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Adventure Day Camp is a great way for your child to experience the thrill of the outdoors while introducing them to independence without being too far from home. The week-long program fills each day with adventures like archery, BB, boating, swimming, crafts, outdoor cooking, fire-building, nature appreciation and daily STEM projects.  Ages: Boys and girls 1st through 5th grade  Dates:  8 Weeks starting June 26 –  through August 15

 Locations: Convenient locations in Cranston and Hopkinton, RI and Kingston, MA.  Cost: $250 Adventure Card Holders; $295 Non Adventure Card Holders  Registration:  To register go to:

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NEW FOR 2024!
*CAMP ALDERSGATE: 401-568-4350,, 1043 Snake Hill Rd., North Scituate. Camp Aldersgate offers a wide variety of fun spiritual camps for children and youth from all backgrounds. Day and overnight camp programs include arts, music and dance, adventure, and many others. Ages: Overnight camp for ages 7-18; Day camp for ages 6-12. Dates/Times: One-week sessions for both residential and day camp. See our website for dates and rates!


NEW FOR 2024!

*AQUIDNECK ISLAND DAY CAMP: 401-864-3183, Middletown High School.


Fun, Friends & Adventure! Our campers spend rich days filled with the exciting summer fun that Aquidneck Island has to offer. We offer a wide selection of activities, which include: sailing, the beach, hiking, field trips, POW Science, art, and more! Plus, to prevent the “summer slide” we integrate academic learning into each day and make learning fun and rewarding for campers.  Ages: 5–13  Dates/Times:  July 1st – August 22nd - campers can register for a single week, partial week or full summer term, 9:00am – 4:00pm. Extended day 8:00am - 5:00pm. Registration deadline: May 1st.

Artists Exchange, art, theater, ceramics, painting, creative

*ARTISTS' EXCHANGE SUMMER CAMPS: 401-490-9475,, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston.

The ultimate in affordable camps for the creative child! Art, Ceramics, Theater and Digital Media camps are taught in our professional art studios and black box theater. Tried and true campers return year after year for awesome experiences. Our friendly staff of artist educators create a safe, welcoming environment so each child is able to fully engage, build confidence, be creative and learn. Campers age 5 to age 14 can choose from a variety of camps starting June 19 through August 25. Camp runs Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm with before and after-care available. Artists' Exchange is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts collaborative proudly owned and operated by Gateways to Change, Inc. Registration is live and filling quickly. Visit our website for pricing, descriptions and discounts! Artists' Exchange, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston, RI. For more information and registration 401.490.9475 or

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*AUDUBON SUMMER CAMP - 401-949-5454, x3014,,   Nature-based camps held at our Nature Center & Aquarium 1401 Hope St., Bristol, RI and our Caratunk Wildlife Refuge 301 Brown Ave., Seekonk, MA. Nature discovery, science, hikes, habitat explorations, live animals, games, crafts and lots of outdoor FUN! 

NEW FOR 2024!

*BAYCAMP AT SAVE THE BAY: As Rhode Island’s only week-long, Narragansett Bay-based summer camp, Save The Bay’s BayCamps invite young explorers in grades K-12 to spend their summer along Rhode Island’s coast, learning about local waters, species and habitats, while taking an educational dive into the environmental and marine sciences. With full-day camps located in Providence, Newport, Wickford and Bristol, Save The Bay offers summertime opportunities that are perfect for every adventurous child and teen. WEBSITE & CONTACT: Jeff Swanlund, Public Programs Manager, (401) 272-3540 x132 or 


*THE CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP:  The Children’s Workshop (TCW) is a nonprofit organization that has provided high-quality care and early childhood education to children throughout RI for over 30 years. TCW built their curriculum upon a research-based practice that children learn best through play and thrive when given the opportunity to pursue their passions. They believe fun, laughter and love are the essentials of being a lifelong learner – and of course, FUN is emphasized in their summer camp curriculum!

Along with making memories with friends, Camp TCW helps to foster your child’s ability to define their sense of self, refine their communication skills, become more independent and yet also find acceptance within a peer group. Now enrolling summer camp (ages 6 weeks – 12 years) in Central Falls (401-727-4474)Pawtucket (401-728-3050), Providence (401- 383-9958), Rumford (401-434-1118) and Warren (401-247-2503).  Don't wait to make your child's summer great - call today to reserve a spot!

*CMC CHESS CAMP: 401-598-7984,

CMC chess camp will teach your child more than chess. At CMC camp your child will: Increase logic and reasoning skills, improve decision-making skills, develop problem-solving techniques, increase self-confidence, develop analytical thinking skills, improve organizational habits and increase patience and persistence. 

Community Boating, sailing, providence, environment, SUP, paddling

NEW FOR 2024!

*COMMUNITY BOATING CENTER: 401-454-SAIL (7245), 109 India St., Providence, RI,

One-week, sailing/paddling EcoAdventure summer camps offer long-distance picnic cruises, fun on-the-water games and hands-on environmental lessons. Two-week Sailing Camps use kid-sized boats, fun games, and lots of encouragement in hands-on sailing. After-school, adult classes, sailing parties, facility rentals also available. Age/Restrictions: Age 8-16, no previous experience required. Dates: All sessions June 17- Aug 16.  All camps Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. Cost: $365/ 1-week,  $775 2-weeks. Scholarships are available.

