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2024 Boston Summer Camps Guide

Best Summer Camps Near Boston Boston Summer Camps 2024 Guide

Boston Summer Camps for Kids & Teens 2024

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The Greater Boston area is chock full of amazing summer camps for kids. You can find a summer camp near Boston for almost every interest a kid could have.

From traditional day camps & programs to overnight camp adventures, sports camps, arts camps, STEM & enrichment camps, music camps, sailing camps, math camps and more - you are sure to find an amazing variety of summer camp options in and around Boston.

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Capitol Debate & Public Speaking Camp, Wellesley $$$
Capitol Debate is running a Public Speaking & Debate Summer Camp at Babson College in July & August. Students develop presentation skills that boosts confidence. *Ages: 11-17 

The Robo Hub, Cambridge, $$$
At The Robo Hub STEAM Camp, kids in grades K-8 will explore exciting technologies, enjoy outdoor activities, and make new friends! Choose from Tech Explorers, LEGO© BattleBots, Drones and Bots, Minecraft Makers and more. 

Everwood Day Camp, Sharon, $$$
First opened in the summer of 2011, Everwood Day Camp has ranked among the fastest growing camps in the country ever since.

LINX Camps, Wellesley, $$
LINX Camps is a fun-filled, enriching, and innovative summer day camp experience, for kids ages 3 - 15, that is rich with traditions and choices. Choose from their wide variety of premier camps to make every summer special for your family!

NEOC, Wellesley, $$
NEOC connects campers age 3 - 15, to nature with activities that spark their excitement, curiosity, and individuality. Our campus, on the Elm Bank Reservation in Wellesley, is an expansive property with river-access, trails, forested areas, gardens, and the opportunity for campfires.

Russian School of Mathematics​ (RSM), 11 Locations, $$$
​The Russian School of Mathematics is an award-winning, after-school math enrichment program for K-12 students. It's based on the best practices of math schools in the former Soviet Union and Europe, adapted to...

Story School: STEAM Camps & Day Adventures, Burlington, $$$
Live the adventure! At The Story School, YOU can become the hero in your own story.  Campers choose a character, level up their skills with STEAM-powered puzzles, and battle with foam swords to save the world from those that stand in their way.

Visit our Sponsor Partner: Capitol Debate

BioBuilder - Boston $$$
An educational organization that offers hands-on biotechnology and research training, empowering students to design and build biological systems that can solve some of the most serious challenges that the planet faces.

Boston History Camp - Boston $$$
Boston History Camp is an immersive, two-week program on the history of Boston, featuring daily walking tours around the city, readings and guided discussions, and experiential, project-based learning.

Creative Writing Workshop for Kids, Wellesley, $$
Creative Writing Workshop is an in-person program for boys & girls, aged 8-12, of all writing abilities. This small-group workshop located at Wellesley College allows for individual attention during the writing process.

Fay Summer Camp, Southborough, $$$
Fay Day Camp, for campers ages 3 to 15, features busy days full of fun camp activities and many opportunities to explore, discover, create, and connect. Campers are grouped by age, and daily schedules include swimming...

iCode of Wellesley, Wellesley, $$$
A STEAM afterschool and summer camp program that teaches life skills alongside a diverse set of technologies. Using these fun and engaging activities we help children build resilience, problem solving, and team work.

Minuteman High School Summer Programs, Lexington, $$
Minuteman High School will provide a range of summer programs for preschoolers through young adults in July and August 2024. Visit our website for more information!

Summer Sage, Foxboro, $$
Summer Sage offers six weeks of enrichment-based, hands-on courses for curious and motivated students 3 or 4 years old through Grade 6. Students explore their passions in person on our Foxboro campus with peers during...

Visit our sponsor partner: RSM: Russian School of Math

Camp Sewataro, Sudbury, $$$
Imagine camp as it was meant to be. Kids playing games and sports, singing and chanting, creating art projects, exploring nature and being challenged by new adventures, swimming and fishing, laughing and bonding!

'e' inc. – the environment discovery & action center, Boston, $$
'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...

Edge on Science, 2 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...

Empow Studios, Boston, $$$
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 /...

STEM Camp at Epstein Hillel School, Marblehead, $$$
Experience the ultimate summer adventure at our camp, where we partake in cutting-edge STEM exploration for an unforgettable experience! Our carefully crafted program caters to the diverse interests of modern tech-savvy...

Girls Who Code Free Summer Immersion Programs, Cambridge, Free
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program pairs seven weeks of FREE intensive instruction in robotics, web design, and mobile development with career-focused mentor-ship, led by female entrepreneurs and engineers.

iD Gaming Academy for Teens, Cambridge, $$$
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.

