Arts, Dance, Drama, and Music

Sports

Academics

Day Camps

For Young Children

Sleepaway Camps

For Teens

Corrections or additions?

These listings were prepared by Lynn Miller for the March 2, 2005

edition of U.S. 1 and for the February 18 edition of West

Windsor-Plainsboro News. All rights reserved.

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Arts, Dance, Drama, and Music

Actors’ NET of Bucks County, 635 North Delmorr Avenue,

Morrisville, PA, 215-295-3694. E-mail: actorsnet@aol.com.

www.actorsnetbucks.org.

Summer Stars Theater Training Program: Acting, voice, and dance

workshop for kids age 7 to 11 in the morning and ages 13 to 17 in the

afternoon. $350 to $375 for the four-week course, Monday, July 11

through the weekend of August 5. Each concludes with a full-length

musical comedy. "Unreality TV" for the morning group; "Southwest Side

Story" for the teens.

Allentown Children’s Theater, Upper Freehold Regional

Elementary/Middle School, Allentown, New Jersey, 732-859-1312. E-mail:

allentowntheater@verizon.net. www.allentownchildrenstheater.com.

Musical Theater Magic: Singing, stage movement, theater terminology,

and acting for students in grades 1 to 6. Three-week half-day program.

Beginning Tuesday, July 5, through July 22; and July 25 to August 12.

8:30 to 11:30 a.m. $260 to $270.

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton,

609-924-8777. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

Will be at Princeton Junior School this year (construction at the

center). After camp care available, $20 a day. Art sampler in various

media, ages 10 to 12. Eight week-long art and drama camps for ages 4

to 9. Different theme each week. Teen classes in drawing, photography,

and film throughout the summer months. Begins on Monday, June 20.

Cranbury Arts Council, 39 Cranbury Neck Road, Cranbury,

609-655-1705. www.cranbury.org/artscouncil.

Art and Technology Camp: For students in grades 2 to 9. Computer

graphics, filmmaking, jazz band ensemble, fashion design, musical

theater, and folk arts and crafts.

Culinary Kids, Villa Victoria Academy, Ewing, 609-882-1700 ext

41.

Summer camp sessions for aspiring chefs in grade 3 to 6.

George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick,

732-846-2895. gsponline.org.

Theater classes for ages 5 through teens include Treasure Trunk

one-day classes for ages 7 to 10, June 20 to 24; Teen Young Company,

June 27 to July 15, audition required; and Teen Conservatory, July 25

to August 5. Also, one and two week theater classes beginning June 27.

Harmony School, 139 Village Boulevard, Plainsboro, 609-243-9710.

www.harmonyschool.com.

Spanish for ages 4 to 7, two week sessions, beginning Monday, July 11.

Drama Kids for ages 5 to 17 offers age-appropriate classes in dramatic

activities.

Highland Studios, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-466-3475.

Painting and photography for ages 6 to 16. Weekly sessions, half and

full day.

Hun School, 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, 609-921-7600.

www.hunschool.org.

Summer Theater Classics: Four-week intensive theater workshop for ages

13 to 18. Monday, June 27, through Friday, July 29. Previous theater

experience, audition, and interview are required. Day students, $805;

resident students, $4,785.

Kelsey Theater, Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-586-4800,

ext. 3566. www.kelseyatmccc.org.

Tomato Patch: 31st year for the visual and performing arts summer

workshop. For 5th through 12th grade students with interest in

theater, dance, music, or visual art. Students major in one area and

choose classes in other disciplines. Performance at the end of the

session. Begins Monday, June 27. Before and after camp available.

$600. Three-week master class for those who have attended Tomato Patch

session one. Monday, July 18, to Thursday, August 4. Focus on

audition, resumes, and how to find jobs. Final performance. $450.

Mercer County College, West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3524.

Website: www.mccc.edu.

Intense dance technique class for advanced students, 16 and up.

Eight-week program, Monday to Thursday, 9 to 11 a.m.

New York Film Academy, Princeton University Campus,

212-674-4300. E-mail: film@nyfa.com. www.nyfa.com.

Four-week filmmaking workshop, six-week filmmaking workshop, and

four-week acting for film workshop. For ages 14 and up. Begins on

Sunday, June 26. Live on Princeton campus.

Notre Dame High School, 601 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville,

609-882-7900. www.notredame.k12.nj.us.

Performing Arts camp for grades 7 and up. Information about arts and

creative writing programs are not available at time of publication.

Old Barracks Museum, Barrack Street, Trenton, 609-396-1776.

E-mail: www.barracks.org. Celebrate George Washington’s birthday

with a photo session, birthday cake, and press conference on Monday,

February 21, 2:30 p.m.

Co-ed camp for ages 9 to 12. Three one-week sessions July 11 through

July 29. Be a part of George Washington’s Continental Army and

recreate 18th-century camp life with songs, crafts, dances, marches,

drills, and cooking. Parents are invited to the last day of camp.

$175.

Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7500. www.peddie.org.

Summer Theater Camp includes two two-week sessions of a training

program for students ages 12 to 15 featuring musical theater, acting,

and dance. Begins Monday, July 11. Visual arts for ages 8 to 12,

begins Monday, July 11, in one-week sessions. Green Apple Theater

program for ages 8 to 11, four one-week sessions, also begins Monday,

July 11. Also, see sports and academics.

Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville,

215-946-0400. www.pennsburymanor.org.

