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Camp Pinecliffe
summer camp
Type:  Overnight
Gender:  Girls
Focus:  Traditional
Website:  pinecliffe.com external link
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Rating: 4.7 out of 5 based on 26 reviews.

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Click to report rating    5/5/13   5     5     5     5     5   Camp pinecliffe is the most amazing place in the entire world. Everyone is amazing there and i have met all of my best friends. Bonds can never be broken in this place. It's amazing and I can't wait for summer 2013 RID: 44416
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Click to report rating    5/5/13   3     5     5     5     5   THIS IS THE MOST WONDERFUL PLACE TO EVER COME ON THIS PLANET! PEACE & LOVE RID: 44415
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     11/4/12   SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating    10/21/12   5     5     5     5     5   i love Pinecliffe sooo much. I can't wait for each summer to happen. Pinecliffe is defiantly my second home. I have made so many special bonds with each and every girl her. The minute i came her i was excepted, i wasn't disinclined at all. When i get home from camp all i do is cry to come back to this magical special place. Patty Sue and jim you made this place so remarkable i dotn know how my pinecliffe exsperice would be without you. RID: 42915
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Click to report rating    9/7/12   5     5     5     5     5   Camp Pinecliffe is my favorite place in the whole world. I wait ten months every year just for seven weeks there, but the weeks I have spent with my friends at Pincliffe have been the best weeks of my life. RID: 42631
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Click to report rating    8/12/12   5     5     5     5     5   Both my sister and I attended Pinecliffe all the way through. Pinecliffe is one of the most special places on earth to both of us. When I have children, I can only hope that I have a little girl so I can send her to Pinecliffe as well. There are no words to describe the feeling you get being there other than, magical. I miss the 04040 all the time. RID: 42340
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Click to report rating    6/21/12   5     5     5     5     5   My daughter is the third generation to attend Pinecliffe. As a former camper and current parent I can truly say Pinecliffe is a special place. The exposure to a wide variety of activities, the attentive staff and the beautiful setting (the lake is very clean) make it a summer to remember. For parents with children with medical issues the nurses and director were diligent and took great care of my daughter. My daughter raves about the food too. Pinecliffe also develops leadership skills and encourages the older campers to take the younger campers under their wing. I can't recommend it enough. RID: 41378
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Click to report rating    5/28/12   5     5     5     5     5   Pinecliffe is the best camp ever. I made so many ever lasting friends. From the activities to the food to the view to the friends, i couldn't ask for anything more. i am always counting down until we go to camp again. i am friends with every single girl at camp, older and younger. one thing i LOVE about this camp is that it doesn't matter what you look like or what you ability is, u will always fit in. i learned so many new things -from values to waterskiing. i am CRAZY about Pinecliffe. i love camp so much. i can get away from home and just be myself. i always cry the last day of camp because i know how much i will miss it. i recommend this camp for anyone-even if you are older. i have a biological sister coming to camp with me this year and she will feel welcome by all of the camp sisters. i feel so welcome here. i cannot explain my devotion for this camp. everyone is so nice.I LOVE MY FRIENDs.come to pinecliffe for the time of your life.'do what counts but then don't count it." RID: 41135
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     5/20/12   SYSTEM: 2 negative duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
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 3/16/12   5     5     5     5     5   I have worked at Camp Pinecliffe for the past 3 summers and completely disagree with the staff who wrote the negative posts....obviously counselors who were not that good....its a beautiful place and I have loved being a staff member there. Yes, they expect us to be professional, yes, they expect us to work hard.why does this other person have a problem with that...its a job!..the kids are awesome and i have made great friendships with other staff members. I learned so much from my head of department who has spent 20 plus years at this camp. We had really fun things planned for us during training week...bowling night...amazing, socials with other camps,(not my thing but other staffers liked it) and i have great memories of days off..Sorry it didn't work out for that staff member, but if i had to bet, they probably didn't ask that person back this summer and that is why she posted the comment in January and not September. Anyway, I love CP...sorry that other staffer just didn't get it. RID: 40544
