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Serving Ulster County, New York Area
(unless otherwise noted, all phone #s are in 845 area code)

Day Camps and Seasonal Programs,
arranged alphabetically by Camp Name,
with type of Program noted in Italics

(Camps and Programs bolded in RED below are Supporters of The Community Guide. Thank you!)

Day Camps, Listed Alphabetically:




Additionally, many of the Ulster County Township Municipalities place their Summer Camp Information online, including:

Town of Esopus
Town of Hurley
City of Kingston
Town of Lloyd
Town of Marbletown
Town of Olive
Town of Rochester
Town of Rosendale
Town of Saugerties
Town of Ulster
Town of Woodstock


A Note of Elegance

Summer Violin Lessons

337-0660. Kingston.
Ages: All ages; beginners through NYSSMA Level Five.

Alpine Endeavors Climbing and Adventure Camp

Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Hiking, Outdoor Activities; Camp Dates Determined By Level
658-3094. New Paltz/Gardiner.
Ages: 6 years - adult; beginner through advanced levels.
• Alpine Endeavors has created a series of rock climbing and outdoor adventure summer camps for both children and adults that are designed to challenge participants on multiple levels. It will start with introducing movements and basic technical skills, then the will move on to more challenging climbs to apply the new skills on the world class cliffs of the Gunks on the Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park. Climb with us indoors, as well, at The Inner Wall in New Paltz.

Ashokan Center
Environmental & Outdoor Education, Overnight and Day Camps, Music & Dance
845-657-8333 x10. Olivebridge.
Ages: 7 years - 16 years.

Backstage Productions (BSP)

Summer Programs

338-8700. Kingston.
~ Dance
Ages: All ages.
~ Theatre
Ages: 6 years - 25 years.
~ Film & Media
Ages: 3 years - 18 years.

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Barefoot Dance Center
June Classes and Summer Dance Camp

384-6146. West Park.
Ages: 5 years - 18 years.

Baseball Camp, Town of Rochester
Free Two-Week Baseball Program For Boys And Girls, Any Skill Level
626-2115. Accord.
Ages: 8 years and up.

Basketball Camp @ SUNY New Paltz

Basketball Camp For Boys And Girls, Any Skill Level

257-3915. SUNY New Paltz.
Ages: 8 years - 17 years.

Boys & Girls Club - Kingston
Drop-In, 8 Week Summer Program, Offering Organized Games, Sports, Recreation, Arts & Crafts, Educational and Preventative Programs
338-8666. Kingston.
Ages: 8 years - 18 years.

Boys & Girls Club - Saugerties

Drop-In, and 8 Week Summer Program, Offering Organized Games, Sports, Recreation, Arts & Crafts, Educational and Preventative Programs
246-7671. Saugerties.
Ages: 8 years - 18 years.

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Bright Beginnings

Multi-Cultural Summer Camp

256-9657. New Paltz.

Ages: 5 years - 12 years.

Bumble Bee Day Care
Summer Program, with Singing, Dancing, Music & Fun in a Home Environment

255-2499. New Paltz.
Ages: 6 months - 12 years.

Camp Ulstger at SUNY Ulster
Camp Ulster
@ Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster
And @ Stone Ridge Campus
845-339-2025. Located at 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge or 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston
Ages: Varies with each camp, covering ages 5 years - 18 years.
Hours: M-F, 9am-4pm, some with extended hours.
Prepare yourself for a summer full of excitement, friends, and knowledge as you participate in our various specialty camps. They are staffed by creative and energetic instructors and local teachers. There are new and returning. They are baseball, basketball, softball, all sport, tennis, game design & coding, robotics & programming, fashion design, art labs, photo labs, summer technical institute as well as Mad Science, Snapology and Tay Fisher basketball.

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Catskill Animal Sanctuary's Camp Kindness
Learn How To Make A Positive Difference In The Lives Of Animals And The Environment

336-8447 ext. 200. Saugerties.
Ages: 8 years - 14 years.

