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Summer Camps (Outdoors)

Soccer at South Bronx United
820 River Avenue, Suite 2-3, Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 404-9281 |

South Bronx United (SBU) is a non-profit organization that offers soccer training to help children build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, and beyond. The soccer programs at SBU differ depending on the child’s level of experience. However, the Recreational Soccer Programs are accessible to both girls and boys regardless of level.
– Must be an NYC resident.
– Programming available for children (boys and girls) ages 4-15.
– No proof of immigration status is required.
– A variety of programming is available for children ages 2-19. Visit for more information.
– Recreational Soccer
– Indoor Soccer Sessions
– Indoor Training Clinics
– SBU Pre-Academy
– Global Youth League
– SBU Academy
– College Success
– Summer Soccer Camps
– SBU Community Schools
Activities & Dates
– Sessions and games happen on Saturdays at Macombs Dam Park, Mullaly Park, or Patterson Park.
– Summer Soccer Camp (ages 5-11) will be held July 5 – Aug 11 at Macombs Dam Park.
– Weekly after-school sessions are also offered.
How to apply
– Call (718) 404-9281 or send an email to for information about specific programs.
– Register in your desired program at
– Prices for enrollment range from $55 to $75 depending on the program. The costs to participate in the following season vary, although they are still affordable.
– The enrollment fee covers a jersey and socks. Children are welcome to play with regular sneakers if they do not own cleats.
– In cases of financial hardship, families can submit financial assistance for a partial or complete waiver. If the family gets SNAP and lives in public housing apartments, it may qualify for the waiver.
For more information about times, divisions, and locations visit
Updated on April 19, 2023

Summer Rising
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Summer Rising is a free, safe, and fun academic and enrichment program for NYC students currently in grades K-8. It is run by local school leaders and trusted community-based organizations in every neighborhood. Breakfast, lunch, and a snack are served to each student.
— Any student who lives in NYC and is currently in grades K-8 is eligible to apply for Summer Rising 2023.
— If a student is a New York City resident but does not attend a Department of Education (DOE) public school, they should apply to a program that is in their neighborhood.
— If your child attends a public school in NYC, you can enroll him/her at any location across the city.
Activities and Dates
— Academic support, field trips, arts activities, and outdoor recreation.
— Program duration is for six weeks from 8am – 6pm.
July 5-August 18 for K-5, and July 5-August 11 for grades 6-8.
How to Apply
— The Summer Rising Enrollment Portal will provide one centralized place for families to enroll in a program.
— Families will enroll in a single program (they cannot submit multiple applications) and will be able to confirm their spot immediately upon completing the enrollment process.
— Registration opens on April 17th, 2023 and ends on May 1st, 2023.
More Information
— After you complete your child’s enrollment, the DYCD CBO paired with your child’s Summer Rising program will be reaching out to support you in completing and collecting a short follow-up form.
— Visit for more information.
Updated on April 19, 2023

NYC Parks Summer Camps
Bronx: Debra Edwards, (718) 430-1847 | Brooklyn: Benjamin Campbell, (718) 965-8942 | Manhattan: Christina Luna, (212) 408-0243
Queens: Stephanie Joseph, (718) 393-7370 | Staten Island: Dana Vitolo, (718) 816-6172
The NYC Parks Summer Day Camp program offers children ages 6 to 13 a wide array of activities for a fun summer. Campers engage in sports, fitness, and outdoor adventures while taking part in many of New York City’s rich cultural and educational opportunities.
All children from ages 6-13 residing in New York.
Activities and Dates
— Activities include arts and crafts, field games, sports clinics, computer classes, STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), cultural and educational trips, and nature exploration with the Urban Park Rangers. *Swimming is not a guaranteed activity this year.*
— Specific activities, dates, and trip destinations will depend upon the camp location. Check them out on this link.
— Cost: $25 per-child registration fee. Full camp fee, (Regular Day $500, Extended Day $575.
— Camp will take place from July 6 – August 18, 2023.
How to Apply
— The program is extremely popular and registration is conducted through a lottery.
— You can enter the lottery any time from March 8 – 21, 2023. The lottery is no longer accepting submissions.
More Information
Learn more at
Updated on April 19, 2023

