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Register your Kids for Summer, Day, or a Specialty Camp in Manhattan

Register your Kids for Summer, Day, or a Specialty Camp in Manhattan

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For summer camps in Manhattan, check out everything from nature to academic camps for kids. Find the prefect camp here.

For many children, going to summer camp is a rite of passage. Camp is the perfect place for boys and girls to make friends, discover new interests, and find their independence. While the experience is fun for the children, it can be overwhelming for the parents. Unsure where to start? We've rounded up some of the best summer camps in Manhattan. From sleepaway to day camps, this list includes specialty camps that range from STEM and STEAM, sports, art, and academic enrichment to dance, music, and theater to special needs and camps for older kids. Give your child the opportunity to make memories that'll last a lifetime. Explore our list of summer camps throughout Manhattan to find the best camp for your child. Whether you're on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Meatpacking District, Hell's Kitchen, Financial District, Battery Park, or Harlem, there's a camp perfect for your family. Register for day and summer camps online today!

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Academic Enrichment Camps

DEDIMUS POTESTATEM
718-954-1357
Email info@potestatem.co

Dedimus Potestatem provides fun, academically challenging programs to students in primary, middle, and high school. Our programs include Debate, Model Congress, Model UN, Mock Trial, Etiquette, Bioethics, Judaic studies, Hebrew, Dance, and Tumbling. We currently offer both virtual and in-person private, semi-private, and group sessions as well as after-school programs.

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
132 W. 60th St., Manhattan
212-582-3116
Vincent Sagona, Summer Academy director

Email vsagona@pcs-nyc.org

The Summer Academy offers online courses providing students the opportunity to earn credits and/or bolster skills. Students have scheduled sessions with instructors, along with Q & A sessions. The Summer Acting Intensive is a two-week synchronous course designed to serve students who have experience participating in the rehearsal and performance process.

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Various locations throughout the greater NYC area. ,
631-779-2400
Email liadmissions@winstonprep.edu

Winston Prep's Summer Enrichment Program provides students in grades third-12th with the unique opportunity to participate in an individually designed program that enhances academic skills and fosters independence. The program is designed to develop language, encoding and decoding, reading comprehension, writing, math, test preparation, organization, and time management skills.

Art Camps

MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN
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.

Day Camps

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF NEW YORK
4 E. 90th St. , New York
212-641-0260
Email info@ianyc.org

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The International Academy of New York has three summer camps for children ages 3-13. The Coding and Creative Writing Camp (K through sixth) teaches programming for social good, with regular STEM field trips, and daily writing and speech instruction which teaches children to express themselves in a wide range of formats, from non-fiction to fairy tales, opinion and debate. Kids in the Game is offered as an active camp for ages 4-13. For ages 3-5, we offer Toddler Fun Camp!

92Y CAMPS
212-415-5573
Summer Address: 44 Henry Kaufmann Road, Orangeburg, NY
Winter Address: 1395 Lexington Ave., Manhattan

Email campmail@92y.org

92Y Camps brings the best of 92Y's renowned programs to the great outdoors. Our campers experience a blend of athletic, artistic, and educational activities at our 50-acre campgrounds in Rockland County. Your child's health and safety are our top priority. We follow all ACA, CDC, and NYS health and safety guidelines.

ALCOTT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
914-693-4443
27 Crane Road, Scarsdale
914-472-4404

Alcott School's Summer Fun program offers a variety of schedules for children ages 2-5. Weekly themes are incorporated into outdoor play, science and nature exploration, water play in sprinklers and water tables, open-ended art, tricycle riding, and group games. The multicultural program is enriched by music and nature specialists.

ASPHALT GREEN SUMMER DAY CAMP
Upper East Side and Battery Park City,
212-298-7900
Upper East Side, 555 E. 90th St.
212-298-7900
Battery Park City
212 North End Ave. (at Murray Street)
212-298-2900

Email camps@asphaltgreen.org

Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp builds character, confidence, and community in a safe environment. We reimagined summer fun with social distancing measures in place. Children ages 4-15 express themselves through swim, sports, arts, and innovative programming. Register today.

