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January 20, 2018
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Are you looking for a Summer Day Camp, Sleep-away Camp, or Summer Program? Do you need a camp for your Special Needs child? Find programs for preschoolers, grade-schoolers, or tweens & teens, with a variety of specialized summer focus-fun: sports, stem, coding, arts and more.

Manhattan | Brooklyn | Queens | Bronx/Riverdale | Staten Island | Westchester | Long Island | Sleep-away | Special Needs

Westchester

5th Set Tennis Academy

  • The Masters School
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  • Phone: (845) 699-1870
  • Contact: Tyler White
  • 5th Set specializes in tennis instruction for players of all levels, ages 4–16. In addition to tennis, campers will be engaged in fun, energetic recreational sport activities, indoor swimming, and color war events.
  • 5thset.net

92Y Camp Yomi

  • Located in: Rockland County
    Pick-ups in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale and Scarsdale
  • Phone: (212) 415-5573
  • Contact: Lauren Wexler, Director of Camps
  • Campers grades K–9 enjoy athletic, artistic and educational activities at a 50-acre suburban campground in Rockland County with state-of-the-art music, sports, dance, swim and craft facilities, among many more programs!
  • 92Y.org/Camps

Bronx House Summer Day Camp

  • 990 Pelham Parkway South
    Bronx, NY 10461
  • Phone: (718) 792-1800
  • Contact: Leon Davis
  • Multi outdoor programs at the beautiful Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in Rockland County.
  • bronxhouse.org

Camp Artistree

  • Categories: Performing Arts, Westchester, Theater
  • Artistree Performing Arts
    114 W. Boston Post Road
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
  • Phone: (914) 835-2200
  • Contact: info@artistreearts.com
  • Providing a fun and engaging performing arts camp that includes singing, dancing, acting, movie-making, crafts and more for children ages 3–18 with week-long camps for preschool–3rd grade and 3 week full-show intensives for grades 4–12. Presidents’ Week, Spring Break and All Summer Long.
  • artistreearts.com

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

Camp Settoga

  • 127 Call Hollow Road
    Pomona, NY
  • Phone: (845) 362-0409
  • Contact: Genna Singer
  • Offering New York City campers room to grow, explore, and discover outdoor adventure on 21 pristine acres. Our dedicated leadership team, counselors, coaches, and wellness team are excited to be a part of your child’s growth and development, while providing pathways to Jewish life and identity.
  • campsettoga.org

Camp Twelve Trails

  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Pearl River NY
  • Phone: (845) 735-2383
  • An innovative combination of Specialty and Contemporary Day Camp, that allows kids to choose their “Neighborhood” specialty week by week.
  • camptwelvetrails.org

Challenge Camp

  • 555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
  • Phone: (914) 779-6024
  • Contact: info@challengecamps.com
  • An ACA-accredited day camp celebrating our 38th summer offering enrichment learning opportunities to bright, curious children ages 4–15. Over 100 engaging courses ranging from STEM, Art, Theater, Music, Science, Technology and more including Sports/Swimming!
  • challengecamps.com

Child Study Center’s Summer Program for Kids

  • College of New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, NY
  • Phone: (516) 358-1811
  • June 26–August 11
  • A 7-week, evidence-based, therapeutic day program exclusively for children ages 7–11 with ADHD and behavior disorders. Focus of program is to build self-esteem and help children develop attentional, organizational, and friendship skills. Staff/child ratio is 1:1 to 1:2.
  • nyulangone.org/csc

Dan Harelick Studio Art

  • Riverdale
  • Phone: (917) 209-5644
  • Contact: Dan Harelick
  • Summer ceramics camp for ages 8–16 explores a variety of wheel throwing and hand building techniques, in a friendly, sun-filled indoor/outdoor studio. Campers receive plenty of individual attention in this inspiring, judgement-free environment, leaving each proud of their creations.
  • danharelickstudioart.com

ESF Summer Camps

  • Riverdale Country School
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Phone: (718) 432-1013
  • Award-winning, family-owned and operated camp since 1982. ESF features exciting programs offering over 60 activities, a wide variety of sports and new adventures for boys and girls ages 3 to 15.
  • esfcamps.com/riverdale

Gate Hill Day Camp

  • 750 Gate Hill Road
    Stony Point, NY 10980
  • Phone: (845) 947-3223
  • Contact: Josh Male, Owner & Director
  • Unconditionally welcoming since 1951. A first-rate facility, a thoughtful program and an infectious culture of nurturing improvement makes Gate Hill the ultimate day camp experience for campers age 3–15.
  • gatehilldaycamp.com

Hackley School Summer Programs

  • 293 Benedict Avenue
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Phone: (914) 366-2675
  • Contact: Peter Sawkins
  • Hosted on our 285-acre central Westchester campus, we offer an incredible array of summer enrichment programs for grades K–12.
  • hackleyschool.org/summer

Indoor or Outdoor Rock Climbing Camp

  • 130 Rhodes St.
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone: (914) 633-7625
  • Contact: frontdesk@climbrockclub.biz
  • Rock climbing is a great activity that build strength and confidence, enhances flexibility and focus…and it’s fun! Join us for our weekly climbing camps (no experience required) as your kids climb the walls, run through obstacle courses, play exciting games, and get strong.
  • climbrockclub.com

June Program at The Masters School

  • Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • Phone: (914) 479-6400
  • Contact: MastersOfSummer@mastersny.org
  • For grades 5–12, Masters of Summer is 3 weeks in June of enrichment classes & recreational activities including arts, athletics, academics, leadership and NYC experiences! Taught by Masters faculty on beautiful 96-acre campus — flexible weekly scheduling plus morning and/or afternoon classes; June 12–30
  • mastersny.org/mastersofsummer

Junior Summer Indoor Tennis Camp

  • 130 Rhodes St.
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone: (914) 636-1003
  • Contact: dean@nrrc.us
  • Tennis camp at The New Rochelle Racquet Club provides kids with a fun and engaging environment where they can excel at the sport of tennis, whether they have been playing for many years or are new to the game. We offer various camps for ages 4 & up: Red Ball, Junior D
  • nrrc.us

