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Guide to Summer Camps in Vermont

Guide to Summer Camps in Vermont

{Disclaimer: We have partnered with the camps in this Guide to bring you all of these resources. Thank you to all our sponsors for helping us spread the word about all of the summer camp opportunities available to Vermont families!}

We are here to help you find the Vermont Summer Camps you and your kids will love!

Here you will find a thorough list of day camps and overnight camps, camps for preschoolers and camps for high schoolers, camps for girls and camps for boys.  We have worked hard to find camps that fit all different needs and price points, and we hope that this guide will help you plan a fun and stress-free summer!

 

Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront

Why settle for one type of summer camp for your kids? Give them a variety of adventures this summer. BPRW offers over 35 camps that gives your kids the choice of sports & athletics, science & learning, creative arts or outdoor adventures. We also offer an amazing licensed day care week-long option called Champ Camp that’s packed with daily adventures. Scholarships are available for all our recreation programs! Don’t forget about our adult programs just for you! Summer camps run 6/19 – 8/25.

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EvoKids Yoga Camps

Evolution Kids Yoga Camps combine active yoga time with games, crafts, mindfulness and FUN. Our summer camps take place along the Burlington waterfront, so we'll have plenty of outside time for discovery and play in our Nature Yogis Camps for ages 5-8, Yoga and Community Activism Camps for ages 8-10, and Yoga and Sailing Camps for ages 6-10. Yoga helps children become attuned to their bodies on the inside and out - join us for some yoga-filled fun! Register early, space is limited.

Summer Camp Guide

Hosmer Point Camp

With a focus on helping campers build confidence and a feeling of community, Hosmer Point offers 1, 2, 4, and 6 week residential sessions for ages 9 to 15, day camps for ages 5 to 8, and Wilderness Trekking camps for teens. Campers direct their own schedules, choosing from a wide variety of activities including: sculling, sailing, caring for farm animals, gardening, carpentry & woodworking, mountain biking, creative arts, guitar lessons, and sports and fitness. With only 80 campers per session, and three or four campers for each counselor; every child is respected for who they are so they learn how to be their best selves.

Additional All Interest Camps:

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Davis Studio Art Camps

Davis Studio offers 10 weeks of creative Summer camp options for ages 4 – 18 running June 19 - Aug 25. They offer over 40 camps to choose from including: Tree House Architecture, Fashion Design, Mad Scientist Art Lab, Mini Golf Course Design, Digital Photography, Graffiti & Street Art, Artsy Chef, Drawing levels 1 & 2, Georgia O’Keeffe, Dancing with Degas and Animal Planet. Located on Shelburne Road near Interstate 189, offering plenty of parking and a cafe on-site!

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Roaring Brook Camp for Boys

Outdoor skills, Outdoor Sports and Vermont Crafts program for boys ages 9-14 in Bradford, VT. Two-week sessions include rock climbing, ropes course, survival training, blacksmithing, woodwork, leatherwork, fly-fishing, fly-tying, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, archery, orienteering and fitness. The Unplugged Adventure Since 1965.

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    Camp Sangamon: summer camp for boys ages 9-16 set beside a beautiful lake in the hills of central Vermont, just minutes from Rutland and Killington.
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    Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures: summer camp for boys, ages 10 to 14, located on 135 acres in the heart of the Green Mountains in Cuttingsville, VT
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    American Dance Training Camps Dance camp for Girls Ages 8 – 17 in Stratton, VT
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    Camp Betsey Cox for Girls – overnight camp for girls ages 9-15 located in the Killington/Pico Mountain Area.
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    Brown LedgeA sleepaway camp for girls in Colchester, VT.
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    Camp Farwell: Traditional camp for the modern family in Newbury, VT.
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    Girl Scouts’ Camp: serving girls entering kindergarten through grade 12; day and overnight camp options
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    Camp Hochelaga: overnight camp for girls 6-17; located in South Hero, VT
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    Camp Lochearn: Traditional overnight girls camp in Post Mills on Lake Fairlee, VT.
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    Rosie’s Girls: 1-week summer day camp for girls entering 6, 7 and 8th grades; locations in Essex Juntion, Barre, Rutland, St. Albans and Randolph

