Summer Camps 2022
Featured summer programs
Allegra Summer Musical Theater Camps
Theater camps for grades 3 to 12
Campers work with professional directors, choreographers, music coaches, and accompanists in a supportive summer camp experience that culminates with a fully staged musical. This summer’s shows include Peter Pan Jr., Lion King, Jr., Urinetown, and The Descendants. The skills kids gain from theater programs are life skills that include development of confidence, the ability to think on one’s feet while exceeding personal boundaries, and effectively collaborating with others.
Cambridge School Summer Study
Programs for children grades K to 12.
While summer is a time for “fun in the sun,” without regular practice and reinforcement, academic content knowledge and skill application are susceptible to regression. Cambridge School’s Summer Study Program consists of morning academic instruction in language, reading, writing, and math. Concepts are taught using multisensory, research-based programs based on the individualized needs of each student.
Code Ninjas Hillsborough-Montgomery
Coding and STEM day camps
The award-winning Hillsborough-Montgomery center’s 4th year of tech camps is now enrolling. Their exciting STEM camp lineup includes: Minecraft, Roblox, YouTuber, Stop Motion Animation, Python, Code Your Own Arcade, & more! Limited space – enroll early to secure a seat.
Day camp for rising 1st - 9th grade
FalRooney Camp is run by Coach Johnny Rooney, a teacher, coach and camp director for the past 25 years. The camp offers children the chance to play, build social skills, work on team work, and compete all while learning good sportsmanship, making new friends, and getting tons of exercise. “IT’S LIKE GYM CLASS ALL DAY LONG!!” They teach winning and losing as a good sport.
Kiddie Academy of Hillsborough
Day camp for kids ages three months to 12 years
Kiddie Academy offers full day weekly camps including healthy meals for kids ages three months to 12 years. Campers have hands-on STEAM based activities, field trips, and themed events. Camp includes outdoor adventures, swimming lessons, water play, arts, dance parties, sports, live character appearances, a petting zoo and more! Field trips (subject to COVID regulations) include Jersey Shore Pirates, Liberty Science Center, zoo, planetariums, Crayola Experience, and museums. Camps run for 10 weeks from June 27 to September 2.
Hunter Farms Summer Riding Program
Horseback riding day camp
Riding instruction every day, including lessons, jumping, shows, stable management, crafts, and games. Camp runs June 20 through August 19, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 2:30 pm for riders from beginner to advanced. Limited Enrollment.
Summers @ Pennington
Summer camp experiences for ages 4 - 15
Summers at Pennington provides amazing summer camp experiences for ages 10-15, plus exceptional camps for 4-10 year-olds during select weeks. Summers at Pennington offers inspiring camps and programs to help students discover their passions and interests, and gives them tools they can carry with them to achieve individual excellence in everything they do. Their programs offer unique camps including Outdoor Adventure, STEM, Sports and Wellness, Arts, Community Service, and much more!
Princeton Day School
Camps for pre-K to grade 12
PDS offers an impressive roster of half-day, full-day, one-week and two-week academics, sports, art and adventure programs on the school’s 106-acre campus. Built-in scheduling flexibility allows parents to create summer camp experiences ‘a la carte,’ with an academic program in the morning and an athletics program in the afternoon, for example. Camp facilities include air-conditioned STEAM Centers, art studios and classrooms, along with a new athletic center, playing fields, an organic garden, and nature trails. Campers share talents, learn from each other, and explore their potential with academic and athletic instructors. Everyone is welcome to attend PDS Summer Programs; campers do not have to be PDS students.
The Little Gym of Montgomery and Hillsborough
Camp for ages 3 to 12 years
Get a healthy dose of FUN this summer at The Little Gym! Their Super Quest & Skill Thrill camps will beat the summer heat and boredom away. They provide flexible camp packages with half and full day camp options. Whether it’s four days, three days, two days, or one day a week, each week and day offers unique programming, activities, and skill focus. The Little Gym camps welcome independent and fun-loving children to stay physically strong and active all summer long! Enroll now online or call for more information.
Montgomery Evangelical Free Church Music Camp
Music and theater camp for ages 9 to grade 8
Music Camp - A Star is Born - is a musical adventure with a Christian emphasis. In just a week, the children will put together a musical production and present it to an audience on Friday night. Camp is available July 11-15 and July 18-22.
Princeton Photo Workshop
Photo camp for teens
Watch your teen become an amazing photographer, from beginner to advanced in one week! Teens meet outdoors to learn and practice using their cameras to take interesting pictures. They also meet virtually for fully interactive learning sessions to learn digital photo editing and make the photographs into art. Camps run July 17 - 22 and August 7 - 12.
Terhune Orchards Camp
Farm camp for ages 7 to 11
Terhune Orchards welcomes children to a unique, fun-filled week of summer camp on the farm. Campers discover how a farm operates through fun, interactive and educational activities. Campers will explore streams, nature trails, fields, wildlife, and barnyard friends. In addition, campers cultivate a children’s garden, enjoy wagon rides, experience the harvest and sample the crops. Campers spend time outside as well as inside an Amish-built barn.
Waldorf School of Princeton
Day camp for ages 4 - 12
The Waldorf School of Princeton camp is back with two sessions and new hours. Campers will explore the 20+ acre campus and learn from teaching artists with highly specialized skills.
Watershed Nature Camp
Nature day camp
For more than 45 years, the camp has provided a spirited mix of nature, science, play and community. Camp takes place on a sprawling 950-acre nature reserve, which includes wildflower meadows, the serene Stony Brook, quiet Wargo Pond, and acres of sheltering forests. Every day, campers at the Watershed Nature Camp explore, engage and experience the wild, natural world around them. Favorite activities are hiking the trails, building shelters, meeting critters and cooling off in streams. As campers get older, they will experience even greater adventures — cookouts, camping, and trips!
