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Summer is here! For all of you procrastinators, below is our Ultimate List of Summer Camps!

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The Park Slope Day Camp
339 8th St, Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens as well as 2 Park Slope locations, 718-788-PSDC (7732)
For children entering grades PreK-10
Transportation available.
Park Slope Day Camp tries to make it easy for the parent and fun for the camper. Pick the most convenient of Park Slope Day Camp’s five locations. Flexible daily and weekly registration is available. Also choose from nine different camps that vary from circus to soccer. Check out Park Slope Day Camp’s Sports Academy if your camper wants to work athletics into the summer fun.

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Mill Basin Day Camp
5945 Strickland Avenue, Mill Basin, 718-251-6200
For children entering grades PreK-9
Give Your Kids A Summer They Worked Hard To Deserve!
Come See All That MBDC Offers!
Register for the Open House at http://www.millbasindaycamp.com/content.asp?contentid=174

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ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater
1203 Church Ave, Ditmas Park, Flatbush
Contact: info@aldenmovesbk.com, (347) 365-6713
Ages: 4-13
ALDEN MOVES’ morning summer camps blend jazz, ballet, and modern technique for girls & boys ages 4-13. Superheros, ballerinas, theater divas, and choreographers-in-training love exciting enrichment activities like costume/prop design, film study, composition, dance history, singing, and acting. Register by week or for the summer!

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mini-Preneur
Various locations around Manhattan
Contact: info@mini-preneur.com, (347) 978-3062
Ages 8 to 16
Summer Incubator Camp where students develop business ideas and turn them into the perfect pitch for an opportunity to win up to $2,500! Students will attend seminars on idea generation, branding/design, financing, budgeting, marketing, sales/promotion and they will create commercials, design prototypes and infuse technology.

 

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Dancewave
45 4th Avenue, Park Slope, Gowanus
Ages: 3 and up
Contact: 718-522-4696, info@dancewave.org
Dancewave’s Summer Camps provide students with the opportunity to study with renowned professionals in a variety of dance forms as well as enjoy creative visual art projects in a supportive and fun-filled environment. Choose from 1 or 2 weeks of study, with daily dance classes in Ballet, Modern, Creative Storytelling, Stretch, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Creative Art Projects. Register today for a great deal – https://secure.dancewave.org/

 

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Manhattan Beach Summer Camp
60 West End Avenue, Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay
Contact: info@mbsummercamp.com(347) 788-8669
We believe that kids should have a safe and memorable summer experience. Our program is designed to include daily swimming, dance, martial arts, basketball, tennis, soccer, arts and crafts, cooking, educational science projects that are taught by professional staff and exciting trips.

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Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp
386 Marlborough Road, Ditmas Park
Contact: info@mycecc.com, 718-282-6077
Ages 3-15
Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp teaching life lessons through camp experiences. We offer the thrill and excitement of the outdoors, which promotes growth and development of the mind, body and soul. Our recreational and educational experiences are incorporated into such activities as arts and crafts; drama; home economics; instructional swimming; cultural excursions; academic tutelage, out of town day trips; outdoor sports; dance; indoor games; and much, much more. The camp is run annually in the months of July and August and fees are calculated each year after the schedule of events has been planned and confirmed. We are service providers for 1199 and TWU, what are you waiting for sign up today!

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Science is Fun – Engineering Rocks
372 Clinton Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn Free School, Fort Greene
Ages 6-12

Contact: info@scienceisfunengineeringrocks.com, (347)789-4515
This STEAM based day-camp for ages 6-12, explores principles of science and engineering in fun ways. Campers learn through classroom and outdoor activities. They design, build and test their own projects, while learning skills that will enable them to tackle life and academic challenges with confidence.

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Prospect Gymnastics

1023 Church Avenue, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Flatbush
Camp Director: Mina Marsow, 917-733-2403
Ages: Girls 5 – 8, Boys 5 – 6
Join us at Prospect Gymnastics for intensive gymnastics training and dance alongside fun art projects and water activities. Prospect Gymnastics offers discounts to City Kid Camp users.

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Alexa Café: Chic, All-Girls Summer Tech Camps
Berkeley Carroll School, Park Slope
Ages 10 to 15
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
Calling all girls! Build tech skills in a unique, stylish setting where girls collaborate in small, close-knit clusters and discover coding, design, filmmaking, leadership, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and more. Weeklong day sessions for girls ages 10-15 are held at Berkeley Carroll School.

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iD Tech Camps: Code, Game, Create!
Held at Queens College, NYU, NYIT, Marymount Manhattan College, and other NYC locations
Ages 7 to 17
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
Learn code, game design, app development, robotics, web design, film, photography, and more in a fun camp setting! Weeklong day programs for ages 7-17 are held at multiple NYC locations. Create and innovate with personalized instruction—only 8 students per instructor.

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iD Tech Mini: Mini Camp. HUGE Fun!
Held at Berkeley Carroll School and the Town School
Ages 6 to 9
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
It’s never too early to dream BIG! Fun, kid-friendly courses in programming, game design, robotics, and more for aspiring tech innovators ages 6-9. Half day or full day camps with an emphasis on creativity, exploration, and friendship. Mini ages. Mini price. Mini commute. HUGE fun!

Urban Glass
647 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11215, Fort Greene
Contact: Dori Guthrie, (929) 364-2222
Ages: 11 to 18
Only three weeks of camp are offered at Urban Glass. Campers will learn how to create mosaics with flat glass and also the art of glass blowing and glass sculpture.

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Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp
Red Hook
yjsproutbrooklyn@youngjudaea.org or call 917-595-1500 ext. 221
This is a dual language summer camps. Counselors will be fluent in both Hebrew and English and instructional activities, including swimming, will take place in Hebrew. This is the inaugural year of Sprout Brooklyn. See directory for more information including open house dates.

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Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site.

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KidVentures NYC
194A 22nd St. #1, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Contact: kidventuresnyc@gmail.com, (718) 473-6872
KidVentures NYC is the ultimate in adventure, education, and fun!
With daily trips throughout NYC’s five boroughs your child will learn about NYC and experience all that it has to offer. Give your child a summer they will always remember with KidVentures NYC!

