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Acting Naturally Theatre


267-798-9165


Designed for Boys & Girls ages 8 – 18. Actors learn stage presence and build confidence while mastering the art of performing. Each week Actors learn a new show and collectively perform for the community to enjoy! Summer 2020 includes Disney’s Aladdin Jr, Disney’s Moana Jr., Broadway Bootcamp, Legally Blonde the Musical Jr, Behind the scenes Tech Camp, and more. Sign up for the whole summer or one week. Cost is $375.00 for the first week each additional camp is $350.00 each. Plan to join us this summer! Camps Run Monday – Friday 9:00 - 4:00 (before & after care is available)

Appel Farm Arts Camp

457 Shirley Road Elmer NJ 08318

800-394-8478


Appel Farm Summer Arts Camp

457 Shirley Road Elmer NJ 08318

800-394-8478


     Art Camps     Sleepaway Summer Camps  

Art Sparks

33 Railroad Place Hopewell NJ 08525

609-466-5437


Arts Council of Princeton


609-924-8777

The Arts Council of Princeton is a 37-year-old non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to nurture and support the visual, performing, and literary arts in the greater Princeton area.  Through its own programs and in partnership with other nonprofit organizations, artists, and arts educators, the Arts Council functions as a vital cultural center and seeks to enrich the cultural life of area residents of all ages and backgrounds.

Arts Council Of Princeton Summer Arts Camp


609-924-8777 x101


Arts Council of Princeton’s summer camps are held at two locations: Princeton Junior School, 90 Fackler Rd., Lawrenceville and the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Arts and drama programs for children ages 4 – 9 and art studio programs for tweens ages 10 - 12 and teens ages 13 – 16 are offered in sculpture, painting, mixed media, digital arts, drama and more. Full and half day sessions are offered ranging in price from $210 to $360 per week. Half day art camp sessions occur in the morning (9 am – 12 pm), and there are half day drama sessions in the morning (9 am – 12 pm) and afternoon (12:30 – 3:30 pm); full day art camp sessions run 9 am – 3:30 pm, and full day drama programs run 9 am - 3:30 pm. Extended care hours and limited scholarships are available.

Circus Place

6 Jill Court Building 23, Unit 10 Hillsborough NJ 08844

908-829-3784


ESF Summer Camps at Chapin


609-896-0606


All Camps are Co-ed! ESF offers 2-9 week options -June 22 -August 21, 2020, extended day available.

Mini Camp, (age 3): A Fun-Filled, first camp experience! Day Camp (ages 4-8): Daily swim instruction plus: art, sports, science, Innovation Lab, fencing, archery, Gaga, theme days and more! Sports Camp ( ages 6-14): Instruction and league games in soccer, basketball, baseball, street hockey , lacrosse, team handball, flag football, tennis and golf. Swimming is available daily. Senior Camp ( ages 9-15): Reach new heights through innovative True Life Adventures! Award-winning activities: art, swimming, leadership training, sports, tennis, fencing, fishing and canoeing, archery, Gaga, and more! Specialty Major Camps (grades preK-10): Specialty camps for varied grades and interests. Tech Camps (grades K-10): Choose from a variety of tech camps for a hands-on experience that allow for exploration and fun!.

Firehouse Gallery Summer Art Camp


609-298-3742


     Art Camps     Day Camps  

French American School of Princeton


609-430-3001


The language immersion summer program is designed to give children entering Grades 1 thru 6 a chance to improve or learn French. Students are grouped according to both grade level and language proficiency. Each week session has a special theme; students will acquire language skills and cultural elements through various activities in a friendly and stimulating environment. All our teachers are French native speakers. Open to all, from non-French speaking to advanced students.

June 22 - June 26: Castles of France: Students will dive into French history and culture by discovering the most famous French castles: learning about life in a castle, creating various models and acquiring the vocabulary to speak about this amazing tour of France.

June 29 - July 3: Inspired by Nature: Students will participate in arts and crafts activities inspired by Nature and focus on their creativity to create a birdhouse, papier-mâché objects, paintings on wood, mobiles, etc.

