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YMCA Camps

Registration closed April 22, but there may be space available. Call for details. 
 
Who: Varies, grades K through 8
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1
Cost: Varies, $140 through $224
 
Concord Family YMCA Camp
(15 North State St., Concord, 290-7001, concordymca.org) Campers will participate in crafts, archery, rock wall climbing, swimming and field trips.
 
YMCA of Downtown Manchester Recreation and Sports Camps
(30 Mechanic St., Manchester, 232-8670, graniteymca.org) Campers will participate in a different project every day, from art and cooking to science and fashion design. In sports camp, campers will be introduced to a different sport each day.   
 
YMCA of Greater Londonderry Recreation & Trip Camps
(206 Rockingham Road, Londonderry, 437-9622, graniteymca.org) Campers will participate in games and crafts daily. In trip camp, campers will go on daily field trips to area attractions.
 
YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown Recreation & Trip Camps
(116 Goffstown Back Road, Goffstown, 497-4663, graniteymca.org) Campers will participate in games, crafts and teamwork exercises. In trip camp, campers will go on daily field trips to area attractions.
 
YMCA of the Seacoast
(550 Peverly Hill Road, Portsmouth, 431-2334, graniteymca.org) Campers will participate in games, crafts and ropes courses.
 
YMCA of Strafford County
(35 Industrial Way, Rochester, 994-4117, graniteymca.org) Campers will participate in games, swimming, ropes courses and field trips.
 
YMCA of Greater Nashua
(6 Henry Clay Drive, Merrimack, 881-7778 and 24 Stadium Drive, Nashua, 882-2011, nmymca.org) Campers will participate in swimming, games, science experiments and teamwork exercises.




All kinds of camps
Fun for your kids over April vacation

04/23/15
By Angie Sykeny asykeny@hippopress.com



 Send your kids to camp for April vacation week. They can shoot a movie, learn from professional sports players, build a robot out of Legos and more.

 
Art camps
ConcordTV Action Adventure Video Camp (14 Canterbury Road, Concord, 225-8690, concordnh.gov) Campers will spend each day learning about the action/adventure genre and create their own videos with high-tech video equipment.
Who: Ages 9 through 14
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.
Cost: $120 for Concord residents, $130 for non-residents
 
The Children’s Museum World Wonders Art Camp
(6 Washington St., Dover, 742-2002, childrens-museum.org) Campers will explore the styles and mediums of art found in different countries, then create their own masterpieces in different styles and display them in a mini art show for families and friends on the last day of camp.
Who: Ages 6 through 11
When: Tuesday, April 28, through Thursday, April 30, from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $130 for members, $150 for non-members
 
Currier Museum of Art Camp
(180 Pearl St., Manchester, 669-6144, currier.org) Campers will sculpt, paint, and collage fictional creatures and learn about the movie magic and special effects that bring them to life in film.
Who: Ages 5 through 15
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, half day for ages 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to noon, full day for ages 6 through 14, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.  
Cost: Half day week is $160, full day week is $270
 
The Refrigerator Door Art Camp (7 Chestnut Drive, Bedford, 781-8944, refrigeratordoor.org) Campers will learn the elements of art including color, form, line, shape, space, texture and value, and create a piece for a gallery show at the end of the week.
Who: Ages 4 through 12
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $170 for members, $190 for non-members
 
Studio 550 Teen Wheelthrowing Camp (550 Elm St., Manchester, 232-5597, 550arts.com) Campers will learn the basics of how to throw on a pottery wheel.
Who: Ages 10 through 18
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: $155 for the week or $45 by the day
 
Science & nature camps
Beaver Brook Association Camp
(117 Ridge Road, Hollis, 465-7787, beaverbrook.org) Campers will participate in outdoor games, crafts and exploring.
Who: Grades 1 through 5
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m.
Cost: $55 per day, $260 for the week
 
NH Audubon Nature Day Camp (26 Audubon Way, Auburn, 668-2045, 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, 224-9909, nhaudubon.org) Campers will participate in crafts, games, birding, vernal pool exploration, live animal presentations, hiking and exploring.
Who: Ages 6 through 10
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. After-hours care available.
Cost: $42 for members, $52 for non-members, after-hours care is $8/$10 per day
 
