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Summer Programs/Events (Excluding Internships)

Cada Paso

 
leafcadapaso.us
(347) 885-1687
rdiaz032607@gmail.com
 
Cada Paso is a free summer camp for East Harlem residents. It has fun and fact-finding activities about air, climate, and health justice. Families and friends are welcome to attend any day or activity. Activities take place at the Jefferson Park (SE corner picnic tables for drop-off and pick-up) from July 11 to August 4, 2022. To sign up contact Rosa Diaz at (347) 885 1687 or rdiaz032607@gmail.com. Rosa is also available through Instagram @always.blessed3.
 
Eligibility
-East Harlem residents.
-Children any age.
-Families and friends welcome to attend any day or activity.
 
Activities
Play, science, art, biking, exploration, walking, field trips on the ferry, civics, activism, history & culture, gardening, family health resources and more!
 
Dates
July 11 to August 4, 2022.
 
How to Apply
Contact Rosa Diaz at (347) 885-1687 or rdiaz032607@gmail.com to learn more. You can also send a message to Rosa through Instagram @always.blessed3.
 
More Information
Read more by clicking on the flyer at 2022 Cada Paso Summer Camp.
 
Updated on July 13, 2022


Free Outdoor Pools

 
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Eligibility
New York City residents.
 
Hours
Outdoor pool hours are from 11:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. daily, with a break for pool cleaning between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
 
Locations
Visit nycgovparks.org/facilities/outdoor-pools to find pools in your borough.
 
More information
Learn what to bring and not to bring by visiting nycgovparks.org/facilities/outdoor-pools.
 
Updated on June 28, 2022


Summer Rising

 
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311 | summer@schools.nyc.gov

 
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.
 
Eligibility
— Any student who lives in NYC and is currently in grades K-8 is eligible to apply for Summer Rising 2022
— 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
— Programing is from Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm
— Program duration is for six weeks
 
How to apply
— This year, the new Summer Rising Enrollment Portal nycenet.edu/surveys/summerrising will provide one centralized place for families to enroll in a Summer Rising 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 25th, 2022 and ends on May 22nd, 2022
 
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 schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/summer for more information
 
Updated on April 28, 2022


NYC Parks Summer Camps

 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/reg/summercamp
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.
 
Eligibility
All children from ages 6-13 residing in New York.
 
Activities and Dates
— Canoeing and fishing with the Urban Park Rangers, tennis and golf hosted by City Parks Foundation, swim classes with Aquatics instructors and fun STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics)
— 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)
 
How to Apply
— The program is extremely popular and registration is conducted through a lottery
— You can enter the lottery any time from March 7 – March 21, 2022
— If you’ve been chosen by the lottery, you will receive these instructions by email.
 
More Information
Learn more at nycgovparks.org/summercamp/applying
 
Updated on April 9, 2022


STEM Matters NYC

 
spep.libguides.com/STEMprograms
STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov

 
New York City public school K-12 students are invited to apply to STEM Matters NYC enrichment programs offered during the summer.
 
Eligibility
— Children enrolled in a public school in NYC
— Ages 5 – 18 years old
 
Activities and Dates
— STEM Matters NYC offers a variety of programs during spring break and the summer for students in grades K-12 including one-week camps and multi-week high school internships and courses
— If you are interested in animal science or aerospace, marine biology or mechanics, ecology or engineering, and so much more, come discover, investigate, design, and create with STEM Matters NYC!
— Programs run in all five boroughs, during various weeks throughout the summer between July 5 and August 19, 2022 from 9:00am-3:00pm
 
How to Apply
— Visit nycdoe.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/camper/App to submit your application. Deadline is April 19, 2022
— Applicants entering Kindergarten through grade 9 are selected to participate via lottery
— High school program applications are reviewed by an application committee and also require a teacher reference form. If selected, students must attend all days of the program
 
More information
Sign up for emails at spep.libwizard.com/f/mailinglist or send an email to STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov
 
Updated on April 18, 2022


YMCA Camps

 
ymcanyc.org/programs/camp
rho@ymcanyc.org
 
The YMCA offers day camps in all five boroughs in which children will have a fun, enriching, and high-quality summer camp experience.
 
Eligibility
— 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 5 – August 26
— Rates depend on camp. To know more visit ymcanyc.org/programs/camp/find-camp
 
How to apply
— Visit ymcanyc.org/programs/camp/find-camp 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 ymcanyc.org/join/financial-assistance
 
More information
— Early bird deadline is April 30th
— Financial assistance is available
— Frequent Asked Questions ymcanyc.org/programs/camp/day-camp-faq
 
Updated on April 18, 2022


Fresh Air Fund

 
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633 3rd Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017
1-800-367-0003 | freshair@freshair.org

 
Fresh Air Fund offers outdoor summer programs for children to help them earn, grow, and thrive in New York City and beyond.
 
Eligibility
— 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 meet indicated age (5-17) by June 1, 2022
— All participants must be fully Vaccinated: freshAir.org/2022-safety-information
 
Activities & Dates
Summer spaces. Ages 5-12. For summer 2022, children will not be required to wear a mask at Summer Spaces but can wear a mask if they prefer.
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.
— Complete your application by April 30, 2022 to increase your child’s chance of participation. A limited number of spots are available.
— For Summer 2022, participation is limited to eligible returning participants, ages 10-18.
— Program participation is free!
— For questions, call 800-367-0003 send an email to apply@freshair.org.
 
More Information
Learn details about each program on this handout.
 
Updated on April 19, 2022


Camp Mosholu

 
www.mmcc.org/camp
3450 Dekalb Ave, Bronx, NY 10467
(718) 882-4000 | frontdesk@mmcc.org

 
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.
 
