Camp Henry continues a camping tradition that dates back to 1959, when it was established by the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina to provide an affordable and memorable experience for the youth of the diocese. While preserving this initial mission, Camp Henry has continued to grow and diversify its offerings over the years so that all people and all ages have the opportunity to come to camp!
During our "regular" (if there is such a thing) sessions, campers participate in creative, engaging, and diverse programs based on scripture, liturgy, environmental education, and conservation designed by clergy and staff. Our counselors provide opportunities for the campers to have fun and learn through traditional and nontraditional sports and games, boating, fishing, sailing, hiking, arts/crafts, singing, storytelling, worship, and much more.
Families are invited to enjoy the fun in the mountains and on the lake by joining us for Family Camp, where all ages play, pray, laugh and love together!
Ready to explore the outdoors? Check out our Camp Henry Outdoor School (CHOS), where kids learn about light-weight backpacking skills and engage in adventure through whitewater rafting and rock climbing.
If you are interested in developing leadership skills and service opportunities, consider LAMP (Leadership. Adventure. And Mission Programs). This is a two week session for 10th-12th Graders, during which they develop their skills as leaders, engage with the community through service and go on adventures, like whitewater rafting.