Kids camps are such great fun! And, with so many to choose from, we thought we would narrow down the search a bit and focus on some fabulous ones!
ARTS IN ACTION VAP’S SUMMER ART CAMP
Arts in Action Visual Art Program, in it’s 26th year, teaches a sequentially structured fine art curriculum that empowers its students with a visual language as a means of communication that is fun to learn! Directed by Angela Tripi-Weiss, Three-time Blackboard Awards Winner for Excellence in Fine Art Education.
AIAVAP’s Fine Art Summer Camp takes place at our beautiful sunny studio in the Upper West Side. Each session includes weekly trips to the Metropolitan Museum of Art where we will discuss, sketch and be inspired by master paintings and sculptures! Back in the studio we will create our own works of art while learning the skills that working artists use in their own fine art! After School and Weekend Classes take place from September through June.
Click to register online. Camp begins June 17th.
For more information: Contact Program Director: Angela Tripi-Weiss at (212) 864-4883 or (917) 741-2297
Arts in Action VAP
711 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10025
Chelsea Piers Summer Sports Camps
Chelsea Piers, Manhattan’s premier destination for youth sports, is home to 15 specialty sports camps for children and teens, ages 3 to 17 years. For the past 17 summers, campers have enjoyed world-class athletic facilities, expert and caring instructors, and the most exciting sports curriculum available, without ever leaving the city!
Camps are offered in a variety of sports including ice skating, gymnastics, golf, Sports Academy (basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, European team handball and more), ice hockey, soccer, bowling, basketball and Urban Adventure (kayaking, rock climbing, sailing, and traditional sports). Transportation and after care are available.
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park
New York, NY 10011
HiArt! Holiday Art Camps
What’s the most constructive and stimulating way to keep your children active and engaged on their odd days off from school? HiArt!’s Holiday Art Camps, of course!
Busy, adventure-filled days designed to knock the socks off any art-loving child; an intensive arts exploration full of thinking, making, seeing and doing.
Sixteen years of doing it right: 9:30am-3:00pm for kids 5-14; littler kids can join us for the half day (+ an adult companion) from 9:30 ’til noon!
Earthshaking Bookmaking, Paper and Paint, Manga, Sculpture, Gallery Hops and an all around GREAT TIME! Call 212-209-1552 to Register NOW!
Ms J’s Gymnastics and Dance
Offering gymnastics and dance fun with great structure and discipline for your child during weeks off of school.
Ms J’s camp is perfect for children ages 3 (potty trained) to 11yrs. Campers will enjoy gymnastics, dance, arts and crafts, games, puzzles, climbing rope, zip-lining, jumping on the BIG trampoline, play at the Grand St park and of course making new friends. Summer Camp runs 2 months, July and August, Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm or 3:30 pm. (Ask about late pick up options).
Sign up for 1 week or all 10 weeks. The only requirement is that you sign up for two days with in each week you sign up for.
Half day: 9am-1pm= $67 per day, Full day: 9am-3:30pm= $90 per day (there is a $10 registration fee if not already members).
NY Kids Club Holiday Camp
Holiday Camp will transport children ages 2.5 – 6 yrs on an educational journey through a winter wonderland as they participate in an exciting array of physically enriching and artistically engaging activities combining the best of our one-of-a-kind curriculums.
Children will participate in gymnastics, art, music, movement, martial arts, yoga, sports, cooking, science, dance and our industry renowned interactive theater experience.
Camps are available in all 6 NY Kids Club locations.
NY Kids Club
38 E. 22nd St.
The Fashion Class Summer Camp 2013
Our Fashion Design Summer Camp for ages 6-13 teaches children all aspects of fashion design from sewing and illustration to accessory design and styling. The camp runs Monday – Friday from 9AM-5PM with early drop off and late pick-up options available. Mornings are devoted to sewing and illustration, afternoons hold fields trips to museums, fashion showrooms, and guest speakers from the industry plus accessories design for kids. Choose individual classes, mornings, afternoons, or a full day of fashion.
2-8 weeks/Hourly, Full or Half Days available/M-F/June-August
The Fashion Class
21 W 39th Street, 4A, New York, NY 10018
2013 SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE FOR KIDS IN FLAMENCO OR BALLET!
2013 Summer Dance Intensive for Kids in Flamenco or Ballet!
Want an innovative, multicultural and active learning experience for your
child this summer?
Check back in March for full details on Flamenco Latino’s 2013 Summer Dance Intensive.
Flamenco Latino Studio
244 West 54 Street, 404,
New York, NY 10019
email@example.com or call 212-399-8519 immediately!
LOOP OF THE LOOM: FIBER ARTS WORKSHOPS FOR CREATIVE KIDS 2013
Spend the summer break in a calm environment surrounded by colorful yarns and fiber to do felt-making, knitting, sewing, or weaving. The goal of this camp is ‘Do-It-Yourself’ by children. Learn how to use tools and where materials come from. This is a process-oriented class that empowers every child to create a unique and sculptural piece of art with confidence.
At Loop of the Loom children experience, learn and grow as fiber artists!
Loop of the Loom
227 E 87th Street, NYC
PLAY ON! STUDIOS: THEATER DAY CAMPS ON BROADWAY + 72ND
Play On! Studio’s holiday camps are guaranteed to give kids a week full of acting, music, and fun they won’t soon forget! In every camp young actors will rehearse and perform in a full production, work with professional NYC actors/teaching artists, and build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment. And, of course, play lots of drama games!
One-week camps are offered during school holidays and throughout the summer. Multiple-week sessions are offered in the summer. Check out their website, email, or call for current schedules.
THE LANGUAGE WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN
Since 1973 the renowned Language Workshop for Children has offered super-enriching, immersive, and fun French, Spanish, and Chinese educational play day camps for kids 3 to 9. Kids absorb a new language through arts & crafts, vocabulary-buildings songs, costume days, action games, baking, Toto Time, and more. Parents magazine named the LWFC “6 Classes Worth the $$$.” CNN called Director Thibaut “one of a very few experts in teaching languages to small children.” Campers get this summer’s LWFC-produced Songs and More Workbook/CD Set. LWFC materials won six major children’s media awards. Capture your child’s prime time to learn a new language. Eastside.
iD TECH CAMPS & iD TEEN ACADEMIES
Love gaming, programming, or filmmaking? Ages 7-17 create iPhone apps, programs with C++ or Java, video games, websites, movies, robots, and more. Enroll in weeklong, day and overnight programs held at 60+ universities in 27 states including Columbia, NYU, NYIT, Adelphi, Pace, Vassar, Princeton, Stanford, and others. Small classes (guaranteed max 8:1) taught by adult-only instructors for personalized instruction. Also Teen-only programs: iD Gaming Academy, iD Programming Academy, and iD Visual Arts Academy held at NYU, Vassar, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, and more.
Held at Columbia, NYU, NYIT,
Princeton, and 60+ universities in 27 states
TASTE BUDS KITCHEN
Taste Buds Kitchen offers unique lip-smacking weekly camps for ages 4-8, 9-13 and an off-site urban foodies camp for ages 11-16. Their specially designed Kids Kitchen is the only one of it’s kind in Manhattan. Your child is sure become a budding chef as they get hands-on in the kitchen to whip up delicious creations. View website for more details.
Taste Buds Kitchen
109 West 27th Street
NYC, NY 10001
Please contact the venues direct for more information and to register.
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