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Canoeing at Beaver Brook Summer Camp. Courtesy photo.




Find your fun
Your guide to kids’ summer camps

02/20/14



 Day camps and sleepaway camps, art camps and sports camps — check out this list of summer camps for kids. If you know of a camp that’s not here, email listings@hippopress.com and we’ll include it in a future issue.

 
Academic enrichment
• The Goddard School
12 Tsienneto Road, Derry, 432-2210, 
goddardschool.com
What: The F.L.E.X. Learning Program will help students learn science and nature, arts and crafts, manners, computers and technology, literature and language, music and movement, sports and games, cooking and drama. This year the theme is heavily focused on literature. 
Who: Kids up to age 12
When: Weekly sessions from July through Aug. 
Cost: Vary depending on age
 
• Project SMART
46 College Road, Durham, smart.unh.edu
What: A summer institute that educates students in math and science with the resources at the University of New Hampshire. Students will learn about space science, nanotechnology, biotechnology and environmental science. 
Who: Kids in grades 9 through 11
When: July 1 through July 25
Cost: $3,200 for three weeks for those not staying the weekends and $3,700 for those staying all three weeks including weekends. 
 
• Breakthrough Manchester
2108 River Road, Manchester, 641-9426, breakthroughmanchester.org
What: Learning program for students in fifth grade to join a seven-year program for college entrance. Qualifications can be found online. 
Who: Kids in grade 5 
When: Accepting applications for entry in June
Cost: Based on income; scholarships available
 
• Derryfield School 
2108 River Road, Manchester, 641-9426, 
derryfield.org/summer
What: Academic enrichment camps, hands-on technology camps, repertory theatre camp, sports camp and a college prep camp. 
Who: Kids in grades 9 through 12
When: Weekly sessions June 24 through Aug. 15 
Cost: Ranges from $120 to $495 
 
Art 
• Beck’s Arts Express in Nashua 
491 Amherst St., Nashua, 566-1393, artsexpressnh.com
What: Kids will work on different art projects that involve drawing, painting, pottery and more.
Who: Ages 5 through 13
When: TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• Camp DaVinci, Camp Galileo and Camp Leonardo
Southern NH Montessori Academy, 1 E Commons Drive, Londonderry, 818­-8613, snhma.org
What: Science, technology and art activities
Who: Ages 3 to 12
When: Weekly sessions from June through August for each camp
Cost: Prices range from $35 to $375 
 
• Currier Museum Art Camp
180 Pearl St., Manchester, 669-6144, 
currier.org
What: Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, pottery and art appreciation. Themes for the sessions are the Galapagos Islands, the world’s climates, dinosaurs, wizards, cupcakes and a week that includes a special guest visit from the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center.
Who: Kids ages 5 through 12
When: Six weekly sessions from July 7 through Aug. 22. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or half-day option from 9 a..m. to noon.
Cost: $160 for a half day or $270 for a full day
 
• Kimball Jenkins School of Art
266 N. Main St., Concord, 225­-3932, 
kimballjenkins.com
What: Kids create works of art. Each week is a different theme with different materials.
Who: Ages 6 through 13
When: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with weekly sessions running from July 7 through Aug. 15.
Cost: $255 per week
 
• New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord St., Manchester, 623­-0313, nhia.edu
What: A summer designed for high school students to build their college application portfolios and earn college-level credits. They can choose classes in digital imaging, photography, ceramics, drawing, illustration, metalworking, printmaking and liberal arts.
Who: High school students
When: July 6 through July 18
Cost: $2,100 for the week
 
• Wild Salamander Camps
30 Ash St., Hollis, 465­9453, wildsalamander.com
What: Art camp fthat runs weekly throughout the summer with different weekly topics. Topics are Preschool Camp; Earth, Sea and Sky; In the Art Garden; Science Arts; Artists Rock; and Enchanted Lands: gnomes, fairies and other worlds. There is also a summer studio for older kids that includes improv, drawing, acrylics, watercolor, zentangle, inspired art, drumming, fashion upcycling, sewing and comic arts.
Who: Ages 5 to 11 depending on camp
When: Weekly sessions from June 16 through Aug. 15. There are full- and half-day options
Cost: Half day $150; full day $285 per week
 
Dance 
• Bedford Dance Center
172 Route 101, Bedford, 472­-5141, 
bedforddancecenter.com
What: Five summer camps: princess camp, pop princess camp, young dancer camp, pre­professional camp and contemporary camp
Who: Ages range from 3 and up 
When: Camps run weekly; contemporary camp runs from July 29 to Aug. 2; pre­professional and young dancers camp runs Aug. 5 through Aug. 9. Dropoff is at 8:45 a.m. and pickup is at 2 p.m.
Cost: Prices range from $100 to $345
• Capital City Dance Center
128 J Hall St., Concord, 228­-1012, 
capitalcitydancecenter.com
What: Two dance camps: princess/prince camp and rock the house camp
Who: Coed camp for ages 4 through 13
When: July 21 through July 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $185
 
• Concord Dance Academy
26 Commercial St., Concord, 226­-0200, 
concorddanceacademy.com
What: Tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, ballet, tumbling and musical theater. Arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and field trips. Half-day camp, recreational camp and intensive camp options.
Who: Ages 5 to 18 depending on the camp
When: There are three sessions: June 23 to June 27, July 21 through July 25 and July 28 through Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $225 per week
 
• New England School of Dance
679 Mast Road, Manchester, 935-­7326, newenglandschoolofdance.com
What: A summer dance program where kids can learn ballet, tap, musical theater and contemporary and modern dance.
Who: Preschool and 7+
When: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., dates TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• N­Step Dance Center
1134 Hooksett Road, Hooksett, 641-­6787, nstepdance.com
What: Kids can choose their own theme and do different events and activities each week.
Who: Ages 3 to 12
When: Sessions run in June, July and August. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $225 full day and $150 half day
 
Media & Writing
• Londonderry Access Center Summer Media Camp
281 Mammoth Road, Londonderry, 432­1147, lactv.com
What: Campers will learn all aspects of video production. They will produce their own TV shows and have a screening. There is also an advanced camp where kids will be able to strengthen the skills they learned in the beginner camp, as well as learning new and more advanced techniques in television production. 
Who: Kids in grades 5 through 8. and kids in grades 6 through 9 for the advanced camp
When: July 14 to July 25, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Aug. 4 through Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $35 for two weeks; $40 for advanced camp
 
• Writing Camps 
17 High Street, Plymouth, 707-0172,
plymouth.edu/outreach/nwpnh/writing-camps
What: Journal writing, poetry, collaboration with professional authors and illustrators and conferencing with peers and teachers.
Who: Kids in grades 9 through 12
When: TBD
Cost: $225 for full day and $135 for half day 
Music 
• Concord Community Music School
23 Wall St., Concord, 228-­1196, 
ccmusicschool.org
What: Kids can choose the creative arts camp or jazz camp. Activities include singing, instrumental music and choreography.
Who: Coed grades 1 through 6
When: TBD
Cost: Prices vary depending on the camp
 
