Summer Camps on the North and South Forks

Summer is just around the corner, and parents are starting to plan for their children’s summer activities. Camps are a great way for kids to explore new activities and make friends. With many summer camps on the North and South Forks of Long Island offering a variety of activities, from sailing and horseback riding to arts and academics, there’s something for every child.

The Hamptons

Future Stars Summer Camp

With two East End locations, Future Stars Summer Camp offers campers the ability to choose their own summer adventure! Whether they want to improve their skills at a specialty sports camp, play a range of sports & games at Multi-Sports camp, experiment & create at STEAM camp, or spend their summer doing a little bit of everything, Future Stars is the camp for them. With individual weekly sessions, campers can mix and match our programs to their liking, and can fill their summer with many unique weeks of fun!

Future Stars Westhampton-Riverhead  |  631-287-6707
Summer 2023  |  June 26th – August 18th
Two Locations:
Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus
121 Speonk Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901
Campers have access to recreational indoor and outdoor spaces, a soccer field, outdoor and indoor basketball courts, outdoor volleyball courts, and a 25-yard indoor pool.
Aspatuck Tennis Club
25 Howell Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Westhampton satellite location is located just minutes away at Aspatuck Tennis Club, which includes 9 state-of-the-art har-tru tennis courts, a clubhouse, pro shop, and locker rooms.

Future Stars Southampton  |  631-287-6707
1370A Majors Path, Southampton, NY 11968
Summer 2023  |  June 5th – September 1st (13 weekly sessions)
Campers can choose from a catalog of 14+ programs, ranging from Early Childhood programs for ages 2-5 to Sports and Specialty programs for children up to 15.  Campers have access to FS Tennis Club’s 8 outdoor tennis courts, along with Southampton Youth Services (SYS) Recreation Center, including 2 outdoor soccer fields, a turf baseball field, 2 indoor basketball courts, an indoor soccer rink, air conditioned classroom spaces, and much more!


Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976
631-283-2118

The Parrish Art Museum offers an eight week summer camp program for children ages 4 -13 beginning the first week of July and running through the end of August. Camp at the Parrish Art Museum allows children the opportunity to play and create through visual expression. Campers can also experience the culture of the East End with trips and special guest artists. Weekly camps and programs include Visual Arts Camp, Mini Makers Camp (ages 4-5), and Stop Motion Animation Camp.

2023 Summer Camp
Monday, July 3rd – Friday, August 25th  |  10a – 3p with a Mini Makers Camp 9:30a – 12p
Week 1 (4-Days): $560 Member | $610 Non Member
Weeks 2 – 8: $700 Member | $750 Non Member

Mini Makers Camp
Week 1 (4-Days): $260 Member | $285 Non Member
Weeks 3-7: $325 Member | $355 Non Member

Schedule
Week 1: July 3 to 7 (4-Days, No camp on July 4)
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 2: July 10 to 14
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11

Week 3: July 17 to 21
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 4: July 24 to 28
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 5: July 31 to August 4
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 6: August 7 to 11
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 7: August 14 to 18
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Mini Makers Camp | Ages 4- 5

Week 8: August 21 to 25
Visual Art Camp | Ages 6 -11  and  Stop Motion Animation Camp | Ages 8-13

Pathfinder Country Day Camp
2nd House Road, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2080

Pathfinder Country Day Camp is a traditional summer day camp that offers a wide range of activities for children aged 4 to 15. The camp offers a variety of activities, including sports, arts, and adventure. In the sports program, children can participate in soccer, baseball, swimming, and archery activities. The arts program includes activities such as painting, drawing, and music. The adventure program includes rock climbing, zip-lining, and hiking. Pathfinder Country Day Camp also offers special interest programs such as cooking, magic, and robotics.Pathfinder Country Day Camp also offers an optional transportation service to and from camp.Pathfinder Country Day Camp is an excellent choice for parents looking for a traditional summer day camp experience for their children in the Hamptons/North Fork area.

