YMCA Camp Takodah


Voted ‘Best Overnight Camp in New Hampshire’ — and only 90 minutes from Boston — Camp Takodah provides award-winning overnight camps for kids ages 7-15.

Takodah helps campers discover who they are and what they can achieve. In our single-gender camps, kids unplug so they can connect with themselves and each other. In everything we do, we empower kids with the confidence and character needed to reach their full potential.

What sets us apart is topnotch staff, rich traditions, a ‘friendly to all’ community, single-gender camps, a tech-free environment, and YMCA character development. 

Campers love Takodah’s choice-based, progressive program. Campers get to choose their own classes and activities, all of which help them build skills, confidence, and self-respect. They also have new options every summer, giving them a chance to build on past successes while exploring new interests.

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Additional Information

Gender Coed

Minimum Age 7

Maximum Age 15

Camp Dates 1-WEEK GIRLS CAMP Session 1A: June 21 – 27 Session 1B: June 27 – July 3 2-WEEK BOYS CAMP Session 1: June 21 – July 3 Session 2: July 5 – 17 Session 3: July 19 – 31 Session 4: August 2 – 14

Year Established 1916

Camp Capacity 350

Costs 1-Week ($900) and 2-Week ($1775)

Financial Aid Offered Yes


32 Lake Street
North Swanzey, New Hampshire 03431
United States

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  • Driving down the camp lane, you’ll sense that you’ve entered a special place — a place that’s defined by its spirit of welcome. Our campus will ignite your nostalgia and take you back to a simpler time.
  • Located in the woods of southwest New Hampshire, Takodah is nestled along the shores of spring-fed Cass Pond in the shadows of Mount Monadnock. On more than 500 acres of scenic forests and fields, Takodah features charming cabins, modern bathrooms, an impressive dining hall, and exciting program areas.
  • You'll find all of the best activities at Takodah, including sports and athletics, swimming and boating, zipline and ropes courses, arts and crafts, performing arts, and nature exploration.


1 Review
Florence M DeVaughn-Zeim
Excellent Camp

I went to Camp Takodah years ago and loved it. The directors make me feel confident and helped me to achieve tasks I wouldn't normally have tried. Great area; beautiful lake and surroundings.

March 2018

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