Queens Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Queens Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

March 3, 2016   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


Queens Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

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UPDATED March 2016: 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.

CAMP OUTINGS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
718-463-7700
Email schoi@flushingtownhall,org

Flushing Town Hall brings a curated selection of distinctive family programming from across the globe to “the world’s borough” of Queens. This landmark venue presents lively performances and experiential workshops in music, dance, puppetry, theater, and visual arts for audiences of all ages. Summer features free outdoor concerts, dance lessons, family workshops, a cultural camp, and yoga. The venue is a popular rental destination for birthdays and other celebrations– always providing a chance to experience something new and engage young minds. For tickets and information, visit flushingtownhall.org or call 718-463-7700 x222.

PINK CANARY DESSERTS
13-11 Jackson Ave., Long Island City
718-729-1819
Email info@pinkcanarydesserts.com

I love cookies! Make some things you love, to give to those you love, or gobble them up yourself. Learn how to decorate cookies with royal icing and use edible paint and markers to draw and paint lovely and tasty designs. $30 registration fee (includes all materials). Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Pink Canary Desserts, 13-11 Jackson Ave., Feb. 17, 1:30-3pm, for ages 4 and older. Summer camps-bring your campers to our Camp Cookie and Camp Cupcake this summer. Call for available dates and pre-registration. Camp just got tastier!

SPECIALTY CAMPS

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

Sign up today to perform at halftime in the world's most famous arena! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for dancers age 7-18. No experience necessary. The clinic, held at the end of August, includes: eight hours of dance and choreography from our professional instructors, All Star performance attire and shoes, one ticket for the dancer and two tickets for family or friends. Early bird special $299 before March 15, $350 after. $50 non-refundable deposit will hold dancer’s spot. Registration after July 1 will require payment in full. Dancer must attend all four days.

BAY TERRACE COUNTRY CLUB-THE POOL ON THE BAY
217-14 24th Ave., Bay Terrace
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.

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

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


Email dance@nyc.rr.com

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.

CHRISTY'S GYMNASTICS
150-50 14th Road, Whitestone
718-767-0123

Join our summer Mini Camp for children of all ages. Our creative program and highly qualified staff lead your child through a summer of fun, friends, and fitness. Our state-of-the-art facility is also available for birthday parties. Call 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.

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.

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!

JEI LEARNING CENTERS
Auburndale-Whitestone
347-408-4098
Floral Park 718-347-3138
Fresh Meadows 718-740-7888
Great Neck 516-482-2234
Rego Park 718-441-3762
jei.com

Avoid summer slide, keep learning and growing all summer long with JEI! Summer is usually a time when children have fun and put their brains to rest; while it is important to allow children to express their creative selves through engaging activities, it is equally important to constantly stimulate and challenge their brains. Enroll your child at JEI for a high-quality academic camp experience! Preschool through ninth grade. Call your local JEI Center for more information.

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.

JOYCE MUSIC CENTER
252-20 Northern Blvd. #204, Little Neck
718-428-3048
Email info@joycemusiccenter.com

Joyce Music Center teaches students the fundamentals in learning to play classical instruments and improve their discipline. We offer private lessons in piano, guitar, flute, violin, viola, cello, and vocals. We offer free trial lessons with appointment. All of our instructors are highly experienced in musical pedagogy and are attuned to teaching students the best way to progress in their musical acquisition. Currently, we have open registration for our Summer Music Program for children, which offers fun musical activities and games. Register now and receive a discount off regular prices.

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 spring and summer sessions.

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

Kent Prep is currently accepting registrations for after-school and Saturday enrichment programs in preparation for the upcoming NY Statewide Exam. While targeting grade level NYS Common Core standards, premeditated pretests gauge proficiency levels to avoid risking loss of motivation in teaching material that the students have already mastered. Various programs and schedules are available to meet each child’s needs. Please email info@kentprep.com or call 718-423-5757 for more information, or to schedule a consultation.

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!

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.

