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Vacation at Camp Arcadia

Thank you for your interest in embarking on a rustic getaway at Camp Arcadia in Southern Maine.

Vacationing at Camp Arcadia has been a tradition for over 45 years; our 367-acre campus on Pleasant Lake in Casco, Maine is a truly unique place to spend a vacation with your friends or family.

We offer the ability to truly disconnect and spend quality time with your family and friends in a bucolic setting. The atmosphere is casual and close to nature.

During our Alumnae and Family Camp, each family/group will have their own screened cabin with a front porch, deck chairs, and a view of Pleasant Lake. All cabins have running water and some have electricity and fireplaces. Hot showers are located in our central shower house.

Alumnae and Family Camp is a great location for extended families to get together, or for friends to have a reunion. 

Our meals are healthy and plentiful. We offer family-style dining in our screened dining room, made-to-order or breakfast buffet, breakfast baskets delivered to your cabin, picnics at the beach, and a Gala Dinner featuring fresh Maine lobster!

2024 Dates

Week 1

Sunday, August 11 @ 12:00 –

Saturday, August 17 @ 11:00

 

Week 2

Saturday, August 17 @ 4:00 –

Wednesday, August 21 @ 12:00

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ENJOY A UNIQUE FAMILY ADVENTURE IN MAINE

After being out of touch with Arcadia for almost 35 years, I’m overjoyed to reconnect and have the awesome chance to bring my family to Family Camp.

Being back has rekindled my enormous love for this place. The happiest summers of my childhood happened here and I attribute my lifelong love of camping, backpacking, canoeing, and hiking to the skills and fun I gained while at Camp. Thank you for running Family Camp so people can bring their loved ones to experience some of the magic.

During our weeks of Alumnad and Family Camp, you are welcome to design your own week.  Our waterfront will be open for swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, and sailing.  Our tennis and pickleball courts will be open for practice or matches.  You can sign up for outdoor A&C and Weaving or daily hikes on our vast property. Or, simply relax on our white sand beach.

 

Arcadia Alumnae and Family Camp brings friends and families together for laughter, fun, and great memories.

Activities

Enjoy our activities and equipment at your leisure.

 

Our outdoor Arts & Crafts and Weaving Centers are open for both adults and children on a sign up basis. Materials are provided for fun, easy projects you can take home, nature notecards, kites and more. Legos, puzzles, and board games are available in the Main Lodge.

 

We offer kayak and canoe excursions, as well as overnight hiking and camping trips on our beautiful property.  You can cook dinner over an open fire, star gaze and sleep in our shelters. Camp Arcadia can provide hearty meals and equipment needed for your family adventure.

Activities Offered:

Archery

Arts & Crafts

Badminton 

Boating

Canoeing 

Cornhole

Hiking 

Horseback Riding & Trail Rides - pending

Kayaking 

Meditation

Paddleboarding

Pickleball

Ping Pong

Sailing

Swimming 

Tennis 

Tetherball

Weaving 

Yoga

 

Our waterfront will be open daily from 10:00-12:00pm and 2:00-5:00pm.  Our American Red Cross certified lifeguards are on duty for all Waterfront activities.

Babysitting/childcare is available, up to 2 hours each day

Relax in nature

This is my seventh Family Camp. It has taken on new importance for me as I have become the primary caregiver for my 85-year-old husband, who has Alzheimer's. What a great place for a respite week! My old friend, Shirley, and I are here with our grandsons and in previous summers, we brought our granddaughters.

Social Hour & Evenings

Each evening, we invite everyon to pause and enjoy time together. Some families and groups visit on the beach. Some families and groups visit on their porches. Some join us at the Main Lodge for social distancing Social Hour! Bring a bottle of wine and we will provide sodas, punch, and appetizers. Social Hour is a great opportunity to take a breath and enjoy the evening twilight over Pleasant Lake.

 

Social Hour runs from 5:00-6:00 pm daily. 

Each evening after supper, there will be games for children of all ages, the tennis courts will be open, firewood will be stocked at your cabin’s firepit and the trails are open for an after-supper stroll.

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Accommodations & Rates

Our screened summer cabins can sleep 2-15 of your guests. Most cabins have fireplaces and front porches. Cabins are well stacked with firewood. Showers are taken at a shower house. Coin operated washer and dryers are on-site.

Reservation Policy:

Most guests make a reservation for the following year when they check-out from their current stay. However, we do take reservations all year long. To hold a cabin, a deposit is required – $100 per adult (17+ years old) and $50 per child over 3 years old & young adults to 16 years old.

Registration fees are to be made at the time of booking your reservation.

Tuition is due May 1st. Invoices will be mailed April 1st.

Alumnae and Family Camp 1 – August 11 – August 17

Adults – 31 – 64 - $TBD

Adults – 17 – 30 and Seniors 65+ - $TBD

Young Adults – 11 – 16 - $TBD

Children 6 – 10 years old - $TBD

Children 3 – 5 years old - $TBD

Children under 3 - Free

Alumnae and Family Camp 2 – August 17 - 21

Adults – 31 – 64 - $TBD

Adults – 17 – 30 and Seniors 65+ - $TBD

Young Adults – 11 – 16 - $TBD

Children 6 – 10 years old - $TBD

Children 3 – 5 years old - $TBD

Children under 3 - Free

Deposit is $TBD per adult and $TBD per child

Includes:

Room and board and meals. Please bring your own towels, blankets, and pillows. Pack n' Plays and high chairs are available upon request.

Optional additional costs:

(Additional costs will be billed at the end of the week)

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Cancellation Policy:

Receipt of your registration fee guarantees space is reserved for you. Registration fees are non-refundable. Refunds of tuition payments are made, less a $50 handling charge, if made before May 1st. If the cancellation occurs after May 1st, tuition will be refunded if we are able to fill the space.

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