Camp & Summer Program Directory 2015

Connecticut Parent Magazine's Camp Resource Guide (CRG) will be featured in an upcoming issue. The "green links" below are PDF files for what each program ran in the CRG. Check back to this page for continuous updates as more camps & summer programs join us all the time! The full CRG can also be seen as part of the March digital editions, accessible from the home page. For more information about this program, email the publisher at joel.macclaren@ctparent.com.


RESIDENTIAL AND SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS

Special Needs Specialized SportsSpecialized Training

 

Day Programs: FAIRFIELD COUNTY     back to top

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Summer Camp
151 Brookdale Road
Stamford, CT 06903
(203) 322-6971, ext. 17
www.bartlettarboretum.org
A full-day summer camp program (June 29-August 7) for inquisitive children between the ages of 4 and 11. Campers connect with nature through hands-on activities, art projects and inquiry-based science experiences with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, Math).

Bright Horizons’ Summer Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(866) 854-1958 
www.brighthorizons.com
Indoor and outdoor activities, plus opportunities for fun, friendships and exploration. Teachers work collaboratively to develop a fun curriculum. They use playgrounds and the surrounding communities as an extension of camp, helping children to discover science, explore nature and engage in the creative arts.

Camp at Waldorf Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
Newtown, CT 06470 
(203) 364-1113
www.waldorfct.org
Ages 3-12. Join us this summer at the only K-8 Waldorf school in CT. Program runs from July 6-August 14. The hours are 9-3 with before- and after-care available. Each week has a different nature- inspired theme that reflects our commitment to the arts, healthy movement and outdoor play.

Connecticut Dance School
42 Halley Court
Fairfield, CT 06825 
(203) 384-2492 
www.ctdanceschool.com
A not-for-profit organization, the school is dedicated to providing dance education of the highest standard to the Connecticut community. Starting from age 3, young children learn about the joy of dance in Creative class, followed by Pre-Ballet and Ballet and Pointe classes (also Modern & Jazz).

Curtain Call, Inc.  Performance Workshop Programs
1349 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 329-8207, ext. 16
www.curtaincallinc.com
Fall, winter and spring classes after school, evenings and weekends for kids, teens and adults...PLUS full-day winter and summer vacation programs for ages 6 to 16. All classes take place at the Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, and our instructors are dedicated to education in the arts.

The Discovery Museum and Planetarium
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604 
(203) 372-3521, ext. 117
www.discoverymuseum.org
Discover science is sweet in Candy Lab! Have a creepy, crawly week of fun in Bug U! Build and design in Maker Lab! Interactive, hands-on learning fun for gr. K-9, June-Aug. Weekly programs include A Pirate’s Life, Mad Scientist Labs and more. Two-week sessions for gr. 6-9. Full- and half-day available.

Eagle Hill-Southport Summer Program
214 Main Street
Southport, CT 06890 
(203) 254-2044
www.eaglehillsouthport.org
Don’t lose academic momentum during the summer. Open to students from any school, our instructional programs help students develop the skills and confidence for the next grade. We offer a camp for emerging readers, a program for elementary students and workshops for middle schoolers and older.

ESF Summer Camps at Greenwich Academy
200 North Maple Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 869-4444 
www.esfcamps.com/Greenwich
A summer camp experience built around you! Expanded specialty camps for 2015. Way more than a typical day of camp! ESF offers camps and experiences for boys and girls ages 3-15. One- to nine-week options, extended day available. Please visit website for our extensive offerings!

Fairfield Country Day School Summer Programs
2970 Bronson Road
 Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-2723
www.fairfieldcountryday.org
For boys and girls, grades K-6. FCDS Summer Fun activities include arts & crafts, athletics, computers, cooking, games, music, swimming and more, with a five-to-one camper to counselor ratio. Summer Fun offers 8 weekly sessions Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., beginning the week of June 15.

