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Camp Kiwanee

Hanson , MA

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Hanson, MA 02341 US

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Kimberly
Wedding:
6/4/2017
5.0/5.0
We are getting married June 2017 and so far everything has gone great! Nicole has been awesome at answering any questions we have. Update to come after our wedding.
We are getting married June 2017 and so far everything has gone great! Nicole has been awesome at answering any questions Read more...
We are getting married June 2017 and so far everything has gone great! Nicole has been awesome at answering any questions we have. Update to come after our wedding. Read less
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Maggie
Wedding:
7/15/2016
5.0/5.0
Camp Kiwanee was a beautiful place to get married! The backdrop was perfect and everyone complimented us on how beautiful everything looked. Nicole was very responsive and easy to work with and the crew at Camp Kiwanee were very helpful. The vendors they suggested were great! I can't imagine my wedding happening anywhere else :)
Camp Kiwanee was a beautiful place to get married! The backdrop was perfect and everyone complimented us on how beautiful Read more...
Camp Kiwanee was a beautiful place to get married! The backdrop was perfect and everyone complimented us on how beautiful everything looked. Nicole was very responsive and easy to work with and the crew at Camp Kiwanee were very helpful. The vendors they suggested were great! I can't imagine my wedding happening anywhere else :) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.9/5.0
Camp Kiwanee Needles Lodge was the perfect place for us to get married. It provided the rustic, natural atmosphere we wanted with amenities that a back-yard or park could not. We had the ceremony and cocktail hour on the beautiful, large porch and the reception (130 guests) in the main hall. We brought in table decorations and a few odds and ends, but the gorgeous space and natural beauty did so much to build ambiance on its own. While we had the perfect weather for a May wedding, I felt so assured leading up to the wedding that if it poured or was cold, we wouldn't skip a beat. Even though the venue rental is space-only, they did provide some day-of support to keep things running smoothly. Nicole was very responsive and helpful leading up to the day, answering any questions we had and making the space available to view when we needed an extra visit. I highly recommend Camp Kiwanee to any Boston-area bride who is looking to get away from the city and wow their guests with a charming, beautiful venue!
Camp Kiwanee Needles Lodge was the perfect place for us to get married. It provided the rustic, natural atmosphere we Read more...
Camp Kiwanee Needles Lodge was the perfect place for us to get married. It provided the rustic, natural atmosphere we wanted with amenities that a back-yard or park could not. We had the ceremony and cocktail hour on the beautiful, large porch and the reception (130 guests) in the main hall. We brought in table decorations and a few odds and ends, but the gorgeous space and natural beauty did so much to build ambiance on its own. While we had the perfect weather for a May wedding, I felt so assured leading up to the wedding that if it poured or was cold, we wouldn't skip a beat. Even though the venue rental is space-only, they did provide some day-of support to keep things running smoothly. Nicole was very responsive and helpful leading up to the day, answering any questions we had and making the space available to view when we needed an extra visit. I highly recommend Camp Kiwanee to any Boston-area bride who is looking to get away from the city and wow their guests with a charming, beautiful venue! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
10/24/2015
4.8/5.0
AMAZING VENUE! I am so thrilled to be a month and a half away from my wedding at this beautiful location. Nicole has been amazing and so helpful with all my questions and concerns. We even got to book the cabins for overnight camping for our friends. If you're looking for a rustic location but with top notch quality I would 100% recommend Camp Kiwanee.
AMAZING VENUE! I am so thrilled to be a month and a half away from my wedding at this beautiful location. Nicole has been Read more...
AMAZING VENUE! I am so thrilled to be a month and a half away from my wedding at this beautiful location. Nicole has been amazing and so helpful with all my questions and concerns. We even got to book the cabins for overnight camping for our friends. If you're looking for a rustic location but with top notch quality I would 100% recommend Camp Kiwanee. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/5/2015
5.0/5.0
I couldn't imagine having my wedding anywhere else! This place is amazing, from the gorgeous background for the ceremony to the rustic feel of the lodge - everything was perfect. The staff is so helpful - specifically Nicole and Jim, who are both very accommodating and really great to work with! We also stayed overnight in the cabins, and the guests absolutely loved the idea! Heard from multiple people that it was the best wedding they had ever been to - and I have Camp Kiwanee to thank for that!
