Youth Programs

Second Growth Summer Camp 2024

Registration is OPEN!

Second Growth Sports Camp

This program is open to all middle-school-aged students in our community, and registration is FREE thanks to our generous supporters. Whether you live in Vermont or New Hampshire and are a student in a public school, private school, or home schooled, you are welcome to join us! Second Growth’s Sports Camp was developed to provide prevention education, social-emotional learning, and leadership skills development through fun, entertaining, and engaging experiential learning activities. Our Sports Camp includes a focus on athleticism, pre-season conditioning, speed and agility training, and leadership skills for students who enjoy team- or individual sports of all kinds during any time of the year. No matter what you love to do to stay physically active and healthy, you’ll improve your game and your focus while participating in Summer Break Sports Camp!

To REGISTER for Second Growth Sports Camp, please click on the link that corresponds to the location where you would like to attend.  Camp is open each day from 8:30am to 2:00pm. We provide breakfast, snacks, lunch, and we have access to playing fields, hiking trails, and swimming pools at each location.

July 15 through July 19 – Claremont Community Center

July 29 through August 2 – Hartford High School 

August 12 through August 16 – Bethel Middle School  

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Second Growth Arts Camp                                                                 

This program is open to all middle-school-aged students in our community, and registration is FREE thanks to our generous supporters. Whether you live in Vermont or New Hampshire and attend public school, private school, or home school, you are welcome to join us! Second Growth’s Arts Camp was developed to provide prevention education, social-emotional learning, and leadership skills development through fun, entertaining, and engaging activities. Arts Camp includes a focus on creative exploration in the areas of the students’ particular interests: music, fine arts, creative writing, the performing arts, film and video, and arts and crafts. We have a variety of art materials on hand, and will ask participants to bring any specialized materials they need and/or their own instruments. Campers explore their creativity and improve their skills while participating in Summer Break Arts Camp!

To REGISTER for Second Growth Arts Camp, please click on the link that corresponds to the location where you would like to attend. Camp is open each day from 8:30am to 2:00pm. We provide breakfast, snacks, lunch, and we have access to playing fields, hiking trails, and swimming pools at each location.

July 8 through July 12 – Claremont Community Center 

July 22 thorugh July 26 – Hartford High School  

August 5 through August 9 – Bethel Middle School  

                                         

Second Growth is delighted to offer these program to local youth FREE of charge!

We are grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of Summer Camp through donations, grants, in-kind donations, and use of venues – all of which enable us to offer Youth Programs throughout the year at no cost to families in our community. Thank You!

  • The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation                          
  • The Couch Family Foundation
  • Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation
  • Avitide – A Repligen Company
  • HOPE Foundation
  • Ottauquechee Health Foundation
  • Mascoma Savings Bank
  • ImmuNext
  • Ledyard Bank
  • Hanover Rotary Club
  • Community Bank Foundation
  • Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
  • Rotary Club of White River Junction
  • Claremont Saving Bank Community Center
  • Hartford School District 
  • Hartford Recreation Department
  • Bethel Middle School
  • Bethel Recreation Department
Youth Program Staff and Campers – July 2022