2021 Summer Camp Guide | Capital District Moms

Selecting a summer camp (or summer activities) for your kids can be a bit overwhelming! I have put this Summer Camp Guide together to help make the process easier. I will be adding more camps to the list as more information becomes available so make sure to check back!


  • If you run a summer camp, summer classes or other summer activity for kids and are interested in being featured in this guide, please reach out to me at [email protected] for more details.



Summer Camp 2021  – Now Enrolling!

9 Weeks of Summer Camp Fun! – July 5th – September 3rd!

For Boys and Girls Kindergarten through Age 12

Full Day (9am-4pm) and Half Day (9am-12:30pm) Options

Weekly Themes (apply to full day option only) – Americana, Hawaiian, Ace Ninja Warrior, Outerspace, Olympics, Jungle, Beach,Hollywood & Super Hero



19 Warehouse Row, Albany NY 12205

Follow Ace Gymnastics on Facebook

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-977-3028

Email: [email protected]


From June 28-September 3, 2021, the Albany JCC provides a fun and safe place for kids to learn and grow every year. We offer swimming, art, sports, nature, special events, theme weeks, Specialty camps, and more. Come join the fun and make lifetime memories with the Albany JCC!
Follow the Albany JCC on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Andrew Katz, Albany JCC Director of Youth Services, Phone #: 518-438-6651 x113


Take your family’s adventure to new heights! Come get up in the A.I.R. and build everyone’s strength, skills and memories.*For kids 10 years old-adult*
For more information visit our website at www.airrockgym.com.
4C Vatrano Rd, Albany NY, 12205
Follow Albany’s Indoor Rockgym on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-459-7625



July 5 – Sept 3, 2021

Want your child to be the next American Ninja Warrior? Albany Ninja Lab Summer Camp is a dream come true! Age-appropriate/specific drills will always be used, with a heightened emphasis on skill and long-term athlete development. Every child will be engaged and having fun, while building strength and self-confidence and finding their inner-ninja!



Crossgates Commons, 161 Washington Avenue Ext, Albany, NY 12205

Follow Albany Ninja Lab on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone # 518-608-4725

Email: [email protected]



Half-day camp options located around the Capital Region for ages 3-4 and 5-9!
Get ready to learn 10 different sports in an exciting and supportive environment!  Amazing Athletes uses a multi-sport program to benefit children physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally. 
Our program introduces the fundamentals of 10 different sports (soccer, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, football, track and field, baseball, and golf) in a non-competitive environment. Children in Amazing Athletes routinely gain greater confidence, learn to combine fitness with fun, and develop 6 key motor skills: Balancing, Running, Jumping, Throwing, Catching, Kicking.

Follow Amazing Athletes of the Capital Region on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone # 518-441-6608

Email: [email protected]



For more than 30 years, A New England Nanny has provided peace of mind to Capital Region families through in-home child care and household employment services. With a rigorous candidate screening process and personalized service, A New England Nanny is a trusted, reliable resource for child care, in-home teaching, senior care, housekeeping, pet sitting, and more!



Follow A New England Nanny on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-348-0400

Email: [email protected]


Join Art in Mind Studio for our 2021 Summer Art Camps!
Give your kids the opportunity to be creative all summer with a hands-on interactive experience! We will be hosting all of our exciting Summer Art Camps at the studio, with a fun new theme each week and safety regulations in place. We offer half day and full day options and a $10 discount for registrations made before April 15th. We are extremely excited to offer another great summer full of creativity for your kids!
Click here to view their Summer Camp Schedule!
123 Saratoga Road, Glenville, NY 12302
Follow Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-477-3798




After a safe and successful 10 weeks in 2020, we are back with our summer camps! As always, our aim is to provide a similar positive experience and environment for every camper. We will remain diligent in adhering to State and CDC guidelines to ensure safety is the main priority. There is a possibility that we will add more dates and locations to this list…

Follow Beestera Soccer Training on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.


An overnight wilderness camp for girls that inspires them to live Christ-centered lives. Girls ages 7-17 experience Christian community, take part in daily Bible study, fun and challenging activities, evening campfires and more! Throughout their time at Cedarbrook, girls learn to follow Jesus in every aspect of their lives. Find out more at www.campcedarbrook.org
Camp address: 59 Davignon Rd, Corinth NY 12822
Follow Camp Cedarbrook on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: (518) 608-6800



Picture yourself in a beautiful forest on the shores of a private lake that is so clear you can see the sunbeams shining on the bottom. This is Camp Little Notch. A place that offers the perfect setting for outdoor adventure, personal growth, new friendships, and community building, and provides an authentic wilderness experience for all who visit.