Grier Summer Camp

2522 Grier School Road Birmingham PA 16686

814- 684-3000


Hunterdon Art Museum

7 Lower Center Street Clinton NJ 08809

908-735-8415


     Art Camps     Art Classes/Lessons     Arts & Culture     Museums  

LakeView Day Camp


732-821-8933


LakeView is an amazing 20 acre oasis on Farrington Lake situated in the quaint community of East Brunswick, NJ. With a strong history and many wonderful traditions, LakeView is an amazing place your children will love to call home. A co-ed day camp that offers a very wide variety of activities including arts, sports, swimming, and adventure based classes. Be as creative as you can in cooking, ceramics and woodshop or play to your hearts content in hockey, soccer, tennis, basketball, or even gaga. Test your skills in mountain biking, ropes course, or kayaking on the lake. Then never stop learning with pioneering, archery, and Mad Science. With a total camper to staff ratio of almost 3 to 1, well trained specialists, seasoned adult leadership team, and international staff  to share their cultures and experiences, your children could not be in better hands.

     Adventure Camps     Art Camps     Cooking Camps     Day Camps     Sports Camps  

Mercer County Community College, Camp College


609-570-3311


Camp College at Mercer County Community College offers two four-week traditional camps of academic, arts, sciences and recreational programs for children, ages 6-13; and one-week full and half-day culinary, computer, sciences, and recreational camps, and multiple week academic study for middle school and high school students in English, Math, Writing, and SAT Prep. For more information about our Camp College summer programs for children, ages 6-16, call 609-570-3311 or visit our website.

Feel free to meet the directors and ask your questions at one of the following Information Sessions from 12 to 2pm at the West Windsor Campus on Saturday, March 21 & Saturday, April 25

Performing Arts Day Camp at The Dance Connection of Hillsborough


908-874-8800


Fill your child’s summer with laughter and fun at the Dance Connection’s Performing Arts Day Camp. This imaginative and educational program is appropriate for children in kindergarten through 5th grade. Each day children take classes in dancing, singing, acting and art, and create a musical production to present to family and friends at the end of the week. Because of our low student to teacher ratio your child will receive lots of individual attention. The camp is run by professional teachers from the dance, music and arts community. Camp runs June 27th through August 8th. Sign up for multiple weeks and receive a discount. 

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart


609-921-6499

3-D ART CAMP Coed Entering 3rd - 6th - Motion...Action... Study the art of Alexander Calder and create three dimensional artwork using clay, wood, paper, stone and wire. Campers will do hands-on art projects, building skills and using creative thinking. Projects will include making gargoyles, stabiles, mobiles, wire animals and sea creatures.

GO GREEK! ART CAMP Coed Entering 3rd - 6th - Discover what life was like thousands of years ago for children just like you in Greece. You'll make the kind of clothes they wore, write using their alphabet, make a hydria out of clay, learn about Greek mythology and celebrate a holiday in honor of the birthday of Athena with a festival called the Panathenaic Games.

SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE ART CAMP Coed Entering K- 2nd - Something Constructive engages children in making three-dimensional artwork. They will use wire, found objects, plaster, gauze, and paper mache to build masterpieces.

Princeton Day School


609.924.6700


Make summer memories! Princeton Day School offers over 150 programs in Arts, Academics, Athletics and Adventure! Choose half-day or full-day camps which run 1 to 4 weeks . Available to your children ages 3-18. Consider ceramics, lacrosse, writing, SAT prep, fencing, computers, woodworking, theater, overnight and day adventures and SO MUCH MORE! Princeton Day School’s 105-acre campus offers fantastic facilities including computer labs, art rooms, a ceramics studio, a photography lab, a wood shop, an architecture lab, science labs, a music suite that includes a computer lab, two kitchens, a 350-seat theater, three gyms, a synthetic playing field, numerous playing fields, tennis courts, fitness center and skating rink. Summer Programs’ goal is to provide children with a nurturing and stimulating environment which allows them to discover new interests, develop new talents and encourage exploration. Our programs offer opportunities for personal growth while learning and having lots of fun.

