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Camps and Summer Programs

The Camp Resource Guide (CRG) is featured in our March annual camp issue, accessible from the home page.  Check back to this page for continuous updates as more camps & summer programs join all the time! For more information about this program, and the opportunity to join, email the publisher at dan.orawiec@ctparent.com.

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Day Programs (by locations)

Residential and Specialized Programs

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Fairfield County

 

Alliance Française of Greenwich

299 Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830

(203) 629-1340

www.afgreenwich.org

Alliance Française of Greenwich’s FRENCH SUMMER CAMP is designed to provide maximum exposure to French language and culture. Children explore French through interactive games, story-telling, acting and singing. Teenagers review concepts to get good grades when school starts.

The Apple Blossom School’s Waldorf Inspired Summer Program

440 Danbury Road

Wilton, CT 06897

(203) 493-4003  

www.appleblossomschool.org

Teepees and Drums (weeks 1 & 2), June 15-19; June 22-26. Birds and Bugs (weeks 3 & 4), June 29-July 3; July 6-10. Activities include nature exploration, free play, climbing trees, watercolor painting, gardening, circle games, cooking, crafts and more.

Bartlett Arboretum

151 Brookdale Road

Stamford, CT 06903

(203) 883-4035

www.bartlettarboretum.org

Our camp programs offer immersion into the natural world through the exploration of the Arboretum’s 93 acres of forest and gardens. Each week is hands-on and incorporates STEAM concepts. We make nature inviting and engaging. Eight themed nature immersion experiences! Grades K-5.

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

4 Horseneck Lane

Greenwich, CT 06830

(203) 869-3224

www.BGCG.org/camp2020

Kids, ages 6-15, will have FUN this summer at BGCG’s Camp Simmons, Clubhouse Camp or Teen Camp! Camp is $150/week/child. Counselor-in-Training program available. Clubhouse Camp offers extended hours until 6 p.m. and an option for Greenwich Public School Summer School Program students. Bright Horizons Locations throughout Fairfield County www.brighthorizons.com/ct Our summer program is designed to meet the needs of working parents while offering a jam-packed and fun-filled schedule for children. Campers will enjoy hands-on crafts and activities, field trips, guest visitors, special events and more. Flexible schedules; full- and part-time options available, and you can choose your weeks.

Camp at Waldorf

Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

40 Dodgingtown Road

Newtown, CT 06470

(203) 364-1113

www.waldorfct.org/camp

Join us this summer at the only K-8 Waldorf school in CT. Younger children (ages 3-8) experience various outdoor activities, water and sand play, healthy movement, the arts and more. Older children (ages 8-14) learn archery, acrobatics, arts, building projects and more. June 22-August 14.

Camp Invention

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) 968-4332

www.invent.org/camp

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers K-6 will build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas!

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06610

(203) 394-6565

www.beardsleyzoo.org

Children, ages 6-14, get a fun week of tours and behind-the-scenes experiences. Activities may include making enrichment items for the animals, watching training procedures, learning about new habitats and more. Older children may learn tracking, scientific observation and artifact identification.

 

Curtain Call, Inc. Theatre Arts Classes

1349 Newfield Avenue

Stamford, CT 06905

(203) 329-8207, ext. 16

www.curtaincallinc.com

For nearly 30 years, Curtain Call has provided year-round live, theatrical productions and theatre arts classes for kids, teens and adults, as well as summer vacation programs for ages 6 to 16. A professional theatre facility with a staff of local teaching artists dedicated to the arts.

 

Debate Camp at Greenwich Academy

200 N. Maple Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06830

(888) 512-8154

www.debatecamp.com/greenwich

Time for some fun, phone-free, future-ready skills development? Debate Camp provides young people, entering grades 5-10, with a safe place to develop their public speaking and parliamentary debate skills. In 2020, we are offering 2 weeks in Greenwich, June 8 - 12 and June 15 - 19, 8:30am to 4:30pm.  It is a fun, intellectually-engaging and confidence-building week.  Join us!

