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Kids Camps in New Hampshire

Adventure

Adventure camps may be the most popular type of camp offered in New Hampshire. Adventure camps are largely focused on outdoor activities, leadership skills and teamwork. The New Hampshire landscape offers the opportunity to go hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and to build camp fires and learn wilderness skills. Camp Cody is a traditional adventure camp located on Lake Ossipee in the White Mountains. The Cody Camp started in 1926 and offers a range of activities for boys and girls age 7 to 15. Campers can come for two, four, six or eight weeks of camp. Camp Cody 9 Cody Road Freedom, NH 03836 800-399-4436 cody.org

Religious

For families who have a Christian background, camps offer activities with a religious focus. Camp can give your child the chance to learn about faith while he meets and interacts with other children. Your local church, study group or youth minister can help you find the right camp for your child. Camp Sentinel in Ossipee, New Hampshire, has been offering a Christian camp experience since 1949. Camp Sentinel is on 654 acres and offers programs for ages 5 and up. Camp Sentinel offers one-week overnight camps from which you can pick a program that best suits your child's interests while maintaining a Christian focus. The Leader in Training program is two weeks. Camp Sentinel 29 Sentinel Lodge Road Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816 603-539-4839 campsentinel.org

Sports

Sports camps are a great way to keep your children active while they fine tune their skills. Most sports camps offer a range of programs for beginners to experts. These camps can help your child stay in shape for the next sports season and give him the advantage of being able to work with a wide range of coaches and other players. Sports camps are accessible through school sports programs, and are also hosted by sports companies and enthusiasts, such as Nike. The Nike Jr. Tennis day camp at the Derryfield School in Manchester, New Hampshire, offers a full day's worth of tennis practice, drills and matches. Through the Nike Tennis camp, campers work with professional coaches who motivate and encourage each camper to enjoy the game while she perfects her skills. Nike sports camps also offer overnight summer camp programs. U.S. Sports Camps, Inc./Nike Jr. Tennis Day Camp 750 Lindaro Street, Suite 220 San Rafael, CA 94901 800-645-3226 ussportscamps.com Derryfield School 2108 River Road Manchester, NH 03104-1396 603-669-4524 derryfield.org

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