2023 Summer Camp Guide

Summer camps.

Even though we are still wearing sweaters and winter coats, it’s that time when moms need to start thinking about summer plans. Wait, what!? Any experienced mom knows that to stay sane during summer break, you need to put those kiddos in camp! We understand how frustrating it can be with so many options, so we’ve put together our fifth annual Summer Camp Guide. We hope this guide provides the information you need to plan a fun and stress-free summer. This guide features programming options in Westchester County and surrounding areas. Please support our sponsors.


Chapel School

The Chapel School (TCS) Summer Program was safely open in 2020, 2021, and 2022 for children ages 3-12, and they are Back & Better for 2023! Aside from being run at a safe, accredited school building and playground, TCS Summer Program offers flexible scheduling for families, wherein they can sign up for one week or all nine weeks, with early drop-off and late pick-up as needed. Care Bear AM Campers (Ages 3-6) enjoy theme-based crafts and activities, along with fun outdoor play, and Care Bear PM Campers can choose from an array of specialized enrichment activities (art, sports, cooking, etc.). Explorer Program Campers (Ages 6-12) can sign up for mornings, afternoons, and full days of STEM, sports, music, drama, and MOR  Lunch is provided for campers who sign up for full days.


Pulse Sports Summer Camps are powered by USA Sport Group. Building upon the enormous success of the US Sports Institute, USA Sport Group has extended its product range to offer Pulse Sports as the next level in coaching education. Pulse Premier Sports Camps offer specialized summer coaching programs for children of all skill levels at some of the finest facilities in the nation. The Pulse multi-level curriculum is designed and delivered by highly trained professional coaches to provide participants with a superior summer training experience. It is the perfect setting to reach their highest potential while having the most amount of FUN! If that’s not all, their summer camps include daily swim, daily cafeteria lunch, and indoor locations, so no rain cancellations!

Receive 10% off every week you register with code PSWESTMOMS.


The mission of Artistree Performing Arts is to create a community where the performing arts are explored and celebrated, friendships are made, and confidence is built through the backdrop of theater, music, dance, and film. They strive to create a safe space for young people to build a framework for a career in the arts and a lifelong appreciation of them.
Receive $50 off any week of camp with the mention of Westchester County Mom. 


Camp Kippewa Point

Camp Kippewa Point is a two-week camp experience for girls ages 6-13! Their warm and nurturing environment offers girls a classic camp experience with a set beginning, middle, and end. Their hybrid approach to scheduling allows Kippewa Point campers to explore everything they have to offer while also giving them a chance to spend extra time doing the activities they are excited to explore. At Kippewa Point, they intentionally work to develop connections between campers. They know that deep and meaningful relationships with camp friends and staff help foster growth, confidence, resilience, and a sense of belonging. At the end of their two weeks, they hope that girls have gained confidence, become more independent, feel proud of their accomplishments, and feel like the Point is their second family!



Give your theater kid a summer that is memorable and meaningful. With programs for campers ages 9-17, and the option to focus on performance or tech, Ghostlight Theater Camp brings the best of theater training and summer camp together in the beautiful Belgrade Lake Region of Maine. Broadway professionals teach and guide campers through classes, rehearsals, and productions. Campers can expect to grow as artists and enjoy exciting activities and trips only a summer in Maine can provide.

Mention Westchester County Mom for a special sign-up gift!


Camp Sloane YMCA

Camp Sloane YMCA is everything kids are looking for in a summer camp. First is the beautiful camp setting with views of the Berkshires and beyond – kids love being ‘unplugged’ and having the experience of being surrounded by this level of nature. Then there’s the amazing choice of activities – everything from sailing to horseback riding to climbing and dancing. There is so much for campers to choose from, and their days will be filled with fun activities and great new friends, while their nights will be filled with fireside stories, lightning bugs, and s’mores. Sleepaway camp should always be this good, and counselors from all over the world are excited to welcome your child to Camp Sloane this summer!


club fit
Club Fit campers build friendships while engaging in a multitude of developmentally aligned activities. They have a great indoor-outdoor facility that accommodates inclement weather and those very hot, humid days. The camp schedule includes but is not limited to activities such as soccer, basketball, football, four square, tennis, and arts and crafts. They incorporate fun activities such as inflatables, the gaga pit, tie-dye days, and special theme days to make every day different and exciting. Daily swim will be offered to everyone, and lunch is included for full-day camp!


Camp Settoga

Camp Settoga, operated by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, is the city’s premier Jewish day camp for kids ages 4–12. Located in the foothills of Harriman State Park, Camp Settoga offers a gorgeous Olympic-sized swimming pool, waterslides, adventure courses/ziplines, art, basketball and tennis courts, soccer, baseball, gymnastics, mini-golf, gardening, and so much more. Bus transportation for campers is provided from drop-off and pick-up points in most Manhattan neighborhoods, so getting there is easy as pie (or roasting marshmallows)! What makes Camp Settoga different? Settoga is a community-minded, camper-inspired experience. Every camp element is thoughtfully crafted and designed to infuse curiosity, confidence, leadership, responsibility, and gratitude into the summer, with a foundation built on having fun and forging meaningful friendships. 



