Last Minute Summer Camps for NYC Kids 2013

The end of the school year is coming up fast and you may still have no camp plans for your  little ones. Many camps are already booked up but we have a list of great ones who still have space! If you want to see them all under one roof then stop by on June 9th at Camp Panic! and check them all out under one roof. That way, your child can pick the one that they may find interesting.[like_to_read]

Berkshire Hills – Berkshires NY

Berkshire Hills is a co-ed, Jewish sleep away camp for children ages 7-16. While the program is designed to reflect Jewish values, they welcome all children to camp and believe that the values they teach – respect, giving back, community, and charity – benefit everyone. Set in the beautiful Berkshires, the camp provides an idyllic setting for a child’s summer of growth and fun.

Bricks 4 Kidz – Brooklyn

Bricks 4 Kidz camps provide an atmosphere for children, where they learn, build, and play with LEGO® bricks. Programs are built around their proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks. 

Brooklyn Arts Exchange Brooklyn

Children connect to one another and experience the exhilaration of being an artist whether at age 4 or 11.

Brooklyn Music Factory - Brooklyn

Rock some scales this summer with the Brooklyn Music Factory who has joined forces with Brooklyn Boulders to provide a unique camp experience.

Camp Kinderland – Brooklyn

Campers play sports, swim and hike, gain new experiences in arts, drama, music, dance, nature and camping but at Kinderland they also encounter ideals of social justice and peace where it is okay to think, to care, to question and to act.

Children’s Museum of the Arts – Manhattan

CMA’s Art Colony Camp for kids ages 6-10 allows campers to immerse themselves in week-long innovative arts courses, while exploring our professional equipment and state-of-the-art facilities.

Cumbedance – Brooklyn

Cumbedance has Teen Collaboration Lab with Urban Bush Women (ages 13-17) Hakuna Matata! African Dance and Performance Camp (ages 3-12) and African Tales Musical Theater Workshop (ages 3-12)

Drake Bennett Summer School – Manhattan

Drake Bennett offers a unique full-day summer school for elementary grade students whose parents value fundamental skills instruction, and for whom preparation for September is the highest priority of the summer.

Everyday Athlete – Brooklyn

Children will learn how to make the world their playground as they climb, tumble, dance, and play.  Everyday Athlete’s new facility is an environment for kids to explore their physical creativity and develop new skills and have a great time.

Free Spirits Music – Brooklyn

Hosts a toddlers in the parks program with daily drop-in toddler music classes (18 mo-4 yrs) all summer long at Prospect Park. Kids can move with scarves, drumming, singing, and dancing.

Greene Hill School – Brooklyn

Greene Hill School Day Camp offers Day Camp for kids ages 3-5 (Campers must be toilet trained), Mini-Adventure Camp for kids age 6-7, and Excursion Camp for kids ages 8-10. Greene Hill School Day Camp collaborates with  Brooklyn sports and arts education to offer a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor activities and is supervised by Greene Hill School teachers.

Irondale Ensemble Project - Brooklyn

Kids can enjoy one-day workshops or two-week sessions will keep students’ minds engaged and their bodies moving by providing a nurturing, safe, and dynamic artistic environment.Led by professional Irondale Artists, young actors can choose between classes that explore acting and improvisation, movement and dance, character creation, storytelling, playwriting, and even stage design. 

Juguemos a Cantar – Brooklyn

Juguemos Summer Program offers a Spanish Immersion environment for childrenages 2-7 while they enjoy enriching activities every day. Some of the activities involve Field Trips, structured play, and/or workshops. The camp is designed to provide an environment where English-speaking children learn Spanish, and Spanish-speaking children further develop their language skills.

Lango – Brooklyn

Camp Lango is a way for kids to learn Spanish or Mandarin while enjoying summertime fun. Lango campers spend each week immersed in a part of Latin America or Asia. Lango’s teachers serve as counselors, and are supported by a team of native-speaking and fluent assistant counselors. Campers spend each day moving from one activity to the next, including special “No English!” times, designed to provide an immersion experience while still allowing for a ton of fun.

NY Kids Club – Various Locations

Summer Dance Camp, summer day camp, and summer gymnastics camp are among the great programs that you can find at NY Kids Club.

Summer Stop-motion Camp at Shine! at Hothead Studios – Brooklyn

During this week long camp, students learn character animation and the fundamental technology and principles of pixilated animation. The group will apply their new found animation techniques to create their own animation.

Textile Arts Center – Brooklyn

Through daily exposure to textile media, kids explore new avenues of creativity, improve dexterity, and make new friends, while learning about historical and contemporary uses of the fiber arts.

Treblemakers – Brooklyn

Each and every budding rock star will be placed in a band where they will learn the process of playing music with others.

Y at Windsor Terrace - Brooklyn

The Summer Day Camps are based in our Windsor Terrace location utilize indoor and outdoor facilities at Ft. Hamilton Army Base, Prospect Park and Kings Bay YM-YWHA. The outdoor facility on country-like campus of historic Ft. Hamilton Army Base in Bay Ridge several times a week, featuring baseball and soccer fields, outdoor pool, private bowling alley, movie theater, basketball courts, arcade and café on site!

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