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Welcome to the FAMILY! Yes our family wants to you to become part of the Island’s best summer day camp experience. We have BIG plans for your child’s summer and it starts with plenty of smiles and laughter. Whether it’s the swimming, variety of sports facilities or theme days filled with cotton candy, rockets and rides, our camp is the place to do it all! Join us for 5 day weeks or choose a schedule that fits your busy life. We are here to provide the safe, secure campus you expect for your family. We are focused on making sure our parents have peace of mind while our campers have the times of their life! Join us and see why at SIA day camp, will be your family’s home away from home.
Staten Island Day Camp
2800 Victory Boulevard
Located on the grounds of CSI
Days/Times: July 1 to Aug 23
Off-site Activities: None - All activities are on-site
Extended Hours: Free - 7:30am-5:30pm • Free optional weekly electives
Transportation: Door-to-Door transportation for 4,5,6,7,8 week programs
We are Staten Island's premier day camp! We offer programs from 2-8 weeks for ages 4-13. We have a full sports and recreation program and low camper to counselor ratios. Our optional specialty clinics include: basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, crafts, fashion, digital photography, and technology and flag football. Our on-site swim program includes free swim lessons taught by American Red Cross swim instructors. Our award winning calendar includes weekly interactive themes and nationally acclaimed professional entertainment. We have a 61,000 sq. ft. fully a/c indoor complex, and 63 acres of outdoor playing fields and activity courts. We have stability of ownership of 40 years and a superior administrative team. All programs are on-site! "You know where your children are at all times!" Please visit our website at: statenislanddaycamp.com
or call us at 800.301.2267 to learn why there is no substitute for quality! Serving the Staten Island Community for 40 years!
Fun Station Day Camp
3555 Victory Boulevard
Day/Times:M-F, 2-9 week/3 day programs
Off-Site Activites:3-4 per week
Extended Hours:6:30am - 6:30pm
Transportation: Free door to door air-conditioned bus service
Come join Staten Island's Fastest Growing Summer Camp. Our campers have unlimited use of Fun Station's facility - 70 arcade games, basketball court, batting cages, rides & party rooms. Our trip program is second to none! Daily Trips include : NY Yankees, Keansburg, Wild Water Rapids, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Movies, Skating, Bowling, Liberty Science Center, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf. Our private swimming pool is only minutes away. We also have exclusive use of private sports fields on SI. Daily Activites: Karate, Dance, Sports Instruction, Arts & Crafts & Karaoke & THEME PARTIES!. FREE Transportation, FREE Extended hours, FREE Lunch, Payment Plans & Sibling discounts. E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Unforgettable summers begin at Young People’s Day Camp. Since 1972 we have been known as Staten Island’s #1 Private Day Camp! Founded and operated by school teachers, the camp’s philosophy is based on the desire to “grow” children intellectually, physically & spiritually in a fun environment. Located at beautiful Nansen Park on Victory Blvd. we have programs are packed with activities: swimming, sports, arts and crafts, karate, weekly trips to baseball games, amusement parks, aquariums & more! Camp Director Keith Glauber is a former Major League Baseball Player with the Cincinnati Reds. 2, 4, 6, & 8 week programs are available. We accept all union rates. Free Payment Plans Available along with sibling discounts! Call about our open house information or visit us at ypdc.com/staten-island-day-camp
The JCC Lillian Schwartz Summer Day Camp has been providing a rich, traditional camp experience to children for 85 years. Activities include sports, swim, arts and crafts, archery, Jewish culture, weekly shows, special events and trips to amusement destinations. Located at the 75 acre Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in the Greenbelt the site features athletic fields, shaded picnic areas, playgrounds, basketball, volleyball, and Ga-Ga courts, an archery range, and three Olympic sized swimming pools. The swim program is under the direction of the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy. Additionally, we offer a camp program for children with special needs and a travel and counselor in training program for teens Staff is trained, talented, energetic, caring and devoted. Hot lunch available. Flexible scheduling and financial aid. Accredited by the American Camping Association. JCC Members and Non-Members welcome.
