Saratoga Summer Camp Guide 2015

Summer Camp 2014

Summer is creeping up and it’s time to start thinking about summer camps!  Our Saratoga Summer Camp Guide features everything from art, music, horseback riding, science, sports, and more.   If you don’t see your camp information on this list, fill out our form to be included!

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Saratoga Independent School

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Saratoga Independent School offers a fun-filled, theme-based summer camp program following the academic year. Registration for camp begins on February 25! Each week includes creative movement, arts & crafts, music, sports and more! Our camp dates and themes are listed below. The program runs daily, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Early drop off is available starting at 8:30 AM and is $5 per child. Please email our Office Manager at [email protected] for more information.

For parents in need of additional coverage, we will be offering an afternoon childcare program. The hours of operation are 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The cost is $10 per hour per child.

Summer enrichment classes are filling up!  Please fill out the form, and sent it to [email protected] or mail it to the school to enroll your child today!  


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Go Kids Summer Camp

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Come join Go Kids as we send off summer with a fun FULL day camp including games, arts and crafts, sports and much more at three locations this summer, Shenentaha Creek Park.  Camp is open to children in grades K-3.

Campers should come prepared with comfortable clothing, a snack, lunch, water bottle and clothing to play water games. Sneakers are required.  Wrap around care is available for an additional fee.

Monday-Thursday, August 25th – 28th 
Times: Camp meets 9:00am – 4:00pm daily with extended care 1 hour before and after the camp day 
**Half Day option available. Contact Emmie to discuss details.

Program Fees and Registration Info

Fees: $140 per child for the week 
$25 Wrap Around AM 
$25 Wrap Around PM


* Two Other Camp Locations Announced:  Saratoga Independent School & Contemporary Athlete! *


Malta Montessori School

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Our program is designed to be a fun, relaxed and interesting environment where the children have a hands-on learning experience. The mornings will be devoted to a new topic each session and the afternoons a time to enjoy the outdoors with play. The summer camp provides an experience which will offer an opportunity for cooperation, independence and discovery for each child. A caring, committed and experienced staff will guide the children in a safe, supportive and structured environment. We welcome children from age 3-6 for the summer program.

Program Fees and Registration Info

Half Day 8:30-12pm $195 per session
Full Day 8:30-3pm $395 per session
Extended Day 7:30-4:30pm $470 per session
Extended Day 7:30-5:30pm $530 per session


North Country Horses Summer Camp

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Our riding and horsemanship camp is a fun way to introduce new riders to the wonderful world of horses and expand the education of more experienced riders.

Days are filled with horse activities geared towards developing riders into accomplished horse people. Riders learn how to handle and care for horses safely and properly. We work with the students to provide them with an educational, fun-filled horse experience they will never forget.

More experienced riders will have the opportunity to improve and advance their riding skills. Our creative summer equestrian riding camp program provides extensive riding and lesson time for children of all ages.

Program Fees and Registration Info
Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. A $50.00 non-refundable deposit must be paid at time of registration. Camp cost is $300.00 per week. A registration form must be turned in with your deposit. The remaining balance is due 30 days before camp begins.
Camp will begin each weekday at 9:00 am and finish at 4:00 pm. Before or after camp care can be arranged.


Camp Little Notch

Camp Little Notch

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Camp Little Notch

Camp Little Notch 2014 – An inspiring Girls’ Camp and Wilderness Trip Program in the Adirondack Mountains
The life-changing experience that builds character and confidence,  Camp Little Notch is a place where all girls can belong! We offer one- and two-week sessions for girls, ages 7 – 17. Campers are grouped by similar age and discover their strengths and unique voices as we support them through the transition to adulthood. Camp Little Notch connects girls of diverse backgrounds with each other, positive mentors, and the land. We provide opportunities to develop responsibility, resourcefulness, wellness, creativity, and teamwork skills. Activities include swimming, canoeing, sailing, team building, ropes course, yoga, creek walks, wildlife observation, hiking, outdoor cooking, arts and crafts, music, and overnight camp-outs.

Program Fees and Registration Info

One and two week sessions, starting at $480/week, register at

Saratoga Regional YMCASaratoga Regional YMCA Summer Camps

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Camp EPIC runs for 8 one-week sessions. This camp is for children having completed Kindergarten through entering 5th grade. Campers will be engaged in adrenaline pumping games, archery, pool play, nature exploration, sports enrichment, interactive field trips, team building, the arts, and character development! You may choose to attend day camp for one week or any combination of weeks.

For more information, contact Taraya Ostwald at 518-583-9622, ext. 120 (EPIC Director) or Paige Minear at 518-583-9622, ext. 116 (Registrar/Recreation Director).