SUMMER 2023 ENROLLMENT IS FULL
Enrollment for summer 2024 will begin in September 2023
Full Camp Season: 8 weeks
2 weeks camp  $2450  |  3 weeks camp  $3575  |  4 weeks camp  $4600
5 weeks camp  $5625  |  6 weeks camp  $6600  |  7 weeks camp  $7350
8 weeks camp  $7920

Ross School
18 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937
631-907-5000

Ross School Summer Camp offers a wide range of summer programs for children aged 2 to 18. The camp, run by the Ross School, a private K-12 school, focuses on providing children with an enriching and fun summer experience.The camp offers academic, arts, and athletics programs for children of all ages plus a variety of other activities, such as field trips, outdoor adventures, and special interest programs. Experienced teachers and coaches and many Ross School faculty members staff the camp.

Early Childhood
Ross Lower School campus at 739 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton
AGES 2–6 | JUNE 26–AUGUST 18
Early Childhood campers are introduced to open-ended, developmentally appropriate experiences that facilitate social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth.

Music and Movement – $150/week
Age: 2 and under  |  Tuesdays and Thursdays  |  11 am–12 p
Creative Explorations
Age 2  |  Half Day  |  9a – 12:30p
Cost per week:  8 weeks: $1,000/wk  |  7 weeks $1,000/wk  |  6 weeks: $1,100/wk
5 weeks: $1,100/wk  |  4 weeks: $1,200/wk  |  3 weeks: $1,200/wk  |  2 weeks: $1,300/wk
1 week: $1,300/wk

Creative Explorations
Ages 3 – 6  |  Full Day  |  9a – 3p
Campers will be grouped by age. Children 3 and up must be fully potty-trained (no diapers or pull-ups) and able to use the bathroom on their own.
Cost per week: 8 weeks: $1,200/wk  |  7 weeks $1,200/wk  |  6 weeks: $1,300/wk
5 weeks: $1,300/wk  |  4 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  3 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  2 weeks: $1,500/wk
1 week: $1,500/wk

Immersions:
Ross Lower School campus at 739 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton
AGES 7–12  |  JUNE 26–AUGUST 18
Campers can choose from a variety of immersive, week-long programs in which they develop skills, explore the world around them, and express themselves through activities and projects. Options include: Art, Performance, Naturalist Explorers, Filmmaking/Stop-Motion Animation, Inventors Workshop, Culinary Arts or Fashion Design
8 weeks: $1,200/wk  |  7 weeks $1,200/wk  |  6 weeks: $1,300/wk  |  5 weeks: $1,300/wk
4 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  3 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  2 weeks: $1,500/wk  |  1 week: $1,500/wk

Sports
Ross Upper School Campus
AGES 5–16 | JUNE 26–AUGUST 18
Young athletes with a passion for sports spend their summer training under expert coaches and sports professionals.  Options are Tennis, Knicks Basketball, Soccer or Multi-Sport
8 weeks: $1,200/wk  |  7 weeks $1,200/wk  |  6 weeks: $1,300/wk  |  5 weeks: $1,300/wk
4 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  3 weeks: $1,400/wk  |  2 weeks: $1,500/wk  |  1 week: $1,500/wk

Ross Summer Term
AGES 14–18 | JUNE 26–JULY 28
Art, ESOL, STEAM and Tennis
SUMMER TERM DATES
Session 1: June 26–30, ESOL; Tennis; Art; STEAM (Ceramics, Pottery, and Wheel Throwing)
Session 2: July 3–7 ESOL; Tennis; Art: STEAM (Coding)
Session 3: July 10–14 ESOL; Tennis; Art; STEAM (Coding)
Session 4: July 17–21 ESOL; Tennis; Art; STEAM (Ceramics, Pottery, and Wheel Throwing; Digital Arts)
Session 5: July 24–28 ESOL; Tennis; Art; STEAM (Robotics Foundations & Fabrication)

Day Students:  5 weeks: $1300  |  4 weeks: $1400  |  3 weeks: $1400  |  2 weeks: $1500
1 week: $1500
Boarding Students:  5 weeks: $2300  |  4 weeks: $2400  |  3 weeks: $2400
2 weeks: $2500  |  1 week: $2500


Sportime
320 Abrahams Path, East Hampton, NY 11937
631-267-2267

Sportime is a summer camp for children between the ages of 3 and 13 and includes an exciting program of sports, games, art and music. They are committed to creating a happy and safe environment for all campers; a place where every kid can have fun, feel confident, make friends and create lifelong memories. The camp is staffed by experienced coaches and instructors dedicated to ensuring every camper has a safe and enjoyable experience.

