Umcolcus Camps

Rates, Policies and General Information

If you are looking for a secluded wilderness setting for a class or family reunion, retreats, receptions or youth group gatherings, we at Umcolcus Sporting Camps would be happy to work with you to accomodate your special needs. For your enjoyment, we have a horseshoe pit and volleyball. Also a fire ring where guests have the opportunity to meet each other and exchange their favorite stories, roast marshmallows, play guitar and sing or just sit and enjoy the stars.


What does the name mean? "Umcolcus" is an Indian word meaning "whistling duck" The goldeneye ducks' wings whistle as it flies


Cabin Rates

(per person)
(dbl. Occupancy)
(per person)
(dbl. Occupancy)
Housekeeping $50 $350
Full American $110 $750
During fall hunting seasons, we have separate rates for our hunting guests. Please visit our hunting pages for specific lodging information.
Two (2) night minimum stay.

Special Family Rates


# of Guests
Daily Rate
Weekly Rate

Cabin#1 Bears Den

1-4 $100 $675 View cabin

Cabin#2 Stream Camp

3-8 $125 $850 View cabin

Cabin #3 Moose View

4-11 $175 $1200 View cabin

Cabin #4 Whispering Pines

3-8 $150 $1025 View cabin


Available Mid-May thru September. Two (2) night minimum stay.
Family rates are based on two adults with up to four children 17 yrs old and under. Please add $20 per day or $120 per week for each additional adult.
Modified American Plan or meals can be arranged and priced separately by advance reservation at time of booking.

Deposit and Cancellation Policy

All rates are per person and subject to 8% Maine State sales tax. Rates do not include gratuities, which are not expected but greatly appreciated.


A 30% non-refundable deposit is required for confirmation of reservation. Balance due is expected upon arrival, either cash or check.


Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of your deposit within 14 days of making a telephone reservation. We cannot risk losing a reservation while waiting indefinitely for a deposit.


If for any reason you find you cannot fulfill your reservation, your deposit can be held for a future reservation or with a 30-day cancellation notice, will be refunded less a $30 cancellation fee.


Late arrivals and early departures leave vacancies impossible to fill on short notice. The cabin has been reserved for you in good faith for the full time that you have requested. Therefore there is no refund for late arrivals or early departures or missed meals. Your deposit provides assurance to both you and us of your confirmed reservation.


*Rates subject to change without notice.


  • Check in time after 2:00 p.m. - Must arrive before 9:00 p.m. - Check out time: before 10:00 a.m. (except when other arrangements are made in advance)
  • To respect other camp guests, we ask that there be quiet hours from 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • For groups of 12 or more, we will deal solely with group organizer and deduct 10% off total bill. Please have all members pay you directly and submit one single payment to us."No refund for no shows"- group organizer gets one night's lodging only free.
  • American Plan meals are served in the Goldeneye Lodge which has a "Thank You For Not Smoking" policy.
  • No charge for canoe / kayak use. (Paddles & flotation devices included)


We Accept Cash and Checks Only. Additional $35 charge for returned checks.


Sorry NO PETS PLEASE - So that our guests can enjoy the peacefulness and tranquility of our cozy wilderness hideaway and the opportunity to observe wildlife undisturbed. Sporting dogs are allowed during hunting season but must be crated.



We are located approximately 130 miles north of Bangor. Follow I-95 north to Exit 264 at Sherman. Take Route 11 north approximately 50 miles to the Oxbow Road on the left. Follow the Oxbow Road 6 miles to the Oxbow Post Office on the right directly after the bridge (where we live) or continue on up the road another mile to the Smith Brook Road on the left (dirt road & a green Umcolcus sign). Continue on the Smith Brook Road approximately 2 miles and bear left at the Y (white Umcolcus sign in tree). Continue approximately 2 more miles and take the road straight ahead (green Umcolcus sign). Continue approximately 2 more miles directly to camp. Welcome to Umcolcus Sporting Camps!