Boys Summer Camp in New England

summer camp new englandMowglis boys summer camp in New England offers a variety of age-appropriate programs for children. We design our programs to meet the unique needs of each age group. Whether your young camper is ready for his first confidence-boosting camping adventure, your early adolescent needs a change of scenery and new experience to grow, or your teen seeks challenging outdoor activities to foster his leadership potential, our “school of the open” has a program for you. In our unplugged environment, away from life’s daily distractions, your child will be able to stretch his wings, gaining a sense of independence while taking part in daily adventures that teach life’s most important lessons.

Summer Camp for Boys Aged 7, 8, 9

Our shorter, three-week Cub program is perfect for introducing younger kids to boys’ overnight camp. It has a flexible schedule and a higher, 3:1 counselor-to-camper ratio, including a regular “Cub Mother” to help your son feel more secure. During his stay as a Cub, your son will enjoy age-appropriate adventures like swimming, rowing in our kid-friendly crew-boats, team games, treasure hunts, day hikes, and overnight trips. He will also have access to the jungle gym, playing field, and tetherball at Cubland dorm, our open-air, screened camp residences.

Summer Camp Program for Boys Aged 10-15

summer camp new englandThe Pack program is a full 7-week overnight summer camp program for boys aged 10-15. It follows a regular camping schedule. Campers wake to the traditional bugle call, following a series of daily activities that begin with breakfast and the assignment of daily duties. He will take part in assigned and chosen camping industries that vary every two weeks. Activities may include:

  • Archery
  • Axemanship
  • Arts and crafts
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Cooking
  • Crew
  • Fencing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Nature studies
  • Paddle boarding
  • Photography
  • Riflery
  • Rock Climbing
  • Row boating
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Woodworking

Boys who return annually earn awards for the skills they’ve learned, building lifelong friendships with their peers as they conquer obstacles together. After lunch and a rest/free hour, they’ll indulge in a late-afternoon all-camp swim. Dinner, our Colors Ceremony, and the evening campfire round out the day. The children retire with their counselors and camping family – other boys in their age group – in one of five screened, open-air dorms.

Summer Camp Leadership Program for Boys Aged 15, 16

new england summer campLeadership is a big part of the Mowglis experience. Older boys in our Yearling program are looked to as mentors, guiding and setting the standard for younger campers. In this three-week program at our outdoor leadership camp for boys aged 15-16, your son will apply the skills he’s learned over years of camping, applying them in real-world situations. As he masters each duty managing younger campers in fun, fast paced, challenging outdoor environments, he will grow into a confident young man with tremendous leadership potential. Key program facets include:

  • Hiking and camping trip planning
  • Leadership and teambuilding
  • Community service projects, like trail clearing and splitting wood for the elderly
  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR training
  • Whitewater kayaking class

Young men who excel in their duties in the Yearling program are invited back as Junior Staff members, taking on a more in-depth role with additional responsibilities, leading campers through daily industries.

Are you looking for a boys’ summer camp in New England, close to home? Camp Mowglis facilities, conveniently located near Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, and New York, offer the perfect setting for kids of all ages. Contact us at 603-744-8095 to learn more about our upcoming camping session today.