2024 Local Summer Camp Guide | The North Shore Moms

I’m so excited for the return of The North Shore Moms Local Summer Camp Guide! This was one of our most popular posts last year and as a local parent myself, I know that choosing the right summer camp for your child can be a daunting task.

This Guide includes several featured camps from sports, to STEAM, to art, to adventure camps and more! Plus a list of additional camps by category and links to town recreation summer programs.

Keep reading to learn more about each camp, including age requirements and enrollment links.

And if your child is ready for sleepaway camp, don’t worry! Our National 2024 Sleepaway Camp and Program Guide from The Local Moms Network is coming soon too.



60 Railroad Ave. Hamilton, MA

Artcie is hosting weekly art camps. Themes and projects change weekly; drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and fashion!

Ages: 5 years old – teens

Dates: Weekly camps beginning June 17 and running through August 16

Enrollment Notes: There is no deadline to register, but space is limited and camps are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

IG: @artciestudio   |   FB:  @Artcie

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308 Andover Street, Danvers, MA

Your summer adventure awaits at Primrose North Shore – Danvers! This year Primrose School’s Summer Adventure Club will be introducing brand new, exciting theme weeks that will be sure to keep your children both engaged and entertained! Monday-Friday from 7:30am – 5:30pm, with morning and afternoon snacks and lunchtime meals provided on site.

Ages: 6 & 7 

Dates: June 24 – August 23

Enrollment Notes: For enrollment and any questions reach out to Hayley Greco at [email protected] or 978-972-5732.

IG: @primrosenorthshore  |   FB: @PrimroseNorthShoreDanvers

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Edge on Science

Endicott College, Beverly, MA & Lasell University, Newton, MA

Choose from eleven different week-long, project-based day programs in applied science and engineering at Edge on Science. These are led by an engineer, scientist and/or scholar with a low child to Instructor/Assistant ratio of 6:1 or less.

Ages: 8-17 years old

Dates: June 24 – August 16

IG: @edgeonscience |   FB: @edgeonscience.com

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North Shore Glass School

16 Proctor Street, Salem, MA

Join North Shore Glass School for a week of artistic enrichment and fun! Participants will spend the week learning about the fine arts of fused glass, flameworking, stained glass and sand-blasting. Students will leave the week with a dizzying array of beautiful keepsake glass art projects and a greater understanding of/for the fascinating art of glass!

Ages: 8-17

Dates: Weekly, throughout the summer

IG: @NorthShoreGlassSchool  |   FB: @NorthShoreGlassSchool

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8 Atwater Avenue, Manchester, MA

From learn to play programs for our youngest players to advanced training and conditioning for our elite players MAC Tennis Academy has a tennis program for every child! All of our programs offer use of our outdoor pool as well!

Ages: 5-18

Dates: June 24 – August 23

Enrollment Notes: Enrollment remains open until the session begins, based on availability.

IG: @mactennisacademy, @macfitnessclubs  |   FB: @ManchesterAthleticClub

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255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA

La Vida’s award-winning Adventure Camp provides an opportunity for middle schoolers to explore their potential, develop leadership skills and create meaningful memories through activities such as kayaking and canoeing through sunny days on beautiful Gull Pond, mountain biking around pristine local trails and soaring on the high ropes course. Each outdoor activity is a chance for your child to learn teamwork, problem-solving and how to care for others. Along the way, they are encouraged and cared for by our highly trained staff who model exceptional leadership. Your child’s week of adventure with us is an experience that will stick with them for a lifetime.

Ages: 10-15 years old

Dates: Eight weeklong sessions available between June 17-August 9

Enrollment Notes: Rolling admissions

IG: @gclavida   |   FB:  @GordonCollegeLaVida


701 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Welcome to Camp Moraine! A day camp designed to make each activity a new adventure in self-discovery and camaraderie! Our Philosophy is to provide participants the opportunity to explore their passions, foster enduring friendships and be members of a vibrant community.