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*DEBATE CAMP:  888-512-8154, 216 Hope Street Providence, Rhode Island 

Debate Camp provides a 1 week / 5 day program specializing in parliamentary debate, impromptu, prepared public speaking and a popular 1 day Model United Nations simulation. We ensure that all program areas are fun, engaging and suited to a variety of age groups (grades 5 to 10) and multiple ability levels. At Debate Camp, we provide a fun and inspiring space for youth to develop some timelessly-important skills; to hear opposing views and to confidently articulate their ideas well in the company of others. Day Camps will operate 8:30am - 3:30pm and we also offer an overnight camp in the Niagara region of Canada. Day Camp Dates/Times: July 18 - 22, 8:30am - 3:30pm

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*DREAM BIG SUMMER CAMP:  401-228-8946,, 41 Comstock Parkway, Cranston

Nobody does summer fun like Dream Big Gymnastics!  This high energy half or full day camp experience is for boys and girls ages 4 and up. Campers will be placed in age appropriate groups with qualified coaches who put an emphasis on fun! Children can expect to learn gymnastics on all of the equipment including: Vault, Springboards, Uneven Bars, High Bar, Balance Beam, Floor Tumbling and Tumble Trak Trampoline. We also incorporate Ninja Warrior obstacle courses and challenges throughout the day. An exciting new adventure awaits campers each week with an exciting new fun theme each week. Combine all that with arts, crafts, outdoor activities, waterslide, outdoor zipline, and you've got all the ingredients that make up Dream Big Summer Camp!  For more information: 401-228-8946,


*FARMACY HERBS SUMMER CAMPS:  401-270-5223, 28 Cemetery St, Providence,

Established in 2006, Farmacy Herbs runs summer camps for adults and kids.

Adult Camp Herbal Foundations: June 25-30, 2023; Kids Day Camp: July 17-21, 2023

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*THE SCHOOL OF  BALLET RI: 401-353-1129

(Formerly Festival Ballet Providence)

Jump in and make a SPLASH this summer with all the summer fun Ballet School of RI has to offer! Dance Camps: Immerse in one of our day camps for children: enriching and engaging experiences designed to explore movement, music, choreography, set design, costumes, and the iconic ballets. Each camp will consist of a daily ballet class and then be filled with activities and lessons relevant to the camp’s theme. 

Boys Dance!: (offered August session only) A special day camp providing a nurturing and affirming space for boys to explore their love of dance. Ages: Varies by camp, 5-14 overall. Dates/Times (Camps): J June 26-30 and Aug. 7-11, 2023, offered in half and full days. Cost: $185 (half day) $315 (full day) plus registration fees.  Open Classes:  Looking for weekly dance classes all summer long? We have those too! Spend your whole summer at the studio with classes for movers of all ages from toddlers to adults!  Dates/Times (Classes):  June 26-Aug. 19, 2023.  Visit for more information! 

FIt2Cook, cooking summer camp

*FIT 2 COOK FOR KIDS SUMMER CAMPS: 401-294-6800, 70 Orchard Ave, Providence's East Side,
Have fun at RI’s first culinary camp while learning to prepare HEALTHY MEALS in a commercial kitchen with a professional chef and other pro instructors for YOGA, FITNESS and SOCIAL/COMMUNICATION skills. Weekdays, with breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack included. The day ends with "PRESSURE COOKER
TM", a game where teams compete before a live audience, to prepare a dish from surprise ingredients! 
AGES: 7-17, Monday – Friday, 9 to 5, extended hours available. 

INCLUDES: emotional intelligence and leadership training plus financial literacy.
COST: $16.25/hour, x 40 hours, $649/week. Register or contact us at:,
or call Karen 401-294-6800
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NEW FOR 2024!

75 John St., Providence  AGES: 3 - 10 years old  DATES/TIMES: June 17 to July 19, daily 8:30 am - 3:30pm 

The French American School of Rhode Island's 5 weeks of summer camp is designed to provide children (French + non French speaker alike) with the opportunity to explore the French language through a wide range of theme based activities: cooking, craft, science and sports in a safe and caring environment. Contact us for more information. 

*GAMM THEATRE SUMMER CAMPS: 1245 Jefferson Blvd. / Warwick, RI, 02886 / 401-723-4266 /

Campers in grades K – 12 make long lasting connections during our theater workshops that range from one to four weeks, led by professional theater artists. Kids get creative, gain confidence, learn teamwork, and experience the thrill of the stage at our summer camps, which cover improv, backstage skills, introduction to Shakespeare, play creation and more! Scholarships and financial aid available.  Visit our website for more information:  or contact Jess Corsentino at 401-723-4266 ext.122 or

*GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND: (401) 331-4500 / (800) 331-0149, 500 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886. 

