Maine Camps Listing
Our comprehensive guide to the camps that make Summers in Maine so memorable. Find your Maine Camp at Mainecamps.org
ACADIA INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY
Seal Harbor | Coed | Resident | Ages 10-18 acadiainstitute.com
Located on Mount Desert Island near Acadia National Park, this educational program offers students ages 10-18 the opportunity to explore careers in marine science through hands-on activities in the field, on board boats, at the shore, and in the lab. AIO offers one and two-week programs.
ACADIA MOUNTAIN GUIDES ROCK CLIMBING AND ADVENTURE CAMPS
Orono | Coed | Resident-Trip | Ages 9-17 acadiainstitute.com; climbacadia.org
AMG offers coed day/overnight climbing-specific or multi- sport adventure camps for ages 9-12. Adventure Camp combines rock climbing, paddling, survival skills, hiking, and orienteering. Climbing Camps focus on technique and rope skills each day. Teens choose camps from three to nine days long; many seven-day courses run in Acadia, the North Woods, and beyond.
Poland | Coed | Resident-Day | Ages 8-17 agassizvillage.org
Agassiz Village was founded 80 years ago to give children the opportunity for a transformative and fun overnight camp experience. It welcomes campers ages 8-17 and focuses on underserved children. Its programs are led by competent, caring staff and include traditional camp activities and teen leadership programs on Lake Thompson.
ALFORD LAKE CAMP
Hope | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-15 | alfordlakecamp.com
Alford Lake Camp is a traditional residential camp for girls ages 8-15 in Hope. ALC is celebrating its 111th summer
in 2017 and offers a community filled with fun, friendship, adventure, lifetime skills, international trips for older campers, and a chance to unplug and experience the beauty of Maine.
AMERICA’S ENVIRONMENTAL COLLEGE CAMPS
Unity | Coed | Resident | Grades 3-12 | summer.unity.edu
Unity College summer camps take you on an adventure found only in Maine. Immersive learning experiences unique to Unity College, from sports to environmental science. Mix and match thematic camps to create a summer filled with hands-on learning and tons of outdoor fun.
APOGEE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
Brunswick | Coed | Resident-Trip | Ages 11-18 apogeeadventures.com
Brunswick’s Apogee Adventures offers hiking, bicycling, community service, language, photography, and writing programs in spectacular outdoor locations throughout the United States, Caribbean, and Europe to students between the ages of 11 and 18. Its focus is on the development of confidence and community mindedness.
Mapleton | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 4-18 | baptistpark.net
Baptist Park creates a special atmosphere and setting designed for fun, spiritual learning, and adventure. Day and week-long camps are provided for children ages 4-18. Activities include swimming, rock wall climbing, canoeing, biking, archery, golfing, hiking, crafts, games, talent shows, worship, and more. It’s life changing—now and forever.
BIRCH ROCK CAMP FOR BOYS
Waterford | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | birchrock.org
Set apart by its size—only 80 boys—and its focus on noncompetitive achievement, Birch Rock Camp has offered traditional camp activities since 1926. Birch Rock provides a nurturing place where boys can truly enjoy boyhood, disconnect from the electronic world, and reconnect to the natural wonders of life.
BLUEBERRY COVE 4-H CAMP
Tenants Harbor | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 4-17 | umaine.edu/tanglewood
Located on the ocean in Tenants Harbor, Blueberry Cove is a beautiful coastal setting with swimming beaches, tidal flats, forests, meadows, and a harbor and islands to explore for youth ages 4-17 in day, residential, and teen leadership programs. Campers choose among four programs: marine science, creative arts, outdoor skills, and sailing.
BREAKWATER SCHOOL VACATION CAMPS
Portland | Coed | Day | Ages 3-14 | breakwaterschool.org
Breakwater’s Summer Camp offers a variety of programming in visual and performing arts, sports, dance, trapeze, outdoor adventure, robotics and engineering, filmmaking, and more.
BRIDGTON SPORTS CAMP
North Bridgton | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-16 | bridgtonsportscamp.com
For those who want to perfect a jump shot, hone a swing, or boost their speed, Bridgton Sports Camp is a premier sports facility that offers both “majors” (soccer, hockey, lacrosse, baseball, and soccer) and “minors” (everything from archery to waterskiing). Three-week jam-packed sessions offer activities at the camp’s state-of-the-art facilities.
Raymond | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campagawam.org
At Camp Agawam, a boy learns to become his best self. Since 1919, the values of sportsmanship, service to others, and stewardship of the natural world have been at the heart of the Agawam experience. A structured seven-week program offers opportunities for leadership, teamwork, and healthy competition in a digital-free environment.
Rome | Coed | Resident | Ages 9-15 | campalsing.com
Located on beautiful North Pond, Camp Alsing is a premier, residential coed camp for kids ages 9-15. Camp Alsing’s specially trained staff guides campers with social communication challenges to develop connections and expand their boundaries in a traditional camp setting.
Wayne | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campandro.com
Located on a 120-acre lakeside campus, Androscoggin is the summer home for 275 boys ages 8-15. It offers one seven-week session—first-year campers can enroll for four weeks—with a wide range of team sports and individual activities, as well as an extensive trip program.
Casco | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-17 | camparcadia.com
Over 350 acres provide the ideal out-of-doors environment for 170 girls from 12 different countries. Basic activities include canoeing, campcraft, and swimming, while elective activities include horseback riding, kayaking, a ropes course, hiking, and canoeing trips.
