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Day Camps, Specialty Camps, and Sleepaway Camps for Children on Long Island

Day Camps, Specialty Camps, and Sleepaway Camps for Children on Long Island

You're sure to find the right summer program for your kids in Nassau or Suffolk county.


UPDATED March 2019: If you are looking for an activity for your children to do over the summer, look no further than our comprehensive guide to day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and summer programs for kids on Long Island. Whether your child is interested in art, dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, STEM, or academic summer programs, there is something for everyone throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Our guide includes day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Great Neck, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Roslyn, and more in Nassau County. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Huntington, Northport, Riverhead, Smithtown, and more across Suffolk County.

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ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND SUMMER ART ADVENTURE
Paumanok Elementary School, 1 Seaman Neck Road, Dix Hills
Summer Pre-College Portfolio Development
107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-462-5400
artleagueli.org
info@artleague.org


Summer Art Adventure offers kids and teens ages 5-18, fun and creative activities in a variety of visual arts mediums led by certified art professionals. Find inspiration by creating art using specific artists' unique styles. Special guests and events add to the exciting atmosphere. Flexible schedules and themed sessions available.

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

Beth Sholom Day Camp offers children, ages 3-15, the opportunity to reach their goals in a friendly, noncompetitive atmosphere. Activities include music, dance, arts and crafts, karate, as well as outdoor sports. Red cross swim instruction is offered in our three heated pools. BSDC provides door-to-door, air-conditioned transportation.

BUCKLEY DAY CAMP
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-365-7760
Email info@buckleycamp.com

Buckley Day Camp provides a unique environment where children are given the opportunity to learn life skills in a fun, nurturing, and noncompetitive environment! Here, your children will experience a program designed to meet their individual needs. Nursery through 10th grade CIT program.

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

Camp Clio offers a unique experience for adopted children, ages 9-14 (15-16 are in the LIT/CIT Program). Our two-week program Aug. 4-17 will celebrate its eighth summer at a new camp-YMCA Camp Jewell. Camp Clio campers and counselors share the intimacy and safety of being in cabins with only other adopted campers.

CAMP HARBOR
17 Three Sisters Road , Saint James
631-584-5555

Music, sports, nature, academic enrichment, STEAM activities, daily Red Cross-certified swim instruction await campers at Camp Harbor in St. James. Our unique summer program offers flexible scheduling and a dynamic mix of activities for campers entering preschool through eighth grade. Our Counselor in Training program engages teens entering grades ninth-10th.

CAMP W - WHERE FRIENDSHIPS ARE MADE
121 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
631-692-6222
Email info@campwdaycamp.com

Camp W "Where Friendships Are Made" located in Melville, is a day camp for ages 4-15. Campers enjoy baseball, basketball, soccer, Gaga, game room, camp lounge, easel painting, swimming, robotics, dance, cooking, go karts, and day trips. Small group sizes. Campers choose their afternoon activities, transportation, early and late care.

COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email info@cshfishhatchery.org

Young explorers, grades pre-K-12th, spend summer surrounded by nature. Encourage their love of science with hands-on activities, nature crafts, live animals, and outdoor adventure nature camps. Expeditions to nearby salt marsh, ponds, and woodlands. One-, to four-day camps available. Summer fun at a great price! Prepare to get wet and muddy!

COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY
One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor
516-367-5170
Email dnalc@cshl.edu

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center is the world’s first science center devoted entirely to genetics education. We offer fun, challenging programs for students entering sixth through 12th grades. Guided by experienced educators, students use sophisticated laboratory and computer equipment to perform experiments several grade levels ahead of peers.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori Camp runs for eight weeks from June 24- Aug. 16, half- and full-day options. Each week has a different theme. Water play, sand play, playground time, and weekly soccer classes are offered for your child age 18 months-6 years. Morning academics for children ages 3-6.

DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS 5 TO 11!
multiple locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties,
888-909-2822
Email info@destinationscience.org

Destination Science Kids experience “Aha!” moments of understanding, creativity, and curiosity while engineering, building, experimenting, and playing with astonishing gadgets and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators make STEM learning an adventure! 2019 programs: Robot Challengers and Reaction Racers, Young Innovators Science, Rocket Space Science, and Physics Coaster and Science Magic.

EXTREME STEAM SCIENCE KIDS
450 Deer Park Road Dix Hills, New York
631-499-8580
Email info@extremesteamscience.com

Located in Dix Hills on 15 acres, for grades first-ninth geared to develop skills and curiosity in science. The curriculum is centered around STEAM in our state-of-the-art Science Center. Core focus: Robotics, Engineering, Programing, Science, Mathematics, Coding, and Arts. Transportation, before- and after-care, and lunch available.

FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-393-4207
Email camp@fa.org

Friends Academy Summer Camp offers exciting programs for campers ages 3-15. Tour our 65-acre campus and explore more than 30 camp programs related to sports, arts, computers, science, and travel. Every camper will enjoy daily swimming, dining in our air-conditioned cafeteria, and air-conditioned transportation.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS -- NASSAU
The College at Old Westbury 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale

St. Joseph’s College
155 West Roe Blvd.
Patchogue


Future Stars Summer Camps offer weekly Sports, STEAM, and Specialty camp programs at three locations (The College at Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, and St Joseph's College Patchogue). Programs are offered to children entering kindergarten-ninth grade. A balanced camp day ensures the perfect blend of instruction and fun.

GRAVITY VAULT MELVILLE INDOOR ROCK GYM
40 Melville Park Road,
516-777-9255
Email melville@gravityvault.com

Camp Rocks is a full five-day indoor and outdoor rock climbing summer camp perfect for beginner or advanced climbers ages 7-14. Activities include team building, rappelling, and games as well as a ton of climbing! Register before June 1 to take advantage of our Early Enrollment pricing!

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

Hofstra Summer Camps offer children, ages 5-17, more than 70 programs from theater to sports, gaming, art, music, STEM and STEAM, academics, culinary, dance, YouTube Studio, Adventure Education, and Super Hero Academy. At our camp, kids will explore their interests, learn valuable social skills, and have fun while gaining confidence.

KENWAL DAY CAMP
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399
Email kenwaloffice@kenwaldaycamp.com

Kenwal Day Camp, the "camp that cares," fosters high self-esteem in its campers, ages 3-15. Situated on 20 magnificent acres, with nature trails and a man-made lake. Activities include: inflatable water park, mini golf, arts and crafts, sports, theater, dance, swimming, zip lines, go karts, and rope rappelling.

KIDS COUNTRY DAY CAMP
37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351

Children ages 3-12 take part in more than 50 fun exciting activities including field and court sports, arts and crafts, dance, karate, talent show, giant water slide, sprinkler park, pedal karts, foam parties, carnival, animal shows, and challenge course. Camp program runs eight weeks. Various combinations of weeks and days available.

KNOX SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES
541 Long Beach Road, St. James
631-686-1600 x414
Email ndezenzo@knoxschool.org

Located in St. James on the shores of Stony Brook Harbor, our picturesque waterfront campus is 40 rolling acres. Kids in pre-K through 10th grade can get away from the stress of the school year and enjoy fun in the great outdoors! Knox offers flexible scheduling to maximize campers’ experience.

LES ELFES INTERNATIONAL
Chemin de Cli 7, 1936 Verbier, Verbier
+41 (0)27-775-35-90
Email info@leselfes.ch

At Les Elfes International we provide children ages 7-18 from more than 60 nationalities with summer, winter, and spring camps that combine the discovery and practice of new exciting sports with learning and perfecting languages such as French, German, English, Spanish, and Chinese. Excursions included to discover the beauty of Switzerland.

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.

LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP
Nassau and Suffolk locations,
516-238-4586
Email livoyagersdaycamp@gmail.com

Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp is an exciting, action-packed, safe summer experience, for ages 4-14. We offer swimming, sports, art, drama, activities, door-to-door transportation, before- and after-care, and swim instruction. Trips to Fire Island, amusement parks, ball games, paddle boating, animal farms, aquariums, and a talent show are also included.

LYNCH SCHOOL OF BALLET
237A E. Main St., Huntington
631-470-9711
Email info@lynchballet.com

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 details.

MILLS POND GALLERY
660 Route 25A, St. James
631-862-6575
Email classes@stacarts.org

Year-round art classes provide a wonderful opportunity for children to learn within the vibrant surroundings of a contemporary art gallery. Classes vary each season. After-school and weekend offerings available and half- or full-day classes all summer. Art is taught in a fun, non-competitive environment, where students can express their creativity.

OASIS DAY CAMPS NASSAU
Oasis Camps
Oasis at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale
646-519-5066
liupost@oasischildren.com
Oasis on the Sound
David Zimmerman, camp director
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
718-596-4900
onthesound@oasischildren.com
Oasis at Tully Park
Jason Miradoli, camp director
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
718-596-4900
tullypark@oasischildren.com
oasischildren.com


Email info@oasischildren.com

Oasis Day Camp prides itself on age appropriate programming for ages 3-15. Early Start (ages 3-5) is a nurturing camp environment. Lower (first-second grade) offers sports, arts, swim, enrichment, and nature. Upper (third-sixth grades) is bigger and better for older campers. Teen Travel (seventh-ninth grades) offers unique trips, overnights, friendships.

OHMAN SCHOOL OF BALLET
60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-6266
Email office@ohmanballet.com

The Ohman School of Ballet was founded in 1979 by former NYC Ballet soloist Frank Ohman. The school is a non-competition, non-recital school, focusing on proper classical ballet technique. Offering a two-week summer intensive as well as summer evening classes for children through age 17, and Ballet Barre Fitness classes.