Girl Scout camps inspire curiosity, discovery, and problem-solving, all while helping campers to develop courage and teamwork skills. Not only will campers experience activities like rock climbing, archery, swimming, and hiking, but they will also make new friends and memories that last a lifetime! Our camps are open to all girl-identifying and gender-expansive youth and we offer day and overnight camp sessions for grades K-12 in Newport and West Kingston. For more information and to register online, visit

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A non-profit sailing school for kids aged 7 - 17.  Our mission is to introduce young children to the sport of sailing through an education in marine safety and seamanship while conducting our classes in a nurturing and enthusiastic atmosphere that will foster their passion for sailing and the environment. Students growing up in our program forge life-long friendships with their peers and will reflect back on their years at GBSA with fondness for the time spent here!  Visit our website ( for more information or email us at

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*CAMP GROSVENOR: Saunderstown, RI, 401-847-6927 

For ages 5-14. Camp Grosvenor is an American Camp Accredited site located on 95 acres along the beautiful Pettaquamscutt River in Saunderstown, Rhode Island. This 8-week summer day camp offers an exciting array of activities including a high/low ropes course, climbing wall, swimming, arts & crafts, archery, field games, water trampoline, dance, and enrichment activities. Breakfast and lunch are served daily at no additional cost and transportation is provided from several pick-up and drop-off locations throughout Newport County and South Kingstown. To register, visit our website at Questions? Please contact the Front Desk at 401-847-6927.

Potter league, animals, pets, camp happy trails

*CAMP HAPPY TAILS: at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI   401-846-0592

Camp Happy Tails introduces kids to the wonders and wows of the animal kingdom while learning compassion and respect for the world around them. Our hands-on educational program allows kids to explore behind the scenes at the Potter League and unleashes a love for making a difference in animals' lives. Space is limited. Dates: Weekly sessions: July 6 – August 14.  Grades: 1-4 and 4-7 and varies per week. Cost: Varies Begins at $265 per week, extended day available for an additional cost. Visit to learn more.

*HERRESHOFF SEAMANSHIP PROGRAM: 401-253-5000 1 Burnside St., Bristol. The Herreshoff Marine Museum offers unique and interactive Summer Camp for youth 7-15. There are 9 weekly sessions during the summer starting the week of 6/19/22. The Herreshoff Seamanship Program teaches the art of seamanship and the principles of sailing. Our classes have a recreational sailing focus with an emphasis on the design, beauty and unique features of these classic vessels. Classes are taught on our Herreshoff 12 1/2s – 16 foot antique wooden sloops, Sea Sprite 23s, Hobie Cats and Bic O'pens and a variety of small keel boats on Narragansett Bay. Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Scholarships and sibling discounts available.

*JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER'S SUMMER CAMPS:  401-560-0979,, 18 Valley St., Jamestown.

Creativity starts here! Arts Summer Camp classes range from pottery and craft making to digital photography, stone carving, comics, animation, outdoor arts and more! 

Ages: classes offered by age group for children 3 - 15. 

Dates: Monday - Friday July 5 - August 12. New classes offered weekly. Morning and afternoon sessions. 

Contact: Seamus Hames 

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Dates/Times: June 26-August 25, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.  Early arrival and extended day options available

Ages: children 5-15.  Themes include Around the World in 5 Days, The Elements, It’s a Mystery!, Heros and Heroines, Lost in Time and more. Using an experiential learning model, campers will delve into JAMS(Judaism, Arts, Movement, and STEM) exploring teambuilding, sports, community, cooking, science, and much more.  Lunch and snacks are included as is swimming for all campers. Payment plan options; counselor-in-training opportunities for teens. Welcoming all faiths and backgrounds. 

NEW FOR 2024!


Join us at Jessee Soccer Academy Camps, the official camps of the University of Rhode Island Women’s Soccer Program. Designed specifically for high school- aged girls, our ID camps (March 30, May 5, June 9, and July 20-21) offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in college-level soccer. Each camp session is carefully crafted to cover a diverse range of topics, blending engaging games and dynamic drills to enhance your skills on the field. Exciting new for 2024: Introducing our Goalkeeper Camp (July 22-25), tailored for high school-aged boys and girls seeking top-tier training and rigorous challenges. Led by expert coaches, this specialized camp delves into a comprehensive array of goalkeeper techniques, both on and off the field. Visit website for more info and to register.


*JWU CHEF'S CHOICE COOKING CAMP: Our unique day camps are offered for kids age 8-17. Activities include culinary & pastry applications and demonstrations empowering our campers to craft regionally and globally inspired dishes.  Campers will have the opportunity to work with group collaboration in addition to personalized guidance from our chef instructors. We will spend time exploring topics tailored to kids of all ages in a highly interactive and participative curriculum, while also providing plenty of time to relax, be social, and just have fun. Register at the following link:  DATES:  July 18-22 or July 25-29


Monique LeBlanc Youth Camp is open to all girls and boys in all skill levels entering 1st-7th grade. Whether your camper is a beginner picking up a basketball for the first time or trying to make their middle school basketball team, Monique LeBlanc Youth Camp is a great place to have fun and get better this summer! Hosted at Brown University, campers will be taught and instructed by current college basketball players and coaches. We will split campers into groups related to their age and skill level to ensure everyone gets the best experience! We will focus on fundamental skills, understanding offensive and defensive concepts, how to work together with a team, and play A LOT OF GAMES!!! We hope to see you there! Please head to our website to register or reach out to use with any questions at ~ Early registration discount of $250 if signed up by 6/1 ~ DATES: Monday 8/7-Thursday 8/10 from 9 am - 3pm, Drop off starting at 8:30 am.

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*LAUNCH CAMP - 920 Bald Hill Rd., Warwick, 401-828-5867,,

Get ready to LAUNCH into the best summer camp ever! Experience camp packed with fun, excitement, and adventure at Launch Camp! With awesome camp counselors and park attractions, your child will have an awesome active summer. Why wait? Book Launch Summer Camp now and give them a camp experience they'll never forget! 🎉

Ages: Children ages 5-13

Morning Session: 8AM to 12PM  |  Afternoon Session: 12PM to 4PM


NEW FOR 2024!

