Summer Activities, Programs, Classes, & Fun for Kids in Westchester County

Summer Activities, Programs, Classes, & Fun for Kids in Westchester County

Keep the boredom at bay this summer at one of these fun Westchester County locations.


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UPDATED August 2019: Do you need great summer activities in Westchester County to keep your kids entertained all season? We've got you covered, whether you're looking for a family outing or day trip, or a summer camp or program to keep your kids occupied. From ropes courses, arcades, amusement parks, and museums, to day camps, specialty camps, martial arts, STEAM programs, sports teams and leagues, art classes, academic enrichment centers, swimming lessons, music schools, JCC programs, horseback riding, sailing, dance studios, zoos, and aquariums, you're sure to find just the right thing to keep your kids having fun and learning while school's out! And all of these programs are right here in Westchester County, including locations in Scarsdale, Mamaroneck, White Plains, New Rochelle, Ossining, Peekskill, Bronxville, Yorktown Heights, Eastchester, Purchase, Mount Vernon, Larchmont, Pelham Manor, Harrison, Rye, Hastings-on-Hudson, Valhalla, Mount Kisco, and Yonkers, and nearby Greenwich and Stamford, CT.

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Summer Activities & Excursions

FUNFUZION AT NEW ROC CITY
29 LeCount Place (Exit 16 off I-95) , New Rochelle
914-637-7575

Summer means big fun at FunFuzion! The biggest and best place in Westchester for bowling, glow in the dark mini-golf, laser tag, billiards, or our exciting games and rides. Our funhouse features the new free roam VR Arizona Sunshine in a virtual reality arena! You won't believe how real it feels!

INN AT EAST HILL FARM (THE)
460 Monadnock St., Troy
800-242-6495
Email [email protected]

The Inn at East Hill Farm is an award-winning family farm vacation resort that is open year-round. Guests enjoy hands-on time with farm animals, horseback riding, patting the bunnies, making butter and cheese, and helping with barn chores. Resort amenities include a children's recreation program and seasonal athletic activities.

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, W. 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York
646-381-5010
Email [email protected]

An exciting destination for camp groups that want to learn science, history, and innovation. Self-guided visits for outside groups can include private tours, scavenger hunts, lunch operations, and souvenir packages. Group rates and services only available with advanced registration and the group minimum is 15 people. Contact our group sales professionals.

MUSEUM VILLAGE
1010 State Route 17M , Monroe
845-782-8248

Museum Village is the perfect place for a fun, educational family day trip! Explore 19th century life with more than 20 buildings including the School House, Drug Store, Candle Shop, Broom Shop, and Printer. We also have one of three complete Mastodon skeletons in the world! Visit our website for special events.

NANTUCKET HOTEL & RESORT, WINNETU OCEANSIDE RESORT
866-335-1133 or 508-310-1733
Natucket Hotel & Resort
Nantucket, MA
Winnetu Oceanside Resort
Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA


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Come stay at The Nantucket Hotel & Resort and the Winnetu Oceanside Resort this summer! Both feature suites and cottages. Winnetu also offers spacious weekly home rentals with all resort amenities. Childrens programs, spa services, heated pools, yoga, and tennis club at the Winnetu; fitness club at The Nantucket, and award-winning restaurants.

PLAYLAND AMUSEMENT PARK
Playland Parkway, Rye
914-813-7000

Playland features more than 50 exciting rides and attractions, including Kiddyland for our youngest fans, a 1,200-foot beach on Long Island Sound, pool, boardwalk, Friday night fireworks, new laser show, and concerts. Visit playlandpark.org for $20 ride admission specials all season long.

RIDGE HILL
One Ridge Hill Boulevard , Yonkers
914-207-2900

Fun-filled summer activities for little gardeners! Join us for weekly workshops (ages 3-8) on Thursday mornings or drop in for open garden hours to plant, water, dig, mulch, and harvest. Can't make it on Thursdays? Visit the garden the first Sunday of the month from 12-4pm for hands-on family fun.

Summer Programs & Classes

A-GAME SPORTS
856 Main St., New Rochelle
914-278-9477
Email [email protected]

A-Game Sports offers highly instructional sports training camps for individual sports including baseball, softball, basketball, lacrosse, flag football, and field hockey as well as recreationally enjoyable multisport camps for kids just looking for active fun in the summer.