Ages: 4-13 years old

Dates: June 24 – August 23

IG: @campmoraine   |   FB: @Camp Moraine


255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA

La Vida Trailblazers provides an opportunity for high schoolers to explore their potential, develop leadership skills and create meaningful memories by exploring the Adirondack State Park. Campers will get to spend the week with their friends exploring breathtaking mountaintops, making a commitment move on the rock wall, paddling down winding rivers, and so much more.

Ages: 15-17 years old

Dates: July 22-26 and July 29-August 2

Enrollment Notes: Rolling admissions

IG: @gclavida   |   FB: @GordonCollegeLaVida


255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA

La Vida Adirondack Leadership Program offers high schoolers the opportunity to backpack and canoe in one of the most beautiful spots in the U.S. for 8 days. There they will learn outdoor camping skills, discover their strengths, develop their faith and expand their leadership potential. Through mountaintop views and unforgettable sunsets on the water, they’ll explore questions like “Who am I?” and “What kind of leader do I want to be?”

Ages: 15-18 years old

Dates: June 22-29, July 6-13 & July 20-27

Enrollment Notes: Rolling admissions

IG: @gclavida   |   FB: @GordonCollegeLaVida


1 Central Street, Middleton, MA

Creative weekly themes at Art’s Cool will inspire a variety of art mediums and projects presented during half day workshops, full day camp and studio art classes. Build confidence creatively in their happy, sunny art center which boasts two studios, lunch room and an outdoor space too!

Ages: 3.5 years old – teen

Dates: June 24 – August 28

Registration Notes: Registration begins February 1 and ends August 28 (in order to accommodate drop-ins space available). Space is limited and registration is first-come, first-serve.

IG: @artscoolmiddleton |   FB: @Artscoolmiddleton


Bennett Athletics and Recreation Center, 255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, MA

Gordon College Women’s Basketball Camps will be a combination of games, skill development and interactive activities designed as a fun, growth oriented experience for girls! Camps are designed to provide personal attention to each camper and to give skill instruction in all facets of offensive and defensive skill development. Players and staff from the Gordon College Women’s Basketball team will be involved in every part of camp; and are committed to employing the most knowledgeable and enthusiastic counselors because they know a positive atmosphere and encouraging coach will always brings out the best in each girl!

Grades: 1-8 (girls)

Dates: June 24-28 and July 29-August 2

IG: @gordoncollegewbb


St. John’s Prep, 72 Spring Street, Danvers, MA

Have your best summer ever at Summer at St. John’s! This program grows with your campers, and St. John’s offer sports, tech, and traditional camp offerings for boys and girls ages 4-15 with lots of convenient options like bus, lunch, extended day and more!

Ages: 2-15 years old

Dates: June 10 – August 16

Enrollment Notes: Enrollment open now!

IG: @Summeratstjohns   |   FB: @SummeratStJohns

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Summer Shore Collage North Shore Moms Summer Camp

545 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Summer Shore offers a wide variety of fun and exciting summer camp options including traditional day camp, sports camps (including Nike, Legacy Lacrosse, and Skillz Check specialty sports camps), InspiritAI, and iSTEAM Robotics for children entering Pre-K through Grade 12. Choose from full day and half day programs running throughout the summer.

Ages: Entering Grades Pre-K through Grade 12

Dates: June 17 – August 16, full day and half day options

Enrollment Notes: Registration is open to the public and available on a first come, first served basis. Register early.

IG: @ShoreCountryDay   |   FB: @ShoreCountryDay


Brigham Athletic Complex, 26 Hull Street, Wenham, MA

In each weeklong program at North Shore Tennis Camps, participants will learn a foundational tennis skills through engaging and fun games. At the end of the week participants put their skills to the test in coach-guided matchplay!

