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2024 Summer Camp at SJS

Saint Joseph School is delighted to present a five-week summer camp exclusively tailored for our youngest learners— incoming Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 students! From Monday, June 17th to Friday, July 26th, our program, staffed by Saint Joe's teachers, promises an enriching and enjoyable experience for your child's summer break.

Operating Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 2:30pm, our Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 summer program offers a perfect blend of engaging activities, ensuring a balance between learning and play. Recognizing the needs of working parents, we provide convenient before-care coverage starting at 7:15am and extend the day until 4:00pm with after-care options.

With the expertise of our dedicated team of licensed Saint Joe's teachers, your child will benefit from an educational and supportive environment. Each week brings forth a new theme, guiding our campers through a variety of exciting activities both indoors and outdoors, fostering creativity, curiosity, and skill development.

At Saint Joseph School, our commitment to providing a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment is unwavering. Join us for a summer filled with fun, friendship, and fantastic learning experiences. Registration opens on Thursday, January 18th for St. Joe's Summer Camp and let the adventures unfold!

Registration for 2024 St. Joe's Summer Camp is now closed.

2024 Dates & Rates

Our program will be offered in one-week sessions.  A $100 deposit per session will be required at the time of registration. The deposit amount is applied toward the total tuition and is charged to your FACTS account.

Session/Week 1     $375     June 17 – June 21 
Session/Week 2     $375     June 24 – June 28
Session/Week 3     No camp
Session/Week 4     $375     July 8 – July 12
Session/Week 5     $375     July 15 – July 19
Session/Week 6     $375     July 22 – July 26

Included In Tuition: Camper T-Shirt, Pizza and Popsicles on Fridays!

Summer Camp hours are 8:00am-2:30pm

Extended Day: AM and PM Care
AM Care: 7:15am – 8:00am: $25/week
PM Care: 2:30pm – 4:00pm: $150/week

These add-on programs are available weekly. You may sign up for AM/PM care while registering your camper or at a later date by emailing Mrs. Kim O'Brien at There are no capacities for the AM/PM care program.

Camper Forms

2024 Camper Forms

All campers must have the above linked forms on file at camp prior to attending.  Please email/mail your forms to Mrs. Kim O'Brien at,  Saint Joseph School, 90 Pickering Street, Needham, MA 02492, prior to June 7, 2024.

Sample Daily Schedule

8:00-8:30am - Morning playtime
8:30-9:00am - Morning meeting
9:00-9:45am - Arts and crafts
9:45-10:15am - Snack
10:15-11:00am - Scavenger hunt and games
11:00-11:30am - Storytime and activity
11:30am-12:00pm - Lunch
12:00-12:30pm - Quiet time
12:30-1:45pm - Special activity to match weekly theme
1:45-2:00pm - End of day meeting
2:00-2:30pm - Playground
2:30pm - Pickup

Weekly Themes

Session/Week 1 - Animals
Session/Week 2 - Sports
Session/Week 4 - Beach Party
Session/Week 5 - Wild West
Session/Week 6 - Superheroes and Princesses

Camp Staff

Frequently Asked Questions

The program runs for five weeks during the summer months. Each session is one week long, running Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 2:30pm

The program is held at Saint Joseph School in Needham, specifically in the elementary building lower level.

The Summer Camp at SJS will accept students entering Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 in September of 2024. All children must be enrolled at Saint Joseph School.  Priority is given to students enrolled at SJS for the 2024-2025 academic year.  All children must be potty-trained.

No, registration is weekly; but there are no partial week or daily sign-ups.  

All registrations are processed in the order in which they are received.  All campers must be registered students of Saint Joseph School.  Priority is given to students registered for the 2024-2025 academic year.  Once sessions are at capacity, campers will be added to a waitlist.  

Registration opens on 1/18/24 at 12:00pm noon ET for students entering Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 at SJS for the '24-25 academic year.  Students who are entering Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 for the '24-25 academic year, and are currently enrolled at SJS but not returning to SJS for the '24-25 academic year, can register for the St. Joe's Summer Camp on 1/26/24, space permitting. 

No, financial assistance is not available to attend Summer Camp at SJS at this time.

Please email Mrs. Kim O'Brien at no later than June 1st.  All refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $50.

Registration opens on Thursday, January 18, 2024 via our website.

We currently do not offer swimming as part of our summer program.

If you have any questions about the Summer Camp, please email Mrs. Kim O'Brien at

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