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Summer Fun with Music
The Music Studio
Summer at the Capital Region's most trusted music school is a great time for children (ages 2 to 7) to start on their musical journeys. Classes for 2 and 3-year-olds focus fun: songs, dances, ear training games, and instrument play. LET'S BEGIN, for 4–7-year-olds, builds even more musical skills--including keyboard orientation, note reading, ensemble, and composition--while emphasizing most of all the joy of learning and making music. Four 50-minute classes per session. (Tuition: $116.)
Robert C. Parker - Planet Parker Week #7
Robert C. Parker School
Week #7 - Planeteers, Junior Survival, Survival, Recycled Nature
2023 Summer Soccer Camps (Ages 6-14) - At Afrim's Sports ** Multiple camps/Multiple weeks
Afrim's Sports
Afrim’s Sports facilities are one of the Capital District’s mainstays. Afrim’s Soccer Camp goes on all throughout the summer where the camp blends soccer instruction for all levels with a fun and educational environment. During our morning session of camp we focus on maximizing touches on the ball and developmental skills like dribbling, change of direction moves, passing/receiving, defensive fundamentals like pressure/cover, containing your opponent and proper defensive posture, and shooting technique. We spend time every morning focusing on the mastery of a daily skill move then we implement those skills into small-sided games (1v1, 2v2, 3v3). Our afternoons at camp include daily competitions, possession-based games and scrimmages. For a more detailed layout of our camp schedule check out our “Daily Schedule Preview” link below! Afrim’s has the indoor soccer facilities, friendly staff, and a wide pool of qualified coaches to provide a positive soccer experience for all our campers. Whether your child has played soccer for 10 years or just has picked up interest in the game, Afrim’s Summer Soccer Camp is a great place to help further development or teach and learn the fundamentals to build a solid and secure foundation.
2023 Summer Action Camp (Ages 3-12)- With Afrim's Sports **MULTIPLE CAMPS/MULTIPLE WEEKS
Afrim's Sports
Action Camp is a fun interactive camp that partakes in team building activities, a fun variety of upbeat games and making some magical arts and crafts. Here at Action Camp we welcome all kids from ages 3-12 to join in on the adventures! We have an action packed day planned for you including bounce time on our bounce houses, field time on our indoor and outdoor areas and more. All campers will receive two snacks and a lunch that varies everyday along with some long lasting memories! We hope you come along and join us for the adventure!
St. Thomas the Apostle Summer Camp
St. Thomas the Apostle School
School-age summer camp for children 4 years old through Grade 8. New themes each week with a variety of games and activies.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School
Our Savior's Christian School
Vacation Bible School is back at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. We are excited to open our doors to 3 year old (must be potty trained) up to those going into 6th Grade. Come on out and learn how following Jesus is a game changer when we go through the twists and turns of life!
Expressive Journeys Creative Arts Clinic
Join us for 6 week Food Art Program for individuals of all abilities. Self Direction Funding is accepted for this program.
Pre-Teen/Teen Camps (Ages 12+): Metalworking
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
You will focus on traditional metalworking skills as well as experience the newest ways of working with metal in this camp. You will learn to cut, pierce, form, file, join, and finish metals on their way to finishing several projects, including jewelry, in various metals. You’ll work with torches and saws and files, all with an eye on safety. Creativity will be encouraged as you develop your own designs while working safely.
#6 Triple A
Camp Fowler
We offer overnight camp sessions for campers coming out of 3rd-12th grade. Campers who choose a Residential Camp week will stay in cabins on our 245 acre campus on the shores of Sacandaga Lake.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
*Ages 8-14* Be the hero of a mythical, galactic journey! Laser Quest is an active, outdoor, futuristic LARP (Live Action Role Playing) that integrates our high tech laser tag equipment for "battles" and conflict resolution.
miSci (museum of innovation and science) Summer Classes
miSci (museum of innovation and science)
The Museum will offer onsite Summer Classes for children in grades K–5 from Monday, June 26, through Friday, August 18, 2023. Classes cover a variety of STEAM-related topics, including ecology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), geology, engineering, museum science, and astronomy. Activities include exhibit tours, outdoor games, Planetarium shows, science demonstrations, and hands-on workshops. This year’s program includes several guest presenters.
Jurrassic Art Camp!
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
JOIN US FOR OUR 2023 SUMMER ART CAMPS! Give your kids the opportunity to be creative all summer with a hands-on and interactive experience.
Business Communication (6th-12th)
QD Learning
This workshop will allow high school students to explore essential communication skills required in business settings.
