Wheels and Thrills Camp

This summer, campers can bike The Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail. The “Creeper Trail” is what remains from the removal of a narrow gauge railroad that connected Whitetop Station at the Virginia-North Carolina border, through Damascus, to Abingdon, Virginia. We will start at White Top and  coast leisurely down the beautiful wooded trail to Damascus, enjoying a picnic lunch by Laurel Creek. Although the Creeper Trail is very easy, campers should be proficient at safely riding a bicycling to enroll in this camp. See Creeper Trail video.

If you like heights, then you will love High Gravity Adventures in Boone. We will spend the day testing our grit on the high ropes course. See TripAdvisior.

See YouTube video.

Explorer and Wilderness hikers will join the other campers for campus activities while staying in our Rustic Camp. Rustic Camp is a short distance from Main Camp–over the hill and past the Tree House and Eagles Nest. Rustic Campers sleep in hammocks in screened-in cabins. They learn to work together to prepare and cook their own food. Rustic Campsites use a bath house with hot showers available.

Heels and Thrills Camp


Includes room, board, Virginia Creeper Trail bike ride, High Gravity Adventure, and Holston Camp T-Shirt.

Before arriving at camp, please complete the High Gravity Adventure online WAIVER.