PARK SHORE COUNTRY DAY CAMP
450 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-499-8580
Email info@parkshoredaycamp.com

Located in Dix Hills on 15 acres. Programs for ages 2-14. Activities include Athletics, Aquatics, High Ropes Course, Bungee, Rock Wall, Ninja Course, ATVs, Arts and Crafts, Performing Arts, and special events. Specialty camps: Extreme STEAM Science Kids, Sports Track, and Cooking With Stars. Transportation, before- and after-care, and lunch available.

PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz offers fun, engaging, and educational, thematic art camps for children of all ages Camps are taught by NYS-certified art teachers with a focus on inspiring creativity in a fun atmosphere. Choose from half-day or full-day camps Monday-Friday. We offer sibling and multi-camp discounts.

PORTLEDGE SUMMER ADVENTURES
355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-750-3104
Email mworth@portledge.org

Portledge Summer Adventures, located in Locust Valley on the north shore of Long Island, offers weeklong summer programming for children ages 2-15. Programs are available in academics, early childhood, the arts, STEM, tech, and the sciences. Our sports offerings include, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and golf.

SPORTIME SUMMER CAMPS - NASSAU AND SUFFOLK
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester ,
888-698-3664
Email camps@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME’s Summer Camps offer children ages 3-16 a great combination of sports instruction and games, swimming, arts and crafts, and exciting special events. Camp activities include age- and level-appropriate tennis, soccer, softball, basketball, flag football, and floor hockey. Campers learn fundamental skills, participate in competitive drills, and learn game strategies.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church 280 E Main St., , Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email spyouth@optonline.net

Camp St. Pat’s provides the ultimate camp experience for children ages 3-15. Celebrating more than 30 years of safe, summer fun, with one of the best counselor-to-camper ratios in Suffolk County. Offering before- and after-care, flexible schedules, day and overnight trips, STEAM, vacation bible school, art, sports, music, and dance.

STUDIO E ART CLASSES
565 Route 25A, Miller Place
631-744-4001

Studio E offers art enrichment camps to three age groups: children (ages 5-8), tweens (ages 9-12), and teens (ages 13-17). Topics include pottery, hand-building, painting, drawing, sketching, collage, and illustration. Studio E Art Camps provide small group instruction. Camps meet Tuesdays-Fridays for half-days. Pay per week!

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny


Email sylvanlearning@optonline.net

Summer is the perfect time for academic growth! Sylvan can tackle any subject so your child can take on the next school year with confidence. Try our personalized reading, writing, and math programs or our Math Edge small group programs which cover content through Algebra 2!

THOMAS SCHOOL OF HORSEMANSHIP
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840
Email tsh@tshcamp.com

Camp gives kids the skills they need to thrive in the world. Thomas School of Horsemanship expands that knowledge exponentially with horses! For more than 70 years Thomas School of Horsemanship Day Camp offers campers ages 3-15, all the daily activities of a traditional day camp plus a full riding program.

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900
Email info@usdan.org

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, the nation's preeminent arts day camp offers more than 70 programs of study in the arts; visual art, dance, music, theater, creative writing, nature, chess, and recreational arts. Three-, four-, and seven-week sessions are offered.

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

The Summer STEAM Program 2019 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 both Nassau and Suffolk counties between June 25–Aug. 28, 2019.

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
30 Deforest Road , Dix Hills
212-719-5598 x2213
Email liadmissions@winstonprep.edu

Winston Prep's Individualized Summer Enrichment Program provides students in grades fourth-12th with the unique opportunity to participate in an individually designed program aimed to enhance academic skills and foster independence. The program is designed to develop language, encoding and decoding, reading comprehension, writing, math, test preparation, organization, and time management skills.

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Locations: Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue


Email camp@ymcali.org

Awesome adventures await at YMCA of Long Island Summer Day Camp! Choose from traditional day camp, full-, or half-day specialty camps including sports, performing arts, coding, and waterfront. Transportation, extended day morning and afternoon, and lunch plans offered for additional cost. For more information or to register online, visit ymcali.org/camp.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS NASSAU
516-650-1856 or 631-476-3330
516-650-1856
631-476-3330





Young People’s Day Camp of Nassau County, located in Hicksville, has been providing children ages 4-15 with summer fun for more than 45 years! We offer two-eight week programs with exciting trips, arts and crafts, yoga, karate, carnivals, talent shows, special event days, instructional sports, recreational and instructional swim.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS SUFFOLK
631-476-3330

YPDC of Suffolk is licensed by the NYS Health Department, and accredited by the ACA for your child's safety. Free door-to-door transportation, with activities supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Superior camper-to-counselor ratio. YPDC is fun, educational, diversified, and convenient. Keeping children smiling and parents at ease since 1972.