Location: Saratoga Springs Branch
Camp begins June 30
Option A: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Members: $173/week Program members: $273/week
Option B: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Members: $200/week Program members: $300/week
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can register in person at our Saratoga Springs Branch beginning February 4, 2014.

Camp EPIC:
Option A: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Members: $173/week Program members: $273/week
Option B: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Members: $200/week Program members: $300/week
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can register in person at our Saratoga Springs Branch beginning February 4, 2014.


More Info on Travel Camp

Join us for an adventure-packed summer. This program provides campers entering fifth grade through tenth grade an opportunity to travel everyday to fun-filled locations. Campers have a chance to explore different summer activities: amusement and water parks, outdoor sports, fairs, and horseback riding. Travel Camp conducts 8 one-week sessions. Join us for one week or for all, this is your choice.

Located at the Saratoga Springs Branch, most day trips depart at 9:00 am and return by 4:30 pm. Campers will be grouped according to age and supervised by experienced adult staff. A 1:10 ratio ensures a safe, fun, and quality camping experience. This program is popular, so register early.

For more information, contact Patti Laudicina at [email protected] or 518-583-9622, ext. 110 (Travel Camp Director) or Paige Minear at 518-583-9622, ext. 116 (Registrar/Recreation Director).

Location: Saratoga Springs
Camp begins June 30
9:00 am to 4:30 pm: Extended hours are available at no additional cost.
Fees: $250/week
Based on trip destinations
Program members will be charged an additional $100/week.
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can register in person at the Saratoga Springs Branch -Date TBA- at 9:00 am.

Travel Camp:
Fees: $250/week
Based on trip destinations
Program members will be charged an additional $100/week.
Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can register in person at the Saratoga Springs Branch -Date TBA- at 9:00 am.

The Wonder Room Summer Enrichment

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The Wonder Room | Ballston Lake NYAges 4-6 
July 8 -12 Patterns, Patterns Everywhere
July 15 -18 Kids Rock
August 26 – 29 The Great Adventures of Pete the Cat

Ages 6-9
July 22 – 25 Cool Concoctions
August 5 -8 Inspired by Art
August 12 -12 Crazy About Crafts

Program Fees and Registration Info

All session are held Tuesday – Friday from 9am -11:30am
$85 per session for non-members
$75 per session for members
Registration Form available via e-mail or call us


Creative Writing/ Theater Arts for All Ages

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Southern Saratoga YMCA Summer Day Camp

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The Southern Saratoga YMCA offers a variety of camps and programs designed to build self-esteem, encourage healthy activities and provide memories to last a life time. Day camp is offered to all children entering grades 1st-9th and includes weekly field trips, daily sports and team building activities, swimming and newly designed arts curriculum. Other camp options include a Jr. Travel Camp, Travel Camp, Sports Camp and a Counselor-in-Training Program. Easy online registration at

Weekly Member Rates: $170
Weekly Community Member Rates: $190

British Soccer Camp

  • Camp Name: British Soccer Camp
  • Location: Geyser Road Fields, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
  • Contact: more info here
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Ages 6-13
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day or half day program

More Info on British Soccer Camps

British Soccer Camps provide players of all ages and abilities with the rare opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of international experts. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily tournament. Equally important, the Challenger coaching staff provides your child with lessons in respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership. Camp programs include a free ball and shirt and a free British Soccer jersey for on line registrations 45 days prior to camp!

Saratoga Springs Program Dates:  7/14/2014 – 7/17/2014


Camp Northwoods

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Camp Northwoods offers an exciting program of sports, cultural arts, nature study and relaxed play for children.

The program draws on the rich and varied resources of Skidmore College and the surrounding area. The camp’s home base is Falstaff’s Pavilion on the Skidmore College campus, but campers frequent the Williamson Sports Center, Schick Art Gallery, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, and Zankel Music Center. The daily enrichment activities led by the qualified staff are supplemented by weekly field trips to recreational and historical sites, and visits by special guests.

Children entering grades 1-6 will also enjoy activities that include arts and crafts, ceramics, games, hiking, and daily swim time. Our goal is to provide a variety of fun activities that happily challenge the imagination, intellect, and body. We hope you will join us this summer.

2014 Camp Fees

Application Fee: $40 (nonrefundable)

Tuition for each 2-week Sessions is: $440

Tuition for the 1-week Session is: $240

Please Note: A 50% deposit is required at the time of registration. $100 per camper, per session of your 50% deposit is a nonrefundable. Your 50% deposit will be credited towards the cost of tuition, and $100 of your deposit (per camper, per session) will be forfeited if registration is canceled or changed for any reason.

