Field Trips

Get students excited about Mother Earth.Get students excited about Mother Earth.

Go Beyond the Desk

YMCA Camp Thunderbird's Environmental Education Center offers more than twenty-five different nature or outdoor adventure education classes that align with national curriculum standards for grades K-12. Located on 1.7 miles of pristine Lake Wylie shoreline in South Carolina, our setting provides an ideal classroom for enriching education experiences.

The mission of our Environmental Education Center is to:

  • Foster a respect for our physical and social environment
  • Develop life skills
  • Instill responsibility and confidence through interactive experiences in a dynamic learning environment

Our unique learning opportunities encourage positive decision-making in the real world and create a social awareness that benefits students throughout their lives. We customize single day and overnight programs to meet your needs.


Dates & Rates

Rates now available for 2023.


More than just a field trip.


Our greatest classroom is the 12,455 acres of Lake Wylie.


What you need to know.