Pinewoods Dance Camp
Newbiggin dance pavilion at Pinewoods
|Location||80 Cornish Field Rd., Plymouth, Massachusetts|
|Area||31 acres (13 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||09001151|
|Added to NRHP||December 16, 2009|
Pinewoods is a dance and music camp located at 80 Cornish Field Road, between Long Pond and Round Pond in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, on 31 acres (13 ha) of land.
The camp has several activity buildings and residential cabins which are occupied and used by visiting customers in the summer. Initially known as "Pine Tree Camp", it was founded in 1919 by Helen Osborne Storrow as the first National Girl Scout Leadership Training School. In 1933, the facility was converted for use as a dance camp. The name was changed to Pinewoods Camp in 1935. Storrow died in 1944, and left the property to Lily and Rick Conant, who operated the property until 1976. At that time its ownership was transferred to Pinewoods Camp, Inc., a non-profit that now runs the facility.
Each summer, Pinewoods Camp hosts 13 sessions, some week long, some on weekends. Each session features music and dancing educational programs for adults and is run by one of five Program Providers:
- The Country Dance & Song Society 
- The Country Dance Society, Boston Centre 
- The Folk Arts Center of New England 
- The Folk Music Society of New York 
- Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Boston Branch 
Pinewoods Camp’s facilities include four open-sided dance pavilions (C#, C# minor, Ampleforth and Newbiggin), a dining hall and kitchen, a camp house and rustic cabins for up to 140 campers, plus offices, housing for staff and support facilities. Three of the pavilions and the dining-hall/kitchen were renovated as part of a recent capital campaign and are handicapped accessible, though some other facilities are not.
- Country dance
- Contra dance
- Folk music
- International folk dance
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "NRHP nomination for Pinewoods Camp". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-23.
- Country Dance and Song Society
- Country Dance Society, Boston Centre
- Folk Arts Center of New England
- Folk Music Society of New York
- Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
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