Extreme Teen Adventures (Ages 12-14)

Teens are drawn to YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya Teen Camps, not just to participate in awesome outdoor adventures in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan's wilderness, but for the thrill of personal achievement and team success. Extreme trips cover more than just cool terrain and waterways, they’re personal journeys that bring out the best each teen has to offer.

Extreme Teen Adventure Camps are the perfect introduction to the world of high adventure outdoor recreation in America’s great Northwoods.  These camps are tailored for campers ages 12-14 and are designed to push the comfort zone of campers.  Each has a specific intensity level and run in one week durations.  So whether your camper is a first timer or they are ready for the most physically demanding camps, we have a program that is great for your kid.  These camps are specialized adventure programs that fill up fast!  You’ll want to register as early as possible to secure your spot!

All campers on Extreme Teen Adventures must have completed a physical performed by a physician within 12 months prior to their trip. A copy of the completed physical should be sent to: "YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya, Attn: Business Manager, 12101 Y Camp Rd, Suring WI, 54174" after registration.

Terrain Combo Trip | June 18-23

Experience the highlights of our adventure program by whitewater rafting the mighty Peshtigo River, riding the miles of mountain bike trails Wisconsin has to offer, and camping out at a natural wilderness area.  This is great for getting a taste of what U-Nah-Li-Ya has to offer!

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Peshtigo and Menominee Whitewater Rafting Trip | June 25-30

Do you wonder what it would be like to ride down a river like a pro?  That’s just what this week is designed for!  Professionally guided trips down nationally recognized whitewater rivers will quench your thirst for adventure.

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Sylvania Wilderness Canoe Trip | July 9-14

Perfect for the beginning tripper. Three days and two nights of canoeing, portaging, swimming, and fishing in the semi-remote Sylvania Wilderness of Michigan prepares campers for future adventure trips and gives them memories only camp can provide!

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Terrain Combo Trip | July 16-21

Such a great trip, we give you two chances to experience the highlights of our adventure program by whitewater rafting the mighty Peshtigo River, riding the miles of mountain bike trails Wisconsin has to offer, and camping out at a natural wilderness area.  This is great for getting a taste of what U-Nah-Li-Ya has to offer!

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Pictured Rocks Backpacking Trip | July 23-28

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, forest, and shoreline await you at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiking, camping, and sightseeing opportunities abound. The lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles. Lake Superior is the largest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes.

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Fatbike and Climbing Adventure | July 30-4

This is brand new for 2017!  Campers will get to experience the thrills of all terrain biking on fatbikes.  Campers will take the fatbikes on a most excellent overnight adventure.  In addition, our trained staff will facilitate an intro to rock climbing.  Campers begin with learning the safety fundamentals on our climbing wall and then put their skills to use on single pitch top rope routes.  Climbing difficulty will be in the easy/less technical range (5.7 – 5.8).

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Michigamme River Canoe Trip | Aug 6-11

Few rivers of the Midwest can be paddled as well as the Michigamme.  Canoers will get the chance to experience the unique adventure of camping on a river while enjoying gorgeous sunsets and unrivaled fishing opportunities.

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Big Island Wilderness Canoe Trip | Aug 13-18

An excellent beginner trip, Big Island Lake Wilderness is tucked away in the heart of the Hiawatha National Forest in upper Michigan.  Campers will enjoy canoeing natural lakes that offer abundant scenery of wildlife and nature.

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