Guide: Maine Summer Camps

FEATURE-April 2013
Photograph by Fred Field

Our comprehensive guide to the camps


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To Help the Other Fellow

FEATURE-January 2013
by Jaed Coffin
Photographs by Fred Field

Birch Rock Camp is making modern boys into old-fashioned men.

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Band of Brothers

PROFILE-January + February 2012
By Sarah Stebbins
Photographs by Mark Yaggie

On Friday nights when most of us are packing it in, the guys on the DOORMATS hockey team, a group of buddies in their 40s and 50s, are getting ready to take to the ice—and to laugh about it afterward.

The guys change lines frequently, giving everyone equal time on the ice and bench.

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The S-Factor

LOCATION-January + February 2012
By Sandy Lang
Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards

Slope-side stories of epic snows, fireside proposals, and smoky barbecue for the ski and snowboard set


The slopes of Saddleback in the evening light.

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XC Carrabassett

By Sandy Lang
Photographs by Peter Frank Edward

The snowstorm was a whopper on those last days of February, covering Maine in yards-deep drifts. But we had the winter itch to ski.


On a frozen midcoast lake, one last ski in the blue hour before sundown.

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Summer, and After

Written and art directed by Basha Burwell
Styling by Brienne Neumann
Photographs by Ryan Goodrich

The spirit of McCloskey’s SAL lives on, even in autumn

Maine only gets Mainer when you head down peninsulas like this one with kids in tow.

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Walking on Air

By Chelsea Holden Baker
Photographs by Kristin Teig

We did not take to the sky like a bird. We did not soar. We were born aloft in the lightest sense of the word—like a spore or downy seed. And we felt that small, with the world spread out below us, the silence around us revealing a character in the air unknown on the ground. We looked down with birds’ eyes but could not control our direction. We were left to the whims of the wind and there was no friction.

A view of 95 North: Skybox’s small, triangular basket holds three people, max.

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