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Summer Camps

Summer on the Hilltop Camp Registration

Give your kids an opportunity to spend their summer having fun on the Hilltop! Camps are open to ALL kids in Southern Maine and throughout the Seacoast area looking to have an amazing experience!

Summer is just around the corner and Berwick Academy is excited to launch our summer camp registration! We have been busy planning a wide array of camps for the weeks of June 6-August 1 for campers of all ages! This summer, the majority of our camps will be full day with the opportunity to extend your child(ren)’s day before and after camp each week! There has also been an increased focus to meet the needs of our youngest campers by introducing Berwick Academy Summer Explorers (BASE) Camp, as well as adding even more specialty programs for youth in all divisions.
 
Registration is NOW OPEN! Grab your spots for our wide array of programming for all grades. Camps are listed as the grade your child will be entering in the 2022-23 school year.

Please take this opportunity to review our camp offerings before registration opens and use our "Summer at a Glance" to plan an amazing season for your child. Spaces are limited as we continue following appropriate COVID-19 guidelines and protocols. Spots will fill quickly! If a program is full, please sign up for the waitlist. 

Families will be asked to create an account on CampBrain or log into your existing account. Payments in CampBrain can only be completed with a credit card. If families would prefer to pay by cash or check, or to inquire about setting up a payment plan, please reach out to Margot Harrington, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org for more information.

BASE Camp

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  • BASE Camp: Pre-K & K

    Join us for the Berwick Academy Summer Explorers "BASE" Camp! Each week will have a different theme that your child will explore and become an "expert" about. After reading stories to research our topics, the children will create projects using a variety of materials to represent their learning. This camp incorporates inside and outside time playing and exploring, using the Berwick Academy campus as an adventure map for discovery!

    DaysDatesTimeAges/GradsInstructorsCost
    BASE Camp: RainforestTue-FriJune 21-249am-3pmGrades PreK/K (at least age 4)Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$315
    BASE Camp: Fairy/Troll HousesMon-FriJune 27-July 19am-3pmGrades PreK/K (at least age 4)Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395
    BASE Camp: Bugs & ButterfliesMon-FriJuly 25-299am-3pmGrades PreK/K (at least age 4)Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395
    BASE Camp: Exploring the ForestMon-FriAugust 1-59am-3pmGrades PreK/K (at least age 4)Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395

  • BASE Camp: Grades 1-2

    Join us for the Berwick Academy Summer Experience "BASE" Camp! Each week will have a different theme that your child will explore and become an "expert" about. After reading stories to research our topics, the children will create projects using a variety of materials to represent their learning. This camp incorporates inside and outside time playing and exploring, using the Berwick Academy campus as an adventure map for discovery!

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorsCost
    BASE Camp: RainforestTue-FriJune 21-249am-3pmGrades 1/2Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$315
    BASE Camp: Fairy/Troll HousesMon-FriJune 27-July 19am-3pmGrades 1/2Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395
    BASE Camp: Bugs & ButterfliesMon-FriJuly 25-299am-3pmGrades 1/2Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395
    BASE Camp: Exploring the ForestMon-FriAugust 1-59am-3pmGrades 1/2Megan Clawson & Berwick Academy Staff$395
Join us this summer for a transformative all-day camp experience, keeping campers close to home but feeling a world away as they gain independence and confidence. BASE Camp offers empowering experiences for campers in Pre-K through Grade 2.
 
Whether it is your child’s first camp experience or they're a more "rooted" camper looking for the next challenge, our goal is to provide a summer that is moral, happy, and productive by delivering a high-level program that will impact your camper's life and love of learning.

