April Vacation Camps

We’re in the process of updating this vacation camps list for 2018 and hope to have it completed by early March! In the mean time, check the dates carefully for 2017 vs. 2018 information



Metrowest YMCA (Age 3 – Grade 6)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-F)

Ages 3-5: 9 AM – 1 PM, $59/day nonmember

A variety of crafts, music, dance, and activities.

Grades K-8: 8:30 AM – 6 PM, $87/day non-member (Ext 7:30-6)

Games, sports, craft, and daily field trips (Museum of Science, Freedom Trail, EcoTarium)


Framingham Recreation, Circuit Makers 101 (Grades K-2)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/20/18 (Tu-F) $112/child

Times: 9AM – 12 PM

Activities: Students will create their own electronics, designing light-up greeting cards, electric games, mazes, even musical instruments!

Framingham Recreation, Container Gardening (Ages 10-15)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/19/18 (Tu-Th) $25/child

Times: 10AM – 11AM

Activities: Learn the basics about container gardening, test your knowledge and review herbs and veggies and create/bring home your own herb container garden! Class held at River’s Edge Garden Center, 12 Auburn St. Ext.

Framingham Recreation, Hands-On Electronics (Grades 3-6)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/20/18 (Tu-F) $112/child

Times: 1PM – 4PM

Activities: learning the basics of computer programming. Participants will use the latest tools while experimenting with LED’s resistors, motors and programming.

Framingham Recreation, Pottery Classes (Ages 6-18)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/20/18 (Tu-F)

Times: Ages 10-12 (9AM-12PM)

Ages 6-9 (1PM-3PM)

Activities: Pottery

Framingham Recreation, Soccer Clinic (Ages 5-13)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/20/18 (Tu-F)

Times: 9AM-12PM and/or 12:30PM-3PM, $98/child

Activities: Soccer and/or Athletic Games

Elements3 Yoga, Aerial Yoga (Ages 8-12)

Dates: 4/16 – 4/20/18 (M-F)

Times: 9AM-12PM $300/child

Activities: Aerial Yoga, Mindfulness Practice



Ashland Recreation Center (Grades K-5)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-Fri)

Times: 8-4 ($220/wk)

Activities: Daily trips to museums, zoos, and rec facilities

S.E.T School of Metrowest (Grades 1-12)

Dates: 4/13 & 4/17 – 4/20/18 (F, Tu-F)

Times: 9 AM – 4 PM (Ext 8:15 – 6 PM)

Activities: Morning is STEM (Rockets, Weird Botany,  Bees, Cambrian Cuties, Mars) and afternoon is LEGO Contraptions/Animation

Metrowest Sports Center (2 Options) (Ages 9-12)

Dates: April 17-20 (Tu-F) [2018]

Times: Football, 12PM – 2PM              Baseball, 9AM – 12PM

Activities: Football OR Baseball – Players will work on fielding, hitting, pitching, throwing and base running/strategy throughout the week.



Planet Gymnastics (Ages 4+)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/22/2017 (M-F)

Times: 9AM-3PM. Choose one or more days.

Activities: Flipping, tumbling, crafting, playing games.

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (Grades K-5)

Dates: 4/18- 4/21/2017 (Tu-F), $100/day

Times: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Activities: Spring exploration: learn all about baby animals, flowers, salamanders and frogs. Discover and learn about birds and their homes, songs, and food.



Chestnut Hill Farm (Ages 6-11)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/20/17 (Tu-Th)

Times: 9:30-12:30 ($40/day nonmember)

Activities: Be a farmer for a day! Care for animals, learn to grow/eat farm-fresh food, play games, create natural crafts, and explore the farm.

Culinary Underground (Ages 10-15)

[This program always fills months in advance. If interested in future camps, plan months in advance]

Dates: 4/18 – 4/20/2017 (Tu-Th) $175

Times: 9:30 AM – 1 PM

Activities: American steakhouse theme. Develop menu, create recipes to satisfy restaurant critics on the final day. Learn culinary skills and practice teamwork.



Sweet Meadow Farm (Ages 4-13)

Dates: 4/16 to 4/20/18 (M-F)

Times and Activities:

(Ages 4-8) Jr. Barn Buddies, 9AM – Noon. Students spend their time learning about the various animals in our animal science barn. There is no horseback riding included in this program. $295/week.

