Keep the boredom at bay this summer at one of these fun Queens locations.
UPDATED February 2019: Whether you're looking for a summer class in Queens to complement your child's summer camp program, need to find a last-minute spot in a Queens summer camp, or just want to find a fun way to spend the day with your family (outside of the house), we've got you covered! From indoor bounce places, amusement parks, carousels, and bike rentals, to dance studios, performing arts programs, day camps, specialty camps, basketball lessons, academic enrichment centers, music lessons, STEAM classes, gifted-and-talented programs, soccer teams, tennis lessons, zoos, and aquariums, you're sure to find the perfect way to keep your kids entertained all summer long. And the best part? All of these summer fun programs can be found right here in Queens, including locations in Corona, Flushing, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Fresh Meadows, Forest Hills, Bayside, Glendale, Astoria, Rego Park, Whitestone, Floral Park, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Middle Village, and College Point, plus a few locations in Manhattan, Long Island, and nearby New Jersey.
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Summer Activities & Excursions
WILD WEST CITY
50 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ
Come on down to Wild West City-the perfect place for a fun, unique, and educational day trip for all. We have a number of special events and shows that are sure to be hits with the entire family. Wild West City is a western heritage theme park that brings the old west back to life through portrayals of real-life western characters, legendary events, and a frontier town re-creation. Featuring 22 different live action shows throughout the course of the day, we offer visitors the chance to “live” in the old west!
Summer Programs & Classes
IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! At Ivy Day School (three locations), we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and dance in our state-of-the-art facility, along with access to indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Call to ask about our special summer program for children ages 4-6. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.
JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
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.
MILL BASIN DAY CAMP
5945 Strickland Ave., Brooklyn
Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences that last a lifetime. MBDC is dedicated to providing exciting and fulfilling camp experiences for children through fun, recreational, and safe activities. Our modern, air-conditioned, and private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. There are five individual camps, each with unique and innovative programming. Bring the family for a personal tour of the facility and discussion of the camp program.
Located in the heart of Forest hills, our dance program combines movement and music, while always leaving space for personal creativity. Students gain physical strength, flexibility, confidence, and an increased body awareness, all while exploring dance and having fun. We offer dance classes for ages 2 through adult. Join us for ballet, tap, musical theatre, dance teams, and toddler groups. Don’t miss out on our flexible and fun dance camp. Extended care is available and registration is now open.