Discover what you’re made of! Our challenging progressive wilderness trip program will introduce you to new skills in biking, canoeing, kayaking, and hiking as well as outdoor cooking, leave-no-trace camping, and more. Specific details about these trips such as dates and cost will be available in the 2016 Camp Guide. Financial aid is available!
Progressive Trip Program
Our progressive wilderness trip program consists of five levels that keep you coming back each summer to build on your skills in one of four areas: biking, backpacking, canoeing, or kayaking. What does the wilderness have in store for you?
||Sylvania Wilderness||Upper Wisconsin River||Manitowish River||Northern Highland State Forest|
||Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore||Michigamme River||Chippewa Kayak||Nicolet State Forest|
||Porcupine Mountains State Forest||Manitowish Waters||Namekagon Flowage||Chequamegon National Forest|
|4th Level- Canadian-Red Suspenders
||Superior Hiking Trail||Boundary Waters||Apostle Islands National Park||Bike Canadian
Northern Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula
||Isle Royale National Park||Quetico Provincial Park||Kayak Superior
Canadian shore of Lake Superior
Circle tour of Lake Superior; takes two summers to complete
Travel to the Dakotas for an unforgettable trip to Badlands backcountry. Spend a week at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Custer State Park hiking, horseback riding, sightseeing, and shopping. Pitch a tent under the stars and enjoy the rugged beauty of the wild west.
Can’t decide which wilderness trips you love most? Try them all! Spend three days away from camp backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, and biking with CBT as your base camp.
Canoe the Willow Flowage and spend a few days and nights on a “deserted” island. Learn cool tips for wilderness survival such as campfire cooking, purifying lake water, and living without modern conveniences while leaving little impact on the land.