Summer Camp near Stamford, CT
Camp Playland of New Canaan provides a safe, fun and memorable summer for families from Stamford, CT, and the finest day camp experience in all of Fairfield County. Camp Playland is located on a beautiful 18-acre wooded campus and combines an excellent facility with a mature staff and outstanding sports and activity programs.
With over four hundred campers and a staff of over one hundred and fifty teachers, college and high school students, Playland prides itself on giving each camper a FUN, SAFE, and INSTRUCTIONAL summer experience.
Camp Transportation from Stamford, CT
Playland provides door-to-door transportation to Stamford, CT and the surrounding towns in Connecticut, with campers being picked up between 8:45am and 9:15am. Bus transportation is included in the camp tuition, with campers grouped according to grade level.
Each mini-bus has one of our staff members as a bus counselor, to ensure campers enjoy a safe and fun ride to and from camp. Our bus counselors are the first ones picked up and the last ones dropped off.
Day Camp Activities
Camp Playland’s schedule is structured by six 45-minute periods (this is adjusted for the younger and older campers). Every camper swims twice a day (in one of our three heated pools) and will enjoy a lesson and free swim during their swim period. Activities include boating and fishing, music, theater, low and high ropes, gymnastics, tennis, nature studies, golf, archery, paintball and arts, and crafts. Every activity is planned and taught by specialists who have certification or expertise in his or her area.
In addition to the daily program, weekly activities and special events such as Foamtastic, Song and Banner Day, Carnival Day, Wet and Wild Days, The Playland Olympics, Wacky Hair Day, Counselor Fashion show, Swim Carnival, Free Dance Friday and Various Performers and Shows are planned to add fun and excitement to the daily routine.