Youth Vacation Camps

Youth Vacation Camps

Champ Camp

Resident $190 / Non-Resident $210 per week
Session 2: $152 / Non-Resident $230 per week
Location TBD
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26
Session 2 Mon-Thu 6/29-7/2
Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10
Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17
Session 5 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24
Session 6 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31
Session 7 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7
NEW TIME : 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Champ Camp is a state licensed school aged child care/day camp program for children entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2020. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, recreational games, athletic activities, music, nature walks, special events and field trips. This camp gets your child on the move each day, making new friends, and collecting a summer of camp memories! Includes morning snack, cold lunch and afternoon snack. Sign up for one or more weeks throughout the summer. Families requesting scholarships or applying for child care subsidy must register by calling our main office at (802)864-0123. Registration deadline is 10 days before the first day of each Champ Camp Session.

 

PAL Camp

Grades 1-5
$190 Resident / $210 Non-resident
Miller Recreation Center
Session 1 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
PAL Camp is an end of summer licensed childcare collaboration between Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, Burlington City Arts and the Fletcher Free Library. Each week includes programs at both Burlington City Arts and the Fletcher Free Library in addition to other field trips and camp activities with BPRW! Over the two sessions, campers will explore, learn, play, and mostly have fun! Registration deadline is July 27. *If applying for Child Care Resource or Scholarship please call (802) 864-0123!

Baseball Camp

Ages: 5-13
$120 Resident / $140 Non-resident
Schifilliti Park
Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
This camp emphasizes the FUNdamentals of the game of baseball. Every day, players work on drills and skills, play games and learn to love the game! Players will enjoy throwing games, catching contests and a home run derby. Players will be introduced to our new and improved hitting system and instruction. This is a great camp for young players learning to love the game and for the Summer League and Little League All-Stars to take a few more ground balls and an extra supervised batting practice before the game. Every player receives a T-shirt.

Basketball Camp

Grade 3-7 Burlington High School
$75 Resident / $85 Non-resident
Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
This basketball camp is an instructional based camp and will be led by 2018 PCA National Youth Coach of the Year, high school and AAU basketball coach Sam Jackson. Special equipment including 8 1/2 foot baskets and smaller size basketballs are utilized to teach campers fundamentals. All participants receive a camp t-shirt.

Chess Wizards Camp

Ages: 6-12
$180 Resident / $200 Non-resident
Miller Recreation Center
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Join us this summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. Kids improve chess skills, meet new friends, and work out their most powerful muscle – the brain! Activities include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Chess Wizards has been teaching the game of chess since 2002. Their interactive curriculum makes learning fun for new and seasoned players alike. Camps are led by experienced instructors, and provide students with a memorable camp experience while challenging their minds! Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Register for Art/Computer Camp for a full day of fun at the Miller Recreation Center. Registration deadline is June 8th and Aug 3.

Cool Camp

Ages: 5-13
$170 Resident / $190 Non-resident
Leddy Park Arena
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 5 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Session 6 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Each day at Cool Camp begins with an outdoor picnic followed by nearly two hours of ice skating instruction and practice and concludes with swimming, games, crafts and activities. Campers are grouped by ability for skating instruction. Cool Camp is appropriate for beginner skaters to those at the preliminary level.
Register for one or more weeks! Combine with Rise & Shine Camp for a full day of camp at Leddy Park Arena.

Disc Golf Camp

Ages: 8-15
$85 Resident / $95 Non-resident
Leddy Park
Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Learn and practice all aspects of the game of disc golf, including stretching, putting, driving, approaching, sidearms, backhands, and rollers. Professional disc golfer and DGVT owner, Chris Young, will bring 15+ years experience as a player and organizer to share lessons about technique, disc types, etiquette, growth of the sport and Vermont disc golf leagues, clubs and events. Discs will be provided for the participants to use for the camp and disc golf baskets will be setup for a daily 9 hole course. Combine this camp with the Ultimate Camp for a full day of throwing discs or at Leddy Park.

