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Brooklyn Camp Director's Guide

Looking for a Children's Summer Camp in Brooklyn? This Camp Guide is your resource. If you're looking for a Brooklyn based sports camp, dance program, day camp, a special needs program, or other specialty camp here's a directory of kids summer programs.

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures
BPL Central Library
Prospect Heights
718-230-2753

Camp director Erin Shaw is thrilled to be leading BCAP�s talented team of educators and counselors again in 2014! Erin received her M.A. in educational leadership from Lesley University, and her B.A. in art education from American University. She has many years of experience teaching, coaching, and coordinating programs for kids. "I love BCAP because we have six amazing cultural institutions to call home," she says. "They are our playground for art, science, culture, friendship, and fun!"

Congregation Beth Elohim Summer Camp
274 Garfield Place
Park Slope
718-768-3814
congregationbethelohim.org

Bobbie Finkelstein has been the director of Congregation Beth Elohim's, CBE KIDS CAMPS for more than 20 years. She has a master's degree in social work, with a concentration in groups. "I feel that children learn so much from being in a group setting at camp. We empower them to be confident, caring group members,� Bobbie says. "The campers love the experience so much that they go on to become CIT's, assistant counselors, and head counselors as they get older. There is nothing more rewarding for a camp director than to see campers return as staff."

Creative Cooks
298 Atlantic Ave
718-237-2218
www.creativecooks.us

Emily Rios offers health conscious, hands-on cooking classes for children. Her background as a teacher and social worker have helped shape her belief that cooking is a powerful medium to develop social, cognitive, language and motor skills. A self-proclaimed ?foodie,? Ms. Rios has a strong background in Asian and Latin American cuisine. This summer, Creative Cooks Camp offers 10 weeks of cooking and food explorations for ages 5-11. Days will be spent in and out of the kitchen; cooking and visiting international markets and local farms. Come cook with us!

Mill Basin Day Camp
5945 Strickland Ave.
Brooklyn
718-251-6200
millbasindaycamp.com

Dear friends, Edith Katsman, the camp director, and I are proud to lead our wonderful staff at Mill Basin Day Camp as we have done for the past 15 years. Please plan a time to stop by to visit and tour our facility to discuss the camp program. Edith and I want to know how we personally can make this summer one that your family will remember forever. Sincerely, Jack Grosbard, owner Mill Basin Day Camp

Park Explorers Day Camp
611 8th Ave. (at 6th St.)
Park Slope
718-788-3620
parkexplorers.com

For more than 25 years Christine Altman has been bringing quality child care programs to Park Slope. Whether it�s her holiday week camps or Park Explorers Summer Camp, she brings out the best in each child. She understands each child is different, and therefore mixes special programs in theater, gymnastics, and sports with regular camp activities and trips, so all children can have a great summer. Many staff members are former campers who come back to share the fun they had as campers.

Park Slope Day Camp (The)
694 5th Ave.
Brooklyn
718-788-7732
parkslopedaycamp.com

Ronny has made youth development his life's work, and he founded PSDC in 1992. He holds an M.A. in education, and has more than 35 years of experience in camps and after-school programs. When asked what his favorite part of the summer is, Ronny smiles and says, "Being outdoors with our campers and staff." He is always busy coming up with his next great idea, but when he manages to get free time, he enjoys his family, skiing, racquetball, dancing, and traveling.

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