2017 North Shore Kid Camp Guide

Summer Programs at Joppa Flats are designed to engage kids aged 6-12  in nature and to explore the world around them.
Explore nature and get outdoors at Joppa Flats Education Center Summer Camp. Joppa Flats Summer Camp is the perfect program for children with an interest in and curiosity...
April Vacation Camp and programs for kids
Sign up today and spend April Vacation at Acera STEAM Learning Lab. from April 17-21, 2017. Acera is now hosting its first April Vacation Camp. From Printmaking to Physics...
Summer programs for children ages 3-6 years old.
With warmer weather upon us comes preparations for summer fun and summer programs for children 3-6 years of age. Register your child today and join us for another summer full...
Summer programs for children ages 3-6 years old.
With warmer weather upon us comes preparations for summer fun and summer programs for children 3-6 years of age. Register your child today and join us for another summer full...
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts, an inspiring children’s summer studio!  We're gearing up for our 23rd season of art-making fun on scenic Cape Ann! Ignite your imagination this...
Summer Camp at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School summer camp returns with all new programs for children 3–13 years of age.
oston Ballet School offers Ballet Stories and Ballet Journeys for our youngest students in an age-appropriate and fun environment!
The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio at the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA in Marblehead offers Summer programs and classes for kids aged 3 and up. Classes are age...
Glass Blowing Classes and Workshops North Shore Kid
Teen Vacation Workshops offered at Diablo Glass & Metal School. The Museum of Fine Arts and Diablo Glass & Metal School have collaborated to offer Teen Vacation Camps...
Camps for Kids
IMAGINATIONS AND CREATIVITY SOAR WITH CAMP INVENTION’S NEW ‘LAUNCH’ CURRICULUM. Nationally Recognized Camp Encourages Students to Explore STEM. Camp Invention®, the nation’s...
Kids Summer Programs and Camps
The Music Asylum is so excited to be hosting its Summer Songwriting Sessions for the third year in a row!
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Camps and Summer Programs on the North Shore

La Vida at Gordon College offers summer adventure experiences for kids and teens on the North Shore
La Vida Adventure Camp is a day program that provides adventure experiences in a safe environment that allows youth to expand their horizons in healthy and encouraging ways. Our mission is to build character, a positive self-identity, and a commitment to serve and care for others. We use small groups, experiential learning, personal discovery,...
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts, an inspiring children’s summer studio!  We're gearing up for our 23rd season of art-making fun on scenic Cape Ann! Ignite your imagination this summer at Annisquam Arts! Seven weeklong workshops reveal the diverse traditions of art around the world. This Cape Ann summer studio is the perfect setting for your child to...
Summer programs and Camps at The Trustees Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts
Appleton Farms is one of the most significant cultural and natural landscapes in American agrarian history. Our working landscape offers a diversity of learning opportunities for all ages, from soil science and habitat management to cheese making and community supported agriculture. The rich stories, rare resources, and sustainable operations,...
oston Ballet School offers Ballet Stories and Ballet Journeys for our youngest students in an age-appropriate and fun environment!
The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio at the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA in Marblehead offers Summer programs and classes for kids aged 3 and up. Classes are age appropriate and focus on the skills required to bring your child to the next level. Coed programs range from standard ballet class for 3-7 year olds to more intensive workshops for...
Brooks School's Summer Programs create EXCEPTIONAL futures through QUALITY experiences.
Located on the beautiful 250 acre lakeshore campus of the Brooks School in North Andover, MA; Brooks Summer Programs comes alive every summer to offer extraordinary opportunities for children aged 4-18. Now in our 45th season, programs ranging from Day Camp, Computer Camp, Teen Quest and Summer School are specifically designed to meet a wide...
Summer Programs at Brookwood School in Manchester Massachusetts
Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination. Our summer camp staff - many of them Brookwood...
Camps for Kids
IMAGINATIONS AND CREATIVITY SOAR WITH CAMP INVENTION’S NEW ‘LAUNCH’ CURRICULUM. Nationally Recognized Camp Encourages Students to Explore STEM. Camp Invention®, the nation’s premier summer enrichment program for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade, is back for another action-packed summer. During this weeklong day camp, children are...
Kids can explore, create, discover and learn skills that will follow them through their futures at Camp Invention!
