North Fork Summer Camps

Welcome to the North Fork of Long Island, where adventure awaits at our summer camps! With a wide range of fun and enriching activities, our camps offer the perfect opportunity for children of all ages to learn, grow, and make new friends. From outdoor adventures like sailing, swimming, and hiking to arts and crafts, music, and sports, our camps provide a vibrant and exciting environment that will keep kids engaged and entertained all summer long. Come join us and explore the natural beauty of the North Fork while making unforgettable memories.

Welcome to the North Fork of Long Island, where adventure awaits at our summer camps! With a wide range of fun and enriching activities, our camps offer the perfect opportunity for children of all ages to learn, grow, and make new friends. From outdoor adventures like sailing, swimming, and hiking to arts and crafts, music, and sports, our camps provide a vibrant and exciting environment that will keep kids engaged and entertained all summer long. Come join us and explore the natural beauty of the North Fork while making unforgettable memories. Whether you’re a local or just visiting, our camps are open to everyone and we can’t wait to welcome you.!

Dorothy P Flint 4-H Camp
3186 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-9762

*Contact the camp for current rates and registration
The Dorothy P Flint 4-H Camp is a 140 acre co-ed overnight camp and day camp for campers ages 5-16. The camp is accredited by the American Camp Association and licensed and inspected by the Suffolk County Department of Health.
Sleepaway Camp  |  Ages 8 – 16
Flint Day Camp  |  Campers entering 1st grade and not ready to sleep-away

East End Arts Camp
141 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-369-2171

East End Arts offers a Kids Summer Camp that features eight individual weeks of creative art and music learning programs and activities for those ages 5-10. Full day and half day options are available. Students will become immersed in art, theater, music, and dance all under the umbrella of a different literature theme each summer. East End Arts also offers a music camp and fine arts camp for those ages 8-14.  Morning and afternoon extended care options are available as well.

2023 Summer Schedule:
Summer Kids Camp – Camp C.I.A (Create – Interpret – Ask) | $450/$225  each week 8 to 10
July 10th – July 14th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  Going Places, by Paul & Peter Reynolds (thinking outside the box) A celebration of creative spirit and thinking outside the box.
July 17th – July 21st  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobe Yamada (creativity in ideas)
This book looks at how one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world can come to life as the child’s confidence grows.
July 24th – July 28th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  A Little Bit of Oomph, by Barnie Saltzberg (make ordinary extraordinary)
A Little Bit of Oomph! teaches the invaluable lesson of throwing your heart into whatever you’re doing and trying just a little bit harder.
July 31st – August 4th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  Lunchtime for a Purple Snake, by Harriet Ziefert (joy of painting and color)
A little bit about color and composition, in a fun tale reveals the joy and discovery painting brings to artists young and old.
August 7th – 11th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  Weslandia, by Paul Fleischman (creative kid creates civilization)
An amazing picture book full of creativity, demonstrating how with a little imagination you can create anything and tell the story.
August 14th – 18th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  They all Saw a Cat, by Brendan Wenzel (we are all unique)
An engaging and thought-provoking tale on lessons about how everyone has a unique perspective.
August 21st – August 25th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  Mistakes are How I Learn, by Kiara Wilson
This story was developed to engage children, and empower them with the affirmations to overcome obstacles. To help let them know that they are not alone when facing defeat.
August 28th – September 1st  |  Full day: 9a – 3p  |  Half day: 9a – 12p or 12p – 3
Book of the Week:  The Year we Learned to Fly, by Jacqueline Woodson.
A tale passed down through generations to harness the skill of quiet meditation to show the world the strength and resilience of their beautiful and brilliant minds.

Summer Fine Arts Camp with Kenneth Jackson –  $450 each week |  Ages 10 – 14
Drawing/Adding Color  |  July 10th – July 14th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
A week of creativity and foundation building as we engage in fun projects while learning new methods and techniques of drawing and painting. Campers will gain skills of perspective, proportion and composition, while working with color, light, shape and texture. By the end of the week each camper will create a portfolio of works that will be displayed in an exhibit on the last day of camp. Register early: enrollment is limited to 15 students.

