FEATURED CAMPS

CAMP PLAYLAND

 

  • UPDATE for 2020: Camp Playland IS open, and will be operating with modifications, including smaller cohorts of 10 for 7 weeks (June 29th – August 14th). Unfortunately, they are not able to offer transportation this summer. For more info and their updated protocols, click here.
  • Town: New Canaan
  • Dates: June 22nd-August 14th 2020 (2 to 8 week sessions)
  • Ages: 3-14 years old
  • 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: Email Steve Bloom, Director at info@campplayland.com | (203) 966-2937
  • Website: Click Here
  • Location: 802 Ponus Ridge, New Canaan
  • Blog Post: Camp Playland New Canaan: The Ultimate Day Camp Experience

HOLIDAY HILL DAY CAMP

 

  • Update for 2020: Holiday Hill Day Camp is OPEN! Click here for our 2020 Summer guidelines!
  • Town: Prospect, CT
  • Dates: June 29th-August 21st (1 to 8-week sessions)
  • Hours of Operation: 8am-9am is before care and 4pm to 5pm is after care at no additional cost. Our regular camp hours are 9am-4pm Monday through Friday. There are no observed holidays this camp season.
  • Ages: 3-13 years old for Day Camp: 14-15 for CIT (Counselor in Training) Program
  • Cost: $525 per week, sibling discounts apply.
  • Breakfast and Lunch are provided! We accommodate all dietary restrictions.
  • 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 the BEST summer ever. Activities include: Swimming, Water Activities, Cooking, American Ninja Warrior Course, Archery, Nature, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Fishing, Woodworking, Maker Space Cabin, Yoga, and High Ropes Course. In addition, HHDC provides attractive and nutritious meals to suit the needs of every camper. 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.
  • REGISTRATION is now open
  • Contact: Email Michael at director@holidayhilldaycamp.com | (203) 387-2267
  • Website: Click Here
  • Location: 43 Candee Rd, Prospect, CT

AMBLER FARM

  • Town: Wilton
  • Dates: June 15th – August 14th (9am-1pm) – weekly; camp for Grades 1-7 begin June 22nd
  • Ages: 4- 13 years old (June 15th – 19th is for 4-5 year olds only, but all subsequent weeks are open to all ages)
  • Description: This amazing farm program takes place on a majestic 18 acre working organic farm. Children of all ages will spend time with our resident farm animals including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits, chickens and geese. Weekly activities include cooking, berry picking, harvesting, woodworking for school age children, crafts for preschoolers, hayrides and so much more! Sign up for multiple weeks!
  • Registration opens February 3rd!
  • Contact: Email Kevin Meehan, Program Director at kevin@amblerfarm.org or call (203)667-6941 
  • Website: https://amblerfarm.org
  • Location: Ambler Farm in Wilton – 257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton

BROADWAY METHOD ACADEMY

Broadway Junior Workshops

  • Town: Fairfield 
  • Dates:
    • Session 1: Monday, June 22nd – Friday, July 10th – (915AM- 2pm)
    • Session 2: Monday, July 13th – Friday, July 31st – (915AM- 2pm)
  • Ages: 6-12 years old
  • Cost: $1,250 (Per Session)
  • Description: Our summer musical theater workshops will help students explore the foundations of musical theater, ignite their creative spirit and build a sense of ensemble. Students will take classes in acting, singing and dancing and work towards putting on a Broadway junior workshop.
    • Session I (Moana Jr) – Performance July 10th @ 7pm
    • Session II (Sister Act Jr) $1250 – Performance July 31st @ 7pm
  • Registration is NOW open!
  • Contact: Email J. Scott Handley at jscott@broadwaymethodacademy.org | (850) 321-5200
  • Website: https://broadwaymethodacademy.org/programs/summer-programs/
  • Location: 1935 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield

Summer Musical Theater Intensive

  • Town: Fairfield 
  • Dates: Monday, July 6th – Friday, July 24th – (1230PM- 5pm)
  • Ages: 13+ (younger accepted via audition)
  • Cost: $1,250 (Per Session)
  • Description: Our Musical Theater Intensive is designed to help young actors become triple-threats. Students will work with professional talent to sharpen their performance skills and prepare them for a total understanding of musical theater. There will be performances, workshops and panel discussions with leading Broadway talents. The 3-week summer intensive concludes with a showcase cabaret featuring the young artists. Previous Guest Artists include: Tony Winners Cynthia Erivo and Kelli O’Hara, Mean Girls star Erika Henningsen, Rob McClure, Aubrey Berg (CCM), Lindsay Mendez, and Telly Leung
  • Registration is NOW open!
  • Contact: Email J. Scott Handley at jscott@broadwaymethodacademy.org | (850) 321-5200
  • Website: https://broadwaymethodacademy.org/programs/summer-programs/
  • Location: 1935 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield

 

CAMP INVENTION

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: 
    • Westport locations: Staples High School | 7/20 – 7/24 and Staples High School | 7/27 – 7/31
    • Fairfield locations: Riverfield Elementary School | 7/6 – 7/10
  • Ages: Entering grades 1-6
  • Description: Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers in grades K-6 will team up to play hybrid hover ball games, tackle environmental challenges and become confident entrepreneurs designing the next great invention! Local educators will lead fun, hands-on STEM activities building collaboration and creative problem-solving skills. Visit invent.org/save or call 800-968-4332 to register.
  • Registration is now open! Early registration discounts available through 5/12!
  • Contact: Email campinvention@invent.org or call (800)968-4332
  • Website: https://www.invent.org/camp
  • Location: See above for respective dates

CEDAR POINT YACHT CLUB – SAILING

 

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 22nd – August 14th (1, 4 and 8 week sessions)
  • Ages: 6-18 years old (members and non-members)
  • Description: Cedar Point Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camp in Westport is were your kids can learn how to be independent and responsible while sailing just off Compo Beach!!! 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. If interested they can participate in local and regional racing or just enjoy the wind, water and summer sun.
  • Registration is now open; early bird registration through March 31st!
  • Website: http://www.cedarpointyc.org/juniorsailing
  • Contact: Email juniorsailing@cedarpointyc.org or call (203)219-5034
  • Location: Westport near Compo Beach

CODEBUG

  • Update for 2020: Open virtually in July for classes.
    • Web Development (Online) – July 6 – 17 (Mon – Fri) / Grades: Rising 5-8th / 9am – 10:30am 
    • Build Your Personal Website (Online) – July 20 – 31 (Mon – Fri) / Grades: Rising 9-12th / 9am – 10:30am 
  • Town: New Canaan
  • Dates: 1 and 2 week courses throughout July, 2020
  • Ages: Grades 5-8th, 9th-12th
  • Description: Codebug’s courses are designed to ensure your child’s introduction to web development is enthusiastic and challenging, leaving them inspired to keep building. Our collaborative, project-based curriculum is designed by Sarah, a math teacher turned software engineer and taught by two professional software engineers (Sarah and McArthur). We create a comfortable and inclusive learning environment designed to foster student curiosities and build autonomous learners.
  • Registration is open!
  • Contact: Email Sarah Betack at sarah@codebug.us | (203) 803-3319
  • Location: St. Lukes School, 377 N Wilton Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840

CRYSTAL THEATRE 

  • Town: South Norwalk
  • Dates & Rates: June 15th – July 24th
    • The Pied Piper (2nd-5th grades) – Monday, June 15th – Saturday, June 28th; 9AM-2PM – $595
    • Storybook Theatre (4-6 year olds) – Monday, June 15th – Friday, June 27th; 4-515PM – $190
    • The Little Mermaid Jr (5th- 9th grades) – Monday, June 29th – Friday, July 10th; 9AM-330PM – $675
    • Broadway Blast 2020! (5th- 12th grades) – Monday, July 13th – Friday, July 18th; 9AM-330PM – $395
    • Broadway Finishing School Intensive (7th- 12th grades) – Monday, July 20th – Friday, July 24th; 9AM-2PM – $325
  • Ages:  4 years old – 12th grade
  • Description: Enjoy a life-changing summer program performing onstage at Crystal Theatre! Camps are tailored for various age-groups, all ending in a fully-produced onstage production in our air-conditioned theater. Let your young star shine with us…33 years of experience!
  • Registration is NOW open!
  • Contact: (203) 847-4850 or email Cheryl Kemeny, Crystal Theatre Artistic Director, at crysthr@optonline.net
  • Website: https://www.crystaltheatre.org
  • Location:  66 Bayview Ave, Norwalk

