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Historical Items

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Item 57617

Counselors in training, Camp Lown, 1958

Courtesy of Robin Spero Rubinstien, an individual partner Date: 1958 Location: Oakland Media: Photographic print

Item 57657

Junior counselors, Camp Lown, ca. 1960

Courtesy of Robin Spero Rubinstien, an individual partner Date: circa 1960 Location: Oakland Media: Photographic print

Item 10163

Camp Runoia Campers and Counselors on Cabin Steps, Belgrade Lakes, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: circa 1920 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.


Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

"He is also a senior counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Resources Cohen, William S. Unveiling of the "William S."

My Maine Stories

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Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.


Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970
by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division

Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam


Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II