Why Rent Copper Cannon?


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Why rent Copper Cannon?

Come experience the peace, quiet, and relaxing atmosphere of our 128 acre oasis in the White Mountains. Copper Cannon Camp is an ideal and picturesque location for retreats, workshops, seminars, community recreation programs, birthday parties, family reunions, elementary/high school groups, and winter ecology events. We’ve got you covered no matter what your group’s event is. Our friendly, enthusiastic staff members are here to make sure your group’s needs are met from the minute you arrive to the instant you leave. Whatever your reason for coming, Copper Cannon provides the site and services to insure your program is the best it can be.

It’s for a good cause!

Copper Cannon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of underserved and underprivileged children by providing a tuition free summer camp experience. Because we don’t charge a tuition, we have to depend on donations, fundraisers and rentals to make revenue. Rentals alone make up 20% of our funding, so by choosing Copper Cannon, you make a direct contribution to a child in need. We encourage you to read more about how renting Copper Cannon can improve the lives of children by clicking here 

We have tons to offer!

Regardless of your group’s needs, size, or program, your Copper Cannon experience is fully customizable and can be specifically tailored to fit your group. Our staff can assist and guide your group throughout the entirety of your stay, or your group can choose to be completely independent – it’s all up to you. We offer the following programs and accommodations.

  • 8 rustic, but comfortable cabins with enough room for 6-9 individuals. Available late spring through late fall.
  • Our winterized buildings are available during the colder months: Ben’s Den, The Corliss Cabin, The Lodge, The Dining Hall
  • Bens Den: a big and cozy cabin with a bathroom/shower, propane stove, a home theatre, couches and two private rooms with six bunks each.
  • The Corliss Cabin: is equipped with a bathroom/shower, a wood stove, and 4 bunk beds.
  • The Lodge: a large old fashioned building, complete with a stage area, wood stove, and a private room with two beds.
  • The Dining Hall: an ideal place to host large gatherings such as meetings or banquets, features a kitchen, bathrooms, an upstairs library loft, and a spacious basement ideal for an activity area.

Take our Online Tour for more information on our rentable facilities

Services and Amenities

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  • Food service options
  • A multipurpose athletic field
  • A GaGa pit
  • Nearby offsite activities include swimming at Echo Lake, Franconia Notch State Park with Cannon Mountain Ski Area, 1200 miles of trails in the national forest and much, much more.

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Low Ropes – These elements focus on collaboration. The challenges call upon every member of the team to participate, and they present endless opportunities for self-discovery and team growth.

High Ropes – The High Ropes Course emphasizes risk-taking, trust and coaching. The challenges allow participants to expand their comfort zones and recognize fears that may block personal achievement.  Each moment is rich with discoveries, whether a person is climbing, supporting ‘on belay’, or finding an effective way to encourage a teammate.

Team Building – Designed to help promote group unity, communication and trust, our ropes courses are the perfect setting to enhance self-esteem and develop self-confidence. Our state of the art Low and High Ropes Courses enable participants to grow at team and individual levels, exploring risk, leadership, communication, problem solving and coaching.

Archery– Equipment is provided and a certified staff member will oversee the activity.alt archery

Outdoor Education Programs – Copper Cannon’s location bordering the White Mountain National Forest is the perfect backdrop for teaching students about stewardship of the environment, conservation and local ecology. We recognize that curricular activities, when balanced with recreational activities, further accentuate the learning process. Our programming is flexible and can be adapted to meet state curriculum guidelines for science at any grade.

To learn more about Copper Cannon’s completely customizable programing click here

Winter Program –  When the snow arrives, Copper Cannon’s miles of hiking trails become idyllic snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails. Skiers can take advantage of our White Mountain location. Copper Cannon is situated 10 minutes from Cannon Mountain and is within easy 25-minute drive to Bretton Woods and Loon Mountain. Our heated lodges and meeting areas allow for a great ski experience and our excellent food and hungry skier-sized portions will be sure to make you want to visit again.

We highly recommend you visit Copper Cannon prior to booking a reservation to ensure that our site will meet your group’s needs. We must escort visitors, and want to answer any questions that arise, so please inquire with our staff about the best time to visit.

If you have any questions about the Copper Cannon organization, site, programs, or other information about renting, feel free to send us an email or give us a call at (603) 823-8107.

Camp Address

Mailing: P.O. Box 124 Franconia, NH 03580 Physical: 231 Gale River Rd Bethlehem, NH 03574
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