Best Summer Camps in North America

Best Summer Camps in North America
October 14, 2019

America is one of the best place in the world to attend a Summer Camp. Discover the best summer camps in North America.

Why is North America the best place to attend summer camp?

Learn English
Summer camp is a special type of community where kids come together to have fun but if you are a foreign parent considering a camp in North America you probably also wish that your kid(s) will learn or improve english. The dominant language of North America is English but in order to make the right choice you need to distinct American English and Canadian English which tends to combine aspects of American and British English.

Experience and Skills
It is well-known that education institutions in the USA and Canada are some of the best in the world. Any experience in an institution in North America cultivate innovative spirit and will help foster skills that are highly prized by employers across the globe. Erasmus found that 92% of employers surveyed were looking for the transversal skills – such as problem solving, curiosity, and confidence – that participants gain through Summer Camps in North America.

Great choice of camps available
North America is unique in its diversity, choice of activities and sports, landscapes and climates and can offer something for everyone.
There are many different types of camps (e.g., single sex, co-ed, residential, day, all-around, specialty) that have distinct missions.  Understanding your goals for the camp experience will help you narrow down the type of camp that is best for your child. You can be sure to find in North America the largest choice of camp specialities now, including band camps, computer camps and even business camps for the budding economist or CEO.

Let the adventure begin. Discover here some of the most renowned summer camps in North America.

Best Summer Camps in North America

YMCA Camp Mason’s summer overnight camp programs build strong character, leadership and excellence in young people. Using the YMCA’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility as cornerstones of the camp experience, every child is valued at Camp Mason and treated with respect and dignity by our role model counselors and staff. With a…

  • 23 Birch Ridge Rd, Hardwick Township, NJ 07825, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 200
FEE (MIN) : $1,910 USD
FEE (MAX) : $2,090 USD
  • 23 Birch Ridge Rd, Hardwick Township, NJ 07825, USA
  • +1 908-362-8217

Windsor Mountain International Summer Camp is an extraordinary place for children. Children from the United States and countries around the globe to Windsor Mountain to live and play together in a unique and magical place where friendship, creativity and community thrive. Windsor Mountain is a non-competitive camp where children grow, gain self-confidence and independence, try…

  • 1 World Way, Windsor, NH 03244, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 260 per session
FEE (MIN) : $3,495
FEE (MAX) : $6,295

The Susquehannock Camps Provides Multi-Sport Athletic Development & Confidence-Based Learning to Children Between the age of Seven and Sixteen. Through a combination of athletics, adventure activities, family-style dining, and cabin life, campers create life-long friendships and discover their own potential. Campers embrace tolerance and respect for others, learn how to deal gracefully with conflict, and…

  • 2308 Tripp Lake Rd, Brackney, PA 18812, USA
  • Boys only & Girls only
  • Summer Camp
  • Number of students: 120
FEE (MIN) : $4,889
FEE (MAX) : $7,999

The Sports Academy at Brookwood Camps provides boys and girls of ages 6-17 with a unique combination of World Class instruction and traditional camp values. As a family-owned summer camp operation Jay and Scott Fiedler, along with an experienced staff, offer individualized attention to each camper in a safe, nurturing and caring environment which will…

  • G42W+48 Eldred, NY, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 300
FEE (MIN) : USD 1399
FEE (MAX) : USD 9300

We are one of the oldest traditional overnight summer camps in America. Since 1916, Raquette Lake Girls Camp has been helping parents mold girls of exceptional character. With a commitment to building strong, lasting friendships, and deep personal relationships, we help children discover the confidence they need to grow into outstanding young adults. Located in…

  • 392 Antlers Rd, Raquette Lake, NY 13436, USA
  • Girls Only
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 300
FEE (MIN) : $13,650 USD
FEE (MAX) :

Learn & Experience offer a unique cultural experience for 8-15 year olds from around the world, packed with a huge and diverse range of activities. We use the best venues in the UK and Canada with incredible facilities. L&E World Camps allow young people to experience and learn life skills while expert and empathetic guidance…

  • Shawnigan Lake School, 1975 Renfrew Rd, Shawnigan Lake, BC V0R 2W1, Canada
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 80
FEE (MIN) : CAD 1000
FEE (MAX) : CAD 4000

For over 65 years, Hidden Valley Camp (HVC) has been a leader in progressive international sleepaway camping, featuring the finest in visual and performing arts and exciting outdoor adventures. Among our hallmarks… • Campers choose from visual arts, theater and music, horseback riding, llamas (yes, llamas!), culinary arts, ropes course, many land and water sports,…

