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Art in Motion
East 75th St. (btw. York & 1st)
212-535-1199
www.theartcenterny.com
212-717-5419
www.americanyouthdancetheater.com
A unique new art, dance & drama camp for students ages 6-12, run jointly by The Art Center and American Youth Dance Theater. Both partners also offer separate summer programs: The Art Center's Mostly Art Program for 6 to teens celebrates drawing, painting, and sculpture with a 5:1 student/teacher ratio. AYDT's camp for ages 3.5 to 5 is a stimulating program of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Yoga, Arts & Crafts, and Playacting.

Asphalt Green
555 E. 90th St.
212-369-8890 x2084
Email: dknapp@asphaltgreen.org
www.asphaltgreen.org
Asphalt Green's expert staff, spacious campus and proven approach to camping make our Summer Day Camp the ideal place for kids to have fun and stay fit. Now in its 20th year, our Camp offers kids ages 4-12 a summer full of fun, fitness and friendship. Our new Senior Camp features sports instruction and team competition as well as outdoor adventures including hiking, river rafting, and map/compass reading. Summer Day Camp runs from June 28-August 10. Pre-and After-Camp service is available.

The Atlantic Acting School
6 Ninth Ave.
212-691-5919
www.atlanticactingschool.org
The Atlantic Acting School offers a summer day program for teen actors interested in learning the Atlantic Technique. It will integrate acting classes with rigorous physical training in voice, speech and movement, and culminate in a final performance. This program promises to be intense, exciting and fun! We also offer a summer program for young kids interested in theater and creative play. Engaging aspects of their personalities, students will have classes in acting and storytelling, theater games, creative writing, music and art. Kids can register for 1-3 weeks.

Ballet Hispanico
167 W. 89th St.
212-362-6710
www.ballethispanico.org
Ballet Hispanico offers a host of classes for children ages 2.5-6 including Mommy & Me, Pre-Ballet, and creative movement, which cultivate discipline, confidence and artistry in students at an early age. Summer programs include Adventures in Dance classes, which meet once a week, in addition to the ever-popular Pre-school Summer Dance program that explores Latin culture through dance, rhythm and drumming, mask-making, and snacks (classes meet Monday-Friday, 9-11:45am).

Basketball City
718-786-4242
www.basketballcity.com
Become a better basketball player! Learn from the best! Basketball City provides NY's most comprehensive youth instructional basketball programs all year round. Youth Development Leagues take place on weekends throughout the year (not during the summer). Summer camps offer 11 weeks of summer camp beginning June 16 through the end of August. Featuring NY Knicks, Walt "Clyde" Frazier and other NBA players. For boys and girls ages 7-16.

The British International School
20 Waterside Plaza
212-481-2700
www.bis-ny.org
Email k.enslein@bis-ny.org
The British International School of NYC opens its doors to a summer camp, for children ages 3 to 7, in June of 2008. BISNY Summer Camp is committed to offering your child a stimulating environment while encouraging cultural, social, and physical growth. Campers will participate in an array of activities such as swimming, outdoor sports, arts and crafts, exciting trips, and more! If interested, please contact our Camp Director, Kristin Enslein, at 212-481-2700 or k.enslein@bis-ny.org.

Bumble Bee Tennis
Columbus Circle, Soho, Lower East Side
347-284-6061
Email: kristy@bumbletennis.com
www.bumblebeetennis.com
BumbleBee Tennis offers tennis programs for kids (and adults) in NYC, including an exciting Tennis Training Camp near Columbus Circle for students, ages 5-17yrs. Players will work with our experienced staff of tennis instructors to learn the fundamentals of tennis. Agenda includes drills, games, strategy, and even a break to take a dip in the pool! Spaces are extremely limited. Call now to reserve your space. Also available are summer tennis classes in the SoHo & LES.

camp apple seeds
Janelle Rooks. Director
10 W. 25th St.
212-792-7590
www.appleseedsnyc.com
apple seeds is an all-in-one play space for children and families in NYC featuring a 2,500 square-foot state of the art indoor playground, classes, a kid friendly café, a boutique, a children’s salon, a bookstore and birthday parties and events. Located in the heart of the Chelsea/Flatiron district, apple seeds is a clean, safe and fun space where parents and caregivers can bring their children to play, learn, shop, eat and just hang out.

