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Fun Summer Activities & Programs for Kids on Long Island

Fun Summer Activities & Programs for Kids on Long Island

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



UPDATED January 2020: Keep your kids busy with day or summer camp programs in Brooklyn. Keep boredom in check with these fun summer camp programs.

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Summer Activities & Excursions


@ PLAY AMUSEMENTS
229 NY-110 , Farmingdale
631-815-5355
Email info@playamusement.com

Visit the newly renovated @Play Amusement this summerLong Islands favorite indoor amusement park! Children of all ages can explore 30,000-square-feet of safe, clean, climate-controlled fun. @Play provides your family with arcade games, inflatables, bumper cars, roller coaster, a carousel, disco room, and laser tag! Kids will never get bored as they enjoy going from one activity to the next. @Play is easily accessible from Nassau, Suffolk, and the five boroughs of New York.


BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
800-628-7070

At Bethpage, we care about what you care about. Like building a strong financial foundation for your child this summer. Our youth and young adult savings accounts offer no annual fees, a low minimum opening deposit (only $5), and a competitive interest rate. Open an account today.


BOUNCEU FARMINGDALE
101 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale
631-777-JUMP (5867)
Email farmingdale.ny@bounceu.com

BounceU Farmingdale was voted “Best of Long Island” for Children’s Party Place, Camp, and Family Amusement Center. We provide the ideal combination of inflatable structures, a clean environment, incredible customer service, and non-stop excitement. We feature giant inflatable toys and a wide variety of activities for children and adults, including basketball, boxing, obstacle courses, and slides. We take pride in providing superior customer service. Visit us this summer for Open Bounce fun for all ages!


CHAMPKIDS ART CONTEST AT THE LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
1-888-699-0828
Email info@champkids.com

We welcome all aspiring artists and their families to join us on June 16 at the Long Island Aquarium for a unique art experience! At this event, artists compete against others in a live coloring and drawing contest. They have an hour to finish a work of art about the theme Under the Sea World! The top three winners in each category, grades kindergarten-second, third-fifth, and sixth-12th, will receive trophies and special prizes during our award ceremony. Get your drawing materials ready and sign up now!


LIPSTICK & LOLLIPOPS
176-2 North Country Road, Mt. Sinai
631-828-4403
Email landlpartiesinc@gmail.com

Parties at Lipstick & Lollipops have been an unforgettable experience for more than eight years! We offer spa parties as well as theme parties including Princess and Tea party packages. Our parties are a two-hour private event at our beautifully decorated location and include food, beverages, invitations, spa services, and dessert. If you aren't planning a party feel free to schedule an appointment with a group of friends or come to one of our events. Lipstick & Lollipops also offers "Pink Tent" on-the-go which brings services to your backyard party.


LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH2O (426) or 631-208-9200 x125

Featuring one of the largest all-living coral reef displays, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, African penguins, touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits including indoor gardens of the Butterflies, Bugs, and Birds habitat! Try an aquatic adventure like the Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, or the Pirate Snorkel Adventure (seasonal).


LONG ISLAND DUCKS
3 Court House Drive, Central Islip
631-940-DUCK (3825)

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and provide affordable family fun and entertainment. Have your kids come out on Sundays to run the bases or join us for a Fireworks Spectacular. The Ducks play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip.


LONG ISLAND FUNFEST
Suffolk Community College exit 53S off the LIE – Wicks Road Entrance , Brentwood
Event Hotline: 1-866-666-FAIR (3247)

Long Island FunFest is the premier family event on the Island! Held June 14-24, at Suffolk Community College, exit 53S on the LIE. The event features amazing family entertainment, all free with admission. See the death-defying Pirates Thrill Show, the World of Wonders escape artist, the amazing animals in the Petting Zoo, and the incredible Butterfly Encounter. FunFest also has nightly music entertainment and weekly fireworks shows. Ride the incredible Super Cyclone Roller Coaster, The Delusion, or bumper cars, we have the largest midway on Long Island!


NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
516-334-0800
Email dankellachan@livenation.com

Join us for the Children's Theatre Summer Series at NYCB Theatre at Westbury! Performances include Pinkalicious: The Musical on July 16, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure on July 30, and Winnie-The-Pooh: A Musical on August 20. All shows are at 11am. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com and Theatre at Westbury Box Office.


SPLISH SPLASH
2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton
631-727-3600

Splish Splash is one of the best places to visit in Long Island with kids and is voted one of the Best Water Parks in America by the Travel Channel! With 96 exciting acres of family fun, everywhere you turn you will discover another one of a kind water attraction.

Summer Programs & Classes


ALTERNATIVES FOR CHILDREN
1116 Main Road, Aquebogue
631-722-2170
600 South Service Road, Dix Hills
631-271-0777
14 Research Way, East Setauket
631-331-6400
168 Hill St., Southampton
631-283-3272

Providing quality affordable day care and special education services since 1988. Creating a natural learning environment fostering each child’s development. Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education evaluation site and provider. Preschool special education, integrated classes, daycare classes taught by NYS special education early childhood teachers, and certified daycare staff promoting a child’s development through individualized instruction that will support them for the rest of their lives. Special education services of physical, occupational, and speech therapy provided by licensed therapists. Children leave Alternatives For Children ready to learn and ready for kindergarten.


ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND SUMMER ART ADVENTURE
Paumanok Elementary School, 1 Seaman Neck Road, Dix Hills
Summer Pre-College Portfolio Development
107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-462-5400
artleagueli.org
info@artleague.org

Summer Art Adventure offers kids and teens ages 5-18, fun and creative activities in a variety of visual arts mediums led by certified art professionals. Find inspiration by creating art using specific artists' unique styles. Special guests and events add to the exciting atmosphere. Flexible schedules and themed sessions available.


AS YOU WISH PARTIES
59 Merrick Ave, Merrick
516-590-7878
Email info@asyouwishparties.org

As You Wish Parties offers a variety of different themed classes that range from a Fabulous Rock Star Spa Karaoke or Doll Spa, to Slime Making, or Painting and Crafting. All As You Wish mini-camp classes run from 10am-1pm and each include different themed activities, lunch, and snack.


BACH TO ROCK MUSIC SCHOOL
1015 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-441-5526
Email portwashington@bachtorock.com

Whether a budding rock star or aspiring classical musician, BACH TO ROCK (B2R) is the place to get the best music education-while having fun! B2R offers classes and programs for all ages, levels, and instruments in a state-of-the-art facility. B2R offers camps, private lessons, group classes, birthday parties, and adaptive programs.


BAILEY-WOODS INSTITUTE
190 Landford Drive , Elmont
646-327-8080, 917-283-8727

Sign up for summer fun! At Bailey-Woods kids will explore their interests, learn social skills, and have fun! We offer Drama, Dance, Culinary Arts, Academics, Introductory Volleyball, Woodworking, and lots of free play! Private and group tutoring available all year. For more information call 917-283-8727.


BAY STREET THEATER
Main St., Sag Harbor
631-725-9500

Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor offers educational camps and master classes for children (ages 4-12) and teens (ages 13-18) this summer. Weeklong camps for children include creating a musical, puppetry, improv, and exploring Greek Mythology. Teen Master Classes are offered in areas of audition technique, performing Shakespeare, and musical theater acting. By providing young actors with coaching, Bay Street Theater offers a valuable opportunity to personally engage with amazing performers and performance-makers. baystreet.org


CAMP ITALIA
223 Stewart Ave., Garden City
855-CAMP-IT-1 (226-7481)
facebook.com/campitaliausa

Email info@campitaliausa.org

Join us for Italian Summer Camp! July 16-20, 9am-12:30pm, including lunch. Bambini: ages 5-7, Ragazzi: ages 8-12. Camp Italia is a unique experience where kids learn Italian words, phrases, and culture through games, songs, and skits. Campers hear and speak Italian and learn about aspects of Italian life, traditions, music, and history. No prior knowledge of Italian necessary. We custom-design our programs, use materials from Italian suppliers, and serve authentic Italian food. Ask us about our year-round classes on Saturdays beginning in September!


CAMP W - WHERE FRIENDSHIPS ARE MADE
121 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
631-692-6222
Email info@campwdaycamp.com

Camp W "Where Friendships Are Made" located in Melville, is a day camp for ages 4-15. Campers enjoy baseball, basketball, soccer, Gaga, game room, camp lounge, easel painting, swimming, robotics, dance, cooking, go karts, and day trips. Small group sizes. Campers choose their afternoon activities, transportation, early and late care.


CODE NINJAS
613 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
631-760-1335

Ever feel like coding is boring? Sitting there listening on and on while someone else tells you what to do? Why not experience hands-on fun instead? Code Ninjas has different programs tailored to your interests. We have drones. We have beginning Javascript. We have Minecraft/Roblox world creation. We have game building sessions. And best of all our drop-in programs are year-round so no need to wait until fall to join.


CODER SCHOOL SYOSSET (THE)
45 Ira Road , Syosset
516-584-4244
syosset@thecoderschool.com

Email syosset@thecoderschool.com

In our increasingly tech-driven world, knowing how to code is an invaluable skill. The Coder School-Syosset has weeklong summer camps as well as evening and weekend programs to get your kids learning how to code. Choose from a variety of levels and programs ranging from beginner to advanced. Silicon Valley’s No. 1 coding program is now Long Island's No. 1 coding program! We are excited to announce our second location is opening in Roslyn this fall. If you would like to be part of our expanding team please contact us!


COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email info@cshfishhatchery.org

Young explorers, grades pre-K through 12th, spend summer surrounded by nature. Encourage their love of nature with hands-on activities, nature crafts, live animals, and outdoor adventure nature camps. Expeditions to nearby salt marsh, ponds, and woodlands. One-, to four-day camps available. Summer fun at a great price! Prepare to get wet and muddy!


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

Countryside Montessori school runs a summer camp during July and August for children ages 18 months-6 years. Camp has weekly themes that revolve around the projects and discussions the children have. Toddlers have play-based mornings spent in our playground. Primary (ages 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.


DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS 5 TO 11!
multiple locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties,
888-909-2822
Email info@destinationscience.org

Destination Science Kids experience “Aha!” moments of understanding, creativity, and curiosity while engineering, building, experimenting, and playing with astonishing gadgets and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators make STEM learning an adventure! 2019 programs: Robot Challengers and Reaction Racers, Young Innovators Science, Rocket Space Science, and Physics Coaster and Science Magic.


