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Camp Good News
Forestdale, Massachusetts

Visit Our Camp Good News Website
508-477-9731
office[AT]campgoodnews.org
71 Route 130
Forestdale, Massachusetts 02644

CAMPER AGES: 6-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Academics, and more. Overnight Trips, Day Trips & Tutoring Programs

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Good News is located on Cape Cod in the Village of Forestdale in the Town of Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA. We are approximately 50 miles south of Boston and 200 miles north of New York City.

An hour’s drive from Boston: Take Route 3 south to the Sagamore Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal. Follow Route 6 to Exit 2. Turn right onto Route 130 and drive south 2 miles to CGN on the right.

CAMP FACILITIES: The camp's 208 acres include a half-mile of shorefront on a lovely lake surrounded by wooded property where 50 permanent buildings are located. Shamlian Hall houses two dining rooms, a library, snack bar and offices.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Good News was founded in 1935 by W. Wyeth and his wife Grace Willard. A graduate of Brown University and Princeton Theological Seminary, Dr. Willard also received a Doctor of Law Degree from Northwestern University. Their children and grandchildren continue to lead the camp program.

Camp Good News is a non-denominational, independent non-profit Christian summer camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Sponsored by the Society for Christian Activities and founded in 1935. Camp Good News endeavors to introduce young people to the critical role that Christian faith can play in their lives and in the larger world. Camp Good News is open to children and staff from all walks of life and from all around the world.

Every summer, hundreds of children come to Camp Good News for adventure, fun and a chance to explore the Bible and its relevance to our lives; all in a beautiful Cape Cod setting. Campers come from a wide range of backgrounds. Regardless of race, religion or nationality, all are welcome. For those who want a summer to remember filled with new adventures and friends, Camp Good News is the answer!

On-Site Activities:
Swimming, Sailing, Kayaking, Rowing, Canoeing, The Iceberg, The Blob, Hot Dog Float, Tetherball, Ga-Ga Pit, Gutter Ball, Air Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Softball, Biking, Archery, Low Ropes, Cabin Nights, Camp Fires, Singing, Camp Outs, Arts and Crafts

Off Camp Trips:
Martha’s Vineyard, Whale Watching, Plymouth, Boston Children’s Museum, Deep Sea Fishing, Battleship Cove, Boston, Water Wizz, Kayaking, and Bike Trips

Counselors are the heart of Camp Good News. Our hard-working staff is selected on the basis of their camp skills, love of people, and sense of responsibility.

The waterfront program is carefully supervised by Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Registered nurses are on 24-hour duty at the camp. A pediatrician's office is adjacent to the campgrounds, and there are two excellent hospitals on-Cape.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Training Program (LT): is a tuition-less program for selected youth ages 16-17 who show leadership skills and who have some experience either at Camp Good News or other residential camp program. LT applicants must have strong recommendation, preferably from their previous camp counselors or camp directors and a willingness to learn new things.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Individually approved upon request for low-income or special needs cases.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Optional Trips
Optional trips are available to campers for an additional fee. On vehicles owned by the camp, the young people are taken to places of historic interest. After you register, you will receive more details and sign-up information by mail.

Optional Transportation
Camp Good News will provide transportation to and from the airport, South Station, and local bus stations for a small, additional fee. The camp staff will meet the arriving camper at the security checkpoint and ensure they board the correct departing plane/bus.

Optional Tutoring
For campers needing extra help in schoolwork, skilled tutors are available to review or make up courses. English lessons are available for our international campers.

Visiting Days
First Sundays of every session families are welcomed to visit from 10:30 – 5:00.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Registration Information
Camp Good News current dates, rates, and the link to our online registration are listed on our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.campgoodnews.org.

Questions? Call our camp office at (508) 477-9731 or email us at office[AT]campgoodnews.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Wanted: We are seeking committed and energetic individuals who are looking for a summer experience that can change lives. Do you love swimming, sailing, biking, hiking, camping, canoeing, soccer, softball, tennis, arts and crafts, singing, campfires, singing at campfires, playing a musical instrument at campfires? Why not come share those and your other gifts with young people this summer at Camp Good News?

Counselor positions available as well as kitchen, laundry, waterfront, and nursing staff for the summer.

Warning: Working at Camp Good News may have a positive impact on your outlook on life and your future. Camp Good News is not responsible for effects of excessive s’more consumption. Camp Good News will not be liable for the moving expenses if you should choose to relocate to Cape Cod later in life. Camp Good News will not accept responsibility if you find yourself daydreaming in class or work after your summer employment.


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