 

The Discovery Museum

4450 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

(203) 372-3521

www.discoverymuseum.org

Summer programs at the Discovery Museum engage, excite and educate young learners through hands-on exploration. We inspire wonder and ignite creativity, laying the foundation for a lifetime love of learning science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Whether you are looking for engineering, astronomy, programming, or food science, come make your next great discovery!

 

Farm to Forest Camp at the Unquowa School

981 Stratfield Road

Fairfield, CT 06825

(203) 336-3801

www.unquowa.org/farm-camp

Join us and learn that we are all stewards of the Earth! Visit an organic farm, community gardens and local forests and get hands-on, bringing back the bounty to make lunch with the chefs. Campers explore the natural world through environmental science and art. Nurture your child’s a passion to protect nature.

 

Flash Pointe Dance

1657 Post Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

(203) 259-1600

www.flashpointedance.com

Whether you are looking for weekly camps to experience all dance styles, themed camps for younger dancers, teen walk-in classes, Mommy & Me classes or intermediate-advanced classes, FPD has it all. Take the summer to try something new or continue your training.

Just Wee Two

Locations in Greenwich, Stamford and Westchester County, NY

(800) 404-2204

www.justweetwo.com 

Children, 8 months-3.5 years and grownups, participate in: arts/crafts, music playtime and story time. Each class is 1.5 hours and limited to 10 children with caregiver. Partial separation and 2-hour separation classes offered. Three, 11-week sessions: fall, winter and spring; 6-week summer session.

 

King Summer Institute

1450 Newfield Avenue

Stamford, CT 06905

(203) 322-3496, ext. 500

www.kingschoolct.org/summer-institute

Prepare for the upcoming school year and earn credit with academic classes for grades 3-12. Enhance your skills and train with top coaches at sports clinics for grades 1-12. Explore STEM, sports, art and more at Fun Camp for Kindergarten - Grade 5. Learn more and register today!

 

Kumon

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) ABC-MATH (800-222-6284)

www.kumon.com

This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. Your child will develop problem solving skills in an individualized program that helps them become confident and independent self-learners. The Kumon Method has been helping children with math and reading for over 50 years.

New Canaan Nature Center Summer Camp

144 Oenoke Ridge Road

New Canaan, CT 06840

(203) 966-9577

www.newcanaannature.org

New Canaan’s most popular summer camp for over 41 years! Weekly themes inspire young adventurers as they learn and play in our 40 acres of ponds, fields and forest. Each session gives children an opportunity to simply “be a kid” while exploring the marvels of nature.

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Program

(800) DAY-CARE  

www.pumpkinpreschool.com

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Programs are available at all three locations: Fairfield (203-255-7505), Westport (203-226-1277) and Shelton (203-926-1800). Full day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: 6 weeks-8 years. Staff maintains a balanced program of discovery learning and experiences filled with educational activities. Field trips and special events.

 

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

303 West Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06850

(203) 899 0606  

www.steppingstonesmuseum.org

Going the distance for children with week-long Camp Adventures at Stepping Stones featuring dinosaur discoveries, Eco Kids investigations, music making, science central explorations and Summer Olympic celebrations! June 22 – August 21. 

 

Summer at Wooster

Danbury, CT 06810

(203) 830-3921

www.summeratwooster.org

We believe summer is a time for kids to be kids. It's as simple as that. Our camp experience is designed around giving kids the chance to tap into what makes them happy, what challenges them, what sparks curiosity, what causes fits of giggles, what inspires creativity, what drives ambition, and what creates lasting friendships. Camp dates are June 22 through August 7, 2020 for Pre-K through 8th grade.

Two Coyotes Wilderness School

197 Huntingtown Road, Newtown, CT 06470

113 Simsbury Road, Granby, CT 06090

(203) 843-3112

www.twocoyotes.org

A non-profit nature mentoring organization connects people to nature, community and self. Day camps (ages 0-15) teach handmade crafts from natural materials, tracking animals, building forts, shelters, etc. Campers learn games, songs, and time to explore. Select overnights.
           

