Camp Thoreau

Tradition, Fun & Family Run   

An engaging outdoor traditional day camp nestled on 35 wooded acres in historic Concord, MA, where the spirit of Henry David Thoreau lives on as we focus on simplicity by providing a perfect blend of traditions, friendships, character development, recreational program instruction and fun.

Since 1951 Camp Thoreau has been fostering youth development by building confidence, teamwork, responsibility and friendship in our campers. We pride ourselves on a truly unique and fulfilling camp experience.


A Message From Our Director

Despite a difficult 2020, we are looking forward to a successful and safe Camp Thoreau season!

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Camp 2021 Theme Weeks

Camp Thoreau is now offering a different theme for each week of camp! With every week being different, you can enjoy all the fun of Camp Thoreau with a fun twist every week! MIX & MATCH based on your camper's interests.

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Virtual Tour Of Camp

Check out our Camp Thoreau campus and all that we have to offer!

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Have a question? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page!

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Celebrating 70 Years!

For 70 years the Camp Thoreau mission remains the same!

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Work at Camp Thoreau

Want to work at Camp Thoreau?
Browse our current job openings.

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