Destination Science
Enroll today for the fun science day amp at Destination Science for curious kids ages 5 to 11! Become a robot engineer, explore coaster science, create a biobot, and join the DS space force this summer! Each hands-on science week includes 15 STEM activities and make-and-take projects, three science stations per day, plus games, challenges, silly songs, and all the friendship and fun of camp! Their energetic, professional educators make learning fun!


Grand Prix
Register your child for Grand Prix New York Racing & Entertainment’s summer camp on wheels and in the air! By the end of their summer camp, racers will have a better race time than their parents. Their instructors will teach your child the fundamentals behind the wheel on their multi-level racetrack and the art of becoming a ninja warrior on the GPX course. Kids will experience all they offer from racing to bowling and even get some time in their massive arcade. This is a skilled-driven camp, (pun intended) exercising their mind on the racetrack and bodies on the obstacle course. They want campers to leave excited to return and have an unforgettable summer to share with their peers. What’s more, they are weatherproof. No change of clothes needed! 


Wolf Conservation
Give the animal lover in your family a chance to thrive among wolves all week long! The Wolf Conservation Center’s five-day summer camp includes opportunities for your child to learn about nature and wildlife through woodland exploration, scavenger hunts, wilderness games, live animals, etc. Located in South Salem, NY, the WCC is home to 30+ wolves, including endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Through wolves, the WCC teaches the broader message of conservation, ecological balance, and personal responsibility for improved human stewardship of our world.


Eugene's Music

Create a pod just for your group, or join a class with new faces at Eugene’s Music & Learning Studio! Preschool is out, and it’s time for their June Intro-to-Orchestra Camp! Join them for art, dance, and music. Your child will spend the week crafting musical instruments, dancing with partners and in groups, and meeting different orchestra instruments. Each week will feature a different theme! Please bring a light snack (crackers, goldfish, water); they will take a short break each day. For children ages 3-6 years (fully potty-trained). Camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Opportunities to meet private-lesson teachers will be available. Registration is by week! Campers can join for 1 or 2 weeks (Week 1:June 19-23 – $300, Week 2: June 26-30 – $300). Space is limited; please register to secure your spot. If there is a week you’d like to see added, please let them know!


Random Farms
The Random Farms Kids Theater is a not-for-profit organization that puts young people center stage. It is dedicated to creating a safe environment where children of all backgrounds are encouraged to discover the joy of theater within themselves — on and off the stage. Through its programs, students develop an appreciation for arts and music, cultivate leadership and life skills, and build self-esteem. Random Farms extends this impact beyond its doors by providing community resources that increase access to the performing arts and motivating social change through live theater.
Receive 10% off our summer programming with code SUMMERMOMS.


Summer Trails
Summer Trails Day Camp is a traditional day camp located in Somers, NY for children aged 3-15. For 50 summers they have seen campers make friends, try new things and become the best versions of themselves. At Summer Trails, your child will experience their outstanding program that includes sports, swimming, outdoor adventure, arts and crafts, dance, music, nature, and more! Their goal is to make sure each camper is safe and having fun! Be a trailblazer and join them at Summer Trails!


Maine Camp
Waterski, wakeboard, sail, swim, and paddle board on crystal-clear Maine lakes! Play sports like lacrosse, soccer, basketball, and tennis on pine-tree-lined fields and courts! Create magical moments in the arts and pursue active outdoor adventures! Each summer, 20,000 campers ages 7-17 come to Maine Camps to unplug, have fun, connect with nature, make lifelong friendships, learn new skills, enjoy memorable trips, take part in special events and traditions, and gain confidence and independence. Maine Camp Experience is a community of 40 Maine overnight camps and a comprehensive camp-planning resource. Coed, all boys, all girls, brother/sister options. Full summer, half summer, shorter sessions, and free, expert guidance from their Campcierge®.


The Rewilding School
Join The Rewilding School for a very Wild Summer! Set your imagination free this summer in some of Westchester’s wildest preserves as campers go off-trail to explore new habitats, discover new skills and ancient crafts, and play lots of epic games! With weekly themes like Hunter-Gatherers, Stone Age Tinkerers, Forest Alchemy, and more, your child is sure to make woodland memories that will last a lifetime.

When you mention Westchester County Mom, receive a free stainless reusable water bottle with registration. 


kathonah Arts Center

The Katonah Art Center offers a great alternative to full-day summer-long programs. KAC’s camps are one week long with morning, afternoon, and full-day options. Camps are available for ages 3.5-Grade 12. Their Art and Imagination Camp for ages 3.5-5 is a creative mix of arts and crafts projects, free art pay, story time, outdoor time, and collaborative art. KAC Kid’s Camp for grades 1-5 offers choices such as jewelry, painting, drawing, pottery, and animation. KAC Teen Camps for grades six and up focus intensively on one topic, such as outdoor painting, fused glass, or pottery wheel.


