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Welcome to Hopkinton Summer Day Camp!


We are the MetroWest's beloved day camp destination, offering three traditional camp units and 15 specialty camps at our beautiful 122-acre Outdoor Center. Join us for a summer of fun, friendship, and adventure!

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Three Traditional Camp Units by Age

One-week sessions are offered all weeks

Our traditional camp is arranged into three units based on grade.

  • Juniors (age 3 - grade 2)
  • Middlers (grades 3-5)
  • Seniors (grades 6-10)

Within each camp unit, we offer broad-based, co-ed, age-appropriate activities that promote physical development, social interaction, and personal growth. Activities may include archery, boating, low/high ropes, nature exploration, camp games, and arts and crafts. Swim lessons are included four days a week, and campers enjoy recreational swimming Monday-Friday.

Specialty Camps within Units:

One-week sessions are offered some weeks

Campers enrolled in specialty camps spend half of the day on projects, hands-on activities, and games that broaden their special interests. The other half is for traditional activities, including a daily recreational swim and activities such as archery, boating, or nature. 

Juniors (age 3-entering grade 2)

junior campers smile on the sports field

Our Junior campers experience all the fun of traditional camp and will be introduced to age-appropriate elements of our archery, climbing, and ropes programs. Campers in this program are taught the importance of friendship, teamwork, and community. You will be amazed at your camper’s social, emotional, and physical growth during their time with us

Middlers (entering grades 3-5)

Counselor leads the middler campers through a nature walk

Our Middler Unit offers campers the space, support, and opportunity for growth. Campers will enjoy traditional camp activities like archery, plus expanded adventures on the high and low ropes course and canoeing on the Ashland Reservoir! At this level, we begin to see campers grow in self-confidence as their independence shines through

Seniors (entering grades 6-9)

group of senior campers enjoying a dip in the outdoor pool

Our Senior campers can take ownership of their camp experience through choice in their daily activities, including arts programming, sports, outdoor adventure, instructional swim lessons, and recreational swimming. They will develop skills in archery, utilize all elements of the high and low ropes course and the zipline circuit, and enjoy canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding on the Ashland Reservoir.

Leadership Camps

Offered specific weeks with an application. 
Part of the Senior Unit

Leaders-in-Training (LIT)
Entering grades 7 & 8 

  • Can only register for ONE 2-week session
  • Emphasizes volunteerism, service learning, and team-building activities.
  • Will participate in traditional camp activities

Counselors-in-Training (CIT) 
Entering grades 9 & 10 

  • Mandatory training week 1 or 2 and must commit to four additional weeks
  • Will serve as part of a working team to assist counselors and will receive training

 

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First Chance Camp: Jumpstart Your Summer Fun!

June 17 - 21
9am - 4pm with extended care
Ages 3 - entering grade 9

AM care begins at 7am
PM care ends at 6pm

If your kids will be out of school before the regular season camp season begins, they can enjoy an extra week of summer fun at First Chance Camp! Activities may vary. Choose as many days as you'd like.

Transportation is available from Routes 300 and 500. View page 16 of the Summer Camp Guide for details.

(Please note that lunch is not available for this week)

Pricing
Family Member $75/day
Hopkinton/Youth Member $85/day
Non-member $100/day

AM/PM care
Family Member $12/day
Non-member $16/day

Register by June 3:
 

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