The end of the school year will be here before we know it and then it will be time for Summer Fun. Have you thought about your summer plans, yet?
Have you begun your search for a Summer Camp that your kids will enjoy? We have come up with a guide of camps that are local to Nassau and Suffolk County for your kids to enjoy this summer. Let’s check them out…
When looking for a Summer Camp you want to make sure your child’s needs and your needs are met. Here are some things to think about while exploring different summer camps:
*Do I need my child to be at a camp all day because of my work schedule?
*Does my child prefer an Indoor or Outdoor Camp or a little bit of both?
*Does the camp provide activities that will spark my child’s interest?
*Does your child have a talent, hobby, interest, or skill that you would like them to explore more ?
*Does the camp provide before or after care?
*Does your child need a structured or informal camp?
*If your child has special needs can the camp meet those needs?
Momee Friends Summer Camp Guide:
We have a wonderful list of camps that are in Nassau and Suffolk County for you to consider for your child. (this list is not in any particular order)
Cradle of Aviation STEM & Space Camps
Long Island’s most unique and interesting camps, focusing on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)!
In these five-day mini-camps, led by experienced museum educators, campers will explore, interact, experiment and create. Sign up for one or more weeks of fun this summer at Long Island’s most unique and interesting camp!
Camp runs from 9:30-3:00 pm.
Campers should bring a bag lunch.
For ages 9-12.
Members: $350/week; Non-Members: $400/week.
Early Bird Discount > Sign up before March 31st and receive $20 off your base price!
Call Reservations at 516-572-4066 (Monday-Friday, 10-4) to save your spot!
For more information on their website —> CLICK HERE
The Whaling Museum & Education Center Summer Camp
The Whaling Museum & Education Center in Cold Spring Harbor offers a variety of fun, educational, week-long summer camps at the museum!
Each camp runs from 9am-1pm (snack included, bring lunch!) with an optional 8:30am early drop off.
The camps are structured around artifact sharing, museum scavenger hunts, experiment stations, story time, culminating take-home crafts and outside free play (weather permitting). Each camper goes home with a daily list of “Ask Me Abouts” so parents can engage with their child on the topic of that day’s camp.
Each camp is limited to 25 campers and closes when capacity is reached. The museum offers discounts to members and early-bird pricing.
More details can be found on their camp page: HERE
Camp W day camp “Where Friendships Are Made” located in Melville, offers children a safe, action packed schedule of activities. Campers ages 4-14 participate in athletics, swimming, creative arts and many other unique activities such as how to be a dj, robotics, game room, cooking, camp lounge and so much more.
*Campers can choose from 2-8 weeks of Camp W.
*Transportation, Early Care/Late Care and hot lunch are all available.
*Regular camp hours are from 8:45 am until 3:30 pm.
*Early Care begins at 7:30 and Late Care ends at 6:00 pm.
*Special Events, professional camp entertainment and team building exercises are weekly occurrences at camp.
*Groups have a maximum of 15 campers with at least two staff members in each group. Most activities have a specialist instructing the campers so their knowledge and experience can be shared with the children.
Check out Camp W website for more information—> HERE
Beth Sholom Day Camp
Traditional Day Camp Elevated!
Beth Sholom Day Camp, located in Roslyn Heights, NY is a Summer Camp for children 3-15 years old of all backgrounds serving Nassau & Queens.
Our program allows children to try new activities, build friendships, and develop skills in a safe and nurturing environment. Campers participate in a variety of activities including daily American Red Cross swim instruction, athletics, arts and more! Our program is highlighted by exciting weekly Special Events such as Olympics and Carnival.
Children may attend 4-8 weeks.
American Camp Association Accredited
Glatt Kosher & nut free lunch, snacks along with door to door busing is included.
Unique 30 acre indoor and outdoor facility
3 heated pools onsite with American Red Cross instruction
Sports galore including hockey, martial arts, yoga, soccer, gaga, tennis and more!
NEW Explorers Computer STEM Lab & Pedal Go-Karts!
Get creative with arts & crafts, science, music, & dance
Let our camp grow with your child! While our 3’s get PeeWee Gymnastics, our older campers are challenging themselves on our Adventure Park!
Special events from color war to carnival, petting zoos, theme days, pony rides inflatables and more! There is no “normal” day at camp!
Exciting trips like Adventureland and Splish Splash plus city trips and overnights for our older ones.
Read more on their website —> HERE
Revelations Dance Center Summer Camp
Revelations Dance Center Summer Dance Camp offers a well rounded experience in dance.
Campers will learn about the artistic world of dance through movement, crafts, games and other exciting activities that will leave them asking for more.
Our program opens your child up to the many styles of dance including Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Acro and more and will give them an opportunity to explore how their bodies can move with our weekly kid inspired and approved themes.
Crafts, activities, and games will coordinate with the theme of the week and teach your child to work with others to accomplish small goals. Weekly camp themes include Pup Patrol, Super Heroes, Candy Land, To infinity and Beyond, Incredible Camp, Circus, and slime Camp.
Children ages 4-7 may attend 1-6 weeks of camp from 10:00-3:00.
Children ages 8-12 may attend one week of camp from 10:00-5:00.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bring lunch.
Extended hours are available.
Register by phone 631-738-7324 or in person at our studio located at 127-20A Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset, NY 11767.
Read more on their website —> HERE
Think BIG! Theater Arts Summer Camps
Session 1 – Peter Pan (musical theater) from July 9- 25th.
Session 2 – Jungle Book (A play with puppets and with music) Aug 6 – 22nd.
Camp days are Tuesday, Wed, & Thurs from 9am – 12pm.
(We are flexible if kids want to do only 2 days. )
All abilities welcome.
Ages 5yrs – 12 yrs
Volunteer teens welcome to assist with the camp (ages 13 – 19).
Camp prices: PER SESSON $350 New campers/ $325 Returning campers.
Each session is 3 weeks long.
Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN!
For more information head to their website —> HERE
AR Workshop Summer ARt Sessions for Kids
AR Workshop Smithtown has creative and crafty Summer ARt Sessions designed for girls and boys, ages 8-14.
Kids will create 4 DIY youth projects and a DIY t-shirt over the course of the 4 days!
Morning and afternoon classes are available with new projects for 2019!
Workshops run Monday through Thursday for 2 1/2 hours.
Scroll ahead to July and August on their online calendar to register. $180
Head to their website —> HERE
*Check back as we will continue to add to this list *