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Camp Fernwood
Poland, Maine

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207-998-4346
610-356-7602

fernwood[AT]campfernwood.com
48 Camp Fernwood Lane
Poland, Maine 04274

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
6035 Goshen Rd.
Newtown Square, PA 19073

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Full season 7 weeks

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Now in our 95th season, Fernwood is known for nurturing the whole child in a safe and supportive environment that fosters social and emotional growth, as well as skill development in over 36 activities. Campers and mature staff live in a beautiful 100 acre setting with emphasis on friendships, learning and play.

Chosen with the guidance of parents and camp staff, each camper’s elective program of activities is supplemented by several required core activities, and is designed to build skills as well as self-confidence and independence. Expert instruction offered in all activities, including swimming, canoeing, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, tennis, gymnastics, aerobics, yoga, on-site English horseback riding, archery, riflery, soccer, softball, field hockey, lacrosse, drama, dance, music, crafts, ceramics, woodworking, silver jewelry, photography and rock climbing.

The tripping program includes weekly outdoor day trips, overnight trips, and extended white water canoe, hiking, and rock climbing trips.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.
Waterskiing (skiing, Wake Boarding, Knee Boarding, Etc.)
Target Sports (riflery, Archery)
Silversmithing
Stand Up Paddleboarding
Climbing Wall, Ropes Course, Rock Climbing

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Fernwood's 100 acre facility is located in the "Lakes District" of southern Maine. We are 45 minutes northwest of Portland, and only 2 hours from Boston.

CAMP FACILITIES: Fernwood sits on 100 acres of meadows bordered by woodlands and the sandy shore of one of the largest and cleanest lakes in the region - Lake Thompson. Campers are grouped by school grade and live in beautiful and airy wooden bunks with screens and shutters for weather protection.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1921, Camp Fernwood is a traditional, overnight camp for girls in Poland, Maine. The Fernwood family is known for its warm atmosphere and concern for each child. Campers and mature staff live together in a beautiful, rustic setting, with many opportunities for friendships, learning and play.

Nurturing tolerance, unselfishness, and an appreciation of a simpler life in the out-of-doors. Our full season provides girls with enough time to experience new challenges, enhance self confidence, develop activity skills, and establish enduring friendships in safe, beautiful surroundings. Fernwood is not divided into sections, for we are, in essence, one family, building community spirit through the contributions of each of our girls.

Each camper has an elective program of activities, chosen with the guidance of parents and camp staff. Older campers may specialize in a specific activity. Expert instruction is offered in all activities, including swimming, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking, tennis, gymnastics, aerobics, English riding, archery, riflery, soccer, softball, field hockey, volleyball, drama, music, dance, crafts, ceramics, woodworking, silver jewelry, drawing, painting, photography, and rock climbing. The tripping program includes day trips, as well as extended white water canoe and kayak, backpacking, hiking, and rock climbing trips.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Fernwood has a broad geographic diversity. Campers come from 23 of the United States, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Colombia, and Switzerland.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
One full season session (7 weeks)
26 June - 14 August
Tuition: $11,800

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Looking for a summer job?  If you're at least 19 years old and finished your first year of college, we'd love to discuss our opportunities with you. 

Fernwood's staff to camper ratio is the best we know of, at 1:1.5    This allows us to run a high quality program all day, every day, while still allowing our staff time to recharge with generous time off. 

A strong interest in working with children is required, and counselors are hired to teach within a specific activity(ies) specialty . 

Please contact our assistant director Ellyn Black: ellyn[AT]campfernwood.com


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