Everything about life at Camp Takajo, founded in 1947, reinforces the values that make growing boys into good men. The fraternal feelings we promote, the breadth of experience we offer and the strong moral character we build are all part of our camp’s culture. Boys learn to navigate new situations and develop new relationships under the supervision of caring counselors who work hard to create a home away from home for each and every Camp Takajo camper. Through sports and games, special events, and a full array of activities that explore many hobbies and interests, our campers experience seven weeks of pure sleepaway camp joy.
Camp Takajo’s magnificent lakefront location, in the Sebago Lakes region of southern Maine, is set amidst some of the country’s most beautiful surroundings. You’ll find our facilities are second to none and enable us to operate rain or shine. Our continuity in leadership is unmatched in the camping world, and our staff includes camping veterans who are experienced teachers, leaders, directors and specialists in their areas.
During their summers at Camp Takajo, boys have a chance to decompress from the pressures of today’s hectic and often over-scheduled lifestyle. They can relax in our nurturing environment that allows them to explore new interests and indulge in favorite hobbies … and enjoy a summer filled with growth and self-discovery.
For more information about Camp Takajo or for an enrollment package, contact us at 914-273-5020.
Since 1911, Tripp Lake Camp has provided girls a traditional and well-rounded sleepaway camp experience they take with them throughout their lives. Situated on a mile-long beachfront on a sparkling lake, surrounding by majestic evergreens, Tripp Lake fosters friendships and fun the old-fashioned way in a close-knit atmosphere that truly creates a safe, nurturing haven for our campers.
Tripp Lake campers enjoy a full seven-week program that includes swimming and a complete roster of waterfront activities such as canoeing and sailing; team and individual sports such as basketball, soccer, tennis and horseback riding; and performing and visual arts, from pottery and photography to theatre. Our seasoned staff of caring counselors and directors ensure that every girl at Tripp Lake Camp has the chance to expand her horizons, explore new interests, and extend a hand of friendship to sister campers.
Discerning parents choose to send their daughters to Tripp Lake Camp for these and so many other intangible reasons. From the sweeping lawns and gorgeous views to the nurturing environment that fosters positive self-esteem and personal growth, a summer at Tripp Lake offers girls the finest sleepaway camp experience they’ll treasure forever.
For more information about Tripp Lake Camp for Girls or for an enrollment package, contact us at 914-273-4065.
The natural wonders and beauty of rural Maine are on full display at Camp Takajo for Boys, located in Naples, Maine and Tripp Lake Camp for Girls in Poland, Maine. These premier overnight camps offer boys (ages 7-15) and girls (ages 8-16) a full seven weeks of wonderful camping memories, year after year. Both camps, situated on pristine lakes, hearken back to the cherished values of yesterday while fostering independence, learning, creativity and the kind of fun only a great summer camp can deliver.
Families travel from all across the United States to give their children the very best sleepaway camp experience available at Camp Takajo and Camp Tripp Lake. In fact, many parents who were campers there themselves continue the Takajo and Tripp Lake traditions by sending their children to our camps. From generation to generation, we create happy campers who fondly recall the meaningful experiences they had during their summers at Camp Takajo and Tripp Lake Camp—and who attest to how those experiences shaped them in positive ways as emerging adults.