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School, Camp, & After-School Class Open Houses in Manhattan This Month

School, Camp, & After-School Class Open Houses in Manhattan This Month

Attend one of these NYC open houses to find the right school, camp, or after-school program for your child.


UPDATED April 2019: Whether you’re looking for a new summer camp, after-school class, or school for your child, the best way to get to know camp directors, counselors, teachers, faculty, and staff is by attending open houses in New York City. From touring the camp or school to meeting teachers, counselors, current students and campers, to participating in sample classes and programs, you’ll be able to experience the camp or school in Manhattan to determine if it’s the right one for your children. A number of schools, camps, and after-school programs are hosting open house sessions across Manhattan this month, from acting and art classes to charter schools, private schools, international schools, and religious schools, to summer camps, day camps, and more. These open houses are being hosted across Manhattan, including open house sessions on the Upper West Side, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, Harlem, Union Square, Hudson Yards, Upper East Side, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, the Bronx.

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

Free Camp Open House Sunday, Feb. 3 at 10am! Celebrate summer with 92Y Camps and enjoy face painting, coding, crafts, art, snacks, Zumba®, and sports. RSVP today and bring friends!

BLUESTAMP ENGINEERING
60 E. 78th St.,
516-331-1085
Email jessie@bluestampengineering.com

At BlueStamp Engineering students gain hands-on experience building technology projects from scratch. No experience required. In person information sessions scheduled by request.

CAMP HILLARD
26 Elizabeth St., Scarsdale
914-949-8857
Email camp@camphillard.com

Please call to schedule a visit, 914-949-8857.

CAMP/PIXEL
Locations in Brooklyn, Upper and Lower Manhattan ,
866-771-6837
Email info@pixelacademy.org

Schedule a tour of CAMP/pixel! Visit our programs in action and get your camp questions answered. Tours available in Brooklyn and TriBeCa on weekdays at 3-5pm. http://camp.pixelacademy.org/metro

CAMPUS KIDS WEEKDAY SLEEP-AWAY CAMP
973-845-9260

Call or email to schedule your family’s private tour of our camp. Offered Saturdays and Sundays, year-round.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, P.L.L.C.
325 Broadway, Suite 403, New York
347-491-4451
Email info@chattychild.com

For a tour of our facilities please e-mail info@chattychild.com, to schedule a personal tour that works best for your schedule.

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

Join us on Saturday, March 30 from 12:30–2pm for our Chelsea Piers Summer Camp Open House. Kids ages 3–12 partake in complimentary sports classes. Email camps@chelseapiers.com to RSVP.

CHINA INSTITUTE
40 Rector St., 2nd floor, New York
212-744-8181 x110
Email emarks@chinainstitute.org

Come to China Institute on March 10 for Summer Camp Open House at 11am and Music at China Institute launching event at 12pm. Demo music classes start at 2pm.

CREATIVE STEPS EARLY CARE & EDUCATION CENTER
4 Washington Square Village , New York
212-982-2273
Email creativesteps@universitysettlement.org

Sign-up to join an upcoming tour at 9:30am on Jan. 11, 15, or 18 and learn all that Creative Steps has to offer. RSVP to creativesteps@universitysettlement.org.

DEER MOUNTAIN DAY CAMP
63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
845-354-2727
Email info@deermountaindaycamp.com

Come join us for a scheduled tour date or schedule a private tour by calling or emailing us. We are very excited to show you our camp, help you learn about our programs and activities, and listen to your expectations and questions. We offer morning and afternoon tours most weekends.

DEERKILL DAY CAMP
54 Wilder Road, Suffern
845-354-1466
Email office@deerkilldaycamp.com

Come visit to learn more about our program and what makes Deerkill so unique among summer camp programs. Our one-hour semi-private tours include a walk through our camp grounds and a visit to our animal corral. Open house dates April 15, 28, May 11, 27 at 10am.

DOWNTOWN DAY CAMP
120 Warren St., New York
212-766-1104 x1250
Email camp@manhattanyouth.org

Book a tour of our private Tribeca facilities which include a 75-foot pool, outdoor ball fields, arts and dance studios, and gyms. Email camp@manhattanyouth.org, call 212-766-1104 x1250, or visit downtowndaycamp.com.

DWIGHT SUMMER CAMP
917-551-6424
144 Riverside Blvd. (ages 4-5)
2116 First Ave. (ages 6-12)


Dwight Summer Camp open houses will be held for ages 4-5 on April 6 and May 18 from 10am-1pm, Dwight Preschool, 144 Riverside Blvd. Ages 6-12 on April 12 and May 24 from 4-6pm at Dwight School Athletic Center, 2116 First Ave.

ÉCOLE (THE)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
646-410-2238
Email admissions@theecole.org

Please come visit The École at one of our upcoming open houses! Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 8:15am, Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6pm, or Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 8:15am.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS - PURCHASE COLLEGE
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase,
914-273-8500

Tours of our state-of-the-art facilities available now-call or email Kirsten (914-273-8500 or ks@fscamps.com). At Future Stars you can choose and combine weeks from our 23 different sports and specialty programs.

