Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

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UPDATED July 2017: 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.

Day Camps

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, 15 Oakland Ave., Lyme, CT, Middlesex County Camp, 298 E. Haddam Moodus Road, Moodus, CT,
212-472-5207

Camp Clio and our new Camp Clio Teen offer a unique experience for adopted children (ages 9-12) and teens (ages 13-17). Camp Clio campers and counselors, (themselves adopted and serving as role models), share the intimacy and safety of being with other adopted friends, providing the opportunity to share feelings and adoption stories with others who understand adoption without explanation because they are “just like me”–all in a fun camp environment. Camp Clio Teen: June 25–July 7. Camp Clio youth: July 2-22. Campers may come for one or more sessions. Scholarships available.

CAMP EAST WOODS
31 Yellow Cote Drive, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

Camp East Woods offers special experiences for campers ages 2-15. With easy access from dozens of North Shore towns (Nassau and Suffolk), our camp is truly affordable. Our facilities, located on 46-acres, offer rain or shine accommodations: two gymnasiums, theatre stage, art studio, woodworking shop, cooking facilities, air-conditioned lunch room, science and computer labs, library, nurse's office, athletic fields, two pools, and a playground.

CAMPS 'R' US
Locations in Baldwin, Bellmore, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Syosset, 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, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori school runs a summer camp during July and August for children ages 18 months-6 years. Camp has weekly themes that revolve around the projects and discussions the children have. Toddlers have play-based mornings spent in our playground. Primary (ages 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.

EAST WOODS SCHOOL
31 Yellow Cote Drive, Oyster Bay
516-922-4400

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

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS-NASSAU
The College at Old Westbury, Old Westbury
516-876-3490
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale

St. Joseph’s College
155 West Roe Blvd.
Patchogue


Future Stars Summer Camps offer weekly Sports, STEAM, and Specialty camp programs at three outstanding collegiate locations (The College at Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, and St Joseph's College Patchogue). Programs are offered to boys and girls entering kindergarten-ninth grade. Future Stars programs help campers improve their skills in their chosen activities and a balanced day ensures the perfect blend of instruction and fun. Stop by open house events to view the facilities, meet the staff, and take advantage of enrollment savings. See you in the summer!

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
37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351

Kids Country Day Camp is a 10-acre recreational children's summer day camp filled with indoor and outdoor adventure, sports, activities, and special events. Children ages 3-12 take part in more than 50 fun and exciting activities. Special events include a Talent Show, Carnival, Color Wars, Glow Party, and more. New for 2017! KIDVENTURES! It’s time to awaken the hero within! The Camp Program runs eight weeks with various combinations of weeks and days available. Rates include lunch, snack, refreshments, towel service, and two camp shirts.

KNOX SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES
541 Long Beach Road, St. James
631-686-1600 x414
Email ndezenzo@knoxschool.org

Summer Adventures at the Knox School is Long Island’s best kept camp secret! Located in St. James on the shores of Stony Brook Harbor, our picturesque waterfront campus is 48 rolling acres. Kids grades K through 10th can get away from the stress of the school year and enjoy good old-fashioned fun in the great outdoors! Knox offers flexible scheduling, choose the days and weeks best for your child to attend camp. Before- and after-care program fully staffed by adult professionals available 7am and until 6pm. Now offering nine weeks!

LONG ISLAND LUTHERAN DAY SCHOOL
106 Vernon Valley Road, East Northport
631-754-4424 x224
Email admissions@ludaynorthport.org

A program for children who are interested in meeting new friends and exploring new worlds. Our Three-year-old, Pre-K, and Kindergarten programs are centered on discovery, movement, and “hands on” activities that are essential elements for learning in young children. Our program is a balance between active involvements, periods of free play, and structured activities. Children are grouped according to grade level and will rotate through structured activities such as art class, playground activities, and music time. Our Next Generation G.I.F.T. program offers a STEAM focus.

LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP
516-238-4586
Email livoyagersdaycamp@gmail.com

Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp, for ages 4-14, offers your child a full range of specialties and fun-filled days of recreation. We provide free transportation in Suffolk and Nassau counties. Our amazing activities include: swimming, sports, arts and crafts, laser tag, bowling, horseback riding, talent shows and movies, plus trips to Splish Splash, Adventureland, Mets and Yankee games, museums, iMax Theater, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island, and Bayville Adventure Park! Staff members are CPR, First Aid, and AED-certified. Our caring staff builds campers’ self-esteem, self-confidence, and character.

M.A.T.S.S. KID'S GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore
516-221-1330
171 Eileen Way
Syosset
516-496-7765


Email corporate@matsskidsgym.com

Infant, toddler, and separation classes bridge development to a comprehensive Early Childhood Education-Nursery School and Gym Program. After-school classes provide movement, gymnastics, sports, and enrichment instruction for both our on-site center and community school children, ages 7 months-12 years. Summer Camp, Holiday Mini-Camps, Weekend Birthday Party, and Friday “Kids’ Night Out” events provide a year-round place to play and celebrate! Extended day available. Full daycare (3 months and older) available at our Syosset location. Dedicated teachers and staff are N.Y.S ED., CPR- and First Aid-certified. Since 1985-A Rainbow of Programs to Play, Learn, and Grow!

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

Oasis Camp offers programs for children 3 years to sixth grade! With facilities in Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey, Oasis features mature staff with low camper-to-staff ratio and a warm environment where kids can participate in activities tailored to their interests. The Early Start camp for kids 3 years to kindergarten offers sports, daily Red Cross swim, arts, dance, theater, and a Ready for September enrichment program. The Traditional Camp (first-sixth grades) provides campers with sports, crafts, theater, dance, and Red Cross Swim. Teen Travel has daily trips, team building, and overnights.

OASIS DAY CAMPS
Oasis at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale
646-519-5066 liupost@oasischildren.com
Oasis at Tully Park
Jason Miradoli, camp director
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
718-596-4900
tullypark@oasischildren.com
Oasis on the Sound
Mike Caramanico, camp director
718-596-4900
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
onthesound@oasischildren.com
oasischildren.com


Oasis Day Camp is for ages 3-15. Early Start Imagination Camp for ages 3-5 (not yet started kindergarten). Socially, emotionally, and physically appropriate with traditional camp elements and sports, arts, music, pre-academics, and American Red Cross swim. Traditional Day Camp for kindergarten-sixth grade. Designed to expose campers to new and exciting activities. Highlights include: carnival, Olympics, theme days, choice activity time, sports, games, arts, and American Red Cross swim. Teen Travel for seventh, eighth, and ninth grade. Weekly trips are organized around a theme, allowing teens to choose what interests them most, and overnights!

OASIS ON THE SOUND
718-596-4900
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
Oasis at LIU Post 720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale


Email onthesound@oasischildren.com

Oasis Camp offers programs for children 3 years to sixth grade! With facilities in Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey, Oasis features mature staff with low camper-to-staff ratio and a warm environment where kids can participate in activities tailored to their interests. The Early Start camp for kids 3 years to kindergarten offers sports, daily Red Cross swim, arts, dance, theater, and a Ready for September enrichment program. The Traditional Camp (first-sixth grades) provides campers with sports, crafts, theater, dance, and Red Cross Swim. Teen Travel has daily trips, team building, and overnights.

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. OWSC is designed to create an atmosphere where children can enjoy a safe, fun, and exciting summer experience. OWSC camp offers something for every child. It offers multiple discounts, flexible scheduling, bus transportation, and each child receives Red Cross-certified swim instruction daily. Please visit an open house: March 12, 25, April 1, 8, 29, May 7, 13, 21, or June 3, 11, 17 from 10:30am-12:30pm, or request a private tour. For more information visit our website, oldwestburysummercamp.org.

