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 Framingham and Ashland 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:

Framingham

Metrowest YMCA (Grades 1-8) 
  • Camp OCP (Entering Grades 1-6) Weeks 1-10: Time 7:30AM-6PM
  • Y Stem Camp (Entering Grades 1-5) Weeks 2-9: Time 8:30AM-4:30PM (extended before and after care)
  • Gymnastics Camp (Entering Grades 1-8) Weeks 2-9: Time 9AM-4PM (extended before and after care)
  • My First Summer Camp (Ages 3-5) Weeks 2-10: Time 9AM-12:30PM for Half Day, 9AM-3:30PM for Full Day
Clearbrook YMCA (Outdoors/Pool) (Grade 1 – 4)
  • Half Day Program (Grades 1-4) One Week Session from Week 2-10
  • 9AM-12:30PM
Danforth Art (Grades K – 12) 
  • Weeks 2-10
  • 9 AM – 4:30 PM (ext 8-6) for grades 1-8
Pilgrim Day Camp (Ages 3 – 14) 
  • Weeks 1-10, Single Week Sessions. Half day option for ages 3-5
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended 7:30-6)
Centre Music House (Ages 8 – 16)
  • Weeks 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10
  • 10 AM – 2:30 PM
Framingham Recreation (Ages 4 – 14)
  • Adventures in Space (Grades 1-5) Week 6: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Basketball Clinic Boys (Grades 1-9) Week 2: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Basketball Clinic Girls (Grades 1-10) Week 2: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Circuit Makers 101 (Grades 1-3) Week 10: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Color Games (Ages 4-12) Week 7: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Hands-On Electronics (Grades 3-16) Week 10: Time 1PM-4PM
  • Learn to Sew (Ages 6+) Week 2 & July 11th&12th: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Soccer Clinic (Ages 5-13) Weeks 5&9: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Survivor/Amazing Race Challenge Clinic (Ages 7-12) Week 10: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Skateboard Clinic Beginner (Ages 7-13) Week 5: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Skateboard Clinic Intermediate (Ages 8-16) Week 8: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Tennis Clinic (Ages 5-17) Weeks 2-10: Time 9AM-12PM
  • Track & Field Training Clinic (Ages 8-14) Week 6: Time 9AM-12PM
Framingham Summer Recreation Centers (Ages 5-13)
  • Weeks 3-9
  • 9AM-3PM (Ext 8:30AM-5PM)
Suburban Athletic Club (Ages 5 – 13) 
  • Weeks 1-10 
  • 9 AM – 5 PM (Ext 7-6)
Performing Arts Center of Metrowest (Grades 2 – 8) 
  • Weeks 4-9 (2-week sessions)
  • 9 AM-3PM
Keefe Tech Summer Discover  (Grades 3 – 8)
  • Weeks 3-6 (2 Week Sessions)
  • 8:30AM-3:30PM
Amazing Things Arts Center (Ages 8-12)
  • Weeks 4-6
  • 9AM-3PM
Nike Basketball Camp, Framingham State University (Ages 7 – 16)
  • Week 2 (Half & Full Day Options)
  • 9AM-3PM
Metrowest Elite Girls Basketball Camp (Grade 3 – 9) 
  • Week 6 or 7
  • 9AM-3PM
Cedar Hill Day Camp (Grades K – 12) (Bus available from Framingham) 
  • Weeks 2-9 (Single Day, Week Options, Possible Overnights)
  • 9AM – 4PM (Ext 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM)
Metrowest Dance Academy (Ages 3 – Teens)
  • Week 2 (IF-Advanced Age 11+) Time: 9:30AM-4PM
  • Weeks 4 & 5 (Inter-Advanced Ages 13+) Time: 12PM-4PM
  • Week 4 (Ages 3-7) Time: 9AM-12PM
  • Week 10 & 11 (Ages 11+) Time: 4:30PM-6:30PM
ASA Hoops (Ages 7-15)
  • Week 2
  • 9AM-3PM (Half day available)

Framingham Youth Theater Company (Grades 1-9)

  • Weeks 3-6 (4 Week Camp)
  • 8:00 AM-3:00 PM OR 8:00AM-6:00PM

My Gym (Ages 2.5+)

