Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

February 8, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

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UPDATED February 2016: 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.

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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."

SMITH, JASON A., DR.
3906 Atwood Road, Stone Ridge
917-838-5986
Email drjasonasmith@gmail.com

Jason A. Smith, Psy.D., is a clinical and school psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy, and he provides testing services in the tri-state area. Services include but are not limited to: educational consulting; achievement, emotional intelligence, personality, and neuro-psychological testing. Cognitive assessments for children kindergarten through 12th grade with a focus on learning disabilities, giftedness, academic strengths and weaknesses. 917-838-5986. drjasonasmith@gmail.com, drjasonasmith.com.

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FASHION CLASS (THE)
21 W. 39th St., Manhattan
646-329-6663

Fashion Camp is a wonderful way to spend winter break, spring break or summer! Our summer camp is divided into kids ages 6-8, and tweens 9-12. Both groups learn to sew real clothing on our state-of-the art Singer® sewing machines, create fabulous accessories, and learn to design fashion. Tweens go on field trips to meet real fashion designers! Partial and full day options for kids and tweens starting June 27. Teen camp available mid-July.

AILEY SCHOOL (THE)
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th St., Manhattan
212-405-9000
Email juniordivision@alvinailey.org

Intermediate and advanced students ages 11-15 can immerse themselves in daily ballet, Horton, Graham-based modern, and jazz classes during our 5-week summer intensive. Students participate in special repertory workshops which culminate in ‘Summer Sizzler’ concert performances at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. Classes are taught by a distinguished faculty of dance professionals with extensive experience working with children.

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., Suite 537, New York
212-691-5919
Email coreste@atlantictheater.org

Join us this summer at Atlantic! Each program culminates in a final workshop presented to an audience of family and friends. Younger students weave theater, music, and theater related arts and crafts together as they learn about different styles of performance. Young Creators rehearse an adapted musical play and put it on its feet for an audience. Young Actors explore technique, scenes, and monologues, and create their own commercial film project. Teens delve into a pre-college intensive that prepares them for the exciting rigors of theater conservatory training and life.

BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY - 6 RIVER TERRACE
6 River Terrace, New York
212-267-9700 x363
Email 6riverterrace@bpcparks.org

BREARLEY SCHOOL SUMMER INTERLUDE (THE)
610 East 83rd St.,
212-744-8582 x2512
Email maiken@brearley.org

Brearley's Summer Interlude is a unique music experience for girls and boys in third-eighth grades, who play an instrument or sing. The program offers students an opportunity to share in the joys of music-making and celebrates their participation. Students can play classical, jazz, and rock music, with like-minded young musicians from throughout the city. Register by Feb. 15 and receive a $25 discount! For more information contact Matt Aiken at maiken@brearley.org or visit brearley.org/page/academic--student-life/arts/summer-interlude.

CAMP NA'ALEH
424 West 33rd St. Suite 150, New York
212-229-2700
Summer location: 2276 Old Route 17, Windsor, NY


Email roshnaaleh@gmail.com

Looking for an incredibly unique Jewish camping experience that your child will want to return to year after year? Look no further! Join Camp Na'aleh, a progressive, values-based, Jewish summer camp in Windsor, NY, filled with sports, arts and music, hiking and nature activities, swimming and boating on our lake, and community engagement projects. Campers ages 8-17 develop enduring friendships, become empowered and thoughtful human beings, and create an intentional and inclusive community where every camper has a voice, feels welcome, and wants to return each summer!

CENTER FOR ARCHITECTURE
536 LaGuardia Place, New York
212-358-6133

The Center for Architecture offers architecture and design education programs for children and adults at our gallery and event space in Greenwich Village and in schools throughout New York City. Our programs include summer and vacation camps, after-school programs, family workshops, K-12 classroom residencies, school field trips, workshops and tours at the Center for Architecture, professional development for teachers, and public programs for adults. For more information, visit cfafoundation.org or email info@cfafoundation.org.

CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, NYC
212-336-6846

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, Basketball, Gymnastics, Golf, Hockey, Ice Skating, and Urban Adventure for teens (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-September 2.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
103 Charlton St., New York
212-274-0986
Email info@cmany.org

Children’s Museum of the Arts Spring and Summer Art Colony Day Camps allow young artists, ages 6-15, to immerse themselves in full-day, innovative arts courses taught by professional teaching artists. Summer Art Colony camps run weekly from June 20 through Sept. 2, from 9am-5pm. Young artists have a choice of over 50 classes at two exciting locations, at the museum at 103 Charlton St. and on historic Governors Island. Each week offers a new and unique theme focused on either fine arts or media projects.

CHINA INSTITUTE
40 Rector St., New York
212-744-8181 x110
100 Washington St.


Email emark@chinainstitute.org

Make your child’s summer a blast by enrolling in China Institute’s Children’s Summer Day Camp. Designed and tailored for different age groups ranging from 2-14, China Institute’s immersive day camp offers Chinese language instruction in an exciting and interactive environment to students of all proficiency levels. Experienced Chinese language teachers use techniques designed to inspire learning, participation, and engagement. Additionally, children will learn calligraphy, Chinese sports, theater, arts and crafts, and cooking. Learn more at chinainstitute.org/education.

COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
212-427-7770
Collina Italiana Mini Summer Camp 2016


Email info@collinaitaliana.com

This summer, immerse your family in the wonders of the Italian culture and language without leaving the city. Located on the UES and running June 6-July 15 and Aug. 8-Sept. 2, Summer in the City 2016 is designed for kids who want to absorb the warm and lively culture of Italy, learn and practice Italian, and meet new friends. The program includes Giochiamo in Italiano, where campers learn Italian through play, music, theater, and games; Cinema Italiano, where animated movies and cartoons teach Italian; Arte Insieme, which encourages campers to be creative, make art, and speak Italian; Le Uscite, taking campers to museums to discover Italian art!

2 E. 91st St., New York
212-849-8400
Email cooperhewitt@si.edu

Is your child a designer, tinkerer, or creative thinker? If so, Design Camp at Cooper Hewitt offers week-long explorations of design for ages 7-12. Each week, guest designers will provide campers with real-world design challenges and share innovative solutions to get their creative juices going. Campers will experience the design process through sketching, building, and playing. They will uncover the best of design and dive deep into creative problem-solving with the museum’s world-renowned collection and exhibitions at their fingertips, and with exclusive behind-the-scenes activities. Four one-week sessions, 9am-4pm. Register at cooperhewitt.org/designcamp.

CRAVE.IT
545 Sixth Ave., New York
212-255-4048

Kids will be introduced to the history of gelato and classic desserts. They will learn the craftsmanship of making and decorating the desserts, while also learning how to run a bakery with a hands-on lesson. Kids will be asked at the beginning of camp to think of a creation they want to make to present at the end of camp. There will also be a group competition of who makes the best gelato recipe, which will be tasted by external people, who will have to vote for the best recipe. At the end of the camp, there will be awards and a prize.

EXCELSIOR SPEECH THERAPY, P.L.L.C.
322 West 57th St. ,
516-506-1256
Email excelsiorspeechtherapy@gmail.com

Excelsior Speech Therapy is dedicated to helping improve speech, language, and communication skills throughout an individual’s academic career, to promote confidence and independence. Whether your child is working to develop, improve, or maintain their skills throughout the school year, or to prepare for the next, we can help! Judith Milham, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, provides a range of classical therapies, as well as customized interventions focused on key areas of social function, such as pragmatic skills, social problem solving, and friendship development. Individual and social language groups offered. Learn more at excelsiorspeech.com.

FRENCH INSTITUTE ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
22 East 60th Street, New York
646-388-6612
Email languagecenter@fiaf.org

Send your child to FIAF for an unforgettable summer of fun and learning—in French! Taught by talented native French speaking instructors, FIAF’s day camps are perfect for toddlers, kids, and teens of all interests. Featuring an array of fun activities, field trips throughout New York City, plus workshops taught by renowned experts—including Big Apple Circus, Sheridan Fencing Academy, Maman Bakery, and more–kids embark on a voyage through French language and culture. Summer immersion classes are also available for teens to boost their French language skills.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS - PURCHASE COLLEGE
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase,
914-273-8500

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June-August at state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of Westchester. Our highly trained, experienced professionals and limited enrollment allows each camper the opportunity to maximize their skill development while having fun. Campers can choose from 19 individualized specialty programs: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Football, Multi-Sports, Field Hockey, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Circus Arts, Magic, Softball, Diving, Horseback Riding, Swim, Academic, STEM Education, and Rising Stars. Supervised swimming is included, as is instructional swim for Rising Stars. Lunch option and door-to-door transportation available.

