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The Children's House Summer Program

June 17-August 16, 2024

Join Summer at The Children’s House, presented better than ever!

Our goal remains to provide the most enjoyable, safe, and positive experience for all campers and staff.

The program will be closed on July 4 and 5, 2024.


  • The registration period for current Children's House students is February 15 through March 1, 2024. (You must be enrolled for Fall 2024 to register during this period.)
  • Children's House alumni students may begin registering for the Elementary program on March 1, 2024, as space is available. 
  • New elementary summer campers may register beginning March 15.
  • Currently, we do not accept non-Children's House students for our Nido, Young Children's Community (YCC), or Primary summer programs. 


Summer Nido/YCC 

Our Nido/YCC program provides the consistency required by our youngest students with the perfect amount of outdoor fun! This program is for year-round students only.

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Summer Primary 

The Primary Program at The Children's House is the perfect blend of our prepared Montessori environments and a distinctive flavor of summer fun. This program is only for students enrolled in Fall 2024. Students not enrolled in Fall 2024 may check back for availability in April.

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Summer Elementary

From building forts in our woods, learning to forage our grounds, and exploring the area, the Elementary Program has something for everyone! Elementary registration opens February 15 for current students (students enrolled year-round including Fall 2024), March 1 for alumni students, and March 15 for new summer campers.

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Summer Junior High

Students entering 7th grade are welcome to join in on the excursions with the upper elementary campers. With a wide variety of excursions, there are bound to be offerings that interest even our oldest campers. 

This year, we will also be offering 3 junior counselor opportunities. This is open to students entering 8th through 11th grade who are current Compass Junior High students or alumni. If you are interested in this opportunity, click below to fill out an application. 

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