CAMP BEECH CLIFF
Mount Desert | Coed | Day | Ages 5-15 | campbeechcliff.org
A premier day camp with 50 acres bordering Acadia National Park and extensive lake waterfront. One-week sessions for ages 5-15 promote balance between active and creative. Specialty camps for grades fourth through eleventh. New Acadia Teen Camps includes exploring Acadia’s swimming holes, junior Coast Guard, writing, overnight sea kayaking, and dog sledding.
Dyer Island | Boys | Resident | Ages 13-21 | berwick.org
Based on a 750-acre island, Camp Berwick is run by the Berwick Boys Foundation. Its goal is to help teenage
boys develop physically, mentally, and morally through a summer camp experience of living and working alongside their peers. Activities include outdoor living, forestry, carpentry, seamanship, mechanics, cooking, first aid, and construction—all with an emphasis on leadership.
Hope | Coed | Resident | Ages 6-16 | bishopswood.org
Bishopswood, located on the shores of Lake Megunticook, welcomes all campers. Responsible community living and stewardship of all creation is emphasized in all aspects of camp life. Program areas include archery, swimming, boating, crafts, campouts, nature study, camper kitchen projects, sailing, sports and games, and performing arts.
Holden | Coed | Resident and Day | Disabilities | campcapella.org
Camp CaPella provides recreational and educational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, ages five and up. Located on Phillips Lake, the camp offers full accessibility to the lake for swimming, boating, and fishing. The camp collaborates with the Lucerne Inn so that families can accompany their children on vacation.
Winslow | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | campcaribou.com
Caribou is family owned and operated. With 200 acres and 1.5 miles of lakefront on Lake Pattee, Caribou offers boys specialized land and water sports instruction and a wide variety of other activities. Its campers enjoy a warm, spirited, nurturing, fun environment while spending their summer on a beautiful peninsula.
Casco | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campcedar.com
Founded almost 60 years ago, Camp Cedar welcomes 270 boys ages 8-15 each summer. While there, campers enjoy topnotch athletic training, as well as Maine’s natural pursuits. Activities include weekly trips around the state, organized team sports, archery, biking, golf, sailing, fishing, and a craft center.
Wiscasset | Boys, Girls, Coed | Resident and Trip | Ages 8-15 | chewonki.org
Chewonki offers three programs: Camp for Boys is a traditional camp on the Maine coast, while Adventures for Girls and coed Wilderness Trips for Teens provide traveling wilderness experiences. For over 100 years, the camp’s small groups have promoted personal growth, strong friendships, teamwork, and an appreciation for the natural world.
Monmouth | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | campcobbossee.com
Offering only two four-week sessions, each with a beginning, middle, and end, Cobbossee is a medium- sized, family-atmosphere camp that intentionally builds brotherhood through sports and adventure. We do it all in four weeks: camping, trips, inter-camps, traditions. Cobbossee boys are famous for their warmth, inclusiveness, and love of the game.
CAMP AT THE EASTWARD
Starks | Coed | Resident and Day | Grades K-12 | campattheeastward.org
A Christian camp located on 59 secluded and wooded acres, Camp at the Eastward offers a rustic setting with a chapel in the woods, an arts and crafts building, campfire circles, and an adventure/ropes course. Operated by youth ministry of Mission of the Eastward, campers are encouraged to take part in the faith-based community.
CAMP EAGLE WING
East Machias | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-16 | campeaglewing.com
Located on Gardner Lake, Eagle Wing offers a variety of activities, including sailing, kayaking, canoeing, climbing, drama, arts and crafts, woodworking, camp-craft, journalism, and numerous field sports. Also offering a premier sailing program and advanced climbing instruction with climbing trips to Acadia and surrounding areas.
Sweden | Coed | Resident | Ages 9-17 | encore-coda.com
Daily musical instruction in classical, pop, and jazz styles through private lessons, ensembles, music theory, and other music electives. Orchestras, bands, jazz bands, rock bands, jazz combos, chamber music, chorus, choral groups, theater, and many concerts. Also sports, trips, swimming, boating, arts and crafts, cookouts, and campfires.
Poland | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campfernwood.com
Founded in 1921, Fernwood is a traditional all-girls camp on Lake Thompson. Campers choose from over 36 activities offered in an environment that promotes both social and emotional growth and leadership skills. Activities include on-site horseback riding, silver jewelry, rock climbing, competitive sports, waterskiing, tennis, theater, dance, gymnastics, archery, many studio arts, and more.
Brooks | Coed | Day and Expedition | Ages 7-17 | campforestmaine.com
A Wilderness Educational Day and Expedition Summer Camp with programming that includes Maine woodsman badges and is overseen by a registered Maine Guide. Its own educational system and handwoven badges teach connection with nature and community, and its unique open, democratic teaching style helps children find their inner passion for learning.
Weld | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-17 | kawanhee.com
In western Maine on the shores of Lake Webb. Over 20 activities offered, including team and individual sports, sailing and other water sports, fly-fishing, archery, riflery, woodworking, ropes course, nature, wilderness skills, tripping program, and Junior Maine Guide. Cultivating time-honored traditions, friendship, teamwork, independence, and “freedom within a framework.”
Scarborough | Coed | Day | Ages 3-14 | campketcha.org
Traditional Day Camps for ages 3-14. Horsemanship Camps and Specialty Camps for ages 6-14.