ACRES OF ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP AT ANN AND ANDY
2170 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-3027

Ann and Andy, family-owned and operated since 1973, offers a wide variety of activities for children ages 2 months-14 years. We offer an extensive campus, flexible schedules, reasonable rates, nutritious lunches, caring staff, individualized attention, and age-appropriate field trips. We also have a tween travel camp for ages 11-14.

ALCOTT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
535 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry
914-693-4443
27 Crane Road, Scarsdale
914-472-4404
46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale
914-725-7551


Alcott School’s Summer Fun program offers a variety of schedules for children ages 2-5. Weekly themes are incorporated into outdoor play, science and nature exploration, water play in sprinklers and water tables, open-ended art, tricycle riding, and group games. The multicultural program is enriched by music and nature specialists.

BRUCE CHUNG'S TAE KWON DO
250 Halstead Ave., Harrison
914-835-0665
Email [email protected]

Each three-hour camp session, run by experienced adult instructors, is loaded with fun! Activities include challenging obstacle courses, sports skills, Tae Kwon Do, arts and crafts, and snack time. A perfect way for children ages 3-8 to get physical activity away from the hot summer sun. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

CHAPEL SCHOOL (THE)
172 White Plains Road, Bronxville
914-337-3202
Email [email protected]

The Chapel School offers a variety of programs June 17-Aug. 16 for children ages 3-12. The Care Bear Program (ages 3-6) has morning, afternoon, and full-day classes. The Explorer Program (ages 7-12) has classes in sports, Mad Science, drama, singing, and cartooning. Extended hours 8am-5:30pm. Flexible scheduling one-nine weeks.

CHELSEA PIERS CONNECTICUT
One Blachley Road, Stamford
203-989-1004 camps, 203-989-1100 birthdays
Email [email protected]

Enjoy 11 weeks of a fun summer camp, centered on sports education for children of all ages and experience levels. Campers receive expert instruction and the best sports curriculum available in sports such as gymnastics, swimming, tennis, and parkour.

CREATIVE CORNER OF LARCHMONT
7 Addison St., Larchmont
914-833-2880
Email [email protected]

Preschool Summer Warm-up. Weekly camps in June ages 3-5; each week children create art based on a theme. In July, for ages 4 and older weekly camp; for ages 2-3 Art Pals Wednesday or Thursday. August weekly camp for ages 4 and older. Weekly art camp for ages 9-12 during July.

DESTINATION SCIENCE - THE FUN SCIENCE DAY CAMP FOR CURIOUS KIDS AGES 5-11!
multiple locations in Westchester County,
888-909-2822
Email [email protected]

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.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS - PURCHASE COLLEGE
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase,
914-273-8500

Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16 at state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of Westchester. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 19 individualized specialty programs: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Football, Multi-Sports, Field Hockey, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Circus Arts, Magic, Softball, Diving, Horseback Riding, Swim, Academic, STEAM Education, and Rising Stars.

GODDARD SCHOOL® (THE)
1 Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson
914-478-1390

The Goddard Schools summer camp curriculum incorporates STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) into exciting and fun experiences for your child every day. We offer a broad range of programs and mini-camps to pique the interest and curiosity of every child.

GOLF CAMPS AT THE MITCHELL SPEARMAN GOLF ACADEMY
Located at the Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook ,
800-733-1653
Email [email protected]

The premiere golf experience in Westchester and voted Best Junior Golf Instruction in New York! Camps are designed for juniors ages 4 to older teens, with all skill levels welcome. From putting and short game training to swing development and on-course play, we provide a fun and exciting learning environment.

GREAT PLAY OF SCARSDALE
969B Central Park Ave., Scarsdale
914-713-3470

Our high-energy, award-winning program helps kids develop motor, sports, and social skills, for lifelong confidence and physical fitness, in our unique Interactive Gym™. We offer classes (ages 6 months-5½), camps, and themed camps (ages 3-10) during summer! Camps are the perfect vacation activity combining fun and play with significant development!

GREEN MEADOW WALDORF SCHOOL
307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-356-2514


Run by trained Waldorf teachers, our summer programs take place on more than 11 acres of farm, fields, forests, gardens, and streams. Parents appreciate our unplugged environment, ecological sustainability, and commitment to organic food.