Day Camps

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

Beth Sholom Day Camp offers children, ages 3-15, the opportunity to reach their goals in a friendly, noncompetitive atmosphere. Activities include music, dance, arts and crafts, karate, as well as outdoor sports. Red cross swim instruction is offered in our three heated pools. BSDC provides door-to-door, air-conditioned transportation.

BUCKLEY DAY CAMP
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-365-7760
Email info@buckleycamp.com

Buckley Day Camp provides a unique environment where children are given the opportunity to learn life skills in a fun, nurturing, and noncompetitive environment! Here, your children will experience a program designed to meet their individual needs. Nursery through 10th grade CIT program.

CAMP JACOBSON
340 Wheatley Road, Old Westbury
516-626-1094
Email campjacobson@sjjcc.org

A place where children flourish in a safe, nurturing environment built upon Jewish values and ideals. At Camp Jacobson, we encourage individual exploration, foster personal development, inspire healthy choices, and enable children to establish lifelong friendships. We are dedicated to providing high-quality summer camp experiences for every camper and family.

CAMP W - WHERE FRIENDSHIPS ARE MADE
121 Wolf Hill Road, Melville
631-692-6222
Email info@campwdaycamp.com

Camp W "Where Friendships Are Made" located in Melville, is a day camp for ages 4-15. Campers enjoy baseball, basketball, soccer, Gaga, game room, camp lounge, easel painting, swimming, robotics, dance, cooking, go karts, and day trips. Small group sizes. Campers choose their afternoon activities, transportation, early and late care.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori school runs summer camp during July and August for children ages 18 months-6 years. Camp has weekly themes. Toddlers have play-based mornings, and Primary (ages 3 years and older) spend time doing academics and on the playground. Camp is a great way to acclimate your child to school.

FRIENDS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-393-4207
Email camp@fa.org

Friends Academy Summer Camp offers exciting programs for campers ages 3-15. Tour our 65-acre campus and explore more than 30 camp programs related to sports, arts, computers, science, and travel. Every camper will enjoy daily swimming, dining in our air-conditioned cafeteria, and air-conditioned transportation.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS -- NASSAU
The College at Old Westbury 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury
516-876-3490
Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale

St. Joseph’s College
155 West Roe Blvd.
Patchogue


Future Stars Summer Camps offer weekly Sports, STEAM, and Specialty camp programs at three locations (The College at Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, and St Joseph's College Patchogue). Programs are offered to children entering kindergarten-ninth grade. A balanced camp day ensures the perfect blend of instruction and fun.

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL
99 Central Park Road, Plainview
516-349-1966

Good Shepherd Lutheran School SPLASH Camp offers weekly themed activities including arts and crafts, gardening, music, sports, cooking, STEAM, water play, and field trips! Open July 1–Aug. 23, parents choose four, six, or eight consecutive weeks, half-days or full-days. Before- and after-care available. We accept toddlers (18 months)–sixth grade.

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

Hofstra Summer Camps offer children, ages 5-17, more than 70 programs from theater to sports, gaming, art, music, STEM and STEAM, academics, culinary, dance, YouTube Studio, Adventure Education, and Super Hero Academy. At our camp, kids will explore their interests, learn valuable social skills, and have fun while gaining confidence.

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, West 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York
646-381-5166
Email camp@intrepidmuseum.org

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an exciting destination for camp groups who want to learn about science, history, and innovation! Self-guided visits for outside groups can include private tours, scavenger hunts, lunch options, souvenir packages, and more. Group rates and services are only available with advance registration and the group minimum is 15 people. Contact our group sales professionals today to help tailor the ideal itinerary for your campers!

KENWAL DAY CAMP
100 Drexel Ave., Melville
631-694-3399
Email kenwaloffice@kenwaldaycamp.com

Kenwal Day Camp, the "camp that cares," fosters high self-esteem in its campers, ages 3-15. Situated on 20 magnificent acres, with nature trails and a man-made lake. Activities include: inflatable water park, mini golf, arts and crafts, sports, theater, dance, swimming, zip lines, go karts, and rope rappelling.

KIDS COUNTRY DAY CAMP
37 Crystal Brook Hollow Road, Mount Sinai
631-331-5351

Children ages 3-12 take part in more than 50 fun exciting activities including field and court sports, arts and crafts, dance, karate, talent show, giant water slide, sprinkler park, pedal karts, foam parties, carnival, animal shows, and challenge course. Camp program runs eight weeks. Various combinations of weeks and days available.

KNOX SCHOOL SUMMER ADVENTURES
541 Long Beach Road, St. James
631-686-1600 x414
Email ndezenzo@knoxschool.org

Located in St. James on the shores of Stony Brook Harbor, our picturesque waterfront campus is 40 rolling acres. Kids in pre-K through 10th grade can get away from the stress of the school year and enjoy fun in the great outdoors! Knox offers flexible scheduling to maximize campers’ experience.

LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP
Nassau and Suffolk locations,
516-238-4586
Email livoyagersdaycamp@gmail.com

Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp is an exciting, action-packed, safe summer experience, for ages 4-14. We offer swimming, sports, art, drama, activities, door-to-door transportation, before- and after-care, and swim instruction. Trips to Fire Island, amusement parks, ball games, paddle boating, animal farms, aquariums, and a talent show are also included.

M.A.T.S.S. KIDS' GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore
516-221-1330


171 Eileen Way
Syosset
516-496-7765


Join us for up to eight weeks of summertime fun. This year’s theme is “Camp Funday” for ages 18 months-12 years. Flexible full- and half-day programs. Small group sizes, fully air-conditioned, playgrounds with water activities, large newly refurbished gymnastics gyms, weekly theme-based arts and crafts, music, and field trips.

OASIS DAY CAMPS LI
1 800-317-1392
Oasis at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale
646-519-5066 liupost@oasischildren.com
Oasis at Tully Park
Jason Miradoli, camp director
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
718-596-4900
tullypark@oasischildren.com
Oasis on the Sound
Mike Caramanico, camp director
718-596-4900
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
onthesound@oasischildren.com
oasischildren.com


Email info@oasischildren.com

Oasis Camp offers programs for children 3 years-sixth grade! With facilities in Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey, Oasis features mature staff with low camper-to-staff ratio and a warm environment where kids participate in activities tailored to their interests. The Early Start camp for kids 3 years-kindergarten offers sports, daily Red Cross swim, arts, dance, theater, and a Ready for September enrichment program. The Traditional Camp (first-sixth grades) provides campers with sports, crafts, theater, dance, and Red Cross Swim. Teen Travel has daily trips, team building, and overnights.

OASIS DAY CAMPS NASSAU
Oasis Camps
Oasis at LIU Post
720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale
646-519-5066
liupost@oasischildren.com
Oasis on the Sound
David Zimmerman, camp director
Port Washington Senior Center
80 Manorhaven Blvd., Manorhaven
718-596-4900
onthesound@oasischildren.com
Oasis at Tully Park
Jason Miradoli, camp director
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave., New Hyde Park
718-596-4900
tullypark@oasischildren.com
oasischildren.com


Email info@oasischildren.com

Oasis Day Camp prides itself on age appropriate programming for ages 3-15. Early Start (ages 3-5) is a nurturing camp environment. Lower (first-second grade) offers sports, arts, swim, enrichment, and nature. Upper (third-sixth grades) is bigger and better for older campers. Teen Travel (seventh-ninth grades) offers unique trips, overnights, friendships.

PARK SHORE COUNTRY DAY CAMP
450 Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-499-8580
Email info@parkshoredaycamp.com

Located in Dix Hills on 15 acres. Programs for ages 2-14. Activities include Athletics, Aquatics, High Ropes Course, Bungee, Rock Wall, Ninja Course, ATVs, Arts and Crafts, Performing Arts, and special events. Specialty camps: Extreme STEAM Science Kids, Sports Track, and Cooking With Stars. Transportation, before- and after-care, and lunch available.

PORTLEDGE SUMMER ADVENTURES
355 Duck Pond Road, Locust Valley
516-750-3104
Email mworth@portledge.org

Portledge Summer Adventures, located in Locust Valley on the north shore of Long Island, offers weeklong summer programming for children ages 2-15. Programs are available in academics, early childhood, the arts, STEM, tech, and the sciences. Our sports offerings include, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, basketball, volleyball, and golf.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church 280 E Main St., , Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email spyouth@optonline.net

Camp St. Pat’s provides the ultimate camp experience for children ages 3-15. Celebrating more than 30 years of safe, summer fun, with one of the best counselor-to-camper ratios in Suffolk County. Offering before- and after-care, flexible schedules, day and overnight trips, STEAM, vacation bible school, art, sports, music, and dance.

THOMAS SCHOOL OF HORSEMANSHIP
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840
Email tsh@tshcamp.com

TSH Day Camp offers activities of a traditional day camp plus a full riding program. Children ages 3-15 participate in riding, horse science, swimming, sports, art, theater, and special events. We feel passionately about children having fun-filled days while learning life's important lessons: responsibility, caring, kindness, and critical thinking.

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900
Email info@usdan.org

Usdan, the nation's preeminent arts day camp offers more than 70 programs of study in the arts; visual art, dance, music, theater, writing, and arts-related fields: nature, chess, and recreational arts. Students ages 4-18 are immersed in art and nature and surrounded by friends who share their interests and enthusiasm.

YMCA OF LONG ISLAND
855-2YMCALI (962254)
Locations: Bay Shore, East Hampton, Glen Cove, Holtsville, Huntington, and Patchogue


Email camp@ymcali.org

Awesome adventures await at YMCA of Long Island Summer Day Camp! Choose from traditional day camp, full-, or half-day specialty camps including sports, performing arts, coding, and waterfront. Transportation, extended day morning and afternoon, and lunch plans offered for additional cost. For more information or to register online, visit ymcali.org/camp.