GREENWICH HOUSE
27 Barrow St., New York

An important contributor to the arts scene in New York for over 100 years, Greenwich House is a place where creativity is celebrated. Our summer programs are designed to transform education in the arts by offering quality, affordable programming that encourages creativity and builds self-esteem. Our early childhood Summer Medley of the Arts, one of the only summer programs exclusively for 3-4-year-olds, uses music, art and movement to take children on a world tour. At our Summer Arts Camp, older campers explore new artistic genres and techniques to experience a world beyond their daily routine.

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT
301 Henry St., New York
212-254-3100 x262 (camp)
Specialty Camp Header:
Barbara L. Tate Arts Camp
Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement
466 Grand St.
212-598-0400
infor@henrystreet.org


Email info@henrystreet.org

Ignite your six to 12-year-old child’s creative spark with daily instruction in dance, music, theater and visual arts, all facilitated by professional or teaching artists. Camp features swimming, weekly trips to museums, galleries and theaters, a student-authored performance, and summer art exhibition. Lunch is provided daily. Camp runs from July 5–Aug. 19 (with shorter sessions available) 9am-5pm, with drop off at 8:30am, and extended day until 6:30pm. Financial aid, early bird, and sibling discounts are available.

KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER
212-501-3330
Email info@kaufmanmusiccenter.org

2016 Summer Musical Theater Workshop at Kaufman Music Center. In this 5-week program, campers 6-16 collaborate in small, age-specific groups. In the morning they take classes in acting, singing, and movement. In the afternoon they work with theater professionals to create and star in original musicals written just for them. Camp ends with full-scale productions in Merkin Concert Hall.

LÉMAN MANHATTAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL
212-232-0266
41 Broad St. (Lower School)
1 Morris St. (Upper School)


Email admissions@lemanmanhattan.org

Children (3-years-old through those entering fifth grade) enjoy swim lessons by Red Cross-certified lifeguards, outdoor play in our magnificent rooftop playground, visual and performing arts, soccer, tennis, basketball, golf, karate, yoga, cooking, Silly Science, woodworking, block building, LEGO, and Animal Adventures. Léman Manhattan offers week-long programs for older children to hone their special interests in our Concert Band Camp and Culinary Arts Academy. Learn more at lemanmanhattan.org/student-life/summer.

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
NY address first for BAP
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
tlgupperwestsideny.com
207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-787-1124
tlguppereastsideny.com
28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ
201-445-4444
tlgwaldwicknj.com


Since 1977, The Little Gym has been promoting the healthy and successful physical and mental development of children. Its “Anytime Summertime Kids Fun” includes parent and child classes (ages 4 months to 3 years), preschool and kindergarten classes (ages 3-6 years), and grade school gymnastics (non-competitive only!) for beginner, intermediate, or advanced gymnasts. The Little Gym also offers its world-renowned “Anytime Summertime Kids Fun” camp for children ages 3-9 years, with flexible scheduling to work around your summer plans. Its unique theme-based curriculum takes children on weekly adventures. Half-day and full-day sessions available.

MANDELL SCHOOL (THE)
775 Columbus Ave., New York
212-222-2925
Preschool-Eighth grade
775 Columbus Ave.
212-222-2925
Summer at Mandell
795 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10025
Preschools:
775 Columbus Ave.
Upper West Side
212-222-2925
150 Amsterdam Ave., Lincoln Square
212-580-4500
160 Christopher St., West Village
917-512-2500


Mandell offers two summer programs. Junior Explorer Camp is a half-day, Monday-Friday, program for ages 3½-5. Campers explore music, art, nature, sports, geography, and food from around the globe. Children build their confidence, independence, and Pre-K readiness as they discover, create, and explore all summer long! At Cool Creations, a STEM camp for ages 5-10, each week is dedicated to a different STEM project that is both fun and engaging. Projects include building a rocket, developing a video game, and escaping the zombie apocalypse!

