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Summer at RiverbendNatick, $$$
Summer @ Riverbend is a program in Natick open to children 15 months* – rising 4th graders. Each program has been thoughtfully developed by Montessori staff, who are aware of the developmental growth and needs of...
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Summer Fenn Day CampConcord, $$$
Summer Fenn Day Camp is for girls and boys ages 5-15 and is accredited by ACA. We have an outstanding staff of professional educators who are caring and enthusiastic! Our General program offers campers swim lessons,...
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Summer Recess at Lexington MontessoriLexington, $$
Summer Recess 2012~is for all kids, ages three through twelve. Organized around weekly themes, children can sign up for a few weeks but most end up staying for the entire summer.
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Summer Studios at PEMSalem, $$
Explore a wide range of old-school and new-school art-making processes, from casting to printmaking in PEM's Summer Studios (formerly known as Arts Adventures Club)!
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the hive: deCordova’s Summer ProgramLincoln, $$$
For curious kids who want to think, discover, and make things together! Join us this summer as we explore other worlds through the looking glass, map the artistic adventures of walking, tinker with simple machines, and...
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The Little Gym of Boston at Waverley Oaks - Summer CampsWaltham, $$
At The Little Gym of Boston at Waverley Oaks, our environment is fun, but our purpose is serious. For more than 35 years, our trained instructors have nurtured happy, confident kids through a range of programs including...
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Brookline Music SchoolBrookline
Brookline Music School (BMS) is a vibrant musical community offering rich experiences to students of all ages, abilities, & interests.
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Camp CascoWestern Mass, Free
Camp Casco is a one-week summer camp for childhood cancer patients and survivors that aims to restore the fun of summer with traditional camp activities, free-of-cost. Camp Casco offers support and encourage campers to...
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Camp HaleBoston, $$
Camp Hale offers youth the opportunity to experience sleepaway camp in the natural beauty of the White Mountains of NH. Campers are able to engage in a long list of activities including canoeing, swimming, archery,...
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CodemakersBelmont, $$
Codemakers is a Belmont-based company offering fun and innovative code writing workshops to elementary, middle, and high school students. Our highly skilled instructors teach in small groups of 6-8 students, and...
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Community Art Center/ ArtRocks Summer CampCambridge, $$
ArtRocks! Summer Camp in the heart of Cambridge for kids ages 5-12 offers three meals a day, fun field trips, and arts classes like hula dancing, filmmaking, song writing, and mural making. Vouchers accepted, and...
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Concord Academy Summer CampConcord, $$$$
For over thirty-five years, Concord Academy Summer Camp has been providing such experiences for children in the greater Boston area.
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Edge on Science2 Locations, $$$
Edge on Science is a place where your child has the freedom to explore applied science & engineering. Individual and team projects make it a hands-on experience. From rockets to computer coding, choose from ten...
Eliot Pearson Children’s School Summer ProgramMedford, $$$
Eliot Pearson Children’s School is the laboratory-demonstration school affiliated with the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University, serving as a model, demonstration and research facility. It has preschool and kindergarten to...
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Engineering & Design at The Advent SchoolBoston, $$$$
All children are engineers at heart! With the guidance of Advent teachers and university staff specializing in design and engineering, students explore the design process from start to finish in our hands-on,...
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Esh Circus ArtsSomerville, $$
The Youth Summer Program at Esh Circus Arts offer kids and teens ages 5 to 16 an opportunity to explore many aspects of the circus arts, including ground acrobatics, aerial acrobatics, tumbling, juggling, wire-walking,...
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iD Gaming Academy for TeensCambridge, $$$
2-week, pre-college summer program for Teens. Develop, design, or program a video game, talk to industry professionals, and build a portfolio. Locations include Emory, Harvard, Stanford, and others.
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iD Tech Camps – Computer Summer Camps4 Locations, $$$
Take hobbies further! Build iPhone apps, develop video games, program, film movies, and more at weeklong, day and overnight programs held at 150+ universities nationwide including Amherst, Bentley, and more. Small...
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Kingsley Montessori SchoolBoston, $$$
This year, Kingsley’s Summertime Program will center around project-based learning that is creative, goal-oriented, and collaborative. During two-week thematic sessions, students will flex their problem-solving skills,...
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KTBYTE: Computer Science Education AcademyLexington, $$$
In-person and online computer science classes this summer for students 8-18 years old. Classes range from no previous experience to college level course material - sign up for a free trial today!