GILLEN BREWER SCHOOL
410 E. 92nd St., New York
212-831-3667
Email julian@gillenbrewer.com

Open houses begin at 9am and will take place on Thursday, April 11, and Thursday, May 9.

GREEN VALE SCHOOL (THE)
250 Valentine's Lane, Old Brookville
516-621-2420

Join us for an open house March 13 or April 11 at 9am. Visit greenvaleschool.org to RSVP or schedule an informational tour at your convenience.

HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT-CAMP HENRY
301 Henry St., New York
212-254-3100 x262
Email jpena1@henrystreet.org

Join us for an open house on Tuesday, April 16 at 5:30pm and Tuesday, May 14 at 5:30pm.

IDEAL SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN (THE)
Upper West Side , New York
212-769-1699
Email dbyrnes@idealschool.org

Sign up for a Tuesday Talk and Tour to visit IDEAL in a smaller group, tour the appropriate division, and talk with admissions personnel who can answer questions. Registration on our website.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL
419 E. 13th St.,
212-475-2590
Email info@immaculateconceptionschoolnyc.org

Join us for an open house on Jan. 8 from 8–9am, Jan. 29 from 9–11am or Feb. 12 from 9–11am.

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St., New York
646-460-3770
Email info@martialartsfamilystudio.com

Learn more about our spring, summer, and one-day camps. When school is out, MAFS is up. Activities, class samples, and goodie bags for the kids. Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 4:30-5.30pm.

MOUNT SAINT MICHAEL ACADEMY
4300 Murdock Ave., Bronx
718-515-6400

Join us for an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 6-7:30pm.

NORTH COVE SAILING – KIDSAIL SUMMER CAMP
212-766-4302

KidSail summer camp is an opportunity for children growing up in the city to connect with the outdoors and have a unique NYC adventure! Open houses offered at 11am the first Saturday of April, May, and June, in the Sailing School classroom: 300 Vesey St., ground floor facing the ferry terminal.

OASIS SUMMER DAY CAMPS IN MANHATTAN
Oasis in Central Park
795 Columbus Ave.
646-698-1800
Kirstin Spillman, director

Oasis in Downtown-PS 110
285 Delancey St.
649-519-5058
Stacey Soto, director


Join us for an open house for Oasis Downtown at PS 110 on March 19, April 11, April 18, May 9, and May 23 from 6:30-8pm. RSVP oasischildren.com/general/events/. Join us for an open house for Oasis in Central Park at The Basis Independent School on March 5, April 9, or May 14 from 6:15-8:15pm, info sessions from 6:30-8pm. RSVP oasischildren.com/general/events/.

PIERCE COUNTRY DAY CAMP
Mineola Ave., Roslyn
516-621-2211
Email info@piercecamps.com

See for yourself what makes Pierce a place that smiles! Stop in between 12–2pm, no appointment necessary April 13 and 14, May 4 and 5.

PORTFOLIO SCHOOL (THE)
27 North Moore St., New York
212-226-8252
Email admissions@portfolio-school.com

Meet the Portfolio School team and learn how we create a hands-on, personalized approach that allows our students to progress at their own pace, March 7.

SMARTER TODDLER NURSERY & PRESCHOOL
101 John St., Manhattan
212-766-3222

We offer rolling admissions but recommend that you register your child as soon as possible to secure their space. We invite all applying families to visit Smarter Toddler. Schedule a tour.

SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOLS
locations throughout New York,
646-597-4641

Tours available Jan. 10, 15 at Success Academy Harlem; Jan. 14, 24 Upper West Side; Jan. 22 Hell's Kitchen; Jan. 29, Union Square. Information Session Jan. 23 Success Academy Hudson Yards, Union Square, and Hell's Kitchen.

SUMMER@AVENUES
259 Tenth Ave., New York
646-664-0994
Email summer@avenues.org

Avenues: The World School’s day camp provides language immersion and enrichment programs for students entering nursery–fifth grade. Mix-and-match our one-, two-, and six-week programs. Join us for an open house on April 13, from 11am–2pm.

TABOR SUMMER CAMP-SUMMER BY THE SEA
66 Spring St. , Marion, MA
508-291-8342

Tabor Summer Camp invites you to join us at one of our scheduled information sessions this spring! Dates and times are posted at https://taborsummer.org/visit-tabor-summer-camp.

TADA! YOUTH THEATER
15 W. 28th St. (at Broadway) 3rd floor, New York
212-252-1619
Email customerservice@tadatheater.com

Attend a free Musical Theater Summer Camp Open House at TADA! Youth Theater to sample a class, Q&A with staff, and get a special discount for day-of registration! Sunday, April 14 from 2:30-5:15pm or Saturday, June 8 from 10am-12:45pm, both for ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. RSVPs are recommended.

YMCA SUMMER CAMPS
Email rho@ymcanyc.org

Visit any of our 22 branches or upstate NY to learn more about our fantastic Summer Day Camp and Sleepaway Camp programs. Transportation service available from NYC to Sleepaway Camp.


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