Boston has amazing camps for kids of all ages. There are so many options from which to choose. From traditional day camps to specialty sports, arts, and STEAM options, your kids will stay busy all summer long.

Summer Camps for Boys and Girls in Boston

Berklee College of Music is the preeminent institute of contemporary music and the performing arts. The school offers over 20 summer programs. Berklee College is located at 1140 Boylston Street in Boston. | for kids aged 12+

Students develop their dance technique at Berklee College of MusicBerklee College of Music

Boston Architectural College Summer Academy offers high school students opportunities to produce print and digital work, create in virtual reality, learn Photoshop, InDesign, and SketchUp. The school is located at 320 Newbury Street in Boston. | for kids in grades 9-12

Camp Harbor View puts fun first! They instill core values of fun, respect, responsibility, character, courage, and community serving hundreds of youth each year. Camp Harbor View is held at One Long Island Road in Boston Harbor. | for kids in grades 6-8

Engineering & Design Summer Program at Advent School enables kids to become designers, tinkerers, and builders. Each two-week session is based on a specific theme such as wearable designs or massive builds. The school is located at 99 W. Cedar Street in Boston. | for kids aged 5-12

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts day and resident camps are designed for girls across eastern Massachusetts and southern NH. Campers get involved in archery, nature hikes, swimming, STEM, arts & crafts, swimming, and campfire songs. Select locations offer sailing, kayaking, horseback riding, and other specialty activities. | for girls in grades K-12

Hill House Summer Kiddie Kamp engages young children in a summer of new and exciting experiences within a safe, familiar environment. The Hill House Summer Day Camp engages the older kids in an action-packed summer full of outdoor activities and weekly field trips. The school is located at 127 Mt. Vernon Street in Boston. | for kids aged 3-12

Summer camps for kids in Boston: Hill House Kiddie KampHill House

Summer Dance Camp at Urbanity Dance is a nonprofit arts organization that inspires, engages and empowers individuals and communities through the art of dance and movement. The program is held at 1180 Washington Street in Boston. | for kids aged 1-17

The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week introductory computer science program for girls. There are multiple locations throughout Massachusetts. | for girls entering junior and senior year of high school

Additional Resources:

  • The Motherly Life camp directory is a great resource to help parents find the best camp for their kids during February, April and Summer school breaks.
  • American Camp Association New England is a non-profit organization that offers a free online guide, advice and search features for summer camps in the area. Camps that have received ACA Accreditation voluntarily comply with peer-reviewed standards related to health, safety, and quality programming.