Ultimate Guide To Summer 2019 | Greenwich Moms

The Greenwich Suzuki Academy is a comprehensive after-school music program for children age 0-18 years old. We offer Early Childhood Classes for babies and toddlers, and private lessons, group classes, and regular performance opportunities on violin, viola, cello and guitar for children age 3-18. Our mission is to use Dr. Suzuki’s nurturing approach to music education to give children tools to enrich their life. www.GreenwichSuzukiAcademy.com

ESF Summer Camp is where every kid is free to explore their curiosity and power their potential. Through best-in-class curriculum, campers, ages 3-15, ignite their interests and prepare for bright futures in any field, whether it’s sports, science, technology, the arts or all of the above. The ESF community is encouraging and fun, and ESF’s adult staff knows that their most important role in your campers’ lives is to provide a safe place to build character, inspire gratitude and spark friendships.  Ability to choose week by week and before and after care is also available on a regular or a drop-in basis. Campers can start the day as early as 8:00AM and can stay as late as 6:00PM.

Greenwich Academy

200 N Maple Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830

Camp Awosting has been part of hundreds of boys’ summers for nearly 120 years.

Our program is built on the four pillars of our philosophy: brotherhood, confidence, independence, and experience. We give our campers the opportunity to flourish and thrive in an external environment away from home and school. 

Located just two short hours from Manhattan we are perfectly located in Connecticut to offer that amazing summer camp experience without the tenuous drive.

From Dirt Bikes to Archery, Football to Laser Tag, and Waterskiing to Ziplines we have something for every camper that comes to camp. 
Check out what our families say about us in our parent testimonial video. Still need convincing? Be sure to head to our website and watch our awesome videos.

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions. Email us at [email protected].
Camp Awosting
296 West Street
Morris, CT 06763

Breezemont Day Camp

Breezemont Day Camp promises your child an experience that will last a lifetime! A DAY CAMP WRAPPED UP IN A SLEEP AWAY CAMP FACILITY Located on an expansive 15-acre property, Breezemont is nestled in its natural surroundings. Our campus maintains large green fields, towering trees, and a beautiful lake, which is a unique feature for a day camp. Complete with state of the art facilities, Breezemont preserves the appearance of an overnight camp, while implementing a creatively robust day camp schedule. CREATIVE PROGRAM LEVERAGING OUR SITE AND TAILORED TO EACH AGE GROUP Our exciting program includes a variety of sports, arts, and aquatics activities, specifically designed to be age-appropriate for each group of campers. At Breezemont we are dedicated to finding the deeper intrinsic value of activities, and promise to enrich your child’s experience at day camp. Our campers navigate their day by learning new skills, taking healthy risks, and accomplishing meaningful goals, all while developing their curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking. A MATURE AND HIGHLY TRAINED STAFF Our experienced, mature, and caring staff are highly trained by child development professionals and camping experts. Counselors help facilitate connections and meaningful friendships between campers, and promise that each child will feel included and accepted in their group. We maintain an age appropriate counselor to camper ratio in all groups. Breezemont, 62 Cox Avenue in Armonk


Whitby School Summer Program
Early Childhood Program 18mo – 5Y
Sessions run weeks of June 24, July 1 (short week), July 8, and July 15. Programs are designed for children 18 months through 5 years.
Half day session runs 9:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Enrichment Program 6-11Y
This is not the average run-of-the-mill summer program that uses high school students as instructors and counselors. At Whitby, children ages 6-11 will spend the summer with professional and experienced instructors including high school coaches, former world champions and a Chess GrandMaster. One week sessions run June 24, July 1, July 8, and July 15. Programs are designed for children 6-11 years old. Children will be divided into groups with age-like peers (6-8 years, and 9-11 years)
Half day session: 9:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m. or 12:15 – 3pm.
Full day session: 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Whitby School, 969 Lake Ave in Greenwich

King School Summer Institute:  Your Summer. Your Vision.
Make this summer a time for discovering new skills while having loads of fun. Register your son or daughter today for Summer Institute (SI) at King School’s 34-acre North Stamford campus.  

Attracting Kindergarten – Grade 12 CT and NY students from over 40 different schools, SI runs June 18 – August 3 and offers Academics, Arts, and Sports programs. Children entering Kindergarten – Grade 6 can experience SI’s Fun Camp. 

Middle and high school classes allow students to pursue their academic passions and accelerate their progress in the next academic year. Courses are one, three or six weeks, with six week courses awarding academic credit. 

