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backpacking at Camp Runels

Runels

Nestled on the shores of Little Island Pond, the property features an extensive waterfront and boating area, large ball fields, archery range, a new (2015) high ropes challenge course, nature trails, and campfire gathering areas. This property offers the widest variety of sleeping accommodations.

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Summer Camp

We offer summer day camp and resident camp, as well as after-school and weekend programs. Equipment rental, guided outdoor activity instruction, waterfront and dining hall use available by prior arrangement. Contact camp@gsema.org for more information or search for available dates for year-round outdoor adventure programs.

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Accommodations

One heated lodge with indoor bathroom, shower, electricity, fire circle, mattresses, stove, refrigerator, tables and chairs.  Lodge sleep 22 and is available year-round (excluding summer camp).

Yurts, open-air cabins, tents and tentalos are available mid- to late-April through mid-October (excluding summer camp).

Three open-air cabins/yurt units, and five platform tents/tentalo units, all with fire circle, picnic table, latrines, pavilion, cots with mattresses, and running water. There is access to an indoor bathroom, refrigerator and showers.

Various program buildings (craft house), activity areas (song circle) and waterfronts are available. Use of the waterfront requires certified lifeguard for swimming. Boats are available to rent at additional fee with certified boating instructor.

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Fees

GSEM troop availability and pricing (effective 11/20/2017):
 Lodge: $100/night (4 PM-10 AM) $45/day use block of time
(11 AM-3 PM or 4 PM-8 PM)
Yurts & Cabins: $55/night (4 PM-10 AM) $30/day use
(11 AM-3 PM or 4 PM-8 PM)
Tents & Tentalos: $50/night (4 PM-10 AM) $25/day use
(11 AM-3 PM or 4 PM-8 PM)

Reserve this property online.
If you require a paper form, please download GSEM group site reservation form or non-profit site reservation form.
For all other rental inquiries, weddings, corporate events, and celebrations, please contact camp@gsema.org.

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Directions

Address:  82 Girl Scout Road Pelham, NH

Take Interstate 93 to N.H. Exit 2 (Routes 38 and 97, Salem, Pelham). Bear right at the end of the off ramp towards Pelham, Salem. Go approximately .2-mile and turn right at traffic lights onto South Policy Road. Follow Policy Road for approximately 1 mile and turn right at traffic lights onto Route 38 South (Lowell Street). Follow Route 38 for 4.1 miles. Camp Runels is on the left side of the road. The camp road is approximately 1 mile long.