Camp Invention will host a session in Ipswich Massachusetts for the week of August 8-12, 2016 from 9am-3:30pm. Camp Invention programs have encouraged nearly two million curious minds to explore, create and invent. The Camp Invention curriculum is new each and every year to ensure that our participants have a dynamic and memorable summer...
Junior Sailing Program at Eastern Point Yacht Club
The mission of the EPYC Junior Programs is to develop in its participants an appreciation and love for being on the water through high quality teaching in a safe, fun and supportive environment. With some brand new boats and programs, there is something for everyone this summer at Eastern Point. From Harbor Mice to safe boating and a maritime...
Essex Bay Bay Sailing Club offers a wonderful value for kids to learn sailing!
The Essex Bay Sailing Club is a Non-profit club founded in 2000 reaches out to teach sailing to youngsters in the area surrounding Essex Bay. The goal of the club is to develop sailors who enjoy a strong knowlege of sailing while also learning to appreciate, and protect the beautiful resources of the Essex River. The Club offers beginner to...
YMCA of the North Shore Summer Camps
Friends, Fun & Summer Sun - YMCA of the North Shore Summer Camps Build friendships and memories to last a lifetime! YMCA of the North Shore camps offer a variety of experiences for children of all ages. Kids love our classic day camps, Sterling Woods Day Camp, Camp Tricklin' Falls, Camp Dory, Camp Spindrift, Camp Windward, Children's Island...
Summer Camp at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School summer camp returns with all new programs for children 3–13 years of age. We invite you to enroll your child in one of our fabulous Summer Enrichment Courses or to enjoy a week or more of our Day Camp. All SUMMER@GUS programs provide bus transportation from the following communities: Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex,...
Research has shown that keeping a child’s day consistent throughout the summer months keeps the brain focused and helps prevent learning loss during the summer. This can also potentially ease the anxiety that often accompanies transitioning into a new classroom or school come fall. The Summer Program at The Goddard School® located in Middleton...
IMADA has a great offering of Summer Programs for students of the arts!
IMADA is offering students an array of Summer programs focusing on the arts.  Kids in grades 7-12 are invited to use time over the Summer to explore their artistic abilities be it sculpture, painting, film, music or digital and mixed media.  Programs take place at Ipswich High School and other locations beyond the North Shore, so payattention to...
Yarn in the Farms in Beverly MA
FOR KIDS! Is your child crafty? Interested in learning more about knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting? Sign them up for lessons at the Yarns in the Farms. Call the shop to find out more - 978-927-2108. 
Little Harbor BoatHouse Youth Standup Paddle & Kayak Camp
Little Harbor Boathouse Standup Paddle Board & Kayak Camp offers variety and flexibility for varied skills and water conditions. Games, relays, board/boat swapping, capsize and rescue, piano keys & more build human-powered water sport skills, balance, confidence & friendships! We operate when weather or safety calls us off-water: our...
Summer programs for children ages 3-6 years old.
With warmer weather upon us comes preparations for summer fun and summer programs for children 3-6 years of age. Register your child today and join us for another summer full of trips to the beach, the bowling ally, the farm, the movie theater! We will enjoy Spanish lessons, tye-dye day, a bubble party, lemonade stands, weekly water play, theater...
Summer programs for children ages 3-6 years old.
With warmer weather upon us comes preparations for summer fun and summer programs for children 3-6 years of age. Register your child today and join us for another summer full of trips to the beach, the bowling ally, the farm, the movie theater! We will enjoy Spanish lessons, tye-dye day, a bubble party, lemonade stands, weekly water play, theater...
Summer Programs at Joppa Flats are designed to engage kids aged 6-12  in nature and to explore the world around them.
Explore nature and get outdoors at Joppa Flats Education Center Summer Camp. Joppa Flats Summer Camp is the perfect program for children with an interest in and curiosity about nature. Campers ages 6 to 13 have fun and make friends as they discover local habitats and wildlife. The days are filled with hands-on, place-based activities, such as...
Kids Summer Programs and Camps
The Music Asylum is so excited to be hosting its Summer Songwriting Sessions for the third year in a row! We'll be looking at song form, rhythm, melody, harmony, lyric writing and prosody. Students will leave having written at least one song for themselves, will collaborate with other students on song production, and will leave with a great sense...
