Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: 4 Places to Dump Your Kid off This Summer
By Arielle Pierre, Markets Media Life
92Y Camp Yomi
At the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds in Rockland County (just 20 minutes outside of NYC), kids explore outdoor activities that incorporate math, engineering, and biology. With the assistance of the New York Academy of Science, a STEM curriculum makes this institution worth every penny. Ranging from $4,575- $6,250, 92nd Street’s Camp Yomi brings in educators, professional scientists, and many other experts. Their interactive playground integrates principles of physics and anatomy. While this institution tailors to a STEM curriculum, emphasis is also extended to the arts. With the inclusion of jewelry making, digital photography and yoga, there is something for everyone!
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
Marymount Drama Camp
This drama camp, priced at an even $1,000, exposes children ages 5-12 to a series of unique artistic activities. Such activities include storytelling, movement, dancing, singing, set design, and costumes. Campers will work alongside Broadway producers, actors, and designers. The camp also engages children in weekly swimming sessions, field trips, and arts & crafts.
1026 Fifth Ave
Summerdance at Ballet Academy East
This agency does more than teach young people how to dance; this is a learning experience that goes beyond the tutu. At Summerdance, jazz, tap, modern, and musical theater programs allow kids to develop healthy social skills. Aside from dancing, the youngsters of this institution have access to yoga, gymnastics, cooking, and swimming. These activities allow kids to expand their artistic sphere. At the mid-point and end of the summer session, participants have the opportunity to perform at the Summerdance in-house performances. Children ages 4-9 are invited to join Summerdance. Prices range from $2,575 to $6,450.
1651 Third Ave
Camp Green Tree
This camp caters to kids with special needs. However, those without are welcome to join. Academics are individualized to meet the needs of all students. Certified teachers are sensitized and briefed as to the needs of camp attendees. Two-week sessions begin at $2,000 while a six-week session goes for $5,900. Kids ages 4-13 have the opportunity to broaden their intellectual horizons amongst peers in an inclusive environment.
409 E. 54th St.