YMCA Camps
The YMCA offers day camps in all five boroughs in which children will have a fun, enriching, and high-quality summer camp experience.
— Child should live in NYC.
— Ages 4-12.
Activities & Dates
— Games, reading, book development, poetry writing, science experiments, puzzles, craft art, and music/shows performances.
— July 3 – August 25.
— Rates depend on camp. To know more visit
How to apply
— Visit to find a YMCA location near you and register online.
— Check out all the fun options offered in your borough and apply to the one you like.
— For financial assistance visit
More information
— Early bird deadline is April 29th.
— Financial assistance is available.
— Frequent Asked Questions
Updated on April 19, 2023

Fresh Air Fund
633 3rd Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017
1-800-367-0003 |

Fresh Air Fund offers outdoor summer programs for children to help them earn, grow, and thrive in New York City and beyond.
— Children must live in NYC’s five boroughs (Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island)
— Children must attend a school in one of NYC’s five boroughs (Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island)
— Children must be at least 8 years old by June 28, 2023.
— Proof of vaccination is not required.
Activities & Dates
Summer spaces (Ages 5-12).
Teen programs (Ages 13 – 17).
Sleepaway camp (Ages 8- 15).
How to Apply
— Create an account on this portal and select the activities you would like to register for.
— Program participation is free!
— For questions, call 800-367-0003 or send an email to
More Information
Learn more details at
Updated on April 19, 2023

PAL Summer Camps

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1-800-PAL-4KIDS (1-800-725-4543)
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Each summer, PAL provides children ages 5-13 living in communities facing high rates of poverty and crime with Summer Day Camps, free of charge.
PAL’s Summer Day Camps operate in all five boroughs and are open Monday through Friday, from 8am to 6pm. More details of the program on the PAL Summer Camps website. Download the Summer Day Camp Application Form.

Ubicaciones de los campamentos de verano PAL| 1-800-PAL-4KIDS (1-800-725-4543)
Cada verano, PAL ofrece a los niños de 5 a 13 años que viven en comunidades que enfrentan altos índices de pobreza y delincuencia campamentos diurnos de verano, gratuitamente.
Los campamentos diurnos de verano de PAL operan en los cinco condados y están abiertos de lunes a viernes, de 8 a.m. a 6 p.m. Más detalles del programa en el sitio web de PAL Summer Camps. Descarga el formulario de solicitud de campamento diurno de verano.

Camp Mosholu
3450 Dekalb Ave, Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 882-4000 |

Mosholu Day Camp has affordable quality camping to children ages 5-16. Located by Lake Cohasset at Harriman State Park, they offer children a place to develop, experience, and enjoy nature, while taking part in unforgettable summer activities like swimming, boating, sports, music, and arts.
— Children ages 5-16
— Find summer camp programs by age at
Activities & Dates
— Instructional swim, boating, fishing, art, drama, dance, music, basketball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, engineering, science, hiking, and so much more!
— June 26 – August 17
— Rates at
How to Apply
— Visit
— Create an account
— Make a $500 deposit
More information
Frequent Asked Questions
Updated on April 19, 2023

Brooklyn Robot Foundry
(347) 762-6840

Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers STEAM classes for children, and sometimes adults, all over the country from its base in Brooklyn, NY. The goal of the Robot Foundry is to share the fun of STEAM learning with children everywhere and inspire them to continue a life full of exploration, problem-solving, and imagination.
Children 2-13 years old
Activities and Dates
— Creative and educational classes, parties, camps and field trips
— Families can choose to register for a variety of programs online or in-person, ranging in commitment from a single class to an entire semester
— June – September 2022. Monday – Friday from 9a – 3pm, with optional extended-day until 5:30pm
— Pricing around $625 + $75 materials fee per week*. Extended Day Add-on (3-5:30p) $25/day. *4-day weeks: $500 program fee + $60 materials
How to Apply
Visit for more information on the different summer programs or call (347) 762-6840.
More information
Visit or call (347) 762-6840
Updated on April 19, 2022

Camp Wonderopolis
Camp Wonderopolis® is a free online summer-learning destination that’s full of fun, interactive STEM and literacy-building topics.
Updated on March 23rd, 2021

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