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Outdoor adventure and friendship at Camp Rice Moody

Camp Rice Moody: Reading

Camp Rice Moody, sited on eight forested acres in a residential area, is an easy 1-mile hike from the Town Forest. Features include an open play area, well-suited for cookouts and troop activities, and the lodge, a modern all-purpose building for overnights and troop meetings. The lodge has a large meeting room that can be divided. Its kitchen has two stoves and two refrigerators. Other features include an indoor bathroom, an indoor (non-cooking) fireplace, an outdoor (cooking) fireplace, 50 mattresses, six tables, and 50 chairs. There are no showers. Two groups may be booked for shared use with the room partition in place. After-school and weekend programs are offered.


Summer Camp

Camp Rice Moody hosts day camp for our youngest campers (grades K-1) including half-day programs, as well as opportunities for troops and other organizations to rent the property.


The lodge sleeps 50 and has a day use capacity of 96. The lodge is available year-round (excluding summer camp).



GSEMA troop availability and pricing (effective 11/20/2017):
$125/night (4 PM-10 AM) $55/day use block of time
(11 AM-3 PM or 4 PM-8 PM)

Reserve this property online. If you require a paper form, please download GSEMA group site reservation form or non-profit site reservation form.

For all other event rental inquiries, including weddings, corporate events, and celebrations, please email



Address: 29 Rice Road, Reading, MA

From Reading Center, take Route 129 West (Lowell Street). Turn right on Grove Street, travel a ½-mile and turn right onto Forest Street. Go ⅓-mile on Forest Street and turn right onto Rice Road. Look for the dirt driveway on the right.