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Summer Programs

Program Dates

Summer Programs:  6/17/24 to 8/15/24

 

 

Contact Us

Director of Summer Programs

 

Ms. Sara Feloney

[email protected]

(617) 474-5181

Eagle Day Camp

Ages 5 -10

Academic Courses

Academic Courses & Credit Recovery

Grades 9-12

enrichment courses

Enrichment Courses

Grades 6-8

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Sports Camps

Grades 7-12

hands and innovation

 

Shields Innovation Progams

Grades 8-10

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Specialty Programs

Grades 5-12

Thank You, Ten Theatre

Grades 6-9

eagle day camp

Eagle Day Camp

New for Summer 2024!

Ages: 5 – 10 (Coed)

Dates: July 8 – 19, 2024 (Monday thru Friday)
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with drop-off    starting at 8:30 AM
Programs:

  • Eagle Day Camp for Kids – ages 5 – 7 (half-day option 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. available)
  • Eagle Day Camp for Juniors – ages 8 – 10

Cost:

  • $1,200 for 2-week session
  • $800 for 2-week half-day session (for children ages 5 – 7 only, dismissal after lunch at 1:00pm)

BC High Summer Programs is pleased to offer a full day camp option this summer for children ages 5 through 10.  The goal of our program is to provide children the space to develop their independence, make new friends and have some summer fun.

Campers will enjoy a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, organized sports, tennis, scavenger hunts, Legos, beads, water games, painting, tie dye and more. The staff/camper ratio is 1:5. Lunch can be purchased in our student cafeteria or kids can bring their own.  Schedules will provide both outdoor and air conditioned, indoor activities.

 

 

 

High School Academic Courses

High School Academic Courses & Credit Recovery

Grades 9 – 12 (Coed)

Each summer, BC High has consistently offered top notch, academic courses in a wide variety of areas including SAT or ACT Prep, College Essay and the Common App as well as courses for high school credit or as an enrichment course.

Our courses are designed for both boys and girls to enhance their education in an area they may want to excel or to prepare them for courses in the upcoming school year. No matter what your student’s interests, we offer a summer academic program that will help them excel and enhance their high school course load.

  • The Common App and the College Essay

    The  Common App and the College Essay

    Dates:

    Session one:  June 17-21, 2024 (no class on 6/19)
    Session two:  July 8-11, 2024
    Session three: July 15-18, 2024
    Session four:  August 5-8, 2024
    Session five:  August 12-15, 2024

    All classes in-person
    Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (M-Th except Session 1)
    Cost: $550
    Grade: entering grade 12

    This class is open for rising seniors who want additional guidance through the college application process and/or want to have their college application process already in motion before the school year starts.

    During this 4-day co-ed course students will work closely with a BC High college counselor to compose their college essay and complete the basics of the Common Application. In addition, students will receive assistance in the college search and selection process. Students will have homework assignments during this boot camp primarily related to drafting their essay.

  • ACT Test Prep

    ACT Test Prep

    Date: July 29-August 15, 2024 (M-Th)
    Time:  9:00 a.m – 12:00 a.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grade: entering grades 11-12

    BC High offers the complete Summit Review course, including successful strategy concepts and proven test-taking techniques in the areas of English, Math, Reading and Science. Three practice exams are included and administered in this course. The first day and last day is a practice test and one other practice test will be administered at the discretion of the instructor to track the student’s progress. Attendance at every class is expected.

    This class is free of charge to all BC High students.  Please contact the summer programs office for your discount code.

  • SAT Test Prep

    SAT Test Prep

    Date: July 8-25, 2024 (M-Th)
    Time: 8 a.m-11 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grade: entering grades 11-12

    The SAT exam is a measure of the critical thinking skills you’ll need for academic success in college. The SAT includes a Critical Reading, Math, and Writing section, with a specific number of questions related to content. Three practice exams are included and administered in this course. The first day and last day is a practice test and one other practice test will be administered at the discretion of the instructor to track the student’s progress. Attendance at every class is expected.

    This class is free of charge to all BC High students.  Please contact the summer programs office for your discount code.

