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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Brooklyn

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Brooklyn

Find a summer camp or program for your older kid, tween, or teen in Brooklyn.


UPDATED May 2019: Looking for summer camps for your older kids in or near Brooklyn? Our camp guide will point you to the right program for your tween or teen with traditional day camps and specialty camps in fields such as sports, music, art, wildlife, and more. Camps are offered in neighborhoods including Park Slope, Flatbush, Sheepshead Bay, Downtown Brooklyn, Mill Basin, Coney Island, Prospect Park, as well as Manhattan, Wheatley Heights, and parts of Connecticut. If your teen loves the fun of camp and is ready to be a leader, look into counselor-in-training programs, which allow kids to have a fun-filled summer while learning all of the responsibilities of being a counselor.

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CAMP KIDS ‘N COMEDY AT THE GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB
208 W. 23rd St., Manhattan
212-877-6115
Email info@kidsncomedy.com

Camp Kids ‘N Comedy is for kids ages 10-18 who are bored with kayaks, sick of poison ivy, and allergic to everything. It is a summer camp for kids who are funny. They will learn to write and perform stand-up comedy, play improv games, and re-enact scenes from comedy sketches.

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.

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.

NEW YORK SURF SCHOOL
Rockaway Beach ,
718-916-5359
Email nysurfschool@gmail.com

Kids, teens, and adult surf camp is available from June 17-Sept. 20 at Rockaway Beach, NYC. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced sessions are offered. Easy to reach from all parts of Brooklyn. Become part of the greatest lifestyle on earth! Surfing is one of New York’s best kept secrets.

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

Campers in sixth to eighth grade go on daily trips, including zip-lining, canoeing, and adventure parks. Ninth and 10th graders interview for our Leadership Experience. This program is aimed at developing our youth in a fun, professional setting and offers the opportunity to become CPR/First-Aid certified.

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. 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.


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