Painting/How to Create a Portrait  |  July 24th – July 28th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
A week of creativity and foundation building as we engage in fun projects while learning new methods and techniques of painting. Campers learn to add color, light, shape, and texture to their works. All projects are appropriate for any skill level, and the teacher works alongside each student. By the end of the week each camper will create a portfolio of works that will be displayed in an exhibit on the last day of camp. Register early: enrollment is limited to 15 students.

Mixed Media/Sculpture  |  August 7th – August 11th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
A week of creativity and foundation building as we engage in fun projects while learning new methods and techniques in the use of mixed media.This camp allows students to create a variety of projects while building skills working in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, printmaking, and assemblage. Students will create an exhibit of their works on the last day of camp. Register early enrollment is limited to 15 students.

Drawing & Painting Fundamentals  |  August 21st – August 25th  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
A week of creativity and foundation building as we engage in fun projects while learning new methods and techniques used in drawing and painting. Campers learn about perspective, proportion, and composition. All projects are appropriate for any skill level, and the teacher works alongside each student. By the end of the week each camper will create a portfolio of works that will be displayed in an exhibit on the last day of camp. Register early: enrollment is limited to 15 students.

Summer Music Band Camp –  $450 each week  |  Ages 8 – 14
Music of the World Performance Camp  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
July 17th – July 21st  |  July 31st – August 4th
This week-long Group Performance Camp offers an opportunity to play alongside your peers. All instruments are welcome, especially, electric guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and piano. Explore multiple genres through percussion, full band, and vocal performances. Students should be able to play at least one instrument at an intermediate level, or be able to sing. This is a great camp to try out new forms of music, new instruments, and bond with fellow music lovers. At the end of each camp week, the band performs live!

Star Power Vocal Camp  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
August 7th – 11th  |  August 21st – August 25th
This week-long group vocal camp offers campers an opportunity to sing all their favorite songs along with their peers. The campers work on all aspects of performance, harmonies, mic control, belting, tone, and timing. They will also learn exercises and techniques to help create strong and healthy vocals. They will sing along to tracks as well as acapella. All campers enjoy outdoor play and some arts and crafts related to their performance. At the end of each camp week, the group performs live!

Ukulele Group Camp  |  Full day: 9a – 3p
August 14th – 18th  |  August 28th – September 1st
A creative week learning the basics of the Ukulele, including rhythm, chords and strumming. Add some fun vocals and play along with others, while learning new music and gaining new skills. Open to beginners and beginner/intermediate levels. Students are required to bring their own Ukulele.  There is a group performance at the finish of the camp week, on Fridays.


Hedgewood Farms Pony Camp
4000 Main Road, Laurel, NY 11948
631-926-3118  |  hedgewoodfarms@yahoo.com

*Call or email for more information and to register
Pony Camp at Hedgewood Farm in Laurel offers a beautiful way for children to learn about horses and continue their education. You will learn safety zones around horses and on the farm, basic horsemanship, and equine caretaking skills like feeding, bathing and tacking. You can also practice riding skills while riding on one of our experienced school horses.


Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-208-9200 ext. 426 (Please call for reservations)

Long Island Aquarium’s Summer Adventure Days provides hands-on learning and full-on fun for children of all ages during school-year breaks and summer vacation. Separate programs provide age-appropriate learning and activities for children ages 3 – 16.  After care is available from 2p to 5p. Pricing: Add $199 for 1 full week, per child. You must register for after care when you register for camp. First come, first serve.

