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Summer Programs for Children 2013

The 28th edition of SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN is produced by the Memorial Hall Library. Inclusion in this list does not constitute a recommendation not does exclusion imply a lack of it.

 The American Camping Associationís web site at www.acane-camps.org offers the 2013 Guide to Summer Camp, an online resource guide and directory to ACA accredited camps in New England.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Click on program name  for detailed information

Contact and Description

Ages

Brooks School
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: daycamp@brooksschool.org

Computer camp, Teen Quest and summer school

4-18
Stem College for Kids, NECC
Haverhill
Phone: 978-556-3456
Email: mshattuck@necc.mass.edu

Computers, engineering, web design, painting and theater.

9-14
K.I.T.E.
Pike School, 34 Sunset Rock Road Andover
Phone: 978-475-1422 (call 8am-6pm)
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com

Full day advanced program for the high ability learner

Grades K-8; Ages 3-13
Phillips Academy
Andover
978-749-4400
Email: summer@andover.edu

Summer school, science, math and mentoring programs

Grades 8-12
American International Education Associates
White Mountain School, Bethlehem, NH
Phone: 603-759-3376
Email: vin@aieglobal.com Vincent Bradley, Executive Director

Summer enrichment programs targeting pre-law, pre-med and politics

Grades 6-12
Andover Community Services Phone: 978-623-8274
Email: mmontbleau@andoverma.gov  Mary Montbleau, Community Services Director

A variety of enrichment programs

Ages 15-18


SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Stepping Stone
Stiles Pond, Boxford
Phone: 978-685-3000  

Six-week educational day program for students with development delays or multiple disabilities

5-22
Challenge Unlimited
Ironstone Farm
450 Lowell St., Andover
Phone: 978-475-4056
Email Info@challengeunlimited.org

Uses a horses ability to enhance a disabled person's movement and emotional health.

7+
Easter Seals Camps
Agassiz Village

West Poland, ME
Phone: 1-800-244-2756 ext. 410
Email: info@eastersealsma.org       

Serves campers with disabilities

8-13
Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network Summer Camp
Salem, NH
Phone: 603-893-2900 ext. 3230
Email: webmaster@northeastrehab.com

Offers continued theraputic services througout the summer to students, families, and staff

4-18 

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Acting Out, Theater Company
55 Island Street, Lawrence
Phone: Linda Schoonmaker, 978-794-0001
Emailinfo@actingouttheater.com

Provides access to all aspects of the performing arts, including crew, publicity, and acting

5-7 or 9-15
Adventures in Time 
No. Andover Historical Society
North Andover
Phone: Carol Majahad, 978-686-4035
Email: director.nahistory@gmail.com

Exploration of history with hands on activities and field trips

7-13
Andover School of Ballet Phone: Kristina Liversidge, 978-475-5919
Email: kristinaasb@mac.com

Dance education and training

4+
Little Sprouts Summer Program
Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA
Phone: Shinnon Fakhri, 1-877-977-7688
Email: sfakhri@LittleSprouts.com

Classroom and playground activities

5-13
Brooks School
Summer Program

North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: daycamp@brooksschool.org

Day camp, summer school, and teen quest

4-12
Boston University Summer Reading Programs
Methuen & Haverhill
Phone: 1-800-964-8888

Summer reading programs for all ages

Grades K-adult
C.A.M.P.
Creative Arts, Music & Performance
Camp Wekeela, ME
Phone: 505-946-0488
Email: info@c-a-m-p.net

Non-competitive creative arts camp

7-17
Camp Groove
Cambridge, Lexington & Byfield
Phone: 617-868-1118

A contemporary music school with rock, jazz, pop, and hip-hop

8-18
Children's Studio for
the Arts

Collins Center
Andover 
Phone: Elly Seavey, 978-475-3319, 978-623-8274
Email: dcs@andoverma.gov

For young artist to develop artistic and creative skills

Grades 1-6; interns Grades 7-8
Creative Arts
Reading
Phone: 781-942-9600
Email: info@weteachcreativearts.org

Visual arts program for children

2.9-16
Design Camp
University of Massachusetts Lowell -
Through the Youth Development Organization Lawrence, MA
Phone: 978-688-1375

