Wheeler Summer Camp
Program Fee $255
In our traditional camp, we introduce a wide variety of activities, including nature, art, sports, performing arts, and swimming. Each week is themed, and culminates with a whole-camp closing activity such as the Carnival or Talent Show.
Junebugs, Ages 4 and 5 enjoy a balance of high activity and quieter, restful moments.
Junior Pioneers, Grade 1 enjoy a richly diverse choice of activities, but still have time to recharge and reflect.
Pioneers, Grade 2 are the seniors of Lower Camp, and emerge as leaders at camp meetings and assemblies.
Trailblazers, Grades 3 and 4 enthusiastically blaze the trail into Upper Camp. Morning classes are designed to meet their enthusiasm. Afternoons feature a huge variety of elective offerings.
Adventurers, Grades 5 and 6 challenge themselves in classes designed especially for their skill level and a variety of electives every afternoon.
Explorers, Grades 7 and 8 enjoy advanced Explorer-only electives offerings such as photography, GPS skills, BBQ, ropes course, and mosaics.
Leaders-In-Training (LIT), Grades 9 and 10 offers leadership and adventure activities including ropes course, sailing, and outdoor skills paired with working and playing with our youngest campers and learning child-care skills from experienced counselors.
Wheeler Summer Sports
Program Fee $255
Our coaches excel as athletes, teachers, and role models in their profession.
Soccer, Grades 2 to 8 introduces offensive and defensive strategies, including ball handling, footwork, and team building skills.
Tennis, Grades 5 to 8 covers hand-eye coordination, racquet skills, basic strokes, court positioning, and advanced skills.
Tennis Elective, Grades 2 to 4 teaches the fundamentals of the game in a four-day afternoon elective. This elective would replace free-swim.
Track & Field, Grades 2 to 8
Chris & John Gregorek, U.S. Olympians and Former All-Americans at Georgetown,
offer individual and team competition for both casual and serious athletes.
Golf, Grades 2 to 8 run by PGA professional Keith Allcock works with individuals on swing, putting, and short game techniques. Program Fee $400
Wheeler Summer Outdoor
Outdoor recreation can build confidence, promote teamwork, and hone problem-solving skills.
Voyager Trips, Junior Program grades 5 to 7; Teen Program grades 8 to 10 campers swim, paddle, surf, kayak, snorkel, windsurf and finish the week at Water Wizz in Wareham, MA.Program Fee $395
Horseback Riding, Grades 2 to 8 at The Palmer River Equestrian Center teaches English riding skills including grooming and tacking a horse, walking, trotting and cantering in an indoor ring and on trails. Program Fee $410
Kayaking, Junior Program grades 5 to 7; Teen Program grades 8 to 10 mixes kayaking, shoreline exploration, and swimming as we paddle on different waterways each day, practicing turning, stopping, and wet exit techniques. Program Fee $330
Challenge Ropes Camp, Grades 6 to 9 campers spend a week testing and expanding their limits using a series of twelve low and five high elements on our challenging ropes course. Program Fee $330