Adventure Camp

Push yourself to the limit with a spectacular hike in the Eagle Cap wilderness region of Northeastern Oregon

The Eagle Cap wilderness of Northeastern Oregon is a popular backpacking destination in the Pacific Northwest. Considered the “Swiss Alps of Oregon”, this wilderness area attracts outdoors enthusiasts from all over due to its breathtaking granite peaks, numerous alpine lakes, glacier carved valley floors and mountain passes with amazing views of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forrest. This backpacking trip will follow the Wallowa River Loop Trail and possibly include some side trips to summit the Eagle Cap, Matterhorn or Sacajawea mountain peaks (time permitting). The total approximate mileage for this backpacking trip is 36 miles, and the hike is rated as moderate to strenuous. Base camp for this excursion will be the Wallowa Lake State Park which is nearby Joseph, OR. The last day of camp, base camp will be the ABC Mountain Retreat in Weston, OR.


Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon


Arrival Date : Sunday, June 23rd, 2024

Departure Date: Friday, June 28th, 2024


Transportation will be provided to/from Tri-Cities Airport, or attendees will need to make their own way to base camp in Wallowa Lake State Park, Joseph, OR.

Applicant Information

Camper: Ages 14-20.
Staff: 21 and up.

We cannot accept mini campers for adventure camp.


Application Fee Tuition Fee
Campers and Staff $5.00 $150.00


Applications wil be accepted until May 31st, 2024, or until fill, whichever comes first. Applications received after that date will be considered on a case by case basis.

How to Pay

We now accept online credit or debit card payments. Visit to register for camp and pay your fees online with your debit or credit card. You may also call Jenny Penman at (980) 254-0132 or fax your card details to (704) 841-2244.

If you prefer to pay by check or money order, mail it made payable to Living Youth Programs to: Living Youth Programs, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227.

How to Apply

Visit to register for camp. If you require assistance registering online or need a blank paper application, contact Jenny Penman by email ([email protected]) or phone (980) 254-0132.

Send Applications To

Living Youth Programs, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227 Or fax to: (704) 841-2244. Please do not send applications or payments to the camp director as this will delay processing.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

All refunds for cancellations are given at the sole discretion of the camp director on a case-by-case basis. In general, once you have been accepted to camp, and the registration period has closed (whichever comes last) no refunds will be given.


Questions regarding camp should be directed to Jonathan Bueno (Camp Director):
(361) 331-1099
[email protected]

Questions regarding the application process or payments should be directed to Jenny Penman at:
(704) 708-2283
[email protected]