DRAMA KIDS
Locations throughout North Nassau County ,
516-360-5026

Drama Kids offers exciting programs for children ages 4-17. Kids have tons of fun and develop important self-confidence, self-esteem, and verbal communication skills that will help them personally and academically. Activities include mini scripts, speaking skills, creative movement, snippets, story starters, whole group improvisations, and everyone's favorite theater games. We showcase our work in a small performance for the fall, spring, and full-day camp programs. Our weekly camps: Make Them Laugh and Far Out Fables are available for full- and half-day adventures this summer. Enroll today! The difference is dramatic.


EXTREME STEAM SCIENCE KIDS
450 Deer Park Road ,
631-499-8580
Email info@extremesteamscience.com

Located in Dix Hills on 15 acres, for grades first-fifth geared to develop skills and curiosity in science. The curriculum is centered around STEAM in our state-of-the-art Science Center. Core focus: Robotics, Engineering, Programing, Science, Mathematics, Coding, and Arts. Transportation, before- and after-care, and lunch available.


EYE LEVEL LEARNING CENTERS
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Long Island – Williston Park
2 Hillside Ave. building F, 2nd floor
Williston Park, NY 11596

enopi.willi@gmail.com
516-747-7700

Brooklyn – Park Slope
150 4th ave.
slopeenrichment@gmail.com
718-494-1232

Brooklyn – Sheepshead Bay
1605 Voorhies ave.
brooklynenrichment@gmail.com
718-494-1232

Manhattan – Upper East Side
307 E. 84th st.
Uppereastside@myeyelevel.com
212-737-3344

Manhattan – Tribeca
104 Reade st.
info@rsprep.com
212-346-PREP (7737

Manhattan – East Village
437 E. 12th st.
eastvillage@myeyelevel.com
212-260-8020

The “summer brain drain,” is all too real, but it doesn’t have to affect your child! It can be easy for a child to slip into the relaxing activities of summer without a care in the world. However, three months free of school can have a detrimental impact on a child’s education. Fortunately, Eye Level of Williston Park offers educational services that young students need to meet, continue at, and exceed their grade’s expectations, year-round. They’ll remain academically challenged, focused, and prepared to tackle the upcoming school year with confidence!


EYE LEVEL NASSAU
Eye Level Williston Park
2 Hillside Avenue building F, 2nd floor
Williston Park, NY 11596

516-747-7700

Don't let your child suffer from Summer Brain Drain! Three months free of school can have a detrimental impact on education. Eye Level offers academic programs that students need to enter the coming school year prepared to take on any challenge! Call us now to schedule a free diagnostic assessment.


EYE LEVEL SUFFOLK

Many parents today are facing educational challenges and looking for answers to help their children succeed academically. Whether the goal is for early learning, remedial education, or academic advancement, Eye Level is the answer. Eye Level offers math and English programs for ages 3 -14. Our instructors tailor a curriculum by understanding learning abilities of students. With ongoing guidance of our instructors, each student will set attainable goals and learn at a comfortable pace. With each success, the student grows more self-confident, self-motivated, and self-directed in the quest for knowledge.


FASHION DESIGN LAB (THE)
235 N. Robbins Lane, Syosset
516-778-7240
55 Lumber Road, Roslyn

Email info@thefashiondesignlab.com

The Fashion Design Lab provides fashion design classes and camps just for kids! Your child will learn how to design clothing and accessories, sew on a machine and by hand, and for the finale, star in a live fashion show, showcasing their unique creations.


FIRST CLASS TUTORING
81 Lenox Road , West Babylon
631-560-2882
Email allyson@firstclasstutoring.net

The First Class Tutoring Summer Tutoring program includes SAT prep and Regents Review. Parents may sign children up for group sessions or one-on-one tutoring. We provide multiple practice tests to identify areas of weakness. The program runs from July 1-Aug. 23. Scheduling and time slots are very flexible.


FOCUS FARM
631-599-0655
Email focusfarmny@gmail.com

Focus Farm, in Riverhead, offers a riding camp five days a week beginning June 25. We provide a daily English riding lesson and fun horse-related activities. A typical camp day begins in the barn, where riders groom and tack their horses before riding in an intensive group lesson. Afterwards, the children spend time caring for their mounts, then move onto the day’s activities. Campers can expect to learn about horses and their history, get hands-on experience in horse care, play games on horseback, and more.


FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-393-4207
Email camp@fa.org

FA Summer Camps has something for everyone! New campers save $100 per week (expires June 8, 2018). General Camp (ages 3-7) offers individual attention and a variety of age appropriate daily activities. The Academy (ages 8-13) offers the “power of choice.” Choose from more than 30 specialty weeklong programs related to sports, art, computers, science, and travel. Our LIT/CIT program (ages 14-15) provides an internship in an area of interest. Optional academic tutoring is offered as well as pre-summer programs in June. You choose the weeks! Financial assistance and discounts available.


FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS -- NASSAU
The College at Old Westbury 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale

St. Joseph’s College
155 West Roe Blvd.
Patchogue

Future Stars Summer Camps offer weekly Sports, STEAM, and Specialty camp programs at three locations (The College at Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, and St. Joseph's College Patchogue). Programs are offered to children entering kindergarten-ninth grade. A balanced camp day ensures the perfect blend of instruction and fun.


