Students are separated into Canyon Camp and Beach Camp, each located in different areas of camp. Cabins house up to twelve guests, and are equipped with canvas windows and doors to allow in natural light and provide a rustic atmosphere. Each cabin has six bunk beds, a single electrical outlet, an overhead light, and a broom. Chaperones can either sleep in the cabins with students or in nearby cabins, depending on the wishes of the school.
Canyon and Beach Camp areas each have their own separate shower and restroom facilities. Restrooms are equipped with flushing toilets, sinks, and individual shower stalls. Our low-flow shower-heads deliver hot water in less volume than conventional shower-heads, without a loss of pressure. Guests and staff alike abide by our one shower per day rule to further reduce our water usage.
As our feedback indicates, the kitchen staff at Howlands Landing delivers a menu far above typical camp fare. Guests enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner served buffet style from the camp lodge. Schools sit together in long rows of tables under the roof of our open air dining hall. Each meal features a kid and adult friendly hot entree. Fresh fruit and cereal accompany breakfast, while lunch and dinner menus include a full salad bar. Meat and vegetarian meals are available. Dinner includes a dessert. As cost and availability allow, we are incorporating many organic food selections into our menu.
We are happy to make accommodations for those with food allergies and other dietary needs. Please inform us of any special food requirements when booking your group’s visit. After each meal, guests and staff alike compost all plant-based food scraps, keeping tens of thousands of pounds of waste from entering the island landfill every year.