Sleepaway Camps & Overnight Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Sleepaway Camps & Overnight Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED December 2018: The area in and around Westchester County is beautiful, which makes it a perfect place to send your child to sleepaway camp. And finding the right camp doesn’t have to be complicated—NYMetroParents has complied this directory...

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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 December 2018: 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 ...

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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 December 2018: 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 n...

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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 December 2018: 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 nee...

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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 December 2018: 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 you...

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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 December 2018: 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, ...

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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 December 2018: 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’...

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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 December 2018: 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, compu...

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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 December 2018: 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, ten...

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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 December 2018: 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 camp...

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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 December 2018: 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,...

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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 December 2018: 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, ...

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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 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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Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia, a premier summer destination for 2E young men, is pleased to announce Aloha Adventure for summer 2018. Designed specifically for our older campers, this program builds upon three and six week resident options for campers ages 7 to 17 ...

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Fairfield County CT Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

Fairfield County CT Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

UPDATED December: Our guide to summer camps in Fairfield County, CT covers camps, activities, and summer programs for kids. Read below for Fairfield County day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, summer activities and kids programs, from Green...

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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.

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4H Camp Welcomes New Farm Manager

4H Camp Welcomes New Farm Manager

Jessica Herwick recently joined the Cornel Cooperative Extension as Farm Manager.

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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.

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Directory of the 38th Annual Westchester Camp Fair

Directory of the 38th Annual Westchester Camp Fair

The Westchester Camp Fair took place on February 7 at Crowne Plaza in White Plains, where over 50 camps gathered to share their summer offerings for kids.

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Long Island Camps for Kids

Long Island Camps for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll ...

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Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace and New Jersey Y Camps have partnered to offer PACK Sleepaway Camp, a sleepaway camp geared toward those from Jewish and interfaith backgrounds.

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Campus Kids NJ Offers New Specialty Sports Programs

Campus Kids NJ Offers New Specialty Sports Programs

Campus Kids NJ, which has been hosting kids for sleepaway camp for 25 years, is adding two new sports programs to its specialty programs. The camp will now offer softball and fitness programs for campers.

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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.

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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.

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Ask the Expert: How Does Sleepaway Camp Help Children With ADHD Develop Better Decision Making Skills?

Sending your child with ADHD to summer camp or a travel program can be nerve-wracking. Eugene Bell, Ed.M. of Summit Camp offers advice for parents on how to worry less about summer programs geared towards children with ADHD and special needs, and h...

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How Camp Helps Kids Gain Confidence and Independence

Summer camp, and especially sleepaway camp, helps kids develop confidence and independence, and their experiences at camp help them break through their comfort zones, build lasting friendships, and find who they truly are.

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Suffolk County, Long Island's Camps and Summer Programs for Kids

If you're looking for the best Suffolk County, Long Island day camps or specialty camps, NYMetroParents has you covered. Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looki...

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Southampton Racquet Club Undergoes Winter Renovation

Southampton Racquet Club and Camp, a division of the Timber Lake family of camps, is undergoing a complete renovation this winter, which will be complete by the time camp starts this summer.

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These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps

Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.

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Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers

Camp Eagle Hill, a sleepaway camp for children located in Elizaville, NY, recently introduced its gluten-free kitchen. The new kitchen, which serves all the same foods as the regular kitchen only gluten-free, was implemented to keep campers from fe...

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Earthplace and Camp Mahackeno Team Up for Summer Camp

Earthplace The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with the Westport Weston Family Y to offer a summer day camp for kids in Fairfield County at Earthplace's 62-acre wildlife sanctuary in Westport.

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Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp

It can be overwhelming to decide how to pick a summer camp for your child, and it often seems like there is an endless list of things to do before your kids can actually go to camp. How do you pick the right camp? What should you ask the camp direc...

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Why Touring Camps This Summer Will Help You Pick the Best Camp for Your Kid Next Year

Maine Camp Experience offers tips on when exactly to visit camps, what to look for when researching, and how to decide whether the camp is right for your child and family.

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Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp

Is your child anxious about the upcoming summer at camp? Summer camp should be a fun experience for kids. For children whose anxiety gets in the way, NYC’s Child Mind Institute offers suggestions on how to clear the fear to make way for a more form...

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Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

Whether it's your first or fifth round with summer camp this year, heed the advice from these local experts for less stress at the starting line.

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Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the Northeast

Check out weight loss and diet camps for kids in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

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From Homesick to Home Away from Home: One Boy's Tale of Overcoming His Homesickness at Sleepaway Camp

One local boy shares his story of dreading his first sleepaway camp experience, in his own words, and how he overcame homesickness to have the best summer of his life.

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How to Help Your Child Make Friends at Camp

If you're sending your older child to camp for the first time, chances are she'll be surrounded by kids who’ve attended before. Read on for advice for nervous newbies on really making friends, not just blending in.

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How to Pack for Summer Camp

We sat down with a few summer camp experts, including moms and camp directors, to bring parents practical advice on what to pack (and what NOT to pack) with your child for camp.

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Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the NY Metro Area

If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - ...

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How To Pack for Camp

Every parent knows there's a buzz in the air before a child heads off to camp! Here are some tips and suggestions — from the toes on up — for how to pack light.

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Special Camps for Special Needs Children

Here are 10 questions to ask about a prospective summer program if you have a child with special needs.

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