Hat Trick Hockey Camp

Ages: 5-14
$150 Resident / $170 Non-resident
Leddy Park Arena
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Session 3 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Practice and improve skating and hockey skills in a supportive and encouraging environment with drills, games, and activities. Participants must be able to skate and provide their own stick, gloves, shin pads, and helmet with facemask. Players may register for one or more weeks.

Kinder Kamp

Ages: 3-6
$150 Resident / $170 Non-resident
Leddy Park Arena
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 3 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Kinder Kamp Mon-Fri activities include skating lessons, outdoor adventures, crafts and games. This camp is perfect for a first time camper.

Maven Skate Camp

Ages: 5-14
$175 Resident / $195 Non-resident
A_Dog Skatepark
Session 1 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
In a creative and safe environment that promotes wellness and encourages communication, growth, perseverance and happiness, campers will progress to the next level of skating. Beginners will learn skateboard mechanics and basic riding skills such as balance, pushing, turning, stopping, riding transitions, and dropping-in. Advanced skaters will have the opportunity to drop in on bigger obstacles/features, and learn more challenging tricks. Skaters will be assessed on the first day of the camp to establish skateboarding goals. Lessons will be adapted to each individual’s ability. All participants are educated in skateboard safety, including skateboard maintenance and skatepark etiquette.
If there are any rain days, campers will explore skateboarding through music, art and culture. Campers will have the opportunity to design and paint their very own skateboard deck, and try different art mediums related to the skateboard culture. Campers are responsible for bringing their own complete skateboards, safety equipment and water bottles. Combine this camp with the Waterfront Adventures Camp for a full day
on the Waterfront!

Pony Camp

Ages: 9-12
$390 Resident / $420 Non-resident
O.N.E. Community Center
Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Love horses?  Want to learn to take care of them, ride them and be safe around them? At Pony Camp you get lots of hands-on experience with the ponies and horses.  Barn activities include: riding lessons, horse care, stable management, games on horseback, and horse related crafts. We will have an ice cream party on Friday and contests where you will win ribbons! Campers are bused to the farm in Hinesburg and are at the farm from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Afternoons will be spent visiting local parks and activities at the ONE Center. Drop off and pick up will be at the ONE Center located at 20 Allen St. in Burlington. Registration deadline is August 3.

Rise & Shine

Ages: 5-13
$135 Resident / $155 Non-resident
Leddy Park Arena
Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 5 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Session 6 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
This child-centered camp includes crafts, games and fun projects in the lounge as well as nature walks and outdoor exploration of the beautiful grounds of Leddy Park. Camp includes plenty of self-directed play in a calm, nurturing environment. Register for Cool Camp and Rise & Shine Camp and enjoy a full day of camp at Leddy!

Talent Skate Camp

Ages: 5-14
$125 Resident / $145 Non-resident
A_Dog Skatepark
Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Come to the Andy A_Dog Skatepark and learn from some of Vermont’s finest boarders. This camp is geared towards skaters with beginner to intermediate skills. Professional staff will be directing the camp and teaching participants tricks such as pushing, ollieing, dropping in, board slides and grinds. All skaters must have helmets that clip shut, wrist, elbow and knee pads. This is a skateboarder camp (sorry, no scooters, inline, or bmx bikes).

Tennis Camp

$125 Resident / $145 Non-resident
Ages: 6-9
Leddy Park
Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ages: 10-15
Calahan Park
Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ages: 7-11
Leddy Park
Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Ages: 7-13
Leddy Park
Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ages: 7-13
Calahan Park
Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Players will be introduced to tennis skills and learn scoring, strategy, specialized drills and fitness training. Professional staff from Sports & Fitness Edge provide instruction for this camp that is appropriate for beginner/advanced beginner players. Tennis rackets and balls are available for all participants.

Ultimate Camp

Ages: 10-15
$110 Resident / $130 Non-resident
Leddy Park
Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Want to play a fast-paced disc game where the “Spirit of the Game” is just as important as the score? Ultimate is all about fun & inclusion. Whether your middle school student is a beginner or knows all about Ultimate, this day camp will help stretch their skills. Over the course of the week we will work on catching, throwing, strategy, knowledge of the game, speed and of course Spirit of the Game! Get ready to play for your middle school or high school team or just spend a week having fun. Through the week, we will create a community of youth ultimate players from different schools to meet, socialize, improve their skills together, and become friends. Camp participants receive a disc for them to take home and keep! Combine this camp with the Disc Golf Camp for a full day of throwing discs or at Leddy Park.

