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Best 2016 Family Summer Camps in Maine

Many of our Maine Family Camps are still adding to their info on their 2016 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2016 Summer Family Programs for Teens and Kids.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at Maine Family Camps for Summer 2016

Some of the Best 2016 Family Camps in Maine offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Family Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Spring Family Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Maine are Starting in May, 2016

Many of our Maine Family Camps offer Spring Family Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in May, 2016.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Family Camp you're interested in a call to check on Spring dates, times and availability.

Spring 2016 Family Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Family Camps will be hosting Spring Reunions for their previous campers, and Spring Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for May, 2016.

Best Maine Year-Round
Family Camps, Classes & Family Programs

Many of our Best Maine Summer Family Camps also offer Year Round Family Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Family Programs, too.

Best Maine Spring Family Camp Jobs

Searching for Maine Family Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Family Camps are now listing their 2016 Spring Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Spring Employment Opportunities" pages.

View ALL ME Camps with Spring Work & Leadership Training Opportunities.

Some of the Best Family Camps in the Northeast are here in Maine.

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One of Our Featured Maine Family CampsMinecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com
Online Camp

Visit Our Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com Website
scitechgames[AT]gmail.com
Online Camp

CAMPER AGES: 12-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Online. Summer: Weekdays, morning or afternoon sessions. Year-round camps, too.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SciTechGames will be offering online summer camps & year-round workshops in Minecraft and other technology and science online games for campers in the US and Canada. For Summer 2016, campers can choose from a variety of sessions and times. Campers will use our powerful private SciTechGames Minecraft server, that will also be available for "Free Play" time, too. Beginners thru Advanced players are welcome.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Minecraft & Other Educational Online Games.

Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com is a Top Family Summer Camp located in  Maine offering many fun and educational Family and other activities, including: Science, Computers, Technology and more. Minecraft Summer Camps at SciTechGames.com is a top Family Camp for ages: 12-17.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers of all experience levels will learn vital Minecraft strategies and techniques. It is important to note that this camp will use what's called a "mod pack", which is a collection of game modifications of the classic online version of Minecraft. Including: Applied Energistics (AE), Thermal Expansion, Red Power, Minefactory Reloaded, Computercraft, and many others. Separate sessions will be offered for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Players. Much more info for 2016 will be available soon, please visit This Website Link for more info and to submit a camp interest form.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Parents are welcome to sit-in and learn all about how the game is played.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year round programs will be available soon.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Summer: One-week sessions, M-F, morning or afternoons. Year-round schedules will begin in the Fall. Fee info will be available soon.

For more info, please visit: This Website Link.

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Maine Family Camps

Please note that our list of 2016 Maine Family Camps also includes information on Maine Family Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


One of Our Featured Maine Family CampsWildwood
Bridgton, Maine

Visit Our Wildwood Website
207-647-8864
campwildwood[AT]campwildwood.com
318 Wildwood Road
Bridgton, Maine 04009

Find the Best Family Camp in Bridgton, Maine

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Wildwood Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wildwood is a top boys sports orientated camp located in southern Maine.
Although we teach all team sports including ice hockey, we have a multitude of diverse non athletic and individual activities to choose from.

These include daily swim and tennis lessons, ropes and campcraft, BMX, archery, yoga and fitness, waterskiing and sailing, guitar, art, radio, and golf. Campers can attend Camp Wildwood for either 4 or 7 week sessions.

We also have weekly trips away from camp and the boys have daily tournaments and games versus neighboring camps.
We're a well rounded community of great kids and staff, that truly believe in positive role models, proper sportsmanship, and it doesn't hurt that we serve unbelievable food from a top notch professional kitchen staff that can handle food allergies of most any kind (or any kind of picky eater).

Wildwood has been run by the same ownership since 1980, yet we're still young enough to go and play with the campers.

Please go to This Website Link to experience what makes Wildwood so special.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. LACROSSE, ROLLER/STREET/ICE HOCKEY, BMX, WATERSKIING, & ROPES COURSE.

We Also Offer Private School Tutoring By One Of Our Teacher Administration Members. These Lessons Take Place After Lunch & Will Not Impact A "normal" Activity Schedule.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Wildwood is located in the White Mountains, approx. 40 miles west of Portland, Maine. We are situated on 150 acres and border pristine Woods Pond for more than half od those acres. Please visit our website for a site map, virtual tour, and lots of beautiful photographs.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Wildwood is considered one of the finest camps in North America. We have the rare combination of spectacular surroundings, with beautiful well cared for playing fields. We also have our own 25,000 sq. foot gym for rainy days and a 4 hole par 14 golf course. The campers and staff live in cabins complete with bathroom facilities and electricity.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our campers pick their activities every day from a schedule we provide them. We ask only that the boys "try" everything and just pick the three activities they're comfortable with. All activity choice periods include a team sport, individual sport, and non-athletic activity to choose from. For instance, your son might have to choose between baseball, waterskiing, and art or perhaps soccer, ropes, and yoga/fitness. We track their choices and recommend to them after a few weeks some choices that they have not tried ensuring a well rounded activity schedule.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Only for current campers that have been in our program

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Wildwood has an Early Bird discount rate if you sign up by January 1st.
Please contact us for more details, 207-647-8864 or email campwildwood[AT]campwildwood.com.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have a Post Camp Family Camp for current or future campers from August 14-16th

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
In 2015, Camp Wildwood begins on Sunday, June 28th.
The four week session ends on or about July 25 & 26th.
The remaining 7 week campers stay until camp ends on Friday, August 14th.