  • 161 Hidden Valley Rd, Freedom, ME 04941, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 250
FEE (MIN) : 3000
FEE (MAX) : 11000

Welcome to Falcon Camp, Ohio’s premier summer camp! We are an old-fashioned, traditional overnight camp, with all of the best activities! We are intentionally small, holding no more than 110 campers at a time, so we will know your child immediately, and be able to tailor their experience to them. There is a ton to…

  • 4251 Delta Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : Beginning at $2475
FEE (MAX) :

We are a co-ed sleepaway camp nestled on a prep school campus. We offer 50 daily activities in athletics, drama, music, dance, and visual arts. Our community values promote character, resilience, independence, and inclusivity among all of our campers and staff. CSW serves kids entering US grades 2-10 (typically 7-15 years old). In addition to…

  • 26 Chase Rd, Thompson, CT 06277, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 150
FEE (MIN) : $1000/week
FEE (MAX) : $1000/week

Camp North Star is a family-owned, traditional co-ed overnight camp for 7 – 17 year olds located on 200 pristine acres and a private lake. Our mission is to encourage our campers to discover and develop the best version of themselves. North Star’s community is focused on personal growth and positive outcomes. We promote 21st…

  • 200 Verrill Rd, Poland, ME 04274, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 300
FEE (MIN) : $3,275
FEE (MAX) : $10,495

Camp Farwell is the oldest girls’ sleep-away camp in America! Founded in 1889 by Julia Farwell and now owned and operated by the Hanson Family for over 40 years, we are experts in the world or camping. Farwell is the traditional camp for the modern family and we are continuously working to create a diverse…

  • 421 Camp Farwell Dr, Newbury, VT 05051, USA
  • Girls Only
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 120
FEE (MIN) : 4,625
FEE (MAX) : 10,300

Welcome to Camp Camp Che-Na-Wah for Girls. We are a full season camp, and we’ve been family run and operated with love and care for nine decades. We believe that camp at its best is when your child has magical moments that emerge from the backdrop that we supply. We provide the unspoiled setting, expert…

  • 2823 NY-28N, Minerva, NY 12851, USA
  • Girls, Brother/Sister
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) :
FEE (MAX) :
  • 2823 NY-28N, Minerva, NY 12851, USA
  • +1 518-251-2919

Welcome to Camp Baco for Boys. We are a full season camp, and we’ve been family run and operated with love and care for nine decades. We believe that camp at its best is when your child has magical moments that emerge from the backdrop that we supply. We provide the unspoiled setting, expert instruction,…

  • 2723 NY-28N, Minerva, NY 12851, USA
  • Boys, Brother/Sister
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) :
FEE (MAX) :

The Summer@SEM Equation: Subtract boys. Add girls ages 12-15. Add Buffalo Seminary alum counselors to be the positive female role models girls need. The result? An environment that creates empowered girls who try harder, sing louder, and have more fun! SEM girls and SEM campers are curious, engaged, relaxed, unselfconscious. Sleepaway@SEM: July 12-August 1, 2020:…

  • Girls Only
  • Overnight & Day Camp
  • Number of students: 12-140
FEE (MIN) : 850
FEE (MAX) : 1100


Swift Nature Camp is an overnight nature camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our focus is to blend traditional summer camp activities while increasing a child’s appreciation for nature, science and the environment. Swift Nature Camp offers traditional summer camp activities along with an environmental focus. Campers enjoy an active Nature Center, Pet Zoo,…

  • W7471 Ernie Swift Rd, Minong, WI 54859, USA
  • Co-education
  • Boarding Cabins
  • Number of students: 90
FEE (MIN) : $600 A WEEK
FEE (MAX) :

Located in California and North Carolina, Summerland Camps are fun, safe, adventure-based camps for youth ages 10-18 looking for an unforgettable summer while creating new habits and learning new skills. We show campers they have hidden talents and abilities they’ve never tapped into because they’ve been too busy tapping on their phones.We help campers better…

  • 100 Athletic St, Mars Hill, NC 28754, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 3'650
FEE (MAX) : USD 12'690

Since 1979, Muskoka Woods has welcomed everyone to an experience for a lifetime. At Muskoka Woods, we believe that fun plus reflection equals confidence. Unlimited fun is delivered through our dedicated staff, top-notch facilities and 50+ activities. By encouraging youth to reflect and draw deeper meaning from fun experiences, we give them the confidence to…

  • 4585 Ontario 141, Rosseau, ON P0C 1J0, Canada
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : CAD 1'119
FEE (MAX) : CAD 1'799

