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Central & Southern Westchester Summer Camp Directory

Southern and Central Westchester County day camps and summer programs abound.

What will your kids do on their summer vacation? 

When it comes to planning a fun and enriching experience for your children, the many summer camps and programs in south and central Westchester County offer something for every kind of ability, interest and schedule.

Whether your child can’t get enough baseball, or has a passion for painting, or seeks to be around others who share his or her special condition, there are plenty of camps in our region that cater to those interests. 

Here is just a sampling of great options: Programs that specialize in sports or the arts; day camps that are close to home; camps for kids who are theater-mad or crazy about computers; camps that keep academic skills honed over the summer months. Others can be found at the American Camping Association’s website: www.acacamps.org.

Don't see your program here? Tell us in the comments and we will add it!

Happy camping!

ACRES OF ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP
@ ANN & ANDY’S
2170 Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford, NY
914-592-3027
www.acresofadventuresummercamp.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 months to 14 years
Of note: Emphasizes outdoor activities. Customized schedules, individualized attention and hot lunches daily.

ADIDAS TENNIS CAMP
Adidas tennis camp at Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
1-800-944-7112
http://www.tenniscamper.com
Type: tennis camp, sleepaway
Four one week sessions between June 24-July 20.
Ages served: 8 to 18 years. This camp is open to participants of all levels from beginners to tournament players.  Full-day and overnight options.  High level instruction from top coaches, stroke production, supervised match play, fun tournaments on the college's beautiful twelve lit courts.  Ramapo has an indoor pool, state-of-the art dorms, each room air-conditioned and with its own bathroom, fridge, and microwave.  Great food and fun evening activities. Director: Ira Miller, Division I Fairleigh Dickinson men's and women's tennis coach, USTA zonal coach, Maccabi games coach.

ALCOTT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
27 Crane Rd., Scarsdale, NY; 46 Fox Meadow Rd., Scarsdale, NY
914-472-4404, 914-595-7551
535 Broadway Ave., Dobbs Ferry, NY
914-693-4443
www.AlcottSchool.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 6 years; separate groups for 2 year olds
Of note: Offers wide range of activities including arts and crafts, cooking and science activities, nature walks, soccer, water play, indoor/outdoor play areas and sprinklers. Individualized learning to develop school readiness, social and play skills at child’s own pace.

ALOHA MIND MATH CENTER
901 North Broadway, North White Plains, NY
914-373-4960
www.AlohaMindMath.com 
Type: Program
Ages served: 5 to 10 years
Of note: ALOHA’s teacher centric, internationally acclaimed abacus math program makes every weekly session a brain gym class for young and growing minds. 

ALPHALANGUAGE CAMP
180 East Prospect Ave., Mamaroneck, NY
914-310-3659
www.alphalanguage.net
Type: Summer camp
Ages served: 5 to 16 years
Of note: Camp offers French and Spanish instruction; program has been carefully designed for all language levels and offers the opportunity to practice in a concrete manner through classes and fun educational activities.

APPLAUSE WESTCHESTER
114 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck, NY
914-835-2200
www.applauseny.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 12 years
Of note: Stars Camp (3-5 yrs.)  9:30am — 12:00pm;  Superstars Camp (K-5th Grade) 9:30am — 3:00pm. Professional performers serve as instructors for classes such as acting, singing, set design, hip-hop, costume design and much more. Multi-week discount available.

BADGER DAY CAMP
119 Rockland Avenue, Larchmont, NY
914-834-1084
www.badgersportsclub.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 12 years
Of note: World-class swimming program, home to national champions and Olympic athletes. Door-to-door supervised transportation, daily hot lunch, towel service, exceptional counselor to camper ratio, sports activities including world-class swim instruction, a nature program, art and crafts and yoga.

BELLE SCHOOL OF MUSIC
1088 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale, NY
(Other locations in White Plains and Scarsdale)
914-961-5511
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 1-1/2 to 12 years
www.belleschool.com
Of note: For the budding Mozart in your life, Belle offers music education and enrichment for children of all ages. Summer programs range from minimal time commitment to more extensive and comprehensive. Offering a wide range of classes in piano, music reading, singing, voice training and more —set within a fun learning atmosphere.