• Lisa Guyer’s Music Empowerment Program
Amherst, 554-­8602, lisaguyermusic.com
What: Encourages personal growth and exploration through music.
Who: Ages 13 to 18
When: TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• Manchester Community Music School
2291 Elm St., Manchester, 644­-4548, 
mcmusicschool.org
What: Coed summer camps where kids will learn multiple musical styles. There is a jazz camp, Apple’s Garage Band, Licks and Riffs Guitar camp, Percussion camp, Music’s Cool camp, Camp Crescendo: Band, Orchestra and Chorus camp, Joy of Music camp, Suzuki camp and Beginning Maestros.
Who: Age 3 through grade 10
When: Sessions July 7 through July 11 and July 14 through July 18; times depend on the camp
Cost: Cost varies depending on the camp
• Nashua Community Music School
5 Pine St., Nashua, 881­-7030, nashuacms.org
What: Camps include music/art/theater; flute; world music/art; summer band; and harmony road junior camp.
Who: Ages 4 to 18 depending on the camp
When: TBD
Cost: TBD
 
Rockright Academy
474 Central Ave., Dover, 749-7473, 
rockrightacademy.com 
What: Rock 101 is a camp for kids who want  to be in a rock band. 
Who: Kids up to age 18
When: Weekly sessions running from July through Aug. Official dates TBD. 
Cost: TBD
 
Nature 
• Barry Conservation Camp
11 Hazen Drive, Concord, 271­-3421, 
wildlife.state.nh.us/barrycamp
What: Different theme every week; kids will learn shooting sports, fishing, hunter education, North Country outdoor adventures and more.
Who: Ages 8 to 16
When: Weekly sessions from June to the Aug. 1
Cost: Price varies
 
• Beaver Brook Association
117 Ridge Road, Hollis, 465­-7787, 
beaverbrook.org
What: Programs are one week in length with some day teen programs. Each program has a unique theme. All classes expose children to a variety of natural places and some have a specialty woven in such as yoga, art, aquatic science, farm animals, photography, or survival skills. New family gardening program this year.
Who: Ages 4 through 17
When: Sessions June 23 through Aug. 15
Cost: $150 to $325, depending on the camp and the age
 
• Farm and Agricultural Camp
Educational Farm at Joppa Hill, 174 Joppa Hill Road, Bedford, 472-­4724, 
theeducationalfarm.com 
What: Campers will get to learn about where their food comes from, make crafts, read stories and hike through the fields and woods in the Farm Camp. Older campers in the Agricultural Camp will learn about animals, check for eggs, work in the garden, go for nature walks and help with farm chores.
Who: Coed ages 4 and 5 for the farm camp and 6 through 11 for agricultural camp.
When: Sessions weekly June through August.
Cost: $130 or $240 per session depending on age
 
• New Hampshire Audubon Camp
84 Silk Farm Road, Concord, 224­-9909,
26 Audubon Way, Auburn, 668-2045
nhaudubon.org
What:  Discovery campers will explore fields, forests and wetlands surrounding both camp locations. Activities include short hikes, pond explorations, craft making, storytelling, interactive nature-based games and live animal presentations. The Explorers Camp will focus on the beauty of New Hampshire’s outdoors by taking field trips around the state each day. Who: Ages 4 through 12
When: Six sessions from June through August, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 9 a.m. to noon.
Cost: $135, $235, $310, $425 or $560 depending on session and child age
 
• Youth Boat Building School
New Hampshire Boat Museum, 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569­-4554, nhbm.org
What:  Kids will learn how to build their own canoe, kayak, bevin’s skiff or optimist sailboat. 
When: Monday, Aug. 5, through  Friday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who:  Ages 12 and up
Cost: Prices vary depending  on what is being built. Scholarships are available. 
 
Science 
• Camp Invention
1­-800-­968­-4332, campinvention.org
What: Campers will participate in different science activities at various locales in Bedford, Merrimack, Amherst, Brookline and Milford
Who: Kids in grades 1 through 6
When: Sessions vary from June through August depending on the location.
Cost: Price varies depending on location.
 
• iD Tech Camps held at SNHU
1­-888­-709-­TECH (8324), info@iDTech.com, iDTech.com
What: Take interests further and gain a competitive advantage for school, college and future careers in science, technology, engineering and math. There are week long, day and overnight programs where kids develop iPhone and Android apps, program in C++ and Java, design video games, produce films, build robots, create websites and more.
Who: Ages 7 to 17
When: Varies depending on the camp
Cost: Varies depending on the camp
 
• FIRST Place Summer Camps  
200 Bedford St., Manchester, 666-3906, 871-8326, usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/firstplace/summer-day-camps
What: Campers will learn about science and technology through field trips, hands-on activities and guest speakers. Each camper will get a chance to interact with a mentor. 
Who: Kids ages 6 to 15
When: Dates TBD. Times run Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Cost: TBD 
 
• LetGo Your Mind Day Camp
731-­8047, 714-­8784, letgoyourmind.com
What: Kids will use Legos to learn about robots, machines and animation. Activities will focus on science, math and engineering. Locations are in Amherst, Bedford, Bow, Concord, Derry, Dover, Gilford, Hopkinton, Kingston, Manchester, Nashua, New London and Salem.
Who: Ages 6 through 13
When: Sessions vary depending on the location but run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $295 per week
 
• Mad Science Awesome Activity Weeks
Atkinson, 362­-9800, nhma.madscience.org
What: Week­long science exploration activities. Topics include discover detection, forensics, science of security, science fiction, chemistry, simple machines, photography and more.
Who: Ages 4 to 12
When: Runs weekly throughout summer at various locations in Bedford, Concord, Dover, Exeter, Londonderry, Plaistow, Nashua, Salem, Stratham, Windham and Derry among others. Cost: Prices range from $175 to $275 depending on full or half day and camp
 
• McAuliffe­-Shepard Discovery Center
2 Institute Drive, Concord, 271­-7827, 
starhop.com
What: To Infinity and Beyond, a camp to explore space, FUNtastic Science, a camp to learn about physics, astronomy and earth science, What’s the Code, a camp for kids to explore coding and programming using LEGOS, and finally, 3­2­1 Blastoff, a camp for kids to engineer rockets. 
Who: Ages 5 through 14 depending on camp
When: There are five weekly sessions starting on July 7 and ending with Aug. 1. Check dates depending on the camp.
Cost: $145, $295 or $355 depending on how many sessions
 
