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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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Ballibay for the Fine and Performing Arts

 
1660 ballibay road,Wyalusing 18853,PA
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BEAM

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Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp

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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 Chateaugay

 Merrill, NY
233 Gadway Road,Merrill 12955,New York,Clinton County |  Get directions
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Camp Eagle Hill

 Elizaville, NY
232 White Oak Road,New York 12523,New York,Columbia County |  Get directions
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Camp Emerson

 Hinsdale, MA
212 Longview Avenue,Hinsdale 01235,MA |  Get directions
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Camp Glen Brook

 Marlborough, NH
35 Glenbrook Road,Marlborough 03455,New Hampshire,Cheshire County |  Get directions
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Camp Half Moon

 
Monterey ,MA
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Camp Hochelaga

 South Hero, VT
Hochelaga Road,South Hero 05486,Vermont,Grand Isle County |  Get directions
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Camp Kandalore

 
143 Kandalore Rd,Algonquin Highlands |  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 for Boys - YMCA of the Pines

 Medford, NJ
1303 Stokes Road,Medford 08055,New Jersey,Burlington County |  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 Sealth

 Vashon, WA
14500 Southwest Camp Sealth Road,Vashon 98070,Washington,King County |  Get directions
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Camp Shankitunk

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Camp Shomria

 Liberty, NY
52 Lake Marie Road,Liberty 12754,New York,Sullivan County |  Get directions
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Camp Sloane YMCA

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

 Dingmans Ferry, PA
143 Nichecronk Road,Dingmans Ferry 18328,Pennsylvania,Pike County |  Get directions
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Camp Stomping Ground

 Middle Grove
3430 Boyhaven Road,Middle Grove 12850,New York,Saratoga County |  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 YMCA Kanawana

 Montreal
1440 Rue Stanley,Montréal H3A 1P7,Québec,Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal |  Get directions
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Camp Young Judaea Sprout Lake

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Chestnut Lake Camp

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Chewonki Semester School

 Wiscasset, ME
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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Frost Valley YMCA Camp

 Claryville, NY
2000 Frost Valley Road,Claryville 12725,New York,Ulster County |  Get directions
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Greenwood Trails

 Winsted, CT
390 Winchester Rd,Winsted 06098,CT |  Get directions
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Harbor Camps

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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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Incarnation Camp

 
Ivoryton 06442,CT
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Johns Hopkins University: Center for Talented Youth

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Killooleet Camp

 Hancock, VT
350 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

 Dobbs Ferry, NY
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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Olympia Sports Camp

 Lake of Bays, ON
RR4, 2400 Limberlost Road,Lake of Bays P1H 2J6,Ontario,Muskoka District Municipality |  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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Songadeewin - Keewaydin

 Salisbury, VT
500 Rustic Lane,Salisbury 05769,Vermont,Addison County |  Get directions
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Summer 365

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Suprise Lake Camp

 
Cold Springs ,NY
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Timber Lake West

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Trail Blazers Camps

 Park Slope/Crown Heights/PLG/Windsor Terrace/BK Heights
495A Flatbush Avenue,Brooklyn 11225,New York,Kings County |  Get directions
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William Lawrence Camp

 Center Tuftonboro, NH
139 Federal Corner Road,Tuftonboro 03816,New Hampshire,Carroll County |  Get directions
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Windsor Mountain International Camp

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Wricampia / Writopia

 Park Slope
391 5th Avenue,New York 11215,New York,Kings County |  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 Fuller

 Wakefield, RI
619 Camp Fuller Road,Wakefield 02879,Rhode Island,Washington County |  Get directions
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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 Camp Orkila

 San Juan Islands, WA
484 Camp Orkila Road,Eastsound 98245,Washington,San Juan County |  Get directions
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YMCA Frost Valley Farm Camp

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