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Acadia Institute of Oceanography

The Acadia Institute of Oceanography offers hands-on field programs for students 10-18 years of age to explore careers in marine science.  Located in the harbor town of Seal Harbor, Maine, 8 miles from Bar Harbor and next door to Acadia National Park.  Activities include: beach profiles, tidal pool ecology, water testing, fishing, whale watching, etc.

Contact info: Sheryl C. Gilmore
PO Box 285
Seal Harbor, ME 04675
Ph: (800) 375-0058
Fax: (904) 461-3331
E-mail: info@acadiainstitute.com
URL: www.acadiainstitute.com



High School Programs at Boston University Summer Term

Searching for new academic challenges? Trying to strengthen your résumé for the college admissions process? Longing for a taste of college life? Boston University Summer Term offers two residential programs for high school students: the High School Honors Program and the Summer Challenge Program. Discover the power of summer.

Ages:
    Rising Seniors - High School Honors
    Rising Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors - Summer Challenge
Sessions:
    July 5-August 13 - High School Honors
    June 20-July 2 - Summer Challenge
    July 18-July 30 - Summer Challenge
    August 1-August 13 - Summer Challenge

Contact Boston University Summer Term
Contact info: Scott Alessandro
Boston University Summer Term
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 105
Boston, MA 02215
Ph: 617-353-1378
Fax: 617-353-5532
E-mail: alessan@bu.edu
AOL Screenname: BUHSHonors
URL: www.bu.edu/summer/highschool



Camp Ballibay for the Fine and Performing Arts

Established in 1964, Member ACA, N.E. PA Co-ed 6-17 non-competitive, individual choice, theater (30 productions), art, music, dance with regular camping activities and horses on campus. 150 campers and 42 staff. Also great programs in radio - WBAL FM Rock and Roll music. Warm and friendly atmosphere in the Penna Mountains. Send for catalog and DVD. Check out our website at www.ballibay.com.

Contact info: Gerard J. Jannone
One Ballibay Road
Comptown, PA 18815
Ph: (570) 746-3223
Fax: (570) 746-3691
E-mail: jannone@ballibay.com
URL: www.ballibay.com



Dan Duquette Sports Academy

The Dan Duquette Sports Academy offers boys and girls sessions in baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, football, roller hockey, plus strength and conditioning. Programs are designed for beginners and those looking to take their game to the next level. Instruction is provided by NCAA and Major League Baseball players and coaches.

Contact info: Joe Siderowicz
PO Box 2021
Hinsdale, MA 01235
Ph: (413) 655-8077
Fax: (413) 655-8653
E-mail: jsidddsa@aol.com
URL: www.duquettesports.com




Emagination Computer Camps

Emagination Computer Camps. "Where Technology Meets Traditional Summer Camp" 3-D Animation, Flash, VideoGame Design, Sprite Comics. BuildRobots, RC Cars. Explore programming. Over 20 tech workshops! Kids who love computers will have more fun than ever. Boys & Girls 8-17. Overnight & Day. Two-week sessions. Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Illinois.

Contact info: Kathi Rigg
110 Winn Street, Suite 205
Worburn, MA 01801
Ph: (781) 497-1031
Fax: (781) 933-0749
E-mail: kathi@computercamps.com
URL: www.computercamps.com



Emagination Game Design

Emagination Game Design - For 16-18 year olds who are serious about game design. Create your own FPS game. Learn creative and technical skills. Then choose your role on the development team -- Graphic Designer, Audio Artist, Programmer, Level Designer, Story Writer. Build your game and present to industry experts. Tour a game design company. LAN & console gaming.

Contact info: Kathi Rigg
110 Winn Street, Suite 205
Worburn, MA 01801
Ph: (781) 497-1031
Fax: (781) 933-0749
E-mail: kathi@computercamps.com
URL: www.computercamps.com



Exploration Summer Programs

Yale University students entering 10-12
Wellesley College students entering 8& 9
St. Mark's School students entering 4 & 5, 6& 7
For almost 30 years, Exploration Summer Programs has been the international leader in academic summer enrichment. Our programs feature ungraded courses, activities, athletics, and trips, all geared towards helping students discover themselves and the joy of learning. Exploration attracts students from more than 40 states and 40 countries. *Day and residential spaces available * convenient bus routes in and around Boston.

