NARA Summer Camp creates an environment that encourages children to grow both physically and socially. Our dedicated staff works with peer groups to engage children in healthy outdoor activity along with enrichment opportunities that are challenging and fun. A variety of age-appropriate activities is offered each week including arts and crafts, drama, sports, group challenges, nature studies, swimming and more! Additional special activities and field trips are based on each week’s theme.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING EACH WEEK IS THE PRIOR THURSDAY AT TWELVE O'CLOCK NOON.
ALL-SEASON DISCOUNT -- NON-REFUNDABLE, NO CANCELLATIONS
A 10% discount is available if you enroll your child for all 10 sessions of NARA Summer Camp on one receipt. You must enroll for the entire summer at the same time--additional weeks cannot be added at a later date. Registrations cannot be combined.
If you choose this discount, you must agree that your child's registration cannot be cancelled; it is non-refundable and non-exchangeable for all 10 weeks.
The All-Season Discount does not apply to Pre-Care or Post-Care. Please register for these options separately.
Due to economic circumstances we are not able to offer a sibling discount this year.
2021 NARA Day Camp Guidelines, effective 1/1/2021
NARA Camp continues to follow the recommendations provided by the American Camp Association (ACA), CDC and Acton Board of Health. The following are prevention and treatment methods outlined by the ACA for NARA Camp:
Staff and/or campers must stay home if they are sick.
Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow.
Camp enrollment and activities will follow the phasing recommendation by the Acton Board of Health.
All campers must bring a filled water bottle labeled with their name on it.
NARA’s Snack Bar will not be operating this season. All campers must bring their own non-perishable lunch, snacks, and drinks every day.
Campers will be broken down into small groups adhering to phasing recommendations. Staff and Counselors-in-Training will be included in the small group number.
Campers and Staff will wash their hands or use hand sanitizer every time they switch activities, for example, when leaving arts & crafts, before and after lunch, leaving nature block, after sunscreen application, etc.
Staff will be provided PPE and required to use face coverings when interacting closely with others.
Campers will be encouraged to bring their own face coverings from home and wearing it in situations where 6 feet distancing cannot be met.
Campers will place their belongings in a designated, marked area that is distanced appropriately by the phasing recommendations
Staff will clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, such as door knobs, faucets, equipment, and more.
NARA Camp will not go off-site for field trips. Acton Recreation is looking into program enhancing activities and entertainment that will be executed by the phasing recommendations of social distancing.
Drop-off and pick-up locations will be determined by group. NARA Camp will not congregate as a whole
There will be designated areas for lunch and snack by group.
Every staff member and camper must have his/her temperature taken when arriving at camp. Any temperature over 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit will be sent home.
Campers and Staff must be residents of Massachusetts.
Visitors (including parents) are not permitted.
SESSION WEEKS AND THEMES
- #1: June 21-25 Disney Week
- #2: June 28-July 2 Mystery Week
- #3: July 5-9 Pirate Week
- #4: July 12-16 Superhero Week
- #5: July 19-23 Olympics Week
- #6: July 26-30 Carnival Week
- #7: Aug. 2-6 NARA Ninja Warrior Week
- #8: Aug. 9-13 Winter Wonderland Week
- #9: Aug. 16-20 NARA’s Got Talent Week
- #10: Aug. 23-27 Wet and Wild Week
Additional Forms and Files:
Youth Program, Ages 10-13