The Seacoast Summer Camps Directory: Your Guide to Summer

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We have so many amazing options for summer camps on the Seacoast. Honestly, it can get overwhelming. How do you pick? How can you be sure you know all of them?

We are here to help! Our Seacoast Summer Camps Directory, sponsored by Berwick Academy, showcases some of the best offerings out there! Plus, we’ve worked hard to make our listing exhaustive– with links to as many Seacoast Summer Camps as we could find below! 

Run a summer camp and you’re not in here? Email us and fill out this form!

Overnight Camps

AMC Teen Wilderness

AMC offers exciting and rewarding outdoor trips designed for teens ages 13 to 16 focusing on backcountry travel, outdoor skills, the importance of public lands, and conservation—all in the White Mountains or Lakes Region.
Registration now open. 

Camp Belknap

Camp Belknap is a non-profit traditional overnight summer camp for boys age 8-16 near Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
Registration now open.

Camp Birch Hill

Birch Hill is a family owned, classic New England summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 16. With a focus on fun, our elective program allows campers to choose from over 50 activities to create a personalized schedule throughout their 2, 4, or 6 week stay. Located in New Durham, NH.
Registration now open.

Camp Brookwoods & Deer Run

Camps Brookwoods and Deer Run have been providing the finest Christian camping in New England since 1964 for boys and girls ages 8 to 16. This overnight camp is located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
Registration now open.

Camp Calumet

For over 60 summers, kids from age 8 to 18 have been coming to Calumet to have the time of their lives. This is a place where life-long friendships are formed and nurtured, and God’s love is embraced and shared. For everyone who signs up, we promise a safe, fun, faith-building time that you will never forget!
Registration now open.

Camp CenterStage

Camp CenterStage provides campers and staff an opportunity to explore what they love (the arts) all while participating in character building experiences! Campers attend daily studios of their choice and rotate through singing, dancing and workshop sessions which allow them to explore a variety of arts based as well as traditional camping experiences.
Registration now open.

Camp Huckins

Since 1928, Camp Huckins has been providing an enriching summer experience for children. Situated on the beautiful Lake Ossipee in Freedom, New Hampshire, Camp Huckins is an accredited YMCA Camp for girls. We have 1,300 girls ranging from 3rd graders to 9th graders who come to Camp Huckins for 2 or 4 week sessions each year.
Registration now open.

Camp Kabeyun

A traditional, residential summer camp for boys emphasizing personal growth and freedom of choice. This summer camp for boys has existed since 1924 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton Bay, New Hampshire.
Registration now open.

Camp Merrowvista

Set on over 600 acres in the pristine Ossipee Mountains of New Hampshire, Merrowvista serves kids ages 8-17. Trails lead through the forest to mountain peaks just waiting to be explored. Dan Hole Pond, a crystal clear lake, is the hub of waterfront activities. This beautiful setting provides the perfect backdrop to discover what it means to be my own self, at my very best, all the time!
Registration now open.

Camp Nashoba North

Camp Nashoba North is a Maine sleepaway summer camp that offers a wonderful traditional camp experience for 190 boys and girls ages 7 to 17. Located in Raymond, Maine.
Registration now open.

Camp Starfish (Therapeutic Focus)

Camp Starfish provides a 1:1 staff-to-camper ratio at all times to enable success, build social skills, teach coping mechanisms, and help children who have difficulty finding success in traditional settings. We are a one-of-a-kind summer camp, year-round support, and advocate for children and families. Located in Rindge, New Hampshire.
Registration now open.

Camp Walt Whitman

Endless fun, lifetime friends, and personal growth at this 7 week coed summer camp offering a huge variety of activities. Shorter sessions available for younger campers. Serving kids ages 7-17 in Piermont, New Hampshire.
Registration now open.

