Camp Tippecanoe Programs
YMCA Camp Tippecanoe puts Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.
We plan our programs with our campers at the forefront of our minds. There is something for everyone! The rookie camper, the horse enthusiast, the adventure chaser, the aspiring artist, the water lover, the outdoor lover. Whatever camp program you choose, campers will leave at the end of the week with new friends, new memories, and new adventures!
adventure camp: ages 7-12
In our traditional adventure camp, campers have a daily choice of specialized activities such as swimming, boating, arts & crafts, and wilderness activities.
HORSE CAMP: AGES 8-12
Beginner and advanced riders welcome! Spend your camp time doing daily rides and learning to care for a horse. Evenings are spent participating in traditional camp activities.
LAZY T RANCH CAMP: AGES 13-17
Teen horse lovers will fall in love with our Lazy T Ranch! Continue learning all there is to know about caring and riding for a horse and enjoy longer trail rides. Choose between Western & English lessons.
TEEN RANGERS CAMP: AGES 13-17
Hike through trails, sleep under the stars, make new friends. Challenge yourself and build character through low ropes and team-building initiatives. Learn to trust, communicate, lead, follow, and encourage
EXPEDITIONERS (PACKS & PADDLES) CAMP: AGES 14-17
Join us for this amazing opportunity for new experiences, travel, teamwork, and leadership. Travel to the Laurel Caverns to go spelunking, and the Ohiopyle State Park to go whitewater rafting. Limited to only 12 campers!
LEADERSHIP CAMPS: AGES 15-17
LEADER IN TRAINING (LIT): Ages 15-16
Become a cause-driven leader! Gain leadership skills with younger camper interaction, develop effective role model and teamwork skills and learn to lead compassionately.
COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT): Ages 16-17
Become a cause-driven leader! Build on the leadership skills learned in LIT: gain coaching and facilitation skills, learn about job skills, and build character values to become an effective leader.
MINI CAMPS: AGES 6-10
First time camper? Not ready for a full week of camp? Give camp a try at Mini Camp!
June 27-30 only!
MINI ADVENTURE CAMP
Make new friends, new memories, and have new adventures. Campers have a daily choice of specialized activities such as swimming, boating, arts & crafts, and wilderness activities!
MINI HORSE CAMP
Learn the basics of riding as well as caring for a horse. No previous riding experienec required. Afternoons and evenings are spent participating in traditional camp activities.