Camp Joey

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Camp Joey is our traditional day camp for children entering grades K - 1 in the Fall of 2024. Daily activities include arts and crafts, sports, science and more.  All of our summer camps are licensed by the Wellesley Board of Health. For additional information or questions, please contact camp director Chad Norton at cnorton@wellesleyma.gov.

Payment Options

FULL PAYMENT: Full payment for all sessions is due by July 1, 2024 (*except installment billing*). All registrations after July 1, 2024 are paid in full at time of registration.

INSTALLMENT BILLING (auto-debit payment plan): You must put down a $50 deposit per week with registration. The remaining amount will be divided into 4 equal payments which will be auto-debited from your card on the 1st of each month until payment is complete. 

Staff

All Senior counselors are 18 years or older and all Junior counselors are 14 years or older and both attend an orientation session that includes First Aid & CPR training. Each counselor is CORI/SORI checked each year.

RATIOS:  A maximum of 48 campers for Camp Joey. Camp staff ratios meet state regulations of 1 staff for every 5 campers under the age of 7.

Field Trips

 Field trips are typically within an hour drive from camp. If you do not want your child to attend a field trip, you must arrange to keep your child out of camp that day. Camp Joey field trips are on Wednesdays, weather permitting.  Campers will receive a camp T-shirt to wear on field trips. 

2024 TRIPS (tentative schedule)

6/26 - Chunky's 

7/3 - Legoland, Boston

7/10 - New England Aquarium

7/17 - 

7/24 - 

7/31- Water Wizz

8/7 - York's Wild Kingdom

8/14 - 

EXTENDED DAY: We offer an extended AM option from 8:15 - 9am and also an extended PM option from 4 - 5pm. Cost is $25 per week. 

MORSES POND: Campers will be bused to Morses Pond to swim and play four days per week, weather permitting. Camp Joey campers are required to wear PFD's (personal flotation devices) which are provided by the camp. Campers are not allowed in the deep swim area. 

WHAT TO BRING: Each camper should bring two snacks (nut free), lunch and reuseable water bottle daily. Refrigeration is provided except for field trips. Campers should bring a swim suit, towel, change of clothes, and sunscreen everyday.

CAMP FORMS: CampDocs is a safe and efficient way to collect all the forms required for summer camp. All Health forms, permission slips, authorization to administer medications, and immunization records, must be filed electronically at www.CampDocs.com. Shortly after registration with the Recreation Department, you will receive an email from CampDocs asking you to log in and access your account. If you have any trouble uploading or scanning any documents you may bring them to the Recreation Office for assistance.