Elementary (Grades 1-4)

Elementary (Grades 1-4)BFMAPublic
Full-Day, Monday-Friday$415$435

We will offer 5 field trips throughout the summer. They are generally held the last week of each session and involve transportation by First Student to a different venue each session. Field trip participants will be billed separately an additional $10 / week for the bus fee.*

You will notice that some sessions below are indicated as full. There are frequent schedule changes and we do have a waitlist. Please continue to fill out the registration form to be added to the waitlist.

Session 1: Make & Create

June 13-17 | June 20 – 24

Making, crafting, creating, and tinkering are fundamental human means of self-expression and within this session, attendees will have the opportunity to explore each, whether it’s exploring fundamental physics through fun experiments and activities or engaging with a variety of artistic media to create works that reflect the inner worlds we strive to cultivate in our educational practices. 

There is a field trip planned for the week of June 20. Field trip details will be released as they are confirmed. Last year, Bay Farm Summer visited the Museum of Science in Boston.

Session 2: Music, Drama & Movement

June 27-July 1 | July 5-July 8

Bay Farm Summer will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. Explore the beauty of human voice and movement in this session designed to immerse attendees in drama, music, and movement. Centering, balance and posture, breathing, emotional development and expression, singing and dance are all explored in breakout sessions.

There is a field trip planned for the week of July 5. Field trip details will be released as they are confirmed. Last year, Bay Farm Summer visited Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower. 

Session 3: Sports & Fitness

July 11-15| July 18-22

Whether it’s dribbling or Downward-facing Dog, our Sports & Fitness Session is sure to appeal to attendees of all ages and abilities. There are countless opportunities for exploring a variety of sports and fitness activities, including Gym-class favorites like Red Rover, basketball, soccer, yoga, Tai Chi, and general calisthenics.

There is a field trip planned for the week of June 18. Field trip details will be released as they are confirmed. Last year, Bay Farm Summer visited the StarLand in Hanover.

Session 4: H20

July 25-29 | August 1-5

Water touches our lives in countless ways and in unexpected places. Explore the many different ways that water impacts our lives, whether it’s as a home to our animal friends or as a vitally sustaining force for our communities.

There is a field trip planned for the week of August 1. Field trip details will be released as they are confirmed. Last year, Bay Farm Summer visited the New England Aquarium in Boston. 

Session 5: On the Farm

August 8-12

What is our role as stewards of the Earth? How do we connect to the web of life around us and how do we influence it? Through an intensive exploration of gardening, animal care, nature hikes, exploring the natural world, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the work necessary to cultivate a more sustainable existence for themselves and our furry friends.

There is a field trip planned for the week of August 8. Field trip details will be released as they are confirmed. Last year, Bay Farm Summer visited the Franklin Park Zoo.  

*Please note that field trips are not optional and students who opt out cannot attend Bay Farm Summer that day.

Bay Farm Summer Elementary program is operated under a Recreational Camp permit from the Town of Duxbury and operates in accordance with the rules of 105 CMR 430.000.

Daily Structure

Arrivals are at 8:30am

Children enjoy morning play and activities with friends.

Snack-time gives children fuel to continue the day.

Breakout time where children engage in theme-driven activities and a splash in our newly installed, heated pool.

Students come together for a group lunch.

Pick up at 3:00pm