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.

8 Summer Day Camps Long Island Kids Will Love

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.

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Pierce Country Day Camp
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Patchogue/Brookhaven Roe YMCA
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Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury Gardens - 10:00 AM Pick
Earth Day Celebration at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Quogue Wildlife Refuge - 10:00 AM Pick
Discover Southold Scavenger Hunt
Southold Historical Society - 10:00 AM Pick
Family Seal Walk at Montauk State Park
Montauk Point State Park - 9:00 AM
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