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New York City Rock Camp
Brooklyn High School For the Arts, Brooklyn Heights, 615-403-1081
For children ages 10-17
NYC Rock Camp is a multi-genre music camp open to kids of all skill levels, ages 10-17. Campers learn an instrument and form a band, experiencing an immersive week of creativity where they are empowered to trust themselves, their voices, and each other. Scholarships available.

Free and Cheap Camps

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program
Applications for BCAP open on February 1st. BCAP allows 7 – 12 year olds explore Brooklyn’s cultural attractions. Full- and partial-scholarships are available. Email for more information.

Camp Friendship Summer Day Camp
This Park Slope based camp doesn’t have a lot of information up, other than there are full- and partial-scholarships offered. Email for more information.

The Fresh Air Fund
The Fresh Air Fund host 5 different camps as well as matches city kids with country families for 2-week periods. Applications are available as are information nights.

NYC Parks
NYC Parks have a number of recreational programs including summer camps. The website says the waitlist will be open in April which makes me think that they haven’t updated their summer camp page, yet. As soon as they do, available slots go quickly.
Also check out their Learn to Swim, Kids in Motion,  REEL Education, and other Teen Programs.

NYC Parks REC Youth
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he REEL Education for Youth deserves its own line. 14 – 17 year olds interested in telling a story through film have a fabulous–and free!–opportunity to learn from professionals and showcase their work in an exhibition. Email for more information.

Police Academy League
The website still advertises its 2013 dates, but if you’re interested in the Police Academy League, go to the website and find which of their 4 Brooklyn locations works best for you.

Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation
This half- or full-day option is entirely public funded which is great for parents looking for affordable summer camps, but tenuous for the Foundation’s budget. The site still has 2014 information up.  Email them for the 2015 application deadline.

Summer Arts Institute
You’ll have to hurry to register your teen for the Summer Arts Institute. The deadline is January 30 at 6pm.

Surf Camps

Skudin Surf Kids Surf Camp
Beach 67th Street & Beach Front Road, Queens
Contact: info@skudinsurf.com
Ages 5 to 15
All abilities welcome, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer our camps will enhance your skills and surfing experience.

Locals Kids Surf Camp
Beach 67th Street
Contact: info@LocalsSurfSchool.com
Ages: 5 and up
Campers guaranteed to learn all basic surf skills and improve upon any existing skills in a very intimate and fun environment.

New York Surf School
Rockaway Beach
Contact: NYSurfSchool@aol.com
Ages: kids and adults
Daily and weekly surf camps available for kids and adults.

Family Camps

Silver Gull Beach Club
Breezy Point
Contact: [718] 634-1500
Summer camp is available for club members.

Breezy Point Surf Club
Breezy Point
Contact: [718] 634-2500
Summer camp is free for all club members.

Performing Arts Camps

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Dancewave
45 4th Avenue, Park Slope, Gowanus
Ages: 3 and up
Contact: 718-522-4696, info@dancewave.org
Dancewave’s Summer Camps provide students with the opportunity to study with renowned professionals in a variety of dance forms as well as enjoy creative visual art projects in a supportive and fun-filled environment. Choose from 1 or 2 weeks of study, with daily dance classes in Ballet, Modern, Creative Storytelling, Stretch, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Creative Art Projects. Register today for a great deal – https://secure.dancewave.org/

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ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater
1203 Church Ave, Ditmas Park, Flatbush
Contact: info@aldenmovesbk.com, (347) 365-6713
Ages: 4-13
ALDEN MOVES’ morning summer camps blend jazz, ballet, and modern technique for girls & boys ages 4-13. Superheros, ballerinas, theater divas, and choreographers-in-training love exciting enrichment activities like costume/prop design, film study, composition, dance history, singing, and acting. Register by week or for the summer!

Acting Out!
7426 15th, 718-236-6494 (2 locations: Bay Ridge and Ave N)
Acting Out! offers one week workshops in theater subjects from musical theater to film & TV. Specific age ranges are stated for each workshop.

BAX Brooklyn Arts Exchange
421 5th Ave. Park Slope, 718-832-0018
For children entering grades K-6
No talent is needed to start with the BAX summer program. Enthusiastic and curious kids will be given opportunities for tumbling, theater, and dance.

Brooklyn Arts for Kids
1226 Prospect Ave, Prospect Range, Windsor Terrace
Ages: 7 to 11
Contact: artsforkids@earthlink.net, 917-326-0867
Belinda and Wally’s ArtsCamp is a visual and performing arts experience for ages 7 to 11 from June 29 to July 18, 2015. Each day is split between the art studio and Prospect Park making art, dancing, singing, and playing games. The path of discovery culminates in an exhibition/performance located at Prospect Range (Windsor Terrace) and in Prospect Park.

Brooklyn Dance Project
495 3rd Ave, Park Slope, South Slope, (718) 499-5402
Ages 3 to teens
Learn proper dance technique from the same people who teach Broadway professionals.

Brooklyn Music Factory
295 Douglass St., Gowanus, 877-767-3560
For children ages 5-15.
At Brooklyn Music Factory campers spend the day jamming in fully equipped band studios—and then hop over to Brooklyn Boulders for rock-climbing.

Brooklyn School of Rock
327 Douglass St. Park Slope, Gowanus, Boerum Hill. 347-844-9363
Amplify your summer at school of rock. Aspiring rock stars have opportunities to write and record original music as well as rock out on the electric guitar.

Camp Half-Blood
339 MacDonough Street. Meets in Prospect Park.
Ages 6-12
Camp Half-Blood is a different kind of performing arts camp. Demi-gods study archery, sword fighting, foraging and other skills needed to master their weekly quests. Greek myth is the overriding theme.

Circus Yoga
801-254-4111, connect@circusyoga.com
Circus Yoga is adding camps all over the Northeast.

