Once upon a time, a zany zebra named Ziggy zoomed across the vast landscapes of the enchanting state of Maine, known to locals as ME. This wasn't your average zebra, oh no! Ziggy was the most adventurous zebra of all, and he loved to hike. He was so crazy about hiking that he would trot across the piney forests and scramble up the rocky hills, his zebra-striped backpack filled with maps, snacks, and binoculars. Ziggy soon discovered that he wasn't the only one who loved hiking in ME. He met a group of kids who had the same zest for adventure. These kids were full of energy, their cheeks rosy from the fresh Maine air, their eyes sparkling with anticipation of the next trail or summit. They were as diverse as the state’s geography, with personalities as fresh as a Maine blueberry pie and as rugged as its rocky coastline. Some kids were like the mighty Moosehead Lake, calm and deep, others were like the fast-flowing Kennebec River, full of energy and excitement. Together, they made up a fantastic hiking team, all under the watchful eye of Ziggy, their fun-loving zebra guide. These intrepid explorers would spend hours hiking the trails of Acadia National Park, scaling the heights of Mount Katahdin, and exploring the mysteries of the Appalachian Trail. With every step, their laughter echoed through the forests, their excitement stirred up the leaves, and their stories filled the air with magic. And at the end of the day, tired but happy, they would gather around a campfire, roasting marshmallows, sharing tales, and planning their next grand adventure under the starlit Maine sky. And Ziggy, with his infectious laughter and endless stories, was always the life of the party!

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Swift Nature Camp is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer! Our overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 is located in beautiful Wisconsin. We offer a unique blend of traditional summer camp activities and environmental education to help kids increase their appreciation for nature, science, and the environment. We’ve got it all – fun, friendships, adventure trips, and nature! Spend your summer with us – you’ll never forget it!

Minong, WI 54859
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At New England Frontier Camp, parents can take comfort in knowing their children are being well cared for. Our facility has been located in Southwestern Maine for over 50 years. Set in the foothills of the White Mountains alongside beautiful Kezar Lake, our rustic cabins and lodges provide a safe and inspiring environment for campers to explore the outdoors. We are a non-denominational Christian ministry and our mission calls us to glorify Jesus Christ by developing people of God who are dynamic disciples and dynamic disciple-makers. We strive to build loving, solid, and Godly young people. The Bible is our guide, and we also encourage campers to live The Seven Points of Valor; Honor, Courage, Chivalry, Purity, Loyalty, Obedience, and Dedication. We understand the importance of outdoor experiences for today's youth. Our programs center on building better connections with the people and world around us. Campers can truly experience being “unplugged” at New England Frontier Camp. We provide age and gender-specific programs to best develop youth in the areas critical to where they are in life. Parents can rest easy knowing their children will be well cared for in a safe and inspiring environment.

Lovell, ME 04051