Queens NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Queens NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

February 16, 2017   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


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UPDATED February 2017: Find results for the best day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, and camper outings in Queens, NY. Search Queens camps for kids interested in sports programs, theater, gymnastics, art or martial arts. Browse academic summer programs for kids in Queens, including Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Fresh Meadows, and Forest Hills.

CAMPS-DAY

A CHILD'S PLACE
32-20 108th St. E., East Elmhurst
718-565-2170


Email achildsplacetoo@gmail.com

Our grade school and preschool camps offer daily trips, outdoor sporting activities, instructional and open swimming, gymnastics, bowling, arts and crafts, music, dance, Zumba, barbecues, and amusement parks. We welcome children seventh grade and younger. A Child's Place values each and every customer, and make every effort to improve the quality of life in all children. We intend to foster vibrant communities and achieve better outcomes for families and children.

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
Email info@allmychildrendaycare.com

All My Children Daycare and Daycamp (AMC) welcomes you to our eco-friendly locations throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Your child will be fed healthy meals and snacks, participate in enriching educational activities, art, and play, including water activities and trips in summer. We offer the finest care by our highly experienced and devoted staff. Our Ridge Street Lower Manhattan center offers DropZone services for hourly care. For further information visit allmychildrendaycare.com or call 212-419-5416 to schedule a visit.

APPLETREE DAY CARE CENTER
73-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-264-1588
73-12 197th St., Fresh Meadows
718-217-6666


Email lichen.appletree@gmail.com

AppleTree Day Care Center is committed to helping children succeed socially and academically through the use of developmentally appropriate practices. Starting from infant age all the way through pre-K, all of our students are provided with individualized learning experiences that stimulate their creativity and instill a love for learning. Our teachers strive to provide a rich, supportive learning environment where children can explore, discover, build, create, and grow academically, emotionally, and socially. We take pride in our programs and are committed to excellence in early childhood education.

BLUE DOLPHIN SUMMER CAMP
80-22 Parsons Blvd., Queens
718-847-6470
Email info@bluedolphincamp.com

Blue Dolphin Summer camp is a place where friends return each summer to rekindle the magic and spirit unique to Blue Dolphin. Its commitment to outstanding service and quality has enabled us to create an environment where children learn, grow, and flourish. Discover the ultimate summer camp for kids ages 3-15. Program hours are from 7am-6pm. Bus service available. Campers may enroll for 2-8 weeks, and they do not have to be consecutive weeks. Visit our website to see when the next open house will be at bluedolphinsummercamp.com or call 718-847-6470 for more information.

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
220-12 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights
718-712-7034
Email cambriaacademy.admn@gmail.com

Cambria Heights Christian Academy (CHCA) is a Christian early education facility serving children ages 2-5 and operates from 6:30am-6:30pm. We provide unique opportunities such as explorations, field trips, vacation bible school, arts and crafts, music, sports and recreation, summer day camp, and healthy meals.

CHRIST THE KING SUMMER CAMPS
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-366-7454
Ages: 3-16


Email ckkids@ctkny.org

Don’t miss the summer fun at CK! Christ the King has four exciting summer camps to offer children of all ages. Camps appeal to all interests, including: soccer, basketball, cheerleading, dance, drama, cooking, arts, water slides, and karate. On-site math and ELA programs available. Come for a week or the whole summer! All activities take place on the CK Campus. Flexible scheduling, convenient location, sibling and multiple-week discounts.

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.

GARDEN SCHOOL
33-16 79th St., Jackson Heights
718-335-6363

Garden School is voted the best camp in Queens! Register soon for ages nursery to 13! Choose a summer of creative fine arts, stimulating academics, exciting sports, or intriguing technology, or try something different each week! Our on-site pool with certified lifeguards for swimming and lessons, air-conditioned gym, game room, fun weekly themes, and positive atmosphere satisfies every camper! The early childhood is in self-contained, enriched classes. We make it easy for parents with optional extended day, door-to-door transportation, and flexible three, four, or five days per week available, full- and half-days.

