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Camp Evergreen

Calendar

The camp calendar is an on going schedule indicating important days and explains the activities that are offered each week. Each week's activities are inspired by a chosen theme. Each two week session includes, a canoe trip, a fishing derby, crazy dress-up days, a Late Night, and an All Camp Get Together each Friday. This way your child will have the opportunity to participate in the full Evergreen experience. In addition to these special activities, sporting events are held throughout the summer with major tournaments indicated on the calendar. Check out descriptions of calendar events below!

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ARRG! Pirate Dress up day!

Crazy Dress-Up Days

Crazy Dress-Up days usually occur on Fridays. This allows campers to get a little crazy and wear something they normally don't wear to camp. We encourage campers to come to get creative with their crazy outfits!

All Camp Get Togethers

The weekly All Camp Get Together is held Friday afternoons beginning at 12:30. During this time, the whole camp gets together at the Outdoor Theater for an afternoon of plays, awards and skits. This is when campers and staff present their talents to the entire camp. We encourage all campers to take the stage and shine! Parents, guardians and family members are always invited to come and watch.

Unit 1 boys performing their Tent Skit!

Fishing with an official Evergreen fishing pole!

Fishing

Fishing is a great way to appreciate the great outdoors. An optional fishing derby is offered to Unit 2 and Unit 3 during the first week of every session. Campers who wish to participate in the fishing derby may bring in their own gear the morning of the event. Gear will be stored with the pond specialist separately from the campers daily camp bag. All gear should be clearly labeled with the campers name and tent number. Campers who do not have their own gear will be given the opportunity to make their own fishing rods and dig for worms.

Canoe Trips

Optional canoe trips are offered for Unit 2 and Unit 3 the second week of each session. Campers spend the afternoon exploring many waterways in the surrounding area. Campers who wish to participate on the canoe trip must come to Canoe Club training which will be offered during free choice earlier in the week. It is during this time that campers will learn proper canoe safety and paddling techniques. Please note only deep end swimmers will be allowed to go on the canoe trips.

Canoe Club enjoying an afternoon out on the water.

One of our legendary campfires!

Late Nights

For many campers, Late Nights are the highlight of their time at Evergreen. What could be more fun then spending the evening at camp (and bonus, parents get a night out!)? Late nights are held the second week of each session for unit's 2 and 3. Unit's 1 and 2 have their very own special “mini” late night that occurs week 5. This allows our younger campers to have the late night experience, but it ends a little bit earlier than the others.

Each Late Night is unique and includes a snack after flag pole, fun activities, a delicious dinner, and of course, one our legendary camp fires. Permission slips will be sent out the week before the scheduled event with all the details. Please note that an additional fee applies.

Indian Summer

Indian Summer occurs week 9. It is the only time we allow an one week session. This special week focuses on different aspects of Native American culture, lore and tradition. All of the activities of this week are based around this theme. Some of the activities include, a 3-D archery shoot, storytelling in an authentic tipi, and native american arts and crafts. We top off the summer with a camp out where campers get to spend the night in village of their own creation. Please note that the camp out ends on Saturday morning of week 9. For more information, check out our Indian Summer page. 

The tipi

This Camp complies with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the Andover Board of Health

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