*LINCOLN SCHOOL - Providence:  401-331-9696 ext. 3182, 301 Butler Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, Located off Blackstone Boulevard at the edge of Blackstone Park's 45-acre woodland, Located on the east side of Providence at the edge of Blackstone Park, Lincoln School's Summer Program is designed to provide experiential and play-based learning through topics focusing on nature, the arts, and STEAM education. With options available for campers of all genders ranging from ages 4-18, Summer @ Lincoln offers intentionally small camp sizes across all age groups to enable campers to make deeper, more meaningful connections through collaboration, friendship, and community. Lincoln is also excited to partner with local experts in their fields including the directors of Girls Leadership Collaborative, 15 Minute Field Trips, STEM Powered by Tacos and more! Extended morning and afternoon options available. 


*LONGPLEX SUMMER SPORT CAMP: (401) 816-6650 - 300 Industrial Way, Tiverton, RI 02878. Longplex offers a week-long multisport camp, all summer, giving children of all skill levels the opportunity to be active and participate in a variety of sports, games, and activities. When you step into our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled facilities and meet our friendly counselors and staff members, you will know that your children are in a fun, safe, and stimulating environment! Dates and Times: June 21-August 20. Time 9-4, early drop off 7:30-8:30 and late pick up 4:30-5:30. There will  also be 3 lunch options available daily for the campers. Please give us a call or visit you register today.

Maccoll YMCA summer camp, outdoor activities, specialty caps

NEW FOR 2024!

*MACCOLL YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP:  All children, ages 5 – 15, are welcome at Camp MacColl at the MacColl YMCA in Lincoln, Rhode Island.  The camp sits conveniently located right off of Route 146 on a beautiful 126 acres.  Campers will have the opportunity to experience swimming, arts and crafts, sports, archery and much more led by our well-trained staff.  At camp teens will have many opportunities to develop self-confidence and leadership skills in our newly developed Leaders-in-Training and Counselors-in-Training programs, along with our Voyagers travel trip camp.  Immersive Camps are an exciting new addition to camp.  From Percy Jackson to Sports Medley, or Harry Potter to Culinary Camp, there are options for campers with a wide range of interests.     Dates/Times: Camp runs daily from June 24th – August 19th from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

(Before and After Care are held from 7:00 AM- 8:30 AM & 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM for an additional price.)  

Visit for more information. Cost:  Price varies from $280- $325 per week depending on camp with Financial Aid and DHS availability.

*MOSES BROWN SUMMER CAMPS: 250 Lloyd Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, 401-831-7350, Ext. 150 or 295.  Learn more or register online at

For ages 3-15.  On the East Side of Providence offering traditional, sports, STEM, and specialty camps including Chess, Marvelous Discoveries, My 1st Lemonade Stand, Soccer, Tennis, Young Debaters and more! RISE Camps are the ultimate create your own adventure with options from tie-dye to woodshop to Magic the Gathering.  Our camps are fun filled days of discovery that make the summer fly by. Extended hours and lunch options.


*MOTHER OF HOPE DAY CAMP: 568-3580,,1589 Putnam Pike, Box W. Chepachet..  

Mother of Hope, an agency of the Diocese of Providence, is accredited by the American Camp Association and a member of the RI Association of Camps. Open House & Family Fun Day: Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 11am-3pm. Mother of Hope Camp is a co-educational day camp for children ages 5-12 located on beautiful Echo Lake in Chepachet, RI. Traditional camp includes swimming, canoeing, prayer, archery, team-building challenge course, arts/crafts, hiking, sports, nature & pet education, and children's liturgies. We welcome children of all backgrounds and faiths. Ages: Boys and Girls Ages 5-12, 9am-3:30pm. Summer Camp 2023 Dates & Themes: June 19-June 23 Week 1: Hellllllo SUMMER! Say hello! Beaches, sun and the great outdoors will be our focus for this week! Surf into a week of camp with some summer traditions! Camp will be filled with positive and welcoming vibes. June 26-June 30 Week 2: WATERPALOOZA! This is our wet week, put on your bathing suit and prepare to get wet. Water toss, water relay, water kickball, water balloons and so much more. Oh, and water for hydration! July 3,5-7 Week 3: CAMP-A-CON: We are closed on July 4th.Join your favorite "Super" Heros to help solve this week's mystery. Just register and see what's happening! July 10-14 Week 4: ULTIMATE ADVENTURE:  Harder. Faster. Stronger. Go The Distance. Buckle Up! We Go Full Throttle. Be Fast Or Be Last. Just kidding!!! Let the adventure begin, scavenger hunts, hikes, games, puzzles...It is all going to be thrilling!!! July 17-21 Week 5: COLOR BLAST!  Everything is better with a blast of color! Colored water, colored art, colored team flags, and did someone say Color Run?! July 24-28 Week 6: MOHlympics! All the traditional outdoor camp activities, but with a hint of athleticism! Be part of MOH Camp for MOHlympics Week and take part in relays, contests, and an incredibly awesome SURPRISE Camp Event! July 31-4  Week 7: Splashtacular!! If you thought Waterpalooza Week was fun, Splashtacular Week at MOH Camp will have you drenched all week long! August 7-11 Week 8: CARNIVAL! Game Show week! Carnival Week at MOH Camp will have campers playing games and trying their hand at our camp game shows.