  • Weeks 4-11:
    • Mondays 9:30am-12:30pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm
      Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm
      Wednesdays 1:00pm-4:00pm
      Sundays 1:00pm-4:00pm
      Bonus Summer Camps run August 26-30
      Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:30pm
      Monday-Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
A Common Thread Theater Company (Ages 8 – 14) [2018]
  • Weeks 2-4 (3 Week Camp, Willy Wonka Jr.)
  • Weeks 5-7 (3 Week Camp, Aladdin Jr.)
  • 9-4 PM
Judy Gordon Nursery School (Ages 18 Months – 5) [2018]
  • Weeks 1-9, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Central Rock Gym (Rock Climbing) (Ages 8 – 14) [2018]
  • Weeks 1-10 
  • 8 AM – 12 PM (Ext to 4PM)
Open Spirit (Forest Camp) (Ages 6 – 12) [2018]
  • Week 4 
  • 9 AM – 1 PM
Youth in Philanthropy Summer Institute (Grades 6-12) [2018]
  • Week 2
  • 9 AM – 4 PM

 

Ashland

ARC: Ashland Recreation Camp (Age 3 – 16)
  • ARC Jr. Session (Ages 3-5) Weeks 4-6: Time 9-12PM 
  • ARC Play Zone (Grades K-7) Weeks 3&11: Time 8AM-4PM
  • Minecraft Mania 2 (Ages 6-12) Week 11: Time 9AM-4PM
  • Rocket Science (Ages 6-12) Week 2: Time 9AM-4PM
  • Basketball & Dodgeball (Ages 7-12) Week 8: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Flag Football & Gaga-Ball (Ages 7-12) Week 7: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Mini Sports (Ages 3-6) Weeks 4,7,10: Time: 9AM-12PM
  • Street Hockey (Ages 7-12) Week 11: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Super Sports (Ages 7-12) Week 4: Time 9AM-3PM
  • Waterfall Tennis Academy (Ages 5-12) Time: 9AM-12PM
    • Session 1: Week 2
    • Session 2: Week 5
    • Session 3: Week 9
  • Steel Sports Soccer (Ages 7-12) Week 2&9:
    • Full Day – Time 9AM-3PM
    • Half Day – Time 9AM-12PM
    • Petite – Time 9AM-10:30AM
  • AND MORE!!!
Annemarie’s Dance Centre (Ages 4 – 12)
  • Royal Dance Week (Ages 4-7) Week 4: Time 9AM – 12:30PM
  • Movie Mania Week (Ages 4-7) Week 5: Time 9AM-12:30PM
  • Pop Star Power (Ages 7-12) Week 6: Time 9AM-12:30PM
  • Pop-Star Power (Ages 8-11) Week 6: Time 9AM-12:30PM
  • The Mini Movement Project (Ages 8-11) Week 7: Time 12PM-3PM
Eastern Acrobatics (Circus Camp) (Ages 8-18)
  • Weeks 2-9 (No EAS Summer Intensives the week of July 4th) 
  • Varying session times available, Max 9-3PM
Camp Invention (Grades K – 6) 
  • Week 8 Only 
  • 8:15 – 2:45
Dream Station (Grades 1-7) 
  • Weeks 1-11
  • 7 AM – 6 PM
Metrowest Sports Center – Baseball Clinic OR Girls Soccer Clinic (Ages 7-12) 
  • Week 2 & 3
  • Half-day sessions 9-12
Camp Bailout (Fire Fighting Camp) (Girls Ages 14-19) 
  • Week 4 Only
  • (Free camp)  Minimum age to attend Camp is 14. First preference to Ashland Residents. Maximum attendance to camp is 2 years.

Backstage Dance Center (Ages 3-14) 

  • Disney Princess Camp (Ages 3-5) Week 4: Time 10:30AM-12:00PM
  • Backstage Childrens’ Theater (Ages 7-12) Weeks 5&6: Time 10AM-3PM
  • Other dance classes available too.
S.E.T. School of MetroWest (Grades 1 – 7) 
  • Weeks 1-10  
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (8:15 AM – 4:30 PM Extended)

 