Wakeman Smilow-Burroughs Summer Camp 2020

2414 Fairfield Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06605

(203) 908-3378

www.wakemanclub.org

Enjoy our full day camp filled with indoor and outdoor sports, computers, game room, arts & crafts, academics, educational group games, studio time, guest speakers and special one day events! Full day camp runs from 8am-5:30pm for 1-week sessions. Specialty camps will also be offered. Campers must currently be enrolled in 1st-8th grade in the 2019-2020 school year.

Whitby School Day Camps

969 Lake Avenue

Greenwich, CT 06831

(203) 869-8464

www.whitbyschool.org/summer

Customize your child’s camp experience this summer to best suit their academic and athletic interests. Choose from soccer, martial arts, science, programming, chess, parkour, art and more! Half and full-day coed camp options for children up to age 7. Enroll your child(ren) in one or all four week-long sessions that run 6/24-7/15. Early Childhood program for ages 18 months-5 years. 

 

Winston Preparatory School Summer Program

57 West Rocks Road

Norwalk, CT 06851

(203) 229-0465, ext. 5645

www.winstonprep.edu/our-campuses/ct/summer-program  

Offering 4-12 graders an individually designed program aimed to enhance academic skills and foster independence. One-on-one focus instruction designed to develop language, encoding/decoding, reading comprehension, writing, math, test prep, organization and time management. June 24- July 24, 2020.

Woodcock Nature Center

56 Deer Run Road

Wilton/Ridgefield, CT 06897

(203) 762-7280  

www.woodcocknaturecenter.org

Explore Woodcock’s 150-acre preserve with experienced environmental educators who teach conservation and awareness of the natural environment through animal encounters, nature crafts, hiking, kayaking on our pond, wilderness skills and, of course lots of fun and adventure!

Greater Hartford

Camp Invention

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) 968-4332

www.invent.org/camp

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers K-6 will build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas!

Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Boulevard

Hartford, CT 06103

(860) 520-2177

ctsciencecenter.org

Hands-on science enrichment for campers in grades 1-6. Includes structured activities with our STEM Educators and supervised free time to explore galleries and exhibits. Camp themes help develop science concepts, guiding campers to a greater understanding of science and its application to the real world.

 

Debate Camp at Kingswood Oxford School

170 Kingswood Road

West Hartford, CT 06119

(888) 512-8154

www.debatecamp.com/west-hartford

Time for some fun, phone-free, future-ready skills development? Debate Camp provides young people, entering grades 5-10, with a safe place to develop their public speaking and parliamentary debate skills. In 2020, we are offering 1 week in West Hartford, July 6 – 10, 8:30am to 4:30pm.  It is a fun, intellectually-engaging and confidence-building week.  Join us!

Family Adventure Days at Connecticut Historical Society

1 Elizabeth Street

Hartford, CT 06105

(860) 236-5621

www.chs.org/FAD

Experience Family Adventure Day drop-in programs at the Connecticut Historical Society! Uncover the past through exploration and discovery on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. Each week we’ll explore a new theme from long ago by looking closely at artifacts, making crafts, playing games and much more. Visit CHS.org/FAD.

High Meadow Day Camp

Granby, CT 06035

(860) 212-5142

www.highmeadowdaycamp.com  

Coed for ages 4-13. Traditional programs for great summer fun. Bus transportation and meals included. ACA accredited. Contact the director for more information. Open House scheduled for May 3, 2020. We are what summer is meant to be!

Kumon

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) ABC-MATH (800-222-6284)

www.kumon.com  

This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. Your child will develop problem solving skills in an individualized program that helps them become confident and independent self-learners. The Kumon Method has been helping children with math and reading for over 50 years.