Farm Camp at the Unquowa School
981 Stratfield Road
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 336-3801
faith.barbuto@unquowa.org
Join us and learn that we are all stewards of the Earth! Enjoy field experiences, explore nature through science and art, work with an organic farmer and learn to cook. Children have a natural passion to protect all things in nature. Nurture this quality through the authentic exposure of this program.

Flash Pointe Dance
1657 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 259-1600 
www.flashpointedance.com
Be Inspired by the Best! Flash Pointe Dance opens its 8th season at our new five-studio, state-of-the-art environmentally friendlier facility. Enjoy jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, Broadway and rhythm tap, modern, classical and contemporary ballet, break, hip hop and more.

Girls Inc. of Greater Waterbury & Girls Inc. of Fairfield County
35 Park Place
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 756-4639
www.girlsincswct.org
A national, nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. 150 years of providing innovative and research-based programming, delivered by positive adult role models in a creative, hands-on, girls-only environment that encourages girls to reach their full potential.

Greenwich Academy Summer Programs
200 North Maple Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 625-8967
www.greenwichacademy.org/summer
Greenwich Academy can take students just about anywhere they want to go - academically, artistically or athletically. Whether students are interested in engineering and design, ceramics, farming or robotics, they will find a course to match their interests.

Hudson Country Montessori School
44A Shelter Rock Road
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 744-8088
www.hudsoncountry.org
Explore, investigate and discover the world around you at Hudson Country Montessori Summer Camp, for children ages 3-12. Program features hands-on science and nature investigation, special events and trips, swim instruction, sports, splash and slide zone.

IncrediFlix - Animation & Movie Making Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(201) 331-3306
www.incrediflix.com
Camps are focused on expanding imagination and creativity using hands-on activities. Kids will learn brainstorming, story structure and story boarding in all camps. In animation camps, kids create characters, backgrounds, film and do voice-overs. In live action camps, kids location scout, act, film and more.

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. Directed by early childhood teachers, each class is 1.5 hours and limited to 10 children with caregiver. Partial separation and 2-hour separation classes are also offered.

LinguaKids
Darien, (203) 426-7004
Larchmont, NY, (914) 525-0328
www.linguakids.com
Fairfield and Westchester counties’ leading and most extensive language program. French, Spanish and Chinese classes start at ages 6 months and up. Other languages are available. Classes offered during the day. Before and after school programs and nursery are also available.

Summer at Wooster Enrichment and Recreation Program
Danbury, CT 06810 
(203) 830-3921
www.summeratwooster.org
Offering an equal balance of fun and learning that will provide your child with one of the most enjoyable summer experiences in Fairfield County, we provde a unique opportunity for campers to combine enrichment with recreation, sports, arts and more. Open house: Sat., March 7 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Whitby School Day Camp
969 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT
(203) 869-8464, ext. 176
www.whitbyschool.org/summer2015
Customize your child’s camp experience this summer. Soccer, chess, LEGO® Mindstorms, 3D printing, tennis, animation and more led by sporting and academic experts. Morning, afternoon and full-day options for ages 6-11. Half-day Montessori program will also run for ages 18 months-5 years.

Day Programs: GREATER HARTFORD     back to top

Ben Bronz Academy
The Learning Incentive
141 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT
(860) 236-5807
benbronzacademy.org/summer-programs
Computer use in the Cyber Launchpad makes learning fun in this remedial, basic skills program for grades 2-6. Taught by certified special education teachers. Study skills program for middle and high school students; college prep for freshmen & college student study skills. Private tutoring available.

Bright Horizons’ Summer Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(866) 854-1958 
www.brighthorizons.com
Indoor and outdoor activities, plus opportunities for fun, friendships and exploration. Teachers work collaboratively to develop a fun curriculum. They use playgrounds and the surrounding communities as an extension of camp, helping children to discover science, explore nature and engage in the creative arts.

Camp Technovate at Pathways Academy of Technology & Design Magnet High School
2 Pent Road
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 695-9450 
www.camptechnovate.net
Camp Technovate exposes middle school students to various fields of technology. This experiential education program promotes an integrated, hands-on, applied technology curriculum, introduces students to 21st century skills, and we can’t forget to mention the fun! Digital photography and more.

