Lincoln Summer Camp

Lincoln Parks and Recreation – Lincoln, MA

Welcome to Week 5

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Welcome New Families and Welcome Back Returners!

We are so excited to begin our fifth week at Lincoln Summer Camp.  Here is a quick look at everything we have planned this week:

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, August 2nd

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 – Grades K & 1


On this trip campers will travel to Jump On In, an inflatable theme park. They will jump in castles, slide down giant slides, race through obstacle courses, and play a host of games. Learn more at

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

  • Please pack your child a disposable lunch.
  • Each camper needs a waiver for the field trip you can fill it out here or look for one to come home with your camper on Monday.
  • Each camper must wear socks to participate in all the fun!

Ramblers – Grades 2 & 3 


On this trip campers will travel to a Merrimack Valley Pavilion in Tewksbury, MA for a day filled with Laser Tag, Mini Golf, and a Vines Ropes Course.  Campers will also receive tokens for time in the arcade! And last but not least each camper will get a Kiddie Ice Cream!

Please keep in the mind the following for this trip:

  • Please pack your child a disposable lunch
  • A Waiver for the Ropes Course and Laser Tag will come home on Monday 
  • Closed toed shoes are a must for safe play

Crusaders – Grades 4 & 5 


For this trip campers will travel to Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire, New England’s premier family amusement park with over 85 rides, games, live shows and attractions. They will spend their day flying down rides, like Boston Tea Party, Untamed, and Starblaster and splashing around in Castaway Island. To learn more about the attractions check out Each camper will be placed in a group with other campers who like to do the same types of rides and activities. A counselor will take each group around for the day.

For this trip please keep the following in mind:

  • Please pack a disposable lunch
  • If your camper plans to visit Castaway Island they should pack a bathing suit and towel
  • No extra money is required but if your camper would like to play games or purchase snacks you may send it.

We will arrive back at camp at 5:00 pm for pick up. 

Trailblazers Grades 6 & 7 and Trailbreakers Grades 8 & 9


Tuesday, July 30th Both the 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!

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. Even if you filled out this waiver for a previous trip it is better to fill it out again as it links directly to our reservation and thus does not need to be looked up in the system speeding up your child’s check in.  
  • 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 all who want them, 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 6:00 pm


Wednesday, July 31st – Wayland Town Beach On this trip Trailbreakers will head lakeside to Wayland Town Beach for a day of fun in the sun relaxing on the sand and swimming in the cool water. Featuring newly updated docks and ample lifeguard staff, this is the perfect place for our teens to hang out with their friends.

Please keep in mind the following for this trip:

  • Campers should pack a bagged lunch
  • Campers should wear a bathing suit and bring a towel

Pick up for Wayland Town Beach is 3:00 pm

Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd –  On this trip campers experience all the best parts of a sleepaway camp in an epic 2 day trip to Club Getaway in Kent, Ct. See a sample schedule below:

Lincoln Summer Camp Overnight Packing List for Club Getaway 
  • Sneakers (Must have closed toe shoes for activities) 
  • Swimsuit 
  • Water bottle 
  • 2 Towels – one for showering and one for the waterfront 
  • Flip Flops (Optional-for showering)
  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Clothes
    • PJ’s
    • T-Shirt
    • Shorts
    • Socks
    • Underwear
    • Sweatshirt/Jacket (Optional)
  • Towel
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Flashlight
  • Personal Medications (if applicable)
  • Glasses or Contacts (if applicable)

Please keep your packing to one bag and one backpack that your camper can carry independently. 

Each cabin has air conditioning, beds, pillows, and sheets for each camper. 

Also note there is no need for campers to bring extra money for this trip. Everything they will need is provided. 

Campers are allowed to bring their cell phones – however they will be collected by staff during the night so that we can ensure a good night’s sleep and that the phones are secure. 

Meals will be provided by Club Getaway – please contact the camp directors if you camper has any dietary restrictions not noted in their Camp Doc profile. 

Lincoln Summer Camp Club Getaway Itinerary 

Thursday, August 1st  

6:45-7:00- Arrive at camp 

7:00- Load Bus 

7:15- Departure 

10:00- Arrival  at Club Getaway  

10:15 – Orientation 

10:30- Settle into Cabins 

11:00 – Activity 1 

12:00 – lunch 

1:00 – 4:00 – Activities 2, 3 & 4 

4:00- Snack 

4:30 – Activity 5 

5:30 – Free Time 

6:00 – Dinner 

8:00 – Game Show 

9:00 – Dance Party 

10:00 – Campfire

10:30 – Bedtime 

Friday, August 2nd  

7:30- Wake and pack 

8:00-  Breakfast 

9:00- 1:00- Activities 5, 6, 7, & 8  

1:00-1:30-Pack Bus and Lunch 

1:30 – Departure 

5:00- Arrive back at camp for pick up 

Paper copies of the packing list and itinerary will come home on Monday

Arrival for Club Getaway is 6:45 am on August 1st

Dismissal for Club Getaway is 5:00 pm on August 2nd

Other Important Camp 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
  • 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.

Under the Sea Dress Up Day is Thursday. Come as your favorite fish, sea mammal, boat, coral or anything else that lives in the ocean. We can’t wait to see what makes its way to shore 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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