Have You Gotten Your 2019 Summer Camp Guide?—Great Parenting and Advice Articles


Summer Camps That Offer STEAM and Robotics Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer STEAM and Robotics Programs for Campers in Westchester County

There are plenty of opportunities for your STEAM- (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and robotics-obsessed child to build his or her skills and advance his or her knowledge over the summer months even though school isn’t in session—a...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Theater Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Theater Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Westchester County has wonderful summertime performing arts programs and classes for youth! And if your child loves to be onstage, then you’ll appreciate this guide to summer camps in Westchester County that offer theater and acting programs. These...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Competitive Sports Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Competitive Sports Programs for Campers in Westchester County

If you have a little athlete on your hands, chances are they’ll want to remain active and hone their sports skills during the summer months. Enrolling your children in a sports specific camp or summer athletic program will help them develop their s...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Horseback Riding Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Horseback Riding Programs for Campers in Westchester County

We know riding horses can be an expensive hobby, and owning your own horse is likely out of the question—especially if it’s not something your child wants to pursue in any professional or competitive capacity. So if your child shows an interest in ...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Travel Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Travel Programs for Campers in Westchester County

For young adventurers, many camps in Westchester County offer travel and day trip opportunities to locations such as sporng events, amusement parks, beaches, indoor play spaces, parks, bowling alleys, arcades, museums, planetariums, aquariums, and ...

more »

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 ...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Nature and Petting Zoo Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Nature and Petting Zoo Programs for Campers in Westchester County

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

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Fine Arts Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Summer Camps That Offer Fine Arts Programs for Campers in Westchester County

Got a mini Monet or a budding Broadway star? Nurture your child’s creative talent by sending her to a summer day or specialty camp in Westchester County that offers fine arts programming. This handy directory makes it easy to locate Westchester Cou...

more »

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...

more »

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...

more »

Summer Camps That Offer Travel Programs for Campers on Long Island

Summer Camps That Offer Travel Programs for Campers on Long Island

For young adventurers, many camps on Long Island 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 ...

more »

Specialty Camps & Themed Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Specialty Camps & Themed Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: It’s easy to find specialty summer camps for kids in Westchester County when you use this handy directory. The experts at NYMetroParents have scoured Westchester County, for all the best children’s specialty summer programs and ...

more »

Competitive and Recreational Sports Camps, Teams, and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Competitive and Recreational Sports Camps, Teams, and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED March 2019: If you have a little athlete on your hands, chances are they’ll want to remain active and hone their sports skills during the summer months. Enrolling your children in a sports specific camp or summer athletic program will help ...

more »

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

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

UPDATED March 2019: There’s no better time than summer to take advantage of the warm weather and enroll your child in a sports camp or program to hone in on their athletic skills and abilities. Whether your child is just starting out or is a mini s...

more »

Sports Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Sports Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: It’s easy to find a great sports camp in Westchester County with the help of this directory from NYMetroParents. We’ve scoured Westchester to identify the very best kids’ summer sports programs for you. Whether your child wants ...

more »

Sports Camps, Summer Programs, and Seasonal Teams on Long Island

Sports Camps, Summer Programs, and Seasonal Teams on Long Island

UPDATED March 2019: There’s no better time than summer to take advantage of the warm weather and enroll your child in a sports camp, summer program, or little league team. Whether your child is just starting out or is a mini star athlete, there is ...

more »

Music, Theater, Dance, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs in Queens

Music, Theater, Dance, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs in Queens

UPDATED March 2019: For kids who were born to be in the limelight, Queens is home to a variety music camps, dance camps, theater camps, and performing arts camps. Your children can spend the summer learning a new dance style or honing their skills ...

more »

Music, Dance, Theater, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Music, Dance, Theater, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED March 2019: For kids who were born to be on stage, Manhattan is home to a variety music camps, dance camps, theater camps, and performing arts camps—it is home to Broadway after all. Your children can spend the summer learning a new dance s...

more »

Music, Dance, Theater, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Music, Dance, Theater, and Performing Arts Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

UPDATED March 2019: If your child is a star on the rise and loves to perform on stage, consider sending him to a performing arts camp or summer program to hone in on his talent and further his skills. There are many dance, music, and theater camps ...

more »

Academic Enrichment Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Academic Enrichment Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED March 2019: Looking to give your child an academic boost in the summer months or prevent the dreaded summer slide? Enrolling your child in academic enrichment camp or summer program can help them be on the right track to start the next scho...

