Specialty Camps

Offering a variety of specialty camps to meet the growing needs of our campers is what we do best. Whether you want to sing and act, dance or tap into your inner ninja warrior, Thoreau has what you need. Campers enjoy mixing and matching their week to week schedule to get the most out of their summer. Each day consists of 3 periods within your specialty and include free swim and some traditional camp programming. After-all, it is summer!

Age/Grades: 3rd - 8th Graders 

Sample Schedule:

8:45 - 9:00 Drop-Off
9:00 - 9:10 Opening Council
9:10 - 10:00 Specialty Period 1
10:00 - 10:50 Specialty Period 2
10:50 - 11:40 Specialty Period 3
11:40 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 1:10 Camp Games
1:10 - 3:05 Free Swim
3:15 - 3:30 Closing Council
3:35 - 3:45 Regular Dismissal/Pick-up



  • The Last Friday of each two-week Session is a Camp-wide Special Event, as such, there may not be a scheduled Swim period or camp specific activity periods.
  • Theater Camp offers parents and friends an opportunity to come see the final performance the morning of the final Friday of a 2-week session.
  • Theater camp is a two-week program requirement

Activities Included: A mix of focused specialized activities and traditional Camp Thoreau favorites!

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