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LONG ISLAND CAMPS AND SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR KIDS

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UPDATED FEBRUARY 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 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.

 

NASSAU COUNTY


OUTINGS

BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
310 Michael Drive, Syosset
516-762-1300

Your campers will beg for more field trips once they experience Bounce!—the hottest new sports facilities on the east coast offering trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, indoor trampoline bungee jumps, regulation volleyball court (which can be transformed into a junior soccer field or Newcomb court), and open trampoline bounce time. Your campers will leave exhausted and happy. We can accommodate several hundred kids in our Valley Cottage or Syosset locations. Register early as we fill up quickly! We also offer a separate trampoline and inflatable zone for ages 2-5.

SKY ZONE INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK
111 Rodeo Drive, Deer Park
631-392-2600

Campers will be jumping off the wall when you bring them for a day at Sky Zone Deer Park or Sky Zone Mount Sinai—Long Island’s favorite trampoline parks! Our parks’ wall-to-wall trampoline courts are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages. From open jump courts to the Foam Zone, SkySlam Basketball to 3-D Dodgeball, Sky Zone will provide your campers with unmatched, out-of-this-world, high-flying fun! Call and register your camp today for an outing your campers will never forget!

SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

BASKETWORKS/CHOCOLATEWORKS
611 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
516-367-9200
Email chocolateworks@optonline.net

We are Long Island’s favorite one-stop camp shop, specializing in handmade chocolate bunk gifts, cool toys, camp accessories, and all that’s hot and trendy. Come down and early order your visiting-day gift basket and see why we are different than the other shops. We make our own candy and carry the largest selection of fun candy items around. Handmade fine chocolate, pool party trays, hostess gifts, and party favors for everyone. Call 516-367.9200.

FAIRY LICEMOTHERS
2463 S. Long Beach Road, Oceanside
866-561-0492
1755 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park 

Email fairylicemothers@gmail.com

Make sure your kids are lice free before they begin camp. Visit Fairy LiceMothers’ treatment centers in Oceanside or Deer Park. Call 866-561-0492 to schedule your appointment. All major credit cards accepted. May be covered under insurance and FLEX spending. Or, watch our video (fairylicemothers.com/lice_treatment.html) and use Fairy LiceMothers’ MagicWand nit comb and MagicHalo Conditioner to check. All products are non-toxic, safe for everyday use, and have been clinically proven to work. Get the true facts about lice, and make head lice dead lice.

HAIR FAIRIES
1026 Sixth Ave., Suite 502, New York
46 Miller St. Fairfield, CT 
877-285-0069
Email info@hairfairies.com

Stop head lice now! Going to camp or running a camp? Let us manage your head-lice problems! You can send your campers to us or we will come to you. We’re the trusted, household-safe solution for all families. Pediatricians and parents recommend us and kids love us! We get the job done! Expel head lice from your camp by being proactive and preventative. Screen your camp before commencing the fun. We are all natural and 100 percent guaranteed. We give peace of mind every day. Call Hair Fairies now!

MKSA
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview
516-731-5588
Email info@mksallc.com

Marion K. Salomon & Associates is a caring group of professionals with many years of experience in working with children of all ages. We provide prompt, accurate evaluations, treatment, and support for children and their families in Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. We believe early diagnosis and treatment are important in improving children¹s confidence and competence, and we make every effort to respond quickly and sensitively to your concerns as parents and caregivers. Visit mksalomon.com for more information.

SPECIALTY

AMAZING MANDARIN
888 Willis Ave., Albertson
516-455-7338
Email liamazingmandarin@gmail.com

Amazing Mandarin offers a student-centered, progressive, and playful environment for children to enjoy learning Mandarin Chinese. We believe language immersion to be the most effective model for acquiring a foreign language for youngsters. We offer programs for all ages, including Parent & Me, preschoolers, and after-school enrichment for children from elementary to high school. Adult evening classes are also available. No background in Mandarin is required. Free trial is available for Parent & Me class. Sign up today!

DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS AGES 5-11! 
Multiple Locations
888-909-2822

Hey, kids! Build a robot, explore the science behind superheroes, solve a galactic mystery, and more. Destination Science kids have “Aha!” moments of creativity and discovery while building, experimenting and playing with astonishing gadgets, and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure! 2015 topics: Amazing Superhero Science, Dino-Robot Creators & Raging Chemistry, Roaring Rockets & Astronaut Detectives, and Rock N’ Roll Gizmos & Gadgets! Call 888-90902822, or visit destinationscience.org. Special offer: Enroll in February and save $70 per week! Multiple locations. 

