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2020 summer camp registration opens March 2


Feed your kids’ curiosity and desire to explore. New to our repertoire are Explorer Camps! Each camp is designed to help build necessary skills and knowledge of the outdoors for kids to safely and properly recreate on their own.

From single-day activities at Camp Hale to overnight wilderness trips in the White River National Forest, your child will develop an appreciation for our very own backyard as they learn to navigate and conquer the great outdoors.

2019-20 Explorer School Year Camps

  • Backyard Adventure Camp

    Session Three: February 19-21
    Session Four: April 20-22

    Mountain Rec is excited to offer multi-adventure day camps to explore our own backyard. School is out, let’s keep your kid busy! Participants will be exposed to a variety of activities this winter that include snowshoeing, ice skating, climbing, nordic skiing, Glenwood Caverns/Adventure Park, Frisco Tubing and more. Activities vary and are dependent on weather and conditions.

    Ages: 7-12 years
    Time: 9am-3pm
    Location: Leaves from Edwards Field House

    Register Here 

2020 Explorer Summer Camps

  • Day Camps

    Backyard Adventure Day Camp: 

    Session One: June 17th-19th
    Session Two: June 29th-July 1st
    Session Three: July 6th-8th
    Session Four: July 22nd-24th
    Session Five: August 10th-12th

    Mountain Rec is excited to offer multi-adventure day camps to explore our own backyard.  Participants will be exposed to a variety of activities including hiking, rock climbing, stand-up paddleboarding, and mountain biking.  Activities vary per week.

    Ages: 7-12
    Times:
    9am-4pm
    Price:
    $150
    Location: Campers will meet in Edwards and travel to various locations around the area including Camp Hale and the White River National Forest.
    Registration Coming Soon

     

    H20 Camp

    July 27th-29th (9am-4pm)

    This 3-day camp delivered in partnership with Stand Up Paddle Colorado is designed for youth who want a basic introduction to stand up paddle boarding some of the best water in the area. Campers will focus on paddling skills, communication, and whitewater safety as they learn the fundamentals of navigating through thrilling rapids. The camp will start out on calm lake waters allowing youth to practice basic SUP paddling, progressing from basic paddling on the lake to the thrilling whitewater of the Upper Colorado River. For kids ages 12-15.

    Ages: 12-16
    Price:
    $260
    Location: Program leaves from and returns to the Edwards Field House. Campers will travel to Nottingham Lake & the Upper Colorado River.
    Registration Coming Soon

     

    SOS Outreach operates under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service – White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.

  • SOS Outreach Overnight Camps

    Advanced Backpacking: 

    August 10th-13th

    Explore some of the most beautiful areas of the White River National Forest in Eagle County over a week. Students will travel through montane and subalpine forests, through flower-filled high alpine meadows, and over rocky ridgelines, traveling between 3-8 Miles per day carrying all necessary camping gear and food. Over the course of the adventure, students will learn backcountry cooking, travel, and camping skills and also learn about the local wildlife and ecology as well as focus on outdoor leadership skills for the duration of the trip while camping at a variety of backcountry sites. Depending on the group and weather, youth may have an opportunity to try a peak ascent on one of the peaks in the area. Locations include the Holy Cross Wilderness Area (Missouri Lake and Fancy Lakes) or the Flat Tops Wilderness Area (Turret Creek).

    Ages: 13-16
    Price:
    $230
    Location: Program leaves from and returns to the Edwards Field House. Campers will visit areas of the White River National Forest.
    Registration Coming Soon

     

    Intro to Backpacking: 

    Session One: June 29th- July 1st
    Ages 12-15

    Session Two: July 15th-17th
    Ages 9-12

    Session Three: August 10th-12th
    Ages 9-12

    For this adventure, students will embark on a 3-day adventure into the Holy Cross Wilderness carrying everything needed for 2 nights in the woods on their back! This trip will introduce many new skills to students such as packing for a wilderness trip, backcountry camping skills, and how to travel through the backcountry. Students will spend one night at a front country site, practicing these skills before hiking through the beautiful Cross Creek Drainage with amazing views of Mt. of the Holy Cross. For kids ages 9-15.

    Price: $175
    Location:Program leaves from and returns to the Edwards Field House. Campers will visit Holy Cross Wilderness and White River National Forest.
    Registration Coming Soon

     

    Intro to Camping: 

    Session One: June 24th-26th
    Ages 9-12

    Session Two: July 6th-8th
    Ages 9-12

    Session Three: August 3rd-5th
    Ages 12-15

    Discover what the excitement is all about! On this 3 day adventure, students will begin to learn backcountry travel and camping skills all while enjoying the rewards of hiking and the thrills of rock climbing. With the comfort of a stationary base camp, youth will spend two nights camping in the White River National Forest, learning what it takes to sleep in the woods! After days out recreating they’ll return to camp for nights of stargazing and storytelling. Each day young explorers will learn the skills they need to move across the landscape, find their way, and sleep in safety. From the basics of camp setup to outdoor cooking to teambuilding to playing in wilderness to building friendships, this multi-day course allows youth to become pioneers in their pursuits as outdoor enthusiasts. This course is designed to introduce the beginner to outdoor recreation and camping and to enhance skills already learned. For kids ages 9-15.

    Price: $175
    Location: Program leaves from and returns to the Edwards Field House. Campers will visit Camp Hale and White River National Forest.
    Registration Coming Soon

     

    SOS Outreach operates under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service – White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.

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