New York Family Camp Fairs

Uptown & Downtown Camp Fairs In April

By New York Family

Register for one of our upcoming Camp Fairs and be entered to win one of three amazing prizes!

0AAAAAAJNW_ICON_Camps-21-10da4eae0c This spring, don't miss our Camp Fairs happening all over Manhattan--and don't miss your chance to pre-register and be entered to win three amazing giveaways! Finding the right summer camp for your child is one of the most special gifts that you as a parent can give them. With all the options out there—day or sleepaway, city or countryside, single sex [more]

Giveaway: Tickets to Jeff Kinney’s Reading at Symphony Space

By New York Family

With our friends at Mathnasium, we’re giving away tickets to a kids’ book club session with the author of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”

Jeff Kinney Jeff Kinney If you have a child who loves the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, we have a once in a lifetime giveaway. Along with our friends at Mathnasium, we're giving away four tickets (two tickets each to two winning families) to a reading by Jeff Kinney coming up at Symphony Space as part of their Thalia [more]

Giveaway: Arsenal Soccer Camp

By New York Family

Arsenal Soccer Schools are launching locations in New York. With the West Side Soccer League, we’re giving away a spot in the first summer session to one lucky reader

arsenal soccer school Arsenal Soccer Schools are launching in New York on Randall’s Island (June 16-20 and June 30-July 4) and several other US locations this summer. The week-long camps will give sporty boys and girls ages 7-17 the chance of a lifetime to “Learn to Play the Arsenal Way.” Coached by qualified and skilled instructors, the camps will employ the same training [more]

The Best Language Classes In The City For Children

By New York Family

Our guide to the top places to study a second language

Avenues Immersion Camp Avenues Immersion Camp Editor's Note: For information on home school programs, check out this post about Little Pim In a multicultural and global center like New York, learning a second—or third!—language is an increasingly common part of childhood. For toddlers and tweens alike, there are age-appropriate classes, camps, and day schools for children who want to grow up [more]

Should Your Child Bring A Friend To Camp?

By Jess Michaels

Camps ensure that children who are going without friends for the first time will not be alone.

New York YMCA Camp Editor’s note: If you’re looking for a “last minute” day camp or sleepaway camp for the summer, New York Family’s final Camp Fairs, are this weekend (April 5-6) from 12-3pm. SATURDAY (4/5): At St. Jean Baptiste High School on the Upper East Side; SUNDAY (4/6): Congregation Rodeph Sholom on the Upper West Side. Register HERE for either or both days! [caption id="attachment_114753" align="alignright" [more]

Mom Fun: Campowerment

By New York Family

A three-day weekend of R&R for camp-loving moms

campowerment 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 for escape and empowerment. The retreat incorporates the spirit and routines of sleepaway camp—the fun and the joy, the friendship and the bonding—to encourage women, many of whom are moms, to rest and relax and re-connect. Since being [more]