An independent day school located in Marblehead, serving pre-k through grade 8

Welcome to Summer at Tower!

Artists, athletes, foodies, techies, teachers and camp-loving college students form our dynamic team of camp counselors. Together, we've created six memorable weeks of summer fun, unique experiences and opportunities for creating lasting friendships. 

See below to view detailed descriptions, dates and pricing for each of our camp offerings for the summer.

When you're ready to register, click the Register Today button to get started. For more details about Summer at Tower, including our Extended Day option, click the Check the Details button. 

If you have questions, please reach us at 781-631-5800, or via email at summer@towerschool.org. We'll get right back to you.

Sincerely,

Allison Goodchild
Camp Director, Summer at Tower

P.S. Enter code MOREFUN to receive a $25 discount when you register for two or more weeks of Full-Day Explorer or Adventure camps; or a $15 discount when you register for two or more weeks of Half-Day Explorer camp.

     


Explorers at Tower | One Week, Half Day Sessions | Ages 3-9

Our Explorers Camp nurtures the creativity and excitement of childhood. Camp days are filled with activities such as athletics, nature, drama, technology and arts & crafts. All Explorers receive instructional swimming and recreational swimming each day.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Explorers Half Day, Week 1     June 26-30     $300
Explorers Half Day, Week 2     July 3-7     $265
Explorers Half Day, Week 3     July 10-14     $300
Explorers Half Day, Week 4     July 17-21     $300
Explorers Half Day, Week 5     July 24-28     $300
Explorers Half Day, Week 6     July 31-Aug 4     $300

Summer at Tower will be closed on July 4th.

HALF DAY HOURS  
Mon–Fri    9 am–1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th    8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri    8 am–9 am

Explorers at Tower | One Week, Full Day Sessions | Ages 5-9

Our Explorers Camp nurtures the creativity and excitement of childhood. Camp days are filled with activities such as athletics, nature, drama, technology and arts & crafts. All Explorers receive instructional swimming and recreational swimming each day.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Explorers Full Day, Week 1     June 26-30     $450
Explorers Full Day, Week 2     July 3-7     $400
Explorers Full Day, Week 3     July 10-14     $450
Explorers Full Day, Week 4     July 17-21     $450
Explorers Full Day, Week 5     July 24-28     $450
Explorers Full Day, Week 6     July 31-Aug 4     $450

Summer at Tower will be closed on July 4th.

FULL-DAY HOURS  
Mon–Th    9 am–4 pm
Fri    9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th     8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri     8 am–9 am

Arts at Tower | Ages 9-14

CREATE. BUILD. EXPRESS YOURSELF.
Artists of all levels gain the skills needed to create art that sparks their interest and reflects their personal style. Campers choose between: woodworking, haunted house building, photography, performing arts, sewing, furniture painting, and more. Campers take full advantage of Tower’s athletic fields and swimming pool to fuel their creativity and stay cool.

Arts Session 1    July 3-14     $825.
Arts Session 2    July 17-28     $875.

Summer at Tower will be closed on July 4th.

ARTS HOURS  
Mon–Th    9 am–4 pm
Fri    9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th     8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri     8 am–9 am

S.T.E.A.M. at Tower | Ages 9-14

POWER YOUR SUMMER WITH S.T.E.A.M.
Maximize your love of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics in this innovative, hands-on, customizable camp experience. Oversee your science projects in our state-of-the-art science labs, design and construct a tailor-made robot, learn to code using visual programming tools, and develop your own filming style and editing skills to showcase your amazing work. Swimming and outdoor activities keep campers physically active and energized for more.

S.T.E.A.M. Session 1     July 3-14      $825
S.T.E.A.M. Session 2     July 17-28     $875
Summer at Tower will be closed on July 4th.

S.T.E.A.M. HOURS  
Mon–Th     9 am–4 pm
Fri     9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th      8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri       8 am–9 am

Adventure at Tower, Classic Week | Ages 9-14

GRAB YOUR BACKPACK AND SET YOUR SIGHTS ON FUN.
Campers will spend the week chasing adventures and having fun. With a good blend of challenge and pure enjoyment, campers will embark on scavenger hunts, participate in rock climbing, ropes courses and hiking, they'll sharpen their aim at an archery range, and head to the coast for kayaking, paddle boarding and swimming!

Adventure at Tower–Classic Week is run by Chris Field—one of Tower School’s Physical Education teachers, plus Tower’s staff of experienced outdoor counselors.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Week 2      July 3-7 (no camp on July 4)     $450
Week 4      July 17-21      $475

ADVENTURE HOURS  
Mon–Th     9 am–4 pm
Fri       9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th     8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri      8 am–9 am

Adventure at Tower, Water Week | Ages 9-14

GET YOUR FEET WET!
Cool off in the summer heat with a whole week spent in and around the water! Fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, beaches, rowing, ferry boats, and even a trip to Water Country! Campers will use acquired skills to safely navigate their vessels through different waterways.

