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

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

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



UPDATED January 2020: Looking for camps for your big kids on Westchester? If your teen loves the fun of camp, our guide will point you to the right program. Find great camps online.

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A-GAME SPORTS
856 Main St., New Rochelle
914-278-9477
Email info@agamesports.net

A-Game Sports offers highly instructional sports training camps for individual sports including baseball, softball, basketball, lacrosse, flag football, and field hockey as well as recreationally enjoyable multisport camps for kids just looking for active fun in the summer.


ACRES OF ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP AT ANN AND ANDY
2170 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-3027

Ann and Andy, family-owned and operated since 1973, offers a wide variety of activities for children ages 2 months-14 years. We offer an extensive campus, flexible schedules, reasonable rates, nutritious lunches, caring staff, individualized attention, and age-appropriate field trips. We also have a tween travel camp for ages 11-14.


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 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.


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

Campus Kids is the weekday sleep-away camp: Monday through Friday at camp, home with family on weekends. Transportation included from Westchester and Rockland. Each camper chooses activities every day: sports, fine arts, performing arts, and swimming. On the beautiful rural campus of Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ. ACA-Accredited since 1991.


CARDINAL BASEBALL CAMP
Greenwich High School,
203-869-3736
Email cardinalbbcamp@aol.com

Cardinal Baseball Camp, L.L.C. will be in session at Greenwich High School for its 17th consecutive summer. Greenwich High School baseball coach, Mike Mora, and his staff provide a fun learning environment, while stressing the fundamentals of baseball. Coach Mora is a member of the University of Vermont Hall of Fame (class of ’94) and played six years of professional baseball. Skills and drills begin at 9am and a game is played daily from 10:45am-12pm. Camp dates are June 25-July 27 Monday-Friday (excluding July 4). Pricing and more information can be found at cardinalbaseballcamp.com or by calling 203-869-3736.


CHELSEA PIERS CONNECTICUT
One Blachley Road, Stamford
203-989-1004 camps, 203-989-1100 birthdays
Email info@chelseapiersct.com

Enjoy 11 weeks of a fun summer camp, centered on sports education for children of all ages and experience levels. Campers receive expert instruction and the best sports curriculum available in sports such as gymnastics, swimming, tennis, and parkour.


COMPUTER ADVENTURES – BITS, BYTES & BOTS
605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mt. Kisco
914-218-8175
bbbparties.com

Email westchester@computeradventures.com

We offer weeklong technology camp sessions for children ages 6-16 from June 25-Aug. 24. Our leading edge technology topics include Virtual Reality Apps Creation, 3D Game Development, Build A Computer, 3D Modeling and Printing, and other topics on coding and programming languages, game design, animation, graphics, robotics, Minecraft, and electronics. Our unique curriculum teaches logic, problem-solving, critical thinking, and storytelling in addition to the technical skills. Our interactive classes promote confidence, creativity, socialization, collaboration, risk-tasking, and perseverance in a safe environment.


CORBIN’S CRUSADERS DAY CAMP - FOR BOYS AND GIRLS AGES 3 ½ –14
471 North St., Greenwich
203-632-9763
Email info@corbinscrusaders.com

In search for the perfect sports and adventure day camp with a traditional camp feel? Look no further! Join Corbin’s Crusaders Day Camp! Experience a summer alive with weekly tournaments and hidden adventure. Located at a beautiful 38-acre campus in Greenwich, CT. offering professional, dedicated, and enthusiastic instruction in various sports including: baseball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, tennis, and swimming. Our adventure program includes hiking, waterslides, skateboarding, and archery! Door-to-door transportation available from Manhattan, Westchester, and Connecticut, daily nutritious meals, and flexible schedules. Join us for one week or the entire summer. Partial weeks available.