Camp Wildwood Mass Audubon

Located in southern New Hampshire, Wildwood is a one-of-a-kind camp for youth ages 6–17. Wildwood is a special place where campers come together to discover the natural world; take a break from busy schedules, video games, cell phones, and the distractions of everyday life; and get outside to have fun!
Registration now open.

Camp Winaukee

An all boys camp on Lake Winnepausakee serving ages 7-15. There are two campuses: younger campers, boys ages 7-12, live together on the Mainland. Older boys, 13-15, live on the Island. Winaukee exists to provide a wide scope of experiences and meaningful relationships through sports and adventure, within a traditional camp setting.
Registration now open. 

Circus Smirkus

Spend an incredible summer full of circus fun at Circus Smirkus Camp: the original circus camp. Come for two or four weeks (or add a layover to stay longer) to live and train the circus life in the lush, green hills of Greensboro, Vermont. At Smirkus Camp, kids develop new ways to challenge themselves, learn skills like teamwork and problem solving, get terrific physical conditioning, AND enjoy fun summer camp traditions like singalongs, costume themed dinners, kickball, and more! 
Registration now open.

Fleur de Lis Camp

A classic sleepaway camp for girls ages 8 to 17, located on the shores of Laurel Lake in Fitzwilliam, NH. For more than 90 years, girls have made new friends, developed self-confidence and independence, and tried new things, all while having fun being a part of a caring community. 
Registration now open.

Fully Involved Firefighter Camp for Girls

Camp Fully Involved is a physically challenging, aggressive hands-on, live-in week long summer camp directed towards young women between the ages of 14 (and having completed the 8th grade) and 20 who are interested in exploring the career of a firefighter. 
Check site for registration info. 

YMCA Camp Foss

YMCA Camp Foss for girls ages 8-15 is located on 275 acres of woods between Parker and Evans Mountains in beautiful Strafford, New Hampshire. Girls explore new friendships, take healthy risks, and learn about becoming confident, independent young women. The private shores of Willey Pond provide the perfect setting for swim lessons, boating, and waterfront fun. There are also tennis courts, archery range, soccer field, climbing tower, high and low challenge courses, dance studio, and arts & crafts lodge.
Registration now open.

Camp Kita

Camp Kita has a bereavement camp for kids who have lost a loved one to suicide between the ages of 8 and 17. 100% tuition free.
Opening our their camp facility in 2023 in Acton Maine. Visit site for more details, including fundraising information!

YMCA Camp Mi-Te-Na

YMCA Camp Mi-Te-Na for boys ages 8-15 is located on 70 wooded acres in peaceful Alton, New Hampshire. Our camp is the proud home to one of the most complex challenge courses in the area, including a climbing tower, zip line, and high and low ropes courses! We offer outdoor basketball courts, two tennis courts, an archery range, a baseball field, soccer field, football field, outdoor hockey rink, beach volleyball, rifle range, and private waterfront along Halfmoon Lake in order to provide a wide variety of exiting activities for our campers to try. 
Registration now open.

Maine School of Science & Mathematics

Started in 1997, we have been keeping kids academically stimulated during the summer for a quarter century. The ’22 camp will once again be four weeks long with the first two weeks for boys starting on June 26th and the second two weeks for girls starting on July 10th. A past favorite will also be returning which is the Educators’ Camp starting on July 24th and going for 3 days. 
Registration now open.

Moose River Outpost

MRO is a co-ed adventure camp for 11-17 year olds. Moose River Outpost is a camping ministry where mentoring takes place in the midst of adventure in the storied woods of Northern Maine. Everything we do is centered around helping our campers develop a deeper relationship with their Creator, while enjoying His world to the fullest.
Registration now open.

Tamarack Tennis Camp

Tamarack Tennis Camp lies at the foot of Mount Kinsman in New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountains. For more than 50 years, Tamarack has offered a place for children ages 10-15 to learn and develop a love of tennis. With daily instruction and time to do other activities (swimming, soccer, climbing wall and more), campers stay overnight for 2, 3, or 4 week sessions.
Registration now open.

