Overnight Camps - New England

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Camp Winadu
Pittsfield, MA
contact: 800-494-6238
phone: 413-447-8900

For BOYS up to age 16

Camp Winadu is America's best summer sports camp for boys, with the quality instruction of a specialty sports camp and the fun "life lessons and supervision of a traditional overnight boys summer camp. Camp Winadu is more than a summer camp" it's a team.

activities: sports, sports & more sports... baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, water sports, golf, tennis, lacrosse, extreme sports, martial arts, hiking, climbing, track and more.

length: 7 weeks
approx. cost: $9,750

Camp Danbee
Hinsdale, MA
contact: jay@campdanbee.com

For GIRLS up to age 16

Danbee is all about spirit! ENTHUSIASM AND ENERGY thread their way through everything we do at camp. Our facilities, which enhance Danbee's instructional program, include: 2 heated swimming pools, separate senior campus, equestrian center, 11 all-weather tennis courts, 4 Malibu competition ski boats, comprehensive gymnastics center, fully-equipped health center and state-of-the-art dance studio, full lake program, creative arts studios and multi-purpose athletic fields.

activities: soccer, gymnastics, basketball, tennis, swimming, horseback riding, figure skating, ropes, fitness, golf, piano, archery, newspaper writing, art, photography, dance, theater and more.

length: 7 weeks
approx. cost: $9,750

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Camp Greylock
1525 Main Street
Becket, MA 01223
contact: info@campgreylock.com
phone: (413) 623-8921

For BOYS up to age 16

Since 1916, we have maintained a tradition of teaching boys with kindness and respect. We want campers to recognize that learning is a lifelong process. We help young men look inside for their talents, and outside to find the integrity in all things. Through example and guidance, campers learn the value of sportsmanship, effort and consideration for others.

activities: baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, hockey, golf, soccer, tennis, climbing, ropes, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, sailing, waterskiing, water polo, windsurfing, swimming, art, weights, and more.

length: 7 weeks
approx. cost: contact camp ~ $1,000 - $2,000 / week

Camp Lenox
2042 N. Main Road
Lee, MA 01238

For Co-ed up to age 16

Camp Lenox is a premiere co-ed sports camp located in Western Mass. The Camp Lenox program includes individual sports, team sports, creative arts, outdoor education, and Water Sports. We pride ourselves on excellent instruction in every activity. We want all of our campers to return home feeling that they really improved in some area of interest.

activities: Basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, soccer, roller hockey, water sports, swimming, horseback riding, art, games, and more.

length: 7 weeks beginning June 25th or 3-1/2 weeks for first timers
approx. cost: $9,300 + / $5,700 for 3-1/2 weeks

Camp Bauercrest
17 Old County Road
Amesbury, MA 01913
contact: rob@bauercrest.org
phone: (978) 388-4732

For Jewish Boys up to age 16

Bauercrest offers a safe, enjoyable, and meaningful Jewish camping experience for every camper. We build on Jewish identity and the well-being of these boys through the commonly held values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Achievement, and Responsibility. br>
activities: a sampling includes: basketball, soccer, tennis, water sports, hockey, hiking, kayaking, tubing, ping pong, ultimate frisbee, video, photography, art & crafts, computer, and more more!

length: 7 weeks, 3-1/2 weeks, or 2 weeks for first timers
approx. cost: $6,300, 3,650, 2450 for each session (discounts for oldest "waiters,” and counselor interns)

Cape Cod Sea Camps
3057 Main Street
Brewster, MA 02631
contact: info@capecodseacamps.com
phone: 508-896-3451

For Co-ed up to 17

Apart from the obvious fun and variety of activities available during a summer on the shores of Cape Cod Bay, our campers become participating members of a caring community where safety, fun and friendship are our hallmarks. For 88 years, the Cape Cod Sea Camps - Monomoy and Wono have played host to campers from throughout the country and around the world. Known as one of the great sailing camps, CCSC has also gained a reputation for excellence in a wide variety of traditional camp activities.

activities: Sailing, archery, arts, landsports, nature, performing arts, riflery, swimming, tennis, water sports, and more.

length: 7 weeks, 3-1/2 weeks, 10 days
approx. cost: $8,950 or $5,100, $2,400 (discounts for oldest CIT campers 14+)

YMCA Camp Burgess and Hayward - Girls
75 Stowe Road
Sandwich, MA 02563
contact: bruce@ssymca.org
phone: (508) 428-2571

For GIRLS / BOYS up to 15

Camp Burgess for boys and Camp Hayward for girls are traditional brother-sister overnight camps located on opposite shores of Spectacle Pond. Our Teen programs offer service, leadership and adventure trips on Cape Cod and around North America. Our brother-sister structure allows Burgess campers to benefit from a single sex environment while also experiencing safe and positive opportunities for co-ed social interaction.

