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Camp Baker

Camp Baker

"Camp Baker was a wonderful experience for our whole family. My child felt supported and successful and also challenged to improve. We felt that the staff really made an effort to tailor the interventions to meet his needs. I would strongly recommend this program!" 

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Camp Baker at Judge Baker Children's Center is a six-week day program that teaches children ages 6-12 effective ways to manage ADHD and other behavior issues.

Camp Baker

NEW for SUMMER 2019! Camp Baker will be held at the beautiful Hale Reservation in Westwood, MA.

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Camp Baker is based on the Summer Treatment Program (STP), named a Model Program in Child and Family Mental Health by the American Psychological Association and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and a program of the year by Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD), the national parent advocacy group for children with ADHD.  STP is also listed in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.

  • Children will enjoy making new friends, improving sports and art skills, and developing relationships with staff members.
  • Camp Baker is a highly structured and supportive program that leads to behavioral gains, improved social skills, and helps prevent against summer erosion of school year functioning.
  • Year Round Services: Camp Baker helps generalize summer gains by staying connected to families year round through a monthly support group, outreach to school education teams, and parent consultations.

Contact Us

Contact Camp Baker to learn more: click on the icon above to submit a request for information, call us (617) 278-4286, or

10 Ways that Camp Baker is Different than Other Summer Programs:

  1. Intensive supervision through small staff to children ratios (1 staff member for every 2 children).
  2. Highly supportive and structured environment.  All children are successful.
  3. Excellent daily communications so that parents understand strategies implemented during the camp program.
  4. High quality staff that have extensive experience and training working with children with ADHD and behavioral challenges.  
  5. Camp Baker is based in an evidence based treatment for children with mild to moderate symptoms of ADHD.
  6. Excellent parent and child satisfaction.
  7. Camp Baker is supervised by licensed clinical psychologist.
  8. Specialized training for parents in managing behavior at home.
  9. Camp Baker stays involved with families year round and creates a supportive community for families.
  10. Camp Baker communicates and collaborates with schools and providers through a comprehensive treatment summary and year round consultation.