Campers start in base camp then head out on canoeing, backpacking and rock climbing trips. Sessions range from 8 days to 1 month or more. Find a camp.
Teen Wilderness Locations
55 Menogyn Trail
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Camp Menogyn is located on the Gunflint Trail 30 miles north of Grand Marais, MN. There are no roads leading to Menogyn, so all campers cross West Bearskin Lake by boat to arrive at this beautiful, intimate wilderness setting. Our focus is on the small group, compassionate guided wilderness canoeing, backpacking and rock climbing trips that are safe, fun and enriching. Learn more.
3788 North Arm Road
Ely, MN 55731
Located on Burntside Lake near Ely, MN, Widji offers high-quality canoe and backpacking adventures in the BWCA and throughout North America. Widji wilderness trips are focused on respect and values that build skills for life, and a relationship with the environment that is unparalleled. Learn more.
BOLD GOLD offers the opportunity for youth 13-18 to develop leadership skills through active participation in a weeklong session in northern Minnesota, including a 5 day canoe trip into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Through teamwork, leadership training, self-reflection, and physical challenge youth gain leadership skills necessary for success in high school, college, and beyond! Learn more.