Natick

Planet Gymnastics and Little Flippers (Ages 3+ for gym, 4+ for gym & swim)
  • Weeks 1, 2, 4-10
  • 8 AM – 4 PM (Extended Day 4-6), Half-day option (AM or PM), Single day options available
Camp Woodtrail (Via Rec Dept) (Grades entering 1st-8th)
  • 2-Week Sessions: Weeks 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 
  • 8:30-3 (Ext 7:30-5:30)
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (Ages 4 – 14)
  • Weeks 2-9 (camps offered vary by age)
  • 9-1 or 9-3 (8-5:30 Extended Day)
Energy Fitness and Gymnastics (Ages 3 – 12)
  • Weeks 1-11 (Week 11 is a four day week. Choose 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 Days)
  • Ages 3-5 can begin as soon as May 20 for AM camp
  • 9-3 (8-5 Extended Day) (Half-day option)
Natick Community Organic Farm (Ages 3.5 – 17)
  • Weeks 1-10 
  • 8:30 AM/9:00 AM – 12 or 1 PM – 4:00/4:30 PM (Times vary based on age)
Longfellow Summer Camp (Ages 4 – 10)
  • Week 1 (ages 4 – 5 only), Weeks 2 – 10 (all ages) 
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended Day 8 AM – 9 AM and 4 PM – 6 PM) for “All Stars” (ages 5-10).
    9 AM – 1 PM (Extended Day 1 PM – 4 PM) for “Champions” (ages 4-5).
TCAN Center for the Arts (Ages 5-11)
  • Weeks 5-9 (Workshop varies by week)
  • 9 AM – Noon  or 9-3  (Early drop-off 8:15 AM. Late pick-up M-Th 4:30 PM)
Gymnastics Express (Ages 3.5+)
  • Weeks 1-10
  • 9 AM – 12 PM, half-day option and 9 AM – 3 PM, full day option. See website for days per week.
Gardengate Academy (Age 20 months – Kindergarten)
  • [2018 info]
  • Weeks 2-9
  • 9 AM – 5 PM (Early drop off 8 AM) – Half day option
Boating is Fun (Ages 8 – 13)
  • Weeks 2 – 10
  • 9-4 (Extended 8-5) (Half-day option)
Riverbend Discover Camp (Age 15 Months – 5th Grade)
  • Weeks 1-10 (Elementary age Weeks 1-7) 
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Ext 8-5:30) (Half day option)
Camp Arrowhead (Ages 5+, Special Needs)
  • Weeks 2-7
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
Camp Invention (Grades K – 6)
  • Week 4 Only 
  • 8:30 – 3:00
Piccadilly Players (Grades K – 8)
  • Session 1: Weeks 4-5, Shrek
  • Session 2: Weeks 6-7, Mary Poppins
  • 1 PM – 4 PM
Redhawk Sports Academy (Grades K – 8)
  • Week 1 Only (W – Fri)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM

 

Southborough

Southborough Recreation (Age 2.9 – Grade 9)
  • Weeks 2-8
  • 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Culinary Underground (Ages 10 – 15)
  • Weeks 4, 5, 7, 8 & 9
  • All weeks are half days, either AM or PM
  • 9:30 AM – 1 PM
  • 2:30 PM – 6 PM
Fay School (Ages 3 – Grade 9)
  • Weeks 2-9
  • 9-4 (Ext 7:30am-6pm)
  • There are also overnight camps for ages 10-15
SkyRise Theater (Ages 3 – 15)
  • Weeks 2, 4-9, Generally 9 AM – 2 PM (varies)
  • Age range and production varies each week
  • 2 week Dinner Theater option (Grades 5th-12th)
Abbey Villa Soccer Club (Ages 7 – 15)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 4, 6, 9
  • 9AM – 3 PM (Extended 9-5)
  • (Week 4 overnight option for ages 10+)
Blazers Basketball Club (Grades 3-12)
  • Weeks 6 and 9 (M-Th only)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
Sew Studios (Ages 6-16)
  • Weeks 2, 9, 10
  • 9 AM – 12 PM
BEHN Basketball Camp (Ages 8 – 16)
  • Weeks 4 & 7
    • 9 AM – 3pm  Half-Day Option: 9 AM – Noon
    • Extended day available
Playtown Express (Ages Potty Trained – 9yrs)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2 – 10
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended 8 AM – 5 PM)

Sherborn

Sweet Meadow Farm (Ages 4 – 13)
  • Weeks 0 – 11 (The week prior to week 1 is an option)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM   (extended day available 8:30 am -5:00 pm)
Sherborn Recreation (Grades K-5)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2, 4-6 (Tu-Th only)
  • 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM

 