MANHATTAN BEHAVIORAL CENTER
124 W. 95th St.,
646-480-5756
Email camp@manhattanbehavioral.com

MBC City Explorers camp is geared towards children in 12-month school programs and runs year round, including: December, February, April, June, July, and August breaks. Your child will enjoy unparalleled community experiences and field trips throughout NYC. Campers utilize NYC public transportation to venture to museums, marionette shows, movie theaters, and more! MBC’s Summer Discovery program is geared towards children in 10-month school programs which runs from mid-June through mid-August. Our focus is to encourage each child’s independence and facilitate peer interactions, teamwork, and social skills, while having a summer of a lifetime!

MODELING CAMP
1535 Broadway, New York
703-273-2560/888-757-5575
Email modelingcamp@aol.com

Modeling Camp invites all girls to discover the model in you this summer as we explore the world of modeling and fashion in NYC. From photo shoot to fashion shows, personal grooming to health and fitness, making TV commercials, and meeting top model scouts-girls learn about the industry in a non-competitive environment while gaining valuable life skills at the same time. Featured on Good Morning America and NBC, this camp is a must for all fashionistas.

MUSICAL THEATER BUILDERS
717-333-7619
Programs at Riverside Church (91 Claremont Ave.) and Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th St.)


Email info@musictheaterbuilders.com

Musical Theater Builders (at the Creative Stage) offers a variety of innovative, week-long performing arts programs to ignite your child’s imagination! In Musical Theater Builders Camp, kids collaborate with conservatory-trained professionals to create original shows from scratch-complete with hilarity, theatrics, and new lyrics set to tunes by famous composers. In Dancing Designers, kids work with professional costume designers and choreographers to create costumes they set in motion through dance. From singing to set design, all of our multidisciplinary programs focus on expert teaching, small class sizes, and the joy of self expression!

RADIO ROCKS
180 Riverside Blvd. Apt. 16-K,
917-334-6522

Radio Rocks is ready to rock your world! Radio Rocks is a fun, interactive course, taught by award-winning broadcaster Maria Kalb, where students learn all about live, on-air performance. Whether they want to be a sportscaster, D.J., or host a celebrity talk show, everyone performs on the microphone during every class, and gets to share recordings with friends and family! Great for students who want to work on their public speaking skills, or shy students who want to challenge themselves. Let's rock!

RIVERSIDE PARK CONSERVANCY
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 455, New York
212-870-3074
Email sports@riversideparknyc.org

The Riverside Park Conservancy Summer Sports Camp is a weekly all-day camp for children ages 4-16. Available sports are soccer, baseball, girls’ softball, basketball, tennis, as well as multi-sport week options. The camp uses the sports fields and courts in Riverside Park between 96th and 110th Streets. All campers are provided with uniforms or T-shirts and light snacks, but should bring their own lunches. A medical trainer is on-site. Camp runs from June 8 to Aug. 28. $450 per week.

ROBOFUN
2672 Broadway , New York
917-346-6396
Email robofun@robofun.org

Spend your summer with RoboFun! Build and program robots, design and construct video games and direct stop motion animations. Your child will learn engineering, coding, problem solving, and creative thinking during our dynamic summer programs. Our work is based upon children’s innate passion and curiosity and our workshops allow children to become makers and designers. Summer Camp begins the week of June 6 and runs weekly until Labor Day with half-day and full-day options available. All registration can be done online at robofun.org.

SCHOOL AT PERIDANCE (THE)
126 E. 13th St., New York
212-505-0886

Spend your summer with the School at Peridance! Our Morning Mover's Camp is a wonderful way for your young dancer to come play and create! Students will start the day with dance class, learning basic ballet vocabulary and movement fundamentals. Students will also work to create their own dances using stories, artwork, and fairy tales for inspiration. A great program for your future star dancer! Each Friday we invite families to come see our week's work and dances! Pick and choose the weeks you would like to attend Monday-Friday 9am-12pm.

