Travel + Leisure
June 15, 2009

For more camp information and camp recommendations: The American Camping Association (765/342-8456; has 24 local organizations branches and offers a comprehensive list of Day Camps and Residential Camps across the U.S.

Six More Camps With Family Sessions
Camp Wayne Preston Park, PAFather-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;; $175 per dad, $125 per child.
Great Camp Sagamore Raquette Lake, NYSummer 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;; Family package: $525 per adult, $290 per child; Grandparents: $675 per adult, $390 per child.
International Riding Camp Greenfield Park, NYMother-daughter week, seven days, six nights (June 16-22 and August 18-24)Ring walks, facials, massages, and more.845/647-3240;; $2,250 per mother and daughter.
Kennolyn Camps Soquel, CAFour-nights over Labor day weekendAll the essentials: creaky cabins, swimming lessons, trail rides, arts and crafts, and fireside sing-alongs.408/479-6714;; $398 per adult, children 6 -12 $318, 3-5, $250.
Pine Forest Camp Greeley, PAFamily weekend, two days, one night (June 1-2, 2003)Parents only separated from kids for Q&A session with camp psychologist570-685-7141;; rates to announced.
Camps Devoted to Entire Families
Camp Seafarer Arapahoe, NCThree-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;; 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, MEFamily 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;; $595 per adult, $255 ages12-18, $175 ages 5-11, $50 ages five and under.
Gunflint Lodge Grand Marais, MNThree- 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;; from $269 per adult, $135 per child 5-15, 4 and under free.
Medomak Camp Washington, MESix-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;; adults $450 each, children 12 and under $350, five and under $290.
Strathcona Park Lodge Vancouver Island, British Columbia, CanadaFamily 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;; $510 per adult, $357 per child.

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