climberYMCA Camp Cherokee offers a BOLD & GOLD programs throughout the school year.

These short term programs are great affordable ways to spend time learning new outdoor skills. Check out some of our upcoming programs!


School Year 2016-17

Expedition Dates Rate
Labor Day Weekend Expedition (Backpacking Trip, 6th-8th grade)

This will be a great opportunity for those who have never backpacked before. Start small, build your skills and confidence and then come back for a full expedition in summer 2017!

Sept 2 – 5 $300
Rock Climbing Trip (6th-12th grade)

Join us for a fun day of challenges, new friends and collaboration!

Oct 1
(1:00 – 4:00 pm)
Day Hike (6th-12th grade)

Bring a friend, and let’s enjoy the fall leaves on a day hike! Complete with a picnic lunch.

Nov 5
(9:00am – 4:00pm)
Survival Training (6th-12th grade)

Survival Training! Learn about how to survive in a wilderness setting; create your own emergency kit to keep in your backpack when you hike or camp in the future!

Dec 3
(12:30 – 4pm)
Canopy Tour (6th-12th grade)

Lace up your shoes, and prepare for an amazing afternoon of zip lining through the treetops on YMCA Camp Cherokee’s canopy tour!

Jan 17
(12:30 – 4:00pm)
Trampoline Park (6th-12th grade)

Get ready to BOUNCE! Join us for an action packed day going to a trampoline park! We will begin and end at Camp Cherokee, and lunch will be included.

Feb 4
(10am – 3pm)
Bouldering (6th-12th grade)

Challenge your strength and climbing skills in a fun day of bouldering in KMNM Park. Lunch included.

Mar 4
(10am – 3pm)
Day Hike (6th-12th grade)

Come out to enjoy a spring day hike! We will enjoy a picnic lunch, and explore some local hiking trails!

Apr 1
(10am – 3pm)
Canoeing (6th-12th grade)

Enjoy a day of paddling on our 66 acre Lake York at YMCA Camp Cherokee.

May 6
(12:30pm – 3:30pm)

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