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Climbing Day Camp - ON CAMPUS

Grades 3 to 6               $225

July 6-10              9AM – 12PM      

Stan Wood and the PEAK staff will guide campers as they learn climbing skills on Heathwood's 50-foot Alpine Tower and Odyssey ropes courses, and the bouldering wall. Climbing is a great workout, building strength and endurance. Climbing also offers healthy risk-taking, which helps build self-confidence and fosters persistence. All technical climbing gear is provided. Throughout the week, campers are encouraged to climb higher and take on more challenges to take advantage of all the opportunities this camp has to offer!

 

Kayaking Day Camp - ON CAMPUS

Grades 5 to 8            $275

July 6-10              1PM - 4PM

Outdoor adventure at its finest! Campers will join Stan Wood and PEAK staff members for a week of whitewater kayaking! Learn paddle strokes and rescue techniques on the Heathwood pond, then move to the gentle waters of the Congaree for a river expedition. As skills and confidence improve, campers progress to Class I and II whitewater on the Saluda River.  All paddle gear and transportation to the riverside classrooms is provided. The river venues in Columbia offer great opportunities for viewing wildlife, such as bald eagles, otters, cormorants, kingfishers, and a variety of aquatic animals. Throughout the week, campers are encouraged to move beyond circles of comfort in order to take advantage of all the opportunities this camp has to offer.

 

Adventure Day Camp - ON CAMPUS

Grade 3 to 6               $225

July 13-17              9AM – 12PM

Bike rugged trails, paddle whitewater rapids, climb high on ropes courses, and fill up the ten-ring on an archery target. This camp is jam-packed with pure adventure! Campers will spend the week on the bike, in the boat, on the ropes and on the range learning skills and safely pushing limits. Biking and paddling adventures begin on the trails and waterways on Heathwood's campus. As campers become proficient in basic skills, they'll move to local venues on the Congaree and Saluda Rivers and Harbison State Forest. Climbing adventures take place on the Alpine Tower and Odyssey high ropes courses, and archery happens on the Olympic archery range- both housed at Adventure Base Camp at Heathwood. Campers should bring their own mountain bikes and helmets. All other adventure gear is provided, including kayaks, PFDs, paddles, harnesses, climbing helmets, and state-of-the-art archery equipment, as well as transportation to off-campus biking and paddling venues.


Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Camp

Grades 5 to 8              $250

July 13-17             1PM – 4PM

Outdoor adventure at its finest! Paddlers join Stan Wood, Kelly Turbeville, and PEAK staff members for a week of stand up paddle boarding (SUP)! Paddlers become comfortable with general paddle strokes and SUP techniques on the Heathwood pond, then move to the gentle river venues in the Columbia area, paddling stretches of the Congaree and Saluda Rivers. All paddle gear and transportation to riverside classrooms is provided. The river venues in Columbia offer great opportunities for viewing wildlife like bald eagles, otters, cormorants, kingfishers, and a variety of aquatic animals. Throughout the week, campers are encouraged to move beyond circles of comfort on the board to take advantage of all the opportunities this camp has to offer!