GREENS FARMS ACADEMY

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June – August, 2020
  • Ages: K-12th
  • Description: Greens Farms Academy Summer Programs: Learn. Play. Excel. Join us for a summer on the Sound! GFA camps feature day camps, Summer Academy, and a wide variety of sports.
  • Registration: Opens February 28th
  • Contact:  Email Andrea Sullivan at summerprograms@gfacademy.org | (203) 349-7175
  • Website: www.gfacademy.org/summer
  • Location: 35 Beachside Avenue, Westport

GOLF PERFORMANCE CENTER

  • Town: Ridgefield, CT
  • Dates: Session 1 – (June 20-July 26) | Session 2 (July 27-August 23). Choose between 4 and 8 week programs. 
  • Ages: Boys & Girls 12+
  • Description:The Golf Performance Center’s 2020 Summer Achieve program in partnership with Ethan Allen Prep and Junior Golf Hub will help you achieve your greatness on the course, in the classroom and in life. Ages 12+ can choose between 4 and 8 week programs with room and board available at GPC’s main campus. Our program combines the best practices for development, golf and physical coaching, tournament preparation, tournament play and high-level academic experience.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact:  Email Tom Bopp at tom@thegolfperformancecenter.com | (203) 439-6758
  • Website: https://thegolfperformancecenter.com/2020-summer-achieve-program/
  • Location:824 Ethan Allen Highway Ridgefield, CT 

LONGSHORE SAILING SCHOOL

  • Update for 2020: Longshore Sailing School WILL be open! Click here for more info!
  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 8th – August 28th, 2020
  • Cost: $335-$575
  • Ages: 8-16 years old, Private instruction 5+
  • Description: Longshore Sailing School is a community sailing program that is open to the public. We offer both one and two week programs for sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding for ages eight to sixteen.”
  • Registration is now open
  • Contact: Email Longshore Sailing School at Info@LongshoreSailingSchool.com
  • Website: www.LongshoreSailingSchool.com
  • Location: Longshore Club Park, 260 Compo Road South, Westport CT 06880

MICKEY KYDES PRO SOCCER CAMPS

MICKEY KYDES PRO SOCCER CAMPS

  • Town: Westport, Wilton & Greenwich
  • Ages: 4-14 years old
  • Dates: 
    • Full Day – 9am-4pm (Ages 7-14) – weeks of June 22nd, July 6th and July 20th
    • Half Day – 9am-12pm (Ages 4-12) – weeks of June 29th, July 13th, August 17th, and August 24th
  • Description: Mickey Kydes Soccer has made a commitment to offer the very best in soccer education. We have been a part of your community for over 27 years. We offer each player the opportunity to develop a love for the game, a focus on creativity, technical confidence and tactical understanding, where positive concepts are constantly being developed.
  • Registration is now open! Early Bird Specials, Sibling Discounts and prices on website along with camp details
  • Contact: Email Denise Brown at moreinfo@kydes.soccer or call (203) 852-6969
  • Website: kydessoccer.com
  • Location: Varies weekly – Westport – Wakeman Field, Long Lots Elementary. Wilton – Lilly Field. Greenwich – fields vary, check website for details

MOCA WESTPORT 

  • Update for 2020: MOCA is running the NEW Academy Outside. They also have a YouTube channel with great art projects for kids and adults (as well as virtual concerts) with two new art videos released every Thursday at 11am (one for kids, one for adults) here.
  • THE ACADEMY OUTSIDE – Looking for a change of scenery and a chance to be messy outside your own home? With the opportunity to open museums outside, we plan to allow three families at a time to utilize our vast outdoor space for art activities! All social distancing and cleaning regulations will be explicitly followed. We will set-up the activity and provide all materials for your 90-minute session ($75/per activity). Choose from the following:
    • Large-scale abstract painting (think Jackson Pollock!)
    • Watercolor Still Painting
    • Mask Decoration
    • Sunprint Photography
    • Tie Dye or Fabric Batik (bring your own fabric)

    Contact Kate Jackson, Manager of Education & Public Programs to learn more; online sign-ups will be available on our website soon.

