Pictures with Santa

Ongoing Santa Photo Stops (2019)

Auburn Mall

2019: Daily through December 24
Times vary, see full schedule here

Hebert Candies, Shrewsbury

2019: Weekends Nov 30 – Dec 22
Sat-Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM

Take your own FREE picture, and in past years each child has received a free chocolate bar. Line is long, arrive early. Details here

Cabela’s, Hudson

2019: Wednesday, Nov 27: 10-8
Thanksgiving Day (Nov 28):
CLOSED
Black Friday (Nov 29):
1-8
Saturday, Nov 30: 10-8
Dec 1 – Dec 7: M-F 3-8, Sat 10-8, Sun 10-5
Dec 8-23: M-F 10-8, Sat 10-8, Sun 10-5
Dec 24: 10-5

Bass Pro “Santa’s Wonderland” is also at Cabela’s. Inside Bass Pro is a decorated “Santa’s Wonderland” with a spread of decorations for children to explore. There are also crafts, games, and a free picture with Santa. Can be very crowded, so check the link below for information about reserving a pass. All activities free and photo is free. Details here

Solomon Pond Mall, Marlborough

2019: Daily through December 24
Times vary, see full schedule here
Schedule an appointment and pay online to save your spot.

Weston Nurseries, Hopkinton

2019: Nov 30 – Dec 1 and Dec 7-8
10 AM – Noon and 1 PM – 3 PM
Arrive early; must be in line at least mid-way through each time slot.

“Explore our Magical Winter Forest. Watch the Weston Nurseries Express wind its way along its tracks. Write a letter to the North Pole and post it in our Magic Mailbox. Come meet Mrs Claus, who will be helping Santa this year. Please remember to bring your camera!  Weston will not be taking pictures this year, as we have in past years.” Details here

 

Pictures with Santa at Local Events

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Summer Camps

Find summer camps in:

Auburn

Millbury

Oxford

Sutton

^Choose your town, or find other regions here

Auburn

Use this key for dates:

Auburn Recreation (Grades K+)

  • Weeks 1-8
  • 8:30 AM – 3 PM (Ext 7:30-5) (Half-day option)

McKoy’s Action Karate (Grades K+)

  • Weeks 1-8
  • 9 AM – 3:30 PM (Ext 7:30-5:30) (Half-day option)

Premier Dance (Ages 2+)

  • 7/1, 7/8, 7/11, 7/27, 7/31, 8/8, 8/14, 8/20
  • 5-7 PM

Camp Invention: Elevate (Ages K – 6)

  • 7/27 – 7/31
  • 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Sally McDermont Dance Camp (Ages 3 – 10)

  • 7/13 – 7/16 & 8/3 – 8/6
  • Morning Session

 

Millbury

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H & H Dance Academy, Millbury (Ages 3-10)
  • Weeks 3 – 5
  • Ages 3-5: 9 AM – 11 AM
  • Ages 6-10: 1 PM – 4 PM
Stowe Farm (7+)
  • Weeks 4 – 6
  • Kids & K-9 Camp, Ages 11 +, 9 AM – 3 PM
  • Horsemanship Camp, Ages 7+, 9AM – 3 PM (Extended day till 4:30 PM)

 

Oxford

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Oxford Community Center (5+)
  • [2019]
  • Weeks 1-8

 

Sutton

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Sutton Summer Fun (Grades K-6)
  • Weeks 1 – 8
  • Mon-Fri, 7 AM – 6 PM
YMCA Camp Blanchard, Sutton (Grades 1-8)
  • Weeks 1 – 10
  • 8 AM – 5:30
  • Extended care available: 7:30AM – 6:00PM
Puckihuddle Preschool, Sutton (Ages 3.5-8)
  • [2019 info]
  • Weeks 1, 8 & 9 and week of June 10
  • Mon-Thurs, 9 AM – Noon

 

