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YMCA Teen Outdoor Adventure Trips

Stevens Point, Portage County
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The Stevens Point Area YMCA offers a variety of Resident Camp, Day Camp and Teen Adventure Trip programs held at Glacier Hollow in Nelsonville, WI. We offer youth a safe environment in which positive values, personal growth, lifelong friendships, environmental awareness, and outrageous fun are key elements. Join us this summer for an experience that lasts a lifetime!

Adventure Trip participants can safely go beyond their backyard and experience the wilderness adventure of a lifetime! Participants will become students of the wilderness, addressing YMCA values, developing appreciation and respect for the environment, learning specific outdoor skills, improving teamwork and leadership skills, building self-confidence, creating friendships and having an outrageous time. All expeditions are thoroughly planned and led by experienced staff with advanced safety certifications. Experience is not necessary on most trips. Register early, trips are limited in size and fill quickly. Typical Teen Trip arrival is at 1:30pm on the first day and pick-up is at 7:00pm on the last day. All trips include food, permits and camping fees, special equipment (climbing, canoeing/kayaking, backpacking and camping), transportation, professional staff and fun.
Camp type: Adventure Challenge
Region: Central Wisconsin
Established: 1996
Location and Programs
Location -
All trips start at YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow located just 14 miles East of Stevens Point in Nelsonville, WI.
Program -
Resident camp. Sessions for - coeds ages 12 to 17.
Season -
Early June to Late August
Sessions -
YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow runs one-week(6 or 7 day)Resident Camps; one three-night(4 day) Beginning Adventurers Resident Camp; three one-week(6 day) Teen Adventure Trips; Twelve weeks of Day Camp; and a Leader/Counselor In Training Program.
Special Focus Sessions -
ThemeFrom Date-To DateFee 
Devil's Lake Rock Climbing and Caving (ages 12-15)Jun 18 - Jun 23 420
Sea Kayaking Adventure (ages 14-17)Jul 30 - Aug 4 530
Porcupine Mts. Backpacking Trip (ages 13-16)Jul 16 - Jul 21 420
Flambeau River Paddle Trip (ages 13-16)Jun 11 - Jun 16 420
Registration -
Participant numbers are limited. Apply as soon as possible, starting January.
Fees -
YMCA Teen Adventure Trips
Fees Options from $415 - $640 Fee assistance is available.
Activities: Archery, backpacking/camping, canoeing/kayaking, horseback riding (Western), leadership training, nature/environmental studies, outdoor skills, rock climbing, rope course, sailing, swimming, wilderness tripping
More plus Contact Information
Medical Care -
A Wilderness First Responder and lifeguard accompany all trips.
Parent Visitation -
Trips are away in wilderness areas.
DirectorContact PersonContact Camp
Pete MatthaiPete Matthai, Camp Director
Stevens Point Area YMCA
1000 Division Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Tel 715-342-2980 x308
Fax 715-342-2987
Tel 715-824-5267
Owned/Operated by -
Stevens Point Area YMCA
All information supplied by camp management, 02/10/2017. For details call the camp Contact above.

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