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NEW FOR 2020!
*CAMP ADRENALINE: 401-724-7555.  100 Higginson Avenue, Lincoln, RI.  KR Baseball Academy and BattleGroundZ team up to create Camp Adrenaline, an exciting, action-packed camps for children ages 7-15.  Activities includes Pitching, Hitting and Throwing Instruction, Base Running and Sliding Training, Baseball Competitions, Batting Cages, Laser Tag, Dart Wars, Splatmaster, Dodgeball and much more!  Hot lunch is included.  Dates: April 15-18, June 29-July 2, July 13-July 16, and July 27-30.  Sign up today!  $20 sibling discount.

NEW FOR 2020!
*CAMP ALDERSGATE: 401-568-4350, www.campaldersgate.com, 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 horse camps, 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!

AltonJones, uri, outdoor skills, nature, adventure, overnight, kayaking, exporing

NEW FOR 2020!

*ALTON JONES CAMP: 401-874-8200, www.altonjonescamp.org, 401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI.  

Alton Jones Camp for ages 5 to 16 - With 2,300 acres, a 75-acre lake, miles of trails and a nineteen century farm, the University of Rhode Island's Alton Jones Camp offers a big backyard for learning, exploring, adventure and fun. Day and overnight camps highlight nature and outdoor skills. Activities include archery, rock walls, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, nature art and more. At Alton Jones we pack a whole summer of adventure into one week. Early registration discounts available. 

American Camp Association Accredited.

 NEW FOR 2020!

*AQUIDNECK ISLAND DAY CAMP:  864-3183, Pennfield School, Portsmouth. www.AquidneckIslandDayCamp.com.

Contact: AquidneckIslandDayCamp@gmail.com

Fun, Friends & Adventure! Our campers spend rich days filled with the exciting summer fun that Aquidneck Island has to offer. Campers get to pick their fun by choosing from our menu of activities, which include: horseback riding, sailing, the beach, hiking, 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 6th – August 21st - campers can register for a single week or full summer term, 8:30am – 4:00pm. Extended day  8:00am - 5:00pm.

Cost: $190/week or $210/week Extended Day.  

NEW FOR 2020!

*ART BY YOU at WEIRDGIRL CREATIONS STUDIO: Weirdgirl Creations Pottery Studio, 247-1397, 33 Kent Street, Barrington. 

www.weirdgirlcreations.com  NEW TIME! Afternoon Art Camp! Multi Age (Ages 5-15) sessions Monday-Thursday 1-3:30pm. And Pre-School (Ages 3-4) sessions Monday-Wednesday 11AM-Noon. Kids work in clay, try the potters wheel, paint on ceramics, bubble painting, splatter painting, textile design, drawing (sketchbooks provided) and watercolor painting! 8 projects for our multi age campers and 6 projects for our pre school campers. Don't miss the fun, some weeks are full so register soon! 

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

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

Artists' Exchange offers the ultimate in affordable camps for the creative child. Art, Theater, Animation, Ceramics and Rock 'N' Roll camps are taught in our professional studios and black box theater. Tried and true campers return year after year for awesome experiences. Our friendly staff of artist educators create a 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 43 camps starting June 15 through August 28. Camp days run 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. Visit our website to find out how you can receive a 20% discount off your child's tuition by donating basic grocery store items!  Ages: 5 to 14. None of our camps require previous experience. Check website descriptions for age requirements, as they differ from camp to camp.  Dates/Times: Artists' Exchange's 2020 Summer Camps will run June 15th through August 28th. Camps run from 9am to 3pm with before and after care available.  Cost: Camps start at $285.00 and run up to $570.00 for 2 week camps.

Visit our website for pricing, descriptions and to find out how to receive up to 25% in discounts!

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 NEW FOR 2020!
*AUDUBON SUMMER CAMP - 401-949-5454, x3014, camp@asri.org, www.audubonsummercamp.com  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! Dates: Weekly sessions: June 22 – August 14.  Ages: ½ day camps for 2.5-5; all day camps for 5 - 13. Cost:  Varies based on program with discounts for Audubon RI members. Scholarships available. 

NEW FOR 2020!

*BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NEWPORT COUNTY: 401-847-6927  www.bgcnewport.org, 95 Church Street, Newport RI.  Currently offering 3 different summer camps, located at the Central Clubhouse in Newport RI and at Camp Grosvenor located along the Pettaquamscutt River in Saunderstown. These camps offer an exciting array of activities from assisting with reading retention too high/low ropes course, climbing wall, swimming, arts & crafts, archery, field games, water trampoline, dance, and more. Ages/Times: The BGC camps offer programs to kids ages 5-14 and is open five days a week from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with extended care hours available to accommodate working parents. Breakfast and lunch are available to all income eligible children at no additional cost and transportation is provided from several pick-up & drop-off locations throughout Newport County.

Brown University pre-college programs, academics, travel, credits, high school
Brown University summer sports camps, hockey, larosse, rugby, baseball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, ice hockey

NEW FOR 2020!

*BROWN UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS: 863-7900  https://precollege.brown.edu/

At Brown Pre-College, talented students from around the country and the globe engage in rigorous academics, experience the challenges and opportunities of college life and meet peers who share their intellectual curiosity. With more than 300 courses, Brown Pre-College offers an array of subjects to choose from, and sessions range from 1 to 7 weeks in length with the option to study on campus, online or off-campus. Programs are designed for students in grades 8-12; university credit courses are also available for rising or recently graduated high school seniors. Off-campus programs include Rhode Island, Alaska, Florida, Washington, D.C. and Spain.

 

NEW FOR 2020!

*BROWN UNIVERSITY SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS:  863-7900 https://precollege.brown.edu/sportscamps/ 

Offering over 50 summer sports camps for all ages and skill levels, Brown University Sports Camps provide an exceptional summer experience for campers seeking athletic enrichment and growth. Led by Brown's varsity coaches, their staff and current Brown student-athletes, OVERNIGHT & DAY CAMP OPTIONS include: Baseball • Basketball • Field Hockey • Football • Ice Hockey • Lacrosse • Rowing • Rugby • Soccer • Softball • Squash • Tennis • Volleyball • Water Polo • Wrestling. Sponsored by the Brown University Department of Athletics and Brown University Pre-College Programs.

NEW FOR 2020!

*CANONICUS CAMP: 294-6318, 54 Exeter Rd., Exeter, RI.  www.canonicus.org.

At Canonicus, campers ages 4-18 can enjoy exciting outdoor adventures, acting in a play, discovering their artistic or culinary talents, leadership training (for older campers) as well as daily bible studies. Day and Resident Camps available.  Dates: Weekly themed camps June 22 - August 14.   Lunch and extended day available for extra fee.  Visit our website for more details and registration information.

Casey Farm Summer Camps, animals, gardening

 NEW FOR 2020!

*CASEY FARM SUMMER CAMP: 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown. HistoricNewEngland.org/Camp.

Historic New England's Casey Farm offers a variety of one-day, three-day, or one-week camp experiences for ages 3 to 13. Campers engage in outdoor fun, interact with farm animals, pick fresh vegetables snacks, play games, make crafts, listen to stories, and participate in farm activities. Each program is run by friendly, knowledgeable staff in a small group setting. Visit HistoricNewEngland.org/Camp for more information.

childrens workshop, young, toddlers

 NEW FOR 2020!

