About Pasquaney

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Since 1895, Pasquaney has pursued the goal set by its founder, Edward Simpson Wilson: “To provide a healthful and natural life in the woods, a life which will make boys strong, confident, … self-reliant and efficient, able to do and think for others as well as themselves.” We pursue this goal beneath towering white pines, on a mountainside above Newfound Lake, one of the clearest lakes in the United States.

Pasquaney encourages boys to appreciate the beauty of New Hampshire’s lakes and White Mountains; to understand the forbearance and self-control necessary in the give-and-take of group living; to grasp the chance, at all levels of competence, to be a participant rather than a spectator; and to learn the satisfaction of contributing to a community. In the words of a recent counsellor, Pasquaney takes boys seriously.

The busy daily program builds substantial skills both in activities and in dealing with others. This growth gives a boy confidence in himself and in his ability to learn and to teach. It also gives him pride in completing long-term projects, be they finishing a chest in the shop, performing a play, or rowing in a crew race.

Campers and counsellors often mention the difficulty of explaining Pasquaney to family and friends. It must be experienced to be understood. A visit before coming as a camper or attending a local gathering helps a boy and his family to get a sense of our community.

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    • CONNECT

      If you are part of the Pasquaney community, click on the Facebook logo and we will be happy to add you to our Facebook group.

    • CONTACT

      SUMMER

      19 Pasquaney Lane
      Hebron, NH 03241
      Tel: 603.744.8043

      WINTER

      We are in the process of moving our office, and we will use our summer address for the winter of 2017/2018.

      EMAIL

      office@pasquaney.org

    • VISIT

      Camp Pasquaney must be experienced to be understood. A visit before coming as a camper helps a boy and his family to get a sense of our community.

      Please call ahead for an appointment to visit, (603) 744-8043 (summer) or (603) 225-4065 (winter).

      Click here for directions.

      Click here for places to stay.

    • UPCOMING EVENTS

      • 2017 Turkey Bowl

        The 2017 Turkey Bowl is in Sharon, MA, on Saturday, November 25 from 11:30 to 3:30. Email jreigeluth@pasquaney.org for more information.    

        November 25 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
      • Opening Day

        PARENTS 11:30AM- 1:15PM: Camper arrivals On arrival, you will be shown your son’s dormitory and bunk, and you will be helped with carrying his gear....

        June 23, 2018