Daily Activities

Activities at Main Idea are scheduled to allow ample opportunity for learning skills and developing competence while assuring plenty of time for forming friendships and having fun.The well- structured and flexible schedule is designed to meet each camper’s needs and interests. Counselors are trained to teach in positive and encouraging ways, and each camper is allowed to develop both individually and as a team member.

Dance – learn fun new dance routines.  Dance styles included in instruction are usually hip-hop, step, and interpretive dance.  Perform in our annual talent show!


Art and Crafts – Have fun getting creative and making beautiful things like jewelry, pottery, tie-dye, drawing, painting, and lots of other cool stuff that you get to take home at the end of the session!

Drama – Join your group in planning and rehearsing plays and skits to perform at our annual talent show.  There is also a lot fun to be had doing “improv,” dress up, and just plain “acting” silly!


Yoga – Stretch and relax up on the pavilion and learn some really fun yoga moves you can do at home.


Climbing Wall and Low Ropes Course – Learn to work together as a team on our low ropes course and challenge yourself to “new heights” on our climbing wall!

Horseback Riding – Learn all about taking care of and riding our beautiful horses!

Tennis   Learn how to swing a racket on our beautiful clay tennis courts!

Archery –  Aim and shoot down on the archery range with our certified instructors!

Land Sports   Learn new games like water balloon dodge ball and shark attack,  plus play all of the oldies but goodies like kickball, basketball, and tennis.

Swim Beach – Cool off down on our gorgeous Walden Pond beach.  We have a sandy swim area, lane lines, and a waterslide all for your enjoyment and fun.

Canoe – Learn the basic skills of canoeing by paddling around on our beautiful pond with qualified canoe instructors.

Sailing – Take a sail around Walden Pond with our certified sailing instructors in our little sunfish sailboats