I couldn't imagine having my wedding anywhere else! This place is amazing, from the gorgeous background for the ceremony Read more...
I couldn't imagine having my wedding anywhere else! This place is amazing, from the gorgeous background for the ceremony to the rustic feel of the lodge - everything was perfect. The staff is so helpful - specifically Nicole and Jim, who are both very accommodating and really great to work with! We also stayed overnight in the cabins, and the guests absolutely loved the idea! Heard from multiple people that it was the best wedding they had ever been to - and I have Camp Kiwanee to thank for that! Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
8/29/2015
4.8/5.0
Camp Kiwanee is a beautiful place to have your wedding. I could not be more happy with the venue and how my wedding turned out. At this venue you are able to make your wedding into whatever you want, basically a DIY kind of way. You basically are paying just for the venue itself. The rest is up to you, which I thought was going to be the worst....but it really wasn't!!. They were very helpful with who to hire for caterers and which services were familiar with the venue. We used a caterer that was also a wedding planner which made the day of the wedding a piece of cake (Smoke and Pickles). All I had to do was show up! They provide a bartending service at Camp Kiwanee and they were wonderful and accommodating as well. You also have the choice to rent the campground for 24 hours. It is a camp ground and has cabins available to rent for a fee the night of your wedding. We did this and it was the best idea ever, made the night even more special and fun just to be able to spend more time with your guests (You pay so much for a wedding, why not spend 24 hours celebrating!). My wedding pictures came out amazing, with the lake, porch, barns and cabins I got the rustic pictures I have always dreamed of. I got so many complements about how fun and relaxed my wedding was, and that is was the best wedding some people have ever been to. I highly recommend this venue!!!!
Camp Kiwanee is a beautiful place to have your wedding. I could not be more happy with the venue and how my wedding turned Read more...
Camp Kiwanee is a beautiful place to have your wedding. I could not be more happy with the venue and how my wedding turned out. At this venue you are able to make your wedding into whatever you want, basically a DIY kind of way. You basically are paying just for the venue itself. The rest is up to you, which I thought was going to be the worst....but it really wasn't!!. They were very helpful with who to hire for caterers and which services were familiar with the venue. We used a caterer that was also a wedding planner which made the day of the wedding a piece of cake (Smoke and Pickles). All I had to do was show up! They provide a bartending service at Camp Kiwanee and they were wonderful and accommodating as well. You also have the choice to rent the campground for 24 hours. It is a camp ground and has cabins available to rent for a fee the night of your wedding. We did this and it was the best idea ever, made the night even more special and fun just to be able to spend more time with your guests (You pay so much for a wedding, why not spend 24 hours celebrating!). My wedding pictures came out amazing, with the lake, porch, barns and cabins I got the rustic pictures I have always dreamed of. I got so many complements about how fun and relaxed my wedding was, and that is was the best wedding some people have ever been to. I highly recommend this venue!!!! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
8/15/2015
5.0/5.0
Camp Kiwanee is a wonderful place to get married. We loved this relaxed rustic venue. We decided to have our ceremony and reception here. All the staff were so accommodating, easy going, and fun (especially Jim and Ally). We also reserved the south side cabins for the night, which our guest really enjoyed. The prices were very reasonable compared to other venues we looked at. If you're looking for a woodsy, rustic feel we highly recommend Camp Kiwanee! Our wedding was the best day/night!
Camp Kiwanee is a wonderful place to get married. We loved this relaxed rustic venue. We decided to have our ceremony and Read more...