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     1/25/12   1     4     2     1     1   Ok, In general, the camp is very beautiful. However, DO NOT WORK AT THIS CAMP!!! You are expected to be perfect, always have a smile on you're face, and be professional 24/7. If you're have a rough day or you have a problem, you better learn how to deal with it on your own because your boss does not care. The people in charge make it seem like everything is your fault if something goes wrong. Like for example, we're supposed to get kids packages of a shelf in the office. The kids are allowed to have gum in the cabin, so I didn't think much of it when one of my campers got a package of gum. We had some issues with the gum and when we went to our boss for advice I was yelled at because apparently I got the package off the "wrong" shelf and they're not allowed to be sent gum. I was not aware of this(because they never told us) and it was an honest mistake, but it still seemed to go on my record. It is an awful camp, STAY AWAY! RID: 40194
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 6/15/11   5     5     5     5     5   I was so afraid that I would not fit in or be liked the first year I came, but I was immediately accepted into the little camp community. Everyone is so close, even people of different age-groups. I wasn't really into sports, so that was a huge concern for me, but you only do sports once a day, and there are plenty of people who don't really enjoy sports (about half) and the other half gets really into the sport and has a blast so whichever one you are, you are not alone! There are also so many cool things, and even a silver shop! The counselors are all amazing and care so much about you and love to do activities and stuff with you. I LOVE this place sosososososo much no matter who you are, you will fit in and be accepted right away I guarantee! COME HERE IF YOU WANT TO HAVE THE BEST CAMP EXPERIENCE EVER! RID: 36119
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 5/7/11   5     5     5     5     5   I love this camp! It is second home! I can't believe I only have 4 more years! Every one of them have gone by so fast! I made friends for life. Friends that will always be there to help me. THIS IS CRAZY WHY WOULDNT YOU WANT TO GO HERE ITS THE MOST AMAZING PLACE ON EARTH! Its crazy amazing and you make long life friends. I dont have 1 bad thing to say about this camp. If you send your child here your child, no dout, she will never have a problem. I think it's unfair that summers only 2 months and schools like 9 and a half. See cuz wen you get so attached to a camp you dont want it to end. I kno that after my last summer i will visit on visiting day and then finally become a counselour! I CANT WAIT! CP FOR LYFE! <3 :) RID: 35842
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     4/19/11   SYSTEM: 4 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating    10/23/10   4     4     5     5     5   PINECLIFFE IS THE BEST CAMP EVER! it is my 5th summer and i will come back till the end. though some people say it is strict, the owners run an amazing camp, and almost everyone that goes that has a good experience. though the tuition is expensive, it is worth every penny and the girls are not jappy! RID: 34292
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Click to report rating    8/20/10   5     5     5     5     5   Camp Pinecliffe is a really special place. The traditions that were formed in 1917, when the camp first opened, are still continued today. Each girl that goes through Pinecliffe forms a special bond with her counselors, her best friends that become her sisters, and the camp itself. There is a certain quality of Pinecliffe that continues to lure 200 girls back every summer to relive the best summer of their lives. I can honestly say, having gone through 7 summers at Pinecliffe, that it changed my life. Each girl you meet touches you in a different way until you have been fully impacted by every bit of Pinecliffe. Whether it's the ongoing traditions or the new ones you create with your sisters, you appreciate every bit of it. Pinecliffe truly is a remarkable camp, that shaped me throughout my childhood. It is a place I will never forget, and a place I will always have to call my home. I highly recommend Pinecliffe. RID: 33806
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Click to report rating    7/27/10   5     5     5     5     5   I am a parent at Pinecliffe and am extremely impressed with the personal attention my girls receive as well as the facilities. The camp seems to focus on keeping the girls in a down-to-earth environment. Nothing is fancy or over the top-intentionally. The directors know exactly what is going on and are on top of everything.They know exactly what they are doing for it is run by the same family since the beginning.It is truly amazing to see so many 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation campers there. I have not heard of any other camp where the girls have such a strong bond and feeling for the traditions and each other. Pinecliffe is a remarkable place. RID: 33515
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Click to report rating    4/25/10   5     5     5     5     5   Camp Pinecliffe is the best camp ever! All the campers and staff are so nice. I got a lot better at sports and stuff like that. It's the faveorite part of my summer. :) :):):):) RID: 32645
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Click to report rating    6/15/09   4     5     5     4     5   As a former camper, I could not be more overwhelmed when I reflect on the experiences Pinecliffe has given me. I truly am thankful for every minute spent in Harrison, Maine. Never have I been in a more supportive or caring environment. I have to say that I cannot imagine my life without camp, for I believe that every experience there has changed me as a person. RID: 30068