HAPPY DAYS DAY CAMP
P.O. Box 640236, Oakland Gardens
718-888-0264

At Happy Days Day Camp, our mission is to create a fun, exploratory, and safe environment for your children. Our No. 1 priority is your children’s safety. We employ well-trained personnel and staff who work with the children to develop interests and talents to their optimal potential. We follow a socially responsive practice. Children build relationships, laugh and smile, and have fun-filled days. Here, we stay true to our name, committed to providing everlasting, memorable ‘Happy Days’ all summer.

HILLCREST JEWISH CENTER DAY CAMP
183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing
718-380-4145
Email daycamp@hillcrestjc.org

The camp “where everybody knows your name” offers preschool, nursery, and kindergarten for ages 4-5; junior for ages 6-7; senior for ages 8-10; tween for ages 11-13; and a CIT program. The age-appropriate programs include Red Cross swim instruction, arts and crafts, outdoor play and exercise, sports, tennis, field trips, Jewish culture program, organized games and activities, and weekly cookout. Teen lounge and late night trips offered for upper campers. Fee includes transportation, hot kosher lunch and afternoon snack, trip admission fees, T-shirt, and a group picture. A partial season program is available.

IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997


Email dinam@ivydayschool.com

Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! At Ivy Day School (three locations), we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and dance in our state-of-the-art facility, along with access to computer, art and indoor playrooms. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.

JACK & JILL NURSERY SCHOOLS
43-23 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1218
Jack & Jill Nursery School II
68-05 Fresh Meadow Lane, Fresh Meadows
718-939-8687


Celebrating our 43rd anniversary providing excellence in early childhood education to children ages 2-6. Our eight-week summer prep program features visits from music and movement specialists, Jump on Kiddie Sports, a petting zoo, and Aerobics on Wheels on the “Fun Bus." We offer preparatory lessons to reinforce English language learning, and review materials to prepare for the school year ahead. Splash in our sprinklers and climb on our playground to round out a fun summer. Convenient, curbside child drop-off and experienced multilingual staff. Free full-day, six hours and 20 minute UPK for September!

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

Kon Gen International Preschool in Bayside serves children ages 2-5. Our new 20,000-square-foot childcare facility is fully equipped with a professional dance studio, science discovery lab, outdoor play area, outdoor botanical garden, and individual piano rooms. Our project-based curriculum is linked to STEM principles and engages children to explore, solve problems, and construct knowledge through hands-on investigations, including research, reflection, and response while building academic and life skills. Offering free full-day Pre-K for All Program, G&T enriched curriculum, and childcare for ages 2-3.

KUEI LUCK EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
99-39 66th Ave., Rego Park
718-679-9909

We are a brand new preschool in the Rego Park-Forest Hills area; a Mandarin immersion and Reggio inspired school for children ages 1-5. We believe in developing independent thinkers and motivated learners through an inspiring child-led environment. Schedule your tour today to receive an application. Our summer program runs from July 5-Aug. 19 with both full- and half-day options. Please call to hear more about our summer program.

MAGIC DAY CAMP
216-15 Peck Ave., Bayside
718-634-8109

Magic Day Camp, "Where Every Day Is Magical," offers children ages 4-14 adventures and activities that stimulate and motivate a young person’s mind and physical ability. We are the only traveling camp that swims every day in an Olympic country club pool, in addition to a jam-packed fun day with professional adult counselors that work with and understand children. With multiple exciting weekly trips, our rates also include door-to-door transportation, hot and cold healthy lunches, professional tennis, dance, and instructional sports programs for all children.

MILL BASIN DAY CAMP
5945 Strickland Ave., Brooklyn
718-251-6200

Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences that last a lifetime. MBDC is dedicated to providing exciting and fulfilling camp experiences for children through fun, recreational, and safe activities. Our modern, air-conditioned, and private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. There are five individual camps, each with unique and innovative programming. Bring the family for a personal tour of the facility and discussion of the camp program.

NOAH'S ARK PREPARATORY
38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-279-4251
62-48 Mt. Olivet Crescent, Middle Village
347-335-0044
noahsarkschool.com
noahsarkpreparatory@gmail.com


Noah’s Ark Preparatory Inc. strives to create a learning environment, which invites the fullest potential of each person’s gifts. Both nursery and pre-kindergarten classrooms are divided into distinct learning areas and foster in the children the love of learning. Their setting offers the children the opportunity to teach themselves through their own discoveries. Noah’s Ark also offers an afterschool program with bus service for ages 6-12, where time will be spent building academic skills and addressing the needs of each individual student. For further information, please call the number above.

