Best Summer Camps – Bennington Vermont

Things To Do Best Summer Camps – Bennington Vermont

Come spend the week in Bennington while your littles have the time of their lives at a fun-filled Vermont summer camp. Sleepaway camps let moms and dads enjoy a Vermont vacation while providing the peace of mind of being a stone’s throw from your kiddos.

Or, go the day-camp route and make a family vacation of it. Your kids will have a blast during camp hours, but leave you plenty of time to explore Vermont as a family.  Check out a full array of Bennington lodging options to plan your trip.

Already call Bennington home? This is your one-stop shopping for the best Bennington summer camp offerings.

Sonatina International Piano Camp

5 Catamount Lane
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-9197

An international piano camp held in a large historic mansion in Old Bennington. An immersive program, Sonatina encourages students to become dedicated, serious musicians who develop resourcefulness, thoughtfulness and self-discipline. Musical progress proceeds often at a surprisingly rapid rate, depending on the ability of each individual child.

Overnight camp.
Call for dates and details.
Ages 7-16
Adult camps also available.

Summer Sinfonia Camp

57 Houran Rd.
Bennington, VT 05201


Our Summer Sinfonia Camp is a music camp offering orchestra/chamber string instruction (Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass) along with outdoor fun in the sun. Kids will get valuable ensemble experience while surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains of southern Vermont. Outdoor activities include swimming, hiking, and livestock grooming. The week culminates with a concert performance.

Email director for details.

Golf Camp – Mt. Anthony Country Club

180 Country Club Drive
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 442-2617

Golf and swim the summer away at the Mount Anthony Country Club.  
Call for dates and details or register online on the MACC website.

Ages 7-11 & 12-15

Youth Tennis Camp

Bennington Tennis Center
200 Lovers Lane
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 447-7557 or (802) 379-6595

Learn to play tennis or perfect your game at Tennis Camp! 
Call for dates and details.

Ages 5-17

Camp Green Mountain

Bennington Recreation Center
655 Gage Street
Bennington Vermont 05201

(413) 663-6529 x 245

Team building, swimming, arts and crafts, STEM activities and sports offered.
Lunch provided.  Full day schedule options make a great day-care alternative for area working parents.

Call for dates and details.

Grades 1-8

Wilden’s Run Farm Equestrian Camp

133 Tubbs Road,
Pownal, Vermont 05261

(845) 594-7769

Children will learn all about horses! Riding lessons, horse care including grooming and tackling plus games nature walks and crafts. Riders of all levels welcome.

Contact for ages.

Summer Horse Camps for Kids and Teens

Kimberly Farms
1214 Cross Hill Road,
Shaftsbury. Vermont 05262

(802) 442-5454

Children will enjoy horse riding, learning horse care, games, crafts and more. 
Go to website or call for details.

Morning camp – recommended for those under 6-years-old

Day camp- 10 sessions starting June -August


Gallop to Success Horse Camp

1214 Cross Hill Road,
Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

(802) 442-5454

For at-risk children and teens who are financially unable to attend the horse farm camp program. Applications for scholarships on website.   Learn horse and farm care, horse riding, games, crafts and outings.  
Go to website or call for details.

10 weekly sessions end of June -August

Overnight girls’ camp – 4 weekly sessions end of June -July

Hosted by Kimberly Farms

Lake Paran Summer Camps

Houghton Lane,
North Bennington, Vermont 05257

(802) 688-6270

‘Our Village Camp’: Swimming, nature, arts & crafts, gardening, and more for children. Offering week-long camp sessions.

M-F 9am-3pm. Ages 6-12.

Go to to register.

July – August

Second Chance Animal Center

1779 Vermont Route 7A
Arlington, Vermont 05250

(802) 375-2898

Offering a variety of opportunities for children to learn how to care for pets.  Call/email for details  about their summer day camp.  New facility in Arlington.



Village School of North Bennington Summer Camps

9 School Street
North Bennington, Vermont 05257

(802) 442-5955

Offering a wide variety of day camp sessions. For details and dates call or email.

Summer With Grace

Grace Christian School
104 Kocher Drive
Bennington, Vermont 05201

(802) 447-2233

Child-centered program. Thematic units will be explored. Teaching based on Montessori principles.
Call for dates and details.
6 weekly sessions, July – August
Ages 3-5

The Little Red Barn Summer Camp

57 Houran Road
Bennington, VT 05201


Located in the beautiful hills of Southern Vermont, young campers are able to enjoy a variety of activities that encourage and foster independence, freedom, creativity, exploration, and meaningful connections with one another.

Spirit Hollow Day Camps and Sleepaway Camps

Spirit Quest for Kids

2509 Shaftsbury Hollow Road
North Bennington, VT 05257


This day camp fosters your child’s mind, body and spirit connections in the beautiful forest setting of Spirit Hollow.
Ages 7 – 12

Spirit Quest for Teens

2509 Shaftsbury Hollow Road
North Bennington, VT 05257


Ages 13 – 18 (all genders)

Spirit Goddess Camps

2509 Shaftsbury Hollow Road, North
Bennington, VT 05257


In a world overflowing with media images of false perfection, this week-long camp brings young women and girls together to honor the real, sacred beauty in all of us.

Goddess Camp for Ages 8-11  Day Camp

Goddess Camp for Ages 12-15  Overnight Camp

Spirit Warrior Camps

2509 Shaftsbury Hollow Road
North Bennington, VT 05257


Boys will immerse themselves in their “tribe” setting out to learn wilderness awareness and primitive skills of building shelter, basic tracking and fire making. Surrounded by streams, waterfalls and beautiful hiking paths.

Ages 8 – 12 

Day camp with one night sleepover

Vermont Arts Exchange Camps

Outdoor Sculpture

Located at the Bennington Museum
75 Main St,
Bennington, VT 05201

Campers will explore the natural world and make sculptures with materials they find out of doors. Cutting, chopping and various tool uses will be taught.

Ages 8+

Make Art, Make Noise!

Located at the Bennington Museum
75 Main St,
Bennington, VT

Music and art making all over town, culminating in an exhibition and performance! Basic drumming skills will be taught.

Ages 8+

Old School Woodworking

VAE Studio
48 Main Street
North Bennington, VT 05257

Woodworking camp where campers will design and build a variety of projects. Those with experience can tackle more complicated projects. Mid-day-swimming at Lake Paran.
Ages 8+

Never Bored with Cardboard

VAE Studio
48 Main Street
North Bennington, VT 05257

Playing with paper in 3 dimensions! Making art with paper, from collage to sculpture to wearable art.

Ages 6-9

Camp Danger

VAE Studio
48 Main Street
North Bennington, VT 05257

Get messy, play with sticks, care for tools, learn about fire and discover new things! Use a real blacksmith’s forge!

Ages 8+

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