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2019 Day Camp Guide

FEATURED CAMPS

CAMP PLAYLAND

 

TOWN: New Canaan

DATES: June 24th-August 16th 2019 (2 to 8 week sessions)

AGES: 3-14 yrs

DOOR-TO-DOOR TRANSPORTATION IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY. LUNCH IS PROVIDED!

DESCRIPTION: “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

CONTACT: 203-966-2937 or info@campplayland.com

WEBSITE: Click Here

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GREENS FARMS ACADEMY

Get ready to explore at Camp GFA! For over thirty years, our campers have kicked-off summer on our 44-acre campus. Our creative and energetic counselors engage campers with exciting activities such as Nature Exploration, Arts and Crafts and Games and Sports. Contact Andrea Sullivan at (203)349-7116 or asullivan@gfacademy.org for more information or click here to learn more about GFA’s amazing summer program!

HOLIDAY HILL DAY CAMP

 

TOWN: Prospect, CT

DATES: June 24th-August 16th (1 to 8 week sessions)

AGES: 4-13 yrs for Day Camp; 14-15 for CIT program

COST: 1 week for $525 (Early Bird pricing is $500 and ends April 1st)

DOOR-TO-DOOR TRANSPORTATION IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY. LUNCH IS PROVIDED!

DESCRIPTION: 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. Multiple bus stops, including Westport & Fairfield.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 

CONTACT: 203-387-2267 or email director@holidayhilldaycamp.com

WEBSITE: Click Here

STEPPING STONE FARM

 

  • Town: Ridgefield
  • Dates: June 17th-August 23rd (1 or 2 week sessions); Monday – Friday 9am-1pm
  • Cost: $895/2 weeks ($500 deposit); $500/1 week
  • Ages: 5-14 yrs
  • Description: Stepping Stone Farm is celebrating its 45th year and offering its 2019 Summer Horsemanship Program! Daily Program Activities include: Horseback Riding, Swimming, Stable Management, and Arts & Crafts. All campers should bring a snack, a water bottle, a towel, and labeled riding gear (hat, boots, and crop) and wear a bathing suit under their riding clothes for the pool. Please register early as Stepping Stone Farm summer camp program is extremely popular.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact:  Call (203)438-7749 or Email: steppingstonefarm@hotmail.com
  • Website: http://steppingstonefarmct.com/
  • Location: 20 Mopus Bride Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Westport Weston YMCA – Camp Mahackeno

The Westport Weston YMCA  -The Westport Weston YMCA offers several unique camp options, including the following:

  • Camp Mahackeno which offers 2-week sessions for kids entering Kindergarten-10th grade. It provides a traditional camp experience right here in Westport!
  • Camp Hafaday, which is a popular half-day swim lesson program for children 4-8 yo running 830-1230 daily
  • Summer Gymnastics – half and full day gymnastics programs at  The Gymnastics Center in Norwalk
  • Summer Dance – Dance programs at the YMCA continue all summer long for kids 4-16 yo

CAMP AWOSTING (Sleep-away Camp)

Camp Awosting (a sleep-away camp in Morris, CT) 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 summer@awosting.com.
Camp Awosting, 296 West Street, Morris, CT 06763

ALL AROUND CAMPS

A CHILD’S GARDEN

  • Town: Fairfield & Shelton
  • Dates: June 24th – August 17th
  • Ages: 3 – 10yrs old
  • Description: 3 & 4 year olds will have a variety of summer activities, which include water play, sprinklers, picnics, sports, arts, crafts, music, bikes and special events – possibly a visit from a magician, puppeteer, animal show etc. 5 – 10 year olds – The children will have a rotating schedule, which will include 3 to 4 field trips a week.   Sports, water play, arts, crafts, music and reading will also be a part of the summer activities.  Past years trips have included trips to Captain’s Pizza, Miniature Golf, the Zoo, the Science Museum and to the Dinosaur Park.
  • Registration is Now Open!
  • Contact: (203)295-1327 (Fairfield) | (203)402-3334 (Shelton) | Email: acgpreschool@aol.com (Fairfield) | acgshelton2003@gmail.com (Shelton)
  • Website: http://www.achildsgarden.net/
  • Location: 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, CT | 20 Ivy Brook Road, Shelton, CT

CAMP COMPO

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th-August 9th (one week sessions); 9am – 3pm
  • Ages: Entering Kindergarten – 4th grade in 2018
  • Cost: $170 per camper per session
  • Description: Camp Compo specializes in offering a well-balanced core of activities daily that includes arts and crafts, sports, games, yoga, beach and playground time. Camp Compo offers every camper the chance to be creative and explore their imagination while making new friends and enjoying a positive camp experience.  Several different special events will highlight each week as well.  Each camper must bring their own lunch and several drinks for the day plus towel, bathing suit and water shoes.  Severe inclement weather will cause the camp to cancel for the day or shut down if the program is already in progress.  There are no group placement requests accepted.
  • REGISTRATION IS OPEN
  • Website: http://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?page=258
  • Location: Compo Beach in Westport

EARTHPLACE

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Week of June 10th (preschool only) through week of August 5th
  • Description: Summer is a great time for nature exploration and discovery at Earthplace! At Earthplace Summer Camp, all enjoy an unspoiled natural setting–on the trails, by the pond, in the fields or under the shade of our pine grove. Our staff is trained to ensure a safe and fun summer filled with adventure, friendships and plenty of fresh air. With engaged staff and a ton of rotating nature-based activities, each week is sure to be a new and exciting experience for even the most frequent camper.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Becky Newman and Amee Borys, Co-directors – (203)-557-4400 or summercamp@earthplace.org
  • Website: http://earthplace.org/page/welcometosummercamp

GAN ISRAEL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th – August 2nd (2-week sessions)
  • Ages: 1- 14 yo (Divisions: Mommy & me program, Mini Gan; Big Gan, Pioneers & Pioneers CIT, CIT Program)
  • Description: Camp Gan Israel has been providing a unique Jewish summer camp experience to our campers and families for 20 plus years. Our specialty is building confidence, independence and friendships, facilitated by a most nurturing staff and outstanding programming. 
  • Registration is now open online!
  • Contact: (203)226-8584 or email director@ganisrael.com
  • Website: www.ganisrael.com
  • Location: Coleytown Elementary School in Westport – 65 Easton Rd, Westport

GREENS FARMS ACADEMY

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 10th – July 12th (9am -1230pm)
  • Ages: Camp GFA Grades K-4 (Open to the Public)
  • Description: Get ready to explore at Camp GFA! For over thirty years, our campers have kicked-off summer on our 44-acre campus. Our creative and energetic counselors engage campers with exciting activities such as Nature Exploration, Arts and Crafts and Games and Sports. 
  • Registration Opens March 1st
  • Contact: Email Andrea Sullivan at (203)349-7116 or asullivan@gfacademy.org
  • Website: https://gfacademy.org/summer
  • Location: Greens Farms Academy, 35 Beachside Avenue in Westport

HOLIDAY HILL

  • Town: Prospect, CT
  • Dates: June 24th -August 16th
  • Ages: 4-13 for Day Camp, 14/15 for CIT program (no weekly minimum)
  • Cost:1 week for $525 (Early Bird pricing is $500 and ends April 1st)
  • Description: 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. *Holiday Hill is 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. 
  • Registration is Open!
  • Multiple Bus Stops in Fairfield & Westport, Trumbull, Monroe, Woodbury
  • Contact: 203-387-2267 or email director@holidayhilldaycamp.com
  • Website: http://www.holidayhilldaycamp.com

MAHACKENO (AT THE WESTPORT WESTON YMCA)

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates:June 24th-August 23rd (2 week sessions)
  • Ages:K- 10th grade
  • Cost:Varies by age and member/non-member
  • Description:Camp Mahackeno offers our campers a chance to experience a traditional outdoor summer camp close to home. Campers enjoy swimming, canoeing, theater, Arts & Crafts, archery, a zip line and many other fun camp activities. Kids are encouraged to try new things, have fun, make new friends and be silly. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself getting caught up in the stories and humming our camp songs.
  • Registration is now open and ONLINE! https://westporty.campbrainregistration.com/
  • Contact: mgeorge@westporty.org
  • Website: https://westporty.org/programs-services/summer-programs/camp-mahackeno/
  • Location: Westport Weston YMCA in Westport