Camp Address: 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann, NY 12827

Follow Camp Little Notch on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #:518-793-9700


God has strategically placed Camp Pinnacle’s 880-acre facility at the top of the scenic Helderberg Mountains, overlooking the Capital District of New York State to impact many people for Christ. The purpose of Pinnacle Ministries is to share Christ’s message, make disciples, and enhance the ministry of the local church by partnering with them and other ministries. We accomplish this through summer camps, year-round retreats, and conferences promoting growth in Christ and practical service.
621 Pinnacle Road, Voorheesville NY 12186
Follow Camp Pinnacle on Facebook and Instagram
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Phone #: 518-872-9100



A place where kids who love tech can come and feel at home. Code Ninjas is not just a coding school, it’s a culture where like-minded kids can feel safe to be themselves, create anything their imaginations can dream of, and build lasting friendships. We have year-round classes, tech camps, clubs, workshops, STEM-themed Birthday parties, and Parents Night Outs that won’t break the bank. Our robust game-based curriculum is open to kids of all abilities. Future jobs demand technology-savvy candidates and we are playing a part in opening these doors to our nation’s youth.

Code Ninjas® is the leading kids’ coding franchise, with hundreds of locations opening nationwide. In our centers, kids ages 5–14 learn to code by building video games in a fun and engaging environment, with support from our Code Senseis. Parents are amazed as their children gain ninja-like skills and confidence, progressing from white to black belt. Code Ninjas: Kids have fun, parents see results.


Click here to learn more about their Summer Camps



15 Park Avenue, Clifton Park NY 12065

Follow Code Ninjas (Clifton Park, NY) on Facebook and Instagram

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Call / SMS: 518-400-2013

Email: [email protected]



The World’s #1 Drama Program Makes Learning Fun! Drama Kids offers exciting full-day, week-long summer camps for ages 6-15 that develop communication, collaboration and self-confidence. Join us for our popular STEAM camps in conjunction with KidzArt & Club Scientific, or our new “Take 2” Musical Performance camps in Albany & Clifton Park.



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Phone #: 518-458-1313



Sign up today for Dwayne Killings Basketball Camps at the University at Albany!  Our experienced, energetic, and passionate staff is excited to help grow the game for kids of all skill levels!


University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

Click here to visit their website. 

Phone #: 708-612-9988

Email:  [email protected]



Eagle Island Camp is situated on its own wooded island on Upper Saranac Lake surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains. Programs include Day Camp for all genders and Overnight (sleep-away) camp for girls. Their mission: In everything we do, we believe in inspiring and empowering young people to be confident, collaborative, and courageous. Daily camp activities include open waterfront time (swimming, kayaking, crafting, etc.), swim lessons, STEM-inspired outdoor education, camper-choice activities, and camper-led play in the Peninsula, an open space for campers to explore and create their own fun. Other activities offered include nature education, team-building, crafts, and survival skills like fire-building and shelter-building.
For more information please contact Katrina Dearden, Camp Director by phone at 518-323-9422 (call/text)
442 Gilpin Bay Road, Saranac Lake, NY  12983
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Click here to visit their website.



Classes run July 12 – August 27.

UNPLUG & GET DIRTY! School’s out, summer’s here, it’s time to ramp up the fun at Saratoga Clay Arts Center! Summer 2021 brings an exciting series of clay programs for ages 6-16, taught by professional local artists and ranging in themes surrounding pinch pots, slab projects, wheel throwing, glazing, and firing techniques.  Choose from 14 half-day week-long summer camps, with the option to put morning and afternoon camps together for a full day experience!



167 Hayes Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871

Follow Saratoga Clay Arts Center on Facebook and Instagram

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Phone #: 518-581-2529

Email: [email protected]



Saratoga Independent School offers week-long, themed summer camp sessions from July 5th – August 20, 2021.  Whether exploring the past or designing the future, the Summer enrichment experience at Saratoga Independent School is sure to engage and excite children ages 3 to 8 years old. Our morning program themes change from week to week, with topics for all interests. Campers will spend time with a variety of teachers, including STEM, PE, and Art, all while experiencing theme-based exploration. Afternoon sessions are available if you would like to extend camp to a full day. We also offer an Emerging Community Leader Program for ages 9 to 12, which allows campers to take on leadership roles, participate in community-based projects, and follow the same weekly themes as our younger campers.
459 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Follow Saratoga Independent School on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-583-0841


July 5 – Sept 3, 2021

Want your child to be the next American Ninja Warrior? Saratoga Ninja Lab Summer Camp is a dream come true! Age-appropriate/specific drills will always be used, with a heightened emphasis on skill and long-term athlete development. Every child will be engaged and having fun, while building strength and self-confidence and finding their inner-ninja!