Gender: Coed
Age: Teen
Type: Day Camp, Boarding and Commuting Students

Contact info:
URL: www.explo.org




Harvard Summer School

The Harvard Summer School offers hundreds of open enrollment courses, English language programs, a college-level program for secondary school students and many extracurricular activities. Students will have access to a distinguished faculty, exceptional museums, and the largest university library system in the world. They will live and learn with students from all over the world.

Gender: Coed
Age: Teen, Adult (21+)
Type: Day Camp, Boarding and Commuting Students

Contact info: William Holinger, Director
51 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-3192
URL: www.ssp.harvard.edu
E-mail: holinger@hudce.harvard.edu



iD Tech Camps: Hands on Technology

iD Tech Camps is the nation's most recommended technology camp! Weeklong day and overnight summer technology programs for ages 7-17 at 50 prestigious universities including MIT, Merrimack College, and Smith College. Create 2D and 3D video games, digital movies, websites, robots, and more. Mention promo code MA99 and save.

Contact info: Client Services
Located at 50 Universites nationwide
Cmabridge, MA 02139
Ph: (888) 709-TECH (8324)
Fax: (408) 871-2228
E-mail: info@internaldrive.com
URL: www.internaldrive.com



Landmark School Summer Program

Students in grades 2-12, of average to superior intelligence, who have a history of healthy emotional development and who have been diagnosed with a specific language-based learning disability, are eligable for Landmark's Summer Programs. Several six-week programs offered, including daily one on one tutorials. Visits www.landmarkschool.org or call 978-236-3000 for information.

Contact info: Carolynn Orsini Nelson
PO Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Ph: (978) 236-3000
Fax: (978) 927-7268
E-mail: jbloom@landmarkschool.org
URL: www.landmarkschool.org



National Camp Association

National Camp Association has recommended the highest quality summer camps to families worlwide for nearly 25 years. They provide free, personalized, guidance and referrals to sleepaway programs. These include: general, sports, teen, travel, academic, weight-loss, special needs, and community service. Online services: camp referrals, job opportunities, camp supplies, and more, at www.summercamp.org.

Contact info: Jeffrey Solomon, Executive Director
610 Fifth Ave.
NY, NY 10185
Ph: 800-966-2267
Fax:
E-mail: info@summercamp.org
URL: www.nationalcampassociation.com



NH Camp Directors Association

The NH Camp Directors’ Association is an inclusive organization that represents NH licensed day, resident, agency, federation, non-profit and private camps, whose goal is to provide safe & superb camping in NH. Please visit our website at www.nhcamps.org to learn more and request our 2005 directory.


Ages: Childrens, Teens, and Adults
Ph: (800)549-2267
Fax:
E-mail: nhcamps@worldpath.net
URL: www.nhcamps.org



Offense Defense Golf Camp

A co-ed golf camp for juniors 10-18 featuring range and on-course instruction at a 4 to 1 ratio. Offering weekly or multi-week stays (June and July) for sleepover or day campers at the Winchendon Prep School, Winchendon, MA. To speak to camp directors, call 1-800-824-7336.

Contact info: Jason West
4470 Redwood Highway
San Rafael, CA 94903
Ph: (800) 645-3226
Fax: (415) 479-6061
E-mail: jwest@ussportscamps.com
URL: www.offensedefensegolf.com



Pine Ridge Summer School

Pine Ridge Summer School offers a residential program in the summer for learning disabled students ages nine to eighteen. The students spend six weeks improving language processing skills by attending two one to one Orton-Gilligham tutorials per day. In addition, they enjoy a full range of outdoor sports and regular camp activities.


Contact info: Anne de Vos
9505 Williston Road
Williston, VT 05494
Ages: 9-18
Ph: (802) 434-2161
E-mail: adevos@pineridgeschool.com
URL: www.pineridgeschool.com



Rappoli Baseball Inc.

Trot Nixon Baseball Camp - The Premier Baseball Camp in New England - July 24-29, 2005 Stonehill College, Easton, MA
Learn baseball from the Pros this summer! Experienced staff with low camper to instructor ratios! Ages 7-16 - Day or Overnight - Enrollment Limited

Contact info: Paul Rappoli
97 Green Street, Suite #2
Foxboro, MA 02035
Ph: (508) 543-9595
Fax: (508) 543-9596
E-mail: info@summercamp.org
URL: www.rbiacademy.com



School of Cinema and Performing Arts

The world’s premier visual and performing arts camp for teens (14-18) and youth (11-13), SOCAPA offers summer programs in Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Urban Dance, Music Video, and Photography. Day or residential programs ranging in length from two to six weeks, and campuses in New York City, Hollywood and the Berkshires, MA.

