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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 

Since 1924, 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- additonal cost)


Summer Camp 2020 - Kindergarten through 6th Grade (2021 session dates coming in Jan. 2021)

Pre-Camp Session: June 15 - June 19
(most public schools still operating during Pre-Camp session)

Session 1: June 22 - June 26

Session 2: June 29 - July 3   

Session 3: July 6 - July 10 (Field Trip: Museum of Science)

Session 4: July 13 - July 17 (Field Trip: Spectacle Island)

Session 5: July 20 - July 24 (Field Trip: Water Wizz)

Session 6: July 27 - July 31

(Field Trip: Stone Zoo)

Session 7: August 3 - August 7

(Field Trip: Belkin Lookout Farm)

Session 8: August 10 - August 14

(Field Trip: Roller Kingdom)

Session 9: August 17 - August 21

Session 10: August 24 - August 28

Post Camp: August 31- September 4

***There are no field trips during sessions: Pre-Camp, 1, 2, 9, 10 and Post Camp***

***For Pre-Camp and Post camp the daily schedule may look different than our normal camp schedule**


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
Rates AM: 7AM Drop Off $55 per week; 8AM Drop Off $30 per week
Rates PM: 5PM Pick Up $30 per week;  6PM Pick Up $55 per week
Pay As You Go: $20 per child for each time extended day is used.


2020 Camp Rates - Kindergarten through 6th Grade- (2021 rates coming in Jan. 2021)

$350 per week per camper

plus $25 registration fee

10% sibling discount for each additional child 

TREK Discount: $100 off camp tuition for each week a 6th grader is also registered for the Dedham Middle School TREK program and arriving at DCH in the afternoons after TREK.

(Send us your TREK confirmation for invoice adjustment.)


 Important Registration & Payment Information 

- All tuition is due prior to May 1st. 

- Families are responsible for tuition for all weeks registered for unless a Camp Change Form is received by May 1st. After May 1st there will be no refunds for dropped weeks.


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Summer Camp News

Check out how DCH Teen Camp partnered with Livable Dedham and the impact they made on our community.

Read all about it in the Dedham Times 4 part series under Teen Camp News.


"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 of Summer Camp:

Thank you

Charles River Apparel for your generous donation of washable masks for our office, preschool and summer staff!

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Contact Us

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

Preschool: (781) 329-4841