1324 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY
914-235-2700
www.bethelnr.org
Type: Day Camp
Ages served: 2 to 7 years
Of note: Fun-filled and diverse activities in music and dance, yoga, arts and crafts, nature, swimming, playground fun and more. Kosher lunches served. Registered nurse on premises.

CAMP HILLARD
Box 1226, Scarsdale, NY
914-949-8857
www.camphillard.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 13 years
Of note: Features daily swimming instruction, a wide variety of sports, horseback riding, tennis, creative arts, performing arts and special activities and events. First-class modern facilities.

CAMP MOHAWK
Mohawk Country Day School
200 Old Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY
914-949-2635
www.CampMohawk.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 13 years
Of note: On 40 spacious acres with 8 heated pools, Mohawk combines a small camp feel with an incredible array of exciting activities.  Preschool, Middle and Senior Campers enjoy sports, arts, performance, nature and adventure. Day activities in small, nurturing groups led by a mature staff including over 100 teachers. Door-to-door A/C transportation, lunch.

CENTRAL PARK DANCE STUDIO
450 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale, NY
914-723-2940
www.centralparkdancestudio.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 3 to 17 years
Of note: Students participate in all phases of the production from selections and programs, to making their own scenery and rehearsing the acting and dance pieces. Daily classes in ballet, technique, tap, jazz, hip-hop, musical theater, acting, voice and production study.

CHALLENGE CAMP 2012
PO Box 586, Bronxville, NY
914-779-6024
www.challengecamps.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 15 years
Of note: Dedicated to providing meaningful opportunities for children to realize their potential. Classes are designed to stimulate imagination and creativity. In addition to favorites such as Robot’s Alive, The Illusionist, LEGOTech, Grand Prix, Circuit City, The Producers and Checkmate, the center has morning courses including: Into the Woods, Un’ Experienza Italiana, Cirque de Sculpture, Eco-Exploration, and more.

THE CHAPEL SCHOOL
172 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY
914-337-3202 ext. 1030
www.thechapelschool.org
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 3 to 13 years
Of note: Care Bear Camp will have 3 weeks for 3 to 5 year olds and the Explorer Camp will have 8 weeks for 6 to 8 year olds. Some of the popular programs will be returning: Chargers Basketball, Robofun Lego Robotics, Drawing and Painting and Musical Theatre. Mad Science of Westchester will be having a camp program at The Chapel School.

A CHILD’S DREAM
10 Mill Road, New Rochelle, NY
914-633-4332
www.childcaresmiles.com
Type: Summer camp
Ages served: 18 months to 4 years
Of note: Offers a fun-filled camp that runs for seven weeks. Camp is a half day (9am-12pm) themed program. Campers can make their own schedule while supervised by experienced teachers with assistance from college-aged counselors.

THE CHILDREN’S SUMMER PLAYHOUSE
286 Mile Square Road, Yonkers, NY
378 Park Hill Ave., Yonkers, NY
914-965-9491
www.thechildrensplayhouse.net
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 2 to 6 years;  10 to 12 years
Of note: Two programs for two age groups: The Summer Playhouse, ages 2 to 6 and the Big Sister/Big Brother program, ages 10 to 12. A dynamic program of arts, crafts, music, water play, storytelling, drama, movement, science.

CHINESE LANGUAGE PROGRAM FOR ALL CHILDREN
51 Popham Road, Scarsdale, NY
914-907-6075
www.clpchildren.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: birth to 8 years
Of note: Mommy and Me, after school classes, and summer immersion camp for children. Give your child the amazing opportunity to learn Mandarin, the language of their future. 

CIRCUS ARTS CAMP
Solomon Schechter School
555 W. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale, NY
923-4650
www.circusartscampny.com
Type: Day camp
Ages: 7 years and up
Of note: Cooperation, determination, and fun emerge, as campers become circus folks during summer vacation. Safety-certified instructors teach juggling, clowning, unicycling, trapeze, wire walking, trampoline, balancing, and more.

