Summer Place Programs
Summer 2024—Registration Now Open
Set off on an unforgettable summer journey at Summer Place, where we proudly present an array of summer camp programs tailored for children ranging from pre-school to 12th grade.
Hosted on the vibrant campus of the University of Hartford, and a dedicated team of experienced educators and counselors, each unique program is designed to provide an enriching and immersive experience, based on the premise that learning and fun go hand in hand!
Explore Our Programs
The Summer Place main camp program is for children who are entering grades 1 through 9 (not less than 5 or more than 15 years of age). Campers choose classes that interest them, including options such as Woodworking, STEM, Theater, Culinary, Art, Wilderness/Nature, and Recreational Sports
is designed for preschool children and includes age-appropriate activities similar to, and coordinated with, the Kinderplace program. This program is offered in six one-week sessions.
is a kindergarten readiness program that combines the fun of camp with age-appropriate learning experiences, and is offered in six one-week sessions.
Summer Place Leaders in Training offers 10th, 11th, and 12th graders an opportunity to develop leadership and communication skills to become strong and confident leaders. The program includes American Safety and Health Institute swim instruction and off-campus trips, and is offered in three two-week sessions.
At A Glance
personally designed schedules
Learn and Play at Summer Place
Witness self-discovery as your child explores diverse environments and interactions, fostering a deeper understanding of who they truly are.
A New Learning Environment
Embrace a new learning environment tailored to each child's unique strengths and preferences.
Encourage independence as children navigate challenges away from parental guidance, building confidence and problem-solving skills.
Based on Shared Interests Forge friendships based on shared interests, providing a sense of belonging.
Unleash your child's creativity in an environment free from academic pressures.
Join Our Team
Looking for a great place to learn everyday and make bonds that last a lifetime? Join our team of counselors and lifeguards and make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of children and families.
Authorization and Membership
- Summer Place Programs are licensed by the State of Connecticut.
- Summer Place is a member of the Connecticut Camping Association.