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06109  (860) 520-2177
www.CTScienceCenter.org/camps
Have FUN on school vacation! Your child will love hands-on day camps filled with fun and engaging science. Design a roller coaster, build a pyramid, construct a LEGO® machine, craft a musical instrument and more. Gr. 1-6. Dates: 1/19, Feb. 13-17 and April 13-17. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., after care available.

Hartford Stage
50 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 527-5151
www.hartfordstage.org
Hartford Stage’s Summer Youth Studio offers one, two and four week programs for young actors ages 3-17! Featuring acting, dancing, creative movement, theatre games, arts and crafts and more, Hartford Stage will fill your summer with fun and imagination.

The Hartt School Community Division
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 768-4451 
www.hcd.hartford.edu
Summer Vocal Institute: Musical Theater Intensive: For singers, actors and dancers who want to improve and integrate their skills. 6/29-7/10. From Studio to Stage: Pre-professional program offering extensive experience to guide young dancers. 6/29-7/25. Latin Meets Jazz: A lively program for young musicians interested in finding their own unique sound. 6/29-7/5. Summer Masterclasses for the Developing Musician: Instrument-specific programs focused on middle and high school wind, brass, strings and percussion students. 8/10-14.

High Meadow Day Camp
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 653-9325
www.highmeadowdaycamp.com
Coed for ages 4-13. Traditional programs for great summer fun. Bus transportation and meals included. Camp dates are June 22-August 14. ACA accredited. Contact the director for brochure. Open House scheduled for May 3.

IncrediFlix - Animation & Movie Making Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(201) 331-3306
www.incrediflix.com
Camps are focused on expanding imagination and creativity using hands-on activities. Kids will learn brainstorming, story structure and story boarding in all camps. In animation camps, kids create characters, backgrounds, film and do voice-overs. In live action camps, kids location scout, act, film and more.

Stone Age Rock Gym
195 Adams Street, P.O. Box 8362
Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 645-0015
www.stoneagerockgym.com
Rock climbing (indoors & 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.

Summer Place at the University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(860) 768-4432
www.summerplaceprograms.com
The University of Hartford comes alive each summer with five enrichment programs for campers in preschool through 12th 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
From tiny quarks to giant quasars, explore science, nature and high-tech on a one-of-a-kind mountaintop campus! Astronomy, pond life, magic, music, rocketry, weather, robotics, computer graphics, gamemaking, geocaching and more. Sessions are one or two weeks for grades K-9. Weekly contests!

Vacation Science Camp at New Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, CT 06119 
(860) 231-2824, ext. 44 (Registration Dept.)
www.thechildrensmuseumct.org
The New Children’s Museum has fun and learning planned throughout the year. Each camp week has a science theme and is packed with experiments, crafts and games in a safe environment. Explore our interactive exhibits, see a planetarium show and have an up-close encounter with a live animal.

Day Programs: GREATER NEW HAVEN     back to top

Adventures in Art:Summer Programs in the Visual Arts at Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510 
(203) 562-4927
www.creativeartsworkshop.org
Weeklong programs in drawing and painting, clay, mixed media and more for 4-6 year olds, grades 2-5 and grades 6-8. Programs run from June 22 to August 14; students may register for as many weeks as they choose. Early registration is recommended.

Audubon Arts Summer Program: Neighborhood Music School
100 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 624-5189, ext. 26
http://neighborhoodmusicschool.org/audubonarts  
Open your child’s mind with fun & enriching arts experiences! Singing, drama, arts, music & performances. Choose 3-week or 6-week session. For children ages 4-17. CIT Program. Early Drop Off and Extended Day available for all ages. Register online. Call for more info.

Bright Horizons’ Summer Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(866) 854-1958 
www.brighthorizons.com
Indoor and outdoor activities, plus opportunities for fun, friendships and exploration. Teachers work collaboratively to develop a fun curriculum. They use playgrounds and the surrounding communities as an extension of camp, helping children to discover science, explore nature and engage in the creative arts.

