New York Family Camp Fairs

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]

Start Thinking About Summer Camp!

By New York Family

We’re hosting camp fairs on the Upper East Side on Saturday, April 6 and the Upper West Side on Sunday, April 7.

camp-fair New York Family and the American Camp Association-NY & NJ bring more than 40 camps straight to families in their annual Camp Fair Series. The fairs are free, feature both day and sleepaway camps, and welcome children to attend. Camp fairs will be held at St. Jean Baptiste High School on the Upper East Side on Saturday, April 6 and [more]

Great Summer Camps And Programs For New York City Children

By New York Family

From architecture to art, from sports to fashion, explore the wonderful classes and camps in and around NYC this summer.

Dwight Summer Day Camp The lazy (or not so lazy!) days of summer are a great time for children to explore extracurricular activities in depth. Whether your child prefers outdoors sports and recreation or indoor fun like musical theater and cooking, there are day programs in and just outside of the city that offer all kinds of fun and learning. So if you haven’t [more]