Memorial Hall Library

Summer Programs for Children

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 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.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Name/Location Contact and Description Ages
Brooks School
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email:summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Brooks School Day Camp, Leader-in-Training Program,
Computer Camp,the Vogelsinger Soccer Academy and Brooks Summer School 
4-18

Stem College for Kids, NECC
Windham, NH

Phone: 978-556-3332
Email: College4Kids@necc.mass.edu
Computers, engineering, web design, painting and theater.
Grades 3-8
K.I.T.E.
Pike School, 34 Sunset Rock Road Andover
Phone: 978-475-1422 
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com
One-week full-day advanced program for the high ability learner at Pike School for
Grades Pre-K-7
Phillips Academy Summer Session 
Andover
978-749-4400
Email: summer@andover.edu
Summer school, science, math and mentoring programs
Grades 8-12
Andover Recreation 

Email: rec@andoverma.us
978-623-8340
A variety of enrichment programs

Ages 3-15

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

Name / Location Contact Ages
Challenge Unlimited
Ironstone Farm
450 Lowell St., Andover
Phone: 978-475-4056
Email: ironstone@surfglobal.net
Uses a horses ability to enhance a disabled person's movement and emotional health.
7+
Easter Seals Camps
West Poland, ME
Phone: Rob Kelly at 603-364-5818
Email: rkelly@eastersealsnh.org
Serves children and young adults with disabilities and special needs
11-21

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Acting Out, Theater Company
55 Island Street, Lawrence
Phone: Linda Schoonmaker, 978-794-0001
Email: info@actingouttheater.com
Provides access to all aspects of the performing arts, including crew, publicity, and acting
5-7 or 9-15
Adventures in Time 
North 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
3+
Little Sprouts Summer Program Phone: 1-877-977-7688
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
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
Children's Studio for
the Arts

Collins Center
Andover 
Phone: Beth-Ann Price, 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
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
UMass Lowell 
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
3-13
Summer Camp at Nevins Farm
Nevins Farm
Methuen
Phone: 978-687-7453, ext.6113
Email: humaneeducation@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, 978-623-8440
Email: bkerrigan@mhl.org
Individualized program designed to encourage enjoyment of books and reading
Birth-grade 5
Summer Theatre Ensemble
CSA - DCS
Collins Center, Andover
Phone: Beth-Ann Price, 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 6 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: Lexi Donahue, 978-623-8274
Email: adonahue@aps1.net
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: 603-898-6883
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@gcma.org
Swimming, arts and crafts, nature
girls 6-17
 
Camp Otter, YMCA
Captain's Pond, Salem, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@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
Summer Club at Saint Michael School
North Andover, MA
Email: Kerrie_Abate@saintmichael.com
animation and gaming, basketball, cheer leading, drama, entrepreneurship, sports, jewelry making, Minecraft design, robotics, Scratch, SketchUp
children entering Kindergarten through Grade 8

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Lawrence
YMCA

Bear Island, Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org" rel="nofollow"> campinfo@mvymca.org 
Traditional camp activities
boys
8-16
Camp Nokomis
YMCA

Bear Island, Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Traditional camp activities
girls
8-16
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
Provides a safe environment that supports peresonal growth, appropriate risk-taking decision making and leadership development
12-15

Camp Wa Wa Segowea
Southfield, MA

 

  

Off Season Phone: 413-229-9110
Summer Phone: 845-232-0619
Email: campwawa@smithpark.org
Overnight camp with private lake, arts and crafts, cooperation games, archery, and a wide variety of other activities. "Teen Challenge," CIT, and one week options available

8-17

SPORTS CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Baseball
Andover High School
Andover
Phone: Dan Grams, 978-886-0928
Email: dannygrams@gmail.com
Warrior Baseball School -- summer session
4-13
Andover DCS Sports Programs
various programs/locations
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Sports programs through the Town of Andover
3-18

Nike Vogelsinger Soccer Academy
Brooks School
North Andover

Phone: 1-800-645-3226
Soccer camp with professional coaching staff
6-18
Hooptown Basketball Camp
Field House, Andover High School
Andover
Phone: Dave Fazio, 978-337-1966
Email: coachfaz@hooptowncamp.com
Teaches the love of basketball
Grades 2-10

John Smith Soccer School
Austin Prep High School
Reading

Phone: 1-800-998-7622
Sponsored by NSCAA
8-17
Phillips Academy Skating School
Andover
Phone: Andrea Brillaud, 978-684-7203
Programs are designed for skaters who have passed USFSA Basic Badge 4 through Juvenile Freestyle test.
5-18
Shore Country Day School Summer Sports Camps
Beverly

Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 236
Email: samantha.stokes05@shoreschool.org
Lacrosse, soccer, baseball, field hockey, yoga, rock climbing

Grades 2-9

SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages

Recreation Park Playground
Andover

Phone: Kim Stamas, 978-623-8274
Email: Kstamas@andoverma.gov
Drop-in activities
Grades 1-6

Lawrence Playground Program
Campagnone Common on Haverhill Street
Riverfront Park on Everett Street

Phone: 978-620-3252
Cancellation line: 978-620-3253
Recreation Department Coordinator Nelson Ortiz
Email: NOrtiz@cityoflawrence.com
Wiffleball, basketball, kickball, jump rope, arts and crafts

Ages 6-14

TEEN PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-623-8360
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: 978-623-8463
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.