Branford, CT Summer Camps

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Camp Mt Laurel
Hamden, CT 06514  
Archery, Arts and Crafts, Baseball/Softball
 
 
Asa Summerfuel Lsc At Yale University
New Haven, CT  
Academic and Pre-College Camps: International
 
 
Explo At Yale
New Haven, CT  
Academic and Pre-College Camps: General
 
 
Calliop
Hamden, CT  
Arts Camps: Acting
 
 
Chinese Summer Camp In New Haven Ct
New Haven, CT  
Academic and Pre-College Camps: Languages
 

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About Branford, CT

Branford is a shoreline town located on Long Island Sound in New Haven County, Connecticut, eight miles east of New Haven. The population was 29,089 in 2005, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. An area called "Totoket", which became Branford, was part of the land bought from the Mattabesech Indians in 1638 by the first settlers of New Haven. The Dutch set up a trading post at the mouth of the Branford River in the 17th century, the source of the name "Dutch Wharf." The town's name is said to be derived from the town of Brentford, England. Established in 1644, the town grew during the 18th and 19th centuries. In the late 18th century, the first shoreline community, Stony Creek, was settled. Indian Neck and Pine Orchard were also settled, but neither of those settlements were permanent until the mid-19th century. In 1852, the railroad helped bring new business, including Branford Lockworks, Malleable Iron Fittings Company, and the Atlantic Wire Company. The Stony Creek granite quarries also rose to prominence as a direct consequence of railroad construction. During the mid-19th century, Branford became a popular resort area. Approximately twenty hotels opened, including Indian Point House in Stony Creek, Montowese House in Indian Neck, and Sheldon House in Pine Orchard. During the mid-20th century, Branford shed its resort image and subsequently took on many...