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Pilgrim Day Camp is a traditional summer day camp with a 50-year history of providing children safe, summer fun across 113 acres of sprawling fields and woods in Framingham, MA. Pilgrim Day Camp offers full and half-day sessions for children 3 to 14 years old.

The camp runs for four (4) sessions across eight (8) weeks. Children may attend for as little as two weeks, or for the entire eight week summer season.

Full day camp sessions run from 9am to 4pm; half-day sessions are available in both morning and afternoon for children ages 3 – 6. Extended care options are also available beginning at 7:30am and concluding at 6pm. Please visit the rates and dates page for more detailed information.

With an over 85% re-enrollment rate from the previous year, we know we’re doing something right!

Pilgrim Day Camp complies with all regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and is licensed by the local Board of Health. All parents have the right to request complete information regarding staff background checks, health care, behavior and disciplinary policies, procedures for filing grievances, among other policies and procedures. If you choose to review information, please submit a written request to Pilgrim Day Camp.

What Pilgrim Day Camp offers:


  • Low camper-to-staff ratio
  • Children are supervised at all times
  • Full-time nurse on duty
  • Mandatory safety and training for all staff members


  • Two swimming pools
  • Athletic facilities and extensive playing fields
  • Rustic cabins and tents
  • Beautiful trails and forests
  • Indoor facilities for special activities and inclement weather


  • Superb learn-to-swim program
  • Athletics, arts & crafts, nature, drama and music
  • Archery, bikes, candle making, wood working, cookouts, hiking
  • Ropes courses, high and low elements
  • Special theme days
  • Camper choice time (enrichment)

A typical day for any camper:

9:00 AM:
9:15 AM:
Arts & Crafts
10:00 AM:
Snack (Block Hill and younger)
10:30 AM:
11:15 AM:
Swim lessons
12:00 PM:
1:00 PM:
Project Adventure
1:30 PM:
2:15 PM:
Free Swim
3:30 PM:
Prepare for pickup

Enrichment Program is an opportunity for the campers to design their own day, slanting their activities toward areas of interest. Examples might include outdoor cooking, BMX bike riding, sand volleyball, project adventure, and so much more.

How do I enroll my child?


Enrollments are taken on a First-Come, First-Served basis. Applications are dated in the order they are received by this office. Applications that are hand delivered will be placed with the following day’s mail. Enrollment must be for five days per week; is based on a 5- day- per- week enrollment basis; we are unable to accommodate partial-week or daily schedules. Camper placement is at the judgment of the Director and Registrar.

Application and Deposit: A separate application must be completed for each child. Each application, per child, must include a deposit of $100 per session, per child, and a $30 registration fee per child.

Example: 4 sessions = $400 deposit + $30 registration fee per child. The deposit is deductible from the tuition.

Due to the heavy volume of applications, please allow two weeks for the processing of applications and response acknowledgment from camp. Please check your email for your invoice and welcome letter. If you would rather have this information mailed to you, please let us know.

After applications are processed, parents will receive a confirmation in the form of an invoice. This will be emailed to you, unless you request it to be mailed. This is the only bill you will receive unless there are extenuating circumstances. Payment is due full is due by May 20th.