Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp

The purpose of Summer Day Camp is to provide a safe, fun, supervised environment for children ages 4.5-13. Our camp program is a place where children learn and grow while participating in a variety of educational and recreational activities. We strive to provide a medley of experiences for our campers, while keeping our camp fee at an affordable rate.

The Shehan Center's Summer Day Camp combines traditional camp activities such as field sports, swimming, and arts & crafts with cultural and educational activities. All campers participate in computer class, Fun with Numbers, Little Scientist classes, photography, and reading/writing classes. Below are the activities and classes children are involved in when they come to summer camp:

Traditional Activities

  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Playground
  • Kickball
  • Music
  • Softball games
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball

Educational Activities

  • Fun with Numbers
  • Photography
  • Little Scientist Program
  • Performing Arts
  • Adventures in Reading
  • Kitchen Creations
  • Exploring Computers
  • Health & Nutrition

Previous Field Trips and Special Events 

  • Bridgeport Bluefish Games
  • Maritime Center
  • Peabody Museum
  • Lake Compounce
  • 6 Flags
  • Lake Quassy
  • Beach Day
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • Camp Overnight
  • Exciting new trips scheduled every year

Registration Requirements

Camp fees are determined by the parent's or guardian's most current tax forms. The sliding scale measures how much the parent/ guardian made in the previous year then decides a reasonable fee per child.

Only completed applications are accepted for registration. A complete application consists of a recent medical form for each child (within the last 3 yrs.), physical with up to date shots, medication authorization form if child require medication, inhalers, and epipens, parent's/guardian's most current tax forms, completed registration form, payment, and field trip payment (optional.)

Registration for Summer Day Camp 2018 will begin in April, date TBD. Space is Limited!


For more information, call 203-336-4468



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Shehan Center is exempt from licensure as a day care center pursuant to Conn. Public Act 11-193


Registration will begin in April. Date TBD



The Shehan Summer Day Camp will run 7 one-week sessions:


All sessions are Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Extended Day
$30.00 per session/per child
3:00 pm - 5:00pm
Pick up no later than 5:00pm

Early Morning Drop-off
$20.00 per session/per child 
7:30 am - 8:30 am

See program brochure for more.