Considering camp this Summer? We’ve updated our list of amazing local day camps and added some new programs, both virtual and in person!
The Coding Space: Camp Coding Space Online
The Coding Space, a leading provider of coding education and Private Prep partner, is thrilled to be launching Camp Coding Space Online. These virtual group classes, hosted on Zoom, combine project-based coding, exciting STEM-based electives, hands-on and off-screen activities, epic week-long team challenges, theme days, and more. With Monday-through-Friday full- and half-day options, Camp Coding Space Online will fit your schedule and give your child a summer adventure they’ll never forget. Camp is recommended for ages 8+.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
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. Kindergarten – Grade 12 from CT and NY
Lower school: Academic Classes or Fun Camp (Kindergarten – Grade 6)
One week sessions or the full six weeks, combines daily field trips, sports, and themed-week activities.
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
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.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Door-to-door bus transportation from Greenwich
Camp Playland, 802 Ponus Ridge in New Canaan
Sweet Blue Swim
Traveling this summer or not able to commit to an ongoing weekly class? Sweet Blue Swim intensive programs are mini weekly swim camps, set up per skill and age ability. A swimmer attends a daily hour-long swim class at the same time, for five days straight, Monday to Friday. (Parent & Child Intensive classes are 30 minutes). You will be able, if you so wish, to sign up for one or more intensive classes at a time as intensive classes are defined by weekly sessions.
“We look forward to this summer being a safe and fun season! See you at the pool!” – Cristina & Amerigo
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.
Early Bird Rate until April 1, 2020 (Includes Family Membership)
$700 for two weeks; $400 for single-week sessions
Senior Historians (Grades 5–8)
Early American Life: July 6–10
Art Colony Experience: July 13–17
Junior Historians (Grades 2–4)
Early American Life: July 20–24
Art Colony Experience: July 27–31
Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society
47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT
MacInspires STEAM Camps
Full STEAM ahead with MacInspires Summer 2020! Featuring 20+ subjects for ages 6-16! Turn inspiration into life-changing talents at MacInspires! Summer Enrichment is held at our Makerspaces complete with six activity zones – Tinker Studio, Microcontroller Zone, Audio and Video, Fab Lab, Robotics, and more! MacInspires Makerspaces have outdoor activity zones nearby for experiments and making! Ages are dived into three separate groups with their own instructors.
11 Sessions: June 15th – August 24th
Half day, One Week – $359: 9:30am-12pm or 1-3:30pm
Full day, One Week – $718: 9:30am-3:30pm (lunch provided by MacInspires)
Action Arts Summer Camp
Fun safe Camp run by owner Rick and Jackie Zimmerman.
6/8/2020 – 8/28/2020 1 to 12 weeks available.
Camps are held inside two safe air-conditioned buildings with snack and lunch breaks outside in our flower filled patio, under colorful umbrellas.
Half or full day of camp is available. Each week is different, so campers can do 1 to 12 weeks without feeling bored. For ages 3 1/2 to 12. Choice of art, karate and/or Lego. Combine two for a full day. Excellent adult supervision. Space is limited so register early. Early drop-off and late pick-up available.
203 637-2685 firstname.lastname@example.org
Action Arts Studio, 242 Sound Beach Ave in Old Greenwich
Camp Gan of Greenwich
June 29th – August 14th
Building the future one amazing summer at a time! Camp Gan Israel has been providing a unique Jewish summer camp experience to their campers and families since 1997. The relationships that the campers form with their counselors provide the foundation for the Camp Gan experience for which Camp Gan is known. They focus on building confidence, building resilience and building friendships that will last a lifetime. Ages 2-14. Speciality sports, theater, tennis, coding camps plus so much more available.
Camp Gan Israel of Greenwich, 270 Lake Avenue
Cardinal Soccer Camps
Celebrating it’s 16th year, Cardinal Soccer Camps offers 9 weeks of full and half day camps for boys and girls, ages 3-18yrs. The camp boasts an experienced staff of professional coaches who coach in local college, high school and club programs. Players are taught and inspired with a curriculum focused on individual skill development and challenged with fun daily competitions. At the end of each day the players enjoy full field games and tournaments. Cardinal also offers specialty camps for goalkeepers, strikers and those preparing for High School.
Register by April 24th and save $50/week
Chelsea Piers Connecticut
Dates: June 15th – August 28th
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! Their 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 their goal to provide each child with a well-rounded sports education in a fun and safe environment.
THE PERFECT CAMP TO FIT YOUR SUMMER SCHEDULE
With 11 weeks of programming children can enroll in 1, 2 or more weeks, for maximum schedule flexibility. They also offer After Care for parents of full-day campers who need a little extra time at the end of the day.
Dynamic preschool camp programs in Gymnastics, Hockey, Ice Skating, Swimming, Tennis and much more. Their 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.
