When school closes for the summer, the Club offers several summer programs. With day programs running at both our Elson Clubhouse and Camp Ramsbottom, located in Rehoboth, MA, we offer an array of opportunities for youth to stay engaged throughout the summer.

Camp Ramsbottom

The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s Camp Ramsbottom, located in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, features over 170 acres of summertime fun. Summer programs at Camp Ramsbottom are offered to youth ages 6-13, and run from June through August in four two-week sessions.

Sneak a Peek of Camp Ramsbottom!

Registration for Camp Ramsbottom opens March, 1 2024. 

$525 Registration Fee per Two-Week Session

Session Dates: 

Session 1: June 24th – July 5th (No Camp July 4th)

Session 2: July 8th – July 19th

Session 3: July 22nd – Aug 2nd

Session 4: Aug 5th – Aug 16th

FORMS NEEDED:

  • Current membership valid through the session they are signing up for.
  • Most recent wellness visit from a licensed physician (within past 18 months).
  • Current Immunizations.
  • $75 Deposit Fee is required for each session.

STEPS TO REGISTER:

  • Step 1: Complete the annual Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket online membership
  • Step 2: Complete the online Camp Ramsbottom registration
  • Step 3: Create a PlayerSpace log in using the link automatically sent to you after completing your Camp registration
  • Step 4: Add your child’s Emergency Contacts/Authorized Pick Ups to your PlayerSpace account
  • Step 5: Complete the PlayerSpace Health History questions
  • Step 6: Upload a copy of your child’s physical examination conducted during the preceding 18 months that is signed by a licensed healthcare provider to your PlayerSpace account
  • Step 7: Upload your child’s current immunization record signed by a licensed healthcare provider to your PlayerSpace account
  • Step 8: If child requires medication at Camp, complete a separate Authorization to Administer Medication form found on your PlayerSpace account

SNEAK PEEK SATURDAYS:

From May 4 – June 15*, you are invited to swing by Camp Ramsbottom between 10am – 2pm, where we will be answering questions, accepting registrations, and giving tours of Camp at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm. We can’t wait to see you there!

*No Sneak Peek Saturday on May 25

TRANSPORTATION: Transportation is covered with your camp registration fee at the stops listed below. Bus drop offs: 8:15 am & 4:15 pm

Bus stops:

RI:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket (8:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket (Extended Care, 7:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Curvin McCabe
  • Francis Varieur
  • Jenks
  • Nathanael Greene
  • Potter Burns
  • 560 Prospect Street
  • B.F. Norton Elementary School (Cumberland)
  • 668 Broad St. (Central Falls)
  • 1320 Pawtucket Ave (Rumford)

MA:

  • Price Rite Plaza (Seekonk/rt 44)
  • Stop & Shop (Seekonk/rt 152)
  • Henri A Yelle School (Norton)
  • Willett Elementary (Attleboro)

 

Scholarship Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)

Limited scholarship funds are available to those who qualify.

Scholarship Income Guidelines

To apply for a scholarship, please call the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket to schedule an in-person appointment. Applications must be filled out in-person at the Club.

Scholarships are limited and are available first come, first served.

Documentation needed to apply: 2023 tax return and proof of residence in applicant’s name.

To learn more about Camp Ramsbottom or the scholarship process, please call us at (401)722-8840.

Let’s Get Growing

Let’s Get Growing is the Club’s summer learning loss prevention program for youth entering grades 4-9. While this is an education based program, we also work hard to ensure participants have a fun summer! Running for six-weeks, this program does have a fee, although scholarships are available.

$510 Registration Fee for the Six-Week Program
The focus of this program is on a seed-to-table nutrition education. Participants work in our garden, learn to cook healthy dishes with what they grow, give back to the community through service learning projects, and much more. Older participants develop their leadership skills by participating in this program as a mentor. In addition to the educational activities, there are weekly field trips and fun and exciting daily activities including sports, team building, and more.

Please return the completed form in person or mail with payment to: Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, One Moeller Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860.

All participants must have an active Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket membership through the end of the program and are required to attend a mandatory orientation with their parents/guardians. Spaces are limited for this program – please be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible!

To learn more about this program, please call us at 401-722-8840, option 1.

Pre-Teen Summer Programs

For youth ages 6-12, we provide an engaging summer program. With activities running throughout the day, we will focus on three main areas, learning through play, service learning, and social-emotional wellness.  All participants will be provided with a nutritious morning snack and lunch meals daily, fun activities, and interaction with professional and caring staff. Programs and activities range from educational to artistic to community service focused to recreational.

Due to the seriousness of this virus, we are requiring all families to keep their children home if they are not 100% healthy. Your child will not be allowed to enter the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket if they are showing any sign of illness, including but not limited to: fever, coughing, sneezing, wheezing, or any other undiagnosed respiratory illness. Prior to entering the Club, each child will have to complete a Wellness Check with staff.

$200 Registration Fee per Week

Registration must be completed by 12:00 pm on the Wednesday before for your child is registered to attend.

You must pay the first registered week in full and a deposit of $75 will need to be put down for each additional week to reserve your child’s spot for the summer. You must use our online portal here to pay your remaining balance of $125.00 on the Thursday before your child is registered to attend. Balances failed to be made in time will result in a delay in your child’s start date.

For your convenience we have created two separate registration forms; one for our families registering with a DHS certificate number, and the second for our Private Pay families.  Please note that only one member can be registered per form.

Scholarships are now available!

Please fax or email the completed application and the accompanying documents to:
Fax: 401-727-4733 or email: lmckenna@bgcpawt.org

Pre-Teen Summer Programs Quick Links:

Participants in our Pre-Teen Summer Programs must have a current Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket membership.

Scholarships are now available! Please fax or email the completed application and the accompanying documents to: Fax: 401-727-4733 or email: lmckenna@bgcpawt.org

To learn more about this program, please call us at 401-722-8840, option 3.

Teen Summer Programs

For youth ages 13-18, we provide an engaging summer program. With activities running throughout the day, we work to keep members interested and involved in fun and educational programs during their summer break. Teen summer programming at the Club offers much of what we provide during the school year.

Located at our Alfred Elson, Jr. Clubhouse in Pawtucket, all participants will have the opportunity to participate in several different activities throughout the week, including weekly pool time, basketball league, sports, games, gardening, field trips, and will be provided with a nutritious meal daily, paid workforce development opportunities, enrichment learning activities, interaction with professional and caring role models, and more.

Scholarships Now Available!

Limited scholarship funds are available to those who qualify. If you meet the Scholarship Guidelines, stop by the Club to complete the Scholarship Application. Documentation needed include: proof of income and residence.

To learn more about the Teen Summer Program or the scholarship process, please call us at us at 401-722-8840, option 1.

Teen Summer Program Quick Links:

Participants in our Teen Summer Programs must have a current Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket membership. There is no additional fee for the teen summer basketball league, but participants must register in advance.

To learn more about this program, please call us at 401-722-8840, option 1.

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