Cheshire Nursery School: Summer Program
200 Mansion Road
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-5435
www.thecheshirenurseryschool.com
Fun, theme-based art, music and movement, science exploration and social skills, along with outdoor games, sports and water play for ages 3-6. Children will enjoy our Outdoor Nature Classroom and zipline. All staff have master’s in education. Three small-group sessions through July and August.

The Foote School Summer Theater Program
50 Loomis Place
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-3464
www.footeschool.org
Spend your summer at Foote! Foote’s unmatched summer theater experience and Early & Late Summer Adventures welcome participants from kindergarten through high school and beyond.

Girls Inc. of Greater Waterbury & Girls Inc. of Fairfield County
35 Park Place
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 756-4639
www.girlsincswct.org
Meriden/Wallingford: girlsincmeriden.org
A national, nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. 150 years of providing innovative and research-based programming, delivered by positive adult role models in a creative, hands-on, girls-only environment that encourages girls to reach their full potential.

Hamden Hall Summer Programs
225 Skiff Street
Hamden, CT 06517
(203) 752-2600, ext. 453
www.hamdenhall.org
Join us for a week, or the entire summer, and be part of the fun and excitement that fill each day of our comprehensive summer program at the Beckerman Athletic Center. There are programs for children of all ages! Visit our website for detailed information about Camp Hornet, sports camps, fishing and more.

Holiday Hill Day Camp
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 387-2267
www.holidayhilldaycamp.com
Traditional program updated for tons of fun. Coed for ages 4-13. Bus transportation and meals included. Camp dates are June 29-August 21. ACA accredited. Contact the director for brochure. Open House scheduled for May 3.

Hopkins School
986 Forest Road
New Haven, CT 06515 
(203) 387-1001
www.hopkins.edu/summerschool
Hopkins Summer School features a wide variety of programs in ACADEMICS – SPORTS – and CHESS for students entering grades 3-12. June 29-August 7.

IncrediFlix - Animation & Movie Making Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(201) 331-3306
www.incrediflix.com
Camps are focused on expanding imagination and creativity using hands-on activities. Kids will learn brainstorming, story structure and story boarding in all camps. In animation camps, kids create characters, backgrounds, film and do voice-overs. In live action camps, kids location scout, act, film and more.

New Haven Ballet
70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510 
(203) 782-9038
www.newhavenballet.org
For ages 3 and up. Providing the finest classical ballet training and dance education in southern Connecticut to students training for a professional career or dancing for the sheer joy and pleasure of movement. There are Children’s and Student Divisions, and an Open Division for teens and adults.

Shubert Summer Theater & Arts Camp at Cooperative Arts & Humanities H.S.
177 College Street, New Haven, CT
(203) 624-1825
www.shubertcamp.com
A theater and arts camp for rising 5th-8th graders, runs in two sessions: July 7-17 and July 20-31. Classes include acting, poetry, ceramics, modern dance, choir, steel pan, digital photography and more! The summer’s selections for Musical Theater Camp are Disney Jr.’s Little Mermaid and Alice in Wonderland.

Day Programs: MIDDLESEX COUNTY     back to top

Bright Horizons’ Summer Programs
Locations Throughout Connecticut
(866) 854-1958 
www.brighthorizons.com
Indoor and outdoor activities, plus opportunities for fun, friendships and exploration. Teachers work collaboratively to develop a fun curriculum. They use playgrounds and the surrounding communities as an extension of camp, helping children to discover science, explore nature and engage in the creative arts.

Bushy Hill Day Camps
253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
(860) 767-2148
www.bushyhill.org
Located on 700+ acres of mixed woodlands filled with winding streams, rocky ridges and hidden ponds surrounding a mile-long spring-fed lake. Activities include team building using the high and low ropes course, hiking, tracking, swimming, archery, canoeing, plant identification and more.