Staten Island South Shore
YMCA Summer Day Camps
South Shore YMCA
3939 Richmond Ave., 718-227-3200
1465 Manor Rd., 718-227-3200
Ages:Day Camp 3-13 yrs & CIT 14-16 yrs
Day/Times:Mon-Fri / 9am–4pm
Off-Site Activites:Varies by camp
Extended Hours:Varies by camp
Transportation: Available for Pouch Camp location
Staten Island YMCA Day Camps focus on providing a safe, nurturing environment where children can thrive. Campers will have fun while building self-confidence, appreciating teamwork and gaining independence. Our branch-based camps offer air-conditioned classrooms, outdoor playgrounds, indoor pools and gyms, while our Outdoor Adventure Camp at Pouch Camp is great for children who enjoy being outside and participating in activities like lake swimming and rock climbing. Children in all of our camps are encouraged to develop self-help skills that foster independence and a positive self-image. Our campers participate in a wide variety of activities, including arts and crafts, swim, gym, music, and organized games. Each week will feature a special theme and all activities are geared to meet individual needs, abilities and interests. Our camps offer half day and full day options. Call your location today to learn more, or visit Staten Island YMCA
Located at Mt Loretto
6581 Hylan Blvd 10309
Off-site Activities: Many
Extended Hours: Free 6:30am-6:00pm
Transportation: Free Door to Door
Since 1995, Richmond County Day Camp provided safe, memorable summers to thousands of campers. We are the ONLY camp with a totally private air conditioned facility & outdoor pool. Supervised by teachers, and a full-time nurse, activities include: swimming, sports, karate, art & gymnastics combined with daily trips & special events, including: movies, bowling, museums, Medieval Times, baseball games, indoor and outdoor amusement parks and more. Tuition, including transportation, extended hours and lunch, is under $300 weekly for 8 weeks. (2-7 weeks and 3 days also available). Payment plan & sibling discounts, available. Call for info & open house dates.
Musical Theater & Kidzrock Summer Camp
19 Saint Mary's Avenue • 10305
57 Page Avenue • 10309
Days/Times: 1-8 weeks July 9–August 31 (daily programs available)
Extended Hours: 7:30am-5:00pm (upon request)
Off site activities: No
Jam with your buddies in rock band style fun or join the glee club for some musical theater experience. Kidzrock teaches children how to play an instrument in the setting of a rock band. Students rehearse and perform on drums, electric guitar, and keyboards. Band members rotate on instruments as they learn the basics of each instrument in the rock band. Band members also sing and perform songs from the Kidzrock CD. Kidzrock uses modified instruments allowing children as young as 4 to participate in the program. In addition to all the music activities, each 2-week session during the summer program is full of exciting interactive filmmaking. This unique summer camp challenges your child to work creatively as individuals as well as in teams. Campers learn how to make a short film and work together in teams to create, shoot and edit their own short film. They will develop skills in creative screenwriting, directing cinematography, acting, editing and will create their own props and costumes in the art room.
Richmond Hill Children’s Center was created to provide childcare services in a loving and nurturing environment. Our curriculum is designed to provide our students the opportunities necessary to have fun and to stimulate healthy growth in all areas of development. We strive to produce a well-rounded child, stressing independence, self-reliance, and individuality. At RHCC, we believe that the preschool years are the most impressionable time in a child’s life, therefore it is important to use this developmental stage as the foundation that will help them succeed in later school years and throughout their lives.
1000 Richmond Terrace
Ages:PreK 3-5 M-F • Picasso 6-12 T/W/Thur
Days/Times:PreK AM/PM, Picasso AM/PM
Off-site Activites: No
Extended Hours: No
Have your child spend their break with us! We offer Summer camps all summer long and winter and spring break camps. Find a truly exciting and collaborative art making experience at Art Lab. We encourage students to immerse themselves in innovative arts and express themselves creatively. Children will learn the basic principles of art as well as sculpting, drawing, painting, and more! Half day and full day available. Weather permitting, children also experience outdoor art activities and exploration of the beautiful grounds of Snug Harbor. All camps are taught by professional teaching artists. All materials are included in the tuition price. Children attending half day should pack a snack,. Full day must bring their own lunch. For more info visit our website at www.artlabsi.org or call us at 718-447-8667.
Wagner College provides specialized summer camp experiences for children and teens ages 6 to 17 in an enriching, diverse and nurturing environment. Camps are held on the beautiful Wagner campus located atop Grymes Hill. Program favorites are Lego Robotics & Animation, Video Game Design, and ACT Theatre-Peter Pan. Other programs include Minecraft, Lego Flix, Disney Princess, Dance, Photography, Art, Ceramics, Filmmaking, Virtual Reality, STEM, TACHS & SHSAT Review. Teens can also earn college credit at our Summer Pre-College Program.
The William Osborn Day Camp aims to have a lasting influence on the lives of children through our creative and nurturing programs and environment. Our programs are designed to promote the social, academic and physical well-being of our campers. Children are placed in small groups with other children their ages. These groups are guided by counselors who provide the care, attention and love which promote healthy growth. Facilities include large outdoor pool and sprinkler, woodlands and trails, baseball and soccer fields, outdoor basketball court, a sun safe playground facility, gymnasium, golf range and computer lab.