  • Chemistry I (Full Credit)

    Chemistry I (Full Credit)
    Date: June 17-July 25, 2024 (no class on 6/19 or 7/4) M-Th
    Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Cost: $1500
    Grades: entering grades 10-12

    This course is for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Chemistry is the science that investigates the composition of substances and the changes they undergo. This course enables students to learn chemistry through experimentation and observation. Organizing the concepts, theories, and principles of chemistry allows students to develop an understanding of the materials that make up our world, the forces that bind them together, and the laws that govern changes in materials. The daily work in chemistry places emphasis on applying concepts, analytical reasoning, and problem solving using dimensional analysis. The use of a scientific calculator is required.  Please note this is an accelerated course of study containing one academic year of chemistry in an 8-week course. Therefore, this course may not qualify for prerequisite work for upper elective and AP course work without departmental approval.

    Prerequisite: Minimum of a C semester grade in both Algebra I and Biology I. (Lab Science) 

     

  • Chemistry I Honors (Full Credit)

    Chemistry I Honors (Full Credit)
    Date: June 17-July 25, 2024 (no class on 6/19 or 7/4) M-Th
    Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Cost: $1500
    Grades: entering grades 10-12

    This course is for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Chemistry I Honors differs from Chemistry I in that a greater number of topics are covered in greater depth and the expectations are that the students will develop higher-level analytical skills. Those topics include problems dealing with limiting reactants, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium and acid-base behavior. Please note this is an accelerated course of study containing one academic year of chemistry in an 8-week course. Therefore, this course may not qualify for prerequisite work for upper elective and AP course work without departmental approval.


    Prerequisite: B+ semester grade in both Algebra I and Biology I. Application and department approval is required (Lab Science).  Applications will be due in the spring – more information and exact dates to come.

     

  • Introduction to Chemistry

    Intro to Chemistry
    Date: July 8 – July 18, 2024 (M-Th)
    Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Cost: $500
    Grades: entering grades 9-11

    The goal of this course is to introduce students to the top 10 Chemistry topics which tend to pose the greatest difficulty. We begin with Mathematics or Chemistry, Atomic Structure, Atom and Ion Names, Compound Formation, Molar Mass and Percent Composition. A strong focus will also be on note taking and outlining study-skills and habits.

  • Introduction to Algebra I

    Introduction to Algebra 1
    Dates: June 17-July 3, 2024 (no class on 6/19) M-Th
    Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 7-10

    This course is designed for students who are entering Algebra I in the fall and wish to augment their arithmetic skills for fractions, percents, and different number sets in the context of solving a linear equation. Other topics appropriate to the students’ skill levels will also be covered.

  • High School Writing

    High School Writing
    Date: July 8-25, 2024  M-Th
    Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 9-12

    This course is geared for current High School Students who wish to improve and augment their academic writing skills. Students will be required to write and read daily. Students will write academic essays that will require them to analyze, compare and define specific ideas. The class will review the writing process including: organization, clarity, development, sentence structure and grammar.

  • BCHire Summer Seminar

    BCHire Summer Seminar: Professional Discernment and Formation 

    Dates: TBD
    Time:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Cost:  $150.00
    Grade:  Open to the Class of 2025

    In this seminar, students will think about their own future aspirations through studying how the Jesuits developed their global education network.  Students will be challenged to reflect on the traits and values that enabled the Jesuits to thrive in varied global cultures and historical contexts.  Chris Lowney’s Heroic Leadership serves as the primary text for the course and as we explore themes of self-awareness, ingenuity, love, and heroism.  The text will be supplemented by guest speakers, articles, podcasts, and aptitude and interest assessments.  Students will build their own resume and LinkedIn page and write a final reflection paper.  Students that complete all required readings and assignments will have “BCHire Summer Seminar: Exploring Professional Formation and Discernment” listed on their transcript as a Passed course, much like the service requirements.

    Contact: For more information or details, please contact Mr. Gardner ([email protected])

  • Spanish Language and Culture

    Spanish Language and Culture

    New For Summer 2024!

    Dates:  August 12 – August 15, 2024
    Time:  9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
    Cost:  $300.00

    This full immersion experience is perfect for students wishing to bring their Spanish to a new level.  Through a variety of activities, group discussions and real-life activities, students will enhance their Spanish speaking capabilities.  Beyond language proficiency, students will gain insight into Hispanic cultures by exploring traditions, cuisine and more.  Small class size will foster a supportive and collaborative learning atmosphere.  Open to all high school grade levels.

