Summer's Edge at Camp Thoreau

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Tradition, Fun & Family Run       

We have big news! Camp Thoreau welcomes Summer's Edge Day Camp to our program, and Ann Marie Gallo as our new Camp Director!

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When you close your eyes and think of what summer camp should look like, what
comes to mind? Chances are you envision rustic cabins, acres of woods to explore, a program steeped in tradition. That is what Summer's Edge at Camp Thoreau offers, and so much more!

Nestled on 35 wooded acres in historic Concord, MA, Summer's Edge at Camp
Thoreau focuses on building character, confidence and community. From archery
to arts & crafts, ropes courses to campfire building, the Summer's Edge at Camp
Thoreau experience is rooted in caring and kindness where kids can be kids.

With the guidance of group counselors and program leaders, campers aged 4 –
15 years old will:

  • Become a member of a community of individuals that act in a caring,
    respectful, fair and friendly manner.
  • Be acknowledged each session for their achievements/milestones within the
    camp curriculum.
  • Be acknowledged when demonstrating character within the camp community.

What Makes Summer's Edge at Camp Thoreau Unique

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In a world full of specialized camps tailored to one or two specific skills or interests, Summer's Edge at Camp Thoreau remains dedicated to the development of well-rounded and confident youth through a comprehensive camp experience. We truly are a "camp camp!
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Summer's Edge at Camp Thoreau Swim School

At Camp Thoreau, we believe the ability to feel secure and confident in the water is an absolute necessity for all children.

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