*THE CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP: www.childrensworkshop.com, Create your Summer! The Children's Workshop is a quality child care and early education provider with 5 locations in Rhode Island. They are open all summer long! Now enrolling children ages 6 weeks old through 12 years old. The Children's Workshop is packed with fun, educational activities, field trips, swimming and special events for children of all ages. They are open Monday - Friday from 6:45AM- 5:45 PM and lunch is included. Call today, don't wait to make your child's summer great!  RI Locations: Providence (401- 383-9958), Rumford (401-434-1118), Pawtucket (401-728-3050), Central Falls (401-727-4474),and Warren (401-247-2503).

Chinese Camp Bryant

NEW FOR 2020!
*CHINESE SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUTH, BRYANT UNIVERSITY: https://china.bryant.edu/k-12-chinese-programs A two-week Chinese language and culture program for middle and high school students (grades 6-12) offered by Bryant University. Activities include calligraphy, traditional crafts, games, and other presentations and workshops with hands-on activities led by guest presenters, as well as a field trip to the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, and the Kam Man Market in Quincy, MA. Small classes led by local professional language teachers accommodate students at different proficiency levels. No prior experience in Chinese is required. Dates/Times: Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 17, 2020 (no weekend activities). Daily from 9:00am - 3:00pm. LOCATION: Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. PROGRAM FEE:  $180/ student.  

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

 NEW FOR 2020!

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

NEW!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 7-16, no previous experience required. Dates: All sessions June 22 - Aug 14.  All camps Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. Cost: $300/ 1-week,  $650 2-weeks. Scholarships are available.

NEW FOR 2020!
*CAMP CONNRI: 28 Happy Hill Lane, Ashford, CT. To register parents should contact the RI Salvation Army State Office at 401-490-0240 or email kathleen.pendergrass@use.salvationarmy.org for more info. and the required 3 forms.  Each summer the RI Salvation Army provides a week (M– F) of fun for over 100 children ages 7 – 12 to attend this amazing camp. Camp CONNRI is a faith based, overnight,  ACA accredited camp operated by The Salvation Army, Southern New England Division. Low cost to attend. Transportation is provided. Campers enjoy a week of swimming, kayaking, basketball, volleyball, nature studies, arts & crafts and so much more! The camp offers a safe, Christian environment that nourishes your child's physical growth, mental maturity, and spiritual enthusiasm.  Visit our website at www.campconnri.org for more information. We can’t wait to see your child(ren) this summer at Camp CONNRI, “The place you really want to be!”

Ed Cooley Basketball Camp Friars

NEW FOR 2020!

*ED COOLEY BASKETBALL CAMP:  401-865-2266-1 Cunningham Sq. Providence, RI 02918  www.edcooleybasketballcamp.com

Campers will be taught the skills and fundamentals from Coach Cooley, his staff, former Friars and other college basketball players from around the country. Each camper will play on a team with players of his own age and ability. Campers will work on skills such as ball handling, balance, defense, dribbling, rebounding, passing and shooting.- Father/Son Camp June 5-6 ($350 a pair/$185 each additional son)-Day Camp 1 June 22-26 Ages 7-14 ($300/per camper)-Overnight Camp July 22-25 Ages 9-17 ($450/per camper)-Day Camp 2 July 27-31 Grades 2-7 ($300/per camper) Please visit our website for more detailed information.  

Debate Camp, public speaking, model un

NEW FOR 2020!

*DEBATE CAMP: 1-888-512-8154.  http://www.debatecamp.com/providence,  info@debatecamp.com

Debate Camp provides one-week summer camp programs in Public Speaking, Debating and Model United Nations for students eager for new ideas and a boost in their skills, confidence, and ability with the spoken word!   Since 2002 we have helped thousands of young people become better advocates for their ideas, develop strong persuasion and public speaking skills and ultimately feel empowered to speak well to a variety of audiences.  Debate Camp is built for everyone,  with a leveled program for the novice speaker to those with competitive experience.  All campers develop skills in the effective structure of parliamentary debate, brainstorming and case construction, good teamwork, refutation and counterpoints and effective delivery of all speeches.  Ages: Debate Camp delivers a fun and engaging enrichment experience with an engaging program that welcomes all abilities, from rising grade 5 through to rising grade 11. Times: Camp operates from 8:30am until 4:30pm - with supervision available until 5:00pm (at no additional charge).  Sibling and multi-week discounts available.  Join us this summer!  Full details on our popular program at The Wheeler School in Providence - are available via our website: http://www.debatecamp.com/providence or feel free to contact us with any additional questions. 

Dream Big, gymnastics, dance, tumbling

NEW FOR 2020! 

*DREAM BIG GYMNASTICS: 229-8946, www.dreambiggym.com, 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!

Sessions/Dates:   Week 1- Dream Big - June 22-June 26; Week 2- Tye Dye - June 29 - July 3; Week 3- Stars & Stripes - July 6-July 10; Week 4- Under the Sea - July 13- July 17; Week 5- Ninja Week - July 20- July 24; Week 6- Super Hero - July 27- July 31; Week 7- Olympic Sports - August 3- August 7; Week 8- Games - August 10- August 14; Week 9- Survivor Camp - August 17- August 21; Week 10- Performing Arts - August 24-28

For more information: 401-228-8946, www.dreambiggym.com. Register online!

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NEW FOR 2020!

*ELITE FOOTBALL CAMP:  401-261-5579 | info@elitefootballschool.com | www.elitefootballschool.com

Our campers are taught the skills and fundamentals of football from Coach Croft, his staff, current players and tremendous youth, high school and college coaches from around the region. Each camper is coached based on his age and ability level. Throughout the week, they work on skills pertinent to their offensive and defensive positions.

  • K-8th Grade Day Camp  July 6-10 * 9:00 am-3:00 pm ($175)

  • 6th-12th Grade Evening Camp  July 13-16 * 6:00-8:00 pm ($150)

  • Team 7 on 7 Tournament  July 25

  • Friday Night Lights series (see website for info)

Please visit our website to register or for more information: www.elitefootballschool.com

Explorers Camp Fab Newport, outdoor adventures, learning

NEW FOR 2020!
*EXPLORERS CAMP @ FABNEWPORT: 1 York Street, Newport, RI 02840 | 808-342-4168 https://fabnewport.org/summercamp/

This personalized program is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to design a summer of adventure and learning. A summer of their dreams. The summer every child deserves. Please email, fill out the online form, or contact Kathy Brughelli · (808) 342-4168 to see if this is the right camp for your 10-15-year-old child. Cost: $300 per week

Dates:  Week 1 ( July 6-10 ); Week 2 ( July 13-17) ; Week 3 ( July 20-24 ); Week 4 ( July27-31 ); Week 5 ( Aug 3-7 ) ; Week 6 ( Aug 10-14 )  https://fabnewport.org/summercamp/

Fashionworks, fashion, design, designers, clothing, sewing, creative, design

 NEW FOR 2020!