SCHOOL AT STEPS (THE)
2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, New York
212-874-3678
Email theschool@stepsnyc.com

The School at Steps heats up during the summer months! With a variety of programs, there are options for the youngest of dancers, classes for beginners, and intensives for the most dedicated dancers. Young Dancers (ages 2-5) introduces children to a magical summer of movement and music while Adventures in Dance (ages 6-8) is designed for beginner dancers interested in experiencing a variety of dance styles. Summer Intensives (ages 9-18) offers intensive multidisciplinary training for aspiring ballet, contemporary, and musical theater dancers with internationally recognized faculty.

SPORTIME SUMMER CAMPS - TENNIS AND SPORTS, AGES 4-17
,
212-427-6150
Email campsnyc@sportimeny.com

John McEnroe Tennis Academy's Summer Training Camp and SPORTIME's 10 & Under Tennis Camp are designed for players who want to focus on playing and learning tennis, and becoming complete players. Every camp day includes tennis, field sports and cross training, tennis specific athletic training, mental toughness training, and other activities. Campers learn and perfect proper tennis technique, participate in competitive drills, tactical games, and match play. Daily and weekly rates available. Call and ask about our Spring Break and Pre-Summer Training Camps at 212-427-6150 or email Greg Evans at campsnyc@sportimeny.com!

SUMMER@AVENUES
259 Tenth Ave., New York
646-664-0994
Email summer@avenues.org

Summer@Avenues offers fun summer experiences for all ages and interests. With both day camps and online learning programs available, there is truly something for everyone. Aspiring chefs, scientists and even adventurers looking for an immersive overnight experience will find camps that match their interests. Students looking to sharpen their language, math and writing skills will have remote access to collaborative learning and teacher support all summer long through our online learning programs. Sessions vary in length, so there’s plenty of room for flexibility. Pick a favorite, or mix-and-match for the ultimate summer!

THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT
235 E. 11th St. (at 2nd Avenue), New York
212-777-3240
Email jzerbe@thirdstreetmusicschool.org

Founded in 1894, Third Street Music School Settlement is the nation’s longest-running community music school, providing music education for more than 5,000 students each year, both in the school’s East Village location and in more than two dozen school partnerships across New York City. With robust tuition assistance programs that make sure there are no financial barriers to a quality music education, Third Street is committed to nurture and inspire students of all ages and levels of experience to become the best musicians, dancers, singers, and composers they can be.

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 preeminent 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.

WILD TRAVELER (THE)
1-866-514-0829
Email info@thewildtraveler.com

Make your summer amazing! Join The Wild Traveler's 17-day teen tour to Hawaii and Kauai. We will hike Volcanoes National Park, get SCUBA certified, surf Kauai's north shore, kayak jungle rivers, and hike the Na Pali Coast. Teen travelers will also volunteer on an ongoing habitat restoration project, visit Hawaii's best beaches, sample local cuisine, swim under majestic waterfalls, and explore ancient Hawaiian temples! Everything is included. No experience is required.

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.

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
126 W. 17th St., New York
646-638-2705, Peter Hill, Summer program director, at 646-638-2705 x688
57 W. Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT
203-229-0465


The Summer Enrichment Program 2016 at Winston Preparatory School provides students with the unique opportunity to participate in an individually designed program aimed to enhance academic skills and foster independence. Our program, open to fourth through 12th grades, gives parents the flexibility to create an academic program specifically matched to the needs of their child. Parents may choose to enroll their child in the Morning Academic Program, July Focus Program, After-School Activities, and the August Focus Program. With these options, there are several different possible schedules for your child. Scholarships are also available.

YORK THEATRE COMPANY
619 Lexington Ave. (Corner of 54th Street), New York
212-935-5824 x214

Whether or not you dream of performing on Broadway one day, the nurturing yet rigorous musical theatre training at the York will strengthen your theatre skills, ignite creativity, encourage collaboration, and boost self-esteem—all tools you can take with you. The York’s Musical Training Program draws from its vast network of connections to NYC’s most successful theatre artists as teachers and guest artists, offering the unique opportunity of classes taking place in an Off-Broadway theatre near the heart of NYC’s theatre district. July 11-29. For middle and high school students.

