Brooks School Day Camp
The Group Four experience is focused on leadership, taking ownership, and healthy risks. These building blocks are naturally developed through a wide array of activities.
Group Four campers are at the age of early adolescents, where they can project into the future. They can use thinking and reasoning to develop expectations of specific outcomes. While they can think abstractly, they still rely heavily on active learning with peers. The Brooks School Day Camp works diligently to help the campers become more active participants in exploring and understanding areas of interest.
At each activity area, campers will engage with a dedicated team of counselors whose background and passion are in youth development. Each two-week session is themed to create camaraderie and a sense of belonging that will enhance your child’s experience. The Group Four schedule allows for the most flexibility and self-directed choice. Participants are encouraged to try new experiences through the Flying Squirrel on our ropes course and partaking in the Survival Challenge.
Take a look at all your child will do during their time at Brooks by previewing the daily schedule.
Activities & Theme Days
Brooks School Day Camp provides participants with a variety of activities like no other local camp can equal. Taking full advantage of our 270-acre campus on the shore of Lake Cochichewick, our highly qualified staff offer specialized instruction in a wide array of activities. Children will engage in hands-on fun as they participate in both indoor and outdoor activities that change with each day.
- Adventure (Ropes Course)
- Arts & Crafts
- Boating & Fishing
- Strength & Agility
- Swim Lessons & Free Swim
A Typical Day
|9:00–9:15 AM||Morning Meeting|
|9:15–9:55 AM||Arts & Crafts|
|10:50–11:30 AM||Choice Block|
|11:40–12:20 PM||Swim Lessons|
|1:45–2:25 PM||Ropes Course|
|2:35–2:50 PM||Swim Prep|
|2:450–3:30 PM||Free Swim|
|3:30–3:50 PM||Post Swim|
|3:50–4:00 PM||Afternoon Meeting|
Group Four Coordinator
Marissa is the group four coordinator and brings 14 years of experience as a camper, LIT, and counselor. She is currently a Quinnipiac University student pursuing her BS/MOT to become a pediatric occupational therapist, with a minor in Spanish. Marissa is always excited to share her enthusiasm for Brooks School Day Camp with her colleague and campers. Marissa enjoys spending time in nature, traveling, and catching up with friends in her free time.
Thano oversees the day-to-day operations of all nineteen activity areas. Thano started at the day camp when he was four years old. After completing the Leaders-In-Training Program he worked as a camp counselor before assuming his. current role. Thano is currently pursuing his degree in political science at the College of the Holy Cross. He has a passion for outdoor education and has always enjoyed being a part of the summer camp environment both as a camper and counselor. Thano is excited to share his talents and enthusiasm with the Brooks community.
Day Camp Supervisor
Rebekah is responsible for planning, administering, and directing the daily operation of the Brook School Day Camp. Also, Rebekah assists the group coordinators within their assigned areas of responsibility with planning and implementing effective programs. Rebekah has a passion for youth development and elementary education. She received her M.A.Ed. from Salem State University, as well as her B.S., and is currently a second-grade teacher. Becky lives in North Andover with her husband and two sons and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Community Engagement Supervisor
Kenya helps to create and foster a strong sense of teamwork, cooperation, and morale among all staff, campers, and families, as well as provides direct assistance to all program supervisors. For over twenty years, Kenya has been actively involved with the Brooks School Summer Programs as an activity counselor and LIT 1st and 2nd-year Coordinator. Kenya has been part of the Brooks School faculty since 2007, where he has held several roles, including form dean, psychology teacher, and coach, and now serves as the Director of Multicultural Affairs and Assistant Director of Admission. Kenya holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell with a concentration in Psychology and a minor in Legal Studies. When not on campus, Kenya enjoys traveling, cooking, playing trivia, and rooting for all New York teams.
Nicole has a passion for the food service industry. As part of the Brooks School Summer Programs, Nicole supervises the logistics team to ensure all programs remain in compliance with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and North Andover Board of Health. For almost twenty years, Nicole has been involved in school-based nutritional services. She holds industry certifications in ServSafe, Allergy Awareness, CPR, and First Aid. During the academic year, Nicole leads a team of youth development professionals in North Andover’s after-school program. Her hobbies include softball, tennis, and gamming. Nicole lives in North Andover with her husband, two dogs, and a cat.
Health Services Supervisor
Alison directs all aspects of the health center’s operation in accordance with state and local regulations and collaborates with our Health Care Consultant. Alsion strives to ensure that all participants have a healthy and safe experience. She is committed to community health and health care equity. Alison has worked as a pediatric nurse for 17 years and has been a member of the Brooks School Summer Programs since 2018. During the school year, she works with local pediatrician’s offices and as a school nurse. Alison is the mother of three children who enjoy the outdoors. Her family is passionate about camping and boating in the summer and skiing and snowboarding in the winter.