  • Dates: June 2020 – August 2020
  • Age: Grades 1-8
  • Cost: Ranging from $150 – $250
  • Description: MoCA Summer Camps 2020: The Academy at MoCA Westport presents a series of art camps that will expose students to a wide variety of mediums, concepts, and styles. Our courses are designed to both educate and spark creativity. Appropriate for grades 1-8; Classroom instruction will be further divided by age on a semi-private basis.
  • Registration is now open!
  • Website: https://mocawestport.org/the-academy/#camp
  • Contact: Email academy@mocawestport.org | (203) 222-7070
  • Location: MOCA Westport – 19 Newtown Turnpike

NEXT LEVEL CAMP FOR GIRLS

  • Update for 2020: Next Level Camp is running a NEW program called Next Level Camp 2 U (with limited enrollment). Next Level Camp 2 U is a unique, at-home program that brings the amazing experience of camp right into your very own backyard or nearby park. In small groups of eight or less, families will be permitted to choose their own trusted groups and location. We offer Sports, Art projects and traditional camp games. For kids looking for a bit more intensive program we offer a sports academy option as well. The staff will go through the same training as they would for our typical day camps including reference and background checks. For 2 hours a day it is $250 per kid. Next Level 2 Camp U has something for everyone and is determined to make summer 2020 one to remember! Learn more at nextlevelcamp2u.com
  • Town: Fairfield Day (girls only), Coed in Kent (1 week sleep-away)
  • Dates: July 6th – August 7th (sleep-away ends on 7/24)
  • Ages: 4-12 years old (day) 8 to 14 years old (sleep-away)
  • TRANSPORTATION IN FAIRFIELD AND WESTPORT
  • Description: Next Level Day Camp for Girls , where Play is Serious FUN and character-building is embedded in our mission to Learn, Commit, Achieve! Next Level Day Camp for Girls is elective based program ( NO TWO DAYS ARE THE SAME) is a perfect mix of skill-based individual and team sports, arts activities, STEM academic enrichment, exciting events and unique electives such as yoga, cooking, GaGa and more. At Next Level Sports and Enrichment, we combine a traditional camp experience with a dynamic sports and enrichment program. Our residential camp program is located in Kent, CT.  Our program focuses on three building blocks to success: We Learn, We Commit, and We Achieve. And, more importantly, we do this together, as a family. Ice Hockey, Farm to Table cooking and more.
  • Registration is now open; save until 5/15/20
  • Contact: Email info@nextleveldaycamps.com | (203) 966-2937
  • Website: nextleveldaycamps.com
  • Video of Summer 2019: https://vimeo.com/353477681
  • Location: Notre Dame High School, 220 Jefferson St, Faifield, CT

PEAK PERFORMANCE SPORTS 

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 17th-August 21st; *Note: June 17th-June 20th (3 day camp only – half day for $120 / full day for $180)
  • Ages: 3-12 year olds
  • Cost: 3 day and 5 day camps available
    • Any 3 Half Days 9AM-1230PM are $120
    • Any 3 Full Days 9AM-4PM are $180
    • Any 5 Half Days 9AM-1230PM OR 1230PM-4PM are $200 
    • Any 5 Full Days 9AM-4PM OR 1230PM-4PM are $300 
  • Description: For Boys and Girls ages 3-12. This camp offers a combination of traditional sports games like soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball, physical education activities like ga ga ball, dodgeball, pinball, capture the flag,  kickball and cooperative/team building games. We offer half day, full day and 3 day camps and early drop off. Sibling Discounts available. Subway is available for lunch orders.
  • Registration is now open! Early Bird 15% off entire purchase prior to March 1st, 2020
  • Contact: Email Mark Carmody at Mark@peakperformancesports.net | (203) 943-9598
  • Website: http://www.peakperformancesports.net/
  • Location: Saugatuck Elementary School – 170 Riverside Avenue, Westport