GATEWAY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER OF SUFFOLK COUNTY (THE)
215 S. Country Road, Bellport
631-286-1133, 631-286-0555, x5000

The Gateway School of Performing Arts is Long Island's home for high quality theater arts education-both Robert Duvall and Gene Hackman began their careers here. More than 300 students each year receive professional level training that builds technique while working towards a production with professional teachers in a fun social environment!


GCH DESIGNS GENEVIEVE C. HASEMANN, SEAMSTRESS
516-983-0427
Email genevievescustomheirlooms@gmail.com

GCH Designs is now offering children's sewing lessons. We specialize in teaching children and teens the skills and art of sewing. We are available for after-school classes and summer camp. We offer flexible hours, expert and experienced instructors. Limited seats available. Let's get sewing now!


GIRL SCOUTS OF NASSAU COUNTY
110 Ring Road West, Garden City
516-741-2550
Email customercare@gsnc.org

Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Whether she wants to be part of a troop, explore her interests through series and events, go on an outdoor adventure, spend the summer at sleep-away camp, or travel the world, Girl Scouts has an exciting array of choices to suit her interests at every age. Troops are forming now! Girls age 5-17, who live in Nassau County are welcome to join at gsnc.org, or call 516-741-2550.


GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL
99 Central Park Road, Plainview
516-349-1966

Good Shepherd Lutheran School’s SPLASH camp offers a flexible, theme-based summer camp program in Plainview for children ages six weeks to twelve years. Summer campers experience a fun and playful environment designed to build self-esteem, confidence, and joy as they participate in a unique blend of age-appropriate activities including music, cooking, physical recreation, games, creative movement (lots of tummy-time for infants), water play, science, arts and crafts, gardening, trips for older campers, and chapels. Camp is from June 25–Aug. 17. Parents may choose four, six, or eight weeks.


GRADY SUMMER YOUTH CAMP
1399 Jerusalem Ave. , Merrick
516-401-4100
Email info@gradyedu.com

Camp for ages 5-18 offers a variety of programs including woodworking, fashion design, pottery, creative arts, culinary arts, bowling, adventure education, sports, and STEAM science. We create an environment for creativity, growth, indoor and outdoor learning fun. Travel includes a variety field trips. Transportation, extended hours, and lunch available.


GREAT STRIDES LONG ISLAND
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island
631-786-9708

Email julie@greatstridesli.org

Great Strides offers equestrian activities for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Our equine friends can help us face all of life's challenges with strength and confidence. Offering summer programs, a four-day introduction to horses in June, July, and August. Private lessons are available for English and Western students.


HOFSTRA SUMMER CAMPS
101 Oak St., Uniondale
516-463-CAMP (2267)
Email ce-camps@hofstra.edu

Hofstra Summer Camps offer children, ages 5-17, more than 70 programs from theater to sports, gaming, art, music, STEM and STEAM, academics, culinary, dance, YouTube Studio, Adventure Education, and Super Hero Academy. At our camp, kids will explore their interests, learn valuable social skills, and have fun while gaining confidence.


HUNTINGTON CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
310 New York Ave. (across from Book Revue) , Huntington Village
631-271-4626
Email huntingtoncenter@yahoo.com

Join us for our Summer Spectacular-programming for all ages including adults certain to inspire the artist within us all! Summer camps for ages 3 and older that explore all of the performing arts and specialty programs; Ballet Boot Camp and private music lessons in strings, piano, and voice.


IVY PREP EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY OF DEER PARK
80 W. Industry Court , Deer Park
631-667-3507
Email deerpark@ivyprep.org

Come spend your summer at Ivy Prep Early Learning Academy! We bring fun right to school for our young learners with visits from Jump Bunch, Critter Caravan, Zumba, and of course lots of water play. Our Adventure Campers will head out on daily field trips to exciting places like Adventure Land, the Bronx Zoo, and the Beach. No matter the age, your child will have an amazing summer at Ivy Prep Early Learning Academy.


JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.


KARATE ACADEMY OF BETHPAGE (THE)
4072 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage
516-796-3200

At The Karate Academy of Bethpage our goal is to provide the most dynamic, age-specific Martial Arts training available. TKA opened in September 2004 and since then has helped more than 3000 kids develop their confidence, focus, and self-defense skills through our classes. Our goal is to help your child become the best version of themselves. Interested in classes with us? Register your child for our six-week program! Six weeks of classes plus a free official uniform for only $69. Learn more at kidskarateclassesbethpage.com/welcome.


KENWAL DAY CAMP
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399
Email kenwaloffice@kenwaldaycamp.com

Kenwal's “Extreme Teens Travel Program” is the perfect blend of outdoor camp activities, as well as overnight and local travel experiences. The program creates an opportunity for campers grades seventh-11th, to enjoy an unforgettable summer on the road with their peers. Additionally, “Extreme Teens” will enjoy the comforts of home during camp days and local day trips. Our Extreme Teen program is a chance for campers to be active, confident, resilient, unplug from technology, develop lifelong skills, grow more independent, learn social skills, and make true friends.


