The program is open to children who have completed 2nd through 6th grade.
The 6 week program starts July 2nd and ends Aug 10th. It runs 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, from 9AM to 3PM (except for the holiday, July 4th). 2017 Summer Rec Weekly Schedule
The base of operations for the program is the Camden Snow Bowl. All Summer Rec children will meet at the Camden Snow Bowl at 9AM each day (see transportation). Everyone will leave from the Snow Bowl for trip destinations.
Children will meet each day at one of the following locations.
Parents are required to sign children out or furnish a note authorizing children to walk. Drop off sites and times:
8:30AM Pen-Bay YMCA (Before Camp)*
8:45AM Camden Teen Center or Camden Snow Bowl
Pick-Up sites and times:
3:15PM Camden Snow Bowl
3:25PM Pen-Bay YMCA (After Camp)*
3:30PM Camden Teen Center
* Before or after camp care is available at the Pen-Bay YMCA. Please contact them to sign up.
Camden Residents all 6 weeks: $300 Non-residents all 6 weeks: $600
Per week: $125
WHAT TO BRING:
Each child must bring a lunch & a snack each day, a bathing suit, appropriate clothing, sunscreen, sun-glasses, and a water bottle. Clothing should be marked. PLEASE DO NOT BRING: Personal stereos or electronic games or a bad attitude. This program encourages children to interact with each other and the environment.
Children should be pre-registered at the Parks and Recreation Office at the Snow Bowl. In order to register, the necessary registration form & permission slip, along with the program fee must be submitted. The permission slip will cover all activities and trips during the 6 week program. 2018.Rec.Registration
A final schedule calendar will be provided at the beginning of the Program. Generally, the program runs as follows:
MON, WED & FRI:
Activity takes place at the Snow Bowl, and the immediate area. There is a full schedule of outside activities as weather permits, and includes such activities as hiking, archery, croquet, tennis, canoeing, horseshoes, volleyball, and other special activities. Field Games include softball, soccer, kickball, touch football, capture the flag, foursquare, etc. Arts & Crafts are also offered in the Lodge.
TUES and THURS:
These are trip days, to beaches, parks including: Lake St. George, Birch Point Beach, Damriscotta Lake, Fort Knox, Lake St.George, Fun Town and etc.
Many different types of activities will be offered. Our goal is to provide experiences that each camper will enjoy and provide the opportunity to grow, learn and have fun. The Camden-Rockport Area has a lot to offer, and we will be setting up special activities in which campers can explore the uniqueness of this area.
Only 55 children will be able to enroll in this summer’s program. Registrations will be accepted on a first come basis until the program is filled. Priority will be given to Camden children until May 15th. To reserve a space or be added to the waiting list the Registration Form, Release Form, Health form and Fees must be received by the Camden Parks and Recreation Office. If space is not available fees will be returned.