Christian Academy of Dance
Young Dancer Workshop
138 Route 81, Killingworth, CT 06419
(860) 663-2069
www.christianacademyofdance.org
June 29-July 3. Ages 4-7, 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Young Dancer Workshop provides the opportunity to improve your technique and grow in your love of dance in a fun, nurturing, Christ-centered environment. Open to students of all levels and to those with no previous experience.

Pequot Sherwood Day Camp
253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442 
(860) 767-0848
www.pequotsherwood.org
Summer is the time to explore, learn and grow. Our well-rounded program encourages campers to build friendships and develop an appreciation for nature. Action-packed days help kids to develop their independence and self-confidence while having fun. 9 one-week sessions for kids ages 5-13.

Valley Shore YMCA’s Camp Shore
201 Spencer Plains Road
Westbrook, CT 06498 
(860) 399-YMCA (9622)
www.vsymca.org
Week-long day camps provide campers with the YMCA core values of honesty, caring, respect and responsibility. Our full-day program offers daily swimming in our indoor pool, hiking on our 30-acre wooded property and archery. Every week is a different themed adventure.

Day Programs: WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY   back to top

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. Directed by early childhood teachers, each class is 1.5 hours and limited to 10 children with caregiver. Partial separation and 2-hour separation classes are also offered.

Day Programs: LITCHFIELD COUNTY     back to top

Boulder Ridge Day Camp
104 Goose Green Road
Barkhamsted, CT
(860) 379-6500
www.boulderday.com
Amazing coed day camp program for boys and girls ages 4-13 in the Litchfield and Hartford County area. Days are exciting and filled with activities and choices. Our program is designed with the age and development of each child in mind, providing a balance of physical and non-athletic activities.

Eagle Rock Day Camp
27 Mt. Tom Road
Washington, CT
(860) 868-9200
www.eaglerockday.com
Get back to nature at Eagle Rock Day Camp. Coed day camp for ages 4-13 in the Litchfield, Hartford and Fairfield county area. Scheduled activities and swim lessons, plus club electives for activity specialization. Incredible high-ropes and low-ropes courses, sports, gymnastics, nature, arts, archery and more!

Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Summer Arts Program
84 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790 
(860) 489-7180
http://warnertheatre.org/summer-arts-program.html   
Three two-week sessions in arts education for young people, ages 6-16 that provide children and teens with an opportunity to explore a wide variety of performing and visual arts. No previous experience necessary. Licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Health.

Day Programs: EASTERN CONNECTICUT     back to top

Mansfield’s Holiday Hill Day Camp
41 Chaffeeville Road
Mansfield, CT 06250
(860) 423-1375
www.holidayrecreation.com
Parents love our daily transportation, bus counselors, close attention to campers, staff, safety and a healthy social environment. Kids, ages 4-14, love the fun! Swimming & lessons, sports, archery, canoeing, ropes course and more! New for 2015: Kids Cooperate program for autism spectrum & ADHD.

St. Thomas More School
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 823-3861
www.stmct.org
For boys entering grades 7-12. Course offerings include English, history, math, science, Spanish, computers, ESL, SAT Prep, Learn to Learn Program and English Language Institute. Five-week session, June 28-July 31. Half sessions: June 28-July 15 and July 15-July 31. Your son will succeed!

Day Programs: OUT OF STATE     back to top

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 
(413) 263-6800, ext. 377 or 382
http://springfieldmuseums.org/learning_and_travel
Full and half-day programs and courses for ages 5-16 on a range of topics from art and design to natural history and sciences. All classes are kept to 12 or fewer participants, and are designed to capitalize on the unique collections and facilities of the Springfield Museums. Call ext. 377 or 382.

SPECIAL NEEDS     back to top

Oak Hill School
120 Holcomb Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 769-3891
www.OakHillCT.org
Special education school offering a community-based, day and residential program. Serving students with moderate to severe disabilities ages 3-21 including autism, emotional disabilities, behavorial challenges and multiple disabilities. Highly specialized program, skill development.