TEAM PEQUOT 

  • Town: Southport
  • Dates: June 22nd – August 14th (4 and 8 week sessions)
  • Ages: 9-18 years old (members and non-members welcome)
  • Description: Team Pequot has been teaching young sailors of all levels the essential elements of performance boat handling, seamanship and racing skills for almost 100 years. It instills in them a respect for the sea and the value of teamwork, friendship, cooperative learning, good sportsmanship and most importantly… Team Pequot creates sailors who will enjoy and contribute to the sport of sailing for their entire lives.
  • Registration is now open; Early registration fee discount through March 31st!
  • Website: www.teampequot.com , #teampequot
  • Contact: Email teampequot@gmail.comor call (203)255-5740 EXT 21
  • Location: Pequot Yacht Club, 669 Harbor Road, Southport

WAKEMAN TOWN FARM

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Tiny Farmhands Camps, ages 3-5
    • Session 1: June 22 – June 26th
    • Session 2: June 29 -July 3rd
    • Session 3: July 27 – July 31st
    • Session 4: August 3 – August 7th
    • Session 5: Aug 10 – Aug 14th
  • Dates: Jr. Farmers & Summer Chefs Camps, ages 5-11
    • Session 1: July 6 – July 10th
    • Session 2: July 13 – July 17th
    • Session 3: July 20 – July 24th
  • Ages: 3 – 11 years old
  • Cost: $375-$600 depending on age and program
  • Description: Calling all Farm Hands! Wakeman Farm offers youngsters with a golden opportunity to get their hands dirty and learn what it’s like to be farmer. With fun and engaging camps that range from ages 3-5 and 5-11, participants learn about farming through planting and caring for organic gardens, plus feeding, bathing and caring for animals, like AJ the Alpaca as well as goats, sheep, heirloom ducks, chickens and bunnies. Campers delight in games, maker activities, and cooking, using fresh eggs from our chickens and veggies straight from the gardens in our commercial kitchen and wood-fired pizza oven.
  • Registration opens thru Westport Parks & Recreation Department on March 13th. 
  • Contact: Email education.wakemantownfarm@gmail.com | (203) 557-9195 
  • Website: https://www.wakemantownfarm.org/summer-camps
  • Location: Wakeman Town Farm in Westport – 134 Cross Highway, Westport

Westport Weston YMCA – Camp Mahackeno

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

  • Camp Mahackeno newly renovated this year with weekly sessions for kids K-10th Grade. Same great history with new, updated amenities, new pool, new playground, new Archery Range and more! Let the next generation begin!
  • 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

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ALL AROUND CAMPS

APPLE BLOSSOM SCHOOL AND FAMILY CENTER SUMMER PROGRAM

  • Town: Wilton, CT
  • Dates: Weekly Sessions June 15th – July 10th | Monday -Thursday: 9am – 1pm Friday: 9am – 12 noon | Extended Care 830am – 4pm
  • Ages: 2-7 years* | *Children who will not be three by Dec. 2020 should have been previously enrolled in a drop off program at Apple Blossom.
  • Description: Come enjoy summer like it used to be, outside, immersed in nature and imaginative play at our Waldorf accredited early childhood center. Our flowing, gentle rhythm cultivates curiosity and self-initiation through building, gardening, cooking, crafts, circle time and free play. Each week we will discover a different aspect of the culture of Native American Tribes.
  • Registration is now open! Save $100 when you register for all 4-weeks by June 1st
  • Contact: Email admissions@appleblossomschool.org | (203) 493-4003
  • Website: https://www.appleblossomschool.org/summer-camp
  • Location: 440 Danbury Rd, Wilton

