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Summer Programs for Children

SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN is produced by the Memorial Hall Library. Inclusion in this list does not constitute a recommendation nor does exclusion imply a lack of it.

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

Updated: March 19, 2020

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Name/Location Contact and Description Ages
Brooks Summer School
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Non-Delete Tablegraded courses focusing on academic enrichment

Grades 7-12

College for Kids at Northern Essex Community College
Haverhill, MA

Phone: 978-556-3332
Email: College4Kids@necc.mass.edu
STEM-based weeklong programs
Grades
2-7
K.I.T.E. 
Pike School, Andover
Phone: 978-474-6232
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com
One-week full-day advanced program for the high ability learner 
Grades Pre-K-7
Phillips Academy Summer Session
Andover
Phone: 978-749-4400
Email: summer@andover.edu
Summer school, science, math, writing, mentoring programs, test prep classes,
English Language Learning Institute
Grades 7-12
STEM Academy at Northern Essex 
Community College 

Haverhill, MA 
Phone: 978-556-3332
Email: College4Kids@necc.mass.edu
3D printing, TV production, mathematics
Grades 7-10

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Sno Mo
Easter Seals Camps
Gilmanton Ironworks, NH
Phone: 603-364-5818
Email: cellis@eastersealsnh.org
Serves children and young adults with disabilities and special needs in an overnight program
Ages 11-21
Challenge Unlimited
Ironstone Farm
,
Andover
Phone: 978-475-4056
Email: camp@challengeunlimited.org
Provides a variety of horse- and farm-related activities for children & teens of all abilities
Ages 7-15

Pony Pals
Windrush Farm,
North Andover

Phone: 978-682-7855
Email: programs@windrushfarm.org
Weeklong program for beginner and intermediate riders that teaches riding and horsemanship skills in a fun and social setting
Ages 6-early teen
Spotlight Summer Program
St. John's Prep,
Danvers

Phone: Christine Curtin, 978-624-2335
Email: ccurtin@ne-arc.org
Two age groups of students (6-9 and 10-22) with ASD, anxiety, ADD, and ADHD that work on social skills with elements of ABA, and a film project throughout the summer

Ages 6-22

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Acting Out Theater Company
Lawrence
Phone: 978-794-0001
Email: info@actingouttheater.com
Introduces kids & teens to various aspects of performing arts, including stage crew, costumes, singing, dancing, improv, and acting
Ages 4-18
Adventures in Time
North Andover
Phone: Carol Majahad, 978-686-4035
Email: education.nahistory@gmail.com
Exploration of history with hands on activities and field trips from the North Andover Historical Society
Ages 7-13
Andover School of Ballet
Andover
Phone: Kristina Liversidge, 978-475-5919
Email: kristinaasb@mac.com
Dance education and training
Ages 3+
Broadway at Brooks
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Two-week summer theater workshop with professionals
Grades 1-6
Camp Meraki
Oakland, ME
Phone: 646-684-3539
Email: info@campmeraki.com
Non-competitive creative arts camp
Ages 8-17
Children's Studio for the Arts
West Elementary School, 
Andover
 
Phone: Beth-Ann Price, 978-623-8340
Email:  bprice@aps1.net
For young artist to develop artistic and creative skills
Grades 1-8;
interns grades 9-12
Creative Arts
Reading
Phone: 781-942-9600
Email: office@weteachcreativearts.org
Theater, visual arts, & music programs for children and teens
Ages 4-18
Essex Art Center
Lawrence
Phone: 978-685-2343
Email: info@essexartcenter.org
Afternoon and daytime intensive classes for students who love art
Ages 4-15
ID Tech Summer Tech Camps
Endicott, Harvard Law, & MIT
Phone: 1-888-709-8324
Email: hello@idtech.com
Technical courses in computers, including programming and gaming
Ages 7-17
Ipswich River Nature Day Camps
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Topsfield
Phone: 978-887-9264
Email: ipswichriver@massaudubon.org
Small group nature study, environmental crafts, and cooperative games
Ages 4-14
Kaleidoscope
The Pike School
Andover
Phone: 978-474-6232
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com
Concrete learning in a creative setting
Ages 3-13
Little Sprouts Summer Program
Andover

Phone: 1-877-977-7688
Email: inquiries@littlesprouts.com
Classroom and playground activities

Ages 7-11
Merrimack Repertory Theatre's Young Company
Lowell
Phone: Kaitlyn Crockett, Young Company Coordinator 978-654-7552
Email: kaitlyn.crockett@mrt.org
Fun and rewarding theatrical experience for students
Grades 9-12
Nevins Farm Summer Camp
Methuen
Phone: 978-687-7453 x6108 or x6101 (weekends)
Email: humaneeducation@mspca.org
Lifetime lessons of compassion, responsibility, and respect toward animals and the environment
Ages 5-14
Rec. Dept. Enrichment
Programs
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
A variety of enrichment programs in science, arts, and athletics
Ages 3-15
Russian School of Mathematics
Summer Programs
Andover, MA
Andover@RussianSchool.com
Phone: 978-409-2590
Program to allow students to keep advancing in math over the summer
Grades K-10
SHED Children's Campus
Andover
Phone: 978-684-5055
Clubs, field trips, sports, and games
Ages 3-15
Summer Reading
Memorial Hall Library
Andover
Phone: Beth Kerrigan, 978-623-8440
Email: bkerrigan@mhl.org
Individualized program designed to encourage enjoyment of books and reading
Birth-Grade 5
Triple Threat Theater Camp
Londonderry Dance Academy
Londonderry, NH
Phone: 603-432-0032
Email: triplethreattheatercamp@gmail.com" rel="nofollow"> triplethreattheatercamp@gmail.com
Introduces kids to theater arts
Ages 5-18
Windkist Equestrian Centre
North Andover
Phone: Patricia Lambert, 978-688-7662
Email: windkistequestriancentre@gmail.com
Horseback riding lessons geared to the rider's experience
Ages 6-16
Youth Leadership Academy
Essex County Sheriff's Department