The staff comes to orientation commencing on Saturday June 20th.
The staff's last day is the same as the campers, Friday, August 14th.

The four week tuition price is $8,000
The seven week tuition price is $11,200

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always on the lookout for Specialty counselors that are reliable, responsible and hard working. To be a Specialty staff member, you must play or teach your specialty at a HIGH level. To work on our waterfront, a current Red Cross lifeguarding certification is mandatory, and this would include sailing or waterskiing.

Please head to This Website Link and click onto the Staff section to apply.

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Wildwood

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Family Camps in ME
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Maine Family Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.


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Acadia Institute of Oceanography
Seal Harbor, Maine

Visit Our Acadia Institute of Oceanography Website
800-375-0058
explore[AT]acadiainstitute.com
9 Lower Dunbar Rd.
Seal Harbor, Maine 04675

Find the Best Family Camp in Seal Harbor, Maine

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 8308
Ann Arbor, MI 48107

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Acadia Institute of Oceanography Video

CAMPER AGES: 10-19 years of age

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Academics, Wilderness/Nature, and more. We Are Primarily A Marine Science Program Though We Also Offer Recreational Activities Including Hiking, Swimming & Boating.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on Mt. Desert Island next to Acadia National Park in Seal Harbor, Maine. We are 8 miles from Bar Harbor.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our schoolhouse has been converted to include large dormitories, a working wet lab, bathrooms/showers, classrooms and a cafeteria.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: In 1975, chemistry teacher George Hahn yearned to find a way to give his students a strong marine science experience through hands on exploration. Though classroom instruction is valuable, he knew they also needed to learn the practical application of marine science and so the Acadia Institute of Oceanography (AIO) was born. Located in Seal Harbor, Maine on beautiful Mt. Desert Island, the rugged Maine coast is our classroom. As the premiere marine science summer program in New England for 40 years, AIO introduces students to the physical, chemical and biological aspects of oceanography while students explore their future in marine science.

Over 200 students from across the country and around the world attend AIO. These are all students with strong motivation and interest in learning about the ocean. We require a teacher recommendation for acceptance into the program so we know we’re getting highest caliber of student. Our staff are qualified educators, many with advanced degrees, who come to us from schools and universities around the country.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a limited number of $250 and $500 need/merit based scholarships.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): AIO offers a one week Introductory session for 10-12 year olds, two 2-week Intermediate sessions for 12-15 year olds and two 2-week Advanced sessions for high school students.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: In November of each year, we alternate offerings of either a Florida Career Seminar or a tropical program in San Pedro, Belize.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for current dates and fees at This Website Link.

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Acadia Institute of Oceanography

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Special Interest Family Camps in Maine

Some Maine Family Camps offer Special Interest programming and family activities, such as: family trail rides, performing arts, technology quests, family outdoor adventures, wilderness camping and survival, travel and sightseeing, and many more.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Kingsley Pines Camp
Raymond, Maine

Visit Our Kingsley Pines Camp Website
855-799-7788 (Toll free)
207-894-9030
info[AT]kingsleypines.com
51 Coughlan Cove Rd.
Raymond, Maine 04071

Find the Best Family Camp in Raymond, Maine

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Kingsley Pines Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Ages 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 2 or 3 week sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: You can't go very far at Kingsley Pines without hearing a laugh or seeing a smile. Our camp is so much fun you'll want to come back year after year! Kingsley Pines - it is the way camp should be! (Ages 8-16, Coed, 2 & 3 Week Sessions)

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, High Ropes, Low Ropes, Rock Climbing, Archery, Fencing, Campcraft, Nature, Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee, & Yoga.

Kingsley Pines Camp is a Top Family Summer Camp located in Raymond Maine offering many fun and educational Family and other activities, including: Adventure, Soccer, Dance and more. Kingsley Pines Camp is a top Family Camp for ages: Ages 8-16.
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CAMP LOCATION: Kingsley Pines is located on crystal clear Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. We are located 40 minutes west of Portland and 2 hours north of Boston.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are situated on a beautiful, private lake. We have a rock climbing tower, archery range, theater, art studios, a ceramics studio, indoor basketball courts, high and low ropes course, soccer field, baseball diamond, lacrosse field, 4 tennis courts, hiking and mountain biking trails, a chip and putt, and much more!

Our cabins are well-maintained, but still have a rustic fee. All cabins are equipped with screens and electricity. Most cabins have bathrooms. For the cabins without bathrooms, there are several central bath houses with hot and cold running water, sinks, toilets, and individual shower stalls.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: You can't go very far at Kingsley Pines without hearing a laugh or seeing a smile. Our summer camp is the place where your child learns to share, listen, work well with others, and is free to just be a kid.

Safe Surroundings
Our trained mature counselors have a genuine interest in and compassion for children. All counselors are screened and then carefully chosen to be positive role models. This safe surrounding nurtures and challenges each child so they can develop a higher level of self-confidence.

Enriching Environment
Our staff understands that a child first needs to feel secure before they will explore and try new things. Kingsley Pines' non-regimented sessions foster independence and give campers the responsibility of choosing all their own activities. Through daily interaction with fellow campers and staff, children learn to problem solve and help others. Camp gives them a true sense of who they are and how they can contribute to the community around them.

Friendships Forever
Living, laughing, and playing together connects our campers in ways that form lifelong friendships. Kingsley Pines is like a village where every camper feels comfortable, whether they are a first time or returning camper.

A Complete Camp Experience
Attending Kingsley Pines allows flexibility in planning your summer. Choose any of the three sessions and your child will have all the benefits of a whole camp experience.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp is designed to give all ages the opportunity to have as much fun as children have at Kingsley Pines Camp! There are a variety of options for families to be together and for adults and children to enjoy some time on their own.