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

East Rockaway
131 Main St.
East Rockaway
516-218-2920

Email info@keytomyart.com

Not looking to commit to an entire summer of camp? Kids love art? We offer two sessions a day. 10am-12pm, ages 5-7 and 1pm-3pm, ages 8 and older. You choose your days! Each week is a different theme, different projects each day! Drawing, painting, sculpture, and collage-your child will get their hands on all different materials! Run by a NYS-certified art teacher, all artistic assistants are friendly and love working with children! The more you book, the more you save. Save up to 25 percent! Call or email for more information. 631-608-9048, info@keytomyart.com, keytomyart.com.


KIDS COUNTRY DAY CAMP
37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351

Children ages 3-12 take part in more than 50 fun exciting activities including field and court sports, arts and crafts, dance, karate, talent show, giant water slide, sprinkler park, pedal karts, foam parties, carnival, animal shows, and challenge course. Camp program runs eight weeks. Various combinations of weeks and days available.


KNOX SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES
541 Long Beach Road, St. James
631-686-1640
Email camp_info@knoxschool.org

Located in St. James on the shores of Stony Brook Harbor, our picturesque waterfront campus is 40 rolling acres. Kids in pre-K through 10th grade can get away from the stress of the school year and enjoy fun in the great outdoors! Knox offers flexible scheduling to maximize campers' experience.


LEARNING EXPERIENCE (THE)
2920 Route 112, Medford
631-696-0600
Email medford@tlecorp.com

With more than 30 years of experience, TLE is a warm and supportive environment with low child-to-teacher ratios. We offer affordable programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years. All of our teachers are certified and trained to the highest standards. Our play-based curriculum allows children to explore and learn about the world around them. 95 percent of our Fun with Phonics graduates are reading by the time they enter kindergarten. Sign language and Spanish taught in all classes. Call to arrange a tour today!


LICE CLINICS OF AMERICA - LONG ISLAND
47 Jackson Ave., Syosset
516-336-4099
566 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre

401 Hawkins Avenue, Ronkonkoma

Let us check your kids’ hair for critters when they get off the camp bus-before they bring them into your home or back to school. We remove lice in just one hour! All lice and eggs-even Super Lice-are eliminated in a single, one-hour treatment. No need for your child to sit still for two-three hours of combing or return for additional visits. Our treatments are affordable, starting at $99, and never more than $199. No toxic chemicals! Call us 24/7. Appointments available seven days-a-week; we can even handle your after-hours emergency!


LICE TAMERS, INC.
900 Walt Whitman Road, Suite LL2, Melville
631-479-2595
Email licetamers@gmail.com

Don't let head lice ruin your child's summer camp fun! Lice Tamers offers pre- and post-camp checks for only $25, and will provide you with a certificate stating that your child is lice-free. We also sell lice prevention products-perfect to pack in your child's camp trunk. If your child does get lice we can help. Lice Tamers is owned and operated by a medical professional with more than 15 years of lice removal experience. Our products are safe and non-toxic and our services are 100 percent guaranteed.


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 recognition of society's special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The LIU Center for Gifted Youth offers extraordinary teachers recruited from leading schools in the metropolitan area, and university-level facilities.


LONG ISLAND ACADEMY OF FINE ART
14A Glen St., Glen Cove
516-590-4324
Email info@liafa.com

Long Island Academy of Fine Art: Where Classical Meets Contemporary. This summer, young artists have the unique opportunity to study materials and techniques rarely available to their age group. Professional artists share their expertise in topics ranging from traditional oil painting to toy design and production, and comic art. Our individualized instruction and small classes make it the perfect learning environment for all levels! Workshops available for grades kindergarten-eighth. Ask about high school and adult courses! 516-590-4324, liafa.com, info@liafa.com.


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

Summer camp 2019 will stretch the boundaries of fun, catapulting STEAM learning skyward! Let the Explorium be your journey of exploration, discovery, invention, and innovation this summer. Intriguing challenges to solve. Creative people to meet. You choose one-five weeks of fun learning.


LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (LIHSA)
239 Cold Spring Road, Syosset
516-463-5373
Email ce-precollegiate@hofstra.edu

The Long Island High School for the Arts, with Hofstra Continuing Education, offers students in grades sixth-12th the opportunity to advance their skills in full-day programs in music, visual arts, theater, and film. Programs take place in state-of-the-art facilities. All courses take place at the LIHSA campus in Syosset.


LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP
Nassau and Suffolk locations,
516-238-4586
Email livoyagersdaycamp@gmail.com

Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp is an exciting, action-packed, and safe summer experience, for boys any girls, ages 4-14. We offer activities that include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, rock climbing, gymnastics, talent shows, and special events, plus amazing adventure trips to Splish Splash, Adventureland, Boomers, Museums, iMax theaters, Fire Island, Bayville Adventure Park, Aquariums, and Chocolate Factory! Our staff is CPR-, first aid-, and AED-certified. Lifeguards and nurse on staff and licensed. CIT program is available. Free transportation in Suffolk and Nassau counties.


LYRICAL CHILDREN'S CREATIVE PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
631-208-4003
Serving areas from Setauket to the North Fork

Preschool location - Calverton

Music Together locations: Setauket, Port Jeff, Miller Place, Shoreham, Calverton, Aquebogue, Southold

Piano Kids locations: Setauket, Calverton

Email admin@lyricalchildren.com

A variety of summer camp options for children from birth through age 8 are offered by Lyrical Children’s Creative Programs! Included are Day Camp and Specialty Camps in Calverton (18 months–8 years) as well as Music Together Classes (Mixed age, newborn–5 years) and Drumming (ages 4-8) in locations from Setauket to Aquebogue. Camps in Calverton include: Morning Day Camp (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday), Grownup & Me (Tuesday), Recycled Art (Friday), Handwriting (one week), Drumming (one week). Preview visits available.