Time Travelers Camp, grades 1 to 3, $100. History Camp, grades 4 to 6.

$100. Kindergarten Camp, hands-on activities, $50.

Performing Arts High School, Mercer County College, Old Trenton

Road, West Windsor, 609-586-3550. www.mccc.edu.

Dance, drama techniques, and vocal music program for grades 8 to 12.

Playwrights Theater Camp, 33 Green Village Road, Madison,

973-514-1787. www.ptnj.org

Theater camps include playwriting, acting, puppet theater, and musical

performance. Half-day for pre-K to grade 3; full-day for grades 4 to

9; and teen evening camp. Two-week sessions.

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 101 Drake’s Corner Road,

Princeton, 609-921-6499. www.princetonacademy.org.

Clown Academy for students from grades 4 to 12. Features miming,

pie-throwing, slapstick, pratfalls, make-up, unicycling, juggling,

stilt-walking, costuming, tumbling, and acrobatics. Begins Monday,

June 27. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Princeton Ballet School, Princeton Area, 609-921-7758.

www.arballet.org.

Ballet, modern dance, jazz, and composition in several studio

locations. Ballet Plus Juniors is a five-week program for intermediate

students ages 9 to 11. Ballet Plus Seniors is a six-week program for

high intermediate students ages 11 to 14. Can be taken in two-week

increments.

Summer Intensive is a five-week program with optional residential

component. Classes are at Princeton studio; dormitories at Princeton

increments. For the advanced student age 13 and up. Audition is

required.

Princeton Dance and Theater Studio, 116 Rockingham Row,

Forrestal Village, Plainsboro, 609-514-1600.

www.princetondance.com.

For ages 10 to 15. Ballet intensive junior, July 5 to 22. Prep for

pointe and beginner pointe. $630. Broadway Bound, July 25 to August

15. Beginner and intermediate theater dance. $675.

Five-week program for ages 13 to 20 with technique, pointe,

partnering, pilates, jazz, modern, and theater dance. Optional

boarding at the Hun School, $1,600. June 27 to July 29, $2,000.

Audition is required.

Classes include storybook dance, ages 4 and 5; beginner ballet, ages 6

to 8; intermediate ballet, ages 7 to 11. Open classes in ballet, ages

11 and up; and Flamenco, $15 to $16. Jazz and theater dance workshop

with Geoffrey Doig-Marx, ages 11 and up, July 11 to 14, $75.

Princeton Rep Shakespeare Festival, Princeton University Campus,

609-921-3682. www.princetonrep.org.

Summer program, affiliated with Actors Movement Studio, will be in New

York City in June. For serious students only 18 and up. Repertory

Apprentice Program July and August in Princeton.

Professional Center for the Arts, 4 Tennis Court, Hamilton,

609-586-3008. www.professionalcenterforthearts.com.

Kids Camp: Dance, acting, crafts, and performance. Monday to Friday,

August 1 to 5. Movie Camp: Students make their own movie. Monday to

Sunday, August 15 to 21. Dance Camp: Students work and perform with

entertainment industry professionals. Monday to Saturday, August 8 to

13.

Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton,

609-921-2330. www.stuartschool.org.

Stu-Arts is a co-ed summer program for visual and performing arts for

students in grades 2 to 8. Three one-week sessions begin Monday, June

13, $300 weekly. Tennis and after camp available.

Also, musical theater for teens (co-ed), July 5 to 15, $650; Visual

Arts for grades 8 to 12 (co-ed). One-week sports camps for girls only

in grades 3 to 8, including field hockey, tennis, basketball,

lacrosse, tennis, and basketball. $175 weekly. Also see academics and

sports.

Studio for Fine Ceramic Objects, Hopewell, 609-466-0887.

Summer pottery classes for ages to 16.

Taubenslag Productions, North Brunswick, 732-422-7071.

www.taubenslagproductions.com.

Theater Camp: Half-day and full-day programs, two to eight-week

sessions. Musical production each week with roles for all campers.

Acting, scenery, costumes, props, special effects, and painting.

Workshops featuring audition preparation, dance instruction, stage

make-up, stage combat, and theater games. Daily swim. CIT program for

age 15 only. Monday, June 27 to Friday, August 19.

That Pottery Place, 217 Clarksville Road, West Windsor,

609-716-6200. E-mail: thtpotteryplace@aol.com.

Imagination: Summer art camp for all ages.

The Clay Garden, 34 Second Street, Hopewell, 609-466-2637.

www.theclaygarden.com.

Program for ages 6 to 16 to create functional pottery and sculpture.

Weekly half day sessions, $175 per week. Weekly full day sessions,

$350.

The Dance Corner, Southfield Shopping Center, West Windsor,

609-799-9677. www.thedancecorner.org.

One-week sessions for children ages 3 to 5; Monday, Wednesday, and

Friday. Predance, snack, and craft. $75 per week. Monday, July 11,

through August 5. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Regular classes in ballet, tap, jazz, pilates also available.

The Dance Corner, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, 346

Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609-799-9677.

www.thedancecorner.org.

Two two-weeks sessions for children ages 5 to 14. Ballet, tap, jazz,

hip hop, lyrical, and acro/jazz. Session I, July 11 to 22; Session II,

July 25 to August 5. Half day, $225; full day, $400. Before and after

camp available.

The Dance Corner, Plainsboro, 609-799-9677.

www.thedancecorner.org.

