Researching Boston Summer Camps for Your Child in Summer 2024

John Mayer once said "A little bit of summer is what the whole year is about." Making the most of the summer months is so important for children. Through summer camp programs, children are introduced to a new community of people to engage in a fun way. Camps help children grow. Teamwork, self-esteem, and friendships are made and strengthened. There are so many options. This blog post provides a listing of day camps, resident camps, and specialized programs in the Boston area.

Have a Camptastic Summer!

Explore these resources below:

  • Boston Camp Fair — a free in-person event on February 10 in South Boston to explore an extensive range of camps

Guides to Summer Sessions and Summer Camps

  • Boston Public Schools — the school district provides a comprehensive list of summer camp programs and activities
  • Boston Magazine — annual listing of camp offerings from the premier magazine 
  • Boston Summer Camps 2024 Guide — Boston Central's online resource for families has extensive information on fun things for children this summer
  • 2024 Boston Summer Camps — parents started this website to help summer camp directors present the best Boston camp opportunities to assist parents with camp selection 

Summer Urban Programs throughout Boston

Scouting in Greater Boston

  • Boy Scouts — Cub Scouting offers a variety of overnight camping opportunities
  • Base Camp — family day camp and overnight camp opportunities 
  • Girl Scouts — Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts  have day and overnight camp opportunities