Are you looking for a fun, safe, engaging yet inexpensive summer camp for your child? We’ve found 1 free sleep-away camp and 6 free of extremely inexpensive day camps.
Free Sleep-Away Camp
CAMBA Fresh Air Fund Summer Camp
Ages 6 to 15
Registration is open for CAMBA’s 2-week sleep away camp. Campers will enjoy swimming outdoors, hiking on nature trails and more.
Free and Inexpensive Day Camps
Home Base is the Brooklyn Art Museum
BCAP, which explores all of Brooklyn’s cultural gems, is about half the cost of a typical day camp. BCAP also offers financial aid up to the full amount of the camp.
339 8th Street, Park Slope
Camp Friendship is about ⅓ the cost of typical camps. Camp Friendship prides itself on being affordable while exposing kids to all sorts of grand adventures.
Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation
Various locations throughout the city
Ages 6 to 13
Schools operate in various public schools. Click through the options and find a school near you. Programs can be full-or half day; they will focus on arts or sports and will most certainly be fun.
Prepare for next year
The following camps have limited registration periods which are closed for 2014. Yet, knowing the camps are available can help you plan for next year. Check back here next February for their March registration.
NYC Parks Summer Camp
Selection is competitive as this 7-week camp partly because the affordable cost and partly because campers will enjoy Brooklyn’s great outdoors.