The Youth Commission runs a summer camp for children entering first through sixth grade, with sessions at different locations in town. For details, call 203-656-7326.

The Darien Nature Center offers summer programs for children three to five, and six to 10, with an emphasis on nature and science. For information, call 203-655-7459 or visit

The Darien YMCA at 2420 Post Road offers summer camping programs for pre-school through school age children. Activities include swimming, sailing and canoeing, arts and crafts, music and drama, sports, games, gymnastics, and group activities. There is also a swim and sail camp for special needs children. Although Y membership is not required, members get priority registration. For details, call 203-655-8228 or visit online at

Methodist Family Center Preschool (203-655-7407) offers a summer camp program.

The Darien Historical Society runs a summer camp. Call 203-655-9233.

Blue Wave Baseball offers three summer camps for children entering first through ninth grade. Visit and click on Documents.

The YWCA of Darien/Norwalk offers a summer fun program for children in June and July. Call 203-655-2535 to learn more. The website is

Camp Playland offers boys and girls ages 3 to 14 a summer of fun at its 18-acre New Canaan campus. It is family owned and operated by the Bloom family. Transportation is provided. Website: Email: Phone: 203- 966-2937.