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Northpoint Adventures

Nicolet’s wilderness 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, 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.  Trips 5 days or longer in length are typically available ala carte; separate from participation in a Camp Nicolet session.

A Progression

Each Northpoint Adventures trip builds from the previous, however campers may begin the wilderness trip experience at any age!  We recommend the following:

Ages 10+ – Sylvania Wilderness Canoe   [Beginner trip – 3 days]
Ages 12+ – Porcupine Mountains Backpacking   [Beginner trip – 3 days]
Ages 13+ – Pictured Rocks Backpacking   [Intermediate trip – 4 days]
Ages 13+ – Super Porkies Backpacking   [Intermediate trip – 4 days]
Ages 13+ – Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking   [Intermediate trip – 5 days]
Ages 14+ – Peshtigo River Whitewater Rafting   [Day trip]
Ages 14+ – Isle Royale Backpacking   [Advanced trip – 7 days]
Ages 15+ – Voyageurs Wilderness Canoe   [Advanced trip – 7 days]
Ages 16/17 – Rocky Mountain Backpacking   [Expert trip – 8 days]
Devils Lake Rock Climbing [Included as part of the 7-Week, Full Summer program – no age requirement – 3 days]

Current information

An important part of Camp Nicolet programming, Northpoint Adventures has its own website!  Click here to view the latest trip and program offerings!

Charter & Alumni Trips

All trips listed above are available for private charter, for adults and alumni. Charter trips are typically available at the conclusion of the summer season. Contact Jeremy Starz, Owner & Camp Director at or for availability and information.

“Having moved around quite a bit in my life, Camp Nicolet has always felt like my one true home. The lifelong friendships and bonds of sisterhood are ones that neither time nor distance have diminished.” – Camp Nicolet Alumna

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