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Wellesley Summer Camps, 2016

NOTE: Our Wellesley Summer Camps, 2016 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 site.

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Bach to Rock, WellesleyBach to Rock
200a Linden Square,
[email protected]
(781) 943-3944

Camps for ages 4 – 7 include Rock City World Tour, Rock Band, Glee Club, Record a Studio Demo, Beat Refinery, DJ Camp, and Recording Arts: Pro Tools and Production

Bach to Rock’s teaching philosophy adheres to one simple belief: learning to play music should be fun.  The curriculum couples rigorous individual instruction with band ‘jam sessions’, motivating students by playing in a group.  Like sports, a band builds teamwork, develops social skills, fosters self esteem, promotes peer recognition and leads to new lasting friendships.

Boston Sports Club
140 Great Plain Ave.

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.

 

Babson Sports Camps, WellesleyThe Camps at Babson College
231 Forest St.

Babson’s Sports camps offer basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, and more.  Approximately $450 – $550 per week.

 

Camp Kidville, Wellesley 2016Club Kidville
34 Central St

Club Kidville – where fun meets creativity all summer long for ages 2-6! Weekly themes set the stage for sports and movement games, live jam sessions with a Kidville musician, take-home art projects, interactive story time and dramatic play. Air conditioned, clean, and safe environment for kids – no sweltering heat, no sunburns, just an amazing line-up of exciting and structured Kidville activities all summer long!  Weekly themes include Storybooks and Fairytales, Space Galaxy Adventure, Superhero Training, Wild Wild West, and more! Prices start at $250 per week, May through August.  Flexible scheduling available!

Creative Writing Workshop
@ the Wellesley College Club
727 Washington street, Wellesley, Mass.
contact 508 740-7949 or [email protected]

 

Eastern Mass Soccer Clinic, Wellesley, 2016Eastern Mass Soccer Clinic
Director Steve Ginsberg 617-947-4047

August 8-12, 2016 at Upham Elementary School
Half-day soccer camp, Preschool – Grade 3, $245
Full-day clinic program, Grades 3 – 10, $380
August 15-19, 2016 at Warren School Building
Half-day Soccer Camp, Preschool – Grade 3, $245


EXPLO at Wellesley
106 Central St., Wellesley College campus

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

LINX Camps, WellesleyLINX Camps
45 Dana Road, WellesleyOffers over 40 camps, including Junior (half and full day), General, Adventure, Fine Arts, Leadership, Performing Arts, Sports, and STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Movie Making). Our award winning camps provide a traditional day camp experience that builds community and character while allowing kids to explore their interests. LINX offers a safe and comfortable camp environment where all campers build confidence by tackling new challenges, trying new activities and building lasting friendships. $429 – $649/week with multi-week discounts available.MassBay, 2016 Summer Bridge, Wellesley
Mass Bay Community CollegeHigh School Summer Bridge Program
50 Oakland St, Wellesley
For all high school students:
July 11 – July 21, Monday – Thursday, 9am – 3:30pm
2-week STEM program featuring workshops in electronics and Raspberry Pi, App Inventor, wearable technologies, and NetLogo Simulations.For rising juniors and seniors, and graduating seniors:
June 27 – July 21, Monday – Thursday,  9 am – 12 pm
For-credit interdisciplinary course featuring computer science and engineeringAt $100 for the 2-week program, it’s one of the better summer bargains in Wellesley.Prime Time Lacrosse Camp
PrimeTime Lacrosse Day Clinics are designed to welcome new players to the game, help players who have been playing for a few years to improve their fundamentals and begin to introduce lacrosse team concepts, and assist experienced lacrosse players in taking their game to the next level as they prepare for high school lacrosse and beyond all in a fun, safe environment. Shaolin Studios, Martial Arts
277 Linden St.
781-772-1301, sdsskungfu.comThe studio is holding two separate week-long camps. Camp activities include mini karate lessons, advanced training, lego building games, crafts, and more.

July 13 – 17, 10am. – 1pm
August 17 – 21, 10am – 1pm
$225 per week, siblings are 50% off

 

Tenacre Day Camp
80 Benvenue Street, on the campus of Tenacre Country Day School

Ages 3 through 6th grade
Traditional camp activities
Approximately $1,100 for a two-week session

 

Terriers Sports Camps

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.

 

Thundercat Sports Camp, WellesleyThundercat Sports

Sports Jam (multi-sports for ages 7-11)
Basketball (ages 7-11)

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.