NEXT LEVEL CAMP FOR GIRLS

  • Town: Trumbull
  • Dates: July 8th-August 2nd (weekly sessions)
  • Ages:  4-12yo
  • Cost: Prices vary based on weekly (full or half day options) or daily option
  • Description: Next Level Camp for Girls is a skill based elective program where no two Next Level days are the same. That means that campers get to choose what they want to do and when they want to do it! For each activity period, girls get to choose from a variety of  options – a mix of Sports, Arts, STEM, unique activities (such as DJ, Magic, Cooking, Yoga and much more)  
  • Website: nextleveldaycamps.com
  • Contact: Ed Metzendorf at info@nextleveldaycamps.com or (914)341-1488
  • Registration date/info (not sure what that means?
  • Location: St. Joseph’s School in Trumbull

NORWALK YMCA (CAMP SUNRISE)

  • Town: Norwalk
  • Dates: June 17th-August 16th (2 week sessions)
  • Ages: Completed K – 9th grade
  • Website: http://www.norwalkymca.org

CAMP PLAYLAND

 

  • Town: New Canaan
  • Dates: June 24th-August 16th 2019 (2 to 8 week sessions)
  • Ages: 3-14 yrs
  • DOOR-TO-DOOR TRANSPORTATION IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY. LUNCH IS PROVIDED!
  • Description: “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!
  • Contact: 203-966-2937 or info@campplayland.com
  • Website: Click Here
  • Blog Post: Camp Playland New Canaan: The Ultimate Day Camp Experience

SUMMER AT FCDS (FAIRFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL)

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 17th – August 2nd
  • Ages: Grades K – 9
  • Cost:
    • Full day camp 9am-4pm, $435
    • Half day camp options 9am-12pm or 12-4pm, $260
    • Early drop off (8:15am) available for $50 additional (all weeks)
  • Description: Summer@FCDS offers full and half-day co-ed camp programs for campers entering Kindergarten through 9th grade. Our 2019 season includes 7 week-long sessions from June 17th – August 2nd. Register before March 31st for extra savings!
  • Registration is now OPEN!
  • Contact: (203)259-2723 
  • Website: https://www.fairfieldcountryday.org/page/our-fcds/summerfcds

TUMBLE JUNGLE

  • Town: Fairfield and Norwalk
  • Dates: June 18th – August 23rd; 9am-12pm
  • Ages: 3 yo (must be potty trained) through 8 years old
  • Cost: $50/day ($225/week); $15 additional for a bonus hour of Monkey time 12-1pm, which includes pizza and a drink; siblings get 20% discount
  • Description: Our climate controlled facilities, amazingly fun equipment, and exceptional staff create the ideal children’s camp. Camp activities generally include trampoline time, zip-line rides, bounce houses galore, age appropriate games, themed activities, recreational sports, crafts, and so much more. 
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: (203)286-4608 or norwalkinfo@tumblejungle.net
  • Website: www.tumblejungle.com
  • Location: 250 Westport Ave, Norwalk

WILTON PARKS & REC – CAMP LOOPER

WILTON YMCA (GORDYLAND)

CAMP WACHUSETT (Sleep-away Camp)

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WESTPORT CONTINUING ED

Westport Continuing Ed – see the great list of summer programs offered here!

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ANIMAL & FARM CAMPS

AMBLER FARM

  • Town: Wilton
  • Dates: June 17th – August 12th (9am-1pm) – weekly
  • Ages: 4- 13 yo (June 17th – 22nd is for 4-5 yo only, but all subsequent weeks are open to all ages)
  • Description: Adventures at the farm! This unique farm program provides an opportunity for students to experience farm life. Depending on the week, students will have an opportunity to harvest berries, peas, cucumbers, garlic, potatoes, tomatoes and more. Spending time with our goats, sheep and pigs is a favorite activity along with checking our nesting boxes for eggs. Baby chicks, turkeys, ducks and baby rabbits provide engaging opportunities for kids to interact and learn. Every week is sure to include woodworking, hayrides, harvesting and cooking. We cook each day with recipes that are inspired by what is growing in our gardens. Each week consists of different activities — join us for your choice of weeks or for the whole summer!  
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: (203)667-6941 or email kevin@amblerfarm.org
  • Websitehttp://www.amblerfarm.org/summer/
  • Location: Ambler Farm in Wilton – 257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton

BEARDSLEY ZOO – COMING SOON!

FIVE LITTLE CHICKS (FLC) Farm

  • Town: Weston
  • Dates: Weeks of June 17th, June 24th, July 1st, July 29th, August 5th, and August 12th
  • Ages: 4-12 years old and please ask about our Jr Counselor programs starting at age 13 or our paid counselor programs starting at age 16 
  • Cost:$350 per week with discounts for siblings and multiple weeks – July 4th week is $280 for the short week; (Camp runs 9am-1pm daily)
  • Description: Five Little Chicks Farm Horse Back Riding Camp is a very hands on and informative horse camp for every level of riding! It is located in the heart of Weston and we will have riding and horse care daily. We will ride for at least 90 minutes per day and also get to take care of the horses like they are our own! We will make friends, get to be with the other resident farm animals, learn all about horses and even have a show at the end of the week! 
  • Registration is NOW Open; the maximum number of campers is 8-10 per week. The campers will be split into age groups and will be assisted with wonderful camp counselors. The registration will close after the weeks are full.
  • Website: fivelittlechicksfarm.weebly.com
  • Contact: Founder & Owner, Allison Wilson at fivelittlechicksfarm@gmail.com
  • Location: 223 Weston Rd Weston, CT

GOLD RUSH FARMS

  • Town: Easton
  • Dates: Weekly camps from June 24th -August 16th (excludes week of July 1st). Sign up for more than 1
    week to receive discounts!
  • Cost: $350 per week / 50% deposit required / Earlybird special – $25 off / Multiple weeks and/or include siblings – $25 off
  • Ages: 5+ and up; 830am – 1230pm
  • Description: Get your kids out of the house and down to the farm! Our camp provides lessons/instruction on horseback riding as well as expert guidance on horse care and handling. Along with games and crafts, hay-rides, hiking, song and dance, and trail riding, your child will learn to groom and saddle a horse everyday! Fridays are camper’s horse show day where parents are invited – the end to a perfect week! Your children will come home happy, excited, and best of all tired!
  • Registration is Now Open! Print your registration form from our website and send it in now to receive your discount (during February and March)!
  • Contact: (203)268-9994
  • Website: http://www.goldrushfarmsct.com/summer-riding-camp.html
  • Location: 5 Silver Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612

LACHAT TOWN FARM

  • Town: Weston
  • Dates:
    • Week of June 17th (Seeds and Sprouts for 4-5 year olds only)
    • Week of August 5th (Nuts about Nature for ages 4-8 yo)
    • Week of August 12th (ages 4-8 yo)
  • Ages: 4-8 yo
  • Cost: The cost per week is $275. Each camp day is from 9am – 1pm. 
  • Description: Weekly themes inspire young adventurers as they learn and play in our field and on the farm! Each session gives children the opportunity to simply “be a kid” while exploring the marvels of nature and making friends. Children will become a gardener, explorer, artist, beekeeper and chef! Connecting to nature through outdoor play and hands-on experience is the heart of our program. The nature of our program is cooperative, rather than competitive: the games we play, the way we (campers, staff, administration) interact with one another, and the way we treat the earth. At Little Farmhands, nature activities are synonymous with childhood in summer – we engage children using outdoor fun to create pathways for lessons in nature and ecology.
  • Registration is now open 
  • Contact: info@lachattownfarm.org 
  • Website: www.lachattownfarm.org
  • Location: 106 Godfrey Rd West, Weston Ct 06883

SALKO FARM

STEPPING STONE FARM

 

  • Town: Ridgefield
  • Dates: June 17th-August 23rd (1 or 2 week sessions); Monday – Friday 9am-1pm
  • Cost: $895/2 weeks ($500 deposit); $500/1 week
  • Ages: 5-14 yrs
  • Description: Stepping Stone Farm is celebrating its 45th year and offering its 2019 Summer Horsemanship Program! Daily Program Activities include: Horseback Riding, Swimming, Stable Management, and Arts & Crafts. All campers should bring a snack, a water bottle, a towel, and labeled riding gear (hat, boots, and crop) and wear a bathing suit under their riding clothes for the pool. Please register early as Stepping Stone Farm summer camp program is extremely popular.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact:  Call (203)438-7749 or Email: steppingstonefarm@hotmail.com
  • Website: http://steppingstonefarmct.com/
  • Location: 20 Mopus Bride Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

