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Day Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Day Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Find the best summer camp for your child.



UPDATED January 2020: For fun summer camps in Brooklyn, check out everything from nature to academic camps for kids. Find the prefect camp here.

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92Y CAMPS
1395 Lexington Ave., New York
212-415-5573
Email campmail@92y.org

Located on a 50-acre Rockland County campground and just 20 minutes from the George Washington Bridge, our traditional day camp has created six decades of lasting memories. Families enjoy our flexible schedules, dozens of activities, and luxury bus transportation with convenient pickups. Intensives and NYC-based summer programs are also available.


AVIATOR SPORTS AND EVENTS CENTER
3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
718-758-7510
Jason Vasquez, Youth Programs director
718-758-7510
jason@aviatorsports.com

Jenna Jones, Hospitality Department manager
718-758-7549
jenna@aviatorsports.com

Email JVasquez@aviatorsports.com

Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp is a traditional summer camp located within Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. The camp is divided into four divisions: Junior Camp, Younger Division, Older Division, and Teen Division. Campers will have 15 peers within their coed group, with two general counselors, one head counselor and overseen by a division leader. Our dedicated and highly-trained staff will ensure each camper a safe and fulfilling summer experience through low staff-to-camper ratios and individualized attention. Groups follow a daily rotating schedule of five activities a day.


BROOKLYN MUSIC SCHOOL
126 Saint Felix St., Brooklyn
718-638-5660
Email contactus@brooklynmusicschool.org

The Brooklyn Music School (BMS) offers a diverse selection of summer programming for children ages 5 and older. Whether your child is new to music and dance or has been studying a particular instrument for some time, the Brooklyn Music School has summer programming options fit for all skill levels. From individualized instruction in private lessons to fun and engaging full-day music and dance programming to afternoon Musical Theater workshops, BMS has just the right summer activities where all participants are sure to experience the joy of music and dance.


BROOKLYN WALDORF SCHOOL
11 Jefferson Ave., Brooklyn
718-783-3270

Educational enrichment extends beyond the classroom at Brooklyn Waldorf School! BWS offers Summer Camp for Early Childhood students, starting the week of June 26. Early Childhood students have the chance to explore Prospect Park to take nature walks, engage in relaxed play, have snack, and also have ample time for rest. For more information, please visit brooklynwaldorf.org/culture/summer-camp/.


CBE KIDS DAY CAMPS
718-768-3814 x210
Email camp@cbebk.org

Summers at CBE Kids Day Camps are packed with a wide range of fun activities! We offer four unique day camp experiences for campers entering kindergarten through ninth grade: Elementary Day Camp, Hebrew Language Camp, Movin' On Travel Camp, and Leadership Development. We welcome campers and families from all faiths and backgrounds.


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 aftercare available. Camps run June 17–Aug. 30. Register online at chelseapiers.com/camps.


INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, West 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York
646-381-5166
Email camp@intrepidmuseum.org

An amazing summer awaits campers at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Campers in grades kindergarten-fifth explore themes like aviation, space exploration, and engineering during our fun-filled day camps. School break camps are now offered March 26–30 and April 2-6! Summer camps start June 25 and include themes like Tinker Time, Spy Science, and Superheroes: Time for Action! All camps are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm. For more information, call 646-381-5166 or email camp@intrepidmuseum.org.


KEYLAB
94 Luquer St., Brooklyn
718-576-3514
Email info@keylab.nyc

Keylab offers flexible scheduling and pricing for summer camps! Our camps are educational, inspiring, and fun! Booking a camp experience at Keylab is a great way to get your kids involved with music, film, podcasting, and more. Camps run Monday-Friday 9:30am-3:30pm for kids ages 6-12 of all skill levels. Book a full five-day camp, a single day, or purchase three-, five- or, 10-day camp packages. The more days you book, the better your price! Visit keylab.nyc/camps, email info@keylab.nyc, or call 718-576-3514 for more information.


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!


LEARNING EXPERIENCE (THE)
412 Kings Highway , Brooklyn
718-627-7340 845-608-4251
Email brooklyn@tlechildcare.com

The Learning Experience in Brooklyn is now enrolling campers ages 6 weeks to 8 years for Summer Camp “Safari at TLE.” This summer our purpose-built Savanna will include learning through fun expeditions, field excursions, and water hole events. We are also enrolling for our fall semester.