Contact info: Sarah Zima
374 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 11205
Ph: (800) 718-2787
Fax: (646) 536-8725
E-mail: zima@socapa.org
URL: www.socapa.org



Stagedoor Manor

Stagedoor Manor offers a total immersion in Theater for kids ages 8-18. Classes at all levels include dance, acting, voice, and non-competitive sports. Every camper is in a show at all times. 3,6, and 9 week sessions

Contact info: Jeffrey Solomon, Executive Director
610 Fifth Ave.
NY, NY 10185
Ph: 800-966-2267
Fax:
E-mail: stagedoormanor@aol.com
URL: www.stagedoormanor.com




Summer in Switzerland (at Leysin American School)

Summer in Switzerland (SIS), and international experience in the Alps, offer students aged 9-19 academics, recreational activities, and cultural excursions with morning classes and activities during afternoons and evenings. Specialized programs include Theater International and Leadership Adventure. One week tours also offered to France, Italy, and the English Theater district.

Contact info: Chris Pryor

Leysin, Switzerland
Ph: (888) 642-4142
Fax: (603) 431-1280
E-mail: usadmissions@las.ch
URL: www.las.ch/summer



Tabor Academy Summer Program

Located on Sippican Harbor, the program offers sailing, swimming and Oceanography. We also offer academics such as English, Math, Computers and Science and instructional sports such as tennis, squash, soccer, and lacrosse. Tabor provides the option of doing summer schoolwork without losing any of the joys of summer camp.

Contact info: William Hrasky, Director
66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
Ph: (508) 748-2000, Ext. 2242
Fax: (508) 291-8392
E-mail: summer@taboracademy.com
URL: www.taborsummer.org







Wall Street 101 at Bentley College

Wall Street 101 is a fun interactive opportunity to learn about the financial industry and other business fields, from NASDAQ to IPO to Dow Jones. Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, participants explore the stock market and discover the process of investment. They experience the excitement and challenges of working in a real trading room, and conduct simulated trading sessions. Wall Street 101 also includes trips to the Boston Federal Reserve, The Boston Stock Exchange, and other Boston area attractions.
Gender: Coed
Age: Teens
Type: Over Night

Contact info: Katie Lampley, Director of Pre-Collegiate Outreach
Wall Street 101 at Bentley College
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 01876
Ph: (781) 891-2598
E-mail: ugadmission@bentley.edu
URL: www.bentley.edu/camp



YAAP(Young Artists At Play) - MERRIMACK REPERTORY THEATRE

At YAAP, we put the excitement of theatre into age-appropriate programs designed to spark your child’s imagination, encourage social, listening and problem-solving skills, and build self-confidence. The staff of theatre professionals has designed programs to give all students a summer of discovery,challenge , and most of all, fun. Grades 1-12.

132 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Ph: (978) 654-7550 or (978) 654-7551
Fax: (978) 654-7575
E-mail: info@merrimackrep.org
URL:



Wall Street 101 at Bentley College

Wall Street 101 is a fun interactive opportunity to learn about the financial industry and other business fields, from NASDAQ to IPO to Dow Jones. Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, participants explore the stock market and discover the process of investment. They experience the excitement and challenges of working in a real trading room, and conduct simulated trading sessions. Wall Street 101 also includes trips to the Boston Federal Reserve, The Boston Stock Exchange, and other Boston area attractions.
Gender: Coed
Age: Teens
Type: Over Night

Contact info: Katie Lampley, Director of Pre-Collegiate Outreach
Wall Street 101 at Bentley College
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 01876
Ph: (781) 891-2598
E-mail: ugadmission@bentley.edu
URL: www.bentley.edu/camp



Wellesley College Summer School

The Wellesley College Summer School is a co-educational program, featuring full credit courses drawn from regular Wellesley curriculum. Open Enrollment for all college students, college graduates, as well as eligible commuting high school juniors and seniors.

106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Ph: (781) 283-2200
E-mail: lpayson@wellesley.edu
URL: www.wellesley.edu/SummerSchool