2024 Westchester Day Camp Guide - Rye & Rye Brook Moms

The summer fun countdown has begun so it’s time to plan for camp! Westchester has so many amazing local day camp options for all ages and interests. The Local Moms Network 2024 Westchester Day Camp Guide is here to help you make your camp planning quick and easy with all the information in one place. Scroll down for all the details to a variety of options that include sports, education, music, theater and more!

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WESTCHESTER CAMPS

Armonk Tennis Club

Armonk Tennis Club offers three unique camps, each providing a fun and instructive experience. Armonk International Tennis Academy is a tennis-focused program for ages 6-18, with Advanced and Junior camps that allow players of all abilities to take their game to the next level. At Camp Armonk Sports, kids entering grades K-7 participate in a variety of athletic activities, such as soccer, tennis, basketball, and swimming. They also play games like capture the flag, gaga, and dodgeball. Finally, Mad Science uses interactive activities to teach kids in grades K-5 both practical and amazing science lessons. In the afternoons, campers can either join Camp Armonk Sports or enjoy art activities with a swim period.

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546 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504 
914-273-8124 | [email protected]

Artistree Performing Arts

If your child loves to act, sing and dance then Artistree Performing Arts is the place to be!  We begin our performing arts camp season with our preschool through 3rd grade camps the weeks of June 17 and 24.  Our 3 week summer shows begin July 8 with Cinderella, Kids (K-4th) and High School Musical, Jr. (5th-10th). Weekly camps for K-10th graders continue through August 23 with themes like Little Mermaid, Wicked, Hamilton and our brand new ERAS camp!  Join us for the best summer ever at Camp Artistree!

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114 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 | 914-835-2200

 

Bach to Rock

Bach to Rock music camps give kids the chance to unleash their inner rock star — even if they’ve never played an instrument before! We offer spring, winter, and summer music camps for kids and teens, including week-long, partial-week, half-day, and day camps. Kids have a blast learning to play hit songs and performing with other campers! 

 
969B Central Park Avenue, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-6016

Beth El Day Camp

Beth El Day Camp, the premiere day camp in Westchester for ages 2-12, offers a top-notch experience with sports, tennis, swim, music, art, STEM, yoga, and more. With a commitment to safety, a nurturing environment, and low child-to-staff ratios, it’s the perfect place to spend the summer. Enjoy delicious kosher lunches, towel service, and the expertise of best-trained professionals. Beth El ensures everything begins with love and ends in fun. Extended care available from 7:30am-6:00pm. Visit betheldaycamp.org for details and dates.

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1324 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804, (914) 235-2700 ext. 256
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Camp Combe at YMCA

YMCA Camp Combe! Located on the YMCA of CNW’s beautiful 100-acre facility, YMCA Camp Combe Day Camp serves campers ages 4-14. From Minicamp to our leadership development programs, campers have the opportunity to participate in activities such as swimming, ziplining, archery, and much more. Our camp provides campers with the opportunity to grow and explore while surrounded by a community of friends that will last a lifetime!

Kids need camp now more than ever, and #There’sNoPlaceLikeCombe!

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684 Peekskill Hollow Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579

Challenge Camp

Challenge Camp is an ACA accredited day camp focused on STEM and Arts enrichment for creative children ages 4-15 at Iona University in New Rochelle. Challenge offers over 120 STEM and Arts project based electives to engage and inspire campers. Courses range from 3D Printing, Architecture, Art, Chess, Coding, Cooking, Drones, Dungeons & Dragons, Escape Room, E-Sports, Fashion, Filmmaking, Game Design, Lego, Magic, Makerspace, Minecraft, NASA Globe: Microclimates, Photography, Podcasting, Robotics, Rocketry, Theater, and more! Active sports options including on-site swimming allow campers to challenge their minds and bodies. A Hot lunch and snack are included. Transportation and early drop-off/extended day options are available. To learn more about this innovative enrichment program visit: http://www.challengecamps.com

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Iona University 715 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Phone: 914-779-6024
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D.I.Y. Slime

D.I.Y. Slime summer camp is all new this year! Now offering six different weeks of slime-making fun, with a morning camp (9 – 11 AM) for kids ages 4, 5, and 6 and an afternoon camp (12 – 3 PM) for kids ages 7 & up. Kids will make multiple slimes each day, along with non-slime crafts and games, that all match the week’s theme. We’ll end each day with “free slime” where kids can choose whichever add-ins their heart desires from our wall of 100+ add-ins! We’ll take a daily fresh air break and eat outside (snack for the AM session/lunch for the PM session). Early bird rates are valid through March 31, 2024 – don’t miss out!