OASIS DAY CAMP
at Queensborough Community College, Bayside
646-519-5055
Library room 14 (basement)


Email bayside@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.

PEE WEE FOLKS
12-45 Clintonville St., Whitestone
718-746-6107

Pee Wee Folks is a renowned preschool, operating for more than 35 years. We are recognized for our powerful curriculum and strong sense of community. Our school offers programs for children ages 2-4, Universal pre-K for those born in 2013, as well as an after-school program for students ages 5-10. Registration for the 2017-2018 school year has begun! Pee Wee Folks also has a wonderful summer camp program for children ages 2-10. We offer both onsite activities in our fabulous playground complete with water slide and music garden, and field trips for our older campers.

QUEENS COLLEGE SUMMER CAMP
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens
July 3- Aug. 24, 2017


For children entering kindergarten to age 14. Education and Sports Academies offer arts and science with a wide variety of activities to challenge and enhance personal growth and creativity. Certified teachers collaborate with innovative curriculum in air-conditioned classrooms. Theater Production for all ages. Dance Academy offers tap, hip-hop, ballet, and jazz. Parents are invited to see the final recitals. New- QC Sports Club, the growing athlete will play basketball, softball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, and swim. All areas are supervised by trained counselors and staff. Door to door bus service available.

RAINBOW CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
250-21 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
718-225-8600
77-40 164th St., Fresh Meadows
718-969-1900
133-20 Avery Ave, Flushing
718-321-1610
132-25 Pople Ave, Flushing
718-353-3628


Email info@rainbowchildlearning.com

Rainbow CDC offers high-quality early childhood programs at its four convenient locations. Our programs are enriched and academically challenging for children ages 1-5. Our curriculum enhances your child’s physical, language, cognitive, social, and emotional development at every age and stage through hands-on and individualized learning. Our tuition is affordable and our schedule is catered to busy parents. Registration for the new summer NYC Gifted and Talented preparation program starts now! Pre-K For All registration for children born in 2013 is now open. Call us for more information today!

SAMUEL FIELD Y DAY CAMP
58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-6750 x261


Email agavora@sfy.org, dschaefer@sfy.org

The Samuel Field Y offers a traditional camping experience for all ages, encompassing athletics, creative arts, aquatics, and team building, while fostering strong values. We strive to deliver a quality program that is inclusive and welcoming. We encourage, support, and teach individual growth, group development, and independence, and provide a family atmosphere full of traditions. We believe in the importance of being “unplugged” for the summer, to truly enjoy all that nature has to offer. We are completely customizable and offer several options to meet the needs of every family in Queens and Western Nassau!

TINY FOOTSTEPS
167-01 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-969-5500
Email tinyfootstepsny@yahoo.com

Tiny Footsteps is the place to be for kids ages 1-5! Our hands-on curriculum is theme based allowing for student growth, exploration, and creativity. Students are prepared academically and socially for the big step into elementary school. All of our educators are dedicated to the profession of early childhood with extensive experience. Nutritious, kosher meals are prepared on-site three times daily. Free pre-K for all for children born in 2013. Various schedules and transportation are available for busy parents. Call for more information and to find out about our summer program.

WORLD OF DISCOVERY DAY CAMP
718-229-3037


Email info@worldofdiscovery.org

World of Discovery Day Camp creates an environment where kids can just be kids. Since 1977, children ages 4-15 have enjoyed baseball, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, dance and drama, carnivals, scavenger hunts, swimming, Olympic week, and trips. Counselors must meet stringent standards and all directors and assistant directors are New York state-certified and trained in CPR, first aid, and responding to emergency. All swim instructors are certified lifeguards. Door-to-door transportation is provided.

CAMPS-OUTINGS

@ PLAY AMUSEMENTS
229 NY-110 , Farmingdale
631-815-5355
Email info@playamusement.com

Bring your campers to the newly renovated @Play Amusement this summer—Long Island’s favorite indoor amusement park! Campers of all ages can explore 40,000-square-feet of safe, clean, climate-controlled fun. @Play provides your campers with 92 arcade games, inflatables, bumper cars, roller coaster, a carousel, disco room, and laser tag! Campers will never get bored as they enjoy going from one activity to the next. @Play is easily accessible from Nassau, Suffolk, and the five boroughs of New York. Call and register your camp today for an outing your campers will never forget.

