Summer Programs

Summer Adventures Await

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  • We are very happy to welcome campers back to campus this summer! See you soon!

    Summer camp in Maine is something that legions of have enjoyed, and it conjures up images of swimming holes, pine forests and adventure.  Summer at Gould is no different! Join us in the mountains of Western Maine to get out and explore, try something new, or build skills in something you enjoy.

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  • Girls That Move Mountains Camp

    This camp is focused on empowering female athletes by providing them the skills to become the strongest version of themselves during the off-season. In conjunction with developing their strength, agility, and coordination, campers will also explore topics around personal growth, nutrition, and forming a positive mindset. Our team of all-female coaches will guide campers through daily fitness routines, educational seminars, and fun outdoor activities that include swimming, hiking nearby mountains, and floating down the Androscoggin River.

    Girls That Move Mountains Camp
    August 7th - 10th
    Ages: U12/14/16
  • Gould Enduro Mountain Bike Camps

    Three sessions: 
    Week 1: 6/21-6/24 (boarding option available)
    Week 2: 8/2-8/5 (boarding option available)
    Tuesday-Friday from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
    Cost: $600/rider for day camp *includes shuttle service, 2-day lift passes, and lunches at Mt Abram Bike Park.  Add $150/rider for boarding.

    Ages: 12-15 years old

    As the fastest-growing discipline of cycling, Enduro is all about skills, speed, and fun—it can be as laid back or competitive as each individual rider chooses to make it.

    Gould Enduro Mountain Bike campers will spend two days learning and training on Gould’s Pine Hill trail system, including our pump track, before spending the next two days at Mt Abram Bike Park. At Mt. Abram Bike Park riders will have the opportunity to utilize the lift service to rip miles of purpose-built gravity trails.

    As Enduro grows, more and more mountain bike trails are being designed with lines and features to thoroughly test a rider's complete skillset. At this camp, our USA Cycling certified coaches provide riders with the tools necessary to improve their skills and build confidence on the bike, which will lead to more enjoyable, safer, and more efficient riding.

    Fitness and endurance are required to safely and enjoyably participate in the sport. We ride multiple hours each day of camp, and our coaches address ways to build your fitness during rides.

    Full-face helmets and full-suspension mountain bikes are strongly recommended. A comprehensive Information Packet with a full list of recommended gear to bring will be emailed to all registrants 2 to 3 weeks before camp begins.

    More Information and Register Here
  • Gould Freestyle Mt. Hood Training Camp

    Join Gould Freestyle Program Director John Kimble , Head Freesking Coach Damian Dryjas, and Head Mogul Coach Sean Ennis at Mount Hood for summer training camp.

    Crew will be divided into two groups  - Moguls and Park and will rip it up.

    Sign up here - MT HOOD CAMP
  • Gould Les Deux Alps Summer Ski Camp

    Boasting the world’s largest skiable glacier, Les Deux Alpes has 14 summer lifts, including chairlifts, gondolas, funicular, and mostly T-bars. 84 training lanes, a vibrant European youth training scene on the glacier, and a French resort town at the base make this both an athletic and a cultural experience.

    Ski Focus
    Fundamental skills and movement patterns are the foundation of high level skiing and fast racing. Summer camp offers the best opportunity to introduce, develop, and perfect skills and movements without the pressure of race season.

    Is your athlete ready?
    This is an active trip, best suited for athletes born in 2008-2010. Athletes should be ready to be physically challenged each day. We walk to the lifts, each athlete must be ready to carry their own gear on a daily basis. We will take a day off from skiing part way through the camp to promote muscle recovery. Previous experience sleeping away from home is helpful and a valid passport is a must. Athletes must also be prepared to meet
    COVID related entry requirements at the time of travel.

    More Information and Register Here

  • Gould Trampoline Camps

    Launch into Summer at Gould’s Trampoline Camp!

    June Session:  June 19th - 24th  Click here to sign up
    Session 1: July 10 – 15, 2022  SOLD OUT
    Session 2: August 7 – 12, 2022 SOLD OUT
    Coed ages 8­-16

    At our Gould Competition Program Trampoline Camp, athletes will have the opportunity to prepare for the winter through a variety of activities. They will use Gould’s tramp room and foam pit to practice tricks and will work on improving fitness.

    There will be outdoor activities that include hiking nearby mountains and swimming in lakes and waterfalls.
    The athletes will train in Gould’s Farnsworth Field House, complete with its own skate park, video room, and fitness center.

  • Gould Veterinary Science Camps

    Get Hands-On Experience at Veterinary Science Camp!

    Session 1: July 5 – 8, 2022
    For Ages 12-15
    Session 2: July 11 – 14, 2022
    For Ages 15-17

    For Veterinary Science Camp, Gould partners with teaching veterinarians to offer a high-energy, challenging, educational experience with a strong focus on hands-on learning. Veterinary Science Camp is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in medicine, science, and animals.

    Gould’s on-campus farm is home to horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, and rabbits. McLaughlin Science Center (MSC) provides cutting-edge laboratory classrooms and equipment and the Bethel Animal Hospital, a modern small animal hospital, is less than two miles from campus.

    More Information and Register Here for Session 1 (Ages 12-15) 
    More Information and Register Here for Session 2 (Ages 15-17)

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  • Camps Run by Outside Groups

    Other than the summer camps run by Gould, there are other sport-specific camps that are held on the Gould campus. Check them out below!

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  • 3d Lacrosse Adventure Camp

    This 4-day and 3-night adventure camp will focus on 3d instructed lacrosse sessions combined with outdoor adventure pursuits. Lacrosse will occur twice daily in addition to outdoor activities including Mountain Biking, Skateboarding, an Indoor Trampoline Park, swimming, and more. Don't miss out on the best camp of the summer!

    More Information and Register Here
  • Revolution Field Hockey Camp

    Revolution Field Hockey is excited to bring an elite staff of college coaches and players to Gould Academy in Bethel, ME. Currently the only overnight field hockey camp in the state of Maine, we look forward to providing a great opportunity for girls to not only expand on their skills who already play but those who are also interested in learning how to play as well. Join us for what will be a great week of camp!

  • Seacoast United Residential Soccer Camp

    Seacoast United Residential Soccer Camp is the highest level camp offered by Seacoast United and is tailored to highly motivated players who are ready for an intense training program to prepare for competition at the next level.  In addition to fantastic on-field training, players will also enjoy a great time away from the field during their week of camp!  Some of the activities that have taken place in past years have included volleyball games, movies, slip-n-slides, FIFA, board games, swimming, and more!

    More Information and Register Here
Gould is a small, co-ed, independent boarding school for grades 8-PG.  We are passionate about preparing academically motivated students for college, helping them to become independent-minded, ethical citizens who will lead lives of purpose, action, excellence, and compassion in a dynamic world.