YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow offers adventure trip camps including rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking and caving adventures! Teens can safely go beyond their backyard and experience adventure trip camps of a lifetime! Participants will become students of the wilderness, addressing YMCA values, developing an 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 for most adventure trip camps. 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.
Devil’s Lake Canoe-Climb-Hike
(ages 12-16) June 28-July 3 and July 5-10
Experience the excitement of rock climbing at the Midwest’s premier climbing location. No climbing experience is required. We will start out Monday evening setting up camp at Devil’s Lake. Throughout the week, we will be learning outdoor skills, spending a full day climbing and rappelling, and mix in some canoeing and day hikes through the beautiful scenery that surrounds Devil’s Lake! Join us for this exciting assortment of outdoor fun! (18 participant max)
Porcupine Mountains Backpacking
(ages 13-17) July 26-31
Spend six days hiking through towering forests, viewing breathtaking summits and relaxing among the many rivers and lakes of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park along Lake Superior in Upper Michigan. Hikers will spend a few hours at Camp Glacier Hollow team building and packing up then we hit the road hiking. Load’em up!
(10 participant max)