Camps across our area are preparing to help our kids have the best summer ever in 2023!
The Stamford Moms 2023 Summer Camp Guide is here to help make the decision and registration process quick and easy, with all the info you need in one place! Scroll down for a list of local day camps, sports camps, academic camps and more! You’ll find the age range for each camp, dates, sessions, special offers and how to register!
So, get ahead of the game and get your kids registered for camp nice and early this year… be sure to check for early bird discounts!
BALLET SCHOOL OF STAMFORD
Ages 3 – 20
Programs in June, July & August
(Book by Week)
Enrollment for summer is open at Ballet School of Stamford!
Choose from four exciting programs including two week Peter Pan Jr. theatre dance program for 7 – 10 year olds, three weeks of half days filled with dance and crafts for 3 – 7 year olds, two weeks of summer dance for children 7 – 15 with ballet, hip-hop, jazz and modern classes and three weeks of intensives for 11 – 20 year olds each with a different focus including STEAM, choreography and and a Parson Dance led program.
BARTLETT SUMMER CAMP
Entering K – Grade 5
Middle School Week:
Entering Grade 6-8
June 26 – August 11
Middle School Week,
August 14 -18
Come explore and connect with nature at the Bartlett Arboretum’s Nature Immersion Summer Program: Camp Bart!
Campers won’t know where to start! Hiking. Pond Netting. Crafts. Wetland Exploration. Bird Watching. Gardening. Nature Activities. Insect Discovery. Games. Team Building.
Ages 3 – 17
1 – 12 week sessions,
June 12 – September 1
Chelsea Piers Summer Camp in Stamford, is back and better than ever with new offerings, including camps for preschoolers up to collegiate training in Gymnastics, Tennis, Hockey, Ninja + Parkour, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Squash, and more.
Chelsea Piers has programs for everyone in the family to pursue their passions and fuel their athletic potential. Summer camp features favorite rec activities like swimming, water slides, ice skating, and rock climbing. There is never a fear of a rainout, sunburn, or heat exhaustion in their weatherproof, state-of-the-art, climate-controlled facility. They are committed to providing a safe place for kids to socialize and stay active.
Not sure of your schedule? They have a flexible, worry-free enrollment.
COACH K LACROSSE
Entering K – Grade 8
Weekly options, June, July, and August (exact dates TBD)
Summer Lacrosse Clinics for Boys and Girls, run by the Staples HS Coaching staff.
Clinics are perfect for players of any skill level who are entering K through 9th grade in the fall of 2022.
There are sessions in June, July, and August, sure to fit your summer schedule!
Ages 5 to 14
Offerings cater to specific age groups
Weeks of June 14 – August 28
Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure at Code Ninjas Summer Camps!
Guided by a team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It’s an unforgettably fun learning experience!
Offerings include ROBLOX, Minecraft, Game Building, 3D, Website building, Animation, Becoming a YOUTUBER, Among Us, Robotics and many MORE…
Grades K – 12
Sessions June 24 – August 18
Curtain Call’s Summerstock and Summerstock Junior Workshops: Full-day, conservatory-style workshops in theatre arts, where students focus on a variety of skills rotating in age-appropriate groups between specialized instructors. Each session culminates in a performance showcase. All programs take place at Curtain Call’s professionally operated theatre facility at Sterling Farms, 1349. Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905.
Summerstock Creative Theatre: Grade 6 to 12: A rotation of study in Improv, Acting and (NEW THIS SUMMER) Play and Sketch Writing. Students must be entering grades 6 thru 12 in the 2023/2024 school year.
Summerstock Musical Theatre: Grade 6 to 12: A rotation of study in Acting, Voice and Dance for Musical Theatre. Students must be entering grades 6 thru 12 in the 2023/2024 school year.
Summerstock Junior: Grade K to 5: A rotation of study in Improv, Acting, Singing and Dance/Movement. Students must be entering grades K to 5 in the 2023/2024 school year.
Ages 4 months – 12 years
Jump Start Clinics,
April 3 – 7 & June 26 – 29
Goldfish Swim School’s unique Jump Start Clinics are swim classes specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry.
They’re a great way to introduce kids to the fundamentals of water safety, take full advantage of school vacations, get peace-of-mind before a water-centric vacation or even start the journey to an Olympic gold medal.
GREENWICH AUDUBON CENTER
Explorers: Ages 5 – 7
Adventurers: Ages 8 – 11
June 26 – July 14:
The Birds are Back in Town
July 17 – August 4:
The Hawk Days of Summer
August 7 – August 18:
It’s Migration Time
Greenwich Audubon Center is excited to offer our Summer Nature Day Camp in 2023! Each week, campers at Greenwich Audubon Center’s Summer Nature Day Camp explore nature in a fun, safe environment within our sanctuary. Our camp fosters curiosity through outdoor discovery, helping campers develop an understanding of the natural world. These unique experiences and adventures can grow into a lifelong appreciation for our environment! Our camp days are filled with a variety of activities—including hiking, pond and stream exploration, crafts, nature-themed games, and live animal interactions.
