Summer = Fun
One day it will be warm again in Brooklyn and it will feel like summer is on its way. There are so many fun-filled summer camp options. Here are just a few…
Park Slope Armory YMCA
Where: Park Slope Armory Y 361 15th St., P.S. 10 511 7th Ave., Brooklyn
What: YMCA is exceptionally affordable, especially for members. Plus, there is room for everyone! Park Slope YMCA boasts two locations: the Armory focuses on Swim Camp, Teen Camp, and Sports Camp while PS 10 hosts Adventure Camp, Express Camp, Kinder Camp, and Lisabeth Camp. All of the camps have a sports component.
Brooklyn Arts Exchange BAX
Where: 421 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn
What: Summer Arts Program — spots are limited at BAX, and the price per week is extremely competitive. BAXers (children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade) explore the performing arts including dance, theater, musical theater, and the circus. BAXers also explore the fine arts with group and individual paintings, sculptures and more. The great thing about BAX is that BAXers put their fingerprint on everything they do!
LIU Children’s Academy and LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Sports Camp
Where: 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn
What: LIU has opportunities for everyone! Young athletes get specialized attention at LIU’s many sports camps, all held in LIU’s state of the art facilities. Campers could also choose to learn robotics, Mandarin, explore art and more! Every camper will swim twice a week.
Park Slope Day Camp
Where: Park Slope Day Camp has five locations: North Slope, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens and Bay Ridge. Pick up and drop off on air-conditioned shuttle buses available from most areas in the borough.
What: Active, experiential, cultured, and kind, Park Slope Day Camp combines the best of traditional camp activities with sports, arts, science, and trips to create a camp experience like no other.
For more information, call (718) 788-7732 or visit www.parkslopedaycamp.com.
Where: 372 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn
What: Spots are still available at this affordable camp. Alamander provides a supportive, structured environment where campers can safely and securely explore ideas. This year campers will delve into comic books, tiny worlds, and flea markets.
The Brooklyn Strategist
Where: 333 Court St., Brooklyn
What: This fun and flexible camp let kids build kingdoms, strategize takeovers, save the planet and cure disease together, all by playing games! Kids love it here because they have a blast, and parents love this camp because their children are developing critical cognitive and social skills for both school and everyday life. Camp program is for kids entering First Grade and above and runs from June 19 to September 6.
Brooklyn Robot Foundry
Where: 586 5th Av., Brooklyn
What: Summer Sessions at Brooklyn Robot Foundry are back with fun, all-new projects, and building challenges. Their programs will engage your child with engineering concepts and hands-on building while having a total blast!
Keylab Summer Camps
Where: 94 Luquer St., Brooklyn
What: Keylab day camps are educational, inspiring, and FUN! These camps are a great way to get your kids involved with music, film, podcasting, and more.
Camps are Monday – Friday 9:30am-3:30pm for ages 5 & up all skill levels.
Where: 109 South 5th Street, Suite 409, Brooklyn
What: CinemaKidz offers children the chance to become Filmmakers, Animators, Movie-stars, and Adventurers when they join us for a week-long creative steam experience. Guided by industry professionals and experienced educators, campers work as a team to learn the technical art of film or animation and find their creative voice.
The summer program runs from June 25th – August 10th.
This camp is offering a $50 discount for every week you sign up for if you use the referral code: Brklyner50. In addition, they offer sibling discounts and discounts if you sign up for multiple weeks. CinemaKidz offers financial aid on a case-by-case basis.
Kids in the Game Summer Camp
Where: Saint Saviour High School,
588 6th St, Brooklyn
What: Kids in the Game puts on the city’s most affordable and well-balanced 8-week camp for kids entering Pre-K4 through 8th grade. Kids in the Game Summer Camp provides a range of activities including sports, arts & crafts, Zumba, STEM, and swimming.
The summer program runs from June 25th – August 17th.
Check out the BKLYNER Virtual Camp Fair for additional options.