Arts & Music

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  • Mixed Media - June 21-24

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJune 21-249am-3pmGrades 6-9Lisa Long$275

    Join in this mixed-media workshop to improve your skills, learn new techniques and incorporate mixed-media materials into your work. Mixed-media elements will include drawing and painting materials, wire, beads, weaving, photos, text, and much more!
  • Outdoor Art Workshop - June 21-24

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJune 21-249am-3pmGrades 2-5Naomi Ellsworth$300

    In this workshop we will get dirty. Our clothes will get stained. We will probably get wet, and we firmly believe those are some of the best parts! We will be spending all week outdoors using nature as our inspiration and material to make art. Projects range from broom painting, leaf printing, landscape drawing, splatter painting, tie dyeing, observational studies, mud painting, making natural material sculptures, and lots of other messy things the natural world has to offer artists.
  • Adventures in Photography - June 27-July 1

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJune 27-July 19am-3pmGrades 6-9Lisa Long$400

    Join Lisa Long on a week of photo adventures (that are NEW from last summer)! Each day we'll travel to one or more destinations to explore and photograph a variety of subjects. Each day will have themes and objectives that push you to expand your style. You'll learn to use the manual photography settings in your phones and on personal digital cameras. You'll leave with a handful of printed photographs with an option to frame your best work. Please note that this program uses Berwick Academy vehicles each day and will travel daily rain or shine.
  • Storybook Theater - July 5-8

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJuly 5-89am-3pmGrades K-2Katherine Cusack$350

    Campers will use their creativity and teamwork skills to bring a storybook to life. Get ready for improv games, costume design, and a live performance!
  • Young Hollywood: Art of Stop Motion - July 5-8

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructionCost
    Tue-FriJuly 5-89am-3pmGrades 1-4Sage Entertainment$450

    Ever wanted to make a movie? Here’s your chance to explore and experiment with animation through hands-on exercises. Participants will produce animations in class and gain skills to help them continue creating long after the week is over. The class will end with a red carpet event showing everyone’s short films.
  • Dare to Dance - August 1-5

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriAugust 1-59am-3pmGrades 4-8Sammy Gabriel$350

    Dare to Dance will encourage young movers and performers to take a chance and try something new! Geared toward intermediate level dancers with basic dance knowledge, we'll cover various styles of dance throughout the week including jazz, modern, acro, tap, modern, and ballet. Dancers will get to create their own costumes and perform at the end of the week.

Enrichment

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  • Farm to Fork - June 13-17

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorsCost
    Mon-FriJune 13-179am-3pmGrades 5-8Sarah Jeanne Shimer & Eloise Willemsen$425

    Do you ever think about the food that you eat? Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook a meal from scratch? In this camp we will answer these questions. We will explore where our food comes from by building container gardens, making salt, and canning strawberries from a local farm. We will grow, pick, and cook food on Berwick's campus and in the seacoast area. So come join us for a week of fun, food, and adventure! Please note that this program will be coming and going from campus using school vehicles.
  • Baking with Kate - July 5-8

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJuly 5-89am-12pmGrades 4-7Kate Dolan of Sage$225

    We will jump right into the kitchen at the Katz Learning Lab with some basic and more advanced tasks through a variety of classes. Jr. Chefs in training will learn to recognize and use tools and appliances in the kitchen, read recipes, and learn the importance of kitchen safety and sanitation. They will have fun learning a variety of basic baking skills and recipes from muffins and quick breads to yeast doughs and scratch made pizza! Participants will learn basic food math skills and gain an understanding of the historical significance of food in our global society. The best part of this class will be making recipes that participants are going to taste and take home so they can recreate the experience for their friends and families.
  • Entrepreneurship - July 11-15

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 11-159am-3pmGrades 5-8Vineyard App Camp$375

    Have you ever wanted to start your own business or website? In this program for budding entrepreneurs, that’s exactly what you’ll do! You’ll work with a classmate to come up with a simple company idea, taking it as far as it will go before the program ends. You’ll create a business plan, enlist friends and family, and set up everything you need to be a junior entrepreneur: a first email address, a basic app or website, and a presentation. Ultimately, you’ll share your idea with friends and family, work hard to get a first customer, and present all your progress to the whole camp. You’ll have a ton of fun and accomplish more than you ever have before! Laptop/tablet required.
  • My First Lemonade Stand - July 11-15

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 11-159am-3pmGrades 1-4SPARK Business Academy$400

