Brooklyn Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Brooklyn Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

March 3, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Brooklyn Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

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UPDATED March 2016: Whether your child is interested in theater, gymnastics, art, martial arts, or other specialty camps, or if you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to summer camps and programs in Williamsburg, Park Slope, Prospect Park, Greenpoint, and the rest of Brooklyn. Scroll down for a list of day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, and camper outings in your area.

SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

LICEXCHANGE - THE NO-LIP-SERVICE LICE SERVICE
917-657-0249
Email debrarosen@licexchange.com

LiceXchange treats head lice exclusively in the privacy of your home-as inexpensively as possible. Experienced, conscientious, and kind staff will put your children at ease-applying all the tools of the trade-without the use of pesticides! We stand by all our work, as long as "active" cases with lice follow our protocol. Founder Debra L. Rosen, has been successfully caring for schools and camps throughout the tri-state region for more than 15 years, stressing "prevention" over treatment. LiceXchange, “Where an age-old problem gets the Royal Treatment."

PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
Suffolk County,
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
718-389-PEDS (7337)
150 E. Sunrise Highway, Suite 105, North Lindenhurst
631-956-PEDS (7337)
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown
631-864-PEDS (7337)

Pediatric Immediate Care is a team of hearts where kids come first. State-of-the-art medical office equipment allows us to deliver your test results during your visit. Kid-friendly; walk-ins welcome; most insurance plans accepted. Complete pediatric and adolescent care, as well as baby, camp, school, and sports physicals. Certified urgent care recommended by Urgent Care Association of America. Thirty years of dedication to our patients. The offices are open seven days a week including holidays, 8am-11pm.

SPECIALTY CAMPS

ACTING OUT!
718-236-6494
7426 15th Ave.
4724 Avenue N.

Between our two Brooklyn area locations and in-house theatre, Acting Out! offers an extensive performing arts curriculum for students from kindergarten to college. This summer at our 15th Ave. location, our five-week Musical Theatre Boot Camp, (July 5-Aug. 6), offers training in acting, dancing, ensemble, and singing. Campers will learn what it is like to be in rehearsal for a Broadway musical, learning scenes, music, and choreography. Several summer workshops will also be offered, including Film and Television, Playwriting, Fairy Tales, and more!

BAX/BROOKLYN ARTS EXCHANGE
421 Fifth Ave. (corner of 8th Street), Park Slope
718-832-0018 
Andrew Jannetti, School Breaks Director

The Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX) School Breaks Arts Program offers enriching and fun opportunities for young students during their time away from school. The President's Week, Spring Break, and Summer Arts programs foster creativity, encourage exploration, and provide a positive and nurturing environment. Drawing on BAX’s year-round education programs, with experienced teaching specialists, students (K-fifth during school year, K-sixth during summer) explore different forms of art and performance (including circus, dance, music, theater, tumbling, and media and visual arts), while balancing fun, creative play activities throughout the day or week. For more information visit youth.bax.org/school-breaks.

BRIC- SUMMER PROGRAM
647 Fulton St., Brooklyn
718-683-5629
718-624-8400

Email info@brooklyncreativeartslab.org

Calling all creative minds! Enroll your middle schooler (ages 10-14) in a one-of-a-kind summer camp presented by BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Center, and Irondale Ensemble Project. Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab (BCAL) is an extraordinary multidisciplinary arts program that spans four weeks of the summer (July 5-29), and is designed for campers to explore the techniques and aesthetics of visual art, media, theater, and dance. Early-bird tuition is $1,800 when you register before May 4. Full scholarships are available to applicants who demonstrate need. Register today!

BRIENZA'S ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE
718-232-0114
8696 18th Ave., Brooklyn,
1902 Avenue T, Brooklyn,
259 Rose Ave., Staten Island

Brienza's Academic Advantage offers a variety of programs for students attending kindergarten through 12th grade. We specialize in TACHS, SHSAT, SAT, and ACT preparation. Our programs provide students with the opportunity to increase their skills and knowledge, enabling them to reach their full potential. Programs offered are: tutoring in all subject areas (both 1-on-1 and share-a-tutor groups), test preparation courses, and SETSS (P-4) services to qualified students. Call to speak to an educational specialists who can help you choose the best option for your child. Please register early as space is limited.

