Summer Activities in Manhattan
By NYMetroParents Staff

Summer Activities in Manhattan

June 3, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Summer Activities in Manhattan

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UPDATED June 2016: 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.

SUMMER FUN – ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS – PRINT GUIDE

A LITTLE CARD COMPANY
155 W. 72nd St. Suite 705,
212-595-CARD (2273)
Email info@alittlecardco.com

Peace, love and camp! Amazing and affordable camp stationery! Let us help you put a smile on your favorite camper’s face. Whether the first summer or the tenth-a little card company’s camp team will help you to customize stationery, pads, labels, and pens. Quick turnaround. Contact us today! a little card company, 155 W. 72nd St. Suite 705, 212-595-CARD (2273). Don’t delay–call today!

ALLEN BATISTA INTERNATIONAL
450 Lexington Ave., # 1346, New York
917-371-3753

Allen Batista Travel, Inc. presents family-oriented magic show boat rides at the NY Skyport Marina and Broadway Comedy Club. The master magician spins the ultimate web of deception with sleight of hand tricks and mentalism for the young at heart. The magician skillfully weaves audience members into the show. It is great for birthday parties. Magic show boat ride enables guests to take in spectacular views from the waterway. Lunch is included in the ticket and cash bar for beverages. Broadway Comedy Club has a food and drink requirement per person.

LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE
354 Great Meadows Road, Route 611, Hope, NJ
908-459-9000

Land of Make Believe, the number one amusement park in North Jersey, is the perfect day trip destination! Our new ride, “Pirates Revenge,” and the popular “Drop’N’Twist” will take you for a ride of a lifetime! A magical amusement park and pirate-themed water park features short lines, free parking, low prices, and awesome family fun. Incredible summer fun awaits you with river tubing, water slides, hayrides, roller coaster, ferris wheel, 1863 train ride, tilt-a-whirl, talking scare crow, old McDonald's farm, and a carousel. Safe, wholesome family fun is just down the road.

NANNIES WHO KNOW
917-620-8221
Email info@nannieswhoknow.com

Do you know who’s going to be taking care of your children this summer? With school ending soon, it’s time to make this very important decision. At Nannies Who Know we distinguish ourselves from other nanny agencies through our boutique approach to personalized service, as well as through our emphasis on the emotional well being of children. We carefully select and screen our nannies and all of our nannies are given training in child development by mental health professionals. We look forward to working with your family.

TYLER PLACE FAMILY RESORT (THE)
175 Tyler Place Road, Highgate Springs
802-868-4000
Email tyler@tylerplace.com

The Tyler Place Family Resort is a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive family resort located in Northern Vermont. Family-run since 1933, the Tyler Place provides a true vacation for all ages with nine age-staggered children’s programs for babies to teenagers, and a myriad of activities for mom and dad as well. There's something for everyone-and more importantly, time together both as a family and as a couple. Rates include all meals, sports, activities, and bikes for everyone. Open May 27-Sept. 10. Call or email for openings as weeks fill early.

SUMMER FUN – PROGRAMS & CLASSES – PRINT GUIDE

A SUMMER AT SOUL ARTS
440 Lafayette St./Astor Place, New York
212-254-0454

Soul Arts Academy is a downtown semester-based creative arts school where artists are created from the inside out. The academy currently operates on a fall semester, spring semester, and a full-day summer program. Soul Arts classes balance ballet and modern technique, composition, and improvisation. Athletic and graceful physicality, critical thinking, team-work, individual attention, and mutual respect between teachers and students are what makes Soul Arts so very unique and the outcome so successful. Here, students and their family members are viewed as precious, creativity is cherished.

ADVANTAGE DAY CAMPS
All-City Junior Tennis at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
281 Main St., Roosevelt Island
212-935-0250
gkent@advantagetennisclubs.com
Sports and Arts Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
281 Main St.
Roosevelt Island
212-935-0250
carmandi@advantagetennisclubs.com
Sports and Arts Camp at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
450 West 43rd St.
New York
212-594-0554
gslotnick@advantagetennisclubs.com
High Performance Elite Academy at New York Tennis Club
381 Harding Ave.
Bronx
718-239-7919
prowesstennis@gmail.com


Advantage Day Camps deliver more activities, more locations and more fun! Choose All-City Junior Tennis for lots of tennis, plus optional sports and arts…or Sports and Arts for lots of sports and arts, plus tennis. Both at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club. For even more action, there’s Sports and Arts at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club, located in midtown-with tennis, swimming, rock wall climbing, field trips, and arts! Or for tournament training under the personal direction of tennis director Salifu Mohammed, opt for the High Performance Elite Academy at New York Tennis Club in Throgs Neck. For more information go to advantagecamps.net.