North Shore Volleyball Camp
Register Today For the 2017 North Shore Volleyball Camp. Where the campers learn lifelong volleyball skills while having a great time. Come spend camp week serving, spiking, and digging with our skilled and dedicated staff. Now in its 8th season North Shore Volleyball Camp in Hamilton, MA and welcomes athletes of all skill levels from all...
North Shore Community College Youth Programs and Kids to College Programs. Summe
Check out North Shore Community College Youth Programs this summer. NSCC is offering a lot of super cool classes and all we need is YOU!  Have fun while getting to know other kids who share the same passions and interests as you.  With the whole summer ahead of you, take that blank slate and add some color, creativity, new skills, technology, and...
North Shore Community College Youth Programs and Kids to College Programs. Summe
Want to learn to be a computer programmer? Start here with this 3-D educational software course that will challenge you to create interactive stories, animations, and games. Alice’s environment provides an engaging platform to learn about programming design by creating 3-D characters, backgrounds, and stories; Next, learn to  use the programming...
North Shore Community College Youth Programs and Kids to College Programs. Summe
Have you been wondering about a career in health care but don’t know where to begin?  Start with North Shore Community College’s Scrubs program and learn the pathways you can follow in the fast paced, growing field of health care. Explore careers in Surgical Technology, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Radiology, OT, and Respiratory Therapy in our...
World Series Champions. Red Sox Baseball Summer Camp at Shore Country Day School in Beverly for Kids ages
Boston Red Sox Baseball Summer Camp offers children ages 5-13 of all abilities the ultimate Major League Camp Experience. Join fellow teammates for a week of top-notch baseball instruction combined with unforgettable moments such as meeting a current Red Sox player and a tour of the field at Fenway Park in a full Red Sox uniform. The professional...
Best Horse Riding Lessons for Children in Topsfield Massachusetts
Jane Fraher, owner of Riverview Farms in Topsfield, is accepting students for the 2017 Equestrian Summer Program for boys and girls ages 7 - 15. Jane makes the program fun with a variety of activities offered in addition to daily riding lessons. The kids will learn horse care and handling; parts of the horse and tack and kids will gain the self-...
Sail Salem's Beginner Program is FREE to all kids, but you can only take this program once.
The Beginner class is designed for youths who have never sailed before. This basic, half-day program is available to youths ages 8-18yrs. There are two sessions a day, the “morning session” running 9am-12pm and the “afternoon session” running 1pm-4pm. Students may sign up for either the morning or afternoon sessions but are limited to taking this...
Sandy Bay Junior Sailing Program in Rockport Massachusetts
Have you ever wanted to learn how to sail? Sandy Bay Sailing Program offers sailing lessons to sailors of all ages and abilities; from beginners to racers and cruisers, ages 8 and up. Located on beautiful location on T Wharf in historic Rockport, Mass. SBYC offers quick access to ocean sailing at its best. The Mission of the Sandy Bay Sailing...
Seaside Sustainability programs are built on a foundation that emphasizes the importance of sustainability in harboring an earth in which future generations will be able to thrive.
Seaside Sustainability programs are built on a foundation that emphasizes the importance of sustainability in harboring an earth in which future generations will be able to thrive.  Seaside Education Adventure (SEA) was the first program to grow out of this idea, and pairs marine ecology ideas with hands-on nature learning. This combination...
Shore Country Day School Summer Programs
Summer Shore Sports Camps We are offering one-week sports camps in lacrosse, soccer, baseball, and field hockey for students entering Grades 2-9. Summer Shore’s Sports Camps are designed to give young athletes an opportunity to develop skills and enhance game play. Beginners learn the basics, while advanced players strengthen technique and...
Saint Mary's Summer Program in Danvers Massachusetts
St. Mary of the Annunciation School provides children with a positive, safe, fun, creative and educational summer experience. Through innovative curriculum and activities led by qualified and experienced staff counselors, Summer Stream at SMA Danvers, will help your children grow to their highest potential. Sports Technology Religion Engineering...
April Vacation Camp and programs for kids
Sign up today and spend April Vacation at Acera STEAM Learning Lab. from April 17-21, 2017. Acera is now hosting its first April Vacation Camp. From Printmaking to Physics Challenges to Mirror Laser Art to Augmented Video Game Design, the April vacation week programs have something for every interest. With morning, afternoon and full day programs...
