Friends Camp



Located on China Lake, this Quaker camp offers a traditional program that includes sailing, water activities, crafts, noncompetitive sports, drama, photography and pottery. Campers select their own programs. While most boys and girls attend for two weeks, younger children may enroll for one week. The camp holds Meeting for Worship daily.

General Info

Name Friends Camp
Location South China, ME
Summer Phone 207-445-2361
Off-season Phone 207-873-3499
Program Focuses & Features Aquatics, Astronomy, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Conservation, Crafts, Creative Writing, Dance, Debate, Ecology, Fine Arts, Fishing, Hiking, Music, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Photography, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Theater, Volleyball, Watersports, Wilderness Camping, Woodcraft, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) 3-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 7-17
Application Deadline April
Director Nat Shed, Director
Residential Fee $420-890, 1-2 weeks.
Year Established 1953
Religious Affiliation Religious Society of Friends
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 6 sessions, 1-2 weeks long


Nat Shed, Director