activities: Summer Teen programs provides the opportunity for campers to try an Adventure Trip, Community Service Learning Project or develop new skills in our Outdoor Leadership courses. Activities include whitewater rafting, surfing, scuba, summer skiing, mountain biking, bike touring, kayaking, rock climbing and more.

length: 1 or 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $1355, $675, or $705+ for specialty camp

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock
162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258
contact: info@camphirock.org
phone: (413) 528-1227

For co-ed up to 15

Hi-Rock campers are grouped into units according to gender and age/grade. Our blend of supervised cabin unit and all-camp activities, along with individual choice programs, provides a customized personal experience for younger and older campers alike. Campers can even request to be bunked with a friend from home. The Camp Hi-Rock staff will design coaching periods to meet individual needs while developing in-depth skills. Campers choose up to four activities during a sign-up period at the start of each week. Separate from these coaching periods are separate cabin, unit, and whole camp activities.

activities: over 30 program areas including archery, basketball, canoeing, creative crafts, creative writing, dance, drama, fishing, hiking, journalism, kayaking, nature, range sports, rocketry, rock climbing, ropes, sailing, snorkeling, and more!

length: 1, 2 week, or up to 8 weeks
approx. cost: $735 per week, or $1295 for 2 weeks.

Camp Half Moon
Great Barrington, MA 01230
contact: info@camphalfmoon.com
phone: (413) 528-0940

For co-ed campers up to age 16

The Half Moon Philosophy is based on six principles: structure, social values, sound learning skills, spirit, guidance and individuality. We are proud to offer a diversified program in sports, arts and enrichment areas. We wish to involve the camper in a variety of the many activities offered therefore activities are chosen by the camper on a weekly basis. The Camp's program emphasizes instruction rather than high competition. Campers are given time to practice and are encouraged to recognize all improvements as a measurement of success.

activities: baseball, drama, lacrosee, soccer, volleyball, swimming, tennis, fishing, sailing, ropes, wrestling, BMX bikes, horseback riding, newspaper writing, gymnastics, waterskiing, cheerleading, ceramics, and more!

length: 1 - 7 weeks
approx. cost: from $1000 - $6895 for all 7 weeks

Camp Mah-Kee-Nac
6 Hawthorne Road
Lenox, MA 01240
contact: info@campmkn.com
phone: 800-753-9118

For BOYS up to 15

Mah-Kee-Nac is known for its warm, caring environment, where boys are encouraged to explore their interests. The staff promotes friendship, fun and personal accomplishment. The program offers individual instruction in all sports and aquatic activities, as well as options, which include high ropes course adventure center, golf, mountain biking, computers, radio technology, rocketry and many special events.

activities: waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, tennis, golf, archery, fitness, fine arts, radio, photography, ropes, hiking, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, and much more!

length: 3, 7, or 1 week sports specialty program
approx. cost: $4,950, $8,200, or $1,400

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Camp Nellie Huckins
17 Camp Huckins Road
Freedom, NH 03836-4403
contact: jody@camphuckins.com
phone: 603 -539-4710

For GIRLS up to age 15

Since its founding in 1928, Camp Huckins has provided a special kind of summer experience for each young person to cherish and carry with them throughout their life. The camp's approximate 200 acres include 2800 feet of sandy shoreline on Ossipee Lake's Broad Bay. Our active waterfront includes a private island. Our goal is to provide a sharing and caring atmosphere where each person can grow to realize their full potential. An important aspect of this goal is to encourage the development of leadership skills. Many of our staff and program specialists have started as campers and have worked their way up through the ranks to become counselors. Many eventually return as professional program staff members to pass on their valuable skills to new generations of campers.

activities: Arts & Crafts, drama & dance, gymnasium, paddling, swimming, tennis, windsurfing, archery, field sports, horseback riding, ropes course, sailing, water skiing, and more!

length: 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $975 per session

Camp Lawrence for Boys
Bear Island
Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
contact: campinfo@mvymca.org
phone: 978-975-1330

For BOYS up to age 16

A traditional resident camp, the boys choose their own schedules from a wide range of athletic and creative activities. These activities challenge each camper according to his individual needs, and care is taken to provide instruction adjusted to each boy's age, interest, and skill. Camp Lawrence offers a well-rounded and creative summer program that reaches far beyond the two to eight weeks that the boys are at camp, creating memories that last a lifetime.

activities: water sports including sailing, water skiing, canoeing, and tennis, crafts, archery & riflery, ropes courses, and more!

length: 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $1325 per 2 week session

Camp Nokomis for Girls
Bear Island
Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
contact: campinfo@mvymca.org
phone: 978-975-1330

For GIRLS up to 16

Camp Nokomis' program caters to each girl's individual abilities and needs, while remaining sensitive to her age and interests. Instructional programs are taught by trained and properly certified staff, providing the best and safest possible learning experience for the camper. Each girl chooses the activities in which she wishes to participate. Her schedule, which includes athletic and creative activities, will also have "rest times" and unscheduled periods when a variety of other activities may be pursued. Competitive opportunities exist but the emphasis is always on personal growth and enjoyment.

