Summer is prime time for Kate’s Camp for Kids but over the years we’ve heard from parents that they wish there were more opportunities for their children during the school year.
With this in mind, we now frequently offer a fall/holiday and spring after school program.
Continue to check our schedule to see which Kate’s Camp for Kids programs are coming up!
*Registration for Kate’s Camp for Kids summer 2024 will open on March 1, 2024
Kate’s Camp for Kids- Summer 2023
COST: $325 per session (*10% discount applied to siblings within the same household and multiple registrations)
Each session runs MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9 AM to 3 PM each day. Performance is on Friday at 2 PM.
Before & Aftercare is available for an additional fee – see details below
Before & Aftercare
Kate’s Camp for Kids offers Before and Aftercare! Hours are designed to provide supervision for campers whose parents work beyond the regular camp day.
- BEFORECARE: 8 AM – 9 AM, $20 per week and cannot be prorated, regardless of the number of days your child attends Beforecare.
- AFTERCARE: 3 – 5 PM, $30 per week and cannot be prorated, regardless of the number of days your child attends aftercare.
Kate’s Camp staff ARE NOT on duty before 8 AM or after 5 PM, so please be prompt with drop-off and pick-up.
Payment & Refund Policy
- Full tuition is due at the time of registration.
- If a session is canceled by the Kate: Full refund.
- Withdrawals BEFORE June 12th: Refund, less $25 per session.
- Withdrawals AFTER June 12th: No refund or credit.
Meet Some of Our Friendly Staff at Kate’s Camp!
Martha Herrle, Camp Director
Martha has been teaching violin and viola at the Community Music School in Centerbrook since 2002 and is the conductor of the Community Music School String Ensemble. She has been involved with Kate’s Camp for Kids since 2013 and has served as the Director for the past eight summers.
Bridget Haines, Assistant Camp Director and Music Director
Bridget is happy to be back for another summer at Kate’s Camp teaching music. She is a recent graduate of Gettysburg College and is the new Orchestra Director at Farmington High School in Farmington, CT. When she’s not playing viola or singing songs, Bridget enjoys going boating on the Connecticut River and cooking with friends!
ReAnna Jean Adams, Director of First Aid and Director for Summer Spotlight
ReAnna Jean Adams, better known as Miss ReAnna, is so excited to be returning to the Kate for another year of fun in the theatre! ReAnna is a graduate of Northern Vermont University with a degree in Theatre and Drama! She loves to be silly and goofy, while also producing the best show possible for your kids. Whether it’s creating a show with the Summer Spotlight campers, or teaching Kate’s Camp campers to write and act, ReAnna is so excited to get started! Let’s get ready for another great summer of showbiz!
Joey Army, Dance Instructor
Joey studied Theater, Dance, and Political Science at Vassar College where he received his ballet training from former principal dancers from Both ABT and NYCB, and was schooled in modern technique by former principal dancers in Graham, Taylor, and Limon companies. After graduating from Vassar he continued his dance education in New York City, studying at multiple different dance schools throughout the city and began teaching young children both dance and gymnastics. Joey currently teaches at several dance schools in eastern Connecticut in styles ranging from ballet to contemporary.
Megan McNivens, Art Instructor
Megan is excited to be returning to Kate’s Camp for a second summer of teaching visual arts. Megan holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University and has a recently earned a second Bachelors in Studio Art from Central Connecticut State University. Megan is now a full time potter and spends her free time crocheting, crafting, and exploring the shoreline. She is excited to return to the Kate’s Camp art room for another summer filled with creative and imaginative experiences!
Jaidyn Cote, Counselor
Leo Tarascio, Counselor
Parker Cook, Lead Counselor
Kate’s Camp for Kids is funded in part by:
Connecticut State Department of Education
The Kitchings Family Foundation
Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation
M. Jones Fund
New Alliance Foundation
The Town Fair Tire Foundation