A camper shows her soccer skills at Camp Tapawingo, Maine

Tapawingo Builds Compassion, Courage, and Confidence

A camper shows her soccer skills at Camp Tapawingo, Maine

Since 1919, Tap has been making a difference in the lives of girls. Our staff, current families and alumnae agree that the experiences and relationships our campers enjoy during their summers at Tap are influential in their development into compassionate, courageous, and confident adults. 

“Since I was eight, Tapawingo has taught me that I have value and that I am worthy, that I, as a woman, can speak up and I have a voice. I know I deserve everything a man deserves and I can achieve great things. Young girls growing up face issues at home and then get to come to Tap where they’re told they have value and are worthy, they are cared for and loved, and they know they can do great things. I truly thank Tap for the amazing, nurturing home it’s been to me. ”
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Tapawingo campers gather on stage
Tapawingo campers gather on stage

Our intimate camp community fosters connections and deep relationships. We cheer each other on, we hold one another accountable to our philosophy and culture, we tap into shared experiences and celebrate our differences. We are a FAMILY.

Camp Tapawingo girls read letters from home

At Tap we are lucky enough to unplug, tune out the noise of the outside world and provide meaningful experiences and relationships for our campers. Our atmosphere of safety and inclusivity inspires Tap girls to find each other and themselves as they explore new adventures in a beautiful lakeside setting. 

Why Seven Weeks at Tap Makes a Difference

A Tap Girl for Life

Tap girls may move around the globe but they always have a home on Keyes Pond. Neither years nor distance can weaken this connection. Generations of Tapawingo campers are joined through songs, traditions, relationships, alumnae celebrations, shared experiences and their love for their summer home. 

“The positive impact Tapawingo has had on my life is indescribable. If I had to choose a word, it would be magical. Tapawingo is simply the most amazing place ever. Any summer camp can have great activities, but what makes Tapawingo so special is the bonds you form and the lessons you learn. ”
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