Not Quite Summer Camp

New York
New York

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About the trip


  • Dozens of outdoor activites to choose from
  • Songs and entertainment around the campfire

  • Delicious homecooked meals

  • Meet new friends and have a blast!


There's no better way to kick off summer than by running off to the woods with a whole bunch of new best buds! Join Salomon, Arc'teryx, Suunto, Campmor, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and us - Discover Outdoors - for a weekend chock full of all of your favorite outdoor activities. Hit the trails for a hike or go for a paddle on the lake. Head out for an afternoon of technical instruction or just hang out at camp and relax with some lawn games. There's no shortage of new things to try and new skills to learn from our team of experts. At night, enjoy music and entertainment around the campfire before heading off to your Big Agnes tent or your cozy bunk in your cabin.

From food to lodging to transportation, we've got all the details covered. It's time to play!

Perfect for:  Adventurers of all backgrounds, including first time campers

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Please note that dogs are not allowed at the Mohican Outdoor Center.

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Level 3/10
New York

What's Included


  • Lodging for one night at Mohican Outdoor Center Campground
  • Tent accommodation
  • Dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday
  • Instructors and guides for all activities (see below)
  • Demo gear for activities
  • Park fees and permits
  • Swag bags from sponsors


  • Round trip transportation from / to New York City ($49)
  • Upgrade to a cabin ($30, limited spots)


  • How to Trail Run by Salomon
  • Guided hikes with the AMC and DO
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Technical scrambling challenge with Arc'teryx Soho
  • Outdoor Skills Demos
  • Lawn Games
  • Yoga with Meghan Kramer
  • Astronomy Hike
  • Birding Hike
  • Biking
  • Campfire Entertainment
  • Outdoor Industry Information Area



830 AM            Meet at Union Square (city departure)

10-11 AM          Arrive at Mohican Outdoor Center

10-12 PM         Registration, lunch, activity sign up

1-3 PM             Activities Round #1

330-530 PM   Activities Round #2

6-8 PM           Dinner served

830 PM          Campfire, entertainment, evening activities


7-8 AM        Morning Yoga Session

730-9 AM   Breakfast served

9-11 AM       Activity Round #3

12 PM          Pack up and depart

2 PM            Arrive in NYC (city return)

Pack List


  • Comfortable, athletic clothing
  • Fleece or warm layers for chilly evenings
  • Hiking boots or sturdy trail shoes with light wool socks
  • A hat and sunglasses
  • Cozy clothes and shoes for sleeping and relaxing at camp
  • Rain jacket


  • Sleeping bag (20 degrees or lower recommended)
  • Sleeping pad, if camping
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Day pack for hiking
  • Refillable water bottles
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal items such as toiletries
  • Phone charger and portable batteries
  • Packed lunch for Saturday and money to purchase extra snacks from Mohican Outdoor Center
  • Yoga mat if needed (limited mats are available to borrow)

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