Child’s Play
Various locations in Brooklyn, 347-406-2177
Ages 3-11
Campers learn the craft of acting from professionals.

Choice Scholars
1025 President St, 718-493-7981
This Montessori inspired arts program has young artist writing poetry, creating one act plays, and performing on stage.

Cirque D’Ete at Park Slope Day Camp
694 5th Ave, Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens as well as 2 Park Slope locations, 718-788-PSDC (7732)
For children entering grades PreK-10
Transportation available.
Want to run away and join the circus? Park Slope Day Camp teaches circum acrobatics, clown comedy, and set design in their Circus of the Summer program. The best part is, little performers don’t have to run away.

Creative Arts Studio
310 Atlantic Ave, Boerum Hill, 718-797-5600
For children between the ages of 5-13
Space is limited for the summer program. Yet, they’ve just added the Summer Teen Intensive, a Monday/Wednesday/Friday evening program.

Irondale
Ages 6 to 12
Campers are led by professional Irondale actors in techniques like improv and movement and also character development and story telling. Irondale works in conjunction with Brooklyn Creative Arts Lab.

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New York City Rock Camp
Brooklyn High School For the Arts, Brooklyn Heights, 615-403-1081
For children ages 10-17
NYC Rock Camp is a multi-genre music camp open to kids of all skill levels, ages 10-17. Campers learn an instrument and form a band, experiencing an immersive week of creativity where they are empowered to trust themselves, their voices, and each other. Scholarships available.

Piper Theatre Productions
Old Stone House & Washington Park, Park Slope, 718-768-3195
Ages 7 to 17
Join a  2- or 4-week summer workshop at Piper Theatre and you’ll be in for a memorable July. Swords, zombies, pirates, love beads, jealousy, Shakespeare, music, film and more, performed on our professional outdoor stage. This year Piper is joining hands with Off The Page so students can write the plays they will perform.

Spoke the Hub
748 Union Street, Park Slope, 718-408-3234
Pre-k to age 12.
Hone your dance skills and learn to juggle rubber chickens at Spoke the Hub summer camp.

Ezra Guitar Summer Enrichment Camp
785 Coney Island Ave, Ditmas Park
Ages: Pre-k to 2nd grade
Contact: info@ezraguitar.com, 718-434-2103
Join our specialized group guitar class, arts and crafts, the theme of the week class, and a healthy snack!

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New York Rock Camp
Brooklyn High School of the Arts, 345 Dean St.
Ages: 10 to 17
Contact: nycrockandrollcamp@gmail.com, 615-403-1081
Learn an instrument. Form a band. Rock out. One week only!

Latin Fever On 2 Dance Studio
1609 Cortelyou Rd, Ditmas Park
Ages: 4 to 10
Contact: latinfeversalsaon2@gmail.com
‘Art in Movement’ Summer Camp promotes experiencing the arts as a way of expressing oneself in a fun and safe environment. Ages 4 – 10.

Musication
Prospect Park Area
Ages: 3 – 6
Contact:info@musication.nyc, 347-913-3154
Fun filled music camp for children ages 3-6, concerts everyday, instrument playing, dance/movement, lots of singing, directed by award winning children’s artist and educator.

Traditional Camps

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Children’s Academy at LIU
1 University Plaza, Fort Greene
Contact: ChildrensAcademy@liu.edu(718) 488-1364

Ages: 3 to 12
The Children’s Academy is Brooklyn’s go-to destination for summer camp! Located on LIU’s beautiful11-acre campus, children ages 3 to 12 will enjoy many activities including chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, moviemaking, origami, Spanish, theater arts, swimming and Blackbird Sports Camps in basketball, soccer, and swimming.

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Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp
386 Marlborough Road, Ditmas Park
Contact: info@mycecc.com, 718-282-6077
Ages 3-15
Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp teaching life lessons through camp experiences. We offer the thrill and excitement of the outdoors, which promotes growth and development of the mind, body and soul. Our recreational and educational experiences are incorporated into such activities as arts and crafts; drama; home economics; instructional swimming; cultural excursions; academic tutelage, out of town day trips; outdoor sports; dance; indoor games; and much, much more. The camp is run annually in the months of July and August and fees are calculated each year after the schedule of events has been planned and confirmed. We are service providers for 1199 and TWU, what are you waiting for sign up today!

The Park Slope Day Camp
339 8th St, Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens as well as 2 Park Slope locations, 718-788-PSDC (7732)
For children entering grades PreK-10
Transportation available.
Park Slope Day Camp tries to make it easy for the parent and fun for the camper. Pick the most convenient of Park Slope Day Camp’s five locations. Flexible daily and weekly registration is available. Also choose from nine different camps that vary from circus to soccer. Check out Park Slope Day Camp’s Sports Academy if your camper wants to work athletics into the summer fun.

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Mill Basin Day Camp
5945 Strickland Avenue, Mill Basin, 718-251-6200
For children entering grades PreK-9
Give Your Kids A Summer They Worked Hard To Deserve!
Come See All That MBDC Offers!
Register for the Open House at http://www.millbasindaycamp.com/content.asp?contentid=174

The Co-op School
40 Brevoort Place (Elementary) 87 Irving Place (Preschool)
Ages 2 to 10, half day for 2 year olds
The Coop School takes from all the best teaching philosophies to create a safe, stimulating learning environment.

Kings Bay Y Summer Day Camp
3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Ave U and V), Sheepshead Bay
Contact:  718-648-7703, info@kingsbayy.org
Ages 2 – 15
Beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge several times a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, archery and fencing, basketball courts, arcade and café. Swimming 4 times a week, hot meals, air conditioned buses, trips, door to door transportation, early drop off and late stay, professional staff and caring specialists

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site

Oasis Children
334 Furman St, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Ditmas Park
Ages 5-11
Campers enjoy activities like swimming in the beautiful outdoors.

Park Explorers
611 8th Avenue, Park Slope, 718-788-3620
For children between the ages of 3-14
Camps are coed and grouped by grade. Choices offer a personalized camp experience.

Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street, Park Slope
Age appropriate camps for kids 4.5 to 14
Campers have access to the Armory and the elementary school across the street. Camp activities are designed for specific age groups.

Kim’s Kids Summer Camp
378 3rd St, Park Slope, 718-768-6419
For children between the ages of 4.5-11
Kim’s Kids goes on trips every day to enjoy all the city has to offer.

Young People’s Day Camp of Brooklyn
Various locations. Ages 4 to 14.
2-8 week options are available for this “non-traditional” day camp. Campers will visit various sites around the city. Campers separated by age and gender.

Trilok School
143 Waverly Ave, Fort Greene
Ages: 2 to 15
Contact: info@trilokschool.org, 718.797.1700
Our summer program exposes children ages 2 to 15 to, music, drumming, gardening, theater, cooking, languages, art and much more.

Manhattan Beach Summer Camp
60 West End Avenue, Manhattan Beach, Sheepshead Bay
Contact: info@mbsummercamp.com(347) 788-8669
We believe that kids should have a safe and memorable summer experience. Our program is designed to include daily swimming, dance, martial arts, basketball, tennis, soccer, arts and crafts, cooking, educational science projects that are taught by professional staff and exciting trips.

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KidVentures NYC
194A 22nd St. #1, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Contact: kidventuresnyc@gmail.com, (718) 473-6872
KidVentures NYC is the ultimate in adventure, education, and fun!
With daily trips throughout NYC’s five boroughs your child will learn about NYC and experience all that it has to offer. Give your child a summer they will always remember with KidVentures NYC!

Fine Art Camps

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Brooklyn Art Hive
1201 Dean Street, Fort Greene, Crown Heights
Contact: bkarthive@gmail.com, 646-729-3941
Brooklyn Art Hive, in Crown Heights offers studio art camps, private group workshops and classes for toddlers over the summer.

Urban Glass
647 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11215, Fort Greene
Contact: Dori Guthrie, (929) 364-2222
Ages: 11 to 18
Only three weeks of camp are offered at Urban Glass. Campers will learn how to create mosaics with flat glass and also the art of glass blowing and glass sculpture.

Alamander
372 Clinton Ave. Brooklyn Free School, Fort Greene, (917)747-8032
Ages: 3-15
Campers follow their interests into each art-based session with collaborative and independent work and play.  Every week includes daily park trips, a theme-based NYC field trip, and culminates in an Open Studio, where kids share and celebrate what they have made.  Alamander also offers school break camps and specialty workshops for older camps (like LEGO Camp, Zine Camp, Film Camp, and Arts and Activism).

Barking Cat Studio
219 Greenwood Ave, Kensington/Windsor Terrace
Ages 5 to 10
This is a traditional arts and crafts camp using art store supplies and found objects. Karen takes young campers to cultural institutions throughout the city for inspiration. Each week artists explore a different theme including color and multi media. Karen also teaches weekly art classes which are still available.

Brooklyn Design Lab
413A 7th Ave, Park Slope, 917-657-7441
For children entering grades K-6
These studios run morning and afternoon sessions and are ideal for focusing on a specific fine arts talent. Artist work with professional grade material to create masterpieces out of clay or wood. They learn the art of bookmaking and printmaking.

Created By Kids
592 Pacific Street, Ft. Greene, Steps from Atlantic Terminal/Barclays Center, 718-857-5437
Become a Master Fine Artist! Created By Kids leads young artists through world topics–the Far East or Space Odyssey–so they can find inspiration from a variety of sources. Each week young artists also explore a new medium. Created by Kids also hosts birthday parties and after school workshops.

Summer Arts Program at Brooklyn Friends School
375 Pearl St, Downtown Brooklyn, 718-852-1029
For children in grades 3-9
Young artists take weekly trips to real, working, producing studios including Little Airplane Productions and the Starn Studio. This is an opportunity for kids to connect summer camp hobbies with actual professions.

Textile Arts Center
505 Carroll St, Gowanus, 718-369-0222
For children between the ages of 5-11
The light infused Textile Arts Center, just steps from the Gowanus Canal, is the perfect spot for young artists to learn their craft. These age appropriate classes include printing, felting and weaving.

Beam Center
60 Sackett Street, Carroll Gardens
Ages 6 to 18
Contact: contact@beamcenter.org, (347) 470-6747

Our faculty of artists, engineers, and craftspeople share their own practice with kids, from woodworking and electronics to moviemaking, digital media, and handcraft.

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Science is Fun – Engineering Rocks
372 Clinton Ave, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn Free School, Fort Greene
Ages 6-12

Contact: info@scienceisfunengineeringrocks.com, (347)789-4515
This STEAM based day-camp for ages 6-12, explores principles of science and engineering in fun ways. Campers learn through classroom and outdoor activities. They design, build and test their own projects, while learning skills that will enable them to tackle life and academic challenges with confidence.

Brooklyn Robot Foundry
303 3rd Ave, Gowanus, 347-762-6840
For children between the ages of 5-11
Registration is open for robot-building scientists. In addition to the regular summer camp, Brooklyn Robot Foundry also has a June camp for students whose school ends before the Department of Education’s calendar.

Engineering for Kids
St. Joseph High School, 80 Willoughby Street, Ft. Greene, 
There are two age groups: 4 to 6, and 7 to 14
Campers will apply imagination to scientific and engineering challenges and have fun along the way. This is the camp to see not only the practical applications of math and science, but also the cool world science, technology, engineering and math open up.

Stoked on Steam
1000 Dean Street #323, Brooklyn, NY 11238, Crown Heights
Contact: anneliese@stokedonsteam.org, (718) 789-4000
Ages 10 to 14
Founded by two MIT alumni and a former NYC public school teacher with over 25 years combined experience in education, Stoked on STEAM strives to make science, technology, engineering, and math accessible to learners by integrating art & design in a project-based setting.

The Tiny Scientist
1624 8th Ave, Park Slope, South Slope
For children ages 5 to 11
An actual, trained scientists explores the wonders of our universe with elementary aged campers.