activities: water sports including sailing, water skiing, canoeing, and tennis, arts & crafts, archery, ropes courses, and more!

length: 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $1325 per 2 week session

Waukeela Camp for Girls
Eaton Center, NH 03832-0265
contact: phil@waukeela.com
phone: (800) 626-0207

For GIRLS up to age 15

If you’re looking for a summer full of fun and adventure plus the chance to get to know some of the friendliest girls from 6 of the 7 continents of the world, Waukeela is for you! There are many aspects of camp that are noteworthy. Among these: the beauty of our pine-forested setting; a non-competitive program which helps each girl build a balanced sense of self and community; counselors who want to provide the next generation of Waukeela girls the same mentoring and healthy female role models they enjoyed at camp; and a wonderful set of traditions, which provide a powerful sense of continuity as campers return each summer throughout the formative years of their lives.

activities: Instruction is provided in 18 different activities clustered in six departments - Creative Arts, Performing Arts, Land Sports, Swimming, Boating, and Horseback Riding

length: 2, 4, and 8 week options
approx. cost: $2,800 / $4,600 / $6,600

Camp Walt Whitman
1000 Cape Moonshine Road
Piermont, NH 03779
contact: cww@campwalt.com
phone: (914) 948-9151

For Co-ed up to 15

Situated on 300 acres along crystal-clear Lake Armington in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Amid this beautiful setting, CWW is a driving force in preparing young lives for the challenges and opportunities that the future is certain to bring. In our warm and nurturing environment, our holistic approach to summer camp combines world-class outdoor adventures, hands-on exposure to the arts and sports while developing a community that lasts a lifetime. Our program is balanced to allow campers to deepen friendships by sharing scheduled cabin activities while also exploring their individual interests through our extensive range of electives.

activities: baseball, basketball, hockey, lacrosse, tennis, swimming, sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, wake boarding, canoeing, row boating and kayaking, climbing, hiking, pottery, dance, and more!

length: 3, 4, or 7 weeks
approx. cost: $4,900 / $6,400 / $9,750

Camp Tecumseh
975 Moultonboro Neck Road
Moultonboro, NH 03254
contact: camptecumseh@comcast.net
phone: (603)253-4010

For BOYS up to age 16

Camp Tecumseh was founded in 1903 by three Olympians from the University of Pennsylvania. They believed that a summer in the White Mountains on the natural sandy shoreline of Lake Winnipesaukee working on their farm, swimming in the lake, learning the skills of various sports, singing on stage and climbing mountains was a healthy experience that would, in their words - "Make good boys better." Tecumseh provides the place, the program and the people to enrich each camper’s life physically, spiritually, emotionally and socially.

activities: archery, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, football, roller hockey, riflery, fencing, soccer, tennis, wrestling, climbing wall, golf, track, water polo, beach volleyball, water-skiing, sailing, canoeing & kayaking, woodworking, day & overnight trips into the White Mountains, and drama.

length: 3-1/2 or 7 week sessions
approx. cost: $4,600 / $6,700 discounts available for early payment and siblings

Camp Marist
22 Abel Blvd.
Effingham, NH 03882
contact: office@campmarist.org
phone: 603-539-4552

For Co-ed (Catholic) campers up to age 16

Nestled on 300 acres in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire on the shores of Lake Ossipee, we offer children an opportunity to continue learning about their faith, learn about character and community, develop strong self-esteem and self-awareness, and grow in confidence while practicing new skills. Campers have over 30 activity options to select from. Before arriving at camp, campers and their parents may choose the activities which make up their schedule design. Every camper will then receive thier individualized schedule on the day they arrive! br>
activities: Horseback Riding, water-skiing, arts & crafts, ceramics, baseball, softball, ropes, tennis, go-karts, golf clinics, rugby, fishing, swimming, lifegaurd course, kayaking, fishing, on/off road cycling, and so much more!

length: 2, 3, 4, 5, or 7 week sessions
approx. cost: from $1,500 to $4,900

Camp Wicosuta for Girls
21 Wicosuta Drive
Hebron, NH 03241
contact: campwicosuta@campwicosuta.com
phone: 800-846-9426

For GIRLS up to age 16

At Camp Wicosuta girls develop confidence and self-esteem by learning and developing new skills, making friends, and having the time of their lives. Our professional staff ensures that our campers leave feeling more confident, competent and connected to a community of loving adults and wonderful campers. At Wico, our goal is for every child to walk away feeling confident in herself and competent in her ability in any of a number of areas. We teach these lessons in a physically and emotionally safe community in which our campers are challenged to move past their self-set limits.

activities: soccer, lacrosse, swimming, gymnastics, ice skating, dance, drama, horseback riding, water-skiing, tennis, arts & crafts, wilderness adventures, and more!