CAMP SETTOGA
646-505-4430
Camp Settoga
646-505-4430


Camp Settoga is a day camp located in Pomona, NY for ages 4-12 that combines traditional summer camp experiences with Jewish values, and a dynamic variety of programming. Transportation, towel service, lunch, and snack are included. Visit our website to learn more about our Covid-19 plans and health and safety procedures.

CHESS NYC 2.0
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!

DWIGHT SUMMER CAMP
18 W. 89th St. , Upper West Side
917-551-6424

We offer creative, athletic, and action-packed activities and adventures for kids ages 4-12! Campers can also focus on one specialty in our Spark Camps-and mix and match weeks! With indoor swim instruction, great trips, and theme days, the fun never ends. Receive a 10 percent discount with code BAP21!

GREEN IVY SUMMER CAMP AT BATTERY PARK MONTESSORI
21 South End Ave., Battery Park City
212-235-2320
Email info@greenivy.com

Green Ivy Summer Camp at Battery Park Montessori provides a warm and enriching summer camp experience for children ages 2-4. Guided by current best practices for early childhood development and education, we provide a playful, engaging, and safe first camp experience for your child.

KIDS IN THE GAME SUMMER CAMPS
212-634-7262 x2   
Email info@kidsinthegame.com   

At Kids in the Game your camper will get to experience swimming, performing arts, outdoor adventure, and of course team sports and games, all in the same day! We have eight locations for you to choose from to get your kids off screens and having a ton of fun! 

NEW YORK SOCIETY OF PLAY
372 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn
347-292-9549
Email info@nyplays.org

This year, New York Society of Play is bringing summer camp online! Try our exciting electives including Chess, Crafts, Pokemon, D&D, acting, and virtual field trips. Later in the day, join the adventure and become a hero in our Dungeons & Dragons mega-game, with more than 100 contributors and participants across the country!

OASIS SUMMER DAY CAMPS IN MANHATTAN
Oasis Summer Day Camps in Manhattan
Oasis in Central Park
795 Columbus Ave.
646-698-1800
Avital Lazar, director
oasischildren.com
centralpark@oasischildren.com

Oasis in Downtown-PS 110
285 Delancey St.
649-519-5058
Stacey Soto, director
downtown@oasischildren.com
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, and friendships.

RODEPH SHOLOM SCHOOL DAY CAMP
10 W. 84th St.,
646-438-8688
Email camp@rssnyc.org

Rodeph Sholom School Day Camp is devoted to celebrating the joys of childhood with campers age 3-fourth graders. They are dedicated to providing a memorable, safe, fun summer. Through both choice and scheduled activities, children pursue passions and gain new experiences. The age-appropriate environment creates a strong community celebrating individuality.

SEW HAPPY - VIRTUAL
917-885-7716
Email info@sewhappyusa.net

Sew Happy is offering virtual sewing and fashion design camps for ages 6-14. Camps include a daily welcome activity, hand sewing, and arts and crafts. Campers learn the life skill of sewing and get to know other campers through games like "Would you rather...." and a daily "Show and Tell."

STEVE & KATE’S CAMP
Upper East Side Location
312 E. 95th St.
347-788-3774
https://steveandkatescamp.com/manhattan-upper-east-side/
nyc.uppereastside@steveandkate.com

Upper West Side Location
1 W. 88th St.
646-902-6575
 https://steveandkatescamp.com/manhattan-upper-west-side/
nyc.upperwestside@steveandkate.com

Brooklyn Location
185 Court St., Brooklyn
347-768-8865
https://steveandkatescamp.com/brooklyn-cobble-hill/
nyc.cobblehill@steveandkate.com

East Village Location
215 E. 6th St.
347-227-0080
https://steveandkatescamp.com/manhattan-east-village/
nyc.eastvillage@steveandkate.com

Email nyc.upperwestside@steveandkate.com, nyc.uppereastside@steveandkate.com, nyc.cobblehill@steveandkate.com, nyc.eastvillage@steveandkate.com

At Steve & Kates Camp, kids take chances and take charge, shaping their day, their way. More choices and fewer expectations create more possibilities, more self-trust, and less self-doubt. Lunch and snacks are included daily, and any unused Day Passes will be automatically refunded in full at the end of summer.

