Camp Minsi High Adventure Opportunities
Fill your week with adventure!
Camp Minsi has a variety of special programs for older Boy Scouts and Venturers seeking new adventures, independence, and challenges at summer camp.
If you are a thrill-seeker looking for outdoor challenges and fun, then look no further than Camp Minsi’s "Afternoon Adventures" and exciting evening programs. These special programs provide a variety of unique outdoor adventures in the heart of the Poconos! Spend your mornings participating in open programs or working on advancement in camp, and then set-off for an afternoon of fun! Afternoon Adventures include: whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, and more.
These programs are great options for older Scout patrols or Venturing crews looking for something different and exciting to do at camp.
Note: Scouts must be at least 14-years-old (or 13-years-old and have completed the 8th grade) to participate in all of the adventures.
2017 Afternoon Adventures
Hickory Run Expedition
Explore the majestic 25-foot Hawk Falls and traverse the bolder field (a National Natural Landmark) at the nearby Hickory Run State Park. [age 14+]
Enjoy an exciting rafting trip on the Lehigh River. The 8-mile trek gives you an afternoon of fun on the river interspersed with a touch of Class III rapids. [age 14+]
Hawkeye Action COPE
Reach new heights as you navigate a high ropes COPE course that consist of a 60-foot climbing tower, cargo nets and a 175-foot zip-line! [age 14+]
The Minsi Muck Hike
Here’s is an experience you will never forget! This hike will take you through our muddy swamps as you hike (and occasionally swim) through thick mud. [all ages]
Mount Minsi Hike
Ascend 1,500 feet to the summit of Mount Minsi in the Delaware Water Gap. The 6-mile hike provides impressive views and breathtaking vistas. [age 14+]
Ride through the Lehigh River Gorge. As you pedal the 25-mile trail, you’ll see fantastic rock formations, waterfalls, historic sites, and wildlife. [age 14+]
Reach great heights as you climb our 30-foot spar-pole. Develop belaying and climbing skills as you work to conquer the vertical pole. [age 14+]
Take our giant war canoe to a special rendezvous site for an evening of tomahawk throwing, hot-iron branding, blacksmithing and more! [all ages]
Set sail for adventure! Learn how to harness the wind to navigate the open waters of Stillwater Lake as part of our advanced sailing program. [all ages]