Early Childhood Summer Program
For children ages 4-6 (entering K)
Session 1 June 14-23 (*off June 19) - $1200
Session 2 June 26-July 14 (*off July 4) - $2400
Session 3 July 17-August 4 - $2600
Session 4 August 7-18 - $1700
All sessions $7100
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Summer at Country School
Through play-based, hands-on experiences, our intentionally designed summer program cultivates each child’s expanding knowledge, love of learning and natural inclination for forming social relationships.
Your child will explore our 85-acre campus on nature walks, tend to the summer garden, keep cool with wet and wild water-play activities create art and music, get plenty of energy out through physical education, take on team-building STEM challenges … and so much more!
Each week will feature a “specialist” event with guest artists and visitors.
Grades 1-4 Summer Program
For children entering Grades 1-4 in September
June 14-16 (W-F) - $550
June 20-22 (T-Th) - $550
August 7-11 (M-F) - $850
August 14-18 (M-F) - $850
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Children can be registered for any or all of the sessions.
This full-day experience offers rising first through fourth graders a chance to explore a multitude of activities.
From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., children will rotate through art, science, and athletics (includes a lunch period):
  • Art: Create and collaborate using a variety of media and techniques. Art will include drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, and working with items found in nature.
  • Science: Have fun with experiments, discoveries, and hands-on exploration to gain a better understanding of our natural world.
  • Athletics: Participate in organized sports games and team-building activities. From 2-3:30 p.m., campers will get to choose between swim, yoga, cooking, book clubs, and other wellness activities.
Grades 5-9 Summer Program
For children entering Grades 5-9
June 14-16 (W-F) - half day $300, full day $550
June 20-22 (T-Th) - half day $300, full day $550
August 7-11 (M-F) - half day $500, full day $850
August 14-18 (M-F) - half day $500, full day $850
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Children can be registered for any or all of the sessions.
Full-day or half-day available Half-day mornings offer an opportunity to choose two options from studio arts, summer games or STEM activities.
  • Studio arts include 2D experiences such as drawing, painting, photography, digital design and collage or 3D classes in sculpture with clay, recycled materials, wire, and wood.
  • Summer games offer indoor (examples may include basketball, squash, volleyball) or outdoor (examples may include kickball, cross country, and archery).
  • STEM/Tech options are Coding/Robotic or Maker/3D Printing/Inventions.
The full-day option includes the lunch period, followed by an afternoon of traditional camp activities to choose from including swimming, theater games, arts and crafts, cooking, nature walks, community service opportunities, and wellness.
Q: Is Summer @ Country School open to non-NCCS families?
A: Yes! Our Summer Programs are open to the general public.
Q: Do you provide busing?
A: Transportation is not provided.
Q: Do I need to bring my own lunch?
A: Yes, please pack a nut-free, school-safe lunch for your child.
Q: Are there any volunteer opportunities?
A: Yes, please complete this application form.

Jelena Freelove
Program Coordinator
(203) 801-5881
Program Handbook
Our Campus is also Home to Horizons
Since 1964 Country School has been home to our Horizons program during the summer months.
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New Canaan Country School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin and are afforded all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid policies or any other school-administered programs.