Princeton Friends School


609-683-1194 x44


The Princeton Friends School Summer Art-06 is opened to students in 1st-8th grade. Weekly sessions run from June 13-30. 8:30-12:00 is the fine art session. (drawing, design, sculpturing, clay, pottery wheel, painting, collage, mixed media, etc.) 1:00-4:00 is the craft session. (basket weaving, puppets, jewelry, etc.) Snack is provided. Full day artists should bring lunch.

     Art Camps     Day Camps     Private Schools  

Princeton Junior School


609 924-8126


Our focus on academic excellence in a nurturing environment encourages children to become creative, effective problem-solvers, innovators, and good citizens of the world. At PJS, children are at the heart of a loving community, where excellent teachers are dedicated to helping each child reach his fullest potential, from age 2 through fifth grade. Classrooms are rich with literature, science, and art projects. Special" classes (in art, music, technology, sports, literature, and environmental education) are interwoven with classroom curriculum, providing a variety of hands-on experiences. PJS is one of only a handful of preschools that offers a dedicated classroom for two-year-olds, because we want to plant the seeds of imagination and a lifetime love of learning as early as we can. Our School's philosophy of education teaches children to build on core knowledge from year to year, increasing the depth and strength of that knowledge as they mature.

Princeton Montessori School


609-924-4594


Artful Architecture: Design & Build/Tae Kwon Do - July 22-August 2 This hands-on session will engage student’s bodies, minds, and imaginations to explore how buildings and cities are designed and built. Field trips, and special guests during the session. We will learn about world-renowned architects as we visit the Princeton University campus to see the works of Frank Gehry, I.M.Pei and Michael Graves. They will design a floor plan of their “dream” room and create their own 3D artwork. Students will enjoy Tae Kwon Do instruction 3 times per week. (grades 1-5)

Art in Nature meets the Digital Age/Golf June 19-July 3 This session is a fusion of two very distinct art forms and how they interact and compliment each other. Children will take digital photographs of their natural creations and manipulate them in new and original ways to document their imaginative works. During the session,each child will create a digital book. Golf lesson 3x (grades 1-5)

Princeton Photo Workshop


2020 Summer Photo Day Camp for Teens - 20 Library Place, Princeton NJ

"I can't tell you how happy I am to have my teen son so enthusiastic, inspired and engaged in photography - it's fabulous!" - Louise

Getting to Know Your Digital Camera - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm daily, July 20 - July 24, 2020

Full Immersion Photo Camp: From Beginner to Advanced in One Week - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm daily, July 6 - July 10, 2020, August 10 - August 14, 2020

Princeton Rec. Summer Day Camp

380 Witherspoon Street Princeton NJ 08540

609-921-9480


     Art Camps     Day Camps     Sports Camps     Teen Travel Camps  

Rutgers Preparatory School


732-545-5600


Our summer staff is charged with the responsibility of giving your child a tremendous summer experience. We strive to see each child achieve personal growth in whatever aspect of our program he/she participates, whether it is in the classroom through our summer school program or enjoying an all-around adventure with one of our summer camps. There is something at Rutgers Prep for every child.  If you would like further information, please see our website, www.www.rutgersprep.org or contact our information desk for a summer brochure at 732-545-5600.

Smudges and Strokes

First Presbyterian Church of Dutch Neck 154 South Mill Rd. Princeton Junction NJ 08550

917-331-7466


     Art Camps     Day Camps     Summer Activities  

Solebury School


215-862-5261


After much consideration and careful monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic, Solebury School has made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person programs for Summer 2020. This includes Day Camp, Starcatchers, Enrichment programs, Swim Club, and Swim Lessons. Full refunds will be given to anyone who has already made a payment.

     Academic Camps     Art Camps     Boarding Schools     Day Camps     Private Schools  

Spruce Street Community Center

1040 Spruce Street Lawrence NJ 08648

609-695-6060


     Art Camps     Day Camps     Performing Arts Camps     Pre-school Camps     STEM     Summer Activities     Teen Travel Camps  

Stuart Country Day School


(609) 921-2330


Summer at Stuart offers a variety of day programs featuring academic >enrichment, arts, and athletics programs as well as a play camp program. >Before and after Camp activities are also available. Programs are open >to Stuart and non-Stuart students ranging from age 4 through high >school, depending on program. The StuArts coeducational arts program >offers campers entering grades 1 to 5 a one- or two, or three-week camp >experience combining visual and performing arts activities, as well as >dance and visual arts courses. Campers may attend sessions from June 15 >through July 2. The Performing Arts camp is held June 15 – 26. Campers >entering grades 6 to 9 will receive instruction in music, drama and >dance culminating in a camp production on June 26.

