Summer Camp Ideas

Below are some camps that we have found or have been recommended by parents.  Do you know of a camp we should list?  Please email us at or provide the information on the  Comments and Suggestions page.
Boston College Summer Soccer Clinic - Boys Ages 6 - 12.  Boston College Newton Campus July 26-29, 9:00am-3:00pm. For registration visit us at or contact us at

American Camp Association – has articles about selecting camps. They have a page that talks specifically about 11-13 year olds that addresess development milestones, what’s on their minds, building parent-child relationships, and maximizing the camp experience. This site also has a Searchable Camp Database to locate different camp programs in the Woburn and extending area.

Boys & Girl’s Club of Woburn
New Summer Camp Program
Charles Gardner Lane
Woburn, MA
Phone: 781-935-3777
137 Lexington Street
Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: 781 935 3270
Griffin Museum of Photography 67 Shore Road, Winchester MA 01890
Phone: 781-729-1158
Photo Summer Camp with visual art teacher Catherine Nasser
for students age 11 - 14

Summer’s Edge Tennis School
Minuteman Regional High School
758 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone: (781) 391-EDGE
Tennis for Girls & boys 7-14 – 9 am to 12 Pm or full day available
Recreational Day Camp for girls and Boys 3.5 to 14 - 9 am to 3:30 pm

Guard Up Wizards and Warriors Camp
Day Camp, Burlington, MA
Overnight, Charlton , MA
(781) 270-4800

Camp Christopher
St. Johns Prep
72 Spring Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Tel: 978-774-1427
Open House will take place Sunday, May 3 from 12 noon to 3 pm in Memorial Gymnasium on the Prep campus at 72 Spring Street in Danvers.


Rice Moody
Reading, MA
Girl Scout Camp - For Girls entering 1 - 10th grades - Wooded suburban site including swimming pool. Emphasis on cooperation not competition. Transportation available from the Wyman and teh Goodyear.
Belmont Day School Summer Session
Belmont, MA
BDS Summer Session provides a fun, positive, and creative learning environment for children.
Camp New Connections is a four-week, summer day camp for children, ages 7 through 17, who have Asperger's Syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, pervasive developmental disorders and non-verbal learning disabilities.
Pragmatic language (social) skills training for Aspergers,NLD,HFA. Develop peer relationships w/fun, interactive activities & drama.
Habitat Summer Camps
Belmont, MA
Run by the Mass Audubon
The programs emphasize environemental education & natural history through a mulit-disciplinary approach.
Cedar Hill Day Camp
Waltham, MA (Day Camp)
Girl Scout Camp - For Girls entering 1 - 10th grades - 72 acres including 2 pools, pond, ropes course, nature center. Transportation available from Lexington and Winchester.
Emagination Computer Camps
Waltham, MA (Day and Resident Camp)
'Where Technology Meets Traditional Camps.' GA,IL,MA, & PA. Game design, Web design, animations. Build Robots, RC cars. Explore programming. Sports & rec.