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La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and LeadershipWenham, $$
The La Vida Center invites a variety of participants to experience La Vida's outdoor adventure programs that foster character and leadership development through experiential learning and encouraging environments.
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Menino Arts CenterBoston, $
The Menino Arts Center supports local artists and makes cultural opportunities accessible to families and individuals in the community. Art classes are taught year-round for people of every age and ability.
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MIT Day Summer CampCambridge
Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-14. Activities include arts & crafts, basketball, dance, drama, gymnastics, sailing, soccer, swimming, tennis and more!
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Nobles Day CampDedham
Our beautiful 187 acre campus is located in Dedham, MA, abutting the Charles River.A safe and supportive environment is at the forefront of our philosophy for our campers. Nobles is accredited by the American Camp...
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North Bennet Street School Summer WorkshopsBoston, $$
Located in Boston, Massachusetts, North Bennet Street School (NBSS) offers intensive, hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship.
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O'Shea Chaplin Academy of Irish DanceMelrose, $$
We have been teaching boys and girls age 4 and up , both modern and traditional Irish dancing for over 60 years. We love passing on our Irish heritage, culture, and traditions to the next generation.
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Okie Dokie Art, Swim & Nature Island CampSudbury, $$
Activities include sculpting with terra-cotta clay, painting in watercolor/acrylic, drawing from life, growing plants from seedlings and swimming lessons taught by Janice who is a Red Cross Certified Water Safety...
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Passport Summer CampCambridge, $$$
Passport Summer Camp is a day camp located in North Cambridge MA serving children ages 21 months to 14. We have been providing memorable summers to campers from all over the globe each year since 2005. Our camp program...
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The Business of Doing Good3 Locations, $$$
Our program teaches middle school kids about social entrepreneurship. Our goal is to help your child find their passion and instill the determination and skills to achieve their goals. Our program is highly...
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'e' inc. – the environment discovery & action centerBoston, $$
'e' inc.’s Summer Science Discovery Program is a hands-on, full day program open to youth ages 6-12. Through a variety of activities – conducting science experiments, building models, observing live specimens, artistic...
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4-Week Summer Media Program for Boston Youth (BNNtv)Boston
The InFocus Youth Media Program is a four-week summer program that provides training and hands-on experience in television production to Boston youth. Students will participate in the production of their own TV show...
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A Step AheadNew England, $$
Now in our 21st year, A Step Ahead Inc. (ASA Hoops) has become a year-round operation offering clinics, classes, camps and AAU. In 2017, over 3,500 participants have entered our programs. This year will be our biggest...
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ABC Spanish in Motion Summer Camp2 Locations, $$
Our Spanish summer camps provide an opportunity for children to begin to learn and practice Spanish in an immersive and cultural context.
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Acera Summer STEAM CampsWinchester, $$$
The Acera Summer STEAM Camp is a creativity-based arts and sciences day camp where children can nurture their natural desire to inquire, create, and innovate. Our STEAM Summer Camp is designed to challenge students of...
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Axiom LearningCambridge, $$
Axiom Learning offers customized 1-on-1 instruction and academic acceleration after school and on weekends. We are committed to identifying passions within children, and finding the necessary tools to unleash their...
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Beacon Hill Nursery School Summer ProgramsBoston, $$
The Beacon Hill Nursery School summer program is a 10-week creative learning adventure for children aged 2 years to 7 years old.
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Beaver Summer CampChestnut Hill, $$$
Beaver Summer Programs is a summer day camp in Chestnut Hill, MA serving children ages 3 to 15 on the campus of Beaver Country Day School. We offer memorable summer experiences through our General Camp and many...
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Belmont Hill Summer ProgramsBelmont, $$
Day camp including academic classes, art workshops, tennis clinics, and sport camps. Both boys and girls ages 6-18.
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Berklee College of Music, Summer ProgramsBoston, $$$
The young musicians will take part in small-group lessons, music theory and ear-training sessions, ensembles, clinics by Berklee faculty and outside artists, jam sessions, and weekly performances, Berklee Day Sessions...
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Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance ProgramBoston, $$$$
Join us and musicians from more than 70 countries for the summer of a lifetime. The focus is on you and what you want to say with your music in an environment that is pure performance. You’ll play in ensembles, develop...
