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SUMMER ACTIVITIES IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT

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by NYMetroParents Staff May 28, 2013

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Find fun summer activities for kids in Fairfield County, CT. Use our guide to find kids classes, Fairfield County summer camps, summer programs, activities near Fairfield County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, New Canaan and the rest of Fairfield County, CT are easy to find. 


ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS - OFF-BROADWAY
The New Theater at 45th Street, 354 W. 45th St. (Bet. 8th & 9th Avenues), New York
866-811-4111

Join us for a fantastically fun frolic for the whole family! Inspired by the Jules Verne classic, “Around the World in 80 Days” is a dazzling, fast-paced play with 39 characters comedically portrayed by 5 unparalleled actors. To win a bet, Phileas Fogg and his acrobatic sidekick Passepartout must circle the globe and return to London inside of 80 days. Unknowingly pursued by a tireless detective convinced Fogg is a robber on the run, the fast-minded, fleet-footed pair traverse four continents and three oceans in a white-knuckled sprint!

AUDUBON GREENWICH NATURE DAY CAMPS
613 Riversville Road, Greenwich
203-869-5272 

Want your child to have memorable adventures in the great outdoors? Audubon Greenwich’s 285-acre sanctuary is the place to explore, play, and learn about nature through games, hikes, crafts, and other hands-on activities. One-week day camp sessions for youth entering grades K-9 from July 1-August 16; 9:30am-3:30 pm. Small groups and skilled staff. Registration info is on the website. Also, for family-fun on weekends all year long, check our Nature Program Calendar online.

HOWE CAVERNS ADVENTURE PARK 
255 Discovery Drive, Howes Cave
518-296-8990

Discover Howe Caverns, New York State’s second-most-visited natural attraction! Descend below the Earth’s surface to see the largest Show Cave in the Northeast. Enjoy comfortable guided tours of an underground cavern, a boat ride on the underground Lake of Venus, and historical exhibits. Our all-new Howe High Adventure Park offers a Ropes Course, Air Jumper, 4-Tower, 40-ft.-high Zip Line, and 26-ft. Rock Climbing Wall. Then climb into our New H2OGO Ball and take a wet and wild ride 1,100 feet down the beautiful Caverns Estate hillside. For more information visit howecaverns.com or call 518-296-8900.

THE INN AT EAST HILL FARM
460 Monadnock St., Troy
800-242-6495

The Inn at East Hill Farm is located in the heart of the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire, offering year-round activities. This working farm offers a vacation atmosphere coupled with a unique farm-oriented experience. The children can have a great time scavenging for eggs, horseback riding, milking the cow, and more. Rates include three home-cooked meals daily served family style; you can eat as much as your belly will hold! Vegetarians and special diets accommodated.

LAKE MOREY RESORT
1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee
800-423-1211

Nestled in the green Vermont hills above the Connecticut River, Lake Morey Resort provides the perfect getaway any time of year. We are very proud that our guests return year after year, drawn by the natural beauty and genuine hospitality that has set the Resort apart for over a century. Whether you are looking for a convenient four-season resort brimming with activities, a family-friendly setting for vacation or reunion, or just a lakefront location to relax, it’s all at your doorstep at Lake Morey Resort.

MONSTER JAM PATH OF DESTRUCTION
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford
800-745-3000

Mayhem returns to MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 15, at Monster Jam Path of Destruction. Celebrating a decade of destruction with Tom Meents and Max-D—one of the most decorated World Finals champions of all time—again attempting to land a double backflip, Monster Jam features more than 4,000 tons of dirt, 50 crush cars, and 16 of the world’s most popular trucks competing in intense racing and freestyle competition. Affordably priced for families, starting at $35 for adults, $15 for kids. Visit monsterjam.com orticketmaster.com for ticket sales information.

QUASSY AMUSEMENT PARK
Lake Quassapaug, Route 64 (2132 Middlebury Road), Middlebury
1-800-FOR-PARK 367-7275

Quassy Amusement and Water Park in Middlebury, CT. Affordable family fun with three new waterslides and children’s splash pad area. Conquer the award-winning Wooden Warrior roller coaster, as well as other thrill and family rides. Two kiddieland areas for youngsters. All-day wristbands (less than $25 each) or individual ride tickets available. Group rates, birthday parties, catered events, entertainment. For more information, visit quassy.com or call 800-FOR-PARK (367-7275).

