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Summer Camp

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.

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Lottery Registration Dates

Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 11, 2018

Summer Camp Dates

Monday, July 9 – Friday, August 24, 2018

Cost

  • 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.

Camp Locations

NameRegistration Dates
Hunts Point Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Owen Dolen Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
St. James Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
St. Mary's Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Williamsbridge Oval Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
NameRegistration Dates
McCarren Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
NameRegistration Dates
Al Smith Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Chelsea Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
East 54th Street Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Hansborough Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
J. Hood Wright Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Tony Dapolito Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
NameRegistration Dates
Cunningham Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Kissena Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Lost Battalion Hall Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Sorrentino Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Vic Hanson Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
NameRegistration Dates
Jennifer's Playground Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.
Walker Park Summer Camp03/01/2018 - 03/11/2018Registration begins 03/01/2018 at 09:00 am.

Contact

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

Other Camps

The Greenbelt Conservancy offers day camps in Staten Island’s Greenbelt each summer. Learn more about Greenbelt Summer Camp offerings.

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