Brooklyn Summer Specialty Camps and Programs

 Brooklyn Summer Specialty Camps and Programs
Photo: Daniel Duarte, Pexel Stock

Brooklyn Summer Specialty Camps and Programs

With summer approaching, you may be looking for that one camp that will satisfy both you and your child. We all want kids to forge unforgettable summer memories, but we also wish the camp to be exciting and something they connect to, whether a sport, art, science, or more. We have a curated pick of special camps and programs to make this summer one for the books!

Check out our curated list of camps in and near Brooklyn!

Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp

3159 Flatbush Ave.



[email protected]

Located in Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, this expansive indoor facility boasts NHL-sized ice rinks, a gymnastics center, a rock wall, turf, and courts. Outside, two pools, turf fields, and pedal-karting offer thrilling adventures. With divisions for ages 4-15, campers enjoy diverse activities like arts, sports, and field trips to places like the Museum of Natural History and Laser Bounce. An unforgettable summer awaits amid thrilling experiences and enriching adventures. For added convenience, campers get a daily lunch and an afternoon snack. Regular camp hours are 9 am to 5 pm. Aviator Summer Day Camp offers flexible scheduling with early drop-off starting at 8 am, late stay until 6 pm, and bus transportation throughout Brooklyn and Queens.


PACE University
161 William Street | Financial District


The Brooklyn Debate League brings together kids from across the city to speak their minds on important topics. Learn how to navigate arguments and convince people, then bring those skills to classrooms, interviews, or even in family dynamics.

If you’re the type to test yourself (and impress colleges) they will show you how to compete in tournaments against kids with similar interests. If you’re already competing, their staff of state and national champions will help take you to the next level.

Ages: Rising 9th – 12th graders

Camp dates: July 15 – July 26

Camp hours: 9am – 5pm

Costs: Between $500 – $2500 / 2 weeks (sliding scale)


Camp Level Up

48 Pocono Springs Way East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

[email protected]


Camp Level Up is a 1-week sleepaway camp experience for campers entering 4th to 11th grade who want to improve on their gaming skills, all while enjoying the traditional camp activities that a sleepaway camp facility can offer. Located and powered by the team at Pocono Springs – a premiere private sleepaway camp in the Poconos (75 miles from NYC), Camp Level Up offers a hybrid program of esports gameplay and traditional camp activities. Campers spend 50% of their day participating in competitive gaming, and the other 50% are immersed in an assortment of traditional camp activities, including sports, adventure, arts, and aquatics/lakefront. Campers of all gaming skill levels are welcome!

Psst16 Common Rashes Kids of all Ages can get (from newborn to teenagers)



Campus Day Camp

2901 Campus Road, Brooklyn, NY 11210



[email protected]

Campus Day Camp is located on the Brooklyn College Campus and offers programs for ages 5 thru 15. All campers attend up to 4 trips per week to some of the best locations in the tri-state area. Extended day trips and overnights are also part of the

program. They create an atmosphere where children make friends that will last a lifetime. On in house days campers participate in activities such as, swimming(off-site) dancing, yoga, computers, sports, karate, arts and crafts, ceramics, jewelry making and baking. Extended hours and transportation are available as well.


The Craft Salon Studio

625 Church Ave, Brooklyn



The Craft Salon is Brooklyn’s premier arts and crafts studio providing art enrichment in a super fun atmosphere. TCS serves kids from kindergarten to 5th grade. Inside this colorful studio you will find elevated projects that range from tie-dye and weaving to papier mache, machine and hand sewing, embroidery, printmaking, and pottery. TCS runs an after school program every weekday plus mini camps, weekend workshops, adult classes, and summer camp. Each of the staff are artists who foster each child’s creativity and imagination. Summer camp runs from July 1st through August 26th. Check out their gallery on their website or register at the link! #LETSMAKESTUFF


DNA Learning Center Summer Camps

1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor

[email protected], 516-367-5170


The DNA Learning Center is the world’s first science center devoted entirely to genetics education. They offer fun and challenging camps for science enthusiasts entering 6th–12th grades. Guided by experienced instructors, students use sophisticated laboratory and computer equipment to perform experiments several grade levels ahead of their peers. In-person summer programs at their facilities in Brooklyn, Sleepy Hollow, and Cold Spring Harbor, New York include hands-on labs that give learners the opportunity to use modern molecular biology techniques and tools. Their science camps are more than just fun activities. They incorporate technology used by real scientists in their experiments, allowing students to develop their understanding of biology and genetics concepts through lab investigations. The next scientific adventure starts at a DNALC camp!


FasTracKids NY

Sheepshead Bay

1605 Voorhies Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11235

[email protected]



At FTKNY’s STE(A)M and academics-based summer programs, children will explore the weeks’ enrichment adventure, interact with a SmartBoard Learning Station, engage in role play, do arts and crafts, conduct experiments, improve their math and literacy skills and have lots of free play time plus outdoor playtime with their friends! FTKNY programs ensure that your child has lots of fun while combating the summer brain drain each year when children are out of school. At FTKNY, kids have so much fun that they don’t realize how much they are learning!


NY Kids Club Adventure Summer Camp!