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 CAMPS NASSAU
516-650-1856 or 631-476-3330
516-650-1856
631-476-3330





Young People’s Day Camp of Nassau County, located in Hicksville, has been providing children ages 4-15 with summer fun for more than 45 years! We offer two-eight week programs with exciting trips, arts and crafts, yoga, karate, carnivals, talent shows, special event days, instructional sports, recreational and instructional swim.

YOUNG PEOPLE'S DAY CAMPS SUFFOLK
631-476-3330

YPDC of Suffolk is licensed by the NYS Health Department, and accredited by the ACA for your child's safety. Free door-to-door transportation, with activities supervised by licensed teachers and administrators. Superior camper-to-counselor ratio. YPDC is fun, educational, diversified, and convenient. Keeping children smiling and parents at ease since 1972.

Sleepaway Camps

CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email dfalk@camphuntington.com

Camp Huntington, a coed, residential summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD. Ability levels mild to moderate-severe. Located in High Falls in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region, the camp provides therapeutically and instructionally designed recreation programs in summer.

DOROTHY P. FLINT 4-H CAMP
3186 Sound Ave., Riverhead
516-433-7970 x11
Email lfg38@cornell.edu

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp in Riverhead is a coed, recreational eight-week sleep-away camp. A three-day, two-nights “mini camp” is also offered. Stay-over weekends are available! We are located on 140-acres of woodland, farmland, and beachfront on the Long Island Sound.

LES ELFES INTERNATIONAL
Chemin de Cli 7, 1936 Verbier, Verbier
+41 (0)27-775-35-90
Email info@leselfes.ch

At Les Elfes International we provide children ages 7-18 from more than 60 nationalities with summer, winter, and spring camps that combine the discovery and practice of new exciting sports with learning and perfecting languages such as French, German, English, Spanish, and Chinese. Excursions included to discover the beauty of Switzerland.

Specialty Camps

ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND SUMMER ART ADVENTURE
Paumanok Elementary School, 1 Seaman Neck Road, Dix Hills
Summer Pre-College Portfolio Development
107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills
631-462-5400
artleagueli.org
info@artleague.org


Summer Art Adventure offers kids and teens ages 5-18, fun and creative activities in a variety of visual arts mediums led by certified art professionals. Find inspiration by creating art using specific artists' unique styles. Special guests and events add to the exciting atmosphere. Flexible schedules and themed sessions available.

CAMP HUNTINGTON
56 Bruceville Road, High Falls
855-707-2267
Email dfalk@camphuntington.com

Camp Huntington, a coed, residential summer camp for children and young adults with autism and related developmental and learning disabilities, ADD. Ability levels mild to moderate-severe. Located in High Falls in the beautiful Catskill Mountain region, the camp provides therapeutically and instructionally designed recreation programs in summer.

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.

COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email info@cshfishhatchery.org

Young explorers, grades pre-K-12th, spend summer surrounded by nature. Encourage their love of science with hands-on activities, nature crafts, live animals, and outdoor adventure nature camps. Expeditions to nearby salt marsh, ponds, and woodlands. One-, to four-day camps available. Summer fun at a great price! Prepare to get wet and muddy!

COLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY
One Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor
516-367-5170
Email dnalc@cshl.edu

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center is the world’s first science center devoted entirely to genetics education. We offer fun, challenging programs for students entering sixth through 12th grades. Guided by experienced educators, students use sophisticated laboratory and computer equipment to perform experiments several grade levels ahead of peers.

DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS 5 TO 11!
multiple locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties,
888-909-2822
Email info@destinationscience.org

Destination Science Kids experience “Aha!” moments of understanding, creativity, and curiosity while engineering, building, experimenting, and playing with astonishing gadgets and fantastic gizmos. Our top notch, enthusiastic educators make STEM learning an adventure! 2019 programs: Robot Challengers and Reaction Racers, Young Innovators Science, Rocket Space Science, and Physics Coaster and Science Magic.

EAST END ARTS SCHOOL
141 East Main St., Riverhead
631-369-2171
Email education@eastendarts.org

East End Arts School offers eight weeks of camp each summer; two weeks of Renaissance Kids Camp for ages 5-8 and six weekly camps for ages 9-14, in both fine arts and music. Our professional instructors teach small groups and our setting is home-like. Each camp concludes with performances and exhibits.

EXTREME STEAM SCIENCE KIDS
450 Deer Park Road Dix Hills, New York
631-499-8580
Email info@extremesteamscience.com

Located in Dix Hills on 15 acres, for grades first-ninth geared to develop skills and curiosity in science. The curriculum is centered around STEAM in our state-of-the-art Science Center. Core focus: Robotics, Engineering, Programing, Science, Mathematics, Coding, and Arts. Transportation, before- and after-care, and lunch available.

