Why we love Camp Mahackeno! - Westport Moms

For those still exploring camp options for 2018, Camp Mahackeno at the Westport Weston YMCA has a tremendous amount to offer! We chatted with Mahackeno Director, Meg George, to get the inside scoop on all of the things you may want to know!!

  • It is a co-ed camp for grades K-10 that runs in Westport CT.
  • Mahackeno is a traditional outdoor camp with swim lessons, canoeing, sports, theater, arts & crafts, nature programs and fun special events.
  • Grades 3 and up can participate on their Archery and Zip line areas and grades 2 and up will participate on their Low Ropes Course.
  • Mahackeno is licensed by the State of Connecticut and Accredited by the American Camping Association. Parents can learn more about ACA at ACAcamps.org
  • Mahackeno registration has already started and they are having an open house from 1-3pm on April 21st and another one from 1-3pm on June 16th.
  • The parent handbook and brochure are available on their website at https://westporty.org/programs-services/summer-programs/camp-mahackeno/; the brochure contains dates and prices for the program.
  • Each session is two weeks long, and discounted member rates are available.
    • While they currently have space in all sessions, they typically begin filling spots in early May.

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