Hill House Camps

Registration: January 16 for returning 2017 families 
                             January 18 for all families, new and familiar!

Hill House is the only American Camp Association Accredited organization in Boston.

 *Introducing our Leadership in Training program for 13-15 year olds!

NHill House is proud to offer a LIT program for the first time! This program is designed for 13-15 year olds    who wish to transition from camper to counselor.  Partcipants will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the planning and execution of a successful and fun day camp! This is fantastic way to develop self confidence and practice valuable leadership skills through experience and discussion. Participants will learn conflict resolution skills, responsibility, teamwork and more under the supervision of senior camp staff and counselors. 
Sessions, dates and prices TBA
Please contact Tori at vfrappolli@hillhouseboston.org if you are interested

Kiddie Kamp (3-5 years)
Kiddie Kamp at Hill House is the perfect combination of new and exciting experiences and a safe, familiar environment. Join Hill House's counselors for a summer full of games, crafts, stories, songs, age-appropriate athletics and outdoor fun. Your child will build confidence, independence and friendships. Each week, campers explore playful themes through crafts and songs that allow their imaginations and creativity to flourish. Learn more.

Day Camp (5-12 years)
New and experienced campers alike can join us for an action-packed summer full of exciting outdoor activities and weekly field trips. Whether they are making creating artistic masterpieces at the Firehouse, swimming in the outdoor pool at the Clubs at Charles River Park, playing field games on the Teddy Ebersol's Red Sox Fields, taking part in athletic activities on the Boston Common or having a dance party at 74 Joy Street; your camper will find something new to enjoy every day. Learn more.

Day Camp Extended Day (5-12 years) - offered weeks 1-11

For parents who are looking for a few extra hours of fun during the day, we are happy to once again provide our Extended Day option! Extended Day allows you to drop off your child as early as 8:00 am and pick your child up as late as 5:30 pm. Extended Day is available to all of our Day Campers in Classic Camp and all Afternoon Activity Options. The cost is $595 per week for five days of 8:00 am to 5:30 pm camp ($50 additional for sailing option campers). Learn more. 

Day Camp's Sports Option (7-12 years) - offered weeks 1-10

Sports Camp invites campers 7 + to spend weekday afternoons on the Boston Common and Teddy Ebersol’s Red Sox Fields. Participants will join their favorite seasonal athletic instructors to strengthen and develop athletic skills throughout the summer. Sports Camp combines Day Camp’s morning activities with an afternoon of structured athletics. Sports Campers will join Day Campers to swim in the Charles River Park Pool, and for weekly field trips. 

Coaches instill confidence, sportsmanship and teamwork in sports campers while simultaneously providing an outlet for energy and creativity—campers will have the opportunity to choose activities and put their own spin on classic sports and games. In past years; soccer, baseball, basketball, flag football and capture the flag have been fan favorites. Learn more.

Day Camp's Theater Option (7-12 years) - offered weeks 2-4
There's a lot of creative energy at camp, and we're looking to channel it with our theater sessions! Our theater coordinator will introduce your camper to theater games, reading scripts to understand stage direction and coach them through lines and actions to contribute to a performance in our fourth session of camp. Parents will be invited to view their thespians in action! Preference for roles will be given to children enrolled in all three weeks to give a sense of direction in the performance at the end of the three sessions. Learn more.

Day Camp's Film Option (9-12 years) - offered weeks 5-7
Be the star of your camp weeks! For these three sessions, campers will act in their own film. For the first week, they will become familiar with the script. In the second, they will begin filming. In the third, they will film the final scenes and undergo the editing process. Campers enrolled in all three weeks will be awarded lead roles to maintain consistency in the film. Children enrolled in one or two weeks will be extras or script specialists. Final cut of the film will be shown on August 4 for all of our enrolled campers and the parents of our movie stars, editing pros and creative writers. Learn more.

Day Camp's Sailing Option (10-12 years) - offered weeks 8-10
Hill House is thrilled to be partnering with Community Boating for the first time in 2017! In this three week time block, our oldest campers will be walked over to Community Boating for sailing school, where they will learn safety measures, go through land drills, ride on a boat to get the "feel" of sailing before they take the tiller of their own vessel.

Campers choosing the sailing option will need written proof that they have passed a swim test and can swim 75 yards on their own. The cost of the sailing option is an additional $50 per week. Learn more.

Important Camp Materials
         Kiddie Kamp Materials        Day Camp Materials       All Camp Materials
         Kiddie Kamp Success Guide
       Day Camp Success Guide        2017 Hill House-issue forms 
         Firehouse Traffic Plan        Firehouse Traffic Plan        A-Z Camp Overview
         TERSF Traffic Plan               2017 Summer Camp Guide
         Walking & Driving to TERSF