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"My youngest just said that she can’t wait for summer so that camp will start and she can ‘have fun every day!"
—Long Time Summer Camp Parent

For campers entering Kindergarten through 6th grade in September

Since the 1920’s, the Dedham Community House Summer Camp has helped create lifelong childhood memories of summers filled with fun in the sun! We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, fun, enriching and reliable child care environment that promotes the physical, social, and intellectual well-being of the school-aged child. Through a variety of activities, your child will have the opportunity to make new friends, try new things and to just be a kid!


Summer Camp Activities

Swim Lessons, Free Swim, Archery, Drama, Arts & Crafts, Woodworking, Sports & Games, Science, Rec Room, Friday Cookouts & Skits, Field Trips (optional)


Summer Camp 2018 - Kindergarten through 6th Grade

Session 1: June 18th - June 22nd
(most public schools still operating during session 1)

Session 2: June 25th - June 29th

Session 3: July 2nd - July 6th   (CLOSED on July 4th)

Session 4: July 9th - July 13th

Session 5: July 16th - July 20th

Session 6: July 23rd - July 27th

Session 7: July 30th - August 3rd

Session 8: August 6th - August 10th

Session 9: August 13th - August 17th

Session 10: August 20th - August 24th

Session 11: August 27th - August 31st

Session is CLOSED. To be added to the waitlist please call the DCH Main Office at 781-329-5740 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

***There are no field trips during sessions 1, 2, 3 and 11***

***For session 11 there is a smaller camp limit, there are no swim lessons

and camp activities may be limited based upon specialist availability***

Regular hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8:45 AM - 4:15 PM.
Extended day is available from 7:00 - 8:45 AM and 4:15 - 6:00 PM for an additional cost


New this year: Campers who attend Dedham Middle School's TREK program and who also want to attend DCH during TREK weeks, will receive $100 off their DCH Camp tuition the weeks they attend TREK. Simply forward DCH your TREK registration confirmation and we'll adjust your DCH Camp invoice accordingly. Kids can enjoy an afternoon at DCH after their morning at TREK! (TREK is a Dedham Public School program for incoming 6th graders.)


2018 Camp Rates - Kindergarten through 6th Grade

$325 per week per camper

* NEW THIS YEAR! 10% sibling discount* for each additional child which will be deducted from tuition at the time of payment.
Sibling discount does not apply if you are registering for only 1 week


Summer Camp Program Pictures

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Summer Camp News

Closed Sessions:

All remaining sessions and field trips are closed.

Call the DCH Main Office to be added to the waitlist

2018 Camp Newsletters
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 8
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11


"DCH Summer Camp Featured On Channel 5 Wake Up Call"

"# 1 Patch Pick of where to send your kids to camp"

Summer Camp Donors

Thank you for your support:

Gretchens Kids 3


Teen Camp supported (in part) by a grant from the Blue Hills Bank Foundation
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Contact Us

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671 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 329-5740

Preschool: (781) 329-4841