Teen Adventures provide you with the chance to develop outdoor skills, forge new relationships with others, enjoy wild landscapes, and strengthen your self-reliance in outdoor settings. Whether you’re an experienced outdoor leader or have never slept a night in a tent before, each of these trips is designed to accommodate different levels of experience. 
Most trips start and end at Camp Henry. Gear that is specific to each trip will be provided.
 

National Parks Nomadic Adventure

On this whirlwind two week trip across the United States, gear up for an adventure that encompasses some of our nation’s finest and most pristine National Parks, Monuments, and Memorials, including our nation’s first National Park, Yellowstone! From backcountry hiking to relaxing in hot springs to mountain biking to trail rides on horseback, come ready to experience the best the west has to offer in scenery and outdoor recreation. View the tentative trip itinerary here. For additional information about this trip, please connect with Camp Henry’s Program Director (lizw@camphenry.org | 616-717-5572). 
 
Ages 15-17
Cost: $1,250
 
Week 2 & 3: June 30-July 13, 2019
 
Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM
 
North Manitou Island Adventure
Have you ever wondered what island living would be like? Get a taste of island life during this weeklong trip to North Manitou Island, located in the waters of Lake Michigan near Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. From camp, you will travel to Leland to catch the ferry to North Manitou, where you will spend the week hiking around the island, lounging in hammocks, searching for shoreline shipwrecks in the turquoise waters, and enjoying backcountry living.
 

Ages 13-17
Cost: $650

Week 4: July 14-20, 2019

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

 

West Virginia Whitewater Expedition

Love high-adrenaline activities? Then this trip is for you! Come energized and ready to spend the week whitewater rafting, hiking, and ziplining amongst the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains! Come ready to camp in semi-rustic campsites and take away some incredible memories!

Ages 13-17
Cost: $695

Week 5: July 21-27, 2019

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM

 

Manistee Trail Trek

Spend a week on foot exploring gorgeous scenery in the Manistee National Forest! On this excursion, plan to cover 20 miles of terrain on the North Country Trail that winds and chases the Big Manistee River. From suspension bridges to scenic overlooks, this trip will not disappoint. Come ready to hone some backcountry skills  and trek with a pack full of gear, while camping out at rustic and semi-rustic locations along the way!

Ages 13-17
Cost: $650

Week 6: July 28-Aug 3, 2019

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM 

 

U.P. North Adventure

Spend your week exploring the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and experiencing all it has to offer. From hiking at Tahquamenon Falls, kayaking at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and exploring the Porcupine Mountains, there will be plenty of opportunity to take in the U.P’s natural beauty. Come ready to make some memories of lifetime, soak up some gorgeous scenery, and camp at semi-rustic to rustic sites.

Ages 13-17
Cost: $650

Week 7: Aug 4-10, 2019

Sunday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM