Camp Hamp

About the Program

Exciting adventures await participants eager for some summer fun with meaningful opportunities for social and personal growth.

This fast paced, diverse program is based in Northampton’s beautiful Look Park where participants are introduced to a combination of athletic, adventure, artistic and cooperative outdoor activities.

The program includes two awesome weekly field trips, special events, arts and crafts and swimming at JFK Middle School and Musante Beach in Leeds.

  • For: Youth entering grades 5 and 6
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

2021 Camp Hamp Information Below

Registration for a session must be received by Thursday, the week prior to the session you’d like to sign up for, provided there are still openings.

Weeks that have reached full enrollment

  • Week 5, July 19-July 23

If you are interested in a week that is full please place your child on the waitlist! You can call (413)587-1040 or email or use our WebTrac registration system.

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Free Lunch Available Daily to all Northampton Parks & Rec Camps

This service is being provided by the Northampton Public Schools Food Service Department and is an extension of the federally funded free summer meal programs, which everyone automatically qualifies for! A menu is enclosed for June 28 to the end of July. August will be sent out at a later date.
To be a part of this service you must sign up your camper ahead of time.

Please use this following link <> to a Google Form and provide your camper’s full name, the camp they are enrolled in, which weeks they are attending you would like to participate, and any relevant food allergies we should know of.
These lunches will be available on field trip days and will be a sunbutter and jelly. To participate in this you must sign up your child by the Monday before the week they attend. A letter and email will be sent to all parents/guardians that have registered their camper for this program with any additional information you may need.

Camp Hamp Pyramid

2021 Session Dates

*Please note that all these dates are subject to change*

  • Week 1, June 28 - July 2
  • Week 2, July 6 - July 9 
    • No Program July 5
  • Week 3, July 12 - July 16
  • Week 4, July 19 - July 23
  • Week 5, July 26 - July 30
  • Week 6, August 2 - August 6
  • Week 7, August 9 - August 13

Weekly Calendars

Also see Calendar page

Field trips

Week 1

  • Tuesday, June 29: Lake Wyola, Shutesbury
  • Thursday, July 1: Interskate 91 North, Hadley

Week 2

  • Thursday, July 8: DAR State Forest, Goshen
  • Friday, July 9: Sonny's Place, Somers, CT

Week 3

  • Tuesday, July 13: Laurel Lake at Erving State Forest, Erving
  • Thursday, July 15: Bounce Trampoline, Springfield

Week 4

  • Tuesday, July 20: To be announced!
  • Thursday, July 22: DAR State Forest, Goshen

Week 5

  • Tuesday, July 27: Lake Wyola, Shutesbury
  • Thursday, July 29: Interskate 91 North, Hadley

Week 6

  • Tuesday, August 3: Nomads Adventure, South Windsor, CT
  • Thursday, August 5: DAR State Forest, Goshen

Week 7

  • Tuesday, August 10: Laurel Lake at Erving State Forest, Erving
  • Thursday, August 12: Bounce Trampoline, Springfield

Special Events!

  • Week 5, July 29 - Campardy!

2021 Fees

Bus trips are included in the session fee. A $25 non-refundable deposit is included in the camp registration fee for each session registered for. All balances are due on a date to be announced.

SessionResident FeeNon-Resident Fee
Session 1, 3-7  $215$225
Session 2  (4 Day Program)$175

2021 Extended Day

There is a total of 45 minutes of extended supervision prior to and/or after regular program hours.

SessionAdditional Fee 
Session  1, 3-7$25
Session 2 [4 Day Program]$20

Look Park Sticker Requirement

For camp you may purchase the Parks & Recreation Department / Look Park Summer Sticker. It is $20 per pass for residents or non-residents.

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 typically only available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Department, because of COVID-19 we will be announcing specific dates of purchase starting in June.

Look Park’s season’s passes are available for $60.