Holliston

Holliston Recreation (Ages 4 – 13)
  • Patoma (Grades 2 – 7) Weeks 3-9: Time 8:30-3 (Ext to 5 PM)
  • Goodwill Park (Ages 4 – 6) Weeks 3-9: Time 9-12:30
  • Goodwill Park (Age 5 – Grade 1) Weeks 3-9: Time 8:30-1:00
Summer Oasis (via Extended Day) (PreK – Grade 9)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2-8 (Choose 1 or more days per week) 
  • 9 AM – 6 PM (Ext 7-6)
Willow Brook Farm (Lil’ Folk Farm) (Ages 4 – 16)
  • Week 2 and Weeks 4-10  
  • 8:30-12:30 (Or full day to 4:30)
MiVillage Children’s Enrichment Center (K – Grade 5)
  • Weeks 2-10 (Choose 1 or more days) 
  • 9 AM – 6 PM (Ext 7-6)
Shen’s Gymnastics Academy (Ages 3.5 – 12)
  • Week 2 and Weeks 4-11 (Choose 1 or more days) 
  • 9AM – 12 or 9AM – 3PM (Extended hours available, contact office)
Prana Center Summer Acting Camp (Ages 5-15)
  • Week 2: A Week in the Wizarding World (Harry Potter Camp)
  • Weeks 4-5: The Sound of Music
  • Weeks 7-8: School House Rock
  • Weeks 8-9: Musical Theatre Session 2! (The People’s Choice Awards)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
Dancing Arts Center (Ages 4-8)
  • Weeks 2 and 7-8: Ages 4-5 from 9AM – 11AM
  • Weeks 7-8: Ages 6-8 from 9AM – 12PM
  • [Intensive Programs for more experienced dancers (Ages 8-18) are offered Weeks 3-8. Auditions Required.]
Highland Gypsy Farm (Ages 4-12)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 5-6

 

Hopkinton

Hopkinton Parks & Recreation (Ages 5-12)
  • Weeks 2, 4-8
  • 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM (Ages 5-7)
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Ages 8-12)
 MetroWest YMCA Outdoor Center (Age 3 – Grade 10)
  • Weeks 1-10
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (7-6 Extended Day)
TLC: The Learning Center (Ages 2.9-12)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 1-11
  • 7 AM – 6:30 PM
Kidsborough (Grades K-5)
  • Weeks 2-10 (Choose 1 or more days)
  • 7:30 AM – 6 PM
Hopkinton Center for the Arts (PreK – 17)
  • Weeks 4, 5, 8 – 9AM-3PM: Movie Making Madness (Ages 9-13)
  • Weeks 4-7 – 9AM-12PM: Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (Ages 11-17)
  • Weeks 4-10 – 9AM-3PM: Fine Arts Academy (Ages 7-13)
  • Weeks 4-10 – 3PM-5:45PM: After Arts (Ages 7-13)
  • Weeks 4-9 – 9AM-3PM: Summer Theater: Show in a Week (Ages 7- 13)
  • Weeks 4, 6-9 – 9:30AM-11:30PM: Musical Theater for Little Ones (Ages 3-5)
  • Weeks 4-9 – 12:30-3PM: Broadway for Kids (Ages 4-6)
  • Weeks 4-10 – 9AM-12PM: Art Adventures for Kids (Ages 4-6)
  • Week 5 – 9:30-11:30AM: Fairytale Ballerina Workshop (Ages 3 to 5)
Boating is Fun (Ages 8 – 13)
  • Weeks 2, 4-10
  • 9-4 (Extended 8-5) (Half-day option)
Abbey Villa Soccer Club (Ages 4 – 14)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2, 5, 7, 8 (M-Th)
  • 9 AM – Noon (Ages 4-6)
  • 9 AM – 3 PM (Ages 7-14)
Spirit in Motion Dance Academy (Ages 5-12)
  • Week 2 Tues/Thurs Only (Ages 5-8)
  • 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Week 2 (Ages 8-12)
  • 1 PM – 4 PM
DIGI KIDD (Ages 6-12)
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2 – 11
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Ext 8 AM – 6 PM)

 

