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Eager-Beaver Program

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The Eager Beaver Program is designed to provide a wide range of recreational experiences for the youth of Abington at a minimum cost.

**Please note that all children must be registered prior to attending. Walk-ins will not be allowed for the Eager Beaver Program **

General Information
  • Each two week session provides: various activities that will culminate on the second Friday of each session, so in essence each session will be somewhat different than the others.
  • Early morning (8-9am) babysitting $50 per child per session
  • Afternoon (4-5pm) babysitting $50 per child per session
  • Camper ratio: 1-8
  • Each child will receive a Free Eager Beaver T-shirt!
  • The program will be based at Island Grove, but will utilize many of the various facilities around the town, in order to provide a broad scope of experiences.
  • Children should be dropped off and picked up at the Park Avenue entrance to camp. Park Avenue runs between Centre Avenue and Central Street in Abington.
  • If problems are more than routine, please contact Eager Beaver Program Director at registration.
  • Please make checks payable & mail to: Abington Park & Recreation, 350 Summer St., Abington, MA 02351
  • To Register for Before/After Care Click Here
  • Single weeks are available by emailing
  • There are NO Discounts for single weeks.
  • Single Week fee is $170 per camper.

Camp Fees Chart
  • $75 non-refundable deposit is required per child per session. The deposit will be applied to session fees. All remaining balances are due on the first day of each session.
  • Discounts for residents enrolling in more than one session.
  • Save up to $125 when you register for 4 sessions on or before June 1st

  • For children registering for more than one session:
    Total Sessions On or Before 6/1/2017RateSavings

    One Session$300$330$30
    Two Sessions $520$580$60
    Three Sessions $710$800$90
    Four Sessions $870$990$125

  • Typical Day Overview
    • 9:00 - 11:00 - arts & crafts, activities based on theme
    • 11:00 - 12:00 - swimming activities
    • 12:00 - 1:00 - lunch, organized games
    • 1:00 - 3:00 - track & field activities, outdoor games
    • 3:00 - 3:45 - free swim
    • 3:45-4:00 - Prepare for dismissal
    • 2019 Field Trips
    • Session 1 (June 28th): Timber Lanes
    • Session 2 (July 17th): Altitude Trampoline Park
    • Session 3 (July 31st): South Shore Cinemas- The Lion King (live action)
    • Session 4 (August 14): Field Day at Camp (bounce house, dunk tank, etc)
    • *Field trips are subject to change*

    Campers Should Bring
    1.) morning snack
    2.) lunch (including a drink)
    3.) swim suit (may be worn under clothes)
    4.) towel
    5.) sunscreen (please label your child's sunscreen)

    * Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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