Camp Events GAME ON! Camp Courant 2018 Buddy Bash

Join us for the 18th annual Buddy Bash on Friday, September 14th presented by The Hartford Courant.

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At Hartford’s Camp Courant, our campers build meaningful and positive relationships with fellow campers and staff, learn positive life skills, and most importantly, HAVE FUN!


The Camp day is filled with fun and exciting activities, from arts & crafts, swimming, hiking, golf, photography and more. We hope you will join us this summer and experience the fun for yourself!


Hartford’s Camp Courant is proud of our 123 year history. We could not provide a FREE summer sanctuary without the support of the greater Hartford community.

A FREE summer program for Hartford’s kids

The warm summer days at Hartford’s Camp Courant are filled with moments of excitement, fun, friendship, and self-confidence. As the oldest and largest FREE summer day camp in the nation, Hartford’s Camp Courant provides a safe, exciting and educational environment in which Hartford’s youth, ages five (5) through 12, participate in active learning opportunities and fun activities focused on positive youth development and healthy lifestyle choices. As a youth development organization, Camp Courant combine traditional camp activities such as swimming, arts & crafts and sports with over a dozen enrichment programs that expose campers to ideas and opportunities which spark their imaginations and inspires them to be their best in a safe, nurturing, fresh-air setting Campers become part of a historic camp community that continues to grow and evolve, but has also stood the test of time for 123 years.

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3 days ago

Hartford's Camp Courant

We are so proud to have had a Camp Courant alumnus be our keynote speaker for the 2018 Buddy Bash last night. Thank you so much to Hartford’s Chief of Police David Rosado for giving a heartfelt testament to the importance of camp experiences for all children. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

Hartford's Camp Courant

Hartford Hot Several Brass Band getting the party started at Buddy Bash with awesome hosts from FOX 61 and all of our awesome friends and sponsors! ... See MoreSee Less

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A BIG shout out to our friends at Hartford Hot Several Brass Band who will keeping the energy going at 2018 Buddy Bash "GAME ON" Friday night! #gameon ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Hartford's Camp Courant

You know what pairs perfectly with 2018 Buddy Bash "GAME ON"? GAMES!!! Our friends at the Hartford Yard Goats are upping the Game Day excitement with corn hole, giant Jenga and more to keep the fun going! We'll see you Friday night at Hartford's Camp Courant as we celebrate those who make it all possible for Hartford's kids. #gameon #sharethesummer ... See MoreSee Less

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