2019 North Shore Kid Camp Guide

Art and Creative Classes at Artcie Studio in Hamilton MA
Artcie Studio summer classes are all about being creative, getting inspired and becoming educated in art!  Our instructors are trained artists and teachers who have been...
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts! We're gearing up for our 25th season of art-making in the heart of Cape Ann. From sewing to nature art, we're offering seven inspiring workshops...
Sandy Bay Junior Sailing Program in Rockport Massachusetts
Sandy Bay Sailing Program offers sailing lessons to sailors of all ages and abilities; from beginners to racers and cruisers, ages 8 and up. Kids will sail in a beautiful bay...
Summer Program and Camp at Montserrat College of Art Offers Youth S.T.E.A.M.
The S.T.E.A.M. program is Montserrat College of Art’s concrete expression of its belief in the power of the arts to transforms lives. We believe that art education creates...
coding, game dev, robotics, and design
Google. Facebook. Epic Games. Warner Brothers. iD Tech students are going on to land dream jobs at the world’s most iconic companies. Along the way, many will attend top...
After a walk in the woods, check for ticks before getting in the car!
If you spend any amount of time outdoors on the North Shore, you should be aware of ticks, where they live, how they feed and what to do if you find a tick on your body or...
Gloucester Karate Academy is offering a Summer special for new students looking to try the martial arts.
Gloucester Uechi Karate Academy is running a great Summer special for adults and children! For just $89, you can join the academy classes for a month of group classes...
Children should be outside during the summer. At North Shore Nature Programs' "Wild About Nature" they will.
Children should be outside during the summer. The long, warm days are perfect for outdoor exploration along with fun and games with friends. Wild About Nature provides a safe...
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 in a safe, fun and supportive environment. With some...
SummerQuest at the Trustees of Reservations' Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!
Studies show that children who spend time in nature and develop a rapport with the great outdoors are healthier, happier kids. At SummerQuest, we strive to connect children...
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Camps and Summer Programs on the North Shore

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Art in Winchester MA
Become your own potion master, fly a drone, build a skateboard, make a music video, or conduct edible experiments in a chemistry lab! At Acera, children nurture their natural desire to inquire, create, innovate, and experiment with content usually reserved for older students - drawing out kids’ leadership and self-esteem through STEM skill...
La Vida's Adirondack Leadership Program (ALP) is a wilderness expedition for ages 15-18. 8 or 10 day programs are available.
La Vida's Adirondack Leadership Program (ALP) is a wilderness expedition for ages 15-18. On this wilderness adventure, participants will backpack or canoe amidst the beautiful Adirondack Park in upstate New York, learn outdoor camping skills, connect with other students, develop their faith and gain leadership skills. Throughout the expedition,...
La Vida at Gordon College offers summer adventure experiences for kids and teens on the North Shore
La Vida Adventure Camp provides adventure experiences in a safe environment that encourages youth to expand their horizons in healthy ways. Our mission is to build character and a positive self-identity. To foster this learning and growth, we use small groups with a high staff-camper ratio, personal discovery, team-building, experiential learning...
Animal Detective Summer Camp at Waldorf at Moraine Farm
Waldorf School Summer Camp asks, What do the creatures of the forest do when we aren't looking? Throughout this week long program campers will use tools like their senses, camera traps, footprint traps, bait and exploration to find answers to this question.This camp is perfect for the curious budding scientist who emmjoys being outside an on an...
Summer Art and Photography Program for Kids on Cape Ann, Annisquam Arts, Glouces
Welcome to Annisquam Arts! We're gearing up for our 25th season of art-making in the heart of Cape Ann. From sewing to nature art, we're offering seven inspiring workshops this summer––sign up for one week or all seven! Young artists ages 6–14 are welcome. About: Developed by artist and educator Dawn Southworth, Annisquam Arts has been a summer...
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,...
April Vacation Camp, Robotics, Architecture, VR, Woodshop, Backyard Ninjas, at Acera School
April Vacation Camp at Acera Welcome to Acera’s April Vacation Camp! Learn how to draw and explore in Virtual Reality, discover the art and science of cooking, create your own critter bot, and more!  You can browse our offerings by SCHEDULE or by PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS, via the tabs above. Below you will find details about logistics and our approach...
