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4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove


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Program of the Week – Blueberry Cove Residential Camp

Blueberry Cove Residential Camp

A fun-filled summertime of learning and play…two beaches and salt marshes to explore…rolling blueberry fields and flower filled meadows to frolic in…mud flats to learn and play on…a majestic spruce forest with secret rooms to find…islands to discover…cabins nestled in a mossy, seaside forest for dreamy slumber…misty, magical mornings, exciting, fun filled days, and firefly nights…

Our fleet of rowboats, kayaks, canoes and sailboats, offers campers and staff the chance to experience the joy of “simply messing about in boats.” Baby farm animals and a half-acre, organic vegetable garden give children the opportunity to watch life grow and change right before their eyes.

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Previously featured programs:

Open House & Volunteer Work Day – Saturday, April 30; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

We are having Open Houses and Volunteer Work Days at both Tanglewood in Lincolnville and Blueberry Cove in Tenants Harbor.  Come visit us and get a feel for camp before the summer season starts!

If you can’t make it to the open house, you are still welcome to visit either of our sites any time. Tanglewood in Lincolnville is part of Camden Hills State Park so our trails are open to the public year round for hiking, skiing and snowshoeing.


Spring 2011: Home School Mondays

Participants are given the opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of topics such as forest, freshwater and intertidal ecology through hands-on learning. In these innovative programs our instructors weave together exploration, art, puppetry, music and games to create a truly engaging learning experience.

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April Vacation at Blueberry Cove:  April 18-22, 2011

Spend April break relaxing with the rhythms of the tides while digging in the garden, exploring the mudflats, creating artwork and exploring the meadows.

Plenty of adventures are waiting for us, so remember to come prepared!

You can register online.  Contact Patti at 207.789.5868 or patricia.chapman@maine.edu with any questions.


Come Sail With Us!

Blueberry Cove – Tenants Harbor:

Day campers ages 9 to 11 can sail with the St George Community Sailing Foundation in the morning and spend afternoons at Blueberry Cove creating, discovering and exploring.  The best of both worlds!

This Monday – Friday, two week program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 11-22.  A shuttle is available from Union, Rockport, Rockland, Thomaston and South Thomaston.  The cost is on a sliding scale of $480 to $580; the shuttle fee is an additional $40 per week.


Islands & Sea Discovery Trips:

Once you have camped on a Maine coast island, you will never be quite the same! Participants will spend their days exploring the bays, coves and islands of the Tenants Harbor area and their nights camping on a coastal island.

This is an advanced level trip, good physical condition is required.  Participants must be able to swim and feel comfortable on the water.

Read more… or register now!


Bridge Day Camp: Too old for Tanglewood’s Day Camp but don’t want to spend the night?

We think summer camp is the best thing ever, and the new Tanglewood Bridge program is designed to give campers a first-hand look into the world of residential camp–without having to spend the night! Campers participate in a Monday-Friday program from 8:30-5:00 PM (3:00 PM on Friday). This program is designed for families who are looking for day camp experiences for older campers.

Read more… or Register now!

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Contact Information

4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove
One Tanglewood Road
Lincolnville, Maine 04849
Phone: (207) 789-5868E-mail: extension.tanglewood4h@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System