42 NYC Summer Camps with Availability (Some with Savings Too!)

NYC Summer Day Camps for Last-Minute Reservations and Spots
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You've all heard the hype: Parents standing in line at the crack of dawn vying for a spot in their chosen summer camp. But the reality is, even if you haven't spent one minute thinking about summer camp, there's no need to panic—yet.

Sure, some programs fill up quickly with returning campers who get first priority, but there are so many amazing programs out there now. You'll find specialty camps for every interest, camps for preschoolers, and even toddlers, cooking camps, tech camps, arts camps, or traditional, general interest country day camps where you're kids will breathe fresh air all day and come home dirty and tired...you name it.  We've rounded up over 40 of our NYC area camp partners of all different kinds that still have spots for summer 2018 as of this writing. Some are even offering special discounts for Mommy Poppins readers. To find by location, click to open the map at the bottom of the post.

To find even more New York City-area camps, check out our comprehensive Summer Camp Guide and browse hundreds of programs by location, age and type in our NYC Summer Camp Directory.


14th Street Y Toddler Camps & New Country Day Camp
Mini Camp (with parent/caregiver) for 17 months-3.5 years (grouped by age): June 18th-August 9th, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays or Mondays and Wednesdays. New Country Day Camp for rising kindergartners through 8th graders. Two week sessions or full camp season: June 27th-August 24th

92Y Camps
Availability in coed programs for Camp Yomi (grades K-4), Yomi Seniors (grades 5 and 6) and Trailblazers (grades 7 and 8). Sessions start June 27.

Advantage All-City Jr Tennis Camp
All sessions available June 18-August 31 for campers ages 5 to 17. Choose from single week or save with multiple weeks.

Advantage Day Camps
All sessions available June 18-August 31 for campers ages 4-14. Choose from single days with a 10, 20, or 30 pack, single weeks or save with multiple weeks. Special: Buy one week, get one free. (New campers only) Click for details. 

Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp
Availability for ages 4 ½ to 15 in the full summer, four-week, and five-or six-week flexible sessions from June 27 to August 17 at both Upper East Side and Battery Park City campuses.

Aviator Sports Summer Day Camps
All sessions are open for ages 3-15 years old. New offerings include fencing, STEM program, acting and improv, a music program, nature exploration, field trips, peddle carts, and swimming!

Ballet & Theater Summer Day Camp
The Ballet Club Summer Day Camps are available to children between the ages of 3.5 - 8 years. Full- and half- day programs July 9 to August 31.

BOLD Arts Dance Camp
Spots for children entering 1st-5th Grade: Week of June 25 (UES), Week of July 16 (Wash. Hts), Week of August 13 (Gramercy), Week of August 20 and August 27 (UWS)

Camp Kidville Manhattan
Availabililty for ages 18 months to 5 years from May 7 to August 24. Sign up for 12, 8, or 2 week sessions: 5/21-6/1, 6/4-6/15, 6/18-6/29, 7/2-7/13, 7/16-7/27, 7/30-8/10, 8/13-8/24.

Camp Kidville of NYC
Availabililty for ages 24 months to 5 years from May 7 to August 24. Sign up for 12, 8, or 2 week sessions: 5/21-6/1, 6/4-6/15, 6/18-6/29, 7/2-7/13, 7/16-7/27, 7/30-8/10, 8/13-8/24.

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Spots available during all summer weeks for kids ages 7 - 14 in Cobble Hill, ages 7 - 11 in TriBeCa and Upper East Side, and ages 9 - 14 in Boerum Hill. Register now for epic 1-week STEM day camps with Minecraft, Roblox, Virtual Reality and more! Special: Save $40 off every week of camp with code MommyPoppins. Click for details. 

Chelsea Piers Summer Sports Camps
Availability in weekly camp sessions from June 18 to August 31 for children ages 3 to 17 choose from gymnastics, ice skating, multi-sport, and so much more!

Availability in many camps, including Stories on Film, ages 7-13, July 9-13  (Governors Island) , Photography, ages 7-13, July 16-20  (Governors Island), Teen Editing & Post Production, ages 12-15, July 2-3 & 5-6 (Hudson Square), and Mixed Media, ages 6-12, August 20-24 (Hudson Square).

China Institute Immersive Summer Day Camp for Kids & Teens
Designed and tailored for different age groups ranging from 2 to 14, China Institute’s Children’s Summer Day Camp offers instruction in Chinese language, history, literature and culture in an exciting and interactive environment to students of all proficiency levels. Availability for toddlers (ages 2 to 3) to teens (8 – 14 years old) for Session 1: 7/9-7/20, 2: 7/23-8/3 or 3: 8/6-8/17.

Columbus Pre-School Day Camp
Weekly sessions available for kids ages 2-5, June 11 to August 24.

