Camp Uncommon FAQs

When is Camp Uncommon?

2019 Camp Dates
Session 1: June 21 - July 2
Session 2: July 4 - July 15
Session 3: July 17 - July 28
Session 4: July 30 - August 10

Where is Camp Uncommon?

Camp Uncommon is located in Poyntelle, PA, in the beautiful Poconos.

Where do Camp Uncommon campers come from?

Our campers are selected from Uncommon elementary and middle schools in Boston, Camden, Newark, New York City, Rochester, and Troy.

How will campers get to camp?

Campers travel to Camp Uncommon via luxury bus. In each Uncommon city, we have a bus pick-up location. Information on exact pick-up locations will be provided at parent information sessions. Campers travel to camp with several Camp Uncommon staff members.

What are the living accommodations like at Camp Uncommon?

Living arrangements at camp are cabin style. Counselors will have a group of campers for whom they are responsible and will be living with them throughout their stay at camp. Camp Uncommon is a beautiful camp; we assure you that you will find your stay at camp quite comfortable.

Who will be the staff at Camp Uncommon?

Camp Uncommon is staffed by Uncommon teachers and alumni as well as dedicated individuals looking to ensure campers are safe and have the time of their lives.

What will the dining situation be at Camp Uncommon and will food allergies be accommodated?

The food at Camp Uncommon is excellent and any and all accommodations will be met, including dietary restrictions, allergies, and vegan/vegetarian needs.

How “co-ed” is Camp Uncommon?

All camp activities are co-ed and separated by age group except for Intensive Blocks which are comprised of boys and girls from all age groups.