• Robo Tech Center Day Camp
31 Taggart Drive, Nashua, 888­-6102, 
robottechcenter.com
What: Kids will get to explore different science and technology topics at camps such as XBOX/PC game creator, Mario-style game creator, iPhone/smartphone game app creator, NXT LEGO robotics, explore flying robots and the FIRST LEGO league team.
Who: Ages 7 through 17
When: TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• Seacoast Science Center
570 Ocean Blvd. Rye, 436-8043, seacoastsciencecenterorg 
What: There are three camps depending on age that kids can attend. Kids will learn about the ocean and nature and the science behind it through games, activities and scavenger hunts. 
Who: Ages 3 ½ to grade 8
When: Weekly sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 29 depending on the camp. 
Cost: Trek for Tots camp is $275 for full day and $175 for half day, Seaside Safari is $300 per week and Seaside Safari Stewards is $350 per week
 
• SEE Science Center
200 Bedford St., Manchester, 669­-0400, seesciencecenter.org
What: Campers will enjoy two topics this year. In Nano Science, campers will discover things that are minuscule with hands-­on activities. In the Science of Magic, kids will explore fun magic tricks based on scientific principles. 
Who: Kids in grades 3 to 6
When: Two sessions July 14 through July 18 and July 21 through July 25, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $200 per session
 
Sports 
• Camp Lovewell 
The Nature of Things, 10 Groton Road, Nashua, 881-4815, naturesacademy.com
What: Horsemanship, tacking and grooming, horse safety and the fundamentals of riding are included in hour-long lessons. Kids will also do other activities such as swimming, hiking, drama, arts and crafts and more. 
Who: Ages 4 through 14
When: Weekly sessions June 23 through Aug. 22
Cost: $70 to $260 depending on camp and age
 
• Caramba Skills Camp
325 Pleasant St., Concord, 496-­3579, 
soccerskillscamp.org
What: A summer soccer program that teaches the skills for kids to learn to become goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and strikers.
Who: Coed grades 1 through 8
When: Two sessions that run from July 7 through July 11, a session from July 28 through Aug. 1, a session from Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 and two sessions from Aug. 11 through Aug. 14
Cost: $200 for full day; evening camps $130
 
• Challenger Sports Soccer Camps
1­-800-­309­-2012, challengersports.com
What: Offers British soccer camps and TetraBrazil camps for kids all throughout New Hampshire
Who: Coed ages 2 to 19
When: Sessions vary depending on camp and location.
Cost: Varies depending on camp and location.
 
• Fisher Cats Baseball and Softball Camp
Northeast Delta Denta Stadium, 1 Line Dr., Manchester, 641-2005, nhfishercats.com
What: Kids learn baseball and softball tips and skills from the pros
Who: Ages 6 to 15
When: June 17 through June 19; July 7, July 8 and July 10; July 18, July 21 and July 22; and Aug. 12 through Aug. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon daily.
Cost: $99 per camp session
 
• Fosters Golf Camp
240 Tory Road, Manchester, 622­-1553, 
fostersgolfcamp.com
What: A golf camp that teaches kids how to play golf and to perfect their skills in the sport
Who: Ages 8 through 16
When: Weekly sessions run from April through August with full- and half-day sessions.
Cost: $295 per week
 
• Gelinas Summer Horse Camp
471 4th Range Road, Pembroke, 225-7024, gelinasfarm.com
What: Campers will  work in pairs to learn how to prepare the barn for their horses, groom and ride. Get to know the farm and its cows, horses, ponds and forests. 
Who: Ages 6 to 12
When: June 30 through July 4, with other dates available. Camp runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extended pickup and dropoff times are possible.
Cost: $350
Contact: Call 892-­4643 for more information.
 
• Granite State Gymnastics
71 River Road, Bow, 228-­8424, granitestategymnastics.org
What: Offers a gymnastics and swimming camp and a tramp camp for kids at their Bow location. Kids will learn about gymnastics and learn skills from swimming instructors. In the tramp camp kids will work on aerial skills on a trampoline for snowboarding, cheering, skiing and more. There is also a cheerleading clinic at the Hooksett location.
Who: Ages 3 to 15 depending on the camp
When: Sessions vary depending on the camp but run weekly June through August.
Cost: $145, $195 and $205 depending on camp and full or half days
 
• Granite State Lacrosse
867­-9421, granitestatelacrosse.com
What: A day camp for boys to learn how to play lacrosse and perfect the skills of the game, located in various New Hampshire towns
Who: Boys ages 7 to 17
When: June 23 through June 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again July 7 through July 10, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $295 and $195
 
• In the Net Sports Academy 
P.O. Box 1652, Merrimack, 429­-0592, inthenetsportsacademy.com
What: Offers summer camps in sports such as baseball, softball, cheerleading, field hockey, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, running, skating, soccer, tennis and volleyball.
Who: Ages 3 to 18
When: Sessions vary depending on sport, June through August
Cost: Price varies depending on sport.
Contact: patrick@inthenetsportsacademy.com
 
• Junior Fitness Summer Camp
1 Highlander Way, Manchester, 668-­4753, eshc.com
What: Campers play tennis, golf, racquetball and take classes in yoga, Zumba and healthy eating. They will also participate in group exercise classes, arts and crafts and team games. Pool time is also available.
Who: Ages 5 to 13
When: There are eight-week sessions from June 23 through Aug. 15.
Cost: Call for prices
 
• Kids Kayak Summer Adventure Camp
9 Horse Hill Road, Concord, 753­-9804, contoocookcanoe.com/summer_camp/index.html
What: Kids go on kayak adventures from the Contoocook River.  There will also be hiking trips.
Who: Ages 9 to 15
When: July 7 through July 11 and July 21 through July 25
Cost: $400 per week
 
• New England Gymnastics Center
5 Tracy Lane, Hudson, 880-­8482, negtc.com
What: A camp for kids who want to learn how to do gymnastics. Kids will also participate in activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, volleyball and basketball.
Who: Ages 4 and up
When: Weekly sessions from June through August running Monday through Friday. Dropoff is at 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. is pickup.
Cost: $235 per week
 
• Nike Basketball Camps Nashua Catholic Junior High
6 Bartlett Avenue, Nashua, 1­-800-­645­-3226, ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike 
What: A coed day camp for kids who want to play basketball and learn the skills. 
Who: Ages 8 to 16
When: July 28 to Aug.1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again Aug. 4 to Aug. 8
Cost: $275 per week
 
• NLP Athlete Speed, Strength & Agility Development Program
Ultimate Sports Academy, 201 Allard Drive, Manchester, 627-­7500, nlpstrength.com
What: There are 90­-minute workouts including speed mechanics, total body strength training, sports conditioning, flexibility and injury reduction for kids interested in baseball, soccer, football, basketball, hockey, lacrosse and golf among other sports. Trainings are by pro and collegiate coaches for athletes of all levels.
Who: Ages 9 and up
When: Late June through August on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Times are 8 to 9:30 a.m., 9:30 to 11 a.m., 2 to 3:30 p.m., 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. There are times throughout the year after school as well.
Cost: $14 to $23 an hour
 