  • Trig for Calculus

    Trig for Calculus
    Dates:  June 24 – July 11, 2024  M-Th
    Time:  10:30 – 12:30 PM
    Cost:  $550.00

    This course is designed for students who demonstrate aptitude for mathematics and who performed very well in an Algebra II class. This class will cover the topics in trigonometry necessary to take Calculus Honors or AP Calculus, including the unit circle, the six trigonometric functions and their graphs and values, trig equations, and application of those functions. The course will rapidly cover the necessary topics to determine if students would adapt well to the rigorous pacing of an AP class. Upon successful completion of the class, students will be recommended for AP Calculus, Honors Calculus, or Pre-calculus.

Academic Credit Recovery Courses

Grades 9 – 12 (Coed)

BC High offers Academic Credit Recovery courses for students who need to make up a low or non-passing grade. Students will intensively review a subject to be able to pass the required test for a passing grade. Some homework and outside class time may be required for each course, depending on the course. This program is available to any High School student from both Independent and Public Schools.

 

Courses are Monday-Thursday for five-weeks. Attendance for the entire course is required. Family vacations and other camp programs are not excused absences. Students missing more than 2 course days will NOT receive credit for the courses. Cost per course is $500 and the approximate dates are June 17-July 18, 2024.  Classes will not be held on June 19 or July 4th.

Final grades will be submitted to the student’s school through BC High’s Summer Program’s office.

Middle School Enrichment Courses

Middle School Enrichment Courses

Grades 6 – 8 (Coed)

At BC High we provide a variety of enrichment courses specifically created for middle school boys and girls (6th-8th grade) to enhance their education. Courses are designed to strengthen a student’s learning and prepare them for the upcoming school year.

  • Middle School Math Fundamentals

    Middle School Math Fundamentals
    Date: June 17-July 3, 2024 (no class on 6/19)
    Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 6-8

    This course is designed for students entering 6, 7, and 8 grade who need to improve knowledge of basic arithmetic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.

  • Middle School Writing Fundamentals

    Middle School Writing Fundamentals 
    Date: June 17-July 3, 2024 (no class on 6/19)
    Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 6-8

    This course is designed for students entering 6, 7, and 8 grade who need to improve their English grammar and writing skills. Students will review vocabulary, basic grammar, basic writing skills, paragraph unity, and coherence. Students will also read short works of fiction and write critical analyses based on their reading.

  • Study Skills for Middle School

    Study Skills for Middle School
    Date: July 8-25, 2024
    Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 6-8

    This course will provide students with basic, practical ways to study across all curriculums. The first lesson will focus on behavioral and organizational skills and will provide students with opportunities to discover how they learn best. Units on time management and note taking will lead into subject-specific study techniques, reading comprehension and writing skills, as well as test taking tips.

  • Introduction to Algebra I

    Introduction to Algebra 1
    Dates: June 17-July 3, 2024 (no class on 6/19)
    Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: entering grades 7-10

    This course is designed for students who are entering Algebra I in the fall and wish to augment their arithmetic skills for fractions, percents, and different number sets in the context of solving a linear equation. Other topics appropriate to the students’ skill levels will also be covered.

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Grades 5-12

Our sports camps are designed for male players of all ability levels. The goal of our BCH coaches is to encourage athletes to reach their maximum performance level by targeting specific skills. We promote teamwork and fun through various drills, games and competitions.

  • All Sports (Boys Entering Grades 5-8)

    All Sports – Middle School

    Date: July 8-12, 2024 (M-F)
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $350
    Grades: Entering 5-8

    Do you love ALL Sports, not just football, soccer and baseball but the recreational ones too like; gaga ball, parkour, ultimate frisbee, floor hockey and wiffle ball? Then this is the camp for you! Spend the morning playing a wide variety of active sports and games on the field and the courts both indoors and out. Develop skills, learn to play a new game, work as a team and meet some like-minded friends! Counselors are coaches and mentors. Their goal is to make sure each participant is having fun, encouraging teamwork, and instill positive sportsmanship.

