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YMCA at Glen Cove Will Offer New Experiences This Summer

YMCA at Glen Cove Will Offer New Experiences This Summer

A convention in Orlando gave Peter Foster, the executive director of YMCA Glen Cove, several ideas to make the Y’s summer camps better this year, including a Ninja Warrior inflatable, competitive obstacle course, and an ice-skating rink where kids ...

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Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

The Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School is making a splash this summer by offering rising 3- and 4-year-olds and kindergarteners the opportunity to experience the same great curriculum in a new summer format.

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Day Camps and Summer Programs for Children on Long Island

Day Camps and Summer Programs for Children on Long Island

UPDATED April 2019: If your child wants the summer camp experience without committing to going far from home to a sleepaway camp, consider sending him to a day camp or summer program. Consult our comprehensive guide to day camps across Nassau and S...

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Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED April 2019: If your child wants the summer camp experience without committing to going far from home to a sleepaway camp, consider sending him to a day camp or summer program. Consult our comprehensive guide to day camps in Rockland County ...

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Day Camps and Summer Programs in Queens

Day Camps and Summer Programs in Queens

UPDATED April 2019: If your child wants to have a fun summer, make new lifelong friends, and experience new activities every day, choosing a summer day camp program in Queens may be just the summer fun you're looking for. There are numerous day cam...

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Day Camps and Summer Programs for Children in Manhattan

Day Camps and Summer Programs for Children in Manhattan

UPDATED April 2019: If your child wants to have a fun summer, make new lifelong friends, and experience new activities every day, choosing a summer day camp program in Manhattan may be just the summer fun you're looking for. There are numerous day ...

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Summer Camps That Offer Counselor-In-Training Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Counselor-In-Training Programs for Campers in Westchester County

If your child has aged out of camp (why can’t they stay little forever?!) but wants to stay in the camp environment, why not get them to apply for a CIT program? Young adults who become camp counselors gain valuable skills in their experience as a ...

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Summer Camps That Offer Challenge Courses for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Challenge Courses for Campers in Westchester County

Completing challenge courses—ropes courses, zip lines, rock-climbing walls—can help kids build hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. But they can also help your child gain communication and teamwork skills that will benefit them in the year...

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Summer Camps That Offer Counselor-In-Training Programs for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Counselor-In-Training Programs for Campers on Long Island

If your child has aged out of camp (why can’t they stay little forever?!) but wants to stay in the camp environment, why not get them to apply for a CIT program on Long Island? Young adults who become camp counselors gain valuable skills in their e...

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Summer Camps That Offer Nature and Petting Zoo Programs for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Nature and Petting Zoo Programs for Campers on Long Island

If your little one prefers to interact with and learn about the natural world, including members of the animal kingdom, finding a camp on Long Island with nature programs and petting zoo opportunities may be at the top of your list. Plus, time spen...

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Summer Camps That Offer Challenge Courses for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Challenge Courses for Campers on Long Island

Completing challenge courses—ropes courses, zip lines, rock-climbing walls—can help kids build hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. But they can also help your child gain communication and teamwork skills that will benefit them in the year...

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Day Camps & Summer Day Programs for Children in Westchester County

Day Camps & Summer Day Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED April 2019: Looking for a great day camp or summer day program in Westchester County? Fortunately, Westchester has almost every type of children’s day camp you could imagine. It boasts sports camps, theater camps, academic enrichment camps,...

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Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED April 2019: Whether you’re looking for a traditional summer day camp for your first-time camper, a sleepaway camp that’s not too far away, or a specialty camp program, there are plenty of options in Manhattan to satisfy your summer camp nee...

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Day Camps, Specialty Camps, & Sleepaway Camps for Kids in Brooklyn

Day Camps, Specialty Camps, & Sleepaway Camps for Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED April 2019: Whether you’re looking for a traditional summer day camp for your first-time camper, a sleepaway camp that’s not too far away, or a specialty camp program, there are plenty of options in Brooklyn to satisfy your summer camp need...

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Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Kids in Queens

Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Kids in Queens

UPDATED April 2019: Whether you’re looking for a traditional summer day camp for your first-time camper, a sleepaway camp that’s not too far away, or a specialty camp program, there are plenty of options in Queens to satisfy your summer camp needs....

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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

UPDATED April 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 c...

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Day Camps, Specialty Camps, & Sleepaway Camps for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Day Camps, Specialty Camps, & Sleepaway Camps for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED April 2019: If you are looking for an activity for your child to do over the summer, look no further than our comprehensive guide to camps to summer programs. Whether your child is interested in art, dance, music, theater, martial arts, gym...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens, & Teens in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens, & Teens in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

"UPDATED April 2019: Summer camp isn't just for younger kids; older kids, tweens, and teens can take advantage of summer day camps and programming. Look no further for a way to occupy your older kids this summer in Rockland County in a way they’ll ...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Westchester County

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Westchester County

UPDATED April 2019: Look no further for a way to occupy your older kids this summer in Westchester County (in a way they’ll actually enjoy!). Our guide has a camp for every tween and teen including day camps, sleepaway camps, sports camps, computer...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Queens

