Saratoga Summer Camp Guide 2017

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, email me, colleen@saratogamama.com to be included.

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Enrichment Resource Center WSWHE BOCES 

  • Camp Name: WSWHE BOCES Summer Camp Programs
  • Location: 27 Gick Raod, Saratoga Springs NY 12866
  • Contact: giftedresources@wswheboces.org or call (518)581-3580
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary through Middle School
  • Camp Schedule:  Half and Full day programs with wraparound available

Description: WSWHE BOCES Summer camps offers kids an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of fun and educational classes including Culinary Arts, Stem Academy, Theater Arts and Coding.
Registration Info: Visit our website www.wswheboces.org/summercamps

 

Saratoga Independent School

  • Camp Name: Saratoga Independent School
  • Location: 459 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs 12866
  • Contact: info@siskids.org or call (518)583-0841
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Preschool through Elementary School
  • Camp Schedule: July 10th – August 18th. Half day and wrap-around programs available

Description: Weekly theme-based enrichment program for children ages 3 to 9 years old.
Registration Info: Visit our website www.siskids.org/programs

 

Saratoga Children’s Theatre

  • Camp Name: Saratoga Children’s Theatre
  • Location: St. Clements School, 231 Lake Ave. & Skidmore College, North Broadway
  • Contact: saratogachildrenstheatre.org or (518)580-1782
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Children ages 4-18
  • Camp Schedule: July 3rd – August 18th. Full-day camps and half-day camps available

Description:  For children who have a passion for the performing arts or would like to try something new, Saratoga Children’s Theatre (SCT) summer camp is a dream come true. Saratoga Children’s Theatre offers performance camps for ages 4-18 years.
Registration Info: Visit our website saratogachildrenstheatre.org

 

Camp Saradac 

  • Camp Name: Camp Saradac
  • Location: Saratoga Springs Recreation Center
  • Contact: www.saratogarec.com or (518)587-3550 ext. 2300
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Children ages 5-15
  • Camp Schedule: June 26th – August 18th. Monday-Friday, 8:45am through 4:45pm

Description: Camp Saradac, located at the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center, is a NYSDOH licensed full day summer camp for children ages 5-15. Our camp offers exciting weekly field trips, creative recreational and educational programs, arts & crafts, weekly swimming, and themed weeks.
Registration Info: Camp registration forms are available at  www.saratoga-springs.org

 

The Saratoga Film Academy 

  • Camp Name: The Saratoga Film Academy
  • Location: At the Saratoga Film Academy
  • Contact: email saratogafilm@gmail.com or call (301)801-5642
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Students 8-18 years old
  • Camp Schedule: 9am – 3pm, or 9am – 12pm

Description: The Saratoga Film Academy provides a hands-on, project based learning experience in video and narrative film production for students 8-18 years old.
Registration Info: Register at www.saratogafilmacademy.com

Skye Farm Camp and Retreat Center

  • Camp Name: Skye Farm Summer Camp
  • Location: 1884 East Schroon River Road, Warrensburg, NY
  • Contact: email info@skyefarmcamp.org or call 855-414-6400
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Students 6-18 years old
  • Camp Schedule: resident program, sleepaway camp

Description: Our offerings include over 30 programs for children and youth, ages 6-18, which vary in length from a couple of days to a week long.  In addition to all of the “camp favorites” like swimming, arts and crafts, basketball, volleyball, and hiking, we offer tons of unique activities!
Registration Info: Register at http://skyefarmcamp.org/camp-and-retreat-center/summer-camp

Camp Invention 

  • Camp Name: Camp Invention
  • Location: Nationwide, including many throughout the Saratoga region
  • Contact: (800)968-4332
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Children entering K-6th grade; CIT programs available to students entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade

Description: Camp Invention is an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation.
Registration Info: Visit www.campinvention.org

Wilton Recreation Summer Camp

  • Camp Name: Wilton Recreation Summer Day Camp
  • Location: Gavin Park, Wilton, NY
  • Contact: www.townofwilton.com/gavingpark or call 518-584-9455
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Children entering 1st – 9th grade
  • Camp Schedule: June 27 – August 11, 9am-3pm