*FASHION DESIGN SUMMER CAMP: 401-461-1962 or www.projectfashionworks.comelana@projectfashionworks.com.  Start thinking, speaking and designing like a pro! We have two separate classes, one for Teens and one for Tweens. Project FashionWorks covers the essentials of fashion including: design vocabulary, sketching fashion figures, using markers and understanding how to use colors and fabrics to develop an illustrated men's or women's fashion presentation. All levels of experience are welcome, regardless of whether you've taken art classes before or never picked up a drawing pencil. All you need is a love for fashion and the desire to learn! In the Teen (students 13-19) class, students will create a mood board and a collection of four to eight sketches, then dress a Barbie model to go with the collection. Classes are limited to 7 students. In the Tween (students 8-12) class, students make their own Red Carpet and Runway fashions using our original paper dolls and their personal point of view, create a Fashion Magazine, design and execute an outfit for a Barbie doll, and design and model a Newspaper dress for a musical Fashion Runway Show! The Tween class fills up very quickly. We can only accommodate 10 students so please confirm your spot early to avoid disappointment. Location: Jo-Ann's Fabric Store, 1500 Bald Hill Road, Warwick, RI. Do not sign up with the store, only sign up through Project Fashion Works. Ages: 8 - 19. Camp dates: Choose Teen Class A (13-18 year olds): July 27 - August 1, Teen Class B (13-18 year olds): August 10-15.  Tween Class (8 - 12 year olds): July 13-17 Camp Fee: $350. Supply list to be mailed upon receipt of tuition. Estimated cost: $20-40.

 NEW FOR 2020!

*FIT2COOK4-KIDS SUMMER CAMPS:  401-294-6800.  Locations in Providence, North and South Kingstown. www.fit2cook4kids.org. Pure immersion and enrichment, boys and girls ages 7 to 15 prepare nutritious breakfast, lunch, (a full dinner), and healthy afternoon snack under the guidance of a chef while practicing chopping skills and learning food safety basics.  Table etiquette is practiced while enjoying food the campers prepared.  Then it's off to yoga, fun, and games where kids learn to unite with their bodies from a place of self-love and acceptance, through exercise, movement, and emotional intelligence training, which ends so relaxedly many campers drift off into a nap. Hungry again, it's back to the kitchen to make healthy snacks before an exciting game of Team Pressure Cooker™, the 45-minute competition where judges rate each team's masterpiece on taste, presentation, creativity, and cleanliness.  Parents are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy breakfast with their child and to come back at 4:00 PM to watch their child's team defend their dish before the  Pressure Cooker judges.  Returning campers in the Counselor in Training (CIT) program practice leadership skills by mentoring younger campers while being supervised by carefully selected staff members.  Through skills training, friendship, peer collaboration, and self-exploration, Fit2cook4Kids camps promote independence, emotional/social competence, and physical well-being.  Locations: 1.) Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence, 2.) Independence Square Foundation, URI campus, Kingston, and the 3.) Cold Spring Community Center, N. Kingstown Town Beach.  Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with extended hours: drop-off as early as 8:30 AM and extended hours, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM for an additional $12.50/day.  Exceptions made for 6-year-old campers on an individual basis.  For more info and registration/ availability, go to Fit2cook4Kids.org, or call Karen at 401-294-6800.  

 NEW FOR 2020!

*FRENCH AMERICAN SCHOOL OF RI (FASRI): 401-274-3325, 75 John Street, on the East Side of Providence. www.fasri.org/outside-the-classroom/vacation-camp 

The FASRI Summer Program is a great way for kids to learn French while they engage in various enrichment activities. Campers become a part of our international community without ever leaving Providence (well, except for local field trips!). Activities with our experienced staff of native French speakers include cooking class, crafts, water play, sports, local field trips to the zoo, museum, parks and more! You don't need to speak French to learn more about our program. Ages/Skills: We welcome children ages 3 to 10 years old with no prior experience in French.  Dates: June 15 - July 17, 2020.  Daily from 8:00am - 4:00pm. Sign up for individual week(s) or take advantage of our discounted rate for 5 weeks.   Contact: For more details, please contact Virginie Gherardi: VGherardi@fasri.org    

Friends Academy, Dartmouth, adventure, cape

 NEW FOR 2020!

*FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAMS: 508-999-1356, www.friendsacademy1810.org. Dates:  June 15-August 7, at the Friends Academy Campus on Tucker Rd. in N. Dartmouth.

The Friends Academy Summer Programs offer a wide variety of camps for children in grades pre K through grade 11. Sports ranging from soccer, archery, basketball, and fencing, and more are offered. Our sports programs are run by individuals who know their sport, they are either top level players themselves, experienced coaches, often from the college level, or both. What’s more important is that they know children, and fit comfortably into the role of coach, mentor, and friend. Our other offerings include Summer Friends, one of our most popular camps, which is comprised of small group themed weeks for children entering grades K-3, and Little Friends, an offering for our youngest campers, aged 3-5. Another extremely popular program is Historical Doll camp, where each day focuses on a different time period of American History, with stories, crafts, food, games, and of course your favorite doll from the period. We offer Adventure and Survival Friends for grades 4-7, where students learn and practice various outdoor skills ranging from primitive fire building and how to make traps and snares, to canoeing, map and compass use, and outdoor cooking. Campers will also get to spend time on our twenty-three station ropes and challenge course. We are expanding our expedition program; we still offer our week long canoeing and hiking expedition here in the south coast, but now have two cycling programs. One will take you riding from New Hampshire to Dartmouth, on the other you’ll spend a week exploring the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Songwriting, drama, jewelry making, pottery, and building cardboard canoes are only some of our creative camps. We have many computer programming offerings ranging from Garage Band to programming with Java. Everything is rounded out by our array of academic programs. These include a six week Orton Gillingham program, a six week “Summer Math and Writing Maintenance Course” and various other academic camps including Hands on Math, a Creative Writing Workshop, Poetry, and even a fun physics camp. 

For more information about any of these programs, or others that are offered, please go to our website at www.friendsacademy1810.org, or contact Charley Pelissier at 508.999.1356, or cpelissier@friendsacademy1810.org.

NEW FOR 2020!

*GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND: (401) 331-4500 / (800) 331-0149, www.gssne.org. 500 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886.  SUMMER CAMP FOR GIRLS. GSSNE operates 4 day camps (W. Kingston, RI, Newport, RI, Glocester, RI and Swansea, MA) and 1 overnight camp (W. Kingston). Our summer camps are for girls in grades K-12. One and two week day camp programs, affordable bus transportation and generous financial aid available. For more information and to register online, visit our website at www.gssne.org.

greenwich bay sailing, boating

 NEW FOR 2020!

*GREENWICH BAY SAILING ASSOCIATION (GBSA):  10 Water St., East Greenwich, RI

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 (www.gbsa.info) for more information or email us at info@gbsa.info.

newport gulls, baseball

 NEW FOR 2020!

*GULLS YOUTH SUMMER CAMP: 401-845-6832, PO BOX 777 Newport, RI.  

The Newport Gulls Baseball Club is made up of America's most elite college baseball players, calling Historic Cardines Field home. Boys & Girls ages 6-12 can learn and have fun with the Major League Stars of Tomorrow in Portsmouth, Middletown, & on the waterfront in Newport! Children of all skill levels are welcome to have the experience of a lifetime with Gulls Players & Coaches. Campers receive Gulls Tickets, a T-Shirt, & Media Guide with every four-day camp session. Dates/Cost: Five weeks of camp are available beginning June 22 - $90 / per session. Call for more info or visit newportgulls.com!

