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Camp Tapawingo
Sweden, Maine

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(207) 647-3351
166 Tapawingo Road
Sweden, Maine 04040

(973) 275-1139

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TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): No religious affiliation.  Independent girls summer camp.

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. HORSEBACK RIDING (English Style)

LANDSPORTS: Aerobics, Archery, Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Ropes Course, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Yoga

PERFORMING ARTS: Theater, Music, Dance, Design

STUDIO ARTS: Ceramics, Digital Photography, Jewelry, Stained Glass, Painting & Drawing


WATERFRONT: Canoe, Kayak, Swim, Sail, Windsurf, Waterski

WILDERNESS ADVENTURES: Hike, River Canoe, Camping, Multi-day Canoe & Hike Expeditions

CAMP LOCATION: Tapawingo sits on the shores of Keyes (rhymes with “eyes”) Pond in Sweden, Maine. Our 200 beautiful acres of woods, fields and sandy beaches overlook Mt. Washington and the White Mountains of New Hampshire to the west. Portland and the Atlantic sit just forty miles to the east. Please visit our website for pictures of our camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Tapawingo is a natural setting. Acres of open fields surrounded by towering pine trees, a pristine waterfront and the White Mountains all make for a cohesive and fun environment.

Our facilities include:
+ Bunks
+ Horse Barn
+ Junior Lodge - Dance/Aerobic Studio
+ Main Lodge - Dining Hall, Recreation Room (which doubles as our theater), Ping Pong Room
+ Office
+ Outdoor: an archery range, 6 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, a bouldering wall, a high & low ropes course, a softball field, 2 volleyball courts, a gymnastics platform, 2 riding ring, trails for running/riding/hiking
+ Studio Arts Room - kiln, photo lab, general work area

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Carrying on a tradition of high standards since its founding in 1919, Tapawingo is known as one of the country’s finest private, independent camps for girls.

The value of the camp experience is extremely important at Tapawingo. Next to safety, our primary goal is that each camper return home at the end of the summer feeling better about herself. We know that campers will have tons of fun, learn wonderful skills in their activities, and make lifelong friends. But above all, we know that it is at Tapawingo where they will learn how to be leaders, how to be true friends, and how to be themselves. Tapawingo is a safe place for the development of character and values: judgment, personal responsibility, and independence.

We provide encouragement, encouragement and more encouragement – to assure that each girl develops independence and self-confidence. We do not award trophies for the best athlete or best camper. Any camper may sign up to be on a Tapawingo team; she does not need to try out. We are a cheering and singing kind of place, where a child strives to do her very best.

Tapawingo’s call for fun and adventure is contagious – between 80 and 90 percent of our kids come back to Tapawingo, year after year, and many bring their friends. Tradition is a cornerstone of our camp. Many Tapawingo campers are second-generation campers, and some are third.

Full Season
Dates: June 29 – August 16, 2014
Camp Fee: $10,800

Half Season
Dates: June 29 – July 28, 2014
Camp Fee: $6,800
Dates: July 28 – August 16, 2014
Camp Fee: $5,400

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