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2A East Avenue, Larchmont NY 10538
646-801-0538

French American School Summer Camp

FASNY Summer Camp is a unique camp for children ages 3 to 11 located on the expansive Manor Campus in Larchmont, NY. Designed for new experiences, students participate in fun age-appropriate, and theme-based activities using music, science, arts and crafts, cooking, and the outdoors to make life-long memories! Camp is open to FASNY and non-FASNY students in grades N through rising 4th grade in both English and French of any level. 

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Manor Campus 
111 Larchmont Avenue, Larchmont

914-250-0145

 

Jimmy Vejar Summer Fun

Jimmy Vejar Summer Fun in Rye Brook returns this summer! Hosted at the beautiful David G. Osterer Center, we’re pleased to provide a program for children and teens with all abilities, ages 5 – 21. From June 24 – August 23, 2024, enjoy an enriching summer experience filled with fun activities like swimming, field trips, and more! Those with OPWDD eligibility are welcome. 

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1186 King St, Rye Brook, NY
914-937-3800 ext. 640

Katonah Art Center

KAC Kisco Art Center Art and Imagination Camps ages 3.5-5 geared towards the creative spirit of the young child.   Kids Camp (grades 1-5) small groups enable students to receive individual attention in the family-like atmosphere.   Teen Camp (grades 6+) each session will focus intensively on a topic, building the skills needed to explore the subject independently.  After school and weekend classes are also available!  

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40 Radio Circle Drive Mount Kisco, NY 10549
914-232-4843

Kiwi Country Day Camp

Since 1952 Kiwi Country Day Camp has provided campers with an authentic traditional camp experience. Their formula for success blends a magnificent facility with a dynamic and creative curriculum, offered by a highly spirited and interactive staff. The KCDC core program offers campers a variety of sports, adventure, performing/creative arts and daily instructional swim led by professional educators. Call and schedule your tour today!

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825 Union Valley Road Carmel, New York 10512
914-276-2267 | [email protected]

Learn’ique

Learn’ique’s Summer Mini-Camp provides a unique and interactive experience for children ages 2-3 years old! Our multi-sensory programming is designed to engage your energetic toddler in a variety of activities including: art, sensory play, music, movement, yoga, outdoor/water play, and more!  A variety of creative themes and special guests are integrated weekly to create a magical and memorable summer experience for your child. A healthy nut and seed free snack is provided each day. There is an option to attend two, four, or all six weeks of our Summer Mini-Camp depending on your availability (July 1st-August 9th). Please contact abbey@learnique.com for further details and to register!  

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15 Purchase Street Suite 5, Rye
914-925-9111

MakeInspires

Embark on an enriching experience at MakeInspires Summer STEAM, featuring a diverse range of engaging and skill-building STEAM subjects for ages 6-15! Our weekly activities offer a variety of exciting experiences, and our registration form allows parents to specify their camper’s interests. To ensure a personalized approach, campers are divided into distinct age groups with dedicated instructors, maintaining a maximum of six campers per group for focused guidance. Register for Summer Camp before 03/01/24 & Receive 15% Off!

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MakeInspires Mamaroneck
1139 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck | 914-630-7338

MakeInspires Chappaqua
75 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua I 914-861-2159

Oasis Day Camp

Oasis Day Camp in Dobbs Ferry is located on the picturesque, shady, riverfront campus of Mercy University at 555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry NY.
With specialized programming for children 3 to 15 years old, Oasis offers daily instructional/recreational for ALL ages, sports, arts, enrichment and the great outdoors. Campers enjoy exciting carnivals, color war, camp Olympics, nature/scavenger hunts and have every opportunity to grow emotionally, gain confidence and build life-long friendships. Give your children a lifetime of memories at our beautiful summer Oasis!

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Mercy University 555 Broadway Dobbs Ferry NY, 10522
914-712-5054 | [email protected]

Purchase Day Camp

Purchase Day Camp, the premiere Westchester summer day camp, offers a wide variety of broad-based programming with flexible enrollment for ages 3-15. Heated pools and towel service for free swim and instructional swim following the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Weekly Special Events and weekly trips for campers 6th grade and up. Bus transportation options for surrounding towns and lunch program available. Come see why so many say, ‘I Just Love It Here!’

