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Principia Adventure Camp

Looking for a unique outdoor summer camp for your child? Principia Adventure Camps are the answer! Two types of camps experiences—Wilderness Skills and Adventure Sampler—offer a variety of fun activities for rising 3rd through 8th grade students. The camps provide fun and unique opportunities for students to develop wilderness skills with an emphasis on character, such as collaboration, leadership, communication, and courage. Each camp is lead by experienced and certified staff. 

Adventure Sampler Camp

For rising 6–8 grade students
Full-day camp offered May 30–June 3 (8 a.m.–5 p.m.)
$550 per student (10% discount for siblings)

In the Adventure Sampler Camp, students will take day excursions involving adventures in and around St. Louis. Activities may include: ropes course, canoeing, exploring Johnson Shut-ins, creeking, rock climbing, spelunking, team building activities, and more. Camp will be limited to a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 campers. 

Wilderness Skills Camp 

For rising 3-8 grade students
Half-day camps offered the weeks of June 6–10 and June 13–17 (see times by grades below) 
$175 per student per week (10% discount for siblings)

Activities center on developing wilderness skills and may include: ropes course, fire making, orienteering, team building activities, shelter construction, lashing, outdoor cooking, tracking, and more. All activities occur on Principia School’s Challenge Course and surrounding forests. Camps will be limited to a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 campers. 

June 6–10 Wilderness Skills Camp

  • Rising 3–5 graders (9 a.m.–12 p.m.)
  • Rising 6–8 graders (1-4 p.m.) 

June 13–17 Wilderness Skills Camp

  • Rising 3–5 graders (9 a.m.–12 p.m.)
  • Rising 6–8 graders (1-4 p.m.)

For more information or to sign up for a camp, please contact Principia School Outdoor Learning Coordinator, Doug Hoff at doug.hoff@principia.edu