Eligibility
— Children ages 5-16
— Find summer camp programs by age at mmcc.org/camp
 
Activities & Dates
— Instructional swim, boating, fishing, art, drama, dance, music, basketball, tennis, soccer, lacrosse, engineering, science, hiking, and so much more!
— Junes 27 – August 18
— Rates at mmcc.org/camp-rates
 
How to Apply
— Visit mmcc.org/camp-registration
— Create an account
— Make a $250 deposit
 
More information
Frequent Asked Questions
 
Updated on April 18, 2022


Abron’s Summer Camp (Bronx and Brooklyn)

 
abronsartscenter.org/abrons-education1/camp
466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street), New York, NY 10002
(212) 598-0400 | registration@henrystreet.org

 
Abrons provides a playful environment for artistic skill building from professional artist educators. Campers will also participate in park recreational time, and virtual field trips to other art and cultural institutions.
 
Eligibility
Ages 6 – 8
 
Activities & Dates
— Instruction in hip hop dance, devised theater, drawing and painting, and music
— Month of July
— Camp Registration Fee $50, 4-week camp $1,900
 
How to apply
— To apply, contact registration@henrystreet.org for new registration dates
— Financial assistance is available to those who qualify on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of camp spots will be reserved for households with incomes less than $45,000 annually.
 
More information
For more information please contact registration@henrystreet.org
 
Updated on April 18, 2022


Brooklyn Robot Foundry

 
www.brooklynrobotfoundry.com
(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.
 
Eligibility
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 brooklynrobotfoundry.com/summer-sessions for more information on the different summer programs or call (347) 762-6840.
 
More information
Visit www.brooklynrobotfoundry.com or call (347) 762-6840
 
Updated on April 19, 2022


Tech Kids Unlimited

 
techkidsunlimited.org/programs
370 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Tandon School of Engineering, 3rd Fl
info@techkidsunlimited.org

 
Tech Kids Unlimited is on a mission to empower neurodiverse students’ lives through computer science and technology skills. A NYC-based not-for-profit educational organization, TKU inspires digital natives with disabilities to create, develop, and share the tools of technology in a supportive individualized environment.
 
Eligibility
Neurodiverse students 7-21 years old
 
How to Apply
— Schedule and details coming soon!
— Sign up for the mailing list on techkidsunlimited.org/programs
 
Activities and Dates
— Technology, computer science, games
— In-person Summer workshops will take place in July 11 – August 12
 
More Information
Visit techkidsunlimited.org/programs
 
Updated on April 19, 2022


Tech Scholars by New-York Historical Society

 
nyhistory.org/education/tech-scholars
170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

 
Tech Scholar engage girls in coding through passion projects in humanities. The program creates digital media projects that aim to have social impact.
 
Activities and Dates
— Open to high school girls in NYC, grades 9–12
— Tech Scholars Programs are offered on a pay-what-you-want basis
— This program will take place in person
 
How to Apply
— The application deadline is May 1 or when the program reaches 75 applicants
— Application form is available at nyhistory.wufoo.com/forms/mysdqxk1ksgqc4
— Interested students should apply early! Interviews will take place between May 2 and May 20. Final selections will be made by May 23
 
More Information
Learn more visiting nyhistory.org/education/tech-scholars
 
Updated on April 28, 2022


Math Camp by BEAM

 
Beam-logohttps://www.beammath.org
55 Exchange Place, Suite 603, New York, NY 10005
(888) 264-2793 | info@beammath.org
 
The BEAM Discovery program is a 5-week day-camp focused around mathematics and problem solving. The program is completely free, including all activities, field trips, transportation, and weekday breakfast and lunch.
 
Eligibility
— Applicants must currently be in 6th or 7th grade and living in New York City
— BEAM supports students underrepresented in STEM careers. Its primary admissions criteria are mathematical, with priority given to those who come from lower-income families or who wouldn’t otherwise have access to similar programs. Historically, the median family income for students attending is $28,000 per year
— BEAM is committed to serving all eligible students regardless of immigration status
 
Activities & Dates
— Classes, games, sports, and optional field trips
— July 11 – August 12, 2022
— For 8th graders visit beammath.org/8th-grade-focus
— For high schoolers visit beammath.org/high-school-programming
 
How to apply
— The application is due April 12th, but BEAM will still accept applications after the deadline for spots on the waitlist
— Submit a completed application at beammath.org/bdnycapply2022
— Admissions are competitive
 
More Information
For additional information, please visit beammath.org/beam-nyc-eligibility
 
Updated on April 10, 2022


NYC Parks: Free and Low-Cost Events

 
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Dial 311 | 311 online | Text 311-692
 
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings at nycgovparks.org/events, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location on the right side of the nycparks website.
 


 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/events/kids
Dial 311 | 311 online | Text 311-692 | 212-504-4115
 
Get your little kiddos up and active! Take part in fun and interactive activities run by NYC Parks throughout the summer. With several events, and programs, you’re bound to find something your little one would enjoy! Just browse through the listings at https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/kids and register as needed for a summer of fun!
 
Updated on June 8, 2021
 


Extreme Kids & Crew

 
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185 Van Dyke Street, Suite 205, Brooklyn, NY 11231
(347) 410-6050 | info@extremekidsandcrew.org

 
Extreme Kids & Crew Summer camp is a free arts and play program for children with IEPs. Activities are built on a foundation of creative expression, imaginative play, and social emotional learning (SEL). Participants will make friends, build confidence in their abilities, and have fun.
 
Eligibility
Children with IEPs ages 7 to 12
 
Activities
Field Trips, Arts and Crafts, and so much more!
 
How to apply
The application is still not open for summer 2022, but fill out this interest form to be notified when the application opens!
 
Updated on April 19, 2022



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