeed infrequent, they may occur at any time and be out of our control. We ask that participants acknowledge the risk and hazards of these sports, and make their own choices about whether or not to engage in these activities.


Payment in full is due at the time of booking. Payments may be made via MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or check.


A non-refundable deposit of $200 per person secures your reservation but may vary - please check your specific adventure. Payments may be made via MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or check. Final payment is due 1 month [30 days] before departure. For your convenience, we can work out a monthly payment plan.


A non-refundable deposit of $200 per person secures your reservation but may vary - please check your specific adventure. Payments may be made via MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or check. Final payment is due 1 month [30 days] before departure. For your convenience, we can work out a monthly payment plan.


Up to 30 days before your adventure: Full Refund will be issued 29 days - 72 hours before your adventure: Full Refund in the form of NEM credit Within 72 hours of your adventure: No refund will be issued* In the event that you have a positive COVID-19 test and need to cancel within 72 hours, you will be issued an NEM credit for your adventure. If NEM cancels your adventure due to weather or another unforeseen reason, you will receive an NEM credit.


Date changes are subject to availability. Date changes may be requested at anytime up to 7 days prior to your adventure without incurring a date change fee. Date changes may be requested between 7 and 3 days prior to your departure date for a $25 fee per person. There are no date changes allowed within 72 hours before your adventure.


In the event your guide or a fellow NEM guide or staff has reason to believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 or they are otherwise feeling unwell they will attempt to get a COVID test in time for your adventure or course. In the event of a positive test or the absence of results,  your course or adventure will be rescheduled or you can opt for an NEM credit to use at your discretion. Refunds for travel, lodging or other costs associated with your adventure will not be refunded or reimbursed.