Perched high in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is the wonderful campus of Teen Valley Ranch. It covers 147 acres of land and sits at an elevation of 3,000-3,500 feet. Looking out at the incredible vistas of mountains, our campers will enjoy a specialized program of activities like nothing they have experienced before.
The Circle A Camp program is filled with all the fun camp activities you’d expect, but our focus is on something more. Through these activities, we teach campers leadership skills, teamwork, positive attitudes and productive communication. In the daily seminars, with speaker Skip Ross, they will learn life skills like handling fear, goal setting, building positive relationships, developing a proper self-image, and finding balance in life.
Teams will participate in a rotation of different events each day so there is always something new and fun to do! Some of our activities include: Zip Lines, Horses, Climbing and Rappelling Tower, Drama, Tubing, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Mountain Hikes, Softball/Baseball, Field games, Ultimate Frisbee, Team Building, Archery Range, Ping Pong, Arts and Crafts, Frisbee Golf and so much more!
In Circle A’s positive environment, they will receive encouraging communication from our team, build life long friendships and grow a new outlook on life and their achievements!
The program begins on June 30th. Please schedule your arrival between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm on June 30th. Check-in closes at 3:15 pm, and camper orientation begins at 3:30 pm. If you are arriving by plane, your transportation will be provided to and from the camp.
If arriving by plane, schedule arrival for June 30th no later than 4:00 pm. Circle A staff will greet campers at airport and transport them to camp. Please fill out the transportation form with all arrival and departure information.
The program ends with a Family Dinner & Awards Presentation at 5:00 p.m. on the car departure day which is July 6th. Your family is invited to attend. You should schedule your departure that evening if by car, or the next day if by plane. Please do everything possible to abide by this schedule since the camp closes after 1:00 pm on the day of plane departures and there is no staff available for supervision or airport transportation after 9:00 am. Plane departures should be scheduled for July 7th after 1:00 PM. If you are having difficulty scheduling a flight within the designated time, please call our office team at 616-951-3161 or email us at CircleA.firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can help you find a solution.
If by car, arrive on June 30th between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
The program begins on arrival day. Check-in closes at 3:15 pm, and camper orientation begins at 3:30 pm.
If by plane, arrive into Asheville,NC (AVL) no later than 4:00 pm on June 30rd.
If you are arriving by plane, your transportation will be provided to and from the camp. Circle A will have staff at the terminal or airport to meet your arrivals until 3:00 PM.
The address for the airport is:
ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT
61 Terminal Dr Fletcher, NC 28732
If by car, please depart after 8:00 pm on July 6th, following our Family Dinner and Awards Presentation.
If by plane, please schedule flights from Asheville, NC (AVL) NO EARLIER THAN 1:00 pm on July 7th.
If you are traveling from another country, please check with your Embassy to see what travel visas or documentation you will need. Please contact us by email if you require a letter of invitation in order to obtain your travel documents, and we will provide that for you.
*If an inexperienced passenger under the age of 16 is traveling alone and would like assistance in transferring flights, please ask the airline that they will be traveling on to designate them as “unaccompanied minors”.