BROOKLYN COLLEGE PREPARATORY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
234 Roosevelt Hall, 2900 Bedford Ave.,
718-951-4111

An exciting, nurturing environment where children ages 3-18 develop a life-long love for music, theater, and dance. Offerings include: first dance and music classes for ages 3-5; Musical Theater Workshops for children and teenagers; group introduction to instrument classes for children and teenagers; and adult classes. Call 718-951-4111 for information on all summer classes as well as school-year study.

CAMP LAKERIDGE
811 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington
860-482-9463

"Camp Lakeridge" offers a low-cost and high-impact summer program for children of Lakeridge owners, ages 3½-12 years. The camps are staffed by well-trained counselors. Activities range from tennis supervised by tennis pros, Forest Camp taught by students from the Yale School of Forestry, art, cooking, swimming, boating, animal care, team sports, and archery. In addition, a one-week intensive horseback riding camp for children ages 4 and older is offered on premises. New friendships are nurtured while enjoying the outdoors in our 235-acre forest preserve.

CHELSEA PIERS SUMMER SPORTS CAMP
Pier 62 - Suite 300,
212-336-6846
Camp Director: Craig Woodcock
Assistant Camp Director: Selina Droz

Email camps@chelseapiers.com; DBT@chelseapiers.com

Chelsea Piers features 15 specialty camps for children and teens ages 3-17. For the past 20 summers, campers have enjoyed world-class facilities, expert instruction, and NYC’s most exciting sports curriculum. Camps include: Sports Academy, Elite Soccer, Basketball, Gymnastics, Performance Golf, Acceleration Hockey, and Urban Adventure (rock-climbing, sailing, and more). For preschoolers, there are half-day gymnastics and ice skating programs. Lunch is provided. Transportation is available from major residential neighborhoods in Manhattan and Brooklyn. An after-care program is offered from 4:30–6pm. Camps run June 20-Sept. 2.

FASTRACKIDS
7612 13th Ave.,
718-748-3000, 800-470-9216
Camp:
800-470-9216

Summer camp is designed for children ages 4-10. Sessions last for one week at a time. We have full- or half-day sessions available. Fast-paced, fun, and fully interactive, these learning adventures will captivate and entertain as they deliver truly meaningful lessons. Nine enrichment topics are explored. Math and English classes, as well as computers, arts and crafts, puzzles, games, and yoga are offered. Call for details!

GOLD COAST SPORTS ACADEMY
Brooklyn Bridge Park ,
Email steve@goldcoastsportsacademy.com

GCSA is a member of the Oasis Children’s Day Camps family of camps. GCSA, launching in the summer of 2016, takes all the professional experience and know-how developed over the last sixteen years about summer camp and combines it with world-class professional sports training. We have partnered with premier professional athletes to develop the most sophisticated state of the art training methodology to bring to our camper-athletes. GCSA Summer Sports Academy is for boys, girls, and teens ages 5-16.

JALOPY THEATRE AND SCHOOL OF MUSIC SUMMER CAMP
315 Columbia St. , Brooklyn
718-395-3214

Jalopy Jr. Summer Camp is a weeklong summer day camp program for children, ages 7-14, teaching folk music. At Jalopy, we hope to make learning an instrument both approachable and fun. With a light-hearted, song-based learning style, students begin learning songs immediately. Students will study stringed instrument in small groups, play in ensemble groups, take voice lessons, and perform in bands. Students will also workshop with visiting musicians. The Jalopy Jr. Summer Camp is an excellent choice for both beginning and intermediate students. Two sessions will be held each summer.

LANGO KIDS, NYC
93 3rd Ave. (at Bergen St.), Brooklyn
917-300-8789
Email langonewyork@gmail.com

Due to popular demand, Camp Lango is back and better than ever! Already in it’s fifth edition, the innovative, one-of-a-kind immersion programs in Mandarin and Spanish offer children ages 2-8 the unique opportunity to learn a new language, while participating in traditional summertime activities and age-appropriate academic pursuits. Boasting exhilarating weekly themes, delightful field trips, songs, and dances, Camp Lango is surely something you won’t want to miss!

