Nobles Day Camp
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be sure that all of our campers are safe during their time at camp.
Through involvement with positive role models in our many different activities, campers learn to enjoy recreation in a non-competitive atmosphere, respect the rights of others, take positive risks, and learn to make choices in a fun and caring environment.
At the same time they are gaining positive self-esteem and long lasting friendships with peers and adults.
The Nobles Day Camp is fortunate to have access to incredible facilities. It is located on the campus of the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham and our 187 acre campus abuts the Charles River.
Numerous playing fields
Canoeing, kayaking and row boating
Four HEATED pools
Two archery ranges
Indoor and outdoor tennis courts
Indoor field house
Low and high ropes courses
Photography dark room
Use of most school buildings, Lawrence Auditorium and utilization of many classroom spaces
Owls Nest at Nobles Day Camp
The Owls Nest is an exciting and engaging introduction to camp, providing a wide range of creative
activities in a safe and nurturing environment. The varied activities are designed to encourage a
campers social, artistic and physical development. Owls Nest campers are placed in age appropriate
nests (small groups) of 12-16 campers and 3-4 counselors, with a counselor/camper ratio of 1:4.
The Owls have their own special section of the Nobles campus, complete with their own in-ground
heated pool. Each nest has an air conditioned indoor home base, however, campers spend a large
portion of their day outdoors whenever possible. Each nest is designed to allow a positive successful
experience by placing them in their age appropriate groups. To ensure this, we group campers by the
year they will enter kindergarten as we recognize the academic year is the base point of their social,
emotional and developmental stage of their growth.
OWLS I PROGRAM
3.5 4 years old who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2014
OWLS II PROGRAM
4 - 5 years old who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2013
OWLS K PROGRAM
5 -6 years old who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2012
Nobles Day Camp
For campers entering 1st 7th grade
Nobles Day Camp is all about choices!!!
Campers are placed in co-ed groups of children all entering the same grade next fall. Each group has a morning and afternoon swim (one instructional; one free swim) and a group lunch period. Campers supplement the rest of their day with choices from their age appropriate activities list.
Each group has a unique schedule which offers children a choice of three or four different activities each hour. At the beginning of each hour, a child chooses the activity in which he wishes to participate.
Although counselors encourage every child to try new activities, the final decision rests with the camper.
Arts & Crafts
Boats (Canoes and Rowboats)
Sport of the Week
Swimming** (see page 7)
Ropes Course Challenge
Sports: baseball, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, lacrosse,soccer, street hockey, volleyball Tennis
For campers entering 7th 9th grade
Groups balance the many exciting on-campus Nobles activity choices around their trip schedule. Our Seniors, Eights and Nines all travel out of camp at least once per week.
10 Campus Drive, Dedham, MA, 02026 map
Phone: (781) 320-1320
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