Welcome to the 3rd Annual Living Huntington Summer Camps and Programs Guide - a trusted resource for Huntington-area parents seeking in-depth information on the best summer camps and programs available for their children.
The summer months are an important time in the lives of our children. Summer is the time that young people can discover and explore their talents, pursue new interests and make new friendships!
This year’s edition of our guide is designed to introduce you to the most compelling summer camps and programs available to toddlers-through-teens who live in (and around) Huntington. Included herein are places, providers, programs and summer experiences that are certain to change and enrich the lives of your children in exceedingly powerful ways.
Where to begin? The 2020 edition of our guide shines the light on a diverse array of camp and program categories: Arts/Culture/Recreation, Educational/Academic, Multi-Discipline, Sports, Overnight Camps, and Traditional Day Camps. Since many of these programs offer a variety of activities and experiential opportunities to their attendees, we strongly suggest taking the time to read the full details for each camp to get an informed sense as to the experiences furnished by each provider.
Without further ado, here's our 2020 selection of Summer Camps and Programs that will amuse, entertain, educate, and inspire your children while simultaneously generating new relationships, accomplishments, and smile-filled moments for them all along the way!
(Note: Featured image above courtesy of Future Stars Summer Camps | Sports, Specialty & STEAM Education Camps! and featured home page hero image courtesy of Camp Awosting | Where Boys Learn By Doing!)
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- Huntington YMCA Summer Day Camp 2020 | Dream. Discover. Grow.
- Peconic Dunes 4H Camp | A Day and Overnight Summer Camp
- Park Shore Country Day Camp | 4 Camps in 1 - Choose Your Adventure!
- Oasis Day Camp at LIU - Post | Summer Camps, Summer Enrichment Programs, and Year Round Programs
- LuHi Summer Programs - Building Friendships That Last A Lifetime!
- Kenwal Day Camp | A Fun-Filled Safe Summer
- Future Stars Summer Camps | Sports, STEAM, and Specialty Camps!
- Destination Science | The Fun Science Day Camp for Curious Kids 5-11!
- Camp W | Where Friendships Are Made!
- Camp Awosting | Where Boys Learn By Doing!
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Building the future one amazing summer at a time!
Camp Awosting is a close-knit traditional overnight camp that emphasizes individual attention for boys ages 6 to 15. Camp Awosting is located on beautiful Bantam Lake near Litchfield, Connecticut.
Activities offered include sports (baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, golf), waterfront (including waterskiing), extreme adventure (high/low ropes, 1000-foot zip line, climbing tower), arts & crafts, ceramics, laser tag, outdoor camping, and more, plus a trip program for senior campers. Camp Awosting is one of the oldest private boys camps in the US, in continuous operation since 1900. It’s a great first-time camp experience!
Life at Awosting is informal and friendly. This close-knit atmosphere allows us to focus on developing Awosting’s core values in our campers – brotherhood, independence, confidence and experience. Our primary focus is maintaining a safe and respectful environment that encourages both personal growth and creates an unforgettable summer experience.
Camp Awosting specializes in 2- or 4-week sleepaway sessions. Days are structured to include both instructional and elective time for activities. Boys also have frequent co-ed interactions with our sister Camp Chinqueka, located just 5 miles away on a different lake.
Camp W is an 8-week day camp located in Melville, NY and offer programs for children Pre-Kindergarten through 9th grade.
Campers will enjoy exciting camp activities including athletics, swimming, creative arts, computers, rocketry, game room, and so much more. They also offer early / late care.
Camp W has created an atmosphere where your child builds confidence and self-esteem in an exciting and nurturing environment. Their small camper to staff ratio allows them to really get to know your child.
The unique summer camp program at Camp W is specifically designed to meet the needs of each camper. Their age appropriate programs give them the opportunity to provide each camper with a safe, fun and rewarding experience. They offer a wide range of activities that are designed to fit the needs of campers of all ages and skill levels under the supervision of their experienced, caring counselors.