King’s outstanding Faculty and Coaches and the small class size ensures that each student is challenged and receives the kind of personalized attention King delivers year round. The most popular classes are in Math, Science, Art, English, and Global Studies. Many students take academic courses plus a sports or performing arts session. Students train with top coaches to enhance their skills in field hockey, basketball, volleyball, baseball, and more. Performing arts offerings include public speaking, piano, singing, dance, and more. 

Fun Camp, offered for 1 week sessions or the full 6 weeks, combines daily field trips, sports, and themed-week activities. A parent from last summer’s program exclaims, “Fun Camp provided a safe, enriching summer experience for my son. It provided a wonderful balance of sports and learning activities to keep his interest engaged. Looking forward to another summer at King!” 
King School, 1450 Newfield Avenue in Stamford

Camp Playland
Ages: 3-14 yo
A day camp with the away camp atmosphere.” 3 heated swimming pools, sports, arts, go-karts, ropes courses, archery and more! Since 1957, for three generations, the Bloom family has been dedicated to excellence in day camping. Providing every child with a safe, warm, nurturing, fun and instructional summer has always been their mission. Playland is an all-around day camp with a mature staff on a beautiful 18 acre campus in New Canaan.

Door-to-door bus transportation from Greenwich
Camp Playland, 802 Ponus Ridge in New Canaan
[email protected]

Fusion Academy
Catch up, Get Ahead, or Try Something New!
Fusion Academy’s flexible scheduling allows students to continue to enjoy their summer while experiencing a completely individualized and customized academic and enrichment experience. High School students can recover credits or earn new transferable academic credit in a specific area of interest through our Class for Credit program. Middle and High School students can use Tutoring and Mentoring Packages for ACT or SAT test prep, school assigned summer work help, or even for some fun in our state of the art Recording and Music Studio, Art Studio, and fully equipped laboratory.

Don’t let summer regression get in the way of your child’s success, schedule a tour today and see what Fusion has in store for your family!
Fusion Academy, 66 Gatehouse Road in Stamford

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School Summer Camp
Are you looking for a fun program for your child that fits your summer schedule? Enroll in CAMP PRESBY!  Choose from any or all 8 weekly sessions each with a different theme, integrating outdoor water play, creative arts, and special visitors!  Taught by First Presby teachers. Available to children ages 2.5 through Kindergarten.
June 3 – July 25, 2019
Drop-off between 8:30-9:00 AM

Mini Campers
Incoming Threes
9:00 AM – NOON (M-Th)

Super Campers
Incoming Fours and Incoming Kindergartners
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (M-Th)
(bring a home-packed lunch)

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School
37 Lafayette Place, Greenwich, CT

MacInspires STEAM Camps
Turn inspiration into life-changing talents at MacInspires acclaimed STEAM Camps! Featuring over 20 STEAM subjects for ages 6-16, MacInspires has camp options in our Makerspaces in Larchmont, NY and Greenwich, CT as well as at Future Stars Camp in Purchase, NY!

Art and History Camp at the Greenwich Historical Society
At the Greenwich Historical Society’s unique and highly interactive Art and History Camp, kids learn important skills while connecting to our town’s history and have fun.
Early American Life week: Campers weave, build colonial toys and more
Art Colony week: Campers learn about the Cos Cob art colony and create Impressionist art.
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities are incorporated into both weeks.

Last Day to Register is June 15, 2019.
Senior Historians (Grades 5–8)
Early American Life: July 8–12
Art Colony Experience: July 15–19
Junior Historians (Grades 2–4)
Early American Life: July 22–26
Art Colony Experience: July 29–August 2
Camp Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Greenwich Historical Society
47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT

Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center (OGRCC)
The OGRCC offers a variety of fun, exciting camp experiences that help your child discover talents and interests, build self-esteem and confidence and give them the opportunity to foster friendships. We offer camps from June 10th – August 23rd in tennis, rugby, soccer, and art. We also offer our popular Sandpipers Beach Camp at Tod’s Point. Learn more online at myogrcc.org or call us at 203-637-3659.


