The Greater Bangor Region is home to some amazing summer camp opportunities for kids of all ages and interests…from nature to robotics, farming to music, and even “wizarding” and zombie survival. Here are some of offerings from our partners:
Looking for different kinds of summer camps? Whether you’re looking for a zombie or wizarding summer adventure camp or entering college and trying to explore environmental interest areas, Unity College has something for you! Come to a summer camp on 225 wooded acres in the heart of Waldo County, overlooking Unity Pond.
University of Maine Sports Camps
If you are considering attending a summer sports camp for the first time or returning, then the University of Maine Summer Sports Camps is the place for you this summer! Our goal is to provide a quality camp experience at some of the finest collegiate athletic facilities in Maine and New England. In fact, the University of Maine in Orono is the only Division-I camp experience in Maine. So for superior coaching, excellent facilities and memories to last a lifetime, join us this summer at the University of Maine Summer Sports Camps.
Treworgy Orchards Summer Camps
Our week long summer camps give kids ages 6-12 a true, hands-on farm experience. You won’t believe all the cool things your kids will see and do, and they will be so busy and entertained, they won’t believe how quickly the day passes.
Girl Scouts of Maine’s Camp Natarswi
Camp Natarswi in Millinocket is a true wilderness paradise, providing a one-of-a-kind, rustic Maine outdoor experience, with spectacular views of Mt. Katahdin. Located in Baxter State Park, Camp Natarswi is home to a full summer of exciting Girl Scout resident camp and troop and family camp opportunities.
Maine Summer Youth Music at University of Maine
Maine Summer Youth Music campers have the unique opportunity to participate in either Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Chorus, or Strings Ensemble. Additional ensembles will include Jazz Bands, Combo and Musical Theatre. Campers may also participate in jazz improvisation, small ensembles, chamber groups, music classes and master classes. Recreational activities are planned for midweek of camp, as well as other organized events, including concerts by faculty and students. A limited number of scholarships are available to qualifying applicants.
Maine Media Camp at Husson University
Maine Media camp is a week long summer program, in August, for high school students interested in exploring the fun and fascinating fields of media and communications. The camp is open to students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school. Maine Media Camp is a chance to experience an introduction to the fields of Audio Engineering, Digital Photography, Journalism, Marketing Communications, Radio Broadcasting, Video Production and WebMedia. Students spend one week learning from the professionals in all forms of hands-on media. Campers even get to choose one area to dive into deeper throughout the week, customizing their experience to their interests. In addition to media production work, the conversations with media personalities, tours of radio and television stations, students have time for fun and entertainment while making friends with others who share their interests.
Boy Scouts of America Katahdin Area Council’s Camp Roosevelt
Looking for an exciting and memorable Scouting adventure? You’ll find it at Camp Roosevelt. Hiking, swimming, boating, rock climbing, mountain biking and STEM are just a few adventures you will have during your week at camp. Our Camp Staff is trained to teach all levels of Scouting including the Scout program as well as other aspects of wildlife and our surrounding eco system. For our older Scouts, we challenge you with our Project C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) course. Come and spend a week and see where your adventures lead!
Camp CaPella is a lakefront summer camp at Phillips Lake that provides diverse recreational and educational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. Camp CaPella is for all campers regardless of ability, to be afforded an opportunity to enjoy a summer program. We offer learning experiences, recreational activities, and fun!
Maine Robotics Camp
Maine Robotics is pleased to bring our fun and educational summer programs to the state for the 17th year! We’ve got camps lined up for over 20 communities around the state and with programs for 9 to 16 year old campers.
Challenger Learning Center
Challenger offers exciting and unique vacation and summer camps for Grades K-8. Your children will have an exciting camp filled with fun & relevant topics, awesome equipment and simulators, and memories that will enrich their interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Maine Discovery Museum
Year after year, our Summer Day Camps are a huge hit with kids and parents alike. Our camp staff members are teachers, educators, and former camp counselors. We offer a safe, caring and FUN environment with a wide variety of weekly themes. Come for one week or the entire summer!
Camp Jordan Sleep Away Camp
Sleep Away Camp is the perfect introduction for children ages 8 to 14 into the Wilderness Center’s summer camp programming. Keenly aware of the different stages of youth development, our program provides age appropriate activities to foster self-exploration, challenge, and achievement. Our Sleep Away Camp program serves a highly diverse camper population, giving campers an opportunity to live and connect with children from various countries and cultures.
Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy
Registration is now open for Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Summer 2018. The theatre’s summer programs welcome young performers and technical theatre enthusiasts to enroll, regardless of theatre experience level. “We pride ourselves on providing quality theatre education in a safe and supportive atmosphere,” said Director of Education Amy Roeder. “This year, we’re taking on some beloved classics and bringing in a brand new take on a cherished childhood favorite!” The musical theatre session will focus on Broadway gem Les Miserables while the non-musical session will be divided into two groups with younger students performing Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook and older students performing Shakespeare’s As You Like It.
Camp Jordan Leaders School
Utilizing group problem-solving competitions, intense physical challenges, wacky traditions, and guided reflection, Leaders School helps teens find their inner leader. This is a pedal-to-the-metal week of excitement, formulated by experts in the field of experiential learning and group development. Leaders are pushed to their limits, encouraged to “slay their dragons”, and then make connections from their Leaders School experience to their everyday lives. Participants leave this program charged with a greater sense of self-worth, purpose, and obligation to improve the world around them.
University of Maine Museum of Art Summer Art Camp
Enroll your child in UMMA’s 19th annual Summer Art Camp, a fun, educational art experience held at the Museum in the heart of downtown Bangor. Each session is led by a professional Museum educator. Sessions are held in the museum classroom and galleries. Campers will have the opportunity to view and talk about art and participate in a wide array of hands-on art activities. Projects may include painting, printmaking, drawing , and sculpture . Children also enjoy time outdoors to draw, paint, and photograph in one of Bangor’s beautiful parks adjacent to UMMA. Each week is packed with activities including scavenger hunts, gallery games, and a Friday reception and art show for family and friends.
Chinese Dragon Camp by Bangor Chinese School & STARTALK
This camp provides a standards-based, intensive summer Chinese language and culture curriculum for children through an immersion model that will make learning the language fun and unforgettable. Summer language camp for children has been offered at the School since 2005. It is the only such program in the State. In the past eleven (11) summers, more than 1000 K-12 graders from Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Virginia joined the program. The feedback showed all campers enjoyed the experience. Some students have been registered for five years in a row. This unique program has been attracted media attention.