"I had to write to thank the staff of Benchmark for making my son Quinn's first year at camp so special. I was nervous about him going to camp all day since he is only seven and can be really shy. He comes home every day so proud of his artwork... and he loves Discovery Club and swimming.... His reading is coming along...he loves the read alouds. When I drop him off, every person is so positive and kind, it really makes a difference. I am so glad we found Benchmark!" - KP, July 2018
Build your child’s self-confidence with our summer programs.
Our Summer Camp is designed for children entering grades 1–6 who can benefit from reading and writing instruction beyond the regular school year and would enjoy the fun of a recreational day-camp experience.
The program combines an hour and 45 minutes of Benchmark's nationally-recognized language arts program with a variety of recreational activities, including science discovery, sports, swimming, art exploration, and a 35-event Confidence Course that culminates in a 40-foot high, 250-foot long Zip Wire.
The program places an emphasis on developing confidence and increasing children's strategic knowledge across reading, writing, and recreational activities.
After-Camp Care is available from 4:00 to 5:45 PM.
"Our child came home every day extremely enthusiastic about reading and all the activities. He is more engaged as a reader and his comprehension skills have greatly improved." -F.A.
"My child has developed a stronger love for reading. Having gained knowledge, tools, and confidence this summer, I feel he will do much better in third grade." -T.K.
"No way to improve perfection! You guys have it down!!" -J.K.
"The program was amazing! Our son's progress has improved dramatically; his confidence is through the roof. The teachers and counselors did an amazing job. Thank you!" -N.D.
"Our daughter loved camp, grew in her confidence as a reader, and has shown tremendous improvement." -S.K.
"Our son is much more willing to try lots of new things. I believe the Recreation Program has something to do with his increased confidence." -S.B.