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.
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!
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. Our camp & coaching philosophy runs through five distinct themes and these become the DNA that are weaved into our activities, games and challenges each day.
Grades 5 – 8, 9 – 12
1 & 2 Week courses through July
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!
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
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!
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.
Ages 8 – 16, private instruction 5+
June 8 – August 28
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.
MY GYM CAMP
Ages 2 – 10
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.
OUTWARD BOUND COSTA RICA
Grades 8 – 12
2 – 8 weeks, July – August
Outward Bound Costa Rica offers Summer Courses for adventurers aged 14-18. All courses include the opportunity for students to volunteer in remote communities, gain valuable leadership and Spanish language skills, and discover their capabilities in the rainforests, rivers and reefs of Costa Rica & Panama. Options are also available for students aged 19+.
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
PEAK PERFORMANCE CAMP
Ages 4 – 14
Weekly registration June 17 – August 21
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.
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.
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.
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!
SWEET BLUE SWIM ACADEMY
Ages 4 months – high school
5 days of classes, Monday – Friday
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.
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.
ART, PERFORMANCE & DANCE
Connecticut Dance Center
Call (203) 569-3131 to register!
Call (203) 323-9001
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