Phone: 978-750-1900 x3312
Provides a structured youth diversion program for at risk kids & adolescents
ya@essexsheriffma.org

Ages 8-14

DAY CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages

Rec. Dept. Day Programs
Andover

Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
All Day Discovery Camp, Beach Buddies (1/2 day available), C.I.T. Program, Outer Limits, Rec Park Playground

Pre-K-Grade 10
Brooks School Day Camp
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Traditional summer camp with arts, sports, swimming, and more
Ages 3-14
Camp Evergreen 
Andover
Phone: 978-475-2502
Email: office@campevergreen.com
Programs in a natural environment
Ages 4½-14
Camp Hadar 
Salem, NH
Phone: 603-898-6883
Email: info@camphadar.org
Camp experience in a Jewish cultural environment
Grades Pre-K-10
Camp Leslie  
Georgetown
Phone: 978-352-8060
Email: questions@campleslie.org
4-H Camp including, archery, boating and swimming
Ages 7-14
Camp Otter (YMCA) 
Salem, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Archery, arts and crafts, sports, swimming, and water sports
Ages 6-13

Cedardale
Groveland

Phone: 978-372-2622
Swimming, outdoor, and creative activities
Ages 3 years 9 months-13
Cedarland
Haverhill
Phone: Beth Bailey 978-521-7700
Email: BBailey@Cedardale-Health.net
Swimming, athletics, arts & crafts, theme days, and trips
Ages 4-14
Maud Eaton Day Camp (Girl Scouts) 
Andover
Phone: 617-350-8335, 844-306-4736 (en español)
Email: customercare@gsema.org
Swimming, arts and crafts, nature
Girls in grades 1-12
Summer Shore Day Camp
Beverly
Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 256
Email: jnorris@shoreschool.org
Swimming and a variety of offerings with special guests
Ages 4-11
Summer Fun at Saint Michael School
North Andover, MA

Phone: 978-686-1862
Email: st-michael@comcast.net
A variety of activities, including STEAM, robotics, field trips, sports, and more

Grades K-8

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Lawrence (YMCA)
Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Traditional camp activities
Boys
ages 8-16
Camp Nokomis (YMCA)
Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Traditional camp activities
Girls
ages 8-16
Camp Wa Wa Segowea
Southfield, MA 
Phone: 413-229-9110
Email: campwawa@smithpark.org
Overnight camp with private lake, arts and crafts, cooperation games, archery, and a wide variety of other activities. CIT, and one week options available
Ages 8-16
Camp Wekeela
Hartford, ME
Phone: (201)-612-5125
Email: info@campwekeela.com
Traditional camp activities
Ages 7-16

SPORTS CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
AHS Warriors Baseball
Andover
Phone: Dan Grams, 978-886-0928
Email: dannygrams@gmail.com
Warrior Baseball School -- summer session
Ages 4-13
Hooptown Basketball Camp
Andover
Phone: David Fazio, 978-337-1966
Email: coachfaz@hooptowncamp.com
Teaches the love of basketball
Grades 2-10
Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy
North Andover
Phone: 1-800-645-3226
Soccer camp with professional coaching staff
Ages 9-18
Phillips Academy Skating School
Andover
Phone: Andrea Brillaud, 978-684-7203
Email: abrillaud@andover.edu
Programs are designed for skaters who have passed USFSA Basic Badge 3 through Juvenile Freestyle test.
Ages 5-18
Rec. Dept. Youth Summer Sports
Andover
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Soccer, golf, stand up paddle board, tennis, baseball, football, track, and kidsports (intro to soccer, baseball, basketball)
Ages 4-18
Shore Sports
Beverly

Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 256
Email: jnorris@shoreschool.org
Girls lacrosse, soccer skills for boys and girls, gilrs field hockey at Shore Country Day School

Grades 1-9
Specialty Sports
Shore Country Day School,
Beverly
Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 256
Email: jnorris@shoreschool.org
Boston Soccer Camps, Celtics Basketball Camp, Red Sox Summer Baseball
Ages 5-13
Steel Soccer Camps
Andover
Phone: 844-893-1200 ext. 1000
Email: info@steelsoccer.com
Unique coaching to challenge kids to improve their skills
Ages 5-12

TEEN PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-623-8360
Summer fun
Grades 6-12
Leaders in Training
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Brooks School's program for developing leadership, confidence, and responsibility
Grades 8-12
Rec. Dept. Teen Programs

Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Outer LImits--day camp for grades 6-8 with swimming, hiking, projects, games, etc.
C.I.T. Program--leadership and teamwork skills for grades 8-10

Grades 6-10
Rec. Dept. Lifeguard
& Water Safety Instructor Training
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Ages 15+
Summer of Service,
South Church

Andover

Phone: 978-475-0321
Email: scand@southchurch.com
Engages teens in hands-on service projects and summer fun

Grades 7-12
Teen Summer Programs
Memorial Hall Library
Andover

Phone: 978-623-8463
Email: ya@mhl.org
Read books to earn prizes, attend fun events

Grades 6-12 

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

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