Ages: 7-15

Dates: Weeks of July 8, 15, 22 and 29

Enrollment Notes: Register deadline is May 31

IG: @northshoretenniscamps   |   FB: @Tennis Camps at Gordon College


131 Scotland Road, Newbury, MA

Junior golf schools for boys and girls at Newbury Golf Center are a structured fun learning environment with small groups. Each of the schools will not exceed 10 children and will be taught by PGA professionals. During the school children will be taught the fundamentals of the golf swing, all aspects of the short game, and putting. They will also learn the rules of golf and etiquette of the game.

Ages: 5-13

Dates: Weekly Schools from June 19 – August 27

Enrollment Notes: Enrollment is open now! Limited to 10 children per school.

IG: @newburygolfcenter   |   FB: @newburygolfcenter


Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

Dustin Sports Performance Clinic offers a comprehensive sports performance program where athletes of all ages and abilities train with a highly skilled coaching staff in a professional and supportive environment. The program focuses on improving physical performance while fostering camaraderie, respect, and the development of lifelong friendships, creating a holistic approach to athletic development.

Ages: Middle School – Collegiate Athletes

Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from June 3 to August 9

Enrollment Notes: Enrollment Deadline: 5/20; Early Bird Special ($100 off): 4/12

IG: @DustinSportPerformance


Brigham Athletic Complex, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA

We are glad to announce that Gordon College will again be hosting soccer camps & clinics for players age 5-13 in summer of 2024. Their camps include instruction and programming for all skill and experience levels to accommodate every player and will be led by Gordon College Men’s Soccer coaches as well as numerous current college players.

Ages: 5-13 (with the exception of the ID Camp, which is for High School boys)

Dates: June 22 (ID clinic), June 24–28 (Full Day & Little Scots), July 29–August 2 (Full Day & Little Scots), August 5–9 (1/2 Day)

Enrollment Notes: Registration will open in mid-February and is expected to fill quickly.

IG: @gordonmsoccer

The Reading Studio

174 Cabot St. Beverly, MA

Join us at The Reading Studio for our Summer Literacy Camps! The Reading Studio team incorporates fun and engaging activities that practice important literacy skills while sharing a joy of learning with every camper! Each camp provides an excellent opportunity to keep children actively involved in literacy and learning throughout the summer months.

Ages: Rising Pre-K to Rising 3rd Grade

Dates: Various dates throughout the summer

Enrollment Notes: Registration is OPEN!

IG: @the_readingstudio   |   FB: The Reading Studio LLC

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Hammer and Stain North Shore

296A Cabot St, Beverly MA

Arts & Crafts Camp for kids and teens at Hammer & Stain North Shore.

Ages: 6-12 & 13-16 years old

Dates: July 15-19, Aug 5-8, Aug 12-16

Enrollment Notes: Early Registration (save $$) Feb 1st-29th, Regular Registration starts March 1st!

IG: @hammerandstainnorthshore   |   FB: @HammerandStainNorthShore


Multiple Locations

The Summer Skillz program focuses on the technical skills that help players develop critical speed and confidence with the ball and most importantly a love of the game of soccer. Camps are open to players ages 4 to 16 who are grouped on site by age and skill level to maximize the individual development and enjoyment for all players

Ages: 4-16 years old

Dates: Session 1: July 8-12 (Bishop Fenwick HS)
Session 2: July 15-19 (Bishop Fenwick HS)
Session 3: July 22-26 (Bishop Fenwick HS)
Session 4: August 5-9 (Bishop Fenwick HS)
Session 5*: August 12-16 (Shore Country Day)
Session 5*: August 12-16 (Danvers Indoor Sports)
Session 6: August 19-23 (Danvers Indoor Sports)

Enrollment Notes: Sibling discounts available

IG: @skillzcheck_soccer  |   FB: @skillzCheckSoccer


Let’s Create Camp at Create & Escape DIY Workshops runs Mondays-Thursdays from 9:30am-12:30pm. Each day your child will complete three, hands-on, creative projects based on the weekly theme or a customized theme they have expressed interest in. Choose from paint pouring, 3D laser craft, sea glass and more! 

