**PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS GUIDE TO REFLECT CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19**

Summer will be here before you know it. So why not get ahead of the game and get the kids registered for camp nice and early this year? It’ll save you a headache later on… and it might even save you a few bucks!

The Stamford Moms 2020 Summer Camp Guide is here to help make the 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!

Happy summer planning!

BARTLETT SUMMER CAMP

Grades K – 5
Weekly sessions June 22 – August 14

The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens camp programs offer immersion into the natural world through the exploration of the Arboretum’s 93 acres of forest and gardens. Discover a new theme each week, which is tied to the plants and animals that live at the Arboretum, and incorporates hands-on STEAM concepts in age appropriate contexts.

SPECIAL OFFER: Discounts are available to Bartlett Members & an Early Bird Discount is available if you sign up BEFORE February 24.
Best discount will be applied up to 25% off.

For more information, email mbelletzkie@bartlettarboretum.org, call (203) 883-4035 or check the website, here.

BBELC SUMMER CAMP

Preschool – age 12
June 22 – Aug. 24 (closed week of Aug. 17)

Are your children ready for a summer of fun? At BBELC Summer Camp, weekly themes will engage your child in S.T.E.A.M, the outdoors, weekly field trips, cooking, building relationships and so much more!

SPECIAL OFFER: Stamford Moms followers, register by February 28th and registration fee will be waived!

For more information, email info@blockslearning.com or call (203) 569-5077 or check the website here.

CARDINAL SOCCER

Pre-k – high school
June 24 – August 26

The Cardinal Soccer Camp is building leaders for the future. Know what to do, know when to do it, know how to do it, but most of all, do it well. The camp & coaching philosophy runs through five distinct themes and these become the DNA that are weaved into their activities, games and challenges each day.

For more information, check the website, here!

CODEBUG

Grades 5 – 8, 9 – 12
1 & 2 Week courses through July

Codebug 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). Codebug creates a comfortable and inclusive learning environment designed to foster student curiosities and build autonomous learners.

For more information, email sarah@codebug.us or call, (203) 803-3319 or check the website, here!

CURTAIN CALL

Curtain Call’s Summerstock Workshop
Ages 6 – 16
2 week sessions June 22 – August 14

Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre
Grades 4 – age 21 (by audition)
Production Dates June 13 – August 15

For 30 years, Curtain Call has offered a chance for youth to act out each summer! The Summerstock programs are full-day workshops where students rotate in age appropriate groups between various theatre arts subjects. The Summer Youth Theatre is by audition only and presents a full-scale musical production each summer. The 2020 production will be Big the Musical!

For more information, email brian@curtaincall.com or call (203) 329-8207 x16 or check the website here.

DAY CAMPS @ THE J

Ages 20 months – 14 years
June 22 – August 14

Day Camps@The J is “summer camp your way”! There is something for every camper ages 20 months to 14 years old. They offer traditional camp, a teen leadership program and specialty arts, dance, sports, STEM and theater camps. Campers love Day Camps at the J because they pick their own activities. They learn valuable life skills by boating on the lake, playing on the fields, creating in the art studio, cooking in a test kitchen, and flying down double ziplines. Parents love it because they offer flexible weekly schedules, multi-week & sibling discounts, towel service, expert swim instruction and ACA Accredited. Come learn why Day Camps@The J is the area’s best summer experience by scheduling your tour today at daycampsatthej.org

For more information email, jsamuel@stamfordjcc.org, call (203) 487-0973 or check the website, here!

GIRLS WHO CODE

Grades 10 & 11
July 6 – August 21

During Girls Who Code’s free 7-week program, participants learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a sisterhood of girls who are using computer science to become change-makers.

All applications are due March 13, 2020
at 11:59 PST.

For more information, check the website, here!

HIGH RISE BASKETBALL

Ages 8 – 14
June 29 – August 14

High Rise Basketball is the #1 player development program in Fairfield County. Please join us the 10th annual summer camp for boys and girls in Stamford at High Rise Headquarters, in Greenwich at Eagle Hill School and the girls camp for ages 7 – 15 at King School, July 20 – July 24.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up by April 1 for the Early Bird discount!

For more information, check the website, here!

HOLIDAY HILL CAMP

Ages 3 – 13
Ages 14 & 15 for CIT Program
1 – 8 week sessions, June 29 – August 21

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.

For more information, email director@holidayhilldaycamp.com, call (203) 387-2267​ or check the website, here!