  • Baseball Camp (Boys Entering Grades 7-11)

    Baseball Camp 

    Date: Session 1: June 17-21 (4 day session – not held on 6/19)
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $350
    Grades: Entering grades 7-11

    Date: Session 2: June 24-28, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $435
    Grades: Entering grades 7-11

    Our Baseball Camp is designed for the camper who wants to develop and sharpen his baseball skills! The emphasis of this camp is both on the fundamentals of baseball and on having fun. Small-group instruction to develop skills in hitting, fielding, throwing, bunting, and positional play. A series of controlled scrimmages provides the coaching staff with the opportunity to evaluate campers’ play. The afternoon focuses on fundamentals to reinforce each camper’s skill development, scrimmages and game play.

    Monan Park is a state-of-the-art all turf Baseball field and along with indoor batting cages this makes BCH the perfect place for boys to play ball!

    All our coaches are BC High coaches.

  • Elite Power Hitting Camp (Boys Entering Grades 9-12)

    Elite Power Hitting Camp

    Dates:  July 29-31, 2024
    Time:  8:30 am – 10:00 am
    or
    Dates: August 12-14, 2024
    Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
    or
    Dates: August 12-14, 2024
    Time: 10:15 am – 11:45 am

    Cost: $225
    Grades: Entering grades 9-12

    High School baseball players – get your hacks in at the BC High Summer, Elite Power Hitting Camp.  This three-day focused hitting camp will emphasize skills like bunting, hitting fastballs and curveballs through a series of drills, cage work and live arm pitching.

    The training sessions will be limited to 20 players per session. There will be a 4:1 player to coach ratio. These small group sessions will afford the high school player with the ability to get plenty of instruction and repetition.  Participants will also be able to take advantage of our indoor batting facilities in the event of inclement weather.

  • Pitchers & Catchers Bootcamp (Boys Entering Grades 9-12)

    Pitchers & Catchers Bootcamp

    Date: July 29-31, 2024
    Time: 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
    Cost: $225
    Grades: Entering grades 9-12

    Date: August 5-6, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.
    Cost: $150
    Grades: Entering grades 9-12

    High School Pitchers & Catchers take your game to the next level with the BC High Pitchers & Catchers Summer bootcamp!  Join members of the BC High baseball coaching staff for a three-day camp focused exclusively on developing pitchers and catchers.

    Pitchers: Small group sessions will afford the pitcher with the ability to learn about pre-throwing arm care, throwing drills, flat ground bullpens, regular bullpens, throwing live to batters, pick off moves, fielding your position, game management strategies and post throwing recovery.

    Catchers: The coaching staff will emphasize skills like receiving, blocking, throwing, catching pop ups, tag plays, fielding your position, hip & ankle mobility/flexibility, pitch calling and game management strategies.

    This training session will be limited for a 4:1 player to coach ratio.  Participants will also be able to take advantage of our indoor mounds and baseball facilities in the event of inclement weather.

  • Basketball Camp (Boys Entering Grades 7-11)

    Basketball Camp

    Date: July 8-12, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Cost: $350
    Grades: Middle School – entering grades 7-8

    Date: July 15-19, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Cost: $350
    Grades: High School – entering grades 9-11

    The ultimate goal of BCH Basketball Camp is to improve the level of play for each camper and provide him with a rewarding and fun basketball experience. Boys will learn the fundamentals of basketball and sharpen skills for an all-around better game. A low camper-to-counselor ratio ensures that participants have the opportunity to reach their full potential. All our coaches are BC High coaches and stress to campers the importance of teamwork, create a safe learning environment for all campers, accountability and sportsmanship.

  • Football Camp (Boys Entering Grades 7-12)

    Football Camp

    Date: June 24-27, 2024
    Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Cost: $350
    Grades: Entering grades 10-12

    Date: July 15-18, 2024
    Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Cost: $350
    Grades: Entering grades 7-9

    Entering grade 9 players can choose either or both weeks of camp.

    Our football camp at BC High is aimed at improving the student athlete’s performance on and off the field. Each session will mimic a typical practice day that our high school students would go through during the season. Players will be paired with experienced and knowledgeable coaches who will teach techniques and drills that will instill confidence in our campers.