Cost: $220 per child/per weekly session. Sibling discount $200. per child/per weekly session if more than one child from the same family attends the same week; Sibling, Early Bird, and Multi-Week Discounts Available.  BUSING from around the state! Secure Online Registration at

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*NEWPORT ART MUSEUM SUMMER CAMPS: 848-8200,, 26 Liberty Street, Newport

Our team of talented Teaching-Artists are ready to delight and inspire your child with Art-Making Camps all break long.

Spring Camps take place the week of April 10 -14 for ages 6 - 12.  Your child will explore underwater ocean themes and discover the joys of making your own clay creations in our artist-led, process-driven, Spring Art Camps. All materials provided. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm | 9:00 am - 12pm

Summer Camp, Newport Art Museum is excited to announce six weeks of art camps featuring a wide range of themes and mediums designed to inspire and delight children ages 6-16, as they work with talented teaching artists to create paintings, sculptures, comics, animation, fashion, and more.

Dates/Times: July 3 - August 11, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Spring & Summer Camps fill quickly.

Cost: Museum members: $300


*NEWPORT COUNTY YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: 847-9200,  – In today’s world, we believe it is more important than ever to give our children a safe place to be a kid: where they can create lasting memories, friendships, excitement, and opportunity for growth. That is what Camp Clarke offers at the Newport County YMCA. We offer a wide variety of activities, from sports, to games, arts and crafts, and many other fun activities. With the help of our well-trained staff, it is our goal to find the right fit for your child and give them their BEST SUMMER EVER!  Dates/Times: Camp Clarke runs daily from June 24 through August 30 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early arrival/late pickup is available, as is scholarship assistance.

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NEW FOR 2024!

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Next Stop BROADWAY® transports local theatre-loving youth ages 10-17 to the “Golden Age of Broadway.” Through workshops, classes, and rehearsals, they tap their creativity, hone their skills, and cultivate their passions in the collaborative context of the ensemble – all in one of the nation’s foremost independent theatres! This five-day, rigorous immersion into the music and choreography of iconic chorus numbers culminates in an “Opening Night” performance for their families and friends.

Designed both for those with and without theatre experience!  Dates:  July 15-19, 2024 and July 22-26, 2024.  

New for 2024! PPAC is also now offering an audition preparation course for ages 16-20.

Norman Bird Sanctuary, summer camp, outdoors, nature, hikes, adventure, beach

*NORMAN BIRD SANCTUARY:  401-846-2577,, 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown.

Norman Bird Sanctuary offers a variety of summer camp programs for children in Grades Pre-K to 8. All sessions incorporate age-appropriate nature-based activities such as hiking and outdoor exploration, crafts, games, songs, stories, experiments, and more. Programs for older campers incorporate day trips and even a night hike! Visit normanbird to register online. 

Age/Skill Requirements: Programs for Pre-K students begin at age 3.5. All campers must be fully toilet trained and able to communicate verbally in order to attend camp sessions.  Sessions/Dates: 8 Sessions, Monday- Friday  (for most camp 

programs) Cost: Program fees vary depending on length; Limited full and partial scholarships available.  

*ONE-ON-ONE BASKETBALL: 639-0814, The ultimate goal of One on One is to develop within athletes the ability to motivate themselves and to teach them how to reach their potential as basketball players. For boys and girls ages 5-17. All girls, all boys, intensive and co-ed camps available. Locations throughout RI, throughout the summer.  Visit website for more details and registration.

Pawtucket YMCA summer, arts, sports, travel, photography

NEW FOR 2024!

*PAWTUCKET FAMILY YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: Children of all ages can expand their horizons while having a fun-filled and exciting summer.Campers travel by bus from out Pawtucket Family YMCA to our amazing outdoor facility of YMCA Camp Westwood. Here they can enjoy learn boating and swimming in the beautiful Quidnick Lake Reservoir.  In addition, they can take part in traditional outdoor camp activities like archery, ropes course, golfing, swimming, arts and crafts, and sports. Camp Westwood and the Family Y are accredited by the American Camp Association. ​Dates/Times: Camps run daily June 17 through Aug. 23 from 8:30am- 4:30pm. Contact the Pawtucket Y for bus times. Cost: $300 -325/week Includes a nutritious lunch. State Vouchers and DHS accepted. Financial aid and sibling discounts are available.  Visit  for more information.

NEW FOR 2024!

*THE PENNFIELD SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM: 401-849-4646,,110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth.  Danielle Frawley This summer program offers 9 weeks of fun and enriching opportunities for your child to nurture current talents and explore new and exciting interests. Thematic camps include explorations in science, performing arts, athletics and more.  Ages: There are camps for children ages 3 through 8th grade. Dates/Times: Kiddie Camps (ages 3-5) run from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All other Camps run from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. June 17-21 - Under the Sea, Soccer Skills, Full STEAM Ahead, Wizard Academy, Gone Fishing; June 24-27 - Sweet Treats, Force & Motion Lego Lab, Creative Campers, Ocean Odyssey, Theatre Kids, Amazing Race; July 1-3 - Party in the USA, Seeing the World, All-Sports Fun, Animal Art; July 8-12 - Dino Discovery, Into the Galaxy…and Beyond, Magical Animation, Mad About Science; July 15-19 - Nature Exploration, Animated Friends Adventure, Act Out!, Be an Artist Everyday, Get in the Game; July 22-26 – Outer Space, Winter in July, Super Hero Adventures, Wilderness Creations; July 29-Aug 2 - Into the Wilderness, Out of This World, Let the Games Begin, Gone Fishing; Aug 5-9 - Zoo Animals, Garden Explorers, Once Upon a Time, Wizard Academy; Aug 12-16 - Fun in the Sun, Wild Explorers, Get on the Dance Floor    Cost:  $250 (Kiddie Camp) or $375 per week.

