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Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp is part of the Alfond Youth & Community Center family.

A classic Maine summer camp experience! In addition to participating in the fun activities offered at Camp Tracy, adventure campers learn valuable outdoor skills like fire-building, navigation, camp cooking, and more! The last night of the week (Thursday) is an overnight adventure trip to an off-site destination.

Overnight & Day Camp Options
  • July 14 – 19
  • July 28 – August 2

Adventure Camp is for Grades 5 – 9

A Classic Maine summer camp experience!

Campers will spend time learning skills like:

  • Fire building and fire safety
  • Wilderness shelter building
  • Basic First-Aid and CPR skills
  • Knife & blade safety & skills
  • Camp cooking and cleaning
  • Leadership and teamwork development
  • PLUS a variety of other activities at Camp Tracy

For the first four nights, campers will sleep in our newly renovated cabins. For the last night of the week, campers will have the opportunity to take an overnight adventure trip, where they’ll camp outdoors in tents, lean-tos, or hand-made shelters.

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Camp Details
Date Options
  • July 14 – 19
  • July 28 – August 2

Grades 5 – 9

  • Co-Ed Girls & Boys (housed in separate cabins)
  • Max of 20 per camp
  • Drop off is Sunday at 5:00 pm
  • Pick up is Friday at 5:00 pm
  • All meals provided.


Add on Options
Day Camper Thursday Overnight Experience

Day campers may join the Thursday overnight adventure as an add-on.


Overnight Locations

Thursday, July 18 – Visit Camp Knickerbocker with overnight stay on Jackson Island, Knickerbocker Lake

Thursday, August 1 – Visit YMCA Camp of Maine with overnight stay on Sister Island, Cobbosseecontee Lake


Northeast Whitewater Co. Partnership

We are thrilled to partner with our friends from Northeast Whitewater Co. in Shirley Mills, ME! Northeast employs high-quality, certified Maine Guides who will be working with campers to provide a wide variety of wilderness skills. NWC will join us for both weeks with some fantastic plans in place for improving the adventurer’s skills.

Learn More about Northeast Whitewater Co.

Affordable Access Opportunities for Overnight Camps

The AYCC is excited to offer two Affordable Access Opportunities for overnight camps at Camp Tracy! Please note that these grants are currently available for the 2024 camp season and may not be available for future years.

Allen Group Overnight Camp Access

  • Limited to 6 individuals.
  • Camper must be a registered participant for New England Sports Camps, Adventure or Excursion overnight camps.
  • Requirements – submit a one-page letter about why they would like to attend an overnight camp at Camp Tracy. Letters may be submitted in person at the Welcome Center or submitted by email to
  • Deadline May 31, 2024

YMCA 2024 Overnight Camp Access Scholarships Grant

  • Camper must be a registered participant for New England Sports Camps, Adventure or Excursion overnight camps.
  • Family must complete AYCC Affordable Access Program Application (formerly known as Financial Aid Application)
    • Include one month household income information (pay stubs, state/federal aid information, or latest income tax return (income pages).
    • Submit to the Welcome Center or email to

Contact:  Pat Kearns, Camp Director at 207-873-0684 or email