The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation (203-622-7814) offers Kamp Kairphree, a day camp for 5- to 12-year-olds; Summer Fun, a travel, sports, and beach camp for 6- to 9-year-olds and 10- to 13-year-olds; art & music camps; skatepark ramp camp; soccer camp, tennis camp, and theater workshops.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich hosts summer camps from early June through late August. The camps have varying fees per week, per child. Each child must be a current member of the club. Membership fees: $25 per year for Greenwich residents and $125 per year for non-residents working in town. A membership application is available online. Camp Simmons is co-ed for ages 6–12, Summer Clubhouse is co-ed for ages 6-12 and Teen Camp is co-ed for ages 13-15. Mini Camp is for rising kindergartners through fifth graders. More details, including specific hours, activities and fees, about each camp are available via online brochures at To register, call 203-869-3224.

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School, 37 Lafayette Place, (203-869-7782, offers a summer camp, Little Explorers from the middle of June throug the middle of August for ages two-and-a-half to six-years-old. In addition to a water works zone and adventure playground, the children explore different cultures around the world, dramatic and creative movement and a world of discovery through scientific inquiry.

Camp Playland offers boys and girls ages 3 to 14  a fun-filled, instructional summer at its 18-acre New Canaan campus. It is family owned and operated by the Bloom family. Camp Playland dates are June 23 to Aug.15. Chidren may attend 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 weeks. Transportation is provided. Website: Email: Phone: 203-966-2937.

There are many private camps available and  listed in the Community Answers Summer Resource Guide for Children available around town beginning in March. Check the public libraries or go online to