Seahorse Explorer Summer Camp Experience

Join us for a fun-filled summer! Each week, Explorers will enjoy fun-filled days of games, crafting, sports, tennis lessons, swimming lessons, visits to the library and free swim time. Each week has a different theme for games, crafts and activities. Sign up for a full week, three full days or three half days. Program runs Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. We also have early drop off and late pick up options. Summer 2016 themes are as follows:

Week 1: June 27-July 1, Mad Science. Explorers will have a chance to participate in fun and exciting experiments every day, including growing crystals, making melting dough, creating eruptions and more! Children will be mad scientists for the week!

Week 2: July 5-8, Seahorse Superheroes. Explorers will take part in an exciting week fighting crime and saving the day. Children will participate in superhero training, have the chance to dress like superheroes and take part in superhero challenges! They will also do fun crafts like creating their own disguises, making a superhero power bracelet and more!

Week 3: July 11-15, Mad about Movies. New this summer! This week will be all about your favorite movies and movie characters. Come dressed as your favorite character one day. Be a Seahorse Star in a mini movie. We are also planning a surprise field trip to go along with this week’s theme!

Week 4: July 18-22, Seahorse Gives Back. Back by popular demand … this week is dedicated to our Explorers learning about and helping in the community! Children will learn about firefighters, police officers, soldiers & more! They will also create cards and care packages for soldiers, make get well cards for children in hospitals, run a food drive and create treats for an animal shelter.

Week 5: July 25-29, Pirates and Princesses. We will spend this week doing fun activities including the Explorer favorite Seahorse beauty salon, a treasure hunt, tie dying, walking the plank and a themed photo booth. Earn pirate booty playing fun games and by winning challenges. Explorers will also create crowns, masks and more! A fun field trip is also planned for this week.

Week 6: August 1-5, Seahorse Olympics. Get ready for the Summer Olympics during a fun-filled week of the Seahorse Olympics! Games and competitions will be played all week and campers can earn “medals” for being outstanding participants. The week will end with an awards ceremony and celebration.

Week 7: August 8-12, Waterworks. This week is all about water. Learn about where our water comes from and what we can do to conserve it. Paint with water colors, slip n’ slide with fellow campers, participate in water balloon battles, and end the summer with a pizza party where Explorers can dunk their favorite counselors in the Seahorse Dunk Tank!

Please contact Mattapoisett Recreation for more information at or call us at 508-758-4548. To sign up online or download a registration form, go to

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