A.R.E. Camp offers the chance to experience a week spent entirely in nature—sleeping out under the stars, cooking meals over the fire, and seeing an abundance of Appalachian Mountain plant and animal life.
Every teenager should experience a week-long hike at least once. Hikers will incorporate the ideal of living close to nature with the opportunity to challenge perceived limitations in a close-knit and supportive group.
Each hike is individually tailored to meet the needs and experience level of the participants, and is guided by staff experienced in wilderness outings*. Campers will have the chance to learn wilderness skills, meet both physical and mental challenges, and explore the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains.
*Attendance at Kids Camp is a pre-requisite for the Teen Blue Ridge Hike as campers will participate in planning and team-building activities with their hike leaders and fellow hikers during the session.
The earlier you register, the more you save!
Earliest Bird Discount!: Save $50 per camper, per session if you register by December 31, 2018.
Early Bird Discount: Register between January 1 - April 15, 2019 and save $25 per camper, per session!