Food, Health, and Safety

Food and Sourcing

We care about what we eat. Over the years we have developed working relationships with local organic farms and purchase as much of our produce as possible through these sources. At different times during the summer produce from our own organic gardens can be found in the kitchen.

Meal Time at Camp

Meals are served in our dining hall family style with counselors bringing food to the table and ensuring everyone is served generous portions and eating balanced meals. Meat eaters will be happy and there is always a quality vegetarian option. We have a progressive track record of dealing with food allergies and work with families to ensure that choices are available. Call us with any questions.

Out-of-Camp Food

During our backpacking expeditions, we have fun cooking our meals on the trail. We are known for our creativity in the field. Using non-packaged meals some surprisingly great dishes are served while backpacking.

A Healthy Place

Our air is clean, our food fresh and our water from wells deep in the mountains. This is a healthy place for children to spend their summers. A place where adults committed to a healthy diet and lifestyle communicate these values to the children under their care.

Camp Hidden Meadows focuses on providing safe activities and developing a community of respect where each individual can feel comfortable that he or she will be accepted as an important member of the community. We have qualified instructors, excellent equipment, and thorough safety standards to provide the best possible activity instruction in the safest environment.

The mountains are cool! Camp sits at an elevation of 3000. This alpine setting provides ideal summer weather with day-time temperatures 15 degrees cooler (or more) than the eastern seaboard.

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Safety First

ACA Accredited

ACA Accreditation means that Camp Hidden Meadows has submitted to a thorough (up to 300 standards) review of its operation by the American Camp Association (ACA) — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management — we take pride in maintaining the highest standards in the camp industry.”

ACA is the only independent accrediting organization reviewing camp operations in the country. Its nationally-recognized standards program focuses primarily on the program quality, health and safety aspects of a camp’s operation. ACA collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at the camp reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation.

ACA Accreditation says to those seeking a quality summer experience for their children. “This camp has been officially visited and has met or exceeded the most up-to-date standards in camp operation.”

American Camp Association Accredited