Camp Hilltop
7825 Cty. Hwy. 67, Hancock
1-800-782-5319
www.camphilltop.com  
Email: hilltop@hancock.net
Camp Hilltop is a traditional co-ed overnight camp in Hancock, NY. Campers feel comfortable and excel in a non-competitive, structured and nurturing environment. Hilltop offers 2-8 week sessions at reasonable rates for campers ages 6-16. Our mature and caring staff provides superior supervision with a 4-to-1 ratio. The daily program consists of 50+ activities and the flexible schedule allows campers to explore new avenues of interest or develop skills in already familiar areas. 

Camp at the New York Kids Club
182 Henry St., Brooklyn Heights
718-228-0800
www.nykidsclub.com
The New York Kids Club Summer Adventure Camp takes children ages 2.5-6 years on the “trip” of a lifetime this year with a 2008 Summer Olympics theme. Activities include gymnastics, dance, cooking, yoga, rock climbing, martial arts, thematic art projects and a weekly one-of-a-kind interactive theater experience. Camp meets June 2-August 29, 9am-12pm or 9am-2pm. Flexible 2-, 3- or 5-day options.

Champion Tennis Club
1918 E. 99th St., at First Ave. (3rd floor rooftop)
212-876-7766
Email: info@championtennisclub.com
www.championtennisclub.com
This season, have your children learn, play, and enjoy the sport of a lifetime at NYC's #1 rooftop facility. Our beautiful club facility offers exciting, fun, and creative tennis programs for children and adults of all levels. Some of the many new programs offered at Champion Tennis are: Spring and Fall Kids programs, Pee Wee Tennis Academy, Summer Tennis and Sports Camps, and our Adult Clinics and Cardio Tennis for Parents.

City and Country School
146 West 13th St.
212-242-7802 x412
Email: sandis@cityandcountry.org
City & Country School Summer Camp Summer 2008: June 17-July 25. We offer a six-week summer program, 9-3 daily, to children who are entering Pre-K or Kindergarten in the fall. Daily activities include outdoor water play, painting, clay, games, singing and story time. Weekly specials include instructional swim three times per week at the McBurney Y, art, cooking and science. If you have any questions please contact Sandi Simon by email or phone.

Collina Italiana (CI)
135 E. 96th St.
212-427-7770
www.collinaitaliana.com
The Italian Summer in the City program is designed for kids who want to learn and practice Italian, meet new friends, have fun Italian style, and absorb the warm and lively culture of Italy. Summer mini-camp is also in session. The year round kids' program offers comprehensive language learning and hands-on instruction in the arts to children of all ages. Girontondo (“Circle”) program, for ages 2-5; Arte Insieme, an art and crafts workshop; Teatro Italiano, for ages 7-12; Let's Dance, a rhythm training program; and Piccoli Cuochi for little chefs.

Columbus Pre-School
606 Columbus Ave.
212-721-0090
Email: columbuspreschool@yahoo.com
Columbus Pre-School offers a Summer Camp for children ages 2-5. This unique program includes gymnastics, classroom fun, and outdoor play. We have a fully equipped, air conditioned Olympic quality gymnastic facility. Open and airy classrooms provide a cheerful environment for indoor activities. Children enjoy water play and a jungle gym on our outside terrace. Experienced staff gives highest priority to the happiness and safety of the children.

Deerkill Day Camp
54 Wilder Rd., Suffern
845-354-1466
Deerkill Day Camp, celebrating 50 years under the Rhodes family, is a traditional day camp located on 15 beautiful acres in Suffern. Our group leaders are all college graduates and our superb swimming program and extensive specialty program are taught by professionals. We have ample indoor space for rainy day programs. Hot lunches, trips, towels, free weekend club and other "extras" are all included-there are no hidden costs and tipping isn't allowed.

The Downtown Day Camp
212-766-1104, x2
www.downtowndaycamp.com
The beautiful new $15 million Downtown Community Center and P.S. 234 in Tribeca are our base camps. Manhattan Youth's Downtown Community Center boasts a 75-foot pool for swimming lessons, art rooms, a dance studio, theater and multimedia lab. There will be camper song shows, karate, gym, tennis, outdoor sports at the ball fields and more. Weekly trips include Hudson River Park barbecues and bowling. Camp spirit and experienced, professional staff keep the kids coming back! Varying session lengths, June 30-August 22.

