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Best Outdoor Summer Camps in California

Your Guide to the Perfect California Outdoor Summer Camp for Your Child As the days are getting longer and Spring is right around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about the best outdoor summer camp in California to send your children to. California is magnificent and boasts more national parks than any […]

Best Outdoor Summer Camps in Washington

Your Guide to the Perfect Washington Outdoor Summer Camps for your Kids Calling all Washington lovers! Are you looking for a can’t-miss backpacking summer camp experience for your teen or young adventurer? Look no further! Lasting Adventures offers a variety of fun and engaging experiences in Olympic National Park for youth ages 11-17. Read on […]

Best Summer Camp Locations in Washington

It’s that time of year when we all start to dream of long, sunny days spent frolicking in an alpine meadow or on a beach…if you’re wondering where to send your child for summer camp to have their dream outdoor experience, look no further! Our suggestions for the best summer camp locations in Washington will […]

Best Summer Camp Locations in California

Deciding where to send your child to summer camp can be such an overwhelming experience. If you’re considering anywhere in California, we can help. California is covered with many magnificent natural spaces that can enhance kids’ time spent at camp. It’s hard to be homesick when the scenery is stunning and the activities exciting. We […]

The Psychological Benefits of Outdoor Summer Camp

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Do you find yourself reminiscing about the days you spent tromping around the creek? Or scuffing your knees as you dropped quickly to clasp a wriggling lizard? Or the quietude of your favorite bush spot where you read and held councils for your assembled fabric confidants?  Do you wonder what is happening to your kids […]

2023 Backpacking Summer Camp Trips Highlights

Backpacking Summer Camp trips are how Lasting Adventures all got started. In 1997, Lasting Adventures’ founder and CEO, Scott Gehrman, went on every trip in Yosemite with the kids, leading each group up Half Dome (no permits required!) despite his intense fear of heights. They slept out under the stars (and occasionally under some bears […]

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