The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp program is an exciting chance for children ages 6 to 13 to have a fun-filled summer! Your child will engage in sports, fitness, and outdoor adventure and take part in many of New York City’s rich cultural and educational opportunities.
Last year's camp activities included: arts and crafts, computer classes, cultural and educational trips, field games (kickball, soccer, wiffleball, relay races), outdoor activities with the Parks' Urban Park Rangers, such as bird watching, canoeing, fishing and hiking, and sports clinics.
Specific activities, dates, and trip destinations this year will depend upon the camp location.
8 Ways Our Summer Camp Kids Won Last Summer
Here are some highlights of fun activities we offer at our summer camp!
Lottery Registration Dates
Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Summer Camp Dates
Monday, July 9 – Friday, August 24, 2018
- Regular Day Camp Cost (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday): $500 per child for seven weeks
- Extended Day Camp Cost (8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday): $575 per child for seven weeks (available at select sites)
How to Join the Summer Camp Lottery
In order to be a part of the NYC Parks Summer Camp program, you must be chosen through our lottery. You can only enter your child at one site, and all children at each location have an equal chance of being selected. To learn more about our Summer Camp lottery, please visit our Applying for Summer Camp page.
There are currently no programs available for registration at this time.
Bronx: Debra Edwards, (718) 430-1847
Brooklyn: Isaac Deberry, (718) 965-8942
Manhattan: Christina Luna, (212) 408-0243
Queens: Stephanie Joseph, (718) 393-7370
Staten Island: Dana Vitolo, (718) 816-6172
The Greenbelt Conservancy offers day camps in Staten Island’s Greenbelt each summer. Learn more about Greenbelt Summer Camp offerings.