UPDATED JUNE 2015: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS
Located at Palisades Center, 1282 Palisades Center Drive, First Floor, West Nyack
Run, jump, bounce and slide your way to an active lifestyle! Come to Billy Beez at Palisades Center to see what all the buzzzz is about... Our 26,000 sq. ft. jungle themed, indoor playground features interactive play zones, slides, trampolines, sports courts, our signature Honey Cafe and much more! Billy Beez's mission of fun, family fitness supports an active lifestyle by encouraging physical, mental, and social development through play. For more information visit us.billybeez.com, Like Billy Beez, Palisades Center on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-535-9277.
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. Guests can enjoy open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball on our new dual lanes, foam-pit jumping, and a fun arcade. We also have private party rooms, a Wi-Fi lounge, healthy-food vending machines and snack bar, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 5 and younger. And ask us about Toddler Time! School, camp, and group trips welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.
CROSS COUNTY SHOPPING CENTER
8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
Let’s celebrate summer in style! There’s no better place to enjoy outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment than at Cross County Shopping Center! Be sure to visit new retailers like Zara, LongHorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, and Red Mango. Plus enjoy SummerFest events. SummerFest takes place now through August 12, and includes our annual series of outdoor concerts, fireworks, sidewalk chalk art competition, and—special in 2015—a new Style Lounge, and weekly Fitness Classes on The Green with Blink Fitness! Parking is free and so are the events. Visit crosscountysummerfest.com for event details.
DAVE AND BUSTER’S PELHAM MANOR
881 Pelham Parkway , Pelham Manor
Dave & Buster's of Pelham Manor is the best place for summer fun, including: birthday parties, award ceremonies, club get-togethers, graduation parties, after-prom parties and more. With great food and games all in one place, it's the perfect party space for youth events – and a perfect reward for a job well done. Give them the BEST birthday, including Sweet 16s, Bat and Bar Mitzvahs, and Quinceaneras! All of our packages include delicious food, unlimited drinks,and Power Cards for play in our Million Dollar Midway. Mention this ad and receive unlimited video game play!
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
11 W. 53 St., New York
The Museum of Modern Art offers children of all ages truly unique learning experiences while fostering a lifetime love of art and museums. MoMA’s Family Membership has consistently been rated one of the best family values in New York City, and provides both children and adults a year full of superb benefits, including unlimited free admission, membership cards for the whole family, award-winning educational programs, $5 guest passes, private member previews, and invitations to exclusive Little Member Mornings, the annual Family Festival, and the Summer 2015: Little Member Film Festival!
28 Main St., Redding
We bring the party to you –from set up to clean up! Sparklicious parties include crafts and glamour, serving ages 3-16 years old. Choose from one of our amazing parties. Create your own soap, candles, pottery painting, lotion, lip gloss, glitter and more. Glamour parties include nails, hair glam, and sparkle me shine make-up. Let our experienced event planners help to create the perfect summer party.
STEPPING STONES CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Matthews Park, 303 West Ave., Norwalk
Play is serious business at Stepping Stones. Step inside our award-winning museum and open your world to a lifelong love of learning through play. The museum features hands-on fun in Energy Lab®, Tot Town®, Build It!, Express Yourself and the new Mega Making exhibit where children can work on projects with real tools. There are daily programs, special events, an open-air courtyard, state-of-the-art Multimedia Gallery, café and retail store, FREE parking, and more. Stepping Stones is open daily Memorial Day – Labor Day from 10am-5pm. Visit today!
SUGAR MAMA BY KIM BAKESHOP
1985 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont
Sugar Mama by Kim Bakeshop specializes in custom cookies, cakes, and sweets for all of life’s special occasions. Furthermore, we offer a unique birthday party experience in our private party room, as well as a Cookie Camp Summer Program. Your children will be able to create, bake and decorate their very own edible treats. We offer three different party packages, and our Cookie Camp runs weekly July 6 - August 28. Please visit our website or stop by the store for information on booking your child’s next party or registering for our Cookie Camp Summer Program.
PROGRAMS & CLASSES
ACRES OF ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP AT ANN AND ANDY
2170 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
Acres of Adventure Summer Camp at Ann & Andy's is a 1-to-9-week summer camp program for children ages 3 months to 14 years. We are situated on 5 acres with more than 15 playgrounds. The outdoor program includes baseball, soccer, climbing wall, bocce ball court, waterslide, zip line, mini-golf, color games, kickball, basketball, dodge ball, drama, and off-campus swimming and bowling. We also have a tween travel camp for 11-14 year olds. We offer customized schedules, individualized attention, and hot lunches daily, as well as barbeque Fridays. All buildings are air conditioned.