Professionally produced Broadway Musicals! Delighting audiences for 25 seasons and funded solely by its programs, Yorktown Stage mounts three yearly main stage productions featuring a wide variety of first-rate, live, professional theatre, including hit Broadway musicals, revivals of the classics, and children’s musicals. And now Yorktown Stage Kids presents three yearly productions featuring the future stars of theatre with children 6-18 years of age. Voted Best in Family Entertainment! For summer fun, it features nine weeks of the most popular and affordable summer camp program in Northern Westchester County for children ages 5-13. And their dance company, Just Dance! Yorktown Stage features weekday classes in hip-hop, lyrical, tap, jazz, ballet, tumbling, Broadway dance, and production and technique. Individual voice and dance lessons are available through their resident artistic directors and choreographers. The theatre is handicap accessible, with free parking, air conditioning, and various restaurants within walking distance.


Young Judea

Young Judaea Sprout Westchester Day Camp, located in Croton-On–Hudson, is a Jewish camp for campers ages 3-10 (entering Pre-K – 6th grade). Sprout Westchester, a Young Judaea day camp, is where children and staff work together to create a diverse, joyful, and safe community based on fun, Jewish values, friendship, and personal growth. Campers participate in daily swimming, ceramics, sports, cooking, adventure courses, drama, archery, STEM, petting zoo, and more. Kosher lunch and transportation are included in tuition! They can’t wait to spend the summer with you!


Camp Kinder Ring
Camp Kinder Ring, filled with friendship, love, and spirit, has welcomed children into its “wonderland” for almost 100 years. Nestled in the Hudson Valley, in Hopewell Junction, New York, on more than 100 acres of pristine property and overlooking beautiful Sylvan Lake, Camp Kinder Ring boasts tremendous facilities, programming, and staff. It offers the pinnacle in sleepaway camp experience for boys and girls aged 7-16. The moment each camper and their parents step through the gate, they become part of their family. Camp Kinder Ring is proud of the variety of programming offered to expose children to a wide array of activities, from an impressive athletic program to a magnificent waterfront, including a huge swimming pool and exciting lake activities, to arts and crafts, drama, adventure center and ropes course, Jewish culture program, and several travel programs to name a few. The facilities at Camp Kinder Ring, indoor and out, allow for full uninterrupted programming day or night, rain or shine. Contact them to reserve a spot or to schedule a personal tour.


King School
Make this summer a time to discover new skills, explore new subjects, and have fun. Register your child today for Summer Institute (SI) at King, where Kindergarten-Grade 12 are taught in small classes by King’s outstanding teachers and coaches. Middle and high school classes allow students to pursue their academic passions and accelerate their progress in the next academic year. Academic courses are offered in math, science, computer science, performing arts, visual arts, global studies, and more. Many courses earn students academic credit. Classes vary from three weeks to six weeks. Fun Camp is a STEAM-based camp that allows younger students, Kindergarten-Grade 5, to grow and learn while keeping each age group’s physical, emotional, and intellectual needs in mind. Children love the activities and field trips. Join us for all six weeks or a combination of weeks. Sports clinics for Grades 1-12 offer students who want to engage their bodies and minds and push themselves to be their best in various sports. Clinics are offered for days or weeks. Explore Sumer Institute and register today!


The Bronx Zoo camp

Your next summer adventure is waiting at the Bronx Zoo! From toddlers to teens, there’s something for explorers of all ages. Discover a day camp unlike any other with animal encounters, hands-on learning, and fun ways to engage with the world around us. At the Wildlife Conservation Society, they stand for wildlife—and WCS Education shares that same dedication with fun, inspiring programming across all five parks in New York City. It’s all happening at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and the New York Aquarium. See you this summer!



Oasis Day Camp in Dobbs Ferry at Mercy College provides a traditional camp experience with various activities that allow kids to learn new ways to express their individuality, leadership, and creativity. Try swimming, sports, arts, nature, enrichment, and travel; they have it all! Programming is for children ages 3 to 15.

Receive $15 off each week of camp with the mention of Westchester County Mom. 


The Harvey School

Harvey Summer Camp offers various programs, allowing your children to choose from many options on one sprawling campus featuring open fields, wooded trails, state-of-the-art facilities, an outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor ice rink!

Day Camp for Grades 2-8: Campers will enjoy activities in the arts, sports, science, and theater, as well as games and camp-wide events. The wide variety of offerings allows campers to explore different interests while introducing them to new activities.

Rising 1st Graders and 9th Graders: Campers entering first grade in September can enjoy a program of fun and exploration designed just for them! Young teens entering high school this fall will enjoy a program created to let them have a summer of fun before the rigors of high school begin. Harvey’s youngest and oldest campers will surely enjoy a summer to remember!

Art Camp, Sports Camp: Campers entering Grades 5-8 can take a more in-depth approach to explore their interests in the arts, dance, or sports!

Circus Arts, Robotics, Basketball, Volleyball, and Coding Camps: See their website for information and dates particular to these specialty programs.

Camps run from June 26 through August 4, 2023, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are closed on July 3 & 4.

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