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3095 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) -949-2636
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Rock Club & Raquet Club

The Rock Club

Young climbers of all ages will discover adventure this summer at The Rock Club. From gaga ball to tie-dye, and of course plenty of rock climbing, Camp TRC offers a full range of activities that will challenge and engage your child while building confidence, focus, and team work skills. Their professional, trained staff will make sure your child’s summer is one to remember! For the more seasoned climber, their ROCKON! Summer Camp Program allows kids to learn all the skills they need to start climbing indoors while also getting to learn and practice many of the skills and techniques applicable to outdoor climbing. They also offer vacation camps around popular school breaks all year long. Join the climbing community!

The New Rochelle Racquet Club

Since 1974, tennis camp at The New Rochelle Racquet Club has provided kids with a fun and engaging environment where they can excel at the sport of tennis, whether they have been playing for many years or are new to the game. Their fully air-conditioned, rain-proof facility is the perfect place to spend your summer and experience tennis. Campers are grouped according to age and skill level so they can get the most out of their program. Their personable instructors share their passion and love of the game in a supportive and caring environment. They also offer vacation camps around popular school breaks all year long and summer camp for adults!

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130 Rhodes Street, New Rochelle NY
(914) 636-1019

Roam Further

Summer Camp at ROAM is an active, coach-guided experience emphasizing growth through skill development, problem solving, and structured play.  Camps are dynamic, with Parkour-focused activities, skill training, challenges, and movement games that shift based on the feel and flow of the day. Our program is ever evolving around the individuality and social dynamics of our students, so no two camp days will ever feel exactly alike.  Full Week, Single Day or Mix and Match options available.

333 N Bedford Rd Mount Kisco, NY 10549     
914-241-5512

Rye Nature Center

Friends of Rye Nature Center’s camps provide adventure, exploration, and a connection to nature.

Day Camp (grades prek-7): Offers weekly themes with a variety of fun, daily activities like science experiments, animal time, games, and more.
Paddle Adventure Camp (grades 8-10): This all-levels program builds kayaking skills, confidence, and an appreciation for the Hudson Valley. Equipment included.
June Bugs (prek-kindergarten): Start your summer camp season with a morning or afternoon in June!

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873 Boston Post Road, Rye
914-967-5150

Rye YMCA Summer Camps

Rye Y Camps are led by a team of full-time, qualified professional directors. The passionate and dedicated summer staff is selected for their strong character, maturity, enthusiasm and commitment to Y values and serve as Professional Role Models for campers.  As an ACA accredited camp, we follow strict ratio policies based on camper’s ages. Camps for ages 2-14 including: Kinder, Discovery, Sports, STEAM Gymnastics, Adventure, CITs and LITs.  The Rye Y offers financial assistance to families who qualify.

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Located at 21 Locust Avenue and the Osborn School in Rye and 122 Fenimore Rd, Mamaroneck
914-967-6363

Rye Recreation Summer Camps

Kiddy Camp is specifically for children ages 3‐5 (but not entering kindergarten). Every day the children will participate in free play, story time, songs, outdoor play, art, games and much more! Special events and entertainment are held weekly to enhance the program. Campers are grouped by date of birth. Kiddy Camp has a limited enrollment. Children must be 3 years old by April 30, 2024 and be toilet trained to be eligible (no pull-ups). Register here beginning Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Day Camp offers an active, supervised camp program for children enrolled in grades K‐6 as of September 2024. Sports, group games, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, science, rope braiding & beads, dance & movement, indoor rec, lego and special theme days are just part of the fun planned for these campers. Camp fee includes all programs, themed days and entertainment. We strive to maintain a 1:6 counselor to camper ratio with our younger campers and up to 1:8 with our older campers. Campers are grouped by the grade they are entering in September and are co‐ed. Register here beginning Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Camp 78 – Come join Rye Recreation and your friends for a fun filled adventure this summer. If you are a City of Rye resident going into 7th or 8th grade and you’re looking for something exciting to do this summer, Camp 78 is for you! This camp goes on different adventures daily. We have an array of trips and activities planned for this summer. Come build everlasting friends and memories for your 2024 summer vacation. We strive to maintain a 1:8 counselor to camper ratio. Register here beginning Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00a.m.

