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Camp Runels: Pelham, NH

Nestled on the shores of Little Island Pond, Camp Runels 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.


Summer Camp

Camp Runels hosts summer day camp and resident camp, as well as after-school and weekend programs. Equipment rental, guided outdoor activity instruction, a waterfront, and dining hall use are available by prior arrangement. Email for more information or search for year-round outdoor adventure programs.


One heated lodge with an indoor bathroom, a shower, electricity, a fire circle, mattresses, a stove, a refrigerator, and tables and chairs. The 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, a refrigerator, and showers.

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


Rental Fees

GSEMA 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 GSEMA group site reservation form or non-profit site reservation form.

For all other event rental inquiries, including weddings, corporate events, and celebrations, please email



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.