UNQUOWA FARM

WAKEMAN TOWN FARM

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th-August 16th (weekly sessions and time vary by age)
  • Ages: 3 yo+
  • Cost: $275-$375 depending on age and program
  • Description: Wakeman Town Farm offers an array of summer programs for participants at all ages and stages—from toddlers to teens. We believe in cultivating more than just our organic gardens. We cultivate a love for farm life, for animals, for homesteading skills, like canning and preserving the harvest, and for getting one’s hands dirty in the soil or in pie dough. Our campers learn an array of time-honored skills, like composting and seed saving, and about seasonal planting, cooking, nature, sustainability, and the simpler things in life—all via creative, hands-on activities. The programs are enriching and fun, and structured so that challenges are commensurate with a participant’s age and maturity level.
    • Some basic programs include: Little Farmer Summer Camp for Ages 3-5 yo weeks of June 25th, August 13th and August 20th, Junior Farmer Summer Camp for K-5th graders July 9th-August 10th, Junior Chef Summer Camp for K-5th graders the weeks of July 9th- August 3rd, and the Farm Apprentice Program for 6th-12th graders for a variety of weeks in July and August.
  • Registration opens thru Westport Parks & Recreation Department on March 13. 
  • Contact: 203-557-9195 or email wakemantownfarm@gmail.com
  • Websitehttp://www.wakemantownfarm.org/
  • Location: Wakeman Town Farm in Westport – 134 Cross Highway, Westport

ADDITIONAL ANIMAL & FARM CAMPS

Some other Animal & Farm Camps include:

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ART CAMPS

AR WORKSHOP

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: TBD
  • Ages: 7+ and up
  • Description: Summer half day and single day drop-in classes, or weekly classes with lunch included. Projects include wood painted plank sign, picture frames, canvas pillow, tote bags, and jewelry options.
  • Registration required and now open
  • Contact: (203)295-0569
  • Website: https://www.arworkshop.com/fairfield/
  • Location: 869 Post Road, Fairfield

BROOKFIELD CRAFT CENTER CAMP

  • Town: Brookfield
  • Dates: July 8th – 12th, July 22nd – 26th, August 5th-9th, August 19th – 23rd
  • Ages: 6-16yrs old
  • Time: 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm. Lunch time session is available.
  • Description: Our Hands-On Art Youth Program is a great alternative to full-day summer-long programs.  Our small groups allow students to receive individual attention from the instructor in a warm, family-like atmosphere.  We offer four one-week sessions with half-day and full-day options.  Every class will have an experienced artist and an assistant to help the students learn basic skills in various craft mediums. Types of classes offered are glass bead making, woodturning, ceramics, fiber art, forge, painting and modern craft studio
  • Contact: 203-775-4526
  • Website: Register Here!
  • Location: 286 Whisconier Road, Brookfield, CT

FASHION CAMP AT ELLEN GANG DESIGN STUDIO

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th, August 5th, August and 12th
  • Ages: Rising 3rd – 12th graders
  • Cost Teen Designers:  Rising 6th Graders -12th Graders
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 1-4 PM + all day Thursday Fashion Express trip to NYC
    • Tuition: $485 (including trip + materials/studio fee)
  • Cost Young Designers:  Rising 3rd Graders – 5th Graders
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 AM – 12 PM
    • Tuition: $300 (including materials/studio fee) 
  • Description: Fashion campers have fun as they learn fashion design skills through projects, sewing lessons, design challenges & games. Completed projects might include skirts, tops, shorts, rompers, sundresses, bags, recycling, decorating, and tie dyeing. Our Design Challenges explore design inspirations and use a variety of materials—new and recycled—to create designs on the dress forms and illustrations, culminating in our fun and dramatic fashion presentations.
  • Registration is now open.  Register for 1 or more weeks.
  • Contact: Ellen Gang – (203)645-3941 / ellensgang@gmail.com
  • Website: https://www.ellengangdesignstudio.com
  • Location: Sunnyside Lane, Westport

HAPPY HANDS POTTERY

  • Town: Fairfield and Wilton
  • Dates: June 17th – August 26th, 9am – 1pm (snacks and water provided, but please pack a nut-free lunch)
  • Ages: 4+
  • Cost: $300 / week – ***Mention Fairfield/Westport MOMS and receive 10% off of a full-week registration.*** 10% Sibling Discount. (Cannot combine discounts)
  • Description: Kids will enjoy four hours of instructional clay-building, pottery painting, and mixed media projects, as well as story-time, fun, and games at Happy Hands Art & Pottery! Each class will have a different variety of projects to work on, with a different theme each week. Our clean and green studio is stocked with non-toxic, lead-free, washable paints and glazes.
  • Contact: Email: hhpottery@yahoo.com – Wilton: 203-762-6220 / Fairfield: 203-292-3659
  • Website: www.hhpottery.com
  • Locations: Sportsplex@Fairfield – 85 Mill Plain Road, Building L, Fairfield / Wilton River Park Center – 5 River Road, Wilton

ONE RIVER – New to Westport!

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th – August 30th
  • Ages: K-12th grade
  • Cost: Art Camps: $385 weekly; Digital Art Camp: $415 weekly; 9-12 grade intensives: Price varies
  • Description: One River School Art + Design will be coming to Westport in early May! This unique school offers art classes for all ages and levels. Art classes are built around our unique, project-based curriculum that celebrates artists and techniques from the last 50 years. Our method teaches across all media (including digital) and makes learning art fun while producing ambitious artistic / educational outcomes across a wide array of materials, subject matter and complexity. Weekly camps run from mid June through end of August, with over 70 innovative camp themes to choose from- from Street Art Painting to Short Film Creation. Camps are offered in the morning and afternoon sessions. Instructors are professional artists and designers in their field – providing students with a fun and hands on exploration of new media, ideas and tools.
  • Registration is NOW open!
    • Early Bird Summer Camp Discount – Valid until March 31- $50 OFF every camp
    • Multi Summer Camp Discount – Ongoing – $100 off for every 3 camps
  • Contact: aluck@oneriverschool.com
  • Website: https://westport.oneriverschool.com/
  • Location: 833 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880

SPLATTERBOX

Preschool Camp (Mini Splats)

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of June 3rd, June 10th & 17th ; 10am-1pm (please pack lunch)
  • Ages: 4+ (preschool)
  • Cost: $275 / week
  • Description: A week filled with amazing art projects, snacks and games for preschoolers only.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: (203)349-5508 or splatterboxart@gmail.com
  • Website: www.splatterboxart.com
  • Location: Splatterbox – 1252 Post Road East, Westport

Camp Splatterbox (Splats)

  • Dates: June 24th – August 26th; (10 full weeks) – new themes weekly! Camp runs 10am-1pm (pack lunch) OR 130pm-430pm (pack snack)
  • Ages: 5-12 years
  • Cost: $60/day or $275 / week; 10% Sibling Discount: One Full Price, One 10% OFF; Multiple Week Discount: Sign Up For Another Week & Get 10% OFF
  • Description: Camp @ SplatterBox is so much fun!  We will be creating amazing artwork, playing fun games, making delicious snacks, demonstrating super interesting science experiments, and so much more!  Morning or afternoon sessions available!

ADDITIONAL ART CAMPS

Some other Art Camps include:

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DANCE & MUSIC CAMPS

COASTAL SOL YOGA

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of August 5th, 12th and 19th – Monday-Thursday 10:00-12:30 (1 or all 4 days)
  • Ages: 5-10 yo
  • Description: Come play yoga at Coastal Sol Yoga’s new studio. Kids love to stretch, move and play in our engaging yoga summer camp. Group poses, games and a different art or mindfulness project every day ending with a relaxing foot rub!
  • Website: coastalsolyoga.com
  • Location: 8 Church Street South, Westport

CT DANCE SCHOOL

DANCE AT THE YMCA

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of June 24th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th and August 12th (themes vary weekly)
  • Ages: 3-11 yo (different aged camps weekly)
  • Cost:$225 / week and there are no membership requirements
  • Description: Camp themes vary weekly. Some of this summer’s themes include – Pirates and Princess Dance Camp (June 24th), Island Princess Dance (July 15th), Contemporary Funk Dance Camp (July 22nd), Hair Up Dance Camp (July 29th), and Rockin’ Stars Dance Camp (August 12th)
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Lillian Cenatiempo, Dance Center Director lcenatiempo@westporty.org (203) 226-8981 X118
  • Website: https://westporty.org/programs-services/summer-programs/summer-dance/
  • Location:Westport Weston YMCA in Westport, 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport

FLASH POINTE DANCE 

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 17th –  August 17th
  • Ages: Sparklers (3-5yrs old) 9:30am – 12pm / Fireflies (6-8yrs old) 9:15am – 1:15pm / Firecrackers (9-12yrs old) 10:15am – 2:30pm / Teens (13+) 11am – 3:30pm
  • Description: Weekly sessions with different themes.  Session 1 (June 17th – 21st) Mary Poppins / Session 2 (June 24th – 28th) Trolls / Sessions 3 (July 8th-12th) Tangled / Session 4 (July 15th-19th) Frozen / Session 5 (July 22nd – 26th) Greatest Showman / Session 6 (July 29th – Aug 2nd) Moana / Session 7 (Aug 5-9) Aladdin / Session 8 (Aug 12-17) Madagascar
  • Registration is open!  15% Camp discount before May 1st and or 10% discount before June 1st.
  • Cost: Sparklers ($280), Fireflies ($310), Firecrackers ($320), Teens ($350)
  • Contact: 203-259-1600
  • Location: 1657 Post Road, Fairfield, CT
     

MUSIC TOGETHER

  • Town: Westport 
  • Dates:  July 15th – 19th and August 5th – 9th
  • Ages: 4-6 yo; 1pm-3pm
  • Cost: $275/week
  • Description: Westport Music & Movement Center – Rhythm Kids and Yoga -Drop off camp ages 4 – 6 yrs old 
  • Come drum, dance and breathe with us ! Children will learn Rhythm patterns from around the world on the drum and then chill out with Yoga.
  • Registration is open!  
  • Contact: 203-256-1656
  • Location: 1787 Post Road East, Westport

SUZUKI MUSIC SCHOOL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th -28th from 9:00 am to 3:00pm
  • Ages: 7-12yo
  • Description: Suzuki Music Schools’ popular “Summer Camp” returns for a third season from June 24th-28th, 2019. This 5 day program for strings, piano, brass, woodwind and guitar is for both non-Suzuki and Suzuki students. Campers receive a combination of orchestra, chamber music, music theory, enrichment classes (Dalcroze) and more!
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Email office@suzukischools.org  or call (203)227-9474
  • Website: www.suzukischools.org
  • Location: Suzuki Music School of Westport, 246 Post Road East, Westport, CT 06880

WESTPORT ACADEMY OF DANCE 

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 5th – August 15th (dates vary by age group)
  • Ages: 3+
  • Description: A variety of dance programs for those who are first learning to dance, to experienced dancers interested in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, and even choreography.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: 203-226-9987 or contact@westportdance.com 
  • Website: https://www.westportdance.com/index.php?section=summer_camps
  • Location: Westport Academy of Dance – 345 Post Rd Westport

ADDITIONAL DANCE & MUSIC CAMPS

Some other Dance and Music Camps include:

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EDUCATION CAMPS

CAMP INVENTION

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: July 22nd – 26th and July 29th – August 2nd
  • Ages: Entering grades 1-6
  • Description: At Camp Invention®, children transform their wild imaginations into epic creations. Campers in grades K-6 will question, brainstorm and use collaboration and creative problem solving during hands-on STEM activities. Visit www.invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. *Use promo code INNOVATE25L to save $25 (expires 3/22) or PLAY15LISTING to save $15 (expires 5/10).
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org or call (800)968-4332
  • Website: invent.org/camp
  • Location: Staples High School, 70 North Ave. Westport, CT 06880

CODEBUG

  • Town: New Canaan
  • Dates: June – August
  • Ages: Rising 5 – 12th Graders
  • Description: Coding is quickly becoming the universal language of the future. It opens your mind to new ways of thinking that can be applied across every facet of your life. At Codebug students will learn to code in an inspiring and invigorating environment while using the same programming languages and practices used by Silicon Valley pros. These courses will be taught by two professional software engineers (Sarah: Software Engineer and former High School Math Teacher & McArthur: Director of Engineering at AI startup and seasoned Software Engineer). Codebug offerings this summer include multiple 2-week (half-day) sessions as well as a 1-week (full-day) session teaching middle and high school students to code! Codebug welcomes students at all experience levels! Whether your child has never written a line of code or has taught themselves to build a website, they will get the attention they need to to push themselves while having a great time. Codebug would especially like to encourage girls to take advantage of this opportunity!
  • Registration is open!
  • Contact: Sarah Betack | sarah@codebug.us
  • Location: St. Lukes School, 377 N Wilton Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840

CODE NINJAS

  • Town: Fairfield and Trumbull 
  • Dates: June 17th – August 23rd
  • Ages: 7 – 14yrs old – Half Day: 12:30pm – 4pm / Full Day: 8:30am – 4pm
  • Description: Fun & rewarding coding camps for kids!  10 weeks of Summer Camp with half and full day options
  • Registration is now open here; $25 early bird discount on camps until April 15th
  • Contact: (203)816-5239
  • Website: https://www.codeninjas.com/locations/ct-trumbull 
  • Locations: 4244 Madison Ave, Trumbull, CT | NEW (opening June 2019) 665 Commerce Drive, Fairfield, CT

CT Audobon Society

 

  • Town: Fairfield and Milford
  • Dates: June 1oth – August 16th (Fairfield); June 17th- August 16th (Milford)
  • Ages: 4 – 14 years old
  • Description: The Connecticut Audubon Society’s summer camps at the Center at Fairfield and the Coastal Center in Milford, are state licensed summer camps, offering both full and half-day sessions in unique learning environments. Campers, ages 4 through 14, attend week-long, science and nature-themed programs that inspire and build a life-long connection to the natural world, and an understanding of the need to preserve it. Students, (ages 14-18 in Fairfield; 15-18 in Milford), can apply for half-day or full-day Junior Counselor volunteer positions. Whether in the woodlands and meadows of the Fairfield Larsen Sanctuary, or the marshes, beaches and tidal pools of the Milford Coastal Center, campers get to explore and investigate nature’s riddles, learn about habitats, develop outdoor skills and meet live animals. All camp programs are led by teacher-naturalist and college-educated staff with experience in education and/or science, plus training in first aid, CPR and Epi-Pen use. The high staff-to-camper ratio ensures all campers a safe, educational and enjoyable camp experience. Options include before care, after care (Milford only), as well as lunch bunch for half-day sessions.
  • Registration:Now open
  • Contact: (203)-259-6305 x109 (Fairfield) | 203-878-7440 (Milford) / Email: tkevalis@ctaudubon.org (Fairfield) | lcrocco@ctaudubon.org (Milford)
  • Websites:  Center at Fairfield: ctaudubon.org/fairfield-camp/  or Milford Coastal Center: www.ctaudubon.org/coastal-center-summer-camp/
  • Locations: 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield / 1 Milford Point Road, Milford

FAIRFIELD MUSEUM

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: Weeks of June 24th, July 8th, July 15th, August 12th and August 19th (programs change weekly)
  • Ages: 8-12 yo
  • Cost: Members $225 | Non-members $250 (varies a bit by week)
  • Description: Weekly adventures for kids ages 8-12. Sessions include a bike tour camp, a “time travelers” history camp, a spy camp and the popular colonial life camp at the historic Ogden House. Hands-on and interactive activities feature tours, games and art & crafts – with plenty of time to make new friends and enjoy summer fun! Museum members receive early registration and $25 off each session.
  • Contact: (203)259-1598
  • Website: https://www.fairfieldhistory.org/programs-events/summer-camps/
  • Location: 370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

WHITBY SCHOOL

  • Town: Greenwich
  • Dates: June 24th – July 15th
  • Ages: 18 mo- 11 yo
  • Description: Early Childhood Program 18mo – 5Y.  / 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. 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.
  • Website: https://www.whitbyschool.org/summer-camps-ct
  • Contact: (203)869-8464 
  • Location: Whitby School, 969 Lake Ave in Greenwich

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION CAMPS

Some other Education Camps include:

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SPORTS CAMPS

BASEBALL WORLD TRAINING SCHOOL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: July 1st – August 2nd
  • Ages: 5-15 years old. 8:45am-3pm
  • Cost: $325/session 1 (four days) session 2-5/$400
  • Description: Imagine yourself playing baseball, baseball, and more baseball all day long! Players will participate in daily instruction and intra-squad games. Instruction will focus on all aspects of the game of baseball and is geared towards all skill levels. Each day will end with a chalk talk session on topics such as determination, teamwork, and self-confidence. Lunch is included in our program and served at the school cafeteria. In case of inclement weather we relocate indoors to the Field House at Staples High School. The school’s mission is to encourage achievement through positive reinforcement and praise. We have gained the reputation of a quality baseball program where players learn the game, make new friends, have fun, and can’t wait for the next day to play some more. Each week, we will invite a current or former Major League baseball player to visit the school and conduct a clinic. We also offer private lessons all year round at our private turf-lined batting cage.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: baseballworldtrainingschool@gmail.com or 203.984.2500
  • Website: www.baseballworldtrainingschool.com
  • Location: Wakeman Field, Bedford Middle School