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

Portledge Summer Adventures offers programs for children ages 2-16 including, art classes, performance in the play The Wizard of Oz, sports, sciences, rocketry, anatomy, sports medicine, geology, robotics, fashion design, sewing, and an extensive early childhood program-something for everyone! Join us Sat. Feb. 25 from 11am-1pm for an open house. Sample activities, meet teachers, and tour campus. For more information contact mworth@portledge.org.

PRIME TIME EARLY LEARNING CENTER
270 Airport Plaza , Farmingdale
631-759-8777

Our Farmingdale Summer Camp offers children the same benefits of the large outdoor camps, but with the safety and security of our year-round childcare facility right in your back yard. Each camp week provides a theme for summer learning incorporating music, arts and crafts, exciting field trips, and swimming. Our flexible hours and schedule include before- and after-care beyond the regular camp schedule of 9am-5pm, with three- and five-day options. You can sign up for one week or the entire summer.

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.

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, and more!

WOODBURY JEWISH CENTER
200 Southwoods Road, Woodbury
516-496-9100
Email office@woodburyjc.org

Summer Camp at Woodbury Jewish Center! Is your child ready for a fun and nurturing camp experience before starting school in September? Then WJC Summer Camp is the place to be! We have a very low counselor-to-child ratio, lots of time spent outdoors in a shaded playground with a great climbing structure, lots of water play, a wonderful outdoor environment, and special programs!

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND-- SUFFOLK
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Locations: Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue


Email tamar.simpson@ymcali.org

YMCA Summer Day Camp offers children positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff, building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Each of our Ys offers a robust and fun-filled summer day camp program. Please check your local branch for specific offerings and pricing. You can also view a camp brochure with full program descriptions at ymcali.org.

Sleepaway Camps

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, 15 Oakland Ave., Lyme, CT, Middlesex County Camp, 298 E. Haddam Moodus Road, Moodus, CT,
212-472-5207

Camp Clio and our new Camp Clio Teen offer a unique experience for adopted children (ages 9-12) and teens (ages 13-17). Camp Clio campers and counselors, (themselves adopted and serving as role models), share the intimacy and safety of being with other adopted friends, providing the opportunity to share feelings and adoption stories with others who understand adoption without explanation because they are “just like me”–all in a fun camp environment. Camp Clio Teen: June 25–July 7. Camp Clio youth: July 2-22. Campers may come for one or more sessions. Scholarships available.

CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email dfalk@camphuntington.com

Camp Huntington, a coed, residential summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD; ability levels: mild to moderate-severe. Located in High Falls, New York in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region, the camp provides therapeutically and instructionally designed recreation programs, in summer and certain weekends during the year. Programs offer structured daily activities designed to be safe, learning-based, fun, and rewarding. Positive reinforcement motivates children to be happy and participate meaningfully. Activities encourage improvement in self-management and independence, and advancement in social and life skills. camphuntington.com.

DOROTHY P. FLINT 4-H CAMP
3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead
516-433-7970 x11
Email gms8@cornell.edu; cer237@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

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, 15 Oakland Ave., Lyme, CT, Middlesex County Camp, 298 E. Haddam Moodus Road, Moodus, CT,
212-472-5207

Camp Clio and our new Camp Clio Teen offer a unique experience for adopted children (ages 9-12) and teens (ages 13-17). Camp Clio campers and counselors, (themselves adopted and serving as role models), share the intimacy and safety of being with other adopted friends, providing the opportunity to share feelings and adoption stories with others who understand adoption without explanation because they are “just like me”–all in a fun camp environment. Camp Clio Teen: June 25–July 7. Camp Clio youth: July 2-22. Campers may come for one or more sessions. Scholarships available.

CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email dfalk@camphuntington.com

Camp Huntington, a coed, residential summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD; ability levels: mild to moderate-severe. Located in High Falls, New York in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region, the camp provides therapeutically and instructionally designed recreation programs, in summer and certain weekends during the year. Programs offer structured daily activities designed to be safe, learning-based, fun, and rewarding. Positive reinforcement motivates children to be happy and participate meaningfully. Activities encourage improvement in self-management and independence, and advancement in social and life skills. camphuntington.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 weeklong outdoor nature camps. Summer fun at a great price! Close Encounters (kindergarten) offers outdoor games, and arts and crafts. Kids will enjoy Curious Naturalist (first-second grades), Field Explorers (third-fifth), and 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. One-three day camps are available. For more information visit our website cshfishhatchery.org or call 516-692-6768.

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

Hey Kids! Build a robot, create a Mars Rover, explore the science behind roller coasters, solve a mystery, build and demolish mechanical contraptions, design a Mars colony, and discover in our mad chemistry lab. DS kids experience “Aha!” moments of understanding, creativity, and curiosity while engineering, building, experimenting, and playing with astonishing gadgets and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators and leaders make STEM learning an adventure! 2017 Topics: Robotic Mystery Camp, Crazy Contraption and Demolition Camp, Coaster Science and Mad Chemistry Camp, Journey Into Space, and Movie Making Camp!

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

The Family Center for Autism: Where life-changing moments happen. Simple moments can be life changing ones for people with autism. These moments happen every day at the Family Center for Autism in Garden City. Long Island’s first venue offering a lifespan of services to people with autism and a lifeline to their families, the center’s new Summer Gap Camp provides awesome experiences and social enrichment–in one-week programs–to kids age 5 and older, teens and adults age 23 and younger. Call 516-355-9400 or visit familycenterforautism.org.

GATEWAY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER OF SUFFOLK COUNTY (THE)
215 S. Country Road, Bellport
631-286-1133

Since 1950, The Gateway has been Long Island’s home for high-quality arts education–both Robert Duvall and Gene Hackman began their careers here. More than 300 students each year, from Montauk to Manhattan, receive professional-level training at The Gateway School for the Performing Arts. The focus at Gateway is on providing training that will build technique while working towards a production. Whether it’s audition techniques, scene study, improvisation, or character development, students learn from professional teachers in a fun and social environment!

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 more than 10 years of experience operating schools for children with special needs, and West Hills Day Camp with more than 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.

GIVE IT YOUR ALL SPORTS
2127 Lakeland Ave., suite 5, Ronkonkoma
631--676-4412
Email coachmike@giveityourallsports.com

Does your child have a passion for sports? Does he or she enjoy playing throughout the day and having continuous fun? Our Open Play Program is the right fit for your child. We have multiple options for you to choose from. Half-day programs from $25 per day (four hours), full-day programs for $50 per day. June 26, 2017 through September 1, 2017. Inflatables, running bases, kickball, wiffle ball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, an obstacle course and more! Come have fun this summer at Give It Your All Sports Summer Program!

GREAT STRIDES LONG ISLAND
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island
631-786-9708


Email julie@greatstridesli.org

Great Strides offers equestrian activities for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Our equine friends can help us face all of life’s challenges with strength and confidence. Our programs are hosted on a beautiful 15-acre ranch featuring three outdoor rings and a heated indoor arena. We offer a warm, friendly environment supervised by seasoned, certified instructors. Offering summer programs, a week-long introduction to horses in July and August. Private lessons are available for English and Western students. Ask about our Mommy and Me, birthday parties, and Therapeutic Riding. Call 631-786-9708 for more information.

ID TECH CAMPS
More than 150 prestigious locations nationwide,
1-844-788-1858


Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech Camps held at Adelphi, NYIT, Manhattanville College, NYU, MIT, and more. Code, game, and create at the world’s No. 1 summer technology camp! Students ages 6–18 will learn to code apps, design video games, mod Minecraft, engineer robots, discover cyber security, explore VR, and print 3D models. Join more than 275,000 alumni and learn from top instructors! Register at idtech.com/suffolk.