length: 4 weeks, or intro 2 week program
approx. cost: $5,995 / $3,300

Camp Quinebarge
100 Sibley Road
Center Harbor, NH 03226
contact: adventures@campquinebarge.com
phone: 603-253-6029

For Co-ed campers up to 15

A small camp, which soon feels like a big family. Living, playing and learning together soon builds friendships that often last a lifetime. Quinebarge offers a wide range of activities for boys and girls. Activities are not separated by age or sex, and a majority of the activity schedules are determined according to individual camper choices and abilities.

activities: Archery, field sports, tennis, volleyball, mountain biking, ropes & challenge courses, zip line, climbing tower, gymnastics, aerobics, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboats & waterbikes, arts, ceramics, horseback riding, and more.

length: 2 - 7 weeks
approx. cost: from $1,750 to $5,250 for all 7 weeks


Lochearn Camp for Girls
1061 Robinson Hill Road
Post Mills, VT 05058
contact: info@lochearncamp.com
phone: 802 333-4211

For GIRLS up to 15

Lochearn is a very warm, loving, and and welcoming place. New girls are instantly drawn into the Lochearn circle and made to feel welcomed from the moment they arrive. As a community, we promote kindness and consideration. Cliques and meanness are just not a part of our summer community. At Lochearn, everyone has something special to give and to gain from her time at camp, and the qualities that make you unique are embraced and encouraged. With more than 40 activity offerings to chose from within the areas of land and water sports, studio and performing arts, horseback riding, and outdoor adventure, Lochearn is a camp for everyone.

activities: horseback riding, canoeing, diving, sailing, snorkeling, swimming, wakeboarding, water-skiing, archery, basketball, gymnastics, lacrosse, softball, soccer, tennis, aerobics, yoga, pilates, ceramics, knitting, drawing, singing, musical theater, sewing, and so much more!

length: 4 or 8 week sessions
approx. cost: $5,575 to $10,650

Brown Ledge Camp
Colchester, VT
contact: BLC@brownledge.org
phone: 802-862-2442

For GIRLS up to 18

For 82 years we have offered a unique elective activity program with excellent instruction in horsemanship, theatre arts, water and field sports. Here campers may choose their own program throughout each day, without having to "sign-up." They may visit any activity they wish, when they wish, and stay for as long as they wish. Couple this with fun, friendships, a feeling of ownership in the camp community, and a lasting sense of accomplishment, and you have the makings of a great summer!

activities: Riding, stable management, archery, tennis, riflery, sailing, diving, swimming, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, arts & crafts, waterskiing, wakeboarding, theater arts, and trips.

length: 4 / 8 week sessions
approx. cost: $4,750 / $6,800

Camp Akeela
Strafford, VT
contact: info@campakeela.com
phone: 866-680-4744

For co-ed up to 17

Within a well-rounded and traditional program we emphasize the social growth of our campers, many of whom have been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome or a non verbal learning disability. Akeela is an intentional community that values and celebrates each child and staff member. Campers make life-long friends, develop self-confidence, achieve independence, and leave camp with lasting memories filled with fun and spirit. Within the predictability and structure of the camp program, campers enjoy ample opportunity for choice and specialization.

activities: swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, farm activities, field games, and other activities which promote physical coordination and athletic competence, as well as practicing cooperation and teamwork.

length: 3-1/2 weeks
approx. cost: 6400

Camp Killooleet
Hancock, VT
contact: kseeger@killooleet.com
phone: (800) 395-2221

For Co-ed up to 14

Camp Killooleet is nestled into a beautiful corner of the Green Mountain National Forest in Hancock, Vermont. For over 70 years it has been owned and run by educators who know and listen to children. Killooleet is a "traditional camp" (varied activities, full season, weekly hikes and two overnight trips) that goes its own way in a non-traditional manner. Camp is non-competitive and highly individual. Strong cabin groups are built through working and playing together.br>
activities: art, ceramics; fabric arts; stained glass; woodworking, silver & copper,jewelry making,drama & music, boating & swimming, tennis, softball, soccer, basketball, archery, horseback riding, bicycling, canoeing, ultimate frisbee, archery, riflery, windsurfing, judo, juggling, gymnastics, dance, rock climbing, caving occur on hike days, and more!

length: 7 weeks
approx. cost: $7,600

Roaring Brook Camp for Boys
480 Roaring Brook Road
Bradford, VT 05033
contact: rainest@sover.net
phone: (800) 832-4295

For BOYS up to 16

The Outdoor Specialists. For over 40 years, Roaring Brook Camp has been devoted to teaching outdoor sports, Vermont crafts and conducting wilderness expeditions by backpack and canoe. Self-reliance, resourcefulness, and the will to-achieve are the center of the camp's philosophy. It is an ideal setting for boys seeking an exciting outdoor adventure.

