Summer Camps

Summer camp at Maine Coast Waldorf School takes advantage of our incredible setting in rural Freeport Maine, as well as our open, day-lit facilities. In 2018 we are offering an outdoor camp for children ages 3 - 6 (not yet in first grade) and a circus camp for ages 9 - 12. Please contact Melissa Hoy with any questions, [email protected] or 207-865-3900, Ext. 151.

Mount Merriconeag Early Childhood Camp (ages 3-6) 1-4 week options

Update on 4/30/18: Please email or call Melissa Hoy to be added to the wait list.

  • Week 1: July 9 - 13  (FULL)
  • Week 2: July 16 - 20 (FULL)
  • Week 3: July 23 - 27 (FULL)
  • Week 4: July 30 - August 3 (FULL)

The camp runs Monday through Friday, 9am-1pm. COST: $230 per week

Let your child sing, dig, climb, build, stir, spy, splash and play, play, play! Our nature-based outdoor camp experience is what summer camp for young children is all about!

This July (into early August) we are pleased to offer four weeks of joyful outdoor play in our beautiful orchard garden playgrounds and surrounding forests. Campers will enjoy fort and fairy-house building, woods walks and water play, crafts and stories, picnics and shady rests. A wholesome snack is provided each day. Our camps are run under the caring supervision of experienced Maine Coast Waldorf School assistants.

Circus Camp (ages 9-12)

  • One week only! June 25 - 299am-noon
  • Open to ages 9 - 12 (minimum of 10 campers needed to hold the camp)
  • Cost: $225

Come experience the circus arts of clowning, juggling, tightrope walking, mime and more! 

Our exciting 2018 Circus Camp will be led by Maine Coast Waldorf School Movement teacher John Saccone. He will be assisted by the brother and sister team of Emma and Oscar Tieman, both MCWS students and performers with the Portland Youth Circus.

John Saccone has been the Movement teacher at Maine Coast Waldorf School for the past 23 years. He has toured with master mime Tony Montanaro and his Celebration Theater Ensemble. He performs with his wife Jackie Reifer ( and is a guest artist with the Portland Ballet Company. John also teaches circus arts at Cirque-Eze, an overnight camp for teenagers, and at Cirque-Kids, a circus for under-served youth, all at the Spacial Dynamics Institute.


        1. Download, print and complete the Summer Camp Registration and Medical Release Forms 2018 listed below.
          Circus Camp Registration forms

          Mount Merriconeag Camp Registration Forms

        2. Calculate your total payment.
        3. Mail your completed form, along with a check made out to Maine Coast Waldorf School to: Summer Camps at Maine Coast Waldorf School
          57 Desert Road
          Freeport, Maine 04032

If you would like to speak to someone about our summer camps, please contact Melissa Hoy, 207-865-3900, ext. 151, [email protected].