CAMPS-SLEEPAWAY

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, Lyme, CT and Middlesex County Camp, 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 co-ed, 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.

CAMPS-SPECIALTY

ALL KIDS CAN LEARN
96-19 69 Ave., Forest Hills
Email allkidscanlearn@gmail.com

All Kids Can Learn offers college level courses in GRE and GMAT, and Calculus I, II, and III. The preparatory courses of Regents, AP, SAT, ACT with all subjects are taught by licensed teachers. Merit scholarships are offered for high achievers. We will do free assessments for SHSAT and Hunter exams. For more information about any of these programs and what types of programs we will be offering during the summer, please contact Ms. Wendy at 718-664-7408.

ALL STAR STUDIOS
108-21 72nd Ave. (4th floor), Forest Hills
718-268-2280
Email allstarstudios@gmail.com

Sign up now for summer classes–limited space available. All Star Studios program is designed to encourage and educate the students on how to increase flexibility, improve coordination, focus on muscle strengthening, build poise, and have fun. All instructors have experience in both teaching and performing, to teach students the skills needed to pursue a career as a true artist as well as the compassion to help push them toward their goals, build their self-confidence, and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle. Visit allstarstudiosnyc.com.

BAY TERRACE COUNTRY CLUB-THE POOL ON THE BAY
217-14 24th Ave., Bayside
718-428-0100
Email bayterracecountryclub61@gmail.com

The Bay Terrace Country Club, overlooking Little Neck Bay, is the place for your family this summer. Enroll your child in our American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program or indulge in private swim lessons. Participate in water aerobics or aqua Zumba classes. Book a pool party for your child’s birthday. Choose from two party packages. Each includes swimming, a private party area, lunch and soft drinks for kids, a catering menu and cash bar for adults, and a party coordinator to assist you, so you can be a guest at your own party. Visit our website at bayterracecountyclub.com.

BELLE ARTI CENTER FOR THE ARTS, L.L.C.
108-10 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
718-261-2237
Email directors@belleartiny.com

Belle Arti Center for the Arts, L.L.C., located in Forest Hills, is the best music school in Queens! Summer 2017: music and cooking camp for kids and teens, ages 7 and older, featuring guitar, drums, cello, and voice. Belle Arti offers lessons in piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, bass, drums, voice, woodwinds, composition, song writing, and music theory. Music for toddlers: Musical Aurora®, our signature music program for ages 2-5 is proven to be the best way to begin your child’s musical journey. Free sample class every Saturday. Call to reserve. 718-261-2237, belleartiny.com.

BEYOND TUTORS
36-35 Bell Blvd. LL102, Bayside
347-407-2545, 929-381-1099
Email info@beyondtutors.com

Summer bucket list for kids: reading program, water fight and sprinklers, build a Lego castle, make keepsake projects, write, think like a mathematician, sing, dance, become a chess master, hands-on experiments…etc. Beyond Tutors has them all! Beyond Tutors is a unique place for kids to develop character strengths, improve their cognitive skills, expand their creativity, build passion in learning, and become global citizens. We believe education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think! Call us about our summer academic camp (K-5), after-school program, and weekend subject preps.

CAMP CLIO
Held at Camp Claire, Lyme, CT and Middlesex County Camp, 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 co-ed, 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.

CHRIST THE KING
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-366-7454
Ages: 3-16 years


Don’t Miss the Summer Fun at CK! Christ the King has four exciting summer camps to offer children of all ages. Camps appeal to all interests, including soccer, basketball, dance, drama, cooking, arts, water slides, and karate. On-site math and ELA programs available. New this year, Cheerleading Camp and a week-long Dance Intensive! All activities take place on the CK Campus. Flexible scheduling, convenient location, sibling and multiple-week discounts.

CHURCH-IN-THE-GARDENS NURSERY SCHOOL, THE
50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
718-268-7980
Email nurseryschool@thecitg.org

Our nursery and pre-K programs reflect research that encourages learning through hands-on activities. This summer we are offering two new pilot programs for children ages 3-4 (nursery students entering pre-K, and pre-K students entering kindergarten). From mid-June to mid-July we will be having a literacy-based summer class twice a week. In August we are having a transitional class for those students entering our nursery. Please call 718-268-7980 or email us at nurseryschool@thecitg.org for more information.