activities: Rock climbing, rappelling/ropes course; Survival; Orienteering; Kayak, Canoe ,Swim; Woodwork; Blacksmith; Leatherwork; Fly-Tying and Fishing; Archery, Rifle; Timber Sports; Fitness

length: 2, 4, or 6 weeks
approx. cost: $2,100 / $3,900 / $5,400

2968 Lake Morey Road
Fairlee, VT 05045
contact: ellen_bagley@alohafoundation.org
phone: 802-333-3400

For GIRLS up to 17

For more than 100 summers, girls from the world over have shared the magic of Aloha, surrounded by pine forests, sunlit meadows and Lake Morey’s sparkling waters. Aloha is a traditional sleep-away camp for girls who love living simply in nature, learning new skills and making fabulous friendships. But Aloha is no ordinary summer camp: it’s a caring, learning community where every young woman discovers her own personal strengths and best self. It’s also fun, every day and every night!

activities: Swimming, canoeing, sailing, tennis, archery, riflery, riding, arts and crafts, biking, canoe and mountain tripping, photography, music and drama. Complete freedom and flexibility of program.

length: 3-1/2 and 7 week sessions
approx. cost: $5,125 / $7,875 (+ $500 registration fee)

Lanakila Camp
2968 Lake Morey Road
Fairlee, VT 05045
contact: Jim_Zien@alohafoundation.org
phone: (802) 333-3400

For BOYS up to 17

Lanakila specializes in boys: their interests, energy and the challenges that help them excel. It’s a natural place for a boy to shed the distractions of wired 21st-century life, and live simply, discovering the best he can be. Do you like sports, art, building things, singing, joking, leading, following? Want to sail across the lake in the Viking Ship? Climb a mountain for a trail lunch at the top, and sing funny songs all the way down? No matter what, you’ll fit in, have fun and surprise yourself with your accomplishments. At Lanakila there’s no one way to be a boy or a man -- great ones come in all shapes, sizes, colors and abilities. Lanakila values you for your special qualities.

activities: Archery, baseball, biking, tennis, riflery, street hockey, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, sailing, drama, woodshop, photography, music, campcraft, canoe & hiking trips.

length: 3-1/2 and 7 week sessions
approx. cost: $5,125 / $7,875 (+ $500 registration fee)

Camp Farwell
Newbury, VT 05051
contact: MailForDirectors@farwell.com
phone: (802) 429-2244


If there were three ingredients that could be said to form each girl's Camp Farwell experience, they would be friendship, community spirit, and a warm family environment. For at the heart of the Camp Farwell experience is an underlying belief in the importance of personal growth, self-confidence, and an appreciation for nature's beauty.

activities: horseback riding, individual and team sports, performing arts, swimming and other water sports, hiking, camping, nature, archery, tennis, gymnastics, arts & crafts.

length: 2 , 3, 4, 7 weeks
approx. cost: $2,955 / $3,840 / $5,215 / $7,865

Indian Brook
263 Farm & Wilderness Road
Plymouth, VT 05056
contact: linda@ farmandwilderness.org
phone: (802) 422-3761

For GIRLS up to 14

Girls are in motion at Indian Brook - learning, laughing, digging, hammering, painting, building, climbing, talking, hiking, paddling, and swimming. In these activities and more, nurtured by a supportive and compassionate staff, each girl is encouraged to develop self-confidence, new skills and an abiding joy.

activities: Girls learn how to swing an axe, predict the weather, read a map & compass, used on any of the 1 -10 day adventure trips such as canoeing, rock climbing, or backpacking. Also swimming, pottery, weaving, dancing, drama, barn activities, and more.

length: 3 or 6-1/2 weeks
approx. cost: $4,100 / $6,800

Bethany Birches Camp
2610 Lynds Hill Road
Plymouth, VT 05056
contact: bbc@vermontel.net
phone: 802-672-5220

For co-ed up to 18

Our summer program is all about kids. An integrated program of recreation, eating, nature, worship and living together rounds out our days. Our goal is to share the love of Jesus in a way that brings all the goodness of God. The program focuses around a counselor and his or her 6-8 campers. Home for the week is a rustic shelter where counselor and campers work together, sharing daily responsibilities of gathering firewood, washing dishes, getting water. What if you got to hang out in the middle of a pond on a water trampoline or cook all your meals on an open fire? And during that time you were able to create works of art and sing and play games you couldn't play anywhere else. Would you experience God in that setting? Would you want to go to that place?

activities: theme days (Messy Monday, Wet and Wild Wednesday to name two) arts & crafts, nature hikes and studies, swimming, boating, group games, sports and activities on the cooperation course and at the archery range. Overnight wilderness weekend trips for older campers.

length: 1 - 2 week sessions
approx. cost: up to $520 / 2 week session

263 Farm & Wilderness Road
Plymouth, VT 05056
contact: linda@ farmandwilderness.org
phone: (802) 422-3761

For Co-ed 15-17

Questers is a co-ed program for 15 to 17-year-olds seeking an extended wilderness experience. Leadership skills acquisition is a special focus of this program. Questers is designed for young adults seeking a high level of adventure and physical challenge while also focusing on building community and developing leadership skills. Questers can expect to come away from the summer experience well-trained in the skills necessary to lead wilderness trips as future staff at Farm & Wilderness and beyond.