Visit our sponsor partner: The Sage School 

Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, $$$
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,...

KTBYTE: Computer Science Education Academy, Lexington, $$$
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!

Marcus Lewis Day Camp, Westford, $$$
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...

Mazemakers, Weston, $$$
Not your typical summer camp! Mazemakers is a dynamic learning community for campers grades 2-8. With an experienced and enthusiastic staff, we create a flourishing atmosphere of respect, intellectual...

Music Programs at The Rivers School Conservatory, Weston, $$$
The Rivers School Conservatory is dedicated to offering premier classical and jazz music education and performance programs that develop the highest levels of artistic and technical achievement. Over the past three and...

Shady Hill Day Camp, Cambridge, $$$
Students will explore each session’s theme with engaging STEM activities, active movement games, messy art creations, and lots of daily recess on our beautiful 11-acre campus.  Programming is developed by our own K-8 Shady Hill teachers, honoring student choice and voice...


Visit our sponsor partner: Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Summer at Riverbend, Natick, $$$
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...

Boating Is Fun Camp & River Adventure Camp, 4 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...

Community Boating Inc. - Junior Program, Boston, $
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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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...

Technique Swim Camp at Harvard and Northeastern Universities, 2 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...

Torit Montessori Summer STEAM, Boston, $$$
Each summer, Torit Montessori Elementary partners with Empow Studios, sports coaches, and specialty teachers to offer students Grades 1 through 6 the opportunity to explore robotics, coding, art, drama, summer sports,...

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Youth Debate Academy, Boston, FREE
Created and run by students, this unique program aims to educate young, aspiring, teenagers about the world of speech & debate.  A carefully-curated combo of engaging lectures and hands-on exercises was designed to inspire today's youth regardless of their social or economic backgrounds. Programs are completely FREE of charge and accessible to anyone with a computer, a notepad, and a ready-to-learn attitude...

Walnut Hill School for the Arts – Summer Programs, Natick, $$$
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...

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More Summer Camps near Boston


A Step Ahead, New 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...

ABC Spanish in Motion Summer Camp, 2 Locations, $$
Our Spanish summer camps provide an opportunity for children to begin to learn and practice Spanish in an immersive and cultural context.

Acera Summer STEAM Camps, Winchester, $$$
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...

Agassiz Village Summer Camp, Maine, $$
Agassiz camp focuses on offering underserved, inner-city, Boston children the opportunity, in a village environment, to develop and practice leadership & life skills that will enhance their ability to be successful and...

Axiom Learning, Cambridge, $$
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 Programs, Boston, $$
The Beacon Hill Nursery School summer program is a 10-week creative learning adventure for children aged 2 years to 7 years old.

Beaver Summer Camp, Chestnut 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...

Boston Summer Camps

Belmont Hill Summer Programs, Belmont, $$
Day camp including academic classes, art workshops, tennis clinics, and sport camps. Both boys and girls ages 6-18.

Berklee College of Music, Summer Programs, Boston, $$$
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...

Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program, Boston, $$$$
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...

Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston, $$
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...

Boston Leadership Institute Summer Programs, Wellesley, $$$
One-week and three-week summer STEM programs for teens. Explore medicine, engineering, biology, statistics, physics, and more while gaining valuable research experience.

Boston Nature Center Summer Camp, Mattapan, $$
Operated on 67 acres in Mattapan 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.

Visit our sponsor partner: Camp NEOC

Broad Meadow Brook Day Camp, Worcester, $$$
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 Music School, Brookline
Offers a broad variety of music classes and lessons for all ages, abilities, and talents. Enjoy frequent shows and concerts put on by the school as well.

Brookline Smart Summers Theater Arts Program, Brookline, $$$
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 Bookworms, 4 Locations, $$
From drama to sports to nature, exciting year-round programs that capture every child's imagination.


Camp Cabot at Waltham YMCA, Waltham, $$
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 Casco, Western 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...

Camp Cedar Hill, Waltham, $$$
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.

Boston Summer Camps

Camp Chickami, Newton, $$$
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 Thoreau Summer Day Camp, Concord, $$$
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 Academy Summer Programs, Nahant, $$$
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...

Community Art Center/ ArtRocks Summer Camp, Cambridge, $$
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...

Concord Academy Summer Camp, Concord, $$$$
For over thirty-five years, Concord Academy Summer Camp has been providing such experiences for children in the greater Boston area.

Concord Conservatory of Music Summer Camps, Concord, $$$
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,...

Camp Menorah on Lake Chebacco, Essex, $$$
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.

Coastal Ocean Science Academy, Nahant, $$$$
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.

