Your Perfect Adventure starts here. Ages 13-17
Flat Rock River YMCA Camp offers multiple programs for the perfect outdoor experience. Engage in an expedition that will take your camper to some of the most beautiful places in the Midwest. Our adventures inspire our youth to be courageous, confident, and challenge themselves. On these trips our campers will make lifelong friends and memories.
Trip options for 2019
June 16- 22
On your camper’s Outdoor Leadership Development adventures you will experience an epic adventure with amazing leaders. Our courses are beginner friendly with no outdoor experience requires.
We can provide all the gear needed for your camper to participate. No need to buy anything extra! During these expeditions teens will step out of their comfort zone and discover their potential. This session begins onsite at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp. Campers take check-in day to make pack their bags and load up our camp van. Monday morning the campers head to Red River Gorge for 5 days of hiking. The Red River Gorge is a unique and scenic natural area within the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky. Over the course of five days, they will camp out, hike, and rock climb the peaks that have the most breathtaking views. Our Backpacking Adventure Trips are designed to bring together young high school students from all different walks of life to grow and learn together in a fun and challenging way.
Whitewater Rafting Adventure Trip
July 21- 27
Enjoy an opportunity that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. There is no experience needed for these trips, our experienced leaders will guide your camper right through. This adventure takes your camper on Mother Nature’s natural rollercoaster. Experience 4 rivers in just 5 days. During this time we will stop at U.S. National Whitewater center and enjoy more than just rafting. Campers will be able to rock climb, take a zip line tour and a waterfall hike.
June 24 – July 13 2019
Experience this amazing 3 week adventure. Spend one week sightseeing through Madrid. You will have the opportunity to visit many of Spain’s most famous places: Tour of Royal Palace, Tour of Real Madrid Bernabeau Stadium, shopping on Gran Via, take a day trip to the medieval city of Toledo and more. You will spend your last two weeks at YMCA Camp Priego in Cuenca Spain.
YMCA Camp Priego is an English Immersion YMCA Camp. International participants will be provided with Spanish classes during their stay if they´d like to practice or start learning. Traditional camp activities such as arts & crafts, sports, nature, and swimming will be offered, plus many new and exciting activities! Campers will also have the chance to go on off-camp excursions to a Natural Park, Zip-Lining at an Adventure Park and a day of River Canyoning.