DANCE CAVISE STUDIOS
273 Halstead Ave., Mamaroneck
914-381-5222
Email joe@dancecavise.com, jamie@dancecavise.com

Dance Cavise Studios is excited to introduce an all new Camp Cavise! Six weeks, five days a week, June 25-Aug. 3. Camp Cavise will bring an NYC style Intensive Dance Program to Westchester. Advanced dancers study all disciplines of dance from classical ballet, pointe, and modern, to jazz, hip-hop, and tap, taught by experts in their field. Beginner and intermediate programs with themes and additional fun for dancers ages 3-13, and advanced level program for dancers ages 10-18 are offered. One-six week programs are available. Call the studio to audition for the advanced program.


DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS AGES 5-11!
multiple locations in Westchester County,
888-909-2822
Email info@destinationscience.org

Is your teen looking for something new and exciting to do this summer, while adding real leadership experience to their school resumes? Destination Science Leader-in-Training program is a hands-on leadership experience for kids seventh through 11th grade. This is perfect for any students interested in gaining real-world leadership experience.


GOLF CAMPS AT THE MITCHELL SPEARMAN GOLF ACADEMY
Located at the Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook ,
800-733-1653
Email joanna@spearmangolfacademy.com

The premiere golf experience in Westchester and voted Best Junior Golf Instruction in New York! Camps are designed for juniors ages 4 to older teens, with all skill levels welcome. From putting and short game training to swing development and on-course play, we provide a fun and exciting learning environment.


ID TECH CAMPS
Held at 150 prestigious campus locations,
888-709-TECH (8324)

iD Tech is the world’s No. 1 summer STEM program for ages 7-18 held at 150 prestigious universities including Manhattanville College, Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University, NYU, and NYIT. With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics, and design, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. Learn more at idtech.com.


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!


OASIS SUMMER DAY CAMP
Oasis in Dobbs Ferry at Mercy College 555 Broadway, and at Masters School 49 Clinton Ave., Dobbs Ferry
646-519-5057
Email dobbs@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.


PENNY LANE DANCE ACADEMY
80 Route 6 Unit #608 , Baldwin Place
914-248-8822
Email info@pennylanedance.com

Since 2003 Penny Lane Dance Academy’s camps and classes have been known for being magical and inspirational in the world of dance. We offer summer camps for ages 2½ to 16, from Fairy Academy where your little one will earn her very own wings to Artists in Motion for older campers.


PINE BROOK FITNESS
130 Rhodes St., New Rochelle
914-636-1019

Adventure begins here! Join us this summer for our annual rock climbing and tennis summer camps. Have a blast climbing or playing tennis in our indoor air-conditioned facility or experience the thrill of real rock and fresh air with our outdoor climbing camp Rockout! Ages 5-16.


PLAY GROUP THEATRE (THE)
1 N. Broadway, suite 111, White Plains
914-946-4433
Email info@playgroup.org

We offer professional-quality training in a one-of-a-kind family atmosphere. With seven different programs, Summer Theatre is designed for young actors with every level of experience, ages 4-17. Our conservatory-style camp is located in its own air-conditioned performing arts complex which includes two theatres, rehearsal studios, scenic and costume shops.


PORT SAILING CAMP
22 Pelham Road, New Rochelle
914-355-5400
Email info@portsailing.com

Port Sailing School has offered our Junior Sailing Camp for more than 12 years. Spend the summer on the Long Island Sound learning to sail. Our Junior Sailing instructors are certified with an average of eight years teaching sailing. Our full-day program from 9am-4pm is for ages 8-16. Students are grouped by experience. Students also learn rules of racing, plotting courses, reading charts, and anchoring. The CIT program welcomes students 15 years and older with three years prior sailing experience. We also have a half-day Little Skipper’s Program for ages 8-10.


PURCHASE COLLEGE LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
914-251-5938
Email john.hansbury@purchase.edu

The Purchase College Aquatics Program runs year-round in our sparkling, six-lane pool and features children’s group lessons, parent and child classes (6 months and older), and specialty programs including adult lessons, private and semi-private lessons, and Pre-Competitive Swimming Group workouts. Summer lessons offered daily with morning and afternoon option.


