Summer CNS

Summer CNS

Summer CNS is an experience devoted to the exploration and interaction with different materials and each other.  Each week will be devoted to a new material with a variety of activities planned that engage and encourage the children.  Each day will include free exploration, small group work, stories, music, outdoor time and lunch.


Week Date Material
1 June 22-25 Gardening & Curious Creatures
2 June 29-July 2 Painting the Rainbow
3 July 6-9 Magic Potions
4 July 13-16 Seashore
5 July 20-23 Natural Materials & Sculpture
6 July 27-30 Making Music
7 August 3-6 Sticky Stuff
8 August 10-13 Magnets & Mudpies


Schedule:  Monday-Thursday.  9A-1P.

Community Nursery School (CNS) is located at 2325 Massachusetts Ave. in Lexington. CNS is an air-conditioned facility and nut-free. For more information about Community Nursery School, please browse our website or call (781) 862-0741.

We welcome children that are 2 years and nine months through children who are getting ready to enter kindergarten.  Our program will run Monday through Thursday, 9A-1P. Each child should pack a nut-free snack and lunch and bring a water bottle.

Summer CNS will include outdoor time each day, weather permitting. It is suggested that you apply sunscreen before your child comes each day and to send a hat.

Each participant will receive a t-shirt.



  • Class size is generally limited to 14 students, with two teachers and additional student interns.
  • If a week is filled, wait lists are available upon request.


The cost per week is $170.

A multi-week discount is available – additional weeks $160.

  • You may pay by check or with a Visa or MasterCard.


  • All money is returned if CNS needs to cancel a week due to low enrollment.
  • If you withdraw from a program week by May 1st, tuition will be refunded less a $20 per program week administrative fee.
  • If you withdraw from a program week after May 1st you may opt to choose another week.
  • No refunds will be issued.

To join the wait list, please fill out and return Summer CNS Registration Form.