Summer Camps at Vermont Ski Resorts
Vermont’s ski and snowboard resorts are surrounded by some of the greatest adventures known to kids. Whether dabbling in resort activities such as biking, swimming, tennis and disc golf, or exploring nature’s peaks, valleys and waterways, kids always come away with a smile and an experience of a lifetime.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Children who have taken part in Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s award-winning vacation programs for ages 3-17 have enjoyed Vermont’s Green Mountains as their playground since the resort first developed these programs forty years ago. Traditional activities are still favorites: pool and waterpark visits, nature discovery, arts and crafts, outdoor games and more. The resort’s specialty camps offer immersion for kids interested in Outdoor Survival, Tennis, Mountain Biking and High Adventure, which includes aerial trekking, kayaking, rock climbing and Via Ferrata hiking/high ropes course experience. Facilitated by counselors trained to support team building and activity skills, the camp day at Smugglers’ is all about having fun and building memories together. www.smuggs.com; 855-581-5906
Mount Snow Resort
Family Camp at Mount Snow offers families an opportunity to unplug and reconnect with fully-customizable, all-inclusive experiences that include a long list of activities, all meals and modern lodging. Families will leave the hustle and bustle of daily life behind, as well as their smartphones, and enjoy all the Green Mountains have to offer.
For kids, Mount Snow offers Outdoor Exploration Camp, which is a day camp that encourages kids to be active and enjoy the outdoors with hiking, biking, swimming and other activities.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Operating six days a week (closed Sundays) in Okemo’s Jackson Gore base area, Camp Gokemo is designed for campers ages 4-13 who are sure to enjoy Vermont summertime fun with daily indoor and outdoor activities, arts and crafts, organized games and sports, swimming and a different general theme each week. Camp Gokemo includes snacks and lunch. Participation is available on a day-by-day basis or multi-day packs may be purchased at a discount. Discounts are also available for resort guests and Vermont residents. To inquire about Camp Gokemo or to make a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-228-1600.
Summer camps are offered by the town of Killington’s Department of Parks and Recreation, incorporating the best elements of Killington Resort’s Adventure Center and other local outdoor excursions. Based conveniently out of Ramshead Lodge just across from the resort's epicenter of summer activities, Camp Loads of Fun (ages 4-8) includes daily crafts, swimming, field games and more to keep your little one engaged and enjoying the great outdoors. Check out weekly themes and daily activities at Killington.com
Rek & Trek Adventure Camp (ages 9-14) meets at Ramshead Lodge, but three days each week this age group is on the road - hiking, sightseeing, mountain biking, river tubing and visiting some of Vermont's most kid friendly travel destinations. The two days they stay at Killington Resort will be filled with mountain biking and all of Killington's new Adventure Center attractions. Visit www.killingtonrec.com or email Recreation Director Kim Peters at email@example.com for more information.
Stowe Mountain Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort offers a fun and active camp for children ages 3-12. Based out of a brand new $80 million dollar Adventure Center, kids learn climbing, golf, tennis, mountaineering and more. Other activities include tie-dye, arts & crafts, exploring streams & rivers, hiking, swimming, ropes courses, disc golf, soccer and volleyball. Camp is offered everyday rain or shine; with daily rates, 5-day and season passes. Stowe summer camp is open June 15 through August 29. Check out the Camp in Action at http://www.stowe.com/activities/summer/summer-mountain-adventure-camp-tour/.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain Adventure Campers enjoy healthy lifestyle activities that focus on art, mountain exploration, sports and swimming. Based at the Stratton Training and Fitness Center, Cliff Drysdale Tennis School offers camps that foster both lifelong friendships and lifelong love of the game. For the young golfer, the Stratton Golf School’s Junior Camp covers all aspects of the game for any ability. Golf campers spend half a day golfing and half with either the Adventure or Tennis camps. Visit stratton.com or call 1-800-STRATTON for more details.
Sugarbush offers summer camps for ages 3-18 from late-June to mid-August. Offerings include special weekly themed camps for children ages 6-12. Themes include adventure, climbing, farm-to-plate, water and outdoor skills. Additionally, golf or tennis camps are available. Lodging packages are available.
Whether it’s learning to mountain bike or simply improving downhill skills, Burke Mountain and Northwoods Stewardship Center offer great activities through the Mountain Bike Adventure Camps. Participants gain cross-country and single track riding skills from experienced instructors and participate in tours at the Burke Mountain Downhill Bike Park. Children ages 7-14 can sign up for our either our Mountain Bike or Advanced Mountain Bike Adventure Camps throughout the summer. Visit skiburke.com for complete details and for registration instructions.
Jay Peak Resort
Raised Jay Summer camps teach childen to surf, skate, golf, climb, tie-dye, cook, hike, kayak, and embrace the simple, free feeling of being a careless kid in the summer. For kids ages 6 to 12 with multiple sessions throughout the summer.
The Quechee Club
The Quechee Club’s Q-Crew summer camps are bringing their A-Game this summer and pumping up the adventure with three new Travel Adventure weeks that find the kids taking off site trips three of the five days of camp. Bigger and better, these off site trips are balanced with on-site programming and more fun adventures at Quechee. From wilderness survival skills to extreme team challenges, this year’s Q-Crew provides the ultimate summer camp experience. For more information or to register for summer camp call (802) 295-9356 or visit QuecheeClub.com.
Woodstock Inn & Resort
Woodstock Inn & Resort has a great camp week planned for kids with tennis, biking, hiking, karate, gardening, experimenting and building, a falconry experience and swimming. Open to children in first grade to sixth grade. The camp is offered in full and ½ day options. June 20 - June 24 and August 8 - August 12. Call 802-457-6634 for more information and to register.