Welcome to Tenacre Summer

The Best First
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About Tenacre Summer


Welcome! Tenacre Summer Programs is located in Wellesley, Massachusetts and is situated on Tenacre Country Day School's elementary school campus. The foundation of our success is the quality of our staff, a supportive and nurturing environment, and a welcoming place where each child belongs. The administration and staff strive to make every child feel comfortable and safe in a fun camp setting. Founded in 1973, the camp’s noncompetitive environment fosters self-esteem and individual accomplishments. We hope that your family will join us for one of our programs this season!
Priority Enrollment for returning camper families will begin on December 8th.
Open Enrollment for new camper families will begin on January 4th.


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Day Camp

Ages 3 to 12   
June 26 - August 18
Day Camp offers three program options: the Three's Program for three year olds, the Four's Program for four year olds, and Full Day for children entering K through 6th grade. Day Camp consists of fun, traditional camp activities such as sports, crafts, archery, nature, science, music, and ropes course. Every camper receives a swimming lesson every day, and our Full Day campers get to have an additional free swim period in the afternoon.

Specialty Programs

Entering K - 6th Grade   
June 26 - August 18
Our two-week Specialty Camps offer programs for a wide variety of interests that campers might have. While participating in a Specialty Camp, campers spend approximately half of their day focused on their specialty, and half of the day participating in traditional camp activities. 
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Aftercamp Child Care

Aftercamp Child Care is offered as a convenience to our camp families and is available daily from 3:15 p.m. until 6:00 p.m Monday through Thursday, and 3:15 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. on Friday.  This service is for all campers that are enrolled until 3:15 p.m.

June Swim Lessons

Ages 3 & Older 
June 12-16 & June 20-23
Our June Swim Lesson program is separate from Day Camp.  This is a program that offers your child a week of 30 minute swim lessons in June. When our regular Day Camp starts, the campers will have swimming lessons every day at camp.
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Rising Star Sports

3 year olds - entering 2nd grade
Tentative Dates: June 14 - 16 & June 20 - 23
In addition to our Day Camp program, Tenacre offers two, week-long sessions of sports for children ages 3 to entering 2nd grade. Now in its 12th year, the primary goal of Rising Star Sports is to have fun while building skills and confidence through drills and games. Depending upon age, children play soccer and t-ball/baseball.

Tenacre Parent

I value the professionalism of the staff and the confidence I have that they are taking care of my child and ensuring his safety and opportunity to explore new things (especially swimming).

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