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Long Island Camps for Kids

Long Island Camps for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace and New Jersey Y Camps have partnered to offer PACK Sleepaway Camp, a sleepaway camp geared toward those from Jewish and interfaith backgrounds.

Campus Kids NJ Offers New Specialty Sports Programs

Campus Kids NJ Offers New Specialty Sports Programs

Campus Kids NJ, which has been hosting kids for sleepaway camp for 25 years, is adding two new sports programs to its specialty programs. The camp will now offer softball and fitness programs for campers.

Sibling Storylines: Simplifying Summer Camp Plans for Several Campers

Sibling Storylines: Simplifying Summer Camp Plans for Several Campers

Juggling summer camp schedules for several kids can be tough, but if you plan ahead, it is possible to help each child enjoy camp and without having a crazy schedule.

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp Appoints New Director

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp Appoints New Director

The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.

Ask the Expert: How Does Sleepaway Camp Help Children With ADHD Develop Better Decision Making Skills?

Ask the Expert: How Does Sleepaway Camp Help Children With ADHD Develop Better Decision Making Skills?

Sending your child with ADHD to summer camp or a travel program can be nerve-wracking. Eugene Bell, Ed.M. of Summit Camp offers advice for parents on how to worry less about summer programs geared towards children with ADHD and special needs, and how sleepaway programs can help children with ADHD learn decision making skills.

How Camp Helps Kids Gain Confidence and Independence

How Camp Helps Kids Gain Confidence and Independence

Summer camp, and especially sleepaway camp, helps kids develop confidence and independence, and their experiences at camp help them break through their comfort zones, build lasting friendships, and find who they truly are.

Suffolk County, Long Island's Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Suffolk County, Long Island's Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

If you're looking for the best Suffolk County, Long Island day camps or specialty camps, NYMetroParents has you covered. Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Suffolk County, Long Island. Our guide includes day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Northport, Oyster Bay and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Our listings for summer camps in Manhattan, NYC offer day camps, summer activities, programs, and specialty camps for Manhattan kids. Search speciality camps and programs for children interested in theater, sports teams and programs, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, even find tutoring and academic summer programs for kids in Manhattan. You'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive kids camp guide for Manhattan, from the Upper West Side, to the Lower East Side, SoHo, Midtown, and all Manhattan neighborhoods.

Fairfield County CT Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Fairfield County CT Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Our guide to summer camps in Fairfield County, CT covers camps, activities, and summer programs for kids. Read below for Fairfield County day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, summer activities and kids programs, from Greenwich, to Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport. These camps, programs, and activities offer kids dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, art, sports, or other specialty summer camps, even academic summer classes and tutoring programs in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Queens NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Queens NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Find results for the best day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, and camper outings in Queens, NY. Search Queens camps for kids interested in sports programs, theater, gymnastics, art or martial arts. Browse academic summer programs for kids in Queens, including Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Fresh Meadows, and Forest Hills.

Brooklyn, NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Brooklyn, NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: 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.

Westchester County Camp and Summer Program Guide - Section 3: Sleepaway Camps and Camper Outings and Services

Westchester County Camp and Summer Program Guide - Section 3: Sleepaway Camps and Camper Outings and Services

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Sleepaway camps for kids near Westchester County, NY including, specialty programs, from dance and music programs, art classes for kids, Westchester sports programs, and more.

Rockland County NY Summer Camps

Rockland County NY Summer Camps

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Looking for summer camps for kids in or near Rockland County, NY? Here you'll find traditional day camps, specialty camps like sports, theater, and academic camps, and other summer programs for kids and teens in Southeast New York, including New City, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack.

Southampton Racquet Club Undergoes Winter Renovation

Southampton Racquet Club Undergoes Winter Renovation

Southampton Racquet Club and Camp, a division of the Timber Lake family of camps, is undergoing a complete renovation this winter, which will be complete by the time camp starts this summer.

These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps

These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps

Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.

Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers

Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers

Camp Eagle Hill, a sleepaway camp for children located in Elizaville, NY, recently introduced its gluten-free kitchen. The new kitchen, which serves all the same foods as the regular kitchen only gluten-free, was implemented to keep campers from feeling separated.

Earthplace and Camp Mahackeno Team Up for Summer Camp

Earthplace and Camp Mahackeno Team Up for Summer Camp

Earthplace The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with the Westport Weston Family Y to offer a summer day camp for kids in Fairfield County at Earthplace's 62-acre wildlife sanctuary in Westport.

Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp

Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp

It can be overwhelming to decide how to pick a summer camp for your child, and it often seems like there is an endless list of things to do before your kids can actually go to camp. How do you pick the right camp? What should you ask the camp director before sending your kids away for the summer? What should you pack your kids for their time at summer camp? When should you send your child their first letter? But don't worry, we've got all the answers to those questions. Check out our full timeline for the camp countdown, with instructions about what to do each month of the year when it comes to camp planning. Is it time for camp yet?

Why Touring Camps This Summer Will Help You Pick the Best Camp for Your Kid Next Year

Why Touring Camps This Summer Will Help You Pick the Best Camp for Your Kid Next Year

Maine Camp Experience offers tips on when exactly to visit camps, what to look for when researching, and how to decide whether the camp is right for your child and family.

Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp

Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp

Is your child anxious about the upcoming summer at camp? Summer camp should be a fun experience for kids. For children whose anxiety gets in the way, NYC’s Child Mind Institute offers suggestions on how to clear the fear to make way for a more formative experience.

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

Whether it's your first or fifth round with summer camp this year, heed the advice from these local experts for less stress at the starting line.

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the Northeast

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the Northeast

Check out weight loss and diet camps for kids in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

From Homesick to Home Away from Home: One Boy's Tale of Overcoming His Homesickness at Sleepaway Camp

From Homesick to Home Away from Home: One Boy's Tale of Overcoming His Homesickness at Sleepaway Camp

One local boy shares his story of dreading his first sleepaway camp experience, in his own words, and how he overcame homesickness to have the best summer of his life.




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