Parents are sharing their picks for the best summer sports camps near Boston! Whether your kids are looking for a little friendly competition, to bring their skills to the next level, or just to try something new, you'll find a great fit on this list.

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    Hammel Tennis Camp

     (480.0 mi)

    One Week Sessions

    Half & Full Day Options

    Starting at $250/session

    Age 5-17

    Alexandra F.:  Players of all ages and experience levels will have a chance to practice and hone their skills at this long-running tennis camp offered through the Longfellow Health Clubs.

    LINX Summer Camps

     (483.7 mi)

    1 & 2 weeks, half day/full day

    Grade PreK-9

    Amanda Banta:  LINX Summer Camps offer a wide variety of camps. The wide range of topics provide a unique opportunity for children to explore their various interests. Camps include Ninja Warrior, Witches & Wizards, Extreme Survival, Shark Tank, Girl Power, STEAM, General Day Camps with various activities, and multiple sports, art, dance, and theatre camps.

    Red Sox Baseball Summer Camps

     (490.7 mi)

    1 week, full day


    Grade K-8

    Amanda Banta:  The Red Sox Baseball Summer Camp give kids days full of baseball instruction and competition, making this a dream a camp for any little sluggers in your house. Camp highlights include a full Red Sox camp uniform, Home Run Derby, youth scouting day, and two tickets to a select Red Sox home game for Red Sox Baseball Summer Camps Day at Fenway Park! The location varies by week. Check the schedule for details.

    Babson College - Sports Camps

     (491.1 mi)

    1 week, full day


    Age 6-17

    Amanda Banta:  A typical day of Babson Sports Camp is a sports enthusiast's dream. Scrimmages stretches, drills and skills competitions are just some of the activities campers will take on each day. Lunch (cost included) and open swim round out the day's activities. Babson offers camps for basketball, volleyball, ice and field hockey and more.

    Brooklyn Boulders - Kids Summer Adventures

     (497.8 mi)

    1 week, full day


    Age 4-14

    Alexandra F.:  Kids will enjoy climbing challenges, STEAM activities, team building activities and more at this week long camp at this Boston-area rock climbing gym for kids and adults.

    South Shore Sports Center - Summer Sports Camp

     (503.9 mi)

    One Week Sessions

    Half & Full Day Options

    Amanda Banta:  Campers will play capture the flag, dodgeball, wiffle ball, basketball, flag football, work on skills and have fun working with and competing against their fellow campers.

    Age: 5+

    Cost: $195-$325/session

    Northeast Surfing Academy - Surf Camps

     (509.1 mi)

    1 week, half day


    Age 7-15

    Amanda Banta:  Kids can learn how to catch the waves at Northeast Surfing Academy's summer camp on Nantasket Beach. Kids will learn the techniques, etiquette and safety rules of surfing as well as explore ocean and marine biology topics. Children must know how to swim prior to beginning camp. Due to a max of 25 students per class, the camp fills up quickly once registration opens. Register for a morning and an afternoon session to make camp a full day! Tuition fee includes a t-shirt, use of a surfboard and a certificate upon the program completion.

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