Carmelo the Science Fellow
300 Atlantic Ave, Boerum Hill, 718-722-0000
For children between the ages of 5-11
Summer Camp kicks off with a week of Frankenstein, keeping in step with popular culture. Sign up for one or for all of these week long science camps.

Beam Center
60 Sackett Street, Carroll Gardens
Ages 6 to 18
Contact: contact@beamcenter.org, (347) 470-6747

Our faculty of artists, engineers, and craftspeople share their own practice with kids, from woodworking and electronics to moviemaking, digital media, and handcraft.

Technology Based Camps

Alexa Café: Chic, All-Girls Summer Tech Camps
Berkeley Carroll School, Park Slope
Ages 10 to 15
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
Calling all girls! Build tech skills in a unique, stylish setting where girls collaborate in small, close-knit clusters and discover coding, design, filmmaking, leadership, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and more. Weeklong day sessions for girls ages 10-15 are held at Berkeley Carroll School.

iD Tech Mini: Mini Camp. HUGE Fun!
Held at Berkeley Carroll School and the Town School
Ages 6 to 9
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
It’s never too early to dream BIG! Fun, kid-friendly courses in programming, game design, robotics, and more for aspiring tech innovators ages 6-9. Half day or full day camps with an emphasis on creativity, exploration, and friendship. Mini ages. Mini price. Mini commute. HUGE fun!

iD Tech Camps: Code, Game, Create!
Held at Queens College, NYU, NYIT, Marymount Manhattan College, and other NYC locations
Ages 7 to 17
Contact: info@iDTech.com, 1-888-709-8324
Learn code, game design, app development, robotics, web design, film, photography, and more in a fun camp setting! Weeklong day programs for ages 7-17 are held at multiple NYC locations. Create and innovate with personalized instruction—only 8 students per instructor.

Pixel Academy
163 President St, Carroll Gardens
Ages 7 and up
Contact: (866) 771-6837
The Pixel Academy is a creative space where kids and teens are immersed in state of the art digital technologies.

Education Based Camps

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mini-Preneur
Various locations around Manhattan
Contact: info@mini-preneur.com, (347) 978-3062
Ages 8 to 16
Summer Incubator Camp where students develop business ideas and turn them into the perfect pitch for an opportunity to win up to $2,500! Students will attend seminars on idea generation, branding/design, financing, budgeting, marketing, sales/promotion and they will create commercials, design prototypes and infuse technology.

 

Cortelyour Early Childhood Center

Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp
386 Marlborough Road, Ditmas Park
Contact: info@mycecc.com, 718-282-6077
Ages 3-15
Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp teaching life lessons through camp experiences. We offer the thrill and excitement of the outdoors, which promotes growth and development of the mind, body and soul. Our recreational and educational experiences are incorporated into such activities as arts and crafts; drama; home economics; instructional swimming; cultural excursions; academic tutelage, out of town day trips; outdoor sports; dance; indoor games; and much, much more. The camp is run annually in the months of July and August and fees are calculated each year after the schedule of events has been planned and confirmed. We are service providers for 1199 and TWU, what are you waiting for sign up today!

ALDEN MOVES

ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater
1203 Church Ave, Ditmas Park, Flatbush
Contact: info@aldenmovesbk.com, (347) 365-6713
Ages: 4-13
ALDEN MOVES’ morning summer camps blend jazz, ballet, and modern technique for girls & boys ages 4-13. Superheros, ballerinas, theater divas, and choreographers-in-training love exciting enrichment activities like costume/prop design, film study, composition, dance history, singing, and acting. Register by week or for the summer!

A Summer Adventure
Various locations. Park Slope, Williamsburg, Sheepshead Bay, Bay Ridge, Charleston, Grasmere
For ages 2 to 10
Are you looking for a camp that is both educational and enjoyable? FasTracKids Enrichment promises to keep kids learning. They have separate prep courses for core classes.

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program
789 Washington Ave, Prospect Heights, 718-638-7700
For children between the ages of 7-12, and 13-17.
Registration is open and early bird registration ends February 28th.

Infinity Educational Programs
1972 East 34th St. Ages 2-10.
Infinity is divided into the lower and upper schools. The lower school is full of warm, caring teachers and enriching programs. The upper school features special events like movies and bowling.

Mathnasium
7409 3rd Ave. Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst
Mathnasium hosts a special summer program for all school-age children who don’t want to fall behind.

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New York City Rock Camp
Brooklyn High School For the Arts, Brooklyn Heights, 615-403-1081
For children ages 10-17
NYC Rock Camp is a multi-genre music camp open to kids of all skill levels, ages 10-17. Campers learn an instrument and form a band, experiencing an immersive week of creativity where they are empowered to trust themselves, their voices, and each other. Scholarships available.

The Hebrew Education Society
9502 Seaview Ave, Canarsie
Contact: welcomedesk@thehes.org, 718-241-3000
Ages: 2-14
The HES is a Canarsie based summer camp for ages 2-14, with activities ranging from swimming, dance, gym and camp trips, as well as bus transportation at no extra charge.

Jewish Camps

Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp
Red Hook
yjsproutbrooklyn@youngjudaea.org or call 917-595-1500 ext. 221
This is a dual language summer camps. Counselors will be fluent in both Hebrew and English and instructional activities, including swimming, will take place in Hebrew. This is the inaugural year of Sprout Brooklyn. See our directory for more information including open house dates.

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site

Kings Bay Y Summer Day Camp
3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Ave U and V), Sheepshead Bay
Contact:  718-648-7703, info@kingsbayy.org
Ages 2 – 15
Beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge several times a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, archery and fencing, basketball courts, arcade and café. Swimming 4 times a week, hot meals, air conditioned buses, trips, door to door transportation, early drop off and late stay, professional staff and caring specialists

Marks JCH Summer Day Camp
7802 Bay Parkway, Bensonhurst, camp@jchb.org718-943-6345
For children between the ages of 2-14 and grades up to 9th grade
Innovative but traditional camping at a lush green campground only 15 minutes away from Brooklyn, where campers enjoy hands-on informal Jewish education, outdoor swimming, athletics, dance, yoga, cooking, and of course exploring local NYC attractions. Special Needs Camp is also offered.

