Summer Camps That Offer Day Trips for Campers in Manhattan

Summer Camps That Offer Day Trips for Campers in Manhattan

Find a camp in Manhattan with travel and day trip options.


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For young adventurers, many camps in Manhattan offer travel and day trip opportunities to locations such as sporting events, amusement parks, beaches, indoor play spaces, parks, bowling alleys, arcades, museums, planetariums, aquariums, and zoos in the area. Some summer camps even offer travel-specific programs in which kids go on a multi-day adventure with counselors! We compiled a list of summer camps in Manhattan that offer travel and day trip opportunities for campers, including camps located in Upper East Side, Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, Nomad, and Upper West Side.

92Y Camps
1395 Lexington Ave.; New York, NY | Upper East Side
212-415-5573

Camp Trailblazers (grades sixth-ninth) is a day travel camp program that explores cultural, entertainment, and adventure activities around the Tri-State area. Trailblazers also has specialty programming in sports, improv acting, art, and social responsibility.

Advantage Day Camp
West Side: 522 W. 44th St., East Side: 281 Main St. Roosevelt Island
212-935-0250

Excursions are a fun part of camp and a great way to explore and learn something new! Day trips include a visit to the Intrepid Museum, bowling, and touring Madame Tussauds.

Asphalt Green
555 E. 90th St.
212-298-7900

The adventures continue beyond our campuses. Campers venture on field trips every week to places like LEGOLAND, Boundless Adventures, New York Yankees games, and more! Our oldest campers (ages 8-13) get a special treat with four overnight trips throughout the summer.

Camp Henry at Henry Street Settlement
301 Henry St., Lower East Side
212-254-3100

Day trips will be taken weekly to an historic or iconic site in each of NYC's five boroughs, as part of the "Legends, Heroes, and Heroines" theme. Visits are typically made to Club Getaway or New Roc City.

Camp Hillard
26 Elizabeth St. Scarsdale NY 10583
914-949-8857

Day trips are scheduled for campers entering third grade and older. Trips include fun and exciting excursions to nearby popular attractions. We also offer a mini sleepaway program for four nights and five days.

Camp Settoga
127 Call Hollow Road
646-505-4430

Day trips and late stays are offered to our older campers as an opportunity to create a unique and age-appropriate activity to further continue to build and strengthen the relationships within our camp community.

China Institute
100 Washington St., Downtown Manhattan
212-744-8181 x110

China Institute is NYC’s leading school of Chinese Studies and offers a fun and immersive Day Camp tailored to student’s age and abilities. In addition to language instruction, a variety of activities are offered including Day Trips.

Deer Mountain Day Camp
63 Call Hollow Rd
845-354-2727

Deer Mountain Day Camp
63 Call Hollow Rd
845-354-2727

Deer Mountain offers an exciting series of day and overnight trips to campers entering fourth–ninth grades each summer. Trips are offered on an optional basis. Past trips have included: Hershey Park, Club Getaway, Camelback Resort, Dorney Park, Great Adventure, Boston, Medieval Times, Yankees Game, and more!

Downtown Day Camp
120 Warren St.. New York, NY /Tribeca
212-766-1104 x1250

Pier 25 - a camp favorite right here in Tribeca - for mini-golf, beach volleyball, and more! Another favorite is Chelsea Piers Bowling where they can knock down some pins! Senior Division campers typically go to Madison Square Garden, Liberty Science Center, and on other age-appropriate trips!

Dwight Summer Camp
2116 First Ave., Upper East Side
917-551-6424

Adventure, Explorer, and Sports campers go on trips at least once per week. Discovery campers have mini local trips. All enjoy the fun!

Future Stars Summer Camps
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
914-273-8500

Future Stars Adventure Camp is an exciting program, incorporating both on campus, and off campus activities. The program is modeled on the popular Adventure Education programs that are being featured more frequently in school curriculums across the country. Activities include: hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, surfing, and ropes courses.

Harbor Haven Day Camp
West Orange, New Jersey
908-964-5411

Campers ages 10 and older go on weekly trips; younger children go on periodic trips throughout the summer. Trips can include: bowling, mini-golf, movies, museums, science centers, indoor funplexes, and more.

Les Elfes International
Chemin de Cli 7, 1936 Verbier
+41 (0)27-775-35-90

Our students will be enjoying some cultural excursions, different each year for those returning campers who are ready to see something new! Whether it is souvenir shopping that interests you, the chocolate and cheese factories, the United Nations, or the Olympic museum or, again, the CERN, the options are endless.

MakerState STEM Summer Camps
Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Lower East Side, and Park Slope
917-780-2345

We go to the park every day and take special trips as advertised. It's very important for our kids to be active and our diverse schedule reflects that.

MODELING CAMP
1535 Broadway, Midtown
888-757-5575

Modeling Camp invites all girls ages 11-17 to come 'discover the model in you' this summer! Experience the world of fashion with photo shoots, runway shows, fashion and style! Meet stars from America's Next Top Model! Featured on GMA and NBC News, this is the ideal camp for all fashionistas!

Montessori International Summer Camp
347 East 55th St.
212-223-4630

New York City is the cultural capital of the world, from the MET to Broadway. Day trips are planned according to the children's interests, and the biweekly themes. Popular spots are the New York Aquarium and Bronx Zoo. Weekly sports include swimming, bowling, and ice skating.

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
421 East 61st St.
212-838-6878

There is one field for the older group to a historic site in New York City. Past visits have included: Merchants' House Museum and the Morris Jumel Mansion.

North Cove Sailing
300 Vesey St., New York, NY 10281
646-877-2337

Kids spend four-six hours per day sailing on the Hudson River and New York Harbor, in additional to classroom instruction and other activities, all under the constant supervision and guidance of a professional sailing instructor.

Pierce Country Day Camp
37 Mineola Ave., Roslyn, NY 11576
516-621-2211

For our campers who have completed third grade and above, a summer at Pierce includes our extremely popular SCOPE Program. Senior Campers Off Grounds Program Extravaganza is comprised of weekly day trips including Broadway shows, fishing, sporting events, theme parks, and an NYC cruise.

Pusteblume International Preschool
244 W. 14th St., Greenwich Village
212-206-1137

It's a big world out there and we are exploring it one day trip at a time. These outings are a wonderful way to learn and meet community helpers, the city, and nature around us.

Pusteblume International Preschool
244 West 14th Street
212-206-1137

Depending on the weekly theme we try to enhance the camp experience with 'field trips'. You can see details in the descriptions of each week.

Speakitaly NYC
49 W. 28th St. floor 2
212-603-9685

Drawing, games, and activities at Madison Square Park. A walk in the park to enjoy the best season of the year.

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street (Upper West Side)
212-864-1414

We go on adventures around the city with our author guests (like our field trip with Brian Selznick author/illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret to the Queens Museum), or take book related field trips (to visit Random House or writers at Colbert), or visit museums and parks.

The Whale Camp
Grand Manan island, New Brunswick
610-399-1463

Day trips include two whale watching excursions per week along with many island exploration trips. Additionally, campers have the option of a boat trip to Machias Seal island, where campers can see thousands of Atlantic Puffins up close. Sea kayaking trips are offered as half-day, full-day, or overnight options.

USC Gymnastics &Baseball Training Facility
636 South Broadway Yonkers NY - Bronx/ Riverdale Neighborhood
914-965-2619

Each week your child will go on a fun local area trip to places such as: parks, museums, Bronx Zoo, Sony Wonder, Central Park, Yankee Stadium, movie theatres, Lego Land, bowling, and more.


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