KEY TO MY ART, INC.
10 W. Oak St., Amityville
631-608-9048
Email info@keytomyart.com

Not looking to commit to an entire summer of camp? Kids love art? We offer two sessions a day. 10am-12pm, ages 5-7 and 1pm-3pm, ages 8 and older. You choose your days! Each week is a different theme, different projects each day! Drawing, painting, sculpture, and collage-your child will get their hands on all different materials! Run by a NYS-certified art teacher, all artistic assistants are friendly and love working with children! The more you book, the more you save. Save up to 25 percent! Call or email for more information. 631-608-9048, info@keytomyart.com, keytomyart.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 AQUARIUM & EXHIBITION CENTER
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH2O (426) / for birthdays: 631-208-9200 x186

Our Summer Adventure Days Camp program adds interactive excitement to summer vacation. Children ages 2-14 explore the wonders of the marine environment through age-appropriate learning and activities. A tour boat adventure, close encounters with marine creatures, the chance to catch fish on a deserted island–just some of the fun for children age 8 and younger. Older kids can collect and identify marine specimens on our tour boat, hike the Pine Barrens, climb a rock wall, go canoeing and kayaking, take a Shark Dive, Snorkel Adventure, and more! Call 631-208-9200, x426 for more details.

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

The Long Island High School for the Arts offers a four-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, Filmmaking, Theater, and Visual Arts. For more information, please visit nassauboces.org/lihsa after March 1 or call 516-622-5678.

LONG ISLAND SPORTS COMPLEX
103 Mill Road , Freeport
516-546-0900
Email jamie@longislandsportscomplex.com

Long Island Sports Complex is your field of dreams! Long Island's newest, state-of-the-art, well-lit, and climate-controlled indoor turf field. The field, 40 by 80 yards is available for sports ranging from soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, to football, and more. The facility is available to rent on an hourly basis. We also are known to have the "greatest party on turf" offering special sports, inflatable, and bubble soccer parties. LISC also offers leagues, tournaments, and clinics in all sports throughout the year. Open seven days a week, and 24 hours a day. For more information call today. 516-546-0900.

LONG ISLAND WHOLE CHILD ACADEMY
175 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
347-668-3676
Email info@liwholechild.org

Looking for an exciting, flexible addition to your child’s summer adventure? Mentoring Scientific Minds3 offers three, two-week sessions guaranteed to engross the most curious minds. Build submersible ROVs, “see” underwater; study rescued sunken treasures; and learn orienteering and survival skills outdoors at Environmental Boot Camp. Join our Flight Team to fly any airplane to any airport in the world with our own “Captain Joe,” and flight simulator. Build mini drones and robots, and learn electronics and engineering at our own Makers’ Space. Call now for information: 347-558-3676.

LYRICAL CHILDREN'S PRESCHOOL & LEARNING CENTER & KREATIVE KIDZ PARTY ZONE
4492 Middle Country Road, Calverton
631-208-4003
Email lyricalchildren@optonline.net

Lyrical Children offers a wide variety of summer fun choices for children in north-eastern Suffolk. Choose from camp programs at our Learning Center in Calverton–themed half-day (ages 2-5), LEGO Adventures, To Infinity and Beyond, Wizards and Potions, Come to the Tropical Paradise, Superheroes and Princesses, Art Camp (ages 2-8), Grownup and Me (ages 18mos-3 years), Handwriting without Tears Camp (Pre-K through kindergarten), Piano Camp (ages 4-8). Families can enjoy musical summer fun for newborn through age 5 with the International Music Together® program in Setauket, Port Jeff, Miller Place, Shoreham, Calverton, Aquebogue, and Southold! We do parties too!

MAD SCIENCE OF LONG ISLAND
Call for locations throughout Long Island:
855-264-1672


Email info@madscienceli.com

Mad Science will have children experiencing science in a whole new light this summer with fun and interactive activities. The camps will be running throughout Long Island with weekly full-day and half-day themed sessions such as Eureka!, Robots & Reactions, Robot Engineers, Advanced Robotics, Junior Robotics, Science in Motion, Flight Academy, Detective Academy, Forensic Science, Crazy Chemworks, NASA Space Explorers, and Brixology.

