Summer Camps That Offer Theater Programs for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Theater Programs for Campers on Long Island

Find a performing arts camp in Nassau and Suffolk counties.


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Long Island has wonderful summertime performing arts programs and classes for youth! And if your child loves to be onstage, then you’ll appreciate this guide to summer camps in Nassau and Suffolk counties that offer theater and acting programs. These terrific options will ensure that with a little help from us, you can find the perfect summer theater camp for your child. You’ll find day and specialty camps with theater opportunities on Long Island, including camps in Oyster Bay, Old Westbury, Syosset, Manorhaven, New Hyde Park, Wheatley Heights, Melville, Brookville, Smithtown, Middle Island, and Medford.

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

Drama allows campers to express themselves as much or as little as they like. Our drama activities help campers bond through improvisation and theater games. The talent show is always a highlight where future stars shine.

Camp Harbor
17 Three Sisters Road
631-584-5555

Our music program is run by an NYS-certified music teacher. Campers will learn how to play small instruments as well as sing fun songs and learn simple dance moves. We also provide music workshops for advanced learning.

Camp Kids 'N Comedy
173 W. 78 St., #5A, Upper West Side (office)
212-877-6115

Camp Kids 'N Comedy is a program in which kids ages 10-18 learn to write and perform stand-up comedy, improv, and sketch comedy scenes. They cap off the two-week program with an original performance at the Gotham Comedy Club. Kids 'N Comedy offers eight- or nine-week classes year-round.

Camp St. Patrick
280 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-360-0185

During our Friday Shows, campers participate in skits and dances they rehearse during the week. These are usually integrated with the weekly theme we have at our Camp.

Camp W Day Camp
121 Wolf Hill Road
631-692-6222

Hip-hop, Lip Sync, Camp Karokee, rock band, vocal lessons, Camp play "West Side Story" campers have the opportunity to display their talents or try for the first time. Weekly performances by campers who display their talent to the rest of camp is always welcome.

Dorothy P. Flint Nassau County 4-H Camp
5 Old Jericho Turnpike
5164337970 Ext. 11

Campers will spend time getting the creative juices flowing through interactive improvisational games. They will have the opportunity to plan a brief skit from start to finish and express themselves. Our dance program offers campers the opportunity to create & learn different dance routines to a song of their choice.

East End Arts
141 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-369-2171

In this imaginative summer arts program, campers will immerse themselves in theater (stories, puppetry, role playing, and other dramatic activities), and music (singing, dancing, and trying instruments).

Friends Academy Summer Camp
270 Duck Pond Road
516-393-4207

Our performing arts classes emphasize basic acting skills including improvisation, characterization, movement, vocal production, script analysis, and scene study. Campers will create a commercial, work on monologues, and several skits. Tips and techniques for auditioning will also be covered.

Future Stars Summer Camps
223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490

FSCamps Drama Camps give campers a unique insight into the world of drama and theatre. The confident, articulate child finds it easier to make friends, accept new challenges, and explore new directions. Drama Camp is designed to help each child achieve these invaluable life skills.

Gersh Academy at West Hills Day Camp
21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700

Second to none other, the Theater program includes exciting dance and drama activities which are led by remarkable artists, aspiring teachers, and other individuals who have true passion for inspiring your children.

Grady Edu
1399 jerusalem ave
516-401-4100

Creative Movement includes a variety of culture dance, salsa, hip-hop, African, and Bachata. We provide wonderful performing opportunities and are committed to encouraging all dancers to strive for excellence and enjoy the journey along the way.

Hofstra Summer Camps
101 Oak St,. Uniondale
516-463-CAMP (2267)

For campers who wish to be immersed in musical theater or those who are eager to experience the joy of dancing, singing, and acting onstage. All campers receive valuable theater experience as they work on “audition” songs and learn skills, including proper breathing, phrasing, and how to use a microphone.

Kenwal Day Camp
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399

Kenwal campers third grade and older, perform two evenings shows at catered venues such as the Huntington Hilton and Carlyle at the Palace. Professional directors, sound and lighting, wireless mics are contracted for the shows making them extraordinary for everyone!

Knox Summer Adventures
541 Long Beach Road
631-686-1640

Our music and dance programs are focused on fun with educational undertones. Both run by NY State-certified teachers in their respective areas. Our teachers do an incredible job building knowledge through involvement and fun.

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

Music/theater/dance can be chosen among the several art clubs Les Elfes proposes. The main aim of those clubs is to give a new and fun aspect to arts and crafts while involving environmental and cultural aspects.Our clubs include, Arts and Crafts, Dance Academy, Mountain Orienteering, Music Video, and Photography.

