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Our specialty camp activities are designed to give experienced campers more time to enjoy a special interest. Morning periods are spent on their specific specialty area and their afternoon is filled with traditional camp experiences such as free swim, games, team building, ropes, archery, nature, boating, and arts and crafts. 

 

For more information about Specialty Camps, please contact our Specialty Camp Director, Mikaela LoPriore at mlopriore@midymca.org

Registration Opens at 7 am on January 31st for Returning Families
and 7 am on February 6th for New Families

SPECIALTY CAMPS

Tiered Pricing: Tier A - $640, Tier B - $608, Tier C - $548
Financial Assistance is available upon request. 
INGERSOLL ADVENTURES

Entering grades 3 to 5

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

An introduction to shelter building, fire starting, knot-tying, orienteering, and more. Includes a field trip canoeing down the Farmington River and a day trip hiking off-camp.

YOUNGERS FORT BUILDING

Entering grades 3 to 5

Sessions 2, 3, 4

Construct real tree forts with counselor-led instruction on using hand saws, hammers, and other basic tools while being introduced to more advanced tools. Campers will have fun, make friends, and work together while gaining a better understanding of construction.

OLDERS FORT BUILDING

Entering grades 6 to 9

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

For older campers looking for more adventure and excitement, this camp focuses on creating opportunities to bond with new friends while enjoying time spent off-camp on fieldtrips including Nomads Outdoor Adventure Quest, bowling, and mini golf.

SPECIALTY CAMP SAMPLER

Entering grades 2 to 3

Sessions 2 & 3

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Entering grades 3 to 9

Sessions 1 & 2 (grades 3-9)

Sessions 3 &4 (grades 3-5)

ALL SPORTS

Entering grades 2 to 3

Sessions 1 & 2

Curious what Specialty Camps are all about? Try out the Specialty Camp Sampler! Campers are introduced to at least five different Specialty Camps. Try out a wide variety of camps including Fort Building, Ninja Warrior, Sports, Arts & Crafts, and more!

A fun and instructional introduction to the world of Mountain Biking! Campers will learn riding techniques, bike maintenance, trail etiquette, biker safety, and have tons of fun along the way. This summer, Bikers will be separated into two independent camps based on age.

A fun and instructional introduction to all things sports! With an emphasis on teamwork and good sportsmanship, campers will play the classics (soccer, football, basketball, volleyball) as well as some new and exciting non-traditional games.

LITTLE DRIBBLERS SOCCER

Entering grades 3 to 5

Session 3

Campers develop into strong soccer players through age-appropriate instruction and skill clinics all while having fun, working as a team, and making friends.

LITTLE BALLERS BASKETBALL

Entering grades 3 to 5

Session 4

Recreational fun and skill development in a progressive goal-oriented program that also focuses on friendship, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

TUMBLING

Entering grades 2 to 4

Session 1

Campers will refine their balance while learning how to roll, summersault, cartwheel, handstand, and more. All learning will take place during instructional games and activities.

LET'S DANCE

Entering grades 2 to 6

Sessions 1 & 3

Learn basic dance routines and choreography. Both beginners and experienced dancers combine different genres of dance to put on a stage performance at Family Night.

ADVENTURE GIRLS

Entering grades 3 to 5

Sessions 2 & 4

An introduction to outdoor adventures, shelter building, fire starting, knot-tying, orienteering, and more; all within a group of strong young girls!

NINJA WARRIOR

Entering grades 3 to 5

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

Participate in exciting challenges, training regimens, and camp activities to gain strength, agility, speed, stealth and honor! Campers are in for a session of high-action adventures as they develop and become their own Ninjas by the end of the session. Includes a one-time trip to Trix Dynamix Facility.

CAN WE BUILD IT?

Entering grades 3 to 5

Session 1

Imagine, design, create and compete using Legos®! Learn the tricks of the Lego® trade needed for creative builds, team builds, and a variety of challenges (car races, tallest towers, strongest bridges and more!).