ALCOTT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
27 Crane Road, Scarsdale
46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale
The Alcott School Summer Fun program will offer a variety of full- and half-day programs for children ages 2-5 years at its 27 Crane Road, Scarsdale and 535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry locations. Children will have the opportunity for outdoor water play, art experimentation, computer work, hands-on science activities, nature exploration, cooking, gardening, special themed activities, and so much more! Afternoon classes will include a variety of fun activities, such as messy art, science exploration, T-ball, games, cooking, and more!
2 Bridge St., Building 2 Suite #218, Irvington
We offer a creative, exciting, fun environment; small groups, all materials included. Our inspiring new studio space is on the banks of Hudson River next to park. Kids Painting Workshop June 15-18, from 3:30pm-4:45pm. Learn basics of acrylic painting, and complete a canvas. Work from photos or still life. $190 Ages 10-13 Kids Summer Arts Camp, June 29, 30, July 1, 2 OR July 6-9, from 9:30am-12pm. $350 per 4 session week. Ages 8-13 Painting, sewing, kite building, paper arts, jewelry, embroidery, clay, set making. Kids have opportunity to learn new skills and see results.
BALLET DES AMÉRIQUES SCHOOL & COMPANY, INC.
16 King St., Port Chester
Drawing students from as far away as France, South America, and Japan, the summer dance program at Ballet des Amériques is entering its fifth year with a four-week course from August 3-28. Students of all levels from beginners to advanced pre-professionals meet weekdays from 9am-2:30pm in a day camp-style setting for training in classical ballet, Afro-Caribbean, Flamenco, modern dance, and related subjects such as dance history, music, arts and crafts, and French. For information, visit balletdesameriques.com/summer-intensives, or call 646-753-0457.
BREEZEMONT DAY CAMP
62 Cox Ave., Armonk
Breezemont Day Camp offers a wide variety of activities, land sports, and fine and performing arts on an 18-acre campus with six pools and a lake for children ages 3-14. Same traditions and values, but with newly improved facilities and program upgrades. To take a tour, please call our new director and owner, Gordon, at 914-367-1936.
CAMP ECHO BAY
On the campus of Salesian High School, 148 Main St., New Rochelle
Camp Echo Bay is a Catholic recreational camp, open to all, for boys and girls ages 4-14. The camp is located on 19 acres of beautiful, and private waterfront property, with a new 16,000-square-foot, air-conditioned gym. We nurture your child’s creative side with arts and crafts, and help them achieve their personal best, through indoor and outdoor sports and games. For more than 70 years, our tradition of excellence has helped shape yesterday’s children into today’s leaders. Let us do the same for your child. Visit our website for details!
COMPUTER ADVENTURES – BITS, BYTES & BOTS
605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mt. Kisco
We offer week-long half-day (9am-12:30pm or 1-4:30pm) and full-day (9am-4:30pm) sessions. We are introducing 3-D printing, 3-D graphics, Minecraft, website design, and app design, in addition to our current curriculum such as video game design, robotics engineering, computer programming, electronic music composition, stop-motion animated movie making, and comics creation. Our unique curriculum teaches logic, problem-solving, critical thinking, engineering, music, and storytelling, along with technical skills. Our interactive classes promote socialization, team-work, and confidence. Our program includes beginner and advanced classes for boys and girls ages 6-14.
DANCE CAVISE STUDIOS
273 Halstead Ave., Mamaroneck
“Camp Cavise” is for children who love to be on stage. Campers study all aspects of the stage, including dance, voice, drama, set and costume design, script writing, and more. They participate in two original shows directed by Broadway veteran Joe Cavise, and see two professional productions including trips to Broadway. Contests and theme days including hoe downs and Hawaiian luaus, along with sessions of classes and auditions. Weekly campers are welcome (with restrictions). “Intensive” dance camp for advanced dancers is also offered. Call for session dates.
DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St., Scarsdale
Our ongoing and summer revolutionary reading program will teach any child to read, even children diagnosed with a learning disability, dyslexia, ADD, or ADHD. Whether your child is reading above, below, or at grade level, they will accomplish three to six years of reading achievement in just one year. Parents will see immediate improvement in reading achievement, comprehension, and vocabulary development. More than 10,000 children from preschool to 12th grade have accomplished these remarkable results. Your child’s grades, confidence, and self-esteem will soar as he or she learns to love reading and school.
DIGITAL ARTS PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAM AT THE WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE DIGITAL ARTS
27 N. Division St., Peekskill
Each summer, the Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension, opens its post-production studios to students ages 7 to 17 for arts technology programming. Have your child experience classes in constructing 2D and 3D animation, game design, digital film, painting, and drawing. The Center offers three course modules per day from 9:30am-5:30pm, to accommodate working families. This year’s program runs July 6-16 and July 20-30. Please call or see our website for more information.
ENGINEERING FOR KIDS
Engineering for Kids brings science, technology, engineering, and math, to kids ages 4-14 in a fun and challenging way through classes, camps, clubs, and parties. We are proud to inspire children to build on their natural curiosity by teaching engineering concepts through hands-on learning. Engineering is, after all, one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
FIN 2 SWIM
White Plains, NY
Can your child swim? I mean, REALLY swim? Has she had lessons for several summers but still won't put her head under water? Or, does he run and jump in without knowing how to save himself? Let us help you! One-on-one private lessons will have your child swimming independently from one side of the pool to the other in about six weeks. Don't miss this limited opportunity! Lessons are held in Bergen, Rockland, and Westchester, from mid-June through July. Call now to reserve your time slot.
FRENCH-AMERICAN SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (FASNY)
Campuses in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck,
Nursery to Grade 1: Scarsdale Campus, 85 Palmer Ave., Scarsdale
Lower School: Larchmont Campus, 111 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont
Upper School: Mamaroneck Campus, 145 New St., Mamaroneck
The French-American School of New York is offering a five-week French Immersion Camp from June 22-July 24 for children in nursery through fifth grade. Campers have the chance to learn or reinforce their French through a variety of age-appropriate activities, including drama, cooking, art, crafts, music and dance, and a weekly field trip or workshop. For more information and to register, go to fasny.org/camps.
FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase,
Campers age 4-16 choose from 19 exciting specialty programs, offered in flexible weekly day camp sessions: tennis, soccer, magic, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, diving, football, field hockey, multi-sports, softball, cheerleading, volleyball, swim, circus arts, horseback riding, S.T.E.M. education, rising stars, academics. Our caring, professional staff and limited enrollment ensure a positive experience for campers, tailored to individual learning styles. Supervised swim is included. Door-to-door transportation is available.
THE GAGA CENTER - SCARSDALE
365 Central Park Ave., (Archway Shopping Center), Scarsdale
The Gaga Center is located at 365 Central Park Avenue in Scarsdale, New York. With high ceilings, lots of sunshine, three permanent pits and a kicking sound system, the energy is boundless. We offer weekly after school classes, programs for summer, and days off from school, Open Gaga on weekends, and birthday parties! We even have a fabulous private party room for all your happy celebrations. And the best part is, we'll take care of it all — from food to paper goods to party favors and everything in between.
HUDSON COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL
340 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle
Programs for campers ages 18 months to 12 years. Summer 2015 season is June 22-August 15, 9am-4pm. Program features a full range of recreational activities, special events and trips, swim instruction, sports, and a splash-and-slide zone. Hudson has extended hours options for all age groups, a catered lunch program, and an air-conditioned facility.
Make movies instead of watching them! IncrediFlix is bringing the Hollywood experience to you, as filmmakers will go through the whole movie making process. They'll brainstorm, storyboard, and work together in all camps. In animation camps, animators create characters, backgrounds, film, and record voice-overs. In live action camps, students work as a film crew, act, and learn filmmaking techniques. Using hands on activities, kids learn, are creative, and expand imaginations while IncrediFlix makes it fun! Movies will be passed on to every student for memories that last a lifetime!
151 Crotona Ave., Harrison
The day begins at 9:30am. After a warm-up, we start our daily activities. The morning session is devoted to gymnastic skills and routines on the equipment. The afternoon session includes games, arts and crafts, theater, and carnival. Our gym is equipped with the finest gymnastics apparatus, including tension uneven bars, balance beams, vaulting, trampoline, mini-trampoline, and a 40-by-40-foot carpeted spring tumbling floor. You'll flip for ISG Gymnastics Training Camp for girls, ages 5 and older.
