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Fun Summer Activities, Programs, & Classes for Kids on Long Island

Fun Summer Activities, Programs, & Classes for Kids on Long Island

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



Keep your kids active year-round on Long Island with fun virtual and in-person classes such as performing arts or team sports. That's not all, read the full list online.

   
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Academic Enrichment Programs


HOFSTRA SUMMER CAMPS - VIRTUAL
101 Oak St., Uniondale
516-463-7676
Email ce-camps@hofstra.edu

New for 2020-Hofstra University Online Summer Programs. Kids in grades kindergarten-12th can explore their passions in art, academics, video game development, and STEM-all from the comfort and safety of home. All programs are led by our dedicated staff members and can be taken in one-week increments (from one-four weeks).

Art Classes


KEY TO MY ART, INC. - VIRTUAL
10 W. Oak St.
Amityville
631-608-9048


Email info@keytomyart.com

Key to My Art is offering Virtual Art Camp and classes this summer! We have flexible schedules so you can send the kids any day you like. Siblings are free! Two sessions offered Monday-Thursday. Each week is a new theme, every day a different project! We also offer fun virtual parties!


MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN - VIRTUAL
2 Columbus Circle, New York
212-299-7777
Email education@madmuseum.org

Making with MAD summer camp and teen workshops are virtual immersions in art and design for curious creatives age 8-18. MAD's experienced artist-educators will lead hands-on making activities. Each week, an artist-in-residence from the Museum's Artist Studios program will welcome participants for a virtual studio visit.


ONE RIVER SCHOOL OF ART + DESIGN - BOTH
5070 Nesconset Highway, Port Jefferson Station
631-743-7001
Email portjefferson@oneriverschool.com

One River School provides online and in-studio art camps all summer long for grades kindergarten-12th in a social and safe environment. One-week sessions offer a wide variety of subjects: sculpture, animation, street art, manga and anime, portfolio development, illustration, architecture, digital art, and realistic drawing.

Day Camps


CHALLENGE CAMP @HOME - VIRTUAL
Online, Anywhere,
914-779-6024
Email info@challengecamps.com

Challenge Camp @Home is a live, interactive virtual day camp with more than 100 STEM and arts project-based electives taught by dynamic instructors. A session-based program with flexible scheduling options for curious children ages 4-15. Keep your camper engaged and learning this summer with Challenge Camp @Home.


CHESS NYC 2.0 - VIRTUAL
82 W. 3rd St., New York
866-321-Chess (2437)

Let the "Camps" begin! $12 Bucks! Chess NYC realized that chess is one of those unique games that lends itself well to online play. In fact it actually provides a whole new element to it, and we believe, to some extent, it is the future of chess! Let's play!


COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL - BOTH
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori School is offering in-person camp for children ages 18 months to 6 years old. There are morning academics for the older children and playtime for all children. Zoom sessions are also being offered in the morning with a different topic each day.


PORTLEDGE SUMMER ADVENTURES - VIRTUAL
355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-750-3104
Email mworth@portledge.org

Trying to plan your child's summer? Looking for fun online activities that keep your child engaged? Portledge Summer Adventures offers a wide range of summer online classes. Each year we try to meet individual needs and this year is no different. Join us for online classes with an in-person feel.

Performing Arts Programs


MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND - BOTH
90 Plandome Road, Manhasset
516-627-7052
Email miligirls@gmail.com

Voted No. 1 Best Music School on Long Island and North Shore. Programs include: violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, tuba. Instructions in Traditional, Suzuki, and ABRSM methods for ages 3-99, beginner-advanced. MILI offers Chamber Music, Theory, Sight Reading, NYSSMA, and college preparation.


SCHOOL OF ROCK HUNTINGTON, ROCKVILLE CENTRE, SYOSSET/OYSTER BAY - VIRTUAL
516-234-ROCK (7625)

School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, provides students of all ages an exciting and engaging learning environment for guitar, drum, bass, keyboard, and singing lessons. School of Rock students learn theory and techniques via songs from legendary artists and on-stage performances. Remote lessons currently available!


TILLES CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS LIU POST - BOTH
720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
516-299-2752

Tilles Center offers a variety of camps, led by Broadway, film, and television professionals. Classes available for all ages/levels. Five-day camps; 1-2 hours each, July 20-31 on Zoom. Select classes offer a live culminating performance at Tilles Center. Cleaning/social distancing protocols are in place for all in-person events. Scholarships available!

Sports Programs


NEW YORK FENCING ACADEMY - IN-PERSON
8 Haven Ave., Port Washington
516-472-7042

New York Fencing Academy's Day Camps for new beginners ages (6 and older) are a great opportunity to have fun while being introduced to the thrilling NCAA and Olympic sport of fencing. Camps are run by NYFA's highly experienced coaches. Camps will be run in small groups from 9am-2pm.

STEAM Classes


LONG ISLAND EXPLORIUM - VIRTUAL
101 E. Broadway , Port Jefferson
631-331-3277

Long Island Explorium's Summer Camps-enriching STEM activities supporting whole mind, body, and spirit. Our exclusive virtual summer camps will promote STEAM learning, complemented with creative well-being strategies through yoga, mindfulness, art, and music. Our small, friendly online camp weeks include a solid balance of interaction, live engagement, and innovative challenges.


This summer is unlike any before, but you can still have a blast! Read the July 2020 issue of Long Island Parent for what you need to know to stay safe this summer, day trips and outings your family can do now, and more!

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