PURCHASE COLLEGE SUMMER YOUTH AND PRECOLLEGE PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, , Purchase
914-251-6500
Email youth.pre.college@purchase.edu, laura.vuli@purchase.edu

For more than 40 years, students are inspired by our scenic campus, learn new skills, and create with others who share their passion. Immersed in a variety of exciting, fun, and enriching learning activities, students gain new skills in acting, architecture, creative writing, digital arts, filmmaking, photography, journalism, and music.


SHATTEMUC YACHT CLUB
Westerly Road , Ossining
914-941-8777
Email sailingacademy@shattemucyc.org

From beginner sailing skills to competitive racing techniques, Shattemuc offers young people an unforgettable summer experience on the majestic Hudson River. The Academy’s goal is to turn novices into skillful, confident, safety-conscious sailors. You will be amazed at how much your son or daughter learns in just one four-week session.


SPORTIME CAMPS - WESTCHESTER
SPORTIME Lake Isle
660 White Plains Road
Lake Isle Country Club Tennis Courts, Eastchester
914-777-5151
sportimecamps.com/lisle
campslisle@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME Harbor Island
Tennis Courts in Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
914-777-5050
sportimecamps.com/lisle
campslisle@sportimeny.com

Email camps@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME's tennis and JMTA Tennis Training camps are designed for youngsters who want to focus their camp days on playing and learning tennis. Campers will be taught proper tennis technique and strategies while participating in competitive drills, games, and match play. Camp days include field sports, special events, and swimming.


THORNTON-DONOVAN SCHOOL
100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle
914-632-8836

Founded in 1969, the Summer Challenge has been a source of joy, entertainment, enlightenment, and playful fun for boys and girls ages 3½-14. Stop by and see our sports field, basketball court, playground! Swim instruction and recreational swim are major components of the program. Door-to-door transportation and lunch included.


TWIN LAKES FARM
960 California Road, Bronxville
914-961-2192
Email camp@twinlakesfarm.com

Summers are filled with riding lessons, horsemanship, mounted games, Camp Olympics, paint the pony, scavenger hunt, games, and activities! Offering full- and half-day options Monday-Friday. Open to all riding levels. Students not currently riding at Twin Lakes Farm should schedule an evaluation lessons or join us prior to camp.


WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXTENSION CENTERS
Ossining Science Academy
914-606-7400
ossining@sunywcc.edu

Peekskill Center for the Digital Arts Youth Technology Program
914-606-7300
www.sunywcc.edu/peekskill



Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, located at the Westchester County Center, offers art classes for children and teens. All classes can be taken as full-day or half-day. Programs include the Teen Art Institute, and Art Classes for Kids. Contact our Ossining location for information on our science camp.


WESTCHESTER SUMMER DAY
856 Orienta Ave., Mamaroneck
914-698-8900 x134
Email jney@westchesterday.org

Westchester Summer Day (WSD) located on the Long Island Sound offers an unmatched summer experience where children have fun, learn, and grow in a safe and nurturing environment. Our highly-trained and caring staff include teachers, sports and art specialists, lifeguards, and a full-time nurse. Our professional staff work together to ensure that each child is happy all summer long. WSD promotes Jewish values and engages children in a host of fun activities within the framework of the modern orthodox tradition. WSD provides nutritious, kosher lunch and snacks daily.


WHALE CAMP (THE)
610-399-1463

The Whale Camp provides experiential marine biology programs and facilities for learning about the dynamic ecologies of the Bay of Fundy and Grand Manan Island. Our goal is to use hands-on activities to increase awareness and understanding of natural systems. Campers build confidence, connect with the natural environment, and make lasting friendships.


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.


WINDWARD SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM (THE)
40 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains
914-949-6968 x1250
Christopher Q. Eberhard, director of the Summer Program

Christine Teahan, co-director

Email summerprogram@thewindwardschool.org

Offered July 2-27 (no class July 4), this unique summer program is designed for students entering third-ninth grades who are interested in improving their skills or enriching their knowledge in the areas of reading, writing, math, science, and study and organizational skills. In the afternoon session, students may participate in sports, arts, drama, and technology activities. Half- and full-day sessions are available. Classes are in state-of-the-art facilities and are taught by Windward instructors who have been trained in the school’s research-validated, multisensory approach.


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