Construction Kids
One week sessions available for ages 4-6 and 7-9 in Manhattan at The British International School, Corlears School, Avenues: The World School, and Dwight School and in Brooklyn at The Co-op School and in Brooklyn Navy Yard HQ.

Deer Mountain Day Camp
Programs available for boys and girls. Openings for weekly sessions from Nursery to 9th Grade in all weeks from June 25 to August 17.

Deerkill Day Camp
2,4,5,6,7 or 8 week sessions July 2 to August 24 for all ages available.

Dwight Summer Camp
All sessions, ages 4-12. Special: Save 10% for Mommy Poppins readers. Click for details. 

Gate Hill Day Camp
4 - 8 week sessions available Monday, June 25th - Friday, August 17th for 3 yrs old to entering 10th grade.

iD Tech
Spots available for campers 7 to 17 at NYU, Columbia, NYIT, Adelphi, Manhattanville, Marymount Manhattan, Queens College, Sarah Lawrence College, Stony Brook, SUNY New Paltz.

Kids at Art
Space still available for kids ages 4.5 and older. Register for the week or by day or 1/2 day from June 11 to August 24.

Launch Math + Science Centers
Openings for weekly are sessions available 6/18 – 8/30 for TWEENS (Grades 5-7) in TRIBECA & on UWS in Architecture & Engineering, Coding & Game Development, mRobotics, and Phenomenal Physics. Plus select openings for weekly sessions 6/18 - 8/30 for JUNIORS (Grades K-1) & KIDS (Grades 2-4) TRIBECA, UWS, UES.

Lavner Camps at New York University and The Cathedral School (E. 74th St.)
20+ camps to choose from in Sports, Tech & The Arts. Sessions from June 25th to August 17th.

MakerState STEM Summer Camp
Availabilities for weekly STEM sessions for ages 6 to 12 in all weeks from July 2 to August 31. (UES, UWS, LES, Park Slope)

Marymount Summer IDEA Lab
Openings for weekly sessions for boys and girls in rising grades 6-8 in all weeks from June 25 to July 27. Topics include: Entrepreneurs and Inventions, Arcade Game Design, Screen Writing and Digital Film Making, Animation and Graphic Design, Sustainability and Innovation.

Mill Basin Day Camp
Spots available for children ages 2.5 to 14 from July 02 to August 24. Customize a schedule with options for 4 to 8 weeks enrollment, 3, 4, or 5 days per week. There is a 4-week minimum requirement and can be any 4 weeks of your choosing.

NORY STEM
Swim & STEM openings for weeks 1, 2, 3, 9, and 10. Soccer & STEM openings for weeks 1, 2, and 5. Robots & Science openings in weeks 9 and 10.

NYC YMCA Camps
Availability at all locations in all five boroughs in many specialty and general interest day and sleepaway camps. Weekly sessions for ages 4-16 July 2 to August 24. 

NY Kids Club Summer Day Camp
June 4 - September 2 sessions are available on a week-by-week basis for children 2.5 - 8 years old. Half and full day options are available.

Oasis Day Camp
Openings for 3 year olds to 11 year olds from July 2 to August 24.

Park Slope Day Camp
All sessions and programs still available.

Physique Swimming Summer Camp
Physique Summer Camp Financial District at the Pine St School, June 25 - August 31, Ages, 4 -12 or Midtown East at International Pre Schools, June 18 - August 17, Ages: 4 - 10.

Rella's Spielhaus Summer Camp 2018
Openings in weekly sessions from July 9th to August 31st from 9:00am to 3:00pm for ages 6 months to 11 years old.

robofun
June 18th - August 31st Pre-K - 6th Grade, weeklong full Day and half-day camp. Special: Sign-up now for weeklong full-day camp and receive $55.00 off of each week when you mention Mommy Poppins. Ask about refer a friend savings options too.

Rock Camp
Openings for July 23 - 27 for ages 7-19. Beginners to advanced students welcome..

Taste Buds Kitchen
Taste Buds Kitchen's signature Cooking Camps are offered all summer—from June 7 to September 7. Every day, campers ages four to teen make delicious and unique recipes while whipping up batches of fun. You can register for the whole summer or try it out for a week or single day.

Tennis Innovators Summer Camp
June 11 - August 31.

The Art Farm NYC
Availability in June, July and August for ages 3-9 years.

The Nature Place Day Camp
2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 week sessions still available, 7/2 - 8/10. 1 week camps available 8/13 - 8/17.

WCS Zoos & Aquarium Camps
Junior Scientist, July 9-13 (Central Park) or August 13-17(Bklyn) for students entering Grades 7-9, July 23-27, August 20-24(Qns). Zoo Explorer (Bklyn) July 9-13 & July 23-27 for entering grades 4-6. Zoo Explorer (Qns) July 16-20, July 23-27, August 20-24, for students entering grades 3rd-5th. Junior Oceanographers at New York Aquarium, July 2-6, July 16-20, August 13-17, August 20-24, August 27-31 for students entering 6th-8th.