Science Camps in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties
Searching for a STEM camp on Long Island? Destination Science has options in Nassau and Suffolk Counties for kids ages 5 to 11! Our programs for elementary age campers combine science and fun in a camp your children will love. They’ll wake up every day eager to go back to camp and investigate new scientific challenges.
Children do lots of learning and develop their problem-solving skills at our camps. Most important of all, they’ll enjoy themselves while they experience new concepts through our unique, hands-on approach to learning. Find a session and location that meet your New York science camp needs today.
Choose From Four “All New” for 2020 New York Science Day Camps
Each year, we offer four themed camps to choose from.
Robot Island & Movie Makers Camp!
Make motorized Bots to conquer challenges & uncover the science behind making animated movies.
Steam Inventors & Anti-Gravity Racers Camp!
Invent using a S.T.E.A.M. machine & explore physics with your own Anti-Gravity Racer.
Galactic Space Training Camp!
Create your own Millenium Starship and motorized Droid to complete space challenges.
Playspace Engineering & Spy-Tech Camp!
Construct a solar powered playground & use Science Detective skills to solve a mystery.
Future Stars Summer Camps offers 30+ weekly Sports, STEAM, and Specialty camp programs at multiple locations across Long Island. With flexible weekly scheduling, campers can mix and match for the Ultimate Summer Camp Experience!
This Summer, Future Stars Summer Camps celebrates 40 Years of Excellence! Since 1980, we’ve helped campers build skills, character, friendships and lasting memories. Summer 2020 programs will run weekly throughout July & August for Boys & Girls entering grades K-10.
Our experienced staff of certified coaches, teachers, instructors and collegiate student-athletes, will help our campers grow their game and achieve their highest potential. A balanced day of skills training, daily water activities and supplemental recreational activities, ensures campers have a perfect blend of instruction and fun.
Long Island Locations: Farmingdale State College, SUNY Old Westbury, St. Joseph’s College and Future Stars Southampton.
NOTE: We have open enrollment throughout the entire summer! Tuition rates are time sensitive and you can always adjust your schedule, if there is availability. No charges for switching programs or weeks.
Kenwal Day Camp is located in Melville, New York on 20 acres of greenery accented by the finest summer day camp facilities and equipment to ensure every camper ages 3 to 15, hours of enjoyment, fun and exciting events.
With Pre School and Kindergarten Summer Programs, First through Fourth grade, as well as Senior and Teen Camp Programs, Kenwal Day Camp has camp activities for every child, ensuring a great camp experience for all. Their summer camp activities include an inflatable water park, mini golf, arts & crafts, sports, theater, dance, swimming, zip lines go karts, rope rappelling, karate and so much more.
The Camp Kenwal philosophy is based on a very simple yet profound statement made by one our younger campers to his parents..." I didn't win, but I did my best." This positive attitude is exactly what Kenwal Day camp is all about.
Approaching 60 years of business, LuHi has a long-standing reputation for offering diverse and innovative summer options for campers age 4 to 17. With 30+ programs to choose from, each camper has the opportunity to customize their camp experience, filling their summer with activities they genuinely enjoy and experiences that will enrich them for years to come.
Sailing, Theatre, Basketball, Equestrian, Robotics, Competitive Gaming -- these are just a small portion of LuHi’s unique offerings that allow campers to widen their scope of interest and pursue their passions.
Our programs are directed by Educators and Camp Professionals, all expertly versed in their subject area and dedicated to creating a fun & safe environment for each and every camper. The cost of each registration includes program particulars as well as door-to-door transportation!
A summer at LuHi can span anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks, with campers registered for one program per 2-week Session. LuHi offers 32 unique programs, each designated into one of the following categories: Athletics, Arts, Recreation, & STEM. We have something for everyone!
If you have any questions, we'd love to answer them. Click below to visit our website and contact us today!