STEPPING STONES MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk
203-899-0606 x228

Play is serious business at Stepping Stones. Step inside our award-winning museum and open your world to a lifelong love of learning through play. The museum features hands-on fun in Energy Lab®, Tot Town®, Built It!, Healthyville®, the Traveling Exhibit Gallery, open-air courtyard, state-of-the-art multimedia theater, café, and retail store. There are daily programs, engaging workshops, special events, the Dinosaur Revolution special exhibit, and so much more. Stepping Stones is open daily from 10am-5pm. Visit today! 

THE FAIRFIELD MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER 
370 Beach Road, Fairfield
203-259-1598

This summer, visitors will enjoy IMAGES 2013: The 5th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit, and the stunning images of Philip Trager. Fashion heads will turn on July 28 with the opening of In Vogue: A Runway of 19th Century Women’s Fashion. Take a self-guided walking tour to learn about Fairfield’s 375-year history, the witchcraft trials in 1692, and the Annual “Burning of Fairfield by the British in 1779.” Open Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm, and weekends from 12-4pm. The museum also maintains the 1750 Ogden House at 1520 Bronson Road, open for tours on Sundays from 1-3pm, June-Sept.

THE MOUNTAIN TOP INN & RESORT
195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden
802-483-2311

Vermont’s “family friendly” resort offers endless summer activities for everyone. Private beach, outdoor pool, pony rides, horseback riding, kayaking, pedal boats, pontoon boat rides, lawn games, hiking trails, movie room, kids camps. Choose from Vermont Adventure Summer Camp Package (ages 7-13) and Children's Summer Horsemanship Camp (ages 6-12). Camps create a fun and memorable summer vacation. Offered July and August. Advance reservations required. Affordable family fun packages. Casual dining. Kids menu. Pet friendly.

THE SUMMER THEATRE OF NEW CANAAN
70 Pine St., New Canaan
203-966-4634

Experience great theatre this summer everyone in the family will enjoy! Celebrating their 10th season of acclaimed professional regional theatre, the Summer Theatre of New Canaan offers the finest family-oriented entertainment and educational programs. Shows are in their modern open-air tent theatre in Waveny Park, New Canaan! This summer, see “South Pacific,” “Grease,” and for kids, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr.,” “Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat,” and “Pinkalicious, The Musical.” Tickets and info. at 203-966-4634 or online at stonc.org.


PROGRAMS & CLASSES

AUDUBON GREENWICH NATURE DAY CAMPS
613 Riversville Road, Greenwich
203-869-5272 

Want your child to have memorable adventures in the great outdoors? Audubon Greenwich’s 285-acre sanctuary is the place to explore, play, and learn about nature through games, hikes, crafts, and other hands-on activities. One-week day camp sessions for youth entering grades K-9 from July 1-August 16; 9:30am-3:30 pm. Small groups and skilled staff. Registration info is on the website. Also, for family-fun on weekends all year long, check our Nature Program Calendar online.

BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St., Norwalk
203-286-7428
49 W. Allendale Ave. 
Allendale, NJ 07401 
201-825-1030

Are you looking for a summer program to give your child a head start into the next school year? If so, our Brain Balance Program™ can help. We work with families affected by ADD, learning disabilities, Dyslexia, Tourette syndrome, and spectrum disorders. The program is entirely drug-free, and uses a winning combination of physical, nutritional, and cognitive activities to enhance your child's performance in the classroom and beyond. The Brain Balance Program forms effective neural pathways that improve attention and focus and academic performance, reduce negative behaviors, and improve social skills and interaction.

CHELSEA PIERS CONNECTICUT
203-989-1100

Chelsea Piers summer sports camps provide world-class facilities, expert instruction, and the most exciting sports curriculum available—all under one roof! Campers choose from soccer, hockey, skating, squash, tennis, gymnastics, lacrosse, swimming, basketball, volleyball, and multi-sport, and two-sport combo camps. In addition to full-day camps, Chelsea Piers offers half-day preschool camps for its younger athletes. Camps start June 17 and run through Aug. 30. Save when you enroll your family in three or more weeks.

