Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Westchester County

When choosing a summer camp for your children, there are some non-negotiable or added bonus services day camps offer for families. One of those? Transportation to and from summer camp. The good news is there are a lot of summer camps in Westchester...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers in Westchester County

We all know getting out the door in the morning during the school year takes a lot of coordinating, with backpacks, briefcases, and after-school activity gear—and adding a brownbag lunch to the morning chaos is at the bottom of some of our lists. A...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Westchester County

A lot of parents rely on day camps to keep their kids busy and supervised during the summer months when school isn’t in session—especially if the family doesn’t have a dedicated babysitter available five days a week or if their child is too old for...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Westchester County

Have you ever found a summer camp you love for your kids, but the timing isn’t right with their other summer obligations and family vacations? That won’t be an issue any more with this handy list of summer day and specialty camps that have flexible...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Scholarships for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Scholarships for Campers in Westchester County

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 in and near Westchester County that offer scholar...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Half-Day Options for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Offer Half-Day Options for Campers in Queens

In addition to flexible scheduling, you might be on the lookout for a summer camp that offers half-day options. Whether your child is enrolled in a specialty program that only has morning or afternoon sessions or you only need to keep your child bu...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Brooklyn

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Brooklyn

When choosing a summer camp for your children, there are some non-negotiable or added bonus services day camps offer for families. One of those? Transportation to and from summer camp. The good news is there are a lot of summer camps in Brooklyn th...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers in Queens

When choosing a summer camp for your children, there are some non-negotiable or added bonus services day camps offer for families. One of those? Transportation to and from summer camp. The good news is there are a lot of summer camps in Queens that...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Queens

A lot of parents rely on day camps to keep their kids busy and supervised during the summer months when school isn’t in session—especially if the family doesn’t have a dedicated babysitter available five days a week or if their child is too old for...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Queens

Have you ever found a summer camp you love for your kids, but the timing isn’t right with their other summer obligations and family vacations? That won’t be an issue any more with this handy list of summer day and specialty camps that have flexible...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Day Trips for Campers in Queens

Summer Camps That Offer Day Trips for Campers in Queens

For young adventurers, many camps in Queens 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 th...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Provide Transportation Services for Campers on Long Island

When choosing a summer camp for your children, there are some non-negotiable or added bonus services day camps offer for families. One of those? Transportation to and from summer camp. The good news is there are a lot of summer camps on Long Island...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers on Long Island

We all know getting out the door in the morning during the school year takes a lot of coordinating, with backpacks, briefcases, and after-school activity gear—and adding a brownbag lunch to the morning chaos is at the bottom of some of our lists. A...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Brooklyn

Summer Camps That Offer Extended Hours for Campers in Brooklyn

A lot of parents rely on day camps to keep their kids busy and supervised during the summer months when school isn’t in session—especially if the family doesn’t have a dedicated babysitter available five days a week or if their child is too old for...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Brooklyn

Summer Camps That Offer Flexible Scheduling for Campers in Brooklyn

Have you ever found a summer camp you love for your kids, but the timing isn’t right with their other summer obligations and family vacations? That won’t be an issue any more with this handy list of summer day and specialty camps that have flexible...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Half-Day Options for Campers in Brooklyn

Summer Camps That Offer Half-Day Options for Campers in Brooklyn

In addition to flexible scheduling, you might be on the lookout for a summer camp that offers half-day options. Whether your child is enrolled in a specialty program that only has morning or afternoon sessions or you only need to keep your child bu...

more »

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers in Brooklyn

Summer Camps That Provide Lunch for Campers in Brooklyn

We all know getting out the door in the morning during the school year takes a lot of coordinating, with backpacks, briefcases, and after-school activity gear—and adding a brownbag lunch to the morning chaos is at the bottom of some of our lists. A...

more »

10 Things Learned at Camp that Benefit Kids in School

10 Things Learned at Camp that Benefit Kids in School

Sending your children to camp during the summer months does more than keep them busy. Camp—whether a day camp, sleepaway camp, or specialty camp—can teach kids new skills at camp, such as swimming, archery, photography, dance, and more. But camp ca...

more »

20 Lessons From Camp We Use Every Day

20 Lessons From Camp We Use Every Day

The most important lessons learned at camp may be the ones you can’t see.

more »

Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids share why they love summer camp.

more »

Why Your Child Should Be A Camp Counselor

Why Your Child Should Be A Camp Counselor

Is your child looking for his first summer job? Has she aged out of camp, but doesn't want to give it up? Here's why young adults should consider being a camp counselor.

more »

The Lasting Effect of Camp Counselors on Campers

The Lasting Effect of Camp Counselors on Campers

Discover why kids love listening to their camp counselors—and why it’s important for parents to take a step back.

more »

The Importance of Summer Camp Friendships

The Importance of Summer Camp Friendships

Friendships that form in just a few weeks at summer camp, can last a lifetime.

more »

Camp Dilemma: The Reluctant Child

Camp Dilemma: The Reluctant Child

Your child exclaims she doesn't want to go back to camp, now what? We spoke to experts about how you can get to the bottom of your child's feelings, and how to encourage her to give camp another chance.

more »

STEM Camps in the NYC Area

STEM Camps in the NYC Area

Find a STEM camp for your child in our guide to math, science, and tech camps for kids in the NYC area, including programs in NYC, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Fairfield County, CT.

more »

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Project Playdate's new SummerPlay program for kids ages 3-10 organizes group playdates to art, culture, education, and fitness venues in NYC during the gap days between school and camp in June and August.

