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Overnight Camps

This is a list of some overnight camps in Tennessee.

Overnight Camps

Service Contact Information
Bridgemont

A camp for Christ-centered teaching and outdoor experiences in the Great Smoky mountains.

3620 Katy Hollar Road
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862
865-453-8841
Camp Country Lad

Camp Country Lad is a unique, rustic camp for boys aged 8-15. The camping experience centers on the "whole boy," not just on the skills he learns. Lasting benefits may be reaped in an atmosphere that is safe and filled with fun and happiness. Country Lad is a place where "boys can be boys."

204 Union B Road
Monterey, Tennessee 38574
931-526-1849
Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is a place for mentally and physically challenged kids and adults to experience the wonders of the summer camp setting.

400 Discovery Lane
Gainsboro, Tennessee 38562
931-268-0239
Camp Nakanawa

This is a camp where girls gain confidence and reach their potential in a positive and fun-filled environment.  Junior and senior camps are available.

1084 Camp Nakanawa Road
Crossville, Tennessee 38571
931-277-3711
Camp Widjiwagan

This YMCA camp offers unique, quality adventure.  Day camp is available for 1st through 8th grade children and those in grades 3 through 9 may opt for overnight camp.  Scholarships are available.

3088 Smith Springs Rd.
Nashville, TN 37013
615-360-2267
Camp Woodmont

Camp Woodmont is a traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 – 14. Our program features traditional summer-camp activities with an emphasis on nature, outdoor adventure, horseback riding, noncompetitive sports, and more. 


Cedar Crest Camp

This camp is operated under the auspices of the United Methodist Church.  A variety of camps are offered during the summer months.

7900 Cedar Crest Camp Road
Lyles, Tennessee 37098
931-670-3025
Clyde Austin 4H Center

This week long camp is open to 4-H members who have just completed grades 4 - 6.  Campers enjoy an Olympic-size pool, covered rifle range, a large recreation hall, ball fields, and a basketball court.  Other facilities include a nature center, woodworking shop, crafts center, and a lake for fishing, canoeing, or enjoying a paddle boat ride.

214 4-H Lane
Greeneville, Tennessee 37743
423-639-3811
Clyde M. York 4-H Junior Camp

This camp has a variety of programs for upcoming 4th - 8th graders.  There is a crafts house, ball courts, and a rope challenge course, along with swimming and a wildlife center.

62 4-H Center Dr.
Crossville, Tennessee 38572
931-788-2288
Crystal Springs Camp

This is a Christian camping facility managed by the Cumberland Presbyterian Churches of Tennessee.  There are a variety of programs for all ages.

21 Crystal Springs Rd.
Kelso, Tennessee 37348
931-937-8621
Doe River Gorge

This camp offers activities for elementary age and teenage children.  Age-related and sequential programs will take them on a journey of self-discovery.  Campers will learn about themselves; their passions, fears, and dreams.

P.O. Box 791
Elizabethton, Tennessee 37644
423-725-4010
Easter Seals

This camp offers a high-quality recreational camping service for children and adults with disabilities, with fully accessible facilities.  Participation is from age 6 and up.  The trained staff has current CPR and First Aid certifications.

3011 Armory Dr., Suite 100
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
615-292-6640 x147
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont
9275 Tremont Road
Townsend, Tennessee 37882
865-448-6709
Indian Creek Camp

This camp has activities for ages 7 - 17.  Choose from horse pack camp, backpacking camp, canoeing the trails of the river, archery, waterskiing, and many others.

150 Cabin Circle Dr.
Liberty, Tennessee 37095
615-859-1391
Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America Summer Camps

Scouting summer programs bring scouts face to face with nature and all its wonder.  There are day camps and resident camps from which to choose.

3414 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37215
615-383-9724
Mountain Adventure Guides

This is an all outdoors, co-ed summer adventure camp for teens.  The camp is physically demanding, but average active teens will enjoy the program.

2 Jones Branch Road
Erwin, Tennessee 37650
423-743-7111
Nash Camp Bluegrass and Songwriting Camp

This program offers study with the world's finest song writers and bluegrass players.  Workshops are fun and intensive, with a choice of songwriting, singing, or instrumental instruction.

P.O. Box 210396
Nashville, Tennessee 37221
615-952-4040
North Star Camp for Boys

Informal and flexible, structured but not regimented, the North Star program offers a rich variety of activities and experiences designed to stimulate the imagination and challenge the skills of boys aged 8 to 15. The program reflects North Star's philosophy of giving young people an opportunity to experience adventure in a friendly, noncompetitive place away from the stresses of everyday life.

10970 W. Boys Camp Rd.
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
715-462-3254
Tennessee United Methodist Camps

Programs offer day, overnight, and week-long camps, with swimming, outdoor sports, arts and crafts, and a wide variety of other activities.

524 Armfield Ave.
Beersheba Springs, Tennessee 37305
931-692-3669
Valley View Ranch

The purpose of Valley View Ranch is to help each rancher have the full opportunity of horsemanship through instruction in the ring, time in the saddle on trails, and the care and responsibility of having her own ranch horse. Valley View Ranch offer several riding programs for girls ages 8 to 17 and encourage each camper to participate in all of them. Each girl can spend as much time as she likes with her favorite ranch horse during her stay, or she can bring her own. In addition, the voluntary well-rounded recreational program includes eco-education, swimming and canoeing, arts and crafts, archery, pottery, and of course, horsemanship.


Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth

This is a residential summer program on Vanderbilt's campus for rising 8th to 12th graders.  The program offers curricula in math, science, and the humanities.

Peabody #506, 230 Appleton Place
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
615-322-8261
Victory Ranch Summer Camp

The Victory Ranch experience creates independence, self-confidence, and character development.  The environment provides a place for kids to play, learn, grow, and have fun.

P.O. Box 599
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008
731-659-2880
William H. Ridley 4-H Junior Camp

This one-week camp is open to 4-H members who have just completed grades 4 - 6.  Campers stay in air-conditioned cabins and enjoy an Olympic-sized pool, various ball fields and courts, a wildlife center, and many other facilities.

850 Lion Parkway
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
931-388-4011