    Let’s sell lemonade! Young campers become “lemonade entrepreneurs” and learn how to make yummy lemonade and earn money selling it! From designing marketing flyers to estimating profits to experimenting with recipes, campers have fun all week while developing business savvy. As a hopeful showcase event, campers launch the lemonade stand on Friday to raise money for a charity they select!
  • Aspiring Fashionistas - July 18-22

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorsCost
    Mon-FriJuly 18-229am-3pmGrades 2-5SPARK Business Academy$400

    In this stylish program, campers gain knowledge of the fashion industry and develop skills in fashion design, fashion marketing, fashion journalism and branding. Campers develop sketching skills, explore popular brands, analyze industry trends (e.g. athleisure), design various articles of clothing, define their own brand, explore careers in fashion and more!
  • Cooking Around the World - July 25-29

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 25-299am-3pmGrades 2-4Vineyard App Camp$375

    Do you love to cook? Want to know more recipes? In this unique cooking program for kids, kids learn all about food: how to make it, how to make it safely, and how to use it for good! You’ll learn about food safety, meet new friends, and cook some (oven-less) recipes from all over the world. Everything you cook will be easy to make and suitable for after-school cooking: including “easy pizza”, Japanese Onigiri (Rice Balls), and other finger-foods from Africa, Asia, and South America. Along the way, you and your friends will play fun cooking games, learn about math through the process of measurement, and donate food you make to local charities in order to give back to others.
  • Art of the Podcast - July 25-29

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 25-299am-3pmGrades 5-8MeshEd$490

    Young new media journalists learn how to create, edit, and record their own podcast. Celebrated podcast journalists will visit the course by virtual conference and will weigh in on student projects; podcast journalists will also discuss their careers in new media arts.

Sports & Recreation

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  • Yoga & Mindfulness Adventure Camp - June 13-17

    DaysDatesTimeAges/GradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJune 13-179am-12pmGrades PreK-1 (at least age 4)ChildLight Yoga$250

    This camp is all about adventure and exploration of everything from yoga-based movement, mindfulness and relaxation activities to storytelling, art, and nutrition. We will explore concepts such as peace, respect, gratitude, confidence and healthy living, allowing the children to experience a sense of accomplishment and progression as they explore these ideas related to a positive and healthy lifestyle. Activities will involve working cooperatively in large and small groups promoting growth, self-regulation techniques, and connection with new friends and fun! WHAT TO WEAR: Please dress in comfortable clothes that allow for yoga-based movement. Add shorts under skirts or dresses. Layers are helpful for changes in temperature. Make sure that you wear good walking shoes or sneakers. We will be playing active games and may spend time outside in the courtyard.
  • Berwick Field Hockey Academy - June 21-24

    DaysDatesTimeAge/GradesInstructorCost
    Tueday-FridayJune 21-241-4pmGrades 4-9Haley Preston$150

    The Berwick Field Hockey Academy provides an opportunity for youth athletes to learn the fundamentals of the game. From skill development to game play tactics, this camp is a great way to grow as a player and be prepared for your next season. Each camper needs to bring the following items everyday: field hockey stick , field hockey goggles, field hockey shin guards, mouthguard, shoes for turf (cleats, turf shoes, sneakers) and shoes for indoors in the event of inclement weather (sneakers).


  • Berwick Girls Lacrosse Academy - June 21-24

    DaysDatesTimeAge/GradesInstructorCost
    Tuesday-FridayJune 21-249am-12pmGrades 4-9Meg Martinson$150

    The goal of this week-long session is to have fun while learning skills, honing strategy, gaining strength, and learning sportsmanship and leadership qualities. Days will include small group and individual instruction, drills, and scrimmages all while fostering a love for lacrosse. No prior experience needed. Required equipment: stick, goggles, mouthguard, water bottle.
  • Berwick Academy School of Basketball - July 5-8

    DaysDatesTimeGrades
    Instructors
    Cost
    Tue-FriJuly 5-89am-12pmGrades 2-5
    Bob Callahan and Berwick Academy student athletes
    $150