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Queens

UPDATED April 2019: Summer camp isn't just for younger kids; older kids, tweens, and teens can take advantage of summer day camps and programming throughout Queens, including dance camps, theater camps, acting camps, day camps, sports camps, tennis...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Manhattan

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Manhattan

UPDATED April 2019: Summer camp isn't just for younger kids; older kids, tweens, and teens can take advantage of summer day camps and programming throughout Manhattan including day camps, sports camps, leadership programs, dance and theater camps, ...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens on Long Island

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens on Long Island

UPDATED April 2019: Summer camp isn't just for younger kids; older kids, tweens, and teens can take advantage of summer day camps and programming across Long Island including day camps, sports camps, leadership programs, dance and theater camps, mu...

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Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Brooklyn

Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & CIT Programs for Older Kids, Tweens & Teens in Brooklyn

UPDATED April 2019: Looking for summer camps for your older kids in or near Brooklyn? Our camp guide will point you to the right program for your tween or teen with traditional day camps and specialty camps in fields such as sports, music, art, wil...

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Day Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Day Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED April 2019: If your child wants to have a fun summer, make new lifelong friends, and experience new activities every day, choosing a summer day camp program in Brooklyn may be just the ticket. There are numerous day camps for children in Br...

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New Programs and Attractions Come to Kenwal Day Camp This Summer

New Programs and Attractions Come to Kenwal Day Camp This Summer

Kenwal Day Camp in Melville is adding some new and exciting features to its roster this summer: a coding and robotics program in partnership with Sylvan Learning, a kid-friendly amusement ride called Turtle Train, and additional day trips for campe...

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Camp Jacobson Welcomes New Assistant Director for 2019

Camp Jacobson Welcomes New Assistant Director for 2019

Adam Grundfast joined the leadership team at Camp Jacobson, a traditional day camp serving children ages 3-14, in early March and will be serving his first term this upcoming summer. Adam has had a background in camp that has lasted almost 20 years...

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Knox School Summer Adventures Introduces New Classes for 4-Year-Olds and a Disc Golf Course

Knox School Summer Adventures Introduces New Classes for 4-Year-Olds and a Disc Golf Course

This summer, Knox School Summer Adventures, a day camp in St. James serving children ages 4-16, is welcoming a new age division to join their camp community. Children who are 4 years old by June 1 and are completely potty-trained are invited to joi...

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STEAM Program Expands at Thomas School of Horsemanship Summer Day Camp

STEAM Program Expands at Thomas School of Horsemanship Summer Day Camp

This summer, Thomas School of Horsemanship’s Summer Day Camp expands its STEAM program to get campers disconnected from technology and to think about creative ways to get things accomplished. The 2019 camp season begins in July and STEAM will be av...

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Pierce Country Day Camp Partners with Private Prep Tutoring This Summer

Pierce Country Day Camp Partners with Private Prep Tutoring This Summer

This summer, Pierce Country Day Camp in Roslyn extends its activity selection to include one-on-one tutoring sessions from Private Prep. Up to three times during the regular camp week, children will be tutored in the subject of the families choosin...

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The Benefits of Kids Attending a STEAM-Focused Summer Camp

The Benefits of Kids Attending a STEAM-Focused Summer Camp

If your school-age child is excited to learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math topics, you may want to consider enrolling him in a STEAM-focused summer camp to boost his 21st-century skill learning year-round. After all, our kid...

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Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Mary Ann Hubschman, owner and director of Palisades Country Day School in Closter, NJ and Palisades Preschool in Fort Lee, NJ, has been selected as an honored member in the Trademark Women of Distinction 2019 Honors Edition for her exemplary contri...

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Hillcrest Jewish Center Day Camp in Flushing Adds Online Registration, Drone Program

Hillcrest Jewish Center Day Camp in Flushing Adds Online Registration, Drone Program

Hillcrest Jewish Center Day Camp in Flushing added an online registration portal to its website in February to make camp registration more efficient for parents, to waste less paper, and to give parents the ability to change details within the acco...

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Challenge Camp in Hartsdale is Offering More than 40 New Classes This Summer

Challenge Camp in Hartsdale is Offering More than 40 New Classes This Summer

This summer, Challenge Camp in Hartsdale will offer 40 new classes to kids ages 4-15, bulking up their repertoire with offerings that cater to each child's unique passions. Camps will be held in 3- and 4-week sessions. Challenge Camp has been aroun...

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Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai Introduces Summer 2019 Activities and Theme

Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai Introduces Summer 2019 Activities and Theme

Campers at Kids Country Day Camp in Mount Sinai will jump into their favorite shows this summer with the 2019 theme of 'Summer SHOWdown.' In addition to traditional summer activities and traditions, the camp will feature eight popular shows, one fo...

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6 Tips from the Experts to Choose the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Children

6 Tips from the Experts to Choose the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Children

One of the big advantages of raising a family in the New York metro area is the sheer volume of things to do and places to go. That’s true for camp, too: There are hundreds of nearby day and sleepaway camps available for your child to attend. It’s ...

