Summer Programs

Berkshire School has a wide-range of summer camps and programs on its 400-acre campus. Berkshire is located at the base of Mount Everett (2,624 ft.) in Sheffield, Massachusetts, in the heart of the Berkshire Hills. The local area is a popular tourist destination for world-renowned arts and culture, health and wellness retreats and spectacular nature, including the Appalachian Trail, which is a short hike from campus.

Arts

Berkshire Summer Music

June 16-29 ,2018

Berkshire Summer Music is an outstanding music festival in a beautiful setting where great music is studied and performed by wonderful students from around the country under the guidance of a truly distinguished artist faculty.

Ages 8 - 15

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Close Encounters with Music-High Peaks Festival

August 6-16, 2018

An international group of violinists, violists, cellists and pianists converge for intensive instrumental study and chamber music coaching with distinguished faculty.

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Academics

Oliver Scholars

August 5-11, 2018

Oliver Scholars Program prepares high-achieving Black and Latino students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. We provide crucial support for our scholars so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.

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Athletics

National Hockey Training (NHT)

Major Camp: June 19-22, 2018

Girls Camp: June 23-26, 2018

Minor I Camp: June 26-29, 2018

Minor II Camp: June 29-July 2, 2018

The purpose of National Hockey Training (NHT) is to provide opportunities to play college hockey by offering first-rate training programs and unprecedented exposure for college bound players.

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DODGERS GIRLS LACROSSE BOOT CAMP

June 24-27, 2018

The Dodgers Lacrosse program seeks to build community by engaging players, coaches, and parents/guardians in a shared life-enhancing experience. We believe that participation in athletics affords young women the opportunity to safely learn lessons they will benefit from throughout their lifetime.

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Nick Matthew Squash Academy at Berkshire School

Session #1: July 15-20, 2018

Session #2: July 22-27, 2018

Session #3: July 29-August 3, 2018

 

Three-time world squash champion Nick Matthew and his teaching staff will deliver unparalleled squash instruction and one-on-one guidance to kids aged 10-17. Campers will also have the opportunity to enjoy a range of other fun activities, promoting character, discipline and teamwork.

 

 

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Soccer Institute at Berkshire School

July 22-25, 2018

A high-level residential soccer camp for domestic and international participants, ages 11-15, and/or rising 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. The experience consists of two, 4-day sessions that include training and game play in both soccer and futsal at Berkshire School's state-of-the-art and athletic facilities.

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BERKSHIRE HOCKEY SCHOOL

June 27-30, 2018

Led by Berkshire School Boys Varsity Coach Dan Driscoll, this camp utilizes positive motivation as a basic principle. As professional teachers, we realize that patience, tolerance, and a sense of humor are essential ingredients for a harmonious learning environment.

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Nike Baseball Camp

July 29-August 1, 2018

Train with the Berkshire School coaching staff and Head Coach. Camp will focus on the fundamentals of throwing, fielding, baserunning and hitting along with game situations, tactics and mentality. Drills along with competitions will help your child learn the game and be able to compete at their next level. Coach Gappa makes camp fun, exciting all while learning a ton about the game of baseball.

Ages 9-16

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New York Club Soccer League (Boys/Girls) - College id Camp

July 16-20, 2018

Selected players from NYCSL Performance Programs will be invited to attend this Residential College Camp at Berkshire School in Southern MA. The 3 day 2 night camps will take place from July 16-20, 2018.

Boys - July 16th to 18th

Girls - July 18th to 20th

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New York Fencers Club

August 13-19, 2018

Join Fencers Club’s Olympic and National-level coaching staff and our world-class athletes for an intensive training camp. Fencers will engage in drills, tactical exercises, training and conditioning sessions, and supervised bouting. Olympians and US National Team members will attend to train and work with camp participants.

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NIKE Running Camp

August 1 - 4, 2018

Runners will take advantage of Berkshire’s beautiful setting with a course that has striking views of the campus. The course is challenging, but idyllic in that it truly incorporates a variety of different terrain. There are hills, meadows, woods, and even a brook to cross. It is clearly marked each year per NCAA regulations, with double white lines and directional signs. Additionally, favorite running loops on country roads in the surrounding rolling hills of southwestern Massachusetts provide even more territory than Berkshire’s own 400 acres.

Ages 9-18

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Nike Soccer Camp

July 8-11, 2018

Intense soccer sessions alternate with presentations on sports nutrition, strength training, and the fundamentals of the sport. Campers are housed in on-campus dormitories and experience residential living. Individuals and teams are encouraged to attend. Team members will be grouped together in all soccer sessions. We also offer a day only program.

Ages 10-16

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ULTIMATE SOCCER CAMP

Session #1: July 22-26, 2018

Session #2: July 29-August 2, 2018

Ultimate Soccer Camps

Learn from Olympic, Professional & College Coaches, National Team and MLS Players

“The Ultimate Soccer Camp Training System” was designed and developed by Olympic Soccer Coach, US National Champion Youth Coach and European Professional Head Coach. We guarantee that you will dramatically improve your technique, your tactical understanding and your physical fitness after attending one week with Ultimate Soccer Camps in CA, NJ, NY or MA.

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Soccer Extreme/CT Rush

August 12-14, 2018

This is a competitive camp for Rush players based in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New England Rush branches.

Only 75 spots are available!

The Rush Residential program is hosted by a team of Rush coaching staff with decades of experience hosting residential programs.

Ages 11-14

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Planet Hockey

July 8-20, 2018

If you are looking for ultimate hockey camp with resort lodging, catered meals and an innovative fusion of competitive hockey training, fun motivational coaches and amazing off ice activities, then we invite you to join us this summer at Planet Hockey.

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Berkshire Girls Basketball Clinics

Girls Basketball Clinic

PLAYER CLINIC

 

August 17th - 18th

Rising 7th-12th Grade Girls

Join Coach Cori Chambers as she provides group and individualized instruction. Player and skill development in ball handling and shooting form included.

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Girls Basketball Coaches Clinic

COACHES CLINIC

Friday, August 17th

Berkshire Girls Basketball Head Coach Cori Chambers facilitates round table discussions and on-court experiences to help all coaches with:

- Game preparation

- Player Development

- Offensive/Defensive Systems

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Berkshire Field Hockey Clinic

DATES: Friday, August 17 - Sunday, August 19, 2018

AGES: rising 6th-12th grade girls

LOCATION: Berkshire School

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DAY CAMP

Campers should spend summer in an environment where activities challenge their curious minds and passions ignite while exploring nature, making lifelong friends, learning new skills with plenty of fresh air and tons of smiles guided by counselors who boost confidence.

We make learning fun! Campers develop at their own pace within the safety of our nurturing community.


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For more information on Summer Programs at Berkshire contact:  

Chris Landosky
Director of Summer Programs

clandosky@berkshireschool.org

Office 413-229-1207

For information about facility rentals, click HERE

FEATURED CAMP

The Soccer Institute at Berkshire School is the premier soccer camp for domestic and international players, ages 11-15 (rising 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders). Our 4-day, top-flight residential and day experience is for players looking to excel on and off the field. The session includes unparalleled training and game play in both soccer and futsal at Berkshire School's state-of-the-art athletic facilities. All technical skills and game play incorporate Berkshire Soccer’s philosophy of excellence and proven track record of player development. Participants who are interested in learning more about and how to attend prep schools in the near future, will have opportunities to gain more information.