Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Find a summer day camp for your kids in Rockland and Bergen counties


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UPDATED November 2019: If your child wants the summer camp experience without committing to going far from home to a sleepaway camp, consider sending him to a day camp or summer program. Consult our comprehensive guide to day camps in Rockland County and neighboring areas, offering activities such as swimming, tennis, basketball, archery, arts and crafts, kayaking, kickball, soccer, skateboarding, science activities, hiking, woodworking, theater, dance, yoga, cooking, music, sewing and beading, boating, acting, and field trips. There are plenty of camps spanning across Rockland County, including Chestnut Ridge, New City, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack, and in nearby Bergen County, NJ in towns such as Closter, Mahwah, and Southfields.

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ALPINE DAY CAMP
441 US 9W Box 377 , Alpine, NJ
201-768-1910

Are you ready for some adventure this summer? The Alpine Day Camp is open to all children entering grades first-seventh. Swimming, climbing, archery, nature, theater, art, outdoor skills, sports, and team building. Morning and afternoon extended hours included at no additional cost. Open houses offered on April 6, 27.

CAMP RAMAQUOIS
30 Mountain Road, Pomona
845-354-1600

Camp Ramaquois is “a day camp as complete as sleepaway camp,” situated on 44 acres in Rockland County. From adventurous activities to creative arts and athletic activities, boys and girls ages 3-15 experience a traditional day camp program filled with a variety of stimulating activities.

DEER MOUNTAIN DAY CAMP
63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
845-354-2727
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Founded in 1956 by the Katz family, Deer Mountain Campers (ages 3-15) will have a blast as they enjoy a sleepaway camp’s range of activities, facilities, and staff, in a day camp setting. Activities include swimming, sports, fine and performing arts, outdoor adventure, nature, natural lake, STEM, and special events.

DEERKILL DAY CAMP
54 Wilder Road, Suffern
845-354-1466
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Family-owned, traditional coed day camp located on 15 beautiful acres. Group leaders are all adults and superb swimming and extensive specialty programs are taught by professionals. Hot lunches, trips, towels, and other “extras” are all included (no tipping allowed). Additionally, all registered families enjoy complimentary access to our weekend pool club.

GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-356-2514

Run by trained Waldorf teachers, our summer programs take place on more than 11 acres of farm, fields, forests, gardens, and streams. Parents appreciate our unplugged environment, ecological sustainability, and commitment to organic food.

JCC ROCKLAND CAMPS
450 W. Nyack Road , West Nyack
845-362-4400
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Join us this summer at JCC Rockland Camps! With nine unique program options for children ages 18 months–entering 10th grade, your camper will feel right at home. Surrounded by experienced staff, your camper will spend their day engaged in creative camp activities and fun! Daily swim and lunch included.

LINDGREN NURSERY SCHOOL AND CAMP (THE)
211 Irving Ave., Closter
201-768-3550

Set in our spacious woodland oasis, Lindgren is a haven unlike any camp in the local area. Pools, pavilions, and farm animals create a true outdoor camp experience. Local elementary teachers and artisans bring talents to each department. Campers meet for a Red Cross swim lesson with their troop daily.

MOSHOLU DAY CAMP
261 Arden Valley Road, Southfields
845-243-0751

Mosholu Camps offer a quality program at a low cost. With a strong emphasis on developing new relationships and experiences, our traditional camp day is filled with dynamic activities. Campers participate in activities such as swimming, music, arts, trips, archery, boating, dance, and sports. At Mosholu, we make memories!

PALISADES COUNTRY DAY CAMP
248 Herbert Ave., Closter, NJ
201-784-7600 x3

It’s all about fun at Palisades Country Day Camp in Closter, NJ, Bergen County's No. 1 summer day camp for toddlers-second graders ensures that every child has the opportunity to grow socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Campers enjoy three heated pools, two splash parks, a triple-decker playground, and amazing daily activities.

ROCA SUMMER CAMP/ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS
27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
845-358-0877 x18
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RoCA features one of the region’s most comprehensive art programs. At Camp RoCA, with guidance from teaching artists, campers explore various art forms in studio-based activities where they learn cooperation, personal development, and self-esteem. Available five or three days-a-week, two, four, six, or eight weeks. July 1-Aug. 23, 2019.

ROMP N’ ROLL
28-29 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
845-580-9065
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Our kid-tested and approved camps are the perfect place for your little one to play (and learn)! A new theme each week. Kids experience art, music, and movement with fun, energetic, and experienced instructors. For kids ages 2-5, no potty training required, snack and drink provided daily.

YOUNG WORLD DAY CAMP
585 Wyckoff Ave., Mahwah
201-327-3888
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Traditional camp for ages 2–12, half- and full-day with extended care available. Includes swim instruction and age-appropriate sports and activities. Montessori Camp for ages 3-5, morning only from July 8-Aug. 2. Counselor in Training for middle school students. Explore the Arts ages 4-13, afternoon mini sessions July 8-Aug. 2.


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