To learn more, go to This Website Link

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer four 2 or 3 week sessions to choose from.

For a list of current rates and dates, please go to: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you are looking for a exciting and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference in child's life, then this is the place for you!

Counselors are the core of the camp staff. Candidates should be caring, enthusiastic and have a genuine concern for children. Counselors supervise, lead, guide, and live with 3-8 children. They also teach activities (see list below) These positions require maturity, creativity, and strong commitment to children. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2016.

Benefits include:
- Room & board
- Laundry
- Competitive salary
- Staff lounge with Internet access
- Transportation for days off
- Beautiful location
- Delicious meals with Vegetarian option
- FUN!

To apply online go to: This Website Link

For more information visit our website: This Website Link

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Kingsley Pines Camp

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Forest Acres Camp for Girls
Fryeburg, Maine

Visit Our Forest Acres Camp for Girls Website
Summer: 207.935.2305 Winter: 720.389.4912
moe[AT]indianacres.com
info[AT]indianacres.com
54 Swans Falls Road
Fryeburg, Maine 04037

Find the Best Family Camp in Fryeburg, Maine

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1307 Forest Trails Drive Castle Rock, CO 80108

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Forest Acres Camp for Girls Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-17 year-old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sports, Performing/Visual Arts, Water Sports, three waterfronts including Olympic-style pools, ropes course, climbing wall, zip lines, hiking, camping trips and the #1 horseback riding program. Located Maine’s White Mountain region, the camp welcomes children from over 20 states and 8 countries. Community, independence, leadership surround a 91-year history of traditional camping.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Boot Camp, Spinning, Volleyball, Cooking, Climbing Wall With Zip Line, Low & High Ropes Course (with Zip Line), Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kneeboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, & Windsurfing.

CAMP LOCATION: Forest Acres is located 2 1/2 hours from Boston in southwestern Maine on the border of New Hampshire in the heart of Mount Washington Valley. Please visit our website for photos, videos and additional information about camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live in rustic cabins with bathroom, shower and hot water in each cabin. Other facilities include dining hall, three waterfronts (Olympic-style pool, lake and river), High and Low Ropes course, Climbing Wall, 6 Tennis Courts, outdoor basketball court, gymnasium (includes basketball court, gymnastics equipment, spinning room), indoor theater, cooking center and 23-horse Riding Center.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1924, Forest Acres is located 2 miles away from its brother camp, Indian Acres Camp for Boys, in Maine's White Mountain Region. The community is a perfect example of traditional camping; providing a warm, safe, supportive and relaxed atmosphere where the children can have a positive growing experience with no pressure normally experienced when being around boys. Personal achievement is stressed in a community that has 150 girls. Many children return summer after summer and the global community has many second and third generation campers.

A commitment to each camper as an individual is the key to these flexible programs that balances the needs and requirements of everyone. Building community and teaching independence surround a 91-year history of caring for children. Forest Acres is a global community that welcomes children from 24 states and 8 different countries; fostering an environment where campers and counselors learn about different cultures and traditions from one another.

The camp offers a community-based experience that focuses on the needs of each camper while teaching them to work along with fellow campers. Over 85% of the campers 14 years of age and under, return each summer and a number of staff have been with the camp, 30+ years. The camp offers something special for everyone. The brother-sister program is unparalleled because it allows the boys and girls to be separate yet get together for various activities throughout the summer, thus offering the optimum camping experience that few others can offer.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: C.I.T. program for campers who are entering their Senior year of High School. This program is reserved for those campers who have previously attended Forest Acres.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp is available for weddings, reunions and corporate retreats.

OTHER CAMP INFO: English Horseback Riding program recognized as one of premier in the country; directed by renowned equestrian coach C.J. Law, Equestrian Director and Riding Team Coach at Mt. Holyoke College. American Red Cross certified Swim program directed by a professional swim coach. Tennis program is directed by a USTA teaching professional.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
7-week session - June 23, 2016 - August 11, 2016 - $11,400 30-day Option – June 23, 2016 – July 23, 2016 - $7,600 Please go to This Website Link for complete information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Applicants must be 19 years old and/or have completed the freshman year of college to be considered for employment. To apply log on to This Website Link and fill out an application.

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Forest Acres Camp for Girls

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International Family Camps in Maine

Some of our Maine Family Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Maine Family Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Family Programs for International Campers.


Living Waters
Weston, Maine

Visit Our Living Waters Website
207-448-2310
moreinfo[AT]lwcamp.com
47 Dark Cove Road
Weston, Maine 04424

Find the Best Family Camp in Weston, Maine

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Living Waters Video

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2016 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 7 to 18

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Soccer & Basketball Camps, Horsemanship

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 30 miles south of Houlton, Maine on the shores of East Grand Lake. Please visit our web site for camp photos and videos

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers stay in dorm style housing with councilors, with meals in a central dining hall. Swimming, canoeing and kayaking are available at our lake front. We have 8 house keeping cabins available along with 6 motel rooms for adult guest and families. RV and tent sites are also available.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our programing is for families as well as youth. We have separate activities for youth and the adults. See our web site for more info.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Adult camps.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year-round programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our season begins May 20 with a pastors conference. Our camping season begins June 21- 22, with a Ladies Retreat and ends with a Fall Foliage Weekend Oct 11 - 14.

Please see our website for our different youth camps and dates.

