White Pine Summer Day Camp

2016 SC Staff

2018 Online Registration Opens January 15th at 5pm

Our popular day camps run from 9am -3pm, Monday thru Friday – with an optional Thursday night campout for 11-14 year old campers. Camps feature a low camper to staff ratio, personal attention, immersion in nature, games and wild play!

2018 Camp dates:

  • Week 1 –
  • Week 2 – 
  • Week 3 – 
  • Week 4 – 
  • Week 5 – 

Age Groups: Children will be divided into age appropriate groups for their camp experience.

Locations: All Camps will take place at or within 1 mile of  330 Mountain Rd, Cape Neddick, ME

Cost:   

  • Ages 6-10 yr olds: $340
  • Ages 11-14 yr olds: $395 (includes an overnight!)

Registration Guidelines: 

  • Double the Fun! Register your child for up to 2 weeks of day camp!!
  • If by chance you register a child for more than two weeks of day camp, we will simply refund your payment and cancel the additional registration.
  • “New” Specialty Camps!
  • Register for Camps online with a credit card only.
  • You may opt to pay-in-full or pay a $100 deposit per registration. If making a deposit, you will have payment plan options to choose from.

Scholarships:

  • Scholarships are available! If applying for a Summer Camp or a Teen Trip scholarship- You can register first and pay the $100 deposit, or apply first – don’t worry, we’ve reserved spots!
  • Simply fill out our online scholarship application here, and wait to hear back.
  • All scholarship applications received by Feb 28th will be notified via email by March 15th.  All applications received after Feb 28th will be notified within a month of receipt via email.
  • Link to our Scholarship Application here

Wait Lists: 

  • Is your camp week of choice full? Please join the Wait List!  While we cannot make promises, we frequently offer spots to families on our day camp wait lists. If you’re not on a wait list, we won’t know that you’re still interested.

Camp Sites: 

  • All summer day camps take place at or within 1 mile of  330 Mountain Rd, Cape Neddick, Maine. You will receive notice of your child(ren)’s specific camp drop off & pick up location via email prior to your child’s camp dates.

6-10 Year Old Boys & Girls

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Guided by invested mentors, this is our classic day camp experience. Children are steeped in inspiring age-appropriate wild nature connection experiences and community. All campers will likely share the following experiences:

Natural Mysteries & Research            Songs & Storytelling
Forest & Field Games                         Tracking for Wild Animals
Making & Tending Fires                       Crafting with Wild Materials
Wild Edible Plants                                Land Exploration & Sustainable Practices
Laughter & Cultivating Friendships     Climbing the Mountain (Mt. Agamenticus)

In addition, 8-10 yr olds will learn knife safety and have the opportunity to practice safe carving during camp. Locking blade or sheath knives are permitted at camp. Send one along or purchase one during registration!

Camp Costs: $340


Boys of the Wild

Aware – Brave – Open – Confident – Skilled

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Boys of the Wild Camp is where boys find challenge and adventure in the woods. They bond in community while supported by invested mentors. In addition to the foundational elements of our younger day camps, boys spend their days exploring remote lands, playing wild forest games, working on navigation & mapping skills, making tools and tending the wild. The highlight of the week is a Thursday overnight campout where boys enjoy food, friendship, stories and songs. Boys of the Wild learn that they can find what they need from the land and from each other.

NoteThursday is a wilderness overnight for adventurous Boys of the Wild

Cost: $395 (includes overnight!)


Earthgirls Rock! 

Connected – Empowered – Creative – Wild – Community

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Earthgirls Rock is a week of friendship, laughter, singing & sunshine. It gets dirty, wild, adventurous and downright gritty. Girls embark on daily adventures in the woods as a community of like-minded girls and invested mentors. In addition to the foundational elements of our younger day camps, Earthgirls craft, build fires, play games, hike and reflect. Thursday night will find the Earthgirls in their own wilderness campsite eating, stargazing and sharing songs and stories. From creative expression to sneaking silently through the wilds, this is a place for girls to safely be themselves.

NoteThursday is a wilderness overnight for adventurous EarthGirls 

Cost: $395 (includes overnight!)


Way of the Fox*

Extreme Curiosity – Keen Observation

11-14 yr old girls and boys

Dates: July 10-14* or July 24-28*

*One week per child of this specialty camp please!

Join us for a week of wilderness mystery and adventure in this specialty co-ed program. In Way of the Fox, we push our awareness of animal behavior and the language of the birds. Days are spent sneaking, learning to be invisible, developing our stealth and playing games of camouflage. Thursday night we spend a night in the wilderness with campfire stories, songs, and nocturnal wildlife. Disappear into the woods and unlock your tracking powers with this exciting new program!

Note: Thursday is a wilderness overnight for adventurous campers

Cost: $395


Mountain Craft*

Where Creativity and Function Meet

for 11-14 yr old girls and boys

Dates: July 17 – 21* or July 31 – Aug 4*

*One week per child of this specialty camp please!

Relive a time when useful items were crafted with your own two hands. In this specialty co-ed week, we form a community of primitive crafters. Days are spent carving, weaving and sewing using wood, stone, leather, natural fibers and other wild materials. Crafters have time for exploration, forest games, and community building.  Thursday night we spend a night in the wilderness for campfire cooking, stories, songs and nocturnal wildlife. Try your hand at Mountain Craft and return home with creations to treasure.

Note: Thursday is a wilderness overnight for adventurous campers

Cost: $395