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Campers personally design their own schedules

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Over 70 enrichment courses

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Learn and play on a college campus

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An experienced and caring staff

Join us Saturday, April 6 10 a.m.–noon for an Information Session

Drop in at any time during the two hours to meet our staff and learn more about Connecticut’s premier summer camp.
Held in the Watkinson School gymnasium, 180 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford


Bus Service

Bus transportation is offered on three separate routes, with a total of 12 stops at convenient locations throughout Greater Hartford. Bus service on these centrally located buses is FREE of charge.

We also provide door-to-door bus service on two separate routes to West Hartford residents. Every effort is made to ensure a safe ride and to minimize the amount of time spent on the bus. Summer Place counselors supervise the campers on each bus.

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Lunch and Snacks

Campers may either bring their own brown-bag lunch each day or purchase a full session of prepaid bag lunches prepared by an outside food service company. All lunches are refrigerated. Summer Place provides a beverage at lunch and a mid-afternoon Popsicle snack.

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Extended-Hours Care

Supervision before and after regular program hours is available for participants in the Summer Place program. Supervision is provided by Summer Place counselors. Campers receive a snack and juice and have an opportunity to participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. Extended hours run from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Flex Plans

If your employer offers a Flexible Compensation program under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code, Summer Place fees may be considered dependent-care expenses that are not subject to either withholding or Social Security taxes.

Our Partnership with
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Sports and recreational activities—along with arrival and dismissal—will take place at Watkinson School, located adjacent to the University. Watkinson offers Summer Place a modern sports center, expansive playing fields, fitness room, dance studio, and state-of-the-art amphitheater.