This summer, we will also host the return of three age-specific tracks of programming based on the unique seasonal changes we see at our center as the summer progresses! These tracks enable campers attending a single week only to receive the “quintessential Audubon experience,” while also making certain returning campers have new and exciting things to do!
HOLIDAY HILL DAY CAMP
Ages 3 – 13, Day Camp
Ages 3 – 5, PreKamp half day program
Ages 14 – 15, Counselor in Training Program
1 – 8 week sessions, June 26 – August 18
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.
They 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.
Partial camp week for ages 4 – 7
6 camp weeks for ages 8 – 14
June 13 – July 31
Hudson Table camps are hands-on cooking and baking classes where the kids will learn knife skills, baking basics, cooking safety, and culinary techniques. They will come away from these camp weeks being comfortable in the kitchen.
Each week is a different theme and some are technique based while others are more creative and include competitions.
Lunch and snacks are included in all camp weeks!
ITALIAN CENTER CAMP
Age 4 – Grade 8
June 26 – August 18
For over 50 years, the Italian Center Day Camp has been the summer home for thousands of children in Fairfield County.
Camps provide children with an opportunity to make lifelong friends, discover new experiences and create memories that last a lifetime! Camp activities include sports, swimming, arts and crafts, music, gaga ball pit, archery, dance and nature as well as special events and field trips throughout the summer.
Campers can attend 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks, either full or half day with an extended day option. Meet the Camp Director and Counselors at a Camp Meet & Greet on Saturday, April 15!
SUMMER @ THE J
Ages 20 months – Grade 8
June 19 – August 11
Whether you’re born to perform, working to take your ball game to the next level, or just looking to enjoy an unforgettable summer of fun and thrills, The JCC has the right program for you and your child. Explore all that The J has to offer today!
Our summer programs include: Day Camps@The J (traditional day camp experience), Stamford J Basketball Summer Clinics, Midsummer Players (extensive theater workshop and performance) and Performing Arts at The J (theater and dance options).
Kindergarten – Grade 8
Sessions June 20 – August 4
Register your child today for Summer Institute (SI), where Kindergarten – Grade 12 are taught in small classes by King’s outstanding teachers and coaches.
Middle and high school classes are offered in math, science, computer science, performing arts, visual arts, global studies, and more. Many courses earn students academic credit. Classes vary from three weeks to six weeks. Fun Camp is a STEAM-based camp that allows younger students, Kindergarten-Grade 5, to grow and learn while enjoying activities and field trips.
Join for all six weeks or a combination of weeks. Sports clinics for Grades 1-12 offer students who want to engage their bodies and their minds and push themselves to be their best in various sports. Clinics are offered for days or weeks. Explore Sumer Institute and register today!
LOCUST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER OF STAMFORD
Ages 3 – Teen
June, July & August Workshops
Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford (LPAC) offers exciting half-day programs including
Tiny Tots Dance Adventures for ages 3-5, which explores different dance styles along with crafts and themed activities, and Musical Theatre for ages 6-10, which celebrates Broadway with choreography, lines, props and more. Options for ages 11 and up include Intermediate Hip Hop Intensive, Advanced Dancers’ Intensive, and Parade Team Intensive.
Ages 3 – graduating grade 8
4, 6, 7 or 8 week sessions,
June 26 – August 18
Founded in 1962, Long Ridge Camp is proud to be celebrating 60+ years of special summers provided by the Alswanger family and our dedicated staff!
Long Ridge Camp in Stamford is Fairfield County’s Leading Summer Day Camp, serving a traditional day camp experience to campers from Fairfield & Westchester Counties ages 3 to 14.
Our campers are offered a wide variety of activities that add up to a well balanced experience that includes Sports, Arts, Swimming, & Adventure! Special activities and visiting performers enhance our usual routine throughout the summer.
Long Ridge Camp is truly a very special place for making friends and memories that last a lifetime!
Ages 8 – 16
June 19 – August 25
Longshore Sailing School is excited to provide sailing and paddling instruction in a fun-filled environment in Westport.
Their award winning Core Curriculum takes our young sailors from complete beginners to confident skippers in a time tested step-by-step process. We offer a wide variety of one-week and two-week classes that encourage kids to make friends, build confidence on the water, and learn a hobby they can enjoy for a lifetime!
Ages 6 – 15
June 19 – August 18
Attention all young scientists and conservationists! Dive in and explore the fantastic ocean of wonder at The Maritime Aquarium’s summer camp.
This summer program integrates science with art, music and literature to deepen children’s understanding of animals and the environment.
Young campers will explore the wonders of the ocean world through fun stories and games. Older kids will learn how technology and engineering can solve complex environmental problems like water pollution, marine debris, and storm resiliency.