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    Common Ground Day Camp – Day camp focusing on nature exploration, artistic expression, cooperation and overall fun! Activities include: swimming, arts & crafts, archery, soccer, wilderness skills, hiking, basketball, tennis and much more. Campers completing grades 5th & 6th have the option to stay overnight Thursday night and everyone will participate in a field trip on Friday
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    ECHO: ECHO offers camps for children entering K-6th grade from late-June through late-August.
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    Essex Park and Recreation Summer Camps: Something for everyone in the Essex Rec programs.
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    The Edge: for children ages 5-12; Locations in Essex, South Burlington and Williston
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    Camp Maple Street: Essex Junction Recreation and Park’s flagship summer camp for children entering grades 1-5
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    The Shelburne Museum: Learn and Play Summer Day Camps in Shelburne, VT for children ages 6-13

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    Part 2 Kids: Located at Hinesburg and Shelburne Community Schools
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    Bread & Butter Camp: for campers ages 7-14 at Bread & Butter Farm on the Shelburne/South Burlington town line
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    Enniskerry Farm: riding camp in Colchester, VT
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    Fairmont Farm: Life on the Farm Camp in Montpelier, available for kids that are six to twelve years old.
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    New Village Farm: Farm and Garden Camps for children 5-10; Field and Forest Camps for campers 9-13; Teen Work Skills for 15-18 year olds.
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    One Mitten Farm: full day camp for kids 5-10
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    Shelburne Farms: for campers ages 4-17 interested in the farm community- lottery closed, but you can still apply to be on waitlist
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    Windswept Farm: riding camp for boys and girls ages 7 and up
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    Audubon Vermont: Preschool Nature Camp for ages 3-5; Ecology Day Camp for ages 6-12; Counselor-in-Training Program for high school students.
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    Basin Harbor Kids Camp – Camps for ages 3-5 are Champs Camp, ages 6-8 are the Harbormates and ages 9-12 are the Explorer, as well as teen camps.
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    Catamount Outdoor Family Center: co-ed mountain bike camps and  cross country running camps for ages 6-17.
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    Northern Lights Rock & Ice: Rocks ‘N Ropes Adventure Camps for children 8-15; Little Adventurers Camp for children 6-10; located in Essex Junction, VT.
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    Camp Daybreak: a residential summer camp experience for Vermont kids ages 8-11 with a range of social, emotional, and behavioral needs.
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    Essex Resort and Spa – Camp Cook for aspiring chefs.
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Additional Sports Camps:

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    EvoKids Yoga Camp – Our summer camps take place along the Burlington waterfront, so we’ll have plenty of outside time for discovery and play in our Nature Yogis Camps for ages 5-8, Yoga and Community Activism Camps for ages 8-10, and Yoga and Sailing Camps for ages 6-10.
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    Dunkley’s Gymnastics Camp: family-style sports camp in South Hero, VT.
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    The Fieldhouse – soccer camp located in Shelburne, VT
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    Global Premier Soccer Vermont – youth soccer camps for children aged 3-14 years old in multiple locations.
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    Green Mountain Gymnastics: gymnastics camp for ages 4-12
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    Metro Rock –  climbing camp in Essex Junction, VT.
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    Petra Cliffs – Summer Mountain Adventure Training for ages 6-14 and Overnight Expeditions for ages 10-16
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    Vermont Basketball Academy – Come out to UVM and have a blast at Coach Chris Day’s Vermont Basketball Academy. Boys and girls in grades 1 thru 12 are welcome. See our website for camp dates.

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*This guide is provided as a resource only. BurlingtonVT Moms Blog does not have personal experience with every camp listed here. Please research and visit every facility you are considering on your own to ensure it is the best place for your family.*