Centennial Celebration – YMCA Camp Foss

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Centennial Celebration

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SAVE THE DATE JUNE 2 - JUNE 4, 2023

YMCA Camp Foss has been building fires and friendships for nearly 100 years! Mark your calendars for this once in a lifetime celebration. 

So, pack your trunks and prepare to take that bumpy ride down Willy Pond Road, breathe in the scent of the tall pine trees, and join campers from past, present, and future to rekindle friendships and share memories circled around the campfire. 

Registration is NOW open for the opportunity to once again experience the summer of a lifetime at Camp Foss’ Centennial Celebration on the weekend of June 2 – June 4, 2023.

Friday Evening

To kick off the Centennial celebration, we are hosting an evening under the stars at the McAuliffe-Sheppard Discovery Center in Concord, NH

June 2, 2023 | 6:00 – 9:30 pm
Enjoy self guided tours of the Discovery Center and Observatory alongside hors d’oeuvre and a cash bar.

  • Friday Evening Pricing
      (Early Bird)
    • Adults: $35 per person
    • Children (ages 8-15): $10 per person
    • Children (ages 7 and under): $0
    • Friday Evening Pricing
        (after March 31)
      • Adults: $45 per person
      • Children (ages 8-15): $15 per person
      • Children (ages 7 and under): $0

      Saturday at Camp Foss

      The celebration continues with a day of fun at Camp Foss. Everyone gets to be a camper for the day and enjoy all your favorite camp activities at 242 Willey Pond Road in Strafford, NH.

      June 3, 2023 | 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
      Take advantage of the once in a lifetime opportunity to experience all your favorite camp activities with past, present, and future campers, staff and alumni.

      • Saturday Camp Day Pricing
          (Early Bird)
        • Adults: $75 per person
        • Children (ages 8-15): $35 per person
        • Children (ages 7 and under): $0
        • Saturday Camp Day Pricing
            (after March 31)
          • Adults: $95 per person
          • Children (ages 8-15): $45 per person
          • Children (ages 7 and under): $0

          Saturday's Schedule

          The Hilltop Village Cabins will be open all day for quiet time for parents with infants and toddlers.
          Child care will be available from 1:30 - 5:00 pm at the Rec Hall.
          TimeActivity
          10:00 amArrival, Check-In, Activity Sign Up
          10:00 - 11:00 amContinental Breakfast (coffee, juice, cinnamon rolls, fruit)
          10:20 - 10:30 amOpening Welcome Ceremony
          10:30 am 12:30 pmMorning Camp Activities
          12:30 - 1:30 pmLunch in the Dining Hall
          1:30 - 2:30 pmCamp Kickball Game
          1:30 - 5:00 pmAfternoon Camp Activities
          4:45 - 5:15 pmGreat Race & Echo Contest
          5:15 - 6:00 pmRecall to Lodge for Social Hour
          6:00 - 7:15 pmDinner
          7: 45 - 8:15 pmMusic & Sing-a-Longs at the Campfire Circle
          8:15 - 9:00 pmCampfire & Candlelight Ceremony

          Sunday Morning at Camp Foss

          The weekend concludes with a polar bear swim and a closing ceremony you simply cannot miss.

          June 4, 2023 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am
          It’s not good-bye, it’s see you later as we reminisce on the memories from this weekend and thank everyone for joining us for the 100th celebration of Camp Foss.

          Sunday's Schedule

          Sunday morning schedule will run from 8:00 am - 11:00 am.
          TimeActivity
          8:00 amPolar Bear Swim
          9:00 - 10:00 amContinental Breakfast (coffee, juice, cinnamon rolls, fruit)
          11:00 am100th Anniversary Activities Conclude

          More Information

          TRANSPORTATION
          Transportation will be available to and from Concord hotels and camp to the events on Friday and Saturday. This is a complimentary service that will be available. If you anticipate that you will need transportation, please indicate accordingly when you register. 

          ACCOMMODATIONS
          If you wish to stay at camp this weekend, bunk and cabin rentals will be available on a first come first serve basis. Children under the age of 8 are free.
          Bunks are $25 per person, per night at the early bird rate or $35 per person, per night if you register after March 31
          Cabins are $500 for the full weekend

          THINGS TO DO IN & AROUND NH
          Please check back as more information becomes available regarding additional travel suggestions in and around NH to help create the perfect summer vacation.

          Registration is Now Open!

          Register today to secure your spot for the 100th anniversary of Camp Foss! This will be the celebration of a lifetime that you will not want to miss. We cant wait to see you all on the shores of Willey Pond this June.