Swimming and swim lessons, archery, arts and crafts, environmental education, outdoor living skills, sports, drama, and music. Full and part-time options and transportation offered. Camp Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Extended Hours: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monmouth | Girls | Resident | Ages 6-15 | kippewa.com
All-girls sleepaway camp. Campers create individual weekly schedules, six activities daily. Extensive arts program, equestrian facility with daily riding, gorgeous waterfront, performing arts, adventure, athletics, and more. Enjoy Maine through local wilderness trips. No two girls are alike, why should their summers be?
CAMP LAUGHING LOON
East Waterboro | Coed | Day | Ages 6-12 | camplaughingloon.com
Camp Laughing Loon is a non-profit summer day camp for boys and girls located in southern Maine on beautiful Little Ossipee Lake in East Waterboro, just 30 minutes from Saco/Biddeford. Our mission is to offer a quality day camp experience for children who have completed first grade through age 12.
Readfield | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-15 | camplaurel.com
Camp Laurel, a seven-week coed children’s camp on Echo Lake in Readfield, is known for cutting-edge programming in a family atmosphere. There is an extensive athletics program, 15 tennis courts, a new equestrian facility with 20 horses, and an outdoor tripping program.
CAMP LAUREL SOUTH
Casco | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-15 | camplaurelsouth.com
Camp Laurel South is a four-week, traditional coed children’s camp on Crescent Lake in Casco. The camp takes great pride in its camper-centered program, based on a family-oriented philosophy that each child is a unique individual. Campers enjoy a diverse and dynamic waterfront, sports and arts program, along with theater productions and adventure activities.
Oakland | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campmanitou.com
Manitou, a boys’ camp, features a balanced program of land, water, and creative activities plus a comprehensive Leadership program for older campers. Manitou’s friendly, supportive, enthusiastic atmosphere ensures that each camper feels comfortable and gets the most out of their camp experience. Manitou offers a Father-Son weekend in August and “off-season” director-facilitated winter programs.
Naples | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-15 | campmataponi.com
Mataponi is a seven-week, all-girls residential camp that offers the full range of camp activities, highlighting its waterfront, land sports, horseback riding, and adventure/ ropes course. Most importantly, it offers girls the chance to grow in a nurturing, low-pressure atmosphere, emphasizing fun, friendship, and group living.
Smithfield | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-15 | matoaka.com
Since 1951, Camp Matoaka has been dedicated to providing girls from around the world with a summer home away from home—a place where they will enrich their character, while developing everlasting friendships. This is what camp is all about.
Winthrop | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 5-11 | mechuwana.org
With more than 40 week-long camps, Mechuwana really does provide something for everyone. There are special programs in music theater, creative arts, camping, canoeing, Native American studies, swimming, and hiking. Everyday activities at this United Methodist Church-sponsored camp include arts and crafts, night walks, boating, and field games.
Washington | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-16 | medolark.com
This Maine arts camp emphasizes the discovery and development of self through choice and self-expression. There are no camp sports competitions or tournaments. Instead, campers participate in performances and presentations each evening where they can share their burgeoning talents and interests.
Bridgton | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-17 | campmicah.com
Boys and girls come to Micah each summer for sessions ranging from two to seven weeks. The camp offers sports, waterfront, ropes, arts, tripping, a Ninja Warrior Course, and more. Judaism is woven into the fabric of life at Micah by connecting campers to their rich Jewish heritage.
Belgrade | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-16 | modin.com
Situated in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes region of Maine, this Jewish camp features a staff of 170, instruction in over 60 activities, a 13,000-square-foot recreation center, four tournament boats, a photography lab, and much more. A private coed camp, its kitchen is strictly kosher.
CAMP NASHOBA NORTH
Raymond | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-17 | campnashoba.com
Nashoba offers something for everyone. Traditional, co- educational programs for 190 campers. Spectacular water sports. Energetic staff in supportive atmosphere. Beautiful modern facilities. Experience tennis, soccer, theatre, dance, archery, art, pottery, photography, woodworking, basketball, baseball, rock-climbing, hiking trips, and more. Extensive horseback riding and golf. Wonderful food. Family owned.
Millinocket | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-17 | girlscoutsofmaine.org
Natarswi is a 30-acre wilderness paradise in the shadow of Mount Katahdin. Natarswi is for girls seeking a true North Woods experience. Campers enjoy the natural beauty of adjacent Baxter State Park’s 200,000 acres of trails, forests, ponds, and streams. Featuring sailing, hiking trips, and rock climbing.
Montville | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 8-14 | campneofa.org
Camp NEOFA is a coed wilderness camp. Campers can enjoy the outdoors, swim or boat on 2,300 feet of waterfront on True’s Pond in Montville or take a hike on over 100 acres. Campers experience nature, arts and crafts, sports, fishing, archery, campfires, and home-cooked meals.
CAMPS NEWFOUND AND OWATONNA
Harrison | Boy/Girls | Resident | Ages 6-16 | newfound-owatonna.com
Camps Newfound and Owatonna are brother-sister camps where children ages 6-16 enjoy boating, swimming, rocks and ropes courses, land sports, archery, arts and crafts, wilderness hiking and canoeing trips, and much more all in a supportive, Christian Science atmosphere.
CAMP NORTH STAR OF MAINE
Poland Spring | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-16 | campnorthstarmaine.com
The camp helps its campers become the best versions of themselves by teaching them essential life skills and important values. Campers enjoy an elective program with over 100 activities in arts, athletics, outdoors, and waterfront. Its offers two-, three-, four-, five- or seven-week sessions for boys and girls.
