Camp Forest offers Forest Basics program Aug. 20-24

Aug 07, 2018

Brooks — Camp Forest, 84 Payson Road, is offering a five-day program in Forest Basics Aug. 20-24 for children of all ages.

Camp Forest's unique badge system challenges campers to a high level of skill and accomplishment. In Forest Basics, coupled with the Junior Maine Guide program offering Junior Maine Woodsman and Maine Woodsman badges, participants will learn or hone survival, shelter, navigation, carving, baskets, natural arts, tracking, plant, cooking fires, ecology and community skills. Campers will have access to one-on-one and peer mentoring to make progress.

This basics week introduces campers to wilderness skills and lets them decide what they want to learn. There also is plenty of time for games, songs, swimming, and stories.

Camp Forest is a project of Expanding Opportunities, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Register for Forest Basics online at or call 207-930-8012.

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