The Green River Preserve

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Basic Information

Focus: Bright Young Naturalist
Owner: Missy and Sandy Schenck
Director: Missy and Sandy Schenck
Address: 301 Green River Road Cedar Mountain, N.C. 28718
Phone Number: 828-698-8828
Fax Number: 828-698-9201

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The Green River Preserve
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Additional Information

Camp Season: June 10 - August 12

Located on a 3,400 private wildlife preserve with the headwaters of the Green River in our backyard and 4 miles of it running through preserve. Multiple waterfalls, caves, rock outcroppings.

Gender: Coed
Camp Capacity: 112
Pricing: One week: $990 Two-week: $1,990 Three week: $2,850 14 day backpacking trips / Blue Ridge: $2,010.00 Outer Banks $2,240.00

There are 24 electives available including: crafts, pioneer and Native American primitive crafts, woodburning, pottery, drawing, painting, Gourd art, theater, music, archery, BB Skeet,canoeing, swimming, fencing, fly fishing, fly tying, dance, climbing wall, nature art, orienteering, outdoor cooking, juggling,creative writing

Additional Information:

Green River Preserve is a co-ed natural science wilderness camp for bright young naturalist in the rising 4th through 9th grades with expeditions programs for rising 9th through 12th grades. An American Camp Association accredited camp, Green River offers daily field studies with professional naturalists and up to 24 elective activities such as rock climbing, fencing, fly fishing, archery, canoeing, pottery, drama, drawing, painting, music, creative writing, pioneer skills, and camping. A Leave no Trace Partner, Green River's hallmark is teaching young people to be future leaders and better stewards of the land. It is a camp unlike any other one; one that not only offers bright and motivated campers the ability to enjoy the freedom the wildlife preserve affords, but also a chance to grow as budding naturalists and individuals. Through wilderness skills, creative arts, and the exhilaration of outdoor fun and discovery, we inspire young minds.