Catskill Mountain Music Together
Early Childhood Music & Movement Summer Classes
657-2600 for classes in Kingston, Rhinebeck, Saugerties, Woodstock.
Ages: Newborn - 7 years.

Center For Creative Education
Dancing, Drumming, Computer Technology, Spoken Word, Yoga Summer Camp Programs

338-7664. Kingston.
Ages: 4 years - 17 years.

Circle of Friends Nature Camp

Focusing On Simple Joys Of The Natural World
834-3342. Highland, NY.
Ages: 3 years - 7 years.

City of Kingston John Cook Memorial Basketball Camp

Summer Basketball Camp in August, Co-Ed

481-7334 . Kingston.
Ages: 7 years - 10 years; 11 years - 14 years.

City of Kingston Junior Naturalist Camp
Environmental & Nature Activities, Kayaking, Hiking, and More

481-7339 or 481-7336. Held at Forsyth Nature Center, Kingston.
Ages: Kindergarten - Grade 8.

City of Kingston NJTL – Tennis Lessons
Summer Tennis Lessons Held At Public Tennis Courts In Kingston

481-7338. Kingston.
Ages 6 years -16 years.

City of Kingston 7-Week Summer Parks Program
Structured and Unstructured Activities, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Sports, and More

481-7334 or 481-7337. Kingston.
Ages: 6 years - 13 years.

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Clubhouse Kids Camp

Sports, Trips, Arts & Crafts, Yoga, Swimming on Premises, and More

236-3951. Marlboro.
Ages: 3 years - 12 years.

Country Kids Summer Camp
626-KIDS (5437). Kerhonkson.
Ages: 5 years - 10 years.

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Excel Dance

Dance - Summer Camps

336-6706. Saugerties.
Ages: 3 years and up.

Excel Gymnastics
Gymnastics - Spring, Summer & Winter Camps

336-6706. Saugerties.
Ages: Infants - adult.

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Horses for a Change
Horseback Riding and Horse Care

384-6424. Esopus.
Ages: 6 years - 16 years; Riders of all abilities.

Frost Valley YMCA
Day Camp or Sleepaway Summer Camp
985-2291. Claryville.
Ages: Day Camp: 4 years - 16 years; Sleepaway Camp: 7 years - 16 years.

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Green Heron Farm
Summer Horsemanship Program Is Full For 2017. Be Sure To Register Early For 2018!
845-246-9427. Woodstock.
Ages: 6 years - 16 years.

Gym Stars
Gymnastics & Cheerleading Camp

246-3890. Saugerties.
Ages: 4 years - 18 years.

Hawks Field Hockey Camp
Field Hockey

(570) 660-3879. Dietz Stadium, Kingston.
Ages: 7 years - 18 years, all skill levels.

Hawks Sports Camp @ SUNY New Paltz
Sports Camp For Boys And Girls (Co-Ed), Any Skill Level

257-2341. SUNY New Paltz.
Ages: 7 years - 14 years.

High Meadow School Summer Camp
Arts, Athletics, Nature Exploration, Low Ropes, Rosendale Pool, Science Pond, Nature Trail, Bird Sanctuary, Wayfinder Experience, And More
687-4855. Stone Ridge.
Ages: 4 years - 12 years.

Historic Huguenot Street

Work With Archaeologist Searching For Artifacts Left By Settlers, Plus Enjoy Historic Crafts, Games, And More

255-1660. New Paltz.
Ages: 9 years - 12 years.

Horse Camp at Juckas Stables
Learn How To Ride A Horse, Horse Safety, Horse Care, Games & More
361-1429. Pine Bush (Bullville), NY.
Ages: 5 years - 13 years.
• Give your child the gift of a confidence building experience with horses at Juckas Stables.  Your camper will learn about horse safety, horse care and how to ride a horse in a safe, fun, supportive environment.  Each child will have an opportunity to experience working with and riding horses daily.  The balance of the day will be filled with fun games, learning about horses, and time with the other barnyard animals.