Building Bridges at Congregation Mount Sinai
250 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn Heights, 347-334-6474
Ages 2 to 5
Campers explore gardening, ocean life, and creative cooking in a sunny room overlooking Cadman Plaza.

Shorefront Y Day Camp
3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brighton Beach, 718-646-1444
For children between the ages of 2.5-14
Camp reunion and open house is February 8th and 2pm. An early bird discount is also currently available. In addition to summer camps, Shorefront Y also hosts youth sports.

Congregation Beth Elohim’s Summer Day Camps
274 Garfield Pl, Park Slope, 718-768-3814
For children between the ages of 2-13
Beth Elohim’s summer camps are open for registration. Camps are organized by grade level and include swimming in Beth Elohim’s private pool.

Shalom Day Camp
60 West End Ave, Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay
Contact: shalomdaycamp@yahoo.com, (917) 544-0704
Shalom Day Camp is the premier orthodox Jewish day camp in Brooklyn with daily swimming and activities as well as weekly trips.

Camp Gan Kadima
60 West End Ave, Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay
Contact: shalomdaycamp@yahoo.com, (917) 544-0704
Camp Gan Kadima is the premier orthodox Jewish day camp for kids with special education needs in Brooklyn.

Foreign Language Camps

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Children’s Academy at LIU
1 University Plaza, Fort Greene
Contact: ChildrensAcademy@liu.edu(718) 488-1364

Ages: 3 to 12
The Children’s Academy is Brooklyn’s go-to destination for summer camp! Located on LIU’s beautiful11-acre campus, children ages 3 to 12 will enjoy many activities including chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, moviemaking, origami, Spanish, theater arts, swimming and Blackbird Sports Camps in basketball, soccer, and swimming.

Marks JCH Kibbutznik Russian Immersion Day Camp
53 Prospect Park West, Park Slope, kibbutznik@jchb.org, 718-943-6334
For children between the ages of 2-6
Camp Kibbutznik provides a safe and stimulating environment for children of Russian Jewish background, and focuses on early engagement through the Russian lens to include art, Jewish values, yoga, Russian culture & literature, music, swimming and a number of other fun recreational activities.

Brooklyn Chinese-American Association
Summer camps at the following schools: Public School 69, 94, 105, 160, 205 and 206, (718) 438-0008
The summer camp offers academic enhancement as well as cultural enrichment activities.

International School of Brooklyn
477 Court St, Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens, 718-369-3023
For children between the ages of 3.5-12
French and Spanish are available at the International School of Brooklyn. Campers will also have the opportunity to study core subject areas.

Juguemos a Cantar Summer Day Camp
357 6th St, Park Slope, 917-453-1187
For children between the ages of 3-10
Full immersion is the way to learn a language. Native English speakers and native Spanish speakers explore traditional camp activities like cooking and gardening. But all communication will be done in Spanish. Spanish-as-a-2nd-language learners will become fluent in the language while native speakers will develop a more nuanced appreciation for their native tongue. Half-day and half-week camps are also available.

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site

Kings Bay Y Summer Day Camp
3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Ave U and V), Sheepshead Bay
Contact:  718-648-7703, info@kingsbayy.org
Ages 2 – 15
Beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge several times a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, archery and fencing, basketball courts, arcade and café. Swimming 4 times a week, hot meals, air conditioned buses, trips, door to door transportation, early drop off and late stay, professional staff and caring specialists

Playtown Summer Camp
249 20th Street, Park Slope, South Slope
718-788-1880, eplaytown@gmail.com
Campers will go to the beach, the pool, and explore activities like building a robot all while immersed in Spanish.

United Chinese Association of Brooklyn
6625 Bay Parkway 2/F, 718-232-0055
The summer camp offers support in all major subject areas. They will take time out for arts and crafts.

Xioalong Center
310 Atlantic Avenue (at Creative Arts Studio), jennifer@xiaolongcenter.com
For babies to elementary aged kids

If you’re set on learning Mandarin but don’t want to commit to an entire camp, the Xiaolong Center holds classes by the semester.

Museum Based Camps

Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Ave, group_reservations@brooklynkids.org
Register by the day for the STEM camp.

Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program
Various museums and cultural institutions throughout Brooklyn
Ages 7-12
Campers get to explore all Brooklyn has to offer.

Camps on School Campuses

Berkeley Carroll
701 Carroll St or 181 Lincoln Pl, Park Slope, 718-789-6060
For children between the ages of 8-14
Four different programs are held at Berkeley Carroll,including Curious Jane (see below). Among other things, campers will learn Spanish, arts, and toy building.

Brooklyn Friends
375 Pearl Street. Downtown Brooklyn, 718-852-1029
Ages 5 – 14
Learn woodworking, printmaking, music, sculpture and more.

Curious Jane
400 Third Ave, Gowanus and Park Slope, 718-369-6320
For girls in grades 2-6
Online registration is open for Curious Jane Jr and Curious Jane. What’s new is the Curious Jane sleepaway camp! Curious Jane just moved to its new location near Whole Foods on 3rd Ave.

International School of Brooklyn
477 Court St, Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens, 718-369-3023
For children between the ages of 3.5-12
The International School of Brooklyn hosts Spanish and French immersion programs, counselor in training programs, and youth employment programs. Registration is open.

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Children’s Academy at LIU
1 University Plaza, Fort Greene
Contact: ChildrensAcademy@liu.edu(718) 488-1364

Ages: 3 to 12
The Children’s Academy is Brooklyn’s go-to destination for summer camp! Located on LIU’s beautiful11-acre campus, children ages 3 to 12 will enjoy many activities including chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, moviemaking, origami, Spanish, theater arts, swimming and Blackbird Sports Camps in basketball, soccer, and swimming.

New Adventures Day Camp
PS 277 at 2529 Gerritsen Avenue
For children entering grades K to 10
Held at PS 277, this camp offers everything a traditional camp offers including swimming, arts and crafts, and sports.

