Maine Fiddle Camp

A multi-generational, lakeside, weekend (June) or week-long (June & August) music camp for all ages and levels of ability. Families welcome. Dance music in Scots-Irish, French Canadian, Canadian Maritime & Scandinavian traditions as they’ve evolved in Maine. Learn by ear, learn to play in an ensemble. Staff of scores of traditional musicians giving fiddle, piano, guitar, mandolin, banjo, cello, accordion, ukulele, flute and pennywhistle, mountain dulcimer, harmonica, bass and other classes and workshops with performances, jams, singing, dancing, and swimming.  Read more…

What’s New?


(6/5/2017) Online registration will stay open until we fill up. Click HERE to register and pay by mail, or HERE to register and pay by PayPal or credit card!


(6/3/2017) Hi campers! Well it's June, Maine Fiddle Camp begins on June 16, and there is still plenty of room in all the sessions!! There are three camps in June, two weekends and one full week. The dates are listed to the left here.. We've got a great staff lined up, Camp NEOFA is all cleaned up and ready to go, the weather forecast has the temperatures trending UP, there's plenty of water in True's Pond,... so,... what's holding you back!! (more)

New Simon St. Pierre Interview Video

(5/7/2017) In honor of the untimely passing of Maine's legendary Simon St. Pierre in 2016 we are celebrating his music this year at Maine Fiddle Camp. Click HERE to view the last interview and music playing I did with him just a few years ago, and his fiddling is still masterful and a classic example of our region's fiddling style. More tunes from this session on mp3 are available on our website: www.mainefiddlecamp.org. Also there will be an upcoming version, just music performance, with many more tunes from Simon.

FIFTH annual “Squeezebox weekend” at Maine Fiddle Camp, June 23-25, 2017

(4/20/2017) What could be better?  Join Sabin, JimmyJo, David, Nancy 3, and Doug for some great free-reeding. (more)

Dates for 2017 Maine Fiddle Camps


Here are the dates! Start making your plans now!

June weekend I - June 16-18, 2017

June Week - June 18-23, 2017

June weekend II - June 23-25, 2017

August week I - Aug 6-11, 2017

August week II - Aug 13-18, 2017

Note that the calendar has finally benefitted us by moving the start of Maine Fiddle Camp later in the month of June and, therefore, farther from the end of school! The August sessions are a couple days earlier as well, so (more)

Like MFC? Send Us a Review

(5/9/2016) Hi Fiddle Campers and potential Fiddle Campers! A few days ago we received a very nice review of MFC for the first August Camp last year. This was so great, we realized we need a page just for folks to send in "testimonials". You will now see that at the top of the web page and can access it here. Feel free to send Camp reviews to us (email hidden; JavaScript is required) and we will review and possibly post them on the website. We won't use your full name if you don't want us to.. Thanks.. - bill o.

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You Asked For It: Maine Fiddle Camp Director Doug Protsik

(6/1/2015) Published on Jun 1, 2015 Maine Fiddle Camp Director Doug Protsik talks about this multi-generational tradition music camp and demonstrates the music on various instruments offered at the camp in an interview by Ann Page.