Monday, June 8, 2009


This list was compiled by Corinne Stridsberg. The list is subject to change and all details should be confirmed with the folks running the individual camps. I'm in the midst of updating this listing to reflect opportunities for 2009

Berlin Community Swim Lessons at First in Fitness –

Kid Watch will be offering summer programming at Berlin Elementary School

Community Connections will be offering summer programming in the Montpelier and WCSU districts. Locations will vary. Program details for both districts are at

Paquet’s 5th Annual Northern Stars Basketball Camp – grades 3 -9 8am–3pm Position & Conditioning Camp.

Raider Girls' Basketball Camp at U-32 for students entering grades 4-7 July 20th-24th 10am-12noon, (gr 8-11 12:30-2:30) contact Mark Mooney, Camp Director 676 Upper Road, East Calais, VT 05650 $90 (family discount available) Free shoot time 15 minutes before and after each camp. Group and individual instruction – defense, offense, passing, shooting, rebounding and conditioning. Players will have games everyday. Cost $90, includes shirt. Family discount available. Contact Mark at U-32 229-0321 x5561 or

Raider Boys' Basketball Camp at U-32 for students entering grades 4-7 July 13-17 1pm-3pm, (gr 8-11 3-5pm) contact Dan Gandin, Camp Director 229-6175 $90 ($80 ea. if more than one in family) Or contact Dan at U-32 229-0321 x1210.

Raider Boys' & Girls' Soccer Camp students entering grades 5-7 June 29- July 2nd 9am - 12pm, (gr 8-10 July 27-30) contact Emmanuel Riby Williams 26 LaGue Lane, Barre, VT 05641 $85 (or $120 for family of two)

Raider Boys' Lacrosse Camp July 20-24 students entering grades 7-8 9:30-11:30am, (gr 9-11 12pm-2pm) contact Judd Levine, Camp Director 426-3051 $90 (family discount of $80 per player available)

VT All-Star Football Camps for players 5th - 12th grade July 27-31 South Burlington HS M-Th 5:30-8:45 and Friday 5:30-8pm. $$ This is a wonderful camp designed for the beginner to the advanced football player. There are opportunities at various locations, the closest one is at the South Burlington High School. These camps have been running for over 28 years now! The week long instructional camp takes place in the evening starting at 5:30pm. There have always been numerous kids from central Vermont attending this camp and carpooling. Questions: 229-9653 Visit the website for complete

Capital Kids Day Camp at the Recreation Field by the Montpelier Pool. Monday – Friday 7:15 – 5pm Students kindergarten through 12 years old. Field games, crafts, nature activities, swimming at the pool and more. Once a week special event. $$ per week full days; $$ half days (7:45-12:30 or 12–4:45). Discount for additional family members. Sessions start at the end of school through August (need date) .

Vermont Mountaineers Baseball Camps Camps for ages 6-12 will run three different weeks in July 9am – noon at the Montpelier Recreation Field. These will be run by the Mountaineers' coaching staff and players. Campers receive 12 hours of general baseball instruction in all aspects of the game. Campers receive 2 VT Mountaineers game tickets and a t-shirt. $$ per week. There are also opportunities for teens ages 12-17.

Lotus Lake Day Camp in Williamstown, VT Ages 6-14 years old (1/2 day program 4 & 5 yr olds). Swimming, sailing, canoeing, archery, music, arts & drama including theater games & production, hiking, soccer and Red Cross swimming. 433-5451 $$ for 2-week session

T.W. Wood Gallery Summer Art Camp (need dates) 9am - 3pm Camp for children 7-14 years old. Counselors are professional teachers and artists. One week $$, two weeks $$, discount for members. 828-8743

Capital Soccer / Barre Soccer Camp (need date) at the Barre Town Rec. Facility Ages 6-15 years old 9am-12pm $$ Capital Soccer's experienced staff of coaches offers high-level training in a fun, learning-centered environment. The camp's 9:1 player-coach ratio ensures plenty of individualized attention for every camper.

Norwich Athletic Summer Camps
Hockey, Basketball, Soccer, Girls Lacrosse, Wrestling.

First in Fitness in Berlin summer camp ages 6 to 12. Monday–Friday 8am–4pm (late pick up available) Campers play cooperative games, outside team sports; indoor games, tennis, swimming and group activities. $180 per week with discount for early sign-up, members & additional siblings (need dates) 223-4686

North Branch Nature Center Summer Camps – Day Camps for Curious Kids ages 3 – 18 years old. A variety of educational nature camps for children 229-6206

Herb Camp / Gardens for Learning – Food Works at Two Rivers Center Herb Camp is for ages 7+ 9am – 2pm $140 with after care available. Ages 4-6 9am – 12pm. Participants keep herb journals; make herbal salves; balms & teas; and take home their own first aid kits. Other activities may include dream pillows; mandalas; herb ID walks; and more. Gardens for Learning for ages 5-12 yr olds 9am-1pm costs $100 Organic gardening; cooking & eating delicious healthy meals; helping out on a working farm; making herbal products; learning to identify plants; exploring farm, meadow, and woods ecosystems; along with art, poetry, song, and creative movement. 223-1515

Conservation Camps - the VT Fish & Wildlife Dept. operates two residential camps: Edward F. Kehoe Conservation Camp at Lake Bomoseen in Castleton & Buck Lake Conservation Camp which in Woodbury. For 12-14 year olds. (camper must be 12 before or during their week of camp). Advanced camps for 14-16 year olds. Separate weeks for girls & for boys. Activities include: fish & wildlife of VT; Forests & forestry; Wetland ecology; building bluebird boxes; outdoor safety skills; fly-fishing & spin casting; fly-tying; archery; hiking & camping; canoeing and hunter education. $$ with scholarship & sponsor possibilities 241-3768

Coutts-Moriarty Camp in Derby, VT Residential camp Ages 8-12 Recreations: Canoeing, kayaking, swimming, shooting sports, climbing, ropes course, mtn biking, trail hiking, & fishing. Specialties: woodworking, woodcarving, fire building, & survival shelters. Arts & Crafts: music, theater, cooking & baking, candle making, soap making, friendship bracelets, jewelry making, piƱatas, nature art, & sewing. Also themed teen camps for ages 12-15. $$ per week session, register: 673-5638

Champ Camp for Kids with Asthma at Coutts-Moriarty Camp on Lake Salem in Derby, VT
Kids ages 8-12 years old with moderate to severe asthma. If they are accepted to attend, there will be NO CHARGE. Champ campers are mainstreamed with Coutts-Moriarty campers and participate in recreational activities but have the support of a medical team. Champ campers also participate in daily one hour learning labs increasing their knowledge & building skills to manage their asthma. Contact American Lung Assoc. of VT at for an application or call 1-800-LUNG-USA.

Camp Downer in Sharon, VT Residential camp 8-17 year olds week long session $$ Swim in the new pool, canoeing, volleyball, basketball, crafts, drama, shooting sports, outdoor living and more. To register: 868-3750

Talent Development Institute in Johnson / Colchester For gifted & talented youth entering grades 1-9. Participants experience challenging learning opportunities with dynamic faculty and stimulating peers. To register: 658-9941

Jericho, VT Summer Day Camp 8:30-3:30 Director, Lynn Wagner students entering kindergarten – gr 4 go to Jericho Elem. School and students entering gr 5-8 attend at Browns River Middle School Cooking, photography, parachute games, floor hockey, science mania, basketball, music, card games, kickball, water fun and more. Each week there is a field trip. Applications first come, first serve basis according to space availability.

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