Lynch School of Ballet
237A East Main Street, Huntington, NY, 11743
631-470-9711

Lynch School of Ballet offers a variety of summer programs in a professional and nurturing environment. Young dancers have a magical experience in our Swan Lake Camp. Intermediate and advanced dancers improve their technique in our July Ballet Intensive and August Ballet Workshop. Visit lynchballet.com or call 631-470-9711 for more information.

Oasis Camp at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
646-519-5066

We offer a wide-range of creative programming. The activities are designed to allow campers to use their imaginations and express themselves artistically. Theatre arts, music, dance, and arts and crafts are all part of the wide variety of creative fare offered at Oasis.

Oasis Camp at Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
646-519-5062

Oasis offesr a wide-range of creative programming. The activities are designed to allow campers to use their imaginations and express themselves artistically. Theatre arts, music, dance, arts & crafts and so much more are all part of the wide variety of creative fare offered at Oasis.

Oasis Camp On The Sound
158 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
646-519-5077

Oasis offers a wide range of creative programming. The activities are designed to allow campers to use their imaginations and express themselves artistically. Theatre arts, music, dance, and arts and crafts are all part of the wide variety of creative fare offered at Oasis.

Park Shore Country Day Camp
450 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY 11746
631-499-8580

Enhanced Performing Arts Program for those children who have an interest in theater arts (dance, voice, and acting). Campers have the unique opportunity to experience one of the best day camps while getting a “theater camp” experience as well. For campers who have completed second–fourth grade.

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

Pierce offers a broad-based traditional day camp curriculum that includes a wide range of performing arts activities. Campers in our program can expect to spend about 1/3 of their scheduled day engaging in arts-focused programming. Swimming and athletics/adventure activities comprise the rest of the schedule.

Portledge Summer Adventures
355 Duck Pond Rd
516-750-3104

Join us for Creative Theater class where students create and act in their own production. Join us in the production of Mary Poppins, act, dance, sing, and perform on stage. For older thespians join us for a one week intensive Footlights.

Posey School of Dance
57 Main St., Northport
631-757-2700

Exciting Children’s Summer Art Camp “Around The World” at Posey School of Dance. Children ages 3-9 will actively engage in dance, art, and acting classes daily from 9am-12pm. Weekly themes include: Fun in France, Walk like an Egyptian, Party in India, Australian Outback, and English Royal Week! $200 per week.

SoLuna Studio
659 Old Willets Path Hauppauge
631-761-6602

SoLuna Studio is now enrolling for our Summer Camp production of Frozen JR! Camp begins July 8 for ages 5-10 (five-week program) and for ages 11 and older (six-week program). Evening and weekend classes are also available. Located in Hauppauge, SoLuna Studio offers classes and productions all year long!

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

Campers study voice, acting, and dance with industry professionals and are encouraged to challenge themselves with electives such as sketch comedy, playwriting, and stage makeup. TACSY offers daily swim, tennis, basketball, and other camp activities. Each four-week session campers perform a fully produced musical and attend a Broadway show.

The Gateway School For The Performing Arts
215 S. Country Road
631-286-1133

Offering classes in scene study, improvisation, musical theatre, comedy, and auditioning. Two full-scale production classes are being offered this summer; Aladdin Jr., and Frozen Jr.

Thomas School of Horsemanship
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840

We at Thomas School understand the importance of performing arts to develop strong communication skills. Music, dance creative theater techniques, improvisational exercises, script reading, and set design are a few of the activities we use to produce two shows every summer.

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900

Usdan offers students a chance to choose from performance and hands-on technical theater classes and work together with highly skilled theater professionals and instructors.Theater courses include: Monologue Work, Scene Work, Audition Boot Camp, Drama, Lab, Musical Theater, Theater Tech, and more!

YMCA of Long Island
Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Huntington, and Patchogue
516-671-8270

Our Performing Arts Camp provides the opportunity for beginner and experienced campers to perform in the highest quality musical theater performances. Campers work with professional directors, choreographers, and artists to create a live hit Broadway-style show within a few weeks. Not offered in our Glen Cove location. Visit: Our Performing Arts Camp provides the opportunity for beginner and experienced campers to perform in the highest-quality musical theater performances. Campers work with professional directors, choreographers and artists to create a live hit Broadway-style show within a few weeks. Not offered in our Glen Cove location. Visit: https://ymcali.org/camp?utm_source=LI+Parent+Camp+Guide&utm_medium=Web+Camp+LP&utm_campaign=Camp for more information.

Young People’s Day Camp of Suffolk
59 Church Street
516-729-0690

Our campers are introduced to dance as a fun, active part of their day, as well as through our Zumba sessions.


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