Introduction to Arabic Language and Culture Summer Camp
Waldorf School at Moraine Farm Summer Program, an Introduction to Arabic Language and Culture, will take campers on a journey into the Middle East through stories, art, music, food and language. Campers will learn how to introduce themselves, and basic everyday phrases and learn how to script their full name in Arabic. They will hear stories,...
ART + NATURE Summer Camp at Sparhawk School The Art+Nature Summer Program is designed for students ages 5-10 years old who love building, creating, exploring and having a messy good time. Each week your child will be immersed in a theme, with new art and nature focused projects. Learning adventures take place on the beautiful grounds and in...
Art and Creative Classes at Artcie Studio in Hamilton MA
Artcie Studio summer classes are all about being creative, getting inspired and becoming educated in art!  Our instructors are trained artists and teachers who have been teaching fine art to children and adults for 15 plus years, and our newest instructor has been with us for 2 years. Our goal at Artcie is to provide students with a strong...
The American Yach Club offers youth sailing programs for kid ages 9-18 on the waters of Joppa Flats in Newburyport Massachusetts!
Students may sign up for any number or combination of one week sessions including morning sessions (AM), afternoon sessions (PM), or both (AM & PM).  Skills are built at the student’s pace through one session or through multiple sessions over the summer program. This popular program fills up quickly! The Newburyport Summer Sailing Program uses...
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...
Summer Programs at Brookwood School in Manchester Massachusetts
Welcome to Summer at Brookwood 2019! Online registration is open. 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...
Camp Christopher is a nonsectarian day camp for girls and boys on the campus of St. John’s Prep founded in 1948 to provide children with a fun, healthy, challenging summer camp experience anchored in a safe and nurturing environment.
Make it the best summer ever! Every day at Camp Christopher brings fun activities for all interests. We believe that camp fosters self-confidence and growth. With the guidance of our energetic counseling staff, campers make friends while playing a wide variety of sports and backyard games. No two days are the same!  Friends & Fun Girls and...
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...
Community Boating Boston Youth Programs
Enjoy a summer on the water while making new friends and learning to sail. We offer sailing, paddling and windsurf lessons, STEM programs, games, and other activities to Greater Boston’s youth aged 10-17 who can swim 50 yards. COMMUNITY BOATING 21 David G Mugar Way Boston, MA 02114 (617) 523-1038
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 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 adventures camps offered each...
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. Essex Bay Sailing Club - EBSC...
Summer Camp YMCA of the North Shore Summer Camp
Day camp for all ages. The North Shore YMCA Summer Camps offer children positive developmental experiences that build confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. Whatever...
Girls Rock Boston is a week long summer program for girls ages 8 to 17 working to empower and encourage positive self esteem through music education and performance.
Girls Rock Boston is a week long summer program for girls ages 8 to 17 working to empower and encourage positive self esteem through music education and performance. During each session, girls receive instrument instruction (guitar, bass, drums, vocals or keyboards), form a band, write an original song, and perform at a sold out rock venue- in...
Glass School in Salem MA for Children and Adults
Summer Workshops at North Shore Glass School. Interested in weekly workshops that go in depth with the art of flameworking, fusing and stained glass? Register here The North Shore glass school is proud to be offering 3 hour summer workshops.  There will be three times available. Each workshop will spend time learning both flameworking and fused...
Summer Camp at Glen Urquhart School in Beverly MA
Glen Urquhart School Summer Camp offers half day and full day camp experiences, for eight weeks each summer, on our 23-acre campus in Beverly Farms. Get ready for summer adventures with Glen Urquhart School's expanded program for campers ages 3 to 13! SUMMER@GUS will offer eight weeks of full and half-day day camp and enrichment programs starting...
Goddard Preschool and Childcare in Middleton MA
Avoid summer learning loss, or “summer slide,” by playing and having fun! Goddard School Summer Camp integrates play-based activities that encourage your child to explore STEAM learning inside and outside the classroom, helping your child become better prepared for the school year ahead. Enroll today! Research has shown that keeping a child’s day...
coding, game dev, robotics, and design
Google. Facebook. Epic Games. Warner Brothers. iD Tech students are going on to land dream jobs at the world’s most iconic companies. Along the way, many will attend top colleges, launch their own startups, and create game-changing nonprofits. Our extraordinary student outcomes are unmatched by any other program in the industry. iD Tech Camps Ages...