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Boating Is Fun Camp & River Adventure Camp4 Locations, $$$
Whether your camper is getting their hands dirty on a paddle at River Adventure Camp or feeling the wind in their face as they raise the sails at Boating Is Fun Camp, it will be a summer for all to remember and the...
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Boston Conservatory at BerkleeBoston, $$
Founded in 1867, and offering degrees in music, dance and theater, Boston Conservatory at Berklee also offers learning opportunities for youth and teens in music, dance and theater through its Extension Programs. Learn...
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Boston Leadership Institute Summer ProgramsWellesley, $$$
One-week and three-week summer STEM programs for teens. Explore medicine, engineering, biology, statistics, physics, and more while gaining valuable research experience.
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Boston Nature Center Summer CampMattapan, $$
Operated on 67 acres in Mattapann by Mass Audubon, this camp has weekly themes for children ages 5 - 14. Think nature by way of explorations, gardening and games in a noncompetitive atmosphere.
Broad Meadow Brook Day CampWorcester, $$$
Imagine a day where you have six hours to spend exploring a wildlife sanctuary with kids your own age, guided by an adult who really enjoys working with kids, and loves the world of nature...
Brookline Smart Summers Theater Arts ProgramBrookline, $$$
This theater arts camp offers children the opportunity to take classes in the arts and create an original musical that they will perform. Develop your talents in the arts in a fun-non competitive atmosphere.
Budding Bookworms4 Locations, $$
From drama to sports to nature, exciting year-round programs that capture every child's imagination.
Camp Cabot at Waltham YMCAWaltham, $$
Camp Cabot is a co-ed daycamp run out of the Waltham YMCA for children entering Grades 2- 5. The camp runs in 1 and 2 week sessions, and offers activities like archery, arts and crafts, dance, sports, swimming and more.
Camp Cedar HillWaltham, $$$
Camp Cedar Hill is available for girls entering first grade through grade 12. It is run by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. The camp is located on 75 acres complete with trails, ponds, a sports field, two swimming pools, and a nature center.
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Camp ChickamiNewton, $$$
Summer after summer, Chickami campers build meaningful relationships, learn new skills and discover their most authentic selves through creative play and enjoyment of nature on 22 beautiful acres of wooded land in...
Camp Menorah on Lake ChebaccoEssex, $$$
Camp Menorah on Lake Chebacco is ' an 8 week camp that lasts 52 weeks a year.' Boating, swimming, culture, drama, music, crafts, sailing, sports, and more in a loving atmosphere.
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Camp Thoreau Summer Day CampConcord, $$$
A traditional day camp on 52 acres with extensive hiking trails, low and high challenge course, two swimming pools, playing fields, archery court, and countless tents and cabins. Our emphasis on character and child...
Coastal Ocean Science AcademyNahant, $$$$
The Coastal Ocean Science Academy (COSA) is a marine science summer day program that aims to introduce and connect young people to local marine and coastal habitats and the factors that shape them.
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Coastal Ocean Science Academy Summer ProgramsNahant, $$$
The Coastal Ocean Science Academy is a marine science day program that aims to connect young people to local coastal habitats, and the methods scientists use to study them. The program is based at the Northeastern...
College for Kids/Arts Alive: Northern Essex Com. CollegeHaverhill, $$$
College for Kids and Arts Alive, two children’s summer camps at Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill campus, is back this summer.
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Community Boating Inc. - Junior ProgramBoston, $
Community Boating Inc has classes in sailing, windsurfing and paddling for kids ages 10 – 17. Membership includes all classes and sailing privileges for the full summer season, daily environmental science activities,...
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Concord Conservatory of Music Summer CampsConcord, $$$
The Concord Conservatory of Music is making a big splash this summer with a wide variety of program offerings for all ages and musical abilities. Adults and children alike will find something in our many summer camps,...
Create-a-Cook Summer Cooking ProgramsNewton, $$$
Ten one-week programs are offered throughout the summer, giving kids ages 7-13 a chance to cook, enjoy delicious meals, and learn about all kinds of foods!
Cuvilly Arts & Earth CenterIpswich, $$$
Cuvilly Arts & Earth Center operates a pre-school/kindergarten, summer programs for kids and an alternative energy site on approximately 15 acres of farm, woodland, pastures and coastal marshes.
Dedham Country Day & Sports CampDedham
Friendly, cheerful, homelike atmosphere with a wide variety of programs that include swimming, archery, arts & crafts, creative movement, music & drama and more
Delphi Academy Summer CampMilton
Students come from all over the Boston area for academic enrichment and a lot of summer fun. Camp is available for students from the age of four through twelve. Four to seven weeks sessions available.
