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Summer Programs

The Pennington School offers programs in athletics, arts, and academics that are certain to enrich your summer! Check back in January 2018 for information about Summer 2018.

Summer 2017

Sports Camps

Cost: $295/week for 1-week sessions except for Outdoor Adventure Camp, which is $435/week. Fee includes lunch daily. Before- and after-camp care will be available at an additional cost.

Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All camps are appropriate for students ages 10–15. Please click on camps listed at left for a complete description of each.

Week of June 26: Outdoor Adventure

Week of July 10: Boys’ Lacrosse, Boys' and Girls' Swim, Outdoor Adventure

Week of July 17: Outdoor Adventure

Week of July 24: Girls’ Soccer, Outdoor Adventure

Week of July 31: Girls' Basketball

Arts and Academic Enrichment Programs

Cost is $435/week for most academic enrichment camps. Camps marked with an asterisk (*) have different pricing and may operate during different hours.

Cost includes daily lunch. Before-and after-camp care will be available at an additional cost.

Week of June 26: Summer Public Speaking Course*, Engineering and Problem Solving, The Physics of Sports

Week of July 10: DJ Camp, Drama Workshop (Two Week Program - Week 1), Culinary Arts

Week of July 17: Summer Public Speaking Course*, Drama Workshop (Two Week Program - Week 2), Drawing, Magic Chemistry, Summer Reading Skills Seminar*

Week of July 24: Painting, Summer Reading Skills Seminar*

Hurry—space is limited and registration is now open!

Please click here to register.

For general camp questions, please contact Jeff Eckerson, Director of Summer Programs:summerprograms@pennington.org

All camp programs are designed and led by Pennington faculty. Please click on the links at left to explore all that we have to offer on our beautiful, 54-acre green campus in Pennington.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is lunch provided?

Yes, lunch is provided in the School’s dining hall, by the same dining service that is used during the school year. There is a different hot entree served each day, such as tacos, hamburgers, or grilled cheese. Depending on the day, there are a variety of side options, which might include hummus, garden salad, and/or pasta salad.

What are the hours and days of the camps?

The vast majority of camps are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some programs for high school students have different hours. See the description of each program on their individual pages for details.

Is there before- and after-care available?

Yes. Before-camp care runs from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. and after-camp care runs from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Both programs take place in the student center., with counselor supervision Students will be offered a snack during after care, but otherwise these periods are free for students to read and engage in unstructured games individually or with peers and staff. Before care is $35 per week and after care is $70 per week.

How do I reach the camp office?

The camp office can be reached at (609) 737-1842. An emergency cell phone number will be sent by e-mail (along with other important information) before camp begins.

What forms are required for camp?

Online registration and the Emergency Contact and Medical History Forms (including immunization records) are required for your child to participate in camp.

Where do I pick up and drop off my child for camp?

Drop-off and pick-up are in the parking lot off the Burd Street entrance.

Can my child walk home from camp or get picked up by someone other than a parent?

Yes, if you send an e-mail to summerprograms@pennington.org giving your permission for the arrangement.

If I have trouble with registration or payments, what should I do?

Please contact the summer programs office by email at summerprograms@pennington.org or call (609) 737-1842. Address inquiries to Jeff Eckerson, Camp Director.

Summer Programs for Educators

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