GYMCATS GYMNASTICS SUMMER CAMP
One Odell Plaza, Yonkers
914-965-7676

GymCats Summer Camp program offers quality instruction for boys and girls ages 4-12, including beginner through advanced gymnastics, sports performance, tennis, arts and crafts, trips, games, and special themed days in our fully air-conditioned facility. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, and fit camp experience with flexible scheduling.

IONA PREPARATORY SUMMER SPORTS CLINICS SAY “I AM IONA PREP” THIS SUMMER
255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle
914-632-0714

Westchester's premier college-preparatory institution, which includes the area's only all-boys, PK-4 to 12th grade Catholic school, is hosting five sports clinics designed to keep boys and girls active this summer. Clinics include baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and wrestling. Iona Preparatory Lower School is also home to the Next Level Camp for Boys.

ISG GYMNASTICS
151 Crotona Ave., Harrison
914-835-0010

Gymnastics classes, summer camp, cheerleading tumbling, birthday parties-ISG has got it all! From babies-teenagers, beginner-advanced, we have the program that's right for you! You'll flip over this professional facility with certified instructors for all levels. Age-appropriate program and equipment. Fun for all!

JCC OF MID-WESTCHESTER
999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale
914-472-3300
Caryn Symons, director of camping
[email protected]


The JCC of Mid Westchester has multiple day camps for children ages 2-15. Activities range from sports, arts, STEAM, test prep, yoga, gymnastics, dance, performing arts, nature, and daily swimming lessons in our indoor swimming pool. We utilize our extensive, fully air-conditioned, indoor facilities, as well as our outdoor facilities.

JODI'S GYM
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
914-244-8811
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
212-772-7633


Jodi’s Gym Summer Camp is a morning of nonstop, action-packed fun! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move, and groove, all under the supervision and care of our well-trained, enthusiastic, friendly and certified staff. Join us in our 37th year! Offered for children ages 3-5. Flexible scheduling!

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
tlgscarsdaleny.com
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
tlgupperwestsideny.com


Since 1977, The Little Gym has been promoting healthy and successful physical and mental development of children. Its “Anytime Summertime Kids Fun” includes parent and child classes (ages 4 months to 3 years), preschool and kindergarten classes (ages 3-6), and grade school gymnastics (non-competitive!) for beginner, intermediate, or advanced gymnasts.

MILESTONE SCHOOL (THE)
70 W. Broad St., Mt. Vernon
914-667-3478

Summer at Milestone is an eight-week program with two-week sessions, full-day or half-day, for children ages 2-8. A typical day for campers includes water play, outdoor play, arts and crafts, music, yoga, story time, cooking, and an introduction to reading through our phonics-based program.

MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF WESTCHESTER
216 Central Ave., White Plains
914-761-3900

Come play an instrument, sing, act, and create your own masterpiece! Summer Music Programs at the Music Conservatory of Westchester are fun and engaging for children while providing the highest quality arts instruction. The various educational summer programs offer flexible sessions and half-, full-, and extended-day options for grades kindergarten-eighth.

MUSICAL MUNCHKINS
167 Scarsdale Road, Tuckahoe
914-771-7000

Musical Munchkins, Westchester's original early childhood music program is celebrating more than 30 years of makin' music and memories. We continue delighting our youngest musicians and their families with the wonderful world of mommy-n-me music. Our curriculum, filled with awesome activities, is geared for children 6 months to 4 years.

NURTURY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (THE)
914-632-6200
2097 Palmer Ave., Larchmont
1144 North Ave., New Rochelle
Nurtury at Flandreau, 130 Flandreau Drive, New Rochelle


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The Nurtury's summer months are a wonderful continuation of the child's year. Continuity leads us to success. Our children start their day with a Montessori morning filled with academics which encourage all five academic areas. Then we splash into each afternoon with water play, science exploration, art appreciation, and team sports.

PINE BROOK FITNESS
130 Rhodes St., New Rochelle
914-636-1019

Adventure begins here! Join us this summer for our annual rock climbing and tennis summer camps. Have a blast climbing or playing tennis in our indoor air-conditioned facility or experience the thrill of real rock and fresh air with our outdoor climbing camp Rockout! Ages 5-16.

PROJECT EXPLORE
70 Columbus Ave., Valhalla
914-328-1578

We serve children with and without disabilities in inclusive, integrated, small classrooms. Before- and after-school care, vacation clubs during school breaks, and summer camp are available options. We have special classes in art, music, and science, including interactive SMART Board activities.