Students work through engineering projects

Grades 5-10
Essex Art Center
Lawrence
Phone: Maria Sanchez Kouassi, 978-685-2343
Email: info@essexartcenter.com

Afternoon and daytime intensive classes for students who love art

3+
Essex Rowing Club Summer Rowing Programs
Methuen, MA
Phone: Hallie Woods, 978-208-4617,
Email: halliewoods@essexrowing.org

Rowing instruction and competition for high school; sculling for middle school

Grades 6-12
Greater Lawrence Technical School Imagination Vacation Andover Phone: 978-686-0194, x5018

A Career Exploration Summer Program

Grades
6-8
ID Tech Camps & Gaming Camps
Merrimack College
North Andover
Phone: 1-888-709-8324
Email: info@internalDrive.com

Technical courses in computers, including programming and gaming

7-18
Ipswich River Camp Day Camps
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Topsfield
Phone: 978-887-9264
Email: ipswichriver@massaudubon.org

Small group nature study, environmental crafts, and cooperative games

4-14
Kaleidoscope
The Pike School
Andover
Phone: 978-475-1422 
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com

Concrete learning in a creative setting

3-1-/
Summer Camp at Nevins Farm
Nevins Farm
Methuen
Phone: 978-687-7453, ext.6113
Email: jdupras@mspca.org

Lifetime lessons of compassion, responsibility, and respect toward animals and the environment

Grades 2-9
Londonderry Dance Academy- Creative Kids Camp
NH
Phone:603-432-0032-5952
Email: londonderrydance@gmail.com

Introduces kids to theater arts

5-18
Summer Adventures at Shed Inc.
Andover
Phone: Dina Hurley 978-623-8462

Clubs, field trips, sports, and games

Grades pre-K-8
Summer Reading
Memorial Hall Library Andover
Phone: Beth Kerrigan, 978-623-8400 ext. 39
Email: bkerrigan@mhl.org

Individualized program designed to encourage enjoyment of books and reading

Kids of all ages
Summer Theatre Ensemble
CSA - DCS
Collins Center, Andover
Phone: Elly Seavey or Rita Casper, 978-475-3319, or 978-623-8274

For young performers who share a passion for theater

Grades 6-12
Treble Chorus of
New England

West Parish, Andover
Phone: 978-470-8263

Provides vocal training and performance experience for children and young adults

Grades 1-12
Windkist Equestrian Center
North Andover
Phone: Patricia Lambert, 978-688-7662
Email: plambert@windkistfarm.com

Two hours of horseback riding lessons geared to the rider's experience

Ages 5 and up
MRT's Young Artists at Play Merrimack Repertory Theatre
Lowell
Phone: Dan Berube, 978-654-7550
Email: Daniel.Berube@MerrimackRep.org

Fun and rewarding theatrical experience for students

Grades 1-12

DAY CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
All Day Discovery Program
Andover DCS
South School and Recreation Park
Phone: Jen Hagopian, 978-623-8274
Email: dcs@andoverma.gov

Sports, games, swimming, boating, and arts and crafts

Grades 1-6
Beach Buddies
Andover DCS
Pomps Pond
Phone: Jessica Miele, 978-623-8274
Email: Jmiele@andoverma.gov

Swimming and boating lessons, beach activities, arts and crafts

4-7
Brooks Day Camp
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: daycamp@brooksschool.org

Recreational, creative, educational experiences

4-12; CIT 13-15
Camp Evergreen
Andover
Phone: 978-475-2502
Email: office@campevergreen.com

Programs in a natural environment

4½-14
Camp Hadar
Captain's Pond
Salem, NH
Phone: 978-688-0466 (Winter)
Phone: 603-898-6883 (Summer)
Email: info@camphadar.org

Camp experience in a Jewish environment

4-Grade 8;
CIT Grades 9-10
Camp Leslie
Georgetown
Phone: 978-352-8060
Email: questions@campleslie.org

4-H Camp including, archery, boating and swimming

7-14
Camp Maud Eaton, Girl Scouts
Pomps Pond, Andover
(other camps/locations available)
Phone: 617-350-8335
Email: jlenahan@girlscoutseasternmass.org

Swimming, arts and crafts, nature

girls
6-17
 
Camp Otter, YMCA
Captain's Pond, Salem, NH
Phone: Francis Kenneally, 978-975-1330
Email: fkenneally@mvymca.org