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Living Waters

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Maine Family Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Maine Family Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


Ballard Farm Riding Camp
Sidney, Maine

Visit Our Ballard Farm Riding Camp Website
207 547 3224
ride[AT]ballardfarmridingcamp.com
Ride[AT]BallardFarmRidingCamp.com
2050 Belgrade Road
Sidney, Maine 04339

Find the Best Family Camp in Sidney, Maine

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 2 week programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Christian. All religions welcome

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Ballard Farm Horseback Riding Camp for girls ages 8 - 17 where excellence in Equestrian and Horseback Riding meets traditional Maine New England Summer Camp, with campers from around the world. Best of Both Worlds

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Volleyball, Team Sports, Computers, Adventure, and more. Leadership & Volunteerism

CAMP LOCATION: 60 acres of Picturesque New England farm with stables, huge indoor riding ring and training facilities specially designed for girls 8 - 17

CAMP FACILITIES: Bunk houses complete with hot showers and toilets for privacy and indoor and outdoor activity areas both for Horseback riding and equestrian training plus alternative camp activities. Swimming pool, riding rings etc.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A developmental program bringing the joy of horseback riding and all the wonderful life values learned in the process of accepting there responsibility to care for horses and then each other as each girl becomes a mentor to the newer and younger equestrians.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The whole program is one continuous Leadership training program right from the first day until many years later becoming a CiT then LIT

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Limited scholarships available until May 1st.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family sessions at the end of the regular camp season

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Lessons, parties, outings year round

OTHER CAMP INFO: Plus a full program of lobster feast, white water rafting, canoeing, seeing the mountains, rivers and coast of picturesque Maine

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See website for details

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselors and instructors with a love for teaching and being a role model for kids.

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Ballard Farm Riding Camp

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JCC Camp Kingswood
Bridgton, Maine

Visit Our JCC Camp Kingswood Website
Summer - 207-647-5078
Winter - 617-558-6531
info[AT]kingswood.org
104 Wildwood Road
Bridgton, Maine 04009

Find the Best Family Camp in Bridgton, Maine

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
333 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA 02459

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our JCC Camp Kingswood Video

CAMPER AGES: Entering grades 3-11

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Kingswood campers and staff come from all over the world with different backgrounds and levels of Jewish observance.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Kingswood provides campers with an unforgettable, fun summer experience. Campers develop independence, gain self-confidence, build individual skills and learn to work as teams, all while nurturing lifelong friendships and strengthening their Jewish identities.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Zohar special needs program is a fully integrated camp experience for campers under the supervision of specially trained staff. Open to boys and girls ages 10-17 with developmental disabilities, high functioning spectrum disorders, and neurological and learning challenges. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:2. A family interview is required.

Zohar special needs vocational program provides Zohar campers ages 17-21 the opportunity to build independent living and work skills in the safe confines of Kingswood. Campers have job shadowing opportunities with supportive coaching along with the continuation of group social dynamics. The goal is to have campers succeed in their areas of interest and develop transferable skills.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Adventure Course; High & Low Ropes Courses, Day & Overnight Camping Trips, Fishing, Hiking, & Outdoor Living Skills

JCC Camp Kingswood is a Top Family Summer Camp located in Bridgton Maine offering many fun and educational Family and other activities, including: Waterfront/Aquatics, Fine Arts/Crafts, Wilderness/Nature and more. JCC Camp Kingswood is a top Family Camp for ages: Entering grades 3-11.
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CAMP LOCATION: One hundred acres in southern Maine make JCC Camp Kingswood the perfect setting for overnight camp! In this beautiful lakefront environment, Kingswood campers and experienced staff create a fun, positive, and diverse community where Jewish values and exciting activities in sports, outdoor/adventure, water sports and visual and performing arts are the core of the program.

CAMP FACILITIES: Kingswood's modern, well-maintained facilities include:
Sheldon A. Cohen Athletic Complex with rock climbing wall and zip line, high and low ropes courses, tennis and basketball courts, soccer and lacrosse fields, baseball field complete with our own Green Monster (like Fenway Park) and beach volleyball courts. We also have a fully equipped waterfront with water trampoline, water slide, water skiing, wake boarding, fishing and boating as well as an arts and crafts and ceramics center, multi-purpose recreation halls, bunks with restrooms, health and wellness center and newly renovated dining hall with kosher kitchen.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: JCC Camp Kingswood offers a broad spectrum of activities supplemented by specialty camp offerings that vary year to year. Campers are encouraged to develop interests and to try new activities. The woods in which we live and play together bring special awareness and appreciation of nature into all that we do - including our many long-standing traditions, special activities and events to celebrate them!

Camp is a special place with infinite opportunities to have meaningful positive impact on each other's lives. The magic of camp and the key to a great summer is in hiring quality staff. Our staff are incredibly important to us and we take great pride in the selection and training of each staff member. We look for individuals that will work hard to create a safe and caring environment, while at the same time bringing an incredible amount of energy and enthusiasm to camp.

Our staff is made up of individuals from all over the world. We have coaches, teachers, social workers, outdoor educators, Jewish educators, medical professionals, song leaders, athletes, artists, actors, swimmers, water skiers, and many more specialists. The staff is made up of professionals, parents, graduate students, college students, and recent/soon to be high school graduates.

Leslie Zide, Director

Director Leslie Zide has more than a decade of experience in JCC camping where she previously held the positions of Assistant Director at JCC Kingswood Camp and Assistant Director at JCC Grossman Camp. In addition, Leslie was also the Family Program and Community Coordinator for the JCC in the South Area where she was instrumental in developing innovative family programs and engaging families in Jewish life. Leslie brings energy, enthusiasm and creativity to everything she undertakes. She can't wait to see returning campers, welcome new campers and create an amazing camp experience this summer!