Image Quilt Dance Theater Summer Arts Program
Image Quilt Productions, Inc.
A Summer arts Camp with Activities in Visual Art, Dance (Ballet, African-Caribbean, Flamenco, Modern), Art & Design, Photography, Vocal Music, and Creative Writing. Master Instructors, Beth Jacobs, Omonike Akinyemi, and Tony Madera. Enroll now or sign up for a Trial Day for $35! Sessions run from now until August 15th at 103 Ontario Street in Albany, NY. Email production@imagequilt.com for more information or register at http://imagequilt.com
Pre-Teen/Teen Camps (Ages 12+): Portfolio Development
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
You will work on several in-depth projects to build a foundation for your future art-making and explore and develop an individual artistic style. You will explore 2D media and experiment with acrylic paint, dry media, and collage. You will learn about realism, landscape, portraiture, abstraction, and more! At the end of the week, you will have a portfolio of several completed artworks.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
Ninja Xtreme @ Mater Christi (ages 7-14)
Camp Chaverim 2023
Schenectady Jewish Community Center (SJCC)
Enjoy a summer camp full of fun at the Schenectady JCC located on 25 acres in Niskayuna, NY. Campers ages 4 though Rising 6th grade will enjoy swimming, specialty activities, field trips, special events and more!
Gametastic Art Camp!
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
JOIN US FOR OUR 2023 SUMMER ART CAMPS! Give your kids the opportunity to be creative all summer with a hands-on and interactive experience.
Barnyard Bonanza!
Twist ‘N Flip Gymnastics Colonie
Old McDonald Had a Farm and Twist ‘N Flip was it’s Name-O! Campers will channel their inner animal as we put a barnyard twist on our classic camp. Full Day and AM campers will enjoy a petting zoo one morning this week with pony rides, goats and chickens!
Summer Camp 2023 - Beam Camp - Strafford, NH
Beam Camp - Strafford, NH
Beam Camp's program focuses on skill-building, collaborative challenge, responsibility, and mentorship while retaining a culture of community, exploration, and supported risk-taking. Sleepaway program for Making & Collaboration in Strafford, NH. For the first time in four years, we’re bringing back a two session summer at Beam Camp. As a new offering, though, this year’s second session offers a shorter stay for younger campers. Our standard four week session for youth ages 11-17 will run from Saturday, July 1 - Saturday, July 29, and our shorter, 10-day session for youth ages 9-15 will run from Wednesday, August 2 - Saturday, August 12.
Pre-Teen/Teen Camps (Ages 12+): Curator Intensive
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Through thoughtful analysis and creative thinking, campers will learn what curating looks like, how to navigate the profession, and understand the roles of an art curator. Fundamental curatorial skills, including writing effective proposals and developing comprehensive exhibition plans, will be on of many projects covered throughout this intensive. Participants will work together to develop their own unique group show concept by the end of the week.
Harry Potter Sustainable Universe at Cornell University
(ages 12-17, July16-Aug 5) Role-play as ambassadors & delegates solving mortals' challenges to the universe & succeed at the Confederation of Wizards. Art, music, drama, creative writing, magic, STEM, quantum realms, quidditch, spells, potions chemistry, wands, larping. Study the UN & SDG topics including climate action; curing disease through synthetic biology & the future of AI.
Spurs Summer Basketball Camps
Spurs Sports Academy
Spend this summer at a Spurs Basketball Camp in San Antonio or Austin! Spurs Sports Academy Camps focus on building a strong foundation for the game, character development, and developing skills in shooting, ball handling, passing, and more in a fun and positive learning environment! Camps are available for girls and boys ages 6 to 18 of all skill levels. Make sure to secure your spot today!
Adventure Camp at Catamount
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Outdoor Adventure Based Summer Camp for children 3-13! Adventure based summer camp including aerial park adventures, day hikes, experiential learning, wilderness skills, team building, arts & crafts, and sports & water fun! Quantities are limited and prices will increase based on demand and availability. Early registration is recommended. Conveniently located at Catamount Mountain Resort! Summer Camp will run weekly starting July 10th through August 25th, from 9AM-3PM, Monday through Friday. Weekly registration is available, sign your kid(s) up for one week OR the whole summer!
BeTa Community Programs
Explore different arts and crafts projects each day! This class will capture participant's imagination, stimulate their creativity, and exercise their developmental skills.