    Example of a practice session:
    Weight Room:
    Stretching, Agility and strength training
    Field Work:
    Individual specific technique work
    Group or Team work in specific position groups
    Team Building
    7 v 7 games

    This camp is a contact free camp. Helmets and shoulder pads are not required.

  • Soccer Camp - (Boys Entering Grades 6-8)

    Soccer Camp – Middle School 

    Date: July 15-19, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $435
    Grades: Entering grades 6-8

    Our program has an emphasis on learning and improving soccer skills for the U12 to U14 player. The younger camp is perfect for campers who want to advance their soccer skills and enjoyment of the game. Our goals is for all campers to learn introductory soccer tactics, build individual skills, and to have a fun. Skill development will include but not limited to: ball mastery and control, offensive and defensive positional play, technical and tactical training.

  • Soccer Camp - (Boys Entering Grades 9-12)

    Soccer Camp – High School

    Date:  July 22-26, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $435
    Grades: Entering grades 9-11

    Our program has an emphasis on learning and improving soccer skills for the U14 to U16 player.  This camp is designed for a high school player who is looking for soccer tactics and individual soccer skill development through a camp experience. Our goals is for all campers to have a fun, productive week of soccer that will enhance skills, tactical knowledge and a passion for the game. Skill development will include but not limited to: ball mastery and control, offensive ad defensive positional play, technical and tactical training. For those interested in, goalkeeper training is available and incorporated into play.

  • Strength & Conditioning - (Boys Entering Grades 5-8)

    Strength & Conditioning – Middle School

    Dates:  TBD
    Times: TBD
    Price: TBD

    M-F 10:00am-12:00 pm  This camp will focus on developing basic skills and a strong foundation for athletic development. The students will learn how to do basic weightlifting movements with proper form and safety.  Students will also learn about lateral movements, change of direction and how to properly apply and redirect momentum.

     

  • Strength & Conditioning - (Boys Entering Grades 9-12)

    Strength & Conditioning – High School

    Dates:  TBD
    Times: TBD
    Price: TBD

    M-F 11:00 pm- 2:30 pm  This camp will focus on developing basic skills and a strong foundation for athletic development. The students will learn how to do basic weightlifting movements with proper form and safety.  Students will also learn about lateral movements, change of direction and how to properly apply and redirect momentum.

Innovation

Shields Innovation Programs

Grades 8 – 10 (Coed)

Shields Innovation Programs build students’ innovation mindset and entrepreneurial self-efficacy. Through partnerships with local innovation ecosystems and communities, students engage with real-world, real-time challenges and recognize their own agency to make an impact.

Over the summer, we offer students the opportunity to:

  • explore social challenges, technologies, and industries;
  • connect with innovators, companies, and organizations
  • practice problem-solving and navigating ambiguity
  • learn more about themselves and interests

Learn more about the Jack Shields ’79, P’06 Center for Innovation

 

  • Sports Innovation in Greater Boston

    Sports Innovation in Greater Boston

    Date: July 8-11, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost:  $450
    Grades: Entering grades 8-10

    Boston is known for its world class sports, from the Boston Marathon to serving as the home for several professional sports teams. Students will have the opportunity to hear from nutritionists, sports analysts, athletes, sports scientists, and more about Boston’s successful athletics industry. This program will include a design challenge inspired by the upcoming 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

     

Specialty Programs

Specialty Programs

Grades 5 – 12 (Coed)

Specialty Programs for girls and boys entering 5-12th grade. Programs vary between half day 8:30 am-12:00pm or a full day program 8:30 am-2:30pm. Programs are run by teachers who specialize in computer programming and art instruction.

  • Arts Camp (Entering Grades 5-9)

    Arts Camp 

    Date:  June 24-28, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: Entering grades 5-9 (Coed)

    Do you love art and being creative with a wide variety of media– paint, markers, colored pencils, clay, string, wire, modge-podge? Then is is the camp for you. There will be an Art Show at the end of the week, with a little cooking added in too!