Marlborough

New England Academy of Gymnastics (Ages 5-14)
  • Weeks: 1-10
  • Times: 8:00am-3:00pm/ 9:00-12:00pm(Mini Camp) Extended day available to 5pm.
  • Prices: $45/day (Mini Camp) $360 week
Boys and Girls Club (Ages 5-14)
  • Weeks: 2-9
  • Times: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Prices: $185-200/ week
Skyhawks Summer Sports (Ages 7-12)
  • Weeks: 3-8
  • Times: 9:00AM – 3:00 PM (Basketball and Multi-Sports) 9:00AM-12:00PM (Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis)
  • Prices: $99-159/ week
Fore Kicks (Ages 5+)
  • Weeks: 6, 9, 10
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Prices: $160/ 4 days (M-Th)
Trudi’s Designers Sewing Classes (Ages 5-17)
  • Weeks: 2-6, 8-10
  • Times: 9:00-1:00pm (Extended day $10 per hour)
  • Prices: $75 per day, $272 for 4 days, or $327 for 5 days
USA Ninja Challenge (Ages 6-13)
  • Weeks: 1, 4, 6, 8
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Prices: $185 members/ $200 non-members
Marlborough Recreation (Ages 6-13)
  • Weeks: 2-8
  • Times: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Prices: $205/ week
Day On Stage Music (Grades 2-9)
  • Weeks: 4-10
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Prices: $250/week
Hillside School Day and iLab Camps (Ages 6-14)
  • Weeks: 4-7
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Extended Day and Boarding Options Available)
  • Prices: $395-425 Day camp/ $1500-4,400 Overnight camp

 

Sudbury

Sudbury Recreation (Age 3 – Grade 8)
  • Preschool Pals (Ages 3-4) Weeks 4-9: Time 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Baking & Decorating (Ages 3-4) Week 2: Time 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Fairy House / Pirate Cave (Ages 4-6) Week 4: Time 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Soccer (Ages 3-4, 5-6) Weeks 1,4,8: Time 9-11am
  • Soccer with Viking Sports (Ages 4-6) Weeks 2-3, 6-7, 10: Time 9-12pm (Wk 2,3,6, 10) 12-3pm (Wk 3,7)
  • Multisport (Ages 3-6) Weeks 1-4, 7-9: Time 9-12pm
  • Summer and Inclusion (Grades K-5) Weeks 3-9: Time 8:45am-3:00pm
  • Action Movie and Animation Fair (Ages 7-13) Week 3: Time 8-3pm

Camp Sewataro (Outdoor Day Camp)(Age 4 – Grade 8)

  • Weeks 2-9 (min 2 weeks)
  • 2, 4, 6, 8 week sessions
  • 8:45am-3:45pm (Bus Option); Extended options 7:30-8:30am, 3:45pm-6:00pm
  • Weekly AM option for ages 3-4 (8:45am-12:30pm)
Drumlin Farm at Assabet River (Grades 2-6)
  • Weeks 3-9 (M-F)
  • 8:30am-3:15pm; extended options 7-8:30am, 3:15-6:00pm
R.E.A.L Field Hockey (Grades K-3rd; 4th-6th, 7th-9th)
  • Weeks 4 (Tu-Th)
  • 9am-3pm
Below the Rim, Co-Ed Basketball (Ages 6 – 14) 
  • Weeks 5-9
  • 8:30am-3:45pm
The Performing Arts Connection (Grades 1-10) 
  • TIMES 9am-3pm (Ext. 8am-4pm)
  • Grades 4-7: Week 2. Seussical Kids
  • Grades 5-9: Week 2. Charlotte’s Web
  • Grades 1-4: Week 4. Cinderella 
  • Grades 5-8: Week 4&5 (2 week session) Mamma Mia
  • Grades 2-5: Week 6. Wonderland!
  • Grades 2-5: Week 7. Willy Wonka
  • Grades 6-10: Week 6&7 (2 week session) Fame, Jr.
  • Grades 3-6: Week 8. The Little Mermaid, Jr.
Drumlin Farm at Wolbach Farm (Grades PreK – 1) – NOT UP YET
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2-8 (M-F)
  • 8:30 – 3
Sudbury River Tennis Club (Ages 9 – 16)  – NOT UP YET
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2-6 (M-Th)
  • 1:30-3:00 PM
Brush and Easel Art Camp (Ages 7+) – NOT UP YET
  • [2018 Info]
  • Weeks 2, 4, 5, 10 (M-Th)
  • 9AM – 12PM

 

Wayland

Wayland Recreation (Ages 3.5 – Grade 10)
  • Weeks 2-8
  • 8:30-3:30 (Ext 8:30-5) for Grades 1+
  • 9:00-1:00 for Ages 3.5-5.5
Camp Chickami via YMCA (Ages 6-15)
  • Weeks 2 – 12
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Ext 7-6)

 

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