Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

March 3, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

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UPDATED March 2016: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

CAMP OUTINGS

ALL STAR (THE)
96 Main Road, Riverhead
631-998-3565
Email events@theallstar.com

Campers should bring their “A” game to The All Star and have an unforgettable day! Bowl over 22 main lanes with black lights, cutting edge audio and visual system, and projection screens showing music videos and sports over glow-in-the-dark lanes. Have Captain Headpin greet you and your friends! Continue the day and experience our full arcade with the latest games for additional fun. The All Star is the place for endless fun! Call and register your camp today for an outing your campers will never forget!

SMITHTOWN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-3700
Email boxoffice@smithtownpac.org

Smithtown Performing Arts Kids Productions provide our young aspiring performers the opportunity to wow and learn at the same time. The shows are selected to entertain adults and kids alike. The fully staged musicals have been a staple in our schedule for the last 8 years. As children enjoy camp, keep their weekends full with live entertainment at the Smithtown Performing Arts Canter. See the complete schedule at smithtownpac.org and call 631-724-3700.

SERVICES FOR CAMPERS

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
2171 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 145, Commack
631-486-6364
3237 Route 112, Building 6, Suite 7B, Medford
631-320-0880


Email mikeioannou@hotmail.com

Dr. Michael Ioannou, a native of Suffolk County, received his dental degree at the University of Connecticut - School of Dental Medicine, with a residency in pediatric dentistry from Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. A friendly, patient dentist, Dr. Ioannou strives to make visiting the dentist a fun experience, all while providing exceptional dental care. He uses excellent behavioral management approaches, a child-friendly environment (TV and cartoons in all treatment rooms), and he sings to the patients! Dr. Ioannou currently participates with most insurance companies and has convenient evening and Saturday office hours.

PEDIATRIC IMMEDIATE CARE
Suffolk County,
698 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn
718-389-PEDS (7337)
150 E. Sunrise Highway, Suite 105, North 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, as well as baby, camp, school, and sports physicals. Certified urgent care recommended by Urgent Care Association of America. Thirty years of dedication to our patients. The offices are open seven days a week including holidays, 8am-11pm.

SLEEPAWAY CAMPS

DOROTHY P. FLINT 4-H CAMP
3186 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
516-433-7970 x11
Email dpf4hcamp@cornell.edu

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp in Riverhead is a coed, recreational eight-week sleep-away camp. A three-day, two-nights “mini camp” is also offered. Stay-over weekends are available! We are located on 140-acres of woodland, farmland, and beachfront on the Long Island Sound. The location includes a 10-acre working farm, swimming, kayaking, adventure course, nature-science education center, horseback riding, archery, arts, and sports. The atmosphere fosters independence, leadership development, and self-esteem. We are a “cellphone free” camp! Accredited by the American Camp Association and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County.

SPECIALTY CAMPS

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
425 Oser Ave., Hauppauge
631-273-8426

Artistic Gymnastics’ summer program offers a fun and exciting gymnastics experience. Our safety-certified instructors help your child build strength and endurance while learning new skills. Our 2016 summer program offers a very flexible schedule. Your child can attend either two-hour, three-hour, or five-hour classes, one to four days per week. You set the schedule, based on your week-to-week plans. Our goal is to make every child feel special. From our winning competitive team to our mommy-assisted classes, you will see the difference with Artistic Gymnastics.

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. BSDC provides door-to-door, air-conditioned transportation. Glatt Kosher lunches provided daily, and we are nut free. BSDC offers full- and mini-day nursery programs. Fifth-eighth grades participate in a camp and trip program. A C.I.T. program is available for ninth and 10th grades. bethsholomdaycamp.com or office@bethsholomdaycamp.com

COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email steved@cshfha.org

Give your young explorer a summer surrounded by nature. Encourage their love of science with our week-long outdoor nature camps. Summer Fun at a Great Price! Close Encounters (kindergarten) offers outdoor games, arts and crafts. Kids will enjoy Curious Naturalist (first-second grades), Field Explorers (third-fifth), Junior Biologists (sixth-eighth). Prepare to get wet and muddy! Expeditions to nearby salt marsh, ponds and woodlands. Turtle Trackers, Fly Fishing, and Outdoor Photography 1-3 day camps are available. For more info visit our website cshfha.org or call 516-692-6768.

CULTUREPLAY
220 East Meadow Ave., East Meadow
516-222-0031

Enroll now for a well-balanced, fun tech camp for kids and teens. We offer one- and two-week camp experiences. Come and join a collaborative, team-oriented experience in technology where kids and teens learn to code, design games, make apps, and create robotics, animation, and 3D printing. Our classes are small-no more than 8-10 students. Campers will also participate in weekly field trips to STEM-based learning centers and museums in Long Island and NYC. Lunch and snacks included. Check our website for special promotions, dates, and pricing.

DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS 5 TO 11!
20 locations in Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties,
888-909-2822

Designed to excite kids about science and build great life skills. Weekly themes combine science, engineering, unique projects, teamwork, problem solving, outdoor games, and many great take-homes that keep kids engaged. 2016 themes include: Roller Coaster Science Camp, Robot Challenge Science Camp, Space Quest Science Camp, and Super Hero Physics Science Camp. Early enrollment and multiple camp savings offered as well as sibling discounts.

DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY
866-656-3342
Concordia College, Bronxville
NYU, Manhattan


Email info@digitalmediaacademy.org

Digital Media Academy tech camps jump-start young imaginations and help kids and teens pursue their creative dreams while teaching them important STEM concepts. From game design to app development, animation to photography, filmmaking to music production, and everything in between, students (6-17) have the opportunity to tackle today's coolest tech topics! Learn by doing! Project-based one-week camps and two-week academies provide students with the confidence to pursue a future in technology. Take charge of tech this summer and #CreateTheNext with DMA!

EYE LEVEL

Eye Level of Williston Park
61 Hillside Ave., Williston Park
516-747-7700

Avoid summer brain drain! The National Summer Learning Association explains that students can lose two to three 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 by helping to prevent loss of knowledge, but will allow them to gain knowledge for the new school year!

FAMILY CENTER FOR AUTISM (THE)
1517 Franklin Ave., Garden City
516-355-9400
Email info@familycenterforautism.org

The Family Center for Autism provides a full range of innovative summer programs-from daytime enrichment to evening and weekend recreational activities-all led by professionals experienced in the field of behavior analysis. Visit our state-of-the-art building at 1517 Franklin Ave.in Garden City, or go to familycenterforautism.org to find out how we can turn this summer into a life-changing experience.

FASHION CLASS (THE)
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!

FASHION DESIGN LAB (THE)
516-778-7240
Roslyn Location: 1500 Old Northern Blvd, #3, Roslyn

Jericho Location: 497 N. Broadway, Jericho
Plainview Location: 1163 Old Country Road, Plainview
Commack Location: 6333 Jericho Turnpike, Commack


Email Info@thefashiondesignlab.com

The Fashion Design Lab provides fashion design classes and camps just for kids! Your child will learn how to design clothing and accessories, sew on a machine and by hand, and for the finale, star in a live fashion show, showcasing their unique creations. Throughout the classes each student will design and construct their own garments and accessories from a variety of fabrics and embellishments. Our instructors will guide each child through the design process, while encouraging creativity. At The Fashion Design Lab, kids feel excited to express their originality!

GERSH ACADEMY AT WEST HILLS DAY CAMP
21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700
Email info@westhillsdaycamp.com

A special program for special children. Gersh Academy, with over 10 years of experience operating schools for children with special needs, and West Hills Day Camp with over 60 years of experience in camping have joined forces to provide the ultimate summer camp program for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related neurobiological disorders. Your child will have fun in a safe, nurturing environment that facilitates social skills and promotes personal growth under the supervision of fully qualified professionals.

GOLD COAST SPORTS ACADEMY
C.W. Post, Michael J. Tully Park (New Hyde Park) , Harbor Links, Sag Harbor (Mashashimuet Park), Montauk Downs (Montauk Downs State Park), and East Hampton (East Hampton Tennis Club).,
Email steve@goldcoastsportsacademy.com

GCSA is a member of the Oasis Children’s Day Camps family of camps. GCSA, launching in the summer of 2016, takes all the professional experience and know-how developed over the last sixteen years about summer camp and combines it with world-class professional sports training. We have partnered with premier professional athletes to develop the most sophisticated state of the art training methodology to bring to our camper-athletes. GCSA Summer Sports Academy is for boys, girls, and teens ages 5-16.

GREEN VALE SCHOOL
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
516-640-2420

The Green Vale School is pleased to host the following summer camps in 2016: Half-day Mini Camps (June 13-24), New York Giants Football Camp (June 27–July 1), No Limit Boys Lacrosse Camp (July 11-15), Chess Camp (July 18-29), New York Yankees Baseball Camp (Aug. 1-12). Please visit greenvaleschool.org for details about each camp. For questions, please call 516-621-2420.