  • Minecraft (Entering Grades 5-12)

    Minecraft

    Date:  July 8-12, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: Entering grades 5-12 (Coed)

    Minecraft, one of the most popular video games in the world, is used around the globe to teach learners of all ages about culture, history, science, technology, engineering, arts & architecture, coding and math (STEM).  Campers will use Minecraft to develop logical thinking and problem-solving skills while creatively expressing themselves through 3D artistry, design,  architecture and local history through teamwork and collaboration.

  • Coding & Robotics (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Coding & Robotics

    Date:  July 15-19, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: Entering grades 5-8 (Coed)

    Campers will code the latest version of Scratch 3.0 while connecting with hardware extensions such as Micro Bit and Makey Makey.  Students will also code and create with Lego Mindstorm EV3 and Lego Education WeDo2 having fun challenges and competitions between the robots.

     

  • Roblox Mission to Mars! (Entering Grades 5-8)

    Roblox Mission to Mars!

    Date: July 22-26, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
    Cost: $550
    Grades: Entering grades 5-8 (Coed)

    Roblox has earned a spot in the hearts of young people across the world. During this camp, students will have fun while enhancing their brain as well.  Campers will learn the engineering process while conquering challenges on Roblox and the Museum of Science’s version of Mission to Mars, based on NASA’s actual Mission to Mars.

  • Dungeons & Dragons (Entering Grades 7-11)

    Dungeon & Dragons

    Date:  August 5 -August 9, 2024
    Time: 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
    Tuition: $325
    Grades: Entering grades 7-11 (Coed)

    Join us for a one-week D&D adventure! Players will work together to create characters and then play through a full campaign. All are welcome, from absolute newcomers to veteran dungeon masters. If you have your own dice please bring them, if not we will have some for you to use. Nothing to purchase we provide everything. Ever wanted to learn how to play? This is the time!

  • The "Art" of Cooking (Entering Grades 5-9)

    The “Art” of Cooking

    Date:  July 22-26, 2024
    Time:  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Cost:  $550
    Grades:  Entering Grades 5-9 (Coed)

    Campers will learn to make healthy breakfast items, grab n’ go snacks, homemade soups, personalized pizzas, decorated cupcakes and much more (sample portions provided). Our chefs will also have an opportunity to create personalized aprons and handwritten/illustrated menus.  Additionally, they will design and create “reused, repurposed and recycled” original centerpieces.

Theatre

Thank You, Ten Theatre

New for Summer 2024!

Date:  August 12-23, 2024
Time:  9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Cost:  $1,200
Grades 6-9 (Coed)

Boys and girls in grades 6-9 will enjoy this all inclusive theatre program.  This experience will include 10 days of theatre games, activities and rehearsals leading up to a 30 minute musical on the last day.  Parents, friends and families will all be welcome to attend our production.

FAQ

  • Is transportation provided?

    Transportation is not provided. Public Transportation via the MBTA with both the T and Commuter Rail. The stop for Boston College HS is a 5 -minute walk from the JFK/UMass Red Line/Commuter Rail stop.  Student T passes available – contact [email protected].

     

  • What time may I drop off my child?

    Most camps and specialty programs begin at 8 am or 8:30 am. Please drop off your child no earlier than fifteen minutes before the start time.

  • Do you need any medical information for my child?

    Medical information for any Sport Camps participant is mandatory. Physical forms from camper’s doctor MUST be submitted within two (2) weeks prior to start date of the specific sports camp that your camper is enrolled in. If you are enrolling in only Academic Courses, Speciality Programs or Enrichment Courses, you will only need to complete online health history information. Physicals and immunizations are not required.

    Health & Medical Information
    As required by Massachusetts State Law, each sports camp athlete (camper) must have on file a completed physical dated within 18 months from the start of camp as well as a current record of immunizations by their physician. In addition, we require all participants to have completed the Health History information online. All medical information must be received by 2 weeks prior to start date of the specific program your child is enrolled in.

  • What payment methods do you accept?

    We accept MasterCard and Visa credit cards as well as eChecks.

    We ask if able to pay using ACH (eChecks) to help keep our processing costs low.

  • Are there any minimum enrollment numbers for a course, class program to run?

    All classes require a minimum of 6 registered students or the class may be cancelled. We will make a decision on any classes that may need to be cancelled two weeks prior to the start date. If we have to cancel a class, we will notify you by e-mail and refund all of your money.