Hudson Valley Sudbury School

Variety Of Summer Programs

679-1002. Zena Rd., Woodstock.
Ages: 5 years - 18 years.

Hudson Valley Writing Project at SUNY New Paltz
Summer Enrichment Program For Student Writers - 5 Sessions In July

257-2836. New Paltz.
Ages: 7 years - Grade 12.

iD Tech Summer Programs
Create iPhone Apps, Video Games, Programs, Movies, And More

Toll Free 1-888-709-8324. Held at Vassar, Marymount Manhattan, Queens College, and more.
Ages: 6 years - 18 years.

The Inner Wall
Indoor And Outdoor Rock Climbing Summer Day Camp

255-7625. New Paltz.
Ages: 6 years and up, for all experience levels.

Kingswood Campsite
Unique Family Campground And Coed Overnight Camp For Kids

845-702-5766. Hancock, NY.
Ages: Woodsmoke Camp for Kids Grade 5 - Grade 12;
Family Camp for Ages 0 - 90 years.

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The Little Gym
Drop In Camp Days - Gymnastics, Arts & Crafts, Group Cooperative Games, Snacks, Activities & More
382-1020.  Kingston. 
Ages: 3 years - 12 years.

Little Hands Child Care Camp

Science Projects, Swimming, Nature Hikes, And Community Assistance
255-2091. New Paltz.

Ages: 5 years - 12 years.

Lucky C Stables Inc.
Weekly Summer Horseback Riding Program Full Of Learning And Fun

255-3220. New Paltz.
Ages: 5 years and up.

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MAC Park Summer Fun Camp @ MAC Park
MAC Park Summer Fun Camp @ MAC Park

Mid Hudson’s GIANT Indoor Summer Park
Located at MAC Fitness, 743 East Chester Street Bypass (Rt. 9W), Kingston, NY 12401.
Ages: 5 years - 12 years.
Hours: M-F, 8:30am - 4pm, with extended hours available, by request.
• Whether you attend the full 10 week summer camp, or just a week or two, we offer a variety of activities and games to keep things fun and interesting! Inflatable Fun, Two Water Fun Days per week, Weekly Field Trips, Field Games, Backyard Games & Activities, Dodge Ball, Touch Football, Kickball, Soccer, Wiffle Ball, and Arts & Crafts, just to name a few.

Mad Science of the Mid-Hudson

Science Themed Day Camps Sparking Imaginative Learning

294-5434. Serving Ulster, Dutchess, Sullivan, Orange, Putnam, Rockland Counties.
Ages: Grade 1 - Grade 6.

Madeline's Dance Center

Dance, Tumbling, Theatre Program
236-7989. Marlboro.
Ages: 18 months and up.

Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Weekly Summer Camps

471-0589. Poughkeepsie.
~   Half-Day Camp
Ages: 4 years - 5 years.

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Mohonk Preserve

Summer Programs

255-0919 ext. 1239. Gardiner.

~   Camp Peregrine

Ages: 7 years - 10 years.

~   Mountainside Adventures

Ages: 10 years - 13 years.
~   Young Explorers

Ages: 4 years - 6 years.

Montessori at Mountain Brook
Outside Games, Crafts, Nature Walks + More On 8-Acre Organic Environment
336-2022.  Lake Katrine. 
Ages: 2 years - 5 years.

Montessori of New Paltz Summer Camp

Nature Exploration, Scavenger Hunts, Arts, Games & Obstacle Courses, Arts, Science, Cooking, Theater

255-6668. New Paltz.
Ages: 3 years - 12 years.

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Mountaintop School Summer Program

Outdoor Nature Summer Program, Choose From Five Weeks

389-7322. West Saugerties.
Ages: 18 months - 7 years.

National Dance Institute
Dance Program And Performance At The Orpheum Theater
(518) 263-2001. Tannersville, NY.
Ages: 9 years -13 years.

