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In-Camp Program

Summer days in camp are filled with laughter, fun, tradition and learning

Summer at Pathfinder is for enjoying the activities and rhythms of north woods camp life. Morning activity periods are for instruction in core activities like swimming, paddling, ropes and camping skills. At afternoon "optionals" campers choose their favorites activities to attend. How about archery, kayaking, art, biking, fishing, climbing and ropes?

Swimming is an important focus. Instructional swim teaches Red Cross skill levels. 'Polar Bear' swim is a refreshing optional dip before each breakfast. Free-swim periods are offered each afternoon and evening.

The entire Camp joins together for all meals, and each evening, for one of many games and traditions unique to the Island. Evening Program ensures that the Camp as community is observed

Some of our camper experiences are unique to an Algonquin camp experience – working in the canoe shop, trout and bass fishing, Park ecology and low-impact woodsmanship skills (for all ages). Other popular Pathfinder Activities include: arts and crafts, tournaments, evening council fires and trip reports, Swim & Canoe Regattas, free time on the water (FTOW), scavenger hunts, 20-ft tower jumps at free swim, paddles around the island, hiking & biking day trips, capture the flag, and the ultra popular 'Treasure Hunt' and SURVIVAL game. 

In Camp
Canoeing
Kayaking
Ropes and challenge
Swimming
Sailing
Archery
Fishing
Arts and Crafts
Trad Lore
Woodworking
Day Trips and Biking
Camp Sports