Wind-in-the-Pines Day Camp, located on Gallows Pond, is a premier adventure camp for girls. The camp offers a wide variety of activities from drama to arts & crafts, sports and games, swimming, boating and high and low adventure courses. There is a late night programming or a sleepover each week depending on the age of your camper. For additional information email or call 617-350-8335.
Hours of operation: 9 AM - 4 PM. Extended care available: 7:30-9 AM ($10) and 4-6 PM ($15).
Each day girls begin with an opening Flag Ceremony and singing. Campers then proceed to enjoy fun activities which include arts & crafts, swimming, fun sports, and working on various activities and projects throughout camp. The girls end their day with the traditional Flag Ceremony.
About the Director
This is Retha “Rufio” Charette’s fourth year as the director of Wind-in-the-Pines day camp. She has been a member of Girl Scouts for 23 years and came to Wind-in-the-Pines day and resident camps as a camper, a program aide and a counselor-in-training. Some of her favorite childhood memories include WIP and it holds a very special place in her heart. Retha loves spending time at the waterfront swimming and singing camp songs! She is a Cadette/Senior/Ambassador troop volunteer and is an outdoor adventure series facilitator. Retha received a master’s degree in professional writing from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. During the school year, she works all over New England as a teacher for Nature’s Classroom. In her spare time she enjoys rock climbing, theater, traveling, geocaching and being outdoors.