Upside Arts

Upside Arts Overnight Camp (open to ages 8-17) will be creating whimsy and singing “The Friendship Song” this summer on the beautiful Worthley Pond at Camp North Star in Poland, ME! Offering top quality training in theatre arts from working industry professionals as well as swimming, hiking, low ropes, gaga ball, sign language, and workshops in everything from ballet to bubbles! 
Registration now open.

Whale Camp

Established in 1984, The Whale Camp’s marine science program has had an exceptional experiential impact on hundreds of students ages 10 to 17. Hands-on programming and vibrantly personal experiences bring students face-to-face to study whales, porpoises, seals, puffins and numerous other marine and avian species in their own natural habitat. These experiences have proven to be both life-affirming and life-changing, igniting and inspiring a passionate curiosity to learn more about our ocean’s and planet’s life processes.
Registration now open.

Performance & Creative Arts Camps

Arts in Reach

Since 1997, Arts In Reach has engaged teens from southeastern New Hampshire and southern Maine in arts-based activities and mentoring through after-school and vacation programming.
Check website for summer registration information.

Berwick Academy

Offering a variety of art and music summer programs from theater to dance, graphic design to playing the ukulele, BA has so much to offer.
Registration opens Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

BKS Dance Program

Offering dance summer programs for children as young as 3 years old in North Hampton, NH. 
Check website for registration details. 

Camp Encore

Prescott Park Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the return of its signature theatre education program, Camp Encore! We look forward to engaging the Seacoast’s youth throughout this summer at Prescott Park, located in the idyllic natural setting along the Piscataqua River in beautiful downtown Portsmouth.
More registration details available at end of January. 

Dance Innovations Dance Center

Offering day summer dance programs for toddlers to teenagers in Greenland, NH. 
Summer program offerings to be announced soon.

Firefly Pottery

Offering a variety of summer programs for school-aged children at their Portsmouth NH location. 
Details for summer offerings coming soon on their website. 

Garrison Players Arts Center

Offering a variety of artistic expression programs, from puppetry to acting. 
Stay tuned to their website for more details about summer programs. 

Hackmatack Playhouse

The “Seacoast Summer Tradition” offering music and theater programming in Berwick, Maine. 
Check out their website for more info, including upcoming registration.

MusicalArts

Join us for a two week whirlwind of singing, dancing, acting and more! Campers will spend two weeks honing their craft, working with professional artists from all around the Seacoast, and learning a full length musical (title will be announced soon!), culminating with a final performance in the beautiful Word Barn Meadow in Exeter NH.
Registration opening soon – more details on website. 

New Hampshire Theater Project

Offering theater programs for kids 5-18 in Portsmouth. 
Please check site for more details on Summer 2022.

Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts Theatre Camps(PAPA)

Offering several options for kids interested in theater. Ages 8-19. From Broadway Camp to Pre-College Intensive Programs, PAPA has a ton of offerings.
Registration now open. 

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC)

Specializing in music and arts, there is something for every kid. Located in Portsmouth.
More info about summer offerings coming soon. 

Portsmouth School of Ballet

From Creative Movement Camp for children as young as three to summer intensives for ages 9-19, PSB has it all.
Registration now open. 

Studio 109

Join us for a week that is jam-packed with dancing, tye-dye, water activities and an end-of-the-week performance (Friday at 5pm). Also offering intensives for Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap. 
Registration opens soon. 

UNH Theater & Dance STARS Camps

The UNH Department of Theatre & Dance offers day camps for students in Grades 3-12 that cover a wide variety of skills and genres: Drama, musical theatre, puppetry, aerial arts, dance, theatre company, and technical theatre Camps culminate in a performance for family and friends.
This program was paused last year but we are hopeful for its return- check the website. 

Outdoor or Animal Focused Day Camps

Acorn School

Camp runs for six weeks, and is generally  staffed by current Acorn teachers, and typically each child can attend for at least two of those weeks. Camp runs Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week, from 9am-1pm with a different theme each week. 
Registration for Camp Acorn begins in February.

