Camp Offerings

First time considering RAW? Check out For Parents for a detailed overview of what camp is like.

Hello and Welcome to RAW Camp! Below you will find our tentative schedule for the summer! Be sure to check back and see the list of special guests and activities grow as we get closer to the actual dates.

Registration is now OPEN! Click the button below to sign up today!

For camps happening PRIOR to July 1, you can take advantage of free $500 vouchers for RAW Camp thanks to Ohio ACE, if your household income is below 300% of the poverty level ($90,000 for a family of 4).

Sign up here. The RAW service provider code when you register is: 202465

Use the table below to view the camps, dates, and rates. Further below are detailed descriptions of each camp. 

Camps run from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.


Overnights are tentatively being offered for only the Leaders Camp this year, and the typical cost of $60 per camper is included in the registration fee. 

If there is enough interest from campers and staff, we will consider hosting more camp outs if and when possible. 


Camps run from 8:30am to 3:30pm with aftercare available until 5:15pm. Aftercare signup options are included on the registration form and are an additional $60 per week. Hearty snacks are provided for aftercare participants.

RAW Leaders Camp 

June 3 to June 7
Price reduced $350
For Youth ages 13 to 17

RAW Leaders takes our older campers and provides them with a summer-long leadership experience. Leaders week will be chock full of training similar to what staff receive with an emphasis on team building, program and activity development, and leadership. The week includes a trip to Ohio University's new High Ropes Course and zipline! We will end our week together with a wilderness camp out on Thursday night.

Upon completion of this week, participants can come back at no additional charge as a Counselor in Training (CIT) for all camps that are designated for campers 12 and under. CIT's assist program leaders, organize and run games, and help the counselors as needed while enjoying all the fun of RAW Camp.

RAW Adventure Camp

June 10 to June 14 

$250 For youth ages 8 – 12

In addition to the typical fun and games presented by RAW Camp (obstacles, forest play, meaningful work, team building, etc), Adventure week will include an off-site trip where campers will enjoy a one-hour horseback ride at Uncle Buck's or Smokerise Ranch, depending on skill level and experience. This is one of our most popular weeks, and it fills up quickly, so please register your equestrian loving child early!

RAW Young Warriors Camp

June 17 to June 21 

$250 For youth ages 6-10

Young Warriors Day Camp is an introduction to the RAW experience, featuring movement games, archery, outdoor fun and adventure amongst children of similar ages. This is a great week for young campers to acquaint themselves with RAW and what we do, as well as expand their comfort zone and enjoy the natural world we live in. This year we will also include a trip to Lake Hope to visit the nature center, swim in the lake, and play on the beach playground!

RAW Warriors Camp
June 24 - June 28

$250 For youth ages 8 - 12

Some of the highlights of RAW Warriors Day Camp will include survival and outdoor living skills, sword (boffer) fighting, challenging obstacle courses, field games, special guests, and a trip to Blockhouse Bouldering Gym for a private lesson, games, and climbing fun! We expect this new trip to fill up fast, so sign up soon!

RAW Splashdown 

July 8 - July 12

$250 For youth ages 8 - 12

RAW Splashdown takes campers into the drink for a special water-themed week! Classics like greasy watermelon football will come into play, as well as raft building, pond studies, and so much more! Also included will be a field trip to the Lake Snowden water park for fun in the sun on giant inflatables and lakeshore jams.

RAW Eco Warriors Camp 

July 15 - July 19

$250 For youth ages 7 - 12 

RAW Eco Warriors Camp is five days of exploration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn about ecosystems, identify and use plants, discover interesting animals and their habitats, and enjoy playing in creeks and ponds. Of course, there will be slip and slides, sword fights, and all the fun of RAW camp. In addition to all this, we will also take a field trip to beautiful Wildcat Hollow, where we will explore and play in a restored creek and forest!

Women of RAW 

July 22 to July 26

$250  For female and female-identifying youth ages 7 - 12

Women of RAW is a week of fun for female and female-identifying youth only. In addition to the usual excitement of RAW, we are looking forward to a group self-defense class, music making, archery lessons, a visit from Hocking College's Nature Center staff and animals, and one of our favorite guests, Talcon Quinn, to teach us the art of knot-tying. This is surely going to be an exciting week of bonding and empowerment! 

See the Columbus Dispatch Story on Women of RAW Here

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RAW Survivors Day Camp 

July 29 to August 2 

$250 For youth ages 11 - 17

RAW Survivors Day Camp offers all of the fun and adventure of the traditional RAW experience with a focus on survival and naturalist skills. Learn tracking, archery, medicine making, plant and animal identification, fire starting, shelter building, and more. We will also take a trip to the beautiful Strouds Run State Park for a little extra fun!

Young Survivors Day Camp 

August 5 to Aug 9

$250 For youth ages 6 - 10

Young Survivors is a version of our RAW Survivors Day Camp that is tailored for our younger campers. This camp focuses on survival and naturalist skills via tracking, plant and animal identification, fire starting, shelter building, and so much more. Special guests and activities are yet to come, so be sure to check back soon!