Most Affordable Summer Camps on Long Island for Kids

Introduce your child to science at a Center for Science Teaching and Learning summer camp.  Photo courtesy of the camp
Introduce your child to science at a Center for Science Teaching and Learning summer camp. Photo courtesy of the camp

For kids on Long Island, summer is 10 weeks that make the rest of the year worth enduring. For moms and dads, these two months stretch out like a lazy highway, waiting to be filled with activity before your home becomes a whining zone of boredom.

Summer camp can be a significant investment, but some Long Island summer camps are actually quite affordable; others offer scholarships and financial aid.

Here is our list of the most affordable summer camp programs on Long Island. Find more summer camp resources in our Guide to Summer Camps

Places featured in this article:


St. Christopher’s School

Hempstead Boys & Girls Club, Inc.

Hicksville Youth Council's Boys & Girls Club

Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club at Lincoln House, Inc.

Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club, Inc.

Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay - East Norwich, Inc.

Three Village Boys & Girls Club at Murphy Junior High School

Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area
Fleece and Fiber Festival at Hallockville Museum Farm
Hallockville Museum Farm - 10:00 AM Pick
Tea with Tink at Cultural Arts Playhouse
Cultural Arts Playhouse - 10:00 AM Pick
Plainview-Old Bethpage Springfest
Mid-Island Y JCC - 10:00 AM Pick
Build-a-Boat Workshop at The Whaling Museum
The Whaling Museum & Education Center - 1:00 PM Pick
Ukrainian Sunflower Craft at Westhampton Library
Westhampton Free Library - 5:00 PM Pick
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