Drumming, gymnastics, art, language immersion – Which summer camp suits your child?


Summer camp can be a great time for kids to learn and have new experiences.  Whether it be African drumming and dance, gymnastics, film design, arts & crafts, learning a new language or just being outside playing, swimming and making new friends.  There are lots of camp options across Brooklyn.  Here are just a few:

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CUMBE – Center for African and Diaspora Dance
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718) 935-9700

At Cumbe’s Dance, Drum & Imagination Summer camp, the goal is to tap into children’s amazing capacity for imagination and wonder, while introducing them to the joy and vitality of dance, song, and rhythms of Africa and its Diaspora.
This intimate camp includes cohorts of 14 students, empowering teachers to properly serve your child. Campers will learn how to work with others, exchange ideas and create a production they are proud to share. At the end of each two-week session, campers and instructors put on a show demonstrating all they’ve done.
Visit http://bit.ly/cumbesummer for more information

ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater
1203 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(347) 365-6713
Contact: Edith Hyman info@aldenmovesbk.com

Dance + Film & Design + Weekly Themes = Fun!
Fine tune skills and develop new ones. This is the perfect program for imaginative performers, with dance experience and without!

Camp’s specialty: Dance
Campers’ age range: 3.5 – 10
Start and end date of the summer program: June 9 – August 18
Hours of operation: 9:00am – 2:30pm
Offers extended hours: 5 pm
Specials and discounts: Save $45 on 3wk registration + 10% Sibling Discount

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Barking Cat Studio Arts & Crafts for Everyone!
219 Greenwood Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 686-1132
Contact: Karen Merbaum info@barkingcatstudio.net

Barking Cat Studio Art in the City Summer Camp offers Brooklyn kids up to eight weeks of exhilarating fun, daily physical movement, and creative, amusing, thought-provoking visits to museums and places around the city that inspire kid’s daily art projects.

Camp’s specialty: Art & Adventure
Campers’ age range: 5-12
Start and end date of the summer program: July 2 – August 24
Hours of operation: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Offers extended hours until 6 pm

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JCC Brooklyn Windsor Terrace
1224 Prospect Ave.
BrooklynNew York 11218
(718) 407-6377
Contact: Ilona Zeltser, izeltser@jcc-brooklyn.org

JCC Brooklyn Summer Day Camps provide a safe and exciting environment where children can build lifelong friendships and unforgettable experiences that will last a lifetime. They believe that the summer camp experience should be fun and informative; exciting and supportive and challenging and rewarding.

Camp’s specialty: Day Camp
Campers’ age range: 4-14
Start and end date of the summer program: June 27 to Aug 24th, 2018
Hours of operation: 8:30am – 4:15pm
Offers extended hours until 6pm
Specials and discounts: Up to $75 off for registration before May 1st. Bring a friend and sibling discounts, etc.

Hola Summer at One World Project
302 Vanderbilt Street
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(917) 749-0682
Contact: Joanne Derwin, joanne@oneworldproject.org

Fun and dynamic Spanish summer camp organized as a world tour without having to leave Brooklyn. Hola Summer is open to Spanish and non-Spanish speakers.

Camp’s specialty: Spanish immersion imaginary world tour
Campers’ age range: 2 to 10 years old (separated by ages)
Start and end date of the summer program: July 2 to August 21
Hours of operation: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Extended hours: Yes until 5pm and 6pm

Prospect Gymnastics
1023 Church Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY, 11218
Contact: Mina Marsow, info@prospectgymnastics.com

Join Prospect Gymnastics this summer for intensive gymnastics training and hip-hop dance alongside fun art projects and water activities. Their professional choreographers and USA gymnastics certified coaches will work every week on a themed hip-hop dance with specific gymnastics and acrobatics skills. Camp runs in one week sessions. Every Friday, campers perform what they learned that week!

Camp’s specialty: Gymnastics, art projects and water activities
Campers’ age range: 3-8
Start and end date of the summer program: July 2 to August 21
Hours of operation: 9:00am – 3:30pm. Drop Off/Pick Up: Drop off starts at 8:45 AM. Pick up is between 3:15 and 3:30 PM.

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Trail Blazers
394 Rogers Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(212) 929-7106
Contact: Molly McCue, registration@traiblazers.org

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.
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/.

Camp’s specialty: Outdoor, adventure, nature, day, overnight
Campers’ age range: Grades PreK -5 (day); 1-10 (overnight)
Start and end date of the summer program: July 1 – August 31
Hours of operation: 8:00am – 4:00pm *Offers extended hours until 6:00pm
Specials and discounts: Sliding scale, scholarships available. HRA vouchers accepted for day camp.

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