Oasis Day Camp at LIU - Post is one of Long Island’s premier camps for kids. Situated in the friendly environs of the LIU – Post campus in Brookville, NY, Oasis Day Camp is uniquely positioned to offer its campers a “one of a kind” summer experience.
Oasis strives to provide customized, engaging programs for children and families by transforming local school and public spaces into fun, vibrant communities. Oasis programs create safe and inclusive environments where children develop life skills through quality experiences in the arts, athletics, and enrichment activities.
Established in 2000, Oasis Day Camp is for campers ages 3-15. Our staff focuses on creating activities and instruction that are developmentally appropriate for the various ages of our campers. Campers are split into Lower Camp, Upper Camp, and two specialty programs for our youngest (Early Start) and oldest campers (Teen Travel).
Oasis Day Camp offers its campers high quality experiences in sports, the arts, STEM and many other sought-after programs and activities. When combined with our wonderful campus, talented staff and flexible registration options, Oasis offers something for everyone.
There is never a dull moment at Oasis Day Camp at LIU - Post!
Looking for a Camp for the Summer of 2020?
Choose Your Adventure!
Park Shore Country Day Camp is 4 Camps in 1!
Day & Travel Camp, Extreme STEAM Science Kids, Circus Academy, and Sports Track
Park Shore is one of the most beautiful summer day camp and science facilities, situated in Dix Hills, New York on 15 beautiful acres, centrally located in Suffolk County. -- and offers programs for children ages 2 to 14.
Park Shore offers extensive camp activities and programs for every child, ensuring a great camp experience for all. Our summer camp activities include high end athletics, aquatics, Extreme Adventure Program complete with High Ropes Course, Bungee Trampoline, 24 foot Rock Wall and ATV Adventure Course, Arts & Crafts, Performing Arts as well as spectacular Special Events throughout the summer. Park Shore also offers specialty camps: Extreme STEAM Science Kids Camp, Circus Academy, Sports Track and Performing Arts Track. Park Shore offers door-to-door transportation, before and after care and hot lunch.
• Flexible Payment Plans
• Flexible Sessions: 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks; 3-5 days
• Sibling Discounts Available
• Easy Online Enrollment
• All Major Credit Cards Accepted
Make friends, be healthy, learn, and have fun this summer at the Peconic Dunes 4H Camp - a day and overnight summer camp on the North Fork of Long Island!
Healthy minds work best with healthy bodies! Peconic Dunes has partnered with Cornell University to create healthier NYS 4-H Camps. They continually work to create a healthy balance of activity, nutrition, and rest. Everyday their entire community gets at least 8-hours of sleep, plus a mid-day siesta -- and when they’re not relaxing they’re playing!
There are many in-depth activities at Peconic Dunes Camp -- covering a range of topics so campers who are developing scientists, artists, leaders, sailors, athletes, and outdoors people can all find something they like best.
Give your children AWESOME summer camp memories this year at the Huntington YMCA Summer Day Camp! If your child can dream it, they can do it at the YMCA Summer Day Camp. Each and every member of the professional YMCA Summer Day Camp is there every step of the way to make their dreams come true.
At the Huntington YMCA Summer Day Camp, we offer the best of Adventure, Athletics, Aquatics, Camp Traditions, Creative Arts and so much more! Children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. Our flexible programs, for ages 3-16, are designed to accommodate all families across Long Island and cater to meet your child's interests and abilities.
Visit https://ymcali.org/camp to download the 2020 YMCA Camp Brochure and Camp Guide.
Note: Extended Day AM/PM care, Door-to-Door transportation and Shuttle Bus transportation are available. For an additional cost, parents can purchase daily, nutritious lunch from a selection of menu options to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.
Take advantage of Early Bird Discounts!
Get 5% off with the purchase of 4-6 weeks of camp.
Get 10% off with the purchase of 7-9 weeks of camp.
Discount expires April 30, 2020.
*Discount is applied at checkout.
Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify. Apply online.