8 Summer Day Camps Long Island Kids Will Love

Pierce Day Camp has a pool for every age. Each summer, campers graduate to a deeper pool with more features - like the Double Chute Water Slide at the age 6 pool.
Pierce Day Camp has a pool for every age. Each summer, campers graduate to a deeper pool with more features - like the Double Chute Water Slide at the age 6 pool.

Lucky for Long Island families, the area is practically a summer camp mecca. You don't need to go very far to find sprawling green campuses, on-site water parks, air-conditioned state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and Ninja Warrior-style obstacle courses. There are fun and enriching programs for kids of all ages, and plenty of flexible schedule options—like partial weeks and extended care—to keep busy parents happy, too.

With so many options, the search isn't easy. So, if you're seeking out a day camp for your LI kiddo this summer, take a look at some of these top picks from our camp partners below. You can also head to our Long Island Camp Guide or browse our Directory for even more options.

Best Storytime Yeti at the Farmingdale Library
Farmingdale Library - 10:00 AM Pick
Baby Start at the Hauppauge Library
Hauppauge Public Library - 10:30 AM Pick
Star Quest at The Whaling Museum
The Whaling Museum & Eduacation Center - 11:00 AM Pick
Self-Serve Family Crafts at The Whaling Museum
The Whaling Museum & Eduacation Center - 11:00 AM Pick
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