Few memories stick with us quite like those made at summer camp. Maine Summer Camps are a shining example. Whether you stay for a single day or a life-changing summer, a Maine Camp Experience has the power to shape the soul.
Family-Friendly and Kid-Friendly Summer Camps
Whether it’s a family-friendly or kid-friendly camp, the key word is “friendly.” That’s the whole idea: making new friends and bringing families closer together. Whatever option fits best, it comes with all the things that make Maine special, from the greatest of the great outdoors to the most meaningful of inner experiences.
From hiking and yoga to kayaking and campfires, Medomak Family Camp in Washington, Maine, is chock-full of traditional summer camp activities. It also fosters an atmosphere where adults can reconnect and relive their own summer camp days. The kids pick up on that, becoming more engaged and energized.
Kennebec River Valley
The quiet woodland surrounding Parker Pond in Mount Vernon, Maine, is an ideal environment for a summer camp, especially one that focuses on environmental responsibility. Bearnstow on Parker Road offers weeklong workshops for kids and adults, using creative arts and sciences to develop an appreciation for preserving the natural environment.
Greater Portland & Casco Bay
Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine, is the home of Kingsley Pines, a camp with the motto “The Way Summer Camp Should Be.” It could also be a mission statement. This coed, overnight camp for kids ages 8-16 is dedicated to providing the activities and learning of traditional summer camp where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.
Sometimes a kid just wants to be a kid. Surrounded by other kids. In a summer camp just for kids. Well, those kids have come to the right place in Maine. And here are some of the places where lifelong memories and lifelong friends are made.
Alford Lake Camp in Hope, Maine, isn’t just a camp for kids, it’s a camp just for girls. This overnight camp for girls 8-17 has a focus on friendship, fun, adventure and educational growth.
Ghostlight Theater Camp in Oakland, Maine, brings young people together in a creative environment, with a spotlight on making artistic leaps and personal transformation.
The scenic mountain setting of Camp Wekeela in Poland, Maine, is the backdrop for a family-oriented program for boys and girls 7-16, with an emphasis on building community. A few miles inland from the coastal towns of Belfast and Camden, Hidden Valley Camp offers arts and outdoor programs to kids 8-14, along with farm animals — even llamas.