Creek Hike

Creek Hike

When it is creek hike day, it’s time to get wet. We ride our bus or van from Jumonville and head to Ohiopyle State Park. We head to Cucumber Falls and take the hiking trail down to the bottom of the falls. We head behind the falls into the giant shower and then head straight…

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Running

Running

Jumonville has almost 300 acres and lots of trails that provide great opportunities for those who like to run. Up for a huge challenge?  How about a run up to the cross or down to Green Cathedral and back.

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Rock climbing has been a vital part of Jumonville’s summer camp adventure programs for over 40 years. Most of the rock climbing is done at a nearby area called Greenbriar which is just several miles from Jumonville. Older adventure campers have used Seneca Rocks as well as the New River Gorge. In past years we…

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Hiking

Hiking

Our hiking trails are very extensive and take you through some of the more beautiful parts of our campus. Some of our camps also make use of the hiking trails at Ohiopyle. Maps of our hiking trails are available from the Jumonville office as well at the trailhead in Green Cathedral. Click on the map…

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Pedal Paddle Trip

A favorite trip of some of our adventure camps is the pedal paddle trip. Campers start at Ohiopyle and ride along the beautiful Yough Bike Trail. When they reach Confluence, they pick up duckies and paddle down the Class II whitewater back to Ohiopyle.

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Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle encompasses almost 20,000 acres of rugged natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Mountains. The focal point is the more than 14 miles of the Youghiogheny [yaw-ki-GAY-nee] River Gorge that passes through the heart of the park. The “Yough” [yawk] provides some of the best whitewater boating in the Eastern U.…

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Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Some of the older adventure campers have a whitewater rafting trip at Ohiopyle State Park as part of their week of activities. We hire outfitters that use professional guides for running our whitewater rafting trips on the Lower and Middle sections of the Youghiogheny River. (Levels I – IV) Those trips on the Middle Yough…

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Caving

Caving

Caving has been a part of Jumonville’s adventure program since the very beginning (about 40 years ago). We currently use Laurel Caverns Exploratory Section and they provide the caving helmets for the campers. The campers provide their own flashlights and extra clothes that they use for caving. Yes, you will definitely get dirty as you can…

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Rappelling

Rapelling

Rock climbing & rappelling has been a vital part of Jumonville’s summer camp adventure programs for over 40 years. Most of the rock climbing is done at a nearby area called Greenbriar which is just several miles from Jumonville. Older adventure campers have used Seneca Rocks as well as the New River Gorge. In past years we…

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Biking

Biking

Many of our adventure camps spend some time riding bikes along the beautiful Yough Bike Trail. As you get older, you may have the opportunity to experience some off-trail biking. The area that we use the most is the Youghiogheny River Bike Trail in Ohiopyle.  

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