LITTLE HANDS & FEET
1270 Bay Ridge Parkway, Brooklyn
718-680-KIDS (5437)

Little Hands & Feet was founded by Aneshah, who has been certified in childcare for 20 years. Our goal is to provide a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment while focusing on educational and social development. We believe each child is special and unique. Our staff is dedicated, qualified, and trained. At Little Hands & Feet be assured it is a home away from home and your child will have the best care available. Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:30pm. Pre-K for all 8:30am-2:50pm (early-care and after-care available for enrolled students).


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.


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

For 28 years, Park Slope Day Camp has been providing Brooklyn families with a safe, nurturing, and unique day camp experience. Located in Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens, and Bay Ridge, we offer a wide variety of activities and options including traditional, circus, soccer, and travel camps.


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.


STEPPING STONES NURSERY SCHOOL
245 86th St., Bay Ridge
718-630-1000
Stepping Stones-The Next Step
9321 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn
718-630-1001

Email steppingstones86@aol.com

Stepping Stones believes in engaging children in large and small muscle activities, sensory and discovery exploration, social interaction, and creative expression for ages 2-9. Join us for a fun summer camp where your child will travel on local trips, play with water in our playground, enjoy themed lessons and enrichment classes.


STREB SUMMER CAMP AT SLAM
51 N. 1st St., Brooklyn
718-384-6491

Spend the summer creating and performing in your very own circus! Step right up and enter SLAM’s three-ring circus: Fly on the trapeze! Bounce on the trampoline! Walk the tightrope! Create action moves in the splash pool! Fly, fall, slam, slide, soar with POPACTION and your favorite action heroes! Choose one week or all! Each week builds upon the skills learned in the previous weeks. Camps are open level-no previous experience required. There will be a performance every Friday of Circus Camp (ages 6-13). Camp options for ages 3-5 available as well.


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!


TREASURE ISLAND
347 74th St. (corner of 4th Avenue and 74th Street),
718-238-7676
Email silbekidz@aol.com

Treasure Island provides campers with a nurturing, supportive, intellectually stimulating environment that promotes learning and exploration; builds self-esteem and self-confidence; empowers each child; promotes socialization, kindness, and empathy; builds upon the diversity of campers; and encourages campers to be independent and unique individuals. Campers explore exciting themes and enjoy enrichment.


UME UME MUSIC + ARTS
319 4th Ave., (between 2nd & 3rd Street), Park Slope
718-768-0800
Email info@umeumearts.com

Join us for another exciting summer together at Camp Ume Ume; a music + art enrichment Summer Camp for children ages 3–8! Ume Ume campers will be moving, creating, and learning in a fun, safe, collaborative, and inspiring artistic and academic environment. Campers will explore the works of famous composers, musicians, artists, and dancers while implementing and developing their own creative skills through the arts. Some activities Ume Ume campers will be engaging in are: music composition and songwriting, singing, violin, arts and crafts, and movement.


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

Urban Explorers has 45 years of experience providing fun-filled programs geared towards your child’s age, ability, learning, and socialization. Each day provides exciting activities and each week exciting trips. All supervised by a fully licensed staff. We believe the more children explore, the faster they discover themselves.


WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (WCS) ZOOS AND AQUARIUM
1-800- 433-4149
The Bronx Zoo: 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Central Park Zoo: 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan
Queens Zoo: 53-51 111th St., Corona
Prospect Park Zoo: 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
New York Aquarium: 602 Surf Ave., Brooklyn



Summer just got wild! Send your animal lover to summer camp at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and the New York Aquarium! Campers will enjoy up-close animal experiences, special access to our amazing exhibits, and age appropriate, hands-on STEM activities.


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 CAMP OF BROOKLYN
718-951-9732/800-DAY-CAMP (329-2267)

Since 1972, our family-run camp has provided safe, fun summers for thousands of youngsters, ages 4-15. YPDC is accredited by the ACA and the New York Camp Directors Association, and is supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Our philosophy is to “grow” children intellectually, physically, and spiritually in a fun environment. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, natural science, academics, educational and recreational field trips, and special events. Door-to-door transportation is available at no additional charge. Two- to eight-week sessions are available. Ask about special discounts.


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