MAIN ST. BOARD GAME CAFE - UNPLUG YOUR GAME
307 Main St. , Huntington
631-729-0060
Email info@mainstboardgamecafe.com

In these two-hour drop-off sessions, kids will learn a wide variety of strategic board games with our expert staff while having a blast with friends in a screen-free, fun, caring, and individualized environment. Playing board games develops social and critical thinking skills that will last a lifetime.


MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
Five Towns
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
Great Neck
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
Lynbrook
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
New Hyde Park
810 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-616-MATH (6284)
Roslyn
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-484-MATH (6284)

Avoid the Summer Slide! Summer is a great time to catch up on math and get ahead! In our homework-free environment, Mathnasium enables kids to focus on sharpening math skills. Instead of the dreaded summer slide, students develop knowledge and confidence needed to hit the ground running when school resumes.


MID ISLAND AERO CAMP
101 Herring Drive (MacArthur Airport), Ronkonkoma
631-588-5400

Students grades sixth-12th have an opportunity to pilot an airplane. Cadets have classroom instruction, a simulator flight, aircraft flights, and airport tours. We have added an additional camp from July 22-26, Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Aero Chapter meets the third Thursday of each month from 5:30-7pm, allowing students the opportunity to talk aviation.


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

Music Institute of Long Island was Voted No. 1 Best Music School on the North Shore. Programs include violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and 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.


NORTHWELL HEALTH ICE CENTER
200 Merrick Ave., East Meadow
516-441-0070

Keep the kids cool at Northwell Health Ice Center this summer. The goal is to provide a fun and positive experience that will create a lifelong love of skating. We offer Young Beginner classes for kids ages 2-5, and group lesson programs for ages 6 through adult.


NOT JUST ART
183 South St., Oyster Bay
516-922-8300
Email create@notjustart.com

Engaging natural curiosity and imagination is the heart of our Music Together, art, and science programs. Inclusive hands-on activities emphasize learning process over product and performance. Staffed with experienced teachers, classes are developmentally appropriate and thoughtfully designed to nurture children and their families at each age and stage!


OASIS DAY CAMPS NASSAU
Oasis Camps
Oasis at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale
646-519-5066
liupost@oasischildren.com
Oasis on the Sound
David Zimmerman, camp director
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
718-596-4900
onthesound@oasischildren.com
Oasis at Tully Park
Jason Miradoli, camp director
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
718-596-4900
tullypark@oasischildren.com
oasischildren.com

Email info@oasischildren.com

Oasis Day Camp prides itself on age-appropriate programming for ages 3-15. Early Start (ages 3-5) is a nurturing camp environment. Lower (first-second grade) offers sports, arts, swim, enrichment, and nature. Upper (third-sixth grades) is bigger and better for older campers. Teen Travel (seventh-ninth grades) offers unique trips, overnights, friendships.


OLD WESTBURY SUMMER CAMP
25 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-626-9268

Old Westbury Summer Camp is located on 14, beautiful wooded acres. Children develop friendships in a safe and fun environment and embrace our family atmosphere, returning each year. OWSC offers something for every child and family-exciting activities and workshops, multiple discounts, flexible scheduling, bus transportation, and Red Cross-certified swim instruction daily.


PATCHOGUE THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
71 E. Main St., Patchogue
631-207-1313

Patchogue Theatre's Kids Summer Film Series screens family favorite films on Wednesdays throughout the summer. Films are presented in both English and Spanish! To celebrate, our first film, Finding Nemo, is free for everyone and includes a pre-screening party in the lobby one hour before show time with snacks and activities.


PIANO STUDIO (THE)
45C Broadway , Greenlawn
631-754-4100
Email dianegaretano@thepianostudioforkids.com

The Piano Studio in Greenlawn is offering group piano lessons this summer! Kids ages 6-10 will learn all the basics of playing the piano. All you need is something for them to practice on (keyboards are fine). $75 for a six-week program given in July and August. Classes are once per week for 55 minutes. This is a great, inexpensive way for you to see if they have any interest in playing an instrument. You will be amazed by how much they can learn in such a short time!


PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz offers one-week thematic art camps for children of all ages. Our camps are taught by NYS-certified art teachers and are engaging, educational, unique, and fun! Each camp follows an artistic theme for the week. 2018 Themes include Drawing Camp, Exploring Famous Artists, Beach Art, Book-Making Camp, Animal Creations, Recycled Art Camp, Castle Constructions, Dollhouse Camp, and Jewelry-Making. Picasso Kidz camps are taught in a caring and nurturing environment that fosters children's own unique creativity. We offer sibling and multi-camp discounts.


PORT SAILING CAMP
22 Pelham Road, New Rochelle
914-355-5400
Email info@portsailing.com

For more than 14 years, Port Sailing School has offered our two-week Junior Sailing Camp for both novice and experienced sailors, all closely supervised by our certified instructors. Spend the summer on the Long Island Sound learning to sail on our 23-foot Sonars and Optimists boats. Our full-day program from 9am-4pm is for ages 8-16 and the half-day program is for kids ages 8-10. Students are grouped by experience to learn rules of racing, plotting courses, reading charts, and anchoring. Our CIT program welcomes students age 15 and older with three years prior sailing experience.


