About Our Camp Programs
We provide fast-paced adventures in problem solving. Our campers’ days are filled with hands-on learning and challenging activities guaranteed to get their creativity flowing! No prior experience in creative problem solving is necessary, but campers should have an enthusiasm for group activities, curiosity, a sense of humor, and enjoy a challenge!
Our program focuses on helping each camper develop their potential. The goal is to empower our campers to approach life’s challenges with confidence. We do this by honing their creative and critical thinking skills, leadership skills, problem solving abilities, and teamwork. “Gotta Camp” creates a safe, structured, caring and supportive environment. Campers are encouraged to share their talents, to take risks, to recognize their similarities and differences, to be inclusive, become leaders, and to have fun! At Camp Gottalikachallenge, campers form lasting friendships with their teammates and dorm buddies.
Sessions are filling up! Register online for our 2021 season.
Session 1: July 25-30, 2021
at Lions Camp Pride in New Durham, NH
Open to campers going into grades 5-9
Campers and Staffers will reside in fully accessible bunk houses, and meals are provided by Camp Pride’s dining hall that is specially attuned to accommodate any dietary restrictions.
Session 2: August 8-13, 2021
at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH
Open to campers going into grades 5-10
Campers and Staffers will reside in Brewster dorms, and all of our delicious meals are provided by their wonderful dining hall that is willing and able to accommodate any dietary restrictions.
Overnight camp is six days and five nights of non-stop activity, right from the first moment! Each morning, campers work in teams of 10 with two staff members to create a solution to the week’s Gotta-Problem – this includes coming up with a story, writing and learning a script, and building all of the associated props, scenery, costumes, and technical devices.
Every afternoon, campers select from a wide variety of activities—outdoor games, swimming, or a specialty session—a potpourri of stagecraft techniques, arts and crafts, unusual projects, and so much more. Evening activities range from campfires to group games and even a talent show. Finally, we wind down with milk and cookies before turning in at the end of the day.
Overnight Camp is open to campers age 10-14, going into grades 5-9. For Session 2 this summer, we are happy to welcome returning Gotta Campers going into 10th grade as well! This is a very special expansion of our usual age range in order to allow any campers who missed out on what would have been their final summer in 2020!