Potter league, animals, pets, camp happy trails

NEW FOR 2020!

*CAMP HAPPY TRAILS: at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, RI   401-846-0592  www.potterleague.org

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 www.potterleague.org/learn/ to learn more.

NEW FOR 2020!

*HERRESHOFF SEAMANSHIP PROGRAM: 401-253-5000  www.herreshoff.org 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 6/22/20. 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.

Wizard, harry potter, imaginorium, theatre, theater

NEW FOR 2020!

*IMAGINORIUM COLLECTIVE: 401-742-1963, www.imaginethekey.com, 75 John St, Providence.  Does your child love Harry Potter? Ever wish they could go to Wizard Academy? At our day camp, your child will travel to a magical school, be sorted into one of four unique houses, receive a personalized wand, attend classes like Potions, Transfiguration, and Defense Against the Dark Arts... oh, and play Quidditch! Staff are in character and in costumes the entire time, creating an immersive theatrical experience. It's "Story-Based Theatre with a side of STEAMM - science, tech, engineering, arts, music, and math - because we mix in a little bit of everything for every learning style. Diverse learners welcome. And in Warwick, we're also offering a Jedi Academy (April 17-21) and Camp Half-Blood (August 10-14). Ages: 5-14. Teen and adult volunteer opportunities are available.  Dates/Times: July 6-Aug 14. Camps run from 9am to 3pm with before and after care available.  Cost: $200-250 for one week, $400 for two weeks, $700 for four weeks with discounts and scholarships available.

Inner You, social skills, counseling, yoga, arts & crafts,

NEW FOR 2020!

*THE INNER YOU SUMMER CAMP 2020: 1023 Post Rd - Warwick, RI, 401-773-7116,  www.inneryoucounselingri.com
Youth ages 5-14 develop positive social skills & self confidence through activities such as yoga, journaling, slime, tie-dye, arts & crafts, and other activities that foster mental awareness, social skills and relationship building, mindfulness, and sensory techniques that regulate emotion, mind and body. 

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NEW FOR 2020!

*CAMP INVENTION: 800-968-4332, campinvention@invent.org, www.invent.org/camp. 

Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers in grades K-6 will spark their creativity and build collaboration skills while controlling their very own flight simulation robot, protecting Earth's ecosystems, designing the ultimate sports complex and learning the value of their ideas! Local educators will lead fun, hands-on STEM activities inspiring children to ask questions, overcome obstacles and be confident in their innovative ideas. Visit invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12).

Jamestown Arts Camp

 NEW FOR 2020!

*JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTER'S SUMMER CAMPS:  401-560-0979, www.jamestownartcenter.org, 18 Valley St., Jamestown.
Get creative in beautiful Jamestown! The JAC offers a variety of award winning, dynamic, creative camps and classes for ages 3 – 15.  Theatre, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Stone Carving, Printmaking, 3D Printing, Comics, Animation, Digital Photography + more! Featuring Outdoor Arts Camps! Celebrating our 10th anniversary + the Outdoor Arts Experience (OAE)! Some camps include trips to Historic New England's Watson Farm + Rose island. Register online now before camps fill up! Summer camps and classes run from July 6 – August 14. Scholarships available!

JCC, jewish, sports, travel, dance

 NEW FOR 2020!

*SUMMER J-CAMP AT THE DWARES JCC: 401-421-4111,  www.jewishallianceri.org/summer-j-camp/

Dates/Times: June 29-August 28, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm; for children ages 3-15. Early arrival and extended day options; half-day options for 3 and 4 year olds. Weekly themes include Super Heroes, S.T.E.A.M., Animal Kingdom, Olympics, and American Ninja Warrior. Daily schedule is filled with activities such as art, sports, cooking, science, nature, dance, travel and more! Lunch and snacks are included as are swim lessons for all campers. Sibling and early bird discounts; payment plan options; counselor-in-training opportunities for teens. Welcoming all faiths and backgrounds.

NEW FOR 2020!

*JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY - Summer Camps:  www.jwu.edu/summer-at-jwu  401-598-2336

This summer, Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is offering kids and teens an alternative to traditional summer camp. JWU Summer Camps, taught by the university's industry-experienced faculty and held on its campus, are reflective of the university's signature academic programs. Camps are designed for young people interested in culinary arts, baking & pastry arts, criminal justice, equine, Esports, science and film.  Kid and Teen Cooking Camp: ($595-$695) for ages 8-12 and 13-16, July 20-24, 27-31 and Aug 3-7, 9:00 am -4:00 pm, 320 Harborside Blvd, Providence.  Film: ($400) for ages 13-16, July 27-31, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, 131 Pine St, Providence.  Criminal Justice "CSI": ($600) for ages 11-14, Aug 3-7, 8:30 an - 4:30 pm, 131 Pine St, Providence.  ESports: Overwatch ($600) for ages 12-18, Aug 3-7, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 59 Chestnut St, Providence.  Equine: ($450) for 8th- 12th graders, Aug 3-7, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, 29 Francis St, Rehoboth, MA.  STEM: ($300) for ages 13-16, Aug 3-7, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, 75 Chestnut St, Providence, RI.

 NEW FOR 2020!

*CAMP JORI:  (401) 421-4111x124, www.campjori.com, info@campjori.com,1065 Wordens Pond Road, Wakefield, RI 02879. Camp JORI is a co-ed Jewish overnight and day camp that provides summer experiences for children in grades K-10. Our comprehensive program of sports, arts, adventure and special activities is enhanced by our Jewish and Israeli culture and our strong sense of "TACEO"- Taking Care of Each Other. Whether your child is a full season camper or is trying camp for the first time, we offer a wide variety of session options. Our Jump Into JORI weekend program is perfect for those who want to get a taste of overnight camp. Summer days here are action-packed and an incredible value!

NEW FOR 2020!

*KINGSTON'S CAMP ON LARKIN'S POND, 2795 Ministerial Rd., West Kingston, RI 401-783-8620.

www.kingstonscamp.com. 

Kingston's Camp is a traditional summer day camp for children ages Kindergarten through 9th grade. Kingston's Camp provides swim lessons, boating, archery, arts, crafts and games in an all outdoor setting. We offer a Middle School program offered in weekly sessions for children over the age of 12 between 7th and 9th grade. Dates/Times: Camp is open from June 29 through August 28. Our Elementary Program is offered in 3, 4 or 5 day a week options. Our Middle School program is offered in weekly sessions. Both run from 9-3 with extended day options available from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.  

Visit our website www.kingstonscamp.com to register and see all the great things we have to offer your child for an engaging summer in the outdoors!  Join us for our Open House Saturday June 7th from 1–3 pm. 

NEW FOR 2020!

*LINCOLN SCHOOL - Providence:  401-331-9696 ext. 4103, 301 Butler Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, lincolnschool.org  Lincoln School's camps offer the Ocean State's best summer experiences for boys and girls of all ages! Favorites like Little Lynx and Surf Camp are joined by exciting new opportunities like Toddlers Take on Nature, Summer Learning Workshop for Girls, Girl on a Hike, and Lincoln at Camp Agawam. There is so much to choose from, and each offering brings Lincoln's hallmark creativity, innovation, nature-based learning, and focus on children's hearts and minds to the summer months. Join us for a summer experience full of exploration, creativity, and new friendships! 

