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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 changes for 2022

- The program will not be able to accommodate walk-ins. Registration will close the Friday before each session begins. 

- Eager Beaver is available in two week sessions or single weeks. We will not be able to offer single days. 

- Field trips are TBD, they will be announced on the website as soon as they are set. 

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 may 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
  • To Register for swim lessons Click Here *Counselors will bring campers to and from swim lessons*

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 are available when registering for multiple sessions and early registration.

    Total Sessions On or Before 6/1/2022RateSavings

    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 - 9:30 CHECK IN
    • 9:30 - 10:30 FREE PLAY & SNACK
    • 10:30 - 11:30 SWIM 1 / CHOICES
    • 11:30 - 12:30 CHOICES / SWIM 2
    • 12:30 - 1:00 LUNCH
    • 1:00 - 2:45 FIELD GAMES
    • 2:45 - 3:00 SWIM 1 / FREE PLAY
    • 3:00 - 3:45 FREE PLAY / SWIM 2
    • Schedule is subject to change
    • Field Trips TBA based on current state COVID guidelines.
    • Children will be split into groups that will remain the same for the entire 2 week session.
    • Everyone will swim at least once per day and have time for field activities, arts & crafts, and other usual games.

    Campers Should Bring
    1.) morning snack
    2.) lunch
    3.) water or reusable bottle for refill
    4.) swim suit (may be worn under clothes)
    5.) towel
    6.) sunscreen (please label your child's sunscreen)
    7.) money for snack shack if desired (snacks range from $0.50 to $3)

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

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