Berwick Academy Summer Camps

Summer is just around the corner and Berwick Academy is excited to launch our summer camp registration! We have been busy planning a wide array of camps for the weeks of June 6-August 1 for campers of all ages! 
Registration opens Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m. 

Building Block Commons

Outdoor education at its best! Our summer program brings all the beauty of art and nature to children ages 2 years 9 months to 6 in the primary group, while elementary students are in a different group. Join us for epic hands-on messy fun, stories, songs, art, water play, sand play, group games, cooking, gardening, lunch and outdoor/indoor activities all summer long!
Check website for registration information. 

Camp Wildcat

Camp Wildcat is a long-standing Day Camp sponsored by UNH Campus Recreation. The mission of Camp Wildcat, established in 1985, is to provide a variety of recreational opportunities to community children while also enhancing the educational experiences of UNH students. Programs promote growth and development for the campers while offering the college students meaningful work experience.
Check website for registration information.

Community Roots Farm

​Discover the wonders of a working farm, through daily outdoor sensory explorations, imaginative play, creative art and hands-on experiences. We will explore the forest, field, pond, barns, pastures and gardens while making connections to our food, the animals, the natural world and each other. 
Check website for upcoming registration info.

Coyote Club

A 5 day full camp of exploration, discovery and adventure throughout July and August. This program will give students the opportunity to get in some quality “dirt time”, strengthening their connection to nature, and building their confidence and connection to themselves and each other. Camp runs from 9am-3pm every day at various locations around Seacoast, New Hampshire.
Registration info announced soon.

Different Drummer Farm

The picturesque New England farm in Candia, NH is situated on 15 acres with a 15 stall barn, 2 outdoor riding rings and numerous paddocks and pastures.Offering pony camp and fun add-ons including art on the farm. 
More registration details coming soon.

Great Bay Reserve

The Great Bay Discovery Center hosts a variety of programs for the general public throughout the year. Each is designed to help you and your family discover the unique natural and cultural resources of the Great Bay Estuary.
Stay tuned for summer offerings on their website. 

Gundalow Company- River Rats

Gundalow Company offers a variety of camp experiences to get kids on and around the water.  These programs are run aboard the gundalow PISCATAQUA, at our land base at Creek Farm owned by the Society for the Protection of NH Forest, and at our other partner organizations.  These programs offer the best of summer in the Piscataqua Maritime Region!
Registration for members on Jan 10th. Non-members Jan 17th.

NHSPCA Day Camp

We offer 3 different camps to ensure customized levels of learning and interaction with animals for all ages. Offering programs in Stratham NH for ages 6-15.
Registration opens in April.

Seacoast Science Center

Offering a wide variety of environmental camps at their Rye NH location, Odiorne Point. Serving kids ages 4 to 18.
Registration opens January 15 for members; February 1 for non-members.

Seacoast Waldorf School

We provide 6 week-long sessions that run from mid-June through the end of July. Our summer camps feature wholesome, age-appropriate activities in a natural setting. We strive to provide a mix of hands-on, teacher-led activities and supervised child-directed play.
Stay tuned to the website for more registration information.

Seven Rivers Paddling & Wilderness Camps

Offering a variety of camps — from SUP to Adventure Paddle, this outdoor camp serves kids ages 6-15 at various locations around the Seacoast area. 
Registration now open. 

Timbernook

Located in Barrington, this forest program gets kids immersed outdoors. At the heart of TimberNook programming is the philosophy that children flourish when given the time and space to play in sensory-rich, experiential learning environments. Bringing exploration and nature together results in a truly unique way to reach children at a key point in their development.
Registration details available in February. 

