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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 2019 - Kindergarten through 6th Grade

Pre-Camp Session: June 17 - June 21
(most public schools still operating during Pre-Camp session)

Session 1: June 24 - June 28

Session 2: July 1 - July 5   (CLOSED on July 4)

Session 3: July 8 - July 12

Session 4: July 15 - July 19 


Session 5: July 22 - July 26

Session 6: July 29 - August 2

Session 7: August 5 - August 9

Session 8: August 12 - August 16

Session 9: August 19 - August 23

Session 10: August 26 - August 30

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

***For session 10 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
    Click HERE for 2019 Extended Day form and rates


2019 Camp Rates - Kindergarten through 6th Grade

$335 per week per camper

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

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.)


Summer Camp Program Pictures

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Summer Camp Links

Preschool Summer Program
(15 months - Kindergarten)

Summer Camp
(Kindergarten - 6th Grade)

Teen Camp
(7th - 9th Grade)

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.


Learn about our NEW Program Director, Jenni Putnam


"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 2019:

Gretchens Kids 3

 Mary Mulvey Jaconson's
    Families in Need
Dick's Sporting Goods
Dedham Exchange
Foley & Palenscar Insurance
JED Insurance
Dedham Junior Womens Club
Neponset Valley Sunrise Rotary

Oakdale 7-11

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Contact Us

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

Preschool: (781) 329-4841