(Ages 4-8) Ponies and Pets, 9AM – 3PM. Students in this program each receive a pony ride and learn the basics of riding with on of our instructors. $425/week.

(Ages 4-13) Riding Program, 9 AM – 3 PM. Each student receives a private riding lesson on one of our gentle school horses with one of our well-trained instructors.  $625/week.

Sherborn Rec Baseball Clinic (Ages 9-12)

Dates: 4/17  to 4/20/18 (Tu-F)

Times: 9-12 ($150/wk or $40/day)

Activities: This program is designed to get players ready for the upcoming spring baseball season.  Players will work on fielding, hitting, pitching, throwing and base running/strategy throughout the week. This clinic is run for Sherborn Rec by the baseball experts at Metro West Sportscenter.



Lil’ Folk Farm (Ages 6-16)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/20/17 (Tu-Th). $250

Times: 8:30-12:30pm

Activities: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders separated by riding level. Also grooming, tacking, care, feeding, training techniques, and driving with miniature horses.

October Farms (via Rec Dept) (Ages 8+)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-F)

Times: 9-Noon ($200)

Activities: Horsemanship introduction. Learn horse handling, care, and riding.

Tennis via Rec Department (Grades K-2)

Dates: 4/28 – 4/20/17 (Tu-Th)

Times: 2-3pm (Grades K-2) or 3-4pm (Grades 3-5)

Activities: Learn the fundamentals of tennis: forehand, backhand, volleys, overheads and serves (at Goodwill Park Tennis Courts)

Shen’s Gymnastics Academy (Ages 3.5-12)

Dates: 4/17 to 4/21/17 (M-F)

Times:  9AM-3PM ($69/day or $285 full week) (AM Option) (Ext by the hour)

Activities: Trampoline, zip-line, foam pit, bouncy house, recreational games, arts & crafts, and instructor-led gymnastics. Boys and girls.

Cheryl Cohen Mosaics (Grades 3-12)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/19/17 (Tu-Wed)

Times: 2-5 PM ($120)

Activities: Beginners start by making a coaster and smashed plate frame. Experienced students make a mixed-media scene.



Hopkinton Center for the Arts (Ages 4-18)

Dates: 4/18 to 4/21/17 (Tu-F)


Art Adventures (Grades K-3), 9 AM – Noon

Ceramics Clay Workshop (Ages 7-11), 1 – 3 PM

Ceramics Wheel Throwing Workshop (Ages 11-18), 9:30 – 12:30 PM

Whitehall Farm Studios (Ages 5 – 10)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-F)

Times: 9:30 – 12:30 ($220 for the 4 days)

Activities: Let’s Make a Book: Creative expression through storybook & journal-making)

Absolute Yoga (Ages 3-8)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/21/17 (M-F)

Times: 1:30 – 3:30 PM ($25/day)

Activities: Yoga, crafts, meditation, group activities, and more.




Marlborough Recreation (Ages 6-13)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-F)

Times: 8:30-6 ($160)

Activities: Travel to Boston Museum of Science, Roll on America, Roger Williams Zoo, Fun World

Wayside Athletic Club (Ages 4-12)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/21/17 (M-F)

Times: 9-4 ($450/wk, $125/day) (AM and PM options)



Sudbury Recreation (Ages 3-12)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/20/18 (Tu-Fri)

All-Sports Clinic (9a – 2p)

Childhood Adventures (9a – 12p) (Single Days)

Flag Football (9a-2p)

Garro Studios (9a-12p)

Tennis (Morning)

Harry Potter- Magic Science Tour (8:30-4)

OR Wicked Cool Elementary ( 9a – 4p, AM and PM options)

Drumlin Farm (Ages 4-13)

Dates: 4/16 – 4/20/18 (M-Fri)

Nature Themes (9a – 1p) (Single Days)

Nature Themes (9a – 1p) (4 Day Camp)



Challenger Soccer (via Rec Dept) (Ages 5-14)

Dates: 4/17 – 4/21/17 (M-F)

Times: 9-3 (ages 8-14) or 9-12 (ages 5-14)

Activities: Skills, games, and world cup tournaments

Zip Tennis Playdates (via Rec Dept) (Ages 4-8)

Dates: 4/18 – 4/21/17 (Tu-F)

Times: 9 AM – 11:30 AM

Activities: Longfellow Club Staff teaches this camp for kids with little or no tennis experience. Lower compression balls and smaller courts.


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