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Welcome to Kennedy summer day program!

The Kennedy Summer Day Program (KSDP) provides children from families across the city with the opportunity to access a high-quality summer camp type experience at an extremely reduced rate. This program offers the full-range of services by providing daily transportation to and from camp, serving a healthy nutritious breakfast and lunch while providing a safe, educational and enjoyable summer experience to children. 

Program Highlights

  • Program is offered 8 weeks in the summer (4 sessions-2 weeks/session)
  • Open to students entering ages 5-14  (125 max participants.)
  • Participants are divided into smaller age appropriate groups (Grades 1 & 2, 3 & 4, 5 & 6, 7, 8 & 9).
  • Counselor in Training (C.I.T.) program offered to pre-teen participants
  • Activities include swimming, structured free play, playground and physical activity periods, arts and crafts, STEAM activities, and more!
  • Free breakfast and lunch daily
  • Free transportation to and from program

Registration Information

  • Brochure
  • Session Dates and Rates
  • Paper Registration Form


  • New Bedford National Whaling Historical Park
  • The New Bedford Art Museum ArtMobile
  • New Bedford Public Library Bookmobile


Summer 2022 application will be available in January!