YMCA Camp Mason
Availability for June 24 to July 7 session for ages 8-15 and August 5- August 18 session for ages 8-15. Sibling discounts available.

For more camp options, check out our Summer Camp Guide.

 

This post, originally published in June 2009, is updated annually.

 

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14th Street Y
344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue
10003 New York , NY
Phone: 212-780-0800 ext 240
40° 43' 52.5432" N, 73° 59' 0.2976" W
New York
92 Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
10128 New York , NY
Phone: 212.415.5500
40° 46' 58.5444" N, 73° 57' 8.7192" W
New York
Advantage All-City Camps at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
281 Main St.
10044 Roosevelt Island , NY
Phone: 212-935-0250
40° 45' 25.0308" N, 73° 57' 18.6696" W
New York
Asphalt Green Battery Park
212 North End Ave
10280 New York , NY
Phone: 201-683-8054
40° 42' 57.7332" N, 74° 0' 53.2116" W
New York
Asphalt Green AquaCenter
1750 York Avenue (at 91st Street)
New York , NY
Phone: 888-979-4669
40° 46' 42.3876" N, 73° 56' 35.4696" W
New York
Pixel Academy: Brooklyn
163 Pacific St.
11201 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 866-771-6837
40° 41' 22.6752" N, 73° 59' 38.8788" W
New York
Pixel Academy: TriBeCa
256 West St.
10013 New York , NY
Phone: (866) 771-6837
40° 43' 20.9208" N, 74° 0' 40.7844" W
New York
Kidville East Side
163 East 84th Street
10028 New York , NY
Phone: 212-772-8435
40° 46' 40.8792" N, 73° 57' 20.1492" W
New York
Aviator Sports
3159 Flatbush Ave
11563 New York , NY
Phone: 718-758-7500
40° 35' 22.83" N, 73° 53' 56.6196" W
New York
Kidville FiDi
40 Gold Street
10038 New York , NY
Phone: 2125662020
40° 42' 31.4244" N, 74° 0' 20.7072" W
New York
Kidville Carroll Gardens
380 Court St
11231 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 718-522-1700
40° 40' 52.8816" N, 73° 59' 47.904" W
New York
Children's Museum of Art
103 Charlton Street
New York , NY
Phone: (212) 274 0986
40° 43' 39.4176" N, 74° 0' 29.3544" W
New York
China Institute
125 East 65th Street
10065 New York , NY
Phone: 212-744-8181
40° 45' 52.2864" N, 73° 57' 44.7588" W
New York
China Insititue
40 Rector Street
10006 New York , NY
Phone: 212.744.8181
40° 42' 31.0248" N, 74° 0' 53.1792" W
New York
Columbus Pre-School
89th and Columbus
10024 New York , NY
Phone: 212-721-0090
40° 47' 18.3336" N, 73° 58' 14.754" W
New York
Construction Kids Summer Camp @ Avenues: The World School
259 10th Ave.
10001 New York , NY
Phone: 718-522-2902
40° 44' 58.5384" N, 74° 0' 11.7" W
New York
Phone: 718-522-2902
Construction Kids Summer Camp @ The C0-op School
40 Breevort Place
11217 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 718-522-2902
40° 40' 47.7984" N, 73° 57' 13.8852" W
New York
Construction Kids Summer Camp @ The British International School of NY
20 Waterside Plaza
10010 New York , NY
Phone: 718-522-2902
40° 44' 12.7176" N, 73° 58' 21.7596" W
New York
Deer Mountain Day Camp
63 Call Hollow Road
10970 Pomona , NY
Phone: 845-354-2727
41° 11' 37.104" N, 74° 3' 39.6972" W
New York
Deerkill Day Camp
54 Wilder Road
10901 Suffern , NY
Phone: 845-354-1466
41° 9' 50.9184" N, 74° 4' 58.4796" W
New York
Dwight Summer Camp
2116 First Ave Dwight School Athletic Center
10029 New York , NY
Phone: 917-551-6430
40° 47' 28.1796" N, 73° 56' 15.9" W
New York
Gate Hill in Stony Point
750 Gate Hill Road
10980 Stony Point , NY
Phone: 845-947-3223
41° 13' 43.4712" N, 74° 3' 9.6084" W
New York
Kids at Art
1412 Second Avenue
10021 New York , NY
Phone: 2124109780
40° 46' 11.1684" N, 73° 57' 26.5356" W
New York
Launch Math & Science Centers
173 West 81st Street Lower Level