Adventure at Tower–Water Week is run by Chris Field—one of Tower School’s Physical Education teachers, plus Tower’s staff of experienced outdoor counselors.

REGISTRATION
Week 5    July 24-28    $475

ADVENTURE HOURS  
Mon–Th      9 am-4 pm
Fri      9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th      8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm 
Fri      8 am–9 am

Adventure at Tower, Cycling Week | Ages 9-14

Enjoy a week outdoors, dedicated to exploring bike paths together and promoting safe and responsible riding practices. Cyclists will load their bikes into a trailer and drive to different locations each day. We’ll ride 5-10 miles each morning, make a stop for lunch, and ride back. Campers can relax their tired legs, and cool off with an afternoon swim. Properly fitting and tuned bike encouraged, but arrangements could be made for a bike to be provided. Bicycle helmets are required.

Adventure at Tower–Cycling Week is run by Chris Field—one of Tower School’s Physical Education teachers, plus Tower’s staff of experienced outdoor counselors.


REGISTRATION
Week 3     July 10-14    $475

ADVENTURE HOURS  
Mon–Th      9 am–4 pm
Fri       9 am-1 pm
                              
EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS
Mon-Th      8 am–9 am & 4 pm–5 pm,
Fri     8 am–9 am

Adventure at Tower, Overnight Week | Ages 10-14

YOU’VE NEVER DONE ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE? PERFECT.
Adventure at Tower–Overnight campers experience five days/four nights camping and exploring in and around North Conway, NH. Campers will learn about campsite set-up, food prep and clean up. Week highlights include hiking, ropes course, water skiing, wake boarding and rafting.

Adventure at Tower–Overnight is run by Chris Field—one of Tower School’s Physical Education teachers, plus Tower’s staff of experienced outdoor counselors.

REGISTRATION
Week 6    July 31-August 4    $925.

ADVENTURE OVERNIGHT HOURS  
Mon 9 am–Fri 3 pm

Counselor-In-Training at Tower | High School Students

Rising freshmen and sophmore students are ready for Tower’s Counselor-in-Training (C.l.T.) Program, geared toward building leadership skills in high school aged students. C.I.T.s attend leadership meetings, team-building exercises, and child development classes, then assist counselors to create an amazing day for young campers.


This is a full day program for campers ages 14 to 16

Week 1: June 26-30      $150
Week 2: July 3-7     $125 
Week 3: July 10-14    $150
Week 4: July 17-21    $150
Week 5: July 24-28    $150
Week 6: July 31-August 4    $150

Summer at Tower is closed on July 4, 2017

Mon-Th, 9 am–4 pm
Fri, 9 am–1 pm

 

 

 

Each year, we find ways to reduce our camps's use of natural resources in order to minimize our environmental impact. 

One of the improvements we've made: Our summer camp program and registration are now available exclusively online. 

We hope you like this change as much as we do, however, if you have any questions, please call us at 781.631.5800.

 

 

 

 

 

"A golden nugget of a camp tucked in the confines of Marblehead.

This is a marvelous camp chock-full of treasured memories in the past and future moments waiting to be experienced by campers and staff members.

Thank you, Summer at Tower, because this camp is a blessing."

Dan Do, former camper, C.I.T., and Counselor
 

 

  • 75 West Shore Drive
  • Marblehead, MA 01945
  • Phone: 781.631.5800
  • Fax: 781.631.2292

Tower students are articulate, self-motivated, confident learners who engage in their academic success, develop strong leadership skills, and create opportunities to contribute meaningfully in their communities and the world.

 

 

Tower’s teachers champion the value of excellence in elementary education. They’re accomplished at creating a delicate balance – in which a positive process for learning stands alongside a curriculum designed to challenge each and every student. The result? Tower’s students are engaged, confident learners, eager to reach for extraordinary academic success.

 

 


BRING A FRIEND DAY  |  FEB 24  |  7:40 AM-3:00 PM
This admission event is open to Tower students in grades 1 through 7, and their same-grade friends. Tower parents should contact Reagan Kenwell to reserve a seat.

TOWER TOTS WORKSHOPS
Theme-based, monthly parent and toddler workshops that focus on music, art, movement and FUN! These workshops fill quickly. Contact our Admission office to pre-register. 

 

 

We challenge students to attain personal levels of achievement—on the field and off.

Through Tower’s Athletic Program, students experience the intrinsic benefits of physical activity; the correlation between hard work and personal improvement; and the value of good sportsmanship. Participation is expected of all students. Improved skills for each player are a priority.

 

 

Tower's innovative program and modern facility depend upon contributions from our community members.

 

 

Join us for an awesome Summer at Tower! Gain coding skills in our technology lab, create work in our art studios  that reflects your personal style, build and command your own robot, sharpen your filmmaking and editing skills, improve your basketball game, gain an appreciation for the outdoors, learn to swim...and make lasting friendships at Summer at Tower!

 

 

Welcome to My Tower.

We've included information most often referenced by Tower community members. Here, you’ll gain quick access to Veracross, download forms and permission slips, and discover ways to participate in our vibrant community through the TSPA.

 

 

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