Wellspring Camps are the most fun, effective and affordable summer programs for weight loss. Campers at Wellspring programs achieve average weight loss of 4lbs. per week. More importantly, Wellspring campers not only maintain this weight loss after returning home from camp, they go on to lose more weight! In evaluations that occurred 6-9 months after the conclusion of camp in 2004, 2005 and 2006 Wellspring campers continued to lose weight after the end of camp, averaging 5 - 8 lbs. of additional weight-loss. This summer, choose from twelve Wellspring programs with locations in the United States, Canada, and the UK.
Wellspring currently has 12 programs:
1. Wellspring Wisconsin — Located on a beautiful 820-acre campus, Wellspring Wisconsin takes advantage of expansive state-of-the-art facilities for swimming, fitness, basketball, volleyball, tennis, personal training, weight lifting, and aerobics. Boys and girls ages 11 – 18 enjoy exciting activities on campus and in the surrounding region. Sessions run four, six, and eight weeks, starting June 13, June 27, and July 11.
2. Wellspring Adventure Camp North Carolina — Perhaps the most effective weight loss program ever developed, Wellspring Adventure Camp in North Carolina enrolls boys and girls ages 11-18, combining weight loss and behavioral change with adventure: whitewater rafting, rock climbing, rappelling, kayaking, hiking, camping, and a range of team sports and traditional camp activities. The Adventure Camp is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, nestled in a picturesque mountain valley with a river running through camp. The Adventure Camp is always one of Wellspring's most popular programs. Four, six, eight, ten, and twelve week sessions available, with start dates every week beginning June 6 through August 1.
3. Wellspring La Jolla, Ca — At Wellspring Camp La Jolla, you’ll enjoy breathtaking beaches that stretch for miles, the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, sunny days and pleasant nights. Wellspring Camp La Jolla is one of the oldest and most respected fitness and weight loss camps in the world. Our setting is the world-famous University of California, San Diego and the campus provides outstanding facilities, dining, and accommodations. From the $35-million Fitness Center to the huge aquatic center, multiple weight rooms and fitness studios, and expansive fields, Camp La Jolla campers get fit in state-of-the-art facilitieOff-campus we take advantage of the best of southern California – beaches and surf for swimming, surfing, bonfires, and boogie boarding, scenic hikes, and field trips to nearby attractions like Disneyland, Sea World, Magic Mountain, Knott’s Berry Farm and the world famous San Diego Zoo. Sessions begin June 20th through August 14th, running two, three, four, five, six, seven and eight weeks.
4. Wellspring Family Camp —Located at the four-star Pinehurst resort, famous for its golf and southern hospitality, families with 1-3 children ages 5-15 attend Wellspring Family Camp for one or two-week weight loss vacations and transformations. Families take advantage of all the amenities that Pinehurst has to offer, including personal training, hiking, fitness classes, swimming, and a wide variety of sports, games and other fun and energizing activities. At the end of the session, all family members will look back on a week of fun and togetherness, gaining skills, knowledge, and support necessary for initial and long-term success. Weekly sessions begin June 20 through July 11.
5. Wellspring Florida — Located on a beautiful waterfront campus in St. Petersburg on the Gulf Coast, Wellspring Florida campers enjoy a range of outdoor watersports, as well as a variety of climate-controlled athletic facilities, including swimming pools, indoor and outdoor athletic fields, fitness centers, weight rooms, cardio rooms and gyms. Wellspring Florida is a summer of fun and sun for boys and girls ages 11-18. Sessions run four, six and eight weeks, with start dates of June 20, June 27, July 4, and July 18.
6. Wellspring Hawaii — Surrounded by the natural wonders abundant on the Big Island of Hawaii, Wellspring Hawaii offers activities as diverse and exciting as Hawaii itself. Young men and women ages 11 – 24 learn to surf, climb ancient volcanoes, enjoy outrigger canoe competitions, and hike through tropical rainforests. Housed at a private yoga retreat center, campers share solar-powered cabins in a lush tropical setting close to the beach. Campers from Asia, Australia and North America convene at Wellspring Hawaii for a truly life-changing experience. Sessions run four, six, and eight weeks, with start dates June 20, July 4, and July 18.
7. Wellspring New York — The only weight loss camp exclusively for young women (ages 11-24), Wellspring New York offers a wide variety of fitness classes and activities specifically geared for women to lose weight, get in shape and significantly improve their level of fitness. Located on the historic 100-acre campus of Union College, one of America’s oldest colleges, campers enjoy beautiful, world-class facilities and comfortable air-conditioned rooms in a renovated hotel on campus. Plus, it’s only a couple hours from New York City. Wellspring NY has transformed the lives of thousands of young women. You could be next. Four, six, and eight week sessions starting June 20, July 4, and July 18.
8. Wellspring Pennsylvania — Based at a private boarding school in a quiet town just east of Pittsburgh, Wellspring Pennsylvania is the only scientifically based co-ed weight loss camp in Pennsylvania, the Poconos, or New York. Campers experience Wellspring’s fitness and weight loss approach through a range of sports and adventure activities including basketball, soccer, volleyball, softball, hiking, and canoeing. Boys and girls ages 11 – 18 come to Wellspring Pennsylvania for a transformative summer in an exceptionally beautiful environment. Sessions available in four, six, and eight weeks, with start dates June 13, 20, & 27, July 4, and July 18.
9. Summer Session at Wellspring Academy — Lose weight, get in shape, and earn academic credit! Summer session at Wellspring Academy of California provides young men and women ages 12 - 24 the opportunity for lifestyle changes while getting ahead in school. An expansive 68-acre campus, experienced staff, and a year-round boarding environment provide the perfect summer home for children and young adults looking to lose weight while earning credits – whether for high school or college. For those seeking continued weight loss, summer session students often continue at Wellspring Academy for the fall semester. We are currently enrolling!
10. Wellspring Texas — Set in the heart of the Lone Star State, amid the rolling grasslands, lakes and rivers of the famous Hill Country, Wellspring Texas provides boys and girls ages 11-18 with exciting weight loss, sports, and activities such as swimming, biking and Nordic walking. Based on the 200-acre campus of San Marcos Baptist Academy, Texas campers enjoy comfortable dormitories and athletic facilities while traveling to nearby rivers and magnificent state parks for exciting adventure activities. Four, six, eight, and ten week sessions available. Start dates are June 6, June 20, July 4, and July 18.
11. Wellspring UK — Europe’s only scientifically-based summer programme for weight loss is located on the campus of Exeter University, in the heart of the beautiful county of Devon in the South West of England. Designed for young people ages 11-24, students travel from across the UK, Europe and the Middle East to partake in the many traditional sports, fitness classes and outdoor activities offered at Wellspring UK. Our campus features first-rate facilities, including extensive playing fields, courts, swimming pools, and outdoor areas for hockey, tennis, netball, and other sports. We also venture to the wild countryside and beautiful coastline. Four, six, and eight week programme start dates are 4 July, 18 July, and 1 August.
12. Wellspring Vancouver —- Located near Vancouver, British Columbia, Wellspring Vancouver is unique among Wellspring programs for providing campers with access to mountain and ocean activities. Enjoy sea kayaking on the Pacific. Then climb a snowcapped mountain. At Wellspring’s first program in Canada, Canadian and American campers ages 11-18 attend Wellspring Vancouver for remarkable weight loss and lifestyle change. Sessions start July 4, July 18, and August 1, with sessions running four, six, and eight weeks.