Day Camps in New York's Capital District
Where to send kids for general day camps in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy region
The following are camps that have elected to be featured on this page, and below it are additional camps of which we at KidsOutAndAbout.com are aware. Know of more? Let us know!
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Myers Ballet School Summer Intensive Programs
July 8-19 (2 weeks) and August 5-16 (2 weeks)
Myers Studio is a training ground for both aspiring and accomplished professionals. Registration begins February 15 for our summer intensive ballet programs. July 8-19 (2 weeks) and August 5-16 (2 weeks) 9 am - 12 pm. Guest teachers from NYCB & a SPAC field trip included!
Two-week session $1000, all four weeks $1800. Gentlemen’s discount is 50%.
One-week study is discouraged and therefore offered at an inflated rate of $700. Early payment in FULL by May 1 is rewarded by reduction of $100. Pay Pal or checks to Myers Studio accepted.
Please register online at http://www.myersballetschool.org/ to secure your place!
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society offers the ultimate summer camp for kids who love animals! Animal Learning Lab (ALL) is a weeklong, interactive camp where kids ages 6-11 will learn about the care and behavior of all types of critters, including wildlife, farm and companion animals. There will be guest speakers, team projects, games, crafts and hands-on interaction with animals, such as dogs, cats, ferrets, goats and more! A theme of compassion toward all living things is emphasized throughout. It all takes place at the Humane Society’s beautiful new Animal Care Center in Menands. Topics will vary by session.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camps
JMU 4 Kids provides a safe, secure, fun, enriching experience for the kids; and a convenient, affordable, reassuring option for their parents. We offer a variety of summer camps at four Capital District locations: Saint Gregory's (Loudonville, NY), All Saints Academy (Albany, NY), Mater Christi (Albany, NY), and St. Sophia (Albany, NY). Our camps include: Day Camp, Sports Camp, Science Camp, Sports & Fitness, Harry Potter Camp, and Laser Quest. You can visit our website at jmu4kids.com for more information about each of our camp offerings, and to register online!
Summer Camp at The Albany Academies
The Albany Academies offer a number of camps and programs for students entering Pre-K through Grade Twelve. Please see our website for more information about our programs, including LEAP (campers choose a block schedule to follow for the week), Little Leap, Jr Leap, Classic Day/Sports, Immersion Chinese, Rocketry, and Science Academy, and Musical Theatre. We offer Theatre, Instrumental Music, and a Leadership & Life Skills Program for High School students. In addition, for Middle and Upper School we will be offering virtual Math and English Skills classes. Join us for a week, a two-week session, or the whole summer! All camps include lunch and snacks. Albanyacademies.org.
Albany JCC Summer Camps
Albany JCC Summer Camps for ages 6-15 from June 28th-September 1st, located at the JCC on Whitehall Rd. For Camp Shalom, ages 6-11, join our fun theme weeks, swim lessons, sports, Ropes Course activities, art, nature, and more! Specialty Camp options at the end of August include Circus, Soccer, Mad Science, Basketball, and Club Scientific. For our Teen Camp, ages 12-15, join our fun day camp program with several Specialty Camp options such as Mad Science, Kidz Art, Red Cross Babysitting Course, Soccer, and Club Scientific. All of our camps follow the CDC and NYS guidance. Limited spots!