Room To Grow was listed as one of Connecticut Mommy Poppins' "favorite summer camps in the Litchfield County Area".
Summer Camps in Litchfield County, CT
MAR 6 2012 BY MARY BETH LAWLOR
Here's a list of some of our favorite summer camps in the LItchfield County area. Feel free to add your suggestions in the comments section below. Performing arts, fine art, equestrian, woodland survival, nature, and just every day fun camps are included. These are camps that our children have done or that friends have done so we can vouch for their quality.
Fox Crossing Equestrian
This program is a great way to expose your child to the wonderful world of horses. Each day campers will have the chance to: Enjoy an English riding lesson daily on our trustworthy school horses; Learn aspects of horse husbandry, including grooming, tacking and parts of the horse. Play learning games and enjoy arts and crafts and make new friends in a safe, friendly environment! Riders participating in contiguous sessions will receive instruction at progressive levels.
210 South Street, Morris, CT 06763 (860) 567-1788
Rumsey Hall School
Rumsey Summer! Recreation Program
2 camps - One for 3-5 year olds and another for 6-10 year olds. They do provide 1 week sessions from late June through the first week of August. Children participate in group games, arts and crafts. An extended program is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until 4:00 p.m. Cookouts, swimming lessons and field trips are all part of the fun. Older children participate in games, team sports, arts and crafts, and activities. Cookouts, swimming, fishing and field trips are all part of the fun. Rumsey's facilities include 3 indoor and 3 outdoor tennis courts, large playing fields, 2 gymnasiums, and nature trails. Rumsey Summer! swims at Mt. Tom and Shepaug High School’s pool. Nutritional snacks and lunches are provided daily in the Dining Hall.
201 Romford Road, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-0535
Institute for American Indian Studies
Their summer programs teach campers about various American Indian cultures through activities, crafts and stories. They make full use of their land with hikes, tracking excursions, water play and outdoor games. The Counselors are capable and caring individuals with a broad range of knowledge: art; woodland survival skills; music; herbology; drama; the list goes on! Indian Summer Camp, Woodland Survival and Woodland Adventure are their popular offerings for ages 7-13.
38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT, 860-868-0518
The Pratt Nature Center Summer Day Camp
Each camp day is filled with a wide variety of activities: hikes, outdoor exploration, games, crafts, songs and special events. There are special guest presenters, theme days and all-camp events, blending great camp traditions with exciting new offerings. Each week offers a new mix of activities providing variety for those youngsters wishing to attend for the entire summer. Students btwn ages of 4 and 14.
163 Paper Mill Road , New Milford , CT 860-355-3137
Room To Grow is a Reggio Emilia preschool in Litchfield that has been offering summer camps for kindergarten aged children through 12 years old for 22 years. They have different programs that include swimming, hiking, museums, art, daytrips, and much more. They have been running camps since 1990. We love that they serve only organic and non-GMO snacks too!
405A Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 860-567-8422
Washington Montessori School in New Preston also offers a wide variety of summer camps for children of varying ages.
White Memorial Nature Center in Litchfield always has children's workshops and other nature based experiences scheduled. Check their website for details. Best for K - grade 5.
80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT 860-567-0857