At Canadensis, our goal is to create an environment that is emotionally, physically and socially safe for campers and their parents in a first-rate facility. Focusing on the individual needs of each child within a group living setting, our approach is to promote a community defined by tolerance and acceptance where campers feel connected to their surroundings while developing friendships that are sure to last a lifetime.
LINDENMERE IS…A celebration of choice, exploration and individuality. Each summer our campers come together to grow as individuals and as a family.
Nestled on approximately 175 acres of Pennsylvania’s beautiful Pocono Mountains, Camp Lindenmere is a private, coed sleepaway camp with a long, rich history. Established in 1935, our focus is on the individual growth of each child. We offer multi-session programming to best accommodate the needs of our campers.
In 2014, the Buck Hill Conservation Foundation and the Buck Hill Falls Company jointly hired a forester to prepare a forest management plan for 4,330 acres of Buck Hill Falls, including Chestnut Mountain. The study by Green Leaf Consulting provides a comprehensive assessment of the property and lists recommendations for the conservation and restoration of the forest. The Plan suggests such strategies as adopting an aggressive herbicide control plan for invasive exotic species and the planting of such seedlings as red spruce, white spruce or other conifers on treated sites. The aim is allow seedlings to grow and shade out invasive hay-scented ferns and other unwanted vegetation.
As you ascend northwards along the lower half of the Blue Trail, look for wildflowers that are now competing with the invasive plants. The plan suggests that open, sunny areas could be converted to wildflower species, fruit bearing shrubs or saplings—all to attract wildlife species.
The degree to which we step in to shape the regeneration of this land is a decision that lies ahead. Meanwhile, nature is working to reclaim Chestnut Mountain with the native species that once thrived there.
The Buck Hill Forest Management Plan can be found at buckhillconservation.org.
The children's play area is located at the southern end of High Acres Park, near the baseball field. There are many items for your children to play on, including a slide, monkey bars, see-saw, and other jungle-gym type items.
The children's play area is located conveniently near two pavilions and the restrooms.
Please do not leave clothes or food on the porch of the CAME building. Food can be dropped off at your local post office.