The Cape Cod Mandolin
Camp will be held in Sandwich, Massachusetts -- Cape Cod's oldest
town, and one of its most popular resorts. The weather is ideal
in September! Families are encouraged to attend. There's plenty
to do for everyone, even if only one family member is participating
in the Camp.
East Sandwich Grange
This is a 19th-Century
community center, renovated in 1937, and approximately two miles
from the Oceanside Cottages. It's in excellent condition, and
full of Cape Cod flavor.
The Grange Hall will
be the site of the two CCMC concerts: faculty concert on Saturday evening, and student performances on Sunday afternoon.
The student concert is free and open to the public.
The Grange Hall
is directly adjacent to the Benjamin Nye House, one of Sandwich's
be in housekeeping cottages at East Sandwich Beach. These are
comfortable rental cottages directly on one of Cape Cod's most
scenic beaches. The cottages are equipped with complete kitchens.
Complimentary breakfast and a simple sandwich lunch will be provided,
as well as a community dinner on Saturday.
A central part of the
CCMC experience is sharing a cottage. For most, living rooms double as
classrooms. If you prefer not to be part of this arrangement please let
The Cottages are small
but comfortable. Most cottages have two or three bedrooms (maximum
4 or 6 persons per cottage. When registering for housing please
Single occupancy: you will have a private room
in a two- or three-bedroom cottage. Bathroom, kitchen and living
room are shared.
Double occupany: you
will share a twin bedroom with one other person in a two- or
For those who prefer,
there are several hotels nearby:
The Inn at Sandwich Bed &
miles, but recommended!)
Contact info for hotels and more around Sandwich is HERE. The nearest hotels:
within a mile or so:
Spring Garden Inn
Spring Hill Motor Lodge
Pine Grove Cottages
Earl of Sandwich
a little farther:
Sandy Neck Motel
Shady Nook Inn
are welcome to bring the whole family for a beachside vacation! Spouses
of camp participants should register for double-occupancy housing.
Groups may also request to share a cottage. Week-long packages are also
cottage living rooms will double as classrooms during the day. Please
specify if you do NOT wish to stay in one of these cottages.
simple lunch and Saturday night dinner will be provided. We'll bring
breakfast supplies for preparation in your own cottage -- all cottages
have full kitchens. There is no central dining facility.
those who prefer restaurant dining, there are three moderately priced,
Cape Cod-style restaurants within one mile of the cottages. There's
also an excellent variety of restaurants within just a few minutes'