Brooklyn Heights:

182 Henry St., 718-866-4955


[email protected]

Cobble Hill:

299 Court St., 917-781-4809


[email protected]


30 Pearl St., 718-831-6277


[email protected]

Park Slope:

125 5th Ave., 718-866-3009


[email protected]


Summer 2024 is here, and it is time to head to Paris, France, to participate in the Summer Games Around the World. Campers will visit a different country each week, from Peru to Australia, Jamaica, Kenya, Greece, and Japan. Campers will celebrate and learn about different countries through thematic gymnastics, sports, science, art, theatre, dance, architecture, engineering yoga, music, and puppetry. Summer camp is an immersive theatrical experience that will keep campers moving, creating, laughing, and learning. Campers will develop new skills and new friendships, along with an appreciation for cultures around the world and the determination, confidence, and heart it takes to be a champion!


School of Wonder

53 Prospect Park W #4,  Brooklyn


The School of Wonder creates unforgettable nature-based adventures in Prospect Park that are rooted in immersive storytelling and imaginative play. This summer, they will offer 5 week-long camps designed to teach children (ages 5-11) about their planet while transforming them into the protagonists of a fictional narrative. Each camp explores a unique theme: Guardians of the Elements, Guardians of the Future, Guardians of the Wild, and more! During the camps, Wonder Kids will embark on mysterious missions left by Gaia, Mother Earth, that inspire them to follow maps to the most magical corners of the park, meet local artists, and build community through activities that merge the arts and sciences. Join the adventure at theschoolofwonder.com! Multi-week and sibling discounts are available.


Multiple Locations across Brooklyn
Super Soccer Stars Camp offers a supportive and friendly environment for children to develop their soccer skills, better understand the game, and, most importantly, have a blast! Their experienced and passionate coaches are all about teamwork, individual skill development, and sportsmanship. Every day at camp is packed with fun skill activities and games tailored to your child’s age and skill level, ensuring that everyone has a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Multiple locations available in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and Westchester. So whether your child is a budding soccer pro or just starting, Super Soccer Stars Camp is the perfect summer activity for any young soccer enthusiast!


467 Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11206
[email protected], (212) 242-8769

For a circus filled summer of  excitement, creativity, and unforgettable memories. TSNY Circus Camp is not just any ordinary summer experience – it’s a thrilling journey where kids unleash their inner stars and soar to new heights, quite literally!

During camp, kids learn a range of circus skills. They will swing gracefully through the air on the flying trapeze and master a variety of aerial, clowning, and juggling arts. But that’s not all: campers also get to delight in a range of activities outside of the circus! This includes traditional camp activities such as “Capture the Flag  and relay races, arts & crafts, and most excitingly, they will get a chance to pick a counselor! Okay, that one is still a little circusy…

On the last day of camp, family and friends are invited to watch their young performers in a spectacular end-of-camp showcase. Get ready to be amazed as they showcase everything they’ve learned throughout the week, leaving you in awe and applause! I mean, what’s a circus without an audience?!?

Contact Trapeze School of New York for a summer of fun, friendship, and circus magic.

Relevant Directory Listings

See More

Camp Lee Mar

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;" data-sheets-value="{" data-sheets-userformat="{">A private 7 week residential summer program offering a unique curriculum incorporating a strong Academic and Speech program with traditional camp activities. Our campers flourish at Lee Mar due to the structured environment we provide which allows our campers to feel comfortable and secure. Careful study is made of parent input, school (IEPs), camper interview, etc., so that the interests and needs of each child can best be determined for suitable grouping prior to the camper arriving. At Lee Mar the children find comfort and friendship with children of similar age and functioning level. From this foundation we encourage our campers to embrace and learn new skills and have new experiences which they can build upon on their return home. We also focus on building friendships which last throughout the year, as well as learning how to cope with the dynamics of group situations. Development of the whole child is our goal. We work hard at improving the daily living, social, and life skills of our campers, while giving them the happiest summer of their lives!</span></p>

Village Kids Day Camp

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0px; caret-color: #222222; color: #222222; font-family: LucidaGrande;"><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: 'Lucida Grande';">Great mix of outdoor fun and indoor activities led by experienced, creative team. Multiple sports and enrichment options including art, chess, parkour, dance, cooking, robotics, tennis, field trips, water parks, thematic parties, and more! Open during school breaks and select holidays. The 2024 Summer program will run from July 8 to Aug 16 and is open from 9am to 5pm. Families love our flexible enrollment. No minimum required. Select 1-6 Weeks or DropIn Summer Days. Early Bird and bundle discounts available. Located in Manhattan’s historic West Village (PS 3 building). Open to ages 4-12.</span></p> <p> </p>

STEAM Camp at the Cathedral School

<div> <p dir="ltr">STEAM Camp at the Cathedral School is an innovative summer day camp that welcomes all children rising to Kindergarten up to Grade 6. Blending craft, engineering, and technology, projects are designed to spark wonder in all of our campers. Campers also learn to design and prototype at our Innovation Lab equipped with 3D printers, laser cutter, robots, and other maker tech. When they need a break, campers are just steps away from our AquaZone for some refreshing splashes and water slide fun. </p> </div> <div> <p dir="ltr">STEAM campers are curious. They want to be makers, inventors, and problem solvers. Summer is a great time to tinker, explore, and play. Combining inventive hands-on projects with summer outdoor fun on our beautiful 11-acre campus, STEAM Camp is an ideal experience for all children in NYC. Come have a creative, whimsical, and STEAM-y summer with us! </p> </div> <div> <p dir="ltr">Choose one or both of our sessions:</p> </div> <div> <p dir="ltr">Session 1: Living Green with STEAM: Sustainable Design & Engineering</p> </div> <div> <p dir="ltr">Session 2: Maker Park Adventures: Circuits, Coding & Robotics</p> </div>