We are proud of the warmth and dedication that our team brings to our program. Staff are carefully selected for their enthusiasm, creativity, expertise and educational background. All staff undergo an intensive hiring process including a formal interview and CORI and SORI background checks. Many of our staff members return year after year and hold teaching degrees and advanced certifications. Swim staff hold the required American Red Cross certifications and Water Safety Instructor certifications. A full time registered nurse is available at each campus to attend to the healthcare needs of all campers. We are committed to providing an enriching, safe and enjoyable experience for all.
"Our daughter has grown in confidence (especially around drama) and in her ability to make friends. We are thrilled with the program and with the support of your staff."
- Intermediate Camp Family
Group and class sizes range from 15 to 20 campers with four to five staff members. Campers are greeted by counselors each morning and are led by one to two adult head counselors (college graduates). Our swim staff carefully evaluate each campers skill and comfort level before assigning them a swim level and placing them into small groups (four to five campers). Each swim group is assigned a certified swim instructor/ lifeguard.
The Chestnut Hill School Campus provides enriching camp experiences for campers age 3 (preschool) through grade 3. With ample indoor and outdoor spaces, children enjoy the "home" feel of the classrooms, the outdoor heated pools, music and theater rooms, air conditioned gymnasium and multiple playgrounds.
The Pine Manor College Campus supports a diverse range of programs for campers entering grades 4 through 8. The spacious outdoor and indoor spaces include: outdoor heated swimming pool, sport/ archery fields, tennis courts, theater, gymnasium and multiple art and music classrooms.
The Chestnut Hill School Creative Arts and Sports Program is committed to creating a diversified community. It is a coeducational nonsectarian institution which does not discriminate based on color, disabilities, family structure, gender, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation, or in the administration of its educational policies, athletic and other school-administered programs. CHSCASP is licensed by the City of Newton and the City of Brookline Board of Health Departments and follows state regulations.