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Information Sessions

Because we needed to cancel our open house this past Sunday, we are offering two alternate times for families to come visit and learn more about our programs: Tuesday, February 14 from 9 AM to 10 AM, and Thursday, February 16 from 3 PM to 4 PM. 

Both gatherings will take place on our campus at 785 Beaver St., in East Hall. We ask that you either email or call the Camp office to RSVP: 781-314-0994, or runningbrookcamp@chch.org. We hope to see you soon.
Summer and vacation camps 
for kids and teens, located in Waltham, MA

Explorers (Ages 13-16)

Our Explorers groups take on even greater adventures than our Day Trekkers and Voyagers. Campers ages 13-16 have a number of exciting two week options with a week-long/four night camping trip as part of the session! Campers leave the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall campus with their two counselors for daily activities the first week. Day trips around greater Boston may include snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, biking, rock climbing, volunteering and the beach. They return to campus in the afternoon in time to go home at the end of the regular camp day.  Groups depart Monday of the second week for their camping trip, and return Friday afternoon.


2017 Session Dates & Camping Locations

  • Session 1 June 26 - July 7th
    • Finger Lakes, NY:  Water hiking, kayaking, wakeboarding, swimming, & biking with tent camping (Monday-Friday)
  • Session 2: July 10th - July 21st
    • Burlington, VT:  Biking, kayaking, swimming with tent camping (Monday-Friday)
  • Session 3: July 24th - August 4th (This session includes 2 camping trips)
    • Ogunquit, ME:  Beach, hiking, tent camping (Wednesday-Friday of first week)
    • North Conway, NH: Monkey Trunks Adventure Park, tubing, biking, tent camping (Monday-Friday of second week)
  • Session 4: August 7th - August 18th
    • Cape Cod, MA:  Biking, surfing, swimming, stand up paddle boarding and tent camping (Monday-Friday)

Activities

Daily activities for Explorers may include the following (weather permitting):

High ropes
Rock Gym
Mountain Biking
Rock climbing
Kayaking
Beach day
Wind surfing
Surfing
Hiking
Sailing
Survival skills
Canoeing
Knot tying
Swimming
Orienteering
Roller-blading
Belaying
Paddle-boards
Snorkeling

Alternative rainy day activities may include:

Aquarium
Ecotarium
Museum of Science
Bowling
Roll on America
Rock gym

RUNNING BROOK CAMPS AT CHAPEL HILL - CHAUNCY HALL SCHOOL


785 Beaver St.
Waltham, MA 02452
Phone: 781-314-0994
Fax: 781-894-5706
Email: runningbrookcamp@chch.org

Director: Jim Bellanca, L.M.H.C.

Office Hours: We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Please give us a call with any questions that you have, or to schedule a personal tour.