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Program Overview

The most quintessential and traditional form of summer camp, the Brooks School Day Camp serves all youngsters ages 4 to 13, splitting campers into age-based groups. The group counselor ratio is 6:1 for the youngest campers and approximately 11:1 for the older campers. Experienced group counselors lead kids through a wide array of activities, including archery, arts and crafts, gymnastics, boating, music, sports, swimming, performing arts, and more. To top it off, each week of camp is themed with numerous special events.

Ages
(by 6/25/18)
Grades
Entering
Group 14 - 5PK - K
Group 26 - 71 - 2
Group 38 - 93 - 4
Group 410 - 135 - 8

Daily Activities

Brooks School Day Camp provides all campers with a wide variety of activities throughout the program. A highly qualified staff plan and lead all activities.

Adventure
Archery
Arts & Crafts
Boating
Explorations
Gymnastics
Mindfullness
Music
Performing Arts
Sports
Swimming
Tennis

Session Dates

Session I*
All American Theme
June 25July 6
Session II
Land & Sea Theme
July 9July 20
Session III
Circus Theme
July 23August 3
Session IV
Hollywood Theme
August 6August 17

*No camp July 4

Special Events Calendar

Extended Day

Overview

The morning Extended Day Program begins at 7:00 AM. Drop-off and check-in are held at the playground. Brooks School Day Camp staff members provide supervision. At 8:30 AM campers join their regular camp groups. In the case of rain, Extended Day will take place in the Athletic Center.

The afternoon Extended Day Program begins at 4:00 PM and ends at 6:00 PM. Supervised free swim, playground activities and a snack are provided. Again, in case of rain, the Extended Day Program will take place in the Athletic Center.

Campers must be picked up by 6:00 PM in front of the Summer Programs Office. Parents are required to show proper identification and sign campers out with the Extended Day Supervisor before leaving. There is a late fee for pick-ups after 6:00 PM.

If your needs change for the Extended Day program, requests must be made in writing to the Summer Programs Office.

Rates

Morning Or Afternoon Extended Day - $20.00 per visit

After 6:00PM Late Charge
- $20.00 per 10 Minutes

Transportation

Overview

Did you know, riding a bus is the safest way for children to get to and from school. It’s safer than walking, riding a bike or even riding in the family car. School buses are designed to be safer than passenger vehicles in avoiding crashes and preventing injury.

For this reason, Brooks School Summer Programs offers convenient one-way and round-trip transportation throughout the Merrimack Valley and North Shore. This service provides families with a convenient and reliable option when making plans for the summer.

At Brooks, we recognize that putting your child on a bus requires a great deal of trust. When choosing to utilize our transportation service you can be confident that we put your child’s safety first. Our approach to safety is multi layered, which is why we have partnered with NRT Transportation. NRT invests in training, technology and equipment to ensure that they exceed industry standards.

Our partnership with NRT means state-of-the-art safety features for your child.

  • High-definition GPS systems, providing exact location and speed of a school bus at any time.
  • Child Check-Mate System® is an on-board electronic reminder system that reminds drivers to check for sleeping children before leaving the bus.
  • Flashing lights and extended stop arms warn motorists that children are boarding or unloading.
  • Buses that are digitally monitored by four (4) cameras located throughout the vehicle.
  • Well-anchored seats with high backs and heavy padding create a protective seating area.
  • Drivers who are highly trained professionals with specialized training in student behavior management, loading and unloading, security and emergency medical procedures.

Rates

Round Trip:$90 per week
One Way:$45 per week

Bus Routes

Andover/North Andover

8:00/4:43-Chandler Road & River Road (Red Bus)

8:03/4:40-Woodhill Middle School (Red Bus)

8:03/4:34-South School (Blue Bus)

8:06/4:37-St. Roberts Church (Red Bus)

8:07/4:32-Town Market-429 South Main Street (Green Bus)

8:09/4:30-Route 125 & Gould Road (Green Bus)

8:10/4:33-Haggetts Pond Road & Lowell Street (Red Bus)

8:11/4:28-Extended Stay America (Red Bus)

8:12/4:28-Duck Pond-Argilla Road & Andover Road (Blue Bus)

8:14/4:25-Route 125 & Salem Street (Green Bus)

8:15/4:25-Chestnut Street & Whittier Street (Blue Bus)

8:20/4:19-West Parish Church (Blue Bus)

8:20/4:19-Amberville Road & Turnpike Street (Purple Bus)

8:24/4:16-Holly Ridge Road & Johnson Street (Green Bus)

8:25/4:16-Haverhill Street & North Main Street (Blue Bus)

8:29/4:13-Salem Street & Summer Street (Green Bus)

8:34/4:08-Chadwick Street & Sutton Street (Red Bus)

Lawrence

8:22/4:20-Bellesini Academy (Yellow Bus)

8:23/4:17-Esperanza Academy (Yellow Bus)

8:27/4:14-Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence (Yellow Bus)

Lynnfield

7:57/4:43-Shopping Plaza, 16 Centre Court (Purple Bus)

Methuen

8:14/4:28-The Loop Methuen, 90 Pleasant Valley Street (Yellow Bus)

Reading/North Reading

7:42/4:56-Summer Avenue & Fairview Avenue (Purple Bus)

8:08/4:32-Foley Drive & Haverhill Street (Purple Bus)

Wakefield

7:47/4:50-Wakefield Business Park, 607 North Avenue (Purple Bus)

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