Summer Camps

There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect summer camp, only to realize the dates, times, or ages don’t fit your needs!

Our goal: to help you find summer camps near Dedham, Hyde Park & West Roxbury that work for your family. 

 

Many (not all) are updated for 2019!

  • Camps marked [2018] are still showing last year’s information
  • Camps without a year are updated with 2019 information
  • For full details, click on the camp name to view each program website directly
Use this key for dates:

Dedham

Dedham Rec Playground (Grades K+)
  • Weeks 2-10 
  • 8:30 AM – 4 PM (Extended to 5:30 PM)
Dedham Rec Swim & Gym (Ages 3-9)
  • Weeks 2-10 (3-week sessions)
  • 9 AM – 12 PM (Extended to 1 PM)
Dedham Health & Athletic Complex (Ages 3 – 14)
  • Weeks 1-11 
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (AM Option; Extended day 7:30 AM – 6 PM)
Nobles Day Camp (Age 3.5 – Grade 9)
  • Weeks 2-9 (2-week minimum)
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (AM Option; Extended day 7:00 AM – 6 PM)
Rock Spot Boston-Dedham (Ages 6+)
  • Weeks 2-11
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (AM Option; Extended day 8 AM – 5 PM)
Dedham Community House (Preschool – 9th Grade)
  • Weeks 1-11 
  • 8:45 AM – 4:15 PM (AM Option for Preschool – K; Extended day 7 AM – 6 PM)
Rocket Camp Basketball Program (Grades 4th – 9th)
  • Weeks 4-6
  • 8:30 AM – 3 PM
Dedham Summer Soccer Camp (Ages 8 – 18)
  • Weeks 8-9
  • 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Contact Jon Finn: Johnfinn55@rcn.com
Mathnasium (Grades 1 – 11) 
  • Weeks 1-11 (M-TH)
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Extended day available)

 

Hyde Park

Thomas M. Menino YMCA Camp  (Ages 3-12)
  • Weeks 1 – 11
  • 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Extended Day options available)
Boston Baseball Camp  (Ages 7-14)
  • Weeks 4 – 7
  • 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Four week sessions)
Riverside Theater Works  (Ages 7-18)
  • Weeks 4 – 10
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 

West Roxbury

Let Go Your Mind (Ages 6-14)
  • Weeks 5 – 9
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Extended Care 7:45 – 4:00)
West Roxbury School of Dance (Ages 4-10)
  • Weeks 4 – 5
  • 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM (AM option available)
Parkway YMCA (Ages 3-12)
  • Weeks 1 – 11
  • 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Extended Day options available)
Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary  (Ages 5-15)
  • Weeks 1 – 11
  • 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (7:30 AM – 6:30PM Extended Care)
BCYF Roche Community Center  (Ages 3-11)
  • Weeks 4 – 9
  • 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM (Ages 3-6) or 8:30 – 3:00 PM (Ages 6 – 11)
Roxbury Latin Summer Programs (Ages 6-18)
  • Weeks 1 – 9 
  • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Extended day options available)

 

Other Boston Camps

Allendale Farms – Brookline (Ages 4 – 12)
  • Weeks 2-8
  • 8:45 AM – 12 PM (Extended day 8:00 – 4:00pm)
Puppet Show Place – Brookline (Grades Pre-K – 12)
  • Weeks 4 – 10
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Viking Sports – Brookline (Ages 4 – 13)
  • Weeks 1 – 11
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Extended Day 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
Franklin Park Zoo – Boston (Ages 3 – 13)
  • Weeks 2 – 9
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Extended Day 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM)
Museum of Fine Arts – Boston (Ages 5 – 13)
  • Weeks 2 – 9
  • 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Extended Day until 4:00 PM, half day options)
Wheelock Family Theater  (Grades K – 12)
  • Weeks 2- 10
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Extended Day 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Adventure Girls (Ages 9-12)
  • Weeks 6- 9 (M-TH)
  • 11:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Camp Joy  (Ages 3-7 with disabilities and their siblings)
  • Weeks 5 – 8
  • 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Boston Ballet School (Ages 3 +)
  • Weeks 7-8
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Boston, Newton and North Shore Locations)
Nike Summer Soccer Camp (Ages 8 – 16)
  • Week 4
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Adidas Summer Camp (Baseball/Soccer/Tennis/Volleyball options) (Ages 8 – 18)
  • Week 4 – 8
  • 7:45 AM – 3:00 PM (Extended day options available)
BC High Camp (Grades 5 – 12) 
  • Weeks 6 – 9 
  • 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

 

 