Eric Bloomberg, Caretaker

Eric Bloomberg is responsible for Kingswood's facilities and grounds. Over the past decade, he has overseen many significant projects, including major renovations and new construction, that have enhanced the Kingswood experience. During the summer, Eric assists the theatre staff in building sets and teaches a class in building for older campers.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Kingswood CIT program prepares campers entering grade 11 to be future counselors.

CIT Trip to Israel is an optional three week experience for Kingswood CITs organized in conjunction with BBYO. This trip takes place during first session and provides a once in a lifetime experience for CITs to connect with the history, people, and natural beauty of Israel. After the trip, CITS return to camp for second session to continue their training.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: The JCC, together with Combined Jewish Philanthropies and generous individual and foundation donors, offers some financial assistance for campers on the basis of financial need only. Assistance is awarded on a first come, first served basis. For more information and to have a confidential conversation, please contact the Camp Director at 617-558-6531.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Kingswood Family Camp is a fun filled weekend with your family at camp. Includes meals and lodging, a spiritually inclusive family Shabbat experience, and all the activities you can handle: campfires, lake swimming and boating, hikes, and your favorite sports.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The Kingswood summer program is flexible. Families can choose to enroll campers for 3 1/2, 5 1/2 or 7 weeks. There are one- and two-week options for younger campers, and a day/overnight camp option offered in collaboration with JCC Grossman Camp or JCC Kaleidoscope Creative Arts & Science Camp. Transportation to and from camp is available for all sessions.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Kingswood is looking to fill additional camp positions including:

Specialists: Arts and Crafts, Drama, Music, Ropes, Sewing, Videography, Lifeguards/Boating and Photography

Special Needs Staff

Bunk Counselors

Administrative Staff -- Unit Heads

Please check This Website Link for more information.

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New England Frontier Camp
Lovell, ME

Visit Our New England Frontier Camp Website
207-925-6735
dgray[AT]nefc.org
btwitchell[AT]nefc.org
197 Quite A Rd
Lovell, ME 04051

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Overnight, Day Camps, and Year round Retreats

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Team Sports, Computers, Technology, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: New England Frontier Camp is an inter-denominational independent Christian organization, located in southwestern Maine on beautiful Kezar Lake. Since 1965 we have offered outstanding, life changing, adventure camping for boys and young men. We offer summer programs for campers aged 6 to 18, Labor Day weekend Family Camp, as well as retreat facilities for groups in the Fall, Winter and Spring. Campers will be under the guidance of trained and caring counselors during their stay at New England Frontier Camp. It is our desire to provide your son with a camping experience that is exciting, memorable and fun and most importantly, life changing as a result of an increased awareness and knowledge of God.

CAMP FACILITIES: Nearly 300 acres on the beautiful Kezar Lake. Tons of land and outdoor activities. 12 Cabins throughout the area. 7+ fire pits. Outdoor covered basketball court. Boats for water skiing, wake boarding, tubing. Sailboats, water trampoline, fishing, swimming areas for all ages. Craft shops, snack shack fully stocked. Archery, Riflery, Canoeing, Rocketry, Airsoft, Disc golf, Mountain trips, and all sorts of other available activities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: New England Frontier Camp is available for churches, Christian schools, and other not-for-profit organizations to rent for weekend or mid-week events during the fall, winter, and spring months. Before cold weather sets in, we can host approximately 100 guests in cabins. Cold weather limits our capacity to about 35 guests.

NEFC is available to host retreats during the Fall, Winter and Spring. Your group would enjoy the beautiful wooded acreage on lake front property. Though the accommodations are rustic, the atmosphere is unforgettable.

Fall and Spring Activities Include: Canoeing, hiking, basketball, volleyball, soccer, disk golf and many other activities! Winter Activities Include: Sledding, Ice Skating, Hockey, Ice Fishing, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Skiing at nearby mountains and much more! (Camp owns a limited number of sleds and hockey sticks, please bring all other equipment to enjoy!)

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership/CIT Program:

(Young Men ages 16 - 18) The Counselor-In-Training program is designed to train young men to become effective role models and mentors to their campers. During Pre Camp, you will learn skills in CPR, Lifesaving, First Aid, counseling and camp programming, peer team building, and "on-the-job training" with your senior counselor. Make this summer a life changing ministry experience!

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp

OTHER CAMP INFO: New England Frontier Camp is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are passionate about the camp and its programs. Board members represent NEFC and its mission to the New England community; give financially to the ministry according to personal means; serve as stewards of the financial, personnel, program, spiritual, and property resources God has given to the camp; and uphold the NEFC mission statement, statement of faith, and corporate by-laws. Board members may serve a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms before taking at least a year off the Board.

In addition to volunteering in various capacities at the camp�from serving on summer staff to helping out during work weekends�Board members take on specific responsibilities to assist the camp staff in the areas of technology, volunteer recruitment, human resources, alumni relations, development, facilities management, financial management, promotion, program, and prayer.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
STOCKADE � Boys Age 8-11 Exciting action for boys ages 8 - 11 on one of the most beautiful lakes in Maine!

BATTALION � Boys Age 12-16 An adventure packed week, including an overnight hike in the White Mountains or a Canoe Trip on the Saco River!

FRONTIERSMEN � Young Men 14-18 True Christian leadership begins with service, following the pattern set by Christ. This multi-week program is designed around that very theme.

