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5 Summer Camps in the Augusta, Maine Area

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It’s finally warming up outside and although the end of the school year is still a few weeks away, we’ll bet that the kids in your life are already counting down the days ‘till summer and all its fun traditions.

One of which might be good ole’ summer camp. Be it for a long weekend, a month, or the entire summer, sleepaway camp has a way of making memories that will last a lifetime.

Here are the best summer camps in the Augusta, Maine area:


Camp Cobbossee

1 Camp Cobbossee Circle
Monmouth, ME 04259

Cobbossee is one of the most popular all-boys camps in the country; how lucky we are to have it nearly in our backyards. It encourages young men to “to disconnect from distractions” and enjoy a month fishing, swimming, playing ball, and more.

Camp Kippewa

1 Kippewa Drive
Monmouth, ME 04259
(207) 933-2993

Camp Kippewa is an all-girls camp that’s known for its strong sense of community spirit, alumnae relations, and all-around fun. Girls return year after year!

Camp Laurel

Summer Address:
PO Box 327
Readfield, ME  04355
(207) 685-4945

Winter Address:
PO Box 508
Westport, CT  06881

Camp Laurel is a co-ed camp that strives to provide campers with “emotional and physical growth, encourage their natural abilities and instill the benefits of group living.” The camp’s nearly 70-year history is filled with traditions and literal happy campers, with kids choosing to return year after year.

Camp Med-O-Lark

82 MedoLark Road
Washington, ME 04574
(207) 845-2555

With stays ranging from 2 weeks to 8 weeks, Camp Med-O-Lark prides itself on offering fun, “noncompetitive” activities to campers through its all elective program. Campers can choose from dance, theater, photography, music, horseback riding, and more.

31 Union Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 622-9622

If your kids or grandkids are looking for a daycamp option, the YMCA is a great option. There are programs every day of the week, which make it perfect for families on the go.

But that’s not all! Maine is filled with amazing summer camps, so feel free to search here for even more great options.

Looking for a home near these marvelous camps? Contact us today!


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