LEIF ERICSON DAY SCHOOL
1037 72nd St.,
718-748-9023
Christine Hauge, Principal

Leif Ericson Day School's Summer Creative Arts and Music Program begins its 18th year of fun this June through the end of July. Children in pre-K to seventh grade enjoy computers, art, music, movement, and drama. Professional, caring staff and junior counselors are enthusiastic and attentive. Limited group size allows for a more fulfilling experience. All activities are on-site. Two snacks provided daily. SCAMP hours are 9am-3pm with "Early Bird" care (8am) and "Late Bird" care (5pm) for additional fees.

MKSA L.L.C.
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview
516-731-5588
Email info@mksallc.com

MKSA L.L.C., is a leader in providing services to children with developmental delays. We use a successful combination of therapeutic services and family involvement to address each child’s needs and provide the support necessary to ensure individual success. Special groups focusing on behavior, language, movement, and social skills are available throughout summer in our Plainview facility. For information, call 516-731-5588. Visit us at mksallc.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter @mksallc.

NEW YORK CITY TAE KWON DO
7909 3rd Ave.,
718-625-5425
526 Court St.

Email nyctkd@aol.com

We offer eight weeks of exciting, well-rounded training in taekwondo, soccer, basketball, softball, and bowling. We also offer weekly safety and leadership, and fun, educational field trips. Choose from one to five days a week and one to eight weeks (only $280 per five-day week). Camp hours are 8am–3pm, (later pick-up times available).

PIPER THEATRE SUMMER YOUTH WORKSHOPS
Old Stone House and Washington Park , Brooklyn
718-768-3195
Email register@pipertheatre.org

At Piper, children ages 7–17 spend the month of July creating worlds of imagination and wonder at the Old Stone House and Washington Park. Under the guidance of our extraordinary teachers, students create full-scale productions performed at the end of each workshop. One- and two-week programs for Starlings, ages 7–11, vary from puppetry to improvisation, to Shakespeare. Four-week programs for students 11–17 include filmmaking, the musicals Blood Brothers and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Alice in Wonderland, Beastmaster, and King Lear, and Costume Design.

PROSPECT GYMNASTICS
1023 Church Ave., Brooklyn
718-484-0911

Join us at Prospect Gymnastics this summer for intensive gymnastics training and hip-hop dance, alongside fun art projects and water activities. Our professional choreographers and USA gymnastics-certified coaches will work every week on a hip hop dance with specific gymnastics and acrobatics skills that our campers will perform on Friday. Girls and boys 5–8 years July 4–Aug. 5, Junior Camp ages 3-4 Aug. 8–19, and Senior Camp ages 9–12 Aug. 22–Sept. 2.

SCHOOL AT THE MARK MORRIS DANCE CENTER (THE)
3 Lafayette Ave., Fort Green
718-624-8400
Email info@mmdg.org

The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center offers one- and two-week dance camps for students of all experience levels ages 6-18, and weekly Creative Dance classes for students 4-6. Whether exploring new dance styles, or learning Mark Morris repertory directly from MMDG company members, students develop their passion for dance in a positive, nurturing environment, with live musical accompaniment. Extended day options are available. Learn more at mmdg.org/dance-camps.

STEVE & KATE’S CAMP
Manhattan:
Nord Anglia International School, East Village
347-486-5930
nyc.eastvillage@steveandkate.com
United Nations International School, Kips Bay
347-486-5928
nyc.kipsbay@steveandkate.com
Trevor Day School, Upper East Side
347-719-4497
nyc.uppereastside@steveandkate.com

Brooklyn
Williamsburg Northside School, Williamsburg
347-227-0080
nyc.williamsburg@steveandkate.com

Campers choose activities such as stop motion animation, soccer in an inflatable stadium, dance, bread-making, knitting, sewing, music recording in custom vocal booths, learning to code, build robots, and pie throwing–all good for your child’s resumé. Two ways to play: Day Passes–buy any number of days and use them anytime. Membership–one fee covers the entire summer. Lunch, snacks, and all materials included in both plans. Pre-K through seventh grades. More than 40 locations. Founded in 1980. Register at steveandkate.com.

TUTORING CLUB OF BAY RIDGE (THE)
7811 3rd Ave., Bay Ridge
718-748-8867
Email bayridgeny@tutoringclub.com

Summer Enrichment Program for all grades includes remedial or bridging activities in math, reading, and writing with daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and full summer packages available. Summer Test Prep Camps start July 5 for fall 2016; first and fifth graders applying to gifted and talented programs and eighth graders preparing for TACHS, SSHSAT, and ISEE tests with various one-hour classes available between Tuesdays and Thursdays. SAT Test Prep Classes for fall 2016 high school seniors taking the October SAT begin July 5 with classes on Mondays from 6-8pm.

