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Shames JCC on the Hudson Summer Camps


371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown


Dates: June 25 to August 10

A jam-packed day on the JCC’s Tarrytown campus with age appropriate activities. Kids will move their bodies and learn new social and physical skills including field games, swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, dance, cooking, nature, karate, gymnastics, animal encounters, Shabbat and special outings for the older groups. Staffed by early childhood professionals and educators.


Located on 95 acres in Pearl River, Rockland County. Bus transportation from the JCC and back.


Dates: June 28 to August 17

Combining the best of a traditional day camp and specialty camp in one experience. Kids choose what they want to do: from rocketry to theatre, sports to dance, high ropes to crafts in addition to the traditional camp activities like swimming, hiking and sing-a-longs.


Teens experience all that Twelve Trails has to offer, but takes their camping experience to the next level through enhanced day trips, overnight trips off campus, learning the tricks of the trade from successful sports figures and actors along with science and technology, culinary arts, photography, and more.

CAMP TWELVE TRAILS ALSO OFFERS INCLUSION PROGRAMS for campers with mild to moderate developmental and autism spectrum disorder and CIT PROGRAMS stressing leadership development.

SUMMER SENSATIONS, an extended five-day camp experience for grades K-6

Dates: August 20-24

Kids explore the best of Westchester and surrounding areas taking fun day trips that leave the JCC at 9:00. Each day is a new adventure from arcades, to ball games, to ropes courses to bowling. Afterward they return to the Shames JCC for pool swimming with their friends. Sign up can be for any of the 5 days.

YMCA Tarrytown Summer Camps

Traditional Y ELC Summer Day Camp – Ages 5-8

Y Camps are designed to provide stimulating fun learning experiences. Y Camp offers a warm and secure environment for children ages 5-8. All campers will participate in the following activities: sports, dance, nature, swimming lessons 3x per week and recreational swim periods, art, and theme-based activities and special events.

2018 Weekly Sessions:

June 25 – June 29

July 2  NO CAMP

July 9 – July 13

July 16 – July 20

July 23 – July 27

July 30 – August 3

August 6 – August 10

August 13 – August 17

August 20 – August 24

Fees per Session/Week Program Hours

$350 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Extended Day AM $25 All groups 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Extended Day PM $25 All groups 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

For assistance with registration, call Susan Barak at 914.418.5561.


Y Dance Intensives

Develop technique and artistry in a fun, nurturing and creative environment during our summer dance intensive programs for ages 5-1. Levels are “beginner” to “advanced. “

Please contact the Y Dance office for details and registration information: 914 631-4807 x114 Lisa Raguso, Administrator, Cindy Guzman, Director.

Rockin’ Hood Camp

Comedy and Rock ‘n’ Roll come together in a fun and crazy way.  Students will act, sing and rock out to popular favorites while presenting a new take on a classic story written and directed by David Neilsen, with Musical Direction by Neal Spitzer and/or Zach Krall.  More information coming soon!  Two, week-long, full day musical theatre programs run first and second weeks of August, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a production each Friday night at 7 p.m. in Patriot’s Park. For more information or to register, contact Barbara Turk.

Westchester County Children’s Summer Camps

Online registration is available at

Perfect Pitch and Swing Baseball Camp, ages 8 to 12, V.E. Macy Park in Ardsley, (914) 231-4673.

Slam Dunk Basketball Camp, grades 3 to 9, Westchester County Center, White Plains,  (914) 231-4673.

Girls Volleyball Camp, grades 6 to 12, Westchester County Center, White Plains, (914) 231-4673.

Challenger Sports Soccer Camp, grades 1 to 9, V.E. Macy Park, Ardsley, (914) 714-8601 or

Hole-in-One Junior Golf Camp, ages 10 to 17, the county courses: Dunwoodie and Sprain Lake, Yonkers; Hudson Hills, Ossining; Maple Moor, White Plains; Mohansic,Yorktown Heights; and Saxon Woods, Scarsdale. (914) 231-4673.

Children’s Summer Ecology Program, grades 1 to 6, Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains, Marshlands Conservancy, Rye, and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. (See website for contact info.)

Conservationists in Training, grades 7 to 9, Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River.

Stewards, grades 10 to 12, at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River.  (See website for contact info.)

Muscoot Wranglers, ages 4 and 5, Muscoot Young Farmers, grades 1-8, Muscoot Farm, Somers, (914) 864-7282.

Summer Music Center, grades 3 to 12, Westchester County Center, White Plains, (914) 231-4673.