EYE LEVEL NASSAU
Eye Level Williston Park
61 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park
516-747-7700


Don’t let your child suffer from “Summer Brain Drain!” Three months free of school can have a detrimental impact on education. Eye Level offers academic programs that students need to enter the coming school year prepared to take on any challenge! Call us now to schedule a free diagnostic assessment.

GERSH ACADEMY AT WEST HILLS DAY CAMP
21 Sweet Hollow Road, Huntington
631-427-6700
Email scott@westhillscamp.com

Our program offers children on the autism spectrum the opportunity to participate in a traditional summer camp experience while receiving the support necessary to be in a mainstream setting. Small groups, certified special education teachers, placement based on capabilities, and support for development of social skills, life skills, and independence.

GRAVITY VAULT MELVILLE INDOOR ROCK GYM
40 Melville Park Road,
516-777-9255
Email melville@gravityvault.com

Camp Rocks is a full five-day indoor and outdoor rock climbing summer camp perfect for beginner or advanced climbers ages 7-14. Activities include team building, rappelling, and games as well as a ton of climbing! Register before June 1 to take advantage of our Early Enrollment pricing!

GREAT STRIDES LONG ISLAND
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island
631-786-9708


Email julie@greatstridesli.org

Great Strides offers equestrian activities for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Our equine friends can help us face all of life’s challenges with strength and confidence. Offering summer programs, a four-day introduction to horses in June, July, and August. Private lessons are available for English and Western students.

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

Hofstra Summer Camps offer children, ages 5-17, more than 70 programs from theater to sports, gaming, art, music, STEM and STEAM, academics, culinary, dance, YouTube Studio, Adventure Education, and Super Hero Academy. At our camp, kids will explore their interests, learn valuable social skills, and have fun while gaining confidence.

ID TECH CAMPS
Held at 150 prestigious campus locations,
1-888-709-8324
Email info@idtech.com

iD Tech is the world leader in STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999. Summer programs for ages 7-19 are held at 150 prestigious campuses including Stanford, NYU, HKU, and Imperial College London. Students build in-demand skills for futures in coding, game development, robotics, and design. Visit idtech.com.

ID TECH CAMPS
1-844-788-1858

iD Tech is the world’s No. 1 summer STEM program for ages 7-18 held at 150 prestigious universities including Stony Brook University, NYIT-Old Westbury, Adelphi, Queens College, NYU, and Columbia. 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.

LES ELFES INTERNATIONAL
Chemin de Cli 7, 1936 Verbier, Verbier
+41 (0)27-775-35-90
Email info@leselfes.ch

At Les Elfes International we provide children ages 7-18 from more than 60 nationalities with summer, winter, and spring camps that combine the discovery and practice of new exciting sports with learning and perfecting languages such as French, German, English, Spanish, and Chinese. Excursions included to discover the beauty of Switzerland.

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.

LONG ISLAND GOLF CAMPS
631-889-1523

Long Island Golf Camps operates four summer golf camps at four great golf courses in Suffolk and Nassau. Operating since 2004, LIGCs have played host to more than 3,000 junior golfers of all levels. Whether your child is an experienced player or a beginner, we have a camp for them.

LYNCH SCHOOL OF BALLET
237A E. Main St., Huntington
631-470-9711
Email info@lynchballet.com

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 details.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
Five Towns
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
Great Neck
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
Lynbrook
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
516-881-7997
New Hyde Park
810 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-616-MATH (6284)
Roslyn
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-484-MATH (6284)


Avoid the “Summer Slide!” Summer is a great time to catch up on math and get ahead! In our homework-free environment, Mathnasium enables kids to focus on sharpening math skills. Instead of the dreaded “summer slide,” students develop knowledge and confidence needed to hit the ground running when school resumes.

MILLS POND GALLERY
660 Route 25A, St. James
631-862-6575
Email classes@stacarts.org

Year-round art classes provide a wonderful opportunity for children to learn within the vibrant surroundings of a contemporary art gallery. Classes vary each season. After-school and weekend offerings available and half- or full-day classes all summer. Art is taught in a fun, non-competitive environment, where students can express their creativity.

MUSIC TOGETHER
Various locations Find the location near you,

While the big kids are at camp this summer, have some family-style, music-makin' fun with your little ones. Once a week for six weeks, you’ll sing, dance, and play with your baby, toddler, or preschooler in a play-based, developmentally appropriate musical environment. Find a location in Queens or on Long Island.

OHMAN SCHOOL OF BALLET
60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-6266
Email office@ohmanballet.com

The Ohman School of Ballet was founded in 1979 by former NYC Ballet soloist Frank Ohman. The school is a non-competition, non-recital school, focusing on proper classical ballet technique. Offering a two-week summer intensive as well as summer evening classes for children through age 17, and Ballet Barre Fitness classes.

PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz offers fun, engaging, and educational, thematic art camps for children of all ages Camps are taught by NYS-certified art teachers with a focus on inspiring creativity in a fun atmosphere. Choose from half-day or full-day camps Monday-Friday. We offer sibling and multi-camp discounts.

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

For more than 14 years, Port Sailing School has offered our two-week Junior Sailing Camp for novice and experienced sailors, all closely supervised by certified instructors. Spend the summer on the Long Island Sound learning to sail on our 23-foot Sonars and Optimists boats. Full-day program from 9am-4pm for ages 8-16 and half-day program for kids ages 8-10. Students are grouped by experience to learn rules of racing, plotting courses, reading charts, and anchoring. Our CIT program welcomes students age 15 and older with three years prior sailing experience.

POSEY SCHOOL
57 Main St., Northport
631-757-2700
Email poseyschoolofdance@gmail.com

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.

ROBOMINDTECH S.T.E.M. EDUCATION CENTER CREATIVITY, SCIENCE, ROBOTICS, CODING & L-E-G-O LEARNING FUN!
Nassau:

Great Neck Kids Center
25 Cuttermill Road #4, Great Neck
718-264-7626, 860-944-3654
robomindtech.com
robomindtech@gmail.com

Queens:
185-10 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
robomindtech.com
robomindtech@gmail.com





Build Lego® amusement park ride 3-D models or a Mars rover to learn about space! Channel your child’s creative energy into exciting projects in STEM with our unique, hands-on curriculum. RoboMindTech is an award-winning STEM education center. From robotics, coding, and video game design to Lego® creative play, we offer a variety of immersive kindergarten-eighth grade STEM after-school and summer programs. Our experienced team works with schools and groups to create off-site STEM programs and in-house field trips. Home to NYC FIRST Lego® League and National World Robot Olympiad Champions.

SPORTIME SUMMER CAMPS - NASSAU AND SUFFOLK
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester ,
888-698-3664
Email camps@sportimeny.com

SPORTIME’s Summer Camps offer children ages 3-16 a great combination of sports instruction and games, swimming, arts and crafts, and exciting special events. Camp activities include age- and level-appropriate tennis, soccer, softball, basketball, flag football, and floor hockey. Campers learn fundamental skills, participate in competitive drills, and learn game strategies.

ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
St. Patrick Church 280 E Main St., , Smithtown
631-360-0185
Email spyouth@optonline.net

Camp St. Patrick offers Summer Sports Camps! Our Basketball Camp engages children in skills, drills, games, and scrimmages. Great prep for school try outs or CYO! One-week Cheerleading Camp to strengthen new and old cheerleading skills. We offer Dek Hockey and LAX clinics during the summer as well.

STUDIO E ART CLASSES
565 Route 25A, Miller Place
631-744-4001

Studio E offers art enrichment camps to three age groups: children (ages 5-8), tweens (ages 9-12), and teens (ages 13-17). Topics include pottery, hand-building, painting, drawing, sketching, collage, and illustration. Studio E Art Camps provide small group instruction. Camps meet Tuesdays-Fridays for half-days. Pay per week!

SYLVAN LEARNING CENTERS OF MINEOLA AND HUNTINGTON
393 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
516-743-9943
1160 E. Jericho Turnpike
Huntington
631-424-5600
locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/huntington-ny


Email sylvanlearning@optonline.net

Summer is the perfect time for academic growth! Sylvan can tackle any subject so your child can take on the next school year with confidence. Try our personalized reading, writing, and math programs or our Math Edge small group programs which cover content through Algebra 2!

THOMAS SCHOOL OF HORSEMANSHIP
250 Round Swamp Road, Melville
631-692-6840
Email tsh@tshcamp.com

Camp gives kids the skills they need to thrive in the world. Thomas School of Horsemanship expands that knowledge exponentially with horses! For more than 70 years Thomas School of Horsemanship Day Camp offers campers ages 3-15, all the daily activities of a traditional day camp plus a full riding program.

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900
Email info@usdan.org

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, the nation's preeminent arts day camp offers more than 70 programs of study in the arts; visual art, dance, music, theater, writing, and arts-related fields: nature, chess, and recreational arts. Each summer, more than 1,500 students ages 4-18 are immersed in art and nature and surrounded by friends who share their interests and enthusiasm. Transportation is provided in air-conditioned buses departing from throughout the New York Metro and Long Island areas. Two-, three-, four-, and seven-week sessions are offered from June through August.

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

The Summer STEAM Program 2019 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 both Nassau and Suffolk counties between June 25–Aug. 28, 2019.

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
30 Deforest Road , Dix Hills
212-719-5598 x2213
Email liadmissions@winstonprep.edu

Winston Prep's Individualized Summer Enrichment Program provides students in grades fourth-12th with the unique opportunity to participate in an individually designed program aimed to enhance academic skills and foster independence. The program is designed to develop language, encoding and decoding, reading comprehension, writing, math, test preparation, organization, and time management skills.


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