For more camp information and camp recommendations: The American Camping Association (765/342-8456; www.acacamps.org) has 24 local organizations branches and offers a comprehensive list of Day Camps and Residential Camps across the U.S.
|Camp Wayne Preston Park, PA||Father-son weekend: three days, two nights (August 16-18)||Father-son sports, including baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, sailing and rock climbing. Choose between lobster and steak for dinner.||570/798-2511; www.campwayne.com; $175 per dad, $125 per child.|
|Great Camp Sagamore Raquette Lake, NY||Summer family package (July 2-7) Grands Package (for grandparents and grandchildren)(July 7-12 and July 14-19)||Campers stay at the former summer retreat of the Vanderbilts. Days are devoted to games of capture the flag and croquet, arts and crafts, and outings to Sagamore Lake.||315/354-5311; www.sagamore.org; Family package: $525 per adult, $290 per child; Grandparents: $675 per adult, $390 per child.|
|International Riding Camp Greenfield Park, NY||Mother-daughter week, seven days, six nights (June 16-22 and August 18-24)||Ring walks, facials, massages, and more.||845/647-3240; www.ridingcamp.com; $2,250 per mother and daughter.|
|Kennolyn Camps Soquel, CA||Four-nights over Labor day weekend||All the essentials: creaky cabins, swimming lessons, trail rides, arts and crafts, and fireside sing-alongs.||408/479-6714; www.kennolyn.com; $398 per adult, children 6 -12 $318, 3-5, $250.|
|Pine Forest Camp Greeley, PA||Family weekend, two days, one night (June 1-2, 2003)||Parents only separated from kids for Q&A session with camp psychologist||570-685-7141; www.pineforestcamp.com; rates to announced.|
|Camp Seafarer Arapahoe, NC||Three-night and week-long packages for families, mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons (six sessions, May 24-Sept. 22)||Motorboating, rope courses, mother/daughter sailing, and father/son golf tournaments (at neighboring Camp Seagull).||252/249-1212; www.seagull-seafarer.org; three-night: $135 per adult and teen, $100 ages 6-12, $45 ages 5 and under; weeklong: $455 adult and teen, $355 ages 6-12, $280 five and under.|
|College of the Atlantic Bar Harbor, ME||Family nature camp weeks (six sessions, from June 30 to August 10)||Whale watching in the Gulf of Maine, and hiking in Acadia National Park. You might spot bald eagles, harbor porpoises, seals, and seabirds.||800/597-9500 or 207/288-5015; www.coa.edu; $595 per adult, $255 ages12-18, $175 ages 5-11, $50 ages five and under.|
|Gunflint Lodge Grand Marais, MN||Three- and four-night family packages (from June 1 to October 17)||Horseback riding, moose watching, mountain biking, fishing, and swimming in Gunflint Lake.||800/328-3325 or 218/388-2294; wwww.gunflint.com; from $269 per adult, $135 per child 5-15, 4 and under free.|
|Medomak Camp Washington, ME||Six-day family camp (four sessions from July 21-August 17)||Canoeing, archery, fly-fishing, arts and crafts, and nightly campfires. Fresh blueberries from patch on property and lobster dinners once a week. Yoga and aromatherapy available for adults.||207/845-6001; www.medomakcamp.com; adults $450 each, children 12 and under $350, five and under $290.|
|Strathcona Park Lodge Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada||Family Adventure Week (6 nights accommodation)(7 sessions from June 30 to Aug. 31)||Alpine and ocean adventures: Canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, and hiking.||250/286-3122; www.strathcona.bc.ca; $510 per adult, $357 per child.|
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