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Summer Camps That Offer Scholarships for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Scholarships for Campers on Long Island

Find a Nassau or Suffolk county summer camp that provides discounts and scholarships.



The cost of summer camp can add up—especially if you have more than one child attending day camp, sleepaway camp, or a specialty camp for the whole summer. Luckly there are a handful of summer camps on Long Island that offer scholarships and discounts, from early-bird pricing and sibling discounts to discounts for parents who are active-duty military, firefighters, teachers, and police officers. We’ve compiled a list of summer camps in Nassau and Suffolk counties that offer scholarships and discounts, including camps in Oyster Bay, Old Westbury, Wheatley Heights, Bay Shore, Glen Cove, Holtsville, East Hampton, Patchogue, and Farmingdale.


Camp Clio

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

Scholarships are available to campers based on need. Applications for scholarships to campers are accepted at the time of registration.


Camp Kadyma at the SYJCC

74 Hauppauge Road
631-462-9800

A limited number of scholarships are available for families who are facing financial hardships. Scholarship applications are available upon request.


Dorothy P. Flint Nassau County 4-H Camp

5 Old Jericho Turnpike
5164337970 Ext. 11

Campership's are our version of scholarships for the DPF camp community. You can apply for a Campership through our main website listed.


East End Arts

141 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-369-2171

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available, based on financial need. An application can be requested by calling the School at 631-369-2171, email education@eastendarts.org. Deadline for application is June.




Future Stars Summer Camps

223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490

FSCamps offer 'scholarships' to families in need on a case-by-case basis. Families need to submit a written request along with supporting documentation which is reviewed by FSCamps and a determination is made thereafter.




Future Stars Summer Camps

2530 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale
631-609-0438

FSCamps offer 'scholarships' to families in need on a case-by-case basis. Families need to submit a written request along with supporting documentation which is reviewed by FSCamps and a determination made thereafter




Future Stars Summer Camps

155 W. Roe Blvd., Patchogue
631-572-0232

FSCamps offer 'scholarships' to families in need on a case-by-case basis. Families need to submit a written request along with supporting documentation which is reviewed by FSCamps and a determination made thereafter


Gersh Academy at West Hills Day Camp

21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700

Gersh Academy @ WHDC offers an annual scholarship that grants a camper four free weeks of camp. All families need to do is to fill out a basic form and write an essay telling their story to qualify for the ultimate camp adventure.


Kenwal Day Camp

100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399

We offer a limited number scholarships on a per case basis. Applications must be submitted in September for the following summer.

TACSY - Summer Theater Camp
74 Hauppauge Road, Commack NY 11725
631-462-9800

Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Call 631-462-9800 for more information or go to syjcc.org.


The Suffolk Y JCC

74 Hauppauge Road Commack
631-462-9800

We believe that every child should have an opportunity to go to camp. The SYJCC has limited scholarship funds for families experiencing hardships. Please contact us for more information.


Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts

185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900

High School Merit awards are available to Art, Theater, Music, Dance, and Writing students. The audition and submission process is selective, judged by an experienced panel, and awarded on a first come first served basis depending on the strength of the audition or review.


YMCA of Long Island

Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Huntington, and Patchogue
516-671-8270

Financial assistance is available to families who apply and qualify by the deadline, April 30, 2019. Assistance is available at all YMCA branch locations across Long Island. Visit: https://ymcali.org/camp?utm_source=LI+Parent+Camp+Guide&utm_medium=Web+Camp+LP&utm_campaign=Camp for more information.


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