Your guide to downtown Westfield summer camps
You're sure to have happy campers when you choose from among the many camp offerings in downtown Westfield.
Get Spotlight Ready with Acting Camp
Acting Out School’s Summer Camp Series, for ages 4 to 10. June 14 through August 13. Sign up for in-person weekly camps of varied times and levels at this premier acting school that takes kids from beginner to Broadway professional. Learn acting, musical theater, TV, film — and how to be fabulous.
Keep an eye out for information on an upcoming Broadway workshop that is still in the works.
Whether your child just needs to break out of their shell, or prepare for a Broadway audition, Acting Out has done it all, and their staff of professional working actors and musicians know what it takes. They have worked with hundreds of students, bringing out their potential. Their tremendous success rate speaks for itself.
CAMP & PARTY OPEN HOUSE Thursday, May 27
Weekly camps June 21 through August 28, ages 4 to 13
New this summer: Get snap happy at Camp Funshine at Selfie Station NJ. Choose from a variety of weekly thematic age-appropriate, in-person camps in a clean, interactive and joyfully-creative space. With 16 camp themes — ranging from Princesses to Pop Stars & Llamas in pajamas to TikTok Dance Camp — there is something fun for everyone.
Counselors are local high school theater students with a passion for performing arts. Campers will enjoy daily crafts, dancing, interactive story time, snacks, and photo shoots to create their camp scrapbook.
Get Crafty with AR Workshop Camps
AR Workshop, a crafty DIY studio, has in-person morning and afternoon camps in July and August. Have fun putting your spin on tie dye, cactus rocks, animal wood blocks, macrame plant hangers with painted pot and all the classic favorites — wood planks, mini trays, string art, and so much more. Check the calendar for general availability for in person camps, ages 8 and up.
Not able to make camp? Get a summer art box subscription!
Makeup Artist Camp
July 6, 7, 8 Camp (Ages 10-13)
July 20, 21, 22 Camp (Ages 14 & Up)
Join in person at Camp Blende. Does your child love makeup? Do they want to be a makeup artist? Learn the age appropriate — vs scary and overdone — looks for days and parties — and a history of makeup styles through the decades. They’ll be in good company with celebrity makeup artist Keira Karlin, owner of Blende, and fellow campers, ages 10 and up.
- 3 days from 9 AM – 12 PM with up to 7 other campers learning the basics of makeup,
- A complimentary Custom Gloss,
- Self-love mindset on why we wear makeup,
- How to clean and sanitize their equipment,
- How to apply makeup to someone else…for those budding makeup artists,
- A personalized face chart,
- Bonding with other makeup loving campers.
Whether they are more Broadway or more rock, Valencia School of Music will have them singing, playing and performing in a variety of in-person full- and half-day summer camp programs. July 19 through August 20th. Ages 4 to 7, 7 to 13, 13 to 17.
NJ Workshop for the Arts will have in-person ensembles and ensemble camps for summer 2021— stay tuned for details to come. The Summer Arts Workshop is also in development with music, art, and more starting at age 4 and up.
NJ Workshop for the Arts provides private lessons and has a music therapy program, Music Connection, for kids with special needs, starting at pre-K.
July 6 to August 13 1, 2, 4 or 6-week online dance camp, ages 6 to 10; 11 and up.
Get them dancing with WSOD in Your Home Online Summer Dance Camp at Westfield School of Dance, an online summer dance camp offering a variety of classes to choose from including classes just for boys, preschool and even family dance.
Kids & Teens Fitness Classes
With kids on screens more than ever, it is time to get them out of the house and get them moving again! 908 Athletics kids and teens in-person program teaches your children about fitness in a fun, safe, and motivating environment. Your kids deserve to be happy and healthy. Sign them up for a free drop in so they can get out some of that pent up energy!
CrossFit Kids (ages 7 – 11):
Westfield : Mondays at 3:45pm – 4:30pm
CrossFit Teens (ages 12 – 14):
Westfield : Wednesdays at 3:45pm – 4:30pm