EARTHPLACE - MAHACKENO 2013 SUMMER DAY CAMP
10 Woodside Lane, Westport
203-227-7253 or 203-226-8981

The Westport Weston Family Y’s Camp Mahackeno, and Earthplace, the Nature Discovery Center, will conduct a combined summer day camp in 2013 for children entering grades 1-8. (Earthplace also conducts a year-round program for Pre-school-Kindergarten children.) Camp will run as one-week sessions, 9am-4pm each day, with extended-care options starting at 8am through 6pm. Located at 10 Woodside Lane in Westport, Earthplace offers acres of hiking trails, playgrounds, wildlife exhibits, and more. For details, visit earthplace.org or westporty.org.

FAIRFIELD MUSEUM SUMMER CAMPS
370 Beach Road, Fairfield
203-259-1598

Through discovery and exploration, children ages 4-12 are inspired to draw connections between the past and the world around them. Each day provides a balance between hands-on projects, games, engaging activities, and fun, using the exhibits, historic sites, and natural surroundings of the Fairfield Museum and the 1750 Ogden House to encourage children to appreciate art, history, and culture. This year’s camps, led by professional museum educators and teachers, include Journey Around the World, Art in the Garden, Time Bandits, and more. Weekly camp sessions run from July 8-Aug. 23. Sign up now!

FLASH POINTE DANCE
1657 Post Road, Fairfield
203-259-1600

Summer camp is a great way to sample a variety of dance styles with a minimum commitment. Our camps are designed to give the dancers a taste of several dance styles, and each session will be a new experience with changes in instructors and choreography each week. Additionally, we offer our Summer Intensives Tuesday and Thursday evenings for more advanced dancers, designed to keep them at top performance levels. Summer Intensives are paid for with class cards — use them as needed so you can still enjoy some getaway time this summer.

FLEUR DE LIS ACADEMY
27 Danbury Road (Route 7), Wilton
203-210-7155

FUN at Fleur de Lis Academy is creative classes and drop-off camps all summer long! In June and August, it’s 4- or 8-week sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, including Storybook Ballet & Magic Manners. Drop-off Camp for ages (3-12) features age-appropriate themes, snacks, crafts, and dance FUN, concluding with a parent observation. NEW this spring, K2play@yoga will be integrated in all camps and classes. Superior dance training in a nurturing environment – dance for a short session, a week, or all summer! Shop our boutique for all your dancewear and gift needs.

HOLIDAY HILL DAY CAMP
43 Candee Road, Prospect
203-387-CAMP (2267)

Holiday Hill is a paradise of country surroundings with more than 200 acres of meadows, woodlands, and lake area. It is also noted for resort-like facilities that are not at all typical of the average day camp. Our trained, certified staff members teach fun and varied activities. The small counselor to camper ratio encourages the development of diverse skills by working in small, intimate groups and encouraging each camper. Learning to take risks is an important part of growth and development. Holiday Hill provides a safe, comfortable environment for children to take that extra step toward making them more confident.

INTENSITY WINTER AND SUMMER TENNIS
490-508 Westport Ave., Norwalk
203-853-7727

Are you looking for a quality camp for your child? Our signature camps accommodate children from ages 2-18, from beginner to high-performance tournament players. We provide your child with unsurpassed instruction using the latest philosophies from top tennis professionals. Our pros have coached some of the best players in the world. Campers will have access to a variety of court surfaces, sprint fitness facility and pool (high-performance only), and classroom. Our weekly summer camps begin June 24th! For more information contact Elynne Marcus at [email protected] We look forward to seeing you at INTENSITY!

LINGUAKIDS®, LLC
2 locations 
43 Tokeneke Road, Darien 
203-426-7004 
2 East Ave., Larchmont 
914-833-0781 
Also at your school. 

LinguaKids® offers French, Chinese, and Spanish classes for children starting at 6 months of age. LinguaKids’ teachers are all friendly, energetic, native speakers who completely immerse the children in language and culture. Children are engaged in a multi-sensory approach, combining songs, movement, arts & crafts, games, storytelling, and role playing, to make learning fun and enjoyable. Spring classes are starting at the beginning of February for 17 weeks. Camp classes are available in the Larchmont studio starting the last week of June.

