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Forest Acres Camp for Girls
Fryeburg, Maine

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Summer: 207.935.2305 Winter: 720.389.4912
54 Swans Falls Road
Fryeburg, Maine 04037

1712 Main Street, Fryeburg, ME  04037

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CAMPER AGES: 7-17 year-old

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sports, Performing/Visual Arts, Water Sports, three waterfronts including Olympic-style pools, ropes course, climbing wall, zip lines, hiking, camping trips and the #1 horseback riding program. Located Maine’s White Mountain region, the camp welcomes children from over 20 states and 8 countries. Community, independence, leadership surround a 94-year history of traditional camping.

Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Cheerleading, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Archery, Basketball, Pickleball, Soccer, Softball, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Boot Camp, Spinning, Volleyball, Cooking, Climbing Wall With Zip Line, Low & High Ropes Course (with Zip Line), Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Kneeboarding, Canoeing, Kayaking, & Windsurfing.

CAMP LOCATION: Forest Acres is located 2 1/2 hours from Boston in southwestern Maine on the border of New Hampshire in the heart of Mount Washington Valley. Please visit our website for photos, videos and additional information about camp.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers live in rustic cabins with bathroom, shower and hot water in each cabin. Other facilities include dining hall, three waterfronts (Olympic-style pool, lake and river), High and Low Ropes course, Climbing Wall, 6 Tennis Courts, outdoor basketball court, gymnasium (includes basketball court, gymnastics equipment, spinning room), indoor theater, cooking center and 23-horse Riding Center.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1924, Forest Acres is located 2 miles away from its brother camp, Indian Acres Camp for Boys, in Maine's White Mountain Region. The community is a perfect example of traditional camping; providing a warm, safe, supportive and relaxed atmosphere where the children can have a positive growing experience with no pressure normally experienced when being around boys. Personal achievement is stressed in a community that has 150 girls. Many children return summer after summer and the global community has many second and third generation campers.

A commitment to each camper as an individual is the key to these flexible programs that balances the needs and requirements of everyone. Building community and teaching independence surround a 94-year history of caring for children. Forest Acres is a global community that welcomes children from 24 states and 8 different countries; fostering an environment where campers and counselors learn about different cultures and traditions from one another.

The camp offers a community-based experience that focuses on the needs of each camper while teaching them to work along with fellow campers. Over 85% of the campers 14 years of age and under, return each summer and a number of staff have been with the camp, 30+ years. The camp offers something special for everyone. The brother-sister program is unparalleled because it allows the boys and girls to be separate yet get together for various activities throughout the summer, thus offering the optimum camping experience that few others can offer.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: C.I.T. program for campers who are entering their Senior year of High School. This program is reserved for those campers who have previously attended Forest Acres.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Camp is available for weddings, reunions and corporate retreats.

OTHER CAMP INFO: English Horseback Riding program recognized as one of premier in the country; directed by renowned equestrian coach C.J. Law, Equestrian Director and Riding Team Coach at Mt. Holyoke College. American Red Cross certified Swim program directed by a professional swim coach. Tennis program is directed by a USTA teaching professional.

7-week session - June 21, 2018 - August 9, 2018 - $12,000 30-day Option – June 21, 2018 – July 21, 2018 - $8,000 Please go to Our Camp Website Link: for complete information.

Applicants must be 19 years old and/or have completed the freshman year of college to be considered for employment. To apply log on to Our Camp Website Link: and fill out an application.

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