Norwood

Norwood Recreation (Grades K-8)
  • Weeks 3-9
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended 8 AM – 5 PM)
Rock On (Ages 6+)
  • Weeks 1 – 11 (Choose 1 or more days)
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended 8 AM – 6 PM) (AM option)
The Dance Force (Ages 3 – 13)
  • Weeks 4-8 
  • 9:30 AM – 12 PM for Week 4 & 6 (Ages 3-8); Week 5 (Ages 4-9)
  • 9 AM – 1 PM  for Week 7 (Ages 8-13)
  • 9:30 AM – 12 PM for Week 8 (Ages 6-10)
Gymnastic Academy of Boston (Ages 3.5+)
  • Weeks 2, 4-11 (Choose 1 or more days) 
  • 9 AM – 3:30 PM (Extended 8 AM – 5:30 PM) (Half-day AM & PM)
Norwood Montessori (Ages 2 to 13)
  • Weeks 1-2 and 4-10
  • 9 AM – 3:30 PM (Extended 8-5:30) (AM Option)
Bay Colony Productions (Grades K – 12)
  • Weeks 3-4 (Lion King Jr.)
  • Weeks 5-6 (Frozen Jr.) 
  • Weeks 7-8 (The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers’ Edition)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM (AM option for grades K-2)
Mini Athletes (Ages 2-6)
  • Weeks 2 and 4-10 
  • 11 AM – 12 PM, or 11 AM – 2 PM
Cheer Advantage (Ages 5+)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 4-9 (Mon-Th)
  • 9 AM – 1 PM
Chrissy’s Little Preschool (Ages 2.9 – 5)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 1-2, 4, 6-7, 9 (Tues, Wed, Thurs)
    (Choose 1 or more days)
  • 9 AM – 1 PM

RBI Baseball Academy (Ages 5 – 12)

  • [2018 Info]
  • Week 4
  • Ages 7+ 9 AM – 2:30 PM (AM option); Ages 5-6 9 AM – 12 PM

 

Westwood

Hale Reservation (Age 4 – 15)
  • Weeks 2 – 10 (Two-week sessions, except final week)
  • 8:15 AM – 3:45 PM (Extended to 6 PM)
Westwood Recreation Camp (Age 3 – Grade 8)
  • Weeks 2 – 8
  • 9 AM – 3:30 PM (7:30-5:30 Extended) (Half day option)
Grossman Camp: Jewish Community Centers (Ages 4.5-15)
  • Weeks 2 – 9 (+Week 10 with alternate times)
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (extended 5:45 PM in Newton)

 

Canton

Recreation Department (PreK – Grade 8)
  • Weeks 3-10
  • Times/activities vary by age. See website.
Wild at Art [Museum of American Bird Art] (Ages 4 – 15)
  • Weeks 2-9 (2-day mini sessions week 3)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM (Extended day 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM)
Blue Hills Nature Day Camp [Milton] (Ages 3.5 – 14)
  • Weeks 2-10 
  • 8:30 AM – 3 PM (AM Option for Pre-K; Extended day 3 PM – 5:30 PM)
Learning Circle Preschool (Ages 2.9 – 7)
  • Weeks 0-5 (Also week of June 10th)
  • 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Pro Ambitions Hockey (Ages 6 – 16)
  • Week 7 
  • 2:30 PM – 5 PM

Code Ninjas Summer Camps (Ages 7-14)

  • Weeks 2-10 
  • Half-day: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Full-day: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Canton Soccer School (Grade K-9)

  • Week 7
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (EXT 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

 

 

 

Needham

Needham Recreation (Ages 3-13)
  • Weeks 2 – 9  
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (AM and PM options)
  • “We anticipate our summer program season to be June 24th—August 15th, 2019. Since many of our programs are held at schools and some of our staff attend Needham schools, our program start dates depend on when the last day of school occurs.”

Sew Easy (Ages 6-17)

  • Weeks 1-11 (2 weeks before and 1 week after available)
  • 9:30 am – 2:00pm
Rhythmic Dreams (Ages 4+)
  • Weeks 2-11 
  • 8:30 AM – 4 PM (Extended day to 6 PM)
John Smith Soccer (Ages 5-17)
  • Weeks 4-8 ages 5-8 Half days only 8:30-11:30
  • Weeks 2-8 ages 8-17 Full days 8:30-5:00
Needham Dance Theatre (Ages 3 – 7)
  • Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8
  • 9:00 – 12:00
Needham Music & Dance (Ages 11-17)
  • Weeks 4-5 (2-week program) 
  • 9 AM – 2 PM
A Fine Dance Studio (Ages 4-8)
  • Weeks 10-11
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
The Summer Spot (Ages 5-13)
  • Weeks 1-6 (2 Week sessions)
  • 8:30-4:30 (Extended hours available morning and evening)
Tobin Beaudet School (Ages 4-13)
  • Weeks 1-11 No week 3
  • 7:00-6:30
Needham Public School (Grades 1-9)
  • Weeks 3-6 
  • 8:45–11:45am and 12:15–3:15pm (Extended hours to bridge both morning and afternoon sessions available)
Plugged In Teen Band Program (Ages 11-18)
  • Weeks  4-7  2-week session
  • 9:00-3:00
Art in Needham (Ages 8-15)
  • Weeks 2-10 
  • 8:30 AM- 12:00 PM or 12:30 PM- 3:00 PM
Green Apple Campus (Ages 4-14)
  • Weeks 1-8 
  • 9-4 (half days also available)
ID Tech (Ages 7-19)
  • Weeks 2-7 
  • 8:30-5:30 M-TH

 

Dover

Dover Recreation (Grades 3-13)
  • Weeks 2-11
  • 9 AM – Noon (Ext hours 12:00 – 2:00pm)
Charles River Creative Arts (Ages 6-15)
  • Weeks 2-9
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended hours till 6:00)
Sage Farm Riding School (Ages 7+)
  • Weeks 2-10
  • 9 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Know a camp not on our list? Contact us to let us know!