Ballet Intensive Camp, Monday to Fridays, one-week sessions beginning

July 11, July 18, July 25, and August 1. Advanced ballet technique,

pointe, variations, choreography, theater dance, and pilates. $300 per

week.

Musical Theater workshop in conjunction with the Dance Corner and

Madore Piano and Voice Studio. Tuesday through Thursday, August 9, 10,

11. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ages six and up, $225. Singing, acting, and

dancing lessons culminating in musical production number. Guest

artists from New York. Before and after camp care available.

Triangle, Lawrenceville, 609-896-4100.

www.triangleart.com.

Youth Art Camp offers arts and crafts activities for ages three and

up. Morning and afternoon sessions, full day and half day.

West Windsor Arts Council, 609-919-1982,

www.westwindsorarts.org.

The Arts Medley Summer Camp in partnership with Princeton Dance &

Theater Studio. Based on a staged production of a classic story in

literature, the camp weaves literary, visual, performing, and

production arts. Two-week sessions begin June 27. Ages 5 to 7, 9 a.m.

to noon. Ages 8 to 11, 1 to 4 p.m. $270 to $300.

Westminster Choir College, Hamilton Avenue and Walnut Lane,

Princeton, 609-921-7104. www.rider.edu.

Middle School Piano Camp: Resident program. Begins Sunday, June 26.

High School Solo Pianist: Daily private lessons and lecture/recitals.

Attend seminars. Resident program. Begins Sunday, June 26.

Middle School Vocal Camp: Classes in the fundamentals of music, basic

theory, and music reading. Choir rehearsals feature music from around

the world. Resident program. Begins Sunday, June 26.

Composition Week: For high school students to study composition

techniques, score analysis, daily private lessons, and computer lab

work. Resident program. Begins Sunday, July 3.

High School Solo Vocal Artist: Daily private voice lessons and

performance techniques. Introduction to opera, movement classes,

attend seminars, and learn how to prepare for an audition. Resident

program. Begins Sunday, July 3.

Musical Theater Workshop: For high school performers to study and

perform in a showcase. Scene study and voice lessons. Resident

program. Begins Sunday, July 31.

Organ Week: For high school students focuses on daily private lessons,

audition preparation, and trips to hear and play some of the region’s

most noted organs. Resident program. Begins Sunday, July 17.

Piano Camp: For high school students, the program presents master

classes, lectures, and demonstrations. Resident program. Begins

Sunday, July 17.

Writers Room, 4 West Oakland Avenue, Doylestown, Pennsylvania,

215-348-1663. www.writersroom.net.

Children’s Writing Camp for students entering grades 5 to 7 (9 a.m. to

noon) and grades 8 to 10 (1 to 4 p.m.). Work with professional writers

writing poetry, song lyrics, games, short stories, and journalism. An

anthology is published at the end of the summer.

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Sports

Arena Gymnastics, 745 Alexander Road, West Windsor,

609-951-9868. www.arenagymnastics.com.

Summer Camp: Full and half days, one to five days a week, early

drop-off, extended hours, summer skills for ages 5 to 16. Tuesday,

July 5, through August 26.

Cranbury Farms, 80 Petty Road, Cranbury, 609-395-1790.

Summer program for ages 9 to 15 in July and August. English hunter

jumper riding stable with two outdoor riding rings.

ESF (Education Sports and Fun), Lawrenceville School, Route 206,

Lawrenceville, 609-896-0606. www.esfcamps.com.

Sports camp for ages 7 to 14. Phillies Phantasy Baseball Academy for

ages 7 to 14 (www.philliesacademy.com). One week, $330; two weeks,

$650. Tennis Camp for ages 6 to 15. Open house Saturday, February 26,

1 to 4 p.m.

Hun School, 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, 609-921-7600.

www.hunschool.org.

Camps for boys and girls basketball and boys lacrosse.

Hunter Farms, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-2932.

Riding and jumping week-long programs.

Ice Land Skating Center, 6 Tennis Court, Hamilton, 609-588-6672.

www.ice-land.com.

Summer Hockey School: For players ages 7 to 14 at all skill levels.

Figure Skating School.

Mercer County College, West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3566.

www.mccc.edu.

Sports camps for ages 7 to 17 include baseball, softball, basketball,

golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis. One-week sessions begin

Monday, June 20.

Nassau Swim Club, Lower Springdale Road, Princeton,

609-921-7282. www.nassauswimclub.org.

Nassau Swim Team: Swim and diving teams for students ages 5 to 17.

Daily practice 9 a.m. to noon. Club membership required.

Notre Dame High School, 601 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville,

609-882-7900. www.notredame.k12.nj.us.

Sports camps by outside professionals on school grounds. Each has

different contact information and start date.

Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7500. www.peddie.org.

Basketball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse, and other sports camps are held

at school, run by professionals.

Power Pitching & Hitting, West Windsor, 609-716-7181. E-mail:

info@powerpitchingandhitting.com.

www.powerpitchingandhitting.com.

One week baseball camps include hitting, pitching, fielding, and

bunting, Spring camp Monday, March 28 to Friday, March 31, for ages 7

to 12.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700.

www.pds.org.

Sports Camps: Sports Academy Camps include ice hockey, fencing,

basketball for both boys and girls, football, soccer, and boys’

lacrosse. Programs for ages 6 to 15. Begins on Monday, June 20.

Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center, Princeton North Shopping

Center, 1225 State Road, 609-497-4480. www.mcp.org.

Youth Program: Classes for youth include yoga, aqua fit, hip hop

dance, indoor cycling, and boxing. Call for schedule.

Princeton International Regatta Association, Mercer County Park,

609-799-7100. E-mail: seanmccourt@princetonregatta.org.

www.princetonregatta.org.

Pira’s Resolute Racing Camps: Two one-week sessions for boys and girls

ages 13 to 18, begins, Monday, July 18. With housing at the Peddie

School, $750. Pre-high camp, one-week sessions beginning Monday, June

27.

Princeton Racquet Club, 150 Raymond Road, 732-329-6200.

Tennis Network: One-week sessions for ages 7 and up. Morning,

afternoon, or all day options. Camps begin early June.

Princeton Tennis Program, Veteran’s Park, Princeton University, and

Community Park, Princeton, 609-924-4343.

Camps and programs for all levels throughout the summer.

Schafer School of Gymnastics, 1800 Princeton Avenue,

Lawrenceville, 609-393-5855. www.schafergymnastics.com.

Classes for ages 18 months to 16 years. Mornings, afternoons,

evenings, and Saturday mornings. $9.50 to $12 per class. Half days and

full days available. Full day: $48, day; $220, week.

Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton,

609-921-2330. www.stuartschool.org.

One-week sports camps for girls only in grades 3 to 8, including field

hockey, tennis, basketball, lacrosse, tennis, and basketball. $175

weekly.

West Windsor Recreation, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School

South, 346 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609-799-6141.

www.wwparks-recreation.com.

Baseball, basketball, cheerleading, dance, field hockey, football,

golf, strength and conditioning, indoor rock climbing, mountain

biking, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball camps.

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Academics

Computers & Kids, 102 West Franklin Avenue, Pennington,

609-730-0746. E-mail: evalkaplan@cs.com.

www.computersandkids.com.

Campers ages 7 to 15 create original arcade and adventure games with Q

Basic and use HTML to design their personal website. Using robots,

they program with LOGO. Begins Monday, June 20.

Computertots, 1 Sapphire Drive, West Windsor, 609-716-6100.

www.computertots.com.

Instructors visit schools, day care, and camps with age appropriate

computer training including robot programs, digital cameras, Lego, and

tech day events.

Cybercamps, Princeton University, 888-904-2267.

www.cybercamps.com.

Day, residential, and extended day for boys and girls ages 7 to 18.

Technology includes Robotics, Flash MX, 3D Animation, Web Design, and

Programming. $699 and up for one-week session of day camp. Additional

for extended and residential options. Monday, June 20 to Friday,

August 5.

Hun School, 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, 609-921-7600.

www.hunschool.org.

American Culture and Language Institute: For international students

ages 13 to 18 to study English at an American school. Resident

program. Day, $2,730; resident, $6,045. Begins Monday, June 27.

Academic Session: Small group instruction for ages 12 to 18. English,

math, science, SAT prep, photography, and computers. Afternoon

activities program available, $250. One course, $1,154; two courses,

$2,034; resident, $4,785. Begins Monday, June 27.

Internal Drive, Princeton University, 888-709-8324.

www.internaldrive.com.

Tech Camp is hands-on technology for ages 7 to 17. Full days, extended

days, overnight, and weekends. Multimedia Adventures, Video Game

Creation, Web Design and Graphic Arts, Digital Video & Movie

Production, and Programming & Robotics. Sunday, June 19 to Friday,

August 12.

Junior Statesman of America, Princeton University, 800-317-9338.

www.jsa.org.

Summer school classes structured to develop knowledge of political

systems, speak and write persuasively, and appreciate intellectual and

ethical principles. Core courses and honors courses available in one

month session.

The Lewis School, 53 Bayard Lane, Princeton, 609-924-8120.

www.lewisschool.org.

Multisensory Summer Program for pre-K to post graduate study. Full day

program includes instruction in decoding skills, handwriting, auditory

attention, music, art, poetry, and aquatics. Monday, June 27 to

Friday, July 22. Academics in the morning, $1,670; enrichment in the

afternoon, $745. Open house, Sunday, March 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

Mercer County College, West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3566.

www.mccc.edu.

Workshops: One week workshops include arts and sciences, crafts,

culinary, marine biology, archaeology and paleontology, computers, and

science. Half and full day programs, four and five days. Friday fun

days, before and after camp available. Begins Monday, June 20.

Camp College: Study six age-appropriate courses from more than 60

selections include art, foreign language, swim instruction, performing

arts, writing, art, and sports. Three and four-weeks sessions for ages

7 to 14 beginning Monday, June 27. Optional Friday Fun Days and

extended days are available.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6310. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org.

Kaleidoscope Kids Summer Academy is for ages 6 to 12. Field trips and

hands-on experiences in science, history, archaeology, art, and

astronomy. Five-week program. Monday, July 11 to Friday, August 12.

Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-371-7676. www.peddie.org.

Six-week program for grades 6 to 12 in traditional and specialized

high school and middle-school subjects. Monday, June 27 through

Friday, August 5.

Princeton Speech-Language and Learning Center, Wall Street,

Princeton, 609-924-7080. www.psllcnj.com.

Language-based camp for children ages 3 1/2 to 8 with mild to moderate

delays in communication, sensory, or social skills. Program for ages 8

to 13 blends readings, writing, communication, and social skills.