Pine Brook Fitness

  • 130 Rhodes St
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone: (914) 636-1019
  • Contact: info@pinebrookfitness.com
  • Join us for an exciting and fun summer of tennis camp at The New Rochelle Racquet Club and rock climbing camp at The Rock Club. Ages 5–16, no experience necessary. Sign up for a half or full day of rock climbing, tennis, or mix and match! Both facilities are indoors and air conditioned. Experience real rock and fresh with our outdoor rock climbing camp as well, ROCK OUT!
  • pinebrookfitness.com

SPORTIME Summer Tennis and Sports Camps

  • Locations in: Long Island—Nassau, Long Island—Suffolk, Hamptons, Manhattan, Westchester, Capital Region
  • Phone: (888) 698-3664
  • Contact: camps@sportimeny.com
  • SPORTIME’s summer programs challenge a child’s abilities, while enhancing his or her self-esteem and providing positive social interaction. We offer children the finest in sports programming, experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive camp facilities around.
  • SportimeCamps.com

Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp

  • 500 Yorktown Road
    Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520
  • Phone: (914) 271-7563
  • Contact: Sharon Avnon
  • A dynamic and innovative program including a variety of sports, arts, specialty and aquatics activities, specifically designed to be age-appropriate for each group of campers. Our programs allow campers to discover new experiences in a safe environment giving them the freedom to explore who they really are, play in a bully-free zone, find out what it means to be a friend and develop a genuine sense of community and belonging.
  • cyjsproutlake.org/daycamp/sprout-westchester

Young People’s Day Camp Westchester

  • Yonkers, NY
  • Phone: (914) 792-6555
  • Contact: Brian Lipchik
  • Since 1992, our camp has provided safe and enjoyable summers for thousands of youngsters ages 4–14 helping to grow intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment.
  • ypdc.com
Sleep-away

Camp Birch Hill

  • Lakes Region of New Hampshire
    333C Birch Hill Road
    New Durham, NH, 03855
  • Phone: (603) 859-4525
  • Contact: Chrissy Morell
  • Your home away from home! Camp Birch Hill is a classic New England summer camp for boys and girls ages 6–16. Nestled on 100 acres of private, lakeside land in the lakes region of New Hampshire campers can choose from 50 diverse activities throughout their two, four, or six week stay.
  • campbirchhill.com

Camp Lee Mar

  • 805 Redgate Road
    Dresher, PA 19025
  • Phone: (215) 658-1708
  • Contact: Ari Segal, Director
  • For children and teens with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges, in a structured environment with individual attention and guidance. Traditional camp activities plus academics, speech & language therapy, music & art therapy, daily living skills, computers, and much more.
  • leemar.com

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

Costa Rica Pura Vida Adventure Camp

  • Location: Costa Rica
  • +506 8564-4710
  • Contact: Adriana
  • Pura Vida Adventure Camp Costa Rica provides a once in a lifetime experience for teenagers. The camp is located in Guanacaste and is full of adventurous activities, Spanish language immersion and volunteer program.
  • puravidaadventurecamp.com

Frost Valley YMCA Camp

Special Needs

Camp Adler at the Mid-Island Y JCC

  • 45 Manetto Hill Road
    Plainview, NY 11803
  • Phone: (516) 822-3535
  • Contact: Call Lauren Watling, extension 303, or email lwatling@miyjcc.org
  • Creating a fun, nurturing and supportive environment with typical day camp activities both in our building at the MIYJCC and at our camp grounds. Campers are assisted by our professional staff to develop skills, build self confidence and make lasting friendships.
  • miyjccsummercamp.org

Camp Lee Mar

  • Sleep-away
  • 450 Route 590
    Lackawaxen, PA 18435
  • Phone: (215) 658-1708
  • Contact: Ari Segal, Director
  • For children and teens with mild to moderate learning and developmental challenges, in a structured environment with individual attention and guidance. Traditional camp activities plus academics, speech & language therapy, music & art therapy, daily living skills, computers, and much more.
  • leemar.com

Camp Loyaltown

  • Glen Avenue
    Hunter, NY 12442
  • Phone: (518) 263-4242
  • Contact: camp@citizens-inc.org
  • Over 40 years of helping campers discover independence while experiencing the joys of friendship, fun and personal achievement free from challenges they face daily. Camp Loyaltown is a program of Citizens Options Unlimited, a leading provider of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • camployaltown.org/us

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

Child Study Center’s Summer Program for Kids

  • College of New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, NY
  • Phone: (516) 358-1811
  • June 26–August 11
  • A 7-week, evidence-based, therapeutic day program exclusively for children ages 7–11 with ADHD and behavior disorders. Focus of program is to build self-esteem and help children develop attentional, organizational, and friendship skills. Staff/child ratio is 1:1 to 1:2.
  • nyulangone.org/csc

Summit Camp & Travel

  • 168 Duck Harbor Road
    Honesdale, PA 18431
  • Phone: (Winter) (973) 732-3230
  • Phone: (Summer) (570) 253-4381
  • Contact: Gene Bell, Senior Director
  • Summit Camp specializes in serving youth 8–19 years with challenges in attention, social development, and executive function at our traditional summer camp in the Pocono Mountains.
  • summitcamp.com
Bronx/Riverdale

5th Set Tennis Academy

  • The Masters School
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
  • Phone: (845) 699-1870
  • Contact: Tyler White
  • 5th Set specializes in tennis instruction for players of all levels, ages 4–16. In addition to tennis, campers will be engaged in fun, energetic recreational sport activities, indoor swimming, and color war events.
  • 5thset.net

92Y Camp Yomi

  • Located in: Rockland County
    Pick-ups in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale and Scarsdale
  • Phone: (212) 415-5573
  • Contact: Lauren Wexler, Director of Camps
  • Campers grades K–9 enjoy athletic, artistic and educational activities at a 50-acre suburban campground in Rockland County with state-of-the-art music, sports, dance, swim and craft facilities, among many more programs!
  • 92Y.org/Camps

Bronx House School for Performing Arts

  • 990 Pelham Parkway South
    Bronx, NY 10461
  • Phone: (718) 792-1800 x235
  • Contact: Deborah Nitzberg or Shannon Reynolds
  • Summer classes in music and dance which includes the new Studio-to-Stage Dance Program.
  • bronxhouse.org

