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    Hidden Valley Camp: Community Service Program for Teens


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July, August
    • Session Length: Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Community Service
    • Sub-Categories: Youth Outreach
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16
    • Minimum Cost: > $7,000+
    • Accreditation: American Camp Association
    • Career Clusters: Human Services
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    Our teen community service summer program is for boys and girls ages 14-16 who are committed to making a difference in their communities and their own lives. Teens develop skills in self-sufficiency, leadership, and community service that will serve them in all aspects of their lives. The opportunity to earn community service credit is available to those who need it. 

    Live in a restored farmhouse on 17 acres of woods and fields, prepare your own meals or share them at the Hidden Valley Dining Hall, and spend time in three environments – your micro community, the camp, and the neighboring Maine towns.

    Project to get involved in include:

    • Develop your own camp classes and teach younger children.
    • Create a demonstration wind or solar power project.
    • Build a bench or a stained glass window for one of the camp’s common areas.
    • Learn construction skills by building a shed from scratch.
    • Care for cats and dogs at a nearby animal shelter.
    • Maintain sections of the Appalachian Trail.