UME UME MUSIC + ARTS
319 4th Ave., (between 2nd & 3rd Street), Park Slope
718-768-0800
Email info@umeumearts.com

Join us this summer at Ume Ume Music + Arts, as we embark on yet another exciting music and art-filled journey around the world. Ume Ume Campers will be moving, creating, and learning in a fun, safe, collaborative, and inspiring artistic environment. Campers will explore the works of the world's most famous composers, musicians, artists, and dancers while implementing and developing their own creative skills through the arts. Some activities Ume Ume Campers will be engaging in are: music composition and songwriting, signing, violin, arts and crafts, movement, and choreography.

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
844-818-6223

Usdan Summer Camp of the Arts is the nation’s pre-eminent nonprofit arts day camp. TimeOut New York Kids declared Usdan a “Best Of” camp, and Usdan has been profiled in The New York Times and Time Magazine. Each day, 1,600 students, ages 6-18 years, travel to Usdan’s Wheatley Heights campus from all Long Island neighborhoods. Usdan offers 40 programs in music, art, theater, dance, writing, chess, and nature. Transportation to and from the camp is by air-conditioned buses. Three, four, or seven-week sessions are offered from June 27-August 12.

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (WCS) ZOOS AND AQUARIUM
The Bronx Zoo, Bronx
1-800- 433-4149
Central Park Zoo: 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan
Queens Zoo: 53-51 111th St., Corona
Prospect Park Zoo: 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
New York Aquarium: 602 Surf Ave., Brooklyn

For Manhattan:
The Bronx Zoo
bzeducation@wcs.org

Central Park Zoo
cpzregistration@wcs.org

Summer camps at the Wildlife Conservation Society provide a unique chance for kids of all ages to get up close and personal with animals from around the globe without traveling far from home. The Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium introduce your child to wildlife and wild places through exciting investigations, animal encounters, hands-on activities, and crafts. Teens can learn what it takes to be a zookeeper, design an exhibit, and more in our Teen Internship! For details and registration visit wcs.org/summer-camps, or call 800-433-4149.

TRADITIONAL CAMPS

92ND STREET Y
1395 Lexington Ave., New York
212-415-5573
Email ecreagh@92y.org

With over 60 years of experience, Camp Yomi brings the very best of 92Y’s renowned programs and faculty to the great outdoors. Campers ages 5-12 enjoy athletic, artistic, and educational activities at a 50-acre suburban campground in Rockland County—just 20 minutes from the GWB, with pick-ups throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Yomi offers state-of-the-art music, sports, dance, swim, and craft facilities; interactive multimedia, nature and filmmaking studios; an open air amphitheater for special events; thrill-seeking adventure courses; and hands-on STEM learning programs. There’s no better way to spend the summer!

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
Email info@allmychildrendaycare.com

At All My Children Day Care’s day camp, we provide a place for your child to grow both emotionally and intellectually. Our staff is certified with an extensive background in early childhood development and education. Our programs include theater, nature, music, dance, technology, and field trips. Monday-Friday, with options from 7am-6pm, for children ages 6 weeks through 9 years. Free full-day UPK for children born in 2012. Register now.

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
185 Court St., Brooklyn Heights
718-858-5100
Email info@bhmsny.org

A Montessori Summer is for children ages 3½-12, and is divided into two sections: Preschool and Elementary. Each division has a “home base” within our spacious facility, where campers begin each morning and end each afternoon. A Montessori Summer campers take special classes, swim two times a week, play in Prospect Park, and go on a trip once a week. Whether they are outdoors, inside our air-conditioned Montessori facility, or on the camp’s rooftop playground, campers are always under the care and guidance of our experienced counselor staff.

BROOKLYN PATRIOTS
1120 Washington Ave., Brooklyn
718-734-8469
Email bpintramuralsoccer@gmail.com

Our camps are filled with many different activities. Children remember their childhood, let them remember it being fun! At Brooklyn Patriots/Soccer R Us Camps they will have the time of their life while building friendships that will last a life time. Our camps include fun trips, bouncy houses, arts and crafts, soccer, and power wheel cars. We offer half-day and full-day options. Our camps are offered Monday through Friday with the option to do an early drop-off and late pickup. Join our fun camp this summer and give your child something to talk about for the rest of their life.