Village Nest Cooperative

Join us for a summer filled with exploration, innovation, and imagination.  Your Child will explore 22 acres of pristine Great Works Land Trust property at the Douglas Woods Preserve in Eliot, ME. Whether your children are frog hunters, entomologists, artists, or just love being dirty this program is for them! We aim to provide a safe camp experience that encourages children grades K-2 and 3-6 to take risks, child-led, play that inspires children to be critical thinkers that appreciate the natural world. 
Registration details available mid February. 

White Pine Programs

Together with their experienced White Pine mentors, they will spend the day storytelling, playing games, doing sit spots, mapping the landscape, journaling, learning survival skills, and wandering throughout the fields and forests.  Camps run from 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday, for 6 individual weeks and will be located at Coastal Ridge Elementary School in York, Maine. Serving kids 5-11.
Registration information coming soon.

 

Sports Focused Camps (Day & Overnight)

Atlantic Gymnastics

With locations in Dover and Portsmouth, Atlantic offers a variety of programs for littles to bigs!
Stay tuned for summer program info.

BEAM Fitness Summer Camps

Located in Stratham, BEAM’s active and fun summer camps include indoor and outdoor sports. So much Fitness Fun for ages 2-12 (10-12 year olds are CITs). From Jr Ninja Warrior to tennis, to crazy obstacle courses. It’s all fun and games here at BEAM. Choose half (9am-1pm) or full day (9am-4pm). Sibling discounts offered.
Stay tuned for registration info.

Berwick Academy

Offering a variety of sports camps throughout the summer. We’ve got baseball, skateboarding, lacrosse, yoga, mountain biking, tennis and field hockey. Located in South Berwick, ME.
Registration opens Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m. 

Camp WaKlo Equestrian Camp

At Wa-Klo in Dublin NH, we have a well-rounded equestrian program with trail riding, horsemanship, jumping, gymkhana, and horse shows. Camp Wa-Klo is a complete horseback riding program that has a reputation of excellence and being one of the best in the camping world.
Registration now open.

Cinnamon Rainbows Surf & SUP Camps

Offered Mid June–August when weather and surf conditions permit. Come enjoy an unforgettable evening of surfing the Cinnamon Rainbows way! Our evening camps are a great way to enhance and practice your surf skills in a fun and encouraging group setting.
Stay tuned to the website for their registration info.

First Tee New Hampshire

Experiences are our greatest teacher. First Tee believes in developing the ones that are just as fun as they are meaningful, where kids feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and better equipped for whatever comes their way next. Through our personal growth and junior golf programs, we see kids’ build self confidence, inspiring more active participation in leadership opportunities and events, community involvement, and college scholarships.
Check out their website for local program offerings. 

Kittery Point Yacht Club Sailing School

The Seacoast Sailing School provides instruction in small boats to junior and adult sailors. The school has been operating for many years and its graduates have gone on to cruise and race many of the larger boats in the KPYC fleet. Beginning with age 8.
Registration now open.

Little Brook Horse Farm

Little Brook Farm is a full-service horseback riding barn. Offering summer programs for children ages 4-17, owner teaches English Hunter Jumper discipline.
Stay tuned to their website for summer program dates and offerings. 

Metrorock Newburyport Climbing Camps

MetroRock offers a variety of youth camps throughout the year. During the school year, there are break camps that follow the public school calendar. During the summer we host indoor and outdoor summer camps with professional climbing instructors. Our camp programming provides a mix of climbing, games, and adventure elements on our climbing walls.
Stay tuned to their website for more details.

NHAGS Gymnastics

New Hampshire Academy of Artistic Gymnastics offers USAG Competitive Team gymnastics, Levels 4 through Elite, as well as Xcel pre-competitive programs, Pre-school (little nhaags), Recreational classes, Cheer tumbling and private lessons. We also offer Summer Sessions including Day Camps and Swimming in our in-ground pools.
Stay tuned to their website for summer registration info.

