Summer Activities, Programs, Classes, & Fun for Kids in Brooklyn

Summer Activities, Programs, Classes, & Fun for Kids in Brooklyn

Keep the boredom at bay this summer at one of these fun Brooklyn locations.


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UPDATED June 2019: Whether you need to find a summer camp for your child at the last-minute, are looking for a supplemental summer program to complement your child's summer camp experience, or are simply looking for a fun activity to do with your kids on a rainy summer day, we've got the answer for you! These businesses in Brooklyn offer summer camps, summer programs, summer classes, and family fun, with locations in Park Slope, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Boerum Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Marine Park, Ditmas Park, Bensonhurst, Mill Basin, and Sheepshead Bay, plus a few day trips in nearby New Jersey. From amusement parks, bowling, and bike rentals, to academic enrichment, music, sports, theater, soccer, ballet, martial arts, day camps, specialty camps, and STEAM programs, you're sure to find a way to limit the number of times you hear, "I'm bored!"

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Summer Activities & Excursions

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, W. 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York
646-381-5010
Email groupsales@intrepidmuseum.org

An exciting destination for camp groups that want to learn science, history, and innovation. Self-guided visits for outside groups can include private tours, scavenger hunts, lunch operations, and souvenir packages. Group rates and services only available with advanced registration and the group minimum is 15 people. Contact our group sales professionals.

SEA GATE BEACH CLUB
3700 Surf Ave. , Brooklyn
646-307-5901

Ditch the screens for summer. Starting at $599, Brooklyn's best kept secret-Sea Gate Beach and Cabana Club, is a kid friendly family resort. A place where parents can relax and enjoy the summer while kids participate in daily supervised activities. Open every day, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

WHEEL FUN RENTALS
Flushing Meadows Corona Park at David Dinkins Circle, Meridian Road

Flushing Meadows Corona Park at North Meadow Lake
Meadow Lake Road West

Marine Park
Avenue U and East 33rd Street, Brooklyn

Prospect Park
LeFrak Center at Lakeside
171 East Drive, Brooklyn

Bensonhurst Park
9000 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn

917-231-6229
wheelfunrentals.com/nyc


Rent some summer fun! Take a spin around the park on a Surrey or cruise on the water in a pedal boat. Whatever your riding ability, we offer specialty cycles, family bikes, two-wheel bikes, bike attachments, pedal boats, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. Product varies by location. Group rates for parties and camps.

Summer Programs & Classes

ART'S HOUSE SCHOOLS OF MUSIC, DANCE & FINE ART
1003 Surf Ave., Brooklyn
718-996-2000
Email arts_house1@yahoo.com

Art's House Schools' July Dance and Music session, welcomes children to try something new for the summer or get ready for their fall lessons. Music and dance intensive programs prepare students for junior and high school specialized testing. Classes in ballet, tap, jazz, acro/tumbling, contemporary, piano, guitar, and voice.

BRIENZA'S ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE INC.
Several Locations in Brooklyn and Staten Island Call for a location near you!,
718-232-0114

Brienza’s Academic Advantage offers a wide variety of academic programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Specializing in reading and math tutoring, TACHS, SHSAT, Regents, SAT and ACT preparation. Programs offered include tutoring in all subjects, test preparation, Mandated Summer School programs, and SETSS (P-4) services to qualified students.

CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Manhattan
Field House Registration Desk: 212-336-6500 x6520 Camps: 212-336-6846

Chelsea Piers Summer Camp is NYC's most flexible camp with up to 11 weeks and 16 sports to choose from. Our coaches are dedicated year-round to providing athletes with a fun and comprehensive camp experience. Transportation and after-care available. Camps run June 17-Aug. 30. Register online at chelseapiers.com/camps.

CUMBE: CENTER FOR AFRICAN AND DIASPORA DANCE
1368 Fulton St., Brooklyn
718-935-9700
Email Jimena@cumbedance.com

The time has come for young artists (ages 3-8) to unleash their imagination and learn about African-rooted music and dance from across the Diaspora! Join us this summer as we explore our creative voices through four exciting weeks of dance and movement, song, percussion, and a variety of visual art forms.

LEARNATORY (THE)
St. Joseph’s College 245 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn
347-787-0435
Email dthompson@thelearnatory.org

The Learnatory Summer Camp is the fast track to developing kids for 21st century success! From math to music, reading to robotics, summertime becomes a memorable experience for kids ages 7-17 as they do new things, make new friends, and keep their minds sharp. More than 30 innovative courses!

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

Mill Basin Day Camp is dedicated to providing exciting and fulfilling camp experiences with fun, recreational, and safe activities for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. Attend an open house and please bring the whole family for a personal tour of the facility and discussion of the camp program.

NEW YORK SURF SCHOOL
Rockaway Beach ,
718-916-5359
Email nysurfschool@gmail.com

Kids, teens, and adult surf camp is available from June 17-Sept. 20 at Rockaway Beach, NYC. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced sessions are offered. Easy to reach from all parts of Brooklyn. Become part of the greatest lifestyle on earth! Surfing is one of New York's best kept secrets.

PARK SLOPE DAY CAMP (THE)
718-788-7732

The Park Slope Day Camp has programs for every camper. Our Traditional Camp is great for a well-rounded summer experience, Sports Academy is perfect for campers interested an athletic environment, and Cirque d'Ete is a performance experience where children explore their imagination and skills to put on a show for their families.

SMART START EARLY LEARNING CENTER
8411 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn
718-921-1868
Email smartstart@verizon.net

Summer Fun at Smart Start is an extension of our preschool program with the addition of water play and outdoor activities. Your child's day will be filled with fun and learning. Activities include art, music and movement, outdoor playtime, and center time. Smart Start is licensed for ages 2-5.

TRAIL BLAZERS
394 Rogers Ave., Brooklyn
212-529-5113
Email registration@trailblazers.org

Come outside and play, adventure awaits! Since 1887, Trail Blazers campers have connected to nature and each other with staff from around the world! Whether at Brooklyn Day Camp (grades pre-K-fifth) or Overnight Camp (grades kindergarten-10th), your camper is sure to unplug from the screens and have a memorable summer!

URBAN EXPLORERS DAY CAMP
38-32 Flatlands Ave., Brooklyn
718-951-9732
Email admin@urbanexplorers.nyc

Urban Explorers offers music, dance, art, basketball, football, soccer and karate clinics, science, swimming, zumba, and yoga. We also go on weekly trips (museums, movies, amusement parks, bowling, shows, farms, and zoos). Door-to-door transportation, instruction, trips, lunch, and all that we offer is included in our tuition.

WORLD OF WONDERS EARLY CHILDCARE CENTER
7219 New Utrecht Ave., Brooklyn
718-621-4216
6705 13th Ave.


Email wrldofwonders@aol.com

World of Wonders Early Childcare Center is a premier program that provides a safe and nurturing environment. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum helps foster each child's cognitive, emotional, physical, and social development through free play, dramatic play, computers, music and movement, and outdoor play. Summer program available.

YMCA SUMMER CAMPS
Email rho@ymcanyc.org

The YMCA of Greater New York is one of the largest providers of camp programs in the city, with 70 day camp sites across five boroughs, a sleepaway camp upstate, and more than a century of experience giving kids the best summer ever! Where there's a Y, there's a way.


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