SPECIALIZED SPORTS CAMPS     back to top

Brunswick Sports Camp
100 Maher Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 625-5854
brunswickschool.org/summer/sportscamp
Coed camp for ages preschool-8th grade; basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, squash, football, swimming and more. Campers will receive 10 hours of various sports instruction per week and play games. Phenomenal facilities, special guests and varsity coaches. June 22-July 24. Limited enrollment.

Chelsea Piers Connecticut Summer Sports Camps
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-1100
www.chelseapiersct.com/camp
Featuring expert instruction, world-class facilities and the most exciting sports curriculum - all under one roof! Ages 3-18 enjoy a wide range of sports including soccer, hockey, squash, tennis, gymnastics, lacrosse and more. Half-day camps for preschoolers. June 15-Aug. 28. Sign up for 1, 2 or more weeks.

Chester Hill Farm
55 Old Dairy Road
Trumbull, CT 06611
www.chesterhillfarm.com
Weekly summer program for ages 5-16, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Offering a unique experience for riders of all levels. We provide a safe and encouraging environment; students ride twice daily and are instructed in stable care, horse care and horsemanship. Horse shows held every Friday.

Green Knights Sports Camps
Notre Dame H.S., 24 Ricardo Street
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 479-0423
www.gksportscamps.com
“Building Players Through Fundamentals.” GK Sports Camps offer a variety of sport-specific camps throughout the summer, including basketball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, speed & strength and football. “All Sports” camp for ages 5-9 teaches the basics in a variety of sports while having fun!

Joe Namath Football Camp
43 Lake Avenue Extension
Danbury, CT 06811
(866) 626-2841
www.joenamathcamp.com
Now in our 44th year, the Joe Namath/John Dockery Football Camp offers instructional football for campers between the ages of 8-18. The camp is broken down into three divisions based on age, size, ability and playing experience. Scheduled for July 13-16 at Western Connecticut State University.

Kutsher’s Sports Academy
25 Deerwood Park Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 644-0077
www.kutsherssportsacademy.com
Children, ages 7-17, have the opportunity to learn, play and improve in the sports they love as well as enjoy the best summer of their lives in a fun, caring, traditional camp environment. Specialty training is integrated with a traditional camp feel, which is something unique in the world of camping!

Next Dimension Gymnastics
25 Lindeman Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611 
(203) 372-3222 
www.nextdimensiongymnastics.com
Next Dimension offers 9 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.

Polly’s Gymnastics
550 Ferry Blvd.
Stratford, CT 06615
(203) 375-3244
www.pollysgymnastics.com
Summer gymnastics programs for preschool through advanced high school levels. Competitive classes available. Seven week enrollment. A good exercise program for the summer months adds to the health and well-being of your youngster.

Ride N’ Splash Horseback Riding Camp at The Guilford Riding School
575 Clapboard Hill Road
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-8768
www.grsriding.com
Our 23rd year bringing you the CT shoreline’s coolest summer riding day camp for kids, ages 8-14. 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.

Yale Bulldog Sports Camp
 70 Tower Parkway
New Haven, CT 06520 
(203) 432-2488
http://yalebulldogs.com
Designed to promote individual development and to guide youngsters through exciting sports and activities. Coed camp for ages 6-14. Indoor/outdoor sports include baseball, basketball, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, volleyball and more. 

Specialized Training     back to top

Dale Carnegie Teen Training
Dale Carnegie Training for High School and College Students
Skills that Last a Lifetime!
(203) 723-9888
westernct.dalecarnegie.com/programs/gen_next
Preparing kids for real life by: creating focus on their life goals, becoming better decision makers when faced with difficult choices, more persuasive communicators, able to confront problems in a positive way and building confidence to handle any of life ’s challenges. Give your kids a competitive edge!