Volleyball Camp

Ages: 11-18
$50 Resident / $60 Non-resident
Oakledge Park
Beginner level – Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Intermediate/Advanced Level – Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 11:15 AM-2:15 PM

This beach camp will help develop shills of passing, hitting, court movements and learn to play competitive volleyball in a fun and encouraging environment. The camp is led by Cassidy Tedeschi, who is entering her third year of coaching with Burlington High School and Vibe VC and brings 14 years of volleyball experience & Spencer Avery, who played division III volleyball at Keuka College, and now is the Boy’s JV coach at the Burlington High School and assistant Men’s 16U Vibe club coach.

VT Voltage Soccer Camp

Ages: 7-14
Leddy Park
Full Day
$195 Resident / $215 Non-resident
Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Half Day
$125 Resident / $145 Non-resident
Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
VT Voltage Professional Soccer Academy invites young soccer enthusiasts to be part of a challenging educational experience. The Academy offers an opportunity to learn and enjoy many aspects of the game of soccer in a competitive environment from a current professional player. Fundamentals, as well as sophisticated techniques of soccer, will be taught on a personalized individual level along with various forms of group instruction provided by Camp Director Bo Vuckovic and several other Vermont Voltage professional soccer players. Emphasis is placed on the development, improvement and refinement of basic playing skills. Attention will be given to the instruction of good ball control habits and movement techniques in challenging drills and simulated match situations. Conditioning methods and training ethics are also stressed to prevent injuries and improve the young athlete’s coordination and flexibility. Bo understands the needs of youth in soccer and stresses the development of a positive self-image, mental stimulation and a sense of respect and sportsmanship among players. Participants get a soccer ball and a t-shirt.

Wicked Cool SCIENCE

Ages: 5-12
$390 Resident / $420 Non-resident
Wicked Cool for Kids Camps provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) based camps for kids and lots of wicked fun!!  Check out our Wicked Cool Camps for Kids for this summer!!
Wicked Cool Vet Camp
Miller Recreation Center
Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Do you dream of becoming a veterinarian? Grab your lab coat, animal lovers, as we learn about our favorite furry, flying and fishy friends. Make amazing animal models, build big bones and investigate animal intestines from our favorite vertebrates: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Dissect owl pellets, and try your hand at catching some invertebrates as we study insect exoskeletons, and look at animal cells and parasites. Registration deadline is July 6.
Wicked Cool Rocket Science Camp
Miller Recreation Center
Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Yes it is Rocket Science!! Build and launch Wicked Cool’s favorite solid fuel rocket the customizable E2X: perfect for the young aerospace engineer. Keep a Commander’s Log as you investigate the solar system, design a satellite, and build a space base for an astronaut. Blast off with a solid fuel, high flying, rocket launch at the end of the week (weather permitting). Make flight plans and launch water rockets, make galactic slime, and map distant constellations as part of your out-of-this world interstellar journey. Registration deadline is July 13.
Minecraft Mania
O.N.E. Community Center
Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Minecraft Mania  is a blend of virtual learning and companion, hands-on activities that explore science and engineering using the Minecraft game. Use an interactive avatar to investigate a game-based educational environment. Engage in both computer and real world activities covering geology, engineering, physics, and biology. Learn about the properties of rocks and minerals and take home your own rock collection.  Use your skills to build skyscrapers and simple machines and plant your own crops in fun experimental trials. Registration deadline is July 27.
Minecraft Mania 2 – The Sequel
O.N.E. Community Center
Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
The mania continues! Explore and build worlds that have been customized for Wicked Cool learning activities. Construct complex Minecraft villages and map out a hands-on model community, built with real world materials. Learn the secrets of Minecraft to forge unique tools, discover the awesome power of redstone, and create automated factories to supply your empire. Design light-up circuits and simple machines to take home. Registration deadline is August 10.