Spring Work Weekend

April 29 – May 1

Please join us for our Annual Spring Volunteer Work Weekend to clear away winter and prepare the Camp for summer.

Alumni, campers and their families, and friends of Camp will wash windows and walls, clear trails, prepare cabins and camp sites, set up the swim area, and more.

Stay for the weekend or join us for the day on Saturday. Lodging and meals provided.  If you are able to make a donation towards food, it will be greatly appreciated.

Bring work gloves, sturdy boots or shoes, clothing for layering, bedding, toiletries, shop vacs, your travel tool kit and your enduring camp spirit.

Weekend Schedule

Friday Night
6:00 – 7:00        Arrival, registration, moving in
7:30 – 8:00        Introductions & Job sign-ups
8:00               ACGN, Campfire &  S’mores
10:00              Quiet time and fellowship

7:30 – 8:15        Breakfast
8:30        Community time and job sign-ups
8:45        Work Projects
12:15      Lunch
1:30         Dock-O-Rama & Work Projects
4:30        Recreation options
6:00        Dinner
7:00        Free Time
8:00        Campfire
8:30        ACGN
10:00      Quiet time on camp

7:30 – 8:15       Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30     Last minute projects


Open House and Family Camp Weekend


Weekend-long Open House!

May 20-May 22

This is a great time for families to come and spend one or two nights and experience camp with their children. This weekend, highly recommended for kids attending Mini Camp or for first-time campers, is a great opportunity for campers to learn the routines and try some of the fun activities, all with the comfort of their families.


Weekend Schedule

6:00 – 7:00 Arrival and move into cabins
7:30 Orientation in the Great Hall
8:00 Campfire and S’mores
8:30 ACGN
10:00 Quiet time on Camp

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Community/Unit Time
10:00 Activity 1
11:00 Activity 2
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Activity 3
2:30 Activity 4
3:30 Activity 5
4:30 Free Time
5:30 Dinner
7:00 ACA – All Camp Activity
8:00 Campfire
8:30 ACGN
10:00 Quiet time on Camp

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Closing Unit Time
9:30 Clean & Pack




$20 per person per night (dormitory)
$30 per person per night (with water)
Children under 12 are free

Breakfast: $8 adult, $5 child under 10
Lunch: $9 adult, $5 child under 10
Dinner: $12 adult, $5 child under 10


Sample Weekend Activities:

  • Archery
  • Waterfront – Swimming & Boating
  • Sports & Games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camp Craft/Nature Studies
  • Performing Arts [/one_half_last]


Wish List

Wish List

This is our current wish list.  New and gently used items are appreciated.  If they no longer work or you can’t use them, then most likely we can’t use them.  If you have any questions, please contact the Director at 207-772-1953 x 127 or send a picture of the item to mike@bishopswood.org.   Depending on the time of year, we may be able to pick up items.

Click on a link to see the item.