NOTE: Our Wellesley Summer Camps, 2015 page is now updated. Contact Deborah for more info on having us include your Wellesley or nearby camp on this page, or for advertising on the page.
General day camp offering sports, swimming, and arts and crafts. Specialty camp offerings include tennis, basketball, soccer, and more. Cost: Approximately $425 per week for full-day camp.
Camp on the Hill is a traditional day camp, while Babson’s Sports camps offer basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, and more. Approximately $450 – $550 per week.
3-week program for students entering grades 8 – 9
Residential and day options
80 course options including Fashion Design, Criminal Investigations, Aeronautical Engineering
Approximately $5,790 tuition, room, and board for a three-week session
Approximately $2,715 tuition for day students for a three-week session
Ages 3 – 10th grade
General camp programs include canoeing, fishing, games, and swimming.
Specialty camp programs include dance, movie making, science, and theater.
Sports camp programs include flag football, lacrosse, tennis, field hockey.
Approximately $625 per week
Ages 3 through 6th grade
Traditional camp activities
Approximately $1,100 for a two-week session
Weeks of June 22, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Kids enjoy a daily mix of baseball, basketball, dodgeball, soccer and flag football games. Playground, and open gym periods are also offered in the morning, after lunch, and at the end of the day to let kids relax and enjoy summer. Awards are presented daily for Effort, Improvement and Sportsmanship, and teams enjoy competing for Terrier Championship Buckets. The camp has been running since 1991.
$350 per week
Kiddie Cat Jam (multi-sports for ages 4-6)
Sports Jam (multi-sports for ages 7-12)
Basketball (ages 7-12)
We aim to teach fundamental skills through active learning and participation, stress teamwork and sportsmanship, and strive to create an atmosphere that will enrich each child’s sports experience. We provide a SAFE and welcoming environment.
Approximately $280 for one week of camp
For 14-15 year olds who want a work-oriented experience. Participants will learn the demands and responsibilities of a counselor’s job. They will become First Aid and CPR certified.
Session 1, 7/6 – 7/24, $450
Session 2, 7/27 – Aug 14, $450
Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm
Grades 2 – 12
Drama camp. Students put together a production from audition preparation to opening night. 2-week session start June 30 and run all summer.
Approximately $1,100 for two weeks of camp
Summer art workshops for grades 3 – 12. Programs include: Summer Art Workshop and Stained Glass Workshop.
Approximately $275 per week, 9 a.m. – 12:00
Locations in Newton, Lexington, Belmont
Empow Camp is built on the idea that technology is the new creative medium, and kids need opportunities to understand how technology can fit into their lives — not just as entertainment, but as an essential tool for being successful. Empow Camp is a unique combination of imaginative play and sophisticated technology made accessible to kids. We incorporate storytelling, design, planning, and collaboration into all projects.
One week sessions, 1/2 day $335, full day $595
A traditional day camp that includes sports, art, swimming, and nature study. The camp is in a picture-perfect setting on a 350-acre lake, surrounded by 100-foot pine trees.
Approximately $1,680 for 3 weeks.
Grades K – 8
$200 per week
Picadilly Players runs three two-week long sessions for children in grades K–8. The program meets weekdays from 1–4 p.m. During each session, children will rehearse and perform a complete musical production. This summer, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, and Mulan are on the schedule.
Brave Arts strives to build confidence in children through growth as performers on stage and as people behind the scenes. Campers may board on the campus of Regis College or attend as day campers.
Boarding Session I, 7/20 – 7/25, $1,325/week
Boarding Session II, 7/27 – 8/1, $1,325/week
Day Session I, 7/15 – 7/18, 9am – 3pm, $550/week
Day Session II, 7/21 – 7/25, 9am – 3pm, $550/week
Day Session III, 7/28 – 8/1, 9am, – 3pm $550/week
Summer Arts at The Cambridge School of Weston is a multi-arts camp where students ages 6 – 15 explore their creativity, express their individuality, and take artistic risks. Summer Arts offers classes in art, dance, drama, media, music, sports, writing, swimming, photography and textiles.
Session I, 6/28/15 – 7/17/15, $2,000
Session II, 7/20/15 – 8/7/15, $2,000
Tuition includes daily hot lunch
Mazemakers is a small, dynamic learning community of young people entering grades two through eight that emphasizes choice, challenge and community. Participants choose their own courses and projects such as computer game design, art, digital photography and science, challenging themselves and each other in cooperative problem solving.
Session 1, 6/22/15 – 7/17/15, $2,700
Session 2, 7/20/15 – 8/14/15, $2,700
Campers learn how to swim, challenge themselves on the high ropes course, and explore the arts. Every child has the chance to shine whether it is on the tennis court, at the archery range, in ceramics, or letting his/her imagination soar in Drama. The focus is always on the camper with the goal of fostering teamwork, cooperation, integrity, leadership skills, a sense of fair play, and a respect for self and others.
1-week sessions, $650
2-week sessions, $1278