Driving to HVC
When bringing your child to HVC on the first day of camp, please plan to arrive between 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. This will give you time to get your camper settled, take a look around and join us for lunch. Summer 2021: Because of increased car arrivals, we will create a more structured schedule with assigned times for parent/camper arrival.
Planning your trip: Visit our vacation guide for places to stay, great eats, Maine sights, etc.
Picking up Campers at Session's End
Most children depart on Thursday July 22 or August 19. Please arrive between 8 and 10 AM, as children are excited to commence their next adventure. If you must come here later, please note that at 12 noon all staff, Kassens, etc will take an afternoon break. Summer 2021: Because of increased car arrivals, we will create a more structured schedule with assigned times for parent/camper arrival.
For 2-week "intro" campers departing 7/9 or 8/9, please arrive between 10 and 11.30 AM. Summer 2021: Because of increased car arrivals, we will create a more structured schedule with assigned times for parent/camper arrival.
Once you arrive, please take time to have your camper show you around camp. There will be coffee available, etc.
Please keep this in mind as you navigate to HVC
- Our official address: 161 Hidden Valley Road, Freedom, Maine 04941
- You must access Hidden Valley Rd. via Rt 220 and the Center Road.
- You cannot use Hidden Valley Rd. or the Kingdom Rd. directly from Rt 3 to get to HV.
Confirm Your Travel
Please inform us of your driving plans on the Transportation Form via your Online Camp Account.
Please do this by March 1st.
First Day Arrival
When a camper is arriving on the first day of his-her stay here, upon arrival: Drive right into camp where greeters will meet you near the red camp office on the left side of the road.
...What a wonderful feeling it was to drive away from camp knowing our children are in Paradise... The cuisine was scrumptious and your warmth and friendliness were super. Our children made a great choice!
- HVC Parent
For visits mid-session, upon arrival: Please park in the parking lots and walk a short distance down the road to our red office on the left. Please click here to plan your visit. 2021 Update: Parent visitation will not take lace for health reasons.
...Thanks for a splendid visit and letting us wander the place and share in what our daughter calls her camp!
- HVC Parent