Nike Basketball Camps at Sports Barn

Join Coach Chris Coates with ASA Hoops and hone in on your basketball game at this Hampton summer 2022 basketball camp for boys and girls. Work in a small group setting with players of similar skill level on drills, techniques, and game play situations to improve your footwork, shooting technique, team skills, and more.
Summer registration info coming soon.

Rim Sports Camps

The Rim’s Sports Camp is very popular. We set up teams by grades for the week and do multiple sport competitions each day. Teams will get points based on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and also get individual points. The teams with the highest points at the end of the week will win prizes along with individual prizes. This is a really fun but competitive Sports Camp. It’s the same format for Summer and weekly Holiday Camps.
Registration info coming soon.

The Rinks at Exeter (Hockey)

Offering a variety of hockey skills workshops and camps depending on age and availability.
Registration now open.

Salt Pump Climbing Camps

Located in Scarborough, ME, this climbing gym offers summer programs for climbers from ages 5-14. Small groups.
Registration opens soon. 

Seacoast Hoops Lab

Seacoast Hoops Lab is the first basketball specific training facility in New Hampshire. Our entire facility is designed for basketball programming. Our vision is to provide basketball players with the highest quality training and mentorship available through smaller, more personalized basketball training.
Stay tuned to their website for summer program information.

Seacoast United (Soccer, Field Hockey, Baseball, Lax, Softball)

Seacoast United offers programs and skills classes to players of all ages and ability levels throughout the calendar year! Offering options in Maine, Mass and New Hampshire, there is something for everyone.
Stay tuned to their website for upcoming summer info.

Summer Sessions Surf Camp

Kid’s Camp is Back!  After missing last season, we are happy to announce that camp is back on!  We have, however, limited numbers from 35 to 15 students to ensure safety and distancing.  We couldn’t be more excited to get everyone back in the water! 
Registration is June 1st.

Tamarack Tennis Camp

Tamarack Tennis Camp lies at the foot of Mount Kinsman in New Hampshire’s beautiful White Mountains. For more than 50 years, Tamarack has offered a place for children ages 10-15 to learn and develop a love of tennis. With daily instruction and time to do other activities (swimming, soccer, climbing wall and more), campers stay overnight for 2, 3, or 4 week sessions.
Registration now open.

UNH Sailing/Paddling/Kayaking Camps

he UNH Community Sailing Centre (UNHCSC) offers an affordable sailing program for students ages 5-18 of any sailing ability, and also offers classes in kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. Classes focus on different skill levels and are offered weekly for 7 weeks. Classes are held at Mendums Pond in Barrington, NH. Students can enroll in any number of weeks.
Stay tuned to their website for registration info.

Highmeadows Farms Horseback Riding Camp

Located in Wolfeboro, NH, weekly camp sessions run Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 3:30 from June through August. Each week at our horseback riding summer day camp in New Hampshire focuses around a theme. We have designed a program consisting of five Levels in which the campers learn about proper horsemanship and develop their riding skills while they also study horse terminology, history, first aid and more!
Registration now open.

Multi-Activity Day Camps

Action Kids Brentwood Commons

Located in Brentwood, Action Kids Summer Camp empowers kids to develop their self-esteem, confidence, creativity and independence through fun and adventure. Anchored in a safe and supportive community, each camper will have fun, acquire new skills, feel valued for who they are and develop a sense of belonging.
Registration now open.

Berwick Academy

Offering a variety of camps for kids as young as 4. Choose from a wide array of options including a BASE Camp where each week will have a different theme that your child will explore and become an “expert” about.  This camp incorporates inside and outside time playing and exploring, using the Berwick Academy campus as an adventure map for discovery! Located in South Berwick, ME.
Registration opens Wednesday January 19th at 9am. 

Camp FUN Hampton

Summer FUN days are mostly structured, with time for swimming, wheel day, sports, arts and crafts, STEM projects, cooking, and much more.
Stay tuned to their site for more info.