FATHER AND SON (Boys ages 6 - 14) Spend 3 days building life-long lasting relationships with your son. It will be one of the most rewading experiences for both of you!

ADVENTURE TRIPS (Young Men ages 14 - 18) Spend a week engaged in an exciting adventure! We offer 3 week-long adventures from Sailing, to Canoeing the Moose River, to water sports on Kezar Lake!

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (Young Men ages 16 - 18) The Counselor-In-Training program is designed to train young men to become effective role models and mentors to their campers. During Pre Camp, you will learn skills in CPR, Lifesaving, First Aid, counseling and camp programming, peer team building, and "on-the-job training" with your senior counselor. Make this summer a life changing ministry experience!

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Camp Manitou for Boys
Oakland, ME

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800-326-1916
jon[AT]campmanitou.com
47 Camp Manitou Cove
Oakland, ME 04963

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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Manitou, a summer camp for boys age 7-16, is located in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes region of Maine. Founded in 1947, Camp Manitou is one of the nation's foremost residential summer camps.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Wake-Surfing, Ropes Course & Climbing Tower, Track & Field, Lacrosse, Archery, & Riflery.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located an 1 hour and 15 minutes north of Portland, Maine and 3 hours north of Boston on a large Maine lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: Updated Cabins with electricity and bathrooms in the bunk, 15,000 sq ft indoor sports complex, Arts and, Crafts Center, Dining hall, Pristine Lake.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Athletic and creative diversity distinguishes the Manitou program. With a choice of more than 40 learning areas, every camper can find a place in which he will experience success.

Manitou promotes team building through inter-camp competition and intra-camp activities called College League and Color War. For boys who prefer individual activities, Manitou offers a variety of programs for instruction, discovery and fun.

Camp Manitou was founded in 1947 and is home to many second and third generation campers.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Father-Son Weekend:August 14-16, 2015

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Mt Snow, VT Ski Trip Disney (FL) Trip

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website: This Website Link

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For more information about jobs at Camp Manitou, visit: http:// This Website Link and click on the staff section.

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Hidden Valley Equestrian Center Camp
Cornville, Maine

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207-474-3014
Terry[AT]HidVal.com
8A Hidden Valley Lane
Cornville, Maine 04976

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
207-474-3014

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Co-ed Daycamps, M-F 8-4. Girls Only Overnights

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): ACA

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in beautiful central Maine, 4 miles from Skowhegan, 1 hour north of Augusta, 1 hour south of Bangor

CAMP FACILITIES: We only accept 6 girls for overnight camp. We have 2 bunkrooms, kitchen, dining, lounge and restroom with shower. We have a large indoor arena so we can ride rain or shine and we have a large in-ground swimming pool.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are family owned and operated with low camper to counselor ratio. We can accommodate beginner to advanced riders. We do offer crafts and swimming but our focus is the horse program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer Family Camps!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Horseback riding year round! We have a large indoor arena.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for dates and rates and more information!

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Indian Acres Camp for Boys
Fryeburg, Maine

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Summer: 207.935.2300 Winter: 720.389.4912
moe[AT]indianacres.com
info[AT]indianacres.com
1712 Main Street
Fryeburg, Maine 04037

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1307 Forest Trails Drive Castle Rock, CO 80108

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-17 years-old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sports, Performing/Visual Arts, Water Sports, three waterfronts including Olympic-style pools, ropes course, climbing wall, zip lines, hiking, camping trips and the #1 horseback riding program. Located Maine’s White Mountain region, the camp welcomes children from over 20 states and 8 countries. Community, independence, leadership surround a 91-year history of traditional camping.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Street Hockey, Lacrosse, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Boot Camp, Climbing Wall With Zip Line, Low & High Ropes Course (with Zip Line), Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kneeboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, & Windsurfing.

CAMP LOCATION: Forest Acres is located 2 1/2 hours from Boston in southwestern Maine on the border of New Hampshire in the heart of Mount Washington Valley. Please visit our website for photos, videos and additional information about camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live in rustic cabins with bathroom, shower and hot water in each cabin. Other facilities include dining hall, three waterfronts (Olympic-style pool, lake and river), High and Low Ropes course, Climbing Wall, Disc Golf course, 6 Tennis Courts, outdoor basketball court, gymnasium (includes basketball court, fitness center, martial arts room)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1924, Forest Acres is located 2 miles away from its sister camp, Forest Acres Camp for Girls, in Maine's White Mountain Region. The community is a perfect example of traditional camping; providing a warm, safe, supportive and relaxed atmosphere where the children can have a positive growing experience with no pressure normally experienced when being around boys. Personal achievement is stressed in a community that has 150 boys.

Many children return summer after summer and the global community has many second and third generation campers. A commitment to each camper as an individual is the key to these flexible programs that balances the needs and requirements of everyone. Building community and teaching independence surround a 91-year history of caring for children. Indian Acres is a global community that welcomes children from 24 states and 8 different countries; fostering an environment where campers and counselors learn about different cultures and traditions from one another. The camp offers a community-based experience that focuses on the needs of each camper while teaching them to work along with fellow campers.

Over 85% of the campers 14 years of age and under, return each summer and a number of staff have been with the camp, 30+ years. The camp offers something special for everyone. The brother-sister program is unparalleled because it allows the boys and girls to be separate yet get together for various activities throughout the summer, thus offering the optimum camping experience that few others can offer.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: C.I.T. program for campers who are entering their Senior year of High School. This program is reserved for those campers who have previously attended Forest Acres.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp is available for wedding, reunions and corporate retreats.

