Camp Downer | Sharon, VT 05065

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Age group:8-16 y.o.
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Camp Downer is the perfect place for kids to have an incredible summer experience! Located in the 705-acre Downer State Forest in Vermont, the camp features a wide variety of activities for your children to enjoy. Campers can take part in aquatics, arts, athletics, nature, and shooting sports, such as boating, swimming, water ae
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  • Dance
  • Theater/Drama
  • Water activites
  • Swimming
  • Boating/canoeing
  • Sportsfield activities

What kind of kids we support

  • Coed
  • Tweens


  • Pool
  • Lake
  • Pond


Boating has become one of our most popular activities since we added kayaking to our already popular canoeing lessons. With seven three-person aluminum canoes and an even dozen single-person kayaks there is plenty of space in the program for beginners, seasoned boaters, and everyone in between.
In dance class, the objective is to perform an original dance for all of the camps on Friday. The counselor guides the campers in choosing a song, making formations, and finding dance moves. Our goal is to have the campers contribute as much as possible to the dance. This is a great way for the campers to learn how to work toget
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Rope Adventure
Rope Adventure
In this innovative program you and your team will work your magic on our six low ropes elements: the “Extended Mohawk Walk”, the “Nitro Swing”, the “Spider’s Web”, the “Whale Watch”, the “Wild Woosey”, and the “Full House”. Under the watchful eye of our trained instructors you and your team will need to figure out how to conque
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At the beginning of the week, campers are introduced to all of the equipment that they will use, and they are taught how to assemble and maintain that equipment. On the second day, the campers are taught a variety of knots for tying their hooks or lures, and they are taught proper casting techniques. They get an opportunity to p
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Location and contact information

1535 Downer Rd, Sharon, VT, 05065