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, Lyme, CT
212-472-5207

Camp Clio, a seriously fun place for adopted children ages 9-12, offers its fifth summer of “old-fashioned” camp fun. Campers share a cabin with other adopted boys and girls and teenage counselors—all of whom were adopted—who serve as role models. Each week a picnic lunch adoption discussion is led by Spence-Chapin social workers providing a relaxed atmosphere to explore adoption feelings and experiences in a fun, safe, and non-judgmental environment. Campers may attend one, two, or three sessions—sleepaway or all-day. July 3-23. Scholarships available.

CONGREGATION BETH ELOHIM
274 Garfield Place, Park Slope
718-768-3814
Elementary and Travel camps: 718-768 3814 x210

Email bfinkelstein@cbebk.org

CBE kids camps offer campers a summer of new experiences! The Elementary Division (ages 4½-9) includes swimming, sports, music, gymnastics, arts and crafts, nature, and circus arts. Movin' On, CBE's travel camp, uses the Temple House as a base for daily trips in and around NYC; two overnights are included. Native Hebrew-speaking counselors; Hebrew integrated into the daily activities. For more information and registration, please contact Bobbie Finkelstein at 718-768-3814 x210 or email bfinkelstein@cbebk.org.

DEER MOUNTAIN DAY CAMP
63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
845-354-2727
Email info@deermountaindaycamp.com

With 25 acres, a lake, six pools, seven tennis courts, a 7,000-square-foot dining hall, a 1,000-square-foot performing arts center, courts, fields, and cabins for sports and fine arts, Deer Mountain offers a setting both well-appointed and beautifully transformative. Smart, authentic leadership and experienced staff create an environment where kids ages 3-15 feel comfortable to be who they are. Expert instructors create engaging, high-quality programs so kids develop real skills. Parents choose Deer Mountain because of our experience; kids love us because of theirs.

GREENE HILL SCHOOL
39 Adelphi St., Brooklyn
718-230-3608

Greene Hill School is an independent progressive lower and middle school with a sliding scale. At Greene Hill School, children are actively engaged in their world through critical thinking and open-ended investigations; teachers provide expertise and consistent, thoughtful guidance; parents are important contributors to the school environment; and the local community is a natural extension of the GHS classroom. Greene Hill School Summer Camp starts in late June and runs until August 5. Please visit our website greenehillschool.org.

MILL BASIN DAY CAMP
5945 Strickland Ave., Mill Basin
718-251-6200

Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences. We are dedicated to providing an exciting and fulfilling camp experience for both children and parents through fun, recreation, and safe activities. Our modern, private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering grades pre-K to ninth grades. There are five individual camps, each offering its own unique and innovative program. Bring the family for a personal tour of our facility and discussion of the program that bests suits your needs.

NORTH WILLIAMSBURG Y (THE)
14 Hope Street, Suite 1, Brooklyn
718-407-6388
Email info@northwilliamsburgy.org

The North Williamsburg Y Preschool is pleased to be hosting camp again for the 2016 summer, for children ages 2-5! The NWY is simply the perfect place to stay cool, have fun, and make new friends! Camp starts from June 27-August 19, 9am-3pm every day, and we are located at 14 Hope St. Suite 1. Registration is now open! For more information or if you would like to take a tour, please contact preschool director Ilana Friedman at info@northwilliamsburgy.org or call at 718-407-6388.

OASIS IN BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK
At St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St.,
800-317-1392

Give your child a summer full of fun with Oasis Summer Camps! Here at Oasis we offer three different types of summer camps; a traditional summer day camp program for children between the ages of five and eleven, Early Start Imagination Camp for pre-K campers ages 3-5, and a program called Teen Travel, which is designed for young adventurers going into the seventh, eighth, or ninth grades. In all of our programs, daily activities and trips are centered on creative and performing arts, outdoor education, swimming, athletics, and team-building.

