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2023 Summer Camp & Kids Activities Guide

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher December 19, 2022

Who's ready for summer?!  The time to book summer camp is now!  Our 2023 Summer Camp & Kids Activities Guide is below, and new camps and programs will be added weekly so check back often!

Stop in to our Summer Camp & Kids Activities Fairs:

Need advice for picking a camp and preparing your child?  Looking for additional local programs?  Check our 2023 Summer Camp E-Magazine.  Note that the E-Book is regularly updated, so check back to see if it has been updated! 


Would you like us to share information about your camp or program?  Please email Tessa at mackidlexingtonlowell@macaronikid.com



Teamworks Adventure Camp

66 Depot St
Westford MA 01886

978-727-7675

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Teamworks Adventure Camps is a traditional day camp surrounded by lush landscaping including a pine grove for our morning meeting and a beautiful sandy beach on the edge of Burgess Pond for swimming and waterfront activities. In some ways the camp is traditional, however we have unique offerings as well such as Specialty Camps (i.e. Chef’s Kitchen, Princess Camp, Cosplay, etc), STEM and STEAM based activities, and even Quidditch (inspired by Harry Potter)!  It is the perfect place for campers age 4-14 to continue Teamworks 24-year camp tradition of seasons filled with adventure, friendship and fun.


Teamworks Acton Summer Camp

30 Great Rd
Acton MA 01720

978-287-5533

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For over 25 years, Teamworks has been providing safe, quality summer camps for our local communities and families. With flexible registration, including single day and extended day options, we make the camp experience convenient for any family’s schedule. Our 2022 camp will run from June 12 to September 1 for boys & girls age 4-16. Campers can choose from a variety of camps, including our Traditional Camp, Sports Camp, Learn To Play Camps and various Specialty Camps. 


Grotonwood Camp & Conference Center

167 Prescott St
Groton MA 01450

978-448-5763

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Grotonwood Camp provides week-long day and overnight camps for children age 5-17. Located on beautiful Lost Lake in Groton, and with 247 acres of private woodland to explore, it is a co-ed traditional non profit Christian summer camp for ALL God's children. 


College for Kids & Teens Summer Program at Middlesex Community College

591 Springs Rd
Bedford MA 01730

781-280-3669

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College for Kids (CFK) and College for Teens (CFT) provides children with an exciting range of unique opportunities to explore careers, gain new knowledge, develop new skills and boost their self-confidence. Our College for Kids program strives to employ either public school teachers or experts in the field. All program employees have experience instructing children in the content area. Programs are offered on the Bedford and Lowell campuses, as well as a theater program at the Academic Arts Center in Lowell. Please note the recommended ages of each program carefully when registering your child as they range between 8 - 17. Unless otherwise stated the cost for each program includes materials/activities.  College for Teens is specifically for rising high school students to explore multiple career pathways and while earning college credit in a non-traditional pathway.

Code Wiz Westford

175 Littleton Rd Unit A
Westford MA 01886

978-496-1053

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Code with us this summer! We provide a space where kids can learn, explore their interests, discover their inner geniuses and make new like minded friends! Our curriculum is designed to be personalized and paced to help them become a pro and bring their ideas to life! Now enrolling ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13+. Weekly sessions will run from June 25th to August 26th. Half day and full day options.

Good Pickin' Farm

5 Gould Rd
Westford MA 01886

425-306-7203

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Day camp for girls and boys ages 3-13.  Summer Farm Camp is all about animals, nature, games, crafts and having fun!! Camp runs from 9-3pm with extended day available until 5pm. Children ages 3-5 have the option of coming to the AM or PM program or joining us all day! Get off your screens and spend your days outside on the farm!


4-H Camp Middlesex

1031 Erickson Rd.
Ashby MA 01431

978-386-7704

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Since 1941, Camp Middlesex day (ages 6-15) and overnight (ages 8-15) camp in Ashby, Massachusetts  has given campers an unforgettable summer experience! We tie in the mission of the 4-H program, and focus on building life skills through each of the 4-H’s – Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.


Camp NDA

Academy of Notre Dame
180 Middlesex Rd
Tyngsboro MA 01879

978-649-7611 x350

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A nature-based, traditional day camp for ages 5-12, Camp NDA has a special theme weekly and cool activities each week.  Plus, campers get to hike, make crafts, work in our geodome and more! Camp NDA takes full advantage of our 200 acre campus, athletic fields, and air conditioned field house.  Camp activities are closely tied to NDA’s STEAM curriculum.