At Marine Military Academy, we work hard … and play hard! Make the most of your son’s summer and enroll him in our four-week summer camp! At MMA Summer Camp, he’ll be in constant motion. Every day, he’ll participate in challenging and exciting outdoor activities that build discipline, teamwork and confidence. As your son has…

  • 320 Iwo Jima Blvd, Harlingen, TX 78550, USA
  • Boys Only
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USA 4'500
FEE (MAX) : USA 4'500

Long Lake Camp for the Arts offer campers ages 8 to 16 a wonderful creative friend and fun filled summer. We are located in the heart of the world famous Adirondack Park of upstate New York. Our private lakeside setting offers glorious views of the fabled mountains and forests of upstate New York. Artists, Actors…

  • 83 Long Lake Camp Way, Long Lake, NY 12847, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 250
FEE (MIN) : $6450 for 3 weeks
FEE (MAX) : $12300 for 6 weeks

It’s hard to describe just what makes it so special at Kingsley Pines Camp, but you’ll know it when you see it – it’s a feeling you get the moment you arrive. Just set foot on our campus and you can hear and see the enthusiasm and love for camp all around you. Build Independence…

  • 51 Coughlan Cove Rd, Raymond, ME 04071, USA
  • Co-Educational
  • Overnight camp
  • Number of students: 220
FEE (MIN) : USD 3740
FEE (MAX) : USD 8755

Located on beautiful Lake Dunmore in the heart of the Green Mountains in Vermont, Keewaydin Dunmore combines a rich in-camp activity program with the adventure of an extensive trip program to provide a summer camp experience unlike any other! Boys ages 8-16 return year after year for the magic of a Keewaydin summer. Camp truly…

  • 10 Keewaydin Rd, Salisbury, VT 05769, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 4'400
FEE (MAX) : USD 9'250

Camp Wingate * Kirkland is not your average summer camp. It’s a wildly fun and radically welcoming co-ed summer camp in Cape Cod, MA that offers overnight camp for children ages 7-15 and day camp for ages 4-12. Six core values (joy, safety, choice, transformation, accountability and resilience) underscore the vibrant W*K culture that campers…

  • 79 White Rock Rd, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675, USA
  • Co-education
  • Overnight & Day Camp
  • Number of students: 200
FEE (MIN) :
FEE (MAX) :

Since 1936, Camp Quinebarge has provided a safe, fun and exciting environment for boys and girls ages 7-15 to learn about themselves and each other and make everlasting friendships. We achieve these goals by fostering a spirit of growth and exploration.

  • 100 Sibley Rd, Moultonborough, NH 03254, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 2'200
FEE (MAX) : USD 7'000

Our residential camp programs provide a welcoming environment for girls and young women to discover their true selves, with an over 90-year tradition of developing independence and confidence in our campers.Our unique linguistic program allows Francophone and Anglophone girls to work on their English or French second language skills, and bilingual girls to live both…

  • 2464 QC-125, Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, QC J0T 2A0, Canada
  • Grls Only
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : CAD 725
FEE (MAX) : CAD 4'075

Established in 1903, Mowglis is a non-profit residential camp located in Hebron, New Hampshire and offers a traditional summer camping experience for boys ages 7 to 15.Attending camp Mowglis helps boys develop confidence, independence, personal resources, and a sense of responsibility toward others and the environment, all while having fun and making lifelong friends. Mission…

  • 4 Mowglis Dr, Hebron, NH 03241, USA
  • Boys Only
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 3'780
FEE (MAX) : USD 7'995

THE BEST SUMMER CAMP IN NEW ENGLAND Kabeyun offers a unique environment for boys, designed especially for those in search of opportunities to explore new and challenging experiences, develop new skills, and discover their individual capacity to accomplish whatever they set their mind to. Since 1924, Kabeyun has created unforgettable summer camp experiences for boys…

  • 43 Camp Kabeyun Road, Alton Bay, NH 03810, USA
  • Boys Only
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 3'550
FEE (MAX) : USD 9'775

Through Four Generations and over 100 years of private ownership, Brant Lake Camp has always taken pride in being a place – “Where Sports Are Done Right”Nestled in a remarkable Adirondack Mountains setting, BLC, as we are affectionately known, is truly a unique and special place for young boys ages 7 through 15 to enjoy…

  • 7586 NY-8, Building 2, Brant Lake, NY 12815, United States
  • Boys Only
  • Number of students:
FEE (MIN) : USD 12'775
FEE (MAX) : USD 12'775




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