Fun, friends, and new horizons

Since 2007, thousands of Boston middle- and high-schoolers have spent transformative summers at our one-of-a-kind camp on Long Island in Boston Harbor. In addition to classic summer camp activities, our programs build leadership skills, invest in creativity, and broaden horizons.

Every program & every summer focuses on our six core camp values — Fun. Respect. Responsibility. Character. Courage. Community.

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97 %

of campers tell us they’ve learned something new at camp

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camps to receive the ACA’s Eells Award for Program Excellence


  • Knowledge is Power

    We offer experiential learning all summer long in science, health & wellness, literary arts, math, and physics to let teens have fun while learning new skills beyond summer camp — at home, at school, and in the future.

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    In our 50 meter pool, beginner swimmers become experts, experts get stronger, and everyone has a blast. In the harbor, teens spend their days fishing, sailing, kayaking, and exploring watersports with experienced guides.

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    Sports & Fitness

    We cover all the bases with highly trained and experienced coaches & programs (including visits from Boston pro athletes and partners). There’s basketball, lacrosse, football, biking, soccer, tennis, baseball, softball, yoga, golf, and more.

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    Campers explore visual art, dance, music, and performing arts with expert staff and partners. Join us as we create fine art and dance and musical performances, design, and much more.

    Leadership Development

    We believe there is a leader in everyone and we weave leadership and community-building opportunities for teens into every program — from the ropes course to extensive hands-on learning with Boston youth.

    More than a Camp

    We’re here for every young leader and their family — all summer we offer three meals a day, round-trip transportation, on-site counseling and resource coordination, dental cleanings and vision screenings, career exploration, and continued family partnership.


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Look for Leaders in Training each summer in their green, yellow, or purple shirts! More than 100 former campers are year-round Leaders in Training, serving in the summer as paid counselors in training and near-peer mentors for campers. Learn more about our Leadership Academy and the path to become an LIT.

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