A CHILD’S GARDEN

  • Town: Fairfield & Shelton
  • Dates:June 22nd – August 14th. 2020
  • Ages: 3 – 10 years old
  • Description:
    • 3 year & 4 year olds will have a variety of summer activities, while include water play, sprinklers, picnics, sports, art, crafts, music, bikes and special events – possibly a visit from a magician, puppeteer, animal show, etc.
    • 5 year – 10 year olds will have a rotating schedule, which will include 3 to 4 field trips a week. Sports, water play, art, crafts, music and reading will also be a part of the summer activities. Past year trips have included trips to My Three Sons, Miniature Golf, The Zoo, The Science Museum & The Dinosaur Park.
  • Registration Now Open!
  • Contact:
  • Website: http://achildsgarden.net/
  • Location:100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield | 20 Ivy Brook Road, Shelton

CAMP COMPO

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 22nd-August 14th (one week sessions); 9am – 3pm
  • Ages: Entering Kindergarten – 4th grade in 2018
  • 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 will be open soon
  • Website: http://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?page=258
  • Location: Compo Beach in Westport

DISCOVERY CAMP (via Westport Continuing Ed)

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 22nd- July 31st  (weekly sessions)
  • Ages: Entering Kindergarten – 5th 
  • Description: Discovery Camp for K-5 offers fun-filled mornings of arts & crafts, games, learning and outdoor fun from 8:30am – 12:30pm at Greens Farms Elementary School in Westport.  Afternoon camps meet from 12:30pm – 2:30pm and offer specialized options designed for actors and artists, basketball buffs, computer savvy kids, engineers and inventors, and filmmakers! Parents may choose the morning program, an afternoon program, or choose both for a full-day camp. New this year, Discovery Camp Junior offers three weeks of camps for kids entering grades K-1 this fall. Led by Kindergarten teachers, the camp combines the perfect balance of learning and age-appropriate games and activities. The camp encourages kids to learn important school-readiness skills, teamwork and friendship in a caring and structured environment. Discovery Camp Junior is offered weekly from July 13 – 31. Discovery Camp Director Mrs. Schock of Coleytown Elementary School is joined by a dedicated team of educators who ensure that kids are active and engaged throughout the day. Weekly themes keep camp fresh with new activities alongside camp favorites every week! Discovery Camp Junior is led by Ms. Pape & Mrs. Spivey, Kindergarten teachers at Coleytown Elementary School. 
  • REGISTRATION is now open!
  • Website: www.westportcontinuinged.com
  • Location: Greens Farms Elementary School, Westport

EARTHPLACE

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 8th – August 3rd
  • 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/programs/summer-camp
  • Location: 10 Woodside Lane, Westport

GAN ISRAEL

  • Update for 2020: Camp Gan Izzy will be OPEN with modifications including shorter sessions (2 hour blocks daily) and smaller groups of 10 for 4 weeks from July 6th-31st. A la carte options are also available. For more information, please email Dina Kantor at director@ganisrael.com.
  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 22nd – July 31st (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

GREENS FARMS ACADEMY

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June – August, 2020
  • Ages: K-12th
  • Description: Greens Farms Academy Summer Programs: Learn. Play. Excel. Join us for a summer on the Sound! GFA camps feature day camps, Summer Academy, and a wide variety of sports.
  • Registration: Opens February 28th
  • Contact:  Email Andrea Sullivan at summerprograms@gfacademy.org | (203)
  • Website: www.gfacademy.org/summer
  • Location: 35 Beachside Avenue, Westport

HOLIDAY HILL DAY CAMP

 

  • Update for 2020: Holiday Hill Day Camp is OPEN! Click here for our 2020 Summer guidelines
  • Town: Prospect, CT
  • Dates: June 29th-August 21st (1 to 8-week sessions)
  • Hours of Operation: 8am-9am is before care and 4pm to 5pm is after care at no additional cost. Our regular camp hours are 9am-4pm Monday through Friday. There are no observed holidays this camp season.
  • Ages: 3-13 years old for Day Camp: 14-15 for CIT (Counselor in Training) Program
  • Cost: $525 per week, sibling discounts apply.
  • Breakfast and Lunch are provided! We accommodate all dietary restrictions.
  • 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 the BEST summer ever. Activities include: Swimming, Water Activities, Cooking, American Ninja Warrior Course, Archery, Nature, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Fishing, Woodworking, Maker Space Cabin, Yoga, and High Ropes Course. In addition, HHDC provides attractive and nutritious meals to suit the needs of every camper. 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.
  • REGISTRATION is now open
  • Contact: Email Michael at director@holidayhilldaycamp.com | (203) 387-2267
  • Website: Click Here
  • Location: 43 Candee Rd, Prospect, CT