Downtown United Soccer Club
Gustavo Palomino, Director of Coaching
646-247-6449
Email: gmsgpalomino@optonline.net
www.dusc.net
Gustavo Palomino has a USSF “A” license. He played Division 1 soccer and on the Puerto Rican National Team. He has coached for the Super Y, Olympic Development, and CJSL Select programs. As Director of Coaching, he has designed an intensive program that has taken individual players and teams to a higher level of play.

DramaZone® Ltd.
220 East 86th St.
917-690-0789 (Info); 212-439-9998 (Reception)
www.DramaZonenyc.com
Dance and Drama Summer Camp 2008 (June 23-August 1); Hip Hop Camp Intensive (August 4-15). HS Musical Style School Spirit Weeks, Hannah Montana Style Glam Week or six theme weeks. Enroll in one or all six. Your child will be dancing, acting and creating art. Camp for ages 5-12. Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Enjoy the return of our 50s Hoola Hoops and Hand Jive week, or register early for the Fashion Glam Week, 70s style or Hip Hop Week.

The Early Ear
48 W. 68th St.
212-877-7125
www.TheEarlyEar.com
Little Mozarts and Beethovens, ages 4 months-5 years, will enjoy a head start into the magical world of music. Forty-minute classes run in studios specially designed and equipped for young children. Two well-educated teachers incorporate sing-a-long songs, musical instruments, games, and play activities in age-appropriate groups. Children play real, small-sized musical instruments, and learn to listen, concentrate and interact with teachers and other children. Free trial class by appointment.

East Side Tae Kwon Do
325 E. 65th St., Ground Floor
212-755-5982
www.eastsidetaekwondo.com
This exciting camp is focused on Tae Kwon Do and related physical activities. It is appropriate for kids 5-12 years old.  Sign-up is available on a weekly basis. We start each morning with an hour Tae Kwon Do class and have two more classes throughout the day. When we're not doing Tae Kwon Do we are doing art activities, learning about other martial arts, going to the park or going on field trips to kid friendly places.

Eastside Westside Music Together
212-496-1242
Email: Deanna@ESWSMusicTogether.com
www.ESWSMusicTogether.com
Music Together celebrates 20 years! As the leader and pioneer in early childhood music education, Music Together is proud of its work over these years, and looks forward to sharing the joy of family music for many years to come - in parent/child classes, in preschools and in outreach programs of all kinds. Tap into your inner musician and join a class at Eastside Westside Music Together this summer for a fun-filled, educational, musical journey at one of the many locations on the upper east and west sides.

EBL Coaching
17 E. 89th St.
646-342-9380
www.eblcoaching.com
EBL Coaching offers three-week intensive academic summer programs for students in grades PreK-12. Courses are held in New York City and Southampton locations. Our Skills for Success Program uses multi-sensory techniques to teach reading, writing, reading comprehension, and math skills to students in grades PreK-5. Sessions meet Monday-Friday 9am-12pm. Our Strategies for Study Success Program teaches middle and high school students independent study skills strategies in test-taking, note-taking, organization, reading comprehension, and writing. Sessions meet Monday-Friday 1-4pm.

Empire United Fencing
145 W. 30th St., 3rd Floor
212-594-2118
Email: info@empireunited.net
www.empireunited.net
Fencing is unique in its capacity to engage and challenge a child. The sport encourages a union between physical and mental development. The fencing day camps at Empire United are designed to introduce fencing through activities and games aimed at the development of coordination, flexibility, and focus. Our goal is to provide the foundation for future pursuit in the sport while children fulfill their sword wielding fantasies.

FasTracKids
212-737-3344 (Upper East Side)
212-579-3344 (Upper West Side)
Email: manhattan@fastrackids.com
www.fastrackids.com
FasTracKids is proud to announce that we are hosting our award winning summer camp from June 6-August 29. The camp runs for 11 weeks and children can enroll for as little as 1 week or as many as 11. We run fun topics ranging from Astronomy to World Travel to Anatomy (3 hours a day). Children master creative thinking, problem solving, and public speaking each day and parents get to track video progress on a daily basis! Call for a free trial class!

Flamenco Latino's Flamenco/Salsa Dance Camp
244 W 54 St., 4th fl.
212-399-8519
Email: Flamlat@verizon.net
Flamenco Latino's Flamenco/Salsa Dance Camp offers training in both flamenco and salsa/mambo styles for children ages 5-17. Participants have access to flamenco shoes and costumes, and are encouraged to take part in performances. Students will have an opportunity to become junior members in the dance company. Classes are given at Flamenco Latino's midtown studio at 4:30-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 1-2pm on Saturday. Starting mid-June, 10-week and 4-week sessions available. Only $70 for full Summer Camp 10-week session OR 4-class card for $35. Single classes are $12.

