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Summer Sleep Away Camps

All listed vendors have been recommended by registered Park Slope Parents members

 

Tips for choosing a summer camp for your child and recommendations of the “best” camps from Park Slope parents and kids.

HOW TO LOOK FOR SUMMER CAMPS

 

First, if you are considering sleep-away camp, assess your child's needs, and the family's. "Traditional" camps remain the most popular, but each year new specialty options emerge-- from rollerblading camp to scuba camp to language camp. Be sure to consider your child\'s real interests, session lengths, distance from home and cost.

 

If you want to start researching on your own, A good starting point is the American Camping Association\'s website, where you can access a camp planning calendar, browse through camp options by multiple criteria, and check to make sure camps in which you are interested are accredited. http://www.acacamps.org/

 

Once you\'re ready to interview a few, here\'s a helpful list of questions to ask the directors:

  1. What is the camp's philosophy?
  2. How long have you owned and run the camp?
  3. Where do most of your campers come from?
  4. How do you handle homesickness?
  5. What is the camper/counselor ratio?
  6. How much selection is there in the schedule? How structured is the schedule?
  7. What are the evening activities?
  8. What is the level of competition?
  9. Will my child's special needs be met (i.e. allergies)?
  10. What types of trips are there? How do they travel there?
  11. What is the telephone/email/visiting policy?
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76ERS Basketball Camps

 Philadelphia, PA
3601 S Broad St,Philadelphia 19148,PA |  Get directions
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Adventure Treks

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Ashokan

 
477 Beaverkill Rd,Olivebridge, 12461,NY |  Get directions
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Ballibay for the Fine and Performing Arts

 
1660 ballibay road,Wyalusing 18853,PA
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BEAM

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Bear Grylls Survival Academy

 
Claryville ,NY
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Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp

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Big Idea Tech Camp - International summer camp in Israel

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Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp

 
New Milford, CT
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Camp Aranu'tiq

 New Hampshire
NH
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Camp Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA

 
748 Hamilton Road,Becket 01223,NY |  Get directions
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Camp Betsey Cox

 Pittsford, VT
140 Betsey Cox Ln,Pittsford 05763,VT |  Get directions
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Camp Cayuga

 
Honesdale ,PA
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Camp Cody

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Camp Echo

 
Burlingham 12722,NY
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Camp Emerson

 Hinsdale, MA
212 Longview Avenue,Hinsdale 01235,MA |  Get directions
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Camp Half Moon

 
Monterey ,MA
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Camp Hilltop

 
Hancock, New York near the Catskill Mountains
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Camp Kandalore

 
143 Kandalore Rd,Algonquin Highlands |  Get directions
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Camp Kinderland

 
1543 Colebrook River Road,Tolland ,MA |  Get directions
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Camp Kippewa

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Camp Lincoln

 
Keeseville ,NY
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Camp Lindenmere

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Camp Ma-He-Tu

 Bear Mountain
520 Seven Lakes Dr,Bear Mountain 10911,NY |  Get directions
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Camp Med-O-Lark

 Washington, ME
82 Medolark Rd,Washington 04574,ME |  Get directions
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Camp North Star

 Poland, ME
200 Verrill Rd,Poland 04274,ME |  Get directions
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Camp Nyoda

 Oak Ridge, NJ
136 Cozy Lake Rd,Oak Ridge 07438,NJ |  Get directions
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Camp Ockanickon

 
1303 Stokes Rd,Medford 08055,NJ |  Get directions
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Camp Onas

 
Ottsville ,PA
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Camp Ramapo

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Camp Runoia

 Belgrade, ME
Point Rd,Belgrade 04917,ME |  Get directions
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Camp Shankitunk

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Camp Sloane YMCA

 
124 Indian Mountain Rd,Lakeville, 06039,CT |  Get directions
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Camp Takodah

 
Richmond ,NH
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Camp Tapawingo

 
Sweden ,ME
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Camp Timberlake - Farm and Wildnerness

 
Plymouth ,VT
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Camp Treetops

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Camp Young Judaea Sprout Lake

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Chestnut Lake Camp

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Chewonki Semester School

 
485 Chewonki Neck Rd,Wiscasset, 04578,ME |  Get directions
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Crane Lake Camp

 
West Stockbridge ,MA
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Eagle Island Camp

 Adirondacks
442 Gilpin Bay,Saranac Lake 12983,New York,Franklin County |  Get directions
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Eagle's Nest Foundation and Camp Inc

 
43 Hart Rd,Pisgah Forest ,NC |  Get directions
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Eden Village Camp

 
Putnam Valley ,NY
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Farm and Wilderness Summer Camps

 
263 Farm & Wilderness Road,Plymouth ,VT |  Get directions
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FROST VALLEY CAMP

 Claryville, NY
Claryville, NY
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Greenwood Trails

 Winsted, CT
390 Winchester Rd,Winsted 06098,CT |  Get directions
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Hidden Valley Camp

 
Freedom ,ME
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ID Tech Camps

 Manhattan
Held at Adelphi, NYU, Columbia & more
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Kamp Kohut

 
151 Kohut Rd,Oxford, 04270,ME |  Get directions
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Killooleet Camp

 Hancock, VT
300 Killooleet Road,Hancock 05748,Vermont,Addison County |  Get directions
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Lake Greeley Camp

 
222 Greeley Lake Rd.,Greeley, 18425,PA |  Get directions
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Long Lake Camp for the Arts

 
199 Washington Avenue,Dobbs Ferry 10522,NY |  Get directions
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National Computer Camps

 
Fairfield College, Fiarfield, CT,Fairfield, CT
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Nature's Classroom - Sargent Center - Adventure Camp

 
36 Sargent Camp Rd,Hancock, NH 03449 |  Get directions
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Outward Bound California

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Performing Arts Summer Camp at French Woods Festival

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Pinemere Camp

 
865 Bartonsville Woods Road,Stroudsburg ,PA |  Get directions
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Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center

 
99 Shore Rd,Shelter Island Heights ,NY |  Get directions
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Shire Village Camp

 
Cummington ,MA
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SOCAPA Teen Arts Camps

 Manhattan
140 William St,New York ,NY |  Get directions
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Summer 365

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Suprise Lake Camp

 
Cold Springs ,NY
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SURPRISE LAKE CAMP

 
Cold Spring, NY
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Timber Lake West

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Trail Blazer Camps

 Park Slope / Crown Heights / PLG
394 Rogers Ave,Brooklyn 11225,NY |  Get directions
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Vermont Adventure Tours

 
223 Woodstock Ave,Rutland, 05701,VT |  Get directions
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Williwaw

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Windsor Mountain International Camp

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Wricampia / Writopia

 Park Slope
438 6th Avenue,Brooklyn 11215,NY |  Get directions
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Wyonegonic Camp For Girls

 Denmark, ME
215 Wyonegonic Rd,Denmark 04022,ME |  Get directions
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YMCA Camp Bernie

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YMCA Camp Hi-Rock

 Mt Washington, MA
162 East Street,Mount Washington 01258,MA |  Get directions
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YMCA Camp Mohawk

 
PO Box 1209,Litchfield, 06759,CT |  Get directions
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YMCA Farm Camp

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