EYE LEVEL
Eye Level of Williston Park 
61 Hillside Ave., Williston Park 
516-747-7700 
Eye Level of Port Washington 
59 Main St., 2nd Floor, Port Washington 
516-472-7575 
Eye Level of Hicksville 
760 S. Broadway, Hicksville 
516-597-5300 
Eye Level of Malverne 
304 Hempstead Ave., Malverne 
516-341-0625 

Avoid summer brain drain! The National Summer Learning Association explains that students can lose two to three 3 months of learned material, over the summer. Programs like Eye Level place a high importance on fun and positive experiences for students. Summer work doesn’t have to mean hours of endless worksheets completed alone. Our members are passionate about our program and their work, while being devoted to your children. Summer classes at Eye Level will benefit your child not only from loss of knowledge, but allow them to gain knowledge for the new school year!

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

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June through August. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 19 individualized specialty programs: tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, football, field hockey, multi-sports, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, horseback riding, swim, S.T.E.M. education, magic, softball, diving, rising stars, and academic. Our staff is a highly trained team of professionals, and limited enrollment ensures that they get to know each camper’s individual needs. Supervised swim included. Door to door transportation for Westchester and Manhattan residents is available.

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

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June through August. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 19 individualized specialty programs: tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, football, field hockey, multi-sports, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, horseback riding, swim, S.T.E.M. education, magic, softball, diving, rising stars, and academic. Our staff is a highly trained team of professionals, and limited enrollment ensures that they get to know each camper’s individual needs. Supervised swim included. Door to door transportation for Westchester and Manhattan residents is available.

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

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June through August. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 19 individualized specialty programs: tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, football, field hockey, multi-sports, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, horseback riding, swim, S.T.E.M. education, magic, softball, diving, rising stars, and academic. Our staff is a highly trained team of professionals, and limited enrollment ensures that they get to know each camper’s individual needs. Supervised swim included. Door to door transportation for Westchester and Manhattan residents is available.

ID TECH ACADEMIES FOR TEENS
Held at NYU, Vassar, Princeton, Stanford, and select prestigious universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech Academies held at Vassar and NYU. iD Programming Academy and iD Game Design & Development Academy are 2-week, pre-college academies where students gain hand-on experience in coding, app development, programming, modding with Minecraft, and robotics. Ages 13-18 tour a studio, create a portfolio, and meet teens with similar interests. These immersive academies give students a competitive advantage in college and future STEM careers. Also in New York and throughout the country: iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17), Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Adelphi, Pace, Columbia, Princeton & 60+ universities in 26 states , 
888-709-TECH 8324)
Email info@internalDrive.com

Alexa Café held at Berkeley Carroll School. At this unique all-girls program, ages 10-15 develop a passion for technology, design, and innovation—all while collaborating in a chic environment that emphasizes entrepreneurship, leadership, brand identity, and philanthropy. Whether designing a sleek webpage, producing a film, coding creatively, or developing wearable electronics with lights and sensors, technology shouldn’t be intimidating or uninspired. Also in New York and throughout the country: iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). Alexacafe.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Fordham, Sarah Lawrence, Vassar, NYU, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech Camps held at NYIT-Central Islip, Adelphi, NYU, Columbia, and more. Code, game, create! Inspired by hip, tech-savvy instructors, ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Students innovate and work together in small clusters of just 8 kids per instructor while building self-confidence and meeting new friends with similar interests. Also in New York and throughout the country: Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). www.iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Adelphi, Fordham, Sarah Lawrence, NYU, Princeton, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@iDTech.com

iD Tech Camps held at NYIT-Central Islip, Adelphi, NYU, Columbia, and more. Code, game, create! Inspired by hip, tech-savvy instructors, ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Students innovate and work together in small clusters of just 8 kids per instructor while building self-confidence and meeting new friends with similar interests. Also in New York and throughout the country: Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). www.iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Adelphi, Fordham, Sarah Lawrence, NYU, Princeton, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@iDTech.com