Sebago | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-16 | campoatka.org
Nonprofit, 112-year old traditional overnight camp for boys ages 8-16 on beautiful Sebago Lake in Southern Maine. Robust program emphasizing leadership and service with over 30 craft choices, including swimming, camping, hiking, sports, arts, sailing, riflery, woodworking, photography, archery, and outdoor adventure trips. Sessions run from two-seven weeks.
Harrison | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-15 | pinecliffe.com
Founded almost a century ago, this all-girls camp is open to children ages 7-15. Girls are encouraged to become the best they can be while at camp. The overriding message hangs on a plaque in their Main Bunk: “Do the Thing That Counts and Then Don’t Count It.”
Raymond | Coed | Resident | Ages 6-14 | camppinehurst.com
Facing the sunset on the sandy shores of Crescent Lake, Camp Pinehurst is a traditional coed summer camp. In its third generation of Curtis Family ownership and directorship, Camp Pinehurst is designed to offer children a quality camping experience at an affordable price. Come make some new friends this summer!
Bridgton | Girls | Resident and Day | Ages 7-17 | girlscoutsofmaine.org
Pondicherry offers exciting experiences for girls ages 7-17 in the foothills of the White Mountains in Bridgton. Dynamic programs offered, including archery, horseback riding, boating, and swimming on private Adams Pond. Girls explore the outdoors, while building confidence and character under the careful eye of trained and caring staff.
Belgrade Lakes | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-15 | runoia.com
Experience the Runoia difference in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes! Runoia campers build lifelong skills; sports, outstanding equestrian program, wilderness trips, sailing, strong arts, waterfront programs, and much more. Many campers return for multiple summers. Fourth and fifth generation Cobb camping leadership.
Naples | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | skylemar.com
For 69 years, Camp Skylemar thrives as a place where boys from across the country share in a summer of topnotch athletic instruction within a culture of kindness, respect, and friendship. Over 50 activities on 200 wooded acres overlooking the White Mountains and one of Maine’s cleanest lakes. Three 7-week sessions.
Winthrop | Coed | Day | Ages 5-15 | asmonline.org
FREE. The Autism Society of Maine offers a summer camp program for children ages 5-15 with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The purpose of this program is to help develop communication skills and peer relationships in a social group setting. A day program held in Farmington, ME. Autism Society of Maine: 1-800-273-5200.
Casco | Coed | Resident | Families | campsunshine.org
Camp Sunshine, nestled along the shores of Sebago Lake and primarily staffed by caring volunteers, provides a year- round camping experience to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. The program is free of charge
to families and includes on-site medical and psychosocial support.
CAMP SUSAN CURTIS
Stoneham | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-17 | susancurtisfoundation.org
Camp Susan Curtis offers two weeks of experiential learning in a residential camp environment exclusively to economically disadvantaged Maine youth referred through their schools. Operated by the Susan L. Curtis Charitable Foundation, every youth is fully sponsored through fundraising. CSC develops the habits and skills critical to lifelong achievement in youth ages 8-17.
Naples | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | camptakajo.com
Since 1947, the emphasis at Camp Takajo has remained the same: building character in today’s boys. Our entrance arch posts the twelve camp ideals including integrity, loyalty, self-reliance, and sportsmanship. These ideals are reinforced daily through sports, waterfront activities, hobbies and skills, an extensive tripping program, and camp-wide activities that foster a sense of brotherhood.
Sweden | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-16 | camptapawingo.com
Set on a beautiful, private 200-acre plot in southwestern Maine, “Tap,” for girls, considers itself a summer family. Activities include a zip line, a private lakefront, tennis courts, archery, and dance. Campers also get to explore the rest of Maine through hiking, horseback riding, and whitewater rafting trips throughout the state.
Raymond | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | camptimanous.com
Boys return home more self-confident, independent, and self-sufficient after spending an “unplugged” fun summer at Timanous. Small size ensures personal attention. Campers choose from a wide array of activities. Strong waterfront and camping trip programs. Campers represent 25 states and nine countries. 90 percent return rate of staff and campers.
Fayette | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-15 | campvega.com
Camp Vega is an all-girls camp on Echo Lake founded in 1936. With over 300 acres of forest and a mile of lakefront, Vega becomes a girl’s summer home—a place where she can be herself. Campers can choose from an array of traditional and specialized camp activities.
Denmark | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campwalden.com
A 101-year-old traditional camp where 160 girls respect and support each other and always try their best. Campers participate in daily activities, extensive wilderness trips, team sports (color war), many special events, and musical theatre. Waldenites live for fun, friendships, and the new experiences that each summer brings.
CAMP WAWENOCK FOR GIRLS
Raymond | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-16 | campwawenock.com
Wawenock gives girls both roots and wings! Each girl’s unique skills and personality are celebrated, and she is empowered to be her best self. Girls gain the confidence needed to explore who they are, challenge themselves to take healthy risks, and to learn and grow, building life-long, twenty-first century skills.
Waterford | Coed | Resident | Ages 6-16 | wazi.com
Camp Waziyatah, Maine’s highest-rated camp, was the site of Disney’s hit TV show Bug Juice. Wazi’s welcoming “no-clique” and “no-tech” atmosphere creates a close-knit community of lifelong friends. Kids 6-16 choose from over 30 activities and outdoor trips, learning new skills while having a life-changing adventure and an absolute blast!
Hartford | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-16 | campwekeela.com
Camp Wekeela features a safe, fun, nurturing environment in a beautiful, bucolic mountain lake setting. Core components include waterskiing, tennis, outdoor adventure, land and water sports, creative performing, culinary arts, and weekly trips. Our camp is a safe place for children to have fun and learn social rules, acceptable behavior, and leadership.
