Saltash Mountain

Interdependence Day Skits and Six Day Trips

As the first half of the summer comes to a close, SAM camp has been taking time to reflect on the many adventures that we have had and all of the friendships that have been formed. On July 8th we … Continue reading

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The Campers are Here! The Campers are Here!

After two weeks of building skills and preparing for the arrival of campers, they’ve finally arrived! As tradition would have it, the rain started before Opening Day (June 29) and it looked like another soggy start to SAM camp. To … Continue reading

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Trail Spice

  What a week! Yesterday, in a rush of backpacks, paddles and squeals of joy, campers returned from long trips with a few more dirty fingernails, and tons of enchantment from the trail. During our “shining moment” sharing circle later … Continue reading

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words!

  Wow! What an amazing group of campers we have! Cabin trips returned on Thursday afternoon, just before the rain began to pour. Wet and happy campers rushed to grab a shower and eat warm food before sharing their cabin … Continue reading

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A Great Start to the Second Session!

Time flies when we’re having so much fun! After an amazing first session, staff welcomed some new campers yesterday, and some beautiful weather to go along with it. Yesterday was an energizing afternoon of meeting new faces and playing name … Continue reading

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Trips, a Chicken Wedding and More!

Arriving back at camp safe and sound from long trips this Saturday, campers were abuzz with news from their time in the wilderness. Campers shared their experiences that night at cabin skits, regaling us with tales of their exploits as … Continue reading

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Interdependence Week!

  This week was all about learning to rely on each other, creating community and settling into camp. After two nights in the wilderness, campers returned from cabin trips with new excitement for long trips and feeling ready for a … Continue reading

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SAM Summer 2015!!

  After three weeks of training on everything from the stages of child development, to social justice principles, to the best way to light whisperlite stove, our camp counselors couldn’t wait to meet the campers! Forty SAM campers and 16 … Continue reading

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And We’re Off – Session Two Begins!

The beginning of session two was met with a beautiful day that matched the excited and nervous faces of campers who were joining our community. Full season campers helped welcome newcomers and settle them into the cabins they would be … Continue reading

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SAM Activities …

Hello again! We’ve been busy and I want to share our activities:  Long trips Long trips were a huge success. Our groups made their re-entry singing and smiling, smelling ripe from the trail. The night was filled with skits detailing … Continue reading

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