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Providence Country Day school is pleased to offer another fun and engaging summer camp experience. Our long standing summer program offers day camp for ages 5-15 years old on our beautiful East Providence Campus. Join us for the entire 6 weeks or pick a program week by week. Choose from our popular Culinary or Fashion camps, our engaging Arts & Exploration camp, our energetic Multi-Sport camp, or our new Lego Engineering camp. Energy is high, new friends are made, and summer smiles last all day.

Dates and Times: PCD's 2023 Summer Programs will run June 26 - August 4 from 9:00 - 3:00 (Monday - Friday). Extended day is available until 5pm. Visit our website for specific program details, pricing, and registration.


*CAMP RAMSBOTTOM: 401-722-8840,, 205 Winthrop Street Rt. 44, Rehoboth, MA.

Camp Ramsbottom, operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, is an ACA accredited summer day camp with over 50 years of camping excellence! Offering recreational and educational activities, Camp Ramsbottom provides area families with a rewarding summertime destination for their children. Camp presents fun, adventure, and learning in an ideal New England setting of over 160 country acres. The thrill of new discoveries makes summer camp memorable. From recreation and sports to arts and crafts, Camp Ramsbottom offers many activities that shape lifelong, summertime memories! Ages: For youth ages 6-13. Dates: Two-week sessions running from June 28 – August 20, with health and safety being our number one priority. Cost: $395 per two-week session. Extended care is available for an additional fee. R.I. DHS and Mass. Childcare Vouchers accepted. Scholarships are available. Use code RISCGX when registering and be entered to win one of four free sessions at Camp Ramsbottom (entry deadline 6/26/21.) 

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NEW FOR 2024!

*RHODE ISLAND FENCING ACADEMY AND CLUB (RIFAC) SUMMER CAMPS: 434-2404, 14 Almeida Ave., E. Prov., is a fun, safe sport that hones mind and body through a disciplined blend of determination, skill and competitiveness. RIFAC offers one of the most rewarding fencing camp experiences in the nation. Using a wide range of bouting and fencing-specific games and drills, our programs for children develop coordination, concentration, self-esteem and etiquette.  Ages: For kids ages 8-18. Beginner through Advanced. No fencing experience required. Equipment provided. Sessions/Dates/Times: Camps are held throughout the summer starting July 10. Full and half-day camps. Please check website for a complete schedule. Discount for multiple weeks and siblings. 

*RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC MUSIC SCHOOL: 401-248-7001.  The RI Philharmonic Music School connects your love for music and learning. Diverse and fun programs for all ages – from babies to adults! Group classes throughout the summer include Music Together®, Rhythm Kids®, Music Theory & Ear Training, Ukulele for Everyone, Suzuki Piano and Suzuki Guitar for Grown-ups. Jazz, Rock & Blues and Chamber Music workshops will be offered for students elementary age and up (including adults), while weekly ensembles for middle and high school students include Jazz Combos, Big Band, Jazz Fusion and Rock. Private lessons, the core of a student’s musical training, are available for any age and any type of music. Financial aid available.

Sign up by May 1 and your registration fee is waived when you use code SUMMER22! Activities begin June 20, register today to secure your spot. 401.248.7001, RIPHIL.ORG/SUMMER22.

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The Rhode Island College Summer Sports Camps, directed by some of the area's finest college coaches will provide outstanding instruction in a fun and exciting environment.  Boys and girls ages 7-15 of all skill levels can choose from the following camps; Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Volleyball, and Tennis.   

Dates/Times: The 7 week camp program begins June 26th and concludes on August 18th. Each sport specific instructional camp takes place from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The Extended Day Program is also available for those looking for a full day option.  The Extended Day Program (12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) consists of lunch in the RIC Dining Center followed by swimming, sports activities, and fun games and contests at the newly renovated Recreation Center.   

Cost: Sport Specific Instructional Camps: $225 per week;   Early Registration Rate: (Register by May 15th)  $175 per week; Extended Day Program:  $205 per week; After May 15th, Rate: $225 per week. $275 for extended day.   

To download our registration form please visit Contact: For more information please contact Jo-Ann D'Alessandro at or 401-456-9882.. Save!  Early Registration Discounted Rates only available until May 15th, 2023.  

*RISD CONTINUING EDUCATION SUMMER CAMPS AND CLASSES: 401-454-6200 – - 345 Main St., Providence and Tillinghast Place in Barrington. Art and design camps and classes for ages 6–17 including painting, sculpture, animation, moviemaking and more! Choose from full-day camps at Tillinghast Place in Barrington, or half-day classes on the campus of Rhode Island School of Design in Providence.