Specialty Camps – Our week-long Specialty Camps will give campers of all ages the opportunity to customize the perfect summer around their specific interests. July 1 ‐ September 1, 2024. Register here beginning Tuesday, March 5 at 10:00 a.m. (Registration links vary by camp)

Kiddy Camp Site: TBD
Day Camp Site: Rye Recreation Park, Damiano Center & Midland Elementary School
Camp 78 Drop off & Pick Up Site: Nursery Field
Specialty Camp locations vary

914-967-2535 | ryeny.gov/camp

Scuba – A Trinity Kids Summer Experience

We are so excited for Scuba: A Trinity Kids Summer Experience. Kids completing K-5th grades will have the opportunity to take a deep dive into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. The mornings are filled with interactive games, hands-on experiments, immersive stories, and more! Need to bridge the gap between the end of school and summer camps starting? Our dates fill that need! Join us Thursday, June 27th-Saturday, June 29th, from 9AM-12PM at Trinity Church!

Trinity Church
2111 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY
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Squire Advantage Camps

Squire Advantage Camps at Maria Regina High School is for the child who wants it all! Winner of the Westchester County Board Inspectors Choice award!  We cater to the camper who is both academically and athletically driven, seeking new experiences within a well-structured and adult supervised environment. Campers choose their own track schedule from over 50 exciting courses including robotics, art, cooking, swimming, Legos, sports and more.  Courses are led by certified teachers. Hot lunch and early drop off included, and transportation and extended day available.

Located in Maria Regina High School
500 W Hartsdale Ave, Hartsdale, NY 10530 | 914-328-3798
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Shake it Off

Join us and have a blast at Shake it Off Summer Camp! Our dynamic camp offers a wide array of activities such as crafting, dancing, bouncing, imaginative play, science experiments, and much more. We are a high-energy art camp designed for budding artists to explore various crafts, engage in collaborative projects and express their creativity through art and other exciting activities. Our summer camps are perfectly suitable for ages 3-8 and children must be potty trained. Get ready to experience the best of art and more in our summer camp!

 
365 Central Park Ave. Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 721-0151

Summit Club Armonk

Help your child discover the game of a lifetime by attending a PGA Camp. PGA Camps will
foster your child’s love for golf whether they want to pick up a new skill or compete in
tournament play. This isn’t just any golf camp. It’s a PGA Camp.

● Learn from the best. Every camp is led by a certified PGA of America Professional who
knows how to balance both fun and skill building with a low teacher to student ratio to
promote development.
● Fun, safe and educational. Full of action, discipline, and integrity, each camp has been
designed to help your child grow both on and off the golf course.
● From tee to green. Campers learn every aspect of the game, including instruction on
full swing, short game, rules and golf etiquette.
● Camps that work for you. No matter your child’s ability, we’ve got a camp for them. For
new/beginner to intermediate campers we have half day, full day and modified full day
programs that feature small group instruction, course play (full day and modified full day
camps) and a low teacher to student ratio. Advanced juniors who are playing competitive
golf and have a desire to learn detailed strategies toward improvement can participate in
advanced, specialty and competitive edge day camps.

888-PGA-PLAY (888-742-7529)
 
 
568 Bedford Road Armonk, NY 10504

Fencing Club – Tim Morehouse Fencing Club

The Tim Morehouse Fencing Club summer camps are a great way for children from the Stamford area to learn about fencing while having fun at the same time. With experienced coaches and a safe environment, these camps provide an excellent opportunity for kids to develop their skills while making new friends. Moms who have enrolled their children at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club have loved the experience and raved about the impact the sport of fencing has had on their children! The club is led by Olympic fencer and coach Tim Morehouse, who has over 20 years of experience in the sport. He and his team of coaches provide top-notch instruction in all three weapons (foil, epee, and saber), footwork drills, strategy, and mental training. With a focus on safety, respect for others, and having fun while learning the sport of fencing, moms can be sure that their children are in good hands at Tim Morehouse Fencing Club camps.
 
 
Special: Receive $350 off any week of Tim Morehouse Fencing Club Summer Camps before February 29, 2023 (New Fencers Only)

CONNECTICUT CAMPS

Goldfish Swim School

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! Jump Start Clinics include four days of 30-minute swim lessons that focus on everything from teaching the fundamentals of water safety to fine-tuning stroke technique. These clinics are so effective, we guarantee you’ll see significant improvement in your child’s swimming skills in just four short days!