MOMMY, MUSIC, & ME, INC.
Licensed Provider of Music Together® Since 2003 Astoria, Bayside, College Point, Forest Hills, Glendale, and L.I.C., New York, Queens
718-229-0033
Astoria at Gym-Azing!
Bayside at Bay Terrace Karate Center, Upper Level Baybridge Commons Shopping Center
College Point at Babies R Us, the Learning Center
Forest Hills at The Refom Temple of Forest Hills
Forest Hills at The Church In The Gardens
Glendale at Tiger Schulmann's-Glendale
Long Island City at LICAM

Email info@mommymusicandme.com

Since 2003, we have provided the gold standard Music Together® music and movement program for grown-ups and the children they love. Thousands of families with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers have experienced our classes with highly trained, registered Music Together® teachers. Families value the positive effects on speech articulation, fine and gross motor skills, pre-linguistic skills, rhythm, tone, and socialization. We proudly announce our newest location: Babies R Us in College Point. Schedule your free trial class. Visit mommymusicandme.com for more information and for dates of our free Summer Concert Series.

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

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 (new location)
718-606-1056

Email tutornina@hotmail.com

We tutor kids in grades K-12. For the past six years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. We provide students with a foundation of education they can use throughout their life. 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 are highly recommended by various educators.

PERFORMING ARTS CONSERVATORY OF NEW YORK
PACONY I: 35-57 89th St., Jackson Heights
718-639-1425
PACONY II: 80-20 Roosevelt Ave., Suite 203 Elmhurst
917-774-3411

Email performingartsny@live.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 paconyartsny.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
Email rwolf@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.

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.

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

Located in the heart of Forest hills, 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 physical strength, personal confidence, and increased body awareness, all while exploring ballet and having fun. Our ballet classes feature professional instruction and live accompaniment. We offer tap for ages 3 and older, and a refreshing twist on day camps, our performing arts-based summer day program for children ages 3-7.

SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC.
106-06 Queens Blvd., 3rd Floor, Forest Hills
718-261-2403 ; 347-756-2988; 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, and 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
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.

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.

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

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

At All My Children Day Care’s day camp, we provide a place for your child to grow both emotionally and intellectually. Our staff is certified with an extensive background in early childhood development and education. Our programs include theater, nature, music, dance, technology, and field trips. Monday-Friday, with options from 7am-6pm, for children ages 6 weeks through 9 years. Free full-day UPK for children born in 2012. Register now.

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

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.

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.

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
New Location: 104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997

At Ivy Day School, we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students developing essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and dance year-round, along with access to computer, art and indoor playrooms. In the summer, children will have an opportunity to attend various planned educational and recreational field trips. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.

KEW-FOREST SCHOOL (THE) SUMMER AT KEW-FOREST
119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills
718-268-4667 x108
Email summer@kewforest.org

The Kew-Forest School is an independent, co-ed, college-preparatory school located in Queens. To serve the community's need for a safe and exciting summer program, we offer Summer at Kew-Forest! for all children entering grades pre-K to eighth. We blend academics and recreation in a fun and relaxed environment. Academics provides enrichment in reading, writing, and mathematics and our recreational program builds individual interest in activities such as art, sports, science, cooking, and drama.

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 two- and three-year-olds.

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

We are a brand new preschool opening 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 to receive an application. Please call for open house dates and to find out more about our summer program.

LITTLE APPLE PRESCHOOL
213-54 35th Ave., Bayside
718-838-9243

We believe the best way to stimulate both cognitive and physical development is through play! We immerse our children in a creative curriculum that allows for active learning and discovery through art, music, dance, yoga, and nature. Our little ones get to explore tactile art, role-play, and sign language. Our summer program is full of outdoor and indoor activities to achieve a well-rounded learning experience immersed in nature. We have expanded our facility to accommodate current and new families, introducing a sensory gym, and two new classrooms.

MAGIC DAY CAMP
75-25 Bell Blvd., 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., Mill Basin
718-251-6200

Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences. We are dedicated to providing an exciting and fulfilling camp experience for both children and parents through fun, recreation, and safe activities. Our modern, private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering grades pre-K to ninth grades. There are five individual camps, each offering its own unique and innovative program. Bring the family for a personal tour of our facility and discussion of the program that bests suits your needs.

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 over 35 years. We are recognized for our powerful curriculum and strong sense of community. Our school offers programs for children ages 2 through 5 as well as an after-school program for students 5-10. Registration for the 2016-2017 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.

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.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMP OF QUEENS
800-856-1043

Since 1972, our family-run camp has provided safe, fun-filled summers for thousands of Queens youngsters. YPDCQ is accredited by the American Camp Association. YPDCQ provides a dynamic, diversified, and professionally supervised program enabling children to see, try, and experience many activities. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, natural science, academics, educational and recreational field trips, as well as many other special events. Ages 4-15. Free transportation. Ask about our Premium Program. Sibling discounts. Union and HRA vouchers accepted.