FULL DAY CAMPS
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.
Dedicated staff and coaches are with them 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
Greenwich Suzuki Academy
Join the Jump Start to Twinkles Program held by the Greenwich Suzuki Academy! This fun, summer class will lay the fundamentals for learning to play an instrument. No experience is necessary! These instrument specific classes are offered for violin, viola, cello, or guitar, ages 3-10. Cost is $150 for the course and includes all materials.
Session I: June 22-26
Session II: August 24-28
Follow on instagram: Instagram.com/greenwichsuzukiacademy
Greenwich Community Sailing
June 8th – August 28th, 2020
8-16 years old, Private instruction 5+
Greenwich Community Sailing is a community sailing program that is open to all Greenwich Residents. We offer both one and two week programs for sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding for ages eight to sixteen.
Registration is now open!
Greenwich Community Sailing, info@GreenwichSailing.com
Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich CT 06870
Wednesdays 9:15 to 11:15
for Ages 1-3
June 3-August 5
MagicDance Toddler is a proven early-learning program designed to give one-to-three year olds a head start in art, music, movement, natural science and verbal communication. We are doing Virtual Zoom classes that feature Zoom indoor and outdoor visits to dance with animals on a farm and boats and birds at the ocean Wednesdays 11-11:30am.
10 weeks $600
Classes prorated for your start date
25% discount for second sibling
For information and registration:
email@example.com OR 203-981-4704
Music Together for a fun filled singing and dancing good time this summer ! 6 week and 3 week class sessions available starting June 21st for children ages 0 – 5 and those who love them. Siblings can attend class together too ! Our super flexible schedule allows you to plan around your vacation days. All registered families can attend UNLIMITED FREE BONUS AND MAKEUP CLASSES too !
Rhythm Kids one week camps are available for ages 4 – 7. Themes include Pirates and Princesses, Dr. Seuss, and The Lion King and more ! Come drum, dance and sing with us, learn songs and rhythm chants from around the world, and bring scenes from your favorite stories to life through crafts, song and dance.
Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center (OGRCC)
The OGRCC’s goal is to provide a variety of fun, exciting camp experiences that help your child discover talents and interests, build self-esteem and confidence, and allow them to foster friendships. Develop a competitive edge in tennis, rugby, or soccer, unleash your creativity with painting, and discover testing and experimenting through science.
● Summer Painting Camp, Monday–Thursday, 4:00-6:00 pm. Ages 6 and up. Learn to paint and become acquainted with the master artists.
● Pro Soccer Camp, Monday–Friday, 9:00–12:00 pm. Ages 4-12. Excellent pre-season programs to enhance soccer skills.
● Youth Rugby Camp, Monday – Thursday, 9:00–12:00 pm. Ages 6-12. Improve your skills and have serious fun! Advanced skills U14+ camp offered too. See website for details.
● Tennis Camp, Monday – Thursday, 9:00–12:00 pm. Ages 5-9. Tennis directed by our dedicated tennis professional, Jon Bott, and his team.
● Sandpipers Beach Camp, Monday – Thursday, 9:00–3:00 pm. Ages 3-12. Art, games, music, swimming, Island Beach visit, and nature walks at Tod’s Point.
● Mad Science Camp, Monday-Friday, 4:00-6:00 pm. For kids entering grades 1 – 6. Various themes offered from Fizzy Sticky Boom to NASA’s Blast Off.
Old Greenwich Tennis Academy
Our tennis camps provide memories that last a lifetime and quality instruction with fun tennis coaches!
The bi-weekly camps run Monday through Friday from 9:30-12:30 for children 8 years of age and older.
Get your reservations in early since there is limited availability and spots are filling up fast.
One week camps are available when there’s space.
Open Arts Alliance
“Oh the things you can THINK!” Join Open Arts Alliance’s Summer Stage where students build learning skills, self-confidence, collaboration, and a passion for the performing arts while experiencing the excitement of performance. Guided by professional faculty, your child will go from rehearsal to production in a matter of weeks! Summer 2020 workshops include Seussical Kids (Ages 6-12) July 6-17 and 100 Years of Broadway (Ages 10-18) July 20-24. All workshops are 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM with a performance in the evening of the final day. See you in “The Jungle of Nool!”
ROUND HILL NURSERY SCHOOL CAMP
Join in the backcountry of Greenwich for RHNS’s summer camp taught by their very own loving and nurturing RHNS teachers!