New Genesis Productions Youth Theatre
Summer Shakespeare Intensives
657-5867. West Shokan.
Ages: 7 years - 17 years.

New Paltz Methodist Play School

July Program

255-9276. New Paltz.
Ages: 2 years - 4 years.

New Paltz Rock
Play In A Rock Band This Summer
845-419-2705. One Epic Place, 122 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561. 
Ages: 9 years - 16 years.
Hours: All sessions from 10am to 3pm. 
• Students will choose their own songs, develop their playing and musical skills, and learn how to play with other musicians. Each workshop ends with a performance in front of a live audience! Week 1 (7/11-15) are for young musicians ages 9-12. Week 2 (7/18-22) and 3 (8/1-5) designed for the older students ages 13-16. No matter the age or experience level coming in, all our students come away gaining confidence and new skills on their instruments. This is the perfect way to gain valuable experience learning all aspects of playing in a rock band. Check our website for details and sign-up info.

New Paltz School of Ballet
Full Day Camps Offering Ballet/Pointe

255-0044. New Paltz.
Ages: 3 years - Professional.

New Paltz Science Camp
Summer Science Day Camp

255-2499. New Paltz.
Ages: 6 years - 12 years.

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New York Conservatory For The Arts (NYCA)
Theatre & Performing Arts
339-4340. Hurley.
Ages: 7 years - 18 years.

Nichols Field Riding Club

Summer Pony Camp, Adult Horse Camp, Carriage Rides & Driving Instruction, Cross-Country Riding Clinics

616-3608. Kerhonkson.
Ages: 2 years - adult.

North Wind Horse Farm
Summer Horseback Riding Camp
744-5584. Wallkill.
Ages: 6 years and up.

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Phillies Bridge Farm Project Summer Camp
Hands-On Farming and Nature Activities, Cooking, Science, Music, Arts & Crafts, + More
256-9108. New Paltz.
Ages: 5 years - 12 years.

Pine Hill Community Center
Cool Kids Summer Program - Arts, Music, Nature, Dance, Theater, Circus Arts
845-254-5469. Pine Hill.
Ages: 6 years - 12 years.

Rochester Town Youth Commission Summer Program
Fun Seven-Week Program Includes Trips, Crafts, Games, Etc.

626-2115. Accord.
Ages: Kindergarten and up.

Rosendale Town Youth Program Day Camp
Three 2-Week Sessions Featuring Educational And Recreational Programs
658-8982. Rosendale.
Ages: 5 years - 12 years; Non-Residents Welcome.

Saugerties Ballet Center

246-4316. Saugerties.
Various Dance Camps
~ Dance Camp for the Little Ones

Ages: 4 years - 7 years.
~ Dance Camp

Ages: 8 years - 12 years.
~ Dance Intensive

Ages 11 years - 14 years.
~ 6 Week Summer Dance Session

Ages: 3 years - Adults.

Saugerties Day Camp Program
Summer Recreation Program Open To All

246-5890 x329.  Saugerties.
Ages: Children entering Kindergarten through Grade 8.

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School of the New Moon
Summer Day Camp
679-7112. Mt. Tremper.
Ages: 2 years - Grade 3.
See also Schools Page/Pre-Schools.

Senators Baseball Camp @ SUNY Ulster

Camp Ulster’s Senators Baseball Camp for Boys and Girls

339-2025. SUNY Ulster’s Stone Ridge Campus.
Ages: 7 years - 12 years.

Senators Boys Basketball Camp @ SUNY Ulster

Camp Ulster’s Senators Boys Basketball Camp

339-2025. SUNY Ulster’s Stone Ridge Campus.
Ages: 7 years - 12 years.

Shadowland Theatre
Multidisciplinary Performing Arts Weekly Classes
647-5511. Ellenville.
Ages: K - Grade 12.