• Radius Edge Power Skating Camp
Pro Ambitions Hockey, 855­-459­-2267, 
proambitions.com
What: A hockey camp that specializes in teaching kids hockey and goalie skills. There are sessions available in Exeter, Hooksett and Nashua.
Who: Ages 6 to 18
When: Camps run from July 28 through Aug. 1 in Exeter, July 7 through July 11 in Hooksett and Aug. 11 through Aug. 15 in Nashua. Times vary depending on the camp.
Cost: Ranges from $349 to $565 depending on camp and location
 
• Ramp Camp
6 Airfield Drive, Rye, 964­-2800, 
ryeairfield.com/ramp­camp
What: A day camp for kids with group and one­-on-­one lessons for kids interested in skateboarding, BMX biking and scooters. There is also an overnight session option. 
Who: Ages 8 to 17
When: There are 11 weekly sessions from June through August.
Cost: Prices are $299 for five days; prices vary depending on membership and whether you choose full- or half-day sessions or half-week sessions.
 
• Relentless Training Football Camp
Bedford High School, hinesk@sau25.net, relentlesstrainingcamp.weebly.com
What: A day camp for those interested in learning to play football. Space is limited to 100 kids.
Who: Boys in grades 7 through 12
When: July 21 through July 24, from 8 to 11 a.m.
Cost: $175 for the week
 
• Sport and Nature Riding and Recreation Center
Pine Hill Road, Hollis, 236­-2132, 
sportnatureriding.com
What: For kids interested in learning to ride horses. Each lesson is tailored to experience level. Kids will also participate in swimming, tennis and other team sports.
Who: Ages 6 through 17
When: Monday through Friday, daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with dates TBD
Cost: $450 per week
 
• SportsZone Day Camp
7 A St., Derry, 537-­9663, nhsportszone.com
What: For kids to play basketball, football, baseball and softball, whiffle ball, kick ball, dodgeball, handball and pickleball. Campers can also hit in the batting and pitching cages, jump in the bouncy house and play on the slip n’ slide.
Who: Ages 6 to 13
When: Sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 22, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: A full week of full days is $175, a full week of half days is $95 and daily is $35.
 
• Summer Soccer Camp
Manchester North Soccer League, 647-1766, abcsportscamps.com/sssoccer
What: Offers two summer soccer camps with Marc Hubbard, a head coach at Southern University of New Hampshire, and British coaches.
Who: Ages 5 through 18
When: Sessions run weekly from June through August from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a half-day session available until 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $79.95 to $130 depending on the camp
 
• Summer Horse Camp
Painted Blessings Ranch, 50 Manchester Drive, Webster, 568-­8482, 
paintedblessingsranch.com
What: Educates kids about horses and riding. All campers must have long pants and riding boots, but helmets are available. Campers will work on a special project during their week at the camp.
Who: Ages 6 to 16
When: Monday through Friday on June 23 to June 27, July 7 to July 11, July 21 to July 25 and Aug. 4 to Aug. 8, and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $450 per session
 
• Surf Camp
2281 Ocean Boulevard, Rye, 319­-8207, newhampshiresurf.com/surf­camps/kids­camp.php 
What: A day camp during the summer for kids to learn how to surf. All equipment is included. 
Who: Ages 6 to 16
When: TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• Toad Hill Farm
40 Helena Drive, New Boston, 487­-2183, 
toadhillfarm.net
What: A camp where kids can learn about horses and go riding. The camp focuses on horsemanship and the relationship with the animal.
Who: Ages 5 to 12
When: Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with dates to TBD
Cost: TBD
 
• Tumble Town Gymnastics
444 Industrial Park Drive, Unit 10, Manchester, 641­-9591, tumbletownnh.com
What: A camp for girls where they learn to do the uneven bars, tumbling, vaulting, open gym, balance beam and trampoline
Who: Girls ages 5 and up
When: TBD
Cost: $150 per week
 
• UNH Sports Camps
145 Main St., Durham, 862-1850, unhwildcats.com/camps/index
What: Kids can attend a gymnastics, hockey, basketball, football, lacrosse, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, running or swimming camp. There are day camp options with full- and day half-day times and overnight options. 
Who: Ages 6 and up
When: Sessions from June 23 through Aug. 3
Cost: Prices vary
 
Theater
• Andy’s Summer Playhouse
582 Isaac Frye Highway, Wilton, 654-2613, andyssummerplayhouse.org
What: A summer theater program that puts on productions. Some of the shows for this year include The Strongest Girl in the World, The Block, and Circumference.
Who: Ages 8 through 18
When: Auditions for all shows will take place on March 9 in Temple and March 16 in Milford. Performances will be June 28 through July 6, July 19, July 21 through Aug. 2 and Aug. 8 through Aug. 16.
Cost: Pricing varies. Call for details.
 
• Majestic Theatre Summer Camp
922 Elm St., Manchester, 669­-7469, 
majestictheatre.net
What: For kids who want to learn to act. Sing Me A Story is a one-week camp for half- and full-day campers celebrating storytelling with characters like The Mad Hatter, Tinkerbell and The Ugly Duckling. Campers will learn about music, theater and dance. Tale of Beauty and the Beast is a two-week camp for half- and full-day campers featuring a script­based program on the adapted fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast. Campers will learn all facets of theatre through step­-by-­step involvement in every aspect of putting a musical show together. The Secret Garden is a two-week script based camp. 
Who: Ages 5 through 14
When: Sing Me A Story is July 7 through July 11, Tale of Beauty and the Beast is July 14 through July 25 and The Secret Garden will run from July 28 through Aug. 8.
Cost: Sing Me A Story is $150 for a half day or $200 for a full day, and Tale of Beauty and the Beast and The Secret Garden are $200 for a half day and $300 for a full day. 
 
