Melody Pines Day Camp
is a family owned
business currently operating in its

67th SEASON

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Hours of Operation

7am-9am Drop-Off
9am-3:45pm Daily Program
3:45pm-5:30pm Pick up

Visiting Hours June, July and August by appointment only

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Campers | Aquatic Information

Swimming
Melody Pines has three large swimming areas bounded by special docks and ropes to allow for excellent supervision and instruction of our campers. Each area has its own raft for the advanced swimmers.

Children are given a swimming test on their first day of camp and are then placed in swimming groups according to swimming ability. Swimming lessons, a mandatory daily activity for all campers, are given by our waterfront staff and led by our waterfront director. There are 12 swimming levels beginning with Level 1 beginner (getting comfortable in the water) and ending in Level 4 advanced (distance swimming and lifeguarding skills).

Extra help time is available on a daily basis for those camper who wish to receive additional swimming instruction and improve on specific skills..

Swimming is also provided daily during free choice time. Those who pass our “Rafter's Test” may choose to utilize the rafts during that time, or even learn to water-ski!

Boating
Melody Pines is equipped with 6 canoes, 8 rowboats, 8 kayaks, 6 stand up paddle boards, and a motorboat for daily use. All children are exposed to boating instruction and are given the opportunity to go out in a boat with a staff member and row or paddle. Those campers who have passed the swimming requirements and know their boating skills may navigate their own boats.

Campers may also choose to ride the motorboat during their free choice time. Those who have passed the "Rafter's Test" may also learn to water-ski.

Please note that all motorboat drivers have been thoroughly trained and are licensed by the State of New Hampshire Department of Safety - Marine Patrol Division.