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High Adventure

        Do you want a chance to climb all of the high adventure elements at Camp Carter? Then the High Adventure Camp is the program for you. This 2 hour High Adventure Camp will teach campers challenge course skills. Designed to foster life-skills such as goal setting and teamwork, the program provides […]

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Vitamin N

In November, 2010, two Oregon State University researchers, writing in American Scientist, made the case that “an ever-growing body of evidence demonstrates that most science is learned outside of school.” In “The 95 Percent Solution,” John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking write, “The ‘school-first’ paradigm is so pervasive that few scientists, educators or policy makers […]

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Meet Nellie

YMCA Camp Carter received “Nellie” as a donation from the Hawks Creek Branch of Wells Fargo. Nellie was the 2015 Branch pony. Nellie was used to celebrate Wells Fargo’s 160+ year commitment to delivering products and services that their customers need. Nellie’s Story… Every day at 7:00 AM, Nellie and her Wells Fargo driver, Rush Blodget, […]

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Summer Day Camp

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Overnight Camp

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Outdoor Education

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