• Musical Theater Camp
56 North Road, Sandown, 887­-2645, sandlotsportsnh.com
What: A co­ed musical theater camp where kids will perform a variety of songs and dances. They will learn the differences between straight theater and musical theater, basic dance moves and control of their voices.
Who: Ages 6 through 15
When: TBD
Cost: $300 for two weeks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
• New Hampshire Theatre Project
959 Islington St., Portsmouth, 431-6644, nhtheatreproject.org
What: The New Hampshire Theatre Project offers kids theater camp, story theatre camp, teen theater camp and Stafford summer arts camp.
Who: Ages 6 through 17, depending on the camp
When: Sessions run from July 7 through July 11 from 9 a.m. to noon for the kids theater camp, July 21 through Aug. 2 for the story theater summer camp, July 7 through July 19 for the teen theater camp and Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 for the Strafford summer arts camp.
Cost: Ranges from $200 to $475
 
• Palace Theatre 
80 Hanover St., Manchester, 668-5588, 
palacetheatre.org 
What: Kids in this day camp will learn about all aspects of theatre including singing, dancing, acting, costumes, set painting, and games. The kids will work on a production to perform at the end of their week. 
Who: Kids in grades 2 through 8
When: TBD by April
Cost: TBD by April
 
• Peacock Players Summer Theatre Camp
505 Amherst St., Nashua, 816­2695, peacockplayers.org/education/summer­theatre­camp­2
What: A day camp for kids who love acting. Campers will enjoy theater exercises and classes, receive master classes taught by industry professionals, weekly camp talent shows and choose their own daily electives in subjects like Acting for the Camera, A Capella Singing, Improvisation, Shakespeare and Musical Theatre Dance.
Who: Ages 5 to 18
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with sessions July 14 through July 26 and Aug. 4 through Aug. 16
Cost: $475 per two­-week session
 
• Southern New Hampshire Dance Theater
19 Harvey Road, Bedford, 625­-9272, snhdt.com
What: The Southern New Hampshire Dance Theater is offering three camps this summer: Princess Camp, Children’s Dance Camp/Fairy Houses and Youth Dancer’s Program. Camps range from recreational to serious dancing.
Who: Ages range from 3 to 12+ depending on the program.
When: July 8 through the 10 for the princess camp, July 14 through July 18 for the childrens dance camp. July 21 through July 25 for the young dancer’s program and June 16 through June 27 and Aug. 18 through Aug. 29 for open dance ballet.
Cost: Ranges from $145 to $925 depending on session and age
 
• Triple Threat Theatre Camp
21 Buttrick Road, Londonderry, 432­0032, 
londonderrydance.com
What: A coed summer program for kids who like to sing, dance and act. Kids will take classes in acting, voice and production. Campers will also learn about stage makeup, professional headshots and how to audition.
Who: Ages 6 through 17
When: A full-week session from July 7 through July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $645
 
General interest
• Adventure Camp
Adult Learning Center, 4 Lake St., Nashua, 882-9080,. adultlearningcenter.org
What: Field trips, swimming, fishing, biking and community service projects. Kids will also play sports and games.
Who: Kids in grades 1 through 7
When:  Tentative start date is June 23, with sessions through August, 7:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $180 per week; $190 with breakfast 
 
• Barbara C. Harris Camp
108 Wally Stone Lane, Greenfield, 547-3400, bchcenter.org
What: Day camp with sports, crafts, field trips and more centered around gaining friendships and Christian beliefs and values
Who: Kindergarten through 12th grade
When: Week­ly sessions, June 23 through Aug.1
Cost: $200 to $1,130 depending on the session
 
• Boy Scout Day Camp
571 Holt Ave., Manchester, 625-6431, nhscouting.org/day-camps-around-the-state
What: Boys will attend a day camp with activities such as water sports, archery, BB shooting, sports and crafts. There are also other special events held throughout the week. Camps are in Portsmouth, Nashua, Rochester, Lebanon, Keene and Sanbornton.
Who: Boys in grades 1 through 5
When: Sessions are from July 7 through Aug. 22 depending on the location.
Cost: Weekly session is $170, cheaper if paid before May 15. 
 
• Camp Cocheco
35 Industrial Way, Rochester, 332-7334, 
yomg.org
What: Kids will have fun doing physical activities, learning about nutrition and cooking, playing sports and games and doing crafts. 
Who: Kids in kindergarten to grade 6
When: Sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Cost: Weekly for a full day is $205, weekly for a half day is $155
 
• Camp Coney Pine
49 Lowell St., Rochester, 332-7334, yomg.org
What: Kids will learn about nature, do arts and crafts and play on a ropes course. There will also be field trips into the woods to build forts. Kids can play sports and learn about archery. 
Who: Kids in grades 1 through 8
When: There are 11 sessions from June 16 through Aug. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Weekly for a full day is $205, weekly for a half day is $155
 
Camp Doucet
Nashua Boys and Girls Club, 47 Grand Ave., Nashua, 883-1074, bgcn.com
What: Weekly camp sessions for kids that include a swimming pool, initiative games and team building, outdoor activities, athletics, arts and crafts, weekly specials and more.
Who: Kids ages 8 to 13
When: There are 9 one-week sessions from June 23 through Aug. 22
Cost: Weekly cost is $135 for ages 6 and 7 and $100 for all other ages. 
 
Camp Foster
Boys and Girls Club of Manchester, 555 Union St., Manchester, 625-5031, mbgcnh.org
What: Kids will have a different theme each week like Christmas week, water week, usa week, Disney week and a alien and pirate themed week. Kids will enjoy activities based on those themes each week. 
Who: Kids ages 6 through 13
When: Weekly sessions run from June 16 through Aug. 29 
Cost: Prices work on a sliding scale based upon family income.
 
• Camp Gundalow
YMCA of the Seacoast, 431-2334, yomg.org
What: A day camp for kids where they can swim in the pool, play on the low ropes course, do arts and crafts and learn to shoot a bow and arrow, along with other camp activities. 
Who: Kids in kindergarten through grade 9
When: There are 11 sessions from June 16 through Aug. 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Cost: $225 per week
 
• Camp Kettleford Girl Scout Camp
1 Commerce Dr., Bedford, 888.474.9686, girlscoutsgwm.org
What: There are several Girl Scout day camps based on age. Girls will learn different activities such as riding horses, surfing, canoeing, fishing, acting, arts and crafts, swimming, babysitting, archery and more. 
Who: Girls in pre-k to grade 12
When: Weekly sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 15 depending on the camp.
Cost: Prices range from $130 to $410 depending on the camp week. 
 
• Camp Lincoln 
67 Ball Road, Kingston, 642-3361, ymcacamplincoln.org
What: Archery, basketball, boating, cheering, climbing, cooking, dancing, fishing, drama, arts and crafts, games, mountain biking, swimming, woodworking and more.
Who: Ages 3 through grade 9
When: Weekly sessions running from June 23 through Aug. 22. 
Cost: One-week sessions $205; two-week sessions $400; up to $575 for speciality camps. 
 
