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    Farm & Wilderness Camps: Saltash Mountain


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Six Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Sub-Categories: Multi-Arts, Animals/Nature, Hiking, LGBTQ
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Saltash Mountain is a small wilderness camp where teens and campers explore backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing or service trips. Campers learn to accept each other, celebrate themselves, and work cooperatively. Living together in open-sided cabins, they play guitar and piano. Carpentry, creative writing, gardening and other activities round out the summer. Find out more!

    While building confidence in backcountry skills, teens and tweens progress from 3-day to 6-day trips in each session. Campers learn knot tying, knife and ax safety, and other outdoor living skills like how to pack food, maintain gear, plan routes, and read a compass and map. Creative activities include puppetry, props, skits, art projects, songs, and musical jam sessions. Campers also enjoy waterfront activities and work projects like trail clearing and community service.