Ultimate Frisbee Summer Camp
Elevate Ultimate
Elevate Ultimate focuses on teaching kids the FUNdamentals of Ultimate Frisbee and Disc Golf through fun small-sided games. No previous experience is necessary to enjoy our programs!
2023 University of Rochester Volleyball Prospect ID Camps
University of Rochester Volleyball
This camp is designed for college prospect aged girls hoping to pursue collegiate athletics.This is an opportunity for campers to experience a college practice, be evaluated by coaches, meet student athletes, learn about the University of Rochester and its Yellowjackets Volleyball family. Campers should chose which session they would like to attend (July 8 or August 5)
Sci-Tech Summer Boot Camp - Minecraft Physical to Virtual
STEAMwhiz Innovation Labs
STEAMwhiz Minecraft Sci-Tech Summer Camp is different! 6:1 Student-Teacher Ratio for Personalized Instruction w/Master Educators, Critical Fundamentals & Skills for the Future, Project-Based Science ◦ Math ◦ Robotics ◦ Coding ◦ Engineering Labs, Hands-on & State-of-the-Art High Tech Tools.
Acting Sleepaway Camp – Middle School
Traveling Players Ensemble
Grades 6–8 Plays perfect for the middle school comedian!
Summer Camp
Northeast Institute of Gymnastics
Summer gymnastics/ninja camp open to any girl or boy between the ages 5-11 years old. From June 26, 2023 - August 25, 2023. A non-refundable deposit of $25 will be charged at the time of enrollment. Can be booked by the day. Full day one day's tuition $79. Half day one day's tuition $49. Full day 9:00am - 4:00pm, Half day morning 9:00am - 12:00pm & Half day afternoon 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Pre-register on our website to attend.
Summer 2023 Teen Creative Writing Intensives
The Writers Circle Workshops
For Teens who love to write, The Writers Circle’s Summer Creative Writing Intensive is the perfect place to hone their craft.
D&D Saturday Series
Roseneath Theatre
A short campaign of D&D! Great for first time players who just want to try it out. 3 sessions over 3 Saturday afternoons, renewed each month.
The Olana Partnership
This year, The Olana Partnership will hold its 14th annual PANORAMA Summer Program for students from July through early August 2023 at Olana State Historic Site. This year, teaching artists, outdoor educators, and museum educators will deliver thematic programs exploring photography, nature, art, cooking, and agriculture. Instructors provide hands-on educational activities for children ages 6-11 that encourage creative play and discovery at Olana!
QD Learning Speech and Debate Summer Camps 1st-12th grade.
QD Learning
Join us this summer for our speech and debate camps. We offer camps for 1st-12th grade students. We have both online and in-person camps with locations in Anaheim and Irvine.
Albany Rowing Center's Junior Summer Camp
Albany Rowing Center
Our Junior Rowing Summer Camp Program teaches young athletes, ages 12-18, about the sport of rowing in a fun and natural setting. Campers will learn water and boat safety, use of rowing machines, and the techniques of sweep rowing and sculling. While the majority of time is spent on the water, there is also fitness training on land and education about boats and equipment. Come row with us and enjoy the comraderie, exercise, and teamwork of crew and experience nature on the Hudson River!
WordSMASH Summer Creative Writing Mini-Camps for Grades 3-7
The Writers Circle Workshops
Let WordSMASH! spark a love of writing and reading this summer! We offer in-person camps in New Jersey and Zoom sessions for kids wherever they may be.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
This popular, well rounded program offers a variety of daily activities including: Project Based Learning, crafts, drawing, computer training, music & dance, Battle Cones, scooters, outdoor and indoor sports & recreation, reading, fitness, and swimming.
Intermediate Kids on Stage: Seussical KIDS
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Ages: 7-10 Tuition: $410 Mondays through Fridays July 31- August 11, 9AM-1PM; Performance Friday August 11 at 1:00PM
Code Ninjas Clifton Park
CODE NINJAS - Clifton Park, NY
Code Ninjas Clifton Park offers morning (9-12 pm) and afternoon (12:30-3:30 pm) themed coding camps for children ages 5-14! Camps run weekly all summer from June 26th to September 1st 2023. Sessions include Jr. Stem Discovery, Become a You Tuber, Movie Making with Mine Craft, among many other exciting STEM themed options! Get your Coding on and come join us for our exciting summer camps! We offer sibling discounts.
Summer Enrichment Program
Holy Spirit School
We are excited to offer a different camp theme each week. Activities will be tailored to each age group! Sing up for the week that is most enticing for your child!
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
Day Camp (Ages 4-12) This is a popular and well rounded program that offers a variety of daily activities.
