Camp Highlander



Highlander offers many land sports and watersports, including tubing, kayaking and rafting. Day trips, backpacking and wilderness activities are main camp features. Campers may take part in extensive programs in wilderness camping, rock climbing, canoeing and horseback riding. In addition to its regular programs, the camp schedules two special weeklong sessions for campers ages 5-10 only.

General Info

Name Camp Highlander
Location Horse Shoe, NC
Year-round Contacts 828-891-7721
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Archery, Basketball, Bicycle Tours, Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Cooking, Crafts, Dance, Equestrian, Exploration, Fencing, Fine Arts, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Music, Painting, Photography, Riding, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Ropes Course, Soccer, Softball, Survival Training, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Water-skiing, Watersports, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing, Woodcraft, Yoga
Grade Range (rising grades) K-10
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 5-16
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Gaynell Tinsley, Jr., Director
Residential Fee $1100-3700, 1-3 weeks.
Year Established 1957
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 3 sessions, 1-3 weeks long


Gaynell Tinsley, Jr., Director