Camp Redtail is an adventure-based camp and introduces minimum impact camping and outdoor adventure skills to youth ages 12-15. There is one 4-day camping trip. While Redtail has no prerequisite regarding camping experience, campers are advised that some trips are more challenging than others. Campers may encounter rugged terrain, physical exertion, and primitive to non-existent amenities. Campers are responsible for sleeping bags, personal items, and spending money. All other gear is provided. There is a mandatory pre-camp parent meeting before the trip to answer any questions. A free camp T-shirt is included with registration.

Boone County Residents: $200
Non-Residents:  $220
Scholarship: $100
Deposit $100: Non-refundable after July 1st

Note: Campers will engage in a variety of activities, some of which include; canoe, hike, sleep in a tent, cook meals, pump water, swim, use outdoor restrooms, set up tents, and exposure to biting insects and inclement weather. A long vehicle is also a necessary part of the camp. In wilderness settings, emergency evacuation can be delayed.

Backpacking in the Porcupines Wilderness State Park, Michigan  – Date: July 23 – 27, 2019

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This trip will include backpacking in a wilderness area with no amenities.

It is a somewhat strenuous trip but no experience is required.