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Turtle Island Preserve
Boone, North Carolina

Visit Our Turtle Island Preserve Website
(828) 265 - 2267 (CAMP)
mail[AT]turtleislandpreserve.com
2683 Little Laurel Rd
Boone, North Carolina 28607

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): All are welcome.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nestled in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains, Turtle Island is an outdoor experience like no other. Boys and girls spend one or two weeks outside as they learn, play, and explore our pristine mountain valley. Campers have the opportunity to connect to nature, learn a variety of skills and crafts from our seasoned and caring staff, and experience a real Appalachian farm and homestead. Every scrumptious meal is cooked over wood fire, our clean creeks are prime for play, and our woods full of lessons for those looking for adventure. Most importantly, the fun and friendships made here will last a lifetime.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Science, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

TOP NORTH CAROLINA SUMMER CAMP: Turtle Island Preserve is a Top Summer Camp located in Boone North Carolina offering many fun and enriching camp programs. Turtle Island Preserve also offers CIT/LIT and/or Teen Leadership Opportunities, too.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 8 miles east of Boone, in the northwest corner of NC. Less than 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway - Bamboo Gap exit. Please visit our website, or like us on facebook, or visit our youtube channel for more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: Turtle Island is nestled in a hidden mountain hollow at the confluence of pristine mountain streams. Endless trails and a preserved wilderness are home to our rustic cabins, tipis and primitive shelters. We use an outhouse for our bathroom and our nutritious home grown meals are prepared in our outdoor wood-fired kitchen. We'll teach you that there's no such thing as 'roughing it' when you reconnect with your natural roots.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: National Geographic chose Turtle Island as one of the top most enriching destinations for a family vacation. Our co founders are featured on the history channel's Mountain Men series and our founder Eustace Conway has been the subject of thousands of articles, books, documentary and media publications. Our philosophy is simple, child centered and firmly rooted in getting visitors in touch with the source of all things... We provide context, comfort and awareness in the natural world.

Activities Include: Hiking, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Morning Watch Ceremony, Traditional Woodworking, Goat Milking, Blacksmithing, Spinning, Weaving, Felting, Bark Craft, Solo Vigil, Cooking Over Fire, Edible Plants, Tracking, Trapping, Fishing, Hunting, Natural Dying, Storytelling, Blowgun Making, Bow & Arrow Making, Spoon & Spatula Carving, Burning Out A Bowl, Stone Working, Tanning Skins, Making Containers, Responsibility Awareness, Tipi Pitching, Journal Writing, One Match & No Match Fires, Basket Weaving, Communication Exercises, Pottery, Gardening, Preserving Food, Campfire Programs, Group Initiatives, Swimming Hole Dips, Night Walking, Bird Study, Natural Material Gathering, Gourd Crafts, Making Music, Making Musical Instruments, Harnessing A Horse, Leather Work, First Aid & Safety, Heightened Consciousness Games, Building Primitive Shelters, Medicinal Plants, Sled Rides, Visiting Elders, Reptile Study, Gathering Safe Water, Log House Construction, Hiking, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Morning Watch Ceremony, Traditional Woodworking, Goat Milking, Blacksmithing, Spinning, Weaving, Felting, Bark Craft, Solo Vigil, Cooking Over Fire, Edible Plants, Tracking, Trapping, Fishing, Hunting, Natural Dying, Storytelling, Blowgun Making, Bow & Arrow Making, Spoon & Spatula Carving, Burning Out A Bowl, Stone Working, Tanning Skins, Making Containers, Responsibility Awareness, Tipi Pitching, Journal Writing, One Match & No Match Fires, Basket Weaving, Communication Exercises, Pottery, Gardening, Preserving Food, Campfire Programs, Group Initiatives, Swimming Hole Dips, Night Walking, Bird Study, Natural Material Gathering, Gourd Crafts, Making Music, Making Musical Instruments, Harnessing A Horse, Leather Work, First Aid & Safety, Heightened Consciousness Games, Building Primitive Shelters, Medicinal Plants, Sled Rides, Visiting Elders, Reptile Study, Gathering Safe Water, & Log House Construction.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT programs available for past campers that have aged out of youth camp, but are too young to attend adult programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available on a case-by-case basis.Information on camp scholarship and to download the scholarship application here: Our Camp Website Link: turtleislandpreserve.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Father/Son camp happens over father's Day weekend each year. You can learn more about it here:
Our Camp Website Link: turtleislandpreserve.org

Family Camp - In today's modern world, there are very few opportunities for families to really spend quality time with one another...REAL quality time together in the outdoors - minus phone, internet, and the many modern day distractions of our fast-paced digital world. All ages and family sizes accepted

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: School Field Trips, College Service Learning and Alternative Spring Break projects, Homeschool, Scout and Special Interest Educational day and weekend trips available.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Turtle Island will be hosting an "Open House" on Saturday April 21 - Titled "Families Learning Together" - its a great behind-the-scenes camp tour for interested families to become acquainted with our program - pre-registration...

Here is the official event site:
Our Camp Website Link: turtleislandpreserve.org

Here is the event link on facebook:
Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Complete 2018 events calendar:
Our Camp Website Link: turtleislandpreserve.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Kitchen, Nursing and Counseling Staff as well as Volunteer positions now available, please send an email for more information. mail[AT]turtleislandpreserve.com


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