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 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.

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, Andover
Phone: 978-474-6232
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com
One-week full-day advanced program for the high ability learner at Pike School
Grades Pre-K-8
Phillips Academy Summer Session
Andover
Phone: 978-749-4400
Email: summer@andover.edu
Summer school, science, math and mentoring programs
Grades 7-12
Andover Recreation 

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

3-15

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

Name / Location Contact Ages
Challenge Unlimited
Ironstone Farm, Andover
Phone: 978-475-4056
Email: programs@challengeunlimited.org
Uses a horse's ability to enhance a disabled person's movement and emotional health
7-16
Easter Seals Camps
Gilmanton Ironworks, NH
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
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
4-18
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
Andover
Phone: Kristina Liversidge, 978-475-5919
Email: kristinaasb@mac.com
Dance education and training
3+

Little Sprouts Summer Program
Andover

Phone: 1-877-977-7688
Classroom and playground activities
5-12
Camp Meraki
Oakland, ME
Phone: 347-527-1681
Email: info@campmeraki.com
Non-competitive creative arts camp
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 1-6; interns Grades 7-8
Creative Arts
Reading
Phone: 781-942-9600
Email: office@weteachcreativearts.org
Visual arts program for children
6-12
Essex Art Center
Lawrence
Phone: 978-685-2343
Email: info@essexartcenter.com
Afternoon and daytime intensive classes for students who love art
All ages
Essex Rowing Club Summer Rowing Programs
Methuen, MA
Phone: Travis Gardner, 978-208-4617
Email: travisgardner@essexrowing.org
Rowing instruction and competition for middle and high school students
Grades 7-12
ID Tech Summer Tech Camps
UMass Lowell 
Phone: 1-888-709-8324
Email: info@idtech.com
Technical courses in computers, including programming and gaming
7-18
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
4-14
Kaleidoscope
The Pike School
Andover
Phone: 978-475-6232
Email: info@kaleidoscopekids.com
Concrete learning in a creative setting
3-13
Merrimack Repertory Theatre's Young Company
Lowell
Phone: Will Rogers, 978-654-7562
Email: will.rogers@mrt.org
Fun and rewarding theatrical experience for students
Grades 9-12
Summer Camp at Nevins Farm
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
5-14
Triple Threat Theater Camp
Londonderry Dance Academy
Londonderry, NH
Phone: 603-432-0032
Email: londonderrydance@gmail.com
Introduces kids to theater arts
4-18
SHED Children's Campus
Andover
Phone: 978-623-8460
Clubs, field trips, sports, and games
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
Treble Chorus of New England
West Parish Church
Andover
Phone: 978-470-8263
Provides vocal training and performance experience for children and young adults
6-17
Windkist Equestrian Centre
North Andover
Phone: Patricia Lambert, 978-688-7662
Email: windkistequestriancentre@gmail.com
Two hours of horseback riding lessons geared to the rider's experience
6-16
Youth Leadership Academy
Essex County
Phone: 978-750-1900
Provides a structured youth diversion program for at risk adolescents
8-15

DAY CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
All Day Discovery Program
Drop-off-TBD, Pick up-Recreation Park 
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Sports, games, swimming, boating, and arts and crafts
Grades K-6
Beach Buddies 
Pomps Pond
Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Swimming and boating lessons, beach activities, arts and crafts
4-7
Brooks Day Camp 
North Andover
Phone: 978-725-6253
Email: summerprograms@brooksschool.org
Recreational, creative, educational experiences
4-13
Camp Evergreen 
Andover
Phone: 978-475-2502
Email: office@campevergreen.com
Programs in a natural environment
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
7-14
Camp Otter (YMCA) 
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
Maud Eaton Day Camp (Girl Scouts) 
Andover
Phone: 617-350-8335
Email: jlenahan@gsema.org
Swimming, arts and crafts, nature
Girls Grades 1-12
Summer Club at Saint Michael School
North Andover, MA
Kerrie_Abate@saintmichael.com
animation and gaming, basketball, cheer leading, drama, entrepreneurship, sports, jewelry making, Minecraft design, robotics, Scratch, SketchUp
For children entering Kindergarten - Grade 8

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Camp Lawrence (YMCA)
Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Traditional camp activities
Boys
8-16
Camp Nokomis (YMCA)
Meredith, NH
Phone: 978-975-1330
Email: campinfo@mvymca.org
Traditional camp activities
Girls
8-16
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. CIT, and one week options available
8-17
Camp Wekeela
Hartford, ME
Phone: (201)-612-5125
Email: info@campwekeela.com
Traditional camp activities
6-16

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: David 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
Full day and half day options available
5-15
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 4 through Juvenile Freestyle test.
5-18
Shore Country Day School Summer Sports Camps
Beverly

Phone: 978-927-1700, ext. 256
Email: sscanlan@shoreschool.org
Lacrosse, soccer, baseball, field hockey, yoga, rock climbing

Grades Pre-K-9

SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages

Recreation Park Playground
Andover

Phone: 978-623-8340
Email: rec@andoverma.us
Drop-in activities
Grades 1-5

TEEN PROGRAMS

Name / Location Contact Ages
Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-623-8360
Summer fun
Grades 6-12
North Andover Youth Services
Trips and other activities
Phone: 978-682-9000
Email: dtetrault@nayouth.com
Summer fun
Grades K-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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