Waterford | Boys | Resident | Ages 6-15 | campwigwam.com
Founded in 1910, Camp Wigwam is a traditional boys’ camp in southwestern Maine on the sandy shores of Bear Lake. Boys enjoy crafts, sports, and a world-class waterskiing program. Tennis and golf lessons are offered daily, with nine-hole golf outings arranged five days a week to one of four local courses.
Bridgton | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | campwildwood.com
Wildwood continues to flourish as a summer camp for boys on Woods Pond in Bridgton, Maine. Their mission is to create a fun, active, and safe environment for campers to maximize their social, emotional, and personal development. Their goal is to enrich the lives of campers through positive relationships and activities.
Fayette | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | campwinnebago.com
For nearly a century, Camp Winnebago has offered boys ages 8-15 a safe, positive, and creative environment
where they develop both physically and socially through participation in a broad range of land and water sports, wilderness adventure, and individual activities. Winnebago is not for the boy who “can” but for the boy who “will.”
Raymond | Girls | Resident | Ages 6-16 | wohelo.com
Wohelo girls’ camp offers over a mile of shorefront on crystal-clear Sebago Lake with western views of the White Mountains. The founding family has run the camp for more than 110 years, and during that time they have never wavered from their commitment to fostering personal growth among campers through a non-competitive and friendly atmosphere.
CENTER DAY CAMP
North Windham | Coed | Day | Ages 5-15 | centerdaycamp.org
For over 65 years, campers ages 5-15 have been learning and growing with Center Day Camp on the shores of Sebago Basin. We offer Red Cross swimming, art, sports, theater, wilderness skills, and more on 28 beautiful acres. Round-trip, fully staffed bus ride included, with several convenient routes.
CHOP POINT SUMMER CAMP
Woolwich | Coed | Resident and Trip | Ages 13-18 | choppointcamp.com
We love teenagers. Chop Point is a traditional coed camp geared just for teens. Activities like sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, soccer, photography, and arts and crafts. Experience trips around New England, hiking, biking, canoeing or sightseeing to many locations. Come join us for the best summer of your life.
CIRCUS MAINE SUMMER CAMP
Portland | Coed | Day | Ages 8-14 | Circusmaine.org
Circus Maine Summer Camp offers a fun and athletic alternative to traditional summer camp experiences. Held in our state of the art, beautiful facility, we combine the fun of summer camp and the wonderment of the circus into one. Circus arts programming includes aerial fabric, trapeze, tight wire, trampoline, tumbling, juggling, and more!
COASTAL STUDIES FOR GIRLS
Freeport | Girls | Resident | Grades 6th-8th | coastalstudiesforgirls.com
CSG is a marine science and leadership semester school located on an oceanfront land preserve. Our overnight summer camps offer days filled with leadership workshops, science adventures in the intertidal zone, day hikes at state parks, and visits to marine science facilities. Join us this summer on the Maine coast!
DAVINCI EXPERIENCE SCIENCE AND ART DAY CAMP
Falmouth | Coed | Day | Ages 4-13 | davinciexperience.com
Experienced teachers lead small coed groups of similar- aged campers in weekly explorations of exciting themes that combine hands-on science experiments and art projects to learn about a theme in-depth. Certified teachers developed over 45 themes. Extended day, half day, and full day options. Enrollment limited.
DRAGON’S EYE ADVENTURES
Brunswick | Coed | Day | Ages 6-12 | dragonseyeadventures.com
Spend a summer on the high seas of imagination with Dragon’s Eye Adventures. Original mysteries feature a unique combination of history, folklore, and myth, with adventures for ages 6-12. Each adventure play unfolds through a combination of storytelling, live-action games, team challenges, ciphers, cryptic maps, and magical art projects.
FARM CAMP, LLC
Cape Elizabeth | Coed | Day and Day Trip | Ages 4-16 | farmcampkids.com
Hands-in-the-Dirt Fun at Turkey Hill Farm in Cape Elizabeth. Our summer day camp offers fun, hands-on activities so your child can learn about organic gardening, farm animals, and pond and forest habitats. Full- and partial-week programs available. Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with aftercare available until 5 p.m.
Harrison | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-15 | fernwoodcove.com
Fernwood Cove is an overnight all-girls summer camp located on Island Pond in Harrison. This sleepaway camp offers two 3.5-week summer sessions. It has a variety of activities, including water skiing, natural horsemanship, gymnastics, and outdoor adventure. It fosters friendships, leadership, opportunities for personal growth, and welcomes campers and CITs into a diverse and supportive community.
FLYING MOOSE LODGE
East Orland | Boys | Resident and Trip | Ages 9-15 | flyingmooselodge.com
Boys, residential. 48 campers, 20 staff. Canoe and hiking trips. Fishing. Swimming. NO ELECTRICITY. Wooden canoe building. Four-day/three-night camping trips weekly. Backpacking. Weekend base camp, field trips, sailing, homemade ice cream, skit night. Non-competitive, lots of learning, lots of fun. Ages 9-15. Since 1921. Two-week to six-week sessions.
FOREST ACRES CAMP FOR GIRLS AND INDIAN ACRES CAMP FOR BOYS
Fryeburg | Boys and Girls | Resident | Ages 7-16 | indianacres.com
Forest and Indian Acres summer camps include an all-boys and an all-girls summer camp. Both team and individual sports are offered—including soccer, gymnastics, archery, and field hockey—and campers are encouraged to test acquired skills with nearby camps. The camps also offer arts and crafts activities.
