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Camp Fitch makes kids better, forever.

Our vision at Fitch is to provide your son or daughter the highest quality resident summer camp experience where your child will make friends, discover accomplishment and become a part of a century-old tradition. To meet this goal, we invest heavily in outstanding counselors, a gorgeous and well-maintained site on the shores of Lake Erie, safe and exciting age-appropriate activities, and a loving atmosphere where kids from all walks of life grow together in body, mind and spirit.

Our campers say it best: “The people here make me so happy . . . it’s like a second home!”

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We have activities that appeal to a wide range of interests and talents. There is always something new to do at Camp Fitch!

Kids find new challenges and fun in our progressive program as they grow up.

Some answers to common questions from families considering summer camp at Fitch.

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Let these testimonials tell the story of the lasting impact a week at Camp can have.


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Flagship Experience

Our traditional, hundred-year-old sleep-away camp for kids aged 6–16.

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For kids 6-16, this is our traditional experience that kids from all over the world have enjoyed for over 100 years! We can't wait for you to come be a part of it.

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Farming Focus

Grow both food and friendships through the Farm Focus experience!

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We have created an engaging farm focus to teach children about raising animals, planting seeds and sustainability.


Equestrian Focus

Resident camps for beginning to intermediately skilled horse lovers.

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For Boys and Girls who love horses, being an Outrider is hands-on, in the saddle fun at summer camp!

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Leadership Focus

Helping teens develop into tomorrows empathetic, effective leaders.

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Engage your teenager in our leadership development experiences to develop crucial skills in areas like teamwork, empathy, responsibility, and a service mentality.

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Health Focus

Kids with diabetes or epilepsy each have opportunity at Fitch to have a sleep-away camp experience under the watchful eye of medical specialists.

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Let our special medical teams closely supervise your child while educating and encouraging them on their journey toward independence.

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Teen Adventure Trips

We have amazing teen adventure trips that take the Camp Fitch experience on the road. We put together multi-day hiking, rappelling and whitewater trips.

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Taking the Fitch Experience on the road allows us to push kids even further out of their comfort zones, build intense friendships based on trust and shared responsibility, and expose them to activities they might never have experienced before.

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Tech Focus

Challenge yourself with intriguing programming puzzles while still having a traditional camp experience.

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Does your child love working on computers? Let them do that all week with like-minded boys and girls while getting a healthy dose of fresh air and sunshine!