MAHACKENO (AT THE WESTPORT WESTON YMCA)

  • Town: Westport & Weston
  • Dates: June 22nd-August 28th (NEW – weekly sessions offered!)
  • Ages: 5 – 14 years
  • Cost: Varies by age and member/non-member
  • Description: The New YMCA Camp Mahackeno will be OPEN THIS Summer! Same great history with new, updated amenities, new pool, new playground, new Archery Range and more! Let the next generation begin!
  • Registration is now open; get your spot today!
  • Contact: Email Jesse Kanaple at jkanaple@westporty.org, or call (203)226-8981, ext. 126
  • Website: https://westporty.org/programs-services/summer-programs/camp-mahackeno/
  • Location: Westport Weston YMCA in Westport

NEXT LEVEL CAMP FOR GIRLS

  • Update for 2020: Next Level Camp is running a NEW program called Next Level Camp 2 U (with limited enrollment). Next Level Camp 2 U is a unique, at-home program that brings the amazing experience of camp right into your very own backyard or nearby park. In small groups of eight or less, families will be permitted to choose their own trusted groups and location. We offer Sports, Art projects and traditional camp games. For kids looking for a bit more intensive program we offer a sports academy option as well. The staff will go through the same training as they would for our typical day camps including reference and background checks. For 2 hours a day it is $250 per kid. Next Level 2 Camp U has something for everyone and is determined to make summer 2020 one to remember! Learn more at nextlevelcamp2u.com
  • Town: Fairfield Day (girls only), Coed in Kent (1 week sleep-away)
  • Dates: July 6th – August 7th (sleep-away ends on 7/24)
  • Ages: 4-12 years old (day) 8 to 14 years old (sleep-away)
  • TRANSPORTATION IN FAIRFIELD AND WESTPORT
  • Description: Next Level Day Camp for Girls , where Play is Serious FUN and character-building is embedded in our mission to Learn, Commit, Achieve! Next Level Day Camp for Girls is elective based program ( NO TWO DAYS ARE THE SAME) is a perfect mix of skill-based individual and team sports, arts activities, STEM academic enrichment, exciting events and unique electives such as yoga, cooking, GaGa and more. At Next Level Sports and Enrichment, we combine a traditional camp experience with a dynamic sports and enrichment program. Our residential camp program is located in Kent, CT.  Our program focuses on three building blocks to success: We Learn, We Commit, and We Achieve. And, more importantly, we do this together, as a family. Ice Hockey, Farm to Table cooking and more.
  • Registration is now open; save until 5/15/20
  • Contact: Email info@nextleveldaycamps.com | (203) 966-2937
  • Website: nextleveldaycamps.com
  • Location: Notre Dame High School, 220 Jefferson St, Faifield, CT

NORWALK YMCA (CAMP SUNRISE)

  • Town: Norwalk
  • Dates: June 15th-August 14th (2 week sessions)
  • Ages: Completed K – 9th grade
  • Website: http://www.norwalkymca.org

PLAYHOUSE GYM

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 22nd – September 1st, 2020
  • Time: 9am – 12pm
  • Ages: 3 – 10 years old
  • Cost: $49 per day | $220 per week (20% off for siblings)
    • Add on bonus hour (12pm 1pm) for $15/day or $50/week which includes pizza & a drink
  • Description: Playhouse Gym is offering Summer Camp for kids ages 3-10yrs old, where you can join us for a day, a week, or a whole summer of fun! Our climate-controlled facilities, amazingly fun equipment, and exceptional staff create the ideal children’s camps. Camp activities include trampoline time, zip-line rides, bounce houses, age-appropriate games, themed activities, crafts and so much more!
  • Registration is Now Open!
  • Contact: (203) 345-6208
  • Website: http://www.playhousegym.com/
  • Location: 111 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield

CAMP PLAYLAND

 

