In a nutshell
Camper to Staff Ratio
Campers will get the individual attention that is needed for them to thrive.
Campers can specialize and hone their athletic skills, or round out the summer with a full-range of exciting new activities to discover.
Camp Lenox is a co-ed camp for a simple reason: life is co-ed. Our community is tight-nit. Lenox is big enough to meet a lot of new friends, but small enough to offer the individual attention that kids need. No one gets lost in the crowd.
Acres of Camp Property
Getting away from the crowded, always-on bustle of daily life requires a generous helping of the outdoors. Lenox’s beautiful property has it all.
Week Camp Session
Two, half-summer sessions are also available for an abbreviated Lenox experience.
Lenox is a full-summer camp, but it’s not a one-summer experience. Campers regularly come at a young age and attend every summer, many of them returning after their Collegian year as staff members.
Memories and Fun!
Lenox provides an experience like none other!
"The kids have not stopped talking about their time at Lenox since we picked them up. I was nervous about sending Max this summer since he is younger than when his sisters started but he LOVED it. He was over the moon and is totally hooked!" -Taisha, Parent
"Camp means so much to me, it's my home away from home" -Noam, Camper
"What an incredible honor to cap off what will likely be the best summer the kids have ever had. As parents, we have been welcomed and impressed at every turn. Our kids have been transformed. They have felt the love and attention from your entire crew." -Kate, Parent
Just how “co-ed” is Camp Lenox?
Boys and girls have a separate daily program of Electives and Group Periods. In the evenings, boys and girls going into the 8th grade, and older, will have age-appropriate activities together throughout the week. The older the age group, the greater the frequency of these activities.
How competitive is Camp Lenox?
Although campers at Lenox enjoy competition, their well-being is our first priority. Electives are non-competitive, skill-based activities where learning and fun are the main focuses. Group periods offer recreational competition in the form of league play and “choose up” games. There are several levels of competition available at camp: Intramural leagues, intercamps, and tournaments. No matter which level of competition the camper is involved in, activities always center around getting better and having a good time.
What are the bunks like?
All of the bunks are spacious and have recently been renovated with pine paneling. They all have electricity, showers, sinks, and toilets as well as ample cubby spaces for clothes. All of the girls’ bunks have shower facilities. Boys ages 7-13 also have showers in their cabins while boys ages 14-16 use an individual shower house outside their cabins. Inside the cabins, the staff-to-camper ratio is 1:3.
How do I communicate with my camper during the summer?
What kind of medical facilities and personnel are available?
Lenox has a beautiful medical facility, staffed by five live-in, full-time nurses, a part-time medical assistant, a full-time medical driver, and a team of physicians who rotate through camp each week. There is always a physician in residence. Berkshire Medical Center is 30 minutes away from camp should further medical treatment ever be required. Parents must provide their own coverage for illness, injuries, and dental injuries that require medical attention.
What if my child takes prescription medication?
If your child takes prescription medication, you MUST enroll them in our prescription med program, PackMyRx. Enrolling is mandatory, no exceptions. All campers taking prescription medications must be registered before arriving at camp.
Are there any religious services at Camp Lenox?
Lenox is a non-denominational camp but we do offer an optional Friday night Shabbat service and provide transportation to local churches.
Is Camp Lenox a uniform camp?
No. We do have official athletic jerseys that are required for intercamp competitions and tournament games. At all other times, campers wear casual sports clothes.
How about the food?
Lenox offers an extensive menu that focuses on healthy, fresh foods. The entire camp eats together, and waitresses serve meals family-style. Cabin counselors sit with their campers during mealtime. A restaurant-style fruit bar or salad bar accompanies every meal, and there’s even a creative “children’s menu” suited for the pickiest of eaters. Special dietary concerns are happily accommodated with advance notice.
My child is new to camp. Are there any opportunities for new campers to meet other campers before the summer begins?
Yes! We host a new camper luncheon in the Tri-state area during the winter time as well as a New Camper Open House “at camp” two weeks before camp begins. During this day, campers meet staff, enjoy a barbecue lunch, and have some recreational activity — a taste of what they’ll enjoy during the summer. Campers and their parents receive a tour of the camp as well.
How often is laundry done during the summer?
Each camper receives a color-coded laundry bag to be filled with soiled clothes. The laundry staff collects these bags every Monday, delivers the clothes to the laundry service, and returns them to the campers’ bunks on the following Thursday, filled with clean, folded clothing. Campers should bring their own laundry bag for use while their camp-supplied bag is away.
Is Lenox accredited?
Camp Lenox is accredited by the American Camp Association. Camp Lenox complies with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and is licensed by the Lenox Board of Health. Health and safety are very important to us.