The Fernwood family is known for its warm atmosphere and concern for each child. Campers and mature staff live together in a beautiful, rustic setting, with many opportunities for friendships, learning and play. Each camper has an elective program of activities, chosen with the guidance of parents and camp staff. Older campers may specialize in a specific activity. Expert instruction is offered in all activities, including swimming, canoeing, sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, kayaking, tennis, gymnastics, aerobics, English riding, archery, riflery, soccer, softball, field hockey, volleyball, drama, music, dance, crafts, ceramics, woodworking, silver jewelry, drawing, painting, photography, and rock climbing. The tripping program includes day trips, as well as extended white water canoe and kayak, bike, mountain hiking, and rock climbing trips.