Camp Seawood Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains

Camp Seawood welcomes girls who have completed pre-K through grade 8 with one-week programs. Girls who have completed 4th grade and up can participate in two-week programs that include an overnight. Girls can be dropped off at 9:00 and picked up by 5:00 or ride the bus from a location close to them. 
Registration now open.

Kaleidoscope Summer Programs at PCA

Each week of the summer offers something different – basketball and soccer camps, private and group fine arts lessons, academic tutoring with Portsmouth Christian Academy (in Dover) teachers, and more!
Stay tuned to their site for registration info.

Harris Family Center at Philips Exeter

The Harris Family Children’s Center will be offering summer camp opportunities to all children ages 5-8 years old for the Summer of 2022, beginning date TBD.  Our camp will offer an array of experiences in music, art, drama, science and sports for children from PEA as well as the surrounding community. We also provide Preschool & Infant/Toddler Summer programs.
Stay tuned to their website for more info.

Planet Rangers

Summer Rangers camps bring themes that engage kids in the magic of imagination, strength of entrepreneurial skills, secrets of geology and joy of cooking, led by an exceptional team of seasoned leaders and CITs.
Registration opens January 19th at 7am.

Rising Hawk

Camp Rising Hawk is nestled on the back forty of Live & Learn Early Learning Center. All of Rising Hawk’s facilities are designed to engage youth in the outdoors while being developmentally appropriate. All of the centers are child-driven. Campers even helped build the tree house.
Stay tuned to their website for upcoming registration info.

Strawbery Banke

Camps offered in Portsmouth for ages 6-17. Choose from Roleplaying Camps to Hands On History Camps — including an offering with the Gundalow Company. 
Registration for members begins on Feb. 1. Open to all Feb. 15th.

The Works

The Works Summer Camp believes summer is about having fun, making meaningful connections, and building memories that bring smiles for a lifetime. Children should come home from camp happy, tired, full of silly stories, and experiences that are priceless. We incorporate gardening, orienteering, treehouse, low ropes course, swimming (aquatic center with slide!), so many sports, and outdoor adventure. We have crafting, gym games and other activities to help us facilitate a foundation for HEALTHY MINDS, HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY FUTURES! 
Stay tuned to website for up to date registration info.

YMCA Camp Gundalow

There are few unique environments as special as camp, where kids become part of a community and form friendships as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social, and educational activities every day. Amidst all the fun of daily trips, sports activities, archery, and cooking, children develop attitudes that build character and promote leadership. Located in Greenland, NH. 
Registration opens soon.

Your local Recreation Department

Nearly all local recreation departments offer summer programing at great prices. Check out your local rec department for more info!

Educational Camps

American Independence Museum

We offer summer mini-camps for children that explore various aspects of the American Revolution and colonial life.
Check the website for up to date information on this summer.

Berwick Academy

Berwick Academy in South Berwick, ME will offer several enrichment camps. Programs include STEAM offerings, entrepreneurship, cooking, baking, and even how to create a podcast. 
Registration opens Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

Camp Invention

Give your young innovator an unforgettable adventure! All-new, hands-on activities will launch their imagination and get their confidence soaring as they explore STEM fun from the oceans to outer space. 2 locations nearby available: Newburyport, MA and Hampton, NH. For children entering grades K – 6. Leader-in-Training spots for grades 7 – 9 may be available.
Registration now open.

Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

CMNH in Dover will offer a variety of summer programs yet to be announced.
Check website for up to date information.

Letgoyourmind STEM Programs

With opportunities all around New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont, these STEM summer camps are offered to kids from ages 4 to 13. Check their website for a week near you! 

Philips Exeter Academy

Five weeks of academic study, athletics, and personal exploration. Programs for both middle and high school students. 
Registration now open.

Sacred Heart School Hampton

Offering a variety of camps from cooking to STEAM. Schedule not yet announced for upcoming summer.