CLOVER PREP LEARNING CENTER
192-11 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-740-7888
Email cloverprep@gmail.com

Clover Prep summer camps incorporate the perfect balance of learning, movement, and fun. Campers will increase their academic understanding of math, English, and science as well as improve their self-confidence and love of learning. Each summer revolves around nine exciting topics that we focus our science classes on. We accept students from preschool age to fifth grade. Come join us in another summer of great fun and excitement! Seating is limited and we reserve spots on a first come, first served basis (deposit required).

CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL (THE)
44-10 192nd St., Flushing
718-888-9341

Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by creative and dedicated professionals. Children experience the fun of learning by participating in activities designed to stimulate growth in a wide range of areas, including social and cognitive development and gross and fine motor skills. The summer is no exception. Children have access to outdoor activities daily and water activities three days a week. We invite you to come see us and decide if The Crayon Box Preschool is right for your child’s first educational experience.

DANCESOURCE (THE)
98-11 Queens Blvd. (at 65th Ave.), Rego Park/Forest Hills
718-997-1278
Email info@dancesource.net, info@vartamusic.com

New! Arts Dance Music Camp Rego Park hosts its first Artistic Camp to take place between two companies: The DanceSource and Varta Academy of Music Arts. We will be hosting a summer camp to run from June 30-Aug. 18, a full Monday-Friday 8am-4pm (or later) camp offering art, crafts, music, and dance. Your family will be able to choose between weekly or monthly attendance. Contact us for pricing and information. The DanceSource 718-997-1278, info@dancesource.net and Varta Academy of Musical Arts 718-275-2725, info@vartamusic.com.

GOLD COAST SPORTS ACADEMY
Queensborough Community College,
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.

HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
718-487-4309
Email contact@hugmusicny.com

Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Hug Music provides baby and toddler music groups, dyad and private lessons on piano, guitar, and voice, and music therapy. Our original method, Musicreative, is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD to improve learning skills. Five-week package is available for new students. For information about summer program, please check our website. Contact us to register today!

ISTEIN EDUCATION CENTER
107-06 71st Road 2nd floor, Forest Hills
718-575-8877
Email info@isteinny.com

ISTEIN Summer Day Camp offers academics, music, arts, and Chinese in a creative methodology. In the morning our program focuses on academic enrichment in math, reading, writing, science, and social studies all aligned to the common core standards. Our classes are taught by licensed and NYS-certified teachers with more than 15 years experience. In the afternoon our students learn music and Chinese through singing, dancing, and acting. Our safe and clean facility offers various activities including computers, games, arts and crafts, movies, and field trips every other Friday. Currently enrolling extended week program Aug. 22-Sept. 2.

JEI LEARNING CENTERS
Auburndale 347-408-4098
Floral Park 718-347-3138
Fresh Meadows 718-740-7888
Great Neck 516-482-2234
Rego Park 718-441-3762
Forest Hills 917-702-8505


JEI Learning Centers have helped children achieve academic success around the world since 1977. We offer a variety of academic enrichment and tutoring programs for children in pre-K through ninth grade, including math, problem solving, English, reading, and writing. Our program is designed to elevate each student's abilities to the next level and beyond. JEI's scientific diagnostic system pinpoints the missing links in learning and prescribes individual study programs based on specific needs. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards. Call for information about our mini-break and summer programs.

JORDAY RIVERA'S DANCE STUDIO
102-19 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills
718-275-4386
Email mambosfinest@gmail.com

Our dedication to teaching dance is evident by both the joy and skill seen in our students. Many students have gone on to compete and perform in some of the country’s most prestigious events. The spring and 8-week summer workshop offers an array of dance classes, ranging from salsa and mambo, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, belly dance, ballroom, ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern, lyrical, tango, acrobatics, break dance, yoga, flexibility, acrobatics, zumba, fitness, self-defense, jump, leaps and turns, in addition to weekly trips and field days, and an end-of-summer bash performance.

