Guide to Summer 2016! - Greenwich Moms

Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich
Camp Simmons – GREAT Outdoor Adventures!
Ages 6-12; June 27-Aug 26
Clubhouse Camp – GREAT Indoor Fun! Ages 6-12; June 27-Aug 26
Teen Camp – GREAT Place for Teens! Co-Ed Ages 13-15; June 27-Aug 26
All camps: Mon-Fri 7:30am – 4:30pm
Camp Simmons, Clubhouse
Bridges Summer School
Join for a summer of exploration incorporating the Reggio Emilia Practices. Science and Art Activities are planned in conjunction with the Bruce Museum. Bridges offers large and small classrooms, an art studio, indoor gym and playgrounds with a sun and shade garden.
296 Valley Road, Cos Cob
Bruce Museum
The Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park educates visitors about the ecology of Long Island Sound. Live-animal marine tanks, seashore dioramas, and free, drop-in activities for all ages. Tues. – Sun 11am – 5pm. Custom environmental programs available for groups.
Greenwich Point Park, Seaside Center, Tod’s Driftway, Old Greenwich
Camp Seton
Outdoor program geared towards boys! Boating, swimming, archery, nature, Scout skills, climbing, fishing & more Boys, Grades 2-8, July 5 – August 12th
363 Riversville Rd, Greenwich
Eagle Hill School Summer Program
The Eagle Hill Summer Programs – Academic (ages 5 – 12), Afternoon Activities (ages 5 – 12), and Middle School Workshop (grades 6 – 9) – are educational extensions of the philosophy and strategies for learning used in the regular program. Learning is multi- sensory, students are grouped according to skills rather than grade level, and there is a specific focus on finding innovative methods to encourage learning. All programs are taught primarily by Eagle Hill faculty.
45 Glenville Road, Greenwich
Co-ed ages 3 – 17, Jun 13 – Aug 12. 2 – 9 week sessions Mon – Fri, 9am – 3pm, extended day options.
Greenwich Academy, 200 N Maple Avenue
Filmmakers Ink
Celebrating 10 years in Greenwich! Filmmakers Ink brings professional filmmakers to work with kids and teens creating their movies from script–to-screen. Learn invaluable tools for media content creation. Intensive Filmmaking/Acting for 11 – 15 years old and a Special FX Filmmaking program for 8 – 10 years old. June 27 – July 1 & Aug 22 – 26. Info/Register on our site. Let’s Make Movies!
Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center, Glenville
413-320-6071 Patrick McCullough, [email protected]
First Church Preschool Summer Program
Ages 3 – 5 years; must be 3 yrs by 12/31/16 & toilet trained
Dates: six weekly sessions from June 20 – July 29 (closed 7/4)
All weeks include a variety of sports & physical activities, music, dance, arts & crafts, water play, outdoor play, science exploration, and snacks
Seahorse Program: 3 yr olds only T/W/Th 9 am – 12 pm $200/wk
Preschool Program: 4 & 5 yr olds M-F 9 am – 1 pm $325/wk ($260 wk of 7/4) Special discount if you sign up for all six weeks before 5/1/16
First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich
Camp Gan Israel of Greenwich
If you are looking for a wonderful, loving, and fabulous day camp, you have come to the right place! Camp Gan Israel has been providing a unique Jewish summer camp experience to our campers and families since 1997. The relationships that our campers form with their counselors provide the foundation for the Camp Gan experience for which we are known. We focus on creating a nurturing and supportive environment where every child feels a sense of belonging.  Ages 2-14.  Speciality sports, theater and more available.  Check out for more info.
Email: [email protected]
Camp Gan Israel of Greenwich
270 Lake Avenue in Greenwich
Grand Slam Tennis Club
Kids Love Grand Slam Tennis Club! Sign Up Now for Summer Tennis Programs
Weekly, Daily, Half-Day Program Options; Beginners to Tournament Level
Grand Slam Tennis Club, an Ivan Lendl Tennis Center
Greenwich Academy Summer Program
Programs encourage boys & girls to imagine, discover and create. They are taught by Greenwich Academy’s experienced teachers on our beautiful campus, including the new state of the art Design and Engineering Lab. Multiple sessions & variety – Lego robotics, building workshops, farming & a variety of creative art experiences. Weeklong classes – June & July – half-day & full-day sessions – Boys & Girls – Grades Pre-K – 12.