Early literacy program for ages 4 to 6 focuses on phonics,

comprehension, and early writing skills.

Prodigy Child Development, 450 College Road East, Plainsboro,

609-720-0045.

Camp Discovery: Swimming, festivals, cooking, games, arts and crafts,

and trips for ages 6 to 12. $242 per week. Monday, June 20, through

September 2.

Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton,

609-921-2330. www.stuartschool.org.

Academic and creative courses including algebra, driver’s education,

ceramics, PSAT and verbal math review, and sculpture.

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Day Camps

Black Bear Lake Day Camp, 457 Stage Coach Road, Millstone

Township, 609-259-1777. www.blackbearlake.com.

Horseback riding, fishing, boating, photography, and mountain boarding

for ages 4 to 14. Transportation, hot lunch, horseback riding, and

towel service included. Eight week rate $3,835. CIT program, $3,355.

Camp begins Monday, June 27. Extra weeks of camp available, $500 each.

Tours Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; weekends by appointment.

Camp Gan Israel, Littlebrook School, Princeton, 609-252-0124.

E-mail: chabadmerc@aol.com.

Monday, June 27, to Friday, July 22, Boys ages 3 to 9, girls ages 3 to

12, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jewish day camp located at

Littlebrook School, Princeton. $300 per one week, $1,100 for four-week

session.

Cedarville Country Day Camp, 148 Cedarville Road, East Windsor,

609-448-3881. E-mail: brochure@cedarville.com.

www.cedarville.com.

Half day, full day, and extended day sessions for ages 3 to 13. Three

to five days a week, four to eight weeks. Softball, lacrosse,

basketball, tennis, trips, golf, soccer, pools, electives, and trip

program. Transportation extra. Full day program for eight weeks,

$2,655; four weeks, $1,640. Monday, June 27, to Friday, August 19.

Central New Jersey Council Boy Scouts of America, 4315 Route 1

South, Monmouth Junction, 609-419-1600. www.cnjc-bsa.org.

Ancient Adventures day camp with games, crafts, sports, and scout

skills. At Mercer County Park, West Windsor. Kittatinny Mountain Scout

Reservation has four one-week resident camp for Boy Scouts throughout

the summer. $135 weekly.

Chesterbrook Academy, 108 Woodward Road, Manalapan,

732-446-1379. www.chesterbrookman.com.

Camp for preschool to grade 8. Musical Stage Productions, Young

Medical Explorers, Young Business Entrepreneurs, Culinary Arts, Chess,

Golf, bowling, swimming, daily and overnight trips. Monday, June 27 to

Friday, August 19.

Eagle River Day Camp, 1470 Perrineville Road, Monroe,

609-448-5885. E-mail: ruthann@eagleriverdaycamp.com.

www.eagleriverdaycamp.com.

One-week sessions from Monday, June 27 to Friday, August 19. Four week

minimum. Pre-K to eighth grade. Four weeks, $1,775 to $1,875. Eight

weeks, $2,900 to $3,100. Counselor in training program for teens

entered ninth grade, $2,300. Leader in training program for teens

entering tenth grade, $1,300. Transportation included. Lunch program

available. Open house on Sunday, February 27, noon to 3 p.m.

ESF (Education Sports and Fun), Lawrenceville School, Route 206,

Lawrenceville, 609-896-0606. www.esfcamps.com.

Full-day camps for ages 4 to 8 from June 20 to August 12. Mini camp

for age 3. Senior camp for ages 9 to 15, one-week sessions. Eight

weeks, $2950. Extended days available from 7:30 a.m.to 6:30 p.m.

Regular hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adventure Expeditions (overnight) at

Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. (Also see sports camps).

Open house Saturday, February 26, 1 to 4 p.m.

Frogbridge Day Camp, 7 Yellow Meeting House Road, Millstone

Township, 609-208-9050. www.frogbridge.com.

Full camp for ages 3 to 15, Monday to Friday, four, six, or eight-week

sessions, $2,945 to $4,095. Extended hours available. Mini week for

ages 3 and 4. Transportation and hot lunch included. Monday, June 27,

through August 19. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open house, Saturday, February 19,

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Girl Scouts of Delaware Raritan, Oak Spring Day Camp, 108 Church

Lane, East Brunswick. 732-821-9090. www.gsofdr.org.

Open to any girl, grades 1 through 9. $225 per week for grades 3 to 5,

including swimming and boating. Transportation available.

Howell Living History, 101 Hunter Road, Titusville,

609-737-3299. www.howellfarm.org.

Farm camps for ages 6 to 12 to help with chores including feeding

animals, shelling and grinding corn, and gathering eggs. Exploring

nature, hayrides, crafts, and stories.

Hun School, 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, 609-921-7600.

www.hunschool.org.

Summer Day Camp: Five weekly sessions of day camp for ages 5 to 12.

Monday, June 27, to the annual sleepover on Thursday, July 29.

Extended hours available. Swim instruction, arts, archery, cooking,

golf, soccer, kickball, tennis, baseball, nature walk, fishing, and

theme days. See academics, arts, and sports.

Jewish Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing,

609-883-9550. www.jcctoday.org.

Camp Abrams for age three to grade six, four to eight week sessions.

Sports, arts, music, crafts, Jewish heritage, and Israeli culture.

Extended days available. Camp Within Camp offers specialties in

tennis, math, science, and drama.