Camps and Summer Programs for North Shore Children
Spirit Camp is a five-day summer program that offers a myriad of ways to explore, express and honor a child's spirit. Ancient healing practices and modern holistic techniques are combined to introduce the curriculum using an array of methods such as storytelling, crafts, activities, games and spending time in nature.  Children are introduced to...
Engineers and engineering, here are suggestions for CTY summer, online, and family programs for kids in grades 2-12 that will appeal to problem solvers, creative thinkers, and budding engineers.
Today is Global Day of the Engineer—a time to celebrate the people who dream, design, and create elegant solutions to the world’s problems. In honor of engineers and engineering, here are suggestions for CTY summer, online, and family programs for kids in grades 2-12 that will appeal to problem solvers, creative thinkers, and budding engineers....
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. 
Maine Family Camp Kingsley Pines Camp
Kingsley Pines Family Camp is designed to give all ages the opportunity to have as much fun as children have at Kingsley Pines Camp! There are a variety of options for families to be together and for adults and children to enjoy some time on their own. Kingsley Pines is a complete family resort facility located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine....
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...
Personalized Tutoring, Academic Coaching, Advancement and Test Prep with Sylvan Learning
Kids can lose up to 2 1/2 months of learning in the summer. Stay ahead of the curve with Sylvan Learning's summer sessions in Peabody and Swampscott. Sylvan Learning offers sessions in Personalized Tutoring, Academic Coaching, Advancement and Test Preparation. Summer sessions are filling up fast. Call today! Turn to Sylvan Learning of Peabody, MA...
Summer camp, camp in Manchester MA
MAC Summer Camps have been offering an extensive diversity of activities for youth ages 3-16 during the summer months for over 16 years. Manchester Athletic Club offers a variety of day camps ranging from a full week adventure based camp to a daily tennis camps. Our flexible options make it easy to get your children involved, keeping them active...
Dancing, Dance, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acro, Hip Hop, Summer Intesives
At Mariana's Dancing Studio in Ipswich, MA we strive to offer a complete array of Dance styles, making the development of our students' joy and passion our first priority. Through the years, since our doors first opened in 2006, we have witnessed and experienced first-hand the impact that dance, as an art form, has on children of all ages, as well...
Summer Programs at Joppa Flats are designed to engage kids aged 6-14  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 14 have fun and make friends as they discover local habitats and wildlife. Register for a nature-based day camp sessions for childages 6-14 today...
Montserrat College of Art Offers Youth S.T.E.A.M.
Montserrat College of Art Offers Youth S.T.E.A.M. programs in Beverly for Grades 3-12. Students have fun while creating and gaining new, useful understanding and skills that will enhance their regular classroom experiences. The  S.T.E.A.M. program provides youth in grades 3 -12 opportunities to experience hands-on learning in a safe, supervised...
Summer Program and Camp at Montserrat College of Art Offers Youth S.T.E.A.M.
The S.T.E.A.M. program is Montserrat College of Art’s concrete expression of its belief in the power of the arts to transforms lives. We believe that art education creates benefits that manifest themselves far beyond competency in the arts, helping students lead more productive and engaged lives. Summer session is held from July 8, to August 2,...
Kids ages 10-18 will learn about song writing and composition at the Music Asylum Summer Songwriting workshops!
The Music Asylum offers an annual Summer Songwriting Session. Learn the art of lyric writing, prosody, chord structures, harmony, song form, rhythm and groove. 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 of the complexities and joys...
Children should be outside during the summer. At North Shore Nature Programs' "Wild About Nature" they will.
Children should be outside during the summer. The long, warm days are perfect for outdoor exploration along with fun and games with friends. Wild About Nature provides a safe, nurturing environment for your child to explore, grow, and make the most out of their summer break. Our groups are kept small so that children have meaningful interactions...
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...