  • UPDATE for 2020: Camp Playland IS open, and will be operating with modifications, including smaller cohorts of 10 for 7 weeks (June 29th – August 14th). Unfortunately, they are not able to offer transportation this summer. For more info and their updated protocols, click here.
  • Town: New Canaan
  • Dates: June 22nd-August 14th 2020 (2 to 8 week sessions)
  • Ages: 3-14 years old
  • 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: Email Steve Bloom, Director, at info@campplayland.com | (203) 966-2937
  • Website: Click Here
  • Location: 802 Ponus Ridge, New Canaan
  • Blog Post: Camp Playland New Canaan: The Ultimate Day Camp Experience

SUMMER AT FCDS (FAIRFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL)

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Dates: June 15th – July 31st, 2020
  • Ages: Grades K – 9th
  • Cost:
    • Full day camp (9am-4pm) – $475
    • Half day camp options (9am-12pm | 12-4pm) – $265
    • Early drop off (8:15am) available for +$60 
  • Description: Summer at Fairfield Country Day School offers full and half-day co-ed programs for campers entering Kindergarten through 9th Camp is held on the 20-acre FCDS campus, where campers love cannonballing into our pool, letting their imaginations run wild during arts and crafts, playing games and honing new sports skills outdoors, and having a blast with new friends all summer long! Our 2020 season includes 7 week-long sessions.
  • Registration is now OPEN! Register before March 31st for extra savings!
  • Contact: (203) 259-2723 
  • Website: https://www.fairfieldcountryday.org/summerfcds
  • Location: 2970 Bronson Road, Fairfield

 

SUMMER AT ST. LUKE’S 

  • Town: New Canaan @ St. Luke’s School
  • Dates: One- and two-week sessions beginning June 15th and ending August 21st
  • Ages: 4-adult
  • Description: Summer at St. Luke’s offers a wide range of courses, camps, and workshops for Pre-K through high school students as well as for adults. College Essay Writing Workshops, Arts and STEM programs, Academic classes and Sports Camp 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, enrich and be fun. The majority of offerings are open to the public. Space is limited—register today! 
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Email Summer Program Director Hunter Martin martinh@stlukesct.org | (203) 802-4802
  • Website: Click here
  • Location: St. Luke’s School in New Canaan

TUMBLE JUNGLE – Info coming soon!

  • More info coming soon!
  • Town: Fairfield and Norwalk
  • Dates: June 15th – August 21st; 9am-12pm
  • Website: www.tumblejungle.com
  • Location: 250 Westport Ave, Norwalk

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PRESCHOOL AGE CAMPS

LANDMARK

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: Weeks of 6/15 (Science), 6/22 (Technology), 6/29 & 6/30 & 7/1 (We Love the USA), 7/6 (Engineering), 7/13 (Art), 7/20 (Math)
  • Ages: 3 – 5 years old
  • Cost: $375/week (if enrollment before May 3rd) | $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: Email gsabek@landmarkpreschool.org | (203)226-6982 
  • 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 22nd – August 14th (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 “Dancing Dinosaurs”, “Summer Treats”, “Community Helpers”, “Camping In”, “Beachy Keen”, “Zany Zoo’, “Rock Star”, “Playful Puppets.”
  • Registration is now open!
  • Contact: Email ellen.dehuff@saugatucknurseryschool.org | (203) 226-9192
  • Location: 245 Post Road East, Westport 

WESTPORT WESTON COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL

  • Town: Westport
  • Dates: June 15th – July 31st (7 one-week sessions)
  • Ages: 2-5 years old
  • Description: Summer Co-op is play based and nature inspired summer camp for young children.The Co-op’s setting lends itself to a wonderful outdoor experience including sprinklers, games, gardening & picnics  .Weekly themes provide  children the opportunity to engage in block building, arts and crafts, dramatic play, music and movement, and storytelling. Enrichment specialists are scheduled to extend the experience of the weekly themes .  Children are provided with many natural, open-ended materials that encourage and foster creativity.  
  • Registration begins Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
  • Contact: Call Stacey at (203) 227- 9318 or email info@westportwestoncoop.org 
  • Location: Westport Weston Coop Nursery School – 10 Lyons Plains Rd, Westport

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