Maccoll YMCA summer camp, outdoor activities, specialty caps

 NEW FOR 2020!

*MACCOLL YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: www.ymcapawtucket.org.  Children that attend one of the many outstanding day camps at the MacColl YMCA, just off Route 146 in Lincoln, RI, will enjoy a spectacular spray park while being supervised and instructed by a well-trained staff. Besides the spray park, MacColl YMCA, which is accredited by the American Camp Association, features a large community swimming pool that includes two water slides and an instructional pool, where children ages 5 to 6 can take swim lessons. Staff members, many of whom are studying to become educators, are certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid and are required to complete 16-hours of safety training before the start of camp. All campers experience swimming, arts and crafts and a several outdoor activities, and there are specialty camps that focus on skills such as dancing and cheerleading.  Dates/Times: Camps run from June 22 through August 28 from 8am- 4pm with pre/post camp available. 6:30 am-8:00am and/or 4:00pm-5:45pm. Cost: The costs of the camps vary starting at $205/week, financial aid is available. Transportation to and from MacColl is available from CVS and from the Woonsocket YMCA.  

Mobile Quest, computer, digital, programming, STEM, movie making

 NEW FOR 2020!

*MOBILEQUEST STEM SUMMER CAMP: 401-533-4297 www.mobilequestadventures.com  Camp@mobilequestadventures.com  

MobileQuest will be offering 4 exciting weeks of hands-on STEM learning adventures this summer! 

Week 1 - July 13-17 - Space WeekWeek 2 - July 20-24 - Movie Making WeekWeek 3 - July 27-31 - SuperHero STEMWeek 4 - August 3-7 - Amazing STEM Race.  Age: Camp is open to students entering 1st - 8th grade. Hours: Daily camp hours are: 8:30 - 3:30 with 3-day, half and full day options. Location: Camp will take place at MobileQuest STEM Center - 845 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, RI 02920. Please reach out to Camp@mobilequestadventures.com if you have any questions! Early Bird pricing through March 31st! Learn more at www.mobilequestadventures.com/camp

Moses Brown, Summer, RISE, sports, art, specialty

 NEW FOR 2020!

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

Ages 3-17.  Learn more or register online at https://camps.mosesbrown.org

RISE Camp is the ultimate choose your own adventure while preschoolers explore different themes like To the Moon and Back or Creepy Crawly Critters. Our Wise Up! Camps are a chance to get smarter and stronger at the things you love while exploring drama, robotics, forensics, SAT prep, or building things that really work. Our camps are fun-filled days of discovery that make the summer fly by.  Sports include field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, squash, tennis, and more.

Convenient full and ½ day combinations of RISE and Specialty/Sports Camps. Early registration, sibling, and multi-week discounts and tuition payment plans.  Early arrival and extended daycare, busing, and lunch options. 

Mother of Hope, Christian, nature,

 NEW FOR 2020!

*MOTHER OF HOPE DAY CAMP: 568-3580, www.motherofhopecamp.com,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 (Rain or shine): Saturday, May 16, 2020 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. Sessions/Dates: 8 weekly session dates and themes: Week 1: June 22-26 – Lights! Camera! Action!; Week 2: June 29-July 3 –Rockin it ; Week 3:July 6 -10 – Mystery Mayhem; Week 4: July 13-17 –Water Palooza; Week 5: July 20-24 MOHlympics; Week 6: July 27-31 –Color Blast; Week 7:Aug 3-7 -Water Extravaganza!; Week 8: Aug.10 –14 Ballderdash.   Cost: $195. per child/per weekly session. Sibling discount $180. 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.  FREE BUSING!  Secure Online Registration at www.motherofhopecamp.com. Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/motherofhopecamp.

 NEW FOR 2020!

*MOUNT HOPE FARM - CAMP WETU: 401-254-1745  www.mounthopefarm.org.

Surrounded by the 127 acre beautiful and historic grounds of Mount Hope Farm, campers will explore the world around them ranging from the local community to the galaxies of our universe, during each of our four sessions.  They will also be given opportunities to explore themselves as they uncover a sense of confidence in their abilities and develop their interests and passions. All of this will take place while your campers have a blast interacting with their peers, participating in games, competitions, sports, crafts, and making memories that will last a lifetime.  Camp Wetu gives campers the opportunity to work with our highly trained staff, interact with the livestock on the farm including our Nigerian dwarf goats, donkeys, and pheasants, explore the acres of Mount Hope Farm, and interact with the local community including the Pokanoket Indian tribe and other local educators.  Dates/Times: Six 1-week sessions June 29 - August 7, 2020; 9:00am-3:30pm, extended day available.

Mount Saint Charles Summer, Fine Arts, sports, dance, music, drama

NEW FOR 2020!

*MOUNT SAINT CHARLES ACADEMY FINE ARTS SUMMER CAMP: 769-0310, www.mountsaintcharles.org/fineartssummercamp. Mount St. Charles Fine Arts Summer Camp is a two-week, co-ed summer program. These programs will introduce young people to the fun and excitement of the Fine Arts. Campers create schedules of 6 daily classes, choosing from over 100 courses that include but are not limited to: art, drama, dance, and music as well as archery, escape the room, graphic design, tennis and many more. Ages: The Intermediate Camp is for boys and girls currently in grades 4-6; The Secondary Camp is for boys and girls currently in grades 7-9. Dates/Times: July 20 to July 31, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm. Cost: Tuition for the program is $370.00 (you may pay $185 to enroll and pay the balance TWO WEEKS BEFORE camp begins). Brochures will be mailed out Monday, April 22. If you have not attended camp before and you would like a brochure mailed to your house, please email us at  fineartssummercamp@mtstcharles.org and include your home mailing and e-mail addresses.

NEW FOR 2020!

*NEWPORT ART MUSEUM SUMMER CAMPS: 848-2787, www.newportartmuseum.org, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. RI 02840. Jump into a weeklong art adventure at the Newport Art Museum! Young artists aged 6-16 are invited to explore a world of creative possibilities with our immersive summer camps in a wide variety of media. Dates/Times: M-F, July 6 - August 21. Half and full day options available. Cost: Half Day: Museum members: $212.50, non-members: $250, Full Day: Museum members: $340, non-members: $400. Financial aid is available.

 

*NEWPORT COUNTY YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: 847-9200, www.NewportYMCA.org.  – 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 2020!
*NEXT STOP BROADWAY: Call Cynthia Goldsmith at 401-574-3105 or ppacri.org/nextstopbroadway.

One-week musical theatre program for children ages 10-17. Week-long performing arts program taught by a staff of Broadway professionals consists of classes, workshops, and rehearsals focused on songs and choreography from two classic Broadway shows. Cast members create their own presentations, culminating in an "Opening Night" performance for family & friends.  

No theatre experience required!  Dates: August 10-14, 2020.

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

NEW FOR 2020!

*NORMAN BIRD SANCTUARY:  401-846-2577, www.normanbirdsanctuary.org, 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 www.normanbirdsanctuary.org 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/Times: 8 Sessions, Monday- Friday; 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (for most camp programs) Cost: Program fees vary depending on length; Limited full and partial scholarships available.  

