Experience a Hante Adventure!

Each year, a new selection of Hante Adventure wilderness trips are offered. Whether they’re rock climbing in Colorado, whitewater paddling in North Carolina, or trekking across the Blue Ridge Mountains, Hante participants are sure to come away from their experience with increased confidence and a strong connection to the natural world.

Mountains to Sea

June 26 – July 15, 2022 (meets at Eagle’s Nest Camp)
For campers completing grades 7 through 11 in Spring 2022
Cost: $4,670

Get a taste of the Mountains and explore the North Carolina coast! This Hante offers the best of both worlds. Participants will backpack and seek out amazing views in the mountains of Western North Carolina before heading to the coast for some sea kayaking and beach life.

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June 26 – July 15, 2022 (meets at Salt Lake City Airport)
For campers completing grades 8 through 11 in Spring 2022
Cost: $5,400 (+Airfare)

The landscape of Southern Utah is quintessential image of the Southwest – deep red canyons, towering rock spires, sandy desert as far as the eye can see. This summer we will be exploring this spectacular landscape while backpacking, bikepacking and rock climbing. Join us to discover the ecosystems of the spectacular canyons of Utah. 

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* Select Hante not eligible for Early Bird Discount.


July 17 – August 5, 2022 (meets at Portland, ME Airport)
For campers completing grades 8 through 11 in Spring 2022
Cost: $5,400 (+Airfare)

Do you dream of encountering a moose while backpacking through the woods and waterways of majestic Maine? Join us for this three week backpacking adventure to explore the flora and fauna of Maine. Participants will spend two-weeks trekking in the Northern Appalachians along serene lakes and beautiful valleys. At the conclusion of the backpacking trek, they will head to the coast to Acadia National Park, where they will enjoy 2 days climbing amazing seaside cliffs with the friends you’ve made over the past 2.5 weeks – a perfect way to cap an amazing adventure.

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* Select Hante not eligible for Early Bird Discount.


Adventure Trips for Teens - Hante Adventures Canoeing


Rocks and Rivers

July 17 – August 5, 2022 (meets at Eagle’s Nest Camp)
For campers completing grades 7 through 11 in Spring 2022
Cost: $4,670

On your Hante, you will have the wonderful opportunity to travel simply through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains with a close community of friends and peers on local rivers, rocks and trails.  Your journey will begin at Eagle’s Nest Camp where you set goals for your trip with your instructors and peers.  The group will work on their paddling and climbing skills before setting off from campus.  You will sojourn out into the beautiful Western North Carolina watersheds to begin your 4 days of paddling local whitewater rivers.

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To apply for a Hante Adventure:

All Hante participants and their parents must complete a Questionnaire before being considered for acceptance. (*) Select Hantes have an application deadline of November 15th and are not eligible for the Early Bird Discount.  Rolling admittance pending availability after November 15th for (*)Hantes.




All Added Adventure, Hante Adventures, and Junior Counselor participants and their parents or guardians must complete all questionnaire before being considered for the program. Questionnaires are available with registration on CampDoc.   

Questions about your application or having trouble getting started? Please email us at register@enf.org or call us at 336-761-1040.