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Thank you for considering Summer at Chestnut Hill. Since 1972, Summer at Chestnut Hill has focused on providing an enriching, diverse and supportive camp environment where campers of all ages, abilities, and interests can flourish.  With experienced and enthusiastic staff, and a wide range of activities, campers will engage, learn, and make positive connections.  Our aim is for each camper to not only have a memorable camp experience, but to leave each summer with increased confidence, talents, and positive attributes.

Open Tours
A great way to learn whether Summer at Chestnut Hill is the best match for your camper, is to visit us for a personal tour. This will give you a chance to meet with the Director, tour facilities, and to hear about our many programs that may be of interest to your child. Tours are available Monday through Friday and on select weekends. Please call the Camp office at 617-264-1346 or email to arrange a convenient time for you, and your child; friends are also welcome to come together. 


We offer….

  • A unique Creative Arts and Sports, and Camp Model (nine weeks)
  • Specialty Camps: Micro Steam (grades K-2), STEAM (grades 3-6)
  • Wide range of innovative and traditional offerings: archery, art, basketball, ceramics, cooking, dance, drama (4-week commitment), gaga, movie making, music, science, soccer, swimming, tennis and more
  • Developmentally designed camper divisions and schedules
  • Diverse performances and thematic weekly events 
  • Low camper-to-staff ratios
  • Experienced and engaging staff
  • Lunch provided by CHS every Friday
  • Upper and senior camp field trips 
  • Optional Learn-to-Scull and Rock Wall Climbing classes offered to campers in grades 4-8; additional fee applies. More information will be made available this spring.










“Another amazing summer! We couldn't be happier. Our youngest had the best time. It was her first camp experience and the counselors were fantastic at making her feel comfortable. I can't say enough about the lifeguards too; she would barely put her face in the water at the beginning of the summer and now is jumping in and swimming underwater. Our older daughter connected with the counselors and loved the performances and all of the art projects.”


The Chestnut Hill School Summer Camp 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. The Chestnut Hill School Summer Camp is licensed by the City of Newton and the City of Brookline Board of Health Departments and follows states Department of Public Health (105CMR 430) regulations.