Best Summer Camps in North America

Best Summer Camps in North America
September 15, 2018

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
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $1,910 USD
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $2,090 USD
  • 23 Birch Ridge Rd, Hardwick Township, NJ 07825, USA
  • +1 908-362-8217

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
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $13,650 USD
Yearly Tuition 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
  • Number of students: 150
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $1000/week
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $1000/week

Welcome to Camp Manitou,a summer camp for boys ages 7 to 16, located in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes region of Maine. Founded in 1947, Manitou is one of the nation’s foremost camps. We’re sure that after you learn about our outstanding summer camp staff, facilities, programs and activities, you’ll understand why so many boys make…

  • Boys-Only
  • Overnight Camp
  • Number of students:
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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:
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  • 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:
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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
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $600 A WEEK
Yearly Tuition 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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 3'650
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 12'690

Welcome to Real Adventure SeaTrek’s summer camps for teens are set in the crystalline waters of the British Virgin Islands and other islands throughout the Caribbean, SeaTrek voyages offer young people unmatched opportunities for adventure and personal growth. Under the watchful eyes of our professional staff, students are immersed in hands-on sailing, scuba, and marine…

  • Boarding, boats
  • Number of students: 48 at a time
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $2575
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $7800

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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CAD 1'119
Yearly Tuition 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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USA 4'500
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USA 4'500

WELCOME TO KINGSLEY PINES CAMP!When it comes to the perfect summer camp experience, Kingsley Pines is that place! We are a coed, sleepaway summer camp on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine for kids ages 8-16. We offer three 2 or 3 week sessions. Campers get to choose their own activities (30+) from a wide variety…

  • 51 L 85, Raymond, ME 04071, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 3'550
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 8'500

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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 4'400
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 9'250

Welcome to French Woods Sports and Arts Center – America’s Top Teen-Only Summer Camp. We are located in New York State only 2.5 hours from New York City. French Woods Sports and Arts Center is one of a dozen coed sleep-away camps in the USA that are specifically for teenagers, attracting boys and girls ages…

  • Boarding, bunks
  • Number of students:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $1100
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $11900

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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : Beginning at $2475
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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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 2'200
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 7'000

A new approach to summer campSummer camp is a uniquely American experience, originally conceived for children in the 1890s as an anecdote to industrialization. Camp Pinnacle’s been around for 90 years, but the last thing we plan to do is rest on our laurels. We live in the “Age of Acceleration,” so we are constantly…

  • 1 Wolfe Lake Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28739, USA
  • Co-Education
  • Number of students:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 3'095
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 4'495

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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CAD 725
Yearly Tuition 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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 3'780
Yearly Tuition 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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 3'550
Yearly Tuition 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:
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 12'775
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 12'775




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