BOOST SPORTS ACADEMY

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: July 8th – August 16th (sports vary by week)
  • Ages: 5-15 yo; 9am-12pm
  • Cost: $199-$220/week
  • Description: Our training is designed to prepare athletes to compete at the highest level in their particular sport utilizing sport-specific training to improve speed and agility, footwork, mobility, strength and conditioning. Our camps are led by experienced coaches combining fundamentals of the sport with a week of fun and games. Specific weeks offer soccer, flag football and basketball camps.
  • Registration is now open, but must be done here
  • Website: https://www.boostsportsacademy.com/
  • Contact: Email  hello@boostsportsacademy.com | (203)292-6339
  • Location: Varies by camp

CEDAR POINT YACHT CLUB – SAILING

 

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 17th – August 16th (4 week minimum for the Junior Sailing Program)
  • Ages: 6-18yo
  • Description: Cedar Point Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camp in Westport offers 4 and 8wk sessions were your kids can learn how to be independent and responsible while sailing just off Compo Beach!!! This camp is open to the general public, you do not need to be a club member. Kids and teens can enter the program at any age (6-18) and any skill level. Your child will be paired up with kids of similar skill/age/interest. They can participate in local and regional racing or just enjoy the wind, sun and water. 
  • Registration is now open, and runs until March 31st!
  • Website: http://www.cedarpointyc.org/juniorsailing
  • Contact: Email juniorsailing@cedarpointyc.org | (203)219-5034
  • Location: Westport Compo Beach

CHELSEA PIERS

  • Town: Stamford
  • Dates: June 17th – August 30th
  • Ages: 3 – 18yo
  • Description: Chelsea Piers offers a 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 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. Dynamic preschool camp programs in Gymnastics, Hockey, Ice Skating, Swimming, Tennis and much more. 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.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Website: Summer Camp at Chelsea Piers
  • Contact: (203)989-1100
  • Location: 1 Blachley Road, Stamford

CT SOCCER NETWORK – COMING SOON

  • Town: Westport, Fairfield, Westport, Norwalk, Wilton
  • Dates: More to be added in Fairfield, Trumbull, Westport, Norwalk & New Canaan
    • July 8 – 12 – Wilton, 9am – 12pm
    • July 15 – 19 – Stamford, 9am – 12pm
    • July 22 – 26 – Wilton
    • July 29 – August 2 – Stamford, 9am -12pm
    • August 5 – 9 – Wilton
  • Ages: 3-15 yo; Varies by camp
  • Description: The Soccer Network is a CT based soccer coaching company that provides clinics, camps and leagues staffed by local high school and college coaches. Our entire staff of coaches is fully qualified through US Soccer, NSCAA, UEFA or the CJSA. Our highly knowledgeable coaches have several years of experience including working with a variety of ages and skill levels starting from 18 months to college and professional players. Director of Coaching at The Soccer Network is Rich Sutherland, who holds the UEFA ‘A’ License and NSCAA Premier Diploma and has worked with many clubs including Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Glasgow Rangers, Bohemian FC and Sligo Rovers. All of our camps provide professional coaching for both young and older players in a fun and safe environment allowing them to learn and develop their skills within a positive learning environment. The CT Soccer Network coaching staff have a wide variety of experience from travel, premier, high school, college and professional team coaching through to summer camp and clinic work. We offer a fantastic week of camp that will have the players talking about for years to come!
  • Contact: (203)543-7654
  • Website: http://ctsoccernetwork.com/
  • Location: Varies by camp

GCA

Gymnastic Camp

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 24th – August 23rd, 2019
  • Ages: 3-16yrs old
  • Cost: Flexible weekly and daily sign-ups offered
  • Description: Located in the largest gym in the northeast, GCA offers a variety of activities for children ages 3-16. With ninja, parkour, gymnastics and dance your child will be sure to find something to love here at GCA. We have top-trained camp staff that will guarantee your loved ones will have a fun experience while surrounded in a safe environment. Our gymnastics camps introduce kids to the fundamentals of the sport while having fun and staying physically active. Full Day: 9am – 3:30pm (Ages 3 – 16yr) $90/Day | 395/Week / Lunch Bunch: 9am – 2pm (Ages 3 – 16yr) $75/Day | $325/Week / Half Day: 9am – 12pm (Ages 3 – 16yr) $60/Day | $250/Week
  • Contact: gcagym@gmail.com | 203-610-8200
  • Website: gcaofct.com
  • Location: 85 Mill Plain Road, Suite S, Fairfield, CT 06824

Parkour Camps

  • Dates: June 24th – August 23rd, 2019
  • Ages: 9+
  • Cost: Flexible weekly and daily sign-ups offeredLunch Bunch: 9am – 2pm (Ages 9- 16yr) $75/Day | $325/Week
  • Description: Our Parkour Camp embraces the freedom of creativity and individuality while also teaching discipline and technique. Full Day: 9am-330pm (Ages 9-16yo); $90/day | $395/week / Lunch Bunch: 9am – 2pm (Ages 9- 16yr) $75/Day | $325/Week / Half Day: 9am – 12pm (Ages 9 – 16yr) $60/Day | $250/Week
  • Contact: gcagym@gmail.com | 203-610-8200
  • Website: gcaofct.com
  • Location: 85 Mill Plain Road, Suite S, Fairfield, CT 06824

Ninja Camp

  • Dates: June 24th – August 23rd, 2019
  • Ages: 3+
  • Cost: Flexible weekly and daily sign-ups offered
  • Description: Our Ninja Camp combines gymnastics, obstacle training, and freestyle movement, while also focusing on building character. Full Day: 9am – 3:30pm (Ages 3 – 11yr) $90/day |$395/week / Lunch Bunch: 9am – 2pm (Ages 3 – 11yr) $75/day | $325/week / Half Day: 9am – 12pm (Ages 3 – 11yr) $60/day | $250/week
  • Contact: gcagym@gmail.com | 203-610-8200
  • Website: gcaofct.com
  • Location: 85 Mill Plain Road, Suite S, Fairfield, CT 06824

GET SCHOOLED

  • Town: Bridgeport
  • Dates: July 8th – August 1st
  • Ages: 8-15yrs old
  • Cost: Rate per student for each 4-day session is $400. This rate includes bait and gear for catching fish for the day and a light snack.
  • Description: Get Schooled is a week long fishing camp for boys and girls between the ages of 8-15. Whether your child is new to fishing, or has years of experience, Get Schooled will provide a safe and fun fishing experience, on both fresh and saltwater, that your child will not forget. Everything is provided for campers to catch fish and have a great day. Register on our website today!
  • Registration is now open
  • Contact: getschooledacademy@gmail.com | (203)258-3225
  • Website: https://www.getschooledacademy.com/
  • Location: Camp meets at JIMMY O’S BAIT AND TACKLE, 3295 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport

GYMNASTICS CAMP AT THE YMCA

Summer Gymnastics Half Day Camp (ages 5 & up) INCLUDES FREE SWIM 

  • Town: All classes are held at the YMCA Gymnastic Center, 145 Main Street, Norwalk, CT 06851.
  • Dates: June 24th-August 16th (weekly sessions); $225/week or $55/daily drop-in; 12pm-415pm
  • Ages: 5+
  • Time:12pm-415pm
  • Description: Gymnastics and games in an air conditioned gym. Family YMCA buses take the campers and coaches to free swim in the pool at our Y in Westport. Gymnasts must be able to swim without flotation device. Drop off at Gymnastic Center in Norwalk and pick up in Westport at the YMCA. Please bring bathing suit and towel, nut-free snack and drink. All gymnasts must have signed waiver to participate. This camp has a full week option and also a daily drop in fee option. No refunds or credits after May 1.

Summer Gymnastics Full Day (ages 5 & up) 

  • Dates: July 24th-August 16th (weekly sessions); $285/week; 845am415pm
  • Ages: 5+
  • Description: Games, crafts, lots of gymnastics, fun themes and free swim. YMCA buses take gymnasts and coaches to the Y. Drop off at the Gymnastic center in Norwalk and pick up at the Westport YMCA. No refunds or credits after May 1.

