SOA Excursion Camps

Spirit of Alexandria Excursion Camps offer campers in grades 6 through 12 an exciting opportunity to challenge themselves and learn new skills in a wilderness setting. Choose your adventure from our five exciting 2019 excursions.

Excursion A
Dune Discovery
Entering Grades 7-8
June 16-21
The Sleeping Bear Dunes provide the perfect backdrop for exploration and discovery in this weeklong adventure. Campers will paddle, bike and hike in this one-of-a-kind landscape, while climbing up (or rolling down) the tallest sand dunes in the Great Lakes.

Excursion B
Mini Grand Adventure
Entering Grade 6
June 30-July 3
Campers will head west to Hoffmaster State Park and start their adventure kayaking the Muskegon River, followed by a night in town to watch the Grand Haven Musical Fountain. Next, they’ll bike over to Grand Haven State Park to explore and swim. As the excursion comes to an end, campers will hike at the Rosy Mound Natural Area – exploring their many trails and dunes.

Excursion C
Adventure and Amusement
Entering Grades 9-12
July 14-19
Thrill seeking campers will enjoy every minute of this adventure, which begins at Cuyahoga Valley National Park and continues at Ohiopyle State Park. In this natural playground, campers will rock climb and raft down the rapids of the Lower Youghiogheny River. The trip culminates at Cedar Point, the roller coaster capital of the world! 

Excursion D
Cruisin’ Pictured Rocks
Entering Grades 9-12
July 28-August 2
Adventure seekers will explore the majesty of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, with its colorful cliffs and waterfalls in a multi-day northern expedition. Teens will love cruisin’ on the sunset tour of Lake Superior, taking in the jaw-dropping rock formations, then backpacking on the beautiful back country trails. They’ll build lasting friendship and memories in one of the world’s most awe-inspiring places.

Excursion E
Mighty Mackinac
Entering Grades 7-8
August 11-16
Campers head to the Mackinac Straits to hike, swim, bike and explore the region’s state parks and beaches. The adventure begins with a rafting trip down the Sturgeon River and stargazing at the International Dark Sky Park. Campers will bike around Mackinac Island, gather with friends around the campfire and create memories to last a lifetime.


For more information on Camp Wonder (Pricing/Descriptions), check out the Camp Wonder Summer Camp Brochure!