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Summer Camp Guide for Newton

Enrollment is starting soon for many summer camps. Here's a selection of summer camps in Massachusetts.


With the choice and variety of summer camps available in New England in 2013, boredom won't be an option.

Organizations, from the YMCA to your local parks and recreation department, offer dozens of camp choices for recreation, science, reading, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list can easily launch your camp search with examples in your town and surrounding areas.

Below is a selection of area summer camps. We apologize that this does not include any camps here in Newton.

Please make sure to check out camps at the West Suburban YMCA, the Leventhal-Sidman JCC and the Newton Parks & Recreation Department.

If you have a favorite local camp, please make sure to leave a comment below!

Overnight Camps

John Smith Sports
Location
: Needham, Weston (Also in Marlboro, North Andover)
Type: Soccer
Dates: June 24-August 16
Details: Each morning is concentrated on individual techniques, while in the afternoon, on tactics. Each session is followed by our 6v6 tournament to give campers the opportunity to utilize their new skills in a match situation.
Information: johnsmithsports.com

PrimeTime Lacrosse
Location
: Babson College, Wellesley, MA
Type
: Overnight Lacrosse
Dates
: 1 week sessions, July 14-August 8
Details
: With PrimeTime Lacrosse you see a staff of individuals that is always engaged with the campers, holding themselves and the players to the highest level of sportsmanship and integrity on and off the field.
Information
: www.primetimelacrosse.com

Seafaring
Location:
Boston, MA
Type: Seafaring adventure
Dates: July 27-August 7
Details: Seafaring Camp is a one-week, co-educational learning adventure for teens age 13-16, exploring the marine environment of coastal New England to discover the sea's rich diversity of life, history and lore.
Information: www.oceanclassroom.org 

Emagination Camp
Location:
Bently University, Waltham, MA
Type: Technology
Dates: June 30-August 16
Details: This core computer camp program is for 8-17 year-olds and balances technology learning with fun summer camp activities in two-week sessions. It also offers a one-week mini-session at the end of the summer. More than 20 technology workshops are available in addition to five recreation choices including retro games, tennis, swimming and drama.
Information:  www.computercamps.com/massachusetts/summer_camp.html

 

Day Camps

Green Apple Campus
Location
: Olin College, Needham
Type
: Science, technology, engineering, architecture, design and invention
Dates
: Weekly, July 1-August 9
Details
: Programs are categorized as Adventures with LEGO®, Robotics in Engineering & Invention and Digital Media & Technology. Staff provides assistance, instruction, sample projects, challenge projects and theme based outlines.
Information
www.greenapplecamps.com, 877-735-4550

Tenacre Camp
Location
: Tenacre Country Day School, 80 Benvenue St., Wellesley, MA
Type
: Traditional day camp
Dates
: 2-week sessions, June 24-August 16
Details
: Tenacre Day Camp is a traditional, fun summer experience for children ages 3 to 12.  Campers are encouraged to participate in a wide range of age-appropriate activities which promotes group cohesiveness and provides opportunities for individual growth and creativity.
Information
: www.tenacrecds.org/summer, 781-235-3238

PrimeTime Lacrosse
Location
: Franklin, Dover, Natick, Wellesley, Foxboro, Marlboro, MA
Type
: Lacrosse camp
Dates
: 4-day sessions, June 25-July 28
Details
: With PrimeTime Lacrosse you see a staff of individuals that is always engaged with the campers, holding themselves and the players to the highest level of sportsmanship and integrity on and off the field.
Information
: primetimelacrosse.com

Spotlight Summer Theater Workshop March 22, 2013 at 06:27 PM
Spotlight Summer Theater Workshop Location: Weston, MA Type: Theater Dates: 3 separate three week sessions, Legally Blonde (July 1-July 20), Annie (July 8-July 26), Beauty and the Beast (August 5-August 23) Details: A 3 week summer theater workshop where participants are given instruction and training in the areas of singing, acting, dancing, film/television acting, auditioning, technical theater, and more. At the end of each session there will be a fully staged musical open for family, friends, and the public! Information: www.spot-light.org, 508-433-0086, spotlight08@yahoo.com.

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