Summer Programs

Youth Programs 2015

All youth programs held at Amherst College are owned and operated by private organizations which contract with Amherst College for the use of its facilities. This includes programs owned and operated by individuals who may work for Amherst Colleges as faculty or coaches during the school year. Amherst College is not a sponsor or partner of these programs and is not responsible for their operations.

A Game Girls Lacrosse

Girls' lacrosse summer clinic: June 28-29.
Contact: Alice Lee
e-mail: leealice48@gmail.com  
web page: www.agamelacrosse.com

All Out Softball Camps

All Out Skills Camp: June 27.
Academic All Out: August 10-11.
Contact: Taylor Cournoyer (413) 542-5378
web page: https://alloutsoftballcamps.com

All Sports Day Program

A variety of sports in a fun, non-competitve setting, for boys & girls, ages 5-12: July 27-30.
Contact: G.P. Gromacki  (413) 896-3477
e-mail: ggromacki@amherst.edu
web page: http://athletics.amherst.edu/sports/wbkb/2014-15/camp_information

Amherst Basketball School-Elite/Overnight

Girls' basketball overnight clinic: July 31-August 2.
Contact: G.P. Gromacki (413) 896-3477
e-mail: ggromacki@amherst.edu 
web page:
http://athletics.amherst.edu/sports/wbkb/2014-15/program_information

Amherst Basketball School-Day Program

Girls' basketball day program, ages 7-18: August 3-6.
Contact: G.P. Gromacki (413) 896-3477
e-mail: ggromacki@amherst.edu  
web page: http://athletics.amherst.edu/sports/wbkb/2014-15/program_information

Amherst Girls Field Hockey Camp

Girls' field hockey overnight camp: July 7-10.
Contact: Carol Knerr, Box 2230, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000 (413) 542-8376
e-mail: crknerr@amherst.edu

Aws Girls Soccer Academies 

High school girls soccer clinic: July 3-5.
Contact: Jen Hughes, Box 2230, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000 (413) 542-2362
e-mail: jhughes@amherst.edu  
web page: awsocceracademies.com

College Summit

Educational workshop for talented low-income students: July 16-19.
Contact: Nicole Boden, 1763 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20009  (202) 319-1763 ext 295
e-mail: nboden@collegesummit.org  
web page: www.collegesummit.org

Doshisha Elementary School

Doshisha Elementary School trip to Amherst College: June 8-13. 
Contact: Noria Shimada, M's Square, 1-16-1 Kanda-nishikicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0054
e-mail: shimada@atl-jp.com 

Good To Great Boys Lacrosse Showcase

Boys' lacrosse overnight clinic: July 12-July 14.
Contact: Jon Thompson, 330 Long Plain Road, Leverett, MA 01054  (413) 345-1024
e-mail: jonathon.thompson1@gmail.com 
web page:  goodtogreatlacrosse.com

Great Books Summer Program

Co-ed, residential, summer reading program for middle and high school students, grades 6-12. Participants read and discuss selections from classic and contemporary literature with college professors. 1 and 2 week overnight sessions: June 28-August 1.
Contact: Paula Abate, Great Books Summer Program, 79 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT 06824 (866) 480-7323
e-mail: greatbooks@early-advantage.com  
web page: www.greatbookssummer.com

iD Tech Camps

Ages 7-17 create iPhone apps, video games, C++/Java programs, and more. Six weeklong day and overnight sessions: June 28- July 3, July 5-10, July 12-17, July 19-24, July 26-31, and August 2-7.
Contact:
Client services, 42 West Campbell Avenue, Suite 301, Campbell, CA 95008 (888) 709-8324
e-mail:
info@IDTech.com    
web page: www.idtech.com/locations/massachusetts-summer-camps/amherst/id-tech-amherst-college/

National Ultimate Training Camp (NUTC)

Co-ed, overnight ultimate frisbee  program for ages 14-18. 4 sessions: July 4-9, July 11-16, July 18-23, and July 25-30.
Contact: Nate Valeri, Amherst Leisure Services, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002, (413) 259-3144
e-mail: valerin@amherstma.gov  
web page: www.lsse.org

Nike Girls Softball

Girls' overnight camp  session: July 20-24.
Mike Desurville (800) 645-3226
web page: www.USSportsCamps.com

Nike Junior Tennis

Youth tennis, 8 overnight sessions:  June 14-19, June 21-26, June 28-July 3, July 5-10, July 12-17, July 19-24, July 26-31, and August 2 - 7
Contact: Matt Kurlander, U.S. Sports, 750 Lindaro Street, Suite 220, San Rafael, CA 949013 (800) 645-3226 or Mike Gardner (978) 369-4659
web page: www.USSportsCamps.com

Peak Performance Soccer Academy Of Amherst

Youth soccer clinics, 3 sessions: July 2-5,  July 18-21, and July 30-August 2.
Contact: Justin Serpone, (413) 992-7177  e-mail: info@peakperformancesoccer.com
web page: www.peakperformancesoccer.com/

Power Squash Academy

Youth squash camp, 3 sessions: July 5-17, July 19-31, and August 2-August 7.
Contact: John Power, National Squash Academy, Downsview Park, Ontario, Candada (912) 367-9572
e-mail: office@powersquashacademy.com   
web page: www.powersquashacademy.com

Putney Pre-College

Co-ed, residential, pre-college program for hight school students run by Putney Student Travel.    College-style seminars in addition to interactive afternoon and weekend activities. Two three week sessions: June 21-July 10, and July 13-August 1.
Contact: Hannah Gilkenson, Putney Student Travel, Putney, VT 05346 (802) 387-5000
e-mail: hannah@goputney.com   
web page: www.goputney.com

Sing/Strings This Summer

Youth singing and strings programs: July 5-11.
Contact: Jonathan Hirsh, 197 Pine Street, Amherst, MA
e-mail: singthissummer@gmail.com  
web page: www.singthissummer.com

US Performing Arts

Two overnight youth programs: Music Theater and Acting for the Camera, July 12-17.
Contact: Charles Dougherty, 350 Ignacio Blvd, Suite 101, Novato, CA 94949 (323) 377-8817
e-mail: charlesdougherty@mac.com    
web page: www.usperformingarts.com

Western Mass Basketball

Boys' day camp, 2 sessions: June 29-July 2, and July 13-17.
Contact: David Hixon, Box 2230, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000 (413) 542-2069 or (413) 549-6080
e-mail: ddhixon@amherst.edu  
web page: https://www.amherst.edu/athletics/teams/winter/basketball-m/wmbc_summer_camp