Website: www.rhns.org
Instagram: @roundhillnurseryschool

Come join us in the backcountry of Greenwich for our summer camp taught by our
very own loving and nurturing RHNS teachers!
Camp Dates:
Threes – Geared to children who will be going into threes programs in the fall.
Children are provided with a safe and inviting environment where they can engage
in free play, dress up, creative experiences, music and movement and outdoor play.
The classes are small and your child will receive attention and TLC to support their
transition to school in the Fall.
Daily 9:00 until NOON
Week One       Tuesday, May 28 – Friday May 31 (Monday is Memorial Day)     $240
Week Two     Monday, June 3- Friday, June 7                         $300
Week Three   Monday, June 10- Friday, June 14                         $300
Week Four     Monday, June 17- Friday, June 21                         $300
Week Five     Monday, June 24- Friday, June 28                         $300
Fours – Geared to children both entering and exiting fours programs.  It is a
wonderful experience of peer mentoring as children engage in the environment
geared towards cooperative play through physical activity, creative experience and
outdoor play.
Daily 9:00 until NOON
Week One       Tuesday, May 28 – Friday May 31 (Monday is Memorial Day)     $240
Week Two   Monday, June 3- Friday, June 7                         $300
Week Three   Monday, June 10- Friday, June 14                         $300


BROWNS Educational Consultants

Thinking about a private school for your child?

Come learn about the advantages of a private school, what the process entails and what options are available.
Jim and Robin Brown will lead an insightful discussion about the private school world and provide parents with an in-depth
understanding of the school placement process.
When: Thursday, May 9th, 9:30 – 10:30AM
Where: 19 East Elm Street (just off Greenwich Ave.), 2 nd floor.
Jim and Robin have been educators and school administrators in many of the private schools in Westchester and Fairfield. Their
three children attended private schools, and they have worked with numerous students and their families to gain access into day
and boarding schools. Their professional and personal experiences are invaluable for families considering private
schools for their children.

Camp Gan Israel

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.

Our Belief 
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. 

Enjoy $250 off! for new families using code GRMOM.

First Church Preschool Summer Program
June 17, 2019 – August 2, 2019
At the Summer Program at First Church Preschool, kids ages 3 – 5 will have a blast!  Our nurturing, experienced, professional staff will prepare a variety of arts & crafts, water play, sports, music, nature exploration, science experimentation and discovery, and playground time activities.  We provide a snack; Preschool Program participants bring a lunch from home. Sign up for any single week of our six-week program, or, come all six weeks if you like!  One registration form must be completed for each child to be enrolled. 

The Summer program is appropriate for children who have not yet started kindergarten, and who will turn 3 years of age by 12/31/18 AND ARE TOILET TRAINED.
First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich

Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Dates: June 17th-August 30th 
Ages: 3-18 yo
Fun summer camp experience centered on sports education for children of all ages and experience levels, Expert instruction and the best sports curriculum available in Westchester and Fairfield County in gymnastics, swimming, tennis, squash, ice hockey, soccer and more!  Our world-class, weatherproof facilities include 2 ice rinks, an Olympic sized pool, water slides, air conditioned field house and gymnastics facilities and more! It is our goal to provide each child with a well-rounded sports education in a fun and safe environment.

With 11 weeks of programming children can enroll in 1, 2 or more weeks, for maximum schedule flexibility. We also offer After Care for parents of full-day campers who need a little extra time at the end of the day.  Full-day campers from Westchester can take the bus to and from Chelsea Piers. Bus stops in Pelham, Mamaroneck and Rye.
Dynamic preschool camp programs in Gymnastics, Hockey, Ice Skating, Swimming, Tennis and much more. Our patient, enthusiastic and experienced instructors emphasize the fun of sports and focus on the development of each camper’s confidence and self-esteem. In addition to each camp’s core sport(s) curriculum, campers enjoy a daily recreation period and arts & crafts activities.
Well-rounded sports experience for campers 6-14 years old in Gymnastics, Ninja & Parkour, Soccer, Tennis, Squash, Ice Hockey, Ice Hockey, Basketball and more!  In addition to sport specific instruction, campers receive a daily recreational period including fun water slides, trampolines, rock climbing, ice skating, ninja obstacle and more.
Learn from the best! Our dedicated staff and coaches are with us year-round; they are experts in their field and have experience working with kids of all ages and abilities.

Chelsea Piers Connecticut, 1 Blachley Road, Stamford

Long Ridge Camp
This summer, @long.ridge.camp is entering its 58th season as Stamford’s leading day camp – and should be on the top of the list for parents looking for a summer camp in 2019!
Serving children ages 3 to 14, Long Ridge Camp builds confidence and self-esteem in children over the Summer for success in school in the Fall by offering a distinct, dynamic, and exhilarating program with swimming, sports, arts, adventure and more. 
Featuring the very highest in staff standards and the best camper-to-counselor ratios, Long Ridge Camp’s programs are tailored to meet children at their age-level, from the Pre-School & Nursery program for the 3 to 4 year olds, to the other Camp groups from entering Kindergarten to graduating 8th graders. 
Schedule a private tour from Instagram (@long.ridge.camp), at longridgecamp.com, or call (203) 322-0253.  #longridgecamp

