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The Recreation Camp

The Recreation Camp is a non profit member of the Valley United Way and has continuosly operated a summer camp on the Housatonic River in Derby since 1917.

The Recreation Camp

The Recreation Camp is a non profit member of the Valley United Way and has continuosly operated a summer camp on the Housatonic River in Derby since 1917.

The Recreation Camp

The Recreation Camp is a non profit member of the Valley United Way and has continuosly operated a summer camp on the Housatonic River in Derby since 1917.

About Us

The Recreation Camp is a non profit member of the Valley United Way and has continuosly operated a summer camp on the Housatonic River in Derby since 1917. With a staff of 7 State of Connecticut certified teachers and the region’s only Red Cross certified kayaking, canoeing and sailing instructor, our mission is to provide early childhood education and water related activities to children from the communities of Derby, Shelton, Ansonia, Seymour and Oxford during the summer recess. For the very affordable cost of $150.00 per week, your child can spend the summer enjoying a truly wonderful day camp experience. The Camp offers multi-child discounts and financial assistance for those who qualify.

Summer 2019 Schedule

June 18th to Aug. 8th

Week 1 – 6/18 – 6/21
Week 2 – 6/24 – 6/28
Week 3 – 7/1 – 7/3
Week 4 – 7/8 – 7-12
Week 5 – 7/15 – 7-19
Week 6 – 7/22 – 7/26
Week 7 – 7/29 – 8/2
Week 8 – 8/5 – 8/8

Camp Hours

9:30am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday

Early Drop Off

8:00am to 9:30am
$30.00 per week per child
[Fees can be paid upfront when registering OR weekly as needed]

No Late Pick Up

Camp day ends at 4:30pm

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Awesome Camping Experiences Since 1917

Children Served

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