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.  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

AMHERST BASKETBALL SCHOOL-ELITE/OVERNIGHT
Girls' basketball overnight camp: July 31-August 2.
Contact: G.P. Gromacki (413) 896-3477
e-mail: ggromacki@amherst.edu 

AMHERST BASKETBALL SCHOOL-DAY CAMP
Girls' basketball day camp, 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/camp_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

ALL SPORTS DAY CAMP
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

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

BASEBALL PLUS YOUTH DAY CAMPS 
Boys baseball camp (sections for grades 2-5 and grades 6-8): June 29-July 2.
Contact: Joe Espinosa, 64 Lincoln Lane, Ridgefield CT 06877  (203) 770-5935
e-mail: joe@baseballplusct.com   web page: www.baseballplusct.com/eventlist6.php

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, Box 2230, Amherst College, PO Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000 (413) 542-2113
e-mail: jthompson@amherst.edu  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 BASKETBALL
Girls' overnight camp  session: July 13-17.
Contact: Brent Koonce, U.S. Sports, 750 Lindaro Street, Suite 220, San Rafael, CA 94901 (800) 645-3226 or Bill McBride (413) 542-7947
web page: www.USSportsCamps.com

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, 9 overnight sessions:  June 15-20, June 22-27, June 29- July 4, July 6-11, July 13-18, July 20-25, July 27-August 1, and August 3 - 8
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