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Week Four of Summer Camp

  • Camp Beech Cliff 264 Beech Hill Road Mount Desert, ME, 04660 United States (map)

Week Four of Summer Camp

Specialty Camps offered:

Junior Maine Guide: Fires & Forts

Build and create some of the most epic campfires and forts this week! You will learn amazing fire-building techniques like using flint and steel and how to bust smoke with a bow drill. Construct new forts everyday using materials from the forest like sticks and leaves or camping materials like tarps and rope. By the end of the week, you will be a master of fires and forts! On Thursday, you are invited to stay for a cookout to celebrate the week. Pickup is at 8pm. Open to 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders. Cost: $260/$365

The Beez Kneez

Learn all about bees with Maine’s famous “Bee Whisperer”, Peter Cowin! Find out why the Honey-Bee is super important and practice ways to keep them safe while wearing protective costumes, masks and equipment. Discover the bees’ ways of pollination and swarming and how they keep us alive. Get a close-up glance at hives and honey and taste the magic of honeybees! Open to 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.

*Note: While we will wear protective equipment to avoid bee stings, campers will be dealing with live bees! Campers with allergies to bees should not consider this camp.

Cost: $285/$390

Fantastical Forest: Outdoor Art

Bring art to life in the most magical way! This week, you will scavenge through the forest for natural materials like moss, birch bark and flowers to create projects that are out of this world. Build fairy houses on tree cookies, learn the art of stick bundling to create animals, and assemble dragons or fairy friends to take home with you. Gnome homes and fantasy creatures are just a few examples of these enchanting creations you’ll build together in a fascinating forest setting. Open to 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.  Cost: $260/$365


Teen Camps Offered:

Dog Days of Summer: Dog Sledding

Spend a week with the most loving, cuddly, furry creatures around- SLED DOGS! Develop a bond of mutual trust with a team of adorable and well-trained pups. Join the experts from Camp Vinca Dog Sledding to observe the mysterious mind and behaviors of the working dog, and learn how to train a sled dog yourself. You will master the skills of outdoor survival, compete in an agility obstacle course and even hike with the pups - Don’t miss it!  Cost: $285/$390

Coastal Camping

The ultimate camping experience. After a day at CBC ----planning and packing, we’ll head out for a camping tour of Downeast, Maine: Schoodic Peninsula, Seawall, Lamoine, and more! You’ll learn how to set up a tent, environmentally conscious campsite etiquette, and camping cooking techniques while traveling to different coastal destinations. Be amazed by the coastal wildlife like Eagles, Loons and Osprey as you explore swimming holes and beaches, play yard games at the campsite, and of course, build campfires to roast s’mores! 
Cost: $400/$505




Earlier Event: July 4
CBC 4th of July Parade Float
Later Event: July 10
Monday Morning Mug-up