Quick Facts

  • Deerwood was started in 1945, and sits on the site of a camp from the 1880s.
  • Sessions are 3.5 or 7 weeks in length.
  • Deerwood has been continuously owned and operated by three generations of the Thomsen family.
  • Camper to Counselor ratio is lower than 3:1.
  • Each year we enroll 135 campers -- boys aged 8 to 15.
  • Located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH (2 hours from Boston and Portland).
  • In 2018, campers from 21 different states and 8 foreign countries attended Deerwood. 
  • Financial assistance is available through The Deerwood Foundation.
  • Camp is electronics-free.
  • Overnight camping trips are available to all age groups.