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Big Kids Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs in Queens

Big Kids Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs in Queens

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



UPDATED January 2020: Find the perfect camp in Queens for your kids this summer. Search for traditional summer, sleepaway or day camps online.

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ALL STAR STUDIOS
108-21 72nd Ave. (4th floor), Forest Hills
718-268-2280
Email allstarstudios@gmail.com

New to dance? Interested in trying different genres? Maybe your dancer only takes one style of dance class during the year and is curious about other styles? Our Summer Intensive is a great way to help your child become a well-rounded dancer. The three-day August intensive is for pre-teens and teens.


AMERICAN DANCE & DRAMA
188-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-479-8522
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village

American Dance & Drama Studio was established more than 45 years ago at the same location. We offer classes for ages 2 through adults in all types of dance, as well as gymnastics, drama, Zumba, and singing. Our summer camp programs offer full-day, half-day, and single classes for ages 3-14.


ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL
83-53 Manton St., Briarwood
718-441-2100 x155, x140, x110
Email admissions@molloyhs.org, Basketball and Baseball: mmccleary@molloyhs.org Theater: swinters@molloyhs.org STEM: eboral@molloyhs.org

Archbishop Molloy HS offers summer camps for basketball, baseball, theater, and STEM. The camps are open to rising sixth, seventh, and eighth graders and incoming freshmen. Molloy is a safe environment where students can develop and have fun. Check our website molloyhs.org over the upcoming months for further details!


BETH SHOLOM DAY CAMP
401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights
516-621-9257
Email office@bethsholomdaycamp.com

BSDC’s Upper Camp (grades fifth-eighth) offers what campers want to do. Campers enjoy a traditional day camp with two overnights, weekly trips, and special events. Campers can pick what they would like to do during certain periods and CITs (grades ninth-10th) spend half the day training to be a counselor.


BLUE DOLPHIN SUMMER CAMP
80-22 Parsons Blvd., Queens
718-847-6470
Email bluedolphincamp@aol.com

Blue Dolphin Summer Camp is a place where friends return each summer to rekindle the magic and spirit unique to Blue Dolphin. Its commitment to outstanding service and quality has enabled us to create an environment where children learn, grow, and flourish. Discover the ultimate summer camp for kids ages 3-15.


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

Camp Clio and our new Camp Clio Teen offer a unique experience for adopted children (ages 9-12) and teens (ages 13-16). Camp Clio campers and counselors, (themselves adopted and serving as role models), share the intimacy and safety of being with other adopted friends, providing the opportunity to share feelings and adoption stories with others who understand adoption without explanation because they are “just like me”–all in a fun camp environment. Camp Clio Teen: July 1-13. Camp Clio Youth: July 1-21. Campers may come for one or more sessions. Scholarships available.


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.


CARY LEEDS CENTER TENNIS CAMP
1720 Crotona Ave., Bronx
718-247-7420
Email caryleedsinfo@nyjtl.org

Seven-time Grand Slam Champion and executive director, Liezel Huber, invites you to The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. The team of world-class coaches welcome you to have fun, train hard, and improve your game. All ages and levels are welcome! Development level campers spend the day keeping active on court, making new tennis friends, and having a blast! Low compression balls are utilized to accelerate learning and make mastering skill and technique easier. Competition level training allows players to sharpen skills, improve technique, and understand high performance play strategy.


CK KIDS SUMMER CAMPS
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-366-7454
Ages: 3-16

Email ckkids@ctkny.org

Christ the King has four exciting summer camps: soccer, basketball, dance, and drama. Campers ages 11–16 have the opportunity to develop their individual and team athletic skills. Drama campers perform and practice towards a fully staged choreographed musical. Dance campers will learn technique from top industry professionals.


CUNNINGHAM TENNIS
196-00 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-740-6800
Email info@cunninghamtennis.com

Cunningham Tennis & Sports Camp aims to provide kids ages 11-18, an active and healthy summer and lifelong memories. Rain or shine campers will get to experience professional tennis instruction from USPTA-certified professional coaches along with playing various other sports including basketball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, and swimming. Also scheduled are field trips every two weeks including to the US OPEN. Lunch is provided in our air-conditioned clubhouse, and transportation is available upon request.


FURTHER MUSIC SCHOOL
110-06 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
718-544-8886
140-75 Ash Ave., Suite 2B, Flushing
917-563-1480

Email info@furthermusic.com

2017 National Music School of the Year. Since 2007, Further Music School has grown to be one of the most popular and recognized music schools in Queens. Reaching more than 3000 students, our award-winning facility provides music lessons for all instruments and singing. Explore your summer music classes with us!


GARDEN SCHOOL
33-16 79th St., Jackson Heights
718-335-6363

On-site pool, certified lifeguards, full- and half-day schedule for all campers, lunch and snack included, and program variety makes Garden Summer Camp the best camp in Queens! Ages 1½–13! Camp offers a variety of activities including sports, crafts, swim, themes, and game room. Extended day, and transportation.