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Program

(800) DAY-CARE  

www.pumpkinpreschool.com

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Programs are available at all three locations: Fairfield (203-255-7505), Westport (203-226-1277) and Shelton (203-926-1800). Full day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: 6 weeks-8 years. Staff maintains a balanced program of discovery learning and experiences filled with educational activities. Field trips and special events.

 

The Summer Place at the University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 768-4432 

www.summerplaceprograms.com  

Watch as The University of Hartford and Watkinson School campus’ come alive each summer with four enrichment programs for campers in preschool through 11th grade. Each program is unique, but shares a common commitment to excellence in curriculum, staff and facilities. Learning and fun go hand-in-hand.

 

Talcott Mountain Science Center

Montevideo Road

Avon, CT 06001

(860) 677-8571

www.tmsc.org/summer

Discover nature and high-tech science — in a one-of-a-kind mountaintop campus! Explore everything from astronomy to animals, magic to music, rocketry to robotics and game making to geocaching. Also learn computer graphics, 3D printing and more. Sessions are for students entering grades K-8.

Greater New Haven

 

Allegro Performing Arts Academy

29 Soundview Road, Unit 8

Guilford, CT 06437

(203) 458-1929

www.allegropaacademy.com

6 week summer music program beginning June 22. 1-hour weekly Music Classes for 2-3 year olds and 4-5 year olds; Introductory Piano Classes for 5-1/2-7 year olds; Children's Chorus for 6-12 year olds; and Musical Theater Classes and Productions for 5-7 year olds (2 hrs./week), and 8-13 year olds (3 hrs./week).

Camp Invention

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) 968-4332

www.invent.org/camp

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers K-6 will build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas!

Guilford Art Center Summer Youth Program

411 Church Street

Guilford, CT 06437

(203) 453-5947

www.guilfordartcenter.org

July 6 - August 28, students, ages 4-12 , can choose a variety of classes including ceramics, painting and drawing, sewing and more. Week-long classes run 9 a.m.-noon; and 1-4 p.m. Classes may be combined for a full day. Tuition assistance available. Teen blacksmithing classes also offered.

Hamden Hall Summer Programs

1108 Whitney Avenue & 225 Skiff Street

Hamden, CT 06517

(203) 752-2600

www.hamdenhall.org 

Offering a comprehensive summer program that provides a wide range of activities, sports, and academic enrichment opportunities for children entering Preschool through Grade 12, including the traditional Camp Hornet at the Beckerman Athletic Center. Ages 3-5 will enjoy the Early Childhood Discovery Program.

Hamden Heronettes Synchronized Swimming

Hamden, CT 06514

(203) 850-7058  

www.heronettes.org

Competitive team for swimmers in grades 2-12. Intro to Synchro classes offered year-round at Hamden High School pool. Synchro is a creative endurance sport, where athletes are artistic, powerful, passionate performers. The only sport which combines swimming, gymnastics, & dance.

Holiday Hill Day Camp

Cheshire, CT 06410 

(203) 387-2267

www.holidayhilldaycamp.com

Get ready for the Ultimate Camp Experience! Bus transportation and meals included. Boys and girls ages 3-15 will enjoy cooking, swimming, woodworking, paintball, crafts, Go Karts, horseback riding and more! Camp dates are June 29-August 24. ACA accredited.

 

Kumon

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) ABC-MATH (800-222-6284)

www.kumon.com

This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. Your child will develop problem solving skills in an individualized program that helps them become confident and independent self-learners. The Kumon Method has been helping children with math and reading for over 50 years.

Neighborhood Music School: KinderArts and Summer Jazz

100 Audubon Street

New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 624-5189

www.NMSnewhaven.org

Summer is a great time to dance, sing and play at Neighborhood Music School! Join us for one of our classes, ensembles or a weeklong summer intensive. Learn more about summer at NMS at nmsnewhaven.org.

 

The ND Summer Experience at Notre Dame High School

One Notre Dame Way

West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 937-3230

www.NotreDameHS.com/Summer

Designed for boys entering the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The three-week program offers the best of academics and recreation and is focused on the three Cs of 21st century learning — critical thinking, creativity and collaboration. A variety of activities ensures all will experience challenge and success.