South China | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-17 | friendscamp.org
For 63 years Friends Camp has offered youth ages 7-17 a loving community with Quaker values, creative activities, and lots of goofy fun. Friends Camp offers games, drama, hiking, crafts, sports, and a full range of aquatic activities. Friends Camp is open to all youth.
GANDER BROOK CHRISTIAN CAMP
Raymond | Coed | Resident | ganderbrook.org
Designed to provide wholesome recreation and spiritual growth for campers, activities at Gander Brook include camping under the stars, spiritual activities and devotionals, hiking, talent shows, carnival, cookouts, “morning funisthenics,” rock climbing, air riflery, and archery.
GREENLAND POINT CENTER
Princeton | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 8-17 | greenlandpoint.com
The mission of The Greenland Point Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and environmental stewardship by providing all children and adults, including those with disabilities, with a natural setting and programs that teach outdoor skills, leadership, ethics, and alternatives to substance abuse.
HART-TO-HART FARM DAY CAMP
Albion | Coed | Day | Ages 5-13 | hart2hartfarm.org
Hart-to-Hart Farm is a small working organic dairy in Albion. Campers experience a rich program incorporating a farm-to-table experience. Campers explore our farm animals, ponds, gardens, and forest. Highlight: campers adopt their own special farm animal to train. Day camp: 8 one-week sessions.
HIDDEN VALLEY CAMP
Freedom | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-14 | hiddenvalleycamp.com
Renowned programs in the performing and creative arts and exciting outdoor pursuits. Private lake, heated pool near Maine coast. Two-week professional staff training. Wholesome delicious meals, allergy support. “Your emphasis on personal responsibility, on being decent and caring—and having fun!—makes HVC a true model and home-away-from-home.”
HOOP BASKETBALL CAMP
Casco | Boys/Girls | Resident | Grades 4th-10th | hoopcamp.org
Created in 1971, Hoop sits on Casco’s Pleasant Lake and emphasizes basketball training. Campers are broken up into nine-player teams and assigned counselors and coaches. Swimming, canoeing, and water basketball are also offered at the camp.
HURRICANE ISLAND SCIENCE AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
Hurricane Island | Coed | Resident | Ages 11-18 | hurricaneisland.net
The Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership is not your typical summer camp! Experiential science education programs for grades 7-12 are designed to help students immerse themselves in unique island natural history and ecology, develop leadership skills, connect with peers, and have fun. Financial aid available.
JCC CAMP KINGSWOOD
Bridgton | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-15 | kingswood.org
Campers entering grades three through 10 develop independence, gain self-confidence, build individual skills and learn to work as teams, while nurturing lifelong friendships and strengthening their Jewish identities. The program is elective-based so each camper can choose his or her activities from a wide range of offerings. Financial assistance available.
Oxford | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-15 | kampkohut.com
Kohut’s magnificent setting and wholesome environment have been enriching lives since 1907. Nestled on beautiful Thompson Lake, our traditional four-week brother/sister program is designed to focus on building skills, meeting each camper’s individual needs and fostering friendships. Campers choose from 50+ activities and delight in memorable trips days and special events.
KIEVE CAMP FOR BOYS
Nobleboro | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-16 | kieve.org
Kieve, located across Damariscotta Lake from our sister camp, Wavus Camp for Girls, builds character in young people to help them become confident adults and compassionate citizens. Challenging wilderness trips are an integral part of each camper’s experience. Our patient, caring, professional and highly motivated staff, mostly Kieve alumni, is the key to our success.
KINGSLEY PINES CAMP
Raymond | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-16 | kingsleypines.com
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! Two- and three-week sessions.
L.L. BEAN KIDS’ CAMP AND TEEN ADVENTURES
Freeport | Coed | Day | Ages 7-16 | llbean.com/adventures
L.L.Bean Summer Kids’ Camp and Teen Adventures are a safe and fun way for boys and girls to make friends, learn new skills, and enjoy the outdoors. Guided by expert instructors and experienced counselors, our programs offer a variety of activities, including kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, archery, fly casting, geocaching, camp craft, and more.
MAD SCIENCE OF MAINE
South Portland | Coed | Day | Ages 4-12 | maine.madscience.org
Day camp for ages 4-12, Mad Science is Maine’s leading provider of fun science enrichment programs! We have been providing fun, hands-on science for over 16 years. Kids can enjoy week-long science camps to spark their imaginative learning!
MAINE ARTS CAMP
Waterville | Coed | Resident | Ages 9-16 | maineartscamp.com
Each summer, a maximum of 100 campers ages 9-16 arrive on the Colby College campus to participate in visual and performing arts, cooking, filmmaking, film photography, and more—all while enjoying the campfires and camp songs in an inclusive creative community. Two or four- week sessions.
MAINE AUDUBON CAMPS
Falmouth | Coed | Day | Grades K-5 | maineaudubon.org
Maine Audubon hosts day camp programs for children in grades K-5 at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth and Fields Pond in Holden. Camp sessions with varied wildlife conservation themes run weekly throughout summer and daily during school vacation weeks. Preschool and family programs are also available. Scholarships awarded annually.
MAINE ROBOTICS CAMP
Orono | Coed | Day | Ages 9-16 | mainerobotics.org
Enjoy a week of engineering, computer science or programming at one of over 20 locations in Maine. Now in its 14th year, these day camps are excellent opportunities to learn about robotics, science, computers, and programming; while having fun doing it all.