Bronx House Summer Day Camp

  • 990 Pelham Parkway South
    Bronx, NY 10461
  • Phone: (718) 792-1800
  • Contact: Leon Davis
  • Multi outdoor programs at the beautiful Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in Rockland County.
  • bronxhouse.org

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Kulanu

  • Riverdale Y
    5625 Arlington Ave
    Bronx NY 10471
  • Phone: (347) 913-4440
  • Contact: kulanu@riverdaley.org
  • Early Childhood Camp at The Riverdale Y. Offers all the services and amenities of the school and the Community Center including on-site swim instruction, outdoor play and many enrichment opportunities.
  • riverdaley.org/kulanu

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

Camp Twelve Trails

  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Pearl River NY
  • Phone: (845) 735-2383
  • An innovative combination of Specialty and Contemporary Day Camp, that allows kids to choose their “Neighborhood” specialty week by week.
  • camptwelvetrails.org

Challenge Camp

  • 555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
  • Phone: (914) 779-6024
  • Contact: info@challengecamps.com
  • An ACA-accredited day camp celebrating our 38th summer offering enrichment learning opportunities to bright, curious children ages 4–15. Over 100 engaging courses ranging from STEM, Art, Theater, Music, Science, Technology and more including Sports/Swimming!
  • challengecamps.com

Dan Harelick Studio Art

  • Riverdale
  • Phone: (917) 209-5644
  • Contact: Dan Harelick
  • Summer ceramics camp for ages 8–16 explores a variety of wheel throwing and hand building techniques, in a friendly, sun-filled indoor/outdoor studio. Campers receive plenty of individual attention in this inspiring, judgement-free environment, leaving each proud of their creations.
  • danharelickstudioart.com

ESF Summer Camps

  • Riverdale Country School
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Phone: (718) 432-1013
  • Award-winning, family-owned and operated camp since 1982. ESF features exciting programs offering over 60 activities, a wide variety of sports and new adventures for boys and girls ages 3 to 15.
  • esfcamps.com/riverdale

Hackley School Summer Programs

  • 293 Benedict Avenue
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Phone: (914) 366-2675
  • Contact: Peter Sawkins
  • Hosted on our 285-acre central Westchester campus, we offer an incredible array of summer enrichment programs for grades K–12.
  • hackleyschool.org/summer

Indoor or Outdoor Rock Climbing Camp

  • 130 Rhodes St.
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • Phone: (914) 633-7625
  • Contact: frontdesk@climbrockclub.biz
  • Rock climbing is a great activity that build strength and confidence, enhances flexibility and focus…and it’s fun! Join us for our weekly climbing camps (no experience required) as your kids climb the walls, run through obstacle courses, play exciting games, and get strong.
  • climbrockclub.com

June Program at The Masters School

  • Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • Phone: (914) 479-6400
  • Contact: MastersOfSummer@mastersny.org
  • For grades 5–12, Masters of Summer is 3 weeks in June of enrichment classes & recreational activities including arts, athletics, academics, leadership and NYC experiences! Taught by Masters faculty on beautiful 96-acre campus — flexible weekly scheduling plus morning and/or afternoon classes; June 12–30
  • mastersny.org/mastersofsummer

SPORTIME Summer Tennis and Sports Camps

  • Locations in: Long Island—Nassau, Long Island—Suffolk, Hamptons, Manhattan, Westchester, Capital Region
  • Phone: (888) 698-3664
  • Contact: camps@sportimeny.com
  • SPORTIME’s summer programs challenge a child’s abilities, while enhancing his or her self-esteem and providing positive social interaction. We offer children the finest in sports programming, experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive camp facilities around.
  • SportimeCamps.com

Summer Stage

  • Riverdale Y
    5625 Arlington Ave
    Bronx NY 10471
  • Phone: (347) 913-4430
  • Contact: summerstage@riverdaley.org
  • Riverdale’s Premier Theater Arts Intensive Camp allows young artists to develop creatively and perform in a full-scale musical theater production.
  • riverdaley.org/summerstage

YMCA Summer Camps

  • 22 locations across the 5 boroughs
  • Phone: (212) 630-9720
  • Contact: Raisa Ho
  • YMCA Summer Camps have been helping kids have their best summer ever since 1885. Visit our website to find the right camp for your child!
  • ymcanyc.org/camps

Young People’s Day Camp Westchester

  • Yonkers, NY
  • Phone: (914) 792-6555
  • Contact: Brian Lipchik
  • Since 1992, our camp has provided safe and enjoyable summers for thousands of youngsters ages 4–14 helping to grow intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment.
  • ypdc.com
Manhattan

92Y Camp Yomi

  • Located in: Rockland County
    Pick-ups in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale and Scarsdale
  • Phone: (212) 415-5573
  • Contact: Lauren Wexler, Director of Camps
  • Campers grades K–9 enjoy athletic, artistic and educational activities at a 50-acre suburban campground in Rockland County with state-of-the-art music, sports, dance, swim and craft facilities, among many more programs!
  • 92Y.org/Camps

Advantage All-City Jr. Tennis Camp

  • Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
    281 Main Street
    Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
  • Phone: (212) 935-0250
  • Contact: Gordon Kent, gkent@advantagetennisclubs.com
  • Giving players 5–17 more drills, more skills, more time on the courts with expert instruction at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, an oasis in the East River — with a choice of single or consecutive weeks and a little swimming to round out the day.
  • advantagetennisclubs.com/camps/tennis-camps

Advantage Day Camps

  • Locations:
  • West Side
    Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
    450 West 43rd St.
    New York, NY 10036
  • Roosevelt Island
    281 Main Street
    Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
  • (212) 935-0250 ext 812 or (646) 884-9648
  • Contact: Steve O’Keefe, sokeefe@advantagecamps.net
  • For campers 4–14 — including sports, NYC excursions, enrichment classes and more! A FREE extra hour of supervised time before and after camp, a choice of individual days, weekly packages or a full season, and two great locations.
  • advantagecamps.net

Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp

  • Phone: (212) 298-7900
  • Contact: Katie Duffy
  • Upper East Side: camps@asphaltgreen.org
    555 East 90th Street, New York, NY 10128
  • Battery Park City: campsagbpc@asphaltgreen.org
    212 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282
  • Asphalt Green provides a safe and nurturing environment where campers gain skills in sports, arts, swimming, and most importantly, life! With innovative programs led by top-notch instructors and a community filled with spirit and tradition, Asphalt Green focuses on the whole child, encouraging discovery and building confidence. Full summer and flexible options are available.
  • asphaltgreen.org

Atlantic Acting School

Bonjour NY

  • Upper West Side
    PS 166, 132 W 89 Street
    New York, NY 10024
  • Phone: (646) 588-5068
  • Contact: summercamp@bonjourny.com
  • NY's French speaking camp for children ages 3.5 to 11 from beginner French learner to fluent French speaker. Lots of French, lots of fun: trips, swimming, sports, Robotics, Glee, Cooking... Flexible hours, weekly registration and daily bus service.
  • bonjourny.com

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

Camp Settoga

  • 127 Call Hollow Road
    Pomona, NY
  • Phone: (845) 362-0409
  • Contact: Genna Singer
  • Offering New York City campers room to grow, explore, and discover outdoor adventure on 21 pristine acres. Our dedicated leadership team, counselors, coaches, and wellness team are excited to be a part of your child’s growth and development, while providing pathways to Jewish life and identity.
  • campsettoga.org

Camp Twelve Trails

  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Pearl River NY
  • Phone: (845) 735-2383
  • An innovative combination of Specialty and Contemporary Day Camp, that allows kids to choose their “Neighborhood” specialty week by week.
  • camptwelvetrails.org

CAMP/pixel

  • Locations in Cobble Hill, Lower Manhattan and Uptown Manhattan
  • Ages 7–14
  • Phone: (866) 771-6837
  • Contact: Kristina Rincon
  • Discover Coding, Minecraft Mods, Video Games, 3D Design, Digital Arts and more at 1-week day camps this summer with Pixel Academy! Bus transportation, extended care and early-bird discounts are available!
  • pixelacademy.org/summer-camp

Center for Architecture

  • 536 LaGuardia Place
    New York, NY 10012
  • Phone: (212) 358-6133
  • Contact: info@cfafoundation.org
  • Weekly architecture camps where 3rd–12th graders design their own spaces and more through drawing, model-making, digital design activities and one-of-a-kind trips.
  • cfafoundation.org/summer

Challenge Camp

  • 555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
  • Phone: (914) 779-6024
  • Contact: info@challengecamps.com
  • An ACA-accredited day camp celebrating our 38th summer offering enrichment learning opportunities to bright, curious children ages 4–15. Over 100 engaging courses ranging from STEM, Art, Theater, Music, Science, Technology and more including Sports/Swimming!
  • challengecamps.com

Chelsea Piers

  • Category: Sports
  • 23rd Street & Hudson River Park
    New York, NY 10011
  • Phone: (212) 336-6846
  • Contact: Selina Droze
  • Manhattan’s premier destination for youth sports is home to 15 unique sports camps for children and teens, ages 3 to 17. For the past 20 summers, campers have enjoyed world-class facilities, expert instruction and the most exciting sports curriculum available, without ever leaving the city!
  • chelseapiers.com/summer-camp

Children’s Museum of the Arts’ Summer Art Colony Day Camp

  • Phone: (212) 274-0986
  • Contact: Melissa Robles
  • Offering young artists, ages 6–15, the unique opportunity to learn comic book design from illustrators, animation from filmmakers, screen printing from textile artists, and much more. A truly collaborative art-making experience with over 50 week-long day camps at two locations.
  • cmany.org/classes/summer-art-colony-day-camp

ConstructionKids, Inc.

  • Locations throughout Brooklyn & Manhattan
  • Phone: (718) 522-2902
  • Contact: David Newell
  • Real Tools for Small Hands
    Kids love to make things and be creative. They just need their imagination, some great materials, and a safe, encouraging environment. Our Campers work on projects that are adapted for small hands, using real tools.
  • constructionkids.com

Deer Mountain Day Camp

  • 63 Call Hollow Road
    Pomona, NY 10970
  • Phone: (845) 354-2727
  • Contact: Roberta & Carol Katz, Owners & Directors
  • Under our insightful watch, campers ages 3–15 open up as themselves and have a blast as they enjoy a sleep-away camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, in a day camp setting. Family owned since 1956. Private, air-conditioned, supervised transportation included.
  • deermountaindaycamp.com

Dwight Summer Camp

  • 2116 First Avenue
    New York, NY 10029
  • Phone: (917) 551-6424
  • Contact: Camp Director Chiarna Morton
  • Tons of fun and action-packed programs for kids 4–12. Choose from 1–10 weeks to fit your summer schedule. Extended-day options and chaperoned bus service with parent GPS available. Mention code: MF2017 to receive 10% discount.
  • dwightsummercamp.org

EINY Summer Camp

  • 206 5th Avenue
    New York, NY 10010
  • Phone: (646) 766-1843
  • Contact: Anthony Bernier
  • Open to children (ages 3–10) of all language backgrounds, the EINY Summer Camp offers a wide range of stimulating activities including art, music, sports and cultural excursions, designed to provide a fun and enriching bilingual experience in French and English.
  • einy.org

ESF Summer Camps

  • Riverdale Country School
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
  • Phone: (718) 432-1013
  • Award-winning, family-owned and operated camp since 1982. ESF features exciting programs offering over 60 activities, a wide variety of sports and new adventures for boys and girls ages 3 to 15.
  • esfcamps.com/riverdale

Evolution Enrichment

  • Category: Camp Guide
  • 38 Delancey Street, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10002
    (Entrance on Forsyth Street)
  • Phone: (212) 375-9500
  • Contact: evolutionenrichment@gmail.com
  • evolutionenrichment.com

FasTracKids Summer STE(A)M Adventure

  • Location: Visit our web site for all locations
  • Phone: (347) 983-2229
  • Contact: info@ftkny.com
  • Children will explore the weeks’ topic interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! Read more and apply. Academic programs available too!
  • ftkny.com/summer-steam-adventure-2017

