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Rye Reads Learning Center offers camps that are fun and educational. Children learn through play as they strengthen their life skills in an interactive, supervised environment.
Summer is a great time to expand your child’s knowledge of familiar topics or explore new ones! Each week of our Summer Camp focuses on a different theme to keep our campers engaged and happy to return!
Summer Camp groups are organized by age – toddlers, 2s, 3/4 or aged 5/6. Summer Camp is located at our two downtown Rye locations 30 Elm Place and 43 Theodore Fremd.
Pick your week, then your preferred time session.
Toddlers/(18-24 months) 8:30 am -10:30 am
2s Camp Program 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
Campers (aged 3/4 – 5/6) Morning – 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Afternoon – 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Camps run weekly Monday – Friday* Camp fee is $350.00 per week.
Take a look at our 2023 Summer Camp weekly themes.
Week One – June 12 - 16
(2s and 3s Camp CLOSED)
(10:45 am – 12:45 pm)
Fairytales - Learn about fairy tales. Through read alouds, crafts, snack and surprise visits, we'll spend time with the likes of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack in the Beanstalk, Princess and the Pea, Beauty and the Beast.
Week Two: June 19 - 23
(2s and 3s Camp CLOSED)
10:45 am – 12:45 pm)
Movin’ and Grovin: Can you the twists? Learn a new dance move every day and show off your moves at our week end disco party!
Week Three: June 26 - 30
( 10:45 am – 12:45 pm)
Oooey Gooey If it’s messy, we’re making it.
Week Four: July 3 – 7 (pro-rated/no camp July 4th)+
Community Helpers: We welcome a different Rye community helper every day! Our campers will get to meet our local firemen. police officers, librarians, pizza maker, postal workers DPW workers, and many more. It’s the people in our community they will meet as you walk through town!
Week Five: July 10 - 14
Every day we will celebrate a beloved children's author - a different read aloud, related craft, snack, visits from book characters. It's a fun week designed to encourage your child's love of books! And of course, lots of activities, including special art keepsakes. We’ll welcome Rye authors to come share a read aloud!
Week Six: July 17 - 21
Mad Scientist: Let’s explore the world around as we conduct a different hands on science experiment every day.
Week Seven: July 24 -28
Pets and Animals: Interactive animal visits! A petting zoo with rabbits, turtles, pigs, ducks, chickens, and a bearded dragon are among the adorable animals we will be welcoming to our class for a hands-on interactive experience!
Week Eight: July 31 – August 4
Under the Sea
What lives under the sea? How does a mermaid spend her day? Who are her friends. Are sharks really scary? Does an octopus need all its tentacles? Come this week and let’s find out.
Week Nine: August 7 - 11 (CLOSED)
Carnival Week: A true carnival experience – from cotton candy to face painting! A true crowd favorite!
Week Ten: August 14 - 18 (CLOSED)
Wild, Wild West!
Howdy, cowboys, hold onto your hats because we’re planning a shindig! We’ll welcome our favorite ranch animals, ring some cow bells, gather by the watering hole and learn how to swing your partner!
Week Eleven: August 21 - 25 (CLOSED)
Creative Hands – A week full of arts and crafts.
Week Twelve: August 28 – September 1 (CLOSED)
Children Around the World: This week we celebrate children around the world - from costumes, to food, to dance and customs - and even learn a few foreign words. We'll spend our days travelling the globe, exploring how all children are the same - and different.
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