Lincoln Summer Camp

Lincoln Parks and Recreation – Lincoln, MA

Welcome to Week 3 – Supercamp

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Welcome new families and welcome back returners! We have another super week planned here at camp as we harness our powers for fun.

Check out the week at a glance:

This Week’s Trips

Let’s start with what you need to know about this week’s trips! All Pioneers, Ramblers and Crusaders will go on trips on Friday, July 19th

Campers in the Pioneers, Ramblers and Crusaders are required to wear their orange camp shirts on Friday. If they did not already receive this summer, they will receive one before the trip on Friday. Be on the lookout for it in their backpacks on Monday!

Pioneers – K & 1

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 On this trip campers will travel to One Stop Fun in Westford. One Stop Fun has the Ultimate Indoor Playground! It contains 3 stories of tubes and tunnels for climbing and exploring, a wave slide, a spiral slide, and a 40′ long 8′ high traverse rockwall for lots of fun and adventure! One door fun also features an outdoor pool that is 1.5 feet in the large camper friendly shallow area and 6 feet in the deep end. Five water slides, mushroom spray, and spray station playground and water tables provide hours of fun. Learn more at http://www.onestopfun.com/

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

  • Please pack your child a disposable lunch.
  • Children need to have socks, a bathing suit, and towel for this trip
  • You will receive a waiver on Monday that must be signed and returned to camp in order for your camper to participate in this trip.

Ramblers – Grades 2 & 3

On this trip campers will travel to Fun World where they will get to enjoy an amazing video arcade, rides, and humongous play maze! Campers will have hours of fun exploring all this fun house has to offer. Learn more at http://www.funworldnh.com/index.html

Please keep in mind the following for this trip:

  • Campers will receive 2 slices of Pizza for lunch on this trip. If your camper does not like pizza, we ask that you provide a bagged lunch.
  • Campers must wear socks for the Play Maze

Crusaders – Grades 4 & 5

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Tree Top Adventures is an aerial forest high ropes course consisting of more than 130 platforms installed in the trees and connected by various configurations of cable, wood, and rope to form bridges and zip lines. Groups of bridges link together to form separate trails. Although every trail has zip lines on them, you will need to climb to get to them. There is much more fun than just zip lining to be had! There are 10 trails in total  and each trail has varying difficulty level ranging from beginner to expert. The experience is safe, fun and most importantly exciting! For more information visit: https://treetopcanton.com/

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

Dismissal for all Pioneer, Ramblers, and Crusaders trips is at our usual 3:00 pm


Trailblazers and Trailbreakers – Grades 6 & 7 and Grades 8 & 9

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Tuesday, July 16th Trailblazers and Trailbreakers will travel to OSG Paintball in Barnstead, NH to play some paintball. OSG is one of the first dedicated paintball fields in the country and continues to be among the best outdoor fields. OSG Paintball Field enforces strict regulations regarding conduct, safety equipment and the power of paint-guns to ensure a safe and fun visit for all! Our Trailblazers will be playing with Low-Impact guns while our Trailbreakers will play with standard equipment.

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

  • If your camper is going on this trip a waiver must be completed online. Fill it out here
  • Please have your camper pack a disposable lunch.
  • Campers should wear any dark clothing . Long sleeve shirts and pants are the best options. They will get dirty. Old and comfortable will be their best bet.  Chest protectors will be available to rent, if you want an extra layer of protection!
  • Closed toed shoes must be worn on this trip, again an old pair of sneakers works best.

Pick up for OSG is at 6:00 pm


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Wednesday, July 17th- Purgatory Chasm –  On this trip our Trailbreakers only will travel to Purgatory Chasm. Purgatory Chasm is a unique natural landmark offering exciting adventure. Campers will follow trails to rock formations such as The Corn Crib, The Coffin and Lovers’ Leap. After exploration they will settle down for an afternoon picnic.

Please keep in mind the following for this trip:

  • Closed toed shoes must be worn
  • Campers should apply sunscreen and bug spray
  • Campers should pack a bagged lunch but we will also try to grab a grill and cook up some hot dogs.