Summer Fantasy Gymnastics and Art (ages 3-6) 

  • Dates: June 24th – July 19th (weekly sessions); $220/week; 9am-12pm
  • Ages: 3-6 yo
  • Description:Gymnastics, games, art project each day. Bring nut-free snack and drink. Must be toilet trained completely. No refunds or credits after May 1.

We are a nut-free gym. Please send your child with snack and drink every day. All campers must have signed waiver to participate. Membership not required for Camp programs. For questions about classes or placement, please contact Sally Silverstein, Gymnastic Director, 203-857-1139 or ssilverstein@westporty.org.

 

IST Sports Headquarters

Tot N Play Camp at Burying Hill Beach

  • Dates: June 10th – August 23rd; time: 9AM to 12PM
  • Ages: 3-5 years old; *must be potty trained
  • Description: IST Preschool Tot’n Play summer camp at Burying Hill Beach will provide week-long experiences that introduce young children to a multitude of sports, arts and crafts, and exploration while also creating a traditional camp experience that focuses on friendship, spirit, and fun in the sun! A flexible schedule offers registration options for any amount of weeks. Baseball, basketball, football, and soccer are just some of the highlighted sports. Arts and crafts, story-time, beach time and other popular children’s games will be a constant each day. Incase of inclement weather, camp will move indoors to our IST facility in Norwalk. Tot N Play has a new Director, Weston mom, Amanda Rothlein, who earned her Masters degree in Early Education from Fordham University and spent seven years as an Elementary teacher in the NYC public schools.  
  • Location: Burying Hill Beach, Westport CT
  • Registration through Westport Parks & Rec opens March 13 at 9AM. 
  • Contact: (203)855-9213
  • Website:  https://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?page=256
  • Location: Burying Hill Beach, Westport

IST Sports Headquarters Baseball Camps

  • Dates: Weeks of July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, and July 29th; (845AM to 1230PM)
  • Ages: K-7th grade
  • Description: Under the guidance I.S.T. Sports Headquarters Pro Staff including Jeff Slane and Todd Lyons, each player will have the opportunity to develop the fundamental and advanced skills of the game, learn sportsmanship, socialize with their peers, develop leadership qualities and actively participate as a valuable team member.  I.S.T. works hand in hand with Westport Little League so they are highly familiar with our community.  A typical camp day includes stretching, hitting, infield and outfield practice and drills, game situations and base running and modified games.  Participants should bring plenty of drinks and snacks.
  • Location: Burr Farms Fields in Westport

IST Sports Headquarters Flag Football Camps

  • Dates: Weeks of July 1st, July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, and July 30th
  • Ages: K-7th grade
  • Description: I.S.T. Pro Staff including Coach Steve Borys head of Westport Football PAL Player Development and Tony Gamble the program will cover all aspects of football training skills and will incorporate general speed and agility training as well as sport and position specific drills and skills development.  In addition to skills training, each camp day will include instructional flag football games.  Each Friday will be Super Bowl Friday where players will compete in fun and exciting football skills competitions like punting and passing along with a week ending game.
  • Location: PJ Romano — Turf field between Saugatuck and Kings Highway schools

IST Sports Headquarters NEW Lacrosse Camps

  • Dates: Weeks of July 8th, July 22nd and July 29th
  • Ages: 2nd-7th grade
  • Description: I.S.T Sports Headquarters and Westport Parks and Recreation are proud to announce its first ever Lacrosse Summer Camps for 2019! Beginners are welcome and up to intermediate boys and girls grades 2 – 6 are our focus for those who are exploring the fastest growing sport in America!  Boys and girls will learn from the most qualified coaches in Fairfield County.  Staples JV and Westport Police Athletic League coaches, Steve Anderson and John Threshie are coming off Staples first ever undefeated JV season and have recruited some of the top local high school players to join us! Boys and girls will train separately as they play very different games and will be separated by grade and skill level.  
  • Location: PJ Romano — Turf field between Saugatuck and Kings Highway schools

IST Sports Headquarters NEW Multi Sports Camps

  • Dates: Weeks of August 5th and August 12th 
  • Ages: K-7th grade
  • Description: Join I.S.T.’s Pro Staff and rotate through amazing skill developmental programs with I.S.T.’s finest!  Sessions will include basketball, lacrosse, football (non-contact) and Pro baseball skill development and games.  In addition to the four main sports, participants will play and participate in: Ladder Toss, Corn Hole, Ring Toss, Can Jam, Kick ball, plus more fun sports activities!
  • Location: Compo Beach Playing Fields

Coach Mike Basketball evening series

  • Dates: Week of June 17th – August 12th; Time: 5-8pm Monday-Friday
  • Ages: K-7th Grade
  • Description: Evening Basketball skills clinics for Kindergarten – 7th graders at Compo Beach. 
  • Location: Compo Beach basketball courts
  • Register at http://www.integratedsportstraining.com

IST Sports Headquarters Summer Baseball evening series 

  • Dates: Weeks of June 22 through August 12th; Time: 5-6:15pm Monday through Thursday
  • Ages: 5-7 yo
  • Description: IST Sports Headquarters in conjunction with Westport Little League is excited to announce  I.S.T. Baseball 5yr-7yr old Summer Baseball Series! The Summer Series program is geared towards general skills development and instruction. Each one hour and 15 minute session will maintain a low player to coach ratio and include hitting, fielding, throwing, catching, base running, and how to react in real game situations.  Kindergarten choices are Monday, Wednesday or both; 1st/2nd grade choices are Tuesday, Thursday or both. All instruction is provided by I.S.T.’s professional staff. 
  • Location: Compo Beach basketball courts
  • Register at http://www.integratedsportstraining.com

KEEP KICKIN’ SOCCER

 

  • Town: Westport & Norwalk
  • Dates: June 24th – August 12th (indoor and outdoor options vary)
  • Ages: Pre-K – 8th grade
  • Description: Keep Kickin Soccer welcomes all boys and girls aged Pre-K through 8th Grade for another fun Summer of Full Day (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Half Day (9 a.m. – noon), Soccer Camps in Norwalk and Westport! In a safe, fun, challenging, and supportive environment campers will have a blast developing their creative style of playing, ball skills, game understanding, and agility. Through guidance from our uniquely diverse and professional coaches campers can expect to enjoy team competitions, raffles, weekly awards, and new friends! Early Drop off & Hot Lunch available as add-ons. SPECIAL OFFER: Use code MOMS for an added discount.
  • Registration is now open! (Early bird pricing before March 1st)
  • Website: https://keepkickingsoccer.com/2019-summer-camps/
  • Contact: (203)857-1210
  • Location: 1346 Main Ave, Norwalk

KIDS SPORTS ZONE

Welcome to the one and only Kids’ Sports Zone Summer Camps by Sara Holland. Whether you are a new camper or a returning one we will continue to do awesome sports, arts and crafts, and we have an introduction into riding bikes (push bikes and training wheels as necessary). We will have our amazing staff back too!! Camp will be held in and outdoors* at The Field House at The Sportsplex. See below for details.

Kids’ Sports Zone Summer Sports Camp 

  • Dates: June 3rd – August 29th.
  • Ages 2.5-5 years
  • Description: Campers will be introduced to different sports and activities, play games, participate in arts & crafts, and more!  Each week focuses on a fun theme, which we will connect the sports and activities to for that week.  Our structured, action-packed program allows plenty of room for creative individuality and varying ability levels in a non-competitive environment.  Sports played at camp will be baseball, soccer, football, LAX, basketball,  learning to riding bikes (optional), fun noodle games, and more. We have access to outdoor space and will use that for water games, basketball, bikes, and more

Kids on Bikes & Sport Camp with Sara 

  • Dates: June 3rd-August 29th
  • Ages: 5-7 years
  • Description: Now older siblings can join in the fun too. This is one of the most exciting camps because kids experience the joy of pedaling independently for the first time!  This half day camp is perfect for the younger child who is still on training wheels or is just beginning to explore without training wheels.  Our goal is to get them riding their own bike on two wheels and/or learning to turn safely, maneuver around obstacles, riding in a straight line, fall safely, and much more!  A fun and safe atmosphere using specific techniques, patience, and fun.  We will also play baseball, basketball, flag football, and other fun activities. We have access to outdoor space and will use that for water games, basketball, bikes, and more
    *Helmet must be brought to camp. If on training wheels, please bring to camp.
  • Cost: $235/week ($50 off for WestportMoms if you sign up for more than 1 week! Use the Code: WP50)
  • Time: 9-12pm with an option to stay until 2pm
  • Description: Campers will be introduced to different sports and activities, play games, participate in arts & crafts, and more! Each week focuses on a fun theme, which will connect the activities and arts & crafts for that week. Our structured, action-packed program allows plenty of room for creative individuality & varying ability levels in a non-competitive environment.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: 434-825-4689 or email Sara at KidsSportsZone@gmail.com
  • Website: www.SaraHollandSports.com
  • Location: The Field House at The Sportsplex
EXCITING NEWS! Sara Holland will also be the Director at the NEW Next Level Camp for Girls in Trumbull, July 8-August 2nd, where she will be running these camps as well. She is highly encouraging those who have children ages 3-13 to sign up for the Trumbull location as they will be able to drop off everyone at a single location.  There is a $35 discount for those who sign up an additional sibling for Next Level camp! Use the Code: NLT35.

