Day and Boarding; Grades 6-12



Summer Programs

Registration for 2020 coming soon!

All camp programs are designed and led by Pennington faculty. Please click on the links at left or the circles below to explore all that we have to offer on our beautiful, 55-acre green campus in Pennington.

The Pennington School offers programs in athletics, arts, and academics that are certain to enrich your summer

Red Raiders Day Camp for campers age 6-12

Red Raider Day Camp will offer children ages 6 to 12 the opportunity to experience a variety of exciting and innovative programs within our familiar, beautiful, and convenient setting. To learn more about the Red Raider Day Camp hosted by KE Camps, click here.


For general camp questions, please contact Elliot Coates, Director of Summer Programs:

Frequently Asked Questions

Is lunch provided?

Yes, lunch is provided in the School’s dining hall for full-day camps, 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.

*Lunch is not provided for: Getting Ready for Algebra, Magic Chemistry and Swimming Camp.

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 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 $40 per week and after care is $70 per week.

*Before-and-after-care is not available for Swimming Camp. Before-care is available for Getting Ready for Algebra and Magic Chemistry but after-care is not. Please contact the camp director for a special request if necessary.

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. These forms will be emailed to you upon registration, or click here for an additional copy.

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

Drop-off and pick-up will be outside our campus center.  (Here is a link to our campus map). The campus center is #9 on the map. In the event of inclement weather, the check-in table will be set up inside the campus center.

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 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 or call (609) 737-1842. Address inquiries to Elliot Coates, Director of Summer Programs.