Camp KidZone

Program Details


We provide safe, healthy, fun-filled and worry free environment not only for participants but for our parents as well. We believe that living, laughing and playing together connects our kids in ways that form lifelong friendships. This is the perfect opportunity for your youngster to enjoy the structure of the program, while allowing opportunities to for personal growth in self esteem and confidence while challenging them to gain new skills. Team building and cooperative activities are included to develop values such as honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • For: Children entering grades 1 - 4
  • Days:Monday - Friday
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (extended day options available)

Comments from parents in Summer 2015:


"I love the program, staff is caring and responsible".
"We just moved to Northampton and my 6yr old was nervous not knowing anyone. It was a wonderful experience. She loved the counselors and had lots of fun. Thank you!"

Weekly Calendars


Email or call the office to be placed on waitlist for full sessions, recreation@northamptonma.gov or 587-1040.

Registration


Please note you must sign up for a session by the Thursday before the session begins. We can not take registrations on the Friday before. Included in the registration fee is a T-shirt for each participant, weekly Pines Theater entertainment shows, field trips and special events. We also offer extended morning and afternoon care to meet your families’ busy scheduling needs.

Staff


Our staff consists of mature counselors who have demonstrated their genuine interest in and compassion for children. All counselors are screened and carefully chosen to be positive role models. They are trained and certified in first aid and CPR. Participants are placed into smaller groups based on age, and we maintain a safe staff to participant ratio.


One Week Sessions


The following sessions will be held at Look Memorial Park. In case of rain or bad weather, the sessions will be held at the Aquatic and Family Center at JFK. Please notice that trips and themes are subject to change.
Date Theme
June 27 - July 1
Color Combat: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Bounce Town, Color Wars
July 5 - 8 (no camp Mon. 7/4)
Mixed-Up Week: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Holyoke Children's Museum (grades 1and2), Family Golf (Grades 3and4), Halloween Day, Egg Hunt
July 11 - 15
That's Entertainment: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Movies, Talent Show, Tie-dye
July 18 - 22
Game Show Mania: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Bowling, Campardy Game Show
July 25 - 29
Wacky Water Week: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Erving State Forest, Inflatable Water Slide, Scavenger Hunt
August 1 - 5
Sports Zone: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: Bounce Trampoline, Olympics, Tie-dye
August 8 - 12
Final Fling: Pines Entertainment Theater, Bus Trip: InterSkate 91, Carnival, Pizza Party

**trips and themes subject to change

Fees


Field trips and Pines Theater Shows are included in the fees. A $25 non-refundable deposit is included in the camp registration fee for each session registered for. All balances are due June 10, 2016.
Session Resident Fee Non-resident Fee
Session 1, 3 - 7
$160
$170
Session 2 (4 day program)
$128
$138










Extended Day


There is a total of 45 minutes of extended supervision prior to and / or after regular program hours.
Session Additional Fee
Session 1, 3 - 7
$25
Session 2 (4 day program)
$20



Look Park Sticker Requirement


You may purchase the Parks and Recreation Department / Look Park Summer Sticker. It is $20 for Residents or Non-residents, per pass. This pass is for our Camp KidZone and Camp Hamp summer programs, it is not a seasons pass to Look Park, but, a summer programs pass that will allow you entrance into Look Park for picking-up and dropping-off your child.
  • This pass is only good from 7:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday while the program is running.
  • This pass is only available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Look Park’s season’s passes are available for $47 for residents and $55 for non-residents