With the uncertainty of the situation with COVID-19, Williston Northampton School has made the decision to suspend all summer programs for 2020.   The health and safety of the community is our first priority and at this time we feel  it is best to  exercise caution and refrain from bringing any groups onto campus.

About Summer Programs at Williston

During the summer we welcome a large group of young people to our campus to attend a variety of summer programs including sports camps, performing arts programs, and photography classes.

The 125-acre Williston campus has a great variety of facilities to meet your needs. To learn more about Summer Programs or inquire about facility rentals, email Gina Tirrell or call (413) 529-3247.

  • Available Facilities

    • Dormitory facilities for 300


    • Air-conditioned dining commons seating 280


    • Air-conditioned 250-seat theater


    • Music and dance rehearsal and performance rooms


    • Five studios for painting and drawing


    • State-of-the-art photography and computer labs


    • Classrooms, meeting rooms, and a technology center


    Athletic facilities including:

    • an Olympic-sized pool with diving well


    • a gym with two basketball courts, six squash courts, a fitness center and weight room.


    • an indoor turf facility


    • two synthetic turf fields; lighted football field


    • seven soccer/lacrosse fields


    • three fields for field hockey


    • two softball fields


    • two baseball fields


    • 12 tennis courts


    • a track

Past Programs

  • Athletics

    Williston Baseball Clinic

    Wednesday, June 24 through Friday, June 26
    Monday, June 29 through Thursday, July 2
    Monday, July 13 through Thursday, July 16

    For Summer 2020, Williston Baseball Coach Matt Sawyer, along with Will Sawyer ’22 and other Williston players or recent alums, will run these baseball clinics for 10 to 14 year old players at Galbraith Fields on the Williston Northampton campus.

    Williston Summer Strength and Conditioning Program
    June 11 – 27
    August 6 – 22

    The Williston Strength & Conditioning program uses a complete and scientifically based approach specifically designed for athletes who want to develop functional movement patterns for sport & increase injury resistance. You student athlete will improve their athletic ability by increasing; strength, explosiveness, agility and Metabolic Conditioning. It is a necessity when preparing for high school & college level athletics. The program is designed to replicate the offseason training of the top NCAA Division 1 athletic programs. After completing a summer under the direction of Coach Lapan, your student athlete will be better prepared for the rigors of NEPSAC competition and will possess the tools required to jump into any college program in the country!

    Students can attend for one or both weeks. The program takes place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m.

    Download and submit the following forms to register:

    Waiver of Liability

    Registration Form

    World Sports Camp
    Sunday, July 28, 2020 – Saturday, August 1, 2020
    Fun and fundamentals is what World Sports Camp is all about. Founded and operated by the Shand family, World Sports Camp has over a half century of experience working with athletes. This residential and day camp for boys & girls ages 8-16 offers 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 week sessions (1 week session is available for the WSC Day Camp).

    Click here for more information

    Nike Swim Camp
    Sunday, August 2, 2020 – Wednesday, August 4, 2020
    The Nike Swim Camp at the Williston Northampton School is designed to bring out the very best in every swimmer we coach. We accomplish this by providing ongoing constructive feedback during each pool session. Our ultimate goal is to help competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique and to gain confidence, in/and out of the pool, so they can compete at the next level.

    This camp is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. age group, national qualifiers, high school swimmers, or summer league swimmers) and can swim at least 50 meters in all four competitive strokes: fly, back, breast and freestyle.

  • Drama and Music

    Hampshire Shakespeare Company Theater Workshops, Summer 2020

    Multiple programs available for children age 6 through 13, during the following date ranges:

    • July 6-10
    • July 13-17
    • July 20-24
    • July 27-31

    Download a sheet of more info for this year

    Download the 2020 registration form

  • Photography

    Summer Photography Workshop
    A Journey in Photography for Teens, Grades 7-12
    For teens ages 13-18
    A two-week program running July 20-31, 2020

    Through a series of focused activities, students will engage in the fundamentals of photography including the important technical aspects of aperture and shutter speed setting, composing an image, framing, perspective, balance, in color and black & white. Students will explore traditional and non-traditional photographic processes. We will also encourage students to look at and engage more critically with their world in order to capture interesting photographic images, while fostering their creativity and expression.  We will be creating our work in state-of-the art facilities on the Williston Northampton School campus and we welcome all levels and interests.

    Click here to download the information and registration forms.

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