2023 Adventure Sailing School - Tivoli Sailing Company, LLC
Adventure Sailing School (Tivoli Sailing Company, LLC)
Tivoli Sailing Company's "Adventure Sailing School" has become one of the most popular and unique summer camps for children in the Hudson Valley! Our age range for Adventure Sailing School is 6 to 16. Unlike most traditional sailing programs that are very dry and just focus on the technical aspects of sailing and racing, we have structured our program to be more well rounded, focusing on learning about the mighty Hudson River, using sailing as the vehicle to make that learning possible. Tivoli Sailing offers weekly sailing school in Upstate New York. The school serves the mid-Hudson River community of: Tivoli, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Catskill, Kingston, Saugerties, Woodstock and Germantown.
Little Kids on Stage Session 2: Wizard of Oz
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Ages: 5 to 7 Tuition: $285 Mon. July 31- Fri. August 4, 9AM-1PM; Performance Friday at 12:30PM See Dorothy and all your favorite characters! A light-hearted approach to learning stagecraft. Campers will perform an adaptation of “Wizard of Oz” on Friday afternoon for family and friends.
Contemporary Modern Dance Camp with Frazee Feet Dance Company
Nacre Dance Group Summer Dance Programs
Contemporary Modern Dance Camp for students ages 13 and up. (Special consideration for dancers age 12 with experience) Daily instruction July 31 - August 4, 2023/9:30-2:30 M-F culminating in a performance at the Universal Preservation Hall on Saturday, August 5th at 7:30pm. Sculpt, Fly, Spin, Create this summer with Frazee Feet Dance! Nacre Dance Camp will hold this camp at Creative Dance Arts Studio in Clifton Park, NY.
The Wonder Room Summer Enrichment 5 separate weekly sessions! 9:15-11:30am), 3x week (T, W, Th), ages 4-7
The Wonder Room
Calling young artists who love crafting and creating! This one is just right for you! We'll paint, sculpt, draw and collage. We'll start inside in the art studio and then go outside to explore some more. What will you create? What will you choose to do?
Drama Kids International Albany
ACT UP with the World’s #1 Drama Program! Drama Kids offers exciting full-day, week-long summer camps in Albany & Clifton Park for kids & teens, ages 6-13, that develop performing skills, communication and self-confidence. Our popular “Take 2” Musical Theatre camps end with a live performance of a full length musical. Get your game on this summer for our production of the BBB Press Children's Musical, "PRESS START!"
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
*Ages 7-14* Sports camp includes a wide variety of sports and activities that cater to the athlete focused on improving skill level, overall health and wellness, and knowledge of many different movement forms during game play.
Kids on Stage Performance Camp 2: Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Ages: 11-17 Tuition: $615 July 31- August 18, Mondays-Fridays 10AM-2PM; Performance dates* Sat. August 19 and Sun. August 20 at 10:00AM *Students must attend both performances.
Summer Camp 2023 - Center For Creative Education
Center For Creative Education
Welcome to the Center for Creative Education's Summer Arts Enrichment Program. We're glad that you’ve chosen to make some exciting and fun memories with us this summer. We look forward to providing a summer filled with art, dance, music, science projects, swimming at the YMCA, environmental education & more! CCE has designed our program to provide opportunities for children to try new things, learn, grow and make friendships in a healthy, safe, supportive and positive social emotional learning environment led by a diverse and well-trained staff. Having fun is a priority while building confidence, respect, character, independence, resilience and teamwork!
Artful Mornings Summer Camp | Fashionable Fabrications
Albany Institute of History & Art
Calling all young artists, ages six through twelve! Join us at the Albany Institute for fun, hands-on activities led by our art instructors. Prepare to learn new things, experiment with new ideas, connect with new people, and make beautiful works of art. This week will focus on the current fashion exhibition, “It’s A Wrap: Two Hundred Years of Outerwear” and give young artists the chance to create while thinking about the stories historic clothing can tell us.
EXPLORE: CARES (Creating Authentic Relationships and Exploring Service)
Academy of the Holy Names- Albany
What does it take to be a leader? What skills do I need to be successful? How can I serve my community? Participants in this camp will learn the answers to these questions and more!
