Gather your students and head to Camp Wood YMCA for an unforgettable half-day, full-day or overnight learning experience. We offer a variety of outdoor education lessons that complement your curriculum and engage your students. Our location in the Kansas Flint Hills offers your class a unique opportunity to interact with the tallgrass prairie through hands-on activities. In addition, Camp Wood offers classroom space, overnight lodging and meal service for visiting groups.

Our staff are well-trained to work with children of all ages and they love to make lessons come to life. We are happy to modify lessons to meet grade-level learning objectives and will work with you to align each lesson with your district’s curriculum. If you have a question about a lesson you’d like to explore with us, please contact us at (620) 273-8641 or email us at

I loved camping with my 2nd grade students at Camp Wood every spring. The caring, fun and knowledgeable staff paired with the beautiful grounds and native wildlife provided the best learning environment…and unforgettable memories for each child. Thank you, Camp Wood!
— Cathy Dilts, Earhart Environmental Magnet Elementary School in Wichita, KS

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