You remember summer camp, right? Trying your hand at archery for the first time? Drinking "bug juice" at the lodge? Going to your bunk every night smelling like a campfire and exhausted from swimming in the lake and playing capture the flag? Waiting for a handwritten letter from your parents?

For those of you who have been to summer camp, you know it can create lasting memories.

Beyond the more traditional camp experience, there are also camps that focus on theater, arts and crafts and even space travel. And, if you're looking for day camps in the area, Bangor and Brewer both offer activities through their respective parks and recreation departments.

Here are some of the best summer camps in and around Bangor.