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SOMERVILLE, MA

Somerville Winter Break Camp

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Here, we put kids in charge.

Preposterous? Possibly. Effective? You betcha.

When you trust kids, they trust themselves. For 42 years, we’ve put kids in charge of their own learning experience. As they try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Campers choose activities minute to minute–deciding what they want to do, and for how long. Our job is to get out of their way, cheerlead creative risks, and provide just enough guidance to make sure nobody does anything totally* senseless.

*Totally senseless: By our definition, mistakes aren’t senseless. They’re how you learn.

Buy any number of days. Use them any time. Get refunded for unused days.

Buy any number of Day Passes to use any day we’re open this winter session. You don’t even need to tell us when you’re coming–just show up! And if for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Passes automatically in full at spring’s end.

Lunch, snacks, and all hours, 8am–6pm, included.

Camp Details

DATES

Dec 27 - Dec 30

HOURS

8am to 6pm

AGES

4-12

ADDRESS

Saint Theresa Catholic School
192 Summer Street
Somerville, MA, 02143

DIRECTOR

Tyler

CALL/TEXT

617-245-0410

Activities for Every Interest

Campers will design their day in real-time by choosing from a variety of activities offered at once. In the early morning and late afternoon, campers ramp up and wind down with recreational choices. For the bulk of the day, children will choose from the activities listed below. While we can’t say exactly what the day will look like, one thing is for sure: The campers are in control.

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Media Lab

Campers play with a variety of coding and digital gaming apps as well as other digital media and art based activities.
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Stop-Motion Animation

Kids will create, direct, and produce stop-motion animation movies & shorts with our custom animation stations.
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Makery

Imagination is the limit when you mix campers with basic maker kits, digital drawing, and Rexlace.
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Performing Arts

Children can jump into the spotlight with dancing and karaoke.
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Arts, Crafts, & Lounging

Table games, cards, and other crafts are available to kiddos all day.
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Sports & Recreation

Campers & staff join together to play indoor playground games, sports, or whatever kids are interested in that day. And to spice things up we'll have a surprise activity or performance this camp session!

Testimonials From Our Camps in Massachusetts

(My child) had a fantastic first day of camp! He made lots of new friends, he worked on coding projects, and he took so much pride sharing his handmade cinnamon roll with us! He told me when I picked him up from camp that this is "the best camp he's ever attended" and he thanked me for enrolling him! I couldn't be more thrilled! Thank you guys so much for making his summer camp experience so excellent!
Muniba

(Our kid) had a great first day and is looking forward to more. Thanks for welcoming him and helping him ease into things at his own pace.
Jared

The kids were having so much fun yesterday they won’t stop talking about it. Turns out they liked it a lot! At first I wanted to put them in for 4 days a week but am adding another day in for each week to make it a full 5x week now. I thank it will be a blast with this camp for them this year! TY
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Fees

Buy any number of Day Passes, and use them any day we’re open this winter camp session. There’s no need to reserve your days ahead of time, or even let us know when you plan to join–just show up! If for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Day Passes automatically in-full after the camp session comes to an end.

Fees include lunch, snacks and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm. 

Our Day Pass includes lunch, snacks, and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

Staff

Tireless child advocates, who balance structure and guidance with staying out of campers’ ways. All staff members are background checked and trained in CPR & first-aid.

Food

We provide daily lunch options from a rotating variety of local restaurants and caterers. We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. Check out the daily menu below.

Important Info for Camp in Somerville

Mandatory Wellness Survey

Staff and campers will complete a wellness survey and/or other screening to identify any potential health concerns upon arrival to camp each day.

Virtual Camp Orientation

Virtual camp orientation coming soon!! Once we get closer to camp, we’ll email you a link to our virtual, camp orientation. This will provide everything you need to know for your first day of camp, including: important information such as camp drop-off & pick-up procedures, how to check-in and check-out of camp each day, what to bring (and not bring), and a few more camp details.

Daily Menu

VG= Vegetarian , GF= Gluten Free , DF= Dairy Free , SF= Soy Free , EF= Egg Free

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Daily Lunch Menu
Snacks

Contact Us

We would love to help you learn more about our program and at the same time learn more about you and your camper.

Tyler

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This is Tyler’s 2nd year directing with Steve & Kate’s. When not at camp you can generally find Tyler reading a graphic novel outside, while enjoying too many snacks. (Actually, can you ever have too many snacks?)

This winter Tyler is looking forward to seeing all the returning campers!

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