more »

Important Questions to Ask a Camp Director

Important Questions to Ask a Camp Director

Are your kids ready for overnight camp? More importantly, are you? The moms behind Mabel's Labels offer some great questions to ask camp directors to put your fears to rest.

more »

How to Find the Right Camp for Your Kid

How to Find the Right Camp for Your Kid

Looking for the right summer camp for your child? Here’s some helpful tips and advice from Mabel's Labels, a company founded by four moms. See below for their suggestions for great things to consider when choosing a summer camp for your child!

more »

Summer Camp Exposes Kids to New Interests and Experiences

Summer Camp Exposes Kids to New Interests and Experiences

The benefits of summer camp, and how sending kids to summer camp help them form new interests, gain new experiences, and learn new skills.

more »

How Camp Helps Kids Form a Connection with Nature

How Camp Helps Kids Form a Connection with Nature

The benefits of sending your kids to summer camp are numerous, from preparing them for college to helping them form friendships outside your influence. Here are four ways camp helps kids form a connection to nature.

more »

Ask the Expert: Can I Claim My Child's Summer Camp on My Taxes?

Ask the Expert: Can I Claim My Child's Summer Camp on My Taxes?

Did you send your kids to summer camp? You may be able to write off the expense on your taxes. Find out if your child's summer camp qualifies for Child and Dependent Care Credit.

more »

The Importance of Summer Camp for Kids and Teens

The Importance of Summer Camp for Kids and Teens

Even though you can find after-school activities for any interest your child may have, summer camp is still an important experience for your child, from making new friends to getting prepared for college.

more »

Camps ‘R’ Us Offers Holiday Break Camp in West Islip

Camps 'R' Us, a traditional summer day camp, is offering a holiday break camp in West Islip this year during the school break.

more »

The Goddard School Adds Mini Camps to Summer Programming

The Goddard School in Hastings-on-Hudson now offers specialized summer programs for preschoolers enrolled in its summer camp, including gymnastics, nature, and fort building.

more »

Sibling Storylines: Simplifying Summer Camp Plans for Several Campers

Juggling summer camp schedules for several kids can be tough, but if you plan ahead, it is possible to help each child enjoy camp and without having a crazy schedule.

more »

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp Appoints New Director

The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.

more »

Organic Living Summer Program For Kids in Sayville

OrganiKids will offer an organic summer program for kids in Sayville. The program includes indoor and outdoor summer activities such as gardening, nature hikes, mud kitchens, and picnics.

more »

3 Campfire Desserts That Are Better Than S'mores

3 Campfire Desserts That Are Better Than S'mores

Who doesn't love s'mores? This classic campfire dessert may be delicious, but it can turn into a sticky mess, leaving kids covered in marshmallow and chocolate. Try these three less-mess versions that have all the flavor of the traditional treat.

more »

10 Tips for Cooking on the Campfire

10 Tips for Cooking on the Campfire

Planning a camping trip? There are some things you should know about cooking food on a campfire. Check out these 10 expert tips for cooking safely and efficiently on an outdoor fire and you'll be making drool-worthy eggs al fresco in no time.

more »

Hewitt School Campers Learn Digestion and Get Moving

The Hewitt School's Summer Clubhouse Camp for kids on the Upper East Side has added two new programs. Shawn Shafner of the POOP Project will teach campers about digestion, plus campers will participate in Zumba for kids.

more »

Broadway Workshop Adds Junior Excel Camp

Broadway Workshop holds performing arts camps for children in Manhattan. It will offer its Junior Excel Camp this summer for ages 9-13.

more »

LIU Post Youth Camps Adds Three Programs

LIU Post Summer Youth Camps will add three new programs to its schedule of camp programs for 2014: cheerleading camp, horseback riding camp, and an academic enrichment camp.

more »

New Canaan Nature Center Expands Summer Camp Programs

New Canaan Nature Center recently expanded its summer camp programs to include more outdoor recreation and education. The nature and adventure summer camps in Fairfield County offer three levels based on age.

more »

Two New Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits

Rockland Jewish Family Service Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits will offer two new programs this summer: Camp Kipanga for children ages 5-10 and Camp Katikati for children ages 11-13. The camps are for children with social deficits su...

more »

Solving the Case of What's Wrong at Camp

What do you do when your child says she doesn't like her camp and refuses to go back? A parent shares tips to solve the case of What's Wrong at Camp to make your child's summer at camp enjoyable.

more »

Usdan Introduces Three New Programs for 2014 Summer Camp

Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts recently announced new additions to its summer camp curriculum. The camp will add a theater audition workshop, a Broadway dance workshop, and sewing and fashion production to its 2014 camp offerings.

more »

10 Things Camp Counselors Wish Parents Didn't Do

Local camp owners and directors share advice and tips for camp parents—10 things they wish parents didn't do when sending children to camp. Plus, counselors share five things they want parents to know.

more »

Summer Adventure Camp Expands Activities

The Knox School Summer Adventure, a summer day camp at The Knox School in St. James, will offer stand up paddle boarding, a marine science program, and Lego robotics this summer.

more »

Westchester Camp & Activities Fair Comes to Town

More than 50 camps will gather for you to do your summer camp research all in one place—and getting your questions answered in person, well, there’s nothing better than that.

more »

Camp Countdown: Watch and Learn

Parents make the most of summer camp by having kids teach family members what they learned at camp during weekly family activities.

more »