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Program

(800) DAY-CARE  

www.pumpkinpreschool.com

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Programs are available at all three locations: Fairfield (203-255-7505), Westport (203-226-1277) and Shelton (203-926-1800). Full day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: 6 weeks-8 years. Staff maintains a balanced program of discovery learning and experiences filled with educational activities. Field trips and special events.

Summer Camp at the Southport Clubhouse

Wakeman Boys & Girls Club

385 Center Street

Southport, CT  06890

(203) 259-4805

www.wakemanclub.org

The Southport Clubhouse offers kids completing grades K-8 full/half day options of traditional day camps and specialty camps, including Basketball, Be Fit, Week of Fun trips and more!  Camp includes air-conditioned facility with 2 gyms, game room, computer lab, art studio, STEAM center, outdoor sport court and turf field.

Middlesex County

 

Bushy Hill Day Camps

253 Bushy Hill Road

Ivoryton, CT 06442

(860) 767-2148

www.bushyhill.org 

Located on 700+ acres surrounding a private lake. Campers, ages 4-16, learn and play through hands-on experiential activities, including high and low ropes course, outdoor cooking, hiking, swimming, mud-diving, and wilderness skills. Before/aftercare and transportation available. Sessions: 6/15-8/28.

Camp Invention

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) 968-4332

www.invent.org/camp

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers K-6 will build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas!

Community Music School

90 Main Street

Centerbrook, CT 06409

www.cmsct.org/summer

CMS offers a variety of summer music and arts programs for all ages! Summer Session run from June 22 - August 28. Private lessons, musical theatre programs, group lessons, workshops, ensembles, and more. Limited scholarships available in the summer on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The Independent Day School Fearless Summer

115 Laurel Brook Road

Middlefield, CT 06455

(860) 347-723  

www.independentdayschool.org

Make this year’s summer experience extraordinary and join us for four fun-filled, fearless weeks! Students, ages 3-13, can sign-up for classes such as Pottery, Design Thinking, LEGO® Robotics or STEM, Theater, or Environmental Literacy, just to name a few. 

Kate’s Camp for Kids Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street

Old Saybrook, CT 06475

(860) 510-0473

www.thekate.org/kids

A comprehensive arts day camp filled with music, dance, visual art and theater for ages 5 to 10. Each camper’s creative potential is nurtured! Five week-long sessions offered and each session ends with a performance for family and friends on the Kate stage.

 

Kumon

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) ABC-MATH (800-222-6284)

www.kumon.com

This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. Your child will develop problem solving skills in an individualized program that helps them become confident and independent self-learners. The Kumon Method has been helping children with math and reading for over 50 years.

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Program

(800) DAY-CARE  

www.pumpkinpreschool.com

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Programs are available at all three locations: Fairfield (203-255-7505), Westport (203-226-1277) and Shelton (203-926-1800). Full day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: 6 weeks-8 years. Staff maintains a balanced program of discovery learning and experiences filled with educational activities. Field trips and special events.

YMCA Camp Ingersoll

94 Camp Ingersoll Road

Portland, CT 06480

(860) 343-6239

www.campingersoll.org

Life-changing summer experiences. Leaders in the Y Camp Readers initiative, Olders’ Skill Clinics and arts-based camps. As part of the Y, we have a history of providing enriching, value-driven programs, which continue to positively influence campers through their lifetime.

Eastern Connecticut

 

Black Hall Outfitters

132 Shore Road

(860) 434-9680

www.blackhalloutfitters.com

We are Black Hall Outfitters, located in beautiful Old Lyme, CT. We are located directly on the Great Island National Wildlife Sanctuary, CT’s TOP paddling destination! Our Camp program introduces kids to kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding with a focus on fun, learning, and safety, getting them OFF their devices, and ON the water! Treat your child to a week they will never forget, exploring the natural wonders, meeting new friends, and learning from our trained staff on our calm, protected waters.