• Camp Mowkawogan
Concord YMCA, 15 N. State St., Concord, 228-­9622, concordymca.org
What: Kids do sports activities and hands-on projects, all while building friendships. There will be swimming, rock climbing, archery and field trips daily. There will also be traditional camp games, and sports, music and arts and crafts.
Who: Kids in kindergarten through 8th grade
When: Daily from June 23 through Aug. 22
Cost: $155 per week
 
• Camp Ponemah at Hampshire Hills
50 Emerson Road, Milford, 673­-7123, 
hampshirehills.com
What: Kids can take swimming lessons, learn to play tennis with a pro, try aerobics, wall climbing, soccer, volleyball, and basketball. There are also weekly field trips that give campers the opportunity to swim, kayak and hike.
Who: Ages 3 to 12
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Tuesday and Thursday for ages 3 to 5 or Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for ages 5 to 12. Call for dates.
Cost: Ranges from $66 to $1,332 
 
• Camp Otter YMCA
66 Hooker Farm Road, Salem, 893-­4911, camp.mvymca.org/node/35
What: Week­long sessions, each with a different theme. Campers will also enjoy free swim time, boating, basketball/volleyball courts, baseball/soccer field, archery and air rifle range, arts and crafts and low and high ropes courses.
Who: Ages 6 to 13
When: Sessions run June 16 through Aug. 29.
Cost: $215 per week
 
• Camp Renaissance
125 N. Lowell Road, Windham, 283­0904, 
campren.com
What: Camp that includes sports activities, hiking and trails, team-building games, swimming, archery, science, math, literature and the arts
Who: Age 5 through grade 5
When: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from June 23 through Aug. 15. There are weekly and biweekly options.
Cost: $175 per week
 
• Camp Sandlot
56 N. Road, Sandown, 887-­2645, 
sandlotsportsnh.com
What: A co­ed camp with activities such as music, crafts, clay, science experiments, reading, comic books, board games, capture the flag, tag, tug of war, football, soccer and wiffleball 
Who: First grade and up
When: TBD
Cost: $150 a week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
• Camp Sargent
24 Stadium Dr., Nashua YMCA, 882-2011, nmymca.org
What: There are a number of different camps for kids to do activities that they love, including, archery, arts, swimming, fort building and farm camp.  
Who: Ages 5 through grade 9
When: Weekly sessions running from June 23 through Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with before and after care hours available. 
Cost: $40 per child, per week
 
• Camp Shaker
95 Shaker Road, Concord, 224­-0161, 
shakerroadschool.com
What: Camp Shaker offers a wide variety of daily activities including athletics, swimming and golf lessons, arts and crafts, drama, music, nature study, video games, camping, media center, canoeing and kayaking.
Who: Grades 1 through 9
When: Week­long sessions from June 17 through Aug. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Ranging from $10, $20, $50 and $195
 
• Concord Boys & Girls Club
15 Shawmut St., Concord, 224­-1061, 
concordkids.org
What: The Boys & Girls Club of Concord is offering a number of camps: Bradley Street, McAuliffe Unit, Hopkinton, Suncook, Warner, Expedition Bound and Art Camp. Campers will enjoy lots of sports and water activities as well as field trips and art projects.
Who: Grades 1 through 8 depending on the camp
When: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Visit the website for locations and dates.
Cost: $125 per week by April, $150 per week after April with a $25 registration fee.
 
• Concord Parks and Rec
14 Canterbury Road, Concord, 225-8690, onconcord.com
What: Week-long camp sessions with different themes, like animals, water, wizards and around the world.   
Who: Kids in grades 1 through 8
When: Sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Cost: Prices range from $126 to $154 depending on the camp and the session. 
 
• Cosmic Day Camp
446 Route 27, Candia, 483­-2200, 
liquidplanetwaterpark.com/summer_camp.php
What: Day camp at Liquid Planet Waterpark. Campers will do arts and crafts, have swim lessons, free playtime in water park, nature exploration, team activities and games with prizes. They also have themed events on Friday and special guests and surprise animal visits.
Who: Ages 6 to 14
When: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with sessions from June 23 through Aug. 22
Cost: $200 per week; $25 registration fee
 
• Eagle Camp
Portsmouth Christian Academy, 20 Seaborne Drive, Dover, 742­-3617, pcaschool.org
What: Campers will have a different theme each week of the camp, with crafts, games and field trips. Kids will learn about marine biology, theater, LEGO engineering or book writing.
When: Sessions run from June through August from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who: Preschool through 8th grade
Cost: Prices vary depending on the camp
 
• Lake Discovery
New Hampshire Boat Museum, 399 Center St., Wolfeboro, 569­-4554, nhbm.org
What: Campers will discover how the lakes, rivers and streams of Wolfeboro. Topics include science and ecology of water and aquatic life, local history, arts and crafts, and children’s literature relating to regional waterways.
Who: Kids in kindergarten through 6th grade
When: July 21 and July 22 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for kids in kindergarten to second grade and July 23 through July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon with Friday being a full­-day field trip
Cost: $18 per day
 
• Manchester Parks and Rec
475 Valley St., Manchester, 624-6565, 665-6817, manchesternh.gov
What: Playground activities, arts and crafts, swimming, field trips, special events days and sports days.
Who: Ages 6 to 12
When: Dates TBD, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Cost: TBD
 
• Manchester YMCA
30 Mechanic St., Manchester, 623-3558, 
graniteymca.org. 
What: There are three different types of day camps for kids to attend in Manchester. There are sports camp, chef camp, a teen trip camp. Each camp has several camps within in, the sports camps have track and field, soccer, baseball, extreme sports and flag football among others. Check out the complete brochure online.  
Who:  The teen trip camp is grades 6 through 10. The sports camps are for grades 1 through 9. The camps range in age from 8 to 12 depending on the camp. 
When: The teen trip camp runs sessions from June 23 through Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sports camp vary on sessions from June through Aug. The chef camps weekly sessions start on June 23 and run through Aug. 22.
Cost: Weekly for full day is $215, weekly for half day is $161 for most camps
 
• Melody Pines Day Camp
510 Corning Road, Manchester, 669-9414, melodypines.com
What: A co­ed camp for kids where they can spend their days swimming, boating, playing sports and games or doing arts and crafts.
Who: Ages 5 through 13
When: There will be 11 week­long sessions from June 16 through Aug. 29.
Cost: $220 per week
 
• Merrimack Valley YMCA Camps
6 Henry Clay Dr., Merriamck, 881-7778, 
camp.mvymca.org
What: Young Explorers Camp with weekly themes, including under the sea, stars and stripes and farming; Camp Create where kids can learning tumbling, LEGO building, culinary arts and sketch comedy; Camp Ludus with court sports, Olympic sports and field sports; and discovery camps for kids to explore nature.. 
Who: Ages 3 through grade 12
When: Weekly sessions run from June 23 through Aug. 21
Cost: $95 to $330 depending on age and camp
 
• Nashua Parks and Rec 
Greeley Park, 100 Concord St, Nashua, 589-3370, gonashua.com
What: Kids can attend a day camp that includes activities in sports, arts and crafts and cooking. Each camp is weekly and themes are different each week. 
Who: Kids ages 3 to 18
When: TBD by March
Cost: TBD by March
 
• Naticook Day Camp
116 Naticook Road, Merrimack, 882­7026, merrimacknh.gov
What: A coed summer day camp for kids.  Campers, ages 5 and 6, enjoy weekly themes such as Blast Off to Space, Under the Sea, and Back in Time. The activities include creative play, sports, storybook time and arts and crafts. Campers ages 7 to 14 do activities such as boating, swim lessons, parachute games, dance, nature, sports, woodworking and theater.
Who: Ages 5 to 14
When: June 23 through Aug. 15, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $237 per week; week of July 4 is $189 since there is no camp that day. Prices are cheaper for Merrimack residents.
 
