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If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.
M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym, which offers a variety of physical and educational classes for kids on Long Island, has partnered with IncrediFlix to offer a movie-making summer day camp.
Maritime Explorium, which offers nautical-themed, science-based exhibits and activities year-round, is offering a new ecology and technology nature-based summer camp, and a movie-making camp.
Rudolf Steiner School, a K-12 Waldorf school in Manhattan, is hosting two new summer camps this year. The school has added a sustainability and environmental camp and a jazz and theater camp.
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.
IncrediFlix, a movie-making summer day camp for kids, is moving to the New York metro area. Locations in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Brooklyn, and Fairfield, CT, will host the film camp.
My Spectrum School, a gifted and talented early childhood education school, opened in Port Washington in October. The school also offers gifted and talented after-school programs and a gifted and talented summer camp.
Portledge School's summer camp Portledge Summer Adventures in Locust Valley is launching two new programs this summer: a foreign language immersion program and a sports academy program.
The Fashion Class in Merrick teaches children ages 6-17 the skills needed to sew and make clothing and accessories. The fashion design program offers summer camps to teach sewing, designing, and fashion history.
Power Brain Training Center in Bayside is a brain education center for children and adults. The Bayside location is adding two new programs to its summer day camp program: Heightened Sensory Perception and Heightened Memory.
Modeling Camp, a nationwide camp that teaches girls about the modeling and fashion industries, recently launched a program for younger girls, ages 8-11. The day camp in New York City runs for four days.
Turtle Dove Children, a creative center for kids that is partnered with The Jack and Jill School, will offer an Under the Sea summer camp for kids in Manhattan. The Gramercy Park summer camp location aims to inspire peace and community through theater arts, yoga, and creative activities.
Choice Scholars, a preschool in Crown Heights, now offers three creative summer camp options for children in Brooklyn: a playwright summer camp, a poetry summer camp, and a drama summer camp.
LIU Post Summer Youth Camps will add three new programs to its schedule of camp programs for 2014: cheerleading camp, horseback riding camp, and an academic enrichment camp.
New Canaan Nature Center recently expanded its summer camp programs to include more outdoor recreation and education. The nature and adventure summer camps in Fairfield County offer three levels based on age.
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented students, opened two Long Island locations: Westbury and Huntington Station. The gifted and talented enrichment center also offers SAT prep courses and a gifted and talented summer camp.
Upper East Side Spanish language program for children I'm Bilingual! recently added cultural programs to its curriculum. The program also plans to offer a summer Spanish program for children.
Mamaroneck’s UFC Gym will offer a fitness camp for teens this summer. Teens will learn workout routines, proper nutrition, and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle through activities and food.
Safari Adventure and GymNation have partnered this summer to offer a day camp for children in Riverhead. Campers will partake in gymnastics and fitness activities at GymNation in the morning, and then go next door to Safari Adventure for lunch and afternoon open play, arcade games, and craft activities. Half-day campers will only be at Safari Adventure for open play, lunch, and crafting.
Look up great summer activities for kids in Suffolk County, Long Island. NYMetroParents' guide helps you find kids classes, Nassau County summer camps, summer programs, activities near Nassau County, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Northport, Dix Hills, Commack, Sayville, Cold Spring Harbor, and more in Suffolk County, Long Island.
UPDATED JUNE 2015: Find the best summer activities for kids on Long Island. NYMetroParents' guide helps you find kids classes, Long Island summer camps, summer programs, activities and family excursions in Nassau County, including Port Washington, Hicksville, Great Neck, Merrick, and Suffolk County, including Northport, Dix Hills, Commack, Sayville, Cold Spring Harbor, and more in Suffolk County, Long Island.
UPDATED JUNE 2015: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Manhattan, NYC? Use our guide to find kids classes, Manhattan summer camps, summer programs, activities near Manhattan, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Manhattan, from the Upper West Side, the East Village, Midtown Manhattan, SoHo, Chelsea, and more.
UPDATED JUNE 2015: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Brooklyn summer camps, summer programs, activities near Brooklyn, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Park Slope, Greenpoint, and Red Hook on NYMetroParents.
PS98Q, The Douglaston School of Literature in Queens, and NYChessKids have partnered to offer a summer day camp for children ages 4-12 in July and August. Campers will learn to play chess, as well as have ample physical activity.
UPDATED JUNE 2014: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Queens, NY. Our guide helps you choose from Queens kids classes, Queens summer camps, summer programs, activities near Queens, NY, and family excursions in the Queens and New York City area. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the rest of Queens, NY.