The Kids' League of Westford

10 Church St
Westford MA 01886

978-692-6733

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Come and see what has made the Kids' League Summer Program a favorite in Westford and surrounding towns for over 24 years! Located in the heart of Westford and only 5 minutes from Rt. 495, the Kids' League is a "traditional" summer camp but loaded with daily fun and adventure. Each week has its own theme such as "Kids' City 2022" and "Survivor". Campers can also participate in a wide variety of activities such as sports, STEM, arts & crafts, LEGO challenges, a weekly trip to Forge Village Pond, and special on-site and off-site programming. The Kids' League offers flexible scheduling, great rates and has an experienced and dedicated staff.  Come join the fun!

Heavey Quinn Irish Dance

11 Progress Avenue
Chelmsford MA 01824

978-250-9100

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Come join us for fun filled days of learning everything Irish dance while making new friends at Heavey Quinn Summer Steps! Our program is open to new dancers who would like to try Irish step from age 4 - 12. The week (or you can sign up for 3 days only) consists of learning the basics of Irish step, ballet and having some creative time doing arts and crafts.

Dream Ballet School
65 Main St
Westford MA 01886

650-296-1717

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Outstanding ballet education for all ages from pre-ballet to pre-professional levels. We aim to provide students with a nurturing environment in which to build skills, gain confidence and thrive through artistic expression. Our programs include children's curriculum based classes, caregiver-and-me classes and adult ballet & fitness.


Fun World Language Academy

Westford MA

617-283-2440

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Join us for a fun and engaging program designed to introduce young children to the Spanish language. Learning a second language at a young age is beneficial, easy, and fun - so much fun that children will not even notice how much they are learning, while interactive with our experienced teachers.


The Self-Defense Institute
1721 Main Street,
Tewksbury MA

978-863-1460

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The Self-Defense Institute, www.tsdiOnLine.com, continues to be recognized for exemplary teaching, leadership in the community and a commitment to Excellence. Classes are offered to ages 4 - 18 years and adults. Monthly tuition is $119. No contracts. 



Westford Recreations Summer Programs
65 Main Street,
Westford MA

978-692-5532

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For over 17 years, Westford Recreation has provided the community with affordable, high-quality Summer Weekly Programs, each designed for the program’s mission and varied age group. At Westford Recreation, kids let summer shine, enjoying activities that relax and engage, like arts & crafts at the Nabnasset, or swimming and s’mores at EBC. We understand that positive youth development is the cornerstone for building enriching activities and relationships — here all children are supported as they continue to learn and grow.


 

Snapology of North Chelmsford
15 Tyngsboro Rd Unit 6A
North Chelmsford MA

978-400-2239

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This Summer, join Snapology for full day summer classes with a different themes each week! Students at Snapology will go through the complete engineering process to create fun builds as it relates to our weekly theme. Examples include Amusement Park Engineering, GameBots Robotics, SuperStructures Arcitecture , and more! They'll learn social skills, enrich their STEAM skills, and have a great time completing fun builds!




 Groton Hill Music Center Summer Programs
122 Old Ayer Rd
Groton MA

978-486-9524

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Groton Hill Music School's full and half-day summer programs feature amazing music experiences for ages five through teen.  All our programs focus on the benefits of artistic exploration, personal attention, and collaboration for musicians looking to grow and prepare for the next steps in their journey. Some sessions even feature overnight options or before- and after-care to make scheduling more convenient for families. 



 Goldfish Swim School, Westford
3 Lyberty Way
Westford MA

978-799-2700

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Goldfish Swim School’s unique Jump Start Clinics are swim classes specially designed for families looking to get their kids water-ready in a hurry. They’re a great way to introduce kids to the fundamentals of water safety, take full advantage of school vacations, or get peace-of-mind before a water-centric vacation. Jump Start Clinics are one month of lessons in just one week and focus on everything from teaching the fundamentals of water safety to fine-tuning stroke technique.



 Gold Standard & Middlesex Magic Summer Camps
500 Potash Hill Rd
Tyngsborough MA

339-222-8399

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Gold Standard & Middlesex Magic are excited to provide New England's only summer camps Powered by Under Armour! Our summer camps are focused on individual and team skill development, fostering a love for hard work & the game of basketball and include small game application, tournaments and contests . Camps run Monday - Thursday, 9am - 2pm, at the Tyngsboro Sports Center. Gold Standard has trained all ages and skill levels from Kindergarten to the NBA and our summer camps are designed for all ages and skill levels!


Kumon Westford
175 Littleton Road
Westford MA 01886

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Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills. Kumon has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions.


Would you like to add your camp or summer program to our 2021 Summer Camp Directory?  Please email Tessa at mackidlexingtonlowell@macaronikid.com



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