Galli Theater’s Acting Camp

  • 151 West 26th Street
    New York, NY 10001
  • Phone: (212) 731-0668
  • Contact: Barbara Remus, Managing Director
  • Galli Theater camps are just the right place to act out different roles from classic fairytales! Each camp focuses on a specific fairytale and the children choose their roles, rehearse, and present the piece at the end of the session for family and friends. Costumes, sets, and music are provided to complete the transformation. We offer acting camps at spring and summer break.
  • gallitheaternyc.com/camps

Gate Hill Day Camp

  • 750 Gate Hill Road
    Stony Point, NY 10980
  • Phone: (845) 947-3223
  • Contact: Josh Male, Owner & Director
  • Unconditionally welcoming since 1951. A first-rate facility, a thoughtful program and an infectious culture of nurturing improvement makes Gate Hill the ultimate day camp experience for campers age 3–15.
  • gatehilldaycamp.com

Hackley School Summer Programs

  • 293 Benedict Avenue
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • Phone: (914) 366-2675
  • Contact: Peter Sawkins
  • Hosted on our 285-acre central Westchester campus, we offer an incredible array of summer enrichment programs for grades K–12.
  • hackleyschool.org/summer

International Ivy Summer Enrichment Programs

  • Upper West Side
    150 W. 83rd Street (near Columbus Avenue)
    New York, NY 10024
  • Chelsea
    324 W. 15th Street (near 8th Avenue)
    New York, NY 10011
  • Phone: (855) 678-6335
  • Contact: Lily Wong
  • Providing fun and intellectually stimulating experiences to fuel young people’s interests and creativity in a variety of subjects. Over fifty classes to choose from in STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
  • iisummer.com

June Program at The Masters School

  • Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • Phone: (914) 479-6400
  • Contact: MastersOfSummer@mastersny.org
  • For grades 5–12, Masters of Summer is 3 weeks in June of enrichment classes & recreational activities including arts, athletics, academics, leadership and NYC experiences! Taught by Masters faculty on beautiful 96-acre campus — flexible weekly scheduling plus morning and/or afternoon classes; June 12–30
  • mastersny.org/mastersofsummer

Launch Math & Science Centers

  • Tribeca: 124 Hudson St.
    UES-74: 351 E. 74th St.
    UWS-68: 30 W. 68th St.
    UWS-81: 173 W. 81st St.
    UWS-100: 805 Columbus Ave.
  • Phone: (212) 600-1010
  • Contact: info@launchmath.com
  • Launch Math & Science Centers offer exciting and educational one-week STEM summer camps for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade (ages 4 to 13 years old).
  • launchmath.com

Lavner Camps!

  • New York University—Kimmel Center
    60 Washington Square South
    New York, NY 10012
  • Phone: (646) 308 1555
  • Award-winning camps in Robotics, Minecraft, Game Design, Coding, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, Spy Tech, Web Design, Digital Fashion, Filmmaking, Acting, CIT Leadership Program & more for ages 6–15. Your child can attend 1+ weeks and select an area of interest each week with specialized instructors.
  • lavnercampsandprograms.com

New Country Day Camp

  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Staten Island, NY
  • Phone: (646) 395-4357
  • Contact: newcountry@14streety.org
  • Transportation is provided from Manhattan and Brooklyn to Staten Island’s 75-acre Henry Kaufmann Campground, where swimming pools, hiking trails, and open meadows set the scene for a summer of adventure and enrichment.
  • newcountrydaycamp.org

NORY STEM + Soccer + Swim Day Camps

  • FiDi
    25 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005
    Shuttle bus transportation available throughout Manhattan
  • Phone: (914) 557-8694
  • Contact: Matthew Trainor, matt@nory.co
  • Description: Is your child inventive? Creative? A problem solver? If you answered yes to any of these characteristics, you have an innovator on your hands, and we have the dream camp for you. Highlights include: low camper-to-instructor ratio (5:1), choose from 1-10 weeks, ages 3-12
  • nory.co/summer

Oasis Day Camps

  • Central Park (UWS-Manhattan), Downtown (LES-Manhattan), Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights, Bayside at Queensborough Community College.
  • Phone: (800) 317-1392
  • Contact: info@oasischildren.com
  • Giving campers the opportunity to be active, think creatively and discover new friendships that will last a lifetime in 3 different types of camps.
  • oasischildren.com

Riverside Park Multi Summer Sport Camp

The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center

  • 3 Lafayette Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Phone: (718) 624-8400
  • Contact: Kelsey Allison, School Director
  • Kids 6–18 years old, of all experience levels, can explore new dance styles or learn Mark Morris repertory from MMDG company members.
  • markmorrisdancegroup.org/dance-camps

SPORTIME Summer Tennis and Sports Camps

  • Locations in: Long Island—Nassau, Long Island—Suffolk, Hamptons, Manhattan, Westchester, Capital Region
  • Phone: (888) 698-3664
  • Contact: camps@sportimeny.com
  • SPORTIME’s summer programs challenge a child’s abilities, while enhancing his or her self-esteem and providing positive social interaction. We offer children the finest in sports programming, experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive camp facilities around.
  • SportimeCamps.com

Summer at St. Bart’s

Summer Camps at The Ballet Club

  • 328 East 61st Street
    New York, NY 10065
  • Phone: (917) 281-1030
  • Contact: Anne Easterling-Freifelder
  • Offering 3 creative and fun full-day and half-day summer programs throughout the summer for children ages 3½–8 years old, including Ballet Arts Camp, Movement & Art Camp and Movement Mini Camp.
  • theballetclub.com

Summer Programs for Young Artists

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

  • 185 Colonial Springs Road
    Wheatley Heights, NY 11798
  • Complimentary daily transportation provided for students by air conditioned buses to & from Usdan
  • Phone: (833) 600-0624
  • Building creativity, independence, and intellect through artistic exploration, fun, and lots of fresh air. Students ages 4 to 18 grow as they dive into serious study of theater, music, dance, visual art and more.
  • For $100 off new student tuition, enter promo code NYPARENT at Usdan.org
  • usdan.org