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June 10 to August 15, 2024. Sail To Prevail welcomes children and teens with disabilities, age 7 to 18!  This summer, enjoy the freedom and thrill of sailing across Narragansett Bay with an experienced instructor in an adapted, 20-foot sailboat. Instructors encourage all participants to be active sailors by steering the boat and trimming sails. Sail To Prevail creates opportunities for children with disabilities to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing. While experiencing the joy of sailing, participants increase self-confidence, learn teamwork, and improve leadership skills – all of which can transfer to conquering challenges in other areas of daily life. $70 per boat for a 2-hour sail. Each boat can take up to 5 participants (family members and caregivers are welcome to join the individual with a disability).

*SMITHFIELD YMCA DAY CAMP: - Located at 15 Deerfield Drive, Greenville, RI is a place where friendships thrive, summer is fun and the activities are non-stop!  Day Camp is for ages 3 -12, and includes an array of activities to keep your child active, cool and enjoying the summer.  A glimpse at a week in the life of a camper includes field trips, daily free swim, swim lessons, gaga ball tournaments, gardening, yoga, zumba, weekly cookouts, inflatable obstacle courses, car washes, lemonade stands, ninja warrior courses, arts and crafts and so much more!  Times: Extended camp hours offered 6:45 AM - 6:00 PM and regular camp hours run 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM.  Morning breakfast and afternoon snack are served for extended day campers.  

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*SUMMER AT ST. ANDREWS: www.SUMMERATSAINTANDREWS.ORG Campers can choose from immersive week-long experiences in the arts, athletics, STEAM, outdoor adventure, and more. Our weekly Rover (3-4 yrs.) and Voyager (5-7 & 8-10 yrs.) day camps offer children age appropriate themed experiences with small groups of their peers. Back by popular demand, our one-week Enchanted Royalty Dance Camp gives the tiniest dancers (ages 3 to 7) plenty of opportunities to leap, twirl, and sparkle. We’ve rounded out our performance options with three more dance camps and a selection of music programs as well. We’ve expanded our visual arts offerings, to include 8 different camps. We continue to offer Hoops with Hart, our long running basketball camp, and we are also offering squash camp, and a week long strength and conditioning camp. We’ll soon have information posted about our week long residential LGBTQ+ affinity camp. Join us for a summer of fun, friendship, learning, and adventure on our beautiful 80-acre campus! Check out our website to learn about these camps and to see what else we have to offer. camp22.jpg
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*SUMMER AT ST. MICHAEL'S/THEATRE AT ST. MICHAEL'S: 180 Rhode Island Ave, Newport RI 02840, (401) 849-5970,, Instagram: @tasmcamp or @summerfuncampnewportri

St. Michael's Summer Fun Camp:  (ages 2+) has something for everyone, fun for seven weeks beginning June 27. With Sports, Art, Enrichment and Day Camps to choose from, there is sure to be something to interest your child. Daily dips in the pool, crafts and story time are just a few features they might experience. Weekly themes range from Chess and Lego Robotics to Soccer and Weird Science – all brought to you by our nurturing instructors and their enthusiastic and caring assistants. Our beautiful 7 acre campus has an in-ground swimming pool (supervised by a lifeguard), two playgrounds, a gaga pit, and our own state-of-the-art theatre. We have something for every camper!  Contact: Nicole Nicoletta at
Theatre at St. Michael's (ages 9 - 16) We invite young performing artists to come together with our talented staff for an amazing summer of theatre! TASM uses each individual's talents to create, rehearse, and produce a unique theatrical event. These events include an original musical written by the campers and given a world-premiere performance and an iconic Shakespearean play. Campers can make theatrical magic onstage as actors or behind the scenes as techies and are involved in all aspects of the production, developing existing theatre talents (although no previous experience is necessary), learning new skills, and making lifelong friends along the way. Sessions/Dates/Times/Ages: the Original Musical Production (June 27 – July 16) and Shakespeare Camp "The Tempest" (July 18 –July 30), both for ages 9-16. Cost varies by session, financial aid is available.  Contact: Christina Johnston at

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*SYLVAN LEARNING OF RI:  401-226-0661. 

Sylvan of Coventry:

Sylvan of Cumberland:

Keep moving forward this summer with Sylvan’s Academic programs. If you’re looking for ways to introduce your child to new and fun experiences, our programs not only engage the mind, but are designed to have lasting impact outside the classroom. Enroll in our personalized Academic programs to build key grade-level reading, writing, and/or math skills and avoid the summer slide. SUMMER SAT PREP SEMINAR: This seminar is for students taking the August 24th SAT test, or students who find it difficult to prepare for the SAT, or ACT during the school year (other SAT and ACT Prep options also available). Enroll online, or call: 401-226-0661!

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*TASTE BUDS KITCHEN: 401-885-0535,, 5600 Post Rd, East Greenwich, RI.

Attention all chefs!  Taste Buds Kitchen is offering a full lineup of lip-smack-ing delicious cooking camps. Create and taste your way through new and unique menus each week. Popular themes include Bake Shop,  Culinary Travels, Great American Bake Off, Chocolate Factory, Cupcake and Cookie Bakery & more. Our engaging and age-appropriate half-day camps are available for kids aged 4-17, with full-day options available for kids aged 10 and up. To register, simply visit our website. But hurry, spots fill up quickly!


*TEAMWORKS CAMPS: Warwick: 463-5565, 170 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick.

