The Newton Parks and Recreation Department works closely with the Newton Public Schools to provide inclusive summer programs. The Newton School Department is responsible for all summer placements.
Acres in the Falls is a summer day camp for middle school students entering grades 5-8 in the fall. Weekly sessions are offered. Campers participate in a variety of activities each day including sports, arts and crafts, inside games, gym and field games. Campers swim at Crystal Lake on Mondays and Wednesdays and participate in field trips or special events on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.