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)
661 Old Country Road, Plainview
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.

MID ISLAND FLIGHT SCHOOL
101 Hering Drive, Ronkonkoma
631-588-5400
Email Gail@midislandair.com

Aero Camp Bravo July 10-14, $579 (grades sixth-eighth), Aero Camp Alpha July 31-Aug. 4, $779 (grades ninth-12th). Cadets are introduced to the world of aviation. Learn about basic aerodynamics, flight instruments and controls, fly a flight simulator, and pilot a real airplane! Camp tours may include: visit the control tower, police helicopter medevac unit, fly an RC plane, visit a museum, an airline, TSA, and more. Camp hours Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Snacks are provided daily, lunch on Friday. Join Aero Chapter, our monthly aviation club.

MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND
90 Community Reformed Church P.O. Box 119, Manhasset
516-627-7052
Email miligirls@aol.com

Now in our 28th year, Music Institute of Long Island was Voted No. 1 Best Music School on the North Shore. Programs include violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and tuba. Instructions in Traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for ages 3-99, beginner-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. Outstanding faculty. Summer private lessons-all levels, all instruments, two-week summer chamber music July 10-21. Fall semester begins Sept. 8, 2017.

MUSIC TOGETHER
Various locations
Find the location near you


While the big kids are at camp this summer, have some family-style, music-makin' fun with your little ones. Once a week for six weeks, you’ll sing, dance, and play with your baby, toddler, or preschooler in a play-based, developmentally appropriate musical environment. Some centers even offer classes for the big kids too! Founded in 1987, Music Together is a research-based program. Each family receives a CD or download 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 on Long Island: musictogetherli-queens.com.

MY GYM CHILDREN'S FITNESS CENTER
1320 Stony Brook Road, Stony Brook
631-751-KIDS (5437)
128 W Jericho Turnpike
Huntington Station
631-427-GYMS (4967)
mygym.com/huntingtonstation


My Gym Camp includes three hours of energizing fitness activities all centered around a theme such as Superheroes, Sports, or Smurfs. Children also participate in craft and board game time. Camp takes place during holiday, winter, spring, and summer school breaks. Kids love My Gym because of the zip line, trampoline, rock wall, trapeze, and of course the teachers. Parents love My Gym because they know their children are with highly-trained instructors in a nurturing, safe environment as they build friendships, improve their fitness, and gain skills.

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.

READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC AT THE JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (THE)
131 Hofstra University,
516-463-5805

Located at Hofstra University, The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic at the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center is dedicated to providing literacy support to children and youth in a safe and supportive environment. Each class–taught by New York state-certified teachers-incorporates students’ experiences with literacy in innovative ways to help them develop their strengths as readers and writers. Personalized consultations offer parents advice about how to support their child’s literacy growth. Individual or small group instruction is available. Evaluations are conducted by appointment only.

ROBOMINDTECH S.T.E.M. EDUCATION CENTER
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
Nassau:
Premier Education Center/RoboMindTech
575 Jericho Turnpike,
Jericho
718-264-7626
MPM Math Center
25 Cuttermill Road No.4
Great Neck
robomindtech@gmail.com
718-264-7626, 516-418-6102


Email robomindtech@gmail.com

Build a Lego® amusement park ride or play sports in the Robot Olympics! Channel your child’s creative energy into exciting projects in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) with our unique, hands-on curriculum. Home to NYC FIRST Lego® League and National World Robot Olympiad Champions, RoboMindTech is an award-winning STEM education center that inspires young minds with engineering. From robotics, video game design, and coding to Lego® creative play, we offer a variety of immersive weeklong summer camps, after-camp studios, group workshops, and after-school programs. Call to RSVP for our open house!