    The Berwick Academy School of Basketball is for young athletes of all skill and experience levels who want to learn the fundamentals of basketball and have fun! All participants will be coached by Berwick Academy coaching staff and players, and have access to the school's facilities, including four indoor courts.
  • Get On Board Skateboarding - July 18-21

    DaysDatesTimeGradeInstructorsCost
    Mon-Thu(Fri rainy day back up)July 18-211-3pm (stay for lunch after mntn biking)Grades 4-8Matt Charbono, Get On Board Program Manager$195

    Get On Board is an introduction to skateboarding program. Using our proven instruction method, the goal is to have participants skateboard in a controlled manner from point A to B by the end of our time together. Participants are encouraged to bring closed toed shoes, a water bottle, and snacks. Also if participants wish to bring their own skateboard, helmet, and pads, that is acceptable. However, we will have enough equipment for all participants to use.
  • Berwick Boys Lacrosse Academy - August 1-4

    DaysDatesTimeAge/GradeInstructorsCost
    Mon-ThuAugust 1-49am-3pmGrades 4-9Sam Harding & Berwick Academy Coaches, Student & Alumni Athletes$275


    This camp is focused on learning everything from fundamentals to playing at the high school level through fun and energetic drills and games. Our junior athletes will learn many new skills that will rapidly improve their level of play, and prepare them to perform at the next level. Older athletes will be pushed to play faster and process the game quicker, enhancing their overall level of play. Training sessions throughout the day will be progressive beginning with a basic breakdown of skills at the start of the day, performing the skill in a variety of drills, and eventually ending with small-sided games where skills can be applied in real time. Required equipment: stick, gloves, elbow pads, shoulder pads, helmet, mouthguard, and water bottle.  

STEAM

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  • LEGO Robotics & Engineering - June 13-17

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJune 13-179am-3pmGrades 1-4Sage Entertainment$500

    Coding is the new team sport for future tech leaders and innovators! In teams, students will work together to design real-world science and technology solutions to collaborative problem-solving challenges. Each day will be filled with critical thinking and creativity as they use LEGO robots and basic building materials to complete their tasks. With engineering challenges, coding, games, and teamwork, everyone will have fun!
  • RC Adventure Workshop-Offroad Racing Edition - June 13-17

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJune 13-179am-3pmGrades 6-10Marc Small$625

    The campus of Berwick Academy provides an incredible testing and proving ground for 1/10 scale offroad vehicles. RC Adventure Workshop provides an opportunity to construct/take home a radio controlled short course racing truck (Traxxas Slash 2WD) and have adventures racing, jumping, bashing around/over obstacles and tracks in the woods and fields of campus.
  • Game Design - June 21-24

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJune 21-249am-3pmGrades 3-5Vineyard App Camp$295

    Ever wanted to build your own games or apps? Love Roblox or Minecraft? Well, this is the class for you! In this course, students will learn the skills of a coder through conceiving, designing, and creating their own mobile app games. The resulting games can be shared online and texted to friends for them to play on their phones. It’s a great way to combine learning with fun with becoming a game developer. You don’t need any previous experience or special software to take this: all you need is your creativity and a laptop.
  • Secrets of Magic - June 27-July 1

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJune 27-July 19am-3pmGrades 2-8Sage Entertainment$500

    Extraordinary FUN that makes great kids appear! Imagine a program where kids learn the art of magic from the best. It’s not just about tricks; at The Art of Magic, magicians-in-training learn how to feel confident and empowered through every lesson. They’ll also reinforce those critical skills that go beyond the world of magic - like how to build relationships with others. Plus, practicing magic will help them grow in so many ways they didn't know were possible! There will be FUN, magic, and games every day. High-quality magic props, top-secret file folders, surprises, and secret words unlock bonus videos in the online vault round things out. Watch as your child grows and develops. Their communication skills will improve, they will learn how to interact with others, new friends will be made, and most importantly, they will have FUN. The week will culminate with a show for family and friends.
  • White Hat Hacking & Cyber Security - July 5-8