KANGS MARTIAL ARTS
455 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
At Kangs Martial Arts, we offer Tae Kwon Do and Hap Ki Do. Students will learn increased confidence, unshakable focus, discipline, and additional life skills. Adults learn valuable self-defense skills in our Hapkido classes, and children learn bully prevention techniques. We have a flexible schedule for children (ages 4 and older), teens, and adults. Take advantage of our family classes, where parents and children train together! New students can train all summer (July 1-August 30). A free uniform is included, for only $99. Schedule a free trial class today!
KIDS' B.A.S.E. & THE LITTLE SCHOOL
307 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale
The Little School Summer Enrichment Program provides a preschool experience for 3- and 4-year olds. We create a climate of learning and fun which will further the development of each child socially, physically, and creatively. We strive to help each child adjust easily, strengthen values of cooperation, and have a positive group experience. Little School children swim and receive instruction during the week at the Scarsdale Pool. In everything we do, we promote each child’s positive self-image through a variety of age-appropriate physical and creative activities. These objectives are pursued in a low-key and spirited way.
THE LITTLE GYM
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ
Since 1976, The Little Gym has been promoting the healthy and successful physical and mental development of children. Its “Anytime Summertime Kids Fun” includes parent and child classes (ages 4 months to 3 years), preschool and kindergarten classes (ages 3 to 6), and grade school gymnastics (non-competitive only!) for beginner, intermediate, or advanced gymnasts. The Little Gym also offers its world-renowned “Anytime Summertime Kids Fun” camp for children ages 3 to 9, with flexible scheduling to work around your summer plans. Its unique theme-based curriculum takes children on weekly adventures. Half-day and full-day sessions available.
LTB ASSOCIATES, L.L.C. DBA BERRY BIZZY BOOTREADY ACADEMY
99 Church St., White Plains
LtB associates, LLC dba BerryBizzy, a Westchester County B2B service provider since 2012, created The Boot Ready Academy. The program is designed to prepare young adults ages 14-19 for independent living. It teaches with hands-on training how to handle adult responsibilities for when they are “leaving the nest." Topics include: Career Development, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, Health and Fitness, and College Preparation. We also cover topics such as Self- Awareness, and Public Speaking.
THE MILESTONE SCHOOL
70 W. Broad St., Mt. Vernon
Summer at Milestone is an eight-week program with two-week sessions, full day from 9am-5pm, or half-day from 9am-12pm, for children ages 2-8. A typical day for campers includes water play, outdoor play, arts and crafts, music, yoga, story time, cooking, and an introduction to reading through our phonics-based program. Children ages 4 and older enjoy outings in and around Westchester County. Biweekly themes guide a wide array of indoor and outdoor activities, which encourage and promote learning through play, exploration, and fun.
167 Scarsdale Road, Tuckahoe
Musical Munchkins, Westchester's original music program is 32 years strong! Some programs merely entertain. We build strong minds and actually lead your child to create and love music from the ages of 6 months through 4 years. The coolest of drums, instruments, and music from around the globe, rhythm-movement games, inventive props and visuals, and puppets for animal songs, captivate and inspire children to create music with us. Our nurturing, experienced teachers capture hearts, while stimulating those developing brains. Summer’s a comin’! Schedule a FREE trial class.
OASIS SUMMER DAY CAMP IN DOBBS FERRY AT MERCY COLLEGE
555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
Located along the Hudson River at Mercy College, Oasis in Dobbs Ferry provides campers with a traditional summer day camp experience. Oasis features a variety of activities such as athletics, fine and performing arts, nature exploration, Red Cross Swim instruction, and more. Oasis is for children ages 3-11. Oasis Early Start Imagination Camp is designed to meet the social, emotional, and physical needs of our pre-K campers. Oasis also offers a popular Teen Travel program for young people ages 12-14. Visit us at oasischildren.com today!
PRE-SCHOOL READING PROGRAM BY THE DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St., Scarsdale
Your 3-, 4-, or 5-year-old child will learn 15 to 30 words in their first session. Then they will learn to read their first book fluently. Every two months, your preschooler or kindergartner will achieve one year of reading enrichment. Their self-esteem will soar as they develop a love for reading and school. It’s easy, fun, and life's most exciting game.