ID TECH SUMMER PROGRAMS
Held at Adelphi, NYIT-Central Islip, NYU, Sarah Lawrence, The Town School, Vassar, and more than 150 campuses nationwide,
1-844-788-1858
Email info@idtech.com

This summer, encourage the awesome in your child! At iD Tech summer programs, students ages 6-18 can learn to code, design video games, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, model 3-D characters, build websites, and print 3D models. In addition to iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform. Visit us online at idtech.com.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160
Email vera.savino@LIU.EDU

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The LIU Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted: extraordinary teachers recruited from leading schools in the metropolitan area; and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.

LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AND DOSHI STEM INSTITUTE
239 Cold Spring Road, Syosset
516-622-5678

The Long Island High School for the Arts in Syosset offers a 4-week Summer Arts Academy in July that promises to be a rewarding experience for all aspiring artists, sixth through 12th grade. The program offers students professional-level classes designed to provide challenging artistic opportunities with other talented students, taught by professional practicing artists. Choose from Dance, Music, Digital Music, Theater, and Visual Arts. For more information, please check the website after March 1 or call 516-622-5678.

LONG ISLAND SPORTS HUB
165 Eileen Way, Syosset
516-364-4000
Email info@lisportshub.com

Summer Day Camps are available for children ages 5-13 throughout the entire summer, tailored to fit every individual’s needs. Learn in a fun and friendly environment with our high-energy coaches. Not just a sports facility, we look to grow every child mentally and physically to love being active. Summer camp options include sport specific, multi-sport, and ice hockey! Full-day and extended-day options are available with discounted rates for multiple sessions.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
1759 Grand Ave., Baldwin
516-544-2525
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
1003 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park 516-616-MATH (6284)
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights 516-484-MATH (6284)

 

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.

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

MKSA L.L.C., is a leader in providing services to children with developmental delays. We use a successful combination of therapeutic services and family involvement to address each child’s needs and provide the support necessary to ensure individual success. Special groups focusing on behavior, language, movement, and social skills are available throughout summer in our Plainview facility. For information, call 516-731-5588. Visit us at mksallc.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter @mksallc.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND
Community Reformed Church, Manhasset
516-627-7052
Email miligirls@aol.com

Now in Our 26th Year, Music Institute of Long Island is "Long Island's Premier Music School.” Programs include violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba. Instructions in traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for ages 3-99, beginner to advanced. MILI offers: Chamber Music, Theory, Sight Reading, NYSSMA, and College Preparation. Students perform eight times annually at Steinway Hall, Carnegie Hall, and for charities. First prize competition winners, soloists with orchestras, and outstanding faculty. Summer Chamber Music program July 11-22. Private lessons in all levels and instruments offered June-August. Fall semester begins in September.

MUSIC TOGETHER
Various locations
Find the location near you

While the big kids are at camp this summer, have some music-making fun with your little ones. Once a week for six weeks, you’ll sing, dance, and play with your baby, toddler, or preschooler during your summer Music Together class. Each session includes a CD set and songbook so you can continue the fun at home with the rest of the family. Find a location near you in Queens or Long Island at musictogetherli-queens.com

OHMAN SCHOOL OF BALLET
60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-6266
Email office@ohmanballet.com

Summer Dance-In its 37th year, the Ohman School of Ballet was founded by Frank Ohman, former soloist of NYC Ballet and is one of the few remaining direct links to legendary George Balanchine. Offering a two-week summer dance intensive as well as a six-week summer evening program. The school opens its doors to all students who wish to study classical ballet and also serves as a training ground for promising young dancers. It is a nonprofit, non-recital facility with three spacious studios and convenient location.

PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz offers engaging, educational and fun art camps for children of all ages. We offer weekly thematic camps that focus on specific art themes for the duration of the week. Camps are 2½ hours a day, morning or afternoon sessions, Monday-Friday. We supply all materials and smocks. Camps are taught by NYS-certified art teachers. Sign your child up for one of our many creative camps such as "Portraits through Art History," "Exploring Sculpture," "Bookmaking,” "Optical Art,” and Matisse Mania.” We offer sibling and multi-camp discounts.

ROBOMINDTECH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
Nassau:

RoboMindTech Premier Education
Creativity, Science, Robotics, and Lego Learning Fun
575 Jericho Turnpike,
Jericho
718-264-7626

Email robomindtech@gmail.com

Robomindtech is an award winning S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, math) education center that integrates the motivational effects of robotics, video game making, modeling, and Lego® creative play into a unique, hands-on curriculum designed to inspire young minds. Channel your child’s creative energy into fun science robotics activities that teach important concepts in an active immersion environment. We offer weekly summer camps; come build your own amusement park or take the robotic Mars rover exploration challenge. Look for our fun after-school programs, off-site school workshops, and school field trips. Call to RSVP-free trial class.

