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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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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Teambuilding Course

Teambuilding

Most of Jumonville summer camps include the Challenge/Ropes Course Team Building Course as part of their planned events. Our low team building elements are the heart of our excellent challenge/ropes course team building program. The physical site is located on the top of our mountain in the area between the Great Cross and Topside (near the individual…

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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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Adventure Center

Adventure Center general

Our original Ben Cromer Adventure Center was established in 1993 in one of our former outdoor classrooms. It was destroyed by an early morning fire in April of 2002. A new and much larger Adventure Center was built near our bouldering wall in 2003. The elements and program are geared toward planned success to build…

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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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King Swing

King Swing

Jumonville added a King Swing or Commitment Swing to their Challenge/Ropes Course program in the spring of 2006 in the Topside field area where the Multi-level High Course is also located.  

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Multi Level High Course

Multi Level High Course

In 2004, Jumonville added a new multi-level high course located in the old Topside field area. In recent years, we expanded the course even further. Special arrangements need to be made with the Jumonville office staff if you want to include this activity as part of your group’s experience. The goal of utilizing the multi-level…

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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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