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Northpoint Adventures

Tripping & Outdoor Adventure Program

Northpoint Adventures is Camp Nicolet’s wilderness tripping and outdoor adventure program. Sign up for awesome experiences like rock climbing, whitewater rafting, backpacking trips, paddling trips, and much more.

As part of the Camp Nicolet experience we recommend you participate in the Sylvania Wilderness Canoe trip at age 11, and at age 12 we recommend taking an amazingly scenic backpacking trip to the Porcupine Mountains on the shore of Lake Superior. All trips are elective, and costs are included in camp tuition.  Sign up for trips when completing the Camper Application.


Trip Progression

Age 11 – Sylvania Wilderness Canoe
Age 12 – Porcupine Mountains Backpacking
Age 13 – Pictured Rocks Backpacking, Super Porkies Backpacking, or Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking
Age 14 – Isle Royale Backpacking
Age 15 – Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe
Age 16 – Rocky Mountain Backpacking


Additional Trips

Ages 12 and up – Devils Lake Rock Climbing
Age 14 – Whitewater Rafting


Alumni Trips

Age 21 and over – Isle Royale Odyssey Backpacking

Visit the Northpoint Adventures website today at and check out the upcoming summer’s trip and program offerings. We hope to see you “on the trail.”


“Camp Nicolet was a place where I found peace, affection and respect. where equality always existed and where I learned the true meaning of family. Forever the best experience in the world.” – Camp Nicolet International Staff Member

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