The Recreation Camp

The Recreation Camp is a non profit member of the Valley United Way, and has
continuously 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
continuously 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
continuously 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 continuously 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 $175.00 per week, your child can spend the summer enjoying a truly wonderful day camp experience – just like when we were kids! The Camp offers multi-child discounts and financial assistance for those who qualify.

Summer 2024 Schedule

June 18 –  August 8

Week 1: 6/18* – 6/21     * Tuesday
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*          * Thursday

 

Camp Hours

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

Early Drop Off (A.M. Care)

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

Virtual Tour

Awesome Camping Experiences Since 1917

Children Served

Camping Activities

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