• Choosing The Right Type Of Camp For Your Child—Single Sex Or Coed? Traditional Or Specialist?—Can Make All The Difference.

    • As Social Communities With Shared Values And Lots Of Group Fun, Camps Often Produce Friendships That Last A Lifetime

    • Most Camps Try To Be Low-Tech Havens While Offering A Number Of Ways--From One-Way Emails To The Occasional Phone Call--For Parents and Children To Stay In Touch

    • For Children With Special Needs, There’s Been A Wonderful Bloom Of Camps—General And Specialized—That Can Help Them With Their Challenges While Enjoying The Full Camp Experience

    • Whether They Are Going To Day Camp Or Sleepaway, Most Kids Have Some Trepidation The First Time. Here’s How You Can Bolster Their Readiness (And Yours Too)

    • How Summer Camp Helps Kids Develop Emotional Intelligence

    • Performing Arts Camps Let Kids Who Love Theater, Music And Dance Hone Their Craft And Have The Time Of Their Lives

  • Calendar

    38th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Powwow At Queens County Farm Museum

    From July 29 through 31, experience Native American culture with the entire family at New York City’s oldest and largest... [more]

    Animation Block Party At BAM

    Join Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek for this year’s edition of the Animation Block Party! The largest animation festival on the... [more]

    Exploring Hamilton’s New York At The New-York Historical Society

    Step into the past with this segment of the New York Historical Society's Summer of Hamilton series, Exploring Hamilton's New York.... [more]

    6th Annual NYC Children’s Poetry Festival On Governors Island

    The 6th Annual NYC Children’s Poetry Festival is coming to Governors Island this weekend for two straight days of nonstop... [more]

    38th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Powwow At Queens County Farm Museum

    From July 29 through 31, experience Native American culture with the entire family at New York City’s oldest and largest... [more]

    Animation Block Party At BAM

    Join Brooklyn’s Rooftop Films & BAMcinématek for this year’s edition of the Animation Block Party! The largest animation festival on the... [more]

    “Alexander Hamilton: His Life In Song & Story” At The New-York Historical Society

    Learn all about the life of Alexander Hamilton this Sunday during "Alexander Hamilton: His Life in Song & Story" at... [more]

    “Alexander Hamilton: His Life In Song & Story” At The New-York Historical Society

    Learn all about the life of Alexander Hamilton this Sunday during "Alexander Hamilton: His Life in Song & Story" at... [more]

    “Alexander Hamilton: His Life In Song & Story” At The New-York Historical Society

    Learn all about the life of Alexander Hamilton this Sunday during "Alexander Hamilton: His Life in Song & Story" at... [more]

    “Pixar: The Design Of Story” Exhibit At The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

    Go behind the scenes of Pixar Animation Studios when you visit the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum! Starting this Thursday,... [more]

    Madame Tussaud’s Ghostbusters Experience

    Celebrate this summer's "Ghostbusters" movie  reboot with Madame Tussaud's immersive Ghostbusters Experience! Visitors will become spirit hunters as they navigate... [more]

    “Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience” Exhibit At The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

    “Star Trek” fans look no further--we’ve got the perfect event for you! Marking the first stop on a pending US... [more]

    “Pixar: The Design Of Story” Exhibit At The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

    Go behind the scenes of Pixar Animation Studios when you visit the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum! Starting this Thursday,... [more]

    “Air Pressure” Exhibit At Brookfield Place

    Ever wondered what it's like to be surrounded by birds but not having to worry about them swooping towards you? This... [more]

    Family Music With Coyote Pups In Inwood Hill Park

    Incorporate music into you and your child's life in a new way with Family Music with Coyote Pups. The instructor,... [more]

    “Pixar: The Design Of Story” Exhibit At The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

    Go behind the scenes of Pixar Animation Studios when you visit the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum! Starting this Thursday,... [more]

    “Air Pressure” Exhibit At Brookfield Place

    Ever wondered what it's like to be surrounded by birds but not having to worry about them swooping towards you? This... [more]

    Fireworks Show At South Beach

    Nothing says summer more than fireworks - and Staten Island's South Beach has got 'em!  Each and every Wednesday at... [more]

    “Pixar: The Design Of Story” Exhibit At The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

    Go behind the scenes of Pixar Animation Studios when you visit the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum! Starting this Thursday,... [more]

    “Liberty: A Monumental New Musical” At 42nd West

    Have you gazed at Lady Liberty a thousand times but always been unsure of her history? Learn about her journey to... [more]

    Summer In The Square In Union Square Park

    Spend the summer in Union Square Park with Summer in the Square for kids. Each Thursday throughout the summer, the... [more]

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