OLE SOCCER

Ole Summer Soccer Clinics 

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 17th – August 23rd
  • Time: 3 Sessions offered (8am-11am, 11am-2pm, 2pm-5pm). Additional options offered (Half Day 8am – 12pm, Full Day 8am – 3pm, Extended Day 8am – 5pm)
  • Ages: 4-14yrs old
  • Description: Summer Soccer Clinics at the Ole Soccer Arena indoor turf fields. Players will work on foot skills and techniques, game instincts, and scrimmages
  • Contact: (203)873-0309
  • Website: https://www.olesoccerct.com
  • Location: Ole Soccer Arena – 525 Tunxis Hill Cut Off, Fairfield | Ole Soccer Training Center – 5 Victoria Drive, Monroe

Ole Summer Futsal Clinics 

  • Dates: June 17th – August 23rd
  • Time: Half Day: 9am – 12pm | Full Day 9am – 3pm
  • Ages: 7-12yrs old
  • Description: Summer week-long clinics for more experienced players ages 7-14yrs old.
  • Contact: (203)873-0309
  • Website: https://www.olesoccerct.com
  • Location: Ole Soccer United – 176 Linwood Avenue, Fairfield

 

OVERTIME ATHLETICS

  • Town: Norwalk
  • Dates: June 17th – August 23rd
  • Ages: 6-12 yo
  • Cost:Full Day:  $225 / Half Day:  $185 – Discount Code:  WestportMoms  ($40 off per week)
  • Description:Overtime Athletics Summer Camps are a little bit of this… and a little bit of that! Our model, honed over 14 years of providing fun and affordable summer camps, zeroes in on the best parts of traditional day camp like Sports, Games, Contests, Arts and Crafts, Team Building Challenges, and Special Activities, AND also incorporates the latest trends in youth programming to include,Scavenger Hunts, Bounce Houses, Water Games, Goofy Golf, Brain Buster Projects, and much, much more! Whether you come for a week or the whole summer, our expert team understands how to keep camp fresh and fun. Our proven curriculum and programming formula allows us to roll through the day weaving high intensity and low impact activities together so that every type of kid has their moment to shine. Come get a slice of summer fun! Some features include: State of the art INDOOR Facility, Mobile Video Game Unit (Once a week – 45 min session), Organized sports, games, and competitions, Outside Fields, and an Arts & Craft Room
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Drew Carothers (203)864-5232
  • Website: www.otathletics.com
  • Location:SONO Field House – 365 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Norwalk

PEAK PERFORMANCE

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 24th-August 16th
  • Ages: 3-12 year olds
  • Cost: 3 day and 5 day camps available; 3 Half Days $99, 3 Full Days $165, 5 Half Days $165, 5 Full Days $275); Early Drop Off Available 8:15AM
  • Description: Peak Performance Sports Camps are back for their 10th Summer in Westport!! We will continue to provide children a unique opportunity to participate in various sports and activities that they play during their Physical Education classes but during the Summer! These programs are for children 3-12 years old. The programs will allow the children the chance to play EVERYTHING they see during the school year in a physically and mentally safe environment! Floor Hockey, Pinball, Battleship, Basketball, Tag Games, Wiffleball, Soccer, Flag Football, and much, much, more! Best of all the programs will be supervised by Physical Education Teachers, Certified Teachers and Coaches. Come and don’t miss out on the fun!!!
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Mark Carmody- 203-943-9598 or Peakperformancesportscamps@yahoo.com
  • Website: http://www.peakperformancesports.net/
  • Location: Saugatuck Elementary School – 170 Riverside Avenue, Westport

SAILAWAY SAILING SCHOOL

  • Town: Bridgeport
  • Dates: June 24th – August 16th
    • Two week sessions | 2 classes daily
    • 9am-12:30pm or 1:30pm-5pm
  • Ages: 9-14 year olds
  • Cost: $475 for a two week session
  • Description: Have fun, make friends, and learn to sail! The goal of our Summer Program for Kids is to teach them how to sail at their own pace in a safe environment combining hands-on instruction with fun activities to build confidence, encourage teamwork and develop friendships!  Basic sailing, Intermediate sailing, and Advanced sailing available!
  • Registration is now open!  Space is limited!
  • Contact: (203)209-3407 or sailaway@snet.net
  • Website: http://sailawaycamp.com/home.html
  • Location: Captain’s Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT 06605

SAUGATUCK ROWING CLUB

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: 2 week sessions starting June 11th through August 15th with AM and PM sessions: 9:30AM to 12:00PM, and 1:00PM to 3:30PM
  • Ages: Must be 12 years of age; Use coupon code ‘westportmoms’ for 10% off any one summer program.
  • Description – The summer programs are designed to cover the fundamentals of rowing both on and off the water. There will be a combination of core strengthening, flexibility work, and, weather permitting, rowing on the water every day. For a full description go to our website.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Website: https://www.saugatuckrowing.com/rowing/junior-information/programs/
  • Contact: Mary Green – mgreen@saugatuckrowing.com 
  • Location: Saugatuck Rowing Club at 521 Riverside Ave Westport

TENNIS CT CAMPS

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Fairfield Tennis Camp

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: 10 weekly camp sessions beginning June 17th
  • Time: 10am – 1pm
  • Ages: 5 – 17yrs old
  • Description: Our outdoor tennis camp is for players ages 5-17 who play with red, orange, green and yellow balls and are looking to improve and also have a great time. Players will be divided into groups based on their age and ability. Training includes fundamentals of tennis, stroke and movement development, singles and doubles strategy, on-court games and prizes. The focus is on developing a love for the game as well as establishing a strong athletic foundation.
  • Cost: $350 per 1 week session. Save on Camp: 2-for-1 special! *Offer only valid one time. Play more & save more: $75 off each additional week
  • Contact: Christine@FairfieldIndoorTennis.com | 203-254-0440
  • Website: https://www.fairfieldindoortennis.com/programs/summer-camp
  • Location: 210 Old Dam Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

Trumbull Racquet Club Camp

  • Dates: 9 weekly camp sessions beginning June 24th
  • Time: 3-hour camp – 10am – 1pm or 4-hour camp – 12:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Cost: $350 for 3hr camp and $450 for 4hr camp per 1 week session.  Save on Camp: 2-for-1 special! *Offer only valid one time.  Play more & save more: $100 off each additional week
  • Ages: 5 – 17yrs old
  • Description: Our indoor tennis camp is for players ages 5 – 17 who are looking to improve or learn to play, and also have a great time. Players will be divided into groups based on their age and ability using the 10 & Under format. Advanced juniors will have stroke and movement drills, including on court strategy in doubles and singles. The focus is on developing a love for the game as well as establishing a strong athletic foundation.
  • Contact: Ginny@TrumbullRacquet.com | 203-374-8622
  • Website: https://www.trumbullracquet.com/programs/summer-camp
  • Location: 35 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611

Oak Hills Tennis Club Camp

  • Dates: Weekly camp sessions beginning June 17th
  • Time: 1pm – 4pm
  • Ages: 5+
  • Description: Our outdoor tennis camp provides young players ages 5 & up the opportunity to improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. Our accomplished pros have a passion for teaching kids and will help them take their game to the next level.
  • Cost: $300 per 1 week session. Save on Camp: 2-for-1 special! *Offer only valid one time. Play more & save more: Any 2 weeks for $550. *Cannot be combined with 2 for 1
  • Contact: Staff@OakHillsTennisClub.com | 203-655-8769
  • Website: https://www.oakhillstennisclub.com/programs/junior-programs
  • Location: 165 Fillow Street, Norwalk, CT

ADDITIONAL SPORTS CAMPS

Some other Sports Camps include:

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GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL – NEW!