Nursery Kindergarten Summer Program at Waldorf School Moraine Farm
Nursery Kindergarten Summer Program at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm for children age approximately 3.5 to 6, aims to provide developmentally appropriate experience for the young child. Seasonally oriented, these sessions will provide the children with a practical immersion into the work and wisdom offered by the land. Lead by a Waldorf-trained...
Teen Photography Workshop
Photography Workshop for Teens in Newburyport Elise Inc. summer teen photography workshop is a comprehensive creative photography course that engages young photographers to fully understand their camera/iphone/smartphone technology and enable them to create great photographs through there individual vision. This workshop is designed for beginner...
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...
Horse Riding Lessons for Children in Topsfield Massachusetts
Jane Fraher, owner of Riverview Farms in Topsfield, is accepting students for the 2019 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
Sandy Bay Sailing Program offers sailing lessons to sailors of all ages and abilities; from beginners to racers and cruisers, ages 8 and up. Kids will sail in a beautiful bay out of T Wharf in historic Rockport, Mass.  SBYC offers quick access to ocean sailing at its best. 2019 Registration is Open Scholarship Applications Now Available 2019...
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...
Spend Afternoons at Acera STEAM Learning Lab
Sign up today and spend afternoons at Acera STEAM Learning Lab. Every day of the week, Monday through Friday, we run a variety of STEAM afternoon programs. Classes  are open to all ages unless otherwise noted, and meet once a week, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., for 11-12 weeks (unless there is a holiday.) We divide the school year into trimesters,...
STEM Programs, Robotics, Coding, Math Edge at Sylvan Learning
Sylvan Learning of Peabody is proud to offer STEM Programs this summer. Sylvan Learning's innovative programs will light up your child's mind and build a love for STEM. Register today for Robotics, Coding, Math Edge and more. Turn to Sylvan Learning of Peabody, MA for affordable tutoring and guaranteed results. From reading and writing, to math...
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 first week, begins July 9, 2018, with a variety of morning or full day exploration camp for young artists at the Pine Island Studio in Newbury and beyond. With a limit class size, the outstanding student/teacher ratio promotes the individual...
Welcome to Summer at Tower School in Marblehead MA
Welcome to Summer at Tower! Artists, athletes, foodies, techies, teachers and camp-loving college students form our dynamic team of camp counselors. Together, we've created six memorable weeks of summer fun, unique experiences and opportunities for creating lasting friendships.  See below to view detailed descriptions, dates and pricing for each...
Welcome to Summer at Tower School in Marblehead MA
Welcome to Summer at Tower! Artists, athletes, foodies, techies, teachers and camp-loving college students form our dynamic team of camp counselors. Together, we've created six memorable weeks of summer fun, unique experiences and opportunities for creating lasting friendships.  See below to view detailed descriptions, dates and pricing for each...
SummerQuest at the Trustees of Reservations' Crane Estate in Ipswich Massachusetts!
Studies show that children who spend time in nature and develop a rapport with the great outdoors are healthier, happier kids. At SummerQuest, we strive to connect children with the natural world, and to exercise their imaginations as well as their muscles. The 2,000-acre Crane Estate, our home base, is an ideal setting. Our playground includes a...
Taste Buds Kitchen in Beverly MA. Summer cooking classes and birthday parties for kids and adults.
At Taste Buds Kitchen, in Beverly and North Andover MA, our mission is to be the top culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults by engaging and delighting our budding chefs in the kitchen. We strive to create a lifestyle around connecting, learning and growing in the culinary playground of the kitchen. Our events include a...
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...
Summer at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm in Beverly MA
Waldorf School at Moraine Farm offers summer camp and summer programs for ages 3.5 to 11. Outdoor explorers and budding artists alike will enjoy inspiring adventures throughout our Moraine Farm campus. Hands-on experiences help strengthen a personal connection to the earth and foster a sense of stewardship. All our summer camps and programs enjoy...
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...
Mass Audubon's Camp Wildwood in Rindge NH offers a wide variety of overnight programs for kids, teens and families!
Wildwood is a multidimensional summer program for young people ages 9 to 17 focusing on active exploration of the natural world. Wildwood also offers a special 3-day mini-camp for ages 7-8, and a family camp offering safe, quiet and natural settings for a unique family experience. Owned and operated by Mass Audubon, Wildwood is a place where...

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.

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