Camp Invention

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) 968-4332

www.invent.org/camp

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers K-6 will build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth’s ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas!

Garde Arts Center Summer on Stage

325 State Street

New London, CT 06320

(860) 444-7373  

www.gardearts.org

Calling all future actors, singers, dancers, stagehands and directors! Summer on Stage is an unforgettable summer theater experience. Your child will take classes in acting, movement, stagecraft makeup and will participate in an original large-cast musical on the Garde stage! Limited Slots Available!

Kumon

Locations throughout Connecticut

(800) ABC-MATH (800-222-6284)

www.kumon.com

This is the perfect time for your child to join Kumon Math and Reading programs. Your child will develop problem solving skills in an individualized program that helps them become confident and independent self-learners. The Kumon Method has been helping children with math and reading for over 50 years.

 

Mansfield’s Holiday Hill Day Camp

41 Chaffeeville Road

Mansfield, CT 06250

(860) 423-1375

www.holidayrecreation.com

THE summer place for boys and girls, ages 4-14, who want to have fun, make friends, keep active and grow strong. A world of adventure where kids learn important social and physical skills in an atmosphere of encouragement, acceptance and FUN. Three generations agree, at Holiday Hill, summer never felt so good!

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Program

(800) DAY-CARE  

www.pumpkinpreschool.com

Pumpkin Preschool Summer Programs are available at all three locations: Fairfield (203-255-7505), Westport (203-226-1277) and Shelton (203-926-1800). Full day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: 6 weeks-8 years. Staff maintains a balanced program of discovery learning and experiences filled with educational activities. Field trips and special events.

Summer Camp Week at Williams

182 Mohegan Avenue

New London, CT 06320

(860) 443-5333

www.williamsschool.org

June 22 - 26: Students in grades 3-8 are invited to explore Technology, Art, and Athletics with Williams’ exceptional Faculty & Coaches. Choose morning, afternoon, and/or evening. Robotics, Coding, Design, Pottery, Painting, Soccer Skills & Drills, Sailing & Paddle Sports, Swim & Play, Summer Sticks Lacrosse.

Valley Shore YMCA Camp Shore

Westbrook, CT 06498

Camp Echo Rock

East Lyme, CT 06333

www.vsymca.org

Helping children learn about who they are and become who they want to be. One-week sessions from 6/22-8/21. Camp Shore features archery, arts and crafts, sports and games. Camp Echo Rock features swimming and boating at the Yale Outdoor Education Center on Powers Lake.

Special Needs

 

Ben Bronz Foundation, Inc. (Cyber LaunchPad, Summer Study Skills)

11 Wampanoag Drive

West Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 236-5807

www.learningincentive.org/summer-programs

Cyber LaunchPad is a summer program focusing on remedial work for students in grades 2-12 featuring computers and small group instruction. Direct instruction by certified special education teachers. Summer Study Skills is a concentrated study skills program for middle, high school and college students.

Camp Huntington

56 Bruceville Road

High Falls, NY 12440

(855) 707-2267

www.camphuntington.com

A coed, residential camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD. Ability levels: mild to moderate-severe. Therapeutically and instructionally designed life and social skills programs that are safe, and make campers feel safe, are learning-based, fun and rewarding.

Specialized Sports Camps

 

Brunswick Sports Camp, Day Camp & Clinics

1252 King Street

Greenwich, CT 06831

(203) 625-5854

www.bwick.org/summersportscamp

Brunswick School Sports Camp, Day Camp & Clinics offer a variety of summer activities for boys and girls, ages 5-14 years old. From wrestling to robotics, theater to squash, and everything in between, we have a camp for your son or daughter! Join us for a summer of fun and learning!

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

1 Blachley Road

Stamford, CT 06902

(203) 989-1100

www.chelseapiersct.com/summer-camp

Chelsea Piers Summer Sports Camps offer full and half-day camps for kids, ages 3-18, in a wide variety of sports from June 15 - August 28. Sign up by April 30 and receive an Early Bird discount.

