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Dirigo Experience brings Deaf youth together

In August, Deaf and hard of hearing youth from across Maine will come together for a week at Pine Tree Camp. Most Deaf youth have never had the chance to meet another Deaf person their own age. The Dirigo Experience breaks that cycle by providing students the chance to make new friends and develop a greater sense of self-esteem through trying new things with peers. Full scholarships are available.

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Pine Tree Society’s Case Managers provide support for your child through every phase of life. No two children are alike. No two families are alike. We take the time to get to know you and your child and, together, create a plan of action.

No waitlist. Contact us today to see how Case Management can help your child. 

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Tuition assistance for PINE TREE Camp

Since 1945, Pine Tree Camp has welcomed all campers who could benefit regardless of their ability to pay the tuition. When applying for camp, families simply indicate what they are able to afford on their application and Pine Tree Camp’s Open Door Fund covers the remainder, up to 100%.

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Pine Tree Camp in the news

Extra, extra, read all about it! Pine Tree Camp made headlines this week. Last weekend, we welcomed 25 new families to Pine Tree Camp at our annual Open House. Families came from towns as far away as Sanford, Cumberland, Bangor and Penobscot. Reporters from WABI TV5...

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Our Impact

“Thank you so very much for your time and expertise offered so graciously in support of our student last Wednesday. It was great for the staff to hear a new voice. I have some of the knowledge but you brought such a gift of practical expertise. My goal was to empower those who work with him daily and excite them in regard to his communication possibilities…thank you, thank you, thank you for helping me in that goal.”

Communication Pathways

Providing a full range of Speech/Language and Assistive Technology services for children and adults

Community Support

Developing skills for healthy, socially connected lives

Case Management

Providing support, resources and individualized solutions

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Impact Stories

"Empowered to take the lead"

“He always tells people ‘That’s my family’s camp. But Pine Tree Camp is MY camp!’ He talks about it every day of the year.”

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"Camp opens her world"

“Pine Tree Camp opens up her world to more opportunities than she would otherwise have. It opens her eyes to new things and helps her become less shy.”

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Abilities Together

Curious about Pine Tree Camp’s Dirigo Experience?

Director of Interpreting Services, Joshua Seal, answers families’ questions in this brief Q&A session about our new session for Deaf and hard of hearing youth ages 11-15.

Adventure Day Pass at Pine Tree Camp!

There are still plenty of openings left for our Adventure Day Pass days this Summer into Fall! Enjoy all of your favorite camp activities with your family and friends at our safe, socially distanced, and fully accessible campus.

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