activities: canoe, backpack and rockclimbing trip over period of 21+ days.

length: 3 weeks
approx. cost: 4100

Tamarack Farm
263 Farm & Wilderness Road
Plymouth, VT 05056
contact: linda@ farmandwilderness.org
phone: (802) 422-3761

For co-ed 15-17

Tamarack Farm centers on community building, cooperative work projects and community service. Tamarack Farm is a rural farm carved from the Vermont woods, settled snugly between a steep ridge to the east and a long glacial lake to the west. Each summer, a wonderfully close community of staff and campers grows through shared work and simple living. Guided by mature, skilled staff, campers are given many opportunities for meaningful responsibility.

activities: learn how to build a cabin, cook a meal, milk a cow, work at the local shelter or enjoy some of the arts such as tie-dye clothing, paint & draw, sing, print a roll of film, build a clay pot, plant a garden, or sit on the front porch in a free-form music jam.

length: 6-1/2 weeks
approx. cost: 6800

Flying Cloud
263 Farm & Wilderness Road
Plymouth, VT 05056
contact: linda@ farmandwilderness.org
phone: (802) 422-3761

For BOYS up to 14

A remote simple-living camp where the sun, stars and fire provide the only sources of light and heat. Campers enter a fascinating program of skills, games, and traditions crafted with simplicity and respect for life in all its rhythms. Incredible opportunity for laughter, community, connection to the land and spirit and deep growth. Flying Cloud is a wilderness skills camp for 35 boys on the side of Saltash Mountain. There are five components central to Flying Cloud: Simplicity and isolation, respect and community, common gender, honoring the land, and honoring the Spirit. These values have resulted in a strong Flying Cloud identity and a lasting sense of affiliation for generations of campers. Quaker Leadership.

activities: canoeing and hiking, wood skills, handmade crafts, games, traditions and ceremonies, leadership skills, firewood gathering, and water pumping in preparation for meal time made each evening over open fires.

length: 3 or 6-1/2 weeks
approx. cost: $4,100 / $6,800

Camp Downer
1535 Downer Rd.
Sharon, VT 05065
contact: director@campdowner.com
phone: 802-796-3636

For Co-ed up to 17

Camp Downer is located in the Charles Downer State Forest in Sharon, Vermont. This beautiful 800-acre setting includes scenic meadows, a large pond and hiking trails through lush woods. You'll take part in campfires, skits, games and dances. As you help out with camp duties, you'll find that work is fun when everyone pitches in to get the job done. You'll also have freetime each day to play games, sing, perform skits, make new friends and catch up with old ones.

activities: swimming, canoeing, kayaking, arts & crafts, drama, archery, soccer, softball, riflery, and outdoor living.

length: 1 or 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $295 / $655

Camp Farnsworth - Girl scout Camp
79 Allen St. (winter location)
Essex Jct., VT 05452-3400
http://www.girlscoutsgwm.org/Camp/farnsworth.html and http://www.girlscoutsgwm.org/Camp/documents/Camp_Book_2010.pdf
contact: info@girlscoutsgwm.org
phone: 603.627.4158

For GIRLS up to 17

At Camp Farnsworth girls learn the importance of developing their full potential, the spirit of teamwork, and the thrill of feeling successful at camp! Farnsworth is geared for girls whether they are traditional campers, theatrical, arts and crafts savvy or a horse lover. It is well suited for the noncompetitive camper where girls plan a program to best suit their needs. Numerous programs to choose from!

activities: horseback riding, stable management, windsurfing/canoeing/kayaking, swimming, woodworking, pottery, crafts, camping, overnight trips. Leadership programs offered for girls 14+ including a 3-4 week Counselor-In-training option.

length: 1, or 2 week sessions.
approx. cost: from 1 week for $395

YMCA Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Rd.
North Hero, VT 05474
contact: info@campabnaki.org
phone: (802) 862-8993

For BOYS up to 16

Camp Abnaki provides a traditional boys resident summer camp program, with an emphasis on character development, skill building and fun. Boys are provided with an experience designed to foster personal growth and independence. The friendships they make and memories they take away last a lifetime.

activities: sailing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, archery, tennis, basketball, soccer, arts and crafts, nature, outdoor living, climbing, frisbee, baseball, games with other cabins, waterfront activities, team building on ropes course, and much more.

length: 1 & 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $670 / $1095 (tiered pricing options available)

Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures
P.O. Box 374
Cuttingsville, VT 05738
contact: nightegl@sover.net
phone: (802) 773-7866