iD Tech Camps held at NYIT-Central Islip, Adelphi, NYU, Columbia, and more. Code, game, create! Inspired by hip, tech-savvy instructors, ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Students innovate and work together in small clusters of just 8 kids per instructor while building self-confidence and meeting new friends with similar interests. Also in New York and throughout the country: Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). www.iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Adelphi, Fordham, Sarah Lawrence, NYU, Princeton, Stanford, and over 80 universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@iDTech.com

iD Tech Camps held at NYIT-Central Islip, Adelphi, NYU, Columbia, and more. Code, game, create! Inspired by hip, tech-savvy instructors, ages 7-17 code apps, design video games, mod with Minecraft, engineer robots, build websites, produce movies, and more. Students innovate and work together in small clusters of just 8 kids per instructor while building self-confidence and meeting new friends with similar interests. Also in New York and throughout the country: Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). www.iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS HELD AT YALE, WESLEYAN, WCSU, AND TRINITY
iD Tech Camps held at Yale, Wesleyan, WCSU, and Trinity, 
888-709-TECH 8324)
Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech Mini held at Berkeley Carroll School and The Town School. Kids ages 6-9 will have a blast at iD Tech Mini, where half day options and mini prices let aspiring innovators discover a love for tech. With an emphasis on creativity, exploration, and friendship, this new camp offers nurturing, personalized instruction and plenty of project-based discovery. Campers make new friends and learn STEM skills in a kid-friendly environment. Also in New York and throughout the country: iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17), Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), and Teen Academies (ages 13-18). iDtechmini.com 888-709-8324.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Center for Gifted Youth is a four-week, campus-based, non-residential summer program emphasizing hands-on academic activities. Opportunities are provided for individual and group work and productive learning experiences with special emphasis on higher order thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving, and leadership development. A supervised recreational program is offered at the end of each day. Students may participate in outdoor athletic activities, such as soccer and kickball, or take part in club-type activities, such as chess and group discussions.

LONG ISLAND ACADEMY OF FINE ART
14 Glen Street, Glen Cove
516-590-4324
Email INFO@LIAFA.COM

Our Young Artist Summer Program is designed for serious students in third through seventh grade who want to enhance their technical skills while thinking creatively. Our weekly art camps combine classical techniques with fun subject matter and allow students to experiment with new materials, while improving with familiar ones. All levels of experience are welcome. Limited enrollment. 

LONG ISLAND ACADEMY OF FINE ART
14 Glen Street, Glen Cove
516-590-4324
Email INFO@LIAFA.COM

Our Young Artist Summer Program is designed for serious students in third through seventh grade who want to enhance their technical skills while thinking creatively. Our weekly art camps combine classical techniques with fun subject matter and allow students to experiment with new materials, while improving with familiar ones. All levels of experience are welcome. Limited enrollment. 

MADISON THEATRE AT MOLLOY COLLEGE, THE
1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre
516-323-4444
FOR CLASSES: 
Angelo Fraboni, Artistic Director 
516-323-4445, afraboni@molloy.edu 

If you love theatre, music or film... come spend your summer at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College. Currently accepting applications for students ages 6-18 for all camps. Musical Theatre Intensive: July 6- July 31, ages 9-12, 13-18. Musical Theatre Budding Stars: July 6 ­ July 31, ages 6-8. Children's Orchestra Pre ­ Professional: June 29-July 17, all ages. Molloy College Institute of Music: June 29-July 24, NYSSMA Level 4 and up. LIMPACM Film Camp: June 29-July 24, ages 9 and up. For Information please call 516-323-4448 or visit madisontheatre@molloy.edu. 

MATHNASIUM
Bay Ridge 
7409 3rd Ave. 
347-443-9728 
Fax: 347-517-4003 
Bensonhurst 
6806 20th Ave. 
347-7-MATH-11 (62-8411) 
Fax: 718-975-0132 

Do you want your child to avoid the “summer slide?” Summer is a great time to catch up on math and get ahead! In our relaxed, homework-free environment, Mathnasium enables kids to focus on sharpening their mental math skills. Instead of the dreaded “summer slide,” Mathnasium students develop and maintain the knowledge and confidence needed to hit the ground running when school begins in the fall. Mathnasium is a learning center where kids go to catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math. Programs run year round for kids of all ages.

