It’s an age-old problem. What do you do with your tweens and teens during the summer school break? They are too old for a babysitter, too young for a job, and too cool for a traditional summer camp program. But, you don’t want them sleeping the day away and spending the night watching TV and engrossed in their smart phone.
Parents, there ARE summer opportunities for tweens and teens, including an awesome program right here in Waterville Valley at the Recreation Department.
SUMMIT is an adventure teen day camp for ages 12-15. The camp’s focus is on getting teens recreating outdoors and participating in and completing community service. SUMMIT counselors know and love the White Mountains region and are eager to help campers plan out their summer adventures.
SUMMIT is all about trips, which could include zip lining, learning to surf, hiking, rock climbing, and more.
Camp has been revamped this year and SUMMIT will only be offered as an 8-week commitment on Tuesdays and Thursdays for $475 (with Native ID) and $525. There will be no drop-in rates. The Recreation Department’s goal is to build strong relationships between counselors and campers. The summer will finish up with a 3-day backpacking trip in the White Mountains.
If this is something your teen may be interested in, call the Recreation Department at (603) 236-4695. You can register online by clicking the link below. Hurry! Space is limited to just 13 kids.