Music Camps

IPIANOLAB
224 E. 95th St., Upper East Side,
347-816-5193
Email help@ipianolab.com

iPianoLab Keyboard Camps are the fresh, fun way to learn piano or keyboard. Campers can attend in-person or online. No boring drills or baby songs; iPianoLab students learn the keyboard basics while learning songs they love! Recitals, cool learning games, and great tunes make learning fun!  

Science & STEM Camps

LAUNCH MATH + SCIENCE CENTERS
Multiple Manhattan locations: Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Tribeca, New York
212-600-1010
Email info@launchmath.com

Launch Math + Science Centers offer exciting in-person and virtual one-week STEM summer camps for kids from kindergarten-seventh grade. Campers discover the magic of chemistry, explore the allure of faraway lands, think like detectives and thats just the beginning! Launch camps feature small groups with locations in Tribeca and the UWS.

NORY
Various locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Long Island City,
914-365-7548
Email hello@nory.co

Give your child "the most fun summer ever" with NYC's most popular STEM+swim/soccer camps. Children ages 3-12 will engage as makers to build once-in-a-lifetime inventions. With woodworking, robot building, Roblox coding, and more, learning is endless while solving problems to make a positive impact. Check out both virtual and in-person camps throughout NYC!

Services for Campers

MABEL'S LABELS

Mabel’s Labels are a must-have for families sending kids to camp this summer. These waterproof name labels peel-and-stick on to all your kid’s camp gear so that nothing goes missing or ends up in the bag of a different camper. Stick them on clothing, swim gear, water bottles, toiletries, shoes, and more!

Sleepaway Camps

CAMP CLIO
Held at YMCA Camp Jewell 6 Prock Hill Road, Colebrook, CT,
984-439-2308

Camp Clio offers a unique experience for adopted children, ages 9-14 (15-16 are in the LIT/CIT Program). Our two-week program Aug. 8-21 will celebrate its tenth summer at YMCA Camp Jewell. Camp Clio campers and counselors share the intimacy and safety of being in cabins with only other adopted campers.

CAMP REECE AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
212-289-4732
Email info@campreece.org

Camp Reece is a sleep-away camp for special needs children ages 10-17. Located in Saratoga Springs with transportation from NYC and Westchester County. We have weekly adventure trips along with a wide range of activities designed to engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and having fun!

CAMP SAY
Pocono Springs, PA,
646-403-3516
Travis Robertson, camp director

Email travis@say.org

Camp SAY combines the highest-quality, ACA-accredited, traditional summer camp experience with comprehensive programs and activities that help young people who stutter, ages 8-18, build confidence, communication skills, and lifelong friendships. Summer 2021 dates: Aug. 2-16 (shortened stay option available). Contact Travis Robertson at 646-403-3516 or travis@say.org or visit campsay.org.

DOROTHY P. FLINT 4-H CAMP
3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead
516-832-2591 x11
Email DPF4HCamp@cornell.edu

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp in Riverhead is a coed, recreational, and educational weeklong sleep-away and day camp. With eight sessions to choose from, June 28-Aug. 21. We are located on 140-acres of woodland, beachfront, and our very own farmland. Programing designed specifically for all types of youth and their interests.

GLENHOLME SCHOOL (THE) — DEVEREUX ADVANCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington
860-868-7377

A unique six-week sleepaway program for children from ages 10-21 with special needs from July 12-August 20.  Combines in-person morning academics with therapeutic recreational activities in the afternoon for youngsters with Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorder, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety, and learning differences.

PERLMAN CAMP - IN-PERSON
301-231-5300
Email info@perlmancamp.org

Perlman Camp is a sleep-away camp that caters to children entering second through 12th grade. Our beautiful camp is located in Lake Como, PA offering two, four, or seven-week sessions. Perlman combines traditional summer camp experiences with Jewish values and a dynamic variety of programming with excellent and caring staff.

