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Boys: Residential

Cass Lake, Minnesota
Here in the Chippewa National Forest is an ideal place to begin a young boy's camping adventures, one he can grow with in the summers to come. A structured program allows his selection from a wide variety of traditional "in-camp" activities while at the same time opens challenges beyond Cass Lake. Our Hook Island Fishing Lodge in Canada's Rainy Lake delights younger campers while high school age boys may choose the voyaguer's canoe trails of Ontario and Manitoba. ACA accredited camp.

Eagle River, Wisconsin
#1 for FUN!!! Great facilities, outstanding food, dynamic leadership and a staff that cares. A special place - we are a family. Comprehensive program featuring land and water sports. Doctor/nurses in residence. Counselors are heroes to our campers. The Ojibwa experience, like none other. ACA Accredited.

Bemidji, Minnesota
Separate multi-specialty camps offering individual program choice daily.
Geographically-diverse population with nurturing non-competitive environment. Expert instruction with special attention to each camper's
needs and interests. A FULL range of land sports, waterfront activities and
creative arts including boardsailing, skiing, canoeing, fishing, tennis, blacksmithing, and Western horseback riding. Extensive wilderness experiences through backpacking, canoeing, bicycling, and sailing. Doctor and nurse on site. An ACA accredited camp.

Rhinelander, WI
Camp Horseshoe is a traditional summer camp for boys in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods. Camp Horseshoe is known for its exceptional facilities, meaningful traditions, and unique philosophy. Whether it is canoeing the Namekagon River, looking for clues during an all-night treasure hunt, playing a game of basketball or waterskiing on our beautiful sand lake, a sense of security and feeling of self-reliance is developed by each Horseshoe camper. At Camp Horseshoe each boy matters.

Lake Hubert, Minnesota
A tradition of camping excellence since 1909. Separate boys and girls camps across the lake from each other, each with its own program and facilities. We believe in the values of community, fun, excellence, personal growth and development and quality relationships. A complete camping program includes sailing and swimming, all sports, riflery, archery, crafts, ecology, riding (50 horses), leadership training, etc. Easy transportation into Minneapolis Airport. Resident doctor and nurses. 1,2, 3 & 4 week traditional sessions, plus week-long specialty camps in golf, tennis, and a fun family camp. New in 2011, 5 day Intro Camp for K-3rd graders. ACA accredited camp.

Sayner, Wisconsin

Camp Highlands is THE Classic Northwoods American Boys Camp that has been building "Worthwhile Men" since 1904. We are located in the pristine wilderness of northern Wisconsin on 2600 feet of lakeshore. Our unplugged activities include wakeboarding, adventure ropes, sailing, and almost any sport you can name. The wilderness canoeing and hiking trips immerse boys in the great outdoors.

At Camp Highlands boys grow in self-reliance, self-confidence and build lifelong friendships. Our staff return rate is unmatched. Most of the counselors started as Highlands campers. We delight in seeing them grow into kind, responsible, caring role models.

Become part of the LEGACY of fun at Camp Highlands for Boys.

Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin
Lifetime skills taught amidst a community setting in the North Woods. Staff to camper ratio 2-to-1. Campers from 40 U.S. communities and other countries. Extensive wilderness trip opportunities in three states and Canada. In-camp program offers climbing, water sports of swimming, sailing, rowing, sculling, fishing, wind surfing and canoeing; athletics; target skills (riflery, air riflery, archery), creative activities of art, photography, and cooking; and outdoor skills of campcraft, orienteering, and nature study. An ACA accredited camp.

Eagle River, Wisconsin
Attention to boys who love to play, make friends and memories that last a lifetime, and have a blast in a family atmosphere. Awesome sports, Great Traditional Camping Activities, The Best Counselors, Loads of individual team sports on land and water including: golf, baseball, tennis, hoops, soccer, rollerblade hockey, skiing, fishing, a 50 foot climbing wall, and so much more. Excellent staff and modern cabins with heating, electricity, hot and cold running water, and bathrooms! Call 1-800-236-CAMP for DVD and brochure. ACA accredited.

Camp Voyageur
Ely, MN
Camp Voyageur, established in 1951, is a small private camp for boys 9-17 located next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota. Wilderness trips, canoeing, hiking and sea kayaking. In-camp program of land and water sports including sailing, water skiing, tennis, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, basketball, archery, and much more. We have one well-trained counselor to four campers and are accredited by the American Camping Association.

