Does your child make you laugh constantly? Perfect for the circus? Then send them to Circus Smirkus in Craftsbury Common, Vt. They will have the opportunity to learn everything from the art of pie-in-the-face to riding unicycles and walking on a wire.
Craftsbury Common, Vt.; First session, June 20; for ages 6-18; Overnight campers only; two days for $345, up to $1,895 for two weeks;802-533-7443; smirkus.org
Text by Juliet Pennington for The Boston Globe; Photo by Mark Wilson/ Globe Staff