Irvington Day Camp

Ages: 3 years old (by July 2nd) up to entering 8th grade (fall of 2018)
Dows Lane School
July 2 – August 3, 2018
New: Extended hours until 4 p.m. (optional)

Activities and special events will include: barbecue, carnival, color wars, cooking, crafts, drama, field day, hiking, nature, multi-sports, scavenger hunts, showcase, swimming(one day/week), theme days, trips and more! Be part of the fun in a safe and nurturing environment.

Open house for preschool and kindergarten families: March 10, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Dows Lane Elementary School.

Irvington Teenscape 2018

Current 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders

TEENSCAPE is a teen summer travel and sports camp run by the Irvington Recreation Department that includes exciting trips, outdoor activities, recreational sports, and memory making with friends.
Session 1: June 25- July 13
Session 2: July 16-August 3
Campers have the choice to join the fun for either three weeks OR six weeks.

Session 1 Features: June 25- July 13
Six Flags New England
Rockland Boulders Game
Great Adventure
Action Park
High Ropes Course
Dorney Park
Kayaking on the Hudson
Session 2 Features: July 16-August 3
Sherwood Island Beach
New York Yankee Game
Lake Compounce
Rock ‘n’ Jump
Action Park
Great Adventure
Exclusive MSG Tour
Deep water fishing on the Shamrock
Brownstone Water Adventure Park

Fees: One Session- $1,195 (Resident) $1,345 (School District)
Both Sessions- $2,190 (Resident) $2,340 (School District)
$600 non-refundable deposit due at registration
Registration starts Wed, Feb. 28th at the Rec. Dept.
Camp Director- Mike DiNardo
Some trips may require an additional fee.
Maximum enrollment: 44 participants per session.
Minimum enrollment: 30 participants per session by April 15
Handbooks with all required forms available at the Rec. Dept. after Feb. 5th
For more information:, / 591-7736

Theater O Arts Camp in Ossining

Housed on the beautiful Bethany Arts Community (BAC) campus in Ossining, Theater O’s Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry is open to muggles ages 8-14. Staffed by Theater O, the camp will explore the magical world through theater, art, music, puppetry, storytelling, games and more. The camp runs July 16-August 3. There are three one-week sessions. Campers may sign up for one, two or three weeks.

Campers will be sorted into houses, compete for the house cup, play muggle quidditch, explore the forbidden forest, write fan-fiction plays, make magic wands, improv magic spells, role play as their favorite characters and so much more.

Theater O Artistic Director Jessica Irons said, “I have always wanted to run Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As a huge Harry Potter fan, I know that the imaginative world readers inhabit, and art-making go hand-in-hand. Being at Bethany Arts Community is the perfect match. BAC has its own brand of magic, everywhere you look.”

Registration for the Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry is now open at Limited spots are available.

Rivertown Swim Academy:

Swimming academy for all ages and levels of swimming. Our experienced instructors teach proper stroke technique that will help your swimmer achieve excellence in the fantastic sport of swimming. The sooner these habits are developed properly, the more success your swimmer will experience in the competitive sport of swimming, while also providing a level of confidence for parents in and around the pool for your swimmers.

  • For the Beginner Swimmers: Learn to be comfortable around the pool/water, learn water safety in developing a life skill.
  • For the Recreational Swimmers: Learn the foundations of competitive swimming, learn all four strokes by developing good habits early.
  • For the Experienced Swimmers: Personalized stroke instructions, emphasis on starts/turns and developing race strategy.

Rivertown Swim Academy can also develop a plan for triathlon swimmers, looking to be more competitive in the water part of their race, as well as individuals looking to continue training in the water.

Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center
171 Sheldon Avenue, Tarrytown
Phone: 914-631-2126 or
Dates: July 2 to August 24

The EMCCC is for children ages 5 to 12. Camp days are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; children can be dropped off as early as 7 a.m. and picked up as late as 6 p.m. Full day services will be offered as well for school-age children needing additional summer care during the weeks of August 27 and August 30.

Campers will receive breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack each day. The program includes weekly trips and a variety of interesting activities, including art and cooking.  EMCCC campers have visited museums, gone swimming, had picnics, participated in music and dance programs, talent shows, and tennis instruction. They have enjoyed fascinating interactive science demonstrations offered by Mad Science of Westchester, and have interacted with animals brought in by The Nature of Things.  A summer reading program is offered as well. Full use is made of the EMCCC campus that includes playgrounds, a basketball court, a tennis court and a ball field. Our year-round professional staff provides camper supervision.

Hackley School Summer Programs

 Open to all, Hackley School in Tarrytown offers an array of summer enrichment programs for students K-12. Programs include sports, visual arts, nature adventures, theater and academics. For more information, visit or call 914-366-2675.

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