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

Portledge Summer Adventures, located in Locust Valley on the North Shore of Long Island, offers weeklong summer programming for children ages 2-15. All programs are lead by warm, nurturing teachers who foster your child's growth and creativity. Programs are available in academics, early childhood, the arts, STEM, tech, and the sciences. Our sports offerings include, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, crew, tennis, and golf. We offer full- and half-day programming to suit your schedule.


POSEY SCHOOL
57 Main St., Northport
631-757-2700
Email poseyschoolofdance@gmail.com

Exciting Children's Summer Art Camp Around The World at Posey School of Dance. Children ages 3-9 will actively engage in dance, art, and acting classes daily from 9am-12pm. Weekly themes include: Fun in France, Walk like an Egyptian, Party in India, Australian Outback, and English Royal Week! $200 per week.


READING/WRITING LEARNING CLINIC AT THE JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER OF HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (THE)
131 Hofstra University, Hempstead
516-463-5805

Located at Hofstra University, the Reading/Writing Learning Clinic at the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center is dedicated to providing literacy support to children and youth in a safe and supportive environment. The Clinic is committed to valuing students' linguistic and cultural lives.


ROBOMINDTECH S.T.E.M. EDUCATION CENTER CREATIVITY, SCIENCE, ROBOTICS, CODING & L-E-G-O LEARNING FUN!
Nassau:

Great Neck Kids Center
25 Cuttermill Road #4, Great Neck
718-264-7626, 860-944-3654
robomindtech.com
robomindtech@gmail.com

Queens:
185-10 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
robomindtech.com
robomindtech@gmail.com

Build a Lego® amusement park ride or play sports in the Robot Olympics! Channel your child’s creative energy into exciting projects in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) with our unique, hands-on curriculum. Home to NYC FIRST Lego® League and National World Robot Olympiad Champions, RoboMindTech is an award-winning STEM education center that inspires young minds with engineering. From robotics, video game design, and coding to Lego® creative play, we offer a variety of immersive weeklong summer camps, after-camp studios, group workshops, and after-school programs. Call to RSVP for our open house!


SCHOOL OF ROCK PORT JEFFERSON
4837 Nesconset Highway, Port Jefferson Station
631-476-7625
Email portjefferson@schoolofrock.com

School of Rock is the national leader in performance-based music education. Our popular summer camps will get your child rocking! We offer four distinct one-week camps created to teach music, build confidence, and create memories. Historically designed for kids ages 9-18 with some experience on their instrument (guitar, bass, vocals, drums, keys, or horns), this year we are also offering AC/DC for Beginners ages 7 and older with very minimal experience. All camps culminate in a live rock show at a local venue! Sign up. Plug in. Rock out!


SMITHTOWN TOWNSHIP ARTS COUNCIL (STAC) ART CLASSES-MILLS POND HOUSE GALLERY
660 Route 25A, St. James
631-862-6575
Email classes@stacarts.org

We give budding young artists the opportunity to experiment with variety of art materials to create their own masterpieces. Combining technique, creativity, and fun. We encourage children to stretch their imaginations while exploring a variety of painting and drawing techniques. Techniques of fine art are taught in a non-competitive environment, giving students the tools and freedom to express their growing creativity. No prior experience needed -just bring your imagination! Returning students will find each week to be a new, unique experience. Ages 5–16. July 9 -Aug. 24.


SOCCER SHOTS WEST
171 Eileen Way , Syosset
516-558-2266
Email liwest@soccershots.org

Enroll now for an epic summer with Soccer shots for children age 2-8. At Soccer Shots, every player gets to play. Our weekly games and classes are designed to be exciting, fun, and safe. We meet once a week, same time, same location. Weekday and weekend classes. Many locations available.


SOLUNA STUDIO
659 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge
631-761-6602
Email solunastudiony@gmail.com

SoLuna Studio is now enrolling for our Summer Camp production of Frozen JR! Camp begins July 8 for ages 5-10 (five-week program) and for ages 11 and older (six-week program). Evening and weekend classes are also available. Located in Hauppauge, SoLuna Studio offers classes and productions all year long!


SPARTAN RACES
Email us@spartan.com

Globally, Spartan Kids is on a mission to inspire children to develop a love for fitness at an early age. We provide recreational and competitive world class level obstacle racing at various distances and difficulties for children ages 4-14 to build self-confidence while enjoying a thrilling outdoor activity.


SPIN DJ ACADEMY
631-608-8858
202 Merrick Road, 2nd floor, Rockville Centre
16 Broadway, Amityville

Spin DJ Camp is an interactive DJ education camp teaching campers everything they need to be the life of the party in a social and creative setting! Our two-week camp program includes DJ and Music Production classes using the hottest gear, a fun and social group environment, and special guest DJs to inspire. At the end of each session students will create a live performance, recorded DJ set, and live video!


