Camp Kooky Summer Camp

About Camp Kooky

Join us for our annual day camp, full of summer fun and Island adventure. Typical days at Camp Kooky include outdoor activities and games, art lessons with Explorations Learning Center, hikes with Island Heritage Trust, swim lessons at the YMCA in Blue Hill, story time with the Stonington Public Library, Zumba classes, and so much more.

In partnership with Deer Isle – Stonington Elementary School we provide Extended Year Services to those students who qualify.

2023 Camp information

Days & Times

Six one-week sessions, beginning after July 4th
Monday – Friday
8 am – 4 pm


$150 per session
10% discount for multi-child families
Scholarships considered upon request


Kids who have completed kindergarten – 12 years old

2023 sessions

Week One
July 10 – 14, 2022

Week Two
July 17 – 21, 2022

Week Three
July 24 – 28, 2022

Week Four
July 31 – August 4, 2022

Week Five
August 7 – 11, 2022

Week Six
August 14 – 18, 2022

Camp Counselors

Jo Sullivan

Camp Director

Jo Sullivan is an Ed Tech at Deer Isle – Stonington Elementary School. She and her husband live in Deer Isle. Her greatest joy is her family – children and grandchildren alike. Jo has been with Camp Kooky since its inception in 2003.

Maria Duddy

Lead Counselor

Maria Duddy is an Ed Tech at Deer Isle – Stonington Elementary School. She and her husband live in Sedgwick and own a construction business. They enjoy trips to Disney as often as possible. Maria has been with Camp Kooky since 2017.

We are always looking to fill counselor positions, including Lead Counselors, Junior Counselors, and youth volunteers in training. If you’re interested in joining the Camp Kooky team, contact the Island Community Center.

Scholarship fund

Anne’s Scholarship Fund is named after the late Anne Billings Foster who came up with our name Camp Kooky. The scholarship funds give all children an opportunity to experience summer camp. Our hope is that anyone can enjoy Camp Kooky, regardless of financial ability.

Local Partners

We’ll see you at camp!

We look forward to hosting your child at Camp Kooky. Registration deadline is June 16, 2023. If you have questions contact Jeannie Hatch, Executive Director. For paper applications, please visit the Island Community Center during business hours.