Choice Camps Recommendation of Wolfeboro Camp School
Wolfeboro combines a scholastic and recreational summer program for girls and boys ages 11-18. Wolfeboros academic program is designed to achieve clearly-defined academic goals, and to improve study habits, study skills, motivation, organization, and confidence. At Wolfeboro, students may review or preview academic subjects, strengthen basic skills in specific areas, and take courses for credit by arrangement with their full year school. Sustained focus and improved productivity are fostered comprehensively by the school's computer and cell phone free classrooms, study halls and campus. The emphasis is on step by step procedure, neatness and attention to detail in all written work.
A summer at Wolfeboro is far more than academic. The focus on afternoons and weekends turns to a wide range of sports, recreational, and entertainment opportunities both on campus as well as within the surrounding summer resort area. For families seeking an academic progress and a recreationally satisfying program, Wolfeboro provides a 100 year tradition of purposeful offerings in both the outdoors and in the classroom.
Wolfeboro is first and foremost a school. Students and their families work with the school to craft an appropriate individual academic program consisting of three courses. Any three-course combination will promote improved study habits, study skills, organization, motivation and confidence.
Subject offerings include: English, Written Expression, Literature, Reading, Mathematics, Science, History, Foreign Language, SAT Preparation, ESL, and Study Skills.
Athletic and recreational activities are organized by age group. The students enjoy spirited intramural games and activities. Every student is assigned to an intramural sports team. These teams participate on an almost daily basis in soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball, and a series of informal competitions such as a water carnival, land carnival, swim meet, sailing regatta, and various other sports.
Weekend trips are scheduled to events of special interest and include excursions to places such as the White Mountains, water and amusement parks, movies, bowling and roller-skating.
The faculty and staff at Wolfeboro are an exceedingly experienced and trained group of educators. All teaching faculty are veteran classroom teachers, most with many years at Wolfeboro and elsewhere. Divided into a teaching faculty and a separate residential staff, the school is designed to provide comprehensive support and structure.
Setting & Accommodations
The academic campus of the Wolfeboro campus includes 36 classrooms, 3 study halls, and a faculty center.
The 100 year old campus features four residential campuses: separate settings for middle and secondary boys and girls, Students live in large, sturdy and elegant tents on 10x12 permanent wooden platforms. Tents are shared by two students and are equipped with electric lights, outlets, beds, shelves, and desks. Each residential area has modern bath and shower facilities.
The dining room is the center-piece of the community. All meals are family style except for Sunday night picnics. Students sit at tables with two faculty members and faculty families. Students take turns serving as waiters. Special diets can usually be accommodated.
Safety StandardsWolfeboro Camp School has an on-site team of nursing professionals. In the event of a more serious illness or emergency, Huggins Hospital is located 1.5 miles from campus.
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Wolfeboro Camp School Overview
- Type: Academic
- Specialty: College and SAT Prep, Debate, General Academics, Gifted and Talented, Math, Public Speaking, Leadership
- Religious Affiliation: none
- Camp Gender: Co-ed
- Campers per Session: 200
- Camper-to-Counselor Ratio: 3:1
- Baseball and Softball
- Camping Skills
- Studio Arts
Off-Site Activities and Trips
- White Mountains Backpacking
- Water and Amusement Parks
- Roller-Skating Trips
- Waterfront Facility
- Five-Acre Playing Field
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Court
- Basketball Courts
- Weight-Training Equipment
- Peanut Allergies
- Gluten Allergies
- Vegetarian Friendly
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