MATHNASIUM
203-259-MATH(6284)
1700 Post Road, Fairfield 
203-259-MATH (6284) 
15 Corbin Drive, Darien 
203-259-MATH (6284) 
2109 Summer St. (Ridgeway Shopping Center, above Starbucks), Stamford 
203-881-MATH (6284) 
266 S. Main St., Newtown 
203 491 2110
Email [email protected]

Mathnasium is a unique learning center specializing in a math-only curriculum that is tailored specifically to each student, and employs a variety of learning modalities to help develop “Number Sense.” A student with Number Sense gains a deep understanding of math, and will be able to solve problems quickly and accurately without having to go through tedious drills and memorization. Kids don’t hate math; they hate being frustrated and confused by math.

MUSIC TOGETHER OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
76 Walbin Court, Fairfield
203-256-1656
Email [email protected] 

Interested in making music with your young child this summer? Nurture your child's natural enthusiasm for music and movement by registering for Music Together classes! Music Together is an innovative, thoroughly researched approach to music and movement, committed to helping families and caregivers discover the pleasure and educational value of informal musical experiences. Young children's musical growth occurs best in a playful, musically rich, and developmentally appropriate setting, free of direct instruction and fun for both children and adults.

NEXT DIMENSION GYMNASTICS
25 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull
203-372-3222

Next Dimension Gymnastics is where happy children build athletic skills and confidence while the enthusiastic staff encourages self esteem and skill development. It is one of the most advanced gymnastics centers in Connecticut, with over 15,000 spectacular square feet of world-class gymnastics equipment and a regionally and nationally recognized coaching staff. Our pre-school and after-school programs allow children, ages 18 months and older, to participate in gymnastics. We also offer a wide range of classes to meet various skill levels, and the best birthday parties for children ages 4-12.

THE MOUNTAIN TOP INN & RESORT
195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden
802-483-2311

Vermont’s “family friendly” resort offers endless summer activities for everyone. Private beach, outdoor pool, pony rides, horseback riding, kayaking, pedal boats, pontoon boat rides, lawn games, hiking trails, movie room, kids camps. Choose from Vermont Adventure Summer Camp Package (ages 7-13) and Children's Summer Horsemanship Camp (ages 6-12). Camps create a fun and memorable summer vacation. Offered July and August. Advance reservations required. Affordable family fun packages. Casual dining. Kids menu. Pet friendly.

THE SUMMER THEATRE OF NEW CANAAN
70 Pine St., New Canaan
203-966-4634

The Summer Theatre of New Canaan 70 Pine St. New Canaan 203-966-4634 stonc.org Experience great theatre this summer everyone in the family will enjoy! Celebrating their 10th season of acclaimed professional regional theatre, the Summer Theatre of New Canaan offers the finest family-oriented entertainment and educational programs. Shows are in their modern open-air tent theatre in Waveny Park, New Canaan! This summer, see “South Pacific,” “Grease,” and for kids, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr.,” “Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat,” and “Pinkalicious, The Musical.” Tickets and info. at 203-966-4634 or online at stonc.org.

TOTAL LEARNING AND THERAPY CENTER
5893 Main St., Trumbull
203-268-8852

Total Learning and Therapy Center is dedicated to meeting the complex needs of children and adults who experience learning-related vision, sensory, motor and speech and language difficulties. TLTC provides comprehensive and individual care through collaborative efforts of our interdisciplinary team of skilled professionals. In addition to vision, occupational and speech and language therapy TLTC provides psychological services, social skill training, behavioral modification services, group programs, art classes, tutoring, summer learning camp, and free evening seminars.

THE TUTORING CENTER
5 River Road, Wilton
203-842-0137

The Tutoring Center offers a research-based custom program, guaranteeing results for kids of all ages. Unlike other tutoring programs that help only with current homework, The Center focuses on the long term, teaching students how to learn and study to succeed. Combining one-to-one instruction and a rotational approach to learning, they rapidly increase academic skills and improve concentration, attention span, and focus. They are so confident about their programs that they guarantee results without making parents sign a contract. Summer camp offers programs in multiple disciplines to enrich both mind and body.

WESTPORT'S ACADEMY OF DANCE
345 Post Road W., Westport
203-226-9987 

Westport's Academy of Dance has been teaching classical ballet, modern, jazz, and tap to children and teens for over 35 years. Our program includes classes for all ages and levels of ability. The Academy will be offering camps for all ages this summer. In addition to ballet camps, new this year is Alice – a fun and funky new take on the children's classic, “Alice in Wonderland.” The program will highlight jazz, tap, and modern dance styles, and is open to dancers of all disciplines, various levels, and ages.



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