STEM Camps at Sylvan Learning Center

Whether online or in person, our camps have small group sizes and offer fun, collaborative activities that allow for great camaraderie and socialization opportunities with like-minded kids. We’ve created our own proprietary curriculum that encourages innovation, creativity and critical thinking. Our courses also meet Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) which means your child is learning the skills, concepts and vocabulary to excel in school and in future careers! Located in Portsmouth.
Fill out form on website for more information to register. 

UNH Tech Camp

We are already in the midst of planning our next session of Tech Camp, which will take place from July 11-29. At this time, we are planning to hold all programs in-person on the UNH Durham campus, adhering to all necessary safety protocols related to COVID-19. Both day and residential programs will be offered. All skill levels are welcome and several programs will be offered at no cost to participants! Financial assistance is available for all programs that do require tuition!
Registration opening early January.

Your local Seacoast Library

Always check your local library for fun and educational programming! 

Preschool Day Camps (Camps open to preschool aged children)

BEAM Fitness Summer Camps

BEAM’s active and fun summer camps include indoor and outdoor sports. So much Fitness Fun for ages 2-12 (10-12 year olds are CITs). From Jr Ninja Warrior to tennis, to crazy obstacle courses. It’s all fun and games here at BEAM.
Check website for upcoming registration info.

Berwick Academy

Join us for the Berwick Academy Summer Explorers “BASE” Camp! Each week will have a different theme that your child will explore and become an “expert” about. After reading stories to research our topics, the participants will create projects using a variety of materials to represent their learning. This camp incorporates inside and outside time playing and exploring, using the Berwick Academy campus as an adventure map for discovery! For kids ages 4 to 1st grade. Located in South Berwick, ME.
Registration opens Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m.

Building Block Commons

Outdoor education at its best! Our summer program brings all the beauty of art and nature to children ages 2 years 9 months to 6 in the primary group, while elementary students are in a different group. Join us for epic hands-on messy fun, stories, songs, art, water play, sand play, group games, cooking, gardening, lunch and outdoor/indoor activities all summer long! 
Check website for up to date registration info.

BKS Dance Program

Offering summer dance camps for ages 2 1/2 up. Recreational to pre-professional in North Hampton, NH.
Check website for registration details.

Children’s Garden Preschool

Portsmouth preschool offering week-long camps for children ages 2 years 9 months to 5 years old. From cooking to art, kids will play and learn in a fun and safe environment.
Check website for upcoming registration details. 

Dance Innovations

Offering day summer dance programs for toddlers to teenagers in Greenland, NH. 
Summer program offerings to be announced soon.

Little Brook Horse Farm

Little Brook Farm is a full-service horseback riding barn. Offering summer programs for children ages 4-17, owner teaches English Hunter Jumper discipline.
Stay tuned to their website for summer program dates and offerings. 

Portsmouth School of Ballet

From Creative Movement Camp for children as young as three to summer intensives for ages 9-19, PSB has it all.
Registration now open. 

Seacoast Waldorf School

We provide 6 week-long sessions that run from mid-June through the end of July. Our summer camps feature wholesome, age-appropriate activities in a natural setting. We strive to provide a mix of hands-on, teacher-led activities and supervised child-directed play. Located in Eliot, ME.
Stay tuned to the website for more registration information.

White Pine Programs

Together with their experienced White Pine mentors, they will spend the day storytelling, playing games, doing sit spots, mapping the landscape, journaling, learning survival skills, and wandering throughout the fields and forests.  Camps run from 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday, for 6 individual weeks and will be located at Coastal Ridge Elementary School in York, Maine. Serving kids 5-11, with some half day programs starting at age 4.
Registration information coming soon.

Berwick Academy is offering more summer camps than ever this year! With camps beginning June 6th and ending August 5th, there is something for everyone. Preschoolers to teens, Berwick Academy’s summer programs are where your kids need to be!

Want to see the whole schedule and brochure of offerings? Click here.

Have further questions? Email Margot Harrington and she’ll get right back to you. 

Berwick Academy
31 Academy Street
South Berwick, ME 03908

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