CAMPFIRE COOKING

Entering grades 5 to 8

Session 1

Grab your apron and let’s get cooking! Campers cook daily while learning about safety, technique, nutrition, and essential tips for making new and classic outdoor cooking treats.

EXPERIMENTAL ARTS & CRAFTS

Entering grades 2 to 4

Session 4

In this exciting hands-on experience, campers will learn problem-solving, innovation, and collaboration while completing creative projects with an emphasis on STEAM concepts.  

S.T.E.A.M.

Entering grades 5 to 8

Session 1

Designed to immerse campers in the exciting principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math; campers have fun, make friends, and think creatively while they participate in planning, building, and carrying out daily experiments.

VOLLEYBALL

Entering grades 6 to 9

Sessions 1 & 4

We will use skill-based games and activities to give campers the experience and development they need to try out for their middle / high school teams or have fun playing an exciting sport with friends! Campers will spend time every day on refining skills and enjoying playful games on both grass and sand courts.

THEATER

Entering grades 6 to 9

Sessions 2 & 4

Learn the acting basics you need to create a successful scene: ensemble skills, improvisation, vocal clarity and expression, characterization, and more. You will learn script structure, stage directions, and how to give, receive, and apply feedback. You will also explore aspects outside of acting such as directing and simple set design.

BASKETBALL

Entering grades 6 to 9

Session 3

In our new Basketball camp, campers will hone their skills through dynamic drills, engaging team activities, and friendly competitions, fostering both individual growth and teamwork on the court. This camp will give the athletes the experience and development they need to try out for their middle / high school teams or have fun playing and exciting sport with friends!

ROCKETRY

Entering grades 6 to 9

Session 3

This camp is designed for campers to experiment with earth sciences, motion, magnets, and to have high flying fun while learning about propulsion, momentum, and the joy of building rockets.

SOCCER

Entering grades 6 to 9

Session 2

In our new Soccer camp, campers will hone their skills through dynamic drills, engaging team activities, and friendly competitions, fostering both individual growth and teamwork on the court. This camp will give the athletes the experience and development they need to try out for their middle / high school teams or have fun playing and exciting sport with friends!

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TRAVELING SPECIALTY CAMPS

Tiered Pricing: Tier A - $793, Tier B - $760, Tier C - $694
Horseback Experience Flat Rate of $837
Financial Assistance is available upon request. 
OLDERS ADVENTURE

Entering grades 6 to 9

Sessions 1 & 3

For older campers looking for more adventure and excitement, this camp focuses on creating opportunities to bond with new friends while enjoying time spent off-camp on fieldtrips including Nomads Outdoor Adventure Quest, bowling, and mini golf.

PARKOUR

Entering grades 6 to 9

Sessions 2 & 4

Campers are transported to Trix Dynamix three days a week where they will work with trained professionals to improve their Parkour skills of running, jumping, climbing, balancing, and more. Complete with team building challenges, positive reinforcement, and a love for movement that you can't find anywhere else. 

FISHING

Entering grades 3 to 8

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

Learn skills through instruction, challenges, and practice at Jobs Pond and other local hot spots including 5 field trips per session and a deep sea fishing trip.

BACK TO BASICS:
ADVENTURE CAMPING

Entering grades 6 to 9

Session 4

This camp is designed for campers to experiment with earth sciences, motion, magnets, and to have high flying fun while learning about propulsion, momentum, and the joy of building rockets.

HORSEBACK

Entering grades 2 to 9

Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4

High quality half-day lessons three days a week in riding and grooming at Windcrest Farms in Hebron (campers are transported via bus). While not at the stables, campers are at Camp Ingersoll participating in camp activities that build relationships, teach values, and create memories!

HORSEBACK EXPERIENCE

Entering grades 3 to 6

Session 4

Campers are transported to Windcrest Farms in Hebron every afternoon during the session where they focus on learning new skills and honing existing skills. Prior experience is required for this advanced program which can be gained by participating in an earlier Horseback session.

Flat Rate of $837

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