CIT program for those entering 10th grade. Camp Pitzelah, four to

eight week half-day nursery program. Begins, Monday, June 27. Open

house, Sunday, February 27, 1 to 3 p.m. Also, see teen listing.

Kiddie Academy, 201 Carnegie Center Drive, West Windsor,

609-419-0105. www.kiddieacademy.com.

Summer camp for ages 6 to 12. Meals included. Half, full, and extended

days available. $223 per week for full day. Also, program for ages six

weeks to 12 years. Monday, June 27, to Friday, September 2. Also see

for young children.

Liberty Lake Day Camp, Columbus Road, Columbus, 609-259-5681.

www.libertylakedaycamp.com.

Athletics, fine and performing arts, boating, fishing, photography,

archery, golf, rocketry, and mountain boarding. For grades one to

nine. Limited transportation and hot lunch included. $2,850 for

eight-weeks. 10-week program, $3,550. Monday, June 27 to Friday,

August 19. Pre and post week available. Open house Sunday, February

27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Little Friends Hamilton Day School, 221 Edinburgh Road,

Mercerville, 609-890-9164.

Summer camp for ages 4 to 12. Also, full day and nursery school

programs for ages 2 to 5.

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison,

732-906-2556. www.middlesex.cc.nj.us.

Summer offerings include more than 60 week-long special interest camps

during the eight-week summer session. Camp fair is Sunday, February

27, 1 to 4 p.m.

Middlesex County 4-H, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick,

732-745-3446.

Explorations Week, Monday to Friday, July 11 to 15. Day camp for

grades three to seven. Rocketry, dance, cheerleading, wilderness

survival, drama, drawing, and biking. $150.

Mill Road Day Camp, 74 Davidsons Mill Road, North Brunswick,

732-821-9155. E-mail: millrdcamp@aol.com.

www.millroaddaycamp.com.

Day camp, eight one-week sessions, Monday, June 27 to Friday, August

19. Four weeks, $2075; eight weeks, $3945. Three and five day mini

camps available. Extended hours available.

Montessori Corner Country Day School, Grovers Mill Road,

Plainsboro, 609-799-6668. www.montessoricorner.org.

Summer Program: Flexible programs for ages 18 months to 10 years.

Arts, outdoor education, literature, music, and drama. Indoor pool

allows daily swim instruction.

Oak Crest Day Camp, 92 Cortelyous Lane, Somerset, 732-297-2000.

www.oakcrestdaycamp.com.

Full, and part-time programs for ages 3 to 15. Four, five, six, seven,

or eight-week sessions. Eight weeks, full day, $2,700 to $3,895.

Transportation and hot lunch included. Extended day available. Golf,

archery, swimming, bumper boats, mountain biking, and arts. New 5,000

square foot heated pool. CIT program for campers entered 10th grade.

Camp begins on Monday, June 28. Open house, Sunday, February 27, 11

a.m. to 3 p.m.

Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro,

609-897-9400. www.njaudubon.org.

Programs for ages 3 to 14 combining day camp with environmental

education experience.

Plainsboro Recreation, 609-799-0909. www.plainsboronj.com.

Programs for kids pre-K to grade 12 include Junior Ranger Program,

Youth Police Academy, theater, aquatics, basketball, tennis,

cross-training, soccer, and counselor in training. Monday, June 20 to

Friday, August 12. Brochures will be distributed to WW-P students.

Registration is at the recreation office.

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 101 Drake’s Corner Road,

Princeton, 609-921-6499. www.princetonacademy.org.

Co-ed camps for ages 4 to 10. Six one-week sessions feature arts and

crafts, music, reading, sports, drama, cooking, yoga, Spanish, and

nature. Begins Monday, June 13. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700.

www.pds.org.

One to four week camps academics, adventure, and athletics including

writing workshops, computers, Lego robotics, foreign language

immersion, acting, chess, puppetry, and photography. For ages three

and older. Full day, half day, extended day, residential, and travel

camps. June 8 to August 5. Tuition by the course.

Princeton Friends Quaker Meeting, 470 Quaker Road, Princeton,

609-497-6338. www.princetonfriendschool.org.

Nine one-week sessions for K to 8. Swimming, sports, arts, music, and

field trips. Extended hours available, $40 per week. $250 per week.

Begins June 20. 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Princeton University, Dillon Gym, 609-258-3533. E-mail:

pfeil@princeton.edu. B>www.princeton.edu/~camps.

Day camp for grades one to five. $220 weekly. Pre and post camp

available, $10 per week. Group activities, swimming lesson, and free

swim. Begins Monday, June 20. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Princeton Recreation Day Camp, Witherspoon Street, Princeton,

609-921-9480, ww.princetonrecreation.com.

For students in grades 1 to 6. Monday, June 27 to Friday, August 5.

Before and after camp available.

Princeton YMCA, Johnson Park School, 285 Rosedale Road, and in

West Windsor (site to be announced), 609-497-9622.

www.princetonymca.org.

Day camp for ages 4 to 15 in Princeton and West Windsor, June 13 to

September 2, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. One week sessions. Discover Junior

Camp, kindergarten to grade two, June 20 to August 26, $223 weekly.

Discovery Camp, grades 3 and 4, $223 weekly. Explorer Camp, grades 5

and 6, $240 includes Friday trip. Half Day Frontier Camp, Pre-K and

first graders, $160. Half-Day Camp Sunshine, 4 and 5 year olds, $170.