Village Kids Day Camp

  • 490 Hudson Street
    New York, NY 10014
  • Phone: (917) 426-3263
  • Contact: Camp Director Richard Nelson
  • In the heart of the West Village, great mix of indoor and outdoor activities, including soccer, tennis, swimming, chess, dance, science, robotics, field trips and more. Ages 5–11. Early Bird rates. Best summer experience in the Village!
  • villagekidsnyc.org

Weekday School Summer Camp

  • 490 Riverside Drive
    New York, NY 10027
  • Phone: (212) 870-6743
  • Contact: Camp Director Tricia Pool
  • Six weeks divided into three two-week sessions. The Mini-Camp is for children 2½ to 3½ years of age and runs from 8:45am to 12:30 daily. The Full Camp is for children 3½ to 6 years of age and runs from 8:45am to 2:30pm daily. Both programs include a hot lunch and a daily snack.
  • wdsnyc.org/pages/summerside-camp

YMCA Summer Camps

  • 22 locations across the 5 boroughs
  • Phone: (212) 630-9720
  • Contact: Raisa Ho
  • YMCA Summer Camps have been helping kids have their best summer ever since 1885. Visit our website to find the right camp for your child!
  • ymcanyc.org/camps

Young People’s Day Camp Westchester

  • Yonkers, NY
  • Phone: (914) 792-6555
  • Contact: Brian Lipchik
  • Since 1992, our camp has provided safe and enjoyable summers for thousands of youngsters ages 4–14 helping to grow intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment.
  • ypdc.com
Queens

Advantage All-City Jr. Tennis Camp

  • Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
    281 Main Street
    Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
  • Phone: (212) 935-0250
  • Contact: Gordon Kent, gkent@advantagetennisclubs.com
  • Giving players 5–17 more drills, more skills, more time on the courts with expert instruction at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, an oasis in the East River — with a choice of single or consecutive weeks and a little swimming to round out the day.
  • advantagetennisclubs.com/camps/tennis-camps

Advantage Day Camps

  • Locations:
  • West Side
    Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
    450 West 43rd St.
    New York, NY 10036
  • Roosevelt Island
    281 Main Street
    Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
  • (212) 935-0250 ext 812 or (646) 884-9648
  • Contact: Steve O’Keefe, sokeefe@advantagecamps.net
  • For campers 4–14 — including sports, NYC excursions, enrichment classes and more! A FREE extra hour of supervised time before and after camp, a choice of individual days, weekly packages or a full season, and two great locations.
  • advantagecamps.net

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

CK Kids

  • 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue
    Middle Village, NY 11379
  • Phone: (718) 366-7454
  • Contact: ckkids@ctkny.org
  • Four camps to choose from for ages 3–16 with flexible scheduling, reasonable rates and a great location!
  • ctkny.org

FasTracKids Summer STE(A)M Adventure

  • Location: Visit our web site for all locations
  • Phone: (347) 983-2229
  • Contact: info@ftkny.com
  • Children will explore the weeks’ topic interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! Read more and apply. Academic programs available too!
  • ftkny.com/summer-steam-adventure-2017

Joe’s Music & Dance Academy Summer Camp

  • 14-04 Farmers Blvd
    St. Albans, NY 11412
  • Phone: (718) 454-3036
  • An enjoyable and exploratory experience in which campers will learn four musical disciplines, engage in visual arts and academic enrichment in math and science (including lab experiments), see guest artists perform, and work with ensembles — culminating with a concert.
  • joesmusiccenter.org

Kenwal Day Camp

Mill Basin Day Camp

  • 5945 Strickland Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • Phone: (718) 251-6200
  • Contact: Jack Grosband
  • Dedicated to providing children and their families a fun, safe and caring summer camp experience. Through innovative programming and careful staff selection, our campers will make friends and share experiences and memories that can last a lifetime.
  • millbasindaycamp.com

Oasis Day Camps

  • Central Park (UWS-Manhattan), Downtown (LES-Manhattan), Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights, Bayside at Queensborough Community College.
  • Phone: (800) 317-1392
  • Contact: info@oasischildren.com
  • Giving campers the opportunity to be active, think creatively and discover new friendships that will last a lifetime in 3 different types of camps.
  • oasischildren.com

SPORTIME Summer Tennis and Sports Camps

  • Locations in: Long Island—Nassau, Long Island—Suffolk, Hamptons, Manhattan, Westchester, Capital Region
  • Phone: (888) 698-3664
  • Contact: camps@sportimeny.com
  • SPORTIME’s summer programs challenge a child’s abilities, while enhancing his or her self-esteem and providing positive social interaction. We offer children the finest in sports programming, experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive camp facilities around.
  • SportimeCamps.com

World of Discovery Day Camp

  • Bay Terrace, NY
  • Phone: (718) 229-3037
  • Stimulating your child’s imagination since 1977 with door-to-door transportation.
  • worldofdiscovery.org

YMCA Summer Camps

  • 22 locations across the 5 boroughs
  • Phone: (212) 630-9720
  • Contact: Raisa Ho
  • YMCA Summer Camps have been helping kids have their best summer ever since 1885. Visit our website to find the right camp for your child!
  • ymcanyc.org/camps

Young People’s Day Camp of Queens

  • South Bayside
  • Phone: (800) 856-1043
  • Contact: Jim Corleto
  • Since 1972, our family run camp has provided safe fun-filled summers for thousands of Queens youngsters. Accredited by the American Camp Association and licensed by NYC Department of Health. YPDCQ provides a dynamic diversified, and professionally supervised program enabling children to see, try and experience many activities. Activities include swimming, sports, arts & crafts, music & dance, nature science, academics, educational & recreational field trips as well as special events. Ages 4–15.Sibling Discounts! Special Union Member Rates! New for 2018: Robotics!
  • queenscamp.com
Brooklyn

92Y Camp Yomi

  • Located in: Rockland County
    Pick-ups in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale and Scarsdale
  • Phone: (212) 415-5573
  • Contact: Lauren Wexler, Director of Camps
  • Campers grades K–9 enjoy athletic, artistic and educational activities at a 50-acre suburban campground in Rockland County with state-of-the-art music, sports, dance, swim and craft facilities, among many more programs!
  • 92Y.org/Camps