Greenwich Country Day School Summer Camp
Co-ed summer camp for Ages 3 – 13
401 Old Church Road, Greenwich
Greenwich Dept of Parks and Recreation SUMMER CAMPS
The Dept. of Parks and Recreation will be offering a wide variety of camps to meet the needs and interest of all children in Greenwich. We will be offering Kamp Kairphree for children 5 – 12 yrs, Greenwich Adventurers for children 8 – 15 yrs, Art and Music Camp for children in grades 3 – 8, and Skatepark camps and clinics for children 6 – 14 yrs old. Also summer swim lessons, and our special soccer with Aldwin camps will be available.
Greenwich Dept of Parks and Recreation @ Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center
Greenwich Adventurers,: Ages 8 – 15, will be based at the Center
Just Wee Two will offer fun programs Ages: 8 months – 3.5 years.
Filmmakers Ink will again offer camps in special FX and Movie making for Ages 8 – 15. Dance Pointe will be back, offering Dance Camps for Ages 3 and up.
Incrediflix will offer two 1/2 day programs the week of August 1. Morning – Animation Flix, Afternoon – Lego Flix. Legos come to life. Ages 7 – 13
Greenwich Historical Society History and Art Camp
The Greenwich Historical Society Summer History and Art camp is held on the grounds of National Historic Landmark Bush-Holley Historic site and offers children in grade two through seven a highly interactive summer experience designed around the artifacts and art in Bush-Holley House.
39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob
The Greenwich Performing Arts Studio
Classes in Acting, Musical Theatre, Improv, Movement and On Camera and put on a Show! The Benefits are: Increased Confidence, Improved Public Speaking Skills, Enhanced Acting Abilities, Gained Comfort in Social Settings, Refined Brainstorming Abilities, Improved Listening and Observation Skills, Enhanced Creative-Thinking Abilities, Improved Decision-Making Skills and Team Development Skills.
203-273-STAR (7827)
Greenwich Racquet Club Tennis Sports Camp
Description: Junior Clinics, Ages 3 – 18, May 9 – June 26
Tennis Sports Camp, Ages 5 – 16, weekly sessions, June 27 – Aug. 26
Our tennis sports camp is primarily tennis but also includes indoor basketball and soccer. The camp encourages development of tennis skills including ball control, movement and positioning. Program follows USTA QuickStart Tennis guidelines using slower lighter balls, smaller racquets, and shorter court size tailored to the age/size of the child. Format designed to help children find success from their very first swing! We offer tennis only camp for intermediate/advanced players.
Air conditioned indoor courts – rain or shine
Greenwich Spanish School (GSS)
Ages 3 – 5 & 6 – 10 years old. Programs from June 6 – August 12 Activities – art, crafts, music, dance, and cultural activities – all in Spanish All levels – no prior Spanish experience necessary.
6 Riverside Ave. (St. Catherine of Siena Church)
Greenwich Art Society Mini Art Camp
A five day Art Camp for children ages: 6 – 8 & 9 – 12, June 27- July 1
MORNING SESSION Ages 6 – 8: 10:30 am – 12 pm
AFTERNOON SESSION Ages 9 – 12: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Children will have the chance to explore a variety of media during this camp, learning new skills and improving on old ones in a creative, relaxed atmosphere. All materials supplied.
Jedi Camp at Kempo Academy
Jedi Camp is a half day of action-packed training for campers from Ages 4 and up who want to learn the skills they need to become a true Jedi! Activities such as Advanced Jedi Dodgeball, karate class, obstacle courses, lightsaber training and more lead to an epic lightsaber battle at the end of the week. Camp runs from 9 am – 1 pm each day. Sessions are one week in length. You can book as many as you’d like. Campers should come in comfortable clothes with a lunch, snack and plenty of water.
MagicDance Toddler
Creative Movement, Dance, Music, Art, and Nature Camp June 7-August 9, ages 1-3 years with Parent or Caregiver. Older siblings up to age 5 welcome. Classes held at Audubon Greenwich. Dance, song, art, outdoor circle, hands on nature museum exploration, and nature walks to visit the butterfly garden, frog pond, and turtles.
Old Greenwich Tennis Academy (OGTA)
OGTA is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and will continue to provide the community with healthy, socially enjoyable tennis games as well as first class instruction for players 4 – 80+ years old. The Junior Summer Program will run 9.30 am – 12.30 pm June 27 – August 19.