For BOYS up to 14

Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures is a unique primitive summer camp for boys. At Night Eagle, boys live in tipis and do things that boys did hundreds of years ago - learn survival skills (fire making with flint & steel or bow drills, plant identification, tracking), create all sorts of craft items (birchbark baskets, moccasins), go on hikes, canoe, swim, and play lots of games (Buffalo Robe, Stalk the Chief and Slack 'Em to name a few)! Through these activities and the slower pace of life in camp, boys naturally develop a deeper respect for the land and an authentic sense of personal accomplishment as they learn to live competently in the woods. br>
activities: hiking, canoeing, swimming, tanning hides, creating birch bark baskets, making moccasins and rattles, carving bull roarers and possession sticks, learning various beading techniques, tracking and camouflage, throwing tomahawks, shooting bows and arrows, and much more!

length: 2, 3, 4, or 6 weeks
approx. cost: $1,725 / $2,350 / $2,800 / $4,500

Camp Betsey Cox
140 Betsey Cox Lane
Pittsford, VT 05763
contact: info@campbetseycox.com
phone: (866) 213-4717

For GIRLS up to 15

Betsey Cox is a rustic, outdoors experience for young women growing up in the global world of the 21st century. Betsey Cox couples traditional camping with a commitment to programs which develop skills necessary for girls who hope to make a difference in the future. The camp's strong belief in individual choice has created an unusual program of daily electives. Each girl is in charge or her own life, and treats her right to plan her own day as an important freedom and responsibility.

activities: Swimming, canoeing, sailing, fishing, synchronized swimming, English riding lessons, grooming & tacking, horsemanship, pottery, weaving, woodshop, dance, drama, campcraft, hiking, camping, first-aid, cooking, farming - milk a cow, care for chicks, ducklings, piglets!, tennis, soccer, softball, leadership, and much more!

length: 2, 3, 5, or 8 weeks
approx. cost: $1,895 / $2840 / $4735 / $7575

Camp Sangamon
382 Camp Lane
Pittsford, VT 05763
contact: sangamonVT@aol.com
phone: 888-345-9193

For BOYS up to 15

Sangamon is a really different kind of boys' camp not based on sports or competition. Sangamon's entire program is elective. Each camper creates a personal schedule each day from more than 15 instructional activities and trips. We are a boy's camp with our sister camp right next door, offering the best of single gender and co-ed camping.

activities: Arts: woodshop, pottery, weaving, photography, rocketry, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, cycling, sailing, backpacking, snorkeling, caving, overnight camping, tennis, archery, mountain biking, ropes, Team Sports played after dinner: basketball, soccer, lacrosse, cricket, water sports including swimming, sailing, fishing, farming, organic gardening, and more!

length: 2, 3, 4,or 5 weeks
approx. cost: $1,895 / $2,840 / $3,790 /$4,735

P.O. Box 565
Derby, VT 05829
contact: programs@siskinea.org
phone: 802-673-5638

For co-ed up to 15

Adventure-based, hands-on experiential programming. Residential one week sessions (ages 8-15) including themed teen camps. Experienced staff. Activities include: canoeing, kayaking, sailing, climbing, ropes course, swimming, arts and crafts, woodworking, fishing, archery, riflery, nature hikes, dance, theatre, leadership development and more.br>
activities: canoeing, kayaking, sailing, climbing, ropes, swimming, arts & crafts, woodworking, fishing, archery, riflery, nature hikes, dance, theater, leadership development and more.

length: 1 week sessions
approx. cost: $330 per week

Camp Hochelaga
PO Box 148
South Hero, VT 05486
contact: camphochelaga@ywcavermont.org
phone: 802-372-4510

For girls up to 17

YWCA Camp Hochelaga is a place where girls can become their best selves. The Hochelaga mission is to provide girls with opportunities to develop new skills, explore interests, take on leadership roles, and build environmental awareness. Camp Hochelaga is the last girls-only YWCA residential camp in the United States.

activities: Archery, Arts & Crafts, Canoeing, Drama, Kayaking, Land sports, Leadership Activities, Nature and Environmental Awareness Programs, Racial Justice Workshops, Sailing, Soccer, swimming, and Tennis

length: 1 and 2 week sessions
approx. cost: $525 / $1,050


YMCA Camp Mohawk
P.O. Box 1209
Litchfield, CT 06759
contact: info@campmohawk.org.
phone: 860-672-6655

For GIRLS up to 15

The Mohawk Spirit is a blend of singing, joy, adventure, love, and concern for others. Girls grow at Camp Mohawk. They grow in self-esteem and self-confidence. They grow in understanding of their relationships with others. They grow in their appreciation of nature. Girls learn new skills, make new friends, and enhance existing abilities while at Camp Mohawk. Through a wide variety of activities a girl can choose activities to suit her personal likes or explore new opportunities. A senior program exists for older girls. Mohawk is a great place to develop new interests, to risk new experiences, and enjoy being with other girls in a relaxed fun atmosphere. "The Mohawk Spirit" lasts a lifetime.