POK-O-MACCREADY CAMPS
Located in New York’s Adirondack Mountains,
518-963-7656
Brian DeGroat,
director of Admissions and Recruiting

Email recruiting@pokomac.com

Pok-O-MacCready empowers campers to develop to their fullest potential by building a supportive atmosphere whichfostersindependence, lifelong friendships, appreciation of the natural world, and the embraceof challenges. Our coed, screen-free program is offered to ages 6-16, with session lengths of two to seven weeks. Financial aid available.

Special Needs Camps

CAMP REECE AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE
815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
212-289-4732
Email info@campreece.org

Camp Reece is a sleep-away camp for special needs children ages 10-17. Located in Saratoga Springs with transportation from NYC and Westchester County. We have weekly adventure trips along with a wide range of activities designed to engage campers while teaching skills, building confidence, improving self-esteem, encouraging social-emotional growth, and having fun!

CAMP SAY
Pocono Springs, PA,
646-403-3516
Travis Robertson, camp director

Email travis@say.org

Camp SAY combines the highest-quality, ACA-accredited, traditional summer camp experience with comprehensive programs and activities that help young people who stutter, ages 8-18, build confidence, communication skills, and lifelong friendships. Summer 2021 dates: Aug. 2-16 (shortened stay option available). Contact Travis Robertson at 646-403-3516 or travis@say.org or visit campsay.org.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC
325 Broadway, suite 403, Tribeca
347-491-4451
Email info@chattychild.com

Chatty Child is a unique, personalized pediatric therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide in-person and remote options for speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy. We offer evaluations, individual treatment, socialization groups, tutoring classes, and creative arts enrichment programming - InterAct: Theatre and Therapy Lab (summer workshops and yearly classes).

GLENHOLME SCHOOL (THE) — DEVEREUX ADVANCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington
860-868-7377

A unique six-week sleepaway program for children from ages 10-21 with special needs from July 12-August 20.  Combines in-person morning academics with therapeutic recreational activities in the afternoon for youngsters with Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorder, High Functioning Autism, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety, and learning differences.

QUAD MANHATTAN SUMMER PROGRAM (THE)
Financial District, NY (Virtual 2020) ,
585-298-7306
Email ashley@thequadmanhattan.com

The Quad Manhattan Summer Program is a place for twice-exceptional, or 2e kids to have fun, make friends, build social/emotional and executive functioning skills, and be their quirky, brilliant, and creative selves! Since 2009, TQM has served kids all over the world and will host a virtual camp during summer 2020!

Sports Camps

BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing

The Billie Jean National Tennis Center offers year-round programs: daytime, after-school, and weekend, as well as fun-filled summer day camps with multi-sport activities for all ages and levels. Campers work on tennis techniques, tactics, multi-sport conditioning, and strategy. Enrollment available at ntc.usta.com.

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO TAEKWONDO CAMP
290 Mulberry St., Soho, New York
646-335-5034
Email info@martialartsfamilystudio.com

Summer Camp for children ages 6-12, specifically designed to accelerate the process of achieving a yellow belt within four weeks of intense training. Your child will begin their Taekwondo journey with a solid foundation and understanding of the art while having lots of fun. Became a martial artist this summer! 

RIVERSIDE PARK CONSERVANCY
475 Riverside Drive, suite 455, New York
212-870-3074
Email sports@riversideparknyc.org

A week-to-week camp running June 7-Aug. 27 that offers the choice of several sports in Riverside Park, enjoying the outdoors from 9am-3:3pm, with extended day options. The camp is geared to provide fun healthy training, and knowledge of the respective sport a family might choose, from experienced coaches and staff.

SUPER SOCCER STARS X PRO SOCCER KIDS
More than 50 locations across NYC, LI, and Westchester,
606 Columbus Ave. at 89th St., Upper West Side, Manhattan, 212-877-7171

55 Front St., suite 7, Rockville Centre, 516-740-7171

Email info@supersoccerstars.com

Soccer Stars is NY's No. 1 Youth Soccer Program for 20 years. Highly trained, certified coaches lead small group classes, highlighting teamwork and individual attention, following safety guidelines. More than 50 locations. Weekly classes, half/full day camps, and private sessions anywhere-FUNdamentals or Advanced Training. Ages 2-12 and older. Save $20 Code: NYMPSUM21.

