Frequently asked questions

Is CampBrain online registration a secure site?

​Yes. If you look at the web address bar at the top of your screen you’ll see that https:// appears at the beginning of the web address for the CampBrain Registration System site to show that it is a secure site.

How do I register for summer camp?

To register, please click here.

Can I make changes to my childs schedule after the summer has begun?

Camper schedule changes (pending availability) can be made throughout the summer. This must be done with a full payment and a request in writing. Please visit our Registration Information page for more information or log in to our CampBrain Registration System to add additional programs.

Does the camp have a friend request policy?

If you would like to make a friend request for your camper, please contact the Summer at Park Office. Although we are happy to attempt to grant each request, these requests are not guaranteed.

How do I register for programming after the summer begins?

Enrollment is ongoing throughout the summer and payment in full is due at that time for any registrations completed after May 1, 2021. Please click here to complete any program additions up to two weeks before the start date of the program.

What time can I drop off my child in the morning?

Morning drop-off is from 8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for all programs. Please refer to the Parent Handbook for drop-off locations for your particular program.

What is your policy for on-campus safety and health care?

A registered nurse/medical coordinator is on campus at all times. Our nurse/medical coordinator handles the dispensing of medication and all other medical issues that arise during the camp day. All of our lifeguards and swim instructors are certified in First Aid and CPR. The care and safety of each camper is our main priority.

What is the staff to camper ratio?

Our ratios are as follows: ages 4 to 6: 1 staff to 5 campers, ages 7 to 15: 1 staff to 10 campers.

Does the camp offer extended day?

In accordance with local and state COVID-19 guidance we are unable to offer AM or PM Extended Day programming for our camp community at this time. We are hopeful that this may change as we get closer to the summer.

Does the camp provide lunch?

We provide all campers with a nutritious snack and drink every day. For lunch, you can pack your child a delicious nut-free meal or sign up with our lunch partner, Red Apple Lunch, who delivers fresh meals.

What time is afternoon pick-up?

The camp day ends at 3:30 p.m. and campers will arrive at carpool between 3:20 and 3:30. If you need to pick up your child any earlier, it must be arranged ahead of time. Please contact the summer office to make arrangements.

Do you have a family swim club available after camp hours?

The Swim Club at Park is available for nine weeks during the summer with weekday evening and weekend hours. Please visit the Swim Club at Park page for additional information.

Is there a camp open house?

​We are hopeful that we will be able to host an in-person Open House in the spring. However, based on local and state COVID-19 guidance, at this time we would ask that families reach out to the Summer at Park Office directly for more information about our programming. If you would like more information about Summer at Park, please contact the camp office at 617-274-6025 or

Are swimming lessons available?

Our programs for children ages 4 to 7 have a swim lesson included in their daily schedule. All other programs have a recreational swim in the afternoon. For private swim lesson information, please visit the Swim Club at Park page.

Is financial assistance available?

Summer at Park offers limited Financial Assistance on a rolling basis. Applications for the 2021 Summer at Park Season will be accepted beginning in January 2021. For additional information about our Financial Assistance, please visit our Registration Information Page.

Does the camp provide transportation?

In accordance with local and state COVID-19 guidance we are unable to offer AM or PM Shuttle Bus for our camp community at this time. We are hopeful that this may change as we get closer to the summer.