Registration for Summer 2022 Opens 2/28!

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Summer RAD Camp

Member & Non-Member: $150 per week
Ages: 5-12, K-5

UMaine Campus Recreation and the Town of Orono are teaming up to offer Summer RAD camps.  These camps are designed for campers looking to explore many different activities and share those experiences with other campers.  Your child will engage in their choice of activities in a safe, supervised, stimulating, non-competitive environment.  This year we will be using three different sites for our home base all located on the University of Maine Campus, and we will be venturing into the town of Orono for many activities as well as the Greater Bangor Area.

RAD Camp offers an assortment of activities including swimming, rock climbing, sports, arts and crafts, canoeing, field games, library time, and many more. These specific opportunities we offer, are designed to develop self-esteem, leadership skills, responsibility, and teamwork.

Our philosophy is environmentally oriented, so while at camp our directors and counselors will be promoting environmental consciousness/sustainability in all aspects of the camp; a skill that your child will take into everyday life.

Camp Registration: Due to the need to keep pods at a certain size we are no longer allowing daily registration for RAD Camp you must sign-up for a week at a time registration this summer is $150 a week. We are also doing registration by groups. The group you sign your camper up for is based on the grade that they just finished not the grade they will be in during the fall. 

Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. You may drop-off/pick-up your child up to 1.5 hours before/after these hours at no extra charge.

We will no longer accept Drop In registrations for RAD Summer Camp.  To hold your child’s spot in camp, they must be registered for camp by the Friday before camp begins (12pm cutoff).  This allows us to have more accurate camper counts and better planning.  We want your children to have a wonderful experience at RAD Camp, and with your help in registration and planning, we will get there!

Payment Plan Option:

This year we are offering a payment plan option that allows you to register your camper for all the RAD Camp weeks they will be attending for a small deposit. The remaining amount will be paid the Friday before each week of camp they will be attending.

RAD Camp will be operated under UMS and Maine CDC guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID19. All campers and staff will wear masks at all times except during swimming and eating.  Outdoor, socially distanced mask breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Camper Ratios:

In accordance with the American Camp Association standards, the counselor-to-camper ratio will be 1:8 for ages 5-8, and 1:10 for ages 9-12.

Summer 2022 Dates:

  • June 20-June 24: Nature Week
  • June 27-July 1: Heroes Week
  • July 5-July 8: Beats and Brushes Week
  • July 11-July 15: Around the World Week       
  • July 18-July 22: Wild Jungle Week 
  • July 25-July 29: Colors Week
  • August 1-5: Ocean Week
  • August 8-12: Mad Science Week
  • August 15-19: Fantasy Week
  • August 22-26: Sports Week

For more information about RAD Camp please email Dale Russell at

To register for camp click here!