MAXIMUM TRAVEL CAMP
3132 Long Beach Road, Oceanside
516-594-2000
Email camp@maximumtours.com

Somewhere between a conventional day camp and a tween tour, Maximum Travel Camp covers all bases when it comes to fun and safety. Each day, campers ages 10-14 experience new activities and visit a different place. The ACA-accredited and licensed camp is a diverse blend of day and overnight excursions. All buses are air-conditioned with door-to-door pick-ups for day trips and motorcoaches for overnight trips. Counselors are older than 21, certified in first aid, CPR, AED, and EPI Pen. Camper-to-counselor ratio is 7-to-1. A nurse travels with the camp.

SMALL WORLD CONNECT ENRICHMENT CENTER
888 Lexington Ave., New York
212-628-2700

Small World Connect is your neighborhood enrichment center specializing in communication and exchanging ideas for children ages newborn to 9 years. It is our mission to share our world through languages, culture, and music! Our Enrichment Center is home to 2 award-winning programs, The Language Workshop for Children for classes in French, Chinese, Spanish, and Italian and Kids' MusicRound for parent-and-child music classes. Each class offers developmentally-appropriate activities to immerse your child in learning. Children are encouraged to explore through movement, singing, playing, and interacting. Call 516-627-3424 for more information or visit oursmallworldconnect.

SMALL WORLD CONNECT ENRICHMENT CENTER
888 Lexington Ave., New York
212-628-2700

Small World Connect is your neighborhood enrichment center specializing in communication and exchanging ideas for children ages newborn to 9 years. It is our mission to share our world through languages, culture, and music! Our Enrichment Center is home to 2 award-winning programs, The Language Workshop for Children for classes in French, Chinese, Spanish, and Italian and Kids' MusicRound for parent-and-child music classes. Each class offers developmentally-appropriate activities to immerse your child in learning. Children are encouraged to explore through movement, singing, playing, and interacting. Call 516-627-3424 for more information or visit oursmallworldconnect.

THE FASHION CLASS
1812 Merrick Road, Merrick
516-246-2000

The Fashion Class' fashion design summer camp in Merrick is a wonderful way to spend summer vacation. Students, ages 6-12 will learn to sew using a sewing machine, illustrate and design fashion, and create accessories with other fashion-forward kids. Each day breaks down into four classes with knowledgeable instructors who work in fashion. During camp, students will create garments and accessories that they can wear in the week's end Fashion Show!

TODDLER TIME
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6096
Email info@toddlertimeforkids.org

Toddler Time's summer camp is from July 6-Aug. 14. We now have a full-time nursery program for infants starting at 3 months. Children 18 months through 5 years can enroll in half- or full-day. Our camp offers a fun-filled recreational alternative for working parents. It consists of weekly themes and activities including sports, music, cooking, crafts, and creative arts. Our state-of-the-art air-conditioned building is equipped with a playground, indoor gym, and nurse. Teachers encourage social, emotional, and cognitive growth and promote self-confidence while learning and having fun.

UNLIMITED SPORTS ACTION
30 Beechwood Ave., Port Washington
516-767-7675
Email info@unlimitedsportsaction.com

Day camp at Unlimited Sports Action gives your child the opportunity to play a variety of sports and fun filled activities each day. Your child will have a unique opportunity to play and have fun with other campers the same age. Designed to inspire learning through a range of physical activities and games, our multi-sport summer camp offers a low-pressure, yet high-energy environment allowing your child to excel in a range of sports. These games and activities, combined with our professional coaching staff, ensures a great summer experience!

USDAN CENTER FOR THE CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS 
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights 
631-643-7900
Headquarters 
420 East 79th St., #3D, New York 
212-772-6060

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is the nation’s preeminent nonprofit arts day camp. TimeOutNY Kids declared Usdan a “Best Of” camp, and it has been profiled in The New York Times and Time magazine. Each day, 1,600 students, ages 6-18 years, attend Usdan’s Wheatley Heights campus from all Long Island neighborhoods. With 40 programs in music, art, theater, dance, writing, chess, and nature, Usdan is chartered by the NY State Regents.

