Experience a summer of adventure

Teen Trippers

The Teen Trippers Camp experience is specially designed to meet the developmental needs of this age group. Campers bond with their friends, go on exciting trips away from camp where they can see new places, stretch beyond their boundaries, and challenge themselves as individuals and as a group. Under the guidance of experienced counselors who truly understand the unique needs of thirteen- and fourteen-year-olds, they gain self-confidence and independence, and make great friends, all while they learn to work together and build self-assurance that they can carry with them long after the summer is over.

Fun on campus and beyond

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, campers travel to exciting destinations and participate in activities that will challenge them to work together as a group. Some of the trips focus on adventure, others encourage the campers to give back to the community, and some provide opportunities for sheer fun with their friends. On campus days are spent enjoying age-appropriate activities as a group.

Campers will also have some time at camp before departing to prepare for the day and get to know each other. After they return, they may have time to swim in the pool and reflect on the trip with their friends and counselors. So they don’t miss out on any summer fun, weekly all-camp Theme Days are scheduled on days the Teens are on campus.

Trips from Previous Summers include:

Fessenden Summer Camps Teen Trippers
Outdoor-focused trips:

climbing the ropes course at TreeTop Adventures, standup paddle boarding at Little Harbor Beach, and whitewater rafting on the Deerfield River.

Fessenden Summer Camps Teen Trippers
Community service trips:

organizing food donations at the Newton Food Pantry and playing board games with the senior citizens at the Scandinavian Living Center.

Fessenden Summer Camps Teen Trippers
Adventure-focused trips:

enjoying the rides at Six Flags New England, swimming at Crane Beach, and riding horses at Ridge Valley Stables.

Fessenden Summer Camps Teen Trippers
Group challenge trips:

problem-solving at Boda Borg and taking on the obstacles at Gymja Warrior.

Meet Your Counselors!

Fessenden Summer Camps Coach Tyler Kelly

Coach Tyler Kelly Baseball Camp Director 3 Years at Fessenden

2023 will be Tyler’s second year at the Fessenden Summer Camp. Tyler is currently one of the lower school Physical Education teachers. Along with teaching he also coaches football, basketball, and baseball. Tyler has worked at a variety of summer camps ranging from outdoor adventure camps to sport camps. He was a collegiate baseball player at Springfield College and has plenty of coaching experience both collegiately and at Fessenden. Tyler enjoys coaching the sport he loves and is excited to bring a positive atmosphere to the baseball camp this summer!

Teen Tripper Camp Program Options

  • Week 1

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 2

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $692 (prorated for 7/4, see dates and rates for more info)
  • Week 3

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 4

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 5

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 6

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 7

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865
  • Week 8

    • Length: Full Day
    • Gender(s): Boys & Girls
    • Age Range: Entering Grade 8
    • Dates:
    • Schedule:

      Monday to Friday
      9 am to 4 pm

    • Extended Program: Extended Day Program Options: Mornings 8-9a, Afternoon 4-6p
    • Price: $865