Discovery Camps at Old Sturbridge VillageSturbridge, $$$
Bring your curiosity and enjoy 5 days of fresh air and fun! Summer Adventures in History are for children ages 8-17 looking for plenty of hands-on history!
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Empow StudiosBoston, $$$
Empow Camp is the one camp to rule them all! Kids can choose between Tech & Design Camp and Minecraft Camp. At Tech & Design Camp, kids build awesome projects in robotics, video game design, animation, programming /...
Explore Japan ProgramMilton, Free
Explore Japan is a series of two-week programs in Milton, MA where local students learn about the many facets of Japanese culture while hosting and spending time with visiting Japanese exchange students.
Exxcel Gymnastics and Climbing Summer CampNewton
The camp offers fun recreational activities including gymnastics, climbing, swimming, arts & crafts, dance, skits and tons of fun games. Great instructors dedicated to creating self-esteem in every child.
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First Steps AcademicsMelrose, $$
We are an established educational organization providing enrichment courses, tutoring, academic assistance and continuing education courses for ages 5 through adult. Also offering weekly themed summer programs for ages...
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French Summer Camp at the International School of BostonCambridge, $$$
Join the FRENCH Immersion Summer Camp at the International School of Boston (ISB) for an extraordinary experience to explore the FRENCH Language! Our program is dedicated to providing a truly unique FRENCH opportunity...
Greater Beverly YMCA2 Locations
It's the perfect way for kids to spend their summers! YMCA Day and Specialty Camps strive to provide your child with a unique opportunity to learn and grow, to create and explore, and to participate in a variety of activities.
Habitat Education Center & Wildlife SanctuaryBelmont, $
Just 6 miles from downtown Boston, Habitat is an 88-acre Mass. Audubon urban oasis devoted to environmental education. Over 2.5 miles of gentle trails wind through deciduous and evergreen forests, across meadows, around 2 ponds, and along a wetland containing a vernal pool.
Harbor Discoveries CampBoston, $$$$
Harbor Discoveries is the first camp program to make extensive use of the Boston Harbor Islands as a living laboratory for aquatic science education and environmental stewardship.
Hooray for BooksHopkinton, $$
Hooray for Books offers creative classes where kids look, cook and devour good books.
Irish Cultural CentreCanton, $$
Irish cultural, educational, sporting and social events for al ages.
Kaleidoscope Creative Arts and Science CampNewton, $$$
Kaleidoscope offers exciting opportunities for campers in grades K - 8 to explore art, drama, swimming, science, sports, dance, music and the great outdoors in a stimulating and enriching setting.
Kaleidoscope Summer Creative LearningAndover, $$$$
Kaleidoscope is a non-profit enrichment program that offers varied educational and cultural opportunities to children in the Merrimack Valley. Kaleidoscope offers one-week courses where students are immersed in the subject(s) of their choice.
Keys for Kids Summer Arts programLexington, $$
Lexington Keys for Kids® studio will host a new theater arts program created and staffed by professionals from the worlds of music, dance, art, and drama.
Kids Summer Drama Workshops: Greater Boston TheatreStoneham
The Greater Boston Theatre Young Co. offers age-appropriate summer theater workshops for kids from grades 1 thru 12.
KidsArts! Multicultural Afterschool and Summer ProgramJamaica Plain, $$
KidsArts! is a 19-year-old, independent, non-profit organization that was founded by artists and activists in Jamaica Plain. We offer afterschool, summer, and vacation week programs.
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Marcus Lewis Day CampWestford, $$$
Chosen by the Boston Globe as one of the five best day camps around, this multi award-winning program is known as the place where kids design their own camp experience! Ages 5-16, lunch included safety first and busing...
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Mass Audubon Summer CampsMassachusetts, $$
Have fun, make friends, and experience nature this summer! Campers enjoy outdoor exploration, wildlife observation, habitat hikes, hands-on activities, interactive games, creative crafts, and more.
Metrowest YMCA Summer Camp2 Locations
The Metrowest YMCA's 116-acre site is bursting with activities to fill your child’s day at camp. Choose from a wide variety of specialty camps or go with a fun-filled traditional camp.