Aviator Summer Camps

  • 3159 Flatbush Ave.
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • Phone: (718) 758-7510
  • Contact: Camps@AviatorSports.com
  • Fun. Social Skills. Sports. Adventure. It’s all under one roof at Aviator Camps. With a wide range of activities possible because of 175,000 square feet of space children are introduced to new sports, activities, and educational programs.
  • aviatorcamps.com

Beam Center

  • 60 Sackett Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Phone: (718) 855-7600
  • Contact: contact@beamcenter.org
  • Weeklong Day Camps for Ages 7–13. Each week has new projects based on its theme. Our hands-on projects are developed by artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, engineers, storytellers, makers, and big-idea people from across the creative landscape.
  • beamcenter.org/summer-day-camp

BK Bots

  • 361 5th Ave, Brooklyn
    NY 11215
  • Phone: (718) 501-4052
  • Contact: Sean Spillane info@bkbots.com
  • We're a Park Slope-based organization specializing in coding and robotics for kids, offering after-school classes and summer day camps.
  • bkbots.com

Bonjour NY

  • Downtown Brooklyn: Carroll Gardens
    PS 58, 330 Smith Street
    Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Phone: (646) 588-5068
  • Contact: summercamp@bonjourny.com
  • NY's French speaking camp for children ages 3.5 to 11 from beginner French learner to fluent French speaker. Lots of French, lots of fun: trips, swimming, sports, Robotics, Glee, Cooking... Flexible hours, weekly registration and daily bus service.
  • bonjourny.com

Brooklyn Arts Exchange

  • 421 5th Avenue
    Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Phone: (718) 832-0018
  • Contact: info@bax.org
  • Our School Breaks Arts Programs offer enriching and fun opportunities for young students during their time away from school. Register by the week or for the entire Summer.
  • youth.bax.org/general-information/school-breaks

Brooklyn Friends Summer Programs

  • 375 Pearl Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone: (718) 852-1029 x228
  • Contact: Rachel Webber
  • Offering 2 summer programs for children ages 4–12, with swimming, only one block from Borough Hall and Metrotech.
  • brooklynfriends.org/summer

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

CBE Kids Summer Day Camp

  • 274 Garfield Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Phone: (718) 768-3814 x210
  • Contact: Bobbie Finkelstein
  • Offering children fun, excitement and a wide variety of recreational activities in a safe, supervised environment.
  • cbebk.org/camp

Chelsea Piers

  • Category: Sports
  • 23rd Street & Hudson River Park
    New York, NY 10011
  • Offering bus transportation from Brooklyn to Manhattan.
  • Phone: (212) 336-6846
  • Contact: Selina Droze
  • Manhattan’s premier destination for youth sports is home to 15 unique sports camps for children and teens, ages 3 to 17. For the past 20 summers, campers have enjoyed world-class facilities, expert instruction and the most exciting sports curriculum available, without ever leaving the city!
  • chelseapiers.com/summer-camp

The Co-op School Summer Camp


  • 87 Irving Place Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Phone: (347) 721-3408
  • Contact: Amanda Rodriguez
  • Description: Join our 2017 Summer Camp program at The Co-op School for ages two to six! Days are filled with art, music, stories, yoga, dance, and playground games on our rooftops. We offer a half-day program for two year-olds and Field Trip Camp for our sixes.
  • thecoopschool.org/programs/summer-camp

ConstructionKids, Inc.

  • Locations throughout Brooklyn & Manhattan
  • Phone: (718) 522-2902
  • Contact: David Newell
  • Real Tools for Small Hands
    Kids love to make things and be creative. They just need their imagination, some great materials, and a safe, encouraging environment. Our Campers work on projects that are adapted for small hands, using real tools.
  • constructionkids.com

The Cosmic Cove Summer Camp

Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance: Dance, Drum & Imagination Summer Camp

  • Location: Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
    1368 Fulton Street (between Brooklyn Avenue and New York Avenue)
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
  • Phone: (718) 935-9700
  • Contact: info@cumbedance.org
  • Our Dance, Drum & Imagination Summer Camp has three engaging themes for young artists ages 3–7! Experience Tricks and Tales from African and African-American folklore, a Train Ride Through the Diaspora exploring New York City’s culturally rich communities and Dancing to the Afro Beat while creating “movement for a movement.”
  • cumbedance.org/youth-classes/summer-camp

Deer Mountain Day Camp

  • 63 Call Hollow Road
    Pomona, NY 10970
  • Phone: (845) 354-2727
  • Contact: Roberta & Carol Katz, Owners & Directors
  • Under our insightful watch, campers ages 3–15 open up as themselves and have a blast as they enjoy a sleep-away camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, in a day camp setting. Family owned since 1956. Private, air-conditioned, supervised transportation included.
  • deermountaindaycamp.com

FasTracKids Summer STE(A)M Adventure

  • Location: Visit our web site for all locations
  • Phone: (347) 983-2229
  • Contact: info@ftkny.com
  • Children will explore the weeks’ topic interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! Read more and apply. Academic programs available too!
  • ftkny.com/summer-steam-adventure-2017

Joe’s Music & Dance Academy Summer Camp

  • 550 Remsen Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11236
  • Phone: (718) 454-3036
  • An enjoyable and exploratory experience in which campers will learn four musical disciplines, engage in visual arts and academic enrichment in math and science (including lab experiments), see guest artists perform, and work with ensembles — culminating with a concert.
  • joesmusiccenter.org

Mill Basin Day Camp

  • 5945 Strickland Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • Phone: (718) 251-6200
  • Contact: Jack Grosband
  • Dedicated to providing children and their families a fun, safe and caring summer camp experience. Through innovative programming and careful staff selection, our campers will make friends and share experiences and memories that can last a lifetime.
  • millbasindaycamp.com

New Country Day Camp

  • Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
    Staten Island, NY
  • Phone: (646) 395-4357
  • Contact: newcountry@14streety.org
  • Transportation is provided from Manhattan and Brooklyn to Staten Island’s 75-acre Henry Kaufmann Campground, where swimming pools, hiking trails, and open meadows set the scene for a summer of adventure and enrichment.
  • newcountrydaycamp.org