GIRL’S & BOY’S BASKETBALL AND BEYOND
55-11 Queens Blvd., Woodside
718-697-1699
Email girlsbasketballbeyond@gmail.com

Girls & Boys Basketball and Beyond Summer Camp for ages 11-16 focuses on teaching your teen a holistic approach to learning basketball. Our all-day camps also include nutrition and education. Campers will spend part of their day in the classroom engaging in fun and interactive lectures. At this age body image, especially, for girls, is vital. Therefore, learning how to make healthier food choices is priceless. In addition, the classroom education lectures will be taught by elite college professors. Your teen’s camp experience is sure to be everlasting!


HILLCREST JEWISH CENTER DAY CAMP
183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing
718-380-4145
Email daycamp@hillcrestjc.org

The Hillcrest Jewish Center Day Camp offers tweens and young teens, ages 11-14 a variety of exciting programs. All groups go on three age-appropriate outings every week. Our age 14 group is enrolled in our CIT (Counselor in Training) program with the hopes of one day gaining employment at the camp.


HOFSTRA SUMMER CAMPS
101 Oak St., Uniondale
516-463-CAMP (2267)
Email ce-camps@hofstra.edu

Hofstra Summer Camps’ partnership with Nassau BOCES gives high school students the opportunity to explore potential career paths all summer long at the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Center. Course options include Aviation; Audio, Video, and Graphic Design; Construction Trade; Culinary Arts; STEM; and Veterinary Science.


ICODINGCLUB
35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., suite 204 , Bayside
917-563-5655
Email info@icodingclub.com

iCodingClub is offering students age 11 and older weeklong summer classes that have one goal: all students must be able to build their own website by the end of the program. The world is transitioning into a digital economy and computer coding is a necessary skill set. As students learn to code, they also develop a strict discipline called computational thinking. Computational thinking trains students to solve large problems by crunching them down to a streak of small problems. Summer camps are taught here at our new location in Bayside!


JEI LEARNING CENTERS
Auburndale 347-408-4098
Forest Hills 718-268-2890
Fresh Meadows 718-740-7888
Great Neck 516-482-2234
Rego Park 718-441-3762
Whitestone 718-819-8813

JEI Learning Center challenges children to achieve academic success through summer enrichment and tutoring programs. Pre-K-ninth-grade students can increase their knowledge in math, problem-solving math, reading and writing, and English curricula that aligns with Common Core State Standards. Contact your local center to learn more about summer enrichment programs today!


LAURISSA JANE MUSIC SUMMER ARTS CAMP
121-15 Lucus St., St. Albans
718-560-3016
Email ljanemusic@gmail.com

Join Laurissa Jane Music this summer as we journey to perform Shrek Jr. For seven weeks our students will explore the world of acting, singing, and dancing, art and crafts, and trips. Our camp has professionally trained teachers, who make the journey of musical theater fun. Register today!


LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160
Email vera.savino@LIU.EDU

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The LIU Center for Gifted Youth offers extraordinary teachers recruited from leading schools in the metropolitan area, and university-level facilities.


MAGIC DAY CAMP
216-15 Peck Ave., Bayside
718-634-8109

Magic Day Camp, "Where Every Day Is Magical," offers children ages 4-15 adventures and activities that stimulate and motivate minds and physical ability. We swim every day in an Olympic country club pool. With exciting weekly trips, our rates include door-to-door transportation, healthy lunches, professional tennis, dance, and instructional sports programs.


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.


MISS ANITA – PRIVATE MATH TUTOR AND ADVISOR
917-477-7953
Email workinganita@gmail.com

Tutoring available for various levels of math: elementary and middle math, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, and tests like the GED. Experienced teacher, tutor, and advisor of 23 years who can help students pass any test. Available during the summer for tutoring. Call for scheduling.


NINA'S TUTORING CENTER
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst
718-205-7508
92-22 Corona Ave., Elmhurst
718-606-1056

Email tutornina@hotmail.com

We tutor kids in kindergarten-12th. For the past 11 years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel. We help improve skills in math, ELA, science, and social studies. We have an intensive preparation program for ELA, math, science, citywide and statewide exams, SAT and ACT. Call about available summer programs.


OASIS DAY CAMP
Oasis in Bayside Queensborough Community College 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside
646-519-5055

Email bayside@oasischildren.com

Teen Travel for seventh-ninth grades-amazing experiences and friends forever! Daily trips to destinations in Long Island and the New York area include: museums, go–karts, theater performances, sporting events, overnight trips, late-night socials, inter-camp challenges, amusement parks, and workshops. All trips on air-conditioned buses with mature staff.


