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10 Great Things for Kids to Do

Here are ten opportunities for fun your kids won’t want to miss! Whether it is the perfect summer camp, cultural fun or outdoor activity your child seeks, all are plentiful in the Berkshires.


Belvoir Terrace – A Fine and Performing Arts Camp

Ensure that your child has the summer of their life by enrolling them at Belvoir Terrace. Here they will make lifelong friends while being inspired through classes taught by professional and inspiring teachers that focus on visual arts, dance, music, theater, and sports. You can do it all at Belvoir and join our camp family!


Camp Half Moon

Camp Half Moon is celebrating 93 amazing summers on Lake Buel in the Berkshires. Here your children will make memories while enjoying over 45 elective activities. Whether they want to spend the summer zip lining, skateboarding, swimming or playing soccer all this fun and more can be found at our camp.


Town of Lenox

Lenox is great for kids! Enjoy events at the Lenox Library, go hiking in Kennedy Park, participate in activities at the Lenox Community Center or attend one of our many summer camps. Pack a picnic and join us in Lilac Park for free weekly concerts in July and August and don’t forget all the family day options at nearby cultural venues.


Berkshire Summer Camps

The Berkshires is unique in that it offers a variety of high-quality camps throughout the entire region. There is the right camp for every child and every family in the Berkshires. Set amidst the backdrop of world-class culture in the bucolic Berkshire, this is the perfect environment for any child to spend their summer learning and exploring.


Ioka Valley Farm/Uncle Don’s Barnyard

Ioka Valley Farm offers a unique farm experience for the whole family! Whether you come to pet and feed the friendly farm animals, which include goats, ducks, chickens, rabbits, sheep, pigs, llamas, cows, and kittens, zoom down their 40-foot slide or to ride a wiggle car you are bound to find fun.  Come make memories with us.


Zoar Outdoor

Are you looking for some wet and wild fun this summer? Then bring the family to Zoar Outdoor where you can try out white water rafting, kayaking, canoeing and more. They offer guided trips for children as young as 5 and even offer on-site camping and lodging for family getaways.  Get outdoors in the Berkshires the summer.


Camp Greylock

Camp Greylock offers a one of a kind residential sports camp experience for boys.  Located on a beautiful lake amidst the Berkshire mountains this camp offers a structured program that combines game play and instruction in all major land sports, waterfront activities, nature/adventure, and the arts.



Known best for being the summer home to the BSO, Tanglewood is a great destination for families. Children under 17 can enjoy concerts all summer long for free and onsite they offer Kids Corner where children accompanied by adults may take part in musical and crafts activities. Don’t miss their family concert on July 4th and their Free Family Fun Fest on June 26.


Arrowhead, home of Herman Melville

Last year Arrowhead revamped the Arrowhead Farm and this year they will be adding a Children’s Garden. This historic home offers a look back at the past while allowing children to explore the importance of agriculture in the present day. Come and visit the newly renovated barn and enjoy some face to face fun with a variety of farm animals.



You and your family can come and explore a Gilded Age mansion first hand and picnic in one of their many gardens. They also offer Watermelon Wednesdays and now Naumkeag at Night which allows children to explore and have fun on this unique Berkshire property. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moment.