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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, wilderness backpacking trips, and canoe & kayaking trips!  Unless noted, trip costs are included in tuition.  Trips are filled on a first-come, first-served basis; please choose your trip in Additional Options when completing the online Camper Application.


2021 Trip & Program Offerings

Isle Royale Backpacking – Advanced trip – Thurs, July 8th through Wed, July 14th [7 days] – ages 14+ – included

Porcupine Mtns Backpacking – Beginner trip – Tues, July 20th through Thurs, July 22nd [3 days] – ages 12+ – included

Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking – Intermediate trip – Mon, July 19th through Fri, July 23rd [5 days] – ages 13+ – $200 fee
*additional fee covers costs of professional kayak guides and outfitters

Sylvania Wilderness Canoe – Beginner trip – Tues, July 27th through Thurs, July 29th [3 days] – ages 11+ – included

Rocky Mountain Backpacking – Expert trip – Tues, Aug 10th through Tues, Aug 17th [8 days] – Postseason – ages 17+ – $1,750 fee
*trip offered to campers who have completed Isle Royale Backpacking and/or Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe
*fee includes airfare to/from Colorado from Camp Nicolet and meals/lodging at camp before & after trip



Trip Progression

Age 11 – Sylvania Wilderness Canoe   [Beginner trip]
Age 12 – Porcupine Mountains Backpacking   [Beginner trip]
Age 12 – Devil’s Lake Rock Climbing   [Beginner trip]
Age 13/14 – Pictured Rocks Backpacking   [Intermediate trip]
Age 13/14 – Super Porkies Backpacking   [Intermediate trip]
Age 13/14 – Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking   [Intermediate trip]
Age 14/15 – Peshtigo River Whitewater Rafting   [Beginner trip]
Age 14/15 – Isle Royale Backpacking   [Advanced trip]
Age 16 – Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe   [Advanced trip]
Age 17 – Rocky Mountain Backpacking   [Expert trip]


Charter Trips

Any of the trips listed above are available for private charter.  Contact Jeremy Starz, Director of Operations, at or for options, information, and pricing.


“Nicolet means making new friends, trying new things.  It means water skiing, having fun and learning something new everyday. Nicolet makes me feel at a home away from home. Everyone at Nicolet is really kind and gets along. It’s really fun. Everyone there feels like family.” – Camp Nicolet Camper

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