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Week Five of Summer Camp

  • Camp Beech Cliff 264 Beech Hill Road Mount Desert, ME, 04660 United States (map)

Week Five of Summer Camp

Specialty Camps Offered:

Junior Maine Guide: Wilderness Warrior

What would you do if you had to survive in the woods with nothing but your backpack and the natural materials that surround you? You will learn to master the skill of navigation by reading a map and compass to discover hidden treasures around camp. You will become a warrior of the wilderness as you learn to purify water and create gadgets that will help you survive in a real-life wilderness survival situation. On Thursday after camp, join us for a cookout to celebrate becoming a warrior of the wilderness! Pickup is at 8pm.  Cost: $260/$365


Dog Days of Summer: Dog Sledding

Spend a week with the most loving, cuddly, furry creatures around- SLED DOGS! Develop a bond of mutual trust with a team of adorable and well-trained pups. Join the experts from Camp Vinca Dog Sledding to observe the mysterious mind and behaviors of the working dog, and learn how to train a sled dog yourself. You will master the skills of outdoor survival, compete in an agility obstacle course and even hike with the pups - Don’t miss it! Open to 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.  Cost: $285/$390


Welcome to cooking camp! You’ll be cracking eggs, reading recipes, learning grating and knife skills and exploring the culture of the kitchen. Travel around the world through TASTE as you create traditional Mexican, Asian and Italian dishes- mmmm, delicious! This camp will be based at the Pemetic School kitchen. Cost: $285/$390

Teen Camps Offered:

Island Adventurers

Can’t decide on one great Acadia Activity? No problem! This week has it all: Sea Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Hiking, Swimming, and more! You will travel around MDI trying a different activity every day to become a fearless adventurer. Say “See ya Later!” to your parents Thursday morning because we’ll be camping under the stars in Acadia on the final night of the week!  Cost: $400/$505

Hip Hop Dance with Nimbus Dance Works

Grades 4th - 10th
Learn dance from the acclaimed professional dancers of Nimbus Dance Works. This specialty camp focuses on Hip Hop styles - whether you’re a beginner or an experienced dancer - you will make a lot of progress and have a ton of fun!  Hip hop styles include: pop-locking, house and commercial. Additional classes include modern/jazz, theater, stepping. Celebrate the week with a presentation of your hard (and fun!) work in a dance show for families during the day on Friday. 
Cost: $260/$365




Earlier Event: July 16
Family Field Day
Later Event: July 17
Monday Morning Mug-up