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Tue-FriJuly 5-89am-3pmGrades 5-8Vineyard App Camp$295

    Have you ever wanted to be a hacker? Or wanted to learn how to code? On the Internet these days, it's important to understand how hackers work, so you can stay safe from them. In this specialty camp, you will learn how to “hack” through fun coding (and code-breaking) games. You’ll learn about the three main methods hackers use, hack fake websites we set up, and learn how to stay safe online. Finally, you’ll examine the cyber-security for a real local business and give them recommendations on how to improve. You’ll have fun breaking things! Laptop/tablet required.
  • Clever Creatures - July 18-22

    DaysDatesTimeAges/GradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 18-229am-12pmGrades PreK-1 (at least age 4)Center for Wildlife$215

    Join Center for Wildlife educators to learn about our local wildlife with crafts, games, stories, and some of our animal friends! We will be exploring outside to learn about where wildlife live and how they survive. Students will have the opportunity to search for insects and amphibians in their natural habitat and meet some of the Center for Wildlife's non-releasable birds, reptiles, and mammals.
  • Coding - July 18-22

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriJuly 18-229am-3pmGrades 2-5Vineyard App Camp$375

    Have you ever wanted to make your own websites and apps? In this hands-on coding and tech club, you’ll learn the skills of a coder and the mindset of an entrepreneur through building apps - your own app and also an app for local nonprofits. You’ll build apps and games every week in the course and work on real iOS apps. Previous students have been covered in multiple local news outlets for apps they've built for homeless shelters, veterinarians, and local climate nonprofits! Laptop/tablet required.
  • STEAM Explorers - August 1-5

    DaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    Mon-FriAugust 1-59am-3pmGrades 2-8Sage Entertainment$500

    Experience the world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) in a week-long program centered on adventure and innovation. Participants will be thrown into five jam-packed days of tinkering, building, experiments, and art. Coding, robots, bubbles, art, and more will be celebrated. STEAM Explorers is perfect for children who want to create, question, experiment, and explore.

Extended Day Options

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  • Before Care

    Need to get to work on time? Is your child an early bird and wants to play play play? Add morning extended day to your child’s camp week with playground and turf time! Drop off is from 8-8:30am and we will get them to their camp on time at 9am! Please note that sign up is for the whole week.

    SessionDaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorsCost
    1Mon-FriJune 13-178-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    2Tue-FriJune 21-248-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    3Mon-FriJune 27-July 18-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    4Tue-FriJuly 5-88-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    5Mon-FriJuly 11-158-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    6Mon-FriJuly 18-228-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    7Mon-FriJuly 25-298-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    8Mon-FriAugust 1-58-9amGrades Pre-K+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
  • After Care

    Need a little extra time at work or to run errands? Want us to really wear them out each day so they’ll sleep like a baby? Extend your child’s day following camp until 4pm. Please note that sign up is for the whole week.

    SessionDaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorsCost
    1Mon-FriJune 13-173-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
     2Tue-FriJune 21-243-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    3Mon-FriJune 27-July 13-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    4Tue-FriJuly 5-83-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    5Mon-FriJuly 11-153-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    6Mon-FriJuly 18-223-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    7Mon-FriJuly 25-293-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    8Mon-FriAugust 1-53-4pmGrades PreK+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
  • Lunch Break

    Looking to piece a morning and afternoon camp together for your child? Let us provide supervision and playtime for an hour by picking them up from their morning camp and bringing them to their afternoon camp. You pack the lunch, we bring the fun! Please note that sign up is for the whole week. You are also welcome to pick up your child in between camps for lunch and return for the afternoon session.

