Play, learn and form friendships at summer camps in Lakes Region of New Hampshire !

The Lakes Region of NH has plenty of ultimate summer activities and experiences for every child. Children can spend summer time on the lakes with sports, theater, outdoor adventures and more while also forming friendships and enjoying the Lakes Region.  

Summer camps in the Lakes Region

Exploring the natural woods at the Prescott Farm Environmental Center

         Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia is a great place to get your children to experience the natural world. It is a non-profit center that hosts a WildQuest Day Camp led by experienced environmental educators. The camp always includes nature activities, animal and plant identification, art and crafts, and hands-on learning. Kids can learn about gardening, farm animals, cooking and the great outdoors during the WildQuest spring and summer programs. Visit www.prescottfarm.org.

 Are hiking, sailing, camping, paddling and adventure your children’s idea of fun this summer? Squam Lakes Association is offering a variety of educational programs for all ages. Through their JSLA and CYCP Programs, children are immersed in the sights, sounds and smells of the lakes and landscape.  They are given opportunities to stretch their limits and become more independent, make new friends and have fun while connecting deeply with nature. SLA’s 2018 Summer Youth Programs run from June 25 through August 10. For more information on Squam Lakes Association summer camp, visit https://www.squamlakes.org/education/summer-youth-programs.

 New Hampshire Boat Museum hosts great hands-on adventures that help children discover how the lakes, rivers, and streams of Wolfeboro connect our past with our future from July 24th through July 28th. Each day the students will be learning from an enriching and fun lesson in science and ecology of the water and aquatic life, local history, art & crafts, and children’s literature. For more information, visit www.nhbm.org/lake-discovery-summer-camp/

The thrill of being on a boat or on the water is fun enough, but when you add learning to control the sail boat yourself – children love it! At Lake Winnipesauke Sailing Association, they provide sailing schools for all abilities and ages from 7 to 16. LWSA has been teaching sailors since 1988, with a combined classroom and on-the-water training. For more information, visit www.lwsa.org/sailing-school.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has many week-long outdoor natural adventure camps for children ages 4 to 14. Programs, taught by experienced naturalists and educators, give children an in-depth exploration of nature and science.  Each week during the summer, there are different educational programs highlighting different topics such as Critter Classes, Junior Animal Keepers, Nature Explorers and much more. For a full list of summer camps available, visit www.nhnature.org.

 Got a little drama queen (or king) in the house? At Winnipesaukee Playhouse Summer Theater in Meredith, NH campers can perfect their storytelling abilities while experiencing life onstage. Camps 1 & 2 are geared towards kids ages 5-11; while Upper Camp caters to ‘tweens and young teens. Campers will explore various theatrical themes each week, with the program culminating in a stage show for family and friends. Don’t worry; the fun isn’t just for kids. Those aged 18 or older can partake in an Improv Comedy workshop. Visit www.winnipesaukeeplayhouse.org.

Summer Camps in the Lakes Region

Biking through the trails of Highland Mountain

Are the dusty mountain trails calling out to you? At Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, NH, the kids can hone their pedaling at the “Summer Ride Overnight Bike Camp,” while their parents check out some of the adults’ coaching sessions. The park is hosting four weeklong camp sessions this summer. Geared towards children between the ages of 8-13, Summer Ride offers young cyclists of various abilities to take their riding to the ultimate level. Highland Mountain Bike Park is currently accepting registrations for its 2016 camping sessions. For details visit www.highlandmountain.com.

Tilton Sports Center, is committed to teaching children the importance of exercise, staying fit and sportsmanship. During the Tilton Sports Center Summer Sports camp,  they offer daily activities such as kickball, flag football, baseball, and team building games alone with, cooking classes, arts and crafts and much more. For more information, visit www.tiltonsportscenter.com/summer-sports-camp.html.

Tohkomeupog Summer Camps for Boys in East Madison is a traditional overnight boys’ camp located in the New Hampshire wilderness and surrounding the sparkling waters of a private lake. At Tohkomeupog camp, they provide a wide range of options that your child can choose from and participate in customizing his program. For more information, visit www.tohko.com/summer-camp-for-boys.

The Lakes Region has a variety of summer camps for children who want to spend their summer on the lake, creating new friendships and making memories that will last a lifetime. The Lakes Region of New Hampshire offers children an opportunity to do sports, outdoor adventures, and much more.