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Trail Blazers Summer Camps

Registration for summer 2021 is already open!

After a COVID-free Day Camp and Family Camp in 2020, Trail Blazers is ready for a safe, fun, and screen-free summer at Overnight Camp 2021! From Grades K-10, there is an adventure for everyone. Come outside and play, adventure awaits!


After a year of sitting behind a screen, your camper can look forward to a summer filled with hiking, swimming, fishing, boating, exploring, gardening, farming, biking, high-ropes, learning about our environment, building outdoor skills, laughter, great memories, and new friends. After a full day, they'll fall asleep under the stars in a canvas tent, for a true camping experience. Teens can participate in our Leadership program for a challenging and rewarding experience. 


Trail Blazers is located on 1000 beautifully forested acres, including our 50-acre Lake Mashipacong, in northern New Jersey and is accredited by the American Camp Association. Trail Blazers has been running outdoor programs since 1887 and we are ready for your camper to join us this summer.  

      

Outdoor Adventure Classic program: For campers entering grades 2-10. Participate in a wide variety of camp activities while preparing for an exciting hiking trip. 2 week sessions. Try everything camp has to offer while developing into a skilled hiker, backpacker, and overnight camper. Biking, hiking, canoeing, campfires, archery, swimming, high ropes, and nature crafts and more! Your vagabond will be a 1-4 night trip, based on your groups’ age and preparedness, and will take you around our 1000-acre camp property or along the Appalachian Trail. The Outdoor Adventure program is your camper’s first step to becoming a lifelong Trail Blazer!
Farmstead Camp:
 For campers entering grades 3-7. Have fun at 
Trail Blazer Farmstead Camp at an organic farm! This is the third summer of the partnership between Trail Blazers and Stony Creek Farmstead in Walton, NY. Learning to care for the farm animals and learning to harvest and cook our own food are just some of the amazing activities we have planned
Canoeing Intensive:
 For campers entering grades 7-10. Our classic program with the added adventure of daily canoeing. Build your small craft skills together with your smallcamp team. Learn advanced canoe strokes and deep water canoe rescue techniques. Put your skills to the test during your 3-day backpacking trip down the Delaware River!

Biking Intensive:  For campers entering grades 7-10. Our classic program with added hyper-speed courtesy of daily biking treks. Ride through camp on a TBC mountain bike that is all yours for the two weeks that you are here. Learn how to maintain control over challenging terrain and how to perform simple bike maintenance and repairs. Put your skills to the test on your 3-day backpacking trip through the trails of Stokes State Forest.
Teen Leaders in Training:
  For campers entering grades 10-12. An extended program offering challenging and rewarding leadership op
portunities for high school students. High school students aspiring to become strong leaders at camp in their communities come together for 4 weeks of leadership, personal growth, community service, and environmental stewardship activities. Prior Trail Blazers experience not required – all teens who love the outdoors and want to be immersed in nature while developing leadership skills are invited to join. Our Leaders in Training program will prepare you to become the role models of camp and better leaders for your future!

Visit trailblazers.org/overnightcamp to register your camper, learn about our COVID Safety Plans, or attend a Virtual Info Session and talk with our staff.

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