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

Everything they want…everything you need. Day camp for ages 5-14 in a beautiful country setting 20 minutes from NYC. Outdoor adventures, environmental explorations, challenge course, zip line, arts, film, cooking, martial arts, and swimming, all taught by seasoned professionals, artists, musicians, and entertainers! Check out specialized camps in arts, science, filmmaking, fashion, and sports. Camps for special needs and Hebrew-speaking children are also available. Young campers, ages 3-5, attend in Manhattan. Sleepaway camps are also offered. Convenient pick-ups from a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn locations.

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, 7:30am-6pm, for children ages 6 months through 9 years. Free full-day UPK for children born in 2012. Register now.

ASPHALT GREEN
Upper East Side, 555 E. 90th St,
212-369-8890
For camps: 212-298-7900
Battery Park City
212 North End Ave. (at Murray Street)
212-298-2900
asphaltgreenbpc.org
Asphalt Green Birthday Parties
Upper East Side
555 E. 90th St.
212-369-8890 x2085
asphaltgreen.org/parties
Battery Park City
212 North End Ave.
212-298-2900 x2993
asphaltgreenbpc.org/parties


Get your camper ready for a summer of fun, fitness, and friendship! Kids have plenty of space to play sports on a 1.5-acre field (UES) or full-court gymnasium (BPC), swim in a 50-meter (UES) or 25-yard pool (BPC), and participate in arts and crafts, gaga, theater, music, and gardening. Camp curriculum meets unique physical, mental, behavioral, and social milestones for each age group, and our instructors bring high energy and spirit! Watch your child grow, make new friends, learn new skills, and come home each day with a smile.

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (THE)
20 Waterside Plaza,
212-481-2700 x204
Email info@bis-ny.org

The British International School of NY summer camp is committed to offering your 3-10-year-old a stimulating environment while encouraging cultural, social, and physical growth. Conveniently located on the East River in Manhattan, campers participate in an array of activities including private swim instruction (every day), educational enrichment, outdoor games, fine arts, creative science experiments, and age-appropriate technology lessons (including coding for older campers). For families seeking a fun, safe, and enriching summer program, we are the one for you. Sign up now by contacting info@bis-ny.org.

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.

CHINESE HAWAIIAN KENPO ACADEMY SUMMER AND YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS
34 Avenue A, 2nd Fl. , Manhattan
646-692-6155
Email hello@chka.org

Authentic martial arts training for all ages! Kids Kenpo Camp offered July 5-Aug. 26, for ages 6-14. Daily martial arts and specialty classes are available, including tumbling, traditional weapons, drama, music, and dance. Outdoor activities and local field trips, Monday-Friday 10am-3pm, $275 per week. Teen Zone Camp, ages 13-18, Monday-Friday 11:30am-1:30pm, $200 per week. Daily martial arts intensive, boxing, kickboxing, weapons, and high-intensity fitness training are offered. $50 off each 4-week session. Sibling discounts are given. Limited space-sign up now! For more information about year-round programs for ages 3 and older, email hello@chka.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.

DWIGHT SCHOOL
291 Central Park West, New York
212-724-6360
Dwight Summer Camp
The Dwight School Athletic Center
2116 First Ave.
917-551-6430
dwightsummercamp.org
director@dwightsummercamp.org


Email admissions@dwight.edu

Dwight “ignites the spark of genius in every camper!” With a wide range of age-appropriate, customizable programs, Dwight offers creative, action-packed activities and adventures for children ages 4-12. Campers enjoy well-rounded experiences in sports, the visual and performing arts, and technology. Campers can also focus on one specialty in Spark Camps. With daily swim instruction, trips to great destinations, theme weeks, and color war, the fun never ends! Chaperoned bus transportation and extended-day options are available. Choose from one to ten-week sessions; mix and match to customize the experience for your camper.

EMPIRE TAE KWON DO
271 W. 23rd St., 2nd Floor, New York
212-645-6611
437 W. 53rd St.
212-645-5821
empire53st@gmail.com


Email empire23st@gmail.com

Empire Tae Kwon Do camps include our industry-leading traditional martial arts training in addition to other camp activities. Camp days are diverse, exciting, and challenging, and include field trips, constructive games, kid’s movies, art and crafts, and character building activities. Empire Tae Kwon Do camps offer the perfect solution for parents. Whether campers are spending the day swimming in a local pool, visiting a museum or local park, or working on their latest Taekwondo skill, you can be sure your child will have a great experience in a positive and safe environment.

