Nestled in Strafford, NH, Camp Foss spans 275 acres of woodlands, fostering an environment for personal growth and exploration. Campers embark on a journey to uncover their potential, engaging in an array of activities, from kayaking to high and low ropes courses, archery, climbing towers, and farm programs.
Each day offers a diverse selection of activities, encouraging friendship, skill development, and an appreciation for nature. With options ranging from tether ball to tomahawk range, the camp ensures a fulfilling experience, catering to varied interests and fostering a sense of camaraderie among campers.
Camp Foss stands as a haven where every individual finds an avenue for personal development and joyful exploration amidst the great outdoors.
Nestled in Southern Maine, Camp Waziyatah, renowned for Disney's "Bug Juice: My Adventures at Camp," is a coed overnight summer haven.
Celebrating 103 years, it shuns cliques across 130 picturesque acres with a private lake. Tuition covers an array of activities – water sports, theater, arts, and more. With a "Kids-Choice" program, campers shape their adventure, fostering independence, skill mastery, and enduring friendships.
Join the legacy of Wazi, where every moment is a blend of fun, growth, and lifelong memories.
Nestled in the stunning landscapes of southwestern NH, Fleur de Lis offers an idyllic summer haven for girls. With a small community of only 100 girls and 45 staff, it fosters an environment where authenticity and belonging thrive. The program, spanning 2, 3.5, 5.5, and 7-week sessions, emphasizes building confidence, independence, and communal living, cultivating a sense of empowerment and camaraderie among campers.
Guided by dedicated counselors, girls engage in diverse activities, special events, and evening programs, with ample unstructured time for bonding and leisure. The camp also offers shorter experiences like the Big & Little Weekend and Try It Days for added immersion.
Notably, Fleur de Lis extends Circle Week, a compassionate initiative providing a free week of camp for girls coping with parental loss. Over its 90-year legacy, the camp has been a transformative retreat where girls not only spend their summers but forge enduring friendships and cherished memories, creating a second home that resonates far beyond the campgrounds.
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston's Summer Institute in Global Leadership orchestrates a comprehensive week-long Model UN program, welcoming students from various locations to collaboratively confront global issues. Throughout this intensive week, participants delve into the week's theme, exploring key topics intertwined with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The program offers a multifaceted approach. Students engage in public speaking exercises and negotiation activities, refining their abilities to articulate and negotiate on pressing global concerns. Moreover, they have the unique opportunity to interact with expert guest speakers, gaining insights and perspectives from seasoned individuals in the field.
The core essence lies in hands-on experience; students navigate complex global issues collaboratively, simulating the roles of diplomats within Model UN simulations. This immersive approach allows for practical application of knowledge and skills, fostering a deeper understanding of diplomacy, negotiation, and the intricate mechanisms involved in addressing global challenges.
The week serves as a platform for students to not only absorb information but to actively participate, absorb, and apply their learning, emerging with a more profound comprehension of global dynamics and the role of collaborative problem-solving in a diplomatic context.
Summer Friendshops by Child Therapy Boston provide an ideal setting for children and teens to learn and apply essential skills for building and maintaining friendships.
Through engaging and supportive workshops, participants develop abilities in peer connection, social cues, teamwork, and more. The program incorporates creative and expressive therapies, art, games, improv, drumming, yoga, mindfulness, and various activities. Additionally, weekly summer groups focus on honing skills such as making friends, handling emotions, building confidence, joining activities, managing anxiety, self-regulation, and coping strategies.
Join them for a summer of growth and connection.
Highland Mountain Summer Camps specialize in multi-day programs tailored for youth passionate about mountain biking. Their inclusive approach welcomes riders of diverse abilities, from beginners exploring the park to those verging on professional levels. Emphasizing Safety, Fun, and Learning, the camp ensures each child progresses in their biking journey.
When not hitting the trails, campers engage in a variety of activities, including disc golf, gaga ball, basketball, pool, ping pong, and more, while also enjoying downtime in the camp lounges.
The camp's team comprises devoted coaches and staff who share the camp's values and revel in the camp atmosphere. Each member brings substantial youth camp experience, along with CPR/first aid certifications and specialized Highland Camps training. The coaches, esteemed professionals in the mountain biking realm, offer extensive knowledge and guidance to help campers excel in the sport.
Highland Mountain Summer Camps prioritize providing a well-rounded experience, combining biking thrills with diverse recreational opportunities, all under the guidance of a team committed to both the campers' development and their enjoyment of the camp environment.
Since 1980, Steve & Kate’s Camp has empowered children by entrusting them with control over their own learning journeys. Through the process of trying, failing, and learning independently, kids cultivate trust in their own judgment, equipping them to confront the challenges of a dynamic world with creativity and confidence.
Campers have the freedom to select from a diverse array of real-time activities, such as sewing, stop-motion animation, music, coding, sports & rec, makers crafts, baking, and more. They determine what they want to do and for how long.
This summer, families have the flexibility to purchase as many days as they need, usable at any time without the need for weekly reservations—just show up! Alternatively, for extended care, a Summer Pass covering the entire season is available. In the event of changing plans, any unused Passes will be automatically refunded in full at the end of the summer.
Camp Stonewall is the perfect co-ed sleepaway camp, nestled on the Marianapolis Prep School campus in Connecticut.
What sets them apart? Their choice-based program empowers kids to craft their daily schedules, from athletics and outdoor adventures to culinary and performing/visual arts. They welcome campers aged 7-15 for sessions ranging from 1 to 7 weeks.
What makes Camp Stonewall truly special is their diverse community. Campers and staff join them from around the globe, creating a unique cultural blend. Living in campus dorms fosters a welcoming, nurturing environment, helping kids quickly adapt to being away from home.
Join them for an unforgettable summer of growth, friendship, and fun!
With over a century of dedication to character development, Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA lives by its mission of “Helping youth discover their potential through life-changing experiences and relationships”.
Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA believes that everyone deserves opportunities to explore, learn, and grow in a supportive environment. Community - they build enduring relationships and support one another. Commitment - they take responsibility for themselves, one another, and the common good. Belonging - they strive to create a culture where all people are welcomed and respected. Compassion - they treat one another with empathy, honesty, and integrity.
Located on 1,350 beautiful acres in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, Camp Becket for boys+ and Chimney Corners Camp for girls+ are four-week overnight camps with rich traditions and commitment to character development.
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This blog is written by Abby Barber, owner of Barber Events and the Boston Camp Fair.