Summer

Kennedy Summer Program – Download Enrollment Materials

This summer program is an opportunity for children to engage in a variety of sports, games, crafts, environmental education, and outdoor fun while making new friends. Activities include beach and swim time, special visitor programs from the National Park Service, Buzzards Bay Coalition, and many more.

The Kennedy Summer Day Program operates out of Fort Taber Park and includes breakfast, lunch and transportation. The program is open to children who are eligible for kindergarten in September of 2013 through the age of fourteen. For New Bedford residents, each session is $135 and financial aid is available for those who qualify. If space allows, non-residents may register for $155 per session.

Boys and Girls Club Summer Fun ProgramDownload Registration Materials

The New Bedford Boys & Girls Club will once again host its annual Summer Fun program for boys & girls ages 7 to 13 years.  This program is aimed at providing physical, recreational and educational activities in a safe, wholesome environment.  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  One week session: $50 per child/$40 for additional child in family.  Two week sessions: $80 per child/$70 for additional children in same family.

Camp Frederick Douglass at the YMCA – Download Registration Materials & Financial Aid Forms

The small, fun, nurturing environment of Camp Frederick Douglass allows each camper an opportunity to build self esteem and trusting relationships. Through programming that enriches the spirit, mind, and body, the staff of Camp Douglass helps each child learn to develop their physical and social skills. The friendships that campers make here will last a lifetime.   Camp Douglass offers a unique setting in that campers ages 8-13 have the opportunity to choose a different specialty camp, week to week, during sessions F-I.  This is a great chance for campers to explore and learn more about a specific game or skill.