SMITHTOWN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-3700
Email boxoffice@smithtownpac.org

Smithtown Performing Arts Council once again brings you our Summer 2016 Acting, Voice, and Musical Theatre Workshop classes. Classes run throughout the year. The objective of each class is to give the student a creative, collaborative atmosphere that fosters their self-esteem and communication skills. Our Theatre for Kids Productions provide our young aspiring performers the opportunity to wow and learn at the same time. The shows are selected to entertain adults and kids alike. The fully staged musicals have been a staple in our schedule for the last 8 years.

SPORTIME SUMMER TENNIS & SPORTS AND MULTI-SPORT CAMPS-SUFFOLK
888-698-3664
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester

camps@sportimeny.com

Email kdavid@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME’s Summer Camps offer children ages 3-16 a great combination of sports instruction and games, swimming, arts and crafts, and exciting special events. Camp activities include age- and level-appropriate tennis, soccer, softball, basketball, flag football, and floor hockey. Campers learn fundamental skills, participate in competitive drills and tournaments, learn game strategies, and receive individualized attention—all in a fun, safe, nurturing environment. Specialized camps for tennis, volleyball, and hockey are also available at select locations. Visit us at sportimecamps.com, call 888-698-3664, or email camps@sportimeny.com to find the perfect camp for your child.

SYLVAN LEARNING OF PORT WASHINGTON
23 Main St., Port Washington
516-303-9955
Email portwashington.ny@sylvanlearning.comPortwashington.NY@Sylvanlearning.com

New this summer, we have Sylvan EDGE camps with a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) focus! We offer robotics camps using LEGO®, and coding camps building video games. Sylvan's academic summer camps pick up where the classroom leaves off, blending proven teaching methods, engaging activities and games, and a fun rewards system to inspire your child in learning. From math camps to reading and writing camps, your child will step into the classroom ready and excited about the new school year. Camps include full-day, half-day and hourly options.

THE LANGUAGE WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN AND MORE AT SWC ENRICHMENT CENTER.
Manhattan, Upper East Side, and Manhasset, LI,
212-628-2700
Email info@thibauttechnique.com

LWFC camps blend Francois Thibaut's enriching, time-tested method with immersion, top-notch materials, emotional reinforcement, native speaking teachers, and stimulating activities. Students magically learn French, Spanish, Italian, or Chinese in a happy, boisterous, immersive environment filled with exciting, age-appropriate action games, humorous visual aids, original vocabulary-building songs, arts and crafts, hands-on projects, enriched play, Professor Toto Time, costume days, celebrations, baking, and the LWFC's famous vocabulary-building songs. If your child's birthday falls during a week that he's in camp, just send a cake or cupcakes, and we'll do the rest!

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, ensure a great summer experience! June Preschool Camp runs June 13-24, Multi-Sport Camp runs June 27-Sept. 2.

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.

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.

TRADITIONAL CAMPS

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.

CAMP W WHERE FRIENDSHIPS ARE MADE
121 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
631-692-6222
Email info@campwdaycamp.com

Camp W Day Camp is back for our second year! For children, ages 4-14. Whether your child loves swimming, sports, science, technology, arts and crafts, or the performing arts, Camp W’s unique schedule allows for each child’s day to be tailored to them so they are assured to have an amazing summer! Bonus activities include barbecues, water slides, and a carnival. Daily lunch, transportation to nearby communities, referral discounts, before- and after-care are available. Camp W creates an atmosphere where campers build confidence and self-esteem in an exciting and nurturing environment.

CAMPS 'R' US
Locations in Baldwin, Bellmore, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Valley Stream, and West Islip,
516-935-CAMP (2267)
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, and special events. Our premier facilities, top-notch staff, and unique affordability have earned us the reputation as one of the best summer camps on Long Island.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email csmontessori@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori school runs a summer camp during July and August for children 18 months-6 years old. Camp has weekly themes that revolve around the projects and discussions the children have. Toddlers have play-based mornings spent in our playground. Primary (3 years and older) spends part of the mornings doing academics then spends afternoons in the playground while toddlers nap. Camp is a great way to acclimate your child to a school environment. Please contact us for information on enrollment at 516-466-8422 or info@cmsgn.com.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS-NASSAU
516-876-3490
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
631-609-0438

Other Locations
The College at Old Westbury
223 Store Hill Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577

 

Future Stars Summer Camps offer weekly sports and specialty day camp programs on the campuses of The College at Old Westbury and Farmingdale State College. Summer 2016 camps will run from June 27-Aug 19. Programs run Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Programs are directed by experienced and qualified teachers and coaches who share a passion for working with children. Camps are offered to boys and girls entering kindergarten to 12th grades. Stop by our regular on-campus open house events to view the facilities, meet the directors, and take advantage of enrollment savings.

