• Berwick

Upper School

When Berwick athletes wear our colors, they realize they are part of something special. They are representing not only themselves and their teammates, but those who have participated in our rich history of over 200 years.

Athletics are a ‘real life’ setting for the practice of competition, cooperation, and adaptability. Berwick athletes compete against opponents; work effectively within the team; and perform in continuously changing environments. Berwick Academy athletics offer students the opportunity to be on highly successful varsity teams and to receive coaching that will develop their skills to the fullest.

1. Quality: Every athlete, team, and coach will develop talents to the fullest, and compete to the best of their ability.

2. Sportsmanship: Winning is not only a number on the scoreboard. It requires the highest standard of conduct.

3. Offerings:

  • Soccer
  • Cross-country
  • Field hockey
  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Ice hockey
  • Swimming
  • Lacrosse
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Girls Golf
  • Crew

Varsity athletics at Berwick is specifically geared towards students who are serious about their current and future aspirations in the realm of athletics. Recent championships have been earned by soccer, hockey, lacrosse, cross-country running, softball, baseball, and basketball teams.
Upper School athletics afford an opportunity for every student to participate while providing a highly competitive experience for those who may choose to pursue athletics in college. The athletic requirement is one component of the overall afternoon requirement. Students in the US are required to participate in an afternoon activity in two of the three seasons. All Upper School students must participate in a minimum of one athletic team, but they are encouraged to pursue as many as three seasons of athletics.

Recent Championships


Girls Field Hockey: EIL Tournament Champions & NEPSAC Quarterfinalists 2014
Boys Golf EIL Champions 2009-2014
Boys Soccer NEPSAC Semi-Finalists 2013, EIL Champions 2010, NEPSAC Champions 2007
Girls Soccer NEPSAC Quarterfinalists 2014


Boys' Basketball: NEPSAC Champions 2010
Girls Ice Hockey: EIL Champions 2010-2012; 2014-2015; NEPSAC Quarterfinalists 2015, NEPSAC Semi-Finalists 2015
Boys Swimming: EIL Champions 2015
Girls Swimming: D2 NEPSAC Champions


Boys Baseball EIL & NEPSAC Champions 2012
Boys Lacrosse EIL Champions 2014, 2008
Girls Lacrosse EIL Champions 2013-2015
Girls Softball EIL Tournament Champions 2015

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EIL Member Schools

Berwick Academy is a member of the prestigious Eastern Independent League (EIL).  The EIL provides student-athletes the opportunity for rigorous competition with schools of similar size and athletic philosophy. The EIL's eleven members compete in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC). Berwick also plays other NEPSAC opponents including: Groton School, Middlesex School, Brooks School, Phillips Exeter Academy, Phillips Andover Academy, St. Mark’s School, Dexter Southfield School, Belmont Hill School, Choate Rosemary Hall, Proctor Academy, Governor’s Academy, Holderness School, Kimball Union Academy, St. Paul’s School

EIL Member Schools:

* Bancroft School
* Beaver Country Day School
* Berwick Academy
* Concord Academy
* Dana Hall School
* Landmark School
* Lexington Christian Academy
* Newton Country Day School
* Pingree School
* Portsmouth Abbey School
* The Winsor School

Serving Maine, The Seacoast of New Hampshire, and the North Shore of Massachusetts

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves.  Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.