Also, sports camps for kindergarten to fifth grade at the YMCA in

Princeton, $223 weekly. Teen Adventure and Leadership Camp, grades 6

to 9, $284 weekly. CIT program, grades 9 and 10, $685 for four-week

session. Camp Mason sleepaway camp for ages 7 to 15. Open house,

Saturday, February 26, 1 to 4 p.m .

Rambling Pines Day Camp, Route 518, Hopewell, 609-466-1212.

E-mail: funsummers@aol.com. www.ramblingpines.com.

Full, mini, or extended days featuring horseback, gymnastics,

performing arts, computer, and swimming. Lunch and transportation.

Ages 3 and up. $4,150, eight weeks; $2,390, four weeks. Trip Camp for

grades 7 to 10, $4,580 for eight weeks. Camp begins Monday, June 28.

Open house on Sundays, March 6 and 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

Early Prospects Baseball Camp, Rider University, 2083

Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, 609-895-5703.

wwwgobroncs.com.

Day camp for ages 8 to 18, $250 to $275. June 27 to 30, July 18 to 21.

Overnight camp for ages 13 to 18, $450, July 17 to 21. Extended hours

available.

South Brunswick YMCA, 329 Culver Road, Monmouth Junction,

732-329-1150. www.southbrunswickymca.org.

Kindercamp; Explorer Camp; Sports, Gymnastics, Aquatics, and Teen

camps. Also camps for soccer, survivor, ice skating, nature and

science, basketball, and art. CIT program. Before and after camp

available. $220 per week. Camps begin June 20. Camps are at the

facility as well as in area schools.

Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington,

609-737-7592.

Outdoor Challenge, grades 7 to 9, July 5 to 8; Naturalists, grades 5

and 6, July 18 to 29 or July 25 to August 5; Young Conservationists,

grades 3 and 4, July 5, August 1, or August 8; Explorers, for grades 1

and 2, July 11, July 18, or August 12. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $220 to $650.

Extended hours available. Family membership required, $50.

Triangle, Lawrenceville and North Brunswick, 609-896-4100.

www.triangleart.com.

Weekly art programs featuring cartooning, recycle art, clay, drawing,

and painting for ages 6 and up. Mini art camp for ages 3 to 5.

Adventure Tours: Full-day tours exploring New Jersey, New York, and

Pennsylvania. For ages 7 to adult. Begins Monday, June 20.

Waldorf School of Princeton, 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton,

609-466-1970. www.princetonwaldorf.org.

Summer camp for ages 4 to 10. Special programs for ages 10 to 17

include art, Chinese culture, theater, chess, and tennis workshops.

Morning sessions, afternoon sessions, and extended day. Camp begins on

Monday, June 13.

West Windsor Police Department, West Windsor Police Station,

609-799-0452. www.westwindsorpolice.com.

Youth Academy: Two one-week sessions for children between ages 10 and

12. Free.

West Windsor Recreation, West Windsor-Plainsboro High School

South, 346 Clarksville Road, West Windsor, 609-799-6141.

www.wwparks-recreation.com.

Prime Time Program at High School South. For students in grades 7 to

9. Daily trips to age appropriate destinations. One-week sessions,

$160 to $175 per week. Monday, June 27 to Friday, August 5. 9 a.m. to

4 p.m.

Recreation Camp at Village Elementary School. Day camps for pre-K to

3. Four two-week sessions. Full day, $225 to $240; Half day, $145 to

$160. Full-day for a one week session, $165. Registration packet

available after March 1 in the recreation office and the West Windsor

Library. Extended hours available through West Windsor-Plainsboro

Community Education, 609-716-5030. Begins on Monday, June 27. 9 a.m.

to 4 p.m.

Intermediate Recreation Camp at Village School. Full-day camp for

grades 4 to 6. Four two-week sessions. $250 to $270. One week session,

$165. Extended hours available through West Windsor-Plainsboro

Community Education, 609-716-5030. Begins on Monday, June 27. 9 a.m.

to 4 p.m.

Also, specialty camps in dance, performing arts, cheerleading, rock

climbing, and sports.

West Windsor-Plainsboro Community Education, Village, Community,

and Town Center schools, 609-716-5030.

www.west-windsor-plainsboro.k12.nj.us.

Summer programs for grades pre-K to nine held at Village, Millstone

Sports, dance, science, games, art, crafts, swimming, travel, and

music. Extended hours available. Monday, June 27, to Friday, August

19. Brochures available at each school and library in West Windsor and

Plainsboro.

Young People’s Day Camp, 1470 Perrineville Road, Monroe,

732-972-7400. www.ypdc.com/monmouth.

Day camp for ages 4 to 14. Four two-week sessions through Friday,

August 19. Door to door transportation included. Lake and pool on 28

acres. $925 for two-week to $2,545 for eight weeks. Begins Monday,

June 27. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

YWCA Princeton, 609-497-2100. www.princtonymca.org.

Adventure Camp for ages 3 to 10, $350 to $410 each two-week session,

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sports-Travel Camp for ages 7 to 14, $520 each

session, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Girls Gymnastics Camp, ages 5 1/2 to

14, $430 per session, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two-week sessions begin June

20.

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For Young Children

Congregation Beth Chaim, 329 Village Road East, West Windsor,

609-799-8811. www.bethchaim.org.