PARK SLOPE DAY CAMP (THE)
718-788-7732

For 25 years, The Park Slope Day Camp has been providing Brooklyn families with a safe, nurturing, and unique day camp experience. Located in Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens, and Bay Ridge, The Park Slope Day Camp offers a wide variety of activities and options including our traditional day camp, circus camp, travel camp, soccer academy, and leadership training. Flexible and accommodating schedules for parents available. Professionally managed and organized, with an enthusiastic, caring, and well-trained staff. Transportation to and from camp available in most Brooklyn locations in air-conditioned buses. Accredited by the American Camp Association.

POLY PREP SUMMER 2016
9216 7th Ave.,
718-836-9800 x3220
Email polyprepsummer@polyprep.org

Poly Prep Summer offers children ages 4-16 an outstanding alternative to sleepaway camp. Youngsters are exposed to a unique spectrum of enriching opportunities in visual and performing arts, athletics, science, and technology, through which they discover, learn, make friends, and have fun. Poly Prep’s thoughtfully designed, age-appropriate programs range in length from one to six weeks, and each is led by a team of passionate, skilled professionals in a healthy, supportive community, and all available on Poly’s green 25-acre campus in Brooklyn. Program information and online registration is available at polyprep.org/summer2016.

SHOREFRONT YM-YWHA OF BRIGHTON-MANHATTAN BEACH, INC.
3300 Coney Island Ave., Brooklyn
718-646-1444 x335
Email info@shorefronty.org

Summer 2016 at the Shorefront Y will be awesome! Located on the boardwalk of Brighton Beach, our eight-week program will have your children playing on the beach and swimming in the pool (supervised by licensed swim instructors); taking multiple exhilarating trips a week and reveling in sports. All campers receive a hot kosher lunch and snacks every day. We offer early drop-off, late pick-up, and door-to-door transportation. We make every effort to make sure you and your child have a wonderful summer. Looking forward to welcoming you to the Shorefront Y Day Camp family!

SMART START EARLY LEARNING CENTER
8411 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn
718-921-1868
Email smartstart@verizon.net

Register now for our summer programs for 2-, 3-, or 4-year-olds. Part-time mornings and afternoons and full-time sessions are available. Summer activities include safe, outdoor water play, arts and crafts, dramatic play, music and movement, and free play in science, block, and housekeeping centers. A healthy snack is included. Nationally accredited by the NAEYC.

STEPPING STONES NURSERY SCHOOL
245 86th St., Bay Ridge
718-630-1000
Email steppingstones86@aol.com

Stepping Stones believes in engaging every child in large and small muscle activities, sensory and discovery exploration, social interaction, and creative expression. Stepping Stones invites all children ages 2-6. We will travel on class trips and do many sand and water activities, as well as arts and crafts, read stories, and have dramatic play. We have central air-conditioning, new learning materials, and a safe surface playground. We are open 7am-6:30pm, from July through August.

STORYBOOK LAND
8638 20th Ave.,
718-996-8714
Email no email

Storybookland's Summer Mind Power program offers weekly themed learning and art and crafts activities, science discoveries, music to movement, water play and other outdoor activities, trips, fitness, and a sensational outdoor art program that concludes your child's summer experience. Half-day, full-day, and extended sessions are available for children ages 2-5. An option for 50 minutes of tutoring in reading and math is also offered. Grace Santos, director.

TREASURE ISLAND
347 74th St. (corner of 4th Avenue and 74th Streets),
718-238-7676

Treasure Island provides each camper with a nurturing, supportive, intellectually stimulating environment that promotes learning and exploration; builds self-esteem and self-confidence; empowers each child; promotes socialization, kindness and empathy; builds upon the diversity of our campers; and encourages campers to be independent and unique individuals. Campers explore exciting themes and enjoy enrichment experiences such as Kindermusik, cultural dance program, and the creative movement program "Jump for Joy.” Outdoor water play is an essential part of the camp experience. Maria Nogueria, director.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMP OF BROOKLYN
718-951-9732/800-DAY-CAMP (329-2267)

Since 1972, our family-run camp has provided safe, fun summers for thousands of youngsters, ages 4-15. YPDC is accredited by the ACA and the New York Camp Directors Association, and is supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Our philosophy is to “grow” children intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, natural science, academics, educational and recreational field trips, and special events. Door-to-door transportation is available at no additional charge. Two- to eight-week sessions are available. Ask about special discounts.