Choate Rosemary Hall Summer Programs

333 Christian St., Wallingford, CT 06492

(203) 697-2365  

www.choate.edu/summer

Choate Rosemary Hall offers a 5-week academic enrichment program for high school and middle school students, in addition to 4-, 2- and 1-week signature programs. From writing and theater arts to athletics and study abroad, there is a program for everyone.

Getner Barn Summer Riding Camp

40 Oak Hill Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06854

(203) 451-2521  

www.wishesforhorses.com

A small, friendly, family-oriented riding stable that offers lessons for all levels of rider. Our summer camp program emphasizes horse care and horsemanship. Camp runs June 15-August 17, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

Gymnastics & Cheerleading Academy of Connecticut

85 Mill Plain Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

203-610-8200

www.gcaofct.com

Our summer camps are full of fun and excitement. We offer a mix of gymnastics, dance, cheer, ninja and games. Kids are able to work on new skills as well as learn new ones. GCA is a great place to make new friends while learning new skills in our fully air conditioned facility.

 

Next Dimension Gymnastics

25 Lindeman Drive

Trumbull, CT 06611

(203) 372-3222

www.nextdimensiongymnastics.com

Next Dimension offers 10 weeks of summer camps in our fully air conditioned 15,500 square foot facility. Your child will have a great time playing games, making crafts, dancing, using the inflatables, climbing the rock wall and of course ... lots of gymnastics! Full-day and half-day options are available.

 

Ride N' Splash Horseback Riding Summer Half-Day Camp at The Guilford Riding School

575 Clapboard Hill Road

Guilford, CT 06437

(203) 453-8768 (TROT)

www.grsriding.com

Our 27th year bringing you the CT shoreline’s coolest summer riding half-day camp for kids, ages 7-14. Absolute beginners to experienced riders; hands-on horse care in the stable. A complete equestrian adventure with a cool-off swim at day’s end. Registration begins in January — don’t wait too long!

Stamford Twin Rinks

1063 Hope Street

Stamford, CT 06907

(203) 968-9000  

www.stamfordtwinrinks.com

State-of-the-art ice skating center dedicated to providing superior instructional programs, challenging competition and skating activities run by renowned professionals for over 20 years! Year round public skating sessions, birthday parties, hockey camps & clinics, Wesco Sports Center pro shop and more.

Stone Age Rock Gym

195 Adams Street

Manchester, CT 06042

(860) 645-0015

www.stoneagerockgym.com

Rock climbing (indoors and outside). All technical rock climbing gear is provided. Each camper is supplied with harness, rock climbing shoes and chalk bag. Employ professional, certified guides. Limited enrollment. Visit website for forms, details and more.

Residential & Day Programs

 

Camp Washington

190 Kenyon Road

Lakeside, CT 06758

(860) 567-9623

www.campwashington.org

Established in 1917, we have been nurturing exploration and transformation for over 100 years! On our 300-acre campus in the Litchfield Hills, we welcome you to relax and learn, have fun, make lifelong friends and find God in nature. The official summer camp of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut.

iD Tech Camps

Held at Fairfield, Wesleyan, Southern, Trinity,

and 150+ prestigious campuses nationwide

(844) 788-1858

www.idtech.com

Code, game and create at the #1 summer tech camp! Students, ages 7-17, code apps, design video games, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, create websites, explore virtual reality, discover cyber security and more. Explore a top campus and master new skills!

Incarnation Camp

c/o P.O. Box 577

Ivoryton, CT 06442

(860) 767-0848

www.incarnationcamp.org

America’s oldest coed summer camp. Campers sleep in beautiful rustic platform tents in the heart of a 700-acre wooded setting. The mile-long private lake provides a background for swimming, boating, field sports, farm, arts & crafts, woodworking, music and all that goes into making a memorable summer!

