Summer Programs

Day Camp


2020 Registration is OPEN!

We are located in Wellesley, and the camp is situated in a friendly, caring, elementary school setting. 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 our great camp this season!

In addition to our quality Day Camp for children ages 3-12, Tenacre also offers a variety of other ways your children will be enriched by offering June & August Swimming LessonsRising Star Sports, and One-Week Specialty Camps. A great way to kick off the summer is with our Pre-Camp Week in June, and a great way to end the summer is our Week 9 Day Camp!

We offer camp programs for boys and girls ages 3 to 12.
  • Rising Star Sports (ages 3 - 7) 
  • Pre-Camp Week (ages 3 - 12)
  • Regular Camp Weeks (ages 3 - 12)
  • Week 9 (ages 4 - 12)
*If your child is turning 3-years-old during the summer, please respect our age requirement.  For the THREES program, campers must be three by (or during) their first week of camp in order to participate.  

2020 Dates - Join The Fun!

2 Consecutive Weeks

Our 2 consecutive week requirement applies to these following camp weeks:
  • Pre-Camp Week
  • Regular Camp Weeks (June 29 - Aug 21)
  • Week 9 (August 24 - 28)

We offer flexibility to our families; campers sign up for any 2 consecutive weeks, and then can add any single weeks before and after the 2-week minimum is met. Your child can attend one of our Specialty Camps (full day option) to meet the 2 consecutive week requirement in the Day Camp program.

NOTE: Signing up for Rising Star Sports does not meet the requirement for 2 consecutive weeks in Day Camp.  

Please e-mail or call the camp office telephone 781-235-3238.  We would love to show you our camp! 

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Tenacre Day Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA), and is celebrating more than 40 years of providing a safe, fun, wonderful day camp experience for children. 

Learn why choosing an accredited camp is important. 

2020 Camp Dates
Pre-Camp Week: June 22 - 26
Regular Camp Weeks: June 29 - Aug 21
Week 9: August 24 - 28
Minimum Enrollment:
2 consecutive weeks

Sunday, January 26th
Sunday, April 5th 
Time: Drop-In from 11am - 1pm
We typically have 250 - 300 campers a day. Our campers are 3 - 12 years old, and most come from Wellesley and neighboring towns.  In any given season, approximately 500 children will participate in our camp and specialty weeks.  Tenacre Day Camp has a highly regarded swim program with new outdoor heated pools. For many campers, Tenacre is the first place they learn to swim.

2020 Themes!

Pre-Camp Week: June 22 - 26
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Regular Camp Weeks: June 29 - August 21

Week 1: Time Travel Treasure Hunters

Week 2: Science Mystery Mansion
Week 3: Legends of the Hidden Jungle
Week 4: Shark Week
Week 5: Olympics
Week 6: Kids Wanna Rock
Week 7: Space Pirates
Week 8: Superhero

Week 9: August 24 - 28
Once Upon A Time
Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.