CONCORDIA DAY CAMP
171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY
914-337-9300, x2168
www.concordiadaycamp.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 13 years
Of note: Challenging programs for children that include music, art, science and sports. The Concordia Conservatory offers musical theatre, piano, guitar camp, chamber and vocal music. Now offers a new morning Sport-A-Day camp, featuring coaching in basketball, baseball, soccer and floor hockey.

CRESTWOOD MUSIC EDUCATION CENTER
453 White Plains Road, Eastchester, NY
914-961-3497
Type: Summer program
Ages served: All ages
www.crestwoodmusic.com
Of note: Offering private lessons in piano, guitar, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, drums and percussion for students of all ages/levels. Suzuki programs in piano and violin. World-class faculty provides a premier music education, including jazz instruction with top jazz artists in piano, woodwinds, saxophone, guitar and percussion.

DANCE CAVISE
273 Halstead Ave., Mamaroneck, NY
914-381-5222
www.dancecavise.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 5 to 13 years
Of note: Seven-week dance and theatre arts camp. Study aspects of dance, vocal technique, drama, set and costume design. Campers participate in two original productions directed by Broadway veteran Joe Cavise. Field trips to Broadway. Seven-week Intensive Camp for advanced dancers also available.

DAYJAMS
At SUNY Purchase
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
800-295-5956
www.dayjams.com
Type: Summer camp
Ages served: 8 to 15 years
Of note: DayJams is America’s original rock music day camp for beginners to experienced players. Every week, campers can join a rock band, write a song, perform live, record their performance, design a poster, t-shirt and CD cover for their band and make new friends. Summer dates: July 9-13 and July 16-20.

DICKER READING METHOD
75 Brook St., Scarsdale, NY
914-472-0600
www.DickerReading.com
Type: Program
Ages served: 5 to 17 years
Of note: The Dicker Reading Method can teach any child to read, even children diagnosed as learning disabled, ADD, ADHD or dyslexic. Children reading below, at or above, grade level can accomplish one to two years of reading improvement this summer. Parents see an immediate improvement in reading achievement, comprehension and vocabulary development.

DISCOVER CAMP
At Holy Rosary School
180 Bradhurst Ave., Hawthorne, NY
914-462-0360
www.discovercamp.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 6 to 14 years
Of note: Discover Camp is run very much like a school or a college and not like a traditional summer camp, featuring science, technology, sports, arts and hobby activities.

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER, MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
250 Bryant Ave., White Plains, NY
914-949-4187
www.earlychildhoodcentermumc.org
Type: Summer camp
Ages served: 21 months to 5 years
Of note: The Early Childhood Center is a NAEYC accredited and NYS licensed program which supports the philosophy that “play is the work of childhood.” A developmentally appropriate curriculum embraces each child’s unique personality and learning style.

ELMWOOD DAY CAMP
900 Dobbs Ferry Road, White Plains, NY
914-592-6121
www.elmwooddaycamp.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 12 years
Of note: Elmwood’s program is a balance between swim, athletics, creative arts and performing arts. Beginning in 1st grade campers also have electives in their schedule.

EXCEPTIONAL TAE KWON DO CENTER 
170 East Post Road, White Plains, NY
914-421-6837
www.exceptionaltaekwondo.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 5 years to 12 years
Of note: Eight-week program. Martial arts instruction and fitness classes every day maximize physical and mental conditioning with a combination of Taekwondo and mixed martial arts training. Weekly outdoor field trips, swimming and arts and crafts.

FRENCH-AMERICAN SCHOOL OF NEW YORK
525 Fenimore Road, Mamaroneck, NY
914-250-0415
www.fasny.org
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 4 to 13 years
Of note: FASNY’s After-School Programs is offering a five-week French Immersion camp. From June 25 to July 27. Campers will learn or enhance their French language through a variety of fun and educational activities.

FUTURE STARS SUMMER CAMPS
At SUNY Purchase
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
914-273-8500
www.fscamps.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 ½ to 16 years
Of note: Weekly day sessions June through August. Campers choose from specialties: tennis, soccer, football, multi-sports, basketball, baseball, field hockey, lacrosse, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, magic, softball, diving, academic. Little Stars: ages 3 1/2 – 5 years, two-week sessions. Lunch option, local central point transportation from Westchester, door-to-door transportation from Manhattan available.