OceanStateKidz, camp, cranston, swimming, art, sports

NEW FOR 2020!
*OCEAN STATE KIDZ CLUB CAMP: 401-227-9303- oceanstatekidzri@gmail.com -  www.oceanstatekidzri.com  

350 PARK AVE, CRANSTON (located next to Park View Middle School, right off ROUTE 10)  Camp Hours: 7am to 5:30pm 

Ocean State Kidz Club is a unique program just for MIDDLE SCHOOL students grades 6-8th for SUMMER CAMP- AFTER SCHOOL CLUB- FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS- VACATION WEEKS.  OSKC will be offering many activities tailored to youth including, swimming sessions 2x per week, arts and crafts, sport clubs, cooking classes, sewing club, track and field, yoga, field trips off site, summer show, karaoke/ music, arcade, relaxation area and more!  Cost: $180 per week.

 

NEW FOR 2020!

*ONE-ON-ONE BASKETBALL: 639-0814, www.1on1basketball.com. 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.

Pawtucket YMCA summer, arts, sports, travel, photography

NEW FOR 2020!

*PAWTUCKET FAMILY YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP: Children of all ages can expand their horizons while having a fun-filled and exciting summer at one of the many camps offered by the Pawtucket Family YMCA, 20 Summer St. Fun and learning abounds through options like travel camp, sports camps, cheerleading and dance, photography, and our summer enrichment camp, Aim High. All campers experience swimming, arts and crafts and a several outdoor activities, and there are specialty camps that focus on skills such as dancing and cheerleading. Dates/Times: Camps run daily June 22 through August 28 from 8am- 4pm with pre/post camp available. 6:30 am-8:00am and/or 4:00pm-5:45pm. Cost: The cost of camps vary starting at $205/week for traditional camps and includes a nutritious lunch. Financial aid is available. Visit ymcapawtucket.org for more information.

NEW FOR 2020!

*THE PENNFIELD SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM: 401-849-4646, http://www.pennfield.org/student-program/summer-program,110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth. Moriah Ramos summer@pennfield.org. This summer program offers a world of fun and enlightening opportunities for your child to nurture current talents and explore new and exciting interests. Thematic camps include explorations in science, writing, cooking, and more. Ages: There are camps for children ages 3 through 8th grade. Dates/Times: June 22nd-26th - Mad Scientists (9-1), Be an Artist Everyday (9-3), Inspired by Nature (9-3); June 29th-July 3rd - Jurassic Explorers (9-1), Move to the Music (9-3); July 6th-10th - Kiddie Camp (9-1), Animal Art Camp (9-3), Culinary Adventures (9-3); July 13th-17th - Kiddie Camp (9-1), Innovation Superheroes (9-3); July 20th-24th – Out of This World (9-1), Potions 101 (9-3), Tastes Around the World (9-3); July 26th-31st - Ocean Odyssey (9-1), Just Add Water (9-3). Early Bird and Extended day options available. Cost: Varies depending on camp. Sibling discounts available.

NEW FOR 2020!

*PETER PAN SURFING ACADEMY: 575-0003  www.peterpansurfingacademy.com

Surf camps run at two locations for ages 6 and up.  The 4-day surf camps at Matunuck Point run from June 29-August 20, Monday through Thursday from 10 AM to 3 PM.  The cost is $275.00 for the week, and the Narragansett camp (9 weeks - June 29-August 27) and costs $375.00 for the week. This includes the surfboard, wetsuit, beach pass, and instruction.  We also run a popular skimboarding camp on July 13-15 and August 3-5 at the Town of South Kingstown Town Beach.  We also run private SUP surfing lessons and flat water touring trips. We also do individual private, and both small and large group lessons all year long.  Contact us anytime for camp applications.

NEW FOR 2020!

*PETITE CHEF COOKING/BAKING CAMPS!: Tastiest camps in town! Children cook savory and sweets every day and enjoy their creations around the dining room table. Homemade pasta, pierogies, tacos, cakes, cookies, muffins just to name a few. Weekly camps run M-F from 9 am til noon.
Cost: $300 per child • Ages: 7 and older. Dates: Camp 1: June 22-26 • Camp 2: July 13-19  • Camp 3: July 20-24  Space is limited.
Call or text Nancy 401-226-4221 or e-mail nancypetitechef@gmail.com

PCD SUMMER 2020, providence, environmental science, robotics, fashion, coding, computers

NEW FOR 2020!

*PROVIDENCE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS:   https://www.providencecountryday.org/summer-programs

Contact: Schwartz@Providencecountryday.org or (401) 438-5170

At PCD summer camps, we want you to be able to dabble, explore and find your passions! Come to Arts and Exploration where art meets environmental science. Or travel the culinary world at Culinary Camp. Build a robot or make some music. We have something for everyone.  Summer Camp Options: Arts and Exploration Camp, Culinary Camp, Fashion Camp, Robotics Camp, Creative Coding Camp, Volleyball Camp, Making Music with Mr. Deep Positivity, Air a TV show with Mr. Deep Positivity

Dates and Times: Each camp runs for a variable amount of weeks during the summer. The summer programs will run 6/22-7/31 from 9AM-3PM, Extended Day is also available until 5PM. Visit our website for exact dates of our camp.

Cost: $375/week: $350 for multi-week discount. Volleyball camp is $275/week: $250 for multi-week discount.

Camp Ramsbottom, boys and girls club of pawtucket, country, outdoors, bussing, nature

 NEW FOR 2020!

*CAMP RAMSBOTTOM: 401-722-8840, www.bgcpawt.org, 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. Campers interact in a spirit of friendship and sportsmanship, developing self-esteem and positive character traits. 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! Bus service is provided from numerous, convenient locations in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Ages/Dates/Times: For youth, ages 6-13. M-F, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: four 2-week sessions, June 22 - August 14. Cost: $395 per 2-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 five free sessions at Camp Ramsbottom (entry deadline 6/20/20.) 

RI, fencing

NEW FOR 2020!

*RHODE ISLAND FENCING ACADEMY AND CLUB (RIFAC) SUMMER CAMPS: 434-2404, 14 Almeida Ave., E. Prov. www.rifac.com,  info@rifac.com  Fencing 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 June 22. Full and half-day camps. Please check website for a complete schedule. Discount for multiple weeks and siblings. Financial aid determined on a case by case basis, based on need.

RIC, sports camps

NEW FOR 2020!

*RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS: Email: ctavana@ric.edu. . 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, Tennis and Wrestling.  The 7 week camp program begins June 22nd and concludes on August 7th. 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. - 4:30 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: $175 per week;  Early Registration Rate: (Register by June 1st)  $150 per week; Extended Day Program:  $210 per week; Early Registration Rate: (Register by June 1st)  $180 per week. To download our registration form please visit www.goanchormen.com.  Contact: For more information please contact Christina Tavana Pirri at ctavana@ric.edu or 401-456-8252Early Registration Discounted Rates available until June 1, 2020.

RISD.CE.Summer, art, painting, drawing, photography, creating

NEW FOR 2020!

*RISD'S YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM: 401-454-6200 – ce.risd.educemail@risd.edu - 345 Main St., Providence and Tillinghast Place in Barrington.  RISD's Young Artist Program heats up each summer with expanded course offerings for kids and teens ages 6–17. Young artists immerse themselves in the art-making process and have fun creating and sharing with others, in courses and camps taught by instructors who are energetic and passionate about art education.  Experience Rhode Island School of Design's unique facilities, including studio space, animation and photography labs, the RISD Museum, the Nature Lab, and Tillinghast Place in Barrington. Explore topics ranging from drawing, painting and sculpture to cartooning, animation and moviemaking. Full-day camps and half-day courses run from June 15–August 14, 2020.