Summer at Westminster - Westminster College of the Arts Rider University


609-924-7416


Drawing – A Visual Experience

July 9 – 13, 2012

On Rider University - Lawrenceville Campus NOTE: This is a non-residential camp, only. For course descriptions and faculty information, visit or call: www.rider.edu/summerarts 609-924-7416 Visit our website for details on our Summer Programs for Educators, College Students & Adults, too!

The Lewis School Of Princeton


609-924-8120


Founded in 1973, The Lewis School is among the earliest groups of educators in the country to innovate, develop and implement curriculum-wide multisensory education, science-based student assessments, and neuroscience-based teacher training within a structured and nurturing traditional school environment. The School’s philosophy is best described by its founder, Marsha Lewis, "At The Lewis School, learning problems are understood, not as disabilities, but as differences: the expression of remarkable and diverse capacities of human thinking and perceptions. The purpose of a Lewis School education is to prepare students, who may struggle with language-based learning issues related to dyslexia, attention deficit and auditory processing, to thrive academically, as they learn to restore the confidence and self-esteem they need to achieve their scholastic and personal best.”

The Pennington School


609-737-1838


Arts Camps at The Pennington School are led by fine arts faculty members and are appropriate for ages 10-15. All camps are open to both new and experienced artists, and will take place in the beautiful, air-conditioned Center for the Arts. Camp fees include lunch daily in the dining hall. Hours are 9 - 3p.m. Before-and after-camp care are available at an additional cost. Cost: $425/week for 1-week sessions which run 6/29 - 7/27. More info and descriptions at www.pennington.org/summerprograms

     Academic Camps     Art Camps     Boarding Schools     Day Camps     Private Schools     Sports Camps  

Waldorf School Of Princeton


609-466-1970


Waldorf School of Princeton, New Jersey’s only accredited Waldorf school, educates children from toddlerhood through eighth grade. Our highly structured curriculum integrates arts and sciences, encouraging students to become creative, balanced, socially responsible individuals who love to learn. Our time-tested approach corresponds to the stages of human development, focusing on not only what children learn, but how they learn. Our graduates emerge self-motivated, morally anchored, and ready to thrive not only in the most demanding high schools and colleges, but on whichever paths they choose. For more information, visit our website at www.princetonwaldorf.org or call 609-466-1970 x 115.

West Windsor Arts Council


609-716-1931


West Windsor Arts Center, the junction where the arts and community meet, offers classes and workshops, live performances (music, theatre and dance), art exhibitions, literary arts programs, film series and various special events as well as camps. The mission of the West Windsor Arts Council (WWAC) is to manage the West Windsor Arts Center and provide professional quality community arts programming in order to support, educate, inspire and promote the arts and art appreciation in the greater West Windsor community. Residents of other communities are encouraged to attend any and all programs and events. Visual, literary and performing art classes and workshops, as well as private and semi-private lessons, are offered for children, teens, adults and those with special needs.  Our teaching artists are experienced teachers and practicing professionals. Visit www.westwindsorarts.org or call 609.716.1931.

Yu's Elite Education


908-988-4695


Yu's Elite Education provides a fun and challenging environment for learning. Our goal is to recognize academic excellence in young people who demonstrate talent in math, science, and language arts.

Our after-school and weekend elementary, middle, and high school enrichment programs are designed for students who welcome challenge. Yu's students hone their math problem-solving skills, with some competing in regional and national Math and Science Olympiads. In addition, we offer prep courses for standardized tests such as ACT and SAT.

Yu's Elite Education has multiple locations throughout New Jersey. The center for the Greater Princeton area is located at 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 1238, Plainsboro, NJ 08536 (tel. 609-799-6432).

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