Camp Awosting Blog

  • Awosting is Connecticut’s Coolest Camp!

    Posted May 23, 2016

    Awosting was recently highlighted in a article about the Coolest Camps in Every State. We couldn’t agree more…

    Look for #7. You can ignore the rest 😉

  • Need a Towel?

    Posted February 4, 2016

    We are excited to add Towel Service as a new benefit in our inclusive tuition. No more wet towels for our happy campers! All campers receive a fresh towel every day – INCLUDED IN TUITION – and parents don’t have to worry about packing them with extras.


  • Cabin Renovations Complete!

    Posted January 17, 2016

    Exciting things are happening at Awosting this winter! Teams of workers have transformed all of our cabins with some major upgrades:

    • New pine wood paneling on the cabin interior walls
    • New windows
    • Ceiling fans in most cabins, for better ventilation
    • New white bathrooms, including new sinks and vanities
    • Additional storage in bathrooms for shower caddies

    Our facilities team have completed the last of the renovations and are getting the rest of the grounds ready for next summer. The best way to see the finished product is with a tour, but here are some teaser images until you can make it in person.


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  • “Meet Our Directors” Video!

    Posted January 5, 2015

    Hear more from Steve and Pauline Jepson, the amazing Directors of Camp Awosting who keep the our campers safe, happy and ensure they have fun every summer. Check out their new video, where you can learn more about their family and philosophy on taking care of hundreds of campers each summer.

    Having raised their 2 amazing boys at camp over the years, they embody everything that makes Camp Awosting a summer tradition since 1900. We’re sure you will agree…

  • Watch Our New Video!

    Posted January 5, 2015

    We’re totally flipping out over our new promotional video! It’s about 5 minutes long, but it gives you a great insight into what life at Camp Awosting is like – high energy, action-packed and lots of fun.

    To watch it, please click on the “Our Video” link on the top-left corner of the page.


  • Come to the NY/NJ/CT Reunion

    Posted January 4, 2015

    2014 campers and parents – Please be sure to check your email for details on the upcoming reunion. An email went out in late December regarding a reunion for Tri-State area campers to be held in New Rochelle on January 31st. For details, please call the office at (860) 567-4924 or

  • Come TOUR CAMP this fall!

    Posted September 26, 2014

    Please be sure to email us to come see camp this Fall. The Litchfield Hills is a beautiful place in October and November, so don’t miss out on seeing camp, meeting the directors and getting to see first hand what makes our camp so special.

    Call the office at (860) 567-4924 to schedule your tour today!Fall Tours

  • Awosting Celebrates 115th Summer!

    Posted August 4, 2014

    2014 is a banner year for Camp Awosting & Camp Chinqueka, as they both celebrate milestone anniversaries. With Awosting being founded in 1900 and Chinqueka in 1955, this year marks Awosting’s 115th summer and Chinqueka’s 60th summer. We are so fortunate to have such amazing camp families, staff and alumni that continue to keep in touch with us as their lives change. If you are reading this and you once attended or worked at Awosting, please be sure to get back in touch by emailing us at or connect with us on Facebook to let us know what you’ve been up to. We would love to have you visit to see the incredible changes we have made to the facilities over the years.

  • Awosting history featured in Classic Car magazine!

    Posted June 7, 2014

    Check out the July 2014 issue of Hemmings Classic Car magazine for an article about the old army trucks that were used at camp to transport campers.


    Article courtesy of Hemmings Classic Car, a publication of Hemmings Motor News.

  • New Activity Alert – PADDLEBOARDING!

    Posted April 6, 2014

    In the 1980s and 1990s, it was windsurfing.In the 2000s, it was surf bikes.
    In the 2010s, Paddleboarding is the new “IN” activity. We’re happy to add this great new sport that has exploded in popularity. Skill, balance and a can-do attitude is all that is required. We can’t wait for our campers to give it a shot this summer!