Day camp and childcare
YWCA Princeton provides a wide variety of summer programs including EXPRESS YOURSELF Through Art, Music & Drama and Robotics Enrichment for children aged 4 to 8 years. They also provide summer childcare for children 2 1/2 to 6 years. They have full and half day options, bilingual learning, and flexible hours. Financial aid is available.
Blawenburg Village School
Day camp for ages 2.5 to 6
Students will participate in arts and crafts, music and movement, literacy activities, dramatic and pretend play, and playground activities including water play. Snack will be provided by the school.
Camp Lee Mar
Private, residential summer camp for campers with special needs ages 7-21
Founded in 1953, Camp Lee Mar includes a full curriculum incorporating a strong academic and speech program with traditional camp activities. The camp counselors and staff work hard to improve the daily living, social, and life skills of the campers, while giving them the happiest summers of their lives.
Coding day camps
theCoderSchool Montgomery offers a variety of coding and STEM in-person summer camp programs including, lego robotics, coding with drones, game design, and crypto currency making coding fun and engaging while honing in on your kid’s passions and motivations. Kids code throughout the week then demonstrate their creation on Fridays. Their camps provide coding lessons for kids as well as fun offline activities to create a uniquely collaborative environment where the kids work together, code together, and have a rockin’ fun summer together!
Girl Scouts Heart of NJ - Camp Agnes DeWitt
Camp for girls entering grades K - 10
Established in 1958, on 152 acres in the Sourland Mountains, this day camp features a wide variety of activities for girls entering grades K-10. Campers enjoy the outdoors, relax under covered pavilions, and may try their hand at swimming, archery, test themselves with the zip line and low ropes challenges, hike on various trails, create arts & crafts, and practice outdoor skills. With general and specialty programs, there is something for everyone.
Goddard School of Skillman
Summer with Goddard is a 10-week program filled with outdoor play and fun learning experiences. Children will explore materials and engage in activities designed to help them acquire new skills, build confidence, and reflect on how they can make an impact on their world every day.
The Lewis School Summer Study & Enrichment
Programs for kindergarten through high school
The Lewis School Summer Study Program serves as a bridge, connecting the current academic year with the one yet to come, allowing students to internalize learning. Arts-integrated, individualized learning strategies tap the many capacities and senses of the brain that make learning interesting and fun. Summer Study courses are offered in reading, spelling, reading comprehension and written expression; speech and language; athletics and arts. Their programs run from June 27 to July 15.
Princeton Ballet School Summer Intensive
Summer dance programs
Princeton Ballet School’s Advanced Summer Intensive is a 5-week program, in person or on-line, designed to nurture a dancer’s technical and artistic progress. This program attracts advanced students from all over the globe interested in studying with our distinguished faculty. Princeton Ballet School holds auditions throughout the United States and Europe to select students for the program. Princeton Ballet School also offers a Summer Intensive Juniors program for ages 9 and up and a Summer Intensive Intermediates program for ages 11 and up. Additionally, classes for children and adults are offered throughout the summer months.
Princeton Montessori Summer Quest
Day camp for 18 months to grade 3
SummerQuest at Princeton Montessori School is a wholesome, stimulating, nurturing experience for your child. Their Toddler, Primary, and Elementary programs offer age-appropriate fun in a safe and caring environment. The summer program is unique and separate from the school year, in that the novel experiences they design for the children revolve around: outdoor time, arts and crafts, special visitors, theater, and favorite traditions including gardening and "Splash-Fest" days. There's plenty of time for daydreaming and unstructured play with new and familiar friends. Full-Day and Part-Day options are available between 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.
Since 1976, the camp has provided a fun, exciting, and nurturing environment for children of all ages. Located on 225 acres of fields and woods with four heated swimming pools, air conditioned interior spaces, and includes such activities as aquatics, athletics, performing arts, creative arts, outdoor education, horseback riding, and so much more. Door to camp bus service.
Rutgers Prep SummerBlast and Summer School
Day camp and summer school
You can find the perfect program for your children of every age at Rutgers Preparatory School. Their outstanding academic Summer School offers advanced credit, review, and enrichment opportunities in every discipline. SummerBlast offers students ages 7 through 14 the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities. The professional staff can make this the best summer ever for your kids. Join in and be a part of the fun, learning and growth!
Tumbles of Princeton
Camps for kids ages 3 and up
Week-long gymnastics, art, and STEAM that keep children’s bodies moving and brains buzzing. Campers learn new skills and make new friends in a clean, fun, and nurturing environment.
Watershed Academy for High School Students
Environmental program for high school students
The Watershed Academy for High School Students are week-long environmental investigations that use real-world issues. Each session is designed to invoke a sense of wonder and inquiry into the environment. Students explore environmental careers alongside professors and professionals through hands-on activities in clean water, stream science, green infrastructure, environmental advocacy, and climate science while they engage in scientific techniques and actual conservation projects. Financial Aid available.
YMCA Camp Mason
Overnight camps, day camps, and adventure trips
Camp Mason offers families a unique blend of traditional and adventure summer camp experiences. Generations of campers and families from all walks of life have called Camp Mason their summer home since 1900, creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime. For children and young people, summer camp at Camp Mason builds confidence, self esteem and relationships while developing independence and empathy. It’s also an opportunity for kids to switch off, go techfree and enjoy spending time outdoors. Register today for THE BEST SUMMER EVER!
Westminster Conservatory Summer Music Camps
Music camps for toddlers through high school students
The conservatory offers a variety of music camps. They welcome students with or without previous musical experience.