RSM RUSSIAN SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS
322 Port Washington Blvd. , Port Washington
516-551-6428
2115 Benson Ave., Brooklyn, NY 516-551-6428, brooklyn@russianschool.com


Email masha.rifkin@russianschool.com, portwashington@russianschool.com

Research shows that on average, students regress one month in their scores and ability over the summer. The Russian School of Mathematics offers a summer math program that is designed to allow students of elementary and middle school age to advance in math over the summer. Our courses are designed to strengthen the fundamentals of math in elementary school levels and to empower students for the challenges of high school math as they get older. We are dedicated to helping students realize their full mathematical potential. summermath.info.

SACRED HEART ACADEMY
47 Cathedral Ave., Hempstead
516-483-7383

Summer Athletic Camp opportunities at Sacred Heart Academy include basketball, cross country, dance, lacrosse, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball. Summer camp participants learn from our recognized coaches, current champion players, and dedicated alumnae, many of whom are recruited NCAA scholar-athletes. For more information, visit sacredheartacademyhempstead.org or call 516-483-7383 x430.

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

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts’ Summer Camp 2017 is an intensive theatre training program for ages 7-18. It is designed to give all students, novices, and seasoned performers alike, the opportunity to participate in the theatre experience. Each three-week camp session will be spent rehearsing the showcase or on topics related to the showcase and some days working on theatre projects. All campers in each session will take part in a showcase, a trip to see a selected Broadway Show, lunch, and transportation. The cost is $1,050 per session.

SPORTIME SUMMER CAMPS
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester ,
888-698-3664
Email camps@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.

TOWER TALENT
535 Broadhollow Road Suite A2A, Melville
516-765-2400


Email towertalentclasses@gmail.com

Got talent? This summer, develop your child's on-camera acting, modeling, or vocal performance technique with Tower Talent! Meet with top NYC talent agencies and see if your child has what it takes to break into commercials, television, and modeling. Enjoy photo-shoots, film-making, acting for television, runway lessons, voice and stage presence development, comedy, and improv; all while preparing your child for the exciting opportunities the entertainment industry has to offer. Give us a call at 516-765-2400 for more info or check us out at towertalent.com.

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!

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, the nation's preeminent arts day camp offers more than 70 programs of study in the arts; visual art, dance, music, theater, writing, and arts-related fields: nature, chess, and recreational arts. Each summer, more than 1,500 students ages 4-18 are immersed in art and nature and surrounded by friends who share their interests and enthusiasm. Transportation is provided in air-conditioned buses departing from throughout the New York Metro and Long Island areas. Two-, four-, and seven-week sessions are offered from June 26-Aug. 11.

VILLAGE ARTIST (THE)
630 New York Ave., Huntington
631-271-0715
Email lori@thevillageartist.com

Summer Art Workshops (for ages 6-teens) and Teen Art Workshops/Portfolio Preparation (ages 13 and older) offer personalized instruction by talented artists, and small workshops in a professional art studio. Children’s workshops use acrylic, charcoal, clay, pastel, watercolor, oil, and wood. At the end of each workshop, they bring home their completed art. Teen workshops are for students interested in fine arts, or they can develop their portfolios by choosing one or more areas of concentration. Flexible enrollment: sign up for a half-day, full-day, one week, or the whole summer!

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED
Village East Gifted of Huntington, 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn, 216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights


Email info@villageeastgifted.com

Village East Gifted is an academic enrichment program offering classes year-round to gifted students ages 3-18. Its summer program, “Camp ThinkTank”, offers three- and four-day workshops for participants in grades second-sixth. Using its trademarked teaching approach, the follow topics will be covered: Civil Engineering and Infrastructures, Cultural Geography, Human Civilization and Achievements, Anatomy/Physiology/Pathology, Architectural Symbolism and Design, Philosophy and Artistic Expression, Culinary Science and Techniques, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Animal Studies, and Statistical Game Design. The workshop dates are July 5-7, July 11-14, Aug. 7-10, and Aug 23-25. Multiple workshops and siblings discounts are available. To check workshop availability and to register, send an email to info@villageeastgifted.com.