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Still Time to Register for Kingsley Pines Camp

There is still time to register for Session 3 at Kingsley Pines Camp. The third session is only two weeks long, allowing for more affordable pricing  and will take place from August 2 – 15, 2015. This is an opportunity you and your child will not want to miss.

Wakeboarding at Kingsley Pines CampKingsley Pines, located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine, offers a variety of exciting and memorable activities. Possibilities include water activities on the lake, such as canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and waterskiing, as well as other outdoor options such as rock climbing and ropes courses. The camp also offers land sports, including baseball, basketball, volleyball, and archery. Artistic activities include theater, painting, jewelry making and woodworking. No matter what your child’s interests are, the wide range of activities available at Kingsley Pines ensures that boredom is never an option.

In addition to its daytime activities, Kingsley Pines offers several meaningful evening activities that all campers are invited to participate in. These include carnivals, luaus, dances, water fights and other energetic games. Evening schedules also include more traditional camp activities, such as campfires with s’mores and marshmallows, as well as times of reflection with opportunities for self-expression through music or poetry. The activities available at Kingsley Pines provide opportunities for creativity, fostering of talent, and personal growth.

Kingsley Pines packs the daily schedule with activities. Each day provides five different activity periods of 50 minutes or more in which campers can choose from any of the daytime activities listed above, in addition to periods of free time and rest, meal and snack times, and open swimming times. Aside from the normal schedule, every camp session includes one day of rafting or a beach trip. Sessions can also include Special Days, which involve unique themes such as Pirate Day or Medieval Day, and include skits and camp-wide games.

Ceramics A summer session at Kingsley Pines is full of fun activities and unique chances that will create lasting memories for your child. If you’re still looking for the right camp, then be sure to register for the third summer session (http://www.kingsleypines.com/rates-dates/) for two weeks in August while there’s still time (and if you miss that session, then you can always register early for next summer). Adventure, excitement, and the opportunities of a lifetime await at Kingsley Pines.

Call Kingsley Pines Camp in Raymond, Maine toll free at 855-799-7788 or 207-894-9030, email us at info@kingsleypines.com, or find us online at www.KingsleyPines.com. We can answer any questions you might have, schedule a tour of our camp and assist you in registering your child for camp.

Learn what our staff do in the winter!

We have an amazing and talented staff, and they do lots of cool and interesting things in the off season. We wanted to give you a peak into their non-camp lives, so we made a series of mini profiles about some of our awesome counselors!

Meebz

Meebz is currently living in Running Springs, California working as a Program Instructor for Pali Institute. She teaches a full science curriculum with over 30 different science and outdoor education based classes. She is also a part of their leadership and team building program where she works on the high ropes courses and creates personalized team building classes for students ranging from 3rd to 11th grade. This will be Meebz’s 7th summer at KP and she will be the Girl’s Campus Head.

angela 2

Angela lives in Scottsdale, Arizona and teaches dance and theatre to children ages 3-19. She resides as the Acting Coach at Temple Music Studios where she also assistant directs and choreographs their shows. She is currently working on Beauty and the Beast JR. Angela is a performer herself and most recently played Peggy Sawyer in the tap dancing musical, 42nd Street. This will be Angela’s second summer at KP as the Theatre Director.

Logan

Logan lives in Tuscon, Arizona and worked as a child care worker and mentor in a group home for dependent youth. In January, he took one of the kids down to Orlando, Florida where they both competed in the Disney World Half Marathon after training for three months. In his free time, Logan plays in the Tucson Ultimate Frisbee League and volunteers/performs at Odyssey Storytelling, a storytelling group based in downtown Tucson. This will be Logan’s fourth summer at KP, and he is the Assistant Program Director for Logistics.

Stephanie

Stephanie graduated this month from Elon University in North Carolina. She recently was student teaching in a high school math class, and in the fall she will be teaching high school math in Virginia. This year she has traveled to Ireland and Italy, and she plans on going to Peru at the end of the year. Stephanie is so excited to be returning for her third year as a drama instructor.