Ages: 4-12 years old

Dates: July 7 – August 8

IG: @createandescapediyworkshops  |   FB: @createandescapeworkshops

Additional North Shore Summer Camps


Annisquam Arts
Ages 6-14

Create & Escape
Ages 4+

TheArtRoom Summer Program
Ages 4-12


Taste Buds Kitchen Camp
Ages 4-Teen

Taste Buds Kitchen Camp
Ages 4-Teen
North Andover


Ace Gymnastics Camp
Ages 4.5+

BoSoma Camp
Ages 3-18
Georgetown & Hamilton

Crystal Joyce Dance Academy Camp
Ages 3+

Gymnastics & Ninja Camps at Burke’s
Ages 5-12

Iron Rail Gymnastics Academy Summer Programs
Ages Preschool and up

Summer Dance Camp at Elevate Dance Center
Ages 4-10

The Little Gym at Cherry Hill Camp
Ages 3-12

Yellow Jackets Gymnastics Camp
Ages 5+


Appleton Farms – Farm Camp
Ages 4-17

Brooks School Summer Programs
Ages 3-14
North Andover

Camp Evergreen
Ages 4.5-14

Camp Fire
Grade K-9

Camp Whirlygig at Wenham Museum
Ages 4-10

Ipswich River Nature Camp
Ages 5-16
Topsfield & Marblehead

Kestrel Educational Adventures
Ages 4-13

Rowley & Amesbury

North Shore Nature Program at Camp Dennison
Ages 6-14

Pingree Day Camp
Grades Pre-K-8
South Hamilton

Summer at Clark
Ages 4-14

Summer at GUS
Grades Pre-K-10

Summer at the J
Grades PreK-9

Summer at The Community House
Grades K-5

Summer at Waring
Ages 7-13

Summer Shore Day Camp 
Ages 3-12

SummerQuest at Crane Estate
Ages 4-17


Camp Maude Eaton
Grades 2-12

Camp Rice Moody
Grades K-5


Coastal Discoveries: Marine Education Program
Ages 8+

Coastal Explorers
Ages 8-12

The Ultimate Kids Fishing Camp
Ages 8-16
Marblehead & Manchester-by-the-Sea


A Broadway Kids Co. Summer Programs
Ages 4-11
North Andover

Summer at Stage 284
Grades 1-5

The NE School of Performing Arts
Ages 5-20
North Reading


Bruce McCorry’s Martial Arts Academy Camp

Danvers Indoor Sports Camp


Camp Invention
Grades K-6
Locations in Danvers, Peabody, Wenham, North Andover, Newburyport & More

KaiPod Learning Summer Programs
Ages 8-12

Let Go Your Mind
Ages 4-13


Greater Beverly YMCA Onsite Camps
Ages 2 – 14

Camp Cedar Mill
Ages  5 -13

Camp Dory
Ages 5-13

Camp Harbor Quest at Pioneer Village
Grades K-7

Camp Spindrift
Ages 5-15

Camp Sterling Woods
Grades K-8

Cape Ann YMCA Onsite Camps
Ages 4-17

Children’s Island Day Camp
Ages 5-15

Creative Arts Camp at the Salem Y
Ages 8-13

Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA Onsite Camps
Ages 5-12

Town Recreation Summer Programs & Camps

Most of these camps are held at a town park or playground, some are free and some are fee-based, all are for children residing in these towns to attend. Details vary by town be sure to visit the links for sign-ups and specifics.

Youth Summer Programs
Ages 3-15

The Parks Program
Ages 6-12

Grades 3-5

Grades 1-2

Adventure Camp
Grades 6-8

Tiny Tykes
Ages 3-5

Falcons Summer Programs
Entering Grads 1-8

Hamilton & Wenham
Summer Club Programs
Grades PreK-7

more info coming soon
Grades K-8

Manchester & Essex
more info coming soon
Ages 6-13

more info coming soon
Grades K-6

North Andover
Summer Fun Programs
Grades K-8

more info coming soon
Ages 3+

Summer Daycation Program
Grades K-7

more info coming soon
Ages 6-12

Summer Club Programs
Grades K-6

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