At Farm & Wilderness summer camps, we focus on community, home grown fun and living closely with the natural world. We offer five overnight camps for children ages nine through seventeen, a day camp and a family camp. Three generations of campers have learned a lifelong love of nature and the joy of a simple, participatory life here in the Vermont woods. We invite you to join us.
Camp Sangamon is located on a small lake in the hills outside of Rutland, Vermont. Sangamon was founded in 1922, and have based many years of success on one fundamental philosophical difference from other camps. While most camps operate on the premise that adults should generally make decisions for children, we believe in the opposite premise - that camp is a perfect setting to give children the chance to make their own decisions.
Sangamon and Betsey Cox, brother/sister camps next to each other, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. The entire program is elective. Campers choose each day from...
Indian Brook is a place for girls to find friendship, adventure, and support in a non-competitive environment. Girls live in open cabins with seven or eight other girls their age and two counselors. The whole camp sings favorite songs after breakfast, then sits together in Silent Meeting before going off for morning activities. Activity areas include Creative Arts, Outdoor Living skills, Rocks and Ropes, Work Projects (carpentry), Barns & Gardens, and the Waterfront.
Betsey Cox is a girl 's camp with a brother camp next door, combining the best of single-gender and co-ed camps. At Betsey Cox and Sangamon, the entire program is elective. Each camper creates a personal schedule each day from 15 activities and trips. Imagination, action, independence, and self-discovery are the focus of every day. We live in simple, rustic cabins, playing and learning in the outdoors, far-removed from technology and stress. Betsey Cox creates leaders for the 21st century.
"Some of the benefits of coming to Camp Farwell are getting experience in being away from home and being more independent. Ive met so many true friends and Ive learned so much about myself. I started as a 3 week camper and now I always come for 7 weeks." - Katy S., Camper
A unique primitive summer camp for boys ages 10 - 14: tipi living, wilderness skills, nature crafts, canoeing, hiking, archery, atlatls & hawks, backpacking, and much more! Through community living and group decision making campers learn to work and play together in a spirit of cooperation rather than competition. ACA Accredited.
Saltash Mountain grows wilderness adventurers. A camp for 40 boys and girls, ages 11-14, Saltash Mountain focuses on wilderness traveling, mastering outdoor skills and community building.
Campers at Saltash Mountain Camp (SAM) spend many of their summer days on the trails and rivers of New England. For at least half of their time at camp, all of the campers are exploring on trips of three to seven days. Six to eight campers go on each trip, led by two experienced counselors. During their time "In-Camp," SAM campers play music, write and perform zany skits, swim in Lake Ninevah, and participate...
The Unplugged Adventure Since 1965. Roaring Brook is devoted to teaching outdoor skills, outdoor sports, Vermont crafts and conducting wilderness backpack and canoe trips. Self-reliance, resourcefulness, the will-to-achieve and service to others centers the camp philosophy. Located on a 650-acre forest preserve with a private, trout-stocked lake, Roaring Brook is an ideal location and program for boys who wish to experience a fun and exciting outdoor adventure. Come Join Us!
The GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps are considered to be some of the finest youth instructional camps in the country. Each of our camps were developed to provide young athletes with an opportunity to become better lacrosse players with instruction from the best coaches and players in the game today. Our goal is to help you keep improving, no matter what your ability level, through great coaching and healthy competition. Since 2001, over 65,000 athletes have attended our camps and become better players, making GameBreaker the largest and most popular lacrosse camps in the nation. For more detailed information regarding locations, dates,...
The Nike Swim Camp at the University of Vermont is designed to help competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique so they can compete at the next level. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
Timberlake is alive with adventure. Its a place where a boy can climb trees, fly off a rope swing into a clear, cool lake, build cabins, laugh with friends, eat great food, learn to milk a cow, climb mountains, learn how to make pizza for 150 people, create incredible art, and do a thousand other things. Each day is filled with excitement, challenge, and joy. Timberlake thrives on the imagination and energy of campers and staff working together to create a safe, supportive, and fun community.
Tamarack Farm centers on community building, cooperative work projects and community service. We are a rural farm carved from the Vermont woods, settled snugly between a steep ridge and a long glacial lake. 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.
Flying Cloud is a wilderness skills camp for boys. The 5 components central to camp are: simplicity and isolation, respect and community, common gender, honoring the land and honoring the spirit. These values have resulted in a strong camp identity and a lasting sense of affiliation for generations of campers. This is a safe place to learn and be who you are. It's a rare Flying Clouder who goes more than a few hours without having a heartfelt moment of appreciation for the beauty around him.
Don't miss your chance to run on backcountry dirt roads, cross country trails in evergreen forests and sun drenched meadows, and jumping into a mountain stream to cool down. Join camp directors John Holland and Roy Benson for an all intensive week of cross country training. Green Mountain Running camp offers the perfect mix of learning, training and recreation.
The adidas Tennis Camps are considered some of the finest in the country. Our instructional summer camps were developed to provide athletes ages 8-18 an opportunity to become better tennis players in a fun, positive atmosphere. Our campers learn from the best coaches in the sport and leave camp with confidence and a passion to enjoy the sport of a lifetime. Join us this summer at one of our day, extended day, or overnight locations to sharpen your skills, make new friends, and have the best week of your summer! For more information on dates, prices, and staff please visit...
USSC has partnered with Ryan Curtis, the Head Lacrosse Coach at the University of Vermont, in offering a Nike Lacrosse Camp this summer. Instruction takes place on the practice fields of the Vermont Catamounts while overnight campers stay in nearby student housing on campus.
Nike Junior Golf Camps are back in 2014 in Vermont to offer a camp session at beautiful Mount Snow Resort. Championship golf, great accommodations, and instruction from one of the most respected professionals in New England make this program an unforgettable experience!
Nike Advanced Golf Schools and The Original Golf School at Mount Snow team up once again to offer up one week of golf at the beautiful Mount Snow Resort in 2014. Championship golf, great accommodations, and expert instruction from one of the most respected professionals in New England make the Nike Advanced Golf School at Mount Snow an unforgettable experience.
The Green Mountain Coaching Workshop offers a special learning opportunity for beginning coaches, (and even veteran coaches), looking for a more scientific approach to coaching your cross country team.
Camp Killooleet is a summer camp for boys and girls ages 9 - 14, 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. We build a supportive community with a balance of sports and arts activities.
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. The directors state, 'We want every camper to find activities they particularly enjoy and specialize in them....
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