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November 13, 2014

Teaching Boys to Be Bad...Pushing, shoving, peeing on trees… destroying, disrespecting, being mean... Oh well... Boys will be Boys!

By Josh Schiering, Executive Director, LINX Camps


If you have a son, or know someone who does, you have likely heard the expression “boys will be boys.” But what does it mean. What does it imply and why should it have a new meaning in the 21st century?


November 13, 2014

Raising Daughters

By Josh Schiering, Executive Director of LINX Camps

As the father of three daughters (7th, 5th and 3rd grade), I want to make sure I raise them to value equality:  equality at home, in school and in the workplace.  I want my girls to think beyond the borders portrayed in books, on tv, in schools and in life.  My girls will understand that the only limits they have, are the limits they set on themselves!     




May 14, 2014

LINX Science Camp Promises Expert-Level Counselors and a Hands-On Engaging Curriculum for Summer 2014

WELLESLEY, MA – May 9 –For a second consecutive summer, LINX Camps of Wellesley, MA, has recruited expert-level counselors to head its Science Camp, located at the Dana Hall Campus, for Summer 2014.

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Jan. 27, 2014: A new take on summer camp in Sudbury



March 2014

Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk coming to Wellesley

For the second summer in a row LINX has snagged a Boston Celtics player (or in last year’s case, an ex-one) to help coach its boys and girls basketball camp in Wellesley.

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February 28, 2014

Apology Training for staff and campers

By Josh Schiering, Vice President of LINX, trainer, and lifelong advocate for building bully free environments

More than 95% of the time, the response to an apology is, “It’s okay.” Go ahead, test it out for yourself.  

Even as adults, we tell Aggressors, “It’s okay.” Why do you suppose we do this?

Apology Card

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Choosing a Great Summer Camp

by Mary Alice Cookson (writer for the Boston Parents Paper) featuring comments by LINX Vice President, Josh Schiering


"I was honored to be a contributor to this article." Josh Schiering


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October 29, 2013


Eradicating Bullying: How to create an environment in which bullying would never dare exist!

By Josh Schiering, Vice President and Executive Director of LINX and LINX Camps, and lifelong advocate for building bully free environments.


Two negatives makes a positive, right?... Not when it comes to bullying!  

A single negative comment or act can have a lifelong and irreversible impact on a person.  Whether in camps, schools, families, playgrounds and even playgroups, bullying is a natural part of our culture. But, it doesn’t have to be that way anymore....

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A World Class Team at LINX Camps & LX Camps in Wellesley, means a World Class Summer for Metro West Campers.

July 16, 2013

Over 150 LINX Camps & LX Camps team members operate over 30 premier general, specialty and sports camps out of two Wellesley locations: the Dana Hall Campus and the Mass Hort Elm Bank Campus.


In five short years, camp attendance has grown over 2,000% making LINX Camps & LX Camps one of the fastest growing summer camp providers in New England.

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LINX and LX Soccer Camps have teamed up with Coerver Coaching and will be using the #1 Soccer Skills Teaching Method in the world this Summer.

May 7, 2013

LINX and LX Soccer Camps are pleased to announce that they have teamed up with Coerver Coaching. Coerver Coaching is a world-recognized coaching company and has the #1 soccer skills teaching method in the world. Over 1.5 million kids and coaches have attended Coerver Coaching Camps and Clinics and LINX has brought it to Wellesley. LINX’s vision to bring the best of the best to the Dana Hall Campus is coming true in the Summer of 2013. They are partnering together to offer a premier Soccer training program that is ideal for all campers looking for that competitive edge.

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Calling all football players, from beginners to experts!
Free LX Flag Football Combine: Sunday, May 19, 2013

April 24, 2013

Wellesley and other local residents are invited to join the LX Flag Football Camp team and LX Flag Football Camp Head Coach Jesse Davis of the Wellesley Raiders at the LX Flag Football Combine.


Josh Schiering, Executive Director of LINX and LX Camps shares, “We are really excited about the opportunity to match Jesse's football expertise with our high quality camp operation. This Combine is just the beginning of the level of instruction and fun that Jesse will bring to our Flag Football Camp.”

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Happy Campers: The Best Summer Camps In Boston

February 19, 2013

When the final bell rings on the final day of the school year, kids are elated for the carefree days of summer...which lasts about three days before they say, "I'm bored."


Whether it is to fight the summer blahs or to expand creative horizons and academic pursuits, summer camp may be the perfect summer accessory. While there are a plethora of camps from which to choose, here are five co-ed camps that local Massachusetts Metrowest Mamas stated they liked, when asked the question, "Anyone have a Massachusetts-based kid camp they love?"

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LINX Sports Camps Sponsor Wellesley Outdoor Skating Rink!

January 31, 2013

Wellesley residents young and old have been taking advantage of three recently opened skating rinks at Phillips Park.

“We’ve been here every day since it opened,” said Dawn Baillie on Monday afternoon while she watched her son, Preston, play hockey on the ice. “It’s absolutely long overdue because Wellesley doesn’t have its own rink.”

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LINX Camps and LX Camps Expand Upward: Featuring former Boston Celtics Champion Brian Scalabrine

January 16, 2013

LINX Camps and LX Sports Camps are excited to announce that Brian Scalabrine, former Boston Celtics player, signed an agreement to serve as the lead coach and figurehead for the LX Basketball Camps being offered at their Dana Hall Campus in Wellesley, MA starting in July 2013. LX Basketball Camps featuring Brian Scalabrine will be housed in the 93,000 square foot, state-of-the-art athletic center that features two NCAA regulation-sized basketball courts at Dana Hall.

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LINX Camps Featured in The Dover-Sherborn Press & The Wellesley Townsman

September 20, 2012

It is just a short ride to get the LINX campers out on the Charles River. All summer long, yellow school buses rolled from LINX’s campus at the Dana Hall School to Elm Bank where campers enjoyed hours under the sun canoeing and fishing. There are no cell phones at this day camp. No movies, no computers. Depending on the camper’s interests, they may spend almost the entire day outside . . .

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LINX Campers Give Boston a Wake Up Call!

August 28, 2012

Thanks to WCVB for an invitation to appear on Wake Up Call! LINX Campers were excited to be featured and wish a good morning to Boston!!!

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News & Media Archives

Mark "Wally" Waldeck To Join LINX Camps, December 2009


Mass Hort signs long term agreement with LINX Summer Camp, November 2009


LINX Summer Camp Announces Swimming for 2010, November 2009


LINX Summer Camp Now Offers Bus Transportation, November 2009


LINX Announces Outdoor Summer Day Camp at Elm Bank, March 2009