ROBERT MANN DANCE CENTRE
214-10 41st Ave., Bayside
718-225-3696
Email dmamann@aol.com

Since 1965, we have stressed the importance of quality dance education and meeting the needs of both our students and the dance community. Our teaching staff consists of professional dancers and highly-skilled dance educators. We offer classes for all ages, year-round. This summer we will be offering several Summer Dance Intensive classes for different age divisions: Mini-Petite, Junior 9-12, and Teen-Senior 13 and older. Classes will be in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary-Musical Theatre, and Hip-Hop. Our first Dance Intensive week will be June 4-8. Call to find out more about our summer dance programs.


SAMUEL FIELD Y DAY CAMP
58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-6750 x261
Email agavora@sfy.org, dschaefer@sfy.org

Incoming sixth and seventh graders join Tween Camp for a unique summer featuring the benefits of our outdoor campgrounds, day trips, and two four-day overnights designed to foster their growing sense of independence through exploring new cities with friends and counselors. Teen Travel is for campers entering eighth–10th grades. Always on the move, teens experience a variety of NYC adventures through daily trips and two five-day excursions out-of-state. Counselor in Training Program for incoming 10th and 11th graders provides hands-on job training and experience working with children under guidance of camp professionals.


SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC.
106-06 Queens Blvd., 3rd Floor Gym, Forest Hills
718-261-2403, 347-756-2568 (para Español)
Email soccerfriendsusa@hotmail.com

SFUSA offers two types of soccer summer camps. The first option is a drop-off summer camp that can be booked on a weekly or daily basis (ages 4½ to 16). The second is a Flexible Class Pass (ages 2-14). You will have the six-week season to use up the classes.


ST. FRANCIS PREPARATORY SCHOOL – SUMMER AT SFP
6100 Francis Lewis Blvd. , Fresh Meadows
718-423-8810 x223

Each summer St. Francis Prep offers a broad, varied program to benefit students who are not yet in high school. These programs, taught by Prep teachers and coaches, range from sports camps such as basketball, baseball, and volleyball, to special interest areas, such as music theater and video game design.


SUPERKICKERS SUMMER CAMP
Various locations throughout Queens ,
718-350-1535
Email info@superkickers.com

Superkickers Day Camp offers a great variety of activities for every age. Our STEAM-Robotics-Coding classes are a hit for kids ages 9-12. Other activities that will have kids using their creativity and keeping active during the summer include: cartooning, soccer, Lego workshop, Zumba, acrobatics-obstacle course, cooking, Portuguese music, water slide, piano, and salsa! Kids have fun in a non-competitive environment while learning new skills. We have a fantastic well-trained and caring staff. Camp runs for eight weeks from July 2-Aug. 24. We are located in Jackson Heights.


ULTIMATE ENRICHMENT SUMMER CAMP
P.S. 376 210-21 48th Ave., Bayside
718-684-1187

Ultimate Enrichment Summer Camp located in the Bayside area makes it an enjoyable, educational, fun-filled summer where the child can grow into a well-rounded individual. All children will participate in theater, dance, art, robotics, engineering, swim, sports, cooking, and academic enrichment. Register now at uecamps.com or call 718-684-1187.


USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing
Register now at: ntc.usta.com

The USTA Billie Jean National Tennis Center offers year-round programs as well as fun-filled summer day camps for all ages and levels. We offer camps for the recreational student up to and including academy level players. Campers work on tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy. Enrollment available at ntc.usta.com.


VILLAGE EAST GIFTED SUMMER PROGRAM
Village East Gifted of Huntington, 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn, 216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights

Email info@villageeastgifted.com

VEG Summer STEAM Program offers three-, four-, and five-day workshops combining science, technology, math, engineering, gemology, oceanography, architecture, and business with artistic expression. Workshops are offered, for grades kindergarten-sixth, during the day and “after camp” in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Instructional writing workshops are available for grades second-12th year-round.


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.


WINDSOR SCHOOL (THE)
37-02 Main St., Flushing
718-359-8300
Email admin@thewindsorschool.com

Students attend our summer school to earn course and Regents credit for acceleration, or to preview a course which will be taken during the upcoming school year. Our schedule allows students to take up to two full year Regents courses. SAT/ACT prep classes are also offered. Classes begin July 1.


WORLD OF DISCOVERY DAY CAMP
718-229-3037

Email info@worldofdiscovery.org

World of Discovery Day Camp creates an environment where kids can just be kids. Since 1977 children ages 4-15 have enjoyed baseball, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, dance and drama, carnivals, scavenger hunts, swimming, Olympic week, and trips. Counselors meet stringent standards and all directors and assistant directors are New York state-certified.


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 QUEENS
800-856-1043

Since 1972, our family-run camp has provided safe, fun-filled summers for thousands of Queens youngsters. YPDCQ is accredited by the American Camp Association. Activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music and dance, nature science, academics, educational and recreational field trips, as well as many other special events. Ages 4-15.


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