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Week Nine of Summer Camp

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

Week Nine of Summer Camp

Specialty Camps offered:

The Circus is Coming to Town! And YOU Are the Star!

4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, AND 8th

Step right up! Step right up! Come experience Circus Superstar, the most fantastic show in all the land! What makes it so incredible?! The answer is quite simple: YOU are the star! Have you ever had dreams of running away with the circus? Here’s your chance! In a week-long circus extravaganza, participants will not only get to try their hand at a variety of skills, but also perform in their very own spectacular show Friday afternoon, leaving friends and family mindblown. From fast and furious plate spinning to dynamic juggling and awe-inspiring aerial silks, the fun never ends! When campers aren’t practicing for the big show, they’ll be highly engaged and entertained with skill-increasing team-building games.

JUNIOR COACHES for returning 8th graders

Circus Superstar is designed for EVERYBODY! CirqOvation coaches are highly trained circus professionals who only want success for participants. Skills are presented in a nurturing, non-competitive environment and are tailored to each individual’s ability. This camp combines physical education, creativity, AND a place where lasting friendships are built. There is something for everyone! So come on out and become the next CIRCUS SUPERSTAR! Cost: $285/$390

A Pirate’s Life: Raft-building  

4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th

Find out what floats your boat in our pirate themed raft-building week! Have fun on the water in a raft that YOU made. Using different materials, every day will present a new challenge of building a raft: one day you will scavenge all-natural materials from the woods, the next will be duct tape and balloons and you’ll even get to embark on a treasure hunt. After teams have completed a raft for the day, you’ll put it to the test by casting off campers from your group onto Echo Lake to see how far they’ll stay afloat! Cost: $285/$390

Mad Science with Rosa

Become a mad scientist for a week! You will create the most amazing experiments in physics, chemistry AND Biology with the zany-brainy science expert, Rosa! Dissect a shark, launch a rocket, make SLIME, and so much more! Cost: $285/$390


Teen Camps Offered:

Junior Maritime Camp

Grades 7-11  Get a taste of training for the U.S. Coast Guard! A retired Coast Guard Commander will guide you through the life and industry of the sea. You will begin and end the week on CBC’s low and high ropes Challenge Course (Challenge courses were originally designed to develop confidence, physical and emotional strength in the Navy). Maritime coaching will continue with a behind the scenes trip to the Southwest Harbor Coast Guard base, suiting up in a Mustang water suit for rescue training in the lake, navigation lessons & games, a trip to Maine Maritime Academy in Castine to navigate the bay and islands on the Captain Clark vessel and get a taste of the next steps into the industry, and a day of kayaking on Echo Lake for a Paddle Sport course!
Cost: $210/$315




Earlier Event: August 8
Summer Soiree
Later Event: August 14
Monday Morning Mug-up