GREENBURGH NATURE CENTER
99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
914-723-3470
Type: Day camps and programs
Ages served: 4 to 13 years
www.greenburghnaturecenter.org
Of note: For kids who love nature and the great outdoors. Offerings range from camp to drop-in classes to special events and a live animal museum. Camps and classes are great for kids of all ages. Features 33-acre property complete with hiking trails, picnic areas, gardens, a pond and a barnyard.

GYM DANDY
1415 Pelhamdale Ave., Pelham, NY
347-293-5439; 646-338-5921
www.gymdandyonline.com
Type: Summer camp and program
Ages served: 8 months to 4 years
Of note: Ideal opportunity for parent/child bonding. Gym Dandy offers children, accompanied by their parents, various activities including parachute, puppets, parade, arts and crafts and much more in indoor and outdoor settings.

GYMCATS GYMNASTICS SUMMER CAMP
One Odell Plaza, Yonkers, NY
914-965-7676
www.gymcats.net
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 4-1/2 to 12 years
Of note: For kids who love moving and being creative! Includes gymnastics, Hip Hop dance, karate, arts and crafts, games and more. No experience necessary in any activities. Campers can do one week or up to seven weeks. Full-, half- or extended-day program offered. Space is limited.

HOFF-BARTHELSON MUSIC SCHOOL
25 School Lane, Scarsdale, NY
914-723-1169
www.hbms.org
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 7 to 15 years
Of note: For the musically inclined, this exceptional faculty offers a five-week music, art and theater program, and private summer lessons for children in second to tenth graders.

HUDSON COUNTRY MONTESSORI
340 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY
914-636-6202
www.hudsoncountry.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 15 months to 12 years
Of note: Programs for campers offer theme-centered, interdisciplinary, experiential and athletic activities to expand minds, strengthen bodies, and refresh spirits.  Lunch provided for full day campers. Transportation is available.

ID TECH CAMPS
At Pace University
861 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY
914-773-3200
www.internaldrive.com
Type: Computer day and overnight camps
Ages served: 7 to 17 years
Of note: Kids and teens learn one course topic per week, specializing in video game design, iPhone® app development, Flash® animation, programming, video editing and more – using the best brand name products from Adobe®, Apple®, Autodesk®, Google, Microsoft® and beyond.
 
INNOVATIVE STAR GYMNASTICS, LLC
151 Crotona Ave., Harrison, NY
914-835-0010
www.isggymnastics.com
Type: Day camp for girls
Ages served: 5 to 14 years
Of note: Morning session devoted to teaching gymnastics skills and routines on the equipment. Afternoon session includes swimming, games, theater, arts and crafts, talent show and carnival. Seven sessions to choose from, June through August.

JCC OF MID-WESTCHESTER
999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY
914-472-3300
www.jccmw.org
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 2.6 to 17 years
Of note: Campers enjoy stimulating and fun activities while building confidence in a nurturing, non-competitive environment. Integrated programs (ages 4 t o 12 years) available through Camp Gadol with specially trained staff.

LIBERTY MONTESSORI’S SUMMER SCIENCE PROGRAM
155 Beechmont Dr., New Rochelle, NY
914-636-3461
631 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY
914-777-1382
www.libertymontessorischools.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 17 months to 7 years
Of note: Inspiring creative thinking and hands-on scientific exploration. Indoor and outdoor summer fun activities are based on a thematic approach to bring to surface the young scientist in all preschoolers. Presented through an interdisciplinary curriculum, integrating math, science, music, art and technology.

LOGREA DANCE ACADEMY
2 Dale Avenue, Ossining, NY
914-941-2939
www.logreadance.com
Type: Summer program
Ages served: Preschool through Professional
For those who are serious about dance, there is no time for a summer respite. At Logrea, students can take advantage of a summer program that consists of all styles of dance and body movement – ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and Pilates.

