SUMMER 2023 Dates

Summer Arts

5 Weeks: June 26 - July 28

3 Weeks: July 10 - July 28

2 Weeks: June 26 - July 7

Summer Specialty Week

1 Week: July 31 - August 4

Employment & CIT Program

Derby Academy Summer Programs is looking for passionate, talented individuals who love working with children and sharing their talents! If you are interested in becoming a member of our 2023 staff, send your resume and cover letter to Summer Programs Director, Tina Johnson,  at

Please be sure your letter specifically includes classes in the curriculum you are able to teach or co-teach (see course descriptions for reference), and details your experience teaching or working with children. Feel free to share in your cover letter any new class ideas you have.

Counselor-in-Training Program for 16–19 year olds

Students who are rising high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen are encouraged to apply to our CIT Program. Fully integrated into the staff, the CITs assist with some classes, co-teach others, and third year CITs might teach a course on their own. The goal of the CIT Program is to assist the staff in classes and at the same time gain experience teaching in their area of interest. CITs are paid a stipend. 

CIT Applications are due no later than April 1, 2023

All applicants will have a brief interview (in person or by zoom). All interviews must be scheduled by April 15. Applicants will be informed by April 16 or sooner if they are offered a position. If hired, all CITs complete the same set of employment paperwork required of all MA camp employees.  This paperwork is due no later than May 1. 

CIT Application

Derby Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, color, veteran status, physical ability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. Derby Academy is an equal opportunity employer.