LOCUST PERFORMING ARTS

Ages 6 – 18
One week session June 29 – July 3

Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford (LPAC) offers an exciting full-day Dance and Arts Workshop Program June 29 – July 3 for ages 6-10 where children explore Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz dance and more along with crafts, games and dance-themed activities. A week of afternoon and evening Hip Hop and Contemporary Intensives for older children and teens are also available. Programs feature a mini performance showcase for family and friends!

SPECIAL OFFER: Registration fee waived when you mention Stamford Moms!

For details and pricing, click here or email LPACstamford@aol.com.

LONG RIDGE CAMP

Ages 3 – 14 (preschool – middle school)
June 22 – August 14 (closed Friday, July 3)

Family operated since 1962, Stamford’s Long Ridge Camp is the leading summer day camp for families from Fairfield and Westchester Counties. The distinct summer program offers a well balanced experience that includes Swimming, Sports, Arts, and Adventure programs to build confidence and self-esteem in children from 3 to 14 years old. Flexible pickup & drop off options from the home or office make Long Ridge Camp perfect for families unwilling to sacrifice a great summer experience just for convenience! Schedule your private tour today at longridgecamp.com/localmoms.

For more information email mail@longridgecamp.com, call (203) 322-0253 or check their website, here!

LONGSHORE SAILING

Ages 8 – 16, private instruction 5+
June 8 – August 28

Longshore Sailing School is a community sailing program that is open to the public. It offers both one and two week programs for sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding for ages 8 – 16.

For more information email, info@LongshoreSailingSchool.com or check the website, here!

MUSIC TOGETHER

Ages 6 months – 8 years
Classes meet once a week,
unlimited make-up & bonus classes

At Music Together, explore the available Babies, Mixed Age, Rhythm Kids, and Canta y Baila Conmigo® classes! Tuition includes weekly classes with UNLIMITED BONUS AND MAKEUP CLASSES, professional recordings to take home and listen to on up to 5 mobile devices, an illustrated songbook, digital access to the exclusive Family Music Zone, and a family guide to understanding music development in children. 

For more information call or text (203) 256-1656, email info@ctmusictogether.com or check the website, here!

MY GYM CAMP

Ages 2 – 10
Through August

My Gym Camp is simply the best! Children participate in energizing fitness games, noncompetitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music and so much more. Each camp program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as we emphasize physical development and personal success. Drop your children off for 3 hours of games, activities, tumbling, relays, dances, crafts and more! Just pack a nut-free snack and water bottle.

For more information call (203) 327-3496 or check the website, here!

PACKER SOCCER CAMP

Ages 3 – 14
June 22 – June 26 & June 29 – July 3

Celebrating their 42nd summer of “kicks for the fun of it!”
A longtime favorite of countless area families.

Grasshoppers: Ages 3 & 4, 1 hour
Regular Program: Ages 5 – 11, 3 hours
Premier: Ages 12 – 14, 3 hours

Early registration discount ends on April 1!
 
For more information, call the camp office at (203) 866-4830 or check the website, here!

PEACE YOUTH FOUNDATION

Ages 6 – 14
June 22-25, June 29-July 2, July 6-9, July 13-16, July 20-23, July 27-30, August 3-6

PEACE Basketball Summer Camp provides all-around skills development in a fun and safe environment. They utilize training drills, games, contests and scrimmages to help players improve their ball handling, shooting, decision making, and all around offensive skills – challenging yet fun for all skill levels. Fee is $225 per week (sibling and early bird discounts available). All campers receive a free t-shirt! Email info@peaceyouthct.org with any questions.

For more information or to register, visit www.peaceyouthct.org/summercamp.

SPECIAL OFFER: Receive a sibling discount of $20 off per additional sibling registered.
Receive an early bird discount of $20 off if registered by April 17, 2020.  During registration if you indicate that you heard about our program through Stamford Moms, you will be entered into a drawing to win a free Stadium Chair!

PEAK PERFORMANCE CAMP

Ages 4 – 14
Weekly registration June 17 – August 21

Schedule available here (full day, half day and 3-day options available)!
Peak Performance All Sports Camp 
is for boys and girls ages 4 – 10. The new Peak Performance Middle School “Game On” All Sports Camp is exclusively for middle schoolers! Both offer a combination of traditional sports games in a tournament format. Campers will play games of soccer, basketball, flag football, baseball, other games like ga ga ball, dodgeball, capture the flag, and kickball.
Early registration discount ends on April 1!
 
For more information, call the camp office at (203) 866-4830 or check the website, here!

