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WELCOME TO

Wilderness Adventure

Adventure Camp β€’ Retreats β€’ Events

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Building Confidence, Leadership, & Teamwork since 1990.
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ADVENTURE CAMP
ALL-OUTDOOR SUMMER EXPEDITIONS

No experience necessary.  Participants aged 8-17 have been completing fun and challenging backpacking adventures with WA since 1990. We provide all the equipment and instruction and the results are unforgettable.

Retreats
Day Trips & Overnights designed for your group

Schools, Corporations, Churches, Scouts, and more have made WA a tradition for over 25 years.  Choose from our Lodging, Dining, and Activity options and we'll host a unique program just for you!

EVENTS
WEDDINGs, MUSIC FESTIVALS, COMPANY PICNICS, & MORE!

See our calendar of public events, or let us host your private event!  With lodging onsite, a kitchen with a can-do attitude, a cheerful event coordinator and event staff -- events at WA are an easy way to create amazing memories.

 
 

Adventure Camp

7, 14, & 21-Day Expeditions

Ages 8-17,

No Experience Necessary

Small Groups,

Experienced Guides,

ALL Equipment Provided.

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"...And mom, you were right. The friends I made were so different. We really bonded.” - From "The Hug that Said Hello" written by one very #WAsome Mom.

 
 
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Custom Retreats

Groups make Wilderness Adventure a yearly tradition because...

  • our staff are friendly, helpful, & knowledgeable;

  • our lodges are cozy and thoughtfully cared-for;

  • and we make great food!  

From Day Trips with your Corporate Leadership team to week-long Class Backpacking Trips, our Group Program Coordinators will work with you to build a retreat that meets your unique interests and budgets.  The price quotes are free, what are you waiting for?

 
 

WA FEST

Music & Adventure Festival 

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Good Music, Good Vibes, for a Good Cause.

Great local music from Bluegrass to Jam Bands, Alt Country to Rock- WA FEST brings together the music, the food, the spirit, and the adventure for a mid-September week-end of straight-up fun!

Get your Mystery Tickets Today!

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Work for us!

Currently seeking leaders to start mid-April. 

WA has been one of Outside Magazine's Best Companies to Work For 7 times since 2010, and was nominated Best Company to Work for in the Blue Ridge Outdoors in 2016.  It's the home of the WA Family - a group of hundreds of leaders who've found inspiration, a sense of responsibility, life long friendships, spouses, and the most excellent sense of fun you can imagine during their seasons here.  

We work hard, play hard, and love our jobs!