Our Big Blue Summer partners offer exceptional programming and staffing skills, further enhancing the summer experiences of young campers on both the Basking Ridge and Short Hills campuses.




Code, build, and solve with the Zatna Summer Camps. Camps in high-tech disciplines such as robotics, coding, and engineering are available at the Basking Ridge campus for students K-12, or kick off your summer with a K-5 Zatna experience at our Short Hills Campus in June.


blue star lacrosse

Blue Star Lacrosse Camps are designed to be fun for everyone involved (that includes counselors too!) We strive to create an environment that cultivates a player's passion for the game - we have found over 25+ years of camps that passion and attitude are the biggest future drivers of success!

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Challenge Island

Challenge Island is a one of a kind enrichment program on the cutting edge of STEAM education and 21st Century Learning. Our goal is to create collaborative learning experiences using highly engaging curriculum that simultaneously addresses the needs of both the creative, playful child of today and the globally successful adult of the future.

Our STEAM based Challenge Island Camps are the perfect destination for your child during summer vacation!

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Diplomat Chess

Diplomat Chess developed state and national champions in our programs, but the majority of our participants are just looking to learn and have fun! Lessons depend on the group of children, but can include rules of the game, tactics, tournament strategies, and analysis of master games. Game time is structured so participants play similarly skilled opponents. 


Elefante summer music theater

Elefante Summer Musical Theater Camp offers campers training in singing, dancing, and acting, expertly taught by top industry professionals. This super-popular camp is for students entering grades K-12. Elefante Musical Theater campers include all skill levels, from beginners to Broadway performers! Camp is held in the beautiful, spacious, state-of-the-art performance and rehearsal facilities at Pingry's Basking Ridge campus. Choose one, two, or three different two-week sessions. Each session culminates in a thrilling original performance on Friday evening in the Hauser Auditorium, supported by a live band.


Handwork studio

The Handwork Studio's summer camp is a unique, creative, fun and educational way for your child to learn the traditions of needle arts and machine sewing. Our philosophy is one that focuses on the individual growth and ability of each student.


international ivy

The International Ivy Summer Enrichment Program at the Short Hills Campus is dedicated to providing fun and intellectually-stimulating experiences to fuel young people's interest and creativity. There are over sixty classes to choose from in STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. At International Ivy, we are open to all students and thrive on their joy and laughter.


mega v day camp

Mega V Day Camp is hosted on Pingry’s beautiful 28-acre Short Hills campus. Featuring Pingry’s newly renovated air conditioned building and highly shaded outdoor grounds, the site is perfect for this wildly popular day camp. Established in 1991, Mega V has always been more than a day camp… it embodies a philosophy that children need the summertime to engage in a variety of exciting experiences which focus on Fun, Play, Fitness, Imagination, Creativity and Enrichment.

Amanda Sobhy camp

Nicol champions academy

NCA runs capacity summer camps at Amherst College, year-round training at Poly Prep in Brooklyn, and the Nicol Squash Club in Rhode Island featuring outstanding professional players and coaches. NCA is delighted to run a camp featuring Amanda Sobhy for the first time at the Pingry School!

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Nike US Sports Camps

US Sports Camps is now the largest operator of sports camps in the world. In 2017, USSC operated over 600 camps in 20 different sports attended by approximately 88,000 campers!


Pulse premiere sports camps

Pulse Premier Sports Camps partners with the U.S. Sports Institute to deliver best-in-class sports education dedicated to teaching young athletes of all skill levels a range of action-packed sports. All programs include lunch and daily swim.


Red Bull Soccer Camps

The soccer skills camp focuses on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment.


sum it up lacrosse

Sum It Up Lacrosse at Short Hills offers more than just lacrosse: arts & crafts, sprinkler time, meditation, and talent shows augment the sports training.


usa sport group soccer camp

United Soccer Academy provides the ideal camp experience for any individual or team. Girls and boys, beginner to advanced, USA has all of your soccer camp needs covered.

Yankees baseball camp

yankees baseball camp

Yankees Baseball Camps is the summer camp experience young baseball fans dream about. We provide young Yankees fans with an opportunity to get closer to their favorite team, while providing unrivaled on-field instruction and curriculum.