more »

Academic Enrichment and Tutoring Day Camps and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Academic Enrichment and Tutoring Day Camps and Summer Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED March 2019: Learning doesn’t have to stop in the summer, and Manhattan has an abundance of summer camps offering academic enrichment, science, STEM, and animal programs for children. These unique summer learning programs for kids will keep...

more »

Academic Enrichment Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Academic Enrichment Day Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: Learning doesn’t have to stop in summertime! Westchester County has an abundance of summer camps offering academic enrichment. These unique summer learning programs for kids (all located in or near Westchester County) will keep ...

more »

Academic Enrichment, Tutoring, and Gifted and Talented Day Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Academic Enrichment, Tutoring, and Gifted and Talented Day Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

UPDATED March 2019: Are you looking to give your child an academic boost this summer? Keep their brains sharp all summer long and avoid “summer slide” by enrolling them in specialty educational day camps and summer programs in Nassau and Suffolk co...

more »

Day Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Children with Special Needs in Manhattan

Day Camps, Sleepaway Camps, and Summer Programs for Children with Special Needs in Manhattan

UPDATED March 2019: Finding the right programs for children with special needs to have fun can be a challenge—especially if the camp your kid wants to attend doesn’t have the proper support for children with special needs. We took the guesswork out...

more »

Art, Design, & Fine Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Manhattan

Art, Design, & Fine Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Manhattan

UPDATED March 2019: Tap into your child’s artistic and creative side by immersing them in a visual and/or performing arts camp or program in Manhattan this summer. Children will learn and grow their artistic talents in visual arts, including interi...

more »

Art Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Art Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: Got a mini Monet or a pint-sized Picasso? Nurture your child’s creative talent by sending her to a summer arts program in Westchester County. This handy directory from NYMetroParents makes it easy to locate children’s summer art...

more »

Art Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Art Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

UPDATED March 2019: Tap into your child’s artistic and creative side by immersing them in an art camp or program this summer. Children will learn and grow their artistic talents in painting, sculpting, drawing, creating collages, theater, dance, vi...

more »

Music Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Music Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: Is your child musically gifted? Does he want to learn a new instrument? Doe she want to keep her skills tuned up all through the summer? Sending him to a music camp in Westchester County. Whether you’re searching for an early ch...

more »

Science, STEM, and Nature Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Science, STEM, and Nature Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

UPDATED March 2019: Calling all science lovers! If you’re raising the next Einstein or just have a kid fascinated by science, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), or nature, consider sending her to a camp or summer program in Nassau a...

more »

Theater & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

Theater & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Children in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2019: Some kids love to perform onstage—if yours is one of them, then you’ll appreciate this guide to theater camps in Westchester County compiled by the experts at NYMetroParents. Westchester has wonderful summer performing arts prog...

more »

Art, Music, Dance, & Theater Camps and Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Art, Music, Dance, & Theater Camps and Summer Programs for Children in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED March 2019: Tap into your child’s artistic and creative side by immersing them in an art camp or program this summer. The scope of art includes fine arts, dance, music, and theater for children of all ages and skill levels. Dance programs r...

more »

Academic Enrichment Day Camps and Tutoring Summer Programs in Queens

Academic Enrichment Day Camps and Tutoring Summer Programs in Queens

UPDATED March 2019: Looking to give your child an academic boost in the summer months to get ahead for the next school year or prevent the dreaded summer slide? Enrolling your child in academic enrichment camp or summer program can help them be on ...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

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

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

UPDATED March 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...

more »

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 March 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....

more »

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 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 c...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

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 March 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 ...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

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 March 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, ...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

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 March 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...

more »

Sports Camps & Summer Athletic Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Sports Camps & Summer Athletic Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED March 2019: If you have a little athlete on your hands, chances are they’ll want to remain active and hone their sports skills during the summer months. Enrolling your children in a sports specific camp or summer athletic program will help ...

more »

Music, Dance, Theater, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

Music, Dance, Theater, & Performing Arts Camps & Summer Programs for Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED March 2019: For kids who were born to be on stage, Brooklyn is home to numerous music camps, dance camps, theater camps, and performing arts camps. Your children can spend the summer learning a new dance style or honing their skills in ball...

more »

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 ...

more »

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...

more »

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...

more »

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps a...

more »

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, a Wheatley Heights day camp that offers a variety of specialty and fine arts programming, is adding new dance, art, and music classes to its offerings this summer. It will also celebrate it's 50th anniversary in July.

more »