PURCHASE COLLEGE LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
914-251-5938
Email [email protected]

The Purchase College Aquatics Program runs year-round in our sparkling, six-lane pool and features children’s group lessons, parent and child classes (6 months and older), and specialty programs including adult lessons, private and semi-private lessons, and Pre-Competitive Swimming Group workouts. Summer lessons offered daily with morning and afternoon option.

SPORTIME USA
380 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford
914-592-2111 x2

Sportime USA’s Mini Camp offers a full day of fun activities for ages 5-12. Our mini camp includes unlimited play on all attractions, movie time, crafts, snack, and lunch. We offer a full-day program that fills up quickly so call in advance.

SQUIRE CAMPS, INC.
914-328-3798
Email [email protected]

Celebrating 46 years and proud winner of the Westchester County Inspectors Choice Award! Matt Davanzo operates Squire Advantage Camps for children in kindergarten-ninth grades at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale. Campers design custom schedules from more than 50 exciting activities including robotics, art, cooking, swimming, computers, photography, LEGOs, and sports.

STARLIGHT STARBRIGHT MUSIC
78 Garth Road, Scarsdale
914-924-0995
Email [email protected]

Looking for some summer fun for your kids? Enroll in a parent-child Music Together® class (newborn-5 years), or parent-child ukulele class (3-6 years)! Or send your big kid to a two-week, afternoon, drop-off music camp (5-7 years).

STUDIO B DANCE CENTER
277 White Plains Road (entrance on Prospect Avenue), Eastchester
914-793-2799

Daily and weekly camps available to pick and choose individual days or weeks to dance, play, and create! Learn different dance styles, dive into amazing art projects, and interact with peers. Saturday and weekday summer classes are available as well. For ages 2 and older.

SUPER SOCCER STARS
914-449-4571

Super Soccer Stars offers kids' soccer and multi-sports camps in Westchester. Programs range from two-six hours, and are based on age-specific curricula created by a combination of early childhood, sports, and behavioral specialists to guarantee that each child is learning and having a blast from the moment the whistle blows.

THORNTON-DONOVAN SCHOOL
100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle
914-632-8836

Founded in 1969, the Summer Challenge has been a source of joy, entertainment, enlightenment, and playful fun for boys and girls ages 3½-14. Stop by and see our sports field, basketball court, and playground! Swim instruction and recreational swim are major components of the program. Door-to-door transportation and lunch included.

WESTCHESTER & FAIRFIELD SWIM CAMP AT PACE UNIVERSITY IN PLEASANTVILLE
914-588-2971
Email [email protected]

Westchester and Fairfield Swim Camp offers a progressive swim camp for ages 5-14, operating daily from 9am-3pm. Swimming is taught by certified water safety instructors, and daily intensive swim instruction is geared for all levels. Comprehensive preparation for summer swimming, and a great supplement for summer swim teams.

WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXTENSION CENTERS
Ossining 914-606-7400, [email protected]
Peekskill 914-606-7300, [email protected]




The Westchester Community College Center for the Digital Arts offers a STEAM Arts Technology program for youth. This program’s focus is on developing multimodal literacies that give your child an experience that fosters creative critical thinking.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS SPORTS CAMPS AND PROGRAMS
914-231-4500

Westchester County Parks’ popular summer camps offer something for kids of all ages and interests. Boys and girls can develop their skills in baseball, basketball, golf, or soccer; or learn about their natural environment, or grow their musical skills. Complete information can be found at parks.westchestergov.com or 914-231-4500.

WESTCHESTER JEWISH CENTER EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
Ann Pardes, director,
914-698-2767
Palmer and Rockland Avenues
(Use 175 Rockland Ave. for GPS purposes.)
Mamaroneck


WJC’s Early Childhood Camp Program provides a fun summer experience in a safe, secure, and nurturing environment. Early Childhood teachers and teen counselors gear activities to the needs of our young campers, ages 2-5. Dance, music, art, soccer, cooking, yoga, nature, science, outdoor and water play fill the days.

WHALE CAMP (THE)
610-399-1463

The Whale Camp provides experiential marine biology programs and facilities for learning about the dynamic ecologies of the Bay of Fundy and Grand Manan Island. Our goal is to use hands-on activities to increase awareness and understanding of natural systems. Campers build confidence, connect with the natural environment, and make lasting friendships.


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