The Only East Coast Ski Destination With Ocean Views!
That Real Small-Town-Maine Feel.
Registration for the Camden Parks and Recreation Department’s
2018 SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM is now open.
The Summer Recreation Program runs for six-weeks, and is supervised by qualified, Lifeguard-certified, caring counselors who are dedicated to seeing that children have a safe, enjoyable and active summer. The fun begins July 2 and runs through Aug. 10, Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Eligible children include those who have completed second- through sixth-grade. The program will be open to a maximum of 55 children per week.
The program is based at the Ragged Mountain Recreation Area (Snow Bowl), and before and after care, as well as transportation to and from the Snow Bowl is available, with drop-off and pick-up points at the Penobscot Bay Area YMCA in Rockport and the Teen Center in Camden.
Activities are based at the Snow Bowl on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and include swimming, hiking, tennis, canoeing, Frisbee, field games, softball, soccer, kickball, touch football, capture the flag, four-square, etc. Arts and crafts, board games and occasional movies are also offered in the lodge.
Tuesdays and Thursday are field trip days, with children traveling by school bus to are beaches and parks including Lake St. George, Swan Lake, Birch Point State Park,
Rockport Mini Golf, the Rockland Breakwater and Fort Knox, among others.
The cost is $300 for Camden residents (all six weeks); $600 for non-Camden residents (all six weeks); and $125/week for children who resident in any town.
For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.
The snow held on the mountain for the final day of skiing for the 2017-2018 season ~ Saturday, March 31.
← (Photo of Ragged Mountain taken Thursday, March 29)
Watch video taken from a drone as it glides up Ragged Mountain and back down again, capturing the triple chairlift side of trails and the double chairlift side of trails.
Cardboard Box Derby Results
1st Place – Shark Speed (8.23)
2nd Place – Verde (8.38)
3rd Place – Bonkin (8.79)
Best Crafted Box
Snow Bowl Police
Mr. Magee and Doggy Dee
Most in a Box
Turtley Awesome Troop 1341 Turtles (14)
NEWS AND EVENTS
We had a great time at the Nationals this year! It was balmy and festive with great music, food and costumes. If you didn't participate, put it on your list for 2019. This is one of the most fun winter events in New England and has been covered by Sports Illustrated,...
Thank you for a fantastic rap to our 2017-2018 season! It waxed, waned and waxed again! What an ending! Our last day of the season, March 31, was beautiful, and the snow held up, despite warm temperatures and fog. The mountain had hundreds of people enjoying the...
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