Archery, arts and crafts, sports, swimming, and water sports

6-13
Cedarland
Haverhill
Phone: Beth Bailey 978-521-7700 Ext 101
Email: BBailey@Cedardale-Health.net

Pool, baskeball, volleyball, baseball, arts and crafts

3-14
Cub Scout Day Camp

Lone Tree, Kingston, NH
Phone: Yankee Clipper Council, 978-372-0591
info@yccbsa.org

Nature, archery, cooking, fishing, crafts, first aid

boys Grades 2-5

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Lawrence
YMCA

Bear Island, Meredith, NH
Phone: Francis Kenneally, 978-975-1330
Email: fkenneally@mvymca.org  

Traditional camp activities

boys
8-16
Camp Nokomis
YMCA

Bear Island, Meredith, NH
Phone: Francis Kenneally, 978-975-1330
Email: fkenneally@mvymca.org  

Traditional camp activities

girls
8-16
Camp Runels
Girl Scouts

Pelham, NH
Phone: Mary Strom, 800-882-1662, X5320
Email: mstrom@girlscoutseasternmass.org

 Fun traditional camping experience

girls 6-17
Camp Wah-Tut-Ca
Boy Scouts

Northwood, NH
Phone: Kevin Nichols, 978-478-5075
Email: kevin.nichols@scouting.org  

Discover the natural and archealogical history of the What-Tut-Ca Reservation

boys Grades 6-12
Cub Scout Resident Camp
Lone Tree, Kingston, NH
Phone: Kevin Nichols, 978-478-5075
Email: kevin.nichols@scouting.org  

Traditional camping

boys Grades 4-5
Youth Academy
Essex County
Phone: 978-750-1900 x3312
Email: ya@eccf.com

Youth leadership camp

12-15

SPORTS CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Baseball
Doherty Middle School
Andover
Phone: Ken Maglio, 603-635-2158
Email: Ken.Maglio@comcast.net

Warrior baseball summer session

7-16
Andover DCS Sports Programs
various programs/locations
Phone: Mary Montbleau, 978-623-8274
Email: mmontbleau@andoverma.gov

Sports programs through the Town of Andover

3Ĺ-18
Brooks School Soccer Program
with Hubert Vogelsinger
North Andover
Phone: 1-888-780-2267
Email: vogelsinger@ussportscamps.com

Soccer camp with professional coaching staff

7-18
Hooptown Basketball Camp
Field House, Andover High School
Andover
Phone: Dave Fazio, 978-682-9676
Emailcoachfaz@comcast.net

Teaches the love of basketball

Grades 2-10
John Smith Soccer School
Merrimack College
North Andover
Phone: 1-800-998-7622
Email form:http://johnsmithsports.com/contact-us.html

Sponsored by NSCAA

8-17
Merrimack College Summer Sports Camps
Athletic Dept.
North Andover
Phone: 978-837-5324

Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, Basketball and Football

Boys 8-16; girls gr. 2-6
Phillips Academy Skating School
Andover
Phone: Andrea Mohns-Brillaud, 978-684-7203

Two rinks in a state of the art facility

various ages
Shore Country Day School Sports
Beverly
Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 236

Lacrosse, soccer and baseball

Grades 2-10

SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover: Drop-in Playground
Recreation Park, Andover
Phone: Kim Stamas, 978-623-8274
Email: Kstamas@andoverma.gov

Drop-in activities

Grades 1-6
Lawrence:
Playground Program
North and South Common
Phone: 978-620-3252

Wiffleball, basketball, kickball, jump rope, arts and crafts

6-12
Methuen:
Playground Program

Call for locations
Recreation Dept., 978-983-8590

Flag football, street hockey, swimming, rowing, tennis

6+

TEEN PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-623-8241
Email: ays@andoverma.gov

Summer fun

Grades 6-9
North Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-682-9000
Email: info@nayouth.com

Summer fun

Grades 6-8
Teen Summer Programs
Memorial Hall Library
Andover
Phone: 978-623-8401 Ext. 56 ya@mhl.org

Daily activities

Grades 6-12 

 

Inclusion in this listing does not constitute a recommendation nor does exclusion imply a lack of it.

Last updated: May 20, 2013
URL: http://www.mhl.org/andover/camps.htm?section=3
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