151 Sound Beach Ave. Old Greenwich
Putnam Indian Field School Summer Program
A great first summer camp experience for toddlers through pre-kindergarten children. PIFS is a special place…with special teachers…and lots of fun things to do. Play is encouraged and enriched with art, music, movement, literature and nature exploration. Contact the school for a visit and additional information. June 27 – July 28 (5 weeks), Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 12 noon.
101 Indian Field Road, Greenwich
Riverside School of Music
Viola, Violin, Cello, Bass, and Piano. Quality individualized instruction for all skill levels, including Suzuki method for beginners, Music Theory, Chamber Music Ensembles, Instrument Rental Program, beautiful spacious studios & parking. Faculty includes some of the area’s top performers and music educators.
401 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich/Cos Cob
[email protected]
OGRCC MKS Pro Soccer Camp
Together with OGRCC partner Mickey Kydes (Mickey Kydes Soccer MKS), we offer a week-long Pro Soccer camp for children aged 4 to 12yrs. The focus is on creative play and development. Think, Act and Be Creative. This camp is an excellent pre-season program designed to enhance your soccer skills before fall leagues commence. Enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.
OGRCC is offering a summer rugby camp to allow players the opportunity to continue developing their rugby skills and intuition year round. We will introduce fundamental rugby skills, as well as implementing rugby ethics on and off the pitch. Players will receive a shirt and a bag that they can bring with them to every practice. Staff includes seasoned rugby players that have played at OGRCC, Greenwich High School, All Americans and players with experience abroad and at the collegiate level.
OGRCCSummer Painting
Budding artists will learn to draw and paint and become acquainted with the master artists.  This program culminates in an “Artists’ Opening” for friends and family.  Four classes, two hours each from Monday to Thursday (except week of July 4th when it runs Tuesday to Friday) at the Eastern Civic Center Upper Lounge and patio. Instructors are from the Art Lab. All supplies included except canvases. Ages 6 and up welcome.
OGRCC Sandpipers Beach Camp
Join our beach adventure at Greenwich Point!  Sandpipers Camp, licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Health Services, offers arts, games, music, swimming, an expedition to Island Beach, and exploration the natural beauty of coastal habitats.  This year we will be integrating the activities in sessions based on the values of sportsmanship, respectfulness, honesty and commitment. Each child receives a t-shirt and an outdoor experience they will never forget.  Ages 3yrs to 10yr olds.  Camp days are Monday through Thursday, 9:30am to 2:30pm.  Friday is reserved for a rain dates.
Session 1:  June 27th to July 8th (no camp July 4th) $310
Session 2: July 11th to July 22nd $310
Session 3: July 25th to August 5th $310
Session 4: August 8th to August 19th $310
Registration begins March 5
OGRCC Tennis
This camp includes instruction on the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Each participant will learn a different stroke daily. There is also an optional cross-training component to this camp to facilitate coordination as well as improve endurance. Games such as soccer and kickball will be played. Children will receive a minimum of 2 hours of on-court instruction each day. Children should bring a small nut-free snack each day. Classes are Monday through Thursday with rain days on Fridays at the Eastern Civic Center Tennis Courts
Second Congregational Church
VACATION BIBLE CAMP “CAVE QUESTS” June 27 – July 1, 9 am – 12 noon,
Ages 4 – grade 5. An exciting Bible camp with games, snacks, music, and crafts!
139 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich
The Summer Institute at King
Fun Camp Sessions for Kindergarten – Grade 5, run June 20 – July 29
Academic Sessions for Grades 6 – 12, run June 27 – August 5
Performing & Creative Arts Camps for Grades 2 – 5, run June 13 – 24 and for
Grades 9 – 12 run June 27 – July 15
Sport Camps for Grades 3 – 9, run June 13 – July 22
203-322-3496, Ext. 500
**Registration Deadline is June 3**
Day Camp and Clinics, Ages 4 – 12 Themed Sessions, Extended Day Program
50 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich
YWCA of Greenwich
The YWCA offers 3 fabulous Summer Camp experiences. There is a wonderful, 2-session Preschool Camp for girls and boys 15 months – 5 years old (call ext. 221) or the very popular, 40 year old Camp Ta-Yi-To offering 2, 4-week sessions for girls and boys K – 5 grade (call ext. 251) and the excellent Girls Circle Camp that builds the confidence of 10 – 12 year olds (call ext. 176). The 6.5 acre campus has two Kompan Structure Playgrounds, a Sand Play Area, an indoor pool and Greenwich’s only Water Park.

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