Camp Kiwanee is a wonderful place to get married. We loved this relaxed rustic venue. We decided to have our ceremony and reception here. All the staff were so accommodating, easy going, and fun (especially Jim and Ally). We also reserved the south side cabins for the night, which our guest really enjoyed. The prices were very reasonable compared to other venues we looked at. If you're looking for a woodsy, rustic feel we highly recommend Camp Kiwanee! Our wedding was the best day/night! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We knew Camp Kiwanee was the perfect venue for our wedding as soon as we saw it. It was the perfect blend of rustic, beauty, and charm. The main lodge is exquisite, and anything but rustic! It overlooks the lake, providing an amazing backdrop for getting married on the porch. We had about 115 people seated inside for our reception dinner and dancing, and easily could have fit more. The caterer we used, Famolare's, did an amazing job with cocktail hour then delicious food. The bartending service (you have to go with them as part of the Camp Kiwanee contract if you want booze) was friendly, flexible, and professional. Nicole was so helpful with office and logistic questions, and Jim the caretaker was super helpful with more specific questions about the buildings and grounds, and he was so great the day of. We rented out the pavilion and cabins; most of our friends opted to stay in the cabins, and we had an amazing afterparty in the pavilion, followed by a bagel brunch the next morning. We provided school bus transportation back to a hotel for our guests who wanted a hotel option. It was an amazing day that fulfilled all out wedding dreams. It wouldn't have happened without Camp Kiwanee or the amazing staff there!
We knew Camp Kiwanee was the perfect venue for our wedding as soon as we saw it. It was the perfect blend of rustic, Read more...
We knew Camp Kiwanee was the perfect venue for our wedding as soon as we saw it. It was the perfect blend of rustic, beauty, and charm. The main lodge is exquisite, and anything but rustic! It overlooks the lake, providing an amazing backdrop for getting married on the porch. We had about 115 people seated inside for our reception dinner and dancing, and easily could have fit more. The caterer we used, Famolare's, did an amazing job with cocktail hour then delicious food. The bartending service (you have to go with them as part of the Camp Kiwanee contract if you want booze) was friendly, flexible, and professional. Nicole was so helpful with office and logistic questions, and Jim the caretaker was super helpful with more specific questions about the buildings and grounds, and he was so great the day of. We rented out the pavilion and cabins; most of our friends opted to stay in the cabins, and we had an amazing afterparty in the pavilion, followed by a bagel brunch the next morning. We provided school bus transportation back to a hotel for our guests who wanted a hotel option. It was an amazing day that fulfilled all out wedding dreams. It wouldn't have happened without Camp Kiwanee or the amazing staff there! Read less
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Valarie
Wedding:
7/24/2015
4.8/5.0
We had the best time ever all of our guests could not stop talking about just how beautiful the venue was
We had the best time ever all of our guests could not stop talking about just how beautiful the venue was
We had the best time ever all of our guests could not stop talking about just how beautiful the venue was Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
5/30/2015
5.0/5.0
We LOVED having our wedding at Camp Kiwanee! The location is both rustic and gorgeous, we were able to have many of our family and friends stay over in the campgrounds for a rockin afterparty, and we loved how flexible the staff was. The only vendor they require you to use is their own alcohol supplier, so we were able to bring in all our own vendors. Many people have really low-key weddings at the camp, but we had a slightly more swanky affair with a live funk band on their built-in stage and stations of small plate cuisine. It perfectly matched our vision of a funky fairy-tale ball! Highly recommended!!!!!

One thing to note - they say the venue can accommodate 200, but the main room felt pretty full with about 130 people and it was standing-room-only in the library when we had our ceremony on the porch. If you actually have 200 people, it would probably feel very crowded.
We LOVED having our wedding at Camp Kiwanee! The location is both rustic and gorgeous, we were able to have many of our Read more...
We LOVED having our wedding at Camp Kiwanee! The location is both rustic and gorgeous, we were able to have many of our family and friends stay over in the campgrounds for a rockin afterparty, and we loved how flexible the staff was. The only vendor they require you to use is their own alcohol supplier, so we were able to bring in all our own vendors. Many people have really low-key weddings at the camp, but we had a slightly more swanky affair with a live funk band on their built-in stage and stations of small plate cuisine. It perfectly matched our vision of a funky fairy-tale ball! Highly recommended!!!!!

One thing to note - they say the venue can accommodate 200, but the main room felt pretty full with about 130 people and it was standing-room-only in the library when we had our ceremony on the porch. If you actually have 200 people, it would probably feel very crowded. Read less
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