Code Galaxy, Virtual/Online, $$
Code Galaxy is the #1 coding school for kids of all ages, offering live, world-class instruction in a judgment-free zone. Topics include Scratch, Roblox, Minecraft, Python, HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Code anywhere, anytime.

Codemakers, Belmont, $$
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...

College for Kids/Arts Alive: Northern Essex Com. College, Haverhill, $$$
College for Kids and Arts Alive, two children’s summer camps at Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill campus, is back this summer.

Creative Arts Community School for Art Music & Theatre, Reading, $$
Creative Arts center for arts serves Reading and other local communities with music, visual arts and theatre programs year round.

Boston Summer Camps

Create-a-Cook Summer Cooking Programs, Newton, $$$
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 Center, Ipswich, $$$
A pre-school/kindergarten, summer programs for kids and an alternative energy site on approximately 15 acres of farm, woodland, pastures and coastal marshes.


Debate Camp (West Roxbury & Danvers) $$$
Develop life-long skills with us!  Our summer programming in public speaking and parliamentary debate is designed for youth between the ages of 10 - 15. Hone your skills in debate, public speaking & Model UN camps in a fun, engaging and safe environment.

Dedham Country Day & Sports Camp, Dedham
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 Camp, Milton
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 Village, Sturbridge, $$$
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!


Engineering & Design at The Advent School, Boston, $$$$
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,...

Esh Circus Arts, Somerville, $$
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,...

Explore It! Camps with Boston Children's Museum, Boston, $$$
Explore It Summer Camp will provide full-day, in-person, week-long summer camp experiences for curious learners, ages 5-7. Campers will be able to engage in hands-on STEAM activities, explore the Museum, spend time playing outside, playing games, and visiting the park next to the Museum.

Exxcel Gymnastics and Climbing Summer Camp, Newton
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.


First Steps Academics, Melrose, $$
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...

Fessenden Summer Camps, Newton, $$$
Whether in the Day Camp, the English Explorers Summer ELL program, or one of the Sports or Specialty Camps, campers participate in fun activities and learn core life skills.

French Summer Camp at the International School of Boston, Cambridge, $$$
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 YMCA, 2 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 Sanctuary, Belmont, $
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.

Hale Day Camp, Westwood, $$$
Situated on 1,130 acres of unspoiled woodlands, winding streams, extensive hiking trails and scenic ponds, Hale Day Camp offers the perfect backdrop for a summer of outdoor exploration and learning.

Harbor Discoveries Camp, Boston, $$$$
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.

Boston Summer Camps

Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, $$$
The Hopkinton Center for the Arts offers year-round classes and workshops for all ages in the visual and performing arts. Classes are taught by experienced instructors and are tailored for beginning and advanced...

Hooray for Books, Hopkinton, $$
Hooray for Books offers creative classes where kids look, cook and devour good books.


iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens, 2 Locations, $$$
Ages 7-18 learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, print 3D characters, work with AI, build laptops, and more! Weeklong, 2- week, day and overnight summer programs held at...

Irish Cultural Centre, Canton, $$
Irish cultural, educational, sporting and social events for al ages.

ImprovBoston Summer Camps & Programs, Boston, $$
Hailed by The Boston Globe as 'Comedy Masters,' ImprovBoston has been New England's leading theater and school dedicated to the art of comedy in all its forms. 


Kaleidoscope Creative Arts and Science Camp, Newton, $$$
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 Learning, Andover, $$$$
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 program, Lexington, $$
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 Theatre, Stoneham
The Greater Boston Theatre Young Co. offers age-appropriate summer theater workshops for kids from grades 1 thru 12.

KidsArts! Multicultural Afterschool and Summer Program, Jamaica 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.


La Vida Adventure Camp, Wenham, $$
An award-winning day and overnight camp, La Vida, gives your kids a sense of confidence and adventure as they rock climb, mountain bike, kayak and take on the Gordon College challenge course. On- and off-campus...


La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership, Wenham, $$
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.


Mass Audubon Summer Camps, Massachusetts, $$
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 Camp, 2 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.

Menino Arts Center, Boston, $
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.

MIT Day Summer Camp, Cambridge
Summer Camp for boys and girls ages 6-14. Activities include arts & crafts, basketball, dance, drama, gymnastics, sailing, soccer, swimming, tennis and more!

Middlesex Community College Summer Camps, Bedford, $$$
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 Finder, Lexington, 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.

New School of Music Summer Programs, Cambridge, $$
The New School of Music is a community music school located in Cambridge for students of all ages and levels. NSM offers programs in a non-competitive, student centered learning environment from professional musicians...

