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Moosilauke Rated As One Of The Top Summer Camps In The U.S.

Moosilauke has been receiving rave reviews and placing high on many lists that rank and rate the best summer camps.


We received the second most votes of all camps in the U.S. in a recent on-line poll titled “Best Overnight Summer Camp.”

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We currently rank 4th highest of all camps in the U.S. in terms of overall rating at CampRatingZ where families directly rate their experience.

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The Old Camper and the Pond

by David Gordon, Head Counselor, former Camper

When I was young, I had one dream that topped the list. No, it was not becoming a Major League Baseball player, although I would not have minded in the least if things had worked out that way. Instead, the glory I sought could only be realized at Camp Moosilauke, on Upper Baker Pond, to be precise: to reel in the elusive “Wallfish.” The Wallfish is a very special fish.

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There is Nothing like a Good Story

by Gordon Porter “Port” Miller, Owner and Moosilauke story teller/yarn spinner since 1952

Over the years it never ceases to amaze me how powerful a good old ghost story is for Moosilauke campers. Whether it’s Doc Benton’s search for everlasting life, the Orford Butcher, or the attack of the great white ape, the listeners are quiet and very still. In a word, mesmerized! Some campers have heard the same story many times, others are puzzling over the validity of what’s being told,

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