Summer camp for pre-school and kindergarten. Computer, gym, arts and

crafts, music and movement, playground. Three to five days, half or

full day. Half day for ages 2 1/2 to 4; full day, ages 4 to 6. Monday,

June 27 to Friday, August 19.

Goddard School, 29 Emmons Drive, West Windsor, 609-734-0909.

www.goddardschool.com.

Early childhood program for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and school-age

children.

Harmony Schools, 139 Village Boulevard, Forrestal Village,

Plainsboro, 609-799-4411. www.harmonyschools.com.

Infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten programs year-round.

Camp program for ages 3 to 8. Field trips, outside playgrounds, weekly

themes, air-conditioned facility. Two, three, and five-day programs.

Weekly rate for five full days, $225 to $240.

Hopewell Country Day School, 104 West Franklin Avenue,

Pennington, 609-737-1211. E-mail: JFaryna@aol.com.

www.countrydayschoolsnj.com.

Arts and crafts, water play, playground, themes, and educational

program for children ages 2 1/2 to 7. $88 to $263 per week. Begins

Monday, June 27. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Kiddie Academy, 201 Carnegie Center Drive, West Windsor,

609-419-0105. www.kiddieacademy.com.

Program for ages six weeks to 12 years. Also see day camps.

Lakeview Child Center, West Windsor, Hamilton, Lawrenceville,

and Quakerbridge. 609-987-0977. www.lakeviewchildcenter.org.

Ages six weeks to six years. Summer enrichment program.

Lawrence Day School, 48 Carter Road, Princeton, 609-896-0891.

www.lawrencedayschool.com.

For ages 18 months to 8 years. Art, music, nature, and swimming. Part

time, full time, half day, or full day. Five full days per month,

$1,070. Five half days per month, $798. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Begins,

Monday, June 27.

Maple Stream Road School, 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor,

609-448-1144. E-mail: msrps@bethel.net. www.bethel.net.

Little Scampers Camp: For ages 2 1/2 to 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Indoor and

outdoor activities include art, drama, music, cooking, water play, and

swimming. After camp available until 3 p.m. Eight weeks in three-day

program, $795; eight weeks in five-day program, $940. Begins on

Monday, June 27.

Little Wonders Camp: Four two-week camp program for ages 4 to 6.

Monday, June 27 through August 19. Theme weeks include pottery and

puppetry, drama, gymnastics and karate, and circus. $300 for two

weeks. After care available till 3 p.m. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Music Together, 609-924-7801, ext. 308.

www.musictogether.com.

Six-week summer session of classes for infants through age four and a

parent or caregiver. Begins Tuesday, July 5. Locations in Princeton,

East Windsor, Hamilton, Hopewell, Kingston, Pennington, and East

Brunswick.

New Horizons Montessori, 59 Cranbury Road, West Windsor,

609-275-8666. www.nhmontessori.org.

Program for 18 months to six years. Full, half, and extended day. Arts

and crafts, water play, sports and games, music and movement, math,

reading, and nature trips.

New Horizons Montessori, 12 Vreeland Drive, Montgomery,

609-252-9696. www.nhmontessori.org.

Program for 18 months to six years. Full, half, and extended day. Arts

and crafts, water play, sports and games, music and movement, math,

and nature trips.

The Little Gym, 217 Clarksville Road, West Windsor,

609-799-7776. www.thelittlegym.com.

Three-hour camp day includes games, gymnastics, sports, story time,

and crafts for ages 3 to 10. Season pass available. Regular classes

every morning, late afternoons, and evenings. Monday, June 20 to

Friday, September 2.

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Sleepaway Camps

Camp Regis-Applejack, Paul Smiths, New York, 609-688-0368.

www.campregis-applejack.com.

Sleepaway co-educational camp in the Adirondacks. Camp Regis is for

ages 6 to 12. Applejack is a teen camp for ages 13 to 16. Four and

eight-week programs. Cabins, watersports, trips, arts and crafts,

sports, performing arts. Camp director Michael E. Humes is a Princeton

resident.

Camp Speers-Eljabar, Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, 570-828-2329.

www.campspeersymca.org.

Resident camp for ages 8 to 14. One week sessions begin June 26. $595.

Two-week sessions, $1,045. Horseback riding and ranch camp available.

Open house Sunday, April 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

YMCA Camp Ralph S. Mason, 23 Birch Ridge Road, Hardwick,

908-362-8217. www.campmason.org.

Two and four-week sessions at sleepaway camp for boys and girls ages 7

to 16. Swimming, archery, riflery, performing arts, horseback riding,

and rock climbing.

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For Teens

Camp Speers-Eljabar, Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, 570-828-2329.

www.campspeersymca.org.

Teen Adventure Trips to Maine, Maryland, Vermont, Canada, Colorado,

and New York for ages 13 to 16, ranging from 7 to 21 days, $1,150 to

$2,050. Horseback program, climbing camp, kayaking, mountain biking,

$1,245 per session. Begins on Sunday, June 26. Open house Sunday,

April 24, 1 to 4 p.m.

Jewish Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing,

609-883-9550. E-mail: jhirschman@jcctoday.org. www.jcctoday.org.

Teen Travel Camp for grades 7 to 10 has daily trips to beaches,

amusement parks, theater, sports events, and museums. Extended trips

to Malibu Dude Ranch, Niagara Falls and Toronto, Boston, and Las Vegas

this year.


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