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Mountain biking program at Camp Kanuga gets help from the Home Depot
Camp Kanuga’s new mountain biking program will be offered for the first time this summer to campers ages 11 and older. Set on a 50-acre mountain biking park on Camp Kanuga’s campus in Hendersonville, NC, campers will learn how to ride and maintain a mountain bike before hitting the trails. Those introductory lessons and training...
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What is it about camp?
Hey there Camp Kanuga folks! My name is Jennifer Pharr Davis and I was grown local in Hendersonville, NC.  Now I live in the big city—aka Asheville—and I am a hiker, author and speaker. Did I mention hiker? Hmm…that might be an understatement. I actually have covered over 12,000 miles of trails on 6 continents....
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Trailblazers experience sparks woman to embark on lifelong dreams
Entering its 24th year, Camp Kanuga Trailblazers has touched the lives of many 15–17 year olds. This outdoor expedition program encourages growth in self-confidence, leadership skills and a greater appreciation for the natural world. It offers teens positive wilderness experiences with eight-day guided adventures on the Appalachian Trail. These lessons in personal development remained with...
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Camp experience aids in cognitive and self-esteem development
While most parents expect camp to be a fun way for children to spend a week or two in the summer, experts are saying that the camp experience is also an investment in the development of a child. Some even say it helps develop the brain for future success. “Bunks are good for brains,” explained...
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