RI Tutorial, learning, math, study, science, Orton-Gillingham, SAT

NEW FOR 2020!

*RI TUTORIAL: 723-4459, 334 East Ave., Pawtucket, RI.  www.ritutorial.org/rites-programs/summer-programs/

This summer your child can learn real tools to use now and, in the future, at home and back in the classroom. Skills are built in creative, concrete and sequential formats that have been proven over the past decade. RITES' high-quality, effective summer programs are uniquely specialized to meet the individual needs of our students, working in small groups of four to eight students (or one-to-one for individual tutoring). Space is limited. Reserve spots now for reading, writing, math, study/organizational, and Orton-Gillingham classes, running between July 13th and August 14th in Providence. For high school students this summer; SAT Overview and Study Smarter, Not Harder workshops.  Contact: Lisa@RITutorial.org

SailtoPrevail Camp, sailing, boating, special needs, therapeutic, disabled

NEW FOR 2020!

*SAIL TO PREVAIL'S ADAPTIVE AND THERAPEUTIC SAILING PROGRAM: 

401-849-8898, email patty@sailtoprevail.org and visit website http://www.sailtoprevail.org.  

June 10 through August 14, 2020.  Sail To Prevail creates opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to overcome adversity through therapeutic sailing. In our 37-year history, 22,000 disabled individuals have enjoyed traversing Narragansett Bay. This summer, more than 1,000 people with disabilities of all types will learn the skills of sailing in our fleet of adapted, 20-foot sailboats. Instructors encourage all to be active sailors by steering the boat and trimming sails. While experiencing the freedom of sailing, participants gain increased self-confidence, the camaraderie of teamwork, and improved leadership skills – all of which can transfer to conquering challenges in other areas of life. www.sailtoprevail.org

NEW FOR 2020!

*ST. ANDREW'S SUMMER CAMPS: 63 Federal Road, Barrington https://www.standrews-ri.org/programs/summer-programs  401-246-1230

St. Andrew's summer camps provide a thoughtful, tailored, and joyful experience for every child on our beautiful 80-acre campus in Barrington, Rhode Island. Our week-long programs include arts, theatre, STEM, athletics, and outdoor adventure camps for children aged 8 to 15. We also offer our traditional day camp, Young Saints, for children aged 5 to 10 with different themes (ex: Green Thumbs, Lego Mania, In the Kitchen) and related field trips each week. All camps are infused with the same spirit of uncommon kindness, friendship, and fun that characterizes our school. Dates: Camps run June 22-August 14. Early drop off and extended day are available.

NEW FOR 2020!
*SMITHFIELD YMCA DAY CAMP: www.ymca1.org - 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.  

St. Michaels Country Day Summer Camp, Robotics, Design, computers, sports, drama, theatre

NEW FOR 2020!

*SUMMER AT ST. MICHAEL'S/THEATRE AT ST. MICHAEL'S: 180 Rhode Island Ave, Newport RI 02840, (401) 849-5970, smcds.org/summer

Summer at St. Michael's  (ages 2 to 12): Choose from 1 to 7 weeks June 22 - Aug 7. We offer Surf & Turf, Tennis, Chess, Lego Robotics (1st - 4th+), and many themed weeks for our younger campers (3 -5yr) including Pirate Adventures, Little Picasso's, Creepy Crawlies and more. For our Junior Adventures (1st - 4th grade), we are pleased to offer Camp Detectives, Mad Science, American Girl, and Wizarding World to name a few. Try one of our new STEAM camps- Fashion, Movie Making, Boat Building, Video Game Design and Aviation (1st - 4th & 5th - 8th). Campers get daily dips in the pool with a certified lifeguard. Our youngest campers enjoy crafts and story time, all with professional caring instructors and their enthusiastic assistants. Coming soon, music and dancing for 18months - 2 years old!  Contact: Nicole Nicoletta at summerprograms@smcds.org
Theatre at St. Michael's (ages 9 - 18): 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 a an original musical and two Shakespearean plays, or young actors can let their imaginations soar with our new Stories on Stage sessions. Campers are involved in all aspects of the production, both onstage and off, developing existing theatre talents (although no previous experience is necessary), learning new skills, and making lifelong friends along the way.  Sessions/Dates/Times/Ages: Stories on Stage (for ages 6-9) Session 1: June 29 – July 2, Session 2: July 13-17, Session 3: July 27-31, Original Musical Production (for ages 9-15) July 6 – July 25, Shakespeare Camp "Twelfth Night" (for ages 9-15) July 27 – August 8, as well as our Teen Shakespeare Intensive (for ages 14-18) June 29 – July 11. Cost varies by session, financial aid is available. Contact: Christina Johnston at cjohnston@smcds.org

Sylvan, learning, academic, SAT, STEAM, STEM, engineering, math, computers, coding

NEW FOR 2020!

*SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS: COVENTRY - CUMBERLAND - EAST PROVIDENCE   

www.SylvanLearning.com

We offer cutting edge STEM classes for your child in ROBOTICS, CODING, ENGINEERING, MATH, AND SCIENCE

(Grades 2-8). Each of our classes offers a unique learning experience including: creating and animating robots, learning computer programming and video game design, and discovering the exciting world of building super structures. Our students will also have the opportunity to become a math whiz and master problem solver, and to develop a curiosity in science, and a love for hands-on experimentation and investigation! BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOTCAMP (Grades 5-9): Students learn the critical study skills strategies they’ll need to help them adjust to their new environments, and to be able to take on their new responsibilities and work load.  These skills will not only help them in middle school, but will set the stage for success for high-school and beyond!  SUMMER SAT PREP SEMINAR: This small group seminar is for students taking the August 29th 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:  Coventry (401-823-0011) Cumberland (401-334-9309) East Providence (1-866-266-READ)

Tabor Academy Summer Programs

NEW FOR 2020!

*TABOR ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAMS: 508-291-8342, 66 Spring Street, Marion MA 

www.taboracademy.org/page/summer. What do YOU want to discover and explore this summer? Whether you want to discover new sports, enrichment, or arts in our traditional camp (ages 6-17), explore the ocean environment in our Marine Science Camp (entering grades 8 to 12), or make global connections in our Gateways Program (entering grades 7-10), there is something for YOU at Tabor Academy during the summer.

TasteBuds Summer, cooking, kitchen skills, baking

NEW FOR 2020!

*TASTE BUDS KITCHEN: 401-885-0535, 

 https://tastebudskitchen.com/east-greenwich/kids-cooking-camps/, 5600 Post Rd, East Greenwich, RI.

Calling all chefs! Taste Buds Kitchen is offering a full lineup of lip-smackingly delicious cooking camps. Create and taste your way through new and unique menus each week. Popular themes include Around the World, Baking Championship, Cooking Science, Mystery Basket, Cookie and Cupcake Challenge & more. Engaging, age-appropriate half-day camps are available for kids ages 4-17. Full-day options available for kids 10 and up join us any week between June 15th-August 28th. Register online. Don't wait too long - spots fill up quick. 