• New Morning School Summer Camp
23 Back River Road, Bedford, 669­-3591, newmorningschools.com/SummerCamp
What: A coed day camp geared toward preschool and kindergarten kids. The camp will feature water play and arts and crafts.
Who: Ages 3 to 11
When: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with sessions from July 7 through Aug. 8
Cost: Prices vary depending on camp session and age
 
• Pelham Recreation Summer Camps
6 Village Green, Pelham, 635­-2721, pelhamweb.com/recreation
What: A day camp for kids with activities like sports, arts and crafts and games. There are themes, such as carnival day, and a few field trips throughout the weeks.
Who: Ages 6 to 14
When: Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 7 through Aug. 15
Cost: $450 for non-residents and $400 for Pelham residents
 
• Screamers Cafe Cooking Camp
72 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, 775-7577, screamerscafe.com
What: Kids will learn how to make dinners and desserts to bring home to their family to eat.
Who: Ages 5 and up
When: Camp runs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon the last two weeks of summer
Cost: $35 per child per class
 
• Souhegan Boys and Girls Club
56 Mont Vernon St., Milford, 672-1002, 
svbgc.org
What: Camps include Early Education Recreation Camp, Recreation Camp and Teen Recreation Camp. There are also specialty camps that include, arts, digital arts, dance, sports, chef, rock climbing and theater.
Who: Ages 3 to 15
When: Sessions run from June through Aug. with one-, two-, or three-week options depending on the camp. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Cost: Prices vary
 
• UNH Camps
105 Main St., Durham, 862-3266, unh.edu/youth-programs/programs/summer 
What: Art camp, culinary camp, engineering camp and many more. Visit website for a complete list of camps. 
Who: Kids in grades 1 through 12
When: Weekly sessions from June through Aug. There are one-week and two-week options and full-day or a half-day options. 
Cost: Prices vary 
 
• World Academy Junior Camp
138 Spit Brook Road, Nashua, 888-­1982, 
worldacademynh.com
What: Kids follow a day schedule with books, games, activities, songs and sports among other things. There is also a senior day camp.
Who: Kids in kindergarten and grade 1
When: One­-week sessions from June 17 through Aug. 23
Cost: Prices vary
 
Sleepaway Camps
• Adventure Camp Sargent
36 Sargent Camp Road, Hancock, 252-3311, naturesclassroomavdenturecamp.org
What: Adventure Camp is a co­ed, overnight camp. There are six-­ and 13-day sessions. Adventures include low and high ropes courses, group initiatives, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, archery, waterfront activities and on­site backpacking. The wilderness program features off­site trips with rock climbing, kayaking, backpacking, mountain biking and canoeing.
Who: Ages 10 to 17
When: Three sessions from July 6 through July 25 and three sessions from July 27 through Aug.15.
Cost: $865, $1,655, $1,758, $1,950 depending on the program and age
 
• Boy Scout Overnight Camp
571 Holt Ave., Manchester, 625-6431, 
nhscouting.org
What: There are several overnight camps for boys at various locations in the state, including  Hidden Valley Camp and Camp Bell. Troops and individuals can attend each camp. 
Who: Boys in grades 6 through 12
When: Weekly sessions June 23 through Aug. 17
Cost: Ranges from $365 to $405 
 
• Beam Camp
55 Boy Scout Road, Strafford, 886-­894­7069, beamcamp.com
What: Campers will collaborate on a beam project and engage with professional architects, videographers, builders, engineers and designers. They can also swim, hike and play games.
Who: Ages 7 to 17
When: Two sessions July 2 through July 27 and again from July 30 through Aug. 24. Full summer session as well.
Cost: $5,200 or $8,900 for full summer
 
• Brantwood Camp
Box 3350, Brantwood Camp Road, Peterborough, 924­-3542, brantwood.org
What: Hiking, swimming, ropes course challenges and activities that build team ­spirit
Who: Ages 11 through 15
When: Three sessions from June 26 to July 11, July 15 to July 30 and Aug. 3 to Aug. 18.
Cost: $250
 
• Camp Allen
56 Camp Allen Road, Bedford, 622­8471, campallennh.org
What: For people with disabilities of all ages. Campers will play games, do arts and crafts, swim and participate in sing­a­longs. 
Who: Ages 6 and up
When: Eight sessions from June 8 through Aug. 22.
Cost: $1,550 per week for overnight, or $400 per week for day camp
 
• Camp Birch Hill
333C Birch Hill Road, New Durham, 859­4525, campbirchhill.com
What: A coed sleepaway camp that involves land sports, water sports and arts and crafts.
Who: Ages 6 to 15
When: Two­-, four-­ and six­-week sessions from June 29 through Aug. 9.
Cost: $2,400, $4,200 or $5,800
 
• Camp Brookwoods
34 Camp Brookwoods Road, Alton, 875­3600, christiancamps.net/site/brookwoods
What: An outdoor camping program with adventure and spiritual teaching and counsel based on the Word of God. This Christian camp is a sleepaway camp with one-­, two­-, four­- or eight-­week sessions. 
Who: Boys ages 8 through 16
When: Sessions run from June 22 through Aug. 18
Cost: $975, $1,945, $3,275 or $4,275
 
• Camp Carpenter
300 Blondin Road, Manchester, 623­-5962, nhscouting.org/camp­carpenter
What: Daniel Webster Council offers resident camping to Cub Scout­-age boys. There is also a day camp version.
Who: Grades 2 through 5
When: Seven weekly sessions from the end of June through August.
Cost: $365 per week
 
• Camp Deer Run
34 Camp Brookwoods Road, Alton, 875­3600, christiancamps.net/site/deer_run
What: An outdoor camping program with adventure and spiritual teaching and counsel based on the Word of God. This Christian camp is a sleepaway camp with one-­, two­-, four­- or eight-­week sessions. 
Who: Girls ages 8 through 16
When: Sessions run June 22 through Aug. 16
Cost: $975, $1,945, $3,275 or $4,275
 
• Camp Fatima
32 Fatima Road, Gilmanton Iron Works, 364-5851, campfatimabernadette.org.
What: A camp with Catholic origins with waterfront sports and land sports and recreational activities like arts and crafts
Who: Boys ages 6 to 15
When: Sessions from June 22 to Aug. 23
Cost: $950, $1,900 and $2,800
 
• Camp Foss
242 Willey Pond Road, Strafford, 232-­8642, campfoss.org
What: Camp for girls with activities like hiking, a climbing tower, ropes course, water sports, volleyball, horseback riding and more
Who: Girls ages 7 to 15
When: One­- and two-­week sessions from June 22 to Aug. 9
Cost: $695 or $1,240
 