10024 New York , NY
Phone: 949-528-6240
40° 47' 4.1856" N, 73° 58' 36.7428" W
New York
Launch Math Tribeca
27 N. Moore Street
10013 New York , NY
Phone: 212-219-1999
40° 43' 12.234" N, 74° 0' 26.5716" W
New York
Lavner Camps at NYU
60 Washington Square
10012 New York , NY
Phone: 610-664-8800
40° 43' 47.7732" N, 73° 59' 52.1808" W
New York
Lavner Camps at The Cathedral School
319 East 74th Street
10012 New York , NY
Phone: 646-308-1555
40° 46' 11.2908" N, 73° 57' 22.41" W
New York
Marymount School of New York
1026 Fifth Avenue
10028 New York , NY
Phone: 212-744-4486 x8341
40° 46' 47.7264" N, 73° 57' 40.5432" W
New York
Mill Basin Day Camp
5945 Strickland Avenue
11234 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 718.251.6200
40° 36' 33.246" N, 73° 54' 55.134" W
New York
NORY Studio
55 W 19th Street 3rd fl. Room 3
10011 New York , NY
Phone: 914 573 6813
40° 44' 25.026" N, 73° 59' 37.734" W
New York
NY Kids Club 89th Street
601/644 Amsterdam Ave
New York , NY
Phone: (917) 746-0478
40° 47' 28.3632" N, 73° 58' 22.1988" W
New York
NY Kids Club - Tribeca
88 Leonard St.
10013 New York , NY
Phone: 212.334.3301
40° 43' 1.3044" N, 74° 0' 17.154" W
New York
NY Kids Club E 94th St.
345 East 94th St.
10128 New York , NY
Phone: 917-768-6705
40° 46' 56.1612" N, 73° 56' 45.024" W
New York
Oasis Camp - Downtown
285 Delancey St
10002 NY , NY
Phone: 800-317-1392
40° 42' 54.9" N, 73° 58' 47.9784" W
New York
Oasis in Bayside
222-05 56th Ave Queensborough Community College
11364 Bayside , NY
Phone: 646-519-5055
40° 45' 19.7964" N, 73° 45' 23.472" W
New York
Oasis in Central Park
3 West 95th St Alexander Robinson School
10025 New York , NY
Phone: 646-698-1800
40° 47' 28.3524" N, 73° 57' 55.4004" W
New York
Oasis Camp TWU
1400 Pennsylvania Ave., P.S. 346 Abe Stark
11239 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 646-519-5063
40° 38' 48.93" N, 73° 52' 53.994" W
New York
Phone: 718-788-PSDC
Physique Swim School
120 E 23rd St 5th Floor
10010 New York , NY
Phone: 212-725-0939
40° 44' 22.1856" N, 73° 59' 8.592" W
New York
Rella's Spielhaus
2056 Fifth Ave, apt. 1-a
10035 New York , NY
Phone: 9175896767
40° 48' 27.7128" N, 73° 56' 30.2604" W
New York
RoboFun Upper West Side
2672 Broadway
10025 New York , NY
Phone: 212-245-0444
40° 47' 53.6892" N, 73° 58' 7.6728" W
New York
Taste Buds Kitchen
109 West 27th Street 10th Floor
10001 New York , NY
Phone: 212-242-2248
40° 44' 45.3228" N, 73° 59' 29.7312" W
New York
Tennis Innovators Chinatown Y
273 Bowery
1002 New York , NY
Phone: 646-476-5811
40° 43' 25.5" N, 73° 59' 32.622" W
New York
Tennis Innovators Montclare
747 Amsterdam Avenue 2nd Fl.
10025 New York , NY
Phone: 646-476-5811
40° 47' 39.336" N, 73° 58' 11.478" W
New York
Tennis Innovators Hunter Collge
68th Street and Lexington Avenue
10065 New York , NY
Phone: 646-476-5811
40° 46' 4.3032" N, 73° 57' 50.6736" W
New York
The Art Farm NYC
419 E. 91st Street
10128 New York , NY
Phone: 212-410-3117
40° 46' 47.1144" N, 73° 56' 44.502" W
New York
The Nature Place Day Camp
285 Hungry Hollow Road
10977 Chestnut Ridge , NY
Phone: 845-356-6477
41° 4' 59.7072" N, 74° 3' 46.764" W
New York
YMCA Camp Mason
23 Birch Ridge Road
Hardwick , NJ
Phone: 908-362-8217
41° 2' 25.0944" N, 74° 57' 20.5992" W
New Jersey
Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd.
10460 Bronx , NY
Phone: (718) 220-5100
40° 51' 1.0368" N, 73° 52' 42.9996" W
New York
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th St.
11368 Flushing , NY
Phone: 718-271-1500
40° 44' 37.176" N, 73° 50' 59.8488" W
New York
New York Aquarium
Surf Avenue & West 8th Street
Brooklyn , NY
Phone: 718-265-3457
40° 34' 31.1016" N, 73° 58' 35.5152" W
New York