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Oasis in Northampton

A combination of the great outdoors and modern indoor facilities located at Smith College, this location offers an abundance of activities from sports to enriching educational programs. Each day campers take on a variety of activities and discover new ways to express their leadership and creativity. Oasis in Northampton at Smith College is the ideal outdoor setting for a traditional camp experience. Oasis offers campers activities and amenities such as canoeing, indoor rock climbing, a skate park, 25 acres of grass playing fields, bike trails, a 6-lane swimming pool, an indoor/outdoor track, and an indoor basketball court along with additional air-conditioned indoor space. Oasis in Northampton offers a day camp experience tailored to your child's interests with our Camper's Choice Academies! For two days a week, your child can choose to spend half the day in the following Camper's Choice Academies: Athletics, Science Exploration or Fine Arts.
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Camp Dates

This camps operates from June 29 - August 21, 2015.


Oasis is for children ages 3 to 11. Children are grouped by age and activities are tailored specifically to each age group.  For our pre-K campers we offer the Early Start Imagination Camp.  Click HERE for more details!


Oasis offers flexible enrollment options! Families have the advantage to enroll their children around their summer plans. A minimum of 2 consecutive weeks to start, up to a maximum of 8 weeks, or any combination thereof is all that we require to fully experience our program.

Camp Location

Parking is available onsite.

Oasis Bus Information

Can't get to us? Don't worry, we'll get to you! Our Oasis bus service provides pick-ups and drop-offs from a number of convenient locations in select neighborhoods for an additional $75 fee per week. For more information please email

Program Times

Families are welcome to drop their children off in the mornings between 8:30-9:00am and afternoon pick up is from 4:00-4:30pm. For an additional fee, you may sign up for Early Drop Off Service (8:00am-8:30am) or Late Pick Up Service (4:30pm-5:30pm).


Our campers have the option to bring their lunch from home, packed in a soft non-disposable container or to sign up for our hot lunch service for $35/week plus tax. Lunches include a hot entree and side, fruit, bottled water and a dessert. Menus vary daily. Don't like something? No worries, families are able to choose substitutions for specific meals. If you are signed up for the lunch program a cold lunch will be provided on trip days!  Either way, we've got you covered! 


Against a wooded backdrop, the campus of Smith College is populated with outdoor fields and modern fully-equipped facilities that include a large indoor pool and a state-of-the-art gym. Oasis in Northampton at Smith College allows children ages 4-14 to learn, run, swim and play in a safe and encouraging environment. We provide a traditional day camp experience along with educational programs that promote leadership and creativity. Our well-trained staff is there to assure that your camper will have a safe, enriching and fun-filled summer while participating in activities including basketball, swimming, arts and crafts, dance, martial arts, and many more!

Pool Information

Oasis in Northampton utilizes the Smith College Pool for its American Red Cross swim program. Campers are swim tested on their first day of camp and experience an amazing instructional and recreational swim program during their stay with us!


Oasis staff members are a mixture of teachers, coaches, college students, and dedicated youth workers. Our staff encourage your child through role modeling and full participation to become a part of the Oasis community. You will never have to worry about the safety of your child at Oasis, our counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.

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Click here to visit our staffing page for more information and to apply!

218 days until the fun begins!

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Site Director: Heidi Gebo
Site contact info: 413-992-6640
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2015 Camp Pricing

# of Weeks2015 CampESIC
Bus Service
2 weeks$650.00$690.00$150.00

3 weeks$960.00$1,020.00$225.00

4 weeks$1,270.00$1,350.00$300.00

5 weeks$1,580.00$1,680.00$375.00

6 weeks$1,890.00$2,010.00$450.00

7 weeks$2,200.00$2,340.00$525.00

8 weeks$2,510.00$2,670.00$600.00

Early Drop Off
(8:00-8:30 am) $35/week

Late Stay                    
(4:30-5:30 pm) $50/week

Returning families save $10 per week, per child.

Early Start Imagination Camp (ESIC) is for campers who haven't completed Kindergarten by the start of camp.

Lunch Service is $35/week.

Oasis is flexible around your summer schedule! Campers can enroll for a minimum of two consecutive weeks, a maximum of 8, or any combination in between.

One (1) discount program is currently available.
  • Smith College Discount  - All Smith College students and employees save 10% off of camp tuition! Note: In order to take advantage of this discount, please scan and email a copy of your valid school ID to, or fax it to 718-855-2435. Cannot be combined with union discounts.

Siblings Save at Oasis!

Save 10% off the cost of tuition for each additional child!

Buddy Bucks

Did someone refer you to Oasis? You could help them earn "Buddy Bucks" Referring families could earn $20 "Buddy Bucks" for each week your camper enrolls!! (That's up to $160 off their registration for EACH buddy they refer!) This is how the program works for Referring families: Are you referring someone to Oasis? Click here to download your Buddy Buck$ voucher!!

Rain Day Policy

On rainy days, all activities are moved to indoor spaces. Campers participate in pre-scheduled group games, arts and crafts, special events, and more! Rainy days never rain on our parade!

License Information

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.