 

Town of Wellesley day camp
90 Washington St., the Warren Building

Approximately $280 for one week of camp

 

Town of Wellesley, Project Extreme, Counselors in Training Program
90 Washington St, the Warren Building

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

 

Wellesley Theatre Project logoWellesley Theatre Project
98R Central St., next to Boloco’s back entrance.

WTP offers one-week theatre camp options and full-scale productions for kids 4 years – 12th grade, and specializes in one-week camps for all ages. There is also a full-scale production camp option that run for two or three weeks. Programs begin June 27th and run all summer. Camp tuition starts at $475.

 

 

WINGS Program

Academic, enrichment, and recreational summer program for students entering K – 5 in the fall.
Location: Sprague School, 401 School St, Wellesley 02481
781-446-6210 x2540 or [email protected]

Academics courses are based on WPS Learning Goals and are designed for students who need practice and review in order to maintain skills or for those students who want to learn strategies in specific content areas such as early literacy, comprehension, fluency, math and writing. To ensure the intensity of the instruction in the academic strand of courses, enrollment will be limited to 12-15 whenever possible.

Enrichment Courses are designed for students who want to pursue a special interest or to develop a new one. Goals for the enrichment courses include sharing and taking turns and developing good sportsmanship by fostering collaboration and cooperation.

 

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley

Milton:

Explore Japan Program
Explore Japan is a FREE 2 and ½ week enrichment/exchange program where students learn about the many facets of Japanese and Asian culture. The program includes workshops on Japanese arts and crafts, calligraphy, Asian popular culture, martial arts, cuisine, and a variety of interesting and fun cultural exercises. Explore Japan is for girls and boys, ages 8-18.


Natick:

T. Higgins Studio
18 Reynolds Ave.
Natick, MA  01760
508-652-0713

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

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley
Needham:

Plugged In, Summer 2016, The Swellesley ReportPlugged In Music That Matters
40 Freeman Place
Needham, MA  02492
781-956-4218
[email protected]

Music that Matters day camp is for kids ages 10-19 and includes band class, songwriting, recording a song for a CD, creating music video, workshops, offsite events, and performance opportunities. Each 2-week camp session ends with a benefit concert that raises money for a charitable organization chosen by the students.
Dates:
Session I:  July 11 – July 22
Session II:  July 25 – August 5

Here’s what’s going on right now at Plugged In:

The Spring Session of the Plugged In Band Program begins the week of February 22.

Plugged In is a unique, inclusive nonprofit youth rock band program in Needham where young musicians of all levels and needs are welcome. Plugged In provides a nurturing and supportive community to which young musicians feel a sense of belonging, an opportunity to express and be acknowledged for their musical interests and a chance to use their music to help others around the world. To register or for more information, please visit www.pluggedinband.org

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley
Newton:

Empow Studios
617-395-7527
Locations in Boston’s Back Bay, Belmont, Brookline, Cape Cod, Lexington, Newton-Needham, and Westford

Empow StudiosEmpow Studios brings technology, arts, and play together to help young learners discover and build on their creative talents using Video Game Design, Robotics, Animation, 3D Modeling & Printing, Music Production, and other exciting projects. We teach the nuts & bolts behind these subjects, and campers use their imagination to make their project come alive.

Our camps are tailored to all skill levels, and we offer challenges that teach key concepts in programming, design, electrical engineering, and architecture, all while using teamwork and social skills. It’s the perfect blend of fun, learning, and creativity.

Camps Beyond Wellesley:
Sharon

everwoodEverwood Day Camp
125 Lakeview St., Sharon, MA  781-694-5829

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.

 

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley:

Southborough

Fay Summer 2016, The Swellesley ReportFaySummer
48 Main St., Southborough, MA  01772 Dynamic, hands-on programs for children entering Pre-Kindergarten through ninth grade.The camp offers day and overnight programs.
Day camps run about $500 per week.
Overnight camp is $5,250 for a 4-week session.

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley
Wayland:

Piccadilly Players’ Summer Theater Program
St. Zepherin Church
99 Main St.  Wayland, MA

Grades K – 8
Drama Camp
$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.

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley
Weston:

Brave Arts Theatre Workshop
Regis College,235 Wellesley St., Weston 02493

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

 

The Cambridge School of Weston, Summer Arts
45 Georgian Rd, Weston, MA 02493
781-642-8617

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
10 Farm Rd, Weston, MA 02493
781-314-9230

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

 

Meadowbrook Day Camp
10 Farm Rd, Weston, MA 02493
781-647-0546

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

 

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