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Camp Minsi High Adventure Opportunities

Fill your days 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're 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 merit badges and advancement in camp, and then set-off for an afternoon full of fun! Afternoon Adventures include: whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, and more. These programs are great options for older Scouts looking for something new 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 the adventures. 

 

Afternoon Adventures

MONDAY AFTERNOON
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+]

TUESDAY AFTERNOON
Whitewater Rafting

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+]

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
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+]

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
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]

THURSDAY AFTERNOON
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+]

FRIDAY AFTERNOON
Mountain Biking

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+]

EVENING PROGRAM
Spar-Pole Climbing

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+]

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Voyager Outpost

Take our giant war canoe to a special rendezvous site for an evening of tomahawk throwing, hot-iron branding, blacksmithing and more! [all ages]

WEEKDAY MORNINGS
Stillwater Sailing

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]


 

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
Wednesday, November 22nd- Closing at 1:30pm
Thursday, November 23rd- Closed
Friday, November 24th- Closed

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)
Tuesday, November 21st- 9am-6pm
Wednesday, November 22nd- 9am-5pm
Thursday, November 23rd- CLOSED
Friday, November 24th- 9am-5pm
Saturday, November 25th- 9am-2pm
Saturday, December 9th- CLOSED 2pm for inventory