Camp Kawanhee is located on the East shore of Webb Lake, in Weld, Maine—eighty-five miles north of Portland, and thirty miles south of the Rangeley Lakes. It has a shoreline of woods and sandy beaches. Early legend tells us that Chief Kawanhee and his braves lived here for many generations. The location of the camp is one of the
What kind of kids we support
Our land-based athletic offerings include four team sports, baseball, softball, basketball and soccer, and three individual sports, tennis, archery and riflery. For each sport, we focus on skill-building during instructional time, with abundant opportunities for campers to hone skills during free time and in competitive setting
During choice time, boys often elect to participate in the various athletic leagues offered at camp.
Participation in Basketball, Soccer, Baseball and Softball leagues are optional but encouraged. Each boy who shows up for a game or match is guaranteed an active role and an exciting, spirited event. Leagues are designed to faci
Swimming and Lifeguard Training
Webb Lake, fed by natural springs and mountain streams, provides an inviting place to boat and swim. The Kawanhee campus is arced around a cove that is home to Kawanhee’s swimming program. The cove is a busy hub, especially on warm July days, and offers a sandy beach and a dedicated swimming area, defined by docks, a floating
For some campers, there’s nothing more exhilarating than skippering a sailboat in a stiff breeze and reckoning with the challenges of maintaining a full sail. Our sailing program is fortunate to have an impressive variety of boats to suit the needs and interests of sailors of all ages. We have antique wooden Cape Cod knockabou