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Summer Camp Registration Has Opened! The Early Bird Gets the Worm

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Hard to believe, but we are in the final stretch of winter. Do you know where your kids will be going to summer camp? Here’s a list of camps that include weekly, specialty camps and summer long traditional camps. Check back regularly as we’ll feature unique camps, discounts, and deadlines.

The Children’s Academy at LIU
LIU Brooklyn One University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(917) 605-5624
http://www.liu.edu/childrensacademy

Photo provided by The Children’s Academy

The Children’s Academy’s beautiful 11-acre campus offers ample room for minds to grow and have fun all summer. Their programs focus on creativity, academics, and athletics on the Downtown Brooklyn campus of one of America’s largest private universities.
With offerings including architecture, Capoeira, chess, Chinese, circus arts, hip-hop, movie-making, origami, robotics, theater arts, Spanish, video game design and swimming, LIU has one of Brooklyn’s most engaging day camps.
Week-long Blackbird Sports Camps in baseball, basketball, fitness, soccer, and swimming — under the expert guidance of NCAA Division I coaches — allow athletes ages 7 to 14 to excel in their chosen sport.

Trail Blazers
394 Rogers Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
P:212-529-5113, c: 212-529-2704
https://www.trailblazers.org/plg/

via Trail Blazers Camps Facebook page

Build values for life. Trail Blazers helps kids unplug and explore the outside world. Through sensorial experiences, kids learn to value the earth–and keep these values for life.
Three “home base” locations to choose from: Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Crown Heights, and Park Slope.
Program hours from 8:00 – 4:00, with aftercare available until 6:00.
NEW THIS SUMMER! Choose to enroll 2, 3, 4, or 5 days – you pick the days! Please note that you must enroll for a minimum of 2 days each week. PLG Trail Blazers offers three daily drop-off and pick-up locations. Groups at all locations follow the same weekly program: Prospect Park adventures, swim days, city field trips, and day trips to our New Jersey camp.
Learn more by visiting https://www.trailblazers.org/plg/

Marks JCH Summer Day Camp
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
718-943-6345

via JCH Facebook page

Do you know why JCH summer camp has been around for over 90 years? It’s because this is where children form lifelong friendships plus camp fun and Jewish culture. Among the cool activities, campers will travel to theme parks, swim, and even some cool overnight excursions!
JCH also offers a camp for kids with special needs.
Learn more and register HERE

Aviator Sports Center
Where: Floyd Bennett Field
3159 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn
718-758-7500
www.aviatorsports.com/camps/summer-day-camps

(Photo via Aviator Sports Center)

What: Aviator Sports almost always has slots available, including the ability to accommodate walk-ins. Campers can register 1-week to 1-month of Sports Specific Summer camps (depending on the sport). Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp accepts weekly, session and full session enrollment. Aviator has sports specific camps where young athletes receive specialized instruction in order to improve their skills and techniques in soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, hockey, gymnastics or ice skating. For children who want to try it all, there is Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp where campers can choose a variety of sports—fencing, rock climbing, swimming and more.
How much: 200+ for Sports Specific Summer Camps | $500+ for Aviator Summer Day Camp, Mention “BKLYNER” and get $200 off.  Expires 3/15/18

Park Slope Armory YMCA
Where:
 Park Slope Armory Y
361 15th St. P.S. 10
511 7th Ave.
212-912-2580[email protected]

traditional summer camps
Courtesy Prospect Park YMCA

What: Our week-long Summer Sports Performance Camps are designed to work on the important fundamentals of the game while conditioning our young players to be more confident and successful. Our goal is to teach and challenge our players in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment. Each camp week will focus on Soccer, Basketball, Flag Football, Track & Field, or Sports Conditioning.
How much: Member and nonmember prices available. Financial aid and scholarships available.

Dodge YMCA
225 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
718-625-3136
https://www.ymcanyc.org/dodge

In addition to swimming and sports, Dodge YMCA mitigates summer learning loss with the Book of the Week program, journaling, and cool science experiments.
Kindercamp: The classroom environment supports the transition into kindergarten.
Day Camp: This builds on academic skills by including age-appropriate science, math, and literacy.
Sports Camp: Campers will explore various sports and learn history, rules, and key skills of those sports.
Teen Camp: Specifically geared to teens enrolled in high school, Teen Camp hosts meaningful activities that develop educational and career goals.
Science camp: Explore different scientific disciplines including Crazy Chemworks, Jr. Explorers, NASA: Journey to Outer Space, and Red Hot Robots
Swim Camp: Campers get extra swim time and instruction to develop a lifelong love of water.
10% Early Bird discount ends April 21.
Camp Open House: Saturday, February 10th, 10 am 3 pm
Learn more about the camp and register HERE

Prospect Gymnastics
1023 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
718-484-0911
https://www.prospectgymnastics.com/

Prospect Gymnastics teaches kids that bravery, confidence and focus is fun! They embrace the challenge of learning something new even if it’s a bit tricky and scary to go upside down! Join Prospect Gymnastics this summer for intensive gymnastics, acrobatics and hip-hop dance training alongside fun art projects, circus workshops, and water activities.  Hurry, space is limited! Check out their website for more information and details: www.prospectgymnastics.com

 

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