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

The Ailey School’s Junior Division offers classes for children beginning at age 3. The First Steps and Bounding Boys programs offer an enjoyable introduction to dance, bringing the joy of music and creative movement to young children. The Pre-Professional program (ages 7-17), encompasses a broad curriculum of dance classes including Horton, Limón, Graham-based modern, ballet, tap, West African, and Spanish dance. Classes are taught by skilled dance instructors with extensive experience working with children.

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.

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

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave.,
212-410-9140

Summerdance, for girls ages 4-9, is designed to immerse children in creative activities centering on the arts. Students receive excellent ballet training and explore the wider world of dance with tap, jazz, modern, and musical theatre classes. Arts and crafts, swimming, cooking, gymnastics, drama, yoga, and origami are all a part of the exciting Summerdance curriculum. Summerdance culminates with two special in-studio performances. BAE also offers summer ballet classes, for ages 18 months and older. All ballet classes are accompanied by live pianist. The summer session runs June 27–Aug. 19, 2016.

BARROW GROUP (THE)
312 W. 36th St. (between 8th and 9th Avenues), New York
212-760-2615

Spend your summer at The Barrow Group! One-week camps for kids (ages 7-9), and tweens (ages 10-13). Four-week intensives for ages (14-18). Classes include improv, scene study, monologues, film and television on-camera acting, and culminate in a showing in our Studio Theatre. Fun Family Event on Saturday, June 4 at 12:30pm. Open classes for ages 4 and older! Refreshments, classes, and a celebration of The Barrow Group's 30th birthday!

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, 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!

CARY LEEDS CENTER TENNIS CAMP
1720 Crotona Ave., Bronx
718-247-7420
Email caryleedsinfo@nyjtl.org

The Cary Leeds Summer Tennis Camp is NYJTL’s flagship location in Crotona Park. It includes 20 U.S. Open-style surfaced outdoor courts as well as a brand new state-of-the-art indoor clubhouse. The summer tennis camp is a great way to keep your child active and improve his or her tennis in a fun and encouraging environment. Whether your child is a beginner, high school, or ranked player, summer camp has something for all skill levels. Recommended for ages 4-18. A fitness component designed to improve players’ footwork, balance, speed, and overall strength is included. Transportation to the camp is available.

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

Children’s Museum of the Arts' 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. Art Colony camps run weekly from June 20 through September 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. Spots are filling up, register today!

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


Email emarks@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. Sessions are full- and half-day. After Camp Childcare also offered. Learn more at chinainstitute.org/education/kids-teens/summer-day-camp/.

COMPREHENSIVE KIDS DEVELOPMENTAL SCHOOL
101 Norfolk St., Manhattan
212-566-8855
Email info@comprehensivekids.org

Comprehensive Kids Developmental School is a private school in lower Manhattan specializing in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis. Individualized instruction is provided for children ages 3-21. Our highly trained instructors implement intervention grounded in data-based research across all content areas including academics, language, social, behavioral, and life skills. Our professional staff include board-certified behavior analysts, psychologists, speech therapists, special educators, occupational and physical therapists. We foster a team atmosphere, supporting our families in helping them to understand the special needs of their children through direct family training.

ÉCOLE INTERNATIONALE DE NEW YORK (EINY)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
646-410-2238
Camp:
EINY Summer Camp
Anthony Bernier and Caroline Bottasso, camp directors
206 5th Ave., Flatiron District 646-766-1843
einy.org
anthony@einy.org


EINY’s 2016 Summer Camp offers a fun and enriching bilingual experience in French and English through a wide range of activities including art, music, games, sports, and cultural excursions as students are immersed in both French and English. Designed and tailored for different age groups ranging from ages 3-10, of all language backgrounds, from 9am-3:30pm, with an option of extended day from 8:30am-5pm. Located in the neighborhood of Flatiron.

EE COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION COACH
917-863-2424
Email elizabeth@eecollegecoach.com

Sometimes it’s hard to get started. Other times it’s hard to finish. And forget about editing; that’s a whole other process. In Summer Boot Camps & Brainstorms, I help students find their voice and convey to college admissions teams who they are and why a particular school is best suited for them. With a masters in English and a background in PR and marketing, I coach students in any stage of the college application process. The goal? To create a portrait of the “whole” student. Give me a call at 917-863-2424 or send me an email.