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Grafton

Grafton Recreation (Ages 6-13)
  • Weeks 3 – 8
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Ext day available 8AM – 5:30PM)
  • Half-Day Options for Ages 4-13 (9 AM – Noon)
Touchstone School (Ages 3-12)
  • Weeks 2 – 6
  • 8 AM – 3:30 PM (Extended Day 3:30 – 5:30)
  • Morning: 8 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Afternoon: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Beatz Dance Studio (Ages 4-16)
  • Weeks 2 – 4 & 6 – 9
  • Ages 3-6: 9AM – 11:30 OR 12:30 – 3 PM
  • Ages 4-6: 5 PM – 6 PM
  • Ages 7-12: 9AM – 11:30 OR 12:30 – 3 PM
Apple Tree Arts (Ages 7-18)
  • Weeks 3 – 8
  • Ages 6-8 & 8-11: 9 AM – Noon
  • Ages 7-8: 8:30-12:30
  • Ages 9-13: 9-2, 9:30-2:30
  • Ages 11- 14: 9-2:30
Premier Sport Taekwondo (Ages 5-12)
  • Weeks 4, 5, 7 & 9 
  • 8:00 – 4:00

 

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Northbridge

Camp Whitin (Ages 4-13)
  • Weeks 1-9 
  • Ages 7-13: 9:00 -3:00 (Extended Day 6:30 AM – 6 PM)
  • Ages 4-6: Half-Day (9:00 – Noon) and Full Day
The Crafty Nest Kids (Ages 6+)
  • Weeks 4 & 7 (M-Th only)
  • 9 AM – 11 AM (Ages 6-9)
  • 12 PM – 2 PM (Ages 10+)

 

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Worcester

TEC School STEM Adventures (Grades K-8)
  • [2019 info]
  • Weeks 1-3 and 9-11
  • 9 AM – 3 PM
Worcester Art Museum (Ages 5-17, Ages 3-5 with adult)
  • [2019 info]
  • Weeks 4 – 9
  • 9 AM- 12:30
  • Afternoon available in addition to morning ONLY: 12:30 – 3 PM
  • Afternoon extension from 3:00 – 5:30 PM
Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center & Wildlife Sanctuary (Ages 4.5-16)
  • Weeks 1 – 9
  • Ages 5-16: 9 AM – 3:30 (Extended Day 8 AM – 5:30 PM)
  • Ages 4.5-6: 9 AM – 1 PM (Extended Day 8 AM)
Ecotarium (Ages 4.5-14)
  • Weeks 1 – 9
  • Ages 7-16: 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended Day 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM)
  • Ages 4.5-6: 9 AM – 12:30 (Extended Day 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM)
Worcester Fitness (Ages 4 – 11)
  • Weeks 1 – 9
  • 9 AM – 4 PM (Extended Day 7:30 AM – 5 PM)
Cleopatra Photography Workshops (Ages 8-15)
  • [2019 info]
  • Weeks 2 & 10
  • 10 AM – 2:30 PM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Grades 2-12)

 

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Other Camps in Central MA

Giguere’s Gym, Leicester (Ages 3+)
  • Weeks 1 – 9
  • 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Extension available 7AM – 6PM)
Camp Wind in the Pines, Leicester (Ages 4 – 15)
  • Weeks 1 – 9
  • 7:30 AM – 6 PM
Turn Back Time, Paxton (Ages 3 – 14)
  • Weeks 3 – 8
  • 9 AM – 5 PM (Early drop-off available 8AM)
YMCA Camp Foskett, Charlton (Ages 5 – 14)
  • Weeks 3 – 8
  • 9 AM – 3:30 PM (Extension available 6:45AM – 6PM)

 

Know a camp not on our list? Contact us to let us know!

Touch-a-Truck Events South of Worcester

Calling all truck fans! Mark your calendars for these local touch-a-truck outings:

…[If you’re not seeing events above, check back soon! As we add local touch-a-trucks to our calendar, they’ll show up above. In the mean time, check out our calendar to see what’s happening today!]

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