JUST WEE TWO
Bayside, Manhasset, Plainview, plus Brooklyn and Connecticut,
516-433-0003
800-404-2204


This specially developed program, for children 8 months through 3½ years and their parents, provides an environment that enables grown-ups to share the joy of a child’s early learning. Classes are limited to 10 children. Toddlers enjoy arts and crafts, creative movement, stories, and play time. Children develop a sense of confidence and increase their communication and social skills. We also offer partial separation, separation classes, and enrichment classes with an emphasis on reading readiness. We are now registering for summer and fall sessions.

KENT PREP
194-11A Northern Blvd., Bayside
718-423-5757

Kent Prep is still taking registrations for the 2016 summer semester. With group sessions led by grade- and subject-specific teachers, students go back to school confident and ready! Program: July 5–Aug. 18, Monday-Thursday, 9am-1:45pm (extended day available). Call or visit kentprep.com for more information.

KUEI LUCK ENRICHMENT CENTER
195-05 69th Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-679-9908

For more than 20 years, Kuei Luck Enrichment Center has been providing a wide variety of programs for grades K-12. We provide after-school, Chinese school, enrichment classes, summer camp, SAT and SHSAT test prep programs. Join Kuei Luck Summer Camp this summer. Our camp is a balance of academics and fun activities. Students will engage in classroom learning in the morning with a licensed teacher and participate in fun activities in the afternoon. Kuei Luck Summer Camp is licensed by the DOHMH and accredited by the American Camp Association.

KWELLER ADVANCED TEST PREPARATION
Kweller Prep Queens 104-40 Queens Blvd. Suite 1C , Forest Hills
Kweller Prep Manhattan: 370 Lexington Ave., Suite 800, Manhattan


Email info@kwellerprep.com

Kweller Prep offers advanced test preparation in small group settings for students in grades third-12th. Our instructors provide mentorship and academic support and customize classes based on each student’s needs. Kweller Prep specializes in competitive middle, high school, and college entrance exam preparation. Class sizes are limited to 10 students max. Our seven-week Hunter, SHSAT, and SAT summer camps begin on July 5, 2017. Office: 1-800-631-1757. Email: info@kwellerprep.com. Register for classes online at kwellerprep.com.

LITTLE ATELIER OF YOUNG CHILDREN, INC.
39-14 210th St., Bayside
718-423-4223
Email info@littleatelieryc.com

Little Atelier of Young Children is a nursery school for children ages 2-5. We acknowledge children’s unlimited potential and value the child as strong, capable, and resilient. Every child brings deep curiosity and potential, and this innate curiosity drives their interest to understand the world and their place within it. Children explore a range of areas in language, math, art, science, and history through meaningful play and learning experiences which encourage them to have deep and sustained inquiry. Immediate openings available for the spring, summer, and fall 2016!

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.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS-QUEENS
43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-747-MATH (6284)
108-14 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
718-544-MATH (6284)
Laguardia Center
43-32 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria
718-726-MATH (6284)
185-10 Union Turnpike,
Fresh Meadows
718-544-MATH(6284)
mathnasium.com


Mathnasium Learning Centers offer math-only educational programs for students of all ages in more than 600 centers worldwide. In a relaxed, homework-free environment, Mathnasium is where kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math, and gain confidence in their math abilities. With personalized curriculum, instant feedback, and proven, time-tested learning plans designed by experienced instructors, Mathnasium guides students to develop and maintain the mathematics knowledge needed to succeed. We offer programs throughout the summer-call us today to enroll in our membership!

MILL BASIN DAY CAMP
5945 Strickland Ave., Brooklyn
718-251-6200

Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences that last a lifetime. MBDC is dedicated to providing exciting and fulfilling camp experiences for children through fun, recreational, and safe activities. Our modern, air-conditioned, and private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. There are five individual camps, each with unique and innovative programming. Bring the family for a personal tour of the facility and discussion of the camp program.

MKD SCHOOL OF KARATE
72-26 Roosevelt Ave., floor 2 , Jackson Heights
718-207-6220, 646-335-6465
Email dolly@mkdkarate.com

A martial arts/karate specialty camp in Queens, at MKD School of Karate, from July 5-Aug. 26. The summer will be memorable with a full schedule of enriching interactive activities: karate, soccer, basketball, circus arts, team games, chess and electronic circuits, math and science explorations, imagination arts and crafts, myths and legends and storytelling, dance, theater and improv comedy. Children, ages 4-10, come together in a safe and wholesome environment, where they can practice self-discipline, feel confident, make new friends, and thrive. Easy access by trains and by buses to our location in Jackson Heights.