MAINE TEEN CAMP
Porter | Coed | Resident | Ages 13-17 | teencamp.com
Maine Teen Camp focuses on fostering independence and enriching the unique lives of teenagers. We are a summer home to a diverse population of teens from all over the world, and feature a full range of elective programs and activities, including rock music, cooking, waterskiing, community service, and tennis—to name just a few.
MEDOMAK FAMILY CAMP
Washington | Coed | Resident | Families | medomakcamp.com
Nestled amongst pine forests on a beautiful lake in mid- coast Maine, Medomak, a summer camp for the ENTIRE FAMILY, is a vacation that suits everyone young and old.
MOOSE RIVER OUTPOST
Jackman | Coed | Resident | Ages 11-17 | mooseriveroutpost.org
At this Christian camp, kids can enjoy over 7,000 acres of woods, streams, and lakes as they immerse themselves in “the wild beauty and quiet testimony of God’s creation.” A private waterfront, Christian leaders from around the country, brook trout fishing, orienteering, archery, and skeet shooting are all available at this camp.
MSSM SUMMER CAMP
Limestone | Boys/Girls | Resident | Ages 10-14 | mssm.org
In its 19th year, MSSM Summer Camp is as excited as ever to inspire and encourage boys and girls ages 10-14 to pursue their passions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. With one week dedicated to STEM educators, MSSM Summer Camp blends education and fun for all ages.
NETOP SUMMER CAMP
Casco | Boys | Resident | Ages 8-15 | netopsummercamp.com
Netop (nee-tope, meaning “friend”) is a traditional residential camp for boys 8-15 in Casco, Maine. Netop features an exceptional community, emphasizing balanced growth in a natural, “unplugged” environment. With a program offering a range of sports, water activities, arts, crafts, and wilderness trips, boys develop skills, friendships, and lifelong memories.
NEW ENGLAND MUSIC CAMP
Sidney | Coed | Resident | Ages 11-18 | nemusiccamp.com
Since 1937, NEMC has nurtured young musicians ages 11- 18 from all over the world. Located on Lake Messalonskee, NEMC provides intensive music education balanced with traditional social and recreational summer camp activities. Campers design their own schedules focusing on music each morning, recreation each afternoon, and perform weekly at our outstanding Bowl-in-the-Pines outdoor amphitheater.
NICHOLS DAY CAMP
Blue Hill | Coed | Day | Ages 5-14 | nicholsdaycamps.org
Two-week sessions and the following programs: Scamp Program, ages 5-6. Nichols Program, ages 7-12. Adventure Program, ages 12-14. Transportation from Blue Hill, Deer Isle, North Brooksville, and Penobscot.
NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY
Yarmouth | Coed | Day | Ages 2-14 | nya.org
Summer Programs offer children ages 2-14 a range of activities in general day and specialty camps. Campers build meaningful relationships while engaging in fun and active learning experiences. FREE before-and after-care makes reasonably priced childcare available from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ocean Park | Coed | Resident and Day | Grades 3-10 | oceanwood.org
Just three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, this Christian camp and conference center offers overnight camps for youth entering grades 3-10, adults with disabilities, and families, as well as day camp for 5-12 year-olds. Oceanwood has a longstanding horseback riding program, and opens the summer with “Summer Kick-Off.”
West Gardiner | Coed | Resident | pilgrimlodge.org
Pilgrim Lodge is owned and operated by the Maine Conference, United Church of Christ. One week sessions offered according to age. Some sessions are general, others have themes, such as “Arts Alive” or “Camp Pride” (for LGBTQ high schoolers). We teach critical thinking and urge campers to examine and develop their own spiritual journey.
PINE ISLAND CAMP FOR BOYS
Belgrade Lakes | Boys | Resident | Ages 9-15 | pineisland.org
Located on a small island on a beautiful, clean, quiet lake, Pine Island is an ideal place to build a successful community each summer, which we have been doing for 115 years. Boys ages 9-15 enjoy outdoor activities, many out on the water, and many camping trips. Campfire every night.
PINE TREE CAMP
Bath | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 8-18 | pinetreesociety.org
As part of the Pine Tree Society—an organization devoted to helping Mainers with disabilities—Pine Tree Camp gives children and adults with disabilities the chance to enjoy a traditional summer camp. Set on 285 acres, the camp also boasts a mile of waterfront on North Pond in the Belgrade Lakes region.
PORTLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
Portland | Coed | Day | Ages 6-18 | portlandconservatoryofmusic.org
The Portland Conservatory of Music is a nonprofit community music school for all ages and abilities located in Portland. At PCM, we believe that a high-quality music education should be available to everyone, and we strive to make that happen.
Portland | Coed | Resident and Day | Ages 8-18 | rippleffect.net
Rippleffect is a non-profit wilderness adventure program. Based on Cow Island in Casco Bay, our day and overnight camps and wilderness expeditions offer a wide range of options for students ages 8-18. Kayaking, zip-lining, climbing, camping, games, and making friends are all part of the Ripple experience. Contact us today to enroll!
RILEY DISCOVERY VACATION CAMPS
Rockport | Coed | Day | Ages 6-14 | rileyschool.org/summer-vacation-camp
The Riley school has offered vacation day camps on its beautiful, 20-acre campus for over 20 years. Children choose two focus workshops per session. Typical offerings include musical theater, field science, photography and film, studio arts and ceramics, movement arts, and treehouse building.
