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Outdoor Adventure Camp for Kids

When we know we can safely run our Kid's Outdoor Adventure Camp series, we will post a schedule.  Stay tuned, stay healthy, and get your kid's to go play outside!

Welcome to the 28th season of Shank’s Mare’s Outdoor Adventure Camp for Kids. Our summer outdoor day camp for kids 10-12 years old features instruction in kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, guided paddle tours, hiking and caving, disc golf, nature exploration and loads of fun. Our 13-15 year old day camp sessions offer more in-depth kayak & SUP lessons and tours, caving, disc golf, and hiking & paddling on the Susquehanna River.  Call for our camp brochure for full details. Please note that we offer pick-up points in both York and Lancaster. All lunches, equipment, and transportation to camp activities are included in the camp fee. The 10-12 yrs. and 13-15 yrs. sessions are full week day camps with sessions running Monday through Friday from approximately 9:00am to 4:00pm. 

Discovery Day Camp – 10-12 year old campers

Each day offers a different adventure in paddling, hiking and nature exploration. Campers will float down the Susquehanna one day and creek snorkel on  Fishing Creek and discover all its natural wonders another day. They will wander through a Tectonic cave and hike the same trails the Susquehanna Indians traveled hundreds of years ago. They will get a chance to play disc golf in a local park and discover a whole new pastime.  Boys and girls 10-12 years of age may register for this day camp program (must be those ages any time in 2020).

Fee – $359/Camper/Week

Adventure Day Camp – 13-15 year old campers

Our older campers (13-15 years) will experience a different adventure each day. Campers will participate in full kayak & SUP lesson programs and take day paddle tours on the Susquehanna. They’ll explore Wind Cave one day, play disc golf another day, and hike & paddle on the Susquehanna River. (Campers must be within the 13-15 yr. age range any time in 2020).

Fee – $399/Camper/Week