Registration Info
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Skidmore College Summer Sports Camps

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Skidmore College also offers a wide array of Sports Camps from June through August for children of all ages. Choose from baseball, lacrosse, swimming, basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball and field hockey. Children learn the concept of teamwork while acquiring the necessary skills for his or her sport of choice. Adults, novice or experienced, can participate in a rowing program offered throughout the spring, summer and fall at the Boat House located on beautiful Fish Creek. All other programs are held on the Skidmore Campus at the Sports and Recreation Center and/or the adjacent fields.

Program Fees and Registration Info

Program fees vary per camp. To register for any Summer Sports Camp at Skidmore College, please click here:

 Malta Summer Recreation Program

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The Malta Summer Recreation Program is a six-week program for children entering Kindergarten through ninth grade. Children have the option of attending a weekly off-site trip for an additional fee that may extend the camp hours. This structured, well supervised program licensed by the New York State Health Department provides an opportunity for children to use their summer, leisure time constructively. 

Dates & Locations: 
Program runs July 1, 2014 – August 8, 2014.
(*No camp on 7/4/2014.)

Shenantaha Creek Park offers the summer recreation program for grades K – 2nd & grades 3rd – 6th Monday – Friday 9:30am -12:30pm.

Malta Community Park offers the summer recreation program for grades K- 2nd & grades 3rd – 5th Monday – Friday 9:30am -12:30pm.

A Teen Program for grades 6th – 9th is held at the Malta Community Park which is offered Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Field Trips: Field trips for all ages are available on a limited basis this year. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. So sign up early!

Program Fees and Registration Info
Registration packets will be available in April at the Malta Community Center and on the Town’s web site (
A parent or guardian must register his/her own child by mail or in person at the Community Center. In order to register, you must provide a current immunization record from your child’s doctor, proof of residency and proof of legal guardianship (if applicable.)

*Financial assistance is available for families in need. Call the Parks & Recreation Department at 899-4411 for more information.
Registration Fees: 
Malta Residents $75* -*$150 per family maximum
Non-Residents $265
Important Registration Deadlines
Last day to register with regular fees is: Saturday, June 14, 2014. 
Late Registration: Fees from 6/16 – 6/21/2014 go up $25 per person.
Final Registration Deadline: No registrations will be taken after: Saturday, June 21, 2014.


Camp Malta

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CAMP MALTA, a full day program, is held at the Malta Community Center. This NYS Health Department licensed program is supervised with professional counseling staff. This program is open to children entering Kindergarten through Fifth grades in the fall of 2014. Participants enjoy summer days packed with fun activities such as; sports, crafts, games, movies, library time, science/nature activities and special guest programs. In addition, campers participate in swimming once a week and one field trip per week at no additional cost!
Camp Malta Facts
Dates: Camp Malta is an 8-week program that runs June 30th – August 22nd (No camp on July 4th.)

Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
AM care 8:00 am – 9:00am
PM care 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(AM & PM care is available at an additional fee)
Location: Malta Community Center
Participants: Children who are entering Kindergarten – 5th grades in the Fall of 2014.

Program Fees and Registration Info
Malta-Residents: $135 per week
Non-Residents: $148 per week

Registration begins on March 1st and ends on June 6th. The first week fees are non-refundable. The remaining fees are non-refundable after June 6, 2014. 
All fees are due at the time of registration.
You must register in person. 

Registration packets will be available at the Malta Community Center & online at

WSWHE BOCES Summer Camp Programs

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WSWHE BOCES Gifted & Talented Resource Center offers students in grades 1-12 opportunities to particpate in Culinary Arts, STEM Academy, and World Languages during our summer camps. Camps start July 7th and run through July 25th. Students can register for one, two or three week sessions. Camps run half day from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Full day programs run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Before and after care are available from 8:30 am to 9:00 am and 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Cost is $125.00 per week for a half day and $250.00 per week for full days. (before and after care are free of charge)

Program Fees and Registration Info

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 CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology

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Junior Discover (ages 5 – 7) : co-ed hands-on science camps that include science experiments, craft activities and educational games.

Senior Explorer (ages 8 – 10): co-ed hands-on science camps that include science experiments, studies, observations, group projects and more.

Tween Scientist (ages 11 -14): co-ed hands-on scientific experiences in many fields that will excite and inspire young scientists

Girls in Science and Technology (GIST) : female only camps that are offered in all age levels. these camps are designed to engage young women in hands-on scientific exploration in a nurturing environment.

Program Fees and Registration Info

$200.00 per week for CNSE CMOST members and $225.00 per week for non members. Visit for more information or call CNSE CMOST at 518-235-2120

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