The A-Z of Maine Camp Experience Camp Activities
February 18, 2020, by MCE Blog Team
The A-Z of Maine Camp Experience Camp Activities
February 18, 2020, by MCE Blog Team

With the winter weather confining us to the indoors, we’ve been itching for activities. And when we think of activities, our minds, of course, jump to summer, and the amazing variety of activities available at Maine Camp Experience camps! Amongst our MCE camps, the options for activity are extensive and incredible. Part of what makes Maine camps so special is the sheer breadth of opportunity— from enjoying daily waterfront activities on big, beautiful natural lakes, to hiking in Maine’s mountains, or spending time learning crafts from experienced counselors, our campers are never bored. Throughout the summer, campers will learn countless new things and enjoy the excitement of endless activities. Did you know there are more than 100 great activities at MCE camps? Here they are, from A to Z:

Aerobics, Archery, Arts & Crafts

Baseball, Backpacking, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Book Club

Campcraft, Candle Making, Canoeing, Ceramics, Cheerleading, Circus Arts, Climbing Wall, Community Service, Computer Animation, Crew, Cross Country Running, Culinary Arts 

Dance, Digital Photography, Drama

Ecology, ESL

Fencing, Field Hockey, Fishing, Fitness, Frisbee, Frisbee Golf, Football

Gaga Ball, Golf, Gymnastics

Hiking, Horseback Riding

Intercamp Games, Improv Comedy

Jewelry Making, Junior Maine Guide Program

Kayaking, Knee Boarding

Lacrosse, Library

Metalsmithing, Mountain Biking, Music Lessons, Music Production

Newcomb, Newspaper, Ninja Warrior Courses

Olympics, Outdoor Living Skills, Overnight Camping

Paddle Boarding, Painting, Pilates, Photography (darkroom) 

Quality time with friends, Quiz Bowl (trivia!), Quiet time in the cabin, Quilting

Radio, Reading Period, Riflery, Rocketry, Rollerblading, Roller Hockey, Ropes Course, Rock Climbing

Sailing (recreational & racing), SCUBA diving, Sewing, Skateboarding, Soccer, Softball, Spinning Studio, Street Hockey, Swimming

Theater (acting, costuming, stage makeup, tech), Tennis, Track & Field, Tubing, Tutoring, Trip Days

Ultimate Frisbee

Video & Film Making, Voice Lessons, Volleyball

Wakeboarding, Water Polo, Water Skiing, Web Design, Windsurfing, Woodworking

X Games

Yearbook, Yoga


Maine Camp Experience Resources & Tools

You can share your own Maine camps memories & expressions of gratitude on our Memories of Camp section of our website.

Looking for the perfect Maine camp for your child?  Try out our helpful tool where you can select a camp by choosing: type of camp (girls, boys or coed) and session length (1-8 weeks).  It helps to narrow down a few camps to a manageable list that includes rates.  Then you can research these camps in more depth.  

Next, be sure to contact our Maine Camp Guide, Laurie to discuss these camps as well as for free, year-round advice and assistance on choosing a great Maine summer camp for your child.

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