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FaySummer Specialty Camps

Campers entering grades 2-9 who wish to pursue an interest in more depth may sign up for a FaySummer Specialty Camp. FaySummer offers several two-week Specialty Camp programs for campers interested in expanding their Day Camp experience. Designed to be exciting, educational, and fun, all FaySummer Specialty Camps are led by experienced, adult staff with demonstrated expertise in their program area. FaySummer Specialty Camps offer a half-day single focused program coupled with a half-day of FaySummer Day Camp programming.
 
All FaySummer Specialty Camps must have a minimum enrollment to run. If a program has low enrollment, campers will be able to transfer to another Specialty Camp or another FaySummer program.

Session 1 : June 27 - July 8

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  • Kids' Kitchen: Cook, Bake & Decorate! - Grades 2-3

    Get ready to roll up your sleeves, get creative, and learn life-long culinary skills to amaze your family and friends!  Campers will cook, bake, and decorate a wide variety of sweet and savory foods: they’ll work with breads, doughs, cakes, pastry decorations and fillings, candy, pastas, sushi, and more! Campers will participate in a themed cake decorating contest and will also have time to focus on creative projects like 3D drawing, slime making, and mixed-media DIY projects.
     
    All ingredients used during the session will be nut-free, and allergies and food restrictions may be accommodated with substitutions if known in advance.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.

    Camp is closed on July 4.
  • Multi-Sport Camp - Grades 2-6

    Get ready to be active, have fun, try something new, and take part in all your favorite sports in this two-week program. Campers will be introduced to a variety of sports (including baseball, soccer, volleyball, track and field, athletic challenges, basketball and more) along with their unique rules, skills, and drills, all in one setting with plenty of practice and playing time. Counselors will focus on developing young athletes' skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
     
    Campers will be split into age-appropriate groups for this program.

    Camp is closed on July 4.
  • Summer Scientists: Experiments, Explosions, and Flying Machines - Grades 4-6

    In this advanced science enrichment program, campers will create and test ten projects focusing on a different field of science, from biology to physics. Each day, campers will take on a new science challenge using the scientific method. Through hands-on projects and experimentation, campers will explore the birth of our solar system, build the perfect flying machine, grow a crystal garden, identify microbes, test a launching device, build a self-balancing wheel bot, launch a model rocket, create a mutant and more—there’s something new every day! Each day also includes a combination of maker projects and science-related games with other campers.

    Camp is closed on July 4.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.
  • Advanced Art - Grades 5-9

    In Advanced Art, campers learn and experiment in a variety of art techniques and media, including painting, illustration, and three-dimensional art. Campers will work on a take-home project throughout the session, and Fay’s large and scenic campus is sure to inspire and provide opportunities to create work in both the art studios and in nature. Instruction will be tailored to all levels of talent and skill to ensure a meaningful experience for every single artist.


    Camp is closed on July 4.

Session 2: July 11 - 22

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  • Summer Scientists: Rockets, Robots, and Adventure - Grades 2-4

    Each day of this camp offers a new adventure inspired by a specific science theme! Through hands-on projects and experimentation, campers will explore many branches of applied science. They will compare slime recipes, build a mini robot, cast a dinosaur fossil, test a flying machine, build a star chart, solve forensics crimes, make a launching device, experiment with hydromechanics, build a rocket, and more—there’s something new every day! Each day also includes a combination of maker projects and science-related games with other campers.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.
  • Tennis - Grades 2-4 & 5-7

    FaySummer is excited to welcome back Waterfall Tennis Academy, directed by Coach Waterfall, for our summer tennis program again this year. Each day, campers will participate in a three-hour lesson that will focus on stroke fundamentals, match play, fast-paced drills, and exciting games. Campers will benefit from great coaching, fun games, and a safe environment, all on Fay’s campus.

    Tennis players will be divided into groups based on age and skill level.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.
  • Horseback Riding Camp - Grades 4-9

    FaySummer's Horseback Riding Camp at Century Mill Stables is a fun and interactive way to learn the basics of horsemanship and riding or to continue to develop skills. Each day, campers will learn the basics of good horse care through grooming and developing general knowledge of equipment, parts of the horse, and colors and breeds. The riding portion of the camp includes steering and control while riding at the walk and trot, correct rider body position, and some horseback games. Century Mill’s facility is fully licensed with experienced instructors; the stable has an indoor ring and heated/air conditioned lounge area, so the camp can run in all weather. Their barn follows the best practices of the industry for safety and horse care and has an excellent safety record, with healthy, well-rested, happy horses and ponies for the campers to enjoy.