Art Classes for Children and Adults in Newbury MA. Greater Newburyport MA
Artist and educator Nancy Forristall is accepting registration for Summer Art Studio for Kids. The session, begins in June 27, with a variety of afternoon workshops for young artists at the Pine Island Studio in Newbury. With a limit class size, the outstanding student/teacher ratio promotes the individual development of each student, while...
Summer Programs at Brookwood School in Manchester Massachusetts
Summer at Brookwood is a coeducational summer camp for students entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine. Summer at Brookwood creates a fun and supportive environment in which students thrive in athletics, enrichment and the arts. Kids develop friendships, the body, the mind and the imagination. Our summer camp staff - many of them Brookwood...
Green Meadows Farms' educational summer program expose kids to life on a farm.
Green Meadows Farm's educational programs are intended to expose children and adults to farm life, from farm production, organic vegetable production to the farm heritage breed animals and sustainable practices. Classes meet at the farmstand. In the event of rain, classes are held either in a greenhouse or under the farm tent. Participants should...
SummerQuest at the Trustees of Reservations' Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!
This summer give your child an unforgettable camp experience: SummerQuest at the Crane Estate. Each day our campers venture forth to explore 2,000 acres of the most dazzling coastal landscape in New England. From Crane Beach to Castle Hill, your child will swim and kayak, sing songs and play games, make wonderful art, hike spectacular trails, and...
Theater in the Open Summer Workshops at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport
Theater in the Open hosts their Summer Arts Workshop is a fun-filled, out-door, adventurous way to learn and grow at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. It is a place where young people have the opportunity to be creative and build lasting relationships with their peers in a safe, non-competitive environment designed for personal and artistic...
Welcome to Summer at Tower School in Marblehead MA
Welcome to Summer at Tower! We can’t wait to welcome campers back to Tower this summer. Our 2016 summer camp brochure, filled with exciting options for children, is available here. If you have any questions, please reach us via email at summer@towerschool.org. We'll get right back to you. Our online registration form is available here. Below, you'...
Waldorf School Summer Programs for NorthShore Children and Families
Outdoor explorers and budding artists alike will enjoy exciting adventures throughout our Moraine Farm campus. Hands-on activities help to inspire a personal connection to the earth and foster a sense of stewardship. We will enjoy a balance of activities including outdoor exploration, art, songs, stories, water play and of course, we will get our...
Waring School Writers Workshop for Teens
This intensive 5-day, 10-hour writing course in personal essay will help high school students to develop ways of formally expressing themselves in the first-person, narrative voice. We will use the professional writers’ workshop format to explore creative and stimulating writing prompts and effective strategies for organizing ideas and narratives...
WaringWorks and WaringWorks Jr. at Waring School, Theater, Visual Arts, Science, Soccer
WaringWorks at Waring is a long-established summer experience combining learning and fun. In the morning, children have the chance to work in depth in one of seven Majors: Theater, Visual Arts, Video, Science Exploration, Soccer, and WaringWorks Jr. We end the day with recreation and whole group activities. On the final day of the program, we have...
Summer programs and Camps at The Trustees Appleton Farms in Ipswich Massachusetts
  Wee Farmers is designed for our 3-4 year old  friends who want to explore the farm, meet our animals, and get a taste of what Farm Camp is like at Appleton! Kids will get to dig into life on the farm and lend a helping hand brushing our goats, feeding our bunnies, singing songs, and taste testing in the education garden! Learn about how we grow...
Welcome to Summer at Tower School in Marblehead MA
Welcome to Summer at Tower! We can’t wait to welcome campers back to Tower this summer. Our 2016 summer camp brochure, filled with exciting options for children, is available here. If you have any questions, please reach us via email at summer@towerschool.org. We'll get right back to you. Our online registration form is available here. Below, you'...

How to Choose a Summer Camp for Your Child

You're not going to Camp, your child is! Sound Advice to find the right fit!

How do you decide which summer camp is best for your child? It is all about finding the right fit for your child! Remember they are the ones going to camp, not you, so listen intently to what they are telling you. Here are helpful tips and resources to find a summer camp or program that meets the needs of your child, and the needs of your family.