To The Pointe, summer, gymnastics, dance, intensive, performances

 NEW FOR 2020!

*TO THE POINTE OF PERFORMING ARTS: www.tothepointeofperformingarts.com. Cranston: 942-5554, Smithfield: 354-0054, Coventry: 385-9500. Exciting, fun-fill themes for campers ages 3 and older. 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.

Teamworks Camps, summer, sports, single day, half day, traditional

NEW FOR 2020!

*TEAMWORKS CAMPS: Warwick: 463-5565, 170 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. www.teamworkswarwick.com. We offer  Multisport Camp and Traditional Camp Programs for the duration of the summer. Single Day and Half Day registrations are available for these camps as well as full week options.  Specialty Camps are offered for weekly registrations these camps include roller hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, flag football, and skateboarding. Every week has wacky Wednesdays and Theme Fridays see our website for the calendar of events. Don’t miss Color Wars! Age/Requirements: Ages 4-14. All skill levels welcome. Dates/Times/Cost: June 10th - August 30th.  $180 per week/$45 per day. Visit our website or call for more info. Note: Campers can bring their lunches or we have hot lunch available for a fee. A snack bar is also available for drinks or snacks.

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NEW FOR 2020!

*THEATRE SCRAPBOOK - FROZEN THEATER CAMP: www.theatrescrapbook.com/summercamp, Tower Street Community Center, 93 Tower Street, Westerly, RI.  Sessions Dates/Times: Sessions July 6-17 (Monday-Friday) and August 3-14 (Monday-Friday)  Ages: For children in grades K through 9. This is a two week intensive program where campers will learn and perform a musical. No experience is necessary to participate, every camper who auditions will be in the show.  As the camp session is short, it is important that the children be able to attend every day of camp.

▪ Rehearsals run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm each day, with the exception of the performance day  ▪ There will be a snack/lunch break in the middle of camp  ▪ The goals of our camp are to help the children develop self-confidence and performance skills, as well as to have fun and make new friends in the community  ▪ The children audition on the first day of camp and receive their roles the following day  ▪ Each day, the children meet with our staff to learn their lines and songs, as well as engaging in theater activities  ▪ On the last day of camp, we will stage a full Broadway-style show for the entire community with singing, dancing, costumes, lights and music.

 NEW FOR 2020!

*URI CAMPUS REC

Don't let the kids have all the fun!  Have you ever wanted to learn how to sail, or build on your current experience? We have options and lessons for all levels. Women's Sailing, Beginner and Intermediate adult sailing all return this summer with a twist.  This year the adult Beginner and Intermediate program will meet for three weeks.  Beginners will come on Monday and Wednesday nights from 5:30-8:30pm and Intermediates will meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm.  Women's class will have a new more convenient time from 5:30-7pm on Monday nights.  Bring a friend and learn a new skill this summer!
Visit our website for all the details and to reserve your class! 
www.uri.edu/campusrec  or contact David Livingston at 401.783.0797

 

-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 20 – June 24th lessons will meet once a week for 5 weeks and lessons are available Monday – Friday.  Campus Recreation will then offer 5 one week-long session where classes will meet four times each week in the morning beginning in June.  Details and registration available on our website: uri.edu/campusrec or call 401-874-5926.

 

-SAILING LESSONS:  Ages 6-16 and Adult 17+, Learn to sail with us on scenic Point Judith Pond! Programs available from June through August. Youth lessons start with Tadpoles (6 & 7 year olds) mornings 9-12pm.  Our Youth Beginners and Intermediates sail in half-day morning and afternoon programs.

YMCA Pawtucket, summer, traditional, sports, outdoors, hiking

NEW FOR 2020!
*WESTWOOD YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP  - Children that attend one of the Westwood YMCA’s summer camps at our site in Coventry, RI will get to enjoy innovative programming in a beautiful setting. Our “Y without walls” consists of 80 acres of heavily wooded land preserved for camping and hiking and the expansive and pristine Quidnick Reservoir used for activities such as swimming, fishing and boating. The day camps are ideal for children age 5 and up. Free transportation is offered for children residing in Coventry, Exeter, West Greenwich, West Warwick and Sterling, CT.  Dates/Times: Camps run from June 22 through August 28;  8am- 4pm with pre/post camp available. 6:30 am-8:00am and/or 4:00pm-5:45pm. Camps are available for members and non-members. Financial aid and sibling discounts are available. Visit ymcapawtucket.org for more information. 

 NEW FOR 2020!
*WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL / RED SHED BIKE CAMP:
 http://www.wrwc.org

Riverside Park,  50 Aleppo St, Providence, 401-484-7351.  At Red Shed Bike Camp, kids ages 8-13 spend one-week sessions exploring the watershed on two wheels! Campers enjoy daily bike rides and learn safe riding skills, basic bike maintenance, and watershed stewardship. After a fun-filled week at camp, our campers leave with the freedom and independence of being able to ride a bike safely and confidently, a new way to enjoy the natural beauty along the greenway, and the sense of pride that comes from learning new skills. Does your child want to learn to ride? We can help!  Look for our special “new rider” sessions.

Women and Infants Babysitting Camp

NEW FOR 2020!

*WOMEN & INFANTS BABYSITTING CAMP:  276-7800, www.womenandinfants.org. Babysitting Camps for kids who are at least 11 years of age. These classes are held Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Students will learn child care, child growth and development, accident prevention and safety, CPR, choking, and First Aid techniques, and age-appropriate activities. Participants will receive a class booklet, CPR book, and course completion certificate. Locations/Dates: W&I Centers for Health Education: East Greenwich: July 6-10 and August 3-7; Providence: July 20-24. Cost: $75 per participant.

RWPZoo Summe ZooCamp, animals, environment, outdoors, science, zoo

NEW FOR 2020!

*ZOOCAMPS:  Roger Williams Park Zoo.  http://www.rwpzoo.org 

If your child dreams of spending his or her days surrounded by animals, learning about the environment, making new friends and enjoying the outdoors, then send them to ZooCamp!  Fill their days with games, hands-on activities, crafts, animal encounters and tours of the Zoo.  It's a great opportunity for kids ages 4 - 13 to learn, explore and develop a deeper bond with the natural world during summer vacation. Campers say of their ZooCamp experience: “I loved making friends.  I was so happy getting to do animal encounters.”  “I loved seeing and learning about animals and creating my own zoo.”

Tadpole Academy summer camp (ages 4–5) is a great way to introduce little ones to ZooCamp. Tadpole Academy features half-day sessions, 8:30 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3:30pm. Both 4 and 5-year-old campers may be registered for a morning and an afternoon session of the same week for a full day of Tadpole Academy. 

Summer Adventures summer camp (ages 6-10) is perfect for budding scientists, zoologists, explorers, artists or kids who love animals and the outdoors.  

Conservation Heroes summer camp (ages 11–13) helps educate campers to be the next leaders in conservation. 

One-week sessions begin Monday, June 22 and end Friday August 28.  After camp car e is available. Cost: Zoo pricing is more affordable than many other options. One week for Zoo  members is $270; for non-members $295. A $10 sibling discount applies to all ZooCamps. First registration will be at full price, and the $10 discount will be applied to each sibling thereafter (siblings must be registered within the same account).  http://www.rwpzoo.org