 

  • Town: Norwalk
  • Dates: Weeks of June 17th, June 24th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th, August 5th and August 12th
  • Ages: 4 months – 12 years old
  • Description: This summer, Goldfish Swim School will offer Summer Jumpstart Clinics. Jumpstart Clinics give your little ones a jump start on becoming confident swimmers during the warm, summer months! They are 5 consecutive days of a 30-minute group swim lesson, Monday-Friday. It’s the perfect activity for non-camp weeks or days you are looking for something for your kids to do! Jumpstart Clinics are one month of lessons in just one week.
  • Registration opens in the Spring. 
  • Contact: swimnorwalk@goldfishss.com or 203-857-9191
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com/norwalk
  • Location: 112 Main Street, Norwalk

HAFADAY AT THE YMCA

 

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 17th-August 23rd
  • Ages: 4-8 yo
  • Cost:$280 / week (member); $320 / week (non-member)
  • Description: Hafaday is a popular swim-lesson program for children ages 4 to 8 years old that takes place from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm each day in weekly sessions during the summer as well as some school vacation breaks. The children have a swim lesson and free swim, plus arts/crafts and gym time, with a snack in between. It is a great program where the kids can meet new friends, have fun and really strengthen their swim skills.
  • Registration is now open and ONLINE! https://westporty.campbrainregistration.com/
  • Contact: mgeorge@westporty.org
  • Website: http://westporty.org/programs-services/summer-programs/hafaday/
  • Location: Westport Weston YMCA in Westport, 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport

WINGS OVER WATER

Mermaid Camp

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: July 15th – 19th and July 22 – 26th; 1230pm-330pm
  • Ages: 5 – 12yrs old (must have swim skills)
  • Description: Our mission is to create a lifelong intimate relationship with water that will become the foundation for all future aquatic activity. Our philosophy is to provide children and adults with the opportunity to experience the aquatic environment in a safe and joyful way. Mermaid Camp is a drop-off afternoon camp. We also offer early drop off and later pick up for a small fee. Mermaid meeting, mermaid swim time, as well as snack & a craft. Mermaid tails are not included, but can be purchased online with our assistance.
  • Contact: (203)212-3950 | fairfield@wingsoverwater.com
  • Website: http://www.wingsoverwater.com/fairfieldct.html
  • Location: 2221 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield

Summer Learn to Swim Camp

  • Dates: June 30th – August 17th
  • Ages: Infants to adults

Infant Splash Swimming Class

  • Ages: Infants (2-5 months)
  • Cost: No tuition / $50 Membership

 

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MUSIC THEATRE OF CT (MTC)

  • Town: Norwalk
  • Dates: Weeks of June 24th (Doctor Dolittle), July 29th (The Sound of Music), and August 5th (Peter Pan); 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Ages:  2nd-8th grade
  • Cost: $495 (includes one t-shirt and two tickets to the performance); Use the code SUMMER19 at checkout before February 15th to get $70 off! Special Offer! Register for more than one week and take 10% off! (First week is full price, additional weeks are 10% off. This discount is only available by calling the MTC Box Office)
  • Description: Three one week camps with a different Broadway show theme each week! Half-Day One-Week Camps for Grades 2-8! Performers learn and develop songs from The Broadway Show-of-the-Week and present their work to parents and friends on the final day of camp! Performances are on Fridays at 7pm. 
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: 203-454-3883 or email admin@musictheatreofct.com
  • Website: http://www.musictheatreofct.com/summer/
  • Location:  509 Westport Ave, Norwalk

THEATRE CAMP 4 KIDS

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 19th-28th (classes begin the first day after school ends!)
    • Time: 9am-1pm (Early drop off, late pick-up, or full day options until 3pm are available)
  • Ages:  Rising 1st-6th grade for camp; weekly classes include high school students and adults
  • Cost: $69/day until 1pm; $99/day until 3pm; financial aid and scholarships available
  • Description: Summer Camp! Beauty and the Beast, Lion King, Les Miz, and Legally Blonde with Laura Curley Pendergast, Director/Producer/Former Managing Director of the off – Broadway Triangle Theater in NYC and GFS Director  and Producer of The Lion King Kids at GFS School! Also work with Tyler Jent from Broadway’s Kinky Boots (voice and dance). Theater Camp for Kids is an innovative, creative, play based camp where students of all levels and ages learn all about the Theater while having fun, playing theater games, improvisation, stage combat, set drawing and design. Students will be divided into three small groups by age Broadway singing, dancing and acting! Many of TheaterCamp 4 Kids! students have landed the leading roles in and Westport and other area schools and private productions! NYC too! This class is a creative, innovative way to learn all about the Theater while having fun! We are not a “factory” we let the children create in a nurturing, caring environment that allows them to gain confidence and have fun! Each and every child gets individual attention and has an opportunity to shine! “Mini Show” the last day of camp at 2:30. 
  • Registration is now open
  • Contact: 917-734-8562 or email Laura Curley Pendergast at curleylaura@hotmail.com 
  • Website: www.theatercamp4kids.com
  • Location: GreensFarms Congregational Church, 71 Hillandale Rd, Westport

ADDITIONAL THEATRE CAMPS

Some other Theatre Camps include:

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LANDMARK

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of 6/17 (Science), 6/24 (Technology), 7/8 (Engineering), 7/15 (Art), 7/22 (Math)
  • Ages: 3 – 5 yo
  • Cost: $375/week (if enrollment before May 3). $400/week (registration after May 3).
  • Description: Join us for some summer fun and learning with our Landmark Summer Sessions!  Each one-week session will be built around exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math (STEAM) related concepts, which will be highlighted in our learning centers. We will also be incorporating many elements of our school routine, including our morning meeting and helper jobs.  To be sure we get to enjoy all summer has to offer, our daily water play will keep everyone cool and happy!
  • Registration: Early Spring
  • Contact: (203)226-6982 or email gsabek@landmarkpreschool.org
  • Website:  https://www.ridgefieldacademy.org/programs/ra-summer-programs/camp-landmark-westport
  • Location: Westport Landmark Preschool campus – 11 Burr Road. Westport

SAUGATUCK NURSERY SCHOOL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 25th – August 15th (Eight one-week sessions)
  • Ages –  2-5 Years Old
  • Description – Come join us for some summer fun!  Arts, crafts, outdoor water play, outdoor artists’ corner, special guests and exciting in-house field trips.  Children may attend anywhere from two to eight weeks, three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), 9-1:30, $245 per session.  Themes include “How Does Your Garden Grow?”,” Yankee Doodle Dandy” “Shark Bite”, “How Does it Feel?”, “Fun with Food”, “Up, Up and Away”, “Walk the Plank” and “Under the Big Top”
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact – (203)226-9192 and/or ellen.dehuff@saugatucknurseryschool.org
  • Location – 245 Post Road East, Westport 

WESTPORT WESTON COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 17th – July 26th (sign up is by the week)
  • Ages:
    • 2’s (entering a 2’s program in the Fall): Tues & Weds 9am-11am
    • 3s: M-F or T,W,Th 9am-12pm (until 1pm through extended day option)
    • 4s and Pre-K; M-F 9am-1pm
  • Description: The Summer Co-op is a 6 week program for ages 2-5. Nature and environment are emphasized. The Co-op’s natural setting lends itself to a wonderful outdoor experience, especially the green lawn for sprinklers, water slides, games and picnics. We Play outside everyday! Each week features a different theme — At The Water’s Edge, Things with Wings, Furry Friends, Sticks & Stones, Recycle It! and Camping. The daily schedule is balanced with active play and quiet time, small and large group activities. Children engage in block building, arts & crafts, dramatic play, music and movement and storytelling. Children are provided with many natural, open-ended materials that encourage and foster creativity.
  • Registration begins Wednesday, February 27th
  • Contact: Donna @ 203-227-9318 or email info@westportwestoncoop.org for more information
  • Location: Westport Weston Coop – 10 Lyons Plains Rd, Westport

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SLEEP-AWAY CAMP

Looking for some direction with sleep-away camps for the Summer?
WestportMoms own Melissa Post helps families come up with sleep-away camp options that make sense for their family and children (at NO COST to you!), and is happy to help at any point. If you want to connect with Melissa you can email her at melissa.post@campspecialists.com

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