PURCHASE COLLEGE SUMMER YOUTH AND PRECOLLEGE PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
At Purchase College, we encourage the artistic development of children and teenagers through our youth and pre-college programs (grades 4-12). We offer programs in acting, app creation, architecture, comic drawing, computer coding, creative writing, fashion design, film-making, musical theater, photography, Shakespeare, songwriting, visual arts, and vocal.
THE RIVERDALE Y
5625 Arlington Ave., Bronx
Camp options for ages 2-15 years. Early Childhood camp is held in the air-conditioned classrooms at the Y, making use of an indoor heated pool, outdoor state-of-the-art playground, safety-surfaced sundeck, shaded tent areas, and sports and ball fields at PS 81. Camp Kehilla is held on the 92nd Street Y site at the 125-acre Henry Kaufmann Camp Site. The tall woods and wide green fields offer ball fields, volleyball, three large outdoor swimming pools, two full-length basketball courts, two playgrounds, shelters, an art studio, computer lab, and much more.
SENSORY STEPPING STONES
83 S. Bedford Road, Suite 201, Mt. Kisco
Sensory Stepping Stones is an intensive, drug-free, therapeutic clinic focusing on improving processing skills and developmental reorganizational abilities of all ages. Summer programs will include intensive canine therapy groups, intensive peak performance programs, and social skills groups. These intensive summer programs utilize strength-based protocols in order to help each individual increase academic, athletic, and social success.
SLEEPY HOLLOW STABLES
777 Albany Post Rd., Briarcliff Manor
Sleepy Hollow is excited for a new season of Pony Camp! Camp is open to riders age 5 and up. No experience, no problem – beginners welcome! We believe in hands on learning, riders will take care of their horses every day before and after their riding lessons. They will learn to groom, tack up and tuck them in properly after lessons, while under close supervision by our wonderful staff. Come join in the fun!
1600 Harrison Ave., Suite 105, Mamaroneck
As seen on CNN, Sociable Kidz® offers a six -week summer program providing social skills classes daily in July and August for kindergarten through second grade including our CIT program for kids in grades 3-5. We will be running a 9am-12pm class focusing on teamwork, sharing, teasing, etc. Our Lunch Bunch Class from 12-1pm offers children an opportunity to learn conversational skills. Call for more information.
SPORTIME WESTCHESTER SUMMER CAMPS
SPORTIME Westchester Summer Camps
Tennis and Sports, ages 3-15
Mamaroneck and Eastchester
SPORTIME's Under 10 Tennis Programs, Tennis & Sport, and Excel Summer Tennis Camps are designed for youngsters who want to focus their camp days on playing and learning tennis. Every camp day includes tennis, field sports, and special events. Campers learn and perfect proper tennis technique, participate in competitive drills and games, learn match play and strategies, and receive individualized attention. Includes swimming at Harbor Island’s beautiful beach and spray park and Lake Isle pool activities. Call the location nearest you today!
SQUIRE CAMPS, INC.
Celebrating our 42nd year! Matt Davanzo operates Squire Advantage Camps, a distinctive camp for children in Kindergarten-ninth grades at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry. Campers design their own custom schedules from more than 40 exciting courses including robotics, art, cooking, swimming, computers, photography, LEGOs, and more. All courses are taught by certified teachers. Squire also operates a Baseball, Tennis, and All-Sports Academy at the Masters School. Hot lunch, T-shirt, early drop-off included. Transportation, extended day, and three-, four-, or seven-week sessions available. June 29 - August 14, 2015.
STUDIO B DANCE CENTER
281 White Plains Road (entrance on Prospect Avenue), Eastchester
New and exciting summer classes for boys and girls ages 2 and older. Studio B now offers jazz for ages 3-5, and our brand new acro/tumbling program for ages 4-7 is a fun, energetic, coed class. Our clean, modern facilities have comfortable waiting rooms with viewing windows into the dance studios. Exciting camp programs for ages 3-6, 7-10, and 11 and older. Highly enthusiastic and experienced teachers combine professional instruction with fun and creative games. Flexible daily or weekly scheduling makes it easy for parents to plan ahead or play it by ear.
SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER - WESTCHESTER
850 Bronx River Road
Bronxville, NY 10708
180 S. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10605
Avoid Summer Learning Loss at Sylvan! Summer academic camps, STEM classes, and personal tutoring programs will boost your child’s confidence and enhance academic skills. Keep your child’s mind growing over the summer with Reading, Math, Writing or Study Skills camps, plus new courses in Robotics and Coding. Summer programs offered for students entering Grades K-9. Space is limited. Call Sylvan today for details and to reserve your space.