LYCEUM KENNEDY FRENCH SUMMER PROGRAM
One Cross Road, Ardsley, NY
914-479-0722
www.lyceumkennedy.org
Type: Summer language program
Ages served: 4 to 12 years
Of note: The summer program is tailored to French speakers.  Using workshops such as drama, sports, arts and crafts, cooking etc., children perfect their knowledge of the French language and culture. Weekly fieldtrips.

MAMARONECK BEACH & YACHT CLUB
555 S. Barry Ave., Mamaroneck, NY
914-698-1130
www.mamaroneckbeachandyachtclub.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 2 to 7 years
Of note: Located on a private estate on Long Island Sound. Swimming (two pools), kayaking, tennis, arts and crafts and sports. Classes are small, allowing for personal attention to encourage individual level of participation to foster good self-esteem.

MAZEL TOTS SUMMER PROGRAM: SUMMER STARS
Scarsdale Synagogue/Temples Tremont and Emanu-El
2 Ogden Road, Scarsdale, NY
845-723-3001
www.sstte.org/education.html
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 18 mos. to 6 years
Of note: Summer Stars features water play, soccer, nature, music, sports, special theme days, creative movement, yoga, cooking, storytelling, art, an optional lunch program and much more! 

THE MILESTONE SCHOOL
70 W. Broad St., Mount Vernon, NY
914-667-3478
www.themilestoneschool.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 2 to 6 years
Of note: Summer days are filled with water play, arts and crafts, music and movement, story time, cooking, field trips and an “introduction to reading through the school’s phonic based program. “Diaper- friendly” classes offered.

MOHAWK DAY CAMP
200 Old Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY
914-949-2635
www.CampMohawk.com
Type: Day camp for boys and girls
Ages served: 3 to 13 years
Of note: 23 sports fields, basketball and tennis courts with instruction by top coaches, separate arts and hobby centers, a year-round farm with pony rides, drama & music centers, ropes courses, mini-golf courses and ice skating rink.  Two instructional swims daily.

MOUNT TOM DAY CAMP
48 Mount Tom Road, New Rochelle, NY
914-636-8130
www.mounttomdaycamp.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 14 years
Of note: A positive camp experience that enhances a child’s physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. Red Cross swim instruction, team and individual sports, cultural and performing arts, nature, outdoor adventure electives and special events.

MUSIC CONSERVATORY OF WESTCHESTER
216 Central Ave., White Plains, NY
914-761-3900
www.musicconservatory.org
Type: Musical theatre workshop
Ages served: 10 to 16 years
Of note: Students learn about the process of rehearsing and performing a musical, working with a professional director, music director and choreographer who are also experienced arts educators. In a low-pressure, non-competitive but disciplined and artistically challenging environment, students learn beginning technique in the areas of acting, singing, dance, and improvisation.

NEW ROCHELLE RACQUET CLUB
2550 Palmer Ave., New Rochelle, NY
914-636-1003
www.NewRochelleRacquetClub.com
Type: Tennis camp
Ages served: 3 to 14 years
Of note: Half- and full-day options, air-conditioned camps for all ages including Pee Wees (ages 3 to 5 years ), and Juniors (ages 6 to 14 years).

NYU SUMMER PROGRAM FOR KIDS
At The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, NY
212-263-0760
www.aboutourkids.org
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 7 to 11 years
Of note: A seven-week, evidence-based, therapeutic day program for youngsters with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and behavior disorders. The program focuses on helping children improve their attention skills, their organizational and friendship skills, and build self esteem. Staff/child ratio 1 to 1.5.


555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY
718-596-4900
www.oasischildren.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served 4 to 14 years
Of note: A traditional camp experience. Campers have access to playing fields, courts and a pool! Oasis Teen Travel program, for ages 12 to 14 years, takes teens on daily trips. Enrollment is flexible; children can attend for a minimum of two consecutive weeks to eight weeks.

OSSINING CHILDREN’S CENTER
90-92 South Highland Ave., Ossining, NY
914-941-0230
www.ossiningchildrenscenter.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 11 years
Of note: Summer program with challenging and fun physical activities (including swimming lessons), enrichment experiences (including a film animation workshop), free time and mentoring relationships with supportive adults. Field trips taken to recreational and cultural points of interest in the region.

