2023 Shoreline Moms Summer Camp Guide! | Shoreline Moms

Camps on the Connecticut Shoreline are preparing to help our kids have the best summer ever in 2023!

The Shoreline Moms 2023 Summer Camp Guide is here to help make the decision and registration process quick and easy, with all the info you need in one place!

Scroll down for a list of local day camps, sports camps, academic camps and more! You’ll find the age range for each camp, dates, sessions, special offers and how to register!


Camp COMO gives kids a chance to explore, play, grow, and learn on a 16-acre campus with endless possibilities including specialized STEAM, pottery, and athletic camps for campers’ to discover their passions and hone their skills! At Camp COMO day camp, each week of camp is jam-packed with swimming at the beach, planting in the garden, dressing up on the stage, and making memories to last a lifetime. Half day camps include Maker camp, which introduces campers to the world of 3D printing and CAD, pottery wheel and art camps, and basketball and sports camp! With flexible scheduling and before & after care options, you can create a weekly schedule as unique as your camper. Check www.thecomo.org/summer for details!


Get ready for the Ultimate Camp Experience! Holiday Hill Day Camp (HHDC) is not your traditional day camp. The wide variety of activities and experienced staff makes us the choice for kids who want the BEST summer ever in Prospect, CT. Activities include: Swimming, Water Activities, Cooking, American Ninja Warrior Course, Archery, Nature, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Fishing, Woodworking, Maker Space Cabin, Yoga, and High Ropes Course. In addition, HHDC provides attractive and nutritious meals to suit the needs of every camper. We are fully accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA) that assures parents we are committed to program quality and adherence to high health and safety standards.


A summer of fun awaits you at The Barn. Weekly themed camps from Theater to Art to Robotics and so much more offered June 19th through August 25th. Camps open to children entering 3rd grade and up. We also have summer camp workshops for children 4 – 8 years of age. Something for everyone and financial assistance is available. For more details and to register visit our website at madisonartsbarn.org.

Use promo code MOMS for a $20 discount on summer camps!


Kate’s Camp for Kids (Old Saybrook)
Each week is filled with theater, music, dance & visual art, culminating in a performance for family and friends that unifies all of the art forms
Sessions June 10 – August 18

Mystic Museum of Art (Mystic)
Young artists explore art through fun, educational projects, varying daily in drawing, painting, sculpture & mixed media
Sessions June 19 – August 25


Amy’s Active Learning (Clinton)
Activities include Art, Science, Yoga & Sensory exercises
Sessions June 19 – August 11

Ballestrini’s Childcare Center (Waterford)
Featuring a different theme each week
Sessions June 19 – August 25

Camp Claire (Lyme)
Rustic, old-fashioned summer camp that overlooks Hamburg Cove in Lyme

Camp Cove, Ocean Community YMCA (Mystic)
Nestled along the shores of the Mystic River on over 20 acres
Sessions June 19 – August 25

Camp Laurelwood (Madison)
Offering both Overnight and Day Camp programs, lots of fun activities and a warm welcoming community
Sessions June 25 – August 11

Carelot Children’s Center (East Lyme & Waterford)
Each week includes a field trip or incoming program to enhance the weekly theme
Sessions June 20 – August 26

The Children’s Tree Montessori (Old Saybrook)
Each week focuses on a different continent, exploring the unique animals and habitats of each without ever leaving the school in Old Saybrook
Sessions June 26 – August 3

Community Nursery School (Guilford)
Nature School Summer, CNS Toddler Summer Programming  & Author Celebrations
Sessions June 12 – August 24

Evergreen Summer Program (Stonington)
Activities include art, dance, music, hiking, exploring, science & engineering, storytelling & theater, sports & games
Sessions June 20 – July 21

Grasshopper Green Preschool (Lyme)
Open to children 32 months – 5 years
Sessions July 10 – July 28

Madison Beach & Recreation Department (Madison)
Day Camps, S.T.E.A.M Camps, Engineering Camps, Cooking Camps & Engineering Camps 
Sessions June 20 – August 18

Old Saybrook Parks & Recreation (Old Saybrook)
Junior Playground Camp, Camp for Grades 1 & 2, Camp for Grades 3 & 4, CIT Training
Sessions June 19 – August 18

Soundview Family YMCA (Branford)
Exploring nature, swimming, shooting bows & arrows and making new friends are just some aspects of the experience of participating
Sessions June 12 – August 25

The Treehouse Summer Camp (Groton)


High Hopes (Old Lyme)
Sessions June 19 – August 10


The Country School (Madison)
Fun, enriching, week-long summer camps as well as programs that meet regularly throughout the summer
Sessions June 19 – July 28


Connecticut River Museum (Essex)
Each day is different and includes a learning activity thematically tied to the River
Sessions July 10 – August 18

Mystic Aquarium (Mystic)
Each camp has a dedicated classroom within the Milne Ocean Science and Conservation Center to continue learning and exploration
Sessions June 19 – August 25

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic)
Day Camps, Overnight Sailing, Community Sailing & Schooner Brilliant Summer Sailing
Sessions June 19 – August 11

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (Stonington)
Combination of on-the-water and in-the-classroom lessons to spark curiosity, enhance learning & encourage students stepping out of comfort zones
Sessions June 19 – August 25

New London Recreation Department (New London)
Learning to sail, kayaking or snorkeling, investigating animal adaptations & marine animal collecting, and exploring many other STEM activities
Sessions July 3 – August 11

Project Oceanology (Groton)
Ocean Camp, Marine Science Research Experience, Ocean Explorer Academy, Undersea Technology Camp, Mystic Aquarium Partnership Camps
Sessions June 25 – August 18


Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center (Mystic)
Hiking, exploring and learning about our animals, woods, meadows, streams & local habitats
Sessions June 12 – August 25

RTP Estuary Center (Old Lyme)
Spend the summer where science, nature and art combine with fun
Sessions June 20 – August 18

Yellow Farmhouse Education Center (Stonington)
Visit laying hens, measure the temperature of the compost piles, dissect flowers & more… including cooking/tasting
Select Days July 11 – August 30


The Country School & Madison Racquet & Swim Club (Madison)
Tennis, Soccer, Multi-Sport, Lacrosse & Volleyball Camps

Smith Basketball Academy (New London)
For ages 5-15, skill development with a focus on fundamentals and team drills along swimming and attending a CT Sun WNBA game


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