French Institute Alliance Française
212-355-6160
www.fiaf.org
Register now for the Summer Fun in French program, where children are encouraged to speak French through engaging workshops designed to both educate and entertain. This year's theme is Aux pays du goût or A Flavorful Voyage, taking children on a world tour of colors, shapes and smells. All teachers are native French speakers and have experience working with children. Theater programs for kids & teens, and 2-week immersion courses for teens are also available.

Gate Hill Day Camp
750 Gate Hill Rd., Stony Point
845-947-3223
Email: info@gatehilldaycamp.com
www.gatehilldaycamp.com
Bob, Jennifer and Josh Male, Directors
Family owned and operated for two generations, Gate Hill is a full service, private, coed day camp, offering an experience of a lifetime to campers ages 3-15 years and outstanding customer service to parents. Our 33-acre picturesque property includes shady trails, mountain views, Olympic-size heated pools, a splash park, water slides, an early childhood play center, and every type of sports field imaginable. Transportation is provided from Rockland, Westchester, Orange, Bergen and Manhattan. We offer 4- to 8-week programs, which include lunch, towel service and transportation daily.

Greenwich House Pottery
16 Jones St. (btw. W. 4th & Bleecker Sts.)
212-242-4106
www.greenwichhousepottery.org
Since 1909, Greenwich House Pottery has been the premier ceramics center in New York City for adults and children, with an array of classes and exhibitions, plus a storefront. Spring classes begin April 1, and summer classes begin June 24. Children ages 4 through 12 can take our after school classes and teenagers can take the teen wheel class. We also offer a parent-child class on Saturday mornings, a great chance to reconnect through a creative project.

JCC Day Camp
646-505-4430
www.jccmanhattan.org/summercamp
With lush campgrounds just 35 minutes from NYC, three pools, tennis courts, a beautiful lake for boating, sports fields, art, dance, science and a curriculum based in Jewish values, the JCC Day Camp @ Pearl River is the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable camp experience. Our enthusiastic and friendly staff and high staff-to-camper ratio offer all children the attention they deserve, ensuring campers a summer of fun. To find out more call Genna or visit our website.

Joffrey Ballet School
434 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor
212-254-8520
www.joffreyballetschool.com
For over 50 years, the Joffrey Ballet School has summer dance camp programs for ages 3-6, and ballet intensives for children 7-13. Dance camps are weeklong workshops to encourage creativity through using dance, arts, crafts, music and food. In-studio performance culminates each workshop. Themes include "Peter and the Wolf", "Folk Tales", and "Fairies, Knights and Dragons". Workshop hours, 8:45-11:45am. Summer ballet intensives include classes in ballet technique, character and folk dancing, jazz, Pilates, and pointe (for older students). Registration begins March 1.

Jubilee Summer Camp
The Episcopal Church of Our Savior, 48 Henry St.
212-233-2899
Email: jubilee@ecoserve.org
Jubilee Summer Camp services Pre-K to Grade 8. Located in lower Manhattan, the program offers academics, fine arts, music and field trips. In addition, Saturday music and art classes are available as well. Summer camp will begin on 6/30/08 and end on 8/16/08. The camp hours are from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. As an added convenience, an Early Drop-Off Option is available at a nominal fee. For additional information, please call or email us.

Kids at Art
1349 Lexington Ave.
212-410-9780
www.kidsatartnyc.com
At Kids at Art, classes and projects for ages 2-11 focus on the basics of visual arts. Pre-Camp-weeks of June 9 and June 13 (between school and camp)-offers weeklong half-day workshops for ages 4 and up. Special projects: mask-making, puppet-making, clay building and papier-mache. During our July Program (June 23-August 1), we offer a punch card good for any eight scheduled age-appropriate classes. August 1/2-day workshops! Weeks of August 4, 11 and 18. Come for the week, day or all three weeks.

Kidville
212-772-8485
www.kidville.com
At Camp Kidville, kids will jump, swing, and tumble with our coaches, create masterpieces in arts and crafts, and become mini scientists in our exploration room! Campers will sing along to the sounds of the guitar, get groovy, dance, and have a snack before heading home tired and thrilled! We have specialty camps for Princesses and Superheros everywhere.They sure will have a royally super good time!