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9 Riverbend Drive S. Suite 9C, Stamford, CT
475-477-2300

Greenwich Ballet Academy

Greenwich Ballet Academy (GBA) offers many exciting summer offerings for aspiring dancers of all ages. Whether it’s (i) Ballet Camp with a theme ballet for inspiration for choreography, music, props and crafts, or (ii) an immersive all-day program including Technique, Pointe (if appropriate), Repertoire, Character and Contemporary or (iii) a variations or pas de deux intensive we are sure to have something enticing for your dancer. For ages 5-18 years old. Bring a friend along to GBA this summer for some summer dancing fun!

Ages 5-18
Weekly Camps June 17th – August 26th.
Ballet Camp is from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.
Summer Intensives are 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM or 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (depending on level)
Other intensives may have a different time schedule

King School

Kindergarten – Grade 8
Sessions June 10 – August 19

Register your child today for Summer Institute (SI) at King School’s 34-acre campus in northern Stamford.

Join students in grades K-12 from 40 different Connecticut and New York schools.

They  offer dozens of sessions throughout the summer, including upper and middle school academic courses, sports clinics, and Fun Camp, a recreational program consisting of daily activities and field trips.

The small class size of our summer sessions provides your child with the opportunity not only to learn new skills but also to meet students from various towns throughout Connecticut and New York and learn from King’s teachers and coaches.

For more information, email summerinstitute@kingschoolct.org, call (203) 322-3496, Ext. 4500 or check the website, here!

Long Ridge

Ages 3 – 14
4, 6, 7 or 8 week sessions,
June 24 – August 16

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!

For more information email [email protected], call (203) 322-0253 or check the website, here!

Soundwaters

Going into grades 6-9 for fall 2024
Session 1: June 17 – July 5 (no July 4)
Session 2: July 8 – July 26
Session 3: July 29 – August 16

Set sail with Young Mariners Academy this summer!

Young Mariners offers a special combination of sailing, marine science and personal development.  Learning through small-group, project-based activities in a supportive environment, students are encouraged to step beyond their comfort zone to strengthen personal and academic skills that will launch them into their next school year with confidence and positive momentum.

Young Mariners is a summer of fun, friendships and personal growth.

SPECIAL OFFER: Receive 10% off registration until February 29!

Summer at St. Luke’s

Customize Your Summer! Only at StLuke’s will families find the choice, flexibility, and excellence they seek in their summer enrichment experiences. Campers can immerse themselves in a single sport or enjoy a variety through SLS Sports Camps, spend an entire day playing and learning at SLS Day Camp, or inspire their inner writer, scientist, or artist through SLS Workshops.

So, what makes Summer at StLuke’s special?

  • Over 15 programs, from sports to STEM, because every child’s idea of the perfect summer is unique.

  • Families can mix and match camps as they wish, with tons of morning and afternoon options to meet interests and schedules.

  • A beautiful 40-acre campus centrally located for families in Fairfield and Westchester counties.

  • An exceptional experience for families is St. Luke’s mission year round.

Let StLuke’s help you tailor the perfect summer for your family. Register today!

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 Summer Program Director Hunter Martin 203- 801-4903
Sports Camp Director Dan Clarke at 203-801-4939

Whitby

Camp Whitby combines exploration, learning, and, most importantly, fun into an extraordinary camp experience. The Wildcats program is intentionally designed for children in Grades 1-4.

What makes Camp Whitby cooler than other camps? Our activity instructors (many of whom are longtime Whitby after-school program partners) are pros with tons of experience working with kids alongside the camp counselors. Wildcat campers have the opportunity to learn and experience a variety of activities with themes centered around STEM, arts and crafts, sports, music, and dance, plus surprise activities each week.

All activities take place on Whitby’s 32-acre campus. The outdoor areas include playing fields, playgrounds with newly installed equipment, tennis courts, the Gaga Ball pit, an Audubon-certified Schoolyard Habitat, and the community garden classroom. Campers will enjoy the Athletic Center with a climbing wall, the Performing Arts Center, an art studio and ceramics room, the Makerspace, and a full kitchen.

Your children will enjoy an unforgettable summer of laughter and adventure because, at Camp Whitby, the good times never stop!

 

Ages Grades 1-4
7 Weekly Sessions: June 17-August 2, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM
Camp Director, Charles Giegerich | [email protected] Website
Special Registration Offers: Save $25 per week (up to $175)
If you register by March 1 or pay 7 weeks in full

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