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Water Ski Program – Ages 10 and Up

Offered 5 days a week, every session. Additional registration required.
Whether you are looking to try for the first time or you are looking to enhance your skills further, there is no better location for your child to water-ski than on our beautiful 400 acre lake. Our experienced instructors will tailor their approach to the level of your camper ensuring they get a memorable and meaningful water-ski experience.

Horse Back Riding – Ages 10 and Up



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Offered 5 days a week, every session. Additional registration required
With 1,500 acres of property, Camp Gorham offers campers the chance to experience any number of horse trails. Camp Gorham is accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association. The CHA provides the accepted Standards for Equestrian Programs. CHA requires accredited members meet standards for safety, education and animal welfare through a detailed process which examines the site, program content, staff qualifications and equine management.

Campers who register to take horseback riding as one of their 3 electives will begin with riding lessons, building to a trail ride. Campers are grouped by ability level with lessons being tailored to maximize the experience for each camper. Campers who do not choose this elective may still be able to experience the horses either by assisting with barn care or may take part in a scheduled cabin ring ride in our arena. Helmets are provided; campers registering for this program MUST bring riding boots/shoes with pronounced heel and long pants that come to the ankle for riding. Lessons are 1 1/2 hours with equestrian staff. After assessments, riders are grouped into beginner, intermediate and advanced classes.

Adirondack Explorer – Ages 13-16

Session 2B:  July 28 – August 3
Session 3B: August 11 – August 17

Join us for an amazing adventure of outdoor wonder! This action packed week-long trip includes:
• White water rafting experience
• Caving trip
• Fishing adventure
• Canoe/kayak excursion
• Mountain top hike to wonder at the glory!

Led by our certified, experienced staff, campers will cook over a fire and sleep in tents under the stars while learning independence and responsibility.
(No trip experience or special equipment needed) Contact the camp office to add a week of traditional camp to this experience.


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Bayview YMCA Family Night!

January 25, 2019

Stop by and see us at the Bayview Family YMCA from 5:50 – 8:00 pm.  He will be there with the Camp Gorham Archery Tag […]

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Mar 22 2019

100 Days Until Camp!

100 Days Until Camp Begins!  If you haven’t registered your  camper today is the day!  Don’t miss out on the opportunity for your child to […]

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Jun 07 2019

Daddy and Me Weekend

Join us with your children June 7 – 9 and get an early start to your summer!  Parents and children will enjoy camp activities on […]

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