The Lycée Français de New York Summer Camp
505 E. 75th St.
212-439-3825
www.lfny.org
The Lycée Français de New York offers a unique day camp experience for children ages 3-11. Children will have the opportunity to learn French, as well as participate in exciting activities, such as art, swimming, music, cooking, science, story telling and special events. Our international staff consists of experienced teachers who are dedicated to making this a safe and entertaining summer for your camper. Weekly sessions, June 23-July 25.

Mad Science of Westchester
Camp Locations in: Bronxville, Tarrytown, Bedford, Rye and Lewisboro
914-948-8319
Email: madscience@optonline.net
www.madscience.org/westchester
Mad Science summer camps are here! Our exciting programs allow kids to build rockets and robots, make gooey polymers, and explore awesome chemical reactions. With half and full day options at many of our locations, you can customize a camp experience that's perfect for you! For information or online registration check out our website today!

Marymount Summer Program
1026 Fifth Ave.
212-744-4486 x155
Email: summercamp@marymount.k12.ny.us
www.marymount.k12.ny.us
Marymount offers three camps for kids. The World Cultures Day Camp (ages 3.5-7) is run by early childhood experts and inspires creative play examining the richness of our world's different cultures, music, art, dance, language and cuisine. The Drama Camp (ages 7-13) is a musical theater program run by artists. Campers participate in daily workshops in dance, acting, music, and set design, culminating in two musicals. In Meet the Artist program, kids work with Broadway professionals. In Science camp (ages 7-12), campers discover science and technology through experiments, and activities.

Mini Chef
212-727-2703
www.minichefnyc.com
Do you have a mini-Emeril on your hands-who would rather watch The Food Network than the Cartoon Network and who has a palette as refined, if not more so, than yours? Well, there's a playground for such kids-Mini Chef-a place where children become chefs for the day as they learn how to make delicious food. Cooking classes and birthday parties are held at popular restaurants in New York City.

Morningside Montessori School
251 West 100th St.
212-316-1555
Summer '08 is Space Exploration Summer! This summer's science program focuses on learning all about outer space. In addition, Camp Morningside features Yoga for Kids, Soccer with professional coaches at the Brazilian Soccer Academy, Art Studio, Music with Allison, and (optional) instructional swim at “Take Me to the Water”. Our staff is experienced teachers and young professionals who return year after year to work with our campers. Ages 2.5-5.5.

Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals
270 W. 84th St.
220 E. 86th St.
800-915-2565
Email: info@musicformanhattan.com
www.MusicForManhattan.com
Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals is a music class geared toward children aged 6 months through 4 years. It is funny, hip, intelligent and groovy. The original material used in class uniquely reflects and celebrates the lives of children growing up in an urban environment, and in Manhattan particularly. As seen in “Jack's Big Music Show” on the Noggin Network. It is now available in 13 Manhattan Locations including on the Upper East and Upper West Side, Tribeca, Gramercy and Union Square.

New York City's YMCA - We're Here for Kids!
212-630-9600
ymcanyc.org/camps
At the YMCA of Greater New York we provide safe places that allow kids
to enjoy themselves, relax and just be kids. From our Day Camps in the
five boroughs, sleepaway camps, Outdoor Adventure Trips, Volleyball,
Gymnastics and Judo Camps and Winter Camp, we have it all! And all of
our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA).
Register by May 17 for a 10% discount!

New York Nations Youth Soccer
Located on Roosevelt Island
Sportspark Complex, 250 Main St.
646-220-7797
The New York Nations Youth Soccer club is a member of the cosmopolitan junior soccer League. The club offers a wonderful opportunity for boys who want to become great soccer players through practice, skills training, development and teamwork. We contribute to teaching the game of soccer with licensed youth soccer coaches who have a true passion and understanding of the game, some of whom are former professionals players or ODP (Olympic development program) coaches. Some of the indoor and outdoor training facilities are right next to the tram landing.

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5403
www.92Y.org
This summer, as it has for decades, the 92nd Street Y offers a number of outstanding summer programs to children ages 3-15. From Camp Yomi - the Y's flagship camp, perfect for children entering Kindergarten-4th grade - to specialized camps for the developmentally challenged, artistically inclined or sports savvy, 92nd Street Y camps give children an opportunity to grow physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually. No matter what your child's age or interest, there's something for everyone at the 92nd Street Y Camps!