At Teamworks Summer Camps, campers will stay busy throughout the day with a variety of fun-filled activities led by our friendly staff.  Choose from our TW Camp or one of our Specialty Camps, including: soccer, baseball, basketball, flag football, and more.  In addition, campers will enjoy our Wacky Wednesdays and Theme Fridays each week throughout the summer (check out our schedule online)! Summer camps also available at Teamworks Somerset and Teamworks Seekonk!

Age/Requirements: Ages 4-14. All skill levels welcome. Dates/Times: June 19th-September 1st -  8:30am – 4pm w/ extended day option until 5pm.

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*TO THE POINTE OF PERFORMING ARTS: Cranston: 942-5554, Smithfield: 354-0054, Coventry: 385-9500. Exciting, fun-fill themes for campers ages 3 and older, 9:00am - 12:00pm or 9:00am - 4:00pm, 1-5 day options. Summer Dance begins on July 10th.  Campers, divided into age groups, learn dance, arts & crafts and more, all related to the theme. Mini-recital on last day of camp. Campers dance in air conditioning all summer long. Intensive classes, recreational weekly classes and camps. Summer Intensive Students...perform in Summer Showcase held at RI College in August.

*URI: LEARN TO SWIM:  75 Keaney Road, Kingston

LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAMS: American Red Cross swim level lessons are offered at the URI Tootell Aquatic Center. Group lessons and Private lessons available. May 22 – June 26th lessons will meet once a week for 5 weeks and lessons are available Monday – Friday. Campus Recreation will then offer 4 one week-long sessions where classes will meet our times each week in the morning, June 27 – July 28th. Details and registration available on our website:

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*WARWICK CENTER FOR THE ARTS SUMMER ART CAMP:  401-737-0010, 3259 Post Road, Warwick,

Spark your child's creativity this summer! At WCFA, we believe that arts education should start early and be available to all kids so they can express themselves and have fun. Our friendly, trained art educators provide the supplies, inspiration, and guidance ... campers bring the creativity! Join us for one week or the whole summer with plenty of variety, in a safe, air conditioned space for both indoor and outdoor art making! Morning and afternoon sessions available, different themes each week. Ages: Grades K-6   Cost:  Camp tuition rates range from $175-345 per week. Sibling, multi-week discounts and financial support is available. Visit for more information.

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*WESTWOOD YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP  - Located on Quidnick Reservoir in Coventry, RI YMCA Camp Westwood offers something for every child!  This includes swimming, boating, low ropes, archery, sports and arts and crafts. This year Westwood is adding a high adventure course, laser tag, and giant waterslides! Our beautiful facility, incredible staff and amazing activities make each day magical for your child. Families can choose from our Traditional Day Camp, Immersive Themed Camps or our Specialty Camps. The Westwood Y is accredited by the American Camp Association. Find out why families love being a part of the YMCA!  Dates/Times: Camps run daily June 17 through August 23 from with extended care 7:00am- 6pm.  Cost: $300/week and $325 for our immersive camps!. Financial aid and sibling discounts are available.  Visit  for more information

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*WIDE WORLD WOLF 401 481 5544. The Wolf Pack is back!

Our Primary focus is active play. We offer Flex passes. Passes are discounted camp rates for parents looking to use multiple days. Passes can be used ​for multiple children within the same family and the days to not have to be consecutive. By purchasing a Flex pass you are able to take advantage of FREE early drop off and FREE late pick up. Free early drop off starts at 8am and free late pick up takes you to 5pm.  We offer both indoor and outdoor activities.

You can register by day week or month.  Wolves are wanted!

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*WOONSOCKET YMCA: is excited to offer their second year of camp experience in the city and offering daily transportation to the spacious MacColl YMCA Camp on 126 wooded acres in Lincoln. This camp utilizes a nature-based curriculum that connects campers to our natural world. Camp is an early foundation for developing positive impressions about our environment and lifelong social and academic skills. Dates/Times: Camps run daily June 26 through August 25 from 7:30am- 5pm.  Cost: $210/week with a full Y membership/$260 for Program Only Members. State Vouchers and DHS accepted. Financial aid and sibling discounts are available. Visit  for more information

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Our Babysitting Academy is designed to teach girls and boys to become responsible babysitters. This course includes: Babysitting responsibilities, Child growth and development, Childcare, Activities for children, Positive discipline techniques, Accident prevention and safety, First Aid training, CPR training.  Each student will receive a babysitting class packet and a course completion certificate.  Cost: $75 per child.  Dates:  Monday – Friday, July 10 – 14, 9 am – 12 pm 

and Monday – Friday, August 7 – 11, 9 am – 12 pm.  To register, please visit our website at  For more information, please call Health Education at 401-276-7800.

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Summer is a time for kids to be kids. And Y camp is the place to make every precious summer day a great one! Days will be filled with fun activities to engage brains, opportunities to explore, develop new skills and try new things and plenty of physical activity and games to keep bodies active. With four convenient day camp locations throughout RI and southeastern MA, our camps are not only fun but convenient for parents, too. 

     YMCA Camp Fuller is a traditional co-educational summer residential overnight camp for boys and girls ages 7-16. Our location on Point Judith Salt Pond is ideal for water activities such as sailing, water skiing, and windsurfing, as well as several land activities. 

Dates: Camps run in weekly session from June 26 - August 26. Visit to learn more and enroll today! RI CCAP accepted. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

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