SPORTIME SUMMER CAMPS - NASSAU AND SUFFOLK
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester ,
888-698-3664
Email camps@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME's Summer Camps offer children ages 3-16 a great combination of sports instruction and games, swimming, arts and crafts, and exciting special events. Camp activities include age- and level-appropriate tennis, soccer, softball, basketball, flag football, and floor hockey. Campers learn fundamental skills, participate in competitive drills, and learn game strategies.


ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church 280 E Main St., , Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email spyouth@optonline.net

Camp St. Patrick offers Summer Sports Camps! Our Basketball Camp engages children in skills, drills, games, and scrimmages. Great prep for school try outs or CYO! One-week Cheerleading Camp to strengthen new and old cheerleading skills. We offer Dek Hockey and LAX clinics during the summer as well.


STUDIO E ART CLASSES
77 Broadway, Rocky Point
631-744-4001

Studio E offers art enrichment camps to three age groups: children (ages 5-8), tweens (ages 9-12), and teens (ages 13-17). Topics include pottery, hand-building, painting, drawing, sketching, collage, and illustration. Studio E Art Camps provide small group instruction. Camps meet Tuesdays-Fridays for half-days. Pay per week!


SUNSHINE CENTER (THE)
468 Boyle Road , Port Jefferson Station
631-476-3099

Join us for Sunshine’s 25th Summer Prevention Program. Sunshine Youth Camp is for children ages 4–11 (choice of four weeks in July starting July 9). Participants enjoy weekly field trips, special guests, puppet shows, and prevention-focused workshops. Children are divided into small groups. Sunshine Teen Camp is for youth ages 12 and older (choice of three weeks in August starting Aug. 6). Youth are involved in weekly field trips, team-building projects, recreational activities, and special presentations which are designed to provide support and increase awareness.


SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny

Email sylvanlearning@optonline.net

Summer learning loss. It's real! If kids don't stay engaged in learning, they can lose up to 2½ months of what they learned. Sylvan can tackle any subject or need so your child can take on the next school year with confidence. Our flexible schedules ensure we fit into your plans. With personalized and small group options available, there is something for everyone. Sylvan will be offering classes in reading, writing, and math, as well as SAT and ACT Prep this summer! Robotics and Coding workshops will be held on Saturdays!


THERESA ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS
250 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach
516-432-0200
Email info@tapany.org

The Theresa Academy of Performing Arts offers a summer camp program where children and young adults with special needs can learn, play, and grow together in a fun and safe environment. Campers participate in art, dance, drumming, music, and yoga classes taught by talented, experienced faculty. Lunchtime, snack time, and recreation are enjoyed outdoors. Every student has their own buddy and class sizes are small. Camp is Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm. Session 1: June 25-29, Session 2: August 13-17, Session 3: Aug. 20-24. Pricing is $500 per session. Generous scholarship packages available.


THOMAS SCHOOL OF HORSEMANSHIP
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840
Email tsh@tshcamp.com

For more than 70 years Thomas School of Horsemanship has been a day camp where children expand their knowledge of horses and participate in the daily activities that a traditional camp offers. Each day our campers attend riding, horse science, instructional swim, free swim, sports, art, theater, and STEM. Each week we host an exciting special day that includes friendly competition and team spirit. We feel passionately about children having fun-filled days while learning some of life's most important lessons: responsibility, caring, kindness, and critical thinking.


TJE DANCE FORCE
556 North Country Road, St. James
631-584-6888
310 Main St.
Holbrook
631-585-6900

Email info@tjedance.com

Experience the finest, most talented, creative, award-winning staff that will motivate your child to do the best they can! Girls and boys age 4 and older are welcome. Camp is Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-12:30pm. We will offer games, dance, and crafts. You choose one-five weeks of summer camp.


VILLAGE EAST GIFTED SUMMER PROGRAM
Village East Gifted of Huntington, 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn, 216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights

Email info@villageeastgifted.com

The Summer STEAM Program 2019 offers three-, four-, and five-day workshops combining science, technology, math, engineering, gemology, oceanography, architecture, and business with artistic expression. Workshops are offered, for grades kindergarten-sixth, during the day and after camp in both Nassau and Suffolk counties between June 25-Aug. 28, 2019.


WOWMOMS WORLD LONG ISLAND
328 E. Jericho Turnpike , Mineola
516-741-6667

Join us for our first separation camp at WowMoms World! This mini camp is meant to help familiarize children with being away from their caregivers in a relaxed and clean environment. Perfect for ages 1-5, and each day will include unique themes and activities!


YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue

Email camp@ymcali.org info@ymcali.org

At the YMCA, everyone has the opportunity to surpass their potential. With swim lessons, youth sports, theater and dance classes, and programs for families, the possibilities are endless. Summer Program Session runs June 23 through Aug. 31, 2019. Registration starts June 9. Register at ymcali.org.


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.


YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS NASSAU
516-650-1856 or 631-476-3330
516-650-1856
631-476-3330




Young People’s Day Camp of Nassau County, conveniently located in Hicksville, caters to children ages 4-15. We have been providing boys and girls with summer fun for more than 45 years! YPDC’s philosophy is to “grow” children intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a safe, fun environment! We offer two-eight week programs with exciting trips, arts and crafts, yoga, karate, carnivals, talent shows, special event days, instructional sports, and both recreational and instructional swim. YPDC is a family-owned and -operated program that offers a lunch program for a nominal fee and free door-to-door transportation to all areas in Nassau County.


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