Where: Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, North Carolina
When: Sunday, July 23, through Thursday, July 27, 2017
What: An overnight outdoor adventure camp for kids who are blind or have a significant visual impairment, and who are ready to stretch their legs and hit the trail. We plan to hike, raft, climb, swim, and zip in and around the Nantahala Gorge in Western North Carolina. We'll stay in bunkhouses at the Nantahala Outdoor Center Basecamp.
Financial Assistance Available
Adventure Camp is free to campers who qualify, but a $50 registration fee is required to reserve your space. This fee can be waived in the case of financial need, at the Camp Director's discretion.
Food will be provided by the Nantahala Outdoor Center, with cafeteria-style service and an on-site dining room. Special diets can be accommodated by request.
More About Camp
Who: Camp instructors include certified Teachers for the Visually Impaired and Orientation & Mobility Specialists, along with a few other adventurous souls, both blind and sighted. We'll be joined by Trevor Thomas from Team FarSight Foundation, a blind hiker who has logged over 20,000 miles in the backcountry.
Cost: Almost free. SEE Adventure Camp is supported by the IFB Solutions Foundation, with help from Team FarSight Foundation. All food, activities, and lodging are provided free of charge to campers. This year we have added a $50 registration fee to reserve your space in camp. There are only 18 spaces available for the 2017 camp.
Contact: For eligibility guidelines or more information, visit our website, email us below, or contact us by telephone.
Activities & Features
Outdoor Activities Ropes Course Hiking
Water Sports Swimming Canoeing Kayaking Rafting
Other Activities Ziplining
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address SEE Adventure Camp @ NOC
13077 W Hwy 19 Bryson City, NC, 28713 USA
Winter Address SEE Programs
240 Sardis Road Asheville, NC, 28806 USA