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT
301 Henry St., New York
212-254-3100 x262 (camp)
Specialty Camp Header:
Barbara L. Tate Arts Camp
Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement
466 Grand St.
212-598-0400
infor@henrystreet.org


Email info@henrystreet.org

Give you child a summer of fun at Camp Henry, operated by Henry Street Settlement. We offer a wide range of educational and recreational enrichment activities for children ages 5-13 in a safe and nurturing environment. Campers enjoy arts and crafts, dance, sports, swimming, and trips to museums, amusement parks, and bowling lanes. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included. Full season is July 6-Aug. 19. Half sessions (July 6-29 and Aug. 1-19) are available. The camp day is from 8:30am-5:30pm, with extended day hours.Financial aid is available, plus sibling and early-bird discounts.

JCC MANHATTAN SUMMER CAMPS
Genna Singer, Director of Camps,
646-505-4430
Camp Settoga
646-505-4430
jccmanhattan.org/campsettoga


Email gsinger@jccmanhattan.org

Your summer of adventure awaits at Camp Settoga! Nestled in the footsteps of Harriman State Park, JCC Manhattan celebrates day camp excellence in a brand new, state-of-the art, 21-acre home. It's everything you've come to expect from the JCC, with enriching and engaging programs in the arts, the Red Cross Learn to Swim Program, an adventure course, sports, and outdoor cooking! For information, please call the camp office at 646-505-4430 or email Genna Singer at gsinger@jccmanhattan.org.

JODI'S GYM
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
212-772-7633
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
914-244-8811


Jodi’s Gym Summer Camp is a morning of nonstop, action-packed fun! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move, and groove, all under the supervision and care of our well-trained, enthusiastic, friendly and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music, and art. It’s a mix your child is sure to love. Join us in our 34th year! Offered for children ages 3-5. Flexible scheduling (you choose days and weeks)! Camp runs from 9am-12pm, with an option to stay until 1pm. Summer 2016 dates: June 6-Sept. 2.

OASIS SUMMER DAY CAMPS IN MANHATTAN
Oasis in Central Park
718-596-4900
oasischildren.com
centralpark@oasischildren.com
Oasis Downtown
Stacie Soto, camp director
718-596-4900
oasischildren.com
downtown@oasischildren.com


With two locations, Central Park (Upper West Side) and Downtown Manhattan, Oasis offers campers ages 3-11 the summer of a lifetime in New York City! Oasis features a variety of activities such as athletics, fine and performing arts, nature exploration, and Red Cross Swim instruction. Oasis in Central Park is housed at the Mandell School. Oasis Downtown works in partnership with Kids Creative for arts activities. Both offer Early Start, which is developmentally appropriate for pre-K campers. For more details on any of our programs at either location, visit us at oasischildren.com today.

PINE STREET SCHOOL AND BATTERY PARK MONTESSORI
25 Pine St.,
212-235-2300
Battery Park Montessori Summer Camp
21 South End Ave.
212-235-2304
camp@greenivy.com
http://greenivyschools.com
Green Ivy Summer Camp
21 South End Ave.
212-235-2304
greenivyenrichment.com/summer-camps
camp@greenivy.com


Come play, learn, and explore in Battery Park City this summer! 21 South End Ave. is perfectly located-from our iconic view of the Hudson River, to having access to the best parks in Lower Manhattan, our campers will be making incredible memories with amazing friends. Our eight-week summer camp will have a range of themes, from "Under the Sea" to "Under the Big Top." Don't miss out on the fun in Summer 2016! Ages 2-6 years.

PORTLEDGE SUMMER ADVENTURES
355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-750-3104

Portledge Summer Adventures offers weekly programs in science, arts, sports, and early childhood. Portledge campers of all ages can pursue activities ranging from the study of marine biology and sea life with a local fisherman, to a robust sports program, to exploring art, media, and fashion design. The emphasis is on the student experience. Perennial favorites, such as messy hands, animal adventures, and rocketry are still as popular as ever, and are taught by qualified and expert instructors.

QUAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL (THE)
325 E. 6th St., New York
646-649-3913
Email info@quadprep.org




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