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Adventure Trips 2017

Wed Jun 14, 2:00 PM - Wed Aug 02, 2:00 PM EDT
8591 NC #42 East, Selma, NC, 27576, USA Map
$435 to $535 per person
Cadette, Senior, Ambassador
To register for a session this week at Camp Mary Atkinson, click the Register Now button below.  Choose the session on the next page and then select the participant for that session.  You will then have the option to select another session in the same week and choose a different participant for that session.

As part of the resident camp experience, each camper has the opportunity to visit the camp trading post to find the perfect item to remember her experience.  Prepaid trading post allowances allow check-in to go quickly and smoothly!

Campers also have the option of purchasing a t-shirt. Only one t-shirt may be purchased at this time, if your camper is signing up for multiple sessions then you will have the opportunity to purchase additional shirts at a later date.

You can also purchase an 8�?x11�? laminated photo of your camper’s session group at this time. Purchasing photos in advance will help to speed the check-in process.  Sessions lasting less than 6 days in length will be receiving an 8�?x10�? non-laminated photo if purchased at this time. Photos will be delivered to the camper by the last day of their session.

Information about camper's desired roommate and camper care package messages will be asked for in the confirmation packet that you will receive at a later date.

Prices listed are member rate.  Non members will pay an additional $75 per session.

Footprints in the Clouds (Grades 7-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Come hike the Appalachian Trail! Experienced leaders will teach you everything you need to know to become a confident hiker. For our multi-day Appalachian Trail hike, you will carry a pack weighing 25–30 pounds. Backpacks and all other specialized hiking gear except footwear will be provided. Each hiker will need hiking boots and hiking socks, at a cost of approximately $100. Basic camping and first aid skills are helpful, but not required.  Session dates:  June 14-23, 2017

*Waitlisted* - Llama Trek (Grades 7-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Take to the trails of the Pisgah National Forest with the help of llamas carrying your group’s gear. You’ll get an introduction to backpacking, while learning to set up camp and get along in nature. As you make your way along wooded trails and gorgeous rivers, you’ll find yourself on a forest safari! Spend the night at camp before heading out, and return to camp in time for a campfire on Thursday night.  Session dates:  June 25-30, 2017

* Waitlisted* - Rafting the Rapids (Grades 8-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Have you ever gone down the river in a raft? You will get to experience an overnight rafting trip in West Virginia. Stay at camp for the night, and then head to ACE Adventure Resort to play in the water park on huge inflatable toys, go hiking, raft down the river, and much more.  Session dates:  July 2-7, 2017

River Runners (Grades 7-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Spend a week on the water, strengthening your paddling skills! We will spend a day at CMA working on canoe basics, paddling, and re-entry techniques before heading out for a two-day river adventure. We will navigate some Class I and II rapids, look for river wildlife, and camp at established campsites overnight. Girls must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for 5 minutes, stay underwater for short periods of time, and should have some prior canoe experience.  Session dates:  July 9-14, 2017

* Waitlisted* - Rock On! (Grades 8-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Reach new heights - and depths - on a climbing and caving adventure! We will head to Boone, North Carolina for a day of rock climbing on natural rock face, then go on a caving expedition in Eastern Tennessee.  Camp at a primitive campground, enjoy cooking over a campfire, and explore the natural world around us.  Session dates:  July 16-21, 2017

Surf’s Up! (Grades 7-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Take a trip to the beach to spend some time with your camp friends learning to surf! The Wrightsville Beach Surf Camp will have you catching waves after three days of lessons at Kure Beach. Camp at a public campground and enjoy cooking over a campfire. Girls must be able to swim 100 yards, tread water for five minutes, stay underwater for short periods of time, and lift a lightweight surfboard.  Session dates:  July 23-28, 2017

Canopy Adventures (Grades 8-12 in Fall) $435 through 3/31, $460 starting 4/1 - Take a quick trip to the coast for two days of adventure! Zip through the canopy and see what lives in the trees, then take a boat tour through the swamp while learning about this fascinating ecosystem. We will camp at a primitive campground on location.  Session dates:  July 30-August 2, 2017