Summer 2023 Adventure Day:
Shark Bait  |  Ages 3&4  |  $80 members/ $90 non-members *includes 1 parent/guardian. June 19th – 20th  |  9a – 12p
Budding marine scientists will investigate the aquarium using their 5 senses to learn and understand the animals around us. We will explore the different textures, patterns and sounds of each group of animals here at the aquarium, by petting and getting up close to them. Be ready to get wet as we romp through our interactive salt marsh. Craft activity each day.

Discoverers  |  Ages 4&5  |  $129 members / $149 non-members
*includes 1 parent/guardian
June 21st – 23rd  |  9a – 12p
Hello Discoverers! We will take part in a scavenger hunt to learn about some amazing secrets held by our incredible animals. We’ll take to the high seas on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat to search for native plants and animals. We’ll meet some perfect pets that can make for amazing companions. Discover amazing truths about our animals as well as of those found in our own backyards. Craft activity and snack provided each day.

Winged Wonders!  |  Ages 6-8  |  $315 members / $359 non-member
Two Sessions Available: July 3rd – 7th or July 17th – 21st  |  9a -2p
This adventure will explore all the animals that fly through the air and swim in the sea, from bats to penguins. You’ll meet a penguin and explore our bug laboratory. Venture down the Peconic River on the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat and see animals in their natural habitats. Learn what our bats’ diet consists of and what plants will attract butterflies in your own yard.

Ahoy Pirates!  |  Ages 6-8  |  $315 members / $359 non-member
Two Sessions Available: July 10th – 14th or August 7th -11th  |  9a – 2p
We will follow a treasure map and find all sorts of booty along the way. We’ll meet some common pirate pets and uncover gems and jewels for our treasure chest. Experience the life of a pirate in our one-of-a-kind setting, the Long Island Aquarium, where you’ll get up close and personal to some of our amazing animals. Craft activity each day.

Shark Pups  |  Ages 6-8  |  $299 members / $349 non-members
July 24th – 28th  |  9a – 2p
This shark based experience for our younger shark enthusiasts will include: an Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat trip, shark trivia and feeding our stingrays. Explore the sharks around the aquarium with a fun scavenger hunt and learn about all of our sharks here from egg to adult during our shark themed adventure. Craft activity each day.

Animal Superheroes  |  Ages 8-10  |  $345 members / $390 non-members
Two Sessions Available: July 3rd -7th or August 7th – 11th  |  9a – 2p
POW, BOOM, BAM
How can an octopus turn itself invisible in the blink of an eye? How can a frog grow claws like Wolverine? Explore the aquarium and visit the insect lab and preservatory to get a closer look at our many  superheroes.  Learn about wings while meeting a penguin and our owls. Cruise the Peconic River collecting specimens aboard the Tour Boat in this great adventure.

Casting for Careers  |  Ages 9-11  |  $345 members / $390 non-members
Two Sessions Available: July 10th – 14th or July 31st – August 4th  |  9a – 2p
There’s a whole world to explore…underwater! Participants will explore all the ins and outs of the aquarium. We will explore what it is like to be an aquarist, trainer, ornithologist and more, through activities designed to show your children what it would be like to have a career at an aquarium. Hold a turtle and pet a dragon. Take a ride on our Tour Boat, meet horseshoe crabs, seine for fish in local waters. Your child will visit our butterflies, birds and bugs garden while learning how important their roles are in their own backyard.

Sea Lion Scouts  |  Ages 10-12  |  $365 members / $405 non-members
Two Sessions Available: June 26th – 30th or July 17th – 21st  |  9a – 2p
Go behind the scenes and see what it takes to be a marine mammal trainer! Create enrichment toys for our monkeys and watch a porcupine feeding & training session!  You’ll take a trip on our Tour Boat, participate in a special training session with an animal ambassador and take a Selfie with a Sea Lion.

Shark Explorers  |  Ages 9-11  |  $325members / $375 non-members
July 24th – 28th  |  9a – 2p
This experience is Sharktastic! This shark based camp includes watching a shark dissection, feeding our stingrays and more. Activities and lessons will be based around our very cool shark inhabitants and the prey that they hunt. Learn about all of our sharks, what they eat, myths and their adaptations.

