Camp Robinson Crusoe in Maine

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From the summer of 1929 through 1931, the camp was located on a small island in Casco Bay, Maine. Called "Robinson Crusoe Island", it gave the camp its name. Ditte Frederiksen McNeil, who has many of founder Josh Lieberman's photo albums, scanned these pictures from one of those summers.

CRC campers in a boat
CRC campers going to or from the island
(Josh can be seen standing in the back of the boat)

A CRC group in Maine
A group of campers in Maine

A CRC group on an outing
A CRC group on an outing

Josh was able to buy the land in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, in time for the camp to operate there in the summer of 1932. That site became the camp's permanent home.


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This page was last updated December 16, 2012