Register Now for the Rec Department’s Camp Pequossette Summer Camp

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The Watertown Recreation Department announced it is offering the Pequossette Summer Program to children who are entering grades 1 through 8 in the fall of 2016.

The program consists of seven individual weeks from June 27 through August 12, 2016 at the Watertown Middle School at 68 Waverley Avenue in Watertown. The program will operate Monday through Friday from 8:45 am to 2:30 pm, except for Monday, July 4th. We offer an early drop off from 7:30 am to 8:45 am and an extended day program from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

The Middle School and Moxley Playground which includes a large field space, playground area, basketball court, tennis court and a multi-purpose court afford the Recreation Department the opportunity to offer a wide range of activities to entertain the children.

Basketball, softball, rag ball, kickball, baseball, soccer, lacrosse and street hockey are just some of the sport activities offered for the children. There is also a play area with swings, slides and other amenities to challenge the physical and imaginative skills of the children. The program will provide space for indoor activities, such as, assemblies, arts & crafts, drama, games, lunch, movies, music, talent shows, sports and more.

The Dealtry Pool is located one 1/2 mile from the Middle School and is used for swimming and cooling off on hot summer days for most campers, the Boys and Girls Club will also be utilized as a regular facility for the Pequossette Program.

The children’s safety and welfare are always the top priority for our staff. The program will be under the direction of  Robert Galante, Program Director. A qualified staff of educators consisting of assistant directors, senior and junior counselors, and specialists will support Galante.

Children can bring a lunch or purchase one at the snack shack. Milk is offered to all youngsters on a daily basis. Children should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers to this program. Your child should also bring a towel, sunscreen and bathing suit with them on the days they travel to the pool. Sunscreen will be available to youngsters who request it.

For special events, youngsters will be given a list of the items they should bring with them to those programs. A calendar of events will be supplied for all participants.

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Schedule of Weeks:

Week 1: June 27 – July 1

*Week 2: July 5 – July 8

Week 3: July 11 – July 15

Week 4: July 18 – July 22

Week 5: July 25 – July 29

Week 6: August 1 – August 5

Week 7: August 8 – August 12

*Due to the holiday, four day week, 20% off tuition.

Weeks 1-8: Duration • Resident • Non Resident

Regular Session: 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. • $110 • $150.00

Early Drop Off: 7:30-8:45 a.m. • $30 • $40

Extended Day: 2:30-5:30 p.m. • $65 • $75

The Kindergarten Summer Program is limited to 18 children per week. The Pequossette Summer Program and Kindergarten Summer Program enrollment is limited and is based on a first come, first serve basis.

If you have any questions, please contact the Watertown Recreation Department at 617-972-6494 or email

Please register your email on the “Notify Me” of the town’s website to receive future program information.

The Watertown Recreation Department has launched Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Facebook address: Twitter address: @Watertownrec. Instagram address: watertownrecreation.

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