KENWAL DAY CAMP
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399

Kenwal Day Camp is situated on 20 magnificent acres, and has the finest facilities and equipment, to ensure every camper hours of fun, exploration, and excitement. Our philosophy is based on a very 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! Our aim is to provide an atmosphere filled with memories that your child-and you-will share and cherish forever.

KIDS COUNTRY DAY CAMP
37B Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351

Welcome to summer fun! With 10 acres of outdoor and indoor adventure, sports, activities and special events, children ages 3-12 will take part in over 40 fun exciting activities. These include field and court sports, arts and crafts, dance, karate, rockets, talent show, giant water slide, sprinkler park, challenge course, RC cars, and drones. Camp program is eight weeks with various combinations of weeks and days. Activity hours are 9am-4pm. Extended care from 7am–6pm. Rates include lunch, snack, refreshments, towel service, activity materials, sports equipment, and two camp shirts.

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 who like art, computers, cooking, dance, drama, fitness, Legos, music, nature, recreation, sports, and swimming. The camp also offers a three-week performing arts academy for the camper who 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, and mini golf. Our staff is CPR-, first aid-, and AED-certified. Lifeguards and nurse on staff and licensed. Call for early registration discounts.

M.A.T.S.S. KID'S GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710
516-221-1330

171 Eileen Way
Syosset, NY 11791
516-496-7765


Email corporate@matsskidsgym.com

Join us for “A Camp for all Seasons” this summer! The program runs from June 27-Aug. 19, one to eight weeks (ages 18 months to 12 years). Weekly “seasonal” themes, specialties, and field trips are offered as well as daily arts and crafts, music and movement, and gym time, with lunch included. We have fully air-conditioned classrooms, spacious gyms, and playgrounds with water play. Also available are early-care and after-care service, infant and toddler classes, and MADScience program on premises (ages 5-11). NYS-certified, and CPR- and first aid-certified. Discounts available. Call for a tour appointment. Discover M.A.T.S.S.-A Rainbow of Programs Under One Roof!

OASIS AT TULLY PARK
Michael J. Tully Park ,
718-596-4900
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave.
New Hyde Park


Email tullypark@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.

OASIS ON THE SOUND
718-596-4900
Email onthesound@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.

OLD WESTBURY SUMMER CAMP
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9268

Old Westbury Summer Camp is located on 14 quiet, beautiful wooded acres. This program is designed to create an atmosphere where children can enjoy a safe, fun, and exciting summer experience. Our camp offers something for every child. We offer multiple discounts, flexible scheduling, bus transportation, and each child receives Red Cross-certified swim instruction daily. “Price freeze”-pay 2015 tuition for summer 2016! Open houses: Feb. 27, March 12, 20, April 10, 23, or May 7, from 11am-1pm, or set up a private tour. For more information contact: oldwestburysummercamp.org.

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.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church, Smithtown
631-724-1261
Email spyouth@optonline.net

Camp St Patrick now celebrates more than 28 years of safe, summer fun. With one of the best counselor-to- camper ratios, we pride ourselves as one of the safest camps in Suffolk County. Coed programs for ages 3-15. Travel to various spots on the Island, with affordable two-, three-, or five-day options. Before care begins at 7:30am, camp hours from 9am-4pm, and after-care until 6pm. We offer flexible camp schedules, from one-seven weeks. Sports camps, Vacation Bible School, and other options are also available.

THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY
225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City
516-742-3434
waldorfgarden.org/summer |

Summer at the Waldorf School is a day camp for boys and girls ages 3-13. Offering both half and full day programs, flexible scheduling, a variety of quality activities and special events led by dedicated and talented counselors—our program creates an atmosphere of lively, yet relaxed, summer fun! The camp is held on the beautiful Waldorf School of Garden City campus. Monday, June 27-Friday, August 5.

WEST HILLS DAY CAMP
21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700
Email info@westhillsdaycamp.com

West Hills Day Camp is a long standing member of the American Camp Association, ensuring you the highest standards in camping. Located on 18 magnificent acres, secured for your child’s complete protection. With seven filtered and heated pools, our campers get daily American Red Cross swim instruction and time to enjoy the pools and our giant flume slide (“Big Blue”). Other amazing activities include an updated challenge course, zip lines, ATV’s, soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, yoga, Zumba, martial arts, ceramics, wood-working, digital photography, fishing and boating!

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS NASSAU
516-650-1856 or 631-476-3330
516-650-1856
631-476-3330

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.