• Camp Fully Involved
222 Sheep Davis Road, Concord, info@campfullyinvolved.com, campfullyinvolved.com 
What: For girls who are thinking about a career in fire service. Campers will learn things like fire truck operations and how to repel.
Who: Girls ages 14 to 20
When: July 27 through Aug. 1
Cost: $350 for the week
 
• Camp Gottalikea Challenge
Brewster Academy, 80 Academy Drive, 
Wolfeboro, 868­-2140, nh­di.org/camp
What: Specialty camp through Destination Imagination. This year kids will try to figure out how to get food to aliens on a different planet without direct contact.
Who: Kids entering fifth through ninth grade
When: Two one­-week sessions Aug. 3 through Aug. 8 and Aug. 10 through Aug. 15
Cost: $700 per week
 
• Camp Kabeyun
43 Camp Kabeyun Road, Alton Bay, 875­-3060, kabeyun.org
What: Daily activities such as athletics, arts and crafts, water activities, music and drama
Who: Boys ages 7 to 15
When: Two half­-summer sessions from June 21 through July 19 or July 20 through Aug. 17, or a full summer from June 21 through Aug. 17.
Cost: $4,600 or $8,600; depends on session
 
• Camp Kenwood
114 Eagle Pond Road, Wilmot, 735-­5189, kenwood­evergreen.com
What: For boys who want to play team sports, do arts, go swimming, waterskiing and rock climbing and explore the natural world 
Who: Boys ages 8 to 15
When: Half­-summer and full­-summer sessions are from June 28 through Aug. 16.
Cost: $8,000 for four weeks; $11,800 for the full summer
 
• Camp Mi­Te­Na YMCA
65 YMCA Road, Alton, 232-­8642, 
campmitena.com
What: Outdoor activities such as sailing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, basketball, baseball, soccer, mountain boarding, tennis, volleyball, archery, climbing and riflery
Who: Boys ages 8 to 15
When: One-­ and two-­week sessions from June 22 through Aug.16
Cost: $695 or $1,240 depending on session
 
• Camp Spaulding
125 River Road, Penacook, 753­-8990, cfsnh.org/pages/programs/CampSpaulding
What: A co­ed camp with activities such as canoeing, horseback riding, arts and crafts, hiking, archery, fishing, low and high ropes course, performing arts, swimming and field trips
Who: Ages 8 to 14
When: There will be four sessions that will run from June 30 through Aug. 22.
Cost: Prices vary based on family incomes.
 
• Camp Starfish
12 Camp Monomonac Road, Rindge, 899­-9590, campstarfish.org
What: Coed campers participate in “traditional” camp activities, such as arts and crafts, swim instruction, boating, nature exploration, sports, drama, music, athletics, and more.
Who: Coed ages 7 through 13
When: Three sessions, June 22 through Aug. 16
Cost: $3,850 or $5,000 depending on session
 
• Camp Tel Noar
167 Main St., Hampstead, 329­-6931, 
camptelnoar.org 
What: Jewish educational and cultural camp 
Who: Ages 8 to 16
When: Sessions from June 25 to July 20 and July 21 through Aug. 13 or full session from June 25 through Aug. 13
Cost: $4,400, $4,700 or $7,800 
 
• Camp Tevya
1 Mason Road, Brookline, 673­-4010, camptevya.org 
What: Jewish educational and cultural camp 
Who: Ages 8 to 16
When: Sessions from June 25 to July 20 and July 21 through Aug. 13 or a full session from June 25 through Aug.13
Cost: $4,400, $4,700 or $7,800 
 
• Camp Yavneh
18 Lucas Pond Road, Northwood, 942­-5593, campyavneh.com
What:  Jewish educational and cultural camp.
Who: Ages 8 to 16
When: Sessions range from June 22 to Aug. 24. There are one-week­, two­-week and month-long summer sessions.
Cost: Range from $1,850 to $7,750
 
• Greenwood Stables Summer Camp
2 Frost Road, Derry, 432­-0024, 
greenwoodstables.com
What: Campers will learn about safety with the horses, grooming and handling, conformation and anatomy, equipment, tacking up, stable management, feed, nutrition and health and more. Day sessions available. 
Who: Ages 6 and up 
When: TBD by April 
Cost: $250 per week
 
• Pony Farm Summer Camp
13 Pony Farm Lane, Temple, 654­-6308, touchstone­farm.org
What: An overnight camp for girls who love riding horses. Campers will also go swimming in our the pool or at a local waterfall, go outdoor camping with the horses, play games, do arts and crafts and friendly contests, go on trips to summer fairs, berry picking, and visiting the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales. 
Who: Girls ages 8 to 14
When: One-­ and two­-week session options from June 15 to June 21, June 22 to July 5, July 6 to  July 19, July 20 to Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 through Aug. 16
Cost: $1,650 for one week, $3,300 for two weeks
 
• Masquebec Hill Camp
1600 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater, 744-­5841, masquebec­hill.com
What: Activities such as swimming, canoeing, sailing, fishing, basketball, tennis, hiking, theater and band and art
Who: Boys ages 10 to 16
When: Two sessions: June 21 through July 13 and July 19 through Aug. 10.
Cost: $2,600
 
• Nike Boys Basketball Camp New 
Hampton School
70 Main St., New Hampton, 1­-800-­645-­3226, ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike
What: Basketball camp for boys
Who: Boys ages 8 to 18
When: July 27 through July 31
Cost: $570
 
• Nike Girls Basketball Camp New 
Hampton School
70 Main St., New Hampton, 1­-800­-645-­3226, ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike
What: An overnight girls’ basketball camp
Who: Girls ages 10 to 18
When: Aug. 3 through Aug. 7
Cost: $570
 
• Windsor Mountain International 
Summer Camp
1 World Way, Windsor, 478-­3166, windsormountain.org
What: A coed sleepaway camp with a number of activities and programs. Campers can enjoy the New England video program, performing arts camp and visual arts camp, as well as three­-day wilderness adventure trips. 
Who: Ages 7 to 16
When: Sessions run from June 24 through Aug. 18.
Cost: $2,995, $4,795 or $7,795 
 
• Young Musicians Program
P.O. Box 432, Dublin, 563­-8212, 
waldenschool.org/young­musicians­program
What: For kids who are interested in learning and perfecting instruments. Curriculum focuses on musicianship, improvisation, composition, choral singing, concert series, composers forums and artist residencies. Weekly hikes, dances and daily recreation activities. Interested campers must request an application.
Who: Ages 9 to 18
When: Five-­ and three­-week options from June 28 through Aug. 3
Cost: Prices vary; scholarships available
 
As seen in the February 20, 2014 issue of the Hippo.





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