CAMP PLAYLAND

Ages 3 – 14
2 – 8 week sessions, June 22 – August 14

 Camp Playland is “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.

For more information, email info@campplayland.com or call, (203) 966-2937 or check the website, here!

SOUNDWATERS

Grades 1 – 9
June 22 – August 21

Camp SoundWaters is one of the finest sailing and outdoor adventure programs in Stamford includes an aquarium and science lab. Hands-on discovery, adventure, skill building and working as a team create the ultimate summer experience for your child! Camp SoundWaters offers one week sessions with unique themes, activities, and experiments for campers. 

SPECIAL OFFER: $50 off each registration until February 28!

For more information call (203) 323-1978 or check the website, here.

STAMFORD NATURE CENTER

Grades 1 -9
Weekly sessions June 24 – August 23

Each of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s six weekly camp sessions features a different theme, which is integrated into the activities and programs for the week, taking full advantage of the SM&NC’s unique setting. Programs are led by an experienced SM&NC Environmental Educator or Preschool Teacher to provide exciting and engaging interactive experiences both in the classroom and in the natural world. Check the lineup here!

For more information email lmonachelli@stamfordmuseum.org, call (203) 977-6521 or check the website, here!

STAMFORD YMCA CAMP WOW

K – middle school
4 sessions, June 22 – August 14

Stamford YMCA Camp WOW provides before and after care for campers.
Before care starts at 7:30 a.m.
After care is 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

For more information email melody@stamfordymca.org or call (203) 724-9991.

ST. LUKE’S STORM SPORTS CAMP

Ages 4 – 14
 June 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, August 10-14
Full-Day (8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.)
Half Day (8:45 a.m. – 11:45 p m.)

Under the direction of our experienced and knowledgeable coaching staff, campers will take advantage of St. Luke’s state-of-the-art athletic facilities in a fun and safe environment. The focus will be on individual skill development as well as tactical and team development. In addition to honing their skills, campers will learn about the importance of leadership, teamwork and sportsmanship.

St. Luke’s School is pleased to offer a unique sports camp featuring: Soccer, Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Field Hockey, Basketball, Squash, Tennis And more! Both full-day and half-day sessions are available. Campers will participate in multiple sports over the course of any one week.

Our Junior Camp is designed for 4-7 year-old to learn the fundamentals of various sports with our experienced and enthusiastic coaches. The camp will be focused on providing a fun sporting experience for all with individual skill development at the forefront. Junior Campers may also access St. Luke’s Music, Art & Nature Camp at no additional cost.

 For more information, email Dan Clarke clarked@stlukesct.org or (203) 801-4939.

SUMMER AT ST. LUKE’S

Ages 4 – adult
1 & 2 week sessions, June 15 – August 21

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! 

 For more information, email Summer Program Director Hunter Martin at martinh@stlukesct.org or (203) 802-4802.

SWEET BLUE SWIM ACADEMY

Ages 4 months – high school
5 days of classes, Monday – Friday

Traveling this summer or not able to commit to an ongoing weekly class? Sweet Blue Swim Academy’s intensive programs are mini weekly swim camps, set up per skill and age ability. A swimmer attends a daily hour-long swim class at the same time, for five days straight, Monday to Friday. (Parent & Child Intensive classes are 30 minutes). You will be able, if you so wish, to sign up for one or more intensive classes at a time as intensive classes are defined by weekly sessions. 

For more information check the website, here!

TGA PREMIER SPORTS

Ages 5 – 15
July 13 – July 17

TGA Premier Junior Golf Camps offer an unforgettable experience for your child by combining expert instruction, course play and exciting activities that keep students engaged all day. With a low camper to instructor ratio and group pairings by age and skill, TGA camps provide ample individual attention and proper instruction for your children ages 5-15.

Click here to reserve your child’s spot today!

ACADEMIC CAMPS

ART, PERFORMANCE & DANCE

Connecticut Dance Center
Call (203) 569-3131 to register!

Green Moon Art Studio
Call (203) 354-4468 or register here!

Harney Pender Keady Summer Workshops
Registration information available here!

INTEMPO
Call (203) 323-9001

Loft Artists Summer Art Workshops

Palace Theatre Triple Threat Performer Intensive
Register here!

Shakespeare on the Sound
Register here!

DAY CAMP

NATURE CAMP

Maritime Aquarium
Register here, email campdirector@maritimeaquarium.org or call (203) 852-0700, extension 1201

Mill River Park Day Camp
Register here

Pelagic Kids Fishing Camp
Call (914) 216-4899 or contact here to register

SPORTS CAMPS

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