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Click to report rating    6/1/09   5     5     5     5     5   who ever said camp pinecliffe was a boot camp has serious ISSUES! WHO ARE YOU?????? Camp Pinecliffe is actually MY LIFE, so if you are calling pinecliffe a boot camp, then I guess i like BOOT CAMP! LOVE PINECLIFFE!!!! RID: 29924
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Click to report rating    1/15/09   5     5     5     5     5   camp pinecliffe is the best. no question. it is not like a boot camp at all. we follow a schedule, but everyone has tons of fun. we all love camp and keep coming back summer after summer. the staff is kind, you make friends with your counselors easily. camp is beautiful. all of the activities are fun, no matter what your skill level is. every camper gets attention from the owners, counselors, and younger/older campers alike. everyone respects each other and we're all great friends. no one brags about what they have, we all are just grateful to be going to such an amazing camp. you cant go wrong with pinecliffe<3 RID: 28603
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Click to report rating    12/7/08   2     5     2     1     1   I'd have to agree with the "boot camp" aspect of this camp. Having worked at previous camps, this one is particularly uptight. Very, very strict in many aspects. Great facilities though -- couldn't be in a better area. RID: 27867
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Click to report rating    11/8/08   5     5     5     5     5   "rigid, rigid, rigid!! ive never been to a camp more stuffy in my life. not a "summer" camp...more like a "boot camp"." well, i'm really not sure who wrote this review, but whoever this was, is definitely talking about a completely pinecliffe. its not boot camp, we just follow a schedule like every single other camp. if you're thinking of sending your daughter to camp, you WONT go wrong with pinecliffe! RID: 27387
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Click to report rating    8/29/08   5     5     5     5     5   Camp Pinecliffe is the best place in the whole world. '09 will be thee 92nd summer, and its noo wonder because Pinecliffe is so amazing. You make lifelong friends and great memories. I had the most amazing summer and most of the girls I know that go to CP have been coming back summer after summer. If you're looking for a summer camp to send your daughter, Pineecliffe is DEFINETLY it! Ellies and Teddieees<33 CRYSTALS OHNINE - LOOVE YOUU GIRRLSSS!!! 04040 for lyfeee<333 RID: 26205
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Click to report rating    6/16/08   5     5     5     5     5   Every single aspect of Camp Pinecliffe is amazing; from the friendships formed here to the traditions that are kept throughout the summers, to the sports and arts programs, to the bunks, to the food. Pinecliffe is the most wonderful place ever! RID: 23879
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Click to report rating    6/7/08   5     5     5     5     4   I notice that most reviews are written by campers and I wonder what they know or care about value. I worked at this camp about 30 years ago and I have to say that it was a wonderful experience. I return from time to time to catch up and it is amazing how the traditional camp values have remained consistent. The camp is very expensive but the facilities and instruction are truly top notch. Generations have grown up at this camp. There is not a better place to send your girl, particularly if you are not looking for an intensely spiritual experience with a Christian God. It's not for everyone, thank goodness, but everyone is welcome. RID: 23640
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Click to report rating    5/2/08   5     5     5     5     5   pinecliffe is the best camp ever! it is so much fun, and you make a million new friends. the great thing about pinecliffe is that even though we play a lot of sports and take them seriously, pinecliffe is not competitive at all. if you lose a team game for color war, you may be a bit disappointed, but 10 minutes later you're hugging a girl from the team you just played, and the game is forgotten. the food is normally really good (except turkey dinner ;) and we have store at least 5 or 6 times a summer. the girls are so nice, and your age doesnt even matter. you can have a best friend 3 years older than you, or you can have a best friend 3 years younger than you. age absolutley does not matter. pinecliffe is literal heaven, and i would cry :'( if i couldnt go back (i know we all would). you miss camp so bad all year round, and you count the days down until it starts again! i love CAMP SOSOSOSOSOSOSOSOSOSO MUCHHH! it is my <3 my life. i talk to my cp friends every single day. CP IS LIFE! RID: 22889
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Click to report rating    6/9/07   5     5     5     5     5   This camp is terrific one of the best places i hve been in my life i love love love it there! GO TEDDIES AND ELLIES! RID: 11759
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Click to report rating    3/5/07   5     5     5     5     5   It is the most amazing place on the planet! I can't think of a more perfect place to be. It is for sure my second home, and I will assure EVERYONE who goes here will love it! CP IS THE BEST CAMP IN THE WHOLE ENTIRE WORLD!!! RID: 8334
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