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Inside the Life of a Camper at Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing.

Updated: May 6

At Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing, every day is filled with excitement, friendship, and unforgettable adventures. Each day is action-packed with adventure activities, laughter, and new friendships.

Morning Magic: As the first light of the day illuminates the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, the teen campers eagerly wake up to the cool mountain breeze, excited for another day of adventure and thrill. They gather with their fellow campers and start their day with a hearty and delicious breakfast, fueling up for the exciting activities that lie ahead.

Depending on their age group, the campers will learn how to set up and operate a camp stove while honing their outdoor cooking skills and preparing their meals for the day's journey. Those who are on a backpacking trip will eagerly break down their tents, pack their bags, and set off on a new adventure, following the trail toward their next destination, filled with anticipation for the amazing experiences that await them along the way.

Daily Activities: We offer a variety of thrilling and exciting challenges for campers every day. Our experienced instructors are dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for kids to learn, grow, and have fun.

Campers will have the opportunity to paddle down a winding river in a canoe or kayak, experiencing the beautiful and serene wilderness around them. Our rock climbing instructors will teach campers how to scale rock faces, challenging them to push their limits and conquer their fears. And for those who are looking for an adrenaline rush, our exhilarating high ropes course will take them soaring through the treetops, providing breathtaking views and unforgettable memories.

Campers will explore the area's natural beauty by caving or tubing down the river. Those seeking a thrill can take on the giant swing and enjoy the adrenaline rush as they soar through the air. Moreover, campers can participate in team-building games that not only promote cooperation and communication but also foster new friendships. With so many activities, there's never a dull moment at camp!

At Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing's Summer Camp, we prioritize safety and ensure that all activities are conducted in a controlled and supervised environment. We believe that every experience is an opportunity to learn and grow, and we encourage campers to challenge themselves, try new things, and build confidence and resilience.

high ropes course at summer camp

Building Bonds: Our campers participate in a variety of team-building exercises and leadership games that are specifically designed to help them develop essential skills and abilities. These activities take place throughout the day and are intended to promote a strong sense of community and collaboration among the group.

By working together to overcome challenges and achieve shared goals, our campers gain valuable experience in teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking. They also learn to take on leadership roles and responsibilities, which helps them build confidence and self-esteem. With each shared victory and experience, our campers form lasting bonds and friendships that can endure well beyond their time at camp.

In short, our campers have the opportunity to develop and enhance their social, emotional, and cognitive skills in a supportive and fun-filled environment that encourages growth and personal development.

Afternoon Adventure: After a morning of fun and learning, campers recharge with a nutritious lunch alongside their campmates. Once they've refueled, they gear up for their next adventure of the day. Depending on the activity, campers might have to tackle a short hike, pedal through the forest on a mountain bike, navigate the winding waters in a canoe or hop aboard our camp bus for a scenic ride.

Daily activities are designed to challenge and excite campers of all ages and abilities. They might take a dip in the crystal-clear lake and learn to swim under the watchful eyes of our certified lifeguards. Or they could put their strength and endurance to the test by scaling our rock climbing wall or tackling the high ropes course. For those who enjoy water sports, we offer kayaking, canoeing, and natural water slides.

Our giant swing is a favorite among campers, who get to soar high above the trees while safely harnessed in. And for those who love a good teamwork challenge, we offer a range of activities designed to bring campers together and help them build trust and communication skills.

At our camp, there is never a dull moment. Each day brings new opportunities to explore, learn, and grow.

Campfire Connections: As the sun dips below the horizon, signaling the end of another thrilling day, our campers gather around the crackling campfire for dinner time. They prepare their backcountry meals using their newfound cooking skills with the group leaders and enjoy dinner around the campfire as a group. They eat s'mores, tell stories, and recap their adventures from the day while camping under the stars.

canoe games at summer camp

WA Olympics Extravaganza: To kick off the end-of-camp festivities, campers gear up for the highly anticipated WA Olympics—a celebration of friendly competition among the groups and goofy antics. From canoe races and slip and slides to sack races and tug-of-war showdowns, campers put their teamwork and coordination to the test in a series of hilarious challenges. Laughter fills the air as campers bond over shared victories and good-natured rivalries, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

All-Camp Spaghetti Dinner: After working up an appetite for their Olympic endeavors, campers gather for a legendary feast at the all-camp spaghetti dinner. Groups from all corners of camp converge for a massive spaghetti extravaganza, indulging in heaping plates of pasta and garlic bread galore. With laughter and chatter filling the pavilion, campers revel in the sense of community and friendship that they've built.

spaghetti dinner at summer camp

Final Campfire: As the sun begins to set on another incredible camp session, it's time to gather 'round the campfire for one final hurrah. Campers and counselors alike take the stage for an evening of skits, songs, and silly antics at the all-camp campfire. From impromptu talent shows to camper-created comedy sketches, the campfire is where campers and counselors showcase their creativity and spirit. With the stars twinkling above, campers reflect on the memories they've made, the friendships they've forged, and the adventures that await beyond the campfire's glow.

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