Category Archives: Jan/Feb 04

Beyond Tradition

CAMP SNAPSHOT Camp Mataponi for Girls Naples, Maine www.campmataponi.com Ages: 10-15 Price: $7,600, one seven-week session Camp Mataponi is one of the last of its kind. And, it’s truly one-of-a-kind. Located on the picturesque shores of Sebago Lake in Maine, Camp Mataponi runs one, seven-week session for girls each summer. The camp has been continuously operating since 1910, originally under the name Highland Nature Camp. The Mataponi moniker came about in the ’30s. Dan and Marcy Isdaner have been the … Continue reading

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Outside Flavor

Camp Cookin’ A contract food service management company is a foodservice operator that can provide some or all of your camp food needs. They can go from small — like a local catering operation that provides daily basic entrees and baked goods — to complete turnkey operators who manage all the goods and services of your dining operations. There are many reasons to consider outsourcing your food program. Whether you’re a small camp or a large facility with multiple food … Continue reading

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Adventure Challenges

Outdoor adventure programming continues to gain popularity as a means to educate and enlighten people from a lot of different categories, including at-risk youth participating in behavior management programs to corporate executives honing their understanding of human dynamics such as trust, communication and goal setting as it applies to the business world. Related Article: The Next Step Implementing a challenge or ropes course into the fabric of your venue can be a tremendous asset, provided there is a clear understanding … Continue reading

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