Adventurers  |  Ages 12-14  |  $415 members / $460 non-members
Two Sessions Available: June 26th – 30th or July 31st – August 4th  |  9a – 2p
Try out some of the most exciting adventures that the aquarium has to offer. Your adventurer will kayak down the Peconic River and climb the rock wall. For the ultimate thrill, end the week with a dive into our 120,000 gallon shark tank! This experience is packed full of thrills and fun for your tween and teen!

Junior Aquarist  |  Ages 14-16  |  $450 members / $485 non-members
August 14th – 18th  |  9a – 2p
Ever wonder what it is like to work at an aquarium? Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes and see what it takes to care for thousands of animals? This program has participants talk to our fish department staff as they fill you in on their cool projects like breeding fish, propagating coral and how they keep all of the tanks running. The junior aquarist will also  prepare food for our animals and go on a collecting trip, seining for fish and specimens off-site. Kids will also help set up and learn how to care for an aquarium of their own.

Mattituck Sailing Camp
9462 Peconic Bay Blvd, Mattituck, NY 11952
917-334-6639

Summer 2023:  June 26th – August 18th  |  Ages 5 – 18
*Call for rates, membership and registration
Mattituck Sailing Camp is geared for sailors who want to learn how to sail a variety of different types of boats and learn new skills on the water. Run by the Mattituck Yacht Club, sailing camp programs are held daily throughout the summer. Campers will learn to rig and sail sailboats, tie knots, and learn water safety.  All sailors will learn to sail on a variety of different types of boats including: Optis, Sunfish, and 420’s. Sailing instruction and boats will vary based upon the camper’s experience and ability.

Multiple options are available for young sailors including the “season pass” of sailing all summer. Mattituck Yacht Club also offers 2, 3 or 4 week programs to fit in busy summer schedules.

Peconic Ballet Theatre Camp
71 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-591-1539

Peconic Ballet Theatre Camp is the perfect summer camp for young dancers and ballerinas. Programs include a summer ballet production and performance and musical theatre camp.

Summer 2023:
The Adventures of Dr. Seuss  |  Ages 4 – 5  |  $450 – $575
See the magic of “Dr. Seuss” come to life! Live performance opportunity.
Appropriate for all ages and abilities.
August 2nd – August 11th  |  9:30a – 11:30a
Performance:  Friday, August 11th at Avram Theatre in Southampton
Placement Auditions: Friday, May 19th
Students 9 years old and younger do not have to attend placement auditions.
Students 10 years of age and older must attend placement auditions
*Upon registration, you with then be sent an audition time​
**Students must be registered before the date of the audition.

Musical Theatre Camp
Become the ultimate triple treat! Students will take classes in Jazz, Tap, Acting and Voice! At the end of the week, students will perform a small, intimate, in-studio performance! For students of all abilities!
Beginner Musical Theatre  |  Ages 4 – 5  |  $490
July 24th – July 28th  |  10a – 2p
Intermediate Musical Theatre  |  Ages 6 – 8  |  $490
July 17th – July 21st  |  10a – 2p

Peconic Dunes 4-H Summer Camp
6375 Soundview Avenue, Southold, NY 11971
631-852-8629

Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp on Soundview Avenue in Southold is a day camp and sleepaway camp run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

Overnight Camp  |  Ages 8- 15  |  $830/session
Summer 2023 schedule:
Session 1: June 25 – July 1  |  Session 2: July 2 – July 8  |  Session 3: July 9 – July 15
Session 4: July 16 – July 22  |  Session 5: July 23 – July 29  |  Session 6: July 30 – Aug 5
Session 7: Aug 6 – Aug 12  |  Session 8: Aug 13 – Aug 19
Campers have many opportunities to develop skills and acquire knowledge in a variety of educational and recreational activities including: environmental sciences, project BUILD, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, backcountry cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, beach volleyball and more. Evening programs offer time for fun, fellowship and reflection and may include opening and closing campfires, talent shows, round robin activities, dance or other entertainment, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war).

