The three clay tennis courts and ball machines are available for instructional use as well as during camper free time.
Campers who are in Level 6 swimming have the opportunity to learn to waterski. Girls progress from two skis, to dropping a ski, to getting up on one ski. Instructors all have ARC Lifeguard Training and a NH commercial boat license.
Trained staff teach campers gun safety, breathing techniques, and the concentration needed to progress through the awards of a nationally recognized organization. Seniors may compete on the Fleur de Lis Rifle Team.
Beginners learn clay building and glazing and have the opportunity to fire their projects in one of our two brand new kilns. More advanced campers can throw on one of our four wheels!
Campers learn lake paddling skills, boat safety, and enjoy the beauty of Laurel Lake. A canoe trip is offered to 13-15 year olds.
Following a weekly theme, campers create projects from basic jewelry to clothespin dolls.
Field Sports is an opportunity for campers to gather in the soccer field and play group sports including ultimate Frisbee, soccer, whiffle ball, volleyball and other favorites.
Campers participate in classes that focus on short skits and improvisation. Six productions are put on a summer: two each by the Junior, Mid, and Seniors Units. Girls participate in all aspects of the production including acting, singing, choreographing numbers, props, and backdrop development.
This is the one required activity for all Fleur de Lis campers. Campers participate in swim classes five days a week. These classes are instructed by certified Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards. Campers work through Red Cross Levels 1-6 skills as well as participate in additional water safety instruction. Older campers have the opportunity to take American Red Cross Basic Water Rescue and Lifeguard Training (including CPR for the Professional Rescuer).
Fleur de Lis has nine kayaks; girls learn lake kayaking skills and water safety.
Girls learn balance and play games with surfboards, supervised by lifeguards.
Campers learn to sail on sunfish as a team and solo. More advances sailors learn to sail a JY with a main sail and a jib. There are also two motorboats used for safety and instruction.
Campers learn paddling skills, balance, and try out the newest trend in watersports. Our lifeguards for this activity are also trained by the American Canoe Association to teach Paddleboarding to campers!