Prescott Farm Spring Camp
(928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, 366-5695, prescottfarm.org) Campers will participate in gardening projects, meeting animals, cooking projects, games, hiking and more.
Who: Ages 6 through 12
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $45 per day, $250 for the week (includes $25 late registration fee)
 
RoboTech Center (3 Taggart Drive, Nashua, 888-6102, robotechcenter.com) At “Explore LEGO Robots!” camp, campers will build a programmable robot brain that can be configured using Legos, motors and sensors. At “3D Printing and Toy Design” camp, campers will learn to use Computer Assisted Design software to make 3D models on the computer and bring them to life.
Who: “Explore LEGO Robots!” is for grades K through 6; “3D Printing and Toy Design” is for ages 9 through 17.
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1: “Explore LEGO Robots!” runs 9 a.m. to noon; “3D Printing and Toy Design” runs 1 to 4 p.m.
Cost: Each camp is $250.
 
Seacoast Science Center Camps
(570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, 436-8043, seacoastsciencecenter.org) In the Seaside Safari Day Camp and Treks 4 Tots Camp, campers will explore a different outdoor theme each week with games, crafts and science experiments.
Who: Seaside Safari is for grades K through 5, Treks 4 Tots is for ages 3.5 through 5.
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or half day option for Treks for Tots from 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $55 per day, $35 per half day, $275 for a full day week, $175 for a half day week
 
Sports camps 
Concord Rec Soccer Camps (Keach Park, Loudon Road, Concord, 225-8690, concordparksandrec.com) In the preschool camp, campers are introduced to various soccer skills in a non-competitive environment while learning how to play as a team. In the school-aged camp, campers will receive high-level soccer instruction, including foot skills, technical drills and small sided games.
Who: Preschool camp is for ages 4 through 6; school-aged camp is for grades 1 through 6.
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1: preschool camp runs from 1 to 2 p.m.; school-aged camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Cost: Preschool camp is $71 for Concord residents, $81 for non-residents; school-aged camp is $125/$135.
 
Concord Rec Golf Camp (Beaver Meadow Golf Course, Beaver Meadow Drive, Concord, 225-8690, concordparksandrec.com) Campers will get an introduction to the game of golf.
Who: Ages 7 through 13
When: Tuesday, April 28, through Friday, May 1, from noon to 5 p.m.
Cost: $195
 
Fisher Cats Baseball Camp (1 Line Drive, Manchester, 641-2005, milb.com) Campers will receive baseball instruction from Fisher Cats players and coaches. Each camper will also receive a complimentary game ticket and exclusive autograph session with the team.
Who: Ages 6 through 15
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 8:30 a.m. to noon
Cost: $110
 
Play Ball Baseball Camp (9 Congress St., Nashua, 883-2323, goplayball.com) Campers will work on baseball skills including hitting, fielding, throwing, base running and more.
Who: Ages 6 through 12
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $100
 
Tri-Star Gymnastics & Dance Camp
(66 Third St., Dover, 749-1234, tristargymnh.com) Campers will participate in gymnastics exercises, games, movie showings and crafts.
Who: Ages 5 through 13
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $35 per day, $135 for the week
 
Vertical Dreams Rock Climbing Camp (250 Commercial St., Manchester, 625-6919, 25 East Otterson St., Nashua, 943-7571, verticaldreams.com) Campers will learn the basics of rock climbing.
Who: Ages 6 through 12
When: Monday, April 27, Wednesday, April 29, and Friday, May 1, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 per day, or $85 for all three days
 
Theater camps
Palace Theatre Camp
(80 Hanover St., Manchester, 668-5588, palacetheatre.org) “Monster High School” themed camp teaches campers all aspects of theater, including acting, singing, dancing, costumes, set painting and more.
Who: Grades 2 through 8
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $225
 
Peacock Players Camp
(14 Court St., Nashua, 889-2330, peacockplayers.org) Campers will participate in theater exercises, games and rehearsals to present a performance for family and friends at the end of the week.
Who: Ages 5 through 12
When: Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $175 
 
As seen in the April 23, 2015 issue of the Hippo.





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