Farnsworth - Thetford, VT

Farnsworth is home to our summer resident camp, accommodating up to 325 people. The 200-acre facility features large playing fields, a forest setting and private 50-acre lake which can be used for swimming, canoeing, kayaking and ice skating.

Looking for summer camp information? Check out our Summer Camp page!

Facilities

Camp facilities include small cabins, platform tents and Adirondack shelters. All have beds with mattresses. Each unit has 7-8 cabins/tents and can sleep up to 32 people. All have unit shelters, outdoor fire circles, picnic tables, drinking water and toilets. The Joiner, Tovariche and Yaryole have flush toilets. There is a central shower house. Drinking water is available May 15 - October 1st.

Additional buildings include an arts building and dining hall with kitchen that seats up to 350. The recreation building features a stage, can hold 210 people, has flush toilets, shower and kitchenette area (with a small refrigerator and microwave/convection oven). Each building may be rented separately.

Program Possibilities

Snowshoes, field games, sports area, environmental activities, pond exploration, field studies, wildlife studies, hiking trails, swimming, boating

Local Attractions

Norwich, VT (11 miles) Montshire Museum science museum for children of all ages, King Arthur Flour

Fairlee, VT (15 miles) Fairlee Drive-In Theater

Woodstock, VT (29 miles) Billings Farm and Museum - a living museum of Vermont's rural past, as well as a working dairy farm

Quechee, VT (20 miles) Quechee Gorge, VINS Nature Center

Ski Areas: Whaleback Ski Area, Enfield, NH (13 miles); Storrs Hill Ski Area, Lebanon, NH (24 miles)

Name

Description

Sleeps

Toilets

Dining Hall Seats 350 with institutional kitchen 0 Flush
Joiner House 2 large gathering rooms with electricity and tables 0 Flush
Kaflick 5 cabins, Unit house with electricity 30 Flush
Nutcracker 4 Adirondack shelters 20 Flush
Ojakle 8 tents, pavilion 32 Flush
Rec Building large gathering area with electricity, stage, kitchenette, shower 32 Flush
Sky Meadow 2 tents, 2 small cabins (1 sleeps 12, 1 sleeps 8) 28 CTS
Tall Timbers 7 Adirondacks, pavilion 28 CTS
Tovariche 8 tents, unit house with electricity 32 Flush
Tree House 3 Tree Houses (sleeps 6, 12, 12), pavilion 30 CTS
Windigo 7 Adirondacks, pavilion 28 CTS
Yaryole 7 tents, pavilion with electricity 28 Flush
Yolacan 6 Adirondacks, pavilion 28 Latrine

Fees

Per Night Fee

Girl Scouts Green and White Mountains

Non-Council Girl Scouts / Non-Profit Groups

Private Groups

Boat (canoe or Funyak)** $5 $5 $10
Unit **  $50
 
$75
 
$100
 
Anakoosh (program cabin) $50 $75 $100
Joiner (arts building) ** $35 $52.50 $70
Dining Hall with kitchen ** $300 $450 $600
Recreation Building $170 $337.50 $450
Whole camp without dining hall** $800  $1200  $1600
Whole camp with dining hall & kitchen ** $1075
 
$1612.50
 
$2150
 

** Not available October 1st - May 15th