New York Family Camp Fairs

Sponsored Scoop: Every Child Gets Only One Summer Of 2014

By New York Family

Turn to Hampton Country Day Camp and Southampton Racquet Club & Camp to make your child’s summer extra special

sponsored scoop To make your child's summer of 2014 extra special--each child only gets one summer of 2014, after all--check out fabulous and fun offerings from Hampton Country Day Camp and Southampton Racquet Club & Camp! CLICK HERE for more info! [more]

Ultimate Mom Giveaway: Two Passes To Campowerment’s Poconos Three-Day Retreat

By New York Family

RSVP and attend one our Camp Fairs to be entered for this awesome prize!

ed341b_02d10401893643559edbb5fa11573600.png_srz_315_350_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 It’s no secret that many moms lead lives that are as stressful and overwhelming, as they are varied and interesting. Enter Campowerment—a three day weekend escape and empowerment, which incorporates the spirit and routines of sleepaway camp—the fun and the joy, the friendship and the bonding—to encourage women, many of who are moms, to rest and relax and re-connect (with themselves and [more]

Summer Camp Savings

By Mary Squillace

Tips For Making Your Child’s Camp Experience More Affordable

Camp can be the experience of a lifetime, but in the here-and-now, budgeting for your child’s summer adventure may seem daunting. Fees range from $75 to more than $650 per week for accredited day and resident camps, according to the American Camp Association, with day camps being a little less expensive (weekly fees are about $182 on average) and resident [more]

Room To Grow

By Ethan Schafer

Summer Camp Offers Lessons And Opportunities For Children Of Every Age Group

When I was 15, I was in my sixth summer at a traditional camp for boys in New Hampshire. One night after dinner, my counselor from the year before (a six-foot, five-inch English rugby player) asked me if I wanted to throw a baseball around. We spent an hour or two playing catch and talking about whatever came up. I [more]

Hot Summer Programs For Cool City Kids

By New York Family

A preview of great children’s programs for summer fun and learning

Henry Street Settlement There’s perhaps no better way for children to spend a summer day than learning and growing with friends while immersing themselves in various camp activities. Whether it’s through performing arts programming or extreme outdoor sports, day camps can engage children’s minds and bodies in so many wonderful ways. Here, in Part II of our [more]

Camp Gear Finds From Love, Laura Gifts

By New York Family

This local retailer has gifts for everyone on your list–plus some awesome camp gear for kids!

bag If you'll be sending a son or daughter to summer camp, you should absolutely check out the convenient online shopping destination Love, Laura Gifts. (The retailer also has an Upper East Side studio for private appointments!) In addition to unique and personalized items for just about anyone in need of something special, Love, Laura Gifts has a ton of great [more]