Camp Kupugani for Boys
Leaf River, IL
Less than two hours minutes west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani--in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions (and a blended session)--provides a multicultural sleepaway camp that is intentionally challenging, intentionally empowering, intentionally diverse and intentionally fun! Campers enjoy activities like rock climbing, river walking, canoeing, playing under waterfalls, and night hikes under the stars, plus carefully designed group activities and games so that fun and personal growth coincide.

"I love Camp Kupugani because it has lots of fun activities and I meet a lot of new and interesting people."

'Camp Kupugani helped me challenge myself.It's the most positive environment I have ever found. The people are amazing, and, even after eight years, I'm still learning."

"There's lots of activities and you can make new friends and everyone there is loving, caring and joyful."

International Falls, Minnesota
Outstanding wilderness tripping camp. Base camp is located on a 600 acre island in northern Minnesotas boundary waters. Traditional in-camp program includes archery, athletics, climbing, riflery, woodsmanship, Native American dancing and crafts, sailing, swimming, weight training and tennis. Canoeing, backpacking, and climbing trips too. An ACA accredited camp.

Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Under same family ownership and direction since 1930. Deerhorn focuses on improvement and fun in many land and water activities. Learn skills for lifetime sports while enjoying a mix of old traditions and exciting new programs each summer. Boys come from roughly 28 different U.S. states and eight foreign countries. Father/Son camp sessions in mid-June and August. Ice hockey with expert instruction is an option during the 3 week session. Tradition, family, personal growth, respect for self and others, and leadership: These are some of the concepts that we, in the Deerhorn Family, strive to instill in our campers.

Hayward, Wisconsin
North Star Camp is a premier residential camp for boys in Hayward, Wisconsin. Set on 120 acres, with 2.5 miles of beautiful Northwoods shoreline, North Star offers a rich variety of activities and experiences designed to stimulate the imagination and challenge the skills of boys ages 8 to 15. Structured but not regimented, the North Star program reflects North Star's philosophy of giving young people an opportunity to experience adventure in a friendly, welcoming pace away from the stress of everyday life. Our diverse program offers opportunities in athletics, water sports, creative arts, and adventure programming, and instills a sense of healthy competition through our Achievement Based Programming. Every camper also embarks on an age-appropriate wilderness trip with their cabin, which takes them canoeing or hiking through the scenic landscapes of the upper Midwest.
Your son will return from his first summer at North Star raving about his new friends and new adventures, and he will come home a more confident, responsible, and compassionate young man. You will undoubtedly see the growth and maturity he gained from his North Star experience.
We encourage you to visit our website at and give us a call, so that you can learn more about North Star and the people that make it such a special place.

Grand Marais, Mn
With the perfect balance of outdoor adventure trips and traditional in-camp
activities, boys ages 7 through 17 will gain valuable outdoor and
interpersonal skills they will use throughout their lives.
Since 1969, campers from all over the world have been listening to the call
of the loons, watching the northern lights and breathing the fresh clean air at
Camp Birchwood for Boys.

Celebrating Over 90 Years of Camping
Minocqua, Wisconsin
An important part of Kawaga's rich, 92-year heritage is our emphasis on Sportsmanship, Fellowship, Spirit, Enthusiasm, and Leadership. It is all summed up in the Kawaga Ideal - something most Kawaga campers know by heart...and all hold close to their heart. Our goal is for each boy to have the best summer of his life, while continuing to learn life's most valuable skills. Quality, skilled and mature staff lead campers in over 35 activities. We are a sports oriented camp, with a complete waterfront program. Kawaga also offers canoeing and camping trips, special events and inter-camp meets. It takes only a single summer to appreciate the "Kawaga Magic," but its impact lasts a lifetime. ACA Accredited.

Eagle River, WI
Multi-specialty, individual choice programs with emphasis on skill building and FUN! Separate camps featuring: Horsemanship, swimming, sailing, tennis, gymnastics, sports & creative arts. Nationally recognized development center for the Acclimatization ecology appreciation programs. Lake Superior sail-away cruising. Tutoring in academics, computers and typing available. Quality leadership with a focus on your child�s success. Accredited by the American Camping Association.

Decatur, Michigan
Featured in Family Life Magazine as one of ten recommended camps in America! We promote individual growth in a non-competitive environment. Separate facilities and programs for boys and girls. Located on beautiful Lake of the Woods, we customize a program for each camper based upon his or her interests. A full range of over 40 land and water activities including water skiing, sailing, horseback riding, go-carting, golf, tennis, windsurfing, soccer, climbing, digital photography, arts & crafts and more! Doctor and nurses. Outstanding staff with 1:3 ratio. Known for our individual attention to each camper. ACA Camp.

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