EINSTEIN BLUEPRINT
888-639-5512
Email dan@einsteinblueprint.com

I coach the most ambitious parents on how they can unlock their kids' full potential. Whether you want to accelerate your toddler, drastically improve your child's grades, set them up to ace the SATs, or cultivate high quality extra-curricular activities, I can most certainly help you. I especially work with parents who educate their kids completely outside of schools via private tutoring or homeschooling. Call me for a free consultation and I'll reveal how I accelerate my students three, four, five, and even six years above grade level.

EL TALLER LATINO AMERICANO
215 E. 99th St. ,
212-665-9460
Email info@tallerlatino.org

Travel through Latin America this summer without ever leaving Manhattan! El Taller Latino Americano’s popular “Aventuras del Verano” Spanish Summer Arts Camp returns July 5–Aug. 12. Our original curriculum encourages Spanish language development through the visual arts, music, movement, storytelling, and games in an immersive bilingual environment. Children explore the cultures and customs of Spanish-speaking countries with weekly "travels" through each region of Latin America. Register for the morning session (9am–12pm), afternoon session (1pm–4pm), or both, for one week, or up to the full six weeks. Open to all language levels, ages 4-10.

EMPIRE PROMOTIONS, L.L.C.
207-12 Northern Blvd. , Bayside
718-969-3144
Email empirepromos@aol.com

Empire Promotions is in our twenty-first year. Founded in 1995, we are a full-service promotional products and custom imprinted apparel provider for schools and PTAs, organizations, corporations, and camps—perfect to add some flair to your campers this summer! We are located right here in Queens. We take great pride in servicing our communities as well as in our quality, our services, and our prices. Please call us with any apparel or promotional product request; we will be happy to help you. For our free set of catalogs, call 718-969-3144, and visit promotionalempire.com.

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.

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

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June 20-August 26 at state of the art facilities in the heart of Westchester. Our staff of highly-trained, experienced professionals, and limited enrollment allows each camper the opportunity to maximize their skill development in a fun and safe environment. Campers can choose and combine weeks 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 (our youngest campers). Supervised swimming is included, as is instructional swim for Rising Stars. Lunch option and door-to-door transportation from most of Westchester available.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Email germanamericanschool@verizon.net

German-American School offers a bi-lingual German language after-school program. The school is accredited by the NY State Board of Regents and offers a NY State Regents diploma at graduation. The school accepts children as young as four-no previous German knowledge is required. Classes are small and taught by native German speakers. The didactic approach stresses interactive learning; singing and drawing are popular activities in Kindergarten and Playgroup. In the upper grades we use age-appropriate academic materials to prepare the students for the NY State FLAC and Advanced Placement exams.

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 ages 3-4, 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.

HOSTOS ATHLETICS BASKETBALL ACADEMY
Email caimansportscamp@gmail.com

The Hostos Basketball Academy enables players of all ability levels to refine their skills in every aspect of the game. Areas of focus include the fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, moving with and without the ball, post moves, rebounding, fast breaks, footwork drills, communication, group dynamics, and leadership both on and off the court. The Basketball Academy’s coaching staff of pro-athletes and college coaches are dedicated to teaching skill development, proper technique, and overall court awareness, preparing players to be in top form for season play while having a fun summer.

HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST
353 West St., Pier 40, 2nd floor, Manhattan
212-627-2020
Email ikaley@hrpt.ny.gov

Calling all junior nature explorers! Come learn and play with us at Hudson River Park! We host outdoor family programming all summer long throughout the park’s four-mile waterfront. From fishing to nature walks, we offer many engaging and enriching drop-in programs for children young and old. Featured programs include our pop up makerspace where kids ages 8 and older can engineer and create in the outdoors, and our River Rangers Club where children ages 4-9 explore the wonders of the river ecosystem through touch tanks and nature-inspired crafts. To learn more visit hudsonriverpark.org.

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


Jodi’s Gym 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 and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music, and art. It’s a mix your child is sure to love. Super flexible scheduling-you choose the days and weeks. Join us in our 35th year! Offered for children ages 3-7. Summer camp dates: June 13-Sept. 2.

KATE TEMPESTA'S URBAN GOLF ACADEMY
607-731-1886

Join Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy (UGA) and play golf! This Summer, UGA is proud to offer their full-day Summer Golf Camp starting late June at Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course. Staying in the city this summer? Join UGA in Central Park for their Mini Camps during June, and their weekly Early Birdies and Birdies classes in July and August. Also, our fall 2016 schedule is coming soon, so stay tuned! Visit ktuga.com/content/camps-and-special-programs-summer for the entire summer 2016 schedule.