TCR CAMPS
2600 Netherland Ave. , Riverdale
718-635-0988
Email info@tcrcamps.com

TCR Camps, located at The Club of Riverdale since 1993, is ready for a fun and safe summer at our three small-group offerings: Tennis, Golf, and Multi-sport camps. Our camps for all ages and levels run weekly through September 4, with available door-to-door transportation. Space is limited, contact us today!

USC GYMNASTICS & BASEBALL TRAINING FACILITY
636 S. Broadway, Yonkers
914-965-2619
Email info@uscgymnasticsandbaseball.com, indoorsportsgroup@gmail.com, uscafterschool@gmail.com

USC Summer Sports camp offers a summer of fun-filled sports activities for kids ages 5.5-13. Instructional activity options include recreational gymnastics and baseball activities, soccer, hip-hop dance, arts and crafts, daily outdoor activities, weekly field trips to local parks, and board games.

YANKEES BASEBALL SUMMER CAMPS
212-381-7786
Email info@yankeessummercamps.com

Yankees Baseball Summer Camps offer young ballplayers the unique opportunity to connect with the team they love through the official Yankees Camp curriculum. Join us in a safe baseball environment for nonstop fun with an emphasis on teamwork, attitude, and healthy competition! Players of all abilities learn resiliency, optimism, and goal setting.

Theater & Performing Arts Camps

ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL
76 Ninth Ave., suite 313, Chelsea
212-691-5919
Email education@atlantictheater.org

Actors (ages 4-18) spend their summer days playing, creating, and forming lifelong friendships, all from the comfort and safety of home! In addition to creating characters and scripts, students may produce their own work! Camps include musical theater, improv, scene study, and film. All are rooted in our acting technique.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH, OCCUPATIONAL, AND PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC
325 Broadway, suite 403, Tribeca
347-491-4451
Email info@chattychild.com

Chatty Child is a unique, personalized pediatric therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide in-person and remote options for speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy. We offer evaluations, individual treatment, socialization groups, tutoring classes, and creative arts enrichment programming - InterAct: Theatre and Therapy Lab (summer workshops and yearly classes).

IMAGINE WORKS YOUTH THEATRE CAMP IMAGINE SUMMER THEATRE INTENSIVE
The Players Theatre West Village,
347-878-3813
Email imagineworksinfo@gmail.com

Camp Imagine is a summer theatre intensive for tweens-teens, July 5-23 at the Off-Broadway Players Theatre. Final performances of a Broadway musical are produced on their professional stage, July 23, 7pm and July 24, 2pm.Great for beginning or experienced young performers with small class sizes in voice, drama, and dance.

LITTLE STARTS MUSICAL THEATER CAMP - THE PLAYROOM AT MAFS
290 Mulberry St. , Soho, Manhattan
646-335-5034

Taught by NYC actors, children (ages 5-8) will cultivate the technical and emotional skills needed to excel in musical theatre performance. Each week works to showcase a number from a different Broadway musical. Your child will find their confidence and charisma and have their big moment in the spotlight! 

PLAY ON! STUDIOS
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St., Upper West Side
347-709-4149
Play On Studios Theater Camps
Lena Moy-Borgen, director

Email info@playonstudios.com

Play On! Studios offers awesome theater camps for grades kindergarten-12th on the Upper West Side! In all of our camps, young actors will rehearse and perform in a full production, work with professional NYC actors and teaching artists, and build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment.

PROFESSIONAL CHILDREN'S SCHOOL
132 W. 60th St., Manhattan
212-582-3116
Vincent Sagona, Summer Academy director

Email vsagona@pcs-nyc.org

The Summer Academy offers online courses providing students the opportunity to earn credits and/or bolster skills. Students have scheduled sessions with instructors, along with Q & A sessions. The Summer Acting Intensive is a two-week synchronous course designed to serve students who have experience participating in the rehearsal and performance process.

SECOND CITY TRAINING CENTER (THE)

The legendary comedy theater's online comedy camps offer up hours of fun and creativity totally remotely! All you need is the internet and a camera, your kids will be "yes, and" -ing in no time. Visit secondcity.com to register. Ages 7-18.


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