OUR VICTORY DAY CAMP
At Aldersgate Methodist Church
600 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY
914-574-4841
www.ourvictory.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 5 to 12 years
Of note: Oriented toward children with learning challenges and/or attention difficulties in need of a structured and supportive environment. A full day camping program is modified to meet campers’ needs.

PACE UNIVERSITY
78 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY
914-422-4135
www.thecenterforliteracy.com
Type: Summer literacy program
Ages served: 5 to 17 years
Of note: Focusing on decoding skills, comprehension, language, literature, and writing skills, as well as crafts, games, and sports. Certified professionals teach small classes of children in a caring, nurturing environment. The Center offers a three-hour session from 9am –noon or a six-hour session from 9am to 3pm, Monday through Thursday, throughout July.

PLAY GROUP THEATRE
1 North Broadway, White Plains, NY
914-946-4433
www.playgroup.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 17 years
Of note: PGT is now located in a brand new facility, which includes a Main Stage Theatre, Studio Theatre, rehearsal studios, scene and costume shops and more. Camp programs include one-, three-, and six-week option for Teen Conservatory (14 to 17 years), Young Actors’ Ensemble (11 to 13 years), PGT Kids (7 to 10 years) and Little Theatre (4 to 6 years).

PROFESSIONAL SOCCER CAMPS
168 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck, NY
www.kappsoccer.com
914-698-7705
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 5-16 years
Of note: Focus on individual skills, technical play and soccer fitness. Programs for all levels for boys and girls.

PROSWING BASEBALL CAMP
Port Chester Middle School
36 Midland Ave., Port Chester, NY
914-937-6700
27 Radio Circle Dr., Mount Kisco, NY
914-242-1626
www.proswingbaseball.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 6 to 12 years
Of note: ProSwing camps are designed to provide each individual player with the necessary fundamental skill set in order to maximize potential and excel on the ball field.  Offers personalized attention in an exciting group setting, the camp provides encourages learning, activity and most of all, fun.

PURCHASE COLLEGE YOUTH & PRECOLLEGE PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
914-251-6500
www.purchase.edu/youth
Type: Summer arts program
Ages served: 6 to 18 years
Of note: For students who love to act, sing and dance, paint, write creatively, be a reporter, take pictures, make movies, play jazz, or write songs. Purchase College has a specially designed program for your child this summer. Call for more information or visit the website.

PURCHASE DAY CAMP
3095 Purchase St., Purchase, NY
914-949-2636
www.purchasedaycamp.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 14 years
Of note: 4 heated pools, climbing wall and zipline, rocketry, computers, crafts and sports twice a day. Professional staff of over 60 teachers.

RYE ARTS CENTER
51 Milton Road, Rye, NY
914-967-0700
www.ryeartscenter.org
Type: Summer program
Ages: 4 to 12 years
Of note: Week-long programs including Creative Arts Program, Music & Movement: Song and Dance; Digital Photography/Photoshop; Ceramics; Group Guitar for Beginners; Intro to Piano; Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles; Musical Theater; Instrumental and Vocal Music Lessons.

RYE RACQUET CLUB
3 South Road, Harrison
914-835-3030
www.ryeracquet.com/501/summer_camp
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 8 to 16 years
Of note: Tennis is the name of the game for junior players. The nine-court indoor/outdoor facility offers eight one-week sessions of tennis camp. Program includes instruction, practice play and match play.

ROCKY BROOK DAY CAMP
119 Highland Ave., Eastchester, NY
914-747-3080
www.girlscoutshh.org
Type: Day camp for Girls
Ages served: 5 to 13 years
Of note: Girl Scout emphasis. Arts and crafts, camping skills/outdoor living, community service, field trips, horseback riding (Western), music, nature/environmental Studies, photography, recreational swimming, dance, drama, performing arts.