2023 Season:  June 19th – September 1st
Preschool  |  Ages 3 – 5
Full Day: 9a – 3p | Half Day:  9a – 1:30p
*Currently full for 2023

Multi-Sport Camp | Ages 6 – 13
Full Day:  9a – 3p
Specializing in children’s sports and fitness activities
2 – 4 Weeks  |  $1495
5 – 7 Weeks  |  $1380
8 – 11 Weeks  |  $1270


Stony Hill Stables
268 Town Lane, Amagansett, NY 11930
631-267-3203

Stony Hill Stables is a summer camp specializing in horseback riding and equestrian activities. The camp offers a unique and exciting summer experience for children and teenagers interested in horseback riding and the equestrian lifestyle along with a variety of programs for children of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced riders.

2023 Camp Sessions
Week 1- June 19 – 23  |  Week 2- June 26 – 30
Week 3- July 3 – 7  |  Week 4- July 10 – 14
Week 5- July 17 – 21  |  Week 6- July 24 – 28
Week 7- July 31 – Aug 4  |  Week 8- August 7 – 11
Week 9- August 14 – 18  |  Week 10- August 21 – 25
Week 11- August 28 – Sept 1

2023 Camp Rates
DAPPLES PONY CAMP
9a – 12:30p  |  Five Days per week Weeks 1-11  |  $1700 per week
Dapples is our beginner camp level, and riders must be at least four years old to participate. Campers don’t need any prior riding experience, and our goal is for all riders to begin to learn to ride independently through practice, strengthening muscles, and proper technique.

SNOWMAN  9a – 12:30p  |  Five Days per week, Weeks 1-11  |  $1700 per week
Snowman is our intermediate camp level. Riders should be independent at the walk and trot. Riders with strong enough skills at walk and trot can learn to canter.

EXTENDED DAY CAMP  12:30p – 3p  |  Weeks 1-11

$1850 per week  |  Per Day, Weeks 1-11   $400 per day
This year, along with a lesson, we’re inaugurating exciting new programs and events to introduce campers to horse care and management, and to expand their equestrian skills.


WHBPAC Summer Camp
76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
631-288-1500

WHBPAC Summer Camp offers a unique and exciting summer experience for children interested in the performing arts and want to explore and develop their artistic talents. The camp offers a variety of programs for children of all ages and skill levels, from beginner to advanced and includes acting, singing, and dance classes.

Summer 2023 Schedule:
Musical Theatre Camp: Beauty Lou and the Country Beast
6 – 14 yrs, $575, July 17th – July 21st, 10a – 4p
Campers are cast on Monday, and by Friday, they are performance-ready with costumes and sets! And when they’re not rehearsing with Missoula Children’s Theatre Directors, campers will take workshops as well as learn all about theatre and other avenues of the arts from WHBPAC’s acclaimed Teaching Artists. The camp culminates with a live performance on Friday at 7pm.

Broadway Bound Dance Intensive
12 – 17 yrs  |  $500  |  July 24th – July 27th  |   10a – 2p
In this 4 day dance intensive, we will help you develop your jazz, ballet, hip hop and tap technique as well as learn choreography to some of Broadway’s most famous songs. This camp is sure to help you hone your dancing skills for those future shows and further your development as a performer. Camp concludes with a final showcase performance at 1:00pm on Thursday.