OASIS in Central Park
718-596-4900
www.oasischildren.com
Oasis is a comprehensive summer program that uses the resources found throughout Central Park to provide children 5-11 with an extraordinary outdoor experience. Entering its eighth year, the program is well known for providing children with opportunities to play and learn in the great outdoors ... without ever leaving Manhattan. Activities include visual arts, sports and recreation, instructional swim, field trips and outdoor education. Teen Travel Program offered for ages 12-14. Oasis revolves around creating exceptional programs and safe communities so kids will develop skills, make friends, and feel great about themselves.

PALSS - Social Skills and Speech/Language Therapy
214 E. 70th St.
212-744-9352
www.palsocialskills.com
PALSS is a speech-language pathology practice and social skills program run by speech-language pathologist Jodi Haft M.S., CCC-SLP. The PALSS social skills program is for children who are having trouble with socialization, including difficulty with friends, school, handling frustration or taking perspective. Before entering the PALSS program, professionals screen children during a 45-minute evaluation/parent meeting. If treatment is necessary, twice per week, children meet for one-hour sessions per week, for a four-week cycle during our summer program.

Playgarden
95 Franklin St. (corner of Church St.)
212-965-9717
www.playgardennyc.com
Play it cool at Playgarden Summer Camp! Where better to escape the heat than our air-conditioned indoor playground? Campers ages 2-5 enjoy games, sports, arts and crafts, zip line rides, healthy snacks and playground time. Camp runs June 16-September 5 and is offered in two-week packages, with three- and five-day options. Or try our no -commitment 10-day Camp Punchcard for an easy way to play anytime. Now enrolling.

Poppyseed Pre-Nursery
424 West End Ave. (81st St.)
212-877-7614
Enrich your child's day with music, art, gym and play. Groups for babies, toddlers, 2s or 3s, accompanied by parent or caregiver, meet two or three times a week, which provides for the individual attention and the continuity and consistency needed for forming special friendships. The perfect bridge between the home and school experience, Poppyseed offers activities fostering self-assurance, creativity, and self-expression through dancing, singing with piano or guitar, tumbling and exploring art. Develop your child's imagination and creativity with help from a highly professional, educated staff. Field trips included.

Rhinelander Children's Center
350 East 88th St.
212-876-0500
www.rhinelandercenter.org
Since 1989, the best beginnings start at Rhinelander. The Early Childhood Classes include Toddler Time, Singing Siblings, Splish Splash Afternoon Drop-In, Enrichment Workshops and more for children ages 6 months-4 years, starting June 2. The Mini camp is our on-site day camp for children ages 3-5. Camp runs June 16-August 8. Camp Wagon Road is a traditional day camp for children ages 6-13, located in Chappaqua, NY. Buses go to and from Rhinelander each day. Four, six and seven-week sessions available. Camp begins on July 1.

RoboFun
38 E. 23rd St., 2nd Floor
212-245-0444
www.robofun.org
Create it and play it! Get a behind-the-scenes look at how robots, video games and websites are made by making your own. In Summer Sun RoboFun, youngsters ages 6-13 get the unique opportunity to build and create new inventions in a day camp setting. Campers get hands-on experience with leading-edge technologies like LEGO® Robotics, video game making, stop motion animation and web design. Lots of fun while learning! Full day and half day camp options available.

Shire Village Camp
175 Eastern Parkway, Apt. 6J, Brooklyn
718-622-8204
www.shirevillage.org
Shire Village Camp is “a child-centered community that encourages cooperation, learning and self-discovery”, teaching campers to be independent thinkers in a safe, creative, respectful and nurturing environment. A place where kids can explore their interests and take chances at learning things beyond the familiar. We all agree with the familiar sign that is read as you enter camp, “All good things grow at the Shire.”

SocRoc
235 East 49th St.
917-703-0409
Email: James_christie11@hotmail.com
www.jcsocroc.com
SocRoc classes are taught by former soccer pro and Certified Personal Trainer James Christie. Classes run for 45 minutes to 1.5 hours in an air-conditioned facility. Emphasis is on teaching children how to play the game of soccer as well as overall strength, endurance, flexibility, posture and fun!!! For children ages 2-14 years old. SocRoc coaches will also come to anywhere in Central Park to form a SocRoc Class. Visit our website!

