Explore the Connecticut River and its tributaries while canoeing through Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley. Professional paddling instructors will help us take our skills to the next level as we visit oxbow lakes, secluded islands, and riverside Mass Audubon sanctuaries. Learn about the ecology of the Connecticut River and keep an eye out for eagles, otters, and more. This intermediate level canoe trek is appropriate for beginners with prior camping or paddling experience. Wildwood Teen Adventure Trips immerse teens entering grades 9-12 in the natural wonders of some of New England's most beautiful areas. All trips focus on developing a love of the outdoors, but each trip takes a unique approach. A wide variety of trip options accommodate many interests and levels of outdoor experience. Teen Adventure Trips begin with a half day of team-building and orientation at Wildwood. Groups then travel to destinations around the Northeast. Along the way, they'll participate in a variety of outdoor adventures, learn the basics of Leave No Trace camping and trekking, and meet with conservation professionals to participate in hands on environmental study or service. Groups are small and co-ed, with two leaders and between 5-8 teens. Participants practice hands-on skills in conservation and outdoor living and develop knowledge of the region's natural history. Wildwood utilizes electronic submission of health forms through CampDoc.com. In the spring, an invitation will be sent from CampDoc requesting you to create a profile. Your login will be the email address of parent/guardian from the first page. Please notify the office for changes. Forms need to be completed by May 1. The Camp Handbook with packing list can be found on our website, updated each spring. Health forms must be submitted by May 1, 2021. Refunds are not given for participant dismissal, failure to attend, absence, or sick days. If the camp must cancel a session, you will receive a full refund. If you need to cancel on or before May 15, a refund of all but the $100 non-refundable deposit will be made. After May 15, no refund is available.