Snapology of the Mid-Hudson Valley

Various Camps
255-1318. New Paltz, Kingston, and Stone Ridge.
~ Ninja & Star Wars Camp
Ages: 5 years - 7 years.
~ Minecraft Camp

Ages: 6 years - 11 years.
~ Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics And Animation With LEGO® Bricks
Ages: 8 years - 12 years.

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Soccer Camp - Erock Soccer LLC
Tyke Camp, Day Camp, & Goalkeeper Camp

255-0901. New Paltz, Wallkill, Highland, Marlboro, Newburgh.
Ages: 6 years - 13 years.

Sojourner Youth Theater
Summer Production: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

919-809-2003. Rosendale.
Ages: 6 years - 13 years.

Spark Media Project Summer Programs

Students Learn to Produce Different Kinds of Media, Including Short Films And Radio Programs

485-4480. Programs throughout the Hudson Valley Region.
Ages: 7 years - 21 years.

Sugar Maples Center Summer Enrichment Program
Art Explorers, Drawing And Painting

(518) 263-2001. Hunter, NY.
Ages: 5 years - 12 years.

TINKER Camp at SUNY New Paltz

Engineering Summer Camp For High School Girls
Ages: High school female students (13 years -17 years).

Total Tennis
Summer Jr. Tennis Camp
247-9177. Saugerties.
Ages: 7 years - 16 years.

Tots in Toyland Camp
Outings Include Pool, Movies, Bowling, Hiking, Crafts & Fun

256-9295. New Paltz.
Ages: 5 years - 12 years.

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Vanaver Caravan
Two Summer Programs
256-9300. New Paltz.
~ SummerDance on Tour! at Stone Mountain Farm - Dance Program/ Various Dance Styles
Ages: 9 years - teen.
~ Caravan Kids Summer Workshop - Dance/Music

Ages: 4 years - 8 years.

The Wayfinder Experience
Creating Community Through Imaginative Play & Story Telling

481-0776. Various locations.
~ Day Camps held in Woodstock, New Paltz, Stone Ridge.
Ages: 8 years - 18 years.
~ Overnight Camps held in Taconic Reteat Center, Milan NY.
Ages: 11 years - 18 years.

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Wild Earth
Variety Of Camps And Programs Year-Round That Provide Nature Adventures For Children That Build Skills, Awareness & Self Confidence
256-9830. New Paltz area.
Ages: 3 years - teen.

Woodstock Day School Summer Adventure

General & Specialty Camp Sessions Including: Woods Wanderer, Fairy Magic, The Wayfinder Experience, Rock Academy Summer Jam, Music Mania, Writing Big, Capture That, and More!

246-3744 x120. Saugerties.
Ages: Varies with each camp but covers 3 years - 17 years.

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Woodstock Tennis Club, Inc.
Summer Tennis Camp with Head Pro Karen, PTR Certified Instructor

679-5900 or 917-841-2468. Woodstock/Saugerties/Kingston.
Ages: 6 years - 16 years.

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YMCA - Camp Seewackamano
YMCA - Camp Seewackamano
YMCA Summer Camp, June 26- September 1, 2017
338-3810 ext. 115; 657-8288 (June-August).
Located on 40 acres in Shokan, NY.
Ages: Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 10.

YMCA - Camp Wiltmeet
YMCA - Camp Starfish

YMCA Summer Camp, July 3 - August 11, 2017 (6 week program- no camp July 4th)
Registration: 338-3810 x115;
Questions about the program: 338-3810 x110.
Held at the Kingston YMCA, 507 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401
Ages: Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 8.

YMCA - Camp Wiltmeet
YMCA - Camp Wiltmeet

YMCA Summer Camp, June 26 – August 18, 2017 (8 week program)
338-3810 ext. 115; 532-9315 (Summer phone only).
Held at Reformed Church of New Paltz, 92 Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY 12561
Ages: Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 10.

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Youth Ensemble Theater Summer Institute
Students Create And Perform Original Works Locally And In NYC

389-5889.  High Meadow School campus, Stone Ridge.
Ages: Grade 5 - Grade 12.


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