Wondering how come West End House Camp is such a great deal? Wondering what to pack? Wondering what to do if your son wants to stay an extra session even though you miss him and he misses you?
In the foothills of the White Mountains on the southern Maine side, there is a remarkably modern and beautiful 110 year old camp with a legacy of camaraderie, teamwork, tradition, experiential outdoor learning, and personal growth:
West End House Camp.
We are an overnight summer camp for approximately 130 boys at a time, ages 7-15, for 2, 4, 6, or 8 week sessions throughout the summer. We focus our days’ activities on the waterfront, sports, and games and challenges. We have the perfect combination of rotating campers through the wide variety of activities we have, while still having elective time where the boys can do more of what they like best.
We are known for our continuity and the passion that campers develop for the camp and the lifelong friendships that quickly evolve. While many of our campers have been coming for years (as did some of their fathers and grandfathers), we are a very welcoming and comfortable place that enrolls many dozen newcomers each year. Additionally, our long-time, dedicated staff and counselors are almost all former West End House Camp campers, so we know how to make sure the campers feel supported and nurtured in their first or their fifth year!
See what parents say about West End House Camp!
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Each year we put together an extensive yearbook called the Spirit. Here is the 2017 version! Enjoy! You will get a very clear picture of all that goes on that is fun, exciting, valuable, and memorable!
“My son loves the camaraderie and the friends he makes – it’s a place where he’s really, really happy. Giving them wings and letting them go is the best thing ever.”
“I love how he talks about it constantly, and how he can’t wait to go back. We started off at four weeks, then six, now eight, and it’s all been Jack’s choice – and that’s been the best part.”
“The best part of the camp is the brotherhood – there’s a loving family right there. If they could live there all year, I think they would.”
“I like that they are unplugged, so it forces them to interact with their peers. My son has become a lot more mature since going to Camp.”