TRADITIONAL

BETH SHOLOM DAY CAMP
401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
516-621-9257

Beth Sholom Day Camp offers boys and girls, ages 3-15, the opportunity to reach their goals in a friendly noncompetitive atmosphere. Activities include music, dance, arts and crafts, karate, as well as outdoor sports. Red cross swim instruction is offered in our three heated pools. Beth Sholom provides door-to-door, air-conditioned transportation. Glatt Kosher lunches provided daily, and we are nut free. Beth Sholom offers full- and mini-day nursery programs. Grades 5-8 participate in a camp and trip program. A C.I.T. program is available for grades 9 and 10.

CAMPS 'R' US
516-935-2267
Baldwin, Bellmore, Hicksville, Valley Stream
Email info@campsrus.org

At Camps 'R' Us, we provide families with the most safe, fun, and affordable summer day camp experience available. Our award-winning camp programs offer children ages 3-15 years, a diverse summer experience, including sports, arts and crafts, gaming, swimming, bowling, trips, special events, and much more. Our premier facilities, top-notch staff, and unique affordability have earned us the reputation as one of the best summer camps on Long Island. 

CAMPS PEQUOT & SHERWOOD
253 Bushy Hill Road, 
860-767-0848
Email acerveny@incarnationcamp.org

Located in coastal Connecticut on 700 wooded acres surrounding a mile-long private lake, Incarnation Camp is the country’s oldest co-ed camp. Since 1886, we have provided a fun-filled, traditional camp with hands-on learning and group living in the great outdoors. Our camps include: Pequot for boys, Sherwood for girls, and Pioneer Village for teens. Our camps are amazing places to spend your summers – there is nothing quite like the bonds you build with camp friends as you experience the adventures of summertime together. Campers participate in well-rounded and adventurous programs. 

EAST WOODS DISCOVERY SUMMER PROGRAM
31 Yellow Cote Drive, Oyster Bay
516-922-4437
Email discovery@eastwoods.org

East Woods Day Camp & Summer Programs offer special experiences for campers age 2-15. With easy access from dozens of North Shore towns (Nassau & Suffolk), our camp is truly affordable. Our facilities, located on 46-acres, offer rain or shine accommodations: 2 gymnasiums, theatre stage, art studio, woodworking shop, cooking facilities, air conditioned lunch room, science and computer labs, library, nurse's office, athletic fields, 2 pools, playground, and much more. The camp runs from June 29 -August 7. 


FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
(516) 393-4207 
Email camp@fa.org

Friends Academy Summer Camp offers exciting programs for all campers (ages 2-15yrs). Our daily program provides a safe environment where children learn new skills and make new friends. Tour our 65 acre campus and explore over 30 camp programs related to sports, arts, computers, science and travel. Every camper will enjoy daily swimming, dining in our air-conditioned cafeteria and our air-conditioned transportation. For more info call (516) 393-4207, camp@fa.org or visit us online at fasummercamp.org.

FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-393-4207 
Email camp@fa.org

Friends Academy Summer Camp offers exciting programs for all campers (ages 2-15yrs). Our daily program provides a safe environment where children learn new skills and make new friends. Tour our 65 acre campus and explore over 30 camp programs related to sports, arts, computers, science and travel. Every camper will enjoy daily swimming, dining in our air-conditioned cafeteria and our air-conditioned transportation. For more info call (516) 393-4207, camp@fa.org or visit us online at fasummercamp.org.

KENWAL DAY CAMP
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399
Email kenwaloffice@aol.com

Named the 2014 first-place winner by Bethpage Best of Long Island. Kenwal Day Camp is situated on 20 magnificent acres, accented by many tree-shaded activity areas, wondrous nature trails, our half-acre man-made lake, and the finest facilities and equipment, to ensure every camper hours of fun, exploration, and excitement. The Camp Kenwal philosophy is based on a simple yet profound statement made by one of our younger campers to his parent: "I didn't win, but I did my best." This positive attitude is exactly what Camp Kenwal is all about!

LIU POST YOUTH CAMPS 
720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
516-299-4004
Email post-youthcamps@liu.edu

Located on the LIU Post campus, the camp features an eight-week traditional day camp for campers that like art, computers, cooking, dance, drama, fitness, Legos, music, nature, recreation, sports, and swimming, as well as a three-week performing arts academy for the camper that appreciates musical theater and loves to play an instrument, sing, and dance. Our camp is coed for children ages 5-16 years. Campers are grouped by age and participate in age-appropriate activities. Campers ages 12-15 take weekly trips. A C.I.T. program is available for ages 16 and older.

LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP
516-238-4586

Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp offers an exciting, action-packed, and safe summer experience for your child. We offer free transportation in Suffolk and Nassau counties. Our activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, laser tag, bowling, horseback riding, talent shows, and movies, plus trips to Splish Splash, Adventureland, Mets and Yankees games, the Long Island Children’s Museum, iMax theatres, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island, Bayville Adventure Park, mini golf, and more. Our staff is CPR-, first aid-, and AED-certified. Licensed lifeguards and nurse on staff. Call for early registration discounts.

MID-ISLAND Y JCC 
45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview
516-822-3535
Email summercamp@miyjcc.org

Mid-Island Y JCC Summer Camp, the largest Jewish day camp on Long Island, offers so much to so many from in-building camps for infants through pre-k, outdoor day camp for all ages and specialty camps such as performing arts, sports, teen travel, C-I-T, inclusion programs for children with special needs, and so much more. All while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime!Children are grouped by age for traditional age-appropriate activities.

OASIS DAY CAMPS IN NYC, LI, DOBBS FERRY AND NEW JERSEY

With two locations in Nassau County, Oasis offers campers a traditional summer day camp experience close to home! Campers’ days are filled with engaging activities developed and taught by teachers, coaches, and dedicated youth workers. Campers ages 3-11 participate in athletics, enrichment, such as yoga and cooking, fine arts, and instructional swimming. Oasis offers Early Start Imagination Camp for pre-K children ages 3-5. Oasis also offers our popular Teen Travel program for ages 12-15, which gives teens the opportunity to take unique daily trips while forming lifelong friendships. Visit us at oasischildren.com.

PORTLEDGE SUMMER ADVENTURES
355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-750-3104
Email mworth@portledge.org

Portledge Summer Adventures offers weekly programs in science, arts, sports, and early childhood from June 22 to August 14. 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 favorite, such as messy hands, animal adventures, and rocketry are still as popular as ever, and are taught by qualified and expert instructors.

THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY
225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City
516-742-3434
Email bleeckerc@waldorfofgarden.com

Summer at the Waldorf School is a day camp for boys and girls ages 3-13 and counselor-in-training program for ages 14 to 16. Offering both half- and full-day programs, flexible scheduling, a variety of quality activities and special events led by dedicated and talented counselors. The summer day camp runs from Monday, June 29 to Friday, August 7. Call 516-742-3434 x327. 

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS NASSAU
516-650-1856 

Since 1972, our family-run camp has provided safe, fun summers for thousands of youngsters ages 4-15. YPDC is supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Our philosophy is to “grow” children intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, natural science, academics, educational and recreational field trips, and special events. Door-to-door transportation is available at no additional charge. Two- to eight-week sessions are available. Ask about special discounts.

 

 

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OUTINGS

SKY ZONE INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK
111 Rodeo Drive, Deer Park
631-392-2600
Mount Sinai location opening soon

Campers will be jumping off the wall when you bring them for a day at Sky Zone, the largest trampoline park on Long Island! Our park’s wall-to-wall trampoline courts are designed as a fun and fit outing for all ages. From open jump courts to the Foam Zone, SkySlam Basketball to 3D dodgeball, SkyZone will provide your campers with unmatched, out of this world, high-flying fun! Call and register your camp today for a day your campers will never forget!

SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

FAIRY LICEMOTHERS
1755 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park

Make sure your kids are lice free before they begin camp. Visit Fairy LiceMothers’ treatment centers in Oceanside or Deer Park. Call 866-561-0492 to schedule your appointment. All major credit cards accepted. May be covered under insurance and FLEX spending. Or, watch our video (fairylicemothers.com/lice_treatment.html) and use Fairy LiceMothers’ MagicWand nit comb and MagicHalo Conditioner to check. All products are non-toxic, safe for everyday use, and have been clinically proven to work. Get the true facts about lice, and make head lice dead lice.

HAIR FAIRIES
1026 Sixth Ave., Suite 502, New York
46 Miller St. Fairfield, CT 
877-285-0069
Email info@hairfairies.com

Stop head lice now! Going to camp or running a camp? Let us manage your head-lice problems! You can send your campers to us or we will come to you. We’re the trusted, household-safe solution for all families. Pediatricians and parents recommend us and kids love us! We get the job done! Expel head lice from your camp by being proactive and preventative. Screen your camp before commencing the fun. We are all natural and 100 percent guaranteed. We give peace of mind every day. Call Hair Fairies now!

