Explorers (Grades 7-9)


  • Rock climb at Gilbert’s Rock (five minutes from camp), an ancient and beautiful granite dome, with the option of an advanced climbing day.
  • Summit John Rock and camp in Pisgah National Forest, followed by swimming at Sliding Rock and ice cream at Dolly’s.
  • Whitewater raft the Pigeon River.
  • Mountain bike through the Enchanted Forest on-campus, with the option for an advanced biking day in nearby DuPont State Forest.
  • Additional trips include an overnight canoe trip on the French Broad River, an advanced climbing trip in Pisgah National Forest, whitewater kayaking down the Green River, or an overnight in Panthertown Valley.