BUILDING CONFIDENCE WHILE EXPLORING GOD'S CREATION
Camp Cedarbrook backpack and canoe trips offer campers the opportunity to explore the beautiful nearby Adirondack mountains and lakes as they develop lifelong memories, create new friendships, learn confidence, perseverance, and outdoor skills as they cultivate a vibrant relationship with Jesus.
Adventure trips provide challenges within the reach of the average, healthy camper. Girls finished grade 5 and older will experience 2–5 days off the camp property off the camp property exploring the beautiful Adirondacks. Trips are planned by age group to match the needs and skills of the participants and are led by enthusiastic, trained wilderness guides. Camp provides all equipment except for a few personal items such as hiking boots.
Trailblazer Backpacking Trip (Week 2)
Explore the Adirondacks in this backpacking trip for 5th and 6th graders! Girls will be out of camp for three days, hiking, carrying their own gear, and sleeping outside. Hiking experience required. No special gear needed.
Limit: 6 Campers
Challenger/Explorer Canoe Trip (Week 3)
Campers who have finished 7th grade will enjoy this very popular trip! Four days and three nights out of camp, girls will bond while paddling and portaging the beautiful lakes of the Adirondacks. Must pass the swim test and possess basic canoeing skills. No special gear required.
Limit: 6 Campers
Canoe Trips travel on the Adirondack canoe routes along lakes and rivers. These trips include paddling, portaging canoes and equipment, and tent or leanto camping for 3–5 days. The routes feature spectacular scenery and campers always return home with many stories to tell. Canoe trips are for Challengers and Explorers (finished grade 7) and must have completed Canoe 1 and Swim 2 or have equivalent skills.
Backpack Trips travel through the High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains or the mountains east of Lake George. These trips include hiking mountain trails with loaded backpacks and tent or leanto camping for 2–4 days. Campers will learn to use a map, build and cook over a fire, pitch a tent, and Leave No Trace® principals. Backpack Trips are offered to Trailblazers, Challengers, and Explorers. (finished grade 5).
Two-Week Experience Overnights
The Two Week Experience offers specially planned wilderness overnights that are only available to girls in this session. Beyond a typical sleep out (that can occur during a normal one week session), campers experience outdoor living for almost 24 hours as they hike (or boat) to their destination within our 500 acres of camp property. In addition to sleeping outside, campers enjoy dinner and breakfast over a campfire and truly bond with their cabin mates and counselors.