activities: water sports, archery, ropes, tennis, basketball, field sports, hiking, arts & crafts, ceramics, drama, aerobics, horseback riding, (senior program: trips to Cape Cod, tubing, rock climbing choices), and more!

length: 1-2 week sessions
approx. cost: from $735 / $1,295, or $1,520 for seniors

Camp Chinqueka
PO Box 355
Bantam, CT 06750
contact: info@chinqueka.com
phone: 860-567-9678

For GIRLS up to 15

We pride ourselves on a program where girls are able to be themselves and don't have to worry about the pressures created in a co-ed camp environment. We also feel that some interaction is beneficial, so there are multiple opportunities for boys (from our brother camp) and girls to get together for activity exchanges, dances and off-camp trips. Add to that a first-rate staff focused on safety and ensuring campers make the most of their summer and you have a recipe for one amazing summer!

activities: climbing, zip line, martial arts, fencing, photography, video production, journalism, ceramics, music & drama, basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, waterskiing & wakeboarding, swimming, canoeing, sailing, dance, go-karts, and more!

length: 2, 4, 6, 8 week sessions
approx. cost: $2,495 / $4,495 / $6,495 / $7,595

KenMont and KenWood Camps
65 Kenmont Road
Kent, CT 06757
contact: david@kencamp.com
phone: 860-927-3042

For BOYS / GIRLS up to 14

KenMont Camp for Boys and KenWood Camp for Girls are America's premier four-week sleep away camps. Over 75 years of camping excellence and traditions are combined with innovations attuned to today's children and their families. Exceptional leadership, staff, program and facilities provide an extraordinary camping experience and exemplify our commitment to our campers' happiness, well-being and safety.

activities: Athletics, Water Sports, Extreme Sports, Outdoor Adventure, Creative Arts and Theater. Activities include: animation, archery, art, baseball, basketball, beading, bungee trampoline, canoeing, ceramics, climbing wall, cooking, crafts, dance, dodge ball, fishing, fitness gym, flag football, gaga ball, giant swing, go karts, golf, gymnastics, hockey, horseback riding, inter-camp competition, jewelry, kayaking, lacrosse, miniature golf, musical theater, newspaper publication, photography, pioneering, radio broadcasting, rock n roll band, rocketry, ropes adventure course, sailing, skatepark, soccer, softball, sports league, swimming, tennis, video production, volleyball, wakeboarding, water skiing, water slide, woodworking, zipline.

length: 4 week sessions
approx. cost: contact for rates


Camp Samoset
1 Samoset Drive
Casco, Maine
contact: campsamoset@aol.com
phone: 207-627-4275


Traditional overnight camp for boys located in Sebago Region of Southern Maine. Excellent facilities, mature, experienced staff, well-rounded, structured program with a great deal of individual choice in all land and water sports and individual activities.

activities: swimming, boating, sailing, tubing, water skiing, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, archery, ropes, climbing, camp craft, whitewater rafting, hiking; mountain climbing, canoe, hobie cat & golf trips;arts & crafts, drama, music, & photography, newspaper, video, and more.

length: contact camp for more information
approx. cost: contact camp for more information<

Camp Manitou for Boys
47 Camp Manitou Cove
Oakland, ME 04963
contact: mailbox@campmanitou.com
phone: 800-326-1916

For BOYS up to 16

Camp Manitou for Boys is a residential instructional camp on East Lake in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes chain of central Maine. Founded in 1947, Manitou today is one of the nation's foremost residential boys' camps, with an outstanding staff, unmatched facilities, and an unparalleled variety of programs. Enrollment is comprised of 300 boys from 27 states and seven countries.

activities: archery, camping, climbing, fencing, golf, martial arts, riflery, ropes, zip line, tennis, track & field, theater, water skiing, wakeboarding, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, hockey, European handball, animation, photography, pottery, radio, set design, and lots more!

length: 3-1/2 or 7 weeks
approx. cost: $5,950 / $9,850

Alford Lake Camp
258 Alford Lake Road
Hope, ME 04847
contact: explore@alfordlakecamp.com
phone: (207) 785-2400

For GIRLS up to 15

Established in 1907, Alford Lake Camp is one of the oldest residential girls camps in the world. Located on over 400 acres in beautiful mid-coast Maine, campers enjoy traditional tent living, home-cooked family-style meals, and a 3:1 camper to counselor ratio. Our unique elective program allows campers to create their own schedule of activities. Alford Lake Camp stands out as an exceptional community that fosters friendship and citizenship, growth and respect, where we learn a true “sense of self” through challenges and successes.

activities: tennis, lacrosse, soccer, field hockey, quiddich, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, sailboarding, swimming, sailing, ropes, drama & theater, dance, music, arts & crafts, pottery, weaving, painting, woodworking, Community Service Trips, and wilderness adventures: tent overnights, day & extended hikes, day & extended paddle trips and more!

length: 3-1/2 or 7 weeks
approx. cost: $5,250 / $7,500