Ziptivity’s North Shore Summer Camp ZipPicks

Here are Ann’s North Shore ZipPicks from our Summer Camp Edition of ZipNews!  Read this special edition of ZipNews here to also learn about other camp recommendations from our Community Ambassadors in Metro Boston, MetroWest, and the South Shore.

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NORTH SHORE SUMMER CAMP ZIPPICKS

What: Wenham Museum: Summer Programs

Where: Wenham

Who: 5-13

When: 9am-3pm weekly July 11-29, half day program weekly August 1-12, last group meets August 15-17 (3 days) 9am-3pm

Why: “Choose from themes like; history, the arts, soldiers, dolls, lego’s – something for every child…”

How much: from $145-250 per session

Registration Deadline: N/A

What: Manchester Athletic Club: Summer Camps

Where: Manchester

Who: 3-15

When: 9am-3pm daily Monday-Friday, 1/2 day available.  June 6-August 26.

Why: “AMAZING outdoor camp: tennis, swimming, soccer, loads of silly games, more, more, more! We enjoy it every summer.”

How much: varies, daily $45 and up, weekly $230 and up

Registration Deadline: Discount applied if registered before April 1

What: SummerQuest at the Crane Estate

Where: Ipswich

Who: 6-15

When: 9am-4pm weekly, Monday-Friday, 1/2 day available.  July 05, 2011 – August 26

Why: “WHAT an amazing backdrop!  The Crane Estate is unbelievably gorgeous.  Kids will swim, hike, kayak and explore an incredible landscape.”

How much: varies, daily $45 and up, weekly $230 and up

Registration Deadline: N/A

What: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Day Camps

Where: Topsfield

Who: 4-14

When: 9am-3pm daily, Monday-Friday

Why: “They just do everything right at the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary…  This is for the kid who loves nature and exploring…”

How much: from $150-300 per weekly session

Registration Deadline: N/A

What: Shore Country Day School: Summer Shore Camps

Where: Beverly

Who: 5-15

When: 9am-4pm daily, Monday-Friday

Why: “From sports to enrichment activities like ceramics and chess, this is the Ivy League of summer camps.”

How much: from $195 (1/2 day) to $400 per weekly session.

Registration Deadline: 6/15 to avoid late fees

What: Summer at Brookwood

Where: Manchester

Who: 3-14

When: 9am-12:30pm daily, Monday-Friday

Why: “One of the few options for the young ones, Brookwood is a gorgeous campus offering exceptional variety and quality of programs.”

How much: from $85 (1/2 day) to $290 per weekly session.

Registration Deadline: registration form as well as a $100 deposit due by 3/31.  Deposit non-refundable after this date.

What: Glen Urquhart School: Summer Program

Where: Beverly

Who: 4-14

When: 8am-4pm daily, Monday-Friday

Why: “The best camp I could find for parents who need longer hours.  They even bus campers to a local beach

where they swim, build sand castles, play chess and beach games and explore tide pools!”

How much: from $175 to $495 per 2-week sessions.

Registration Deadline: N/A

What: The Tower School: Summer at Tower 2011

Where: Marblehead

Who: 3-14

When: 9am-4pm daily, Monday-Friday

Why: “This school offers it all!  Workshops include: Studio Art, Drama, Dance, Athletics, Music and Musical Theater, Creative Cooking, science and technology.”

How much:  from $175 to $495 per 2-week sessions.

Registration Deadline: N/A

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One Response to “Ziptivity’s North Shore Summer Camp ZipPicks”
  1. zipmom says:

    Greetings!

    We have a great summer camp in Gloucester, to add to your list of North Shore faves. A collaboration between Henry Allen TheatreWorks and Cape Ann Art Haven called Cape Ann Summer PlayCamp. Check it out!

    http://thecapeann.wordpress.com/cape-ann-summer-playcamp/

    Thanks,

    Henry Allen
    Director
    http://www.HenryAllen.org
    http://www.TheAnnie.org
    http://www.TheCapeAnn.org

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