MKSA
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview
516-731-5588
Email info@mksallc.com

Marion K. Salomon & Associates is a caring group of professionals with many years of experience in working with children of all ages. We provide prompt, accurate evaluations, treatment, and support for children and their families in Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. We believe early diagnosis and treatment are important in improving children¹s confidence and competence, and we make every effort to respond quickly and sensitively to your concerns as parents and caregivers. Visit mksalomon.com for more information.

PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn 
718-389-PEDS (7337) 
150 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst 
631-956-PEDS (7337) 
1077 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown 
631-864-PEDS (7337) 

Pediatric Immediate Care is a team of hearts where kids come first. State-of-the-art medical office equipment allows us to deliver your test results during your visit. Kid-friendly; walk-ins welcome; most insurance plans accepted. Complete pediatric and adolescent care, babies, camp, school, and sports physicals. Certified urgent care recommended by Urgent Care Association of America. Twenty-eight years of dedication to our patients. The offices are open every day, seven days a week, including holidays, 8am-11pm.

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CAMPS PEQUOT & SHERWOOD
253 Bushy Hill Road, 
860-767-0848
Email acerveny@incarnationcamp.org

Located in coastal Connecticut, on 700 wooded acres surrounding a mile-long private lake, Incarnation Camp is the country’s oldest coed camp. Since 1886, we have provided a fun-filled, traditional camp with hands-on learning and group living in the great outdoors. Our camps include Pequot for boys, Sherwood for girls, and Pioneer Village for teens. Our camps are amazing places to spend your summers—there is nothing quite like the bonds you build with camp friends as you experience the adventures of summertime together. Campers participate in well-rounded and adventurous programs.

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DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS AGES 5-11! 
Multiple Locations, 
888-909-2822

Hey, kids! Build a robot, explore the science behind superheroes, solve a galactic mystery, and more. Destination Science kids have “Aha!” moments of creativity and discovery while building, experimenting and playing with astonishing gadgets, and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure! 2015 topics: Amazing Superhero Science, Dino-Robot Creators & Raging Chemistry, Roaring Rockets & Astronaut Detectives, and Rock N’ Roll Gizmos & Gadgets! Call 888-90902822, or visit destinationscience.org. Special offer: Enroll in February and save $70 per week! Multiple locations. 

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

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June through August. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 19 individualized specialty programs: tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, football, field hockey, multi-sports, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, horseback riding, swim, S.T.E.M. education, magic, softball, diving, rising stars, and academic. Our staff is a highly trained team of professionals, and limited enrollment ensures that they get to know each camper’s individual needs. Supervised swim included. Door to door transportation for Westchester and Manhattan residents is available.

ID TECH ACADEMIES FOR TEENS
Held at NYU, Vassar, Princeton, Stanford, and select prestigious universities nationwide, 
888-709-TECH (8324)
Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech Academies held at Vassar and NYU. iD Programming Academy and iD Game Design & Development Academy are 2-week, pre-college academies where students gain hand-on experience in coding, app development, programming, modding with Minecraft, and robotics. Ages 13-18 tour a studio, create a portfolio, and meet teens with similar interests. These immersive academies give students a competitive advantage in college and future STEM careers. Also in New York and throughout the country: iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17), Alexa Café (all-girls, ages 10-15), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). iDTech.com. 888-709-8324.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at Adelphi, Pace, Columbia, Princeton & 60+ universities in 26 states , 
888-709-TECH 8324)
Email info@internalDrive.com

Alexa Café held at Berkeley Carroll School. At this unique all-girls program, ages 10-15 develop a passion for technology, design, and innovation—all while collaborating in a chic environment that emphasizes entrepreneurship, leadership, brand identity, and philanthropy. Whether designing a sleek webpage, producing a film, coding creatively, or developing wearable electronics with lights and sensors, technology shouldn’t be intimidating or uninspired. Also in New York and throughout the country: iD Tech Camps (ages 7-17), Teen Academies (ages 13-18), and iD Tech Mini (ages 6-9). Alexacafe.com. 888-709-8324.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

 

The Center for Gifted Youth is a four-week, campus-based, non-residential summer program emphasizing hands-on academic activities. Opportunities are provided for individual and group work and productive learning experiences with special emphasis on higher order thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving, and leadership development. A supervised recreational program is offered at the end of each day. Students may participate in outdoor athletic activities, such as soccer and kickball, or take part in club-type activities, such as chess and group discussions.