Oasis Day Camps

  • Central Park (UWS-Manhattan), Downtown (LES-Manhattan), Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights, Bayside at Queensborough Community College.
  • Phone: (800) 317-1392
  • Contact: info@oasischildren.com
  • Giving campers the opportunity to be active, think creatively and discover new friendships that will last a lifetime in 3 different types of camps.
  • oasischildren.com

Packer Summer Day Camp

  • 170 Joralemon Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone: (718) 250-0200 x403
  • Contact: Dorothy Gurreri, Director
  • Our 44th year running a great program for kids ages 4–12.
  • packer.edu/summer

The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center

  • 3 Lafayette Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Phone: (718) 624-8400
  • Contact: Kelsey Allison, School Director
  • Kids 6–18 years old, of all experience levels, can explore new dance styles or learn Mark Morris repertory from MMDG company members.
  • markmorrisdancegroup.org/dance-camps

UrbanGlass

  • 647 Fulton Street
    Brooklyn NY 11217
  • Phone: (718) 625-3685
  • Contact: Ben Wright
  • Offers classes in a variety of glassmaking techniques designed for young artists from 11 to 18 years of age.
  • urbanglass.org/classes#youth-classes

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

  • 185 Colonial Springs Road
    Wheatley Heights, NY 11798
  • Complimentary daily transportation provided for students by air conditioned buses to & from Usdan
  • Phone: (833) 600-0624
  • Building creativity, independence, and intellect through artistic exploration, fun, and lots of fresh air. Students ages 4 to 18 grow as they dive into serious study of theater, music, dance, visual art and more.
  • For $100 off new student tuition, enter promo code NYPARENT at Usdan.org
  • usdan.org

YMCA Summer Camps

  • 22 locations across the 5 boroughs
  • Phone: (212) 630-9720
  • Contact: Raisa Ho
  • YMCA Summer Camps have been helping kids have their best summer ever since 1885. Visit our website to find the right camp for your child!
  • ymcanyc.org/camps
Staten Island

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Camp Reece

  • Skidmore College
    815 N. Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Phone: (212) 289-4872 x104
  • Contact: Lisa Howles
  • A sleep-away camp for children with special needs, ages 10 through 17 located at Skidmore College. We offer a wide range of activities, each specifically designed to meaningfully engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and, of course, having fun! Our groups consist of no more than 8 campers to every 3 counselors. Campers learn about themselves and explore the world around them thru hands-on activities in addition, weekly, full day adventure trips that include white water rafting, high ropes, theme parks and other exciting area attractions in the Adirondack. Our campers explore new and exciting possibilities and stretch their boundaries of what can be achieved, while giving each camper a lifetime of memories of fun with friends that they will carry with them long after summer’s end.
  • campreece.org

FasTracKids Summer STE(A)M Adventure

  • Location: Visit our web site for all locations
  • Phone: (347) 983-2229
  • Contact: info@ftkny.com
  • Children will explore the weeks’ topic interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! Read more and apply. Academic programs available too!
  • ftkny.com/summer-steam-adventure-2017

Mill Basin Day Camp

  • 5945 Strickland Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11234
  • Phone: (718) 251-6200
  • Contact: Jack Grosband
  • Dedicated to providing children and their families a fun, safe and caring summer camp experience. Through innovative programming and careful staff selection, our campers will make friends and share experiences and memories that can last a lifetime. Buses with A/C from Staten Island.
  • millbasindaycamp.com

YMCA Summer Camps

  • 22 locations across the 5 boroughs
  • Phone: (212) 630-9720
  • Contact: Raisa Ho
  • YMCA Summer Camps have been helping kids have their best summer ever since 1885. Visit our website to find the right camp for your child!
  • ymcanyc.org/camps
Long Island

Camp Adler at the Mid-Island Y JCC

  • 45 Manetto Hill Road
    Plainview, NY 11803
  • Phone: (516) 822-3535
  • Contact: Call Lauren Watling, extension 303, or email lwatling@miyjcc.org
  • Creating a fun, nurturing and supportive environment with typical day camp activities both in our building at the MIYJCC and at our camp grounds. Campers are assisted by our professional staff to develop skills, build self confidence and make lasting friendships.
  • miyjccsummercamp.org

Camp Invention

  • Multiple locations throughout the NY Metro area
  • Phone: (800) 968-4332
  • Contact: campinvention@invent.org
  • This summer’s all new curriculum allows children in K–6th grade to bring their “smart” home to life with smart furniture and eco-smart energy, design a robotic dog and diagnose puppy problems, explore sensors by designing tracks for an Optibot, a robot that senses dark and light surfaces, and build Cake Catapults! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that reinvent summer fun!
  • campinvention.org

Kenwal Day Camp

Oasis Day Camps

  • Central Park (UWS-Manhattan), Downtown (LES-Manhattan), Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights, Bayside at Queensborough Community College.
  • Phone: (800) 317-1392
  • Contact: info@oasischildren.com
  • Giving campers the opportunity to be active, think creatively and discover new friendships that will last a lifetime in 3 different types of camps.
  • oasischildren.com

SPORTIME Summer Tennis and Sports Camps

  • Locations in: Long Island—Nassau, Long Island—Suffolk, Hamptons, Manhattan, Westchester, Capital Region
  • Phone: (888) 698-3664
  • Contact: camps@sportimeny.com
  • SPORTIME’s summer programs challenge a child’s abilities, while enhancing his or her self-esteem and providing positive social interaction. We offer children the finest in sports programming, experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive camp facilities around.
  • SportimeCamps.com

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

  • 185 Colonial Springs Road
    Wheatley Heights, NY 11798
  • Complimentary daily transportation provided for students by air conditioned buses to & from Usdan
  • Phone: (833) 600-0624
  • Building creativity, independence, and intellect through artistic exploration, fun, and lots of fresh air. Students ages 4 to 18 grow as they dive into serious study of theater, music, dance, visual art and more.
  • For $100 off new student tuition, enter promo code NYPARENT at Usdan.org
  • usdan.org

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