ROBIN HOOD CAMP
Brooksville | Coed | Resident | Ages 7-16 | robinhoodcamp.com
Only camp located on fresh water lake and ocean. Fourty dynamic sports and activities including golf, tennis, squash, soccer, and waterski/wakeboard, intensive academies with world class instruction. Campers from 30+ countries. Selective admissions process with interview requirement. Unique, dynamic approach to camping.
SEEDS OF PEACE CAMP
Otisfield | Coed | Resident | Ages 14-16 | seedsofpeace.org
Participants at this camp will join a community of emerging leaders from countries and communities in conflict. Campers ages 14-16 come from the Middle East, South Asia, and U.S. to meet face-to-face, engage in camp activities, tackle the divisive issues defining their conflicts, and challenge each other’s perspectives and prejudices.
Raymond | Coed | Resident | Grades 3-12 | slovenskicamps.com
Slovenski Camps is a residential camp offering traditional and specialty camps in one-week sessions for boys and girls entering third grade through high school. Traditional camps: Athena Girls Camp and Dodgeball Camp. Specialty camps: sports (pole vault, throws, XC, windsurfing, sand volleyball), music (a capella, guitar), and academics (robotics, SAT-prep).
TANGLEWOOD 4-H CAMP
Lincolnville | Coed | Resident, Trip, and Day | Ages 4-17 | umaine.edu/tanglewood
Located on the Ducktrap River, Tanglewood is a community-centered camp where campers master skills through hands-on discovery, while having fun with friends. Campers gain independence through activity program choice of: ecology, creative arts, gardening, outdoor skills, archery, or engineering. Includes day, residential, trips, and teen leadership programs.
THE SUMMER CAMP
Washington | Girls | Resident | Ages 6-18 | thesummercamp.org
The Summer Camp partners with social service agencies, guidance counselors, and individuals throughout the Northeast providing a no-cost residential summer camp for girls, ages 6-18, from low-income families and foster homes. In our safe, fun, supportive environment girls explore new experiences, learn from positive role models, and build skills for life.
TRIPP LAKE CAMP
Poland | Girls | Resident | Ages 7-16 | tripplakecamp.com
Since 1911, Tripp Lake Camp has fostered a culture built on timeless values. In an increasingly fast-paced world, TLC provides a nurturing, supportive environment in which girls gain confidence as they challenge themselves in new activities, develop lifelong skills, forge lasting friendships, and pass down the traditions from generations of TLC campers.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE 4-H CAMP AND LEARNING CENTERS AT BRYANT POND
Bryant Pond | Coed | Resident | Ages 6-18 | umaine.edu/bryantpond/
Campers develop outdoor skills and establish a connection to Maine’s natural world through our Naturalist, Woodscraft, Primitive, or Maine Woods Adventure paths. Campers can choose a focused program to fit their needs in conservation education and adventure-based programs. One, two, or four weeks, teen leadership programs, and day camp offered.
WAVUS CAMP FOR GIRLS
Damariscotta Lake | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-16 | wavus.org
Wavus, located down Damariscotta Lake from our brother camp, Kieve, engages campers in progressively challenging wilderness trips, which are an integral part of our traditional residential camp and serve as a catalyst for character development. Our patient and motivated staff are typically Wavus alumna who return to share the magic.
WAYNFLETE FLYERS CAMP
Portland | Coed | Day | Ages 3-15 | waynflete.org
For over 40 years, Waynflete Flyers Camp has provided memorable summer adventures for children living in or visiting Southern Maine. Deeply committed to the value of play and exploration, our camps will inspire new interests and expand skills in sports, arts, theater, and music that will last well beyond the summer.
WEST END HOUSE CAMP
Parsonsfield | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | westendhousecamp.org
Affordable excellence! West End House Camp, a modern and historic overnight camp for boys ages 7-15, has two, four, six, or eight-week sessions. Sports, waterfront, games and challenges, and lifelong friends! 130 campers, 40 counselors (all former campers). Selected by the Boston Globe as a “Best Value in New England.”
WINONA CAMPS FOR BOYS
Bridgton | Boys | Resident | Ages 7-15 | winonacamps.com
A boys’ residential camp for ages 7-15, Winona Camp offers an exceptional trip program and waterfront activities. Campers live in small platform tents in groups of five. Activities include water sports, wilderness hikes, canoe trips, kayaking, riding, sailing, and rock climbing. Junior Maine Guide Program option.
WOLFE’S NECK FARM SUMMER DAY CAMP
Freeport | Coed | Day | Ages 4-18 | wolfesneckfarm.org
Our Farm Camp connects youth to agriculture and outdoor environments. We’ve got 626 acres with barns, pastures, gardens, and forests to explore. At camp, 4-16 year olds learn about sustainable agriculture and ecology while doing farm chores, digging in our gardens, and dissecting vegetables.
WYONEGONIC CAMPS FOR GIRLS
Denmark | Girls | Resident | Ages 8-15 | wyonegonic. com
Wyonegonic, the oldest continuously run camp for girls, was founded in 1902. A non-competitive atmosphere in a beautiful lakefront setting allows campers to build confidence. Campers choose from a broad base of activities depending on goals and interests. There is particular focus on waterfront activities, outdoor skills, and wilderness trips.
YMCA CAMP OF MAINE
Winthrop | Coed | Resident | Ages 8-16 | maineycamp.org
YMCA Camp of Maine encourages friendships, develops leaders, and builds self-confidence through programming that provides positive role models. The overnight camp experience provides the choice of activities that allow campers to explore new ideas and develop hobbies through sports, sailing, waterskiing, pottery, overnight trips, leadership training, and more.