OTHER CAMP INFO: English Horseback Riding program recognized as one of premier in the country; directed by renowned equestrian coach C.J. Law, Equestrian Director and Riding Team Coach at Mt. Holyoke College. American Red Cross certified Swim program directed by a professional swim coach. Tennis program is directed by a USTA teaching professional.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
7-week session - June 23, 2016 - August 11, 2016 - $11,400 30-day Option – June 23, 2016 – July 23, 2016 - $7,600. Please go to This Website Link for complete information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Applicants must be 19 years old and/or have completed the freshman year of college to be considered for employment. To apply log on to This Website Link and fill out an application.

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Wilderness Voyageurs
Stonington, Maine

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Kristie Marks cell 631 877 3064
Old Quarry Ocean Adventures 207.367.8977
kristiemarks[AT]gmail.com
130 Settlement Road
Stonington, Maine 04681

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CAMPER AGES: 10- 16 kid camps. Family camp- able to paddle a tandem together.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 9 am arrival.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wilderness Voyageurs is an adventure camp where child and adults will learn core wilderness and kayak skills while exploring Stonington archipelago and making unforgettable memories.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Sea Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Fire Starting, Outdoor Cooking & Navigation.

CAMP LOCATION: Stonington Maine is an Island community with a mecca for kayakers and fisherman.

CAMP FACILITIES: While camping at Old Quarry we have access to a pond to practice rescues and a full bath house, with an indoor space available if needed. Then we will be camping in the Stonington archipelago, having the unforgettable experience of island camping.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Wilderness Voyageurs was a founded in 2013 by environmental educator and registered Maine Sea Kayak guide Kristie Marks. The camp is an adventure camp where children will learn core wilderness and kayak skills while exploring Maine's coast. Camp is under the auspices of Old Quarry Ocean Adventures and affiliated with Island Heritage Trust.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Campers will be given leadership opportunities. When paddling and navigating on the water often the campers with interest in leading will be given an opportunity with coaching.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Local campers can contact me for scholarship availability. In the past I have given out two half price scholarships each year.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): 2-day Family Camp
Looking for an unforgettable island camping adventure, with the safety and planning of Registered Maine Guide Kristie Marks. Depending on groups interested optional activities include; geocaching, quarry swimming, navigation lessons, tradition fire starting, a night paddle, natural history and other kayaking skills.

$219 per person Early registration deal: sign up 3 get 1 free, by June 15th.

Dates (bad weather dates are next night) (5 person minimum)
July 1st-2nd
July 22nd-23rd
Aug. 5th-6th
Aug. 19th-20th
Other dates available upon request

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2015 dates:
3-day camp 10-15 year olds Date: Aug. 12th-14th $299
Campers will have an outdoor adventure exploring local islands and learning essential wilderness kayaking skills. Such as rescue techniques, paddle strokes, matchless fire starting, navigation, camp cooking and other outdoor skills. Island camping weather permitting.

4-day camp 11-16 year olds Date: July 28th-31st $399
Campers will work on more advanced skills including self and assisted rescues, navigation, outdoor leadership, and wilderness skills. We will also go island camping in the Stonington Archipelago and learn to paddle board.

2-day Family Camp
Looking for an unforgettable island camping adventure, with the safety and planning of Registered Maine Guide Kristie Marks. Depending on groups interested optional activities include; geocaching, quarry swimming, navigation lessons, tradition fire starting, a night paddle, natural history and other kayaking skills.
$219 per person Early registration deal: sign up 3 get 1 free, by June 15th.
Dates (bad weather dates are next night) (5 person minimum)
July 1st-2nd
July 22nd-23rd
Aug. 5th-6th
Aug. 19th-20th
Other dates available upon request
Go to the web page to register at This Website Link.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Looking for an assistant to help run to two kid camps. Needs to be a strong sea kayaker and good with kids. 

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Maine Golf and Tennis Academy Camp Kennebec
Belgrade, Maine

Visit Our Maine Golf and Tennis Academy Camp Kennebec Website
207-465-3226
fun[AT]golfcamp.com
35 Golf Academy Drive
Belgrade, Maine 04917

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CAMPER AGES: 8= 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Handicap accessible

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Math, Science, Adventure, and more. Junior Golf, Junior Tennis, Waterfront, Tournaments, Sports, & Leadership.

CAMP LOCATION: 1 hours north of Portland, Maine in the Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine and in the heart of Great Golf Course, Rivers, Tennis Tournaments and Golf Tournaments

CAMP FACILITIES: 30 cabins for boys and girls, complete and uniquely designed junior golf and tennis training facility with 6 holes, 9 courts, three different surfaces, 300 yard covered driving range, full waterfront, pontoon boat, ski boats, canoes, kayaks, waterskiing, basketball, soccer, theater, music etc.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Golf, Tennis and Camp. The best of both worlds. Certified PGA and USGA Recognized facility, LPGA Foundation Recognized as "one of the countries top Junior Golf Program, Sports Illustrated names us BEST Golf and BEST Tennis Camp in America.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Partial Scholarships available

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp and handicap accessible

OTHER CAMP INFO: You Will Love What We Do Here and You Will Improve - Guaranteed.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Camp Kippewa
Monmouth, ME

Visit Our Camp Kippewa Website
207-933-2993
800-547-7392
info[AT]kippewa.com
1 Kippewa Drive
Monmouth, ME 04259

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Suite 102, #218
265 Turkey Sag Trail
Palmyra, VA 22963

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The caring, nurturing ambiance at Kippewa sets girls at ease, giving them confidence to make friends and try new activities. Girls create weekly schedules from our wide range of varied activities: Arts. Equestrian. WaterSports, Gymnastics, Climbing, Wilderness trips and more!

