Program Overview

Your summer begins at Brooks.

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From sports, to boating, to tennis, to performance art, or just making friendships that will last a lifetime, we have all that and more at Brooks.

Brooks School is New England’s leader in summer programs. Situated on the idyllic Brooks School campus with its manicured fields, beautiful lake, and extensive amenities, participants have access to a variety of recreational, educational, and creative experiences. Our 270-acre campus offers summer programs the use of dorms, a full-service dining hall, an athletic complex, pools, boathouses with lake access, modern classrooms, and a professional performing arts center. Designed to meet diverse interests, abilities, and needs, our portfolio of programs is unmatched. At Brooks School, participants will find an environment that fosters a culture that creates a physically and emotionally safe, enriching environment.

In the Brooks School Day Camp, children flourish in a supportive atmosphere, acquire new skills, stir interest, make friends, and journey through memorable summer adventures. This program serves children ages three to fourteen. Activity areas range from the traditional to the unique. A summer at Brooks will allow your child to not only do what they enjoy but also expand their interests. Full-day and half-day options are available.

In Stages & Studios, the only limitations are one’s imagination. Come to explore theatre, music, and visual arts, leave with a new appreciation and understanding.  A team of industry professionals leads each program and lend their talents and experience to ensure participants are supported in achieving their artistic potential. Throughout the summer, Stages & Studios provides a variety of one, two, and three-week programs. Productions of classic titles from Annie KIDs to Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Chicago will develop young actors singing, acting, and dancing skills. Thematic one-week programs explore the creative components of arts & crafts, music, and performing arts in themed weeks such as Full STEAM Ahead or Legendary Creatures.

The Leaders-In-Training program helps mentor young adults into becoming future leaders — this three-year program guides participants on a journey of self-development through classroom and hands-on application of skills. Each summer, young leaders make a four-week commitment to their personal growth.

Brooks Summer School focuses on academic enrichment and advancement. Learning in small groups, led by highly qualified instructors, students apply concepts to real-world learning. Each three-week session allows students to master skills in a supportive and risk-free setting.

The Brooks School Summer Conference Center hosts highly acclaimed and nationally recognized conferences. Our focus is on supporting the continuing education of independent school educators. The Summer Conference Center is currently home to the Diversity Directions Seminar and the Stanley H. King Institute.

The Brooks School Athletic Complex offers extensive indoor and outdoor facilities, a 50,474 square-foot athletic center, a rowing center, and a hockey rink that converts to an indoor arena. The Brooks School Athletic Complex currently hosts a number of day and residential sports camps designed to help athletes achieve their full potential.

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