Designed for 5th – 6th graders of all experience and ability levels, our weeklong multi-sport expedition camp lets kids explore the diverse and dramatic landscape of Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, taking on a range of adventure sports by day and camping under the stars by night. Located along the Wind River, Beaver Campground nestled in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest serves as your adventurer’s home base for the week. With over 1.3 million acres of forests, mountains, river valleys, waterfalls, wildernesses, and volcanoes in the National Forest, it’s a perfect spot for adventures.
After setting up a campsite that will serve as their home base for the week, campers (no more than 13 to a group with 2 staff members) discover what the “multi” in our multi-sport program really means. Namely, embarking on an different adventure every day—biking the park’s extensive trails one day, plus hiking waterfalls, rock climbing, and white water rafting —all the while building technical skills and fostering a deeper appreciation for the outdoors.
From cooking their own meals on camp stoves to sleeping in tents, negotiating tough terrain, expedition campers learn to meet countless challenges with intelligence and poise. It’s a confidence-building, life-changing experience that gives them the skills and independence they need for a lifetime of adventure.