PRO SOCCER CAMP
Ages 4 – 14
Select weeks, June 26 – August 25
With over twenty-nine years of experience, Mickey Kydes Pro Soccer Camp is excited to offer Pre-K, Half-day and Full-day educational soccer experiences for ages 4-14 in Westport and Old Greenwich.
Our soccer camps are the most organized, professional, challenging, and fun soccer camps in the country!
Have fun, let your imagination flow, broaden your play, and experience the infinite possibilities the game of soccer has to offer. Come ‘Learn from the Pros’ and live the greatest game on earth at Mickey Kydes Pro Soccer Camps.
“Think, Act, Be Creative”
Age 4 – Grade 9
June 14 – August 18
Featuring a combination of traditional day-camp and educational offerings, Summer @ Country School activities include: art, athletics, science, STEM & coding, theater, woodland adventures, weekly specials and visiting performers.
Openings are now available in the following week-long sessions: June 14-23 (*no camp June 19), June 26-July 14 (*no camp July 4), July 17-Aug. 4, and Aug. 7-18. See website for more information.
Summer @ Country School is held on the 85-acre New Canaan Country School campus, athletic fields and woodland trails located at 635 Frogtown Road, New Canaan, CT. Please visit www.countryschool.net/summer for full details and to reserve your spot today.
THE RUSSIAN SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS
Grades K – High School
Summer Classes: July 5 – August 10
The Russian School of Mathematics is an award-winning after school math enrichment program. This summer, students can choose from a variety of K-High School courses that will be taught in-person with 12 lessons over 6 weeks. Courses begin July 5.
Ages 3 – 18 years
Weekly sessions, June 14 – August 25
Ages 2 – 9
June – August
Soccer Shots Half-Day camps provide fun and safe programming for children ages 3 – 5 & 5 – 9! The camp consists of official Soccer Shots sessions with other structured activities including arts and crafts, games, and more. The locations feature an outdoor soccer field and an indoor activity room for shade and inclement weather alternatives.
Soccer Shots Training Weeks:
Take part in our four-day Training Weeks to experience the outstanding Mini, Classic, or Premier programming, Monday – Thursday! Each day consists of an official Soccer Shots session, with special themes to engage a child’s imagination, develop soccer skills, and foster growth!
SOUND BEACH DAY SCHOOL
Ages 3 – 5 years
Weekly Options, June 5 – July 28
(No camp July 4 week)
Everyday is a Fun Day at the Sound Beach Day School Summer Program!
Choose your weeks of adventure with everything from Animal Week to Little Chefs Week, Galaxy Adventure and more!
Pack your child’s lunch. The program runs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – noon!
SOUNDWATERS YOUNG MARINERS ACADEMY
Grades 6 – 10
Semester 1: June 26 – July 21
Semester 2: July 24 – August 18
Set sail with Young Mariners Academy this summer!
Young Mariners Academy is a 4-week unique summer enrichment experience with a strong emphasis on sailing instructions to encourage teamwork, leadership, and learning while promoting a close sense of community.
In addition to sailing the students learn about navigation, marine life, weather, and tides and how these key sailing skills relate to school subjects such as math, reading, science, geography, and writing. Scholarships are available.
Ages 6 – 13
Weekly, June 26 – August 25
At the Stamford Ninja Academy, they offer summer and school break camps for ninjas ages 6 – 13 (children not yet age 6 must be entering first grade).
The lead camp counselors are the same staff that coach throughout school year classes. The Stamford Ninja Academy camp is certified by the State of Connecticut and held in a fully air-conditioned facility.
In addition to obstacle training, campers will participate in daily indoor games, group activities, arts & crafts, in-house field trips, ice-cream parties and much more!
Ages 4 – 14 years
Weekly sessions June 20 – August 4
Spend the summer at St. Luke’s Multi-Sport Camp! Players of all levels enjoy the day playing soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, field hockey, basketball, squash, tennis & more!
Junior campers ages 4-7 learn the fundamentals of various sports with our experienced and enthusiastic counselors. Campers ages 8-14 focus on developing individual and tactical skills, leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Take advantage of St. Luke’s state-of-the-art athletic facilities in a fun and safe environment. Weeklong half-day or full-day sessions run from June 20 – August 4. Interested in a specific sport?
Join our specialty camps: baseball, basketball, football, or squash. St. Luke’s camps are open to the public.
Ages 4 – adult
Weekly sessions June 13 – August 26
Learn, connect, and have fun this summer with Summer at St. Luke’s!
Offering a wide range of programs, including arts, STEM, academic, skills building, and sports camps, St. Luke’s has something for everyone.
Families have many dates, times, and options to choose from. Summer at St. Luke’s faculty and instructors are accomplished educators leading courses designed to engage and enrich. Programs run June through August for ages 4+.
The majority of offerings are open to the public. Space is limited.
ART, PERFORMANCE & DANCE
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