RYE YMCA DISCOVERY CAMP
At The Osborn School
21 Locust Avenue, Rye, NY
914-967-6363, ext. 105
www.ryeymca.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 11 years
Of note: This full-day camp held at the Osborn School is designed to meet the individual needs and interests of its participants. Activities include: instructional swimming, arts and crafts, nature, sports, indoor and outdoor games, field trips.

SOLOMON-SCHECHTER SUMMER CAMP
555 West Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale, NY
914-948-8333
www.Solomon-Schechter.com
Type: Day camp/residence camp
Ages served: 5 to 14 years
Of note: Eight one-week sessions, June through August. Children have the opportunity to create their schedule from numerous daily choices including free swim and swim lessons, crafts, circus arts, music jams, mad science, basketball, hip hop/Israeli dance, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, drama, jewelry making, chess and a 3-day resident-camp.

SOUNDVIEW SPORTS
At Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY
914-323-5400
www.soundviewsports.com
Type Day camp
Ages served: 6 to 14 years
Of note: Teaching sportsmanship and proper skills (beginner to advanced). Campers choose from soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, field hockey, flag football, swimming, tennis, golf and volleyball.

SPORTIME AT HARBOR ISLAND
Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck, NY
914-777-5050
www.sportimeny.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: Preschool to adult
Of note: Multi-sport day camps include instruction in every popular sport. Pre-school programs are truly unique. Elite sports camps for tennis, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse and roller hockey. Instructional junior tennis camp (ages 6 to 17 years) including drills and competitive play.

SQUIRE ADVANTAGE
At
49 Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY
914-328-3798
www.squirecamps.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 5 to 14 years
Of note: A camp for the curious child. Children create their own schedule based on a choice of 40 different courses including photography, cooking, swimming, robotics, and more. Campers may choose four, three or a total of seven weeks. Hot lunch is included.

SQUIRE SPORTS CAMPS
At The Masters School
49 Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY
914-328-3798
www.squirecamps.com
Type: Sports camps
Ages served: 6 to 15 years
Of note: Squire Sports Camps include the Baseball Academy, the Tennis Academy and an All-Sports Academy. College-caliber fields and tennis courts, an experienced and professional adult coaching staff, indoor batting cage, hot catered lunch, game room, field trips, optional swimming, and a full size gym.  

STUDIO B DANCE CENTER
375 White Plains Road, Eastchester, NY
914-793-2799
www.studiobdance.com/summer.html
Type: Summer program
Ages served: 2 years & up
Of note: Students of all ages and levels gain self-esteem and confidence as they learn proper dance technique, while having fun and making friends.

SUMMERTECH COMPUTER CAMP
At SUNY Purchase
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
914-251-6530
866-814-TECH
www.summertech.net/
Type: Computer camp
Ages served: 8 to 17 years
Of note: Day and overnight programs, where campers learn game design, animation, computer programming and Web design from the most knowledgeable staff. Computer fun including computer games and tournaments with the top games made for the PC and Mac.

SUNNY DAYS CAMP
2 Broadway, Valhalla, NY
914-948-1744
www.hnjschool.net
Type: Summer camp
Ages served: 4 to 13 years
Of note: Sunny Days Camp is part of Holy Name of Jesus School, a high quality, Middle States accredited school offering an academic summer camp for students at affordable rates.

TEATOWN LAKE RESERVATION
1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY
914-762-2912
www.teatown.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 14 years
Of note: Adventure, discovery and hands-on fun in the outdoors. Children learn about and explore the natural world — catch frogs, collect bugs, climb rocks, hike on trails and explore natural habitats.

THORNTON DONOVAN SUMMER CHALLENGE
100 Overlook Circle, New Rochelle, NY
914-632-8836
www.td.edu
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 14 years
Of note: Swimming instruction and recreational swim are a focal point, and the campus boasts one of the few outdoor instructional pools. Door-to-door transportation included.

WESTCHESTER GYMNASTICS
5 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, NY
914-592-2324
2031 Rte. 22, Brewster, NY
845-278-2076
www.westchestergymnastics.net
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 18 months to 7 years
Of note: Programs for all levels from beginner to competitive half and full day, as well as single day to full week options. Games, crafts and snacks.