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
This is the perfect camp for children between the ages of 7-14 who enjoy being active and participating in a variety of different sports.
iD Tech On Campus Camps- Multiple locations (2023)
ID Tech Camps- Multiple locations
Register today for camps held at 75+ inspiring universities! Your child will walk the halls of their dream campus, bond with friends and mentors over legendary iD traditions, and experience the magic that’s made us the world’s #1 tech camp for 23+ years! Summer Fun on Your Child’s Dream Campus This is more than a camp. It’s a chance for your child to come face-to-face with friends and mentors who share their interests, all in an inspiring setting that excites them for the future. Between sessions of hands-on STEM fun, they’ll get the ultimate taste of collegiate life, from campus exploration and iconic architecture to meals in the dining halls and sweet dreams in the dorms. You get more. A LOT more. iD Tech is the very best experience built around your child—their interests, their skill level, their goals for the future. Our on-campus programs include an exclusive package designed for maximum inspiration and long-term success.
Voice for Theatre
The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
Ages: 12-17 Tuition: $200 Mon. July 31- Friday August 4, 2PM-5PM; Performance Friday at 4PM Love to sing? Learn to sing for stage with proper vocal technique, posture, tension and breathing. Includes presentation on Friday afternoon for friends and family. Taught by Lynne Czajka.
Youth & Adult Rock Climbing Clinics
Albany's Indoor Rock Gym
Take your summer adventures to new heights! Learn the skills needed to take your climbing to the great outdoors. Sessions available for beginners-advanced. For kids 10 yrs old and up.
Expressive Journeys Creative Arts Clinic
Join us for a weekly crafting program for individuals of all abilities. Self Direction Funding is accepted for this program.
Camp Maple - Unplugged and Outside
Maple Ski Ridge
At Camp Maple we jam pack as much fun and sun into each week as we possibly can. Water games, nature walks, camp crafts and outdoor sports keep everyone busy, all summer through. Each week we will dive deep into a different theme, exploring, playing and getting our hands dirty. Camp Maple is an unplugged experience, which means there won't be any electronic devices welcome. Join us this summer for some hands-on, old-fashioned fun.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
(Ages 8-14) This offering of 6 weekly sessions will give campers an opportunity to explore, investigate and discover all facets within the world of science.
Wildlife Ecology Research Program
Huyck Preserve
This two-week program focuses on small group ecological research projects and career exploration with lessons and discussions led by professional scientists. Students gain significant research experience that helps them prepare for work at the college level, while building connections and exploring career options in the natural sciences. Time will also be made for hiking the trails and enjoying the lake.
Calvary Methodist Preschool Summer Camp
Calvary Methodist Preschool
Weekly summer camps for preschool age kids! 9am-12pm Mon-Fri for 3 1/2-5 yr olds 2 1/2-3 yr olds M,W, F 9-12
Expressive Journeys Creative Arts Clinic
Join us for 6 - 8 week Cartoon Creation class for individuals of all abilities. Self Direction Funding is accepted for this program.
Kids Camp (Ages 6-8): Great Outdoors
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
This week of fun and adventure combines the great outdoors with artistic expression in the natural environment. You’ll make plant prints, journey rain sticks, natural dyes for tie-dye shirts, rock sculptures, and more! Want to link your creative and artistic expression using the outdoors as your canvas? This is the camp for you!
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
Ages 8-14. Awaken the creative spirit and imagination through Dance, Drumming, and Singing.
2023 Catamount Adventure Camp
Catamount Mountain Resort
Outdoor Adventure Based Summer Camp for children 3-13! Adventure based summer camp including aerial park adventures, day hikes, experiential learning, wilderness skills, team building, arts & crafts, and sports & water fun!
Girls Overnight Camp one-week
Eagle Island Camp
One of the most unique Adirondack summer camp experiences is Eagle Island Camp on Upper Saranac Lake. The girl's overnight program is for ages 9 –15 and is a great first-time sleepaway option that is close to home!
LEAP (entering grades 3-8) at The Albany Academies
Albany Academies
Entering grades 3-8. This summer we will be running six one week sessions. LEAP activities will be morning and afternoon blocks of three activities each and lunch & recess.
Jr. Leap (entering grades 1 & 2) at The Albany Academies
Albany Academies
Entering Grades First & Second-Jr. Leap is modeled after our LEAP camp. Weekly activities are theme-based and will include literature, math, science, art, swimming & world language, music or movement.
Science Academy-Robotics & 3D Printing at The Albany Academies
Albany Academies
Entering grades 5-6 July 31-August 4 & grades 7-9 August 7-11.
Little Leap (entering Kindergarten) at The Albany Academies
Albany Academies
Little Leap is modeled after our LEAP camp. Weekly activities are theme-based and will include literature, math, science, art, outdoor sprinkler fun & world language, music or movement.