Day Camp  |  Ages 6 – 13  |  $530
Drop off 8:35a –  8:55a  |  Pick up 5p
Summer 2023 Schedule:
Session 1: June 26 – June 30  |  Session 2: July 3 – July 7  |  Session 3: July 10 – July 14
Session 4: July 17 – July 21  |  Session 5: July 24 – July 28  |  Session 6: July 31 – Aug 4
Session 7: Aug 7 – Aug 11  |  Session 8: Aug 14 – Aug 18
Campers can experience a full range of classic and innovative camp activities on our lake and Sound waterfronts, athletic fields and woodlands including nature study, outdoor skills, arts and crafts, music, drama, team sports and more. Lunch and afternoon snack are included. Our Turtle Games Carnival happens every Friday, weather permitting, during which campers take turns running a carnival game and then enjoying the games created by other campers.

Mini Camp  |  Ages 7 – 12  |  $395/session
July 2nd – July 5th
This program is for FIRST TIME CAMPERS who are not sure about a full week at camp. In the mini camp, campers will participate in a shorter week. Youth are challenged to develop their skills and knowledge in our numerous activities such as: STEM, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, back-country cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, and basketball. Each evening has a special event planned including: opening campfires, scavenger hunt, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war).

Peconic Dunes 4-H Summer Camp
6375 Soundview Avenue, Southold, NY 11971
631-852-8629

Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp on Soundview Avenue in Southold is a day camp and sleepaway camp run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

Overnight Camp  |  Ages 8- 15  |  $830/session
Summer 2023 schedule:
Session 1: June 25 – July 1  |  Session 2: July 2 – July 8  |  Session 3: July 9 – July 15
Session 4: July 16 – July 22  |  Session 5: July 23 – July 29  |  Session 6: July 30 – Aug 5
Session 7: Aug 6 – Aug 12  |  Session 8: Aug 13 – Aug 19
Campers have many opportunities to develop skills and acquire knowledge in a variety of educational and recreational activities including: environmental sciences, project BUILD, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, backcountry cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, beach volleyball and more. Evening programs offer time for fun, fellowship and reflection and may include opening and closing campfires, talent shows, round robin activities, dance or other entertainment, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war).

Day Camp  |  Ages 6 – 13  |  $530
Drop off 8:35a –  8:55a  |  Pick up 5p
Summer 2023 Schedule:
Session 1: June 26 – June 30  |  Session 2: July 3 – July 7  |  Session 3: July 10 – July 14
Session 4: July 17 – July 21  |  Session 5: July 24 – July 28  |  Session 6: July 31 – Aug 4
Session 7: Aug 7 – Aug 11  |  Session 8: Aug 14 – Aug 18
Campers can experience a full range of classic and innovative camp activities on our lake and Sound waterfronts, athletic fields and woodlands including nature study, outdoor skills, arts and crafts, music, drama, team sports and more. Lunch and afternoon snack are included. Our Turtle Games Carnival happens every Friday, weather permitting, during which campers take turns running a carnival game and then enjoying the games created by other campers.

Mini Camp  |  Ages 7 – 12  |  $395/session
July 2nd – July 5th
This program is for FIRST TIME CAMPERS who are not sure about a full week at camp. In the mini camp, campers will participate in a shorter week. Youth are challenged to develop their skills and knowledge in our numerous activities such as: STEM, kayaking, snorkeling, wilderness skills, back-country cooking, fishing, archery, leadership skills, theater arts, music, multimedia, adventure trail, soccer, and basketball. Each evening has a special event planned including: opening campfires, scavenger hunt, and Turtle Games (Peconic Dunes’ version of color war).

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