Camp EDGE: Summer 2020

When school is out, turn to Camp EDGE to keep your kids active and having fun! In the summer months and during the school year, kids will experience team sports, swimming, Parisi Speed School, tennis, creative projects and fun crafts! Our fun-loving and professional staff members are hands-on and help campers overcome new challenges in a non-competitive, structured and safe environment. Camp EDGE is a state licensed, STARS accredited, full-day camp for ages kindergarten-12. We welcome members and non-members to all of our camps.

Below you will find details about our different camp locations and ALL of our Summer 2020 Camp information. If you have any questions, please email us at camps@edgevt.com

Click here for the Essex and Williston 2020 Registration form!

Weekly Themes

Week 1 (6/15 - 6/19): The Magic of Camp

We will start off our week by taking the Magicians Oath because everyone knows a magician must never reveal its secrets. A Magician will be visiting camp to teach us magic tricks and of course keep the campers in wonder. On Friday, Camp EDGE will host our very own magic show and show off the power of illusion, slight-of-hand and much more! Bring your curiosity and enthusiasm for a week of being AMAZED!

Week 2 (6/22 - 6/26): Builders Workshop

Join us for an awesome week of building and designing – the campers will get to build a wooden bird house and visit the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory. We will learn the basics of wood working and get hands on with many different projects. Come build, learn and design all week! 

Week 3 (6/29 - 7/3): Vermont Life

We love Vermont! This week, we will learn about our state’s wild life and how to keep our environment clean and safe. We will spend time exploring the great outdoors, navigating fun hiking trails and investigating beautiful Lake Champlain. Campers will visit Vermont’s very own Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream!

Week 4 (7/6 - 7/10): Let the Games Begin (Olympics 2020)

Let the Games Begin! We will be celebrating the 2020 Olympics all week long and trying out our own Summer Olympic Games. The campers will learn about different counties cultures, foods, dance and the long history of the Olympic Games. We will also be attending a Lake Monsters game with lunch included (Williston Location)!

Week 5 (7/13 - 7/17): Sports Extravaganza

This week is all about learning and playing different fun sports that keep us active and promote collaboration with our teammates. We will play Soccer, flag football, tennis, whiffle ball and much more! There will be several team building activities but we will also focus on learning techniques and the rules of each of these different sports. We will also be attending a Lake Monsters game with lunch included (Essex Location)!

Week 6 (7/20 - 7/24): Aqua Adventure

Camp will be a SOAK zone this week! We will explore all things water including fun water games, a trip to the Fish Hatchery in Grand Isle and the beach. Campers can expect colossal sized sprinklers, water slides, water relays and a trip to the beach. Bring your bathing suit and a towel every day as we promise a wet and wild week of fun!

Week 7 (7/27 - 7/31): Full STEAM Ahead

Do you like science? Do you like exploring why or how something happens?  If so, this week is for you.  Come join us for a week of creating, testing, problem solving and collaboration.  We will participate in all aspects of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) all week long.

Week 8 (8/3 - 8/7): In Our Community

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?  This week we will get to know those who work in our community. We will have a visit from a Fire Fighter, Police officer and EMT.  We will get to explore the inside of a fire truck and an ambulance and learn more about why these roles and people in our community are so important. Camp EDGE will host a Car Wash and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Vermont’s Children’s Hospital.

Week 9 (8/10 - 8/14): Challenge Accepted!

Join us for a week of accomplishment! Campers will work in teams to tackle different challenges and obstacles. Through the support of our counselors and teamwork with friends, campers will have a sense of pride in knowing this week is all about getting it done! We will spend time at our South Burlington EDGE in the OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) space doing age-appropriate challenges led by a trained professional.

Week 10 (8/17 – 8/21): EDGE World Tour

Campers will experience all that the EDGE has to offer. Each day, fun and engaging activities will be led by EDGE professionals from the following departments: Parisi Speed School, Tennis, Aquatics, Obstacle Course Racing and EDGE Nutrition. This week will also be filled with fun crafts and sports.

Location Overview

Williston
At our Williston location, the Camp home base is our indoor field house. The space is over 15,000 square feet and has lifelike turf where campers get to enjoy playing sports and games like: soccer, kickball, dodgeball, flag football, whiffle ball, Capture the Flag, tag and much more! Our location includes several indoor and outdoor spaces that provide safety and variety. Although much of camp in Williston is activity based, we also value being creative and engaging our hands and minds with fun craft and science projects. Our Function room is where we eat our snacks and lunches and is also a great space for crafting. We have access to the pool, a dance studio, Parisi-Speed School and a large outdoor green space which is great for summer-time fun and for making snowmen in the winter months. Listed below are our current Camp offerings in Williston:

Essex
At our Essex location, the Camp home base is our After School room. This is where we will meet in the morning, eat lunch and snack, and end our day. We have a child-centered approach here at Camp EDGE that responds to the changing interests of our campers. Our location includes several indoor and outdoor spaces that provide safety and variety. We have access to pools and waterslide, tennis courts, racquetball, open gym, a dance studio, a rec room and a field for outdoor gross motor activities. Other daily activities may include but not limited to; arts & crafts, sensory, science experiments, cooking, games, outside time and field trips. Listed below are our current Camp offerings in Essex.

Camp Directors

Essex – Jamie Brooks: JamieB@edgevt.com
Williston – Ryan Campagna: RyanC@edgevt.com

Vacation Camp Info – Full Day: 7:45am – 5:30pm

Williston
February 24th – 28th
Monday, April 20th – 24th

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Essex
January 20th
February 24th- 28th
March 2nd & 3rd
March 20th
April 20th – 24th

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Activities

Below is a list of just some of the many activities we’ve designed for your child:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Field House Games – capture the flag, kickball, dodgeball, whiffle ball, GaGa Ball and more!
  • Nature & Wilderness Exploration
  • Swimming (indoor & outdoor)
  • Recreational Games (indoor & outdoor)
  • Community Outreach
  • Cooking
  • Tennis
  • All Sports – soccer, flag football, Volleyball, Basketball and more!)
  • Parisi Speed School
  • Obstacle Course Racing
  • Dance

Skill Building

  • Decision-making skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Athletic skills; Teamwork
  • Self-respect and Self-esteem
  • Responsibility
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Friendship

Our Staff

EDGE Counselors are energetic, creative and enthusiastic. Our counselors all have previous experience working with children and have an educational background. All staff are CPR, AED and First Aid certified!