Make your summer mean more.

Our camps are not just for fun and friends.

Our camps are for becoming even better people.

Explore Pleasant Valley Camp for Girls, and North Woods Camp for Boys,                               located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.  

North Woods and Pleasant Valley Camps bring the YMCA values of healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility to all campers and their families.  Our traditon is growing. Please join our experience in 2015.

the North Woods and Pleasant VAlley Experience

 

2015 ONLINE REGISTRATIONS WILL OPEN ON OCTOBER 1, 2015.  

Please check back then for online applications.  Can't wait?  Mail in our paper application today!

 

Interested in Renting Camp for Your Next Event? 

Book your next event at camp at the Todaro Leadership Center (all year-round) or at North Woods, Pleasant Valley or Sandy Island camps! 

Available outside of camp season and weather pending.

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Laughing Loon Day Camp

Join us at Laughing Loon for our one-of-a-kind day camp!  With archery, horseback riding, ropes, swimming and much more, you won't want to miss out on the fun!  

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Looking to learn more about Camp?  Click here to get in touch with one of the Camping Staff to learn more about North Woods, Pleasant Valley, Sandy Island, Laughing Loon, and the Todaro Leadership Center.

CAMP STORIES

"I still clearly recall my first summer at camp. I loved absolutely everything about it: waking up at 7 AM, eating in Mac Hall, and even showering in the rustic bath houses. Then I was told about... Read More

“We had a great time this past weekend at Sandy Island. The experience was awesome for us and the kids. We did not touch our cell phones and the kids did not play their DS at all. They... Read More

"For the past twelve years I have been a head counselor, junior counselor, counselor-in-training, leader-in-training, and camper at Pleasant Valley Camp. Most kids go home at the end of the two... Read More

“I cannot thank you enough for the remarkable month (our son) spent with you this summer. He has found a home in North Woods, and we all feel very lucky!”

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"Pleasant Valley Camp is a really fun place where I can get away from being made fun of at school, kids don’t judge you by how rich you are or what you have wrong with you here. 

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“I have two children involved in both Northwoods and Pleasant Valley and I continue to rave about what it has given them both over the years. The letters from campers touched a similar note to... Read More

"They made me realize how appreciative I am of camp and the little wonders that make camp come alive, like rainy day activities, tie-dying t-shirts with my cabin, and especially the all-camp lip... Read More

“I remember about 3 or 4 years ago when I first came to this wonderful place. I was in a cabin full of great people; I didn’t know how much fun was ahead of me. Well, now it’s the end of my fourth... Read More

“The counselors have done a fine job in teaching respect for other human beings and the environment. They also serve as wonderful role models for the campers. Hannah has told me so many stories... Read More

First and foremost I would like to thank you for allowing us the opportunity to attend the Family Camp at Sandy Island. It was an amazing experience and unlike no other family vacation we have... Read More