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From The Blog 2020 summer camps in & around Woodstock

Happy campers

Thanks to a new Vermont state guidance, summer camps and ready and raring to go—with precautions like masks, limited group sizes, increased sanitization, and more to protect kids from the spread of COVID-19.

That's why we've compiled 5 awesome, wholesome camps in and around Woodstock that you and your little ones will love...

Note: Per Vermont Department of Health requirements, children arriving from most out-of-state counties must quarantine for 14 days or be tested at day 7 before entering childcare, summer programs or after-school programs.
Click here for a list of counties not required to quarantine.

Artistree Summer Camps

Location: 2095 Pomfret Rd, South Pomfret, VT

Ages: Grouped by ages 3-5, 5-7, 5-9, 8-12, 8-14, 9-14

Structure: AM (9 AM-12 PM) and PM (1-4 PM) day camps Monday through Friday

Activities: Art (clay, woodworking, painting, photography, sculpture), nature exploration, music and movement, improvisation, and more – click here for the full list of camps

Kid clay handbuilding


  • June 15-19 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • June 22-26 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • June 29-July 2 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • July 6-10 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12, 8-18)
  • July 13-17 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12, 8-18)
  • July 20-24 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • July 27-31 (age groups 3-5, 5-8, 9-14)
  • August 3-7 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • August 10-14 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)
  • August 17-21 (age groups 3-5, 5-7, 8-12)

Pricing: Varies by class, click on the class of your choice here for more information

Safety protocols:

Bethany Birches Camp

Location: 2610 Lynds Hill Road, Plymouth, VT

Ages: Grouped by ages 5-9 (Day Camp), 6-8 (Launch Half), 7-9 (Launch Full), 9-12 (Core), 12-13 (Core X), 12-14 (Summit Mid or Expedition), 13-16 (Summit High), 14-17 (Leadership), 15-17 (Counselors in Training)

Structure: Night and day camps. Modifications pending to the current structures of Day Camp (4- or 5-day camps, 8:15 AM to 4 PM); Launch Half (2-night camp); Launch Full (4-night); Core, Summit Mid, Summit High, Expedition, Leadership (5-night); Core X and Counselors in Training (2-week overnight)

Activities: Faith-based learning. Games, songs, watersports, crafts, disc golf, archery, overnight trips (for older campers), leadership development


  • June 21-26 (Core)
  • June 22-26 (Day Camp)
  • July 5-10 (Summit Mid)
  • July 26-28 (Launch Half)
  • July 26-30 (Launch Full)
  • July 27-30 (Day Camp)
  • June 28-July 3 (Core, Leadership)
  • June 28-July 10 (Core X)
  • July 12-17 (Summit High, Expedition)
  • July 19-24 (Core)
  • July 19-31 (Counselors in Training)
  • August 3-7 (Day Camp)

Pricing: Varies by program, click here to learn more - tiered pricing available

Safety protocols: Pending

BBC Pavi


Billings Farm & Museum’s Junior Farmer Camp

Location: 69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT

Ages: 8-12 (grades 3-6)

Structure: Weekly day camp sessions Monday through Friday, 9 AM-4 PM

Activities: Caring for sheep, goats, chickens, and heifers, tractor-drawn wagon rides, games, crafts, gardening, cooking, hiking, and more.


  • June 22-26
  • July 13-17
  • July 27-31
  • August 10-14

Pricing: Click here

Safety protocols:

  • Limited to 10-15 campers
  • Masks required
Cows at Billings Farm & Museum
Cows at Billings Farm & Museum


Wcsu summer soak 2.0

Location: Barnard Academy, Reading Elementary, and Woodstock Elementary

Ages: Grades 1-12

Structure: Day camps Tuesday through Friday grouped by activity and campus location

Activities: Pending

Session: July 14-August 7, 2020

Pricing: Free to all Windsor Central Supervisory Union students

Safety protocols:

  • Daily temperature and wellness checks
  • Masks required
  • Frequent handwashing and surface cleaning
  • Small group activities
  • A maximum of 25 students at BA and RES, 50 students at WES

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science Summer Camps

Location: 149 Natures Way, Quechee, VT

Ages: Grouped by age 4-5 (Peeps), as well as grades 1-3 (Fledglings), 4-6 (Falcons), and 6-8 (Eagles)

Structure: Day camp. Weekly, three-day, two-day, or one-day camps running Monday through Friday, hours depend on age groups and programs

Activities: Hikes, crafts, outdoor exploration, animal encounters, imaginative play, animal tracking, woodland scouting, geocaching, swimming lessons, canoeing, science research and investigation, archery, falconry, and more.

VINS summer camp archery
The Vermont Institute of Natural Science
Archery at VINS

Sessions: Click here for full details

  • July 6-10 (Peeps, Fledglings, Falcons)
  • July 13-17 (Peeps, Fledglings, Falcons, Eagles)
  • July 20-24 (Fledglings, Falcons)
  • July 27-31 (Fledglings, Falcons)
  • August 3-7 (Peeps, Fledglings, Falcons)
  • August 10-14 (Peeps, Fledglings, Falcons, Eagles)
  • August 17-21 (Fledglings, Falcons)
  • August 24-26 (Peeps, Fledglings, Falcons, Eagles)
  • August 27-28 (Fledglings, Falcons)

Pricing: Varies by class, click here, then choose the age group and class of your choice for pricing details

Safety protocols:

Woodstock Inn & Resort Kids Summer Camps

Location: The Woodstock Athletic Club, The Woodstock Country Club, Billings Farm & Museum, Suicide Six, and more

Ages: 5-12

Structure: Day camp. Full (8:45 AM-4 PM) and AM and PM half-day (8:45 AM-12 PM or 12:30-4 PM) options Monday through Friday, weekly and daily rates available. Pre and post-care available.

Activities: Tennis, golfing, gardening, fly fishing, outdoor exploration at Billings Farm & Museum, mountain biking, hiking, and more.


  • July 13-17
  • July 20-24
  • July 27-31
  • August 3-7
  • August 10-14
  • August 17-21

Pricing: Click here

Safety protocols:

Golf green

Woodstock Recreation Summer Camps

Location: The lower level of the Little Theater at 54 River St, Woodstock, VT

Ages: Grouped by ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12

Structure: Week-long day camps running Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM

Activities: Games, hikes, nature walks, crafts, camp songs, and more


Start of the Faulkner Trail
Katie Berdan
the Faulkner Trail
  • June 22-26
  • June 29-July 3
  • July 6-10
  • July 13-17
  • July 20-24
  • July 27-31
  • August 3-7
  • August 10-14

Pricing: Click here

Safety protocols:

  • Maximum of 20 participants per day
  • Attendees must bring their own food and water


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