Rippowam Cisqua
[email protected]
[email protected] is two weeks of fun-filled days jam-packed with learning, adventure, and play. [email protected] builds on Rippowam Cisqua School’s innovation-fueled curriculum with one week sessions that challenge children to experiment, explore, and discover something new. Outdoor excursions, city treks, STEM challenges, and immersive experiences combine with sports, games, and water play. All school-aged children in PreK through Grade 8 are in the New York/Connecticut area are welcome to attend. The program runs from June 17-June 28 with both full day and half day options available. Registration opens soon. Learn more at www.rcsny.org/summer

Expose dancers of all levels and ages to a variety of dance styles.
Teach, reinforce and further one’s dance technique. 
Expose dancers to the range of our wonderful and talented dance instructors.
Show a dancer the passion, creativity, art and athleticism dance offers.
10% discount if registered by April 1, 2019

9:00AM – 10:00AM

9:00AM – 12:30PM

10:00AM – 12:00PM

Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Rd, Greenwich


YWCA of Greenwich
YWCA Preschool Camp is for girls and boys 15 months to 5 years old. 
Campers enjoy indoor and outdoor activities that include swimming and gymnastic instruction for older children when they attend 5-days-a-week. Be sure to sign up for the Lunch Bunch option available for either Extended or Full Day options.

Session I                             

June 24 – July 19, 2019
Session II
July 22 – August 16, 2019

Boys & Girls  Kindergarten – Pre-Teen
For nearly 50 years, Camp TA-YI-TO has brought happiness to thousands of children. Under the guidance of our experienced camp director, a highly trained staff helps your child grow socially, emotionally and physically in a welcoming, safe environment. Campers enjoy a diverse schedule of activities.

Session I                              
June 24 – July 19, 2019    
Session II
July 22 – August 16, 2019

Girls Circle Summer Camp  
For girls entering grades 6, 7 or 8 in Fall 2019.
A camp just for girls . . . where new friendships grow.  Girls learn and build self-esteem through games, crafts, field trips, workshops with local artists, writers, role models and so much fun!
Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 19, 2019
9 am – 4:30 pm

YWCA, 259 East Putnam Avenue 

Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich
June 24 – August 23 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CAMP SIMMONS | GREAT OUTDOOR ADVENTURES! Endless possibilities on 77 acres of wilderness: archery, canoeing, athletics, nature programs, arts & crafts, swimming and themed weeks. 744 Lake Avenue | Ages 6–12

CLUBHOUSE CAMP | GREAT INDOOR FUN! Air-conditioned multi-sport fieldhouse! Arts & crafts, hands-on technology activities, Summer Brain Gain, swimming and field trips. Extended hours available. 4 Horseneck Lane | Ages 6–12

TEEN CAMP  | GREAT PLACE JUST FOR TEENS! Field trips, beach visits, athletics, arts & crafts, swimming, nature walks and special events. 4 Horseneck Lane | Ages 13–15

All programs are $150 per week, per child. Each child must be a current member of the Club. *Note: Closed July 4. Short week of July 1-5 is $120 per child. BGCG membership is $50/year for Greenwich residents and $150/year for non-Greenwich residents who work in Greenwich.

Please visit BGCG.ORG/CAMPS for more information 203.869.3224
Camp Simmons, Clubhouse

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens
Spend summer at the Bartlett Arboretum! Our camp programs offer immersion into the natural world through the exploration of the Arboretum’s 93 acres of forest and gardens. Our programming is hands-on and incorporates STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) in age appropriate contexts.  In addition to week specific programming, each camp segment allows time during the day for games and relaxation. Our aim is to make nature inviting and engaging. In inclement or extremely hot weather, we will continue our nature exploration in the air-conditioned environment of the Silver Educational Center. Weather conditions may require some changes to the anticipated programming. 

Program runs June 24 – August 16
Member Discount: 15% • Early Bird Discount (before Feb.26): 10%

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford

Bridges Summer Session 
For Three and Four year olds, Bridges offers three two-week sessions that are open to Bridges students as well as members of the community. Each day, children engage in extended art activities, outdoor sculpture projects, collage, woodworking, outdoor activities, and water play. The Bruce Museum collaborates with Bridges to offer science and art activities each session. 

Monday – Friday
Threes: 8:30 – 12:30
Fours: 8:45 – 12:45
296 Valley Road, Cos Cob
203-637-0204 for registration form

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