Spring is a busy time at camp-- getting ready for the arrival of all our amazing campers and staff. We know it is also a busy time for families, so here's a handy list of dates and deadlines to help you keep on track during the spring madness. Spring Work Weekend: May 18- 20, 2018 (The work weekend starts with dinner on Friday night and ends after lunch on Sunday.) Spring Open House: Saturday, May 19th. Join us for a tour of camp at 11 am, and stay for lunch if you'd like! On-line Campership Applications Due: April 30, 2018 Tuition Payment Deadline: June 1, 2018 (Please post all checks on or before May 29th.) Health Forms Due: June 1, 2018. Don't hesitate to call Anna at (207) 445-2361 if you need some help with this!
Lauren Dennis, new co-assistant director. We are excited to announce a new leadership team for 2018! We have hired a co-assistant-director team of Lauren Dennis and Sebasitan Hilton to assist camp director Anna Hopkins during the summer months. Both staff member veterans at Friends Camp, Lauren will be entering her third year on staff and Seb his seventh. Please join us in congratulating these two great people on their new roles. Lauren will focus on camper support, especially for those who need some extra assistance working through homesickness or other concerns. Seb’s focus will stay on waterfront operation and safety, and he will also help supervise the Health Hut staff as well as keep an eye on other logistical matters around camp. Both Lauren and Seb will help Anna in supporting staff members in their work, ensuring camp adheres to all safety protocols, and making sure all campers have an amazing time at Friends Camp. Lauren is a soon-to-be graduate of Wellesley College, with a major in American Studies, and minors in Education and English. Having spent the year student teaching and studying up with other camp professionals in The Summer Camp Society, Lauren is looking forward to supporting campers in all of their joys and challenges. She will head off to teach at a K-8 school in the fall, focusing on social studies! Sebastian Hilton, new co-assistant director and waterfront director Sebastian has been our waterfront director at Friends Camp for the last few years, bringing great new ideas and helping double-check our safety measures with the American Camp Association standards. Seb is also certified in Wilderness First Aid and has worked as one of our Health Hut staff members. [...]