Calling all nature lovers! NYC Parks, in partnership with the Greenbelt Conservancy, offers exciting, environmental, and educational summer camp experiences for children ages 5 - 13. The Young Buds camp is designed for children ages 5-6 who are ready to make friends, play, and learn in an urban forest. In our Explorer Camp, children ages 7-13 discover the Greenbelt's natural areas, trails, creeks, and ponds, through participation in guided hikes, science experiments, nature crafts, field trips, and team-building games. Our camp promotes respect for the environment through outdoor learning and fun. NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene approved.
FasTracKids' Summer STEAM Careers Camp
Charleston: 4852 Arthur Kill Rd. • 10309
Grasmere: 1461 Hylan Blvd. • 10305
Willowbrook: 585 North Gannon Ave. • 10314
Day/Times:M-F • 9am-4pm
Extended Hours:7:30am-9:30am, 4-6:30pm
Children will explore the weeks’ career, interact with our SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time with their friends! This year we are featuring nine special STE(A)M based careers. Our kids have so much fun they don’t realize how much they are learning!
Staten Island Superkids Summer Camp is a full-day 9-week camp for children ages 5-10, designed to give your child the tools they need to become Super Smart, Super Creative, and Super Fit. We combine academic enrichment, music and visual arts lessons, and gym and aerobics classes to allow your child to develop and showcase their skills in a fun and energetic way. At our camp, your child will benefit from the expertise of professionals in their fields. Every day, we conduct campers through three stations staffed by experienced Math and English teachers, accomplished music and visual arts teachers, and master fitness instructors.
Bricks 4 Kidz
72 Sharrotts Avenue • 10309
Half Day: No
Full Day: Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:30pm OR 1:30pm-4:30pm
Extended Hours: Available on request
Our camps are high-energy adventures with hands on learning and fun. We encourage campers to experiment, discover, invent, and create. By building models and adding imagination, camper’s express creativity. The camp includes collaborative learning and social interaction. Campers build on one another’s ideas and make discoveries together that they might not make alone. We have different themes for different ages which include: Minecraft, Transformers, Super Hero Academy, Ninjago and Camp Mashup. For more advance builders and programmers, we have Robotics, Stop Motion Movie Making, Comic Book Creators, Coding and Video Game Design. Average camper to staff ratio is 12:1.
NYCID Summer Camp
Staten Island School of Civic Leadership
280 Regis Drive • SI, NY 10314
Day/Times: Mon-Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm
Off-Site Activites: Trips
Extended Hours: Available
During the school year NYCID offers after school programs in the best schools on Staten Island. Our partners continuously choose us for the quality work that we do. This summer find out why NYCID Summer Camp is quickly becoming the fastest growing and loved Summer Camp on Staten Island. Campers love us because we provide ample time of play - indoors and outdoors - and fun structured activities with our Arts, STEM, Dance, Sports and Leadership Specialists, where kids are learning and having fun! Parents love us because we are affordable, we have flexible hours, and our counselors are well trained. Housed in a new school building, our facility is fully air conditioned, with an indoor and outdoor playground, sprinklers, grassy fields, and a thriving school garden. Visit our website, www.nycid.org
, to learn more about our Fun Filled Schedule, trips, and the many programs we offer. NYCID is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
YMCA Summer Camps
Staten Island, NY 10310
YMCA - South Shore
3939 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
Day/Times:July 2-August 24
At YMCA summer camps, children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. They also build robots, go on field trips, shoot hoops, learn to swim, make new friends, and laugh all summer long! New York City’s YMCA offers a wide range of engaging summer day and sleepaway camp options that accommodate all families. You’ll find programs convenient to home and work, and programs that meet your child’s interests and abilities. Children can enroll in just a few weeks at camp, or spend the entire summer with us. All Y camps feature: Well-trained staff who serve as positive role models, Activities and games that develop self-esteem and leadership skills, Activities that promote cultural diversity, Lessons in conservation and protecting our environment, Exposure to new age-appropriate, challenging, and fun experiences, An atmosphere that fosters fairness, teamwork, and cooperation, Visits to the city’s top attractions, including zoos, aquariums, parks, and museums, Health, exercise, and nutrition education. We offer variety of camp offerings that range from day camp to sleepaway camp, from early childhood up to teen, from sports to visual arts, and from science to adventure.
At Smiles Around Us Summer Program, your children will be taken care of by our energetic, qualified teachers who understand child psychology and will ensure they have the time of their lives. Our summer consists of Exclusive and exciting trips, pool time, walks on the beach, nature walks, picnics and exclusive to us, horse therapy. And, of course, lots of SMILES. Convenient Operating Hours and very affordable pricing. Registration is limited, so call or email us today.
P.S. 23 Summer Camp
30 Natick Street
Days/Times:July 5-August 3 • 9am-1pm • M-F
Extended Hours: No