Musical Theatre Camp: Hercules
6 – 14 yrs  |   $575  |  July 31st – Aug 4th  |  10a – 4p
Campers are cast on Monday, and by Friday, they are performance-ready with costumes and sets! And when they’re not rehearsing with Missoula Children’s Theatre Directors, campers will take workshops as well as learn all about theatre and other avenues of the arts from WHBPAC’s acclaimed Teaching Artists. This camp culminates with a live performance on Friday at 7pm.

Tap Technique
9th – 12th grade  |  $200  |  Aug 3rd – Aug 24th   |  6p – 7p
3 week masterclass to help you brush up on or learn new tap skills!

Camp Broadway
10 – 17 yrs  |  $850,  |  Aug 7th – Aug 11th,  |  9a – 5:30p
Campers will focus on and learn choreography and music with a splash of acting and expression as they prepare a show-stopping performance for family and friends at the end of the week.

Tween Theatre Troupe: Cirque Du Sabotage
9 – 12 yrs  |   $550,  |  Aug 14th – Aug 18th,  |  10a – 4p
This camp is designed specifically for the tween actor by the WHBPAC Artistic Staff. Students work with veteran WHBPAC Teaching Artists and get to learn new theatre and performance skills, expand their creativity and hone their craft as an actor. Campers audition on Monday, everyone gets a part in a true ensemble play, and end the week with a full performance for family and friends on our stage. Performance is Friday at 3pm.

Tween Musical Theatre Troupe: Twisted Fairytales
9 – 12 yrs  |  $550  |   Aug 21st – Aug 25th  |   10a – 2p
This camp is designed specifically for the tween who loves to create. Students will collaborate together to develop their own version of a fairytale. WHBPAC masterful Teaching Artists will direct campers using direct camper input adding music, movement, costumes and props to help make their twisted fairytale musicals come to life on stage.


YMCA East Hampton RECenter Summer Day Camp
2 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937
631-329-6884

The YMCA East Hampton RECenter Summer Day Camp is a traditional summer day camp that offers a wide range of activities for children aged 3 to 13 including sports, art, adventure and special interest programs. The camp’s mission is to provide a safe and fun environment for children to learn new skills, make new friends, and create lasting memories.

CAMP 2023 SESSIONS & DATES:
Session 1  |  June 26 – July 7  *No camp July 4
Session 2  |  July 10- July 21
Session 3  |  July 24 – August 4
Session 4  |  August 7 – August 18
Summer Bonus Week *  |  August 21 – August 25
*not available in East Hampton

CAMP HOURS:
Operating Hours: 9a – 4p
Extended Hours:  AM Care: 7a – 9a   PM Care: 4p – 6p

Kiddie Camp
Ages 3-5  |  Session 1 – $765  |  Sessions 2-4 – $850
Kiddie Campers are placed in age-appropriate groups. This unique camp program is designed to provide both physical growth and socialization through fun-filled early childhood activities. *Child must be potty-trained. Please follow up with the camp for further discussion

Youth Camp
Entering Grades 1-4  |  Session 1 – $765  |  Sessions 2-4 – $850
Youth Campers are encouraged to have fun and make lifelong friendships while participating in group activities, special events, and camp traditions which develop creativity, independence and teamwork. Camper days are filled with a balance of activities, including swim, sports, creative arts and camp spirit such as theme days, field days, and so much more.

Pre-Teen Camp
Entering Grades 5-7  |  Session 1 – $830  |  Sessions 2-4 – $925
Teen Camp
Entering Grades 8-9  |  Session 1 – $875  |  Sessions 2-4 – $975
Our Pre-Teen and Teen Campers take pride in having their own identity within camp. The Y provides the perfect environment for campers to make new friends, explore the world around them, and develop decision-making and character-building. Campers enjoy trips*, special events throughout the summer and participate in traditional day camp fun such as sports, crafts, swimming and team exercises.

Sports Camp
Entering Grades 1-5
Groups organized by grade level. Sports Camp is perfect for the “athletically enthusiastic” child. Our experienced Specialists gear instruction to all levels and abilities. The program focuses on keeping campers active, honing their skills, as well as playing a variety of sports and games in a fun and safe environment.

North Fork

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).

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