Whale Camp started out as a school field trip – can you believe it? Teachers Dennis and Orma Bowen started Whale Camp in 1984, bringing their students from Woodlynde School in Pennsylvania, USA up to Grand Manan Island in New Brunswick, Canada. They explored the natural beauty of the island and surrounding Bay of Fundy and set to work on turning it into a hands-on, outdoor classroom! From there, word spread quickly to more interested families on the East Coast of the United States. These days, we still get the majority of our families coming from New Jersey, New York, Boston, Washington, New Hampshire, and surrounding areas because of our Pennsylvania beginnings!!