Jump to Activity: Field Sports | Tennis | Golf | Fencing | Martial Arts | Mountain Biking | Gymnastics

We pride ourselves on the principles of healthy competition. Poor sportsmanship is not tolerated at Awosting.

Field Sports

Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse,Volleyball, Soccer You can always join a game at Awosting! We have a baseball diamond, sand volleyball court, football/soccer field, and several basketball courts. Our counselors don’t just watch, they play and coach with the campers.

Want even more specialized instruction? Check out our incredible Special Soccer Session.


Future U.S. Open champions can be seen daily on Awosting’s tennis courts. Campers receive instruction and can participate in tennis tournaments, camp-wide tennis ladders, and coed matches with the girls from Camp Chinqueka. Additionally, campers may sign up in the afternoon elective periods to practice their skills and receive additional instruction.


Perfect your short game, hit a bucket at the driving range, and challenge a counselor at the Fairview Farms golf course. Campers are taught basic skills in the morning instruction period and given the opportunity to show off their skills in the afternoons. On trips to Fairview Farms, campers also get a lesson with the course pro


Are you ready for a duel? Fencing instruction and tournaments are held weekly in foil, epee’ and sabre. Even campers without any prior knowledge of fencing can become quite skilled in the sport with just a few lessons.

Martial Arts

Whether it be karate, tae kwon do, or judo, instruction is offered for those campers with interest. Light contact competitions are also held between those campers with the proper training.

Mountain Biking

Trek through the wooded trails behind the cabin areas if you are a beginner – or make your own course in the more advanced biking sessions. Cannondale and Trek bikes are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own cycle (storage will be provided). Come bike the forests of the Litchfield hills!


The gymnastics program offers campers an opportunity to fine-tune their skills on the parallel bars, mat, mini-tramp, and the pommel horse. This is an excellent activity to fine-tune motor skills, improve balance, and build muscle.