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New York City Rock Camp
Brooklyn High School For the Arts, Brooklyn Heights, 615-403-1081
For children ages 10-17
NYC Rock Camp is a multi-genre music camp open to kids of all skill levels, ages 10-17. Campers learn an instrument and form a band, experiencing an immersive week of creativity where they are empowered to trust themselves, their voices, and each other. Scholarships available.

Packer Summer Camp
170 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn Heights, 718-250-0200
For children between the ages of 4-12
Campers are required to register for a 2-week minimum (with the exception of the first session.) Campers also bring their own lunches, but they have access to St. Francis College’s Olympic size pool and two large gyms. Its not all sports; campers also put on a talent show.

Poly Prep Country Day School
9216 7th Ave
For children ages 3.5 to 15
Walking onto Poly Prep’s 25 acre, tree filled campus is like being transported out of Brooklyn and into a utopia. Poly Prep runs 11 specialty camps including baseball, lacrosse, and soccer.

Xaverian High School
7100 Shore Rd, Bay Ridge, 718-836-7100
For children between the ages of 7-13
Xaverian offers 5 weeks of basketball camp and a week of baseball camp taught by Xaverian High School coaches.

Xavier High School Sports Camp
30 West 16th Street, Manhattan
For boys in 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grades
Xavier High School coaches teaches boys how to be develop themselves as total athletes.

Outdoor Camps

NYC Parks
Locations vary
For children between the ages of 6-13
Summer camp lottery registration will be open from March 7th to March 16th. Register and pay online.

Prospect Park Zoo
450 Flatbush Avenue, Prospect Park, ppzeducation@wcs.org, 718-399-7327
For children between the ages of 2-17
The zoo has short camps for 2-year olds and longer camps for 12-year olds. The camps fill up quickly. Campers will have a lot of hands-on fun.

Brooklyn Botanical Garden
150 Eastern Parkway
For 2-year-olds to 8th graders
Offers half-day camps for little gardeners to get their hands dirty. Sign up for separate morning and afternoon sessions. Staff will oversee lunch. Registration is open.

Trail Blazers
394 Rogers Ave, Prospect Lefferts Garden, 212-529-5113
Ages 4 to 9
Unplug from the city! Trail Blazers helps young Brooklynites find moments of tranquility in our urban environment. At the end of the 6-week program, campers are invited on a parent/camper retreat to the Trail Blazer’s campground in New Jersey.

Sleepaway Camps

Fresh Air Fund
Camp: Freshkill, NY  Brooklyn: CAMBA Office, 855 Flatbush Ave, 3rd Floor
Ages 6 to 15
FREE!! The Fresh Air Fund offers 2-week camps, gratis, for qualifying families. This is an opportunity for city kids to connect with their rural counterparts.

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site

Trail Blazers
Camp: Montague, NJ  Brooklyn: 394 Rogers Ave
Ages 7 to 16
Trail Blazers, our nation’s second oldest sleep away camp, boasts a 1,000+ acre facility and offers campers an opportunity to ride horses, forage for food, learn rock climbing skills and more.

Camps for Kids with Special Needs

Marks JCH Special Needs Inclusion Day Camp
7802 Bay Parkway, Bensonhurst, camp@jchb.org, 718-943-6303
For children between the ages of 2-6
We focus on helping our campers make friends, build positive social skills and develop physical knowledge in sports and swimming through a combination of traditional camp activities.

Shorefront Y Day Camp Inclusion Program
3300 Coney Island Ave, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach
718-646-1444, info@shorefronty.org
Children in grades 1-4
Scholarships are available for this inclusion camp where young ones will learn to swim, participate in team sports, and be served kosher hot lunches.

Kings Bay Y Summer Day Camp
3495 Nostrand Avenue (between Ave U and V), Sheepshead Bay
Contact:  718-648-7703, info@kingsbayy.org
Ages 2 – 15
Beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge several times a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, archery and fencing, basketball courts, arcade and café. Swimming 4 times a week, hot meals, air conditioned buses, trips, door to door transportation, early drop off and late stay, professional staff and caring specialists

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave (at Vanderbilt)  Kensington, Park Slope, South Slope, North Slope, Ditmas Park and Windsor Terrace
Contact: info@ywindsorterrace.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: 2-14
Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace has a number of summer day camps: Preschool Camp, Summer Day Camp, Hebrew Dual Language Camp, PACK Sleepaway Camp in the Poconos, Basketball Division, and Soccer Division.
What to expect: Campers will swim 3 days a week, take trips 2 times a week, and enjoy activities at the beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge.  The Bay Ridge campus features baseball and soccer fields, an outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe.  Early drop off and late stay is available.  Transportation is available from designated bus stops.  Breakfast and snacks are served daily.  Highly trained and skilled staff work with small groups of campers.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg
14 Hope Street, Williamsburg
Contact: office@kingsbayy.org, 718-407-6377
Ages: All ages, and looking for camp counselors ages 16 and up.
Enjoy our beautiful outdoor facilities on country-like campus in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 3 days a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and cafe on site

Leif Ericson Day School
1037 72nd St Bay Ridge
718-748-9023
This may be the only peanut and tree nut free campus.

Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street, Park Slope
Age appropriate camps for kids 5-12
This is a fully integrated 3-week camp that includes swimming, field trips, arts, and crafts.

Camp Gan Kadima
60 West End Ave, Coney Island, Sheepshead Bay
Contact: shalomdaycamp@yahoo.com, (917) 544-0704
Camp Gan Kadima is the premier orthodox Jewish day camp for kids with special education needs in Brooklyn.

Sports Based Camps

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Prospect Gymnastics

1023 Church Avenue, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Flatbush
Camp Director: Mina Marsow, 917-733-2403
Ages: Girls 5 – 8, Boys 5 – 6
Join us at Prospect Gymnastics for intensive gymnastics training and dance alongside fun art projects and water activities.