Middlesex Community College Summer CampsBedford, $$$
Middlesex Community College is offering a wide variety of summer camps/classes for children ages 8-15 years old. All camps are educational and career oriented, intended to help your child explore careers, develop new skills, and boost their self-confidence. 3-6 different...
New England American Camp Association Camp FinderLexington, Free
The American Camp Association, New England accredits nearly 350 day and overnight summer camps in the six New England states. Use their website to find the camp for you.
NO KIDS ALLOWED Summer Classes for Curious Middle SchoolersHamilton, $$$
NO KIDS ALLOWED is the perfect summer program for curious middle schoolers! Choose from 3-week and 1-week in-depth sessions on a variety of exciting subjects. Attend morning or afternoon. Stay for both, and lunch is included!
One Stop Fun Camps: Drama, Karate, Gym & Swim, DanceWestford, $$$
With state of the art indoor, air conditioned facility, and our outdoor interactive swimming pool, there’s no better place to offer your child a summer time of non-stop fun with flips, trips and dips!
Our Space Our Place Coding Camp for the BlindCambridge
Our space Our Place, Inc. offers an after school and career exploration program for middle and high school youth who are blind.
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Performing Arts Center of MetroWest (PAC)Framingham, $$
PAC’s Summer Musical Theater Camps are open to students entering grades 2-8 and run Monday-Friday from 9-4 in two week sessions. Children are cast in and rehearse a theatrical production and learn about theatre...
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Pine Village’s Avion Imaginario Summer Camp9 Locations, $$
At the Pine Village’s Avion Imaginario summer camp, we jump into Spanish Immersion adventures! Each day, children will embark on a magnificent imaginary journey to explore Spanish speaking countries. Activities include...
Pingree Day CampHamilton, $$$
With over 25 years of experience, Pingree offers one of the best and most comprehensive summer day camps on the North Shore. Campers have full use of the beautiful Pingree campus & facilities ¬ gym, pool, pond for kayaking, athletic fields, computer labs, theater, dance,...
Pocket Full of Tales at TCANNatick, $$
Art, Music, Drama and more. Classes for children ages 4-14 in a beautiful space in downtown Natick, MA.
South Shore Art CenterCohasset, $$$
South Shore Art Center offers a wide variety of classes for children, teens and adults.
Summer Camps at St. John's PrepDanvers, $$$
For eight weeks each summer, the campus and facilities of St. John's Prep are available to youngsters for camp. Camp Christopher offers activities, crafts, athletics and swimming for boys and girls ages 5 to 12. Eagles Skills Camp for 12 to 15 year olds provides...
Summer Camps at The Rivers SchoolWeston, $$
At Rivers, our summer programs provide a range of outdoor activities for children ages 4 to 14. These co-ed day programs offer a fun and exciting environment for growth, development, and making new friends.
Summer Science Weeks: Harvard Museum of Natural HistoryCambridge, $$
Explore the galleries, examine specimens, and participate in activities led by museum educators in drawing classes and school vacation programs. Discover some of the wonders of the natural world in out-of-school programs.
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Summer Youth Sailing Programs at Courageous SailingCharlestown, $
At Courageous Sailing, youth experience sailing as a platform to develop leadership skills, gain confidence, explore Boston Harbor, and delve into hands-on science.
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Technique Swim Camp at Harvard and Northeastern Universities2 Locations, $$$
The specific focus of the camp is on stroke technique, mental discipline, race strategy, and strengthening exercises, while also emphasizing respect, cooperation, and most importantly, the element of having fun while...
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Walnut Hill School for the Arts – Summer ProgramsNatick, $$$
Each summer, Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick welcomes talented students to our campus for immersive programs in dance, theater, and visual art. Our programs are specially designed to provide students ages...
Windrush Farm Therapeutic EquitationNorth Andover, $$
Windrush Farm expands and enriches personal, emotional and physical abilities by partnering with our horses and the environment. A special team of horses, carefully trained and led by in-house professionals, work together every day to challenge clients to push beyond their...
Worcester JCC CampWorcester, $$
The Worcester JCC provides a wealth of recreational, cultural, and educational activities for the Greater Worcester community in a warm and welcoming environment. Our beautiful facilities - indoor and outdoor pools, gym, playing fields, art studio, and more - create the...
Zoo Camp at Zoo New EnglandBoston
Zoo New England and Camp Fire USA have been offering a day camp at the Zoo for over 15 years. Participants experience a unique camp that allows them to explore the natural world of animals and their habitats.


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