SPORTIME
131 N Elm St., Massapequa,
516-547-4554
www.SportimeNY.com
SPORTIME offers beautiful facilities, cutting-edge programming and a nurturing, professional staff to ensure that your child has a safe, fun-filled summer. Camp activities for children ages 3-14 include tennis, basketball, soccer, softball, hockey, swimming, arts and crafts, and so much more. And for sports that are a little more intense, ask about our Elite Tennis Training, Ultimate Sports, or Roller Hockey programs. Visit our website today and click on the location offering your perfect camp.

SummerArts Camp
Birch Wathen Lenox School, 210 East 77 St.
917-494-4300
www.summerartscamp.net
SummerArts Camp sparks camper's imaginations with morning field trips to a different museum every day. Afternoons are spent in the studio, creating personal works of art based on the morning's adventure. Each weekly session, designed for children 8-13 years old, encourages campers to discover their personal vision and learn what makes a work of art great.

Summer Days Camp
74th St. Magic
510 East 74th St.
212-737-2989
Located in the same building as Epiphany Community Nursery School and 74th St. MAGIC, Summer Days Camp offers a well-rounded summer experience for children ages 2.5-6 years old. Campers use our fully equipped preschool classrooms and rooftop playground with wading pool. Afternoon campers also use 74th St. MAGIC's gym. We offer maximum flexibility with three- and five-day/week options as well as half and full day options. Weekly themes are incorporated into all activities.

Super Soccer Stars
Multiple locations throughout the NYC area
606 Columbus Ave.
212-877-7171    
Email: info@supersoccerstars.com
www.supersoccerstars.com
Join Super Soccer Stars, New York's most popular soccer development program for ages 2 & up. A summer program like none other: the one-of-a-kind, flexible summer program allows you to go to class whenever you feel like it! Multiple outdoor locations 7 days a week throughout Manhattan (Central Park and downtown), Brooklyn, Hoboken, Westchester & the Hamptons. April school break “Soccer with an Arts and Music kick” Mini Camps offered indoors 4/21-4/24. Classes during the school year in over 100 NYC area locations. Set up a private group or birthday party.  

TADA! Youth Theater
15 W. 28th St., 3rd Floor
212-252-1619 x13
www.tadatheater.com
TADA!, the city's best-known youth theater, begins Spring Week-Long Camps on March 13. Registration is now open for Summer Week-Long Camps. Spring classes start on March 29. TADA!'s acclaimed classes are held on weekends and after school. Each class, taught by professional teaching artists, runs for 8 sessions and concludes with a final presentation. Classes include: Creative Dramatics, Musical Theater Skills Building, Acting, and a unique Musical Theater Performance Workshop. Pre- K through 8th Grades.

Theatre Arts Center
In summer residence at Professional Performing Arts Center
Queensborough Community College, Bayside, Queens
718-595-2905
www.TheatreArtsCenter.com
Take four-week performing arts workshops for ages 7-19. Three musical theatre/dance companies by age and ability, and a Teen Acting Ensemble. Full day includes acting, musical theatre/dance, voice, on-camera, improv, and more. Classes and choreography with professionals from Broadway, regional theatre, film and TV. Students perform in staged shows. Musical Theatre (ages 7-19) July 7-August 3. Teen Acting Ensemble June 30-July 27. NEW fifth week cabaret workshop for advanced teens. Travel options from Manhattan. Founded in 1985. All must audition. Space is limited. Robert Laconi and Kristine Lewis, Artistic Directors.

Third Street Music School Settlement
Karen J. Booth, Director of Preschool Programs
235 E. 11th St.
212-777-3240
www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org
The Summer Arts Day Camp, in its 29th year, offers a unique, creative arts experience for 3- to 6-year-olds. Young campers explore music, drama, creative movement and the visual arts, and enjoy plenty of water play in our sunny courtyard. They learn from the same highly experienced, talented and caring teaching artists who lead our acclaimed Nursery and Preschool Programs during the school year. Summertime at Third Street means art, new friendships, inspiration and most of all, fun! Limited tuition assistance is available.

World Oyama Karate—Matsumoto Dojo
35 W. 31st St. 6 Fl.
212-629-7709
www.oknyc.org
Summer day Camp with a kick…and punch! The Matsumoto Dojo's summer camp is an ideal outlet for children's excess summer energy! In addition to all the fun, games, and Karate classes they will develop discipline, focus, teamwork, respect, appreciation and self-worth.

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