    SessionDaysDatesTimeGradesInstructorCost
    1Mon-FriJune 13-1712-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    2Tue-FriJune 21-2412-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    3Mon-FriJune 27-July 112-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    4Tue-FriJuly 5-812-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$40
    5Mon-FriJuly 11-1512-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    6Mon-FriJuly 18-2212-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    7Mon-FriJuly 25-2912-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50
    8Mon-FriAugust 1-512-1pmGrades 1+Berwick Academy Staff & Counselors$50

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  • Policies

    Grades/Ages
    The grade listed for each program is the grade that the registerant will be entering for the 2022-23 school year. The age listed for each program is the age a child must be by the time the program is starting.

    Payments
    Please pay by credit card. If circumstances require you pay by other means, please contact Margot Harrington, Director of Auxiliary Programs at 207-384-6199 or margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org

    Cancellations/Withdrawals
    With email notification to the Director of Auxiliary Programs, Margot Harrington (margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org), families may withdraw a participant from a summer camp under the following scenarios: 
     
    *Cancelation more than 14 days before the camp starts: If you cancel more than 14 days prior to the program starting, you will receive a refund/credit less 25% of the camp fee. You can use a credit to sign up for other programs during the summer season or keep it on your account for future seasonal programming.
     
    *Cancelation within 14 days before the camp starts: There will be no refunds/credits offered within the 14 day window of a camp starting. 
     
    No refund or reduction in fees is possible for a child who arrives late, leaves early, or attends only part of a program because of illness, other than a hospital stay.
     
    Berwick Academy reserves the right to cancel any camp due to under enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be given the choice of selecting another program or receiving a full refund of paid fees.
     
    In the event that Berwick Academy summer programs are not able to operate due to state regulatory requirements in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, fees will be prorated and refunded.

    Waitlists: 
    When first-choice camps are not available upon application, a waitlist will become available for each program. Participants are accepted from the waitlist based on open space and will be notified by telephone and/or email if and when space becomes available. We cannot guarantee any movement from the waitlist, and families enter the waitlist at their discretion. 

    Late Registration:
    Online registration will close at 3 p.m. on the Monday prior to the camp start date. If you would like to register after that time, and there are still spaces available, you must contact Margot Harrington, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at 207-384-6199 or margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org. Registration is not complete until the Director has confirmed this with you. You may not show up on the first day of the program to drop off your child and/or register.

    Financial Assistance
    Payment plans and limited financial assistance are available upon request.  Please reach out to Margot Harrington, Director of Auxiliary Programs at 207-384-6199 or margot.harrington@berwickacademy.org for more information.

    General Behavioral Policy
    All participants are expected to follow a set of general rules of behavior, including respecting themselves, others, the School property, equipment, or materials.  Staff will review the rules and policies with each group at the beginning of each session.  

    Berwick Academy does not tolerate behaviors that do not promote the best experience for all participants and staff. We expect that the following major rules will be consistently followed by all participants: :
    • No fighting or physical violence
    • No bullying, teasing, or making fun of other participants
    • No inappropriate language
    • No endangering the health and safety of other participants or staff
    • No inflicting self-harm
    • No damaging or stealing property
    With respect to all other behavior issues by any participant, the School will take appropriate action to address such behavior and will engage the guardian as necessary to ensure that the participant addresses the issue.  The School reserves the right to dismiss any participant who consistently fails to respect themselves, others, the School property, equipment, and materials.

    Please Note: No refunds or proration of tuition will be issued for dismissals resulting from a behavioral issue or violation of Auxiliary Program rules. 

    COVID-19 Protocols
    Based on current best practices for being in person on campus, campers will be masked when they are indoors, with the exception of when they are eating/drinking. We recognize that CDC guidelines may change by the summer and will communicate if our masking policy changes.
     
    Inclement Weather Policy
    We do our best to remain open and follow an indoor schedule on rainy days. In the event of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane or tornado, the campus will be closed. No refunds or tuition proration shall be issued in the event of such a closure. We will notify you if make-up days can be arranged.
     
    Nut “Aware” Campus
    We maintain a nut “aware” campus.  We ask faculty, staff and families to leave peanut and tree nut containing foods and products off campus to help ensure our nut allergic community’s safety.

Contact Us

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Berwick Academy

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.