Camp Discovery


Due to snow days, session one will now begin on Tuesday, June 20. 

Due to the forecast for high winds and blizzard-like conditions on Tuesday, the start of summer program registration has been pushed back until Tuesday, March 21st at 8:00 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience that the change may cause. Department staff want to be able to provide the same high level of customer service that residents have come to expect. The potential for storm related power outages is also a concern that could impact residents ability to register online. Again, online registration for summer programs has been pushed back to Tuesday, March 21st at 8:00 a.m. Thank you for your understanding and please help us spread the word by sharing this message with friends and neighbors.

Camp Discovery 2016 Underwater at Ocean Beach 

Updated -3/17/2017

Program Overview

Camp Discovery is a day camp program designed to meet the needs of working parents while providing a fun filled day for children. Campers will participate in swim lessons,sports, games, arts & crafts, and free swim. Campers will also have the option of taking a tennis lesson.Special events and field trips take place weekly.

Campers will be split into two groups, the Explorers will be children who have completed Kindergarten-2nd grade and the Trailblazers will be children who have completed grades 3-6. Both programs meet at Glastonbury High School in the Art Wing and campers will see each other throughout the day but field trips and activities will differ. This is not a drop in program and campers should plan on being there for the entire day.

General Information

ELIGIBILITY - Glastonbury residents who have completed grades K-6

Session 1: June 20- June 30 (Due to Snow days session one will now begin on June 20)
Session 2: July 3 - July 14 (No Camp July 4th)
Session 3: July 17 - July 28
Session 4: July 31 - August 11

TIME: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

LOCATION:  Glastonbury High School

FEE:  $359/per session

REGISTRATION:  Begins on March 21st at 8 AM.

Please read our Parent's Handbook which was designed to answer ALL your questions!

Preliminary Session Calendars

Below are session calendars with what we have planned for the summer so far.  These calendars are being provided so you have an idea as to what trips and special activities are planned.  Calendars are subject to change and a new calendar with the most up-to-date information will be available in June. 




Ice Cream Social/Meet the Staff

Enjoy make your own sundaes while having a chance to meet your camp staff!  Don't miss this kickoff event on Thursday, June 15th from 7:00-8:00 PM at JB Williams Park.  (In the event of rain it will be moved to the Academy Building Cafeteria). RSVPs to with the number of people attending are encouraged.  Click Here for the flyer.

Required Paperwork

This section will be updated with all required paperwork needed for camp by the end of May.  Parents who have children signed up for camp will be emailed when this section is updated.