Manhattan Youth & The Downtown Community Center

Looking for a great space where kids have room to play? Celebrate your next special occasion at the Downtown Community Center! The beautiful new 15 million dollar facilities and P.S. 234 next door are our home bases in Tribeca, boasting a 75-foot pool for swim lessons, two art rooms, a dance/karate studio, cooking room, and more. We cover all types of celebrations. Visit our website or contact us via email or phone.

Meet the Camp Director

At camp since the beginning in 1992, Russ has been a teacher, childcare administrator and recreation specialist for two decades. Heading up our leadership team of experienced teachers and administrators, Russ is responsible for the professional, positive and collaborative atmosphere our campers enjoy. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in education from New York University, and is famous for his pleasant manner, people skills and sense of humor.