The Park Slope Day Camp
339 8th St, Windsor Terrace, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens as well as 2 Park Slope locations, 718-788-PSDC (7732)
For children entering grades PreK-10
Transportation available.
Check out Park Slope Day Camp’s Sports Academy. Athletes gain self-confidence and learn teamwork through soccer. At the end of the season, the Sports Academy holds a World Cup! Flexible daily and weekly registration is available.

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Basketball – US Sports Institute
299 North 7th Street, Williamsburg
Contact: simon@usasportgroup.com, 732-563-2521
Ages: 2 and up
The First Play Basketball Camp is ideal for children who want to develop their skills.
The camp is to improve technique and knowledge through a series of fun basketball challenges and drills. Basketball skills covered include: dribbling, passing, shooting, team play, attacking and defending.

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Children’s Academy at LIU
1 University Plaza, Fort Greene
Contact: ChildrensAcademy@liu.edu(718) 488-1364

Ages: 3 to 12
The Children’s Academy is Brooklyn’s go-to destination for summer camp! Located on LIU’s beautiful11-acre campus, children ages 3 to 12 will enjoy many activities including chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, moviemaking, origami, Spanish, theater arts, swimming and Blackbird Sports Camps in basketball, soccer, and swimming.

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Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp
386 Marlborough Road, Ditmas Park
Contact: info@mycecc.com, 718-282-6077
Ages 3-15
Cortelyou Academic and Sports Camp teaching life lessons through camp experiences. We offer the thrill and excitement of the outdoors, which promotes growth and development of the mind, body and soul. Our recreational and educational experiences are incorporated into such activities as arts and crafts; drama; home economics; instructional swimming; cultural excursions; academic tutelage, out of town day trips; outdoor sports; dance; indoor games; and much, much more. The camp is run annually in the months of July and August and fees are calculated each year after the schedule of events has been planned and confirmed. We are service providers for 1199 and TWU, what are you waiting for sign up today!

Amerikick
529 5th Ave, South Slope, 718-768-8200
For children between the ages of 3-12
Registration is open for summer camp. Camps are organized by week and theme. In addition to martial arts, campers will also enjoy arts and crafts.

Avantis Swimming Academy
Various Locations, 347-380-8777
For children between the ages of 5-17
There are weeklong sessions for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers. Avantis also has a sleep-away option.

Aviator Sports
3159 Flatbush Ave, Marine Park, 718-758-7500
For children between the ages of 3-15
Aviator teaches leadership, self-confidence, and healthy living habits through sports. They also have a theater component. Register before March 31 for a discount.

AYSO Soccer Camp
Parade Ground, Ditmas Park, 917-847-8719
For children entering grades K-12
AYSO hasn’t posted summer camp and clinic information yet.

Bounce U
6755 Ft. Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights, 718-238-3288
Ages 2-5
Bounce U helps young ones develop gross motor skills. Kids are having so much fun they don’t even know they’re learning.

Brooklyn Boulders
575 Degraw St, Park Slope, Gowanus, 347-834-9066
For ages 5 to 12
Campers will explore activities like top roping, slacklining, and bouldering. For breaks, there will be a few arts and crafts.

Brooklyn Cyclones Camp
MCU Park, Coney Island, 718-382-2603
For children between the ages of 7-14
Registration is open for this half-day, one-week camp. Seats sell out fast. This is an opportunity for baseball fans to meet professionals and possibly a future major leaguer.

Brooklyn Fencing
62 4th St, 2nd Floor, Carroll Gardens, 718-522-5822
For children ages 7 and up
Online registration is open and space is available.

Camp Olympia
John Jay High School, 718 748-7084
For children between the ages of 4-17
Registration is open for this swimming and sports camp. Parents can get the deposit refunded if they change their mind before May 1. Bring a baseball glove and a water bottle.

Home Run Baseball Camp
Parade Ground, Ditmas Park, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Kensington, 202-256-8883
For children between the ages of 4-12
Registration isn’t quite open for the summer baseball camp, but if you’re interested in Spring Break in the Dominican Republic, sign up now.

The Gym Park
81 Oak Street, Greenpoint.
Campers must be potty trained.
Send your little gymnast to this “mecca of play and recreation.” Tumbling, yoga, even swimming will be fit into these action packed days.

Poly Prep Country Day School
9216 7th Ave
For children ages 3.5 to 15
Walking onto Poly Prep’s 25 acre, tree filled campus is like being transported out of Brooklyn and into a utopia. Poly Prep runs 11 specialty camps including baseball, lacrosse, and soccer.

Prospect Gymnastics
1023 Church Ave, Ditmas Park, 718-484-0911
Build Skills. Gain Confidence. Have Fun. That is the philosophy of these USA Gymnasts.

Tennis Center
Prospect Park Tennis Center, Park Slope, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, 718-436-2500
Registration opens April 7th for tennis camp. You’ll need to print and fax in the registration form.

Urban Martial Arts
965 Coney Island Ave, Ditmas Park, 718-287-5500
For children ages 4 and up
Seats are available still at Urban Martial Arts, though the campers won’t be sitting. They’ll be running, jumping, and kicking while learning life skills and healthy habits.

Everyday Athlete
130 Clinton, Brooklyn Heights
Contact: weena@everydayathlete.com, 718-852-6300
Everyday Athlete offers skateboarding, rock climbing, parkour, obstacle courses, tumbling and outdoor adventures at our beautiful Brooklyn Heights waterfront parks.

Xaverian High School
7100 Shore Rd, Bay Ridge, 718-836-7100
For children between the ages of 7-13
Xaverian offers 5 weeks of basketball camp and a week of baseball camp taught by Xaverian High School coaches.

Xavier High School Sports Camp
30 West 16th Street, Manhattan
For boys in 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grades
Xavier High School coaches teaches boys how to be develop themselves as total athletes.

  1. Read about lots of other wonderful summer programs in our Camp Guide . You can even search for programs by interest, age range and location in our Camp Directory .

  2. NY Kids Clubs are nut free, and I was impressed at their confidence in training for EpiPens.

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