Mystic Seaport Museum

73 Greenmanville Avenue

Mystic, CT 06355

(860) 572-0711

www.mysticseaport.org/learn/summer-camps

Fun Summer Camps on Land and at Sea at Mystic Seaport Museum!

Mystic Seaport Museum offers several unique and fun summer camp programs.  From Summer Day Camps to day and overnight sailing programs to boat building programs, we have something for every camper. Sleep onboard an historic vessel or on a beautiful schooner, experience hands-on maritime crafts and activities, build a boat, and learn how to sail on the Mystic River! Our specialty camps include  partnerships with Project Oceanology, the Nature Center, and the Mystic Aquarium.  For more information visit https://www.mysticseaport.org/learn/summer-camps/  Scholarship funding for our sailing programs is available! Register online or call 860-572-5322, ext 1.

 

Spirit Sports Camp

Ethel Walker School

230 Bushy Hill Road,

Simsbury, CT 06070

(330) 576-6117

www.spiritsportscamp.com

Where girls grow in confidence and become leaders. Ten instructional sports and many creative electives to choose from. Overnight and Day Camp July 19-31. Girls, ages 8-15, individualize their schedule. Spirit promotes empowerment, collaborative thinking and creativity. Truly a rewarding experience.

Westover School Summer Program

1237 Whittemore Road

Middlebury, CT 06762

(203) 577-4518

www.westoverschool.org/summer

Westover Schools’ summer programs offer experiences in science, technology, engineering, math, visual arts, English language learning (ELL), and SSAT prep while incorporating recreational, athletic, and other creative activities. Empowering girls to explore new subjects, participate in leadership opportunities, and expand their community.

Boys Residential Programs

 

BSA, Housatonic Council - Summer Camp

111 New Haven Avenue

Derby, CT 06418

(203) 734-3329  

www.housatonicbsa.org

Scouting is a family-oriented program and includes all youth 5 - 18. Youth participating in Scouting can experience and explore life to its fullest.  Scouts learn lessons about life, and the value of being a person of character and integrity.

Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures

P.O. Box 479

Wallingford, VT 05773

(802) 446-6100

www.nighteaglewilderness.com

Community living based on a spirit of cooperation rather than competition. Primitive camp where boys develop an authentic sense of personal accomplishment: tipi living, wilderness skills, canoeing, hiking, nature crafts, much more. 1-, 2-, 3- and 6-week sessions. ACA accredited.

Coed Residential Programs

 

Camp Half Moon

Great Barrington, MA 01230

(413) 528-0940

www.camphalfmoon.com

Summers as they should be! Our traditional coed camp experience for children ages 6-17 offers an elective activity program tailored to your camper’s interests. Full waterfront on beautiful Lake Buel, heated pool, skate park, zipline and over 30 activities to choose from. Beautiful Berkshire Hills campus. Celebrating 98 years.

 

Camp Marist

22 Abel Boulevard

Effingham, NH 03882

(603) 539-4552

www.campmarist.org

Located on Ossipee Lake in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Dedicated and professional staff provides a traditional activity program that includes horseback riding, go-karts, tennis, water skiing, soccer, ropes challenge, baseball, archery and more. Ages 6-16. ACA accredited.

Camp MasterChef 2020 at Cheshire Academy

10 Main Street

Cheshire, CT 06410

(754) 301-8885

www.campmasterchef.com

Camp MasterChef offers a dynamic, residential culinary experience for children 8-16 years old. Campers stay for one- or two-week sessions where they enjoy themed programming including culinary competitions, hands-on cooking lessons, master classes, outdoor sports activities and interactive challenges. Past contestants of MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. join campers giving culinary support.

Nature’s Classroom Summer Camps

Locations in Hancock, NH & Charlton, MA

(508) 248-2741

www.naturesclassroom.org

We want kids to learn to live, work and play together, not through forced conformity to rules, but rather through understanding individual responsibilities in a social setting. We want to help kids learn to appreciate the individual differences in people that are fostered in the development of a harmonious community.