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Providence Moms Blog Guide to Summer Camps

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Friends, we survived February vacation! Whether you left town, went on lots of local outings, or just enjoyed a more relaxed schedule at home, it seems crazy to think that summer vacation is closer than we might imagine. While we have it fresh in our minds that our kids need activities to keep them occupied for any number of reasons during school break, let Providence Moms Blog take the guesswork away of finding the summer camp that’s the right fit for your child and family. Whether you’re looking for ways to keep the kids busy, learn new skills, or need a structured place for them during the summer so that you can work, there’s a camp here for you! 

Rhode Island School Of Design Continuing Education
RISD Young Artist Program

In RISD’s Young Artist Program, children and teens have fun while developing skills in drawing, painting, sculpting, animation, photography, fashion, architectural design and more. Classes are taught by experienced educators who encourage young artists’ creative growth. Summer full-day camps and workshops and half-day classes are conveniently located at RISD’s Tillinghast Place in Barrington and the RISD campus in Providence.

SUMMER 2018 CAMP DATES: JUNE 18-AUG 10

Age Range of Campers 

6 – 17 Years

Rhode Island School of Design campus, Providence, RI

Tillinghast Place, Barrington, RI

401 454-6200

Learn Create Build Academy

Learn Create Build Academy hosts Minecraft and Roblox camps to teach students technical skills such as computer programming and game design. Our camps provide a fun way for students to take the video games they love and turn them into educational tools for learning about technology!

The world is a changing place filled with technology and innovation. The children of today are the generation that will discover the cure for cancer or put a person on Mars. At Learn Create Build Academy, we inspire children to use their imagination, to think bigger, and to dare to dream about a future in technology. We show children the possibilities with technology and let them do the rest.

Age Range of Campers

7 – 14 Years

URI- Kingston, RI

RIC- Providence, RI

Bryant University- Smithfield, RI

Moses Brown Summer Camp

Located in the center of Providence, Moses Brown’s 33-acre campus is a lush and green oasis. Campers enjoy the use of all facilities, including the state-of-the-art artificial turf field, soccer field, softball diamond, woodshop, ceramic studio, computer labs, Y-lab, and performance halls. Moses Brown has offered rewarding and exciting summer programs for more than 50 years and includes a special mixture of arts, chess, computers, design/build, forensics, music, swimming, and sports. Convenient full and half-day combination of RISE and Specialty/Sports Camps. Affordable tuition payment plans, early registration, sibling, and multi-week discounts. Early arrival and extended daycare. We have busing from three area locations. Lunch option available. 

Age Range of Campers

3 – 18 Years

Cub Scout Family Day Camp

Cub Scout Family Day Camp is a great way for your Cub Scout age son or daughter to experience the thrill of the outdoors as well as being a good introduction to independence from mom and dad without being too far from home. The week-long program fills each day with adventure and experiences for which families join the Scouting program. Activities include archery, boating, swimming, crafts, STEM, and much more. All Day Camps offer extended hours for families whose schedule does not fit the 9am-4pm time period, we also provide bussing from all corners of Southeastern New England.

Age Range of Campers

1st – 5th Grade

Blue Door Art Studio Summer Camps and Classes

Blue Door Studio is a spectacular art studio that caters to students of all age groups (preK- Adult). Blue Door offers many summer art camps and art classes and inspires creativity and individuality in age-appropriate group settings. At Blue Door Studio we expand students’ artistic skills and develop confidence as they create art pieces using a variety of media and techniques to discover themselves as artists!

Age Range of Campers

All Ages

Young Actors Summer Institute at Trinity Rep

The Young Actors Summer Institute (YASI) at Trinity Rep is the best place for a summer full of theater for all ages! In addition to the full YASI program which runs July 2 to August 4(ages 10-18), additional one-week programs include YASI Jr. (grades 1 – 4), YASI Players (grades 5 – 9), and YASI Masters (high school and college students). Each engages the voice, body, and imagination and culminates in a performance. Register soon – classes do fill up quickly.

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