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The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

In an effort to help you plan your child’s best summer ever, we’re proud to present The Camp Planner—the best resource for parents who are figuring out their kids’ summer camp plans in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, R...

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Beth El Day Camp Unveils STEM, Ninja Warriors, and Tennis Programs

Beth El Day Camp Unveils STEM, Ninja Warriors, and Tennis Programs

Beth El Day Camp in New Rochelle recently announced three new programs for the upcoming camp sessions. Each course is specially tailored for children ages 3-8. The new classes include STEM, Ninja Warriors, and tennis.

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The US Tennis Association Recognizes Hofstra Summer Camps Tennis Coach as Woman of the Year 2018

The US Tennis Association Recognizes Hofstra Summer Camps Tennis Coach as Woman of the Year 2018

The United States Tennis Association’s Eastern Chapter (USTA) recently recognized Hofstra Summer Camps Tennis Coach Sunny Fishkind as the 2018 Woman of the Year. Presented annually, this honor is awarded to a female USTA Eastern volunteer in recogn...

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Park Shore Country Day Camp to Offer New Cooking and Science Programs This Summer

Park Shore Country Day Camp to Offer New Cooking and Science Programs This Summer

With its eyes set on summer, Park Shore Country Day Camp in Dix Hills is already planning an array of new programs and offerings. The summer will kick off with its first ever Cooking With Stars program led by former producer for The Today Show, Che...

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Oasis Day Camp Launches New Preschool Summer Camp Program

Oasis Day Camp Launches New Preschool Summer Camp Program

This July, Oasis Day Camp on the Upper West Side will offer a new summer program for children ages 3-5 who have not been in school yet. The NYC camp will give children an opportunity to swim three times a week, take introductory sports classes incl...

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What Camp Directors Wish Parents Knew About Summer Camp

What Camp Directors Wish Parents Knew About Summer Camp

If you're considering sending your child to camp this summer, there are things camp directors wish you, as parents, knew about summer camp. New York metro area summer camp directors and owners tell all and share what you need to know about summer c...

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Frost Valley YMCA Announces Meet and Greet Info Sessions for Adventure Camp

Frost Valley YMCA Announces Meet and Greet Info Sessions for Adventure Camp

Frost Valley YMCA is now offering Meet and Greet Info Sessions for parents who wish to learn more about its Adventure Programs and Trips. The Montclair, New Jersey, program offers parents the unique opportunity to send their children on exciting re...

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Camp W Plans a Variety of New Programs for Summer 2019

Camp W Plans a Variety of New Programs for Summer 2019

To kick off its fifth year, Camp W is going all out with an exciting array of new features and programs that are sure to reign in the summer in style. Located in Melville, New York, Camp W is an eight-week day camp committed to providing a safe, fu...

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Epiphany Community Nursery School's New Curriculum Includes New Classes for Parents and Children

Epiphany Community Nursery School's New Curriculum Includes New Classes for Parents and Children

The Epiphany Community Nursery School’s new curriculum, titled ECNS Etc., has introduced brand new Open Play classes and Baby Mixer classes for children and their parents.

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Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

The Dominican College fitness facility will now be open to students, summer campers, and the community. It opened July 13 last year and is an expansion of the former fitness room that existed in the school's Hennessy Center. The 6,300-square-foot f...

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Knox Summer Adventures Day Camp Introduces Pedal Go Karts

Knox Summer Adventures Day Camp Introduces Pedal Go Karts

Knox Summer Adventures day camp is rolling out their newest feature this June: pedal go karts. Kids of all ages will get the chance to go behind the wheel and take a spin around the mini track. The younger campers will have separate karts that are ...

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Kids Country Day Camp Launches Summer Quest Program to Teach Campers About the Environment

Kids Country Day Camp Launches Summer Quest Program to Teach Campers About the Environment

Kids Country Day Camp, based in Mount Sinai, is launching a new Summer Quest program this summer designed to teach children about the planet and its natural environment. The program runs for eight weeks and kicks off on the the first day of camp, ...

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Nautical-Themed Camp Maritime Launches June 25 in Sheepshead Bay

Nautical-Themed Camp Maritime Launches June 25 in Sheepshead Bay

Camp Maritime launches its inaugural season on June 25. It will offer a variety of activities for children ages 8 to 14 who have an interest in maritime culture. Campers will learn skills such as kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, sailing...

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Urban Explorers Day Camp Introduces Enrichment Curriculum with Day Trips Throughout the City

Urban Explorers Day Camp Introduces Enrichment Curriculum with Day Trips Throughout the City

Urban Explorers Day Camp now offers an enrichment curriculum for all ages to go along with New York City field trips. Campers will partake in a variety of activities that teach music, karate, theatre, and basketball, taught by the current coach of...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique to Offer Summer Drop-off Camp

Lil Chameleon, a children's resale boutique located in Tuckahoe, is offering a new summer drop-off camp for children ages 3 to 6. Camp starts June 25 and is available for eight weeks throughout the summer. Each week-long session runs Monday throug...

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