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Summer Programs/Events (Excluding Internships)

Extreme Kids & Crew
185 Van Dyke Street, Suite 205, Brooklyn, NY 11231
(347) 410-6050 |

Round up your kiddos for virtual and in-person fun! A variety of free events are offered, so you’re bound to find an event for your little one.
Fridays at the Park
– Events filled with sensory-friendly playgrounds, live plays, and great company for kids of all ages!
When: Every Friday from 4:30pm-6:00pm during July 16th-August 20th
Where: Hunter’s Point South Park Playground & 123rd Street Playground
– Learn more about events here and RSVP to the event of most interest to you on this link.
***Safety precautions will be taken with masks and social distancing. Hand sanitizer and masks will be provided during all in-person events***
Virtual Programming
– Online programs being offered for young children and teenagers
– A safe and inclusive space for children with disabilities with events catered towards their needs
– Seminars available for caregivers to discuss topics such as parenting, available resources, and navigating the transition from childhood to adulthood
– Learn more about the programs, important dates and how to RSVP on this link
Updated on July 26, 2021

New York Junior Tennis & Learning
20 Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island
(347)417-8125 (Alejandra, Program Manager) | (Scott Daly, Senior Director– Community Tennis Programs)
New York Junior Tennis & Learning is a non-profit organization that offers free tennis classes to children through their program “Community Tennis”. The organization’s mission is to develop the character of young people through tennis for a lifetime of success on and off the court.
-Any child between the ages of 5 to 18.
-No one is ever rejected or turned away – subject to scheduling.
– Summer Tennis programs are scheduled to start the week of July 5th and will conclude the week ending August 20th or August 27th.
– You can register for as many classes as you want. Scheduled lessons are usually 1-1.5 hours.
Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm or 9am-2pm.
– Registration is continuous and OPEN. Contact Scott Daly at about the online registration.
– No documentation is needed.
For FAQ visit
Updated on June 24, 2021

NYC Parks: Free and Low-Cost Events
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, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location on the right side of the nycparks website.
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 and register as needed for a summer of fun!
Updated on June 8, 2021

Ailey Dance Camp by Children’s Aid Society
(212) 405-9156 | Darius Damazi Williams, Camp Director

Each summer, Children’s Aid hosts AileyCamp New York, a powerful dance enrichment experience made possible through a long-running partnership with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Children 11-14 years old
— Daily dance technique classes
— Personal development classes
— Creative communication classes
How to Apply
— Learn more about enrollment by calling 212-405-9156 or sending an email to
— Find other programs in Ailey Dance at
Updated on May 19, 2021

Math Camp by BEAM

55 Exchange Place, Suite 603, New York, NY 10005
(888) 264-2793 |
The BEAM Discovery program is a 5-week camp focused on mathematics and problem-solving. In addition to the classes, they will build community with other students and the staff, as well as enjoying activities such as online board games, new languages, and virtual zoo tours.
BEAM is completely free and they will get you the things you need to join them. If they run online, this includes a computer, a care package with activity supplies and other technology, and a gift card for meals. BEAM can also provide support with the internet if you don’t have access or it doesn’t work well.
All BEAM summer programs for 2021 will be online. Class and activity times are spread out between 9 am and 5 pm, with breaks throughout the day to help avoid screen fatigue.
BEAM targets audiences that identify as low-income students who don’t have the local resources to learn math to their full potential. Most BEAM students are financially eligible for free/reduced-price lunch at school. They occasionally accept students who have higher income if they demonstrate exceptional mathematical potential and attend a school that cannot meet their academic needs. BEAM Discovery summer camps are available for 6th and 7th graders.
Learn about other programs for older students. For 8th graders visit For high schoolers visit
How to apply
Submit a completed application at
For additional information, please visit

El programa BEAM Discovery es un campamento de 5 semanas enfocado en matemáticas y solución de problemas. Además de las clases, el programa promueve la comunidad entre estudiantes e instructores, además de la participación en actividades como juegos de mesa en línea, aprendizaje de nuevos idiomas, y recorridos virtuales del zoológico.
BEAM es completamente gratuito y proporcionará los materiales necesarios. Si el programa está abierto en línea, el niño recibirá una computadora, un paquete de atención con materiales para actividades, otra tecnología, y una tarjeta de regalo para comidas. BEAM también puede también puede brindar soporte con Internet si el participante no tiene acceso o su servicio no funciona bien.
Todos los programas de verano de BEAM para 2021 estarán en línea. Los horarios de clases y actividades se distribuyen entre las 9 a.m. Y las 5 p.m. con descansos a lo largo del día para ayudar a evitar la fatiga de pantalla.
BEAM sirve principalmente a estudiantes de bajos ingresos que no cuentan con recursos locales para aprender matemáticas al máximo potencial. La mayoría de los estudiantes aceptados por BEAM reúnen los requisitos económicos para recibir almuerzos gratis o a precio reducido en la escuela. BEAM tambien acepta estudiantes con ingresos medianos si demuestran un potencial matemático excepcional y asisten a una escuela que no puede satisfacer sus necesidades académicas. El programa de verano BEAM Discovery está disponible para niños en sexto y séptimo grado.
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Updated on April 23, 2021
Author: Lea Jean-Francois, Barnard College.

Fresh Air Fund

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633 3rd Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017

Fresh Air Fund offers outdoor summer programs for children to help them earn, grow, and thrive in New York City and beyond.
Each year, thousands of children experience outdoor summer adventures through visits with volunteer host families and at The Fund’s sleepaway camps in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley. Fresh Air children also participate in academic enrichment and leadership programs throughout the school year.
Summer: fresh air everywhere, summer spaces, teen programs, family wellness
Host family program: friendly towns program
Sleepaway camp: learn about camps, sign up for camp, work at camp
Enrichment and leadership programs: academic enrichment programs, leadership programs
Sharpe reservation: learn about sharpe reservation

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