WESTCHESTER SKATING ACADEMY
91 Fairview Park Dr., (Rte. 9A), Elmsford, NY
914-347-8232
www.skatewsa.com
Type: Skating camp
Ages served: 4 to 12 years
Of note: Early Summer Mini-Camp for preschool children. Figure Skating Camp, 11-week program with World and Olympic Team coaches. Hockey Camp, eight-week program develops boys and girls into well-rounded hockey players. A new program, running in July is designed for kids ages 7 to 12 years.

WINDWARD SCHOOL
40 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY
914-949-6968, ext. 1250
www.windwardny.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: grades 4 to 9 years
Of note: A four-week program to improve skills and enrich knowledge in math, science, study skills and organizational skills for writing. New: Book Club for Reluctant Readers. Added option: afternoon socializing and fun through sports, art and drama.


5 Locations in Westchester and Fairfield: Katonah, Larchmont, Tarrytown, Stamford, and Westport.
914-401-4159
http://www.writopialab.org/westchester
Ages served: Kids and teens 8 - 18
Of note: Writopia Lab runs award-winning Creative Writing workshops. The week-long, half-day summer intensives are taught by published professional writers, and have no more than six students, grouped by age. Students write at least one polished piece by the end of each week.

YOUNG PEOPLE’S DAY CAMP
Yonkers, NY
914-792-6555, 800-DAY-CAMP (800-329-2267)
www.ypdc.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 4 to 14 years
Of note: Diversified program of physical activity (swimming, athletic activities such as tennis, basketball, soccer, track & field, football, whiffleball, volleyball, miniature golf, etc.) with the excitement of various trips and special events. Two- to eight-week sessions.

YMCA OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER
250 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY
914-287-2021
www.ymca-cnw.org
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 3 to 16 years
Of note: Summer camp programs in four locations in Westchester and Putnam counties with convenient schedules and pickup/drop-off arrangements for working parents. Financial assistance is available. The YMCA Camp experience enhances a camper’s self-confidence, self-esteem, and leadership skills through well-planned, fun activities.

YWCA OF WHITE PLAINS
515 North St., White Plains
949-6227
www.ymcawhiteplains.com
Type: Day camp
Ages served: 5 to 12 years
Of note: Sports, swimming, arts and crafts, nature, music, theater and more. A summer gymnastics program and camp for preschoolers.  Red Cross certified swim staff.

Bedford academy of Music February 17, 2013 at 06:54 AM
Bedford Academy of Music Chamber Music Camp www.bedfordacademyofmusic.org 914-400-4029 317 Railroad Avenues, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 A unique experience for intermediate & advanced string, piano, woodwind students. Learn the art of playing in quartets, trios, duos in a professional, inspiring and supportive atmosphere. Lessons, rehearsals, theory classes, and workshops will culminate in a gala recital. Join us for some serious fun!
Liz Kaplan March 04, 2013 at 07:08 PM
Please include The Hudson Valley Writers' Center weeklong day camp. The Hudson Valley Writers' Center www.writerscenter.org 914-332-1400 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 July 8 - July 12, 9am-3:30am (entering grades 3 - 6) Each day campers will explore a different genre of writing. The afternoon of the last day will include binding a volume of personal work followed by a reading for campers and their guests. The day will include opportunities to play games and spend time outdoors.
Lanning Taliaferro March 04, 2013 at 08:08 PM
Thanks, Liz Kaplan. We're compiling the 2013 camp directory now and will include the Writers' Center.
Robyn Ferracane June 07, 2013 at 07:50 PM
Please include Actors Playground of Westchester The Actors Playground of Westchester provides students with professional instruction in a week long camp 9am to 3pm, Monday through Friday. These workshops will increase the skill level of every student, whether their goal is to become a professional actor, or use the workshop to have fun and develop life skills. The students are the stars of these productions, not the sets. Each student will receive a script and will be taught any music they will need to perform for their role. Friday will end the week with a performance for friends and family. www.actorspg.com
Armanda Famiglietti July 23, 2013 at 04:40 PM
Please don't forget MVP Basketball Camp in White Plains - Westchester Magazine's editors pick for Best Day Camp in Westchester

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