Dismissal for Purgatory Chasm is at 3:00 pm


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Thursday, July 19th- On this trip Trailblazers and Trailbreakers will travel to Six Flags Amusement park in Springfield, MA. They will spend the day riding some of the coolest rides in our region, from Batman the Dark Night, to Goliath, to Mind Eraser, there is no shortage of thrills at this park. Campers will also be able to visit the Hurricane Harbor water park, so if he or she might want to pack a bathing suit and towel.

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

  • In order to provide campers with ample time in the park we will arrive back at camp late. Pick up will be at 8:00pm 
  • We will be at the park until 6:00pm so your camper might want to pack extra snacks or bring extra money to purchase dinner before we depart.
  • Campers should pack as light as possible. Six Flags has cumbersome bag policies that slow down campers and prevent them from riding as many rides as they like. We at Lincoln Summer Camp are bringing additional staff with us to help ease this burden, but the lighter your camper packs the easier it will be.

Dismissal for Six Flags will be at 8:00 pm


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Friday, July 20th – On this trip Trailblazers ad Trailbreakers will travel to Boundless Adventures. Boundless Adventures is an aerial forest high ropes course consisting of more than 130 platforms installed in the trees and connected by various configurations of cable, wood, and rope to form bridges and zip lines. Groups of bridges link together to form separate trails. Although every trail has zip lines on them, you will need to climb to get to them. There is much more fun than just zip lining to be had! There are 7 trails in total and each trail has varying difficulty level ranging from beginner to expert. The experience is safe, fun and most importantly exciting!

Please keep in mind the following for this trip:

  • Closed toed shoes (sneakers) must be worn
  • If your camper is going on this trip click here to fill out a waiver. It must be completed online before we go.
  • Please send your camper with a disposable lunch.

Dismissal for Boundless Adventures will be at 3:00 pm


Other Important Reminders

  • All campers should come to camp prepared to swim daily! This means wearing or packing a bathing suit and towel.
  • We will spend a great deal of time outdoors, so sunscreen is a must! Please have your camper come to camp with sunscreen already applied and more sunscreen packed in their backpack for reapplication. Remember, if you would like counselors to be able to assist your camper, you will have needed to indicate that on campdoc.com.
  • Campers need to be able to carry their belongings throughout the day. Please keep this in mind when selecting and packing their bag.
  • There is time for a morning snack and lunch at camp. These are NOT provided. Please pack your child with nonperishable items; we eat a picnic-style lunch.
  • Campers should arrive at camp with a full water bottle that can be refilled throughout the day.
  • We want to remind you that we have two options for K-5 arrival and dismissal. You may enter the drop off/pick up line and staff will help your child in and out of the car. If you need to get out of your vehicle for any reason including getting bags out of your car, helping a child get buckled into a car seat, or just to give your little one an extra hug goodbye, we ask that you please park in the lot next to the gym and walk you camper over. This means that many of our Pioneer Parents will probably need to park to ensure their campers can get strapped in and out of the car. This helps us keep our pickup and drop off line moving and prevents dangerous maneuvers from taking place in the line. A full description of our arrival and dismissal procedures can be read in the parent handbook. Do note that Trailblazer and Trailbreaker Camps have a different drop off and pick up location.
  • Wednesday and Thursday are also Pizza Day! Forget the hassle of packing a lunch and grab a slice from us. Pizza will be on sale for $2 for 1 slice and $3 for 2 slices.

  • Thursday is Superhero Dress Up Day. K-5 campers are invited to come to camp dressed as their favorite Superheros. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Elastigirl? Who will show up to save the day at camp this year?

Make sure you check the blog frequently throughout the summer for updates on our field trips, special events, and all the fun we are having at camp! You can follow the blog by entering your email on the sidebar and clicking “follow”  – it is a great way to stay informed!

Additional information about camp can be found in the Parent Handbook for K-5 , Parent Handbook 6-9, and on the Frequently Asked Questions page. We encourage you to review these resources and feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

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