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
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
SUMMER AT ST. LUKE’S
DATES: Online experiences beginning June 15 and ending August 21
AGES: 8 – Adult
St. Luke’s faculty has redesigned many of our signature programs as stimulating—and fun!—online classes and camps so that you and your children can continue to learn and connect with one another this summer even as physical distancing measures remain in place. Essay Writing Workshops, Arts and STEM programs, and Academic classes are just a few of the activities available. Our Summer at St. Luke’s faculty and instructors are accomplished educators leading courses designed to engage and enrich. The majority of offerings are open to the public. Space is limited—register today!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
CONTACT: Summer Program Director Hunter Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 203-801-4903
YWCA of Greenwich Summer Camp
We are looking forward to a summer of fun at YWCA Greenwich this year! Summertime at YWCA Greenwich means fun activities in a safe environment for boys and girls, ages 15 months to Pre-Teen.
YWCA Greenwich will follow all federal, state and local guidelines, including the guidance of the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, in all aspects of the operation of our summer programs and the maintenance of the facility in order to promote the health and safety of its participants. Our facility has been thoroughly sanitized and will follow strict cleaning and screening protocols every day.
Kindergarten to Pre-Teen
June 29 – August 28, 2020
Preschool Summer Program
Boys & Girls 15-months to 5-years*
June 29 – August 28, 2020
For more information, visit ywcagreenwich.org/summer-camps/
YWCA, 259 East Putnam Avenue
Zaniac STEAM Summer Camps for Kids!
Discover what’s happening around the Planet this Summer! Zaniac has designed their camps for children to research, explore, experiment, problem solve and create. They have also been designed to fit varied students’ skill and experience levels, in order for everyone to learn, advance and be challenged. The 2020 Summer Camps are for children grades PreK-8. Enjoy fun Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math adventures with friends. Join, make new friendships and boost confidence.
Use coupon “greenwichmom” and SAVE 10%. Coupon valid until Feb 28th.
Allegra Dance Virtual Camp
Allegra Dance Greenwich Summer Dance Camp offers the experience of trying new styles
of dance and expanding on the styles your child(ren) has done before.
Children will participate in a ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, acro and musical theatre class, with an opportunity to perform in an informal showcase at the end of the fourth week. A theme will be chosen on the first day of camp that will be used to build the informal showcase.
Allegra has created a flexible summer for you and your child(ren)!
Enroll your child(ren) July 6-July 31st from 9:30-1:30pm and choose from a day, a week or four weeks.
This program is open to students 6 to 14 years with a trained dance instructor and an assistant per group. Children are divided into two groups by age and individually given the attention they need to grow on their level. All classes will be held in two fully air conditioned studio spaces, located on West Putnam Avenue. In addition to taking the many dance styles, children will have fun building new friendships and learn how to apply stage make-up and take Head Shots for a Playbill.
Learn more about the program and register your child(ren) today!
Armonk Tennis Club
Armonk Tennis Club offers three premier summer camps: Camp Armonk Sports, which is a multi-sport program that emphasizes the development of both physical and social skills; Camp Armonk Mad Science, which combines educational and athletic activities into a unique experience; and Armonk International Tennis Academy, which features advanced and junior paths so that every level of player can raise their game.
Camp Armonk is a sports and enrichment experience for children entering grades K-5. Its goal is to help campers discover and foster their strengths and interests, with expert instruction that gives them the ability, encouragement, and passion to reach their potential. While kids in the sports camp spend the full day on the playing fields and tennis courts and in the pool, Mad Science campers take part in interactive science lessons and experiments in the morning before joining the sports fun in the afternoon (although we do offer a half-day option for campers who only want the Mad Science activities).
Armonk International Tennis Academy, meanwhile, lets tennis players ages 6-17 work on their game in a focused and fun environment. Through separate advanced and junior camps, we tailor the training to any class of player, from casual to elite, allowing campers to identify and achieve their own individual goals.
Open houses will be held on Saturday, February 29th and Saturday, March 28th. However, anyone interested can contact us at any time for further information or to schedule a personal tour.
Armonk Tennis Club: 546 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504 • 914.273.8124 • email@example.com
Artistree Performing Arts
The mission of Artistree Performing Arts is to create a community where the performing arts are explored and celebrated, friendships are made and confidence is built through the backdrop of theater, music, dance and film. We strive to create a safe space for young people to build a framework, not only for a career in the arts, but a lifelong appreciation of them.
114 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY
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.
151 Brookdale Road, Stamford
Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich
June 29 – August 28, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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.
Please visit BGCG.ORG/CAMPS for more information 203.869.3224
Camp Simmons, Clubhouse
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, Old Greenwich
203-413-6756 Cynthia Ehlinger
Created for children ages 4 and up, dancers enjoy having lunch together before taking a 45 minute Pre-Tap class. Please pack your child a nut free lunch in a labeled lunch box with ice pack. We provide the tap shoes for class, but we kindly ask that you send along a pair of ankle socks for your child to wear with our tap shoes.Space is very limited. We recommend that you register early.
36 Sherwood Place, Greenwich
Eagle Hill School Summer Program
The Summer Programs at Eagle Hill School are educational extensions of the philosophy and strategies for learning that are employed in our 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.
