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Specialty Camps

Captivate your child's imagination! These special interest themed camps will engage the camper ages 6-13 with physical and intellectual challenges, crafts and interactive games. Bring a lunch and drink.

One Day Camps

​Date
​Camp
Fee​
​Registration Deadline
November 20
Messy Science
Campers, choose your ooze! Make magnetic slime, erupt a 30-foot soda geyser, make bubble snakes and other foamy, sudsy hands-on experiments.
$25
11/15
November 21
Twisted Sports
These games are out in left field! You'll have a blast playing traditional sports that are presented with a unique twist. Play air pong, balloon baseball, monkey soccer, noodle hockey and more!
$25
11/16​
December 15​ Art Explosion
Have a dynamite day creating clay roses, stained glass candle holder, dream catcher and string art graffiti wall mural.​
$25
12/12​
December 18
Lego Mania
It's building time and your kids are an important piece! Play games such as Sky High Tower Challenge and Bridge Master that allows kids to create, build and compete using Lego Bricks.
$25 12/13
December 20
Ninja Turtle Power
Cowabunga! Train to be a ninja and save the streets from Shredder and the other villains. Learn stealth maneuvers, run obstacle courses and take the ninja star skill test. Make green ooze, a ninja mask and make and eat pizza!
$25​ 12/14​
December 22
Wonka's Chocolate Factory Camp
Calling all Oompah Loompahs and anyone else who loves making and eating sweets! This day will focus on making mouthwatering treats such as marshmallow fun pops, chocolate mice and more! We'll take time to play some fun Wonka games too.
$25​ 12/19
December 28
Wide World of Sports
Let's get ready to rumble! This is the ultimate sports party with a day of basketball, football, soccer and volleyball. Kids will also be introduced to pickleball! Score big with both individual and team competitions.
$25
12/22
December 29
Junior Chef Boot Camp Ages 8-13
Stir up some creativity! Budding chefs will master kitchen fundamentals and feed their love of cooking by creating mini pizzas, French toast, strudels and sliders, along with a treat to feed their sweet tooth. There's plenty of taste testing along the way! Ages 8-13​
$25​ 12/26

How to Register

Special paperwork is required prior to attending. Due to supply needs, advance registration is required.

DCF VisionCard is not accepted for this program.

Specialty Camp Paperwork


Location & Hours

All specialty camps (unless otherwise noted) are held 8am - 5pm at Boston Recreation Center, 6655 E Zimmerly.

Week-Long Camps

​Date
​Camp
​Fee
Registration Deadline​
​June 5-9
Outdoor Adventure Camp at O.J. Watson Park​ Ages 10-14
Put down those video games and get out in the fresh air! Discover all the activities the great outdoors has to offer such as fishing, creeking, horseback riding and kayaking. Learn how to build a camp fire, cook lunch, ride the pedal boats, play miniature golf and other fun outdoor games.
$149​ Wednesday prior to the start of camp​
​June 12-16
Outdoor Adventure Camp at O.J. Watson Park​ Ages 6-9
Put down those video games and get out in the fresh air! Discover all the activities the great outdoors has to offer such as fishing, creeking, horseback riding and kayaking. Learn how to build a camp fire, cook lunch, ride the pedal boats, play miniature golf and other fun outdoor games.
$149​ Wednesday prior to the start of camp​
​June 5-9
Project Runway Camp
Do you have a passion for fashion? Campers will create some fierce fashion accessories, design their own t-shirt, learn about make-up and hair styling, receive modeling tips and participate in a fashion shoot. On the last day you’ll rock the runway while showing off your new skills.
$125
​5/31
​June 19-23
Jedi Training Camp
Come to a galaxy far away and earn your place on the Jedi Council. Experience the true training of a Jedi, learn to use the force, develop light saber skills and make your very own edible light saber! Come help restore the Jedi Order.
$119
6/14​
​July 10-14
Hogwart's Academy
Campers will take part in a number of wizarding activities such as Potion Making, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Magical Creatures, Quidditch and plenty of games that will give them chances to earn points for their houses.
$119
​7/5
​July 24-28
Medieval Times​
Step back in time and have a royal blast! All knights shall prove their bravery through archery, jousting and fun games like storming the castle. Create your own armor and coat-of-arms, design a catapult, learn to juggle like a jester and defend the castle against the dragons and black wizards.
$119
7/19​