As to be expected, summer camp in Litchfield County will operate a bit differently this year. While many sleep away camps are closed in Connecticut, there are a handful of day camps that will operate beginning June 22. Meeting all of the health and safety guidelines set forth by the state, campers can expect smaller groups, face-masked counselors, and special health screenings. It will be different, yes, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be fun! Here is a list of day camps in Litchfield County open this summer:
YMCA Camp Mohawk, located in Litchfield, typically a sleep away camp, is offering a day camp option this summer for girls ages 7 to 15. Campers will enjoy crafting, swimming, sports, adventures, and many more fun summer activities!
Ages 7 to 15
Camp Cochipiannee, located in Goshen, is dedicated to a safe environment for campers and staff. They have a fun summer schedule lined up for campers ages 4 to 12. Campers will engage in activities including tie dye, free swim, and pizza day while maintaining social distancing. This camp is open to Goshen residents, with a waiting list for non-residents.
Ages 4 to 12
Eagle Rock Day Camp, located in Washington, offers campers ages 4 to 13 a wide variety of things to do. They offer programs and special events such as aquatics, sports, adventure, and arts, and sciences. Campers are provided a balance of athletic and non-athletic activities to ensure there is something for everyone.
Ages 4 to 13
Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust, located in Woodbury, offers more than 60 summer programs for children ages three to 13. Children are immersed in nature, art, agriculture, ecology, cooking, and many more programs. Staff members will maintain a healthy and stimulating environment for campers while adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
Ages 3 to 13
Northwest CT YMCA Camps, located in Torrington, offers many programs where campers can learn skills, develop character, and make lifelong friendships. Campers will have the opportunity to engage in physical, social, and educational activities that challenges them to grow.
Ages 3 to 13
Pratt Nature Center Summer Day Camp, located in New Milford, offers a co-ed program for children ages three and up who have interests in the outdoors. This camp will provide campers with safe, fun, hands-on activities every day such as hiking, observing animals, gardening, arts and crafts, and more.
ASAP Summer Camp, located in Washington, is offering camp through online daily meetups this summer. The theme is ‘Together We Connect,’ a reimagined way to experience summer camp. Children will use their Summer Connections Boxes to carry out art and engineering projects, send postcards, and take part in a collaborative mural project–with the online help of ASAP teaching artists.
Ages 4.5 to 17
Titus Tutors, located in Washington, is offering summer book clubs and a creative writing camp. Titus Tutors encourages children to read each day and take the role of being powerful in and outside of school. Children will engage in group discussions, journal responses, readers theater, and other activities to strengthen their skills and love for literature.
Ages 5 to 15
The Village Music School, in Cornwall, is offering four-week online music instruction sessions this summer. The lessons run about 40 to 45 minutes, ending with a virtual recital each session. The summer program is led by a master instructors where they will teach musicians how to make music through a customized instructional program.
Ages 5 to 12