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Summer Day Camp at Camp Rice Moody

Camp Rice Moody


Summer Phone: June 15–August 14, 781-942-1019
Year-Round Camp Hotline: 617-350-8335


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.

Camp Rice Moody in Reading has been the perfect place for day campers for over 68 years! Located on eight forested acres, this camp is an easy one-mile hike from the town forest, and features an open recreation area—perfect for cookouts and games. She’ll also enjoy favorite camp activities including arts and crafts, swimming, and singalongs. Exciting field trips are also available to older girls!  

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Day Camp


Hours of operation: 9 AM-4 PM 
Extended care available at no extra cost! 8-9 AM (drop-off) 4-5 PM (pick-up)

Read about Camp Rice Moody in our 2020 Camp Guide

For more information, attend an open house, or to schedule a tour, email us or call 617-350-8335. Financial aid is available.

Bus Transportation

All program fees include bus transportation to/from these towns: Burlington, Chelsea, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Stoneham, Tewksbury, Wakefield, Wilmington, and Woburn. Check bus stop locations and times on the bus schedule.

Typical Day

Camp begins with the opening flag ceremony, which is followed by your unit's fun activities. Camp offers a swimming pool, outdoor cooking areas, and a large program building for daily activities. Campers bring lunches and then go into their afternoon programs. The day ends with a closing flag ceremony and cool end-of-day events.

About the Directors

The 2019 camp season is being run by Co-Directors Renée Doucette and Amanda Michienzi.  Between the two of us, we have 49 years of camp experience here at Camp Rice Moody.  Renée is beginning her 25th summer and Amanda her 24th summer.  They both started Camp Rice Moody as camp counselors and have worked up the ranks.  Both Renée and Amanda are certified elementary teachers with experience in grades 2, 4, 5, and 6.

This is Renée’s 19th season directing Camp Rice Moody.  Renée has been a Girl Scout for 27 years.  Renée possesses her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Salem State College.  

This is Amanda’s 15th season directing Camp Rice Moody.  Amanda has been a Girl Scout for 32 years and received her Silver and Gold Award.  She also attended Camp Rice Moody as a camper.  Amanda possesses her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Framingham State College, Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Salem State College. 

Health and Safety

Camp Rice Moody is an American Camp Association accredited camp. This means that a nationally recognized organization comes in every 5 years to make sure everything we do (from the meals we serve to the programs we plan) is done in a safe way. By selecting an ACA accredited camp you can be assured your camper is safe.

Camp Rice Moody must comply with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430.000) and is licensed by the town of Reading, MA.