RESIDENTIAL AND DAY PROGRAMS     back to top

Camp Clio
Lyme, CT
(212) 472-5207
www.CampClio.org
A seriously fun, good, old-fashioned camp for adopted children ages 9-12. Campers share cabins with other adopted boys & girls and teenage counselors who are themselves adopted. Once per week an informal picnic adoption discussion is led by Spence-Chapin social workers. Canoeing, swimming, crafts and more.

iD Tech Camps
Held at Yale, Wesleyan, Trinity, WCSU and over 100 prestigious campuses nationwide
(888) 709-TECH (8324)
www.iDTech.com
Code, game, create! Led by hip, tech-savvy instructors, ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies and more. Students work together in small clusters of just 8 kids per instructor while building self-confidence and meeting new friends.

The Loomis Chaffee Summer Program
Loomis Chaffee School
4 Batchelder Road
Windsor, CT 06095 
(860) 687-6355
www.loomischaffee.org/summerprogram
Five weeks (June 29-August 1) for students entering gr. 7-12. Revel in an international community that inspires academic engagement, enrichment and growth. Take 3 courses; enjoy recreational activities four days a week; access to college guidance counseling; weekend excursions to Boston, NYC, Mystic.

Middlesex County Camp
298 E. Haddam Moodus Road
Moodus, CT 06469  (860) 873-2294
www.middlesexcountycamp.org
Coed day & residential camping for ages 5-15, CIT program for 16 & 17 year olds. 89 acres, featuring cabins with electricity, certified staff, themed weeks. Activities: zip line, 35’ climbing wall, low ropes, farm animal care, swimming, crafts, mosaics, wood craft, nature and sports including archery and soccer.

Salisbury Summer School
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068 
(860) 596-2246 
www.salisburysummerschool.org
Since 1946, Salisbury Summer School has been working with boys and girls entering grades 7-12 who are striving toward important educational milestones. Small classes and individualized attention help students reach their goals. It is an ideal program to prepare students for their next step.

Tabor Academy Summer Program
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738 
(508) 291-8342
www.taborsummer.org
TASP provides each camper with a myriad of opportunities to grow and explore the world around them. Our campers establish strong connections while learning the values of collaboration and respect in a unique seaside community.

Taft Summer School
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-7961
www.TaftSchool.org/summer
Est. in 1982, offering motivated students in grades 7-12 the opportunity for intensive study in a 5-week residential, independent school environment. Arts, daily athletics, weekend trips and activities round out the experience. Dates for 2015: June 28 to August 1. Visit our website for more information!

YMCA of Greater Hartford
Locations throughout Connecticut
www.Ghymca.org
The YMCA of Greater Hartford Summer Camp Experience . . . overnight, day or specialty camps at the Y share one thing: they’re about discovery! Explore nature, find new talents, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories. Field trips, games, swimming, sports, hiking and more.

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Chinqueka
Bantam, CT
(860) 567-9678
www.chinqueka.com
Boutique traditional overnight camp for girls ages 6-16 on stunning Mt. Tom Pond near Litchfield. Days are structured to include both instructional and elective time for activities. Sports, waterfront (including waterskiing), extreme adventure, dance, gymnastics, cheerleading, arts & nature and more.

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Alexa Café
Held at Bryn Mawr, Georgia Tech, Mills College, UW and select campuses nationwide
(888) 709-TECH (8324)
www.AlexaCafe.com
Join the movement! At this unique all-girls program, ages 10-15 develop a passion for technology and innovation while collaborating in a chic environment that emphasizes entrepreneurship, leadership, brand identity and philanthropy. Design a web page, produce a film, learn to code creatively and more.

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Awosting
296 West Street
Morris, CT
(860) 567-4924
www.awosting.com
Boutique traditional overnight camp for boys ages 6-16 on beautiful Bantam Lake near Litchfield. Days are structured to include both instructional and elective time for activities. Sports, waterfront (including waterskiing), extreme adventure, arts & nature plus senior camper trip program.

Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures
P.O. Box 374
Cuttingsville, VT 05738 
(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, & 6 week sessions. ACA accredited.

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Camp Berger
134 Wahnee Road
Winchester Center, CT 06094
(203) 557-3339 or (203) 856-6419
www.CampBerger.com
Greatest value overnight camp in CT, $400 per week! For 60 years, offering children opportunities to develop a sense of discovery, adventure, friendship, wonder and fun. Archery, arts & crafts, boating, fishing, forest golf, nature, sports, theatre and more. Ages 8-16, seven weekly sessions (June 28-Aug. 15).