  • What is the registration process?

    To register for any of our summer programs, please click here. You will be directed to our online registration form. If a program you select is full, please email the Summer Programs Director at [email protected]. to be added to a waitlist. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

  • What is your cancelation policy?

    The registration fee includes a $100 per session, per child non-refundable, non-transferable deposit. Once we process your payment online, this deposit is absolutely non-refundable. Payment in full must be received upon registration. You may withdraw your child from any session prior to June 1, 2024 and we will refund any payments we have received less the $100 non-refundable deposit.

    There is no refund of any registration fees if you withdraw your child from any session after June 1, 2024 without a physician’s note.

  • What kind of discounts do you offer and do you offer financial aid?

    We offer a sibling discount. If you are registering more than one camper, you qualify for a 10% sibling discount, for the 2nd or more children within the same family and applied to the least amount of per child registration fees. The discount will automatically be taken off your final balance.

    We offer Financial Aid to BC High students. If your child is a student at BC High and receives financial aid for the academic school year, he may also receive a financial aid award toward academic courses ONLY. Once you have registered, please contact the Summer Programs office and let them know that financial aid needs to be applied. Once the Summer Programs office has verified and applied aid, it will be deducted from your balance. Balances must be paid in full once financial aid is applied to the account.

  • Do you provide lunch?

    Yes, lunch is provided for an additional fee. Please see the Parent Handbook for a complete menu of items available through school cafeteria Monday-Thursday. Snacks and beverages are always available in our vending machines.

  • For the Sports Camps and Specialty Programs, is there an extended day option?

    We do not offer extended day supervision, therefore, we ask that you pick up your child no later than 15 minutes after the end of their program or camp.

Policies

  • Registration Policy

    All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All registrations for the Eagle Day Camp, Sports Camps, Specialty Programs, Enrichment Courses, Academic Courses and Academic Credit Recovery courses must be made online. Registration begins on January 22, 2024. Payment for a program, camp or course must be paid in full upon registration. Some programs fill quickly, so we encourage you to register early. A student is not enrolled until the tuition is paid in full.

  • Health & Medical Information

    As required by Massachusetts State Law, each Specialty Program camper or Sports Camp athlete must have on file a completed physical, dated within 18 months of the start of camp as well as a current record of immunizations by their physician. In addition, we require all participants to have a completed Health History Form. The forms can be found in the download section. All medical information must be received by June 1, 2024.

  • Transportation

    Transportation is not provided. Please drop off and pick up your child at the front entrance of the school or at the Student Life entrance on the back side of the school.

  • Dismissal Policy

    The Director of Summer Programs reserves the right to dismiss a camper when in her judgment the student’s behavior interferes with the rights of others, the smooth functioning of the program, or violates the camp’s conduct policy. In such cases, no refunds will be given.

  • Session Overlap

    If your child is registered for an Academic Course and wants to attend a Sports Camp scheduled for the same time, we will adjust your Sports Camp registration fee to reflect the hour(s) she/he will be missing from the sports camp while in class. To request this adjustment, please contact the Summer Programs office at 617-474-5181.

  • Anti-Discrimination

    BC High Summer Programs does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its admission and education policies, athletic programs, employment, and other activities.

  • Family Handbook

    A complete booklet of policies, procedures and other program information with regards to BCH Summer programs can be found in our Family Handbook.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Please note that your registration fee includes a $100 per session, per child non-refundable, non-transferable deposit. Once we process your payment online, this deposit is absolutely non-refundable. You may withdraw your child from any session prior to June 1, 2024 and we will refund any payments we have received less the applicable non-refundable deposit. There is no refund of any registration fees if you withdraw your child from any session after June 1, 2024 without a physician’s note.

Summer at BC High must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the Boston Inspectional Services Department’s Division of Health Inspections. Under the authority of M.G.L. c. 111 SS 3 and 127A, the regulations at 105 CMR430.000: MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RECREATIONAL CAMPS FOR CHILDREN (State Sanitary Code, Chapter IV) were adopted to ensure minimum housing, health, safety and sanitary protection for children in the care of recreational camps operating in the Commonwealth.