MARSHFIELD, MA … From Art and STEM Camps to River Adventure Camp and all types of Sports Camps, the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield announces exciting new expanded programming for Summer Camp 2023. Registration is open to families throughout the South Shore.
The Club offers 10 weeks of Summer Camp from June 19 – August 25, 2023 (excluding Tuesday, July 4th). Led by a dedicated and caring staff team, camp programming is geared towards youth ages five to 14. The camp day is 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Families can take advantage of weekly or daily options as well as an extended day option, which runs from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Camp is designated by age groups: Camp Clubhouse Jr. for ages 5 and 6; Camp Clubhouse for ages 7 and 8; and Camp Clubhouse Sr. for ages 9 and 10. Camp Torch, for ages 11-13, offers older campers the ability to create their own camp experience. Camp Keystone for ages 14 and 15 (formerly the Summer Camp Counselor In Training program) is a combination of service learning and traditional camp experience with the goal of having fun, socializing and building character.
The Club has expanded their Specialty Camp offerings. Each Specialty camp runs for one week:
2-D and 3-D Art Camps, geared towards ages 7-8 and 9-10 respectively, offer various artistic mediums that may include traditional clay techniques and watercolor, painting, collage, Paper Mache, and aluminum tooling.
Curious Chemists where campers ages 7-8 will discover the basics of physics and create their own toys and games with science.
River Adventure Camp for campers ages 11-13, includes off-site activities such as kayaking, nature exploration, survival activities, and geocaching.
Marine Biology Camp, for ages 11-13 and in collaboration with Duxbury Bay Maritime School, is designed to provide a fun and educational experience where campers learn about the ocean and the marine life that inhabits it, while also teaching them the basics of Paddlesports.
Jr. Lego Masters Camp for ages 9-10, where campers will use Legos to create complex projects ranging from Lego cityscapes to remote controlled Lego robots.
Become a Hero Camp, for campers age 9-10, create their own superheroes, hero emblems, and hero origin stories. In a week that will take them through crafts, story-telling and outside adventures.
Multi-Media Camp for ages 9-10, is an introductory experience into different digital media such as fundamentals of video, photography, podcasting, and digital art.
The Club offers specialty Sports Camps for various ages ranging from Soccer, Basketball, and Golf to Flag Football, Junior Tennis and Pickleball. Also offered is a Sports Remix camp for ages 9-10 which is a 3-day sports variety program that teaches campers the rules and basic techniques of a new sport such as Lacrosse or Ultimate Frisbee. All info is listed on the Club’s website.
Club Campus Features
Over the past couple of years, the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield has made a number of facility enhancements including new outdoor multi-purpose sport courts and new swing sets and slide. These are in addition to their campus features of outdoor (heated) pool, splash park, Molly Fitzgerald Pavilion, air-conditioned gymnasium, playing fields, playground and swings, gaga pit, and indoor activity rooms.
To view all Summer Camp and Specialty Camp details and to register, visit www.bgcmarshfield.org.
The Club also offers financial assistance programs. For questions or assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield
The Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield’s mission is to enable and inspire all young people to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens as well as become tomorrow’s capable leaders. The Club provides programming opportunities in the Boys & Girls Club of America’s (BGCA) five core areas including leadership, education, health, arts, and fitness. The Club serves families with children ranging in age from 5 to 18 years old, and provides critical services the community needs to support children and families over the short- and long-term. For more information, visit their website www.bgcmarshfield.org or call 781-834-2582.