Rising 3rd-8th Graders

Day Camp Program

Our Day Camp Program is designed to fit the needs of both local and visiting families. Rising 3rd-8th graders are divided into six age-based tent groups. A camper’s tent group is their family for the week at BDC. Groups are generally between 20-30 campers with up to four university students or professional teachers as Counselors.
Day Camp Program

Tent Groups

Rising 3rd and 4th Grade Girls

Rising 3rd and 4th Grade Boys

Rising 5th and 6th Grade Girls

Rising 5th and 6th Grade Boys

Rising 7th and 8th Grade Girls

Flying Dutchmen:
Rising 7th and 8th Grade Boys

Daily Schedule

8:00 AM-8:45 AMDrop Off and Free Play
8:45 AM-9:00 AMMorning Assembly
9:00 AM-12:00 PMMorning Activities and Swim Lessons
12:00 PM-1:00 PMLunch and Free Play
1:00 PM-4:00 PMAfternoon Activities and Free Swim
4:00 PM-4:20 PMSnack
4:30 PM-5:00 PMPick Up

Day Camp Programs


National Archery Association Standards

Campers learn safety, technique and concentration while enjoying the thrill of shooting arrows into targets with bows.


2-D and 3-D Art

A strong focus on personal expression is encouraged by the art heads as campers explore the ideas of process and product in the art world.


Brewster Day Camp Outdoor Challenge

BDC’s Low Ropes Challenge Course, comprising of a ten-element course, fosters team building through group and individual challenges.


Community Of Play

BDC’s COOP Lodge, covered GAGA Pit and Basketball Court are the perfect place for campers to explore the art of PLAY, learn to use cooperative language and build team work skills.


Everything Cape Cod

BDC’s nature program that entices campers to become environmentalists and naturalists, and embrace ways to take care of our precious land.


Learning Exploring Adventure Program

Campers practice teamwork and communication on and off campus, and embark on small explorations and adventures across the Lower and Outer Cape.


Mixed Up Games and Sports

Our sports program teaches campers basic athletic skills and regulations. Campers play traditional games and have the opportunity to create their own rules for existing or new games.


Song Theater And Rhythm

Campers engage in a variety of musical and theatrical activities, games and challenge exercises. BDC’s costume and prop-filled yurt, and open-air stages provide campers with a whimsical environment for learning and preforming.


American Red Cross Swim Lessons

BDC’s pool is managed by a Red Cross certified director, and daily lessons and free swims are run by a staff of certified lifeguards and swim instructors.


Boating and Sailing Experience

BDC’s waterfront program at which campers explore canoes, kayaks, Day Sailors, Sunfish, and 420 sailboats in Little and Big Cliff Ponds in Nickerson State Park.

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I love how much the kids PLAY at BDC!
BDC creates a space where campers can really thrive as individuals and feel good about who they are.
The way children are encouraged to have good spirit, kindness and hope is so important and you all do it so well!
Brewster Day Camp is an amazing place! Welcoming and belonging as core values were apparent from the first moments we stepped onto campus.
BDC is welcoming, inclusive, and encouraging! Everyone from the counselors to the parking lot staff are amazing. BDC is the best. Seriously, this is the best money I've spent on my child ever.
There is so much spirit and energy flowing through BDC! And best of all, BDC is inclusive of everyone…when you come to BDC, you are family.
BDC offers the flexibility of a day camp and the strong culture and tradition of an overnight camp community!
You create a warm, nurturing environment that is bursting with a feeling of community. Friday morning assemblies and Family Swim are a great example of that.
We love so much about BDC: the wonderful staff, the variety and quality of activities, and the overall atmosphere! BDC is one of the most genuine, warm-hearted places and we feel lucky to have it.
Brewster Day Camp makes everyone feel welcome and a part of the community. I’ve never seen anything like it!