45 Glenville Road, 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
Ivan Lendl Tennis Center
Green Moon Art Playgroups
Green Moon Art Playgroups embraces a unique early childhood education philosophy — learning through art — an at home program for children ages 18 months through 4 years. Their curriculum of process art is designed and influenced by esteemed process-oriented teaching philosophies. Essentially, the means are more important than the ends.
Greenwich Dance Studio
(Level II & III – 5th Graders and above)
(Level III & IV – 8th Graders and above)
High Rise Basketball
Camp is the signature product offered by High Rise Basketball. At our camps, young players are able to enjoy the game and improve their skill set in a safe, fun & positive environment that caters to beginners & seasoned players alike. Since 2011, our summer camp has grown to be known as one of the premier camps in the Fairfield County area, also drawing kids from Westchester County. While we have grown, we have continued to provide each individual camper with a fun and effective week of QUALITY fundamental drills, games, contests, speakers, and more. From beginners to experienced travel/AAU basketball players, our summer camps are the perfect place to work on your game in the summer!
Greenwich Dept of Parks and Recreation Summer Camps
Rec Division Tel (203) 618-7649 Email: Recreation@GreenwichCT.org
• Kamp Kairphree FULL
Co-ed for children ages 5-12
Kamp Kairphree operates out of the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center. Campers rotate between the EGCC and two locations at Greenwich Point Beach. Campers go to island Beach by ferry on Wednesdays. Regular activities include arts & crafts, sports, canoeing, board games. One special event will be scheduled per session. Twelve pre-selected bus stops throughout Greenwich are available for pick up and drop off at no extra charge.
• Greenwich Adventurers
Co-ed program for ages 8-15
Organized by age and interest, program includes on-site activities, one off-site field trip a week, and local beach days each week. This program caters to older elementary students, pre-teens, and early teens.
On site location: Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center
Participants receive busing for all off-site trips & local beach day trips
• Summer Swim Lessons
For ages 4 and up at the new Byram Pool
Monday to Thursday, Rain date Fridays
• Music & Art Camp
Location: Greenwich Public Schools
Children entering grades 4 through 8, with at least one year of study with an instrument.
Children entering grades 4 through 8
• Skatepark Ramp Camp
Half day camp for skateboarders ages 6-14
• Skatepark Pee Wee Clinics
For skateboarders ges 6-10
• Summer Soccer
Co-ed soccer camp for ages 4-12
Greenwich Racquet Club Tennis Sports Camp
The Greenwich Racquet Club offers both a tennis only camp and a tennis sports camp. The tennis sports camp is primarily tennis, but also includes indoor soccer and basketball. Students are placed according to age and skill set, using the correct court size, balls, and racquets. Fun drills and games are implemented to develop proper technique. footwork, and ball control. This popular camp program runs in weekly sessions,
Air conditioned indoor courts – rain or shine
One River Road
Greenwich Art Society Mini Art Camp
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.
299 Greenwich Ave
WHITE TIGER TAE KWON DO
**Summer Program to be announced soon
181 Greenwich Ave
203 661 6054
MINI CAMPERS (3 – 5 YEARS)
Give your Preschooler/ Rising Kindergarteners the opportunity to learn, grow and play each day while making new friends. Weekly sessions include arts & crafts, music & movement, outdoor sports and daily Water Acclamation swim lessons, based on the YMCA’s National swim lesson curriculum.
• Campers must be 3 years old by 1/1/19
• Campers must be fully potty trained
• Current CT health forms must be submitted
• Authorization to Administer Medication (if applicable)
DISCOVERY CAMP (ENTERING GRADES 1-5)
Discover something new this summer! Sports, crafts, Water Movement & Stamina Swim Lessons, games and more! Campers will enjoy weekly themes and take trips to town beaches and attractions. *Rising Kindergarteners are eligible to attend with older siblings.
YMCA, 50 East Putnam Ave
Holiday Hill Camp
June 29th-August 21st (1 to 8 week sessions)
3-13 years old for Day Camp; 14-15 for CIT program
Over 50 Bus Stops through Fairfield and New Haven Counties. LUNCH IS PROVIDED!
Get ready for the Ultimate Camp Experience! Holiday Hill Day Camp (HHDC) is not your traditional day camp. The wide variety of activities and experienced staff makes us the choice for kids who want to the BEST summer ever. Activities include: Daily Swim lessons, Go-Karts, Cooking, American Ninja Warrior Course, Archery, Nature, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Paintball, Martial arts, Woodworking, Maker Space Cabin, Yoga, and Team Sports. In addition, HHDC provides attractive and nutritious meals to suit the needs of every camper. HHDC provides bus transportation that is convenient and accessible to busy parents. We are fully accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA) that assures parents we are committed to program quality and adherence to high health and safety standards.
203-387-2267 I 43 Candee Rd, Prospect, CT