Camp Half Moon
Great Barrington, MA 01230
(413) 528-0940
www.camphalfmoon.com
Summers as they should be! A traditional coed camp experience for ages 6-16 with an elective activity program tailored to each camper’s interests. Full waterfront on beautiful Lake Buel, heated pool, skate park, zip line and over 30 activities to choose from. Beautiful campus. Celebrating 93 years.

Camp Hemlocks
c/o Oak Hill
120 Holcomb Street
Hartford, CT 06112 
(860) 402-7674 
www.OakHillCT.org
On 160 acres in Hebron, CT, providing education and residential summer camping. Designed to allow people with disabilities complete access and optimal independence, while permitting maximum participation, including a handicap-accessible indoor pool. 50,000 sq. ft. facility and also a 22 acre lake.

Camp Jewell YMCA
a branch of the YMCA of Greater Hartford
6 Prock Hill Road, P.O. Box 8
Colebrook, CT 06021 
(888) 412-2267 
Campjewellymca.org
For 113 years, offering a wide variety of overnight camp experiences for ages 7-16. Building lifelong friendships, independence, leadership and new skills. Our 540-acre property offers two-week traditional, leaderships, tripping and horseback riding programs. Adventure trips open to ages 13-16.

Camp Marist
22 Abel Blvd.
Effingham, NH 03882
(603) 539-4552 
www.campmarist.org
Located on Ossipee Lake in the heart of the White Mts. 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.

Conn. Health I-Team High School Journalism Camps at Yale and UConn
(203) 215-6373 
www.c-hit.org
Students 16 and up spend a week on a college campus in July or Aug. learning the tools of investigative journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists. Topics include: multi-media reporting, how to find great stories, using public data and more. Contact delucia@c-hit.org.

iD Game Design & Development Academy
Held at Harvard, Stanford, Villanova and select universities nationwide
(888) 709-TECH (8324)
www.iDGameDevAcademy.com
Game world meets real world! At this 2-week, immersive, pre-college academy, ages 13-18 design video games, develop app games, model 3D characters and mod with Minecraft. While gaining a competitive edge, teens build relationships with peers, compete in gaming tournaments, create a portfolio and more.

iD Programming Academy
Held at Yale, Princeton, Stanford and select universities nationwide
(888) 709-TECH (8324)
www.iDProgrammingAcademy.com
Calling all teen coders! This 2-week, pre-college academy offers ages 13-18 immersive, hands-on experience in coding, app development, programming, modding with Minecraft, electrical engineering, robotics and web programming. Teens tour a studio, create a portfolio, build relationships.

Incarnation Camps: Pequot/Sherwood & Pioneer Village
c/o P.O. Box 577
Ivoryton, CT 06422 
(860) 767-0848 
www.pequotsherwood.org
Pequot (for boys), Sherwood (for girls) and Pioneer Village (for teens) are part of the Incarnation family of camps - America’s oldest coed summer camp. A 700-acre wooded setting and mile-long pristine lake provide a background for many water sports, field sports, farm, arts & crafts, music and much more.

Salisbury Summer School
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068 
(860) 596-2246 
www.salisburysummerschool.org
Since 1946, Salisbury Summer School has been working with boys and girls entering grades 7-12 who are striving toward important educational milestones. Small classes and individualized attention help students reach their goals. It is an ideal program to prepare students for their next step.

YMCA Camp Woodstock
a branch of the YMCA of Greater Hartford
42 Camp Road
Woodstock Valley, CT 06282
(800) 782-2344 
Campwoodstock.org
Since 1922, providing a traditional summer  experience for campers ages 7-16. Committed to our “CHoRR” values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and our highly trained staff work hard to incorporate these values into every day camp life through a wide range of activities. Offering 1 and 2-week sessions.

 

 

 

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