Nicole’s Art Spot, Needham, $$
Nicole’s Art Spot is a fun art and craft education program taught by Nicole Donson that offers classes in an array of arts and crafts media, ranging from silk painting, sewing, weaving, wet felting and knitting to...

Nobles Day Camp, Dedham
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...

NO KIDS ALLOWED Summer Classes for Curious Middle Schoolers, Hamilton, $$$
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!

North Bennet Street School Summer Workshops, Boston, $$
Located in Boston, Massachusetts, North Bennet Street School (NBSS) offers intensive, hands-on training in traditional trades and fine craftsmanship.


O'Shea Chaplin Academy of Irish Dance, Melrose, $$
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.

Okie Dokie Art, Swim & Nature Island Camp, Sudbury, $$
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...

Olympia Fencing Center, Cambridge, $$
Olympia Fencing Center is New England’s gathering place of fencing enthusiasts, where fencers across age and skill levels train and compete. Our custom programs created by fencing masters are designed to provide the...

One Stop Fun Camps: Drama, Karate, Gym & Swim, Dance, Westford, $$$
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 Blind, Cambridge
Our space Our Place, Inc. offers an after school and career exploration program for middle and high school youth who are blind.


Parkway Community YMCA Camps, West Roxbury, $$
Reserve a spot today in one of our YMCA summer camps located in West Roxbury, Dedham, Westwood and Milton. We have a total of 9 camps for children ages 3-15. Full day camps run from 9am-5pm with the extended day...

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Passport Summer Camp, Cambridge, $$$
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...

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...

Pingree Day Camp, Hamilton, $$$
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,...

Pine Village’s Avion Imaginario Summer Camp, 9 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...

Pocket Full of Tales at TCAN, Natick, $$
Art, Music, Drama, concerts and more. Classes for children ages 4-14 in a beautiful space in downtown Natick.




South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, $$$
South Shore Art Center offers a wide variety of classes for children, teens and adults.

Sports International Football Camp: NE Patriots Academy, Lowell, $$$
Join our New England Patriots Football Academy featuring members of the Patriots and our highly skilled coaching staff! Your player will receive an excellent football training experience at our academy this summer in...

Steve & Kate's Camp, Boston, $$$
When you trust kids, they learn to trust themselves. At Steve & Kate’s Camp, we give kids the freedom to choose what they want to do, whether that’s music, breadmaking, fashion, filmmaking, coding, sports, or...

South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, $$$
South Shore Art Center offers a wide variety of classes for children, teens and adults.

Summer Camps at St. John's Prep, Danvers, $$$
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 School, Weston, $$
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 Fenn Day Camp, Concord, $$$
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,...

Boston Summer Camps

Summer Recess at Lexington Montessori, Lexington, $$
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.

Summer Science Weeks: Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, $$
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.

Summer Studios at PEM, Salem, $$
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)!

Summer Youth Sailing Programs at Courageous Sailing, Charlestown, $
At Courageous Sailing, youth experience sailing as a platform to develop leadership skills, gain confidence, explore Boston Harbor, and delve into hands-on science.

Summer Camps at St. John's Prep - Danvers, $$$
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 School, Weston, $$
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 History, Cambridge, $$
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.

Summer Youth Sailing Programs at Courageous Sailing - Charlestown, MA
At Courageous Sailing, youth experience sailing as a platform to develop leadership skills, gain confidence, explore Boston Harbor, and delve into hands-on science.


Trustees of Reservations Summer Camps, Multiple Locations, $$$
Discover the great outdoors!  With world-class properties like the Crane EstatedeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Appleton Farms, World’s End, Weir River Farm, Rocky Woods and Powisset Farm – The Trustees take pride in offering unparalleled outdoor camp experiences. From farms & fields, woods & waves, art-making and culinary creations, find an amazing summer program just for you.  


Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, North 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 Camp, Worcester $$
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 England, Boston's Zoo New England and Camp Fire USA have been  offering a day camp at the Zoo for almost 20 years. Participants experience a unique camp that allows them to explore the natural world of animals and their habitats.

For more information about Boston Summer Camps - check out our handy guide to summer fun.   If you are looking for fun things to do in Boston with kids on your own this summer, we've got you covered there as well.

In addition to Summer Camps, the summer months are ripe with possibility for all sorts of adventures.  Discover a new Water Park, enjoy the Beach, take a Daytrip, play a round of Mini-Golf, try a new ice cream venue, cool off in a splash fountain, and lots more.  Peruse our guide to guides for lots of great ideas about things to do in Boston

Stacey Sao
Stacey Sao has been the Managing Director of the family-friendly Boston events calendar and activities website, BostonCentral for over 20 years.  She continues to enjoy discovering & exploring new places in Greater Boston. 

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