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 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

MUSIC TOGETHER® WITH MUSIC AND ME
Celebrating our new look with our new name! Wendy DeAngelis, center director (Mommy, Music & Me, Inc. since 2003),
718-229-0033
Gym-Azing in Astoria
Shotokai USA Karate in Bayside
Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing
The Reform Temple of Forest Hills in Forest Hills
The Church in The Gardens in Forest Hills
Tiger Schulmann’s MMA in Glendale


Email info@musictogetherwithmusicandme.com

Join us this summer for plenty of fun and music making with the internationally beloved early childhood music and movement program, Music Together®! Families with children newborn through five years old enjoy our seven-week Summer Song collection at one of our seven convenient locations throughout Queens with easy online registration at mommymusicandme.com. Everyone is invited to join us at our annual Free Summer Concert series, Friday July 8 at 10:30am, at Crocheron Park in Bayside, and Tuesday July 26 at 11am in Flushing Meadows Park with the NY Deptartment of Parks and Recreation. Check our website for more exciting summer events to be announced soon!

NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE
47-01 111th St. (7 Train to 111th St.), Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
718-699-0005

Spend your summer at New York Hall of Science! NYSCI offers a hands-on approach that explains science, technology, engineering, and math programming to children of all ages. Their permanent exhibit, Connected Worlds, is a fully immersive, digitally rendered, interactive display. Visitors explore the interdependence of six environments and interact with creatures, trees, and plants within each atmosphere. Through gestures and movements, visitors learn the core principles of sustainability and see the impact of human decisions on the environment. Visit today and keep your kids excited about science in the summer!

NEW YORK MUSIC & ARTS
113-25A Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-362-9887 or 516-858-0618

We offer the highest quality of musical education in Queens and Long Island with our world-renowned faculty, consisting of graduates from the Julliard School. The music school rivals the top institutions in the world. You receive more than a weekly lesson. Your tuition covers a wide range of activities and allows you to expand your musical endeavors. Register this month for spring and summer semesters and receive special discounts for all new students. Call 718-362-9887 or 516-858-0618 or visit us at nymusicandarts.com for a free trial class today!

NINA'S TUTORING CENTER
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst
718-205-7508
92-22 Corona Ave. Elmhurst
718-606-1056


Email tutornina@hotmail.com

We tutor kids in grades K-12. For the past seven years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. We specialize in homework help and offer critical thinking and writing classes. We help improve skills in math, ELA, science, and social studies. We also have an intensive preparation program for ELA, math, and science, citywide and statewide exams. We opened our second branch on Corona Avenue to serve our community better. We offer flexible summer programs.

NYU SUMMER PROGRAM FOR KIDS
At The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle
516-358-1811

The NYU Summer Program for Kids is the only seven-week, therapeutic day program in the New York area for children ages 7-11 with ADHD. Our methods are grounded in the latest research, and our clinical psychologists continually evaluate the program to help each child. The focus of the program is to build self-esteem and help children develop attentional, organizational, and friendship skills. Clinical psychologists and qualified teachers supervise undergraduate and graduate-level counselors. Our staff-to-child ratio is 1 to 1.5. The program is directed by Karen Fleiss, Psy.D., a nationally renowned clinical psychologist and expert in the treatment of children with ADHD. Enrollment is limited.

PERFORMING ARTS CONSERVATORY OF NEW YORK
35-57 89th St., Jackson Heights
718-639-1425, 917-774-3411
Email info@paconyschool.com

Performing Arts Conservatory of New York invites you to participate in its summer program. Children will be exposed to all of the school’s programs including music, art, dance, drama, and Spanish. Students also have free time to enjoy snacks and movies. Our outstanding artist-teachers and active concert performers will help your children develop their artistic and musical talent. For more information, please call 718-639-1425 or 917-774-3411, or visit paconyschool.com.

PROGRESSIVE MARTIAL ARTS
175-25 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows
718-461-0700
Email ks@progressivemartialarts.com

Progressive Martial Arts offers classes for ages 3 and older, in age-specific programs appropriate for kids’ developmental and emotional stages. We teach important self-defense and martial arts skills, and fitness and health are key components to our curriculum. Youth enjoy fitness drills, obstacle courses, and circuit training, as well as running in our fun but disciplined classes. Our youth program is like no other, offering character development, discipline, and self-defense techniques that give each child a strong start in life. Call about our summer programs.

QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St., Flushing
718-886-3800 x 218
Email rwolf@queensbotanical.org, sross@queensbotanical.org

Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for children ages 2-14. From Garden Buds (ages 2-3) to Children’s Garden (ages 4-10) to Junior Naturalists (ages 11-14), kids’ imagination and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, explore our engaging 39 acres, and prepare the food they’ve grown! Children are also introduced to sustainable gardening techniques such as composting, mulching, and recycling. 2016 spring and summer registration is now open. Visit qbgkidprograms.eventbrite.com to register, or queensbotanical.org to learn more about QBG.

RHYTHM NY
213-01 Northern Blvd.,
Bayside
70-68 Kissena Blvd., 3F
Flushing
718-224-3364
rhythmny.com
jackkim@rhythmny.com


Rhythm NY has been serving its community with valuable musical instruction and resources. Our summer boot camp offers an excellent opportunity for children and teenagers to improve and perform their musical skills in a short time. Within the program, students are exposed to both artistic guidance and a rigorous practice environment everyday. For more information, please visit our website at rhythmny.com or call 718-224-3364.

ROBOMINDTECH S.T.E.M. EDUCATION CENTER
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
Nassau Jan.:
RoboMindTech
25 Cuttermill Road, #4
Great Neck, 11021
516-418-6101
Nassau:
Premier Education Center/RoboMindTech
575 Jericho Turnpike,
Jericho
718-264-7626
MPM Math Center
25 Cuttermill Road No.4
Greatneck
robomindtech@gmail.com
718-264-7626, 516-418-6102


Email robomindtech@gmail.com

Science, technology, creativity, and L-E-G-O learning fun! Robomindtech is an award winning S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, math) education center that integrates the motivational effects of robotics, video game design, 3D modeling, coding and Lego® creative play into unique, hands-on curriculum designed to inspire young minds. We offer after-school programs, on-site field trips and group programs, off-site school programs, birthday parties, and robotics competition training. Home to NYC FIRST Lego League and National World Robot Olympiad Champions. Call to RSVP for our open house!

ROSE ACADEMY OF BALLET
70-11 Austin St., Forest Hills
718-520-0207
Email racademyofballet@gmail.com

Our pre-ballet classes combine movement and music, while always leaving space for personal creativity. Preschool skills are reinforced as students are introduced to the fundamentals of ballet. Children gain strength, confidence, and increased body awareness, while exploring ballet and having fun. Pre-ballet and level ballet program classes feature professional instruction and live accompaniment. We also offer tap for ages 3 and older. We have a flexible and refreshing twist on day camps, our performing arts-based summer day program for children ages 3-7. Dance, sing, paint, and explore science!

SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC.
106-06 Queens Blvd., 3rd Floor Gym, Forest Hills
718-261-2403, 347-756-2568 (para Español)
Email soccerfriendsusa@hotmail.com

SFUSA offers two types of soccer summer camps. The first option is a drop-off summer camp that can be booked on a weekly or daily basis. The second option is our Flexible Class Pass. You will have the entire six-week season to use up the amount of classes you purchase. Go to the beach, hang out with family and friends—you will still have time to attend your classes and not worry about make-ups.

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

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.

USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing
Register now at: ntc.usta.com


The USTA Billie Jean National Tennis Center offers year-round programs as well as fun-filled summer day camps for all ages and levels. We offer camps for the recreational student up to and including academy level players. Enrollment is available online at ntc.usta.com. Campers work on tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing learning while having fun. As the students develop, they are advanced to more challenging groups. Our camp also offers cross-training activities, such as soccer, softball, basketball, and many field trips to venues located nearby.

VIENNA MUSIC
41-08 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside
718-423-1688
Email jchar@viennamusicny.com

When taking music instrument lessons, we often concentrate on the physical recitation of music but take less time covering much of the grammar, rules, and the structure of music. This workshop will enlighten students to be able to analyze musical passages and critically listen to music in a tangible and objective way. It is a great way to supplement the student's education in music by learning the building blocks of music.