TEACHES HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP
59 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua
Teaches Basketball celebrates our 28th year. Our goal is to provide a safe and fun learning environment through fundamental instruction and participation. Teaches is the only camp to host NBA player camps: NBA All-Star David Lee, NY Knick Tim Hardaway Jr., Cleveland Cav J.R. Smith, Brooklyn Net Mason Plumlee, Utah Jazz Steve Novak. Theme camps include "Five-Star" and "Shooting Camps". Locations are various sites throughout Westchester. check us out at teacheshoops.com. tweet or instagram@teacheshoops. 914-238-0278.
100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle
Founded in 1969, the Summer Challenge has been a source of joy, entertainment, enlightenment, and playful fun for boys and girls ages 3½-14. Stop by and see our sports field, basketball court, and new playground! Door-to-door transportation and lunch are included. With an instructional pool on site, swim instruction and recreational swim are major components of the program. Annemarie Licini-Paris is the Summer Challenge director.
WAGON ROAD CAMP
431 Quaker Road, Chappaqua
Run by The Children’s Aid Society, Wagon Road is a day camp for all children. A diverse group of campers enjoys a comprehensive program of Red Cross swim instruction, horsemanship, adventure ropes course, sports, dance, music, drama, cooking, nature study, and arts and crafts. Campers are organized in small groups with two counselors. We offer overnights with special evening activities and flexible enrollment plans. Fees are reasonable and include lunch and snacks. Transportation is available at central pickup locations, as well as early drop-off and extended day.
WESTCHESTER & FAIRFIELD SWIM CAMP AT PACE UNIVERSITY IN PLEASANTVILLE
Westchester and Fairfield Swim Camp offers a progressive swim camp for ages 5-14, operating daily from 9am–3pm. Swimming is taught by certified Water Safety Instructors, and daily intensive swim instruction is geared for all levels. Westchester and Fairfield Swim Camp offers comprehensive preparation for summer swimming, and is also a great supplement for summer swim teams. Camp emphasis is on swimming, but other activities include diving, varied special activities, fun fitness, snorkeling, and outside sports and games. Extended care hours are available before and after camp. Weekly availability. Free t-shirt!
WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS SPORTS CAMPS AND PROGRAMS
Boys and girls can develop their skills in the sport of their choice with the Perfect Pitch and Swing baseball camp at V.E. Macy Park in Ardsley, the Hole-in-One Junior Golf Camp held at your choice of the six Westchester County-owned golf courses, and the Slam Dunk Basketball Camp, and the Girls’ Volleyball camp, held indoors in the Westchester County Center in White Plains. Sessions begin in late June or early July. Complete information on hours and session dates, along with brochures and applications can be found at westchestergov.com/parks.
WESTCHESTER SKATING ACADEMY (WSA)
91 Fairview Park Drive (Route 9A), Elmsford
Weekly camps for all ages and abilities. Mini Camp, designed for preschool through eight-year-olds, includes two daily skating lessons, plus nature, science, magic, soccer, and crafts from June 8-July 3 and Aug. 17-28. Figure Skating Camp runs for 11 weeks beginning June 22 with Olympic coaches. Hockey Camp runs for 9 weeks beginning July 6 and offers excellent player development.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMP OF WESTCHESTER
914-792-6555/ 800-DAY-CAMP (329-2267)
Since 1972, our camp has provided safe, fun summers for thousands of youngsters ages 4 to 14. YPDC is accredited by the ACA and is supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Our philosophy is to “grow” children intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, educational and recreational field trips, and special events. Door-to-door transportation is available at no additional charge. Two- to eight-week sessions are available. Ask about special discounts.
YWCA OF WHITE PLAINS & CENTRAL WESTCHESTER
515 North St., White Plains
Summer Days YWCA: the YWCA offers an array of summer day camp options. Camp Funkist, for ages 5-13, provides non-competitive relaxing days of sports, swimming, arts and crafts, music, nature, trips, and many more age-appropriate summer activities. Funkist Travel Camp is for youth ages 12-15. The YWCA has well-equipped indoor and outdoor facilities. Red Cross-certified staff leads recreational and instructional swimming. Also available: Little Friends camp, which is tailored for the preschooler; intensive, full-day summer gymnastics classes; and summer camp for children with developmental disabilities.