KIDS IN SPORTS
1420 Second Ave. (at East 74th Street), New York
212-744-4900
Email info@kisnyc.com

Kids in Sports has two great camps this summer making it the perfect choice for summer fun! Our indoor camp for ages 2½-5 runs from 9am-12:30pm each day. Camp combines all the great sports of our yearlong program and adds arts and crafts, snack time, story time, and group play. Boys and girls ages 4-9 can enjoy our outdoor camp at Randall's Island. With a short, supervised bus ride, spacious outdoor fields, and experienced coaches there is no better place to play and enjoy sports, games, and races this summer.

KIDS IN THE GAME
157 Columbus Ave. Suite 534, New York
212-634-7262
Email info@kidsinthegame.com

Kids in the Game is a leading provider of school fitness programs and sports clinics in NYC schools. During the summer months, the team puts on the city's most affordable and well-balanced camp for kids entering pre-K through eighth grade. Camp counselors include current and former college athletes, school teachers, and fitness coaches to ensure kids get the most fulfilling and enriching experience possible. Kids in the Game Summer Camp provides a range of activities including sports, arts and crafts, yoga, zumba, and academics. Campers look forward to field trips, themed days, and special events!

KUMON MATH AND READING CENTERS - CHINATOWN
123 Baxter Street, New York
212-625-1883
Email kzimmerman@kumon.com

Kumon is a structured, proven self-learning program that gives your child the critical thinking skills and mindset to learn new materials independently. The key to Kumon programs is the individualized instruction, carefully planned by an instructor. Regardless of academic level, your child will progress through the individualized instruction at his or her own pace–advancing step by logical step. Kumon’s disciplined, worksheet approach to learning advances your child’s abilities in the classroom and throughout life.

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.

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 and 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!

MMACKIDS AT THE MANHATTAN MOVEMENT AND ARTS CENTER
248 W. 60th St., NY
212-787-1178
Email mmackids@manhattanmovement.com

Are you still in need of something for your kids to do this summer? Well have no fear we still have room at the MMAC Kids Summer Workshop! We are the perfect place for kids ages 3-6 who are full of creativity and imagination. Each day they get to bring their favorite storybooks to life. If you have a child age 7-14 who has star written all over them, bring them in to get a taste of Broadway life. MMAC Kids is where it's at this summer!

MODELING CAMP
1535 Broadway, New York
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.

MOUNT VERNON HOTEL MUSEUM & GARDEN
421 E. 61st St (between First & York Avenues), New York
212-838-6878
Email info@mvhm.org

Travel back in time to an early 19th century country resort where New Yorkers came for a day of fun and relaxation. Family-friendly tours, touch collection baskets, a Children’s Corner, and a backyard garden will engage children of all ages. History Weeks Summer 2016, July 11-15 for ages 9-12, and July 18–22 for ages 6-8, offers weeklong adventures, filled with historic crafts and games, old-fashioned cooking, behind-the-scenes tours, and scavenger hunts. Contact the museum for details.

MS. JANIS MUSIC
800-704-8862
Email msjanismusic@gmail.com

Groovy music by Ms. Janis Music is what you’ll get with a Ms. Janis Music performer. Our entertainers come to your home, venue, or summer party in the park. We bring everything with us to keep children ages 5 and younger entertained. We’ve got you covered from first birthday parties to active toddler and preschool parties. Bubbles, scarves, instruments for the kids, and a play parachute are some of the fun props we use to keep the kids entertained and smiling from ear to ear! Ms. Janis Music also offers parties and classes for children with special needs.

NATIONAL ACADEMY MUSEUM & SCHOOL
1083 Fifth Ave., Manhattan
212-369-4880
Email lpricci@nationalacademy.org

With camps designed for ages 6–18, the National Academy Summer Art Camps provide a fun, fascinating, inspiring experience in painting, sculpting, drawing, and photography. Children benefit from superb facilities in our stunning Fifth Avenue home, as well as artistic opportunities afforded by Central Park. Students are taught and mentored by professionals who are experienced in working with all ages and skill levels. Foster your child’s creativity and critical thinking skills, while inspiring their spirit of collaboration and discovery.

NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
170 Central Park W., New York
212-873-3400

The DiMenna Children’s History Museum at the New-York Historical Society is a museum-within-a-museum that explores New York and American history through the eyes of children of the past. This summer, explore author Mo Willems’ New York with sketching tours, movie screenings, and more! Every weekend in July and August, families can experience the Summer of Hamilton with historical re-enactors portraying Revolutionary War soldiers, Hamilton himself, or other figures from the colonial eras, ready to bring Hamilton’s history to life. Check us out at nyhistory.org/childrens-museum for more information!

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


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.

RADIO ROCKS
180 Riverside Blvd. ,
917-334-6522
Email Mediamaria@gmail.com

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, 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.

SPEED CITY NEW YORK
646-504-2450
Email speedcitynewyork@gmail.com

Looking for a way to keep your kids active and healthy this summer? Look no further than Speed City New York. Founded by two-time Olympian Wendell Dickerson, Speed City New York promises to help athletes maximize their speed, power, and jumping ability. Our scientific training methodology, leveraging biology, nutrition, and angles of trajectory, will help your kids become the best athletes they can be! Let Speed City New York train your kids through a fun, active summer.

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!

STEVE & KATE’S CAMP
347-227-0080
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


Email 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.

SUMMERS AT LREI
272 Sixth Ave., New York
212-477-5316
Basketball Intensive Camp at Summers at LREI
40 Charlton St.
New York
(for camp and health)


Summers at LREI is the summer program of LREI, an historic progressive education school located in the West Village. Day Camp for children ages 3½-12 runs Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, with half-day programs as an option for children ages 4-5 from 8am-1pm. Early bird and extended day are options for all-day camp families. Specialty camps for children ages 7-14 run Monday-Friday from 9am-4:15pm, and include Robotics, Musical Theater Workshop, Visual Art, Basketball, and Radio Lab. Camp Dates: Session 1 June 27-July 8, Session 2 July 11-22; Session 3 July 25- Aug. 5.

TAKE TWO FILM ACADEMY
917-546-6816

Take Two Film Academy is a film school all about the kids! Kids and teens enrolled in Take Two Film Academy’s workshops and camps will bring their creative ideas to life with the help of seasoned professionals—they’ll be learning screenwriting, directing, acting, green screen and editing from top-notch instructors in an exciting, collaborative environment. Sign up for their summer camps or ask about cool birthday party ideas! Open to elementary and middle school students.

TODDLEWOOD STUDIOS BIRTHDAY PARTIES
646-596-4227
Three studios in midtown: 38th Street between 8th and 9th avenues, 27th Street between 7th and 8th avenues, 8th Avenue between 35th and 36th streets


Email parties@toddlewood.com

The Toddlewood Studios Birthday Parties is now servicing NYC! Conducting fun, fabulous, photo shoot parties in three different studios. First let's decorate your very own wooden photo frame with bling, feathers, and letters. Then you're off to get your hair and make up done so you're camera ready. Now the fabulous high-end photo shoot! Take home prints from the shoot in your frames. This two-hour party is the talk of Long Island and now we're offering it to NYC too! Professional fashion shoot conducted by celebrity photographer, Tricia Messeroux. Ask about our fun summer workshops!

TRIBECA LANGUAGE
22 Harrison St., ground floor,
212-219-9893
Email admin@tribecalanguage.com

Bilingual Summer at Tribeca Language! Welcome to a world of language and exploratory fun! Spanish and French from July 5-Aug. 26. Listen, laugh, play, create, and learn. Music and movement, arts and crafts, interactive stories, puppetry play, and theater. Bilingual Preschool Prep from 10-11:30am for ages 2-3½. Bilingual Summer Camp from10:30am-12pm or 1:30-4pm for ages 3-11.

UPPERLINE
150 Broadway, 20th floor , New York
646-653-2633
Email info@upperlinecode.com

Upperline is dedicated to building fun, rigorous, and collaborative programming classes for high school students. We run workshops, after-school classes, and summer programs throughout New York City to teach students how to code. Our students build web and mobile applications using the same tools that professionals are using throughout the tech industry (Ruby, HTML, CSS, SQL, Javascript, iOS development). We push our students to build real apps, learn coding best-practices, and get exposure to the technology sector through guest speakers and company visits.

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.

YOUNG BUCKS SPORTS
1 Sylvan Court,
917-340-1117

Positive Power of Play: Beating Obesity One Game at a Time! A free coed summer program where we provide a pop up playground, exercise sessions, games, arts and crafts, and tutorials on handball and stickball. Saturdays in July and special program events in August from 11am–4pm. Registration is open! All ages welcome. Parents invited to participate and take time to play! Our site is the 108th Street Playground schoolyard. Check us out on You Tube–The Stickball Duo!



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