Weight Loss Activities at Wellspring Adventure Camp
At Wellspring Adventure Camp, boys and girls are exposed to exciting new adventure activities designed to help them learn to love being outdoors and being active. Whether you're new to outdoor activity or a more experienced adventurer, you'll discover how much fun a summer of fitness and weight loss can be!
In a safe and supportive environment, campers experience whitewater rafting, paddling, rock climbing, rappelling, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and much, much more amidst the most beautiful scenery in the Southeast. Plus we offer great special trips like paddle boarding, surfing in Charleston, and visiting area amusement parks.
For those who need new skills or additional confidence to participate in activities, the Adventure Camp's specialists and instructors make sure all campers are fully trained and prepared before commencing every activity. Wellspring's goal is to help every camper be successful, regardless of skill level. And imagine the thrill of succeeding in a new adventure that you never thought you'd even try!
Whether we're in the field, participating in adventure activities, or at base camp enjoying traditional sports and fitness activities, the environment at Wellspring Adventure Camp is always non-judgmental and the action is fast and thrilling. Before the summer is over, the fitness level of Adventure Camp campers has skyrocketed - without spending hours in the gym.
Weight Loss Adventure Expeditions
Every week, Adventure Camp campers depart on 3-day adventure expeditions into the surrounding areas of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests in North Carolina, and the mountains and rivers of Tennessee, Virginia and South Carolina.
Typical adventure expedition activities include:
- White Water Rafting on the Nantahala and Pigeon Rivers
- Mountain Biking Lessons and Trips
- Backpacking in the Blue Ridge Mountains
- Paddling inflatable kayaks called "duckies" on the Nantahala and Pigeon Rivers
- Beginner and Intermediate Rock Climbing and Rappelling
- Natural water slide at Sliding Rock
- Hiking and Camping
Weight Loss Activities, Sports and Fitness at Base Camp
When we're not on adventure expeditions, we are at Camp Hope, our beautiful base camp located in a valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with the East Fork of the Pigeon River flowing through Camp and creating two different swimming holes to cool off during the day. Camp Hope is a perfect base for our adventure expeditions and also allows for a range of more traditional camp activities.
Camp activities include:
Wellspring Adventure Camp is a great place to participate in a variety of fun activities and get in shape while making friendships to last a lifetime.Whether cheering one another on in basketball, the Talent Show, or while hiking up a mountain trail, new bonds are formed and strengthened over the summer.