LONG ISLAND ACADEMY OF FINE ART
14 Glen Street, Glen Cove
516-590-4324
Email INFO@LIAFA.COM

 

Our Young Artist Summer Program is designed for serious students in third through seventh grade who want to enhance their technical skills while thinking creatively. Our weekly art camps combine classical techniques with fun subject matter and allow students to experiment with new materials, while improving with familiar ones. All levels of experience are welcome. Limited enrollment. 

LONG ISLAND SPORTS ZONE
20 Aero Road, Bohemia
631-218-8200
Email info@longislandsportszone.com

 

Baseball camp, directed by Randy Caden, will be located at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 5789 Middle Country Road in Calverton from July 13 -17 from 9:30am-1:00pm. Campers will have the opportunity to learn and improve their baseball skills in hitting, fielding, and pitching in a fun environment. Randy Caden, owner of Long Island Sports Zone, has coached college baseball for the past 25 years and has directed many baseball camps along the way. Come visit our facility to check out what clinics and other summer camp programs are being offered.

THE FASHION CLASS
1812 Merrick Road, Merrick
516-246-2000

 

The Fashion Class' fashion design summer camp in Merrick is a wonderful way to spend summer vacation. Students, ages 6-12 will learn to sew using a sewing machine, illustrate and design fashion, and create accessories with other fashion-forward kids. Each day breaks down into four classes with knowledgeable instructors who work in fashion. During camp, students will create garments and accessories that they can wear in the week's end Fashion Show!

TUMBLING TUNES
212 Laurel Road, East Northport
631-697-0140
Email kerry@tumblingtunes.com

 

At Tumbling Tunes, we encourage confidence through an energetic and fun, yet safe environment. We offer enrichment, art, music for babies, and music & gymnastics classes for 3 - 8 year-olds, as well as birthday parties, open play, and drop-off for children 6 months to 8 years. During summer session we offer music, gymnastics, and art camps. Camps can be reserved by day or week, and are for children ages 2½-8. Sibling, Stroller Strides, and North Shore Mama discounts are available. Most classes led by NYS-certified early childhood education teacher, Kerry Anastasi.

TUMBLING TUNES
240C Fort Salonga Road, Northport
631-697-0140

 

At Tumbling Tunes, we encourage high self-esteem through an energetic and fun, yet safe environment. We offer enrichment, art, music for babies, and music and gymnastics classes for 3-8 year olds, as well as birthday parties, open play, and drop-off for children 6 months to 8 years. During summer session we offer music and gymnastics and art camps. Camps can be reserved by the day or week, and are for children ages 2 1/2 -8. Sibling, Stroller Strides, and North Shore Mama discounts available. Most classes are led by NYS-certified early childhood education teacher Kerry Anastasi.

USDAN CENTER FOR THE CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS 
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights 
631-643-7900
Headquarters 
420 East 79th St., #3D, New York 
212-772-6060

 

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts is the nation’s preeminent nonprofit arts day camp. TimeOutNY Kids declared Usdan a “Best Of” camp, and it has been profiled in The New York Times and Time magazine. Each day, 1,600 students, ages 6-18 years, attend Usdan’s Wheatley Heights campus from all Long Island neighborhoods. With 40 programs in music, art, theater, dance, writing, chess, and nature, Usdan is chartered by the NY State Regents.

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CAMP W
121 Wold Hill Rd, Melville
631-692-6222
Email info@campwdaycamp.com

 

Camp W, “where friendships are made,” is a new day camp located in Melville, for children entering pre-kindergarten through grade 9. We will create an atmosphere where each camper builds confidence and self-esteem in an exciting and nurturing environment. Campers will enjoy traditional day camp activities, including swimming, sports and art, as well as unique programs, like rocketry, cartooning, and video animation. Sessions are 2 -8 weeks. We also offer early/after care, transportation, and academic tutoring. We have professional


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