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Ready to get outside and have some fun? Camp Wildlife is full of ATV rides, shooting skeet and flying off of the blob.

Experience the Great Outdoors

Shooting sports, ATVs, fishing and more!

Hunt, fish, shoot and ride at Camp Wildlife — the ultimate summer camp experience for those who love the great outdoors! Based on age and skill level, activities include shooting sports (BB guns, rifles, clays and archery), wildlife ecology, outdoor survival skills, ATV operation and safety, hunter safety and education, canoeing or kayaking, cast netting demos, fishing, boater safety and a whole lot more! Choose from standard, intermediate or advanced camps. Either way, you’ll be right on target after a week at Camp Wildlife!

Pick the Right Track


  • BB gun, rifle & basic archery instruction
  • Sporting clays
  • Wildlife ecology, outdoor survival skills
  • ATV operation & safety
  • Swimming, canoeing, climbing wall & group games*
  • Outdoor survival skills
  • Hunter's education


All standard activities, plus

  • Intermediate sporting clays course, 3D archery
  • Intermediate rifle & clay shooting instruction
  • Intermediate hunting skills
  • Day trip to Back Woods Quail Club to shoot for the day


Advanced camp builds on the skills taught in intermediate camp.

  • Advanced hunting skills
  • Advanced rifle & clay shooting instruction
  • 3D archery
  • Game calling
  • Kayaking
  • Cast netting
  • Entire camp held at a hunting plantation

Prior shooting experience is required for intermediate and advanced campers.
Note: Advanced camp is held at Back Woods Quail Club.

*Adventure activities may have additional restrictions


  • Standard
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Summerton, SC

Camp Wildlife is held at Camp Bob Cooper in Summerton, situated on a 110-acre peninsula on beautiful Lake Marion. Facilities include air-conditioned dorm rooms, a full-service dining facility, waterfront area with multiple docks and a water slide, gymnasium, nature trails and a climbing tower.

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Matthew and Nathan had a blast! They couldn't wait to come again. Thank you so much for making their 1st away from home camp such a wonderful & amazing experience. A special shout out goes to camp counselors Kevin and Megan!

Matthew & Nathan's Mom

Camp Wildlife allowed my son to experience some things he may not have had the opportunity to do. He obtained his hunting license, rode in a canoe and learned how to shoot a bow and arrow.

Justin's Mom