Coastal Discoveries lets students take to the sea for a week of marine adventure. Aboard the 48-foot Erica Lee II, children go whale watching, haul in lobster traps, and explore islands, along with plenty of swimming and beach games. Special fishing-focused sessions let kids who are hooked on angling immerse themselves in the sport for the week.
54R Merrimac St., Newburyport, coastaldiscoveries.com
A Broadway Kids Company
This arts school teaches aspiring musical theatre stars the singing skills, dance moves, and acting chops they need. Weekly classes, vacation workshops, and private lessons are all available. Though the school takes its educational mission seriously, it also nurtures a noncompetitive environment where the goal is for every kid to “shine like a star.”
4D Lookout Lane, Middleton, 508-843-1589, abroadwaykidscompany.com