Camp Kirkwold
Camp Kirkwold

Camp Kirkwold is located in Maine’s Belgrade Lake region and only 15 miles from Augusta the state capital. Kirkwold is set among 100 acres of varied terrain including upland woods, wetlands and streams to explore. Its inviting beach on Lovejoy Pond provides a perfect setting for all types of outdoor recreation.

This seasonal camp has a lodge, built in the 1920s, overlooking the lake that can be used for gathering and large group dining. It also has five campsites, a picnic shelter, flush toilets, archery range and sports field.

Kirkwold is open from May to mid October. In the summer, Kirkwold hosts several weekends of family and troop core camping. It is available for troop and group camping throughout the season.

See the varied nature of Camp Kirkwold with this photo page

Directions to Camp Kirkwold

From Augusta:
Take Route 202 via I-95/Maine Turnpike.

Take Exit 109 towards Winthrop. Travel west 2.3 miles from the Getty gas station light to Route 17 in Manchester.

Turn right onto Route 17 going to Readfield. Travel 7.4 miles to a blinking light in Readfield at the intersection of Route 17 & Route 41.

*Continue straight 1.9 miles to P Ridge Road. Turn left onto P. Ridge Road. Travel .9 miles and turn right onto Lane Road.

Travel 7/10 of a mile to Camp Kirkwold. There is a sharp left turn in the road just before the gate.

From the Waterville Area:
Take I-95/Maine Turnpike south – Exit 109B to Route 202, Winthrop.

Stay on Route 202 to Manchester. Turn right onto Route 17. Stay on Route 17 through Readfield.

*Turn left onto P Ridge Road, 1.9 miles from flashing light in Readfield. Turn right onto Lane Road. Continue to curve. The entrance to Kirkwold is the second dirt road on your right.

From Lewiston/Auburn:
Travel Route 202 toward Winthrop. Exit right onto Route 133.

When the road forks, turn right onto Route 41. Take Route 41 to the blinking light in Readfield. Turn left.

Continue with directions above from the (*) asterisk.

From Brunswick/Bath/Topsham:

Take I-295 north to I-95/Maine Turnpike to Route202, Winthrop, Exit 109.

Stay on Route 202 to Manchester. Turn right onto Route 17.

Stay on Route 17 through Readfield. Continue with directions above from the Waterville area from the (*) asterisk.

From the Rockland Area:
Take Route 1 to Route 17, west.

Turn right onto Route 9 in Augusta (Eastern Avenue - Route 17 ends here). Take Route 9 to the first rotary, cross the river.

Take the second rotary to Route 202. Stay on Route 202 to Manchester. Turn right onto Route 17. Stay on Route 17 through Readfield.

Continue with directions above from the Waterville area from the (*) asterisk.

From Farmington:
Take Route 2, east to Route 41 at Farmington Falls.

Turn right onto Route 41.

Follow to Readfield. (*) asterisk.

Just past the Methodist Church, turn right on P Ridge Road. Turn right onto Lane Road, continue to curve. The entrance to Kirkwold is the 2nd dirt road on your right.

From Somerset County:
Take Route 2, east to Route 134, just before the New Sharon Bridge.

Turn left onto Route 134. When it dead-ends, turn left onto Route 41. Stay on Route 41 until it merges with Route 17. Merge left.

Continue with directions above from the Waterville area from the (*) asterisk.

From Calais, Ellsworth, Belfast:
Take Route 1 South to Route 3 West in Belfast.

Follow Route 3 West to I-95 South.

Follow directions from Augusta.