Kids Tropical Luau Dance Party
Not going away for the April school vacation? Well enjoy some tropical fun with DCH and the Dedham Youth Commission! Head on over to the DCH gym (green building behind the main house) and enjoy music, dance contests, games, snacks and more! Wear your favorite tropical attire and enjoy a night of fun with music provided by the Dedham Youth Commission DJ Club. For children up through 5th grade and their parents (children must be accompaied by an adult). Snacks and drinks are once again being generously provided by Donahue Real Estate. Wednesday, April 22nd 6:00 - 8:00 pm. FREE
Summer Camp & Preschool Summer Program Registration is underway
Registration for the DCH Summer Camp and the DCH Preschool Summer Program is underway. Registration materials for both programs are available for download or pick up. Click here for more information on the summer camp which serves kids entering grades K - 7th in the fall, or here for the preschool program for children 15 months through K.
Sessions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 are CLOSED for 6th & 7th graders;
Session 10 is CLOSED for all grades.
CLOSED Field Trips: Sessions 6, 7
Wait lists have been formed for all closed weeks and field trips.
New Sunday Family Drop-In Basketball
Beginning Sunday, April 12th we will be hosting Sunday Family Drop-In Basketball in the DCH Gymnasium, the green building located right behind the main house. Each week from 10 am until 12 pm enjoy shooting hoops with the kids. A drop-in fee of $5 per person with a max of $20 per 6 people (at least 1 adult necessary per group of 6) is required. You can bring your ball or use one of ours! No Family Gym 4/26/15 due to the Ramble.
April Vacation Program
Looking for something different and exciting for your kids to do during the April School vacation week? Well check out the DCH Vacation Week program. From Tuesday, April 21st through Friday, April 24th you can sign your kids up for a small taste of the very popular DCH Summer Camp program. Kids will participate in daily activities that may include sports, arts & crafts, science and more! Who knows, the kids may even get some spring sledding in this year! We will end the week off with a cookout! For children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Sign your children up by the day or for the whole week. Hours are from 9 am until 4 pm with extended hours available from 8 - 9 am and 4 - 6 pm. For registration information please visit the Youth & Teen Program page and download the registration form.
Some days and age groups are currently CLOSED. Please call the main office at 781-329-5740 to inquire about availability for your child/children.
Spring Program Registration is Underway
Spring is almost here and the snow is sure to be gone soon...well at some point! Here at DCH we have begun registration for our spring programs. Our new slate of classes are set to include preschool sports, ballet, Pilates, Zumba, Kids Yoga and more! Soon to be announced classes will include, among others, another cooking series in conjunction with Whole Foods Market, which will run in May among. DCH is sure to have something for everyone in your family this spring. Visit our Current Offerings for the full schedule, more information on specific programs and to register on-line. Be sure to check back often as we are always adding new programs to the schedule.
Middle School Nights are new and improved!!
Middle School Drop-In Nights at DCH have returned! Moving to Friday nights and running once per month, the Dedham Community House and the West Roxbury YMCA with the help and support of the Dedham Youth Commission are bringing middle schoolers a bigger and better program! Thanks in part to a grant from the Blue Hills Charitable Foundation, the kids will be treated to a variety of activities that will include game shows, basketball, crafts, foosball, karaoke, ping pong, dancing, music, photo booths and more! Kids should be prepared for "4 Hours of Fun." Click HERE for more information, to get the flyer and to register on-line. Just $5 paid at drop-off.
Save The Date
Middle School Drop-In Nights: 4 Hours of Fun!
Fridays, 5/1, 5/29 & 6/19
6 - 10 pm
DCH Gym & Groundfloor Space
Kids Tropical Dance Party
For kids up to 5th grade
Wednesday, April 22nd, 6-8pm
DCH Summer Pool Opening Weekend
Saturday - Monday, May 23rd - 25th
FREE & open to the public: 10am - 2pm
You must be 16 years of age at the time of employment to work at the DCH Summer Camp and Pool.