Wellesley Summer Camps, 2015

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.

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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.

 

The 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
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! Specialty clubs such as Kidville Rock Band, Superhero Training and Princess Training clubs also offered.Prices start at $190, May through August

Eastern Mass Soccer Clinic
Sprague Field Complex, Wellesley
Director Steve Ginsberg 617-947-4047

August 10 – 14, 2015
Half-day soccer camp, Preschool – Grade 3, $240
Full-day clinic program, Grades 3 – 10, $370

August 17 – 21, 2015
Half-day Soccer Camp, Preschool – Grade 3, $240

All programs are coed and focus on high level soccer training, team building and most importantly making sure boys and girls of all levels gain confidence and have fun.

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

St. Paul School, 10 Atwood St.

2015 Theme: Amusement Thrill Rides and Minecraft
July 27-31, 9am – 3pm, Ages 6 – 13, $325
LEtGO Your Mind pro­grams offer a safe, edu­ca­tion­ally enrich­ing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Pro­gram expe­ri­ence that is fun and chal­leng­ing using LEGO bricks, motors, ele­ments in the areas of sim­ple machines, robot­ics, stop motion ani­ma­tion and pro­gram­ming Minecraft.

 

Linx Camps
45 Dana Road, on the Dana Hall Campus
900 Washington St.Elm Bank Horticultural Society Campus

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.
Prices range from $375 to $625 with multi-week discounts available.

Mass Bay Community College, High School Summer Bridge Program
50 Oakland St, Wellesley
781-239-2586
[email protected]

High school students
July 6 -17, 9am – 3:30pm
2-week program with choices such as Digital Imaging, Coding, Robotics, and more.
At $100 for the 2-week program, it’s one of the better summer bargains in Wellesley

 

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

 

Terrier Sports Camps
Bates Elementary School, 116 Elmwood Rd.Grades 2-6 (Grade as of January 2014)

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

 

Thundercat Sports — Summer 2015 information unavailable as of 1/5/2015
Hardy Elementary School, 293 Weston Rd.

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.

 

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
98R Central St., next to Boloco’s back entrance.

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

 

Wellesley United Soccer Club at Sprague School

Wellesley Juniors
Designed for children aged between 3-6 years old, the Juniors program provides children with an individually designed curriculum to introduce the player to the soccer fundamentals in a fun and exciting environment. Program runs 9-11am.

Technical Training Program (TTP)
Players will receive a high quality specialized training experience designed for dedicated young players looking for advanced training.  Coaches will enhance the game of players looking to take the next step in their soccer development.  For players aged between 7-16 years old. Program runs 9-1pm or 9-3pm.

 

Camps Beyond Wellesley

Milton:

Explore Japan Program
Pierce Middle School, Milton (boys) July 23 – August 9, 2015
Milton High School (girls) July 25 – August 11, 2015
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 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.

Camps Beyond Wellesley
Newton:

Empow Studios
617-395-7527
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

Camps Beyond Wellesley:
Sharon

Everwood 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

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 $2,500 for a 2-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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