    Pickup and drop-off is on the Fay campus and campers will be transported to Century Mill Stables by a FaySummer staff member.

    Horseback Riding Camp's cost is $1,600.
  • Interested in more options for campers ages 10-14? Check out Academic Adventures.

Session 3: July 25 - August 5

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  • Multi-Sport Camp - Grades 2-6

    Get ready to be active, have fun, try something new, and take part in all your favorite sports in this two-week program. Campers will be introduced to a variety of sports (including baseball, soccer, volleyball, track and field, athletic challenges, basketball and more) along with their unique rules, skills, and drills, all in one setting with plenty of practice and playing time. Counselors will focus on developing young athletes' skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
     
    Campers will be divided into age-specific groups for this Specialty Camp.
  • Broadway Boot Camp - Grades 3-5

    Now’s your chance to learn the ins and outs of musical theater performance! Campers will sing, act, and dance their way through classical and contemporary musical theater scenes and songs. This two-week session is geared towards both new and seasoned musical theater enthusiasts. Campers will not only work on performing musical theater pieces but will also have the opportunity to create a set, costumes, and props for a final showcase.
     
    Campers will be grouped by age during this Specialty Camp.
  • STEM Explorer & Robotics Extravaganza - Grades 3-5

    During the first week of this camp, campers will take on a series of science and engineering challenges by working through the design thinking process. Campers will learn to design with a purpose while working together to win camp prizes. In the second week, campers will explore robotics as they use sensors, gears, axles, and other mechanical components to build a robot with LEGO® WeDo 2.0. Daily challenges will captivate campers’ interest and develop their technical skills.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.
  • Interested in more options for campers ages 10-14? Check out Academic Adventures.

Session 4: August 8 - 19

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  • Lego Engineering: Pokemania & Minecraft - Grades 2-3

    This first week of this camp will feature a combination of LEGO-based Pokémania and Minecraft programs. Campers will explore the Pokémon world and practice their Pokémon training skills. They will create their own training gyms, unique battles, and even their very own generation of Pokémon. Campers will also explore real-world science as they examine the habitats, characteristics, and needs of different Pokémon. Campers will also transition from the virtual 2D world of Minecraft to practice their LEGO construction skills based on the Minecraft themes they know and love. The second week is all about fun with engineering! Campers will explore simple machines, physics, and engineering design as they build models, develop new design ideas, test physics concepts, and play games together.

    This camp is currently full, but you can click here to visit our registration portal to join our waitlist.
  • App Developer: Coding & Entrepreneurship - Grades 5-9

    Learn the skills of a coder and the mindset of an entrepreneur through actually building and releasing an iPhone app! Campers will gain an exciting set of 21st-century tech skills while they are learning how to make their own apps and games, including logical thinking, coding (Javascript and React), and design. No prior experience is needed for this Specialty Camp. All you need is your creativity!
  • Kids Kitchen: Cook, Bake & Decorate! - Grades 4-6

    Get ready to roll up your sleeves, get creative, and learn lifelong culinary skills to amaze your family and friends!  Campers will cook, bake, and decorate a wide variety of sweet and savory foods: they’ll work with breads, doughs, cakes, pastry decorations and fillings, candy, pastas, sushi, and more! Campers will participate in a themed cake decorating contest and will also have time to focus on creative projects like 3D drawing, slime making, and mixed-media DIY projects.
     
    All ingredients used during the session will be nut-free, and allergies and food restrictions may be accommodated with substitutions if known in advance.
  • Broadway Boot Camp - Grades 6-9

    Now’s your chance to learn the ins and outs of musical theater performance! Campers will sing, act, and dance their way through classical and contemporary musical theater scenes and songs. This two-week session is geared towards both new and seasoned musical theater enthusiasts. Campers will not only work on performing musical theater pieces but will also have the opportunity to create a set, costumes, and props for a final showcase.
     
    Campers will be grouped by age during this Specialty Camp.
Interested in more options for campers ages 10-14? Click the button below to learn more about Academic Adventures.

2022 Information

Four Two-Week Sessions 
Session 1: June 27 - July 8
Session 2: July 11 - 22
Session 3: July 25 - August 5 
Session 4: August 8 - 19

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Extended Care Available
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

$1,200/Session

There is no camp on July 4th and rates will automatically be discounted during Session 1 to reflect this. Specialty Camps will cost $1,080.
"My son is still talking about the robotics workshop. He loved every part of it, from building the robot to programming it to go through the obstacle course."
- FaySummer parent

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FaySummer

Summer Camp Programs for ages 3-15
48 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 | 508.490.8371 | summer@fayschool.org 
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