No two girls are alike. Why should their summers be?

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Ropes Course With Zip Line, Extensive Equestrian Program, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Sailing, Archery, Cooking

CAMP LOCATION: Kippewa is in South Central Maine, the north-eastern most state of the United States, in the same time zone as New York City but further north. This is lake country, less than an hour's drive to the Atlantic Ocean and the southern parts of the Great North Woods wilderness. Measured by driving time from cities with airports served, Kippewa is three hours north of Boston, Massachusetts; an hour north of Portland, Maine; and twenty minutes south of Augusta, Maine.

CAMP FACILITIES: Please visit our website to check out our camp facilities!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: No two girls are alike, why should their summers be? Camp Kippewa is a unique all-girls overnight camp for ages 6 to 15. Girls select from a wide array of activities to create their own weekly schedule, participating in six activity blocks daily. The caring, nurturing ambiance at Camp Kippewa sets a girl at ease with who she is, giving her the confidence to make friends easily and feel comfortable about trying challenging new activities.

The Arts program offers over 20 disciplines of Fine Arts & Crafts and Dance & Theater.

Onsite horseback riding facilities host an unbeatable Equestrian program where campers can ride daily.

Lake Cobbosseecontee is the perfect setting for top-notch Water Sports instruction in waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.

Our program also offers a variety of Land Sports including our popular tennis program, gymnastics, soccer, softball, lacrosse and more. Campers enjoy the natural setting of Maine with ocean sailing trips, beach days, wilderness hikes and canoe trips. Our brother camp, Camp Cobbossee, is just 1 mile down the road. Siblings see each other weekly through brother/sister lunches and shared special events such as Carnival.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family camp in August

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for session dates and fees.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Looking for qualified counselor applicants in all program areas. Learn more at This Website Link.

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Schoolhouse Arts Center
Standish, Maine

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(207) 642-3743
schoolhousearts[AT]gmail.com
16 Richville Road
Standish, Maine 04084

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CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Summer Camps are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 3 pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Schoolhouse Arts Center offers year-round theater arts classes, including dance, voice, acting and junior musicals. We also produce 5 main stage productions a year that students are encouraged to audition for.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Schoolhouse Arts Center is located in the Old Standish High School in Sebago Lake Village, on Route 114 just past the intersection of Route 35.

CAMP FACILITIES: The SchoolhouseArtsCenter has a main theater where the main productions are performed, a Black Box theater for smaller productions, a dance room, acting room and music room for classes.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Schoolhouse Arts Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing to the community a fun, creative, educational, and supportive arts environment where people can grow, develop skills, and be involved in the arts. The Schoolhouse offers summer theater camps as well as after-school classes during the school year. We also offer a variety of other educational or cultural opportunities: one-time or regularly recurring activities outside the normal class schedule.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Families are encouraged to audition for main stage productions as a fun activity to do together.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The SchoolhouseArtsCenter offers year-round theater arts classes, including dance, voice, acting and junior musicals. We also produce 5 main stage productions a year that students are encouraged to audition for.

OTHER CAMP INFO: For complete info, please visit: This Website Link.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The Schoolhouse Arts Center has some awesome theater camps this summer! Be sure to sign up soon before they fill up!

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Theatre Camps:

Storybook Theatre (ages 5-12)
Camp: July 6 - July 10 / Show July 10 at 2:30pm
Meet new friends and learn about being on stage! Familiar and re-imagined storybook characters take the stage as the kids put on an original show at the end of the week.

Princess and Pirate Camp (ages 6-14)
Camp: July 13-17 / Show July 17 at 2:30pm
Recreate some of your favorite characters, and create some new ones! They will come to life in an original production at the end of the week.

Create Your Own Adventure Camp (ages 8-14)
Camp: July 20-24 / Show July 24 at 2:30pm
For the imaginative camper, this camp will allow students to create their own show from scratch, from writing an original script, casting a show, and mounting it for performance, all in one week!

Shakespeare Workshop: As You Like It (ages 12-18)
8-Week Camp beginning June 22
3 days a weeks: Sun, Mon, Wed
Shows: August 14-16 Directed by Eileen Avery
This workshop is an energetic, intensive, performance-oriented experience for young actors ready to delve into Shakespeare. Collaborative workshops will introduce the language, story, characters, and ideas of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Classes will incorporate movement, voice, improvisation and acting to enable students to explore the play. Schedule to be determined by availability of students.

Musical Theatre Camps:

Sleeping Beauty Kids (ages 6-11)
Camp July 27 - August 7 / Shows August 7-9
Auditions June 27-28
Directed by Dillon Bates
Join us for this retelling of a fairy tale favorite. Filled with vibrant characters, singing and dancing, Sleeping Beauty is sure to keep you wide awake!

Into the Woods Jr. (ages 11-15) *** CAMP FULL ***
*** Contact us to be placed on waiting list ***
Camp August 10-21 / Shows August 21-23
Auditions June 27-28
Directed by Dillon Bates
One of the most ambitious shows we’ve ever attempted, join us as we bring to life Stephen Sondheim’s challenging score and classic re-imagining of familiar fairy tale characters.

For more information about our summer camps at Schoolhouse Arts, contact our Education Director, Dillon Bates, at schoolhousearts[AT]gmail.com

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The Schoolhouse is always looking for volunteers to help out with our summer theater arts programs as well as directors and teachers for our year-round activities. Please contact us at schoolhousearts[AT]gmail.com or (207) 642-3743 for more information.

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