Description: Wilton Recreation offers summer camp for children entering grades 1 through 9 for 7 weeks. It is a place where “kids can be kids” as they learn and grow through social interaction with their peers as well as their counselors.
Registration Info: Visit www.townofwilton.com/gavingpark

 

Skidmore College Summer Programs

  • Camp Name: Summer at Skidmore College
  • Location: Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs 12866
  • Contact: damico@skidmore.edu or call (518)580-8061
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary through High School
  • Camp Schedule: June 26 – August 11. Full day and half day programs

Description: 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. Camp Northwoods is a day camp for children entering grades 1-6 and offers an exciting program of sports, cultural arts, nature study, and relaxed play.
Registration Info: To register for any Summer Camp program at Skidmore College, please visit: https://www.skidmore.edu/summer/camps-and-sports.php

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Children’s Museum at Saratoga Summer Camps

  • Location: Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs 12866
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Grades 1 – 5
  • Camp Schedule: June 26 – August 18  half day programs

Description: The goal and mission of The Children’s museum at Saratoga Summer Camp is to create an environment where camp meets learning and play. We have created a half-day summer camp designed to build children’s critical thinking skills, curiosity and Love of learning, through play.
Registration Info: http://cmssny.org/explore/summer-camp/ 

 

Malta Montessori School

  • Malta MontessoriLocation: 100 Saratoga Village Blvd. Suite 24A, Malta NY
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Ages 6 – 12
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day, half day, and wraparound program available

Description: Our summer 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.
Registration Info: http://maltamontessori.com/programs/summer-program/

North Country Horses Summer Camp

  • North Country Horses_Logo_FINAL1Location: 438 Clark Rd, Gansevoort 12831
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary through High School
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day program

Description: 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.
Registration Info: http://www.ridench.com/summercamp/

 

Camp Little Notch

Camp Little Notch

  • Location: 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann 12827
  • Contact: campdirector@camplittlenotch.org or call (518)793-9700
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Girls in Middle through High School
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day program/overnight program

Description: Camp activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing*, hiking, cookouts, land stewardship, campfires, creek-walking, tie-dyeing, drawing, beading, singing, ropes course, journaling, meditation, overnight camp-outs…and more.
Registration Info: http://www.camplittlenotch.org/girls-program2

Saratoga Regional YMCASaratoga Regional YMCA Summer Camps

More Info on Camp Starhitch

CAMP STARHITCH GETS EPIC! E.P.I.C.- EXCITING PLAY-FILLED INTERACTIVE CAMP
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.

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More Info on Travel Camp

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 patti.laudicina@srymca.org 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

  • Camp Name: The Wonder Room
  • Location: 896 Saratoga Rd (Rt 50) Ballston Lake 12019
  • Contact: thewonderroomny@gmail.com or call (518)602-0237
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Preschoolers through Elementary
  • Camp Schedule:  Half day program

More Info on The Wonder Room Camp

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

 

Southern Saratoga YMCA Summer Day Camp

More Info on Southern Saratoga YMCA Camp

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 www.cdymca.org

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

 

 Malta Summer Recreation Program

  • Camp Name: Malta Summer Recreation Program
  • Location: Malta Community Park & Shenantaha Creek Park, Malta 12020
  • Contact: commctr@malta-town.org or call (518)899-4411
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary through Middle School
  • Camp Schedule:  Half day program
More Info on Malta Summer Recreation Program

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 (www.malta-town.org) andwww.maltaparksrec.com
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

  • Camp MaltaCamp Name: Camp Malta
  • Location: Malta Community Center One Bayberry Drive, Malta 12020
  • Contact: commctr@malta-town.org or call (518)899-4411
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day program
More Info on Camp Malta

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 www.maltaparksrec.com.

 CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology

  • Camp Name: CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology (CNSE CMOST)
  • Location: 250 Jordan Road, Troy NY, 12180
  • Contact: info@cmost.org or call (518)235-2120
  • Camp Program Suitable For: Elementary to Middle School
  • Camp Schedule:  Full day program
More Info on CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology Summer Camp Program

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 www.cmost.org for more information or call CNSE CMOST at 518-235-2120

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