A Guide to 2018 Area Summer Camps
Cedarland Summer Camp
Cedarland Summer Day Camp offers two exciting camps: Full Day for campers age 4 – 12
and Junior Outing for campers age 12 – 14. Each camp is designed to address the needs and interests of the various stages of a child’s life. The common philosophy across our camps is to improve a child’s fitness and confidence through participation in a variety of fun activities in a non-competitive environment. Cedarland’s camp facilities include an Olympic-size pool, playground, basketball and volleyball courts, covered lunch area, locker rooms as well as use of aMAZEment Action Playcenter and Cedarland Mini-Golf, Batting and Ropes Courses.
Haverhill, Mass. l (978) 521-7700 l Cedarland.net
Hyde’s Summer Leadership Challenge
Adventures Await Teens Age 13 to 18. For over 50 years, Hyde’s Summer Leadership Challenge has inspired students and parents looking to take the summer experience to the next level by having fun, making new friends and accomplishing what they never thought they could. Teens gain confidence and courage through adventures such as camping, canoeing and hiking mountains in the Bigelow Range, performing on stage in a theatrical blockbuster, completing the Zip Line Challenge, going white water rafting and doing community service projects such as digging in community gardens, building wildlife habitat and cleaning up local beaches. Summer at Hyde is about challenging yourself through exploring new interests, strengthening current skills and gaining a new appreciation of your unique potential as a student and a family. Start the journey by calling or visiting our website. Bath, Maine: July 2 – Jul 29.
Bath, Maine l (207) 443-7101 l Hyde.edu/Summer
Merrimack Valley YMCA Camps
The Merrimack Valley YMCA offers families, children and teenagers fun-filled summer experiences. Camp Lawrence for boys and Camp Nokomis for girls are resident camps located on Bear Island, Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. The camps offer a wide range of arts, land activities and water sports. Children who attend the camps are 8 to 16 years old and choose their own activities. Special themed events are also planned during the sessions. Day Camp Otter and Road Rangers, for boys and girls, are both located on Captain’s Pond in Salem, N.H. Camp Otter has many of the same activities as the island camps have and is for campers age 6 to 13, while Road Rangers is a travel program for campers age 10 to 14. Each week has a different theme; busing is provided from Andover, North Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, Atkinson, N.H.,
Salem, N.H. and Windham, N.H. The Merrimack Valley YMCA also offers a Family Camp on Bear Island for 10 days in August. Families can rent cabins and enjoy all the camp activities offered throughout the summer.
Lawrence, Mass. | (978) 975-1330 | Camp.MVYMCA.org