9 Stonebreak Road Unit 3, Malta, NY 12020

Follow Saratoga Ninja Lab on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone # 518-289-5942

Email: [email protected]


Join us for active fun and Spanish Immersion this summer for ages 3 – 12!
Register today for a themed two-week camp: June 28 – September 3, Full Day, $599 or Half Day, $499!
53 Bradford Street, Albany, NY 12206
Follow Castle Island Bilingual Montessori on Facebook and Instagram.
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 518-533-9838



SPORTIME Camps offer children the finest in sports programming, with experienced, qualified teachers/counselors and the safest, most attractive facility in the Capital Region.  It is our belief that in order for children to learn, they must be placed in an environment that is safe, fun and challenging.  The camp types offered include Preschool Camp (ages 3- 5), Multi-Sport Camp (ages 6-16), and Excel Tennis Camp (ages 9-17).



Follow SPORTIME Schenectady on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-356-0100

Email: [email protected]



STEAMwhiz’s Sci-Tech Camp is not your everyday camp. We offer the modern tools & instructions kids need. They will learn more STEM in 1-month than 1-year in school! The STEAMwhiz mission is to empower NextGen ‘thinkers & doers’ with the critical tools of creative problem-solving & analytical thinking to be successful in an A.I. future! Each week we will create new neural pathways via project-based learning that will develop G.R.I.T: Guts, Resilience, Initiative, Tenacity through weekly challenges: Race It, Game It, Laser It, Control It. Check out what we’re doing this week in the lab and follow-us on facebook.



Guilderland, NY

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Phone #: 518-512-9595

Email: [email protected]



Tay Fisher’s Fundamental Basketball Camp will provide your child with all the fundamental skills needed to be a great player and teammate. Tay Fisher was a stand out player for Siena College from 2004-2008. His 16 years of experience with camps and 10 years on the court and traveling around the world with The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters will come to life as he brings positivity and FUN to the game of basketball. Tay and his staff are committed to making sure your child walks away a better player but most importantly a better person.


Location: Albany Capital Center⁣
Date: June 28-July 1 (Mon-Thurs)⁣
Ages: 7- 11 9am-1pm⁣
Ages: 12 and up 2pm-6pm ⁣



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Follow Tay Fisher’s Fundamental Basketball Camp on Facebook and Instagram

1 on 1 training: www.1on1withtayfisher.com

Youtube Channel: Subscribe to Tay Fisher

SnapChat: Tayfisherscamp

Click here to visit his website.


Temple Israel offers two unique programs. Camp Givah is located on 250 acres in the scenic Helderberg Mountains, set amid rolling hills, woods, streams and a private lake. Children enjoy our large swimming pool, athletic fields, arts and crafts building, and Kosher kitchen. Summer camp at The Herman and Libbie Michaelson Early Childhood Center is a time of great fun and growth; our children love spending time outside and between our 2 playgrounds, the patio and our grassy area the fun of nursery school often expands into the great outdoors over the summer.



Camp Givah

88 Camp Lane, East Berne, NY 12059

For more information visit their Website, Facebook PageInstagram Page

Phone #: 518-438-7858

Email: [email protected]  


Herman & Libbie Michaelson ECC

600 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208

For more information visit their Website.

Phone #: 518-438-7858 ext. 120

Email: [email protected]



The Albany Academies offer a number of camps for children entering Pre-K through Grade Ten. Please see our website for more information about our highly popular LEAP Camp, Little Leap, Jr Leap, Classic Day Camp, Sports Camp, Theater Camp, Rocketry Camp, Science Academy and a Leadership & Life Skills Program. Join us for a week, two week session or the whole summer! All camps include lunch and snack.



135 Academy Road, Albany, NY 12208

Follow The Albany Academies on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Karin Epstein, Director of Summer Programs, Phone #: 518-429-2332

Email: [email protected]



Looking for a safe getaway for your family this summer?  Rent an RV through The Camper Connection.
We deliver to and set up at the campground of your choice, you show up and enjoy!
Follow The Camper Connection on Facebook and Instagram
Click here to visit their website.
Phone #: 269-205-3349 




Tired of always wondering what you’re going to do day after day with the kids during the summer? Join The Edison Club this year and get ready to make new friends, have a snack by the pool, enroll the kids in our summer golf, tennis, and swim activities, or check out our weekly summer day camp. Boring doesn’t exist at The Edison Club!
891 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY 12148
Follow The Edison Club on Facebook and Twitter
Click here to visit their website.
Julie Ohliger, Director of Membership and Communications, 518- 399-2393 ext. 318



TSL Adventures, also known as TSL Kids Crew is a large scale childcare program that offers daycare, before and after school care and summer camps at multiple locations throughout the capital region and in partnership with several local school districts. We pride ourselves in being one of the largest private childcare providers in the region to offer these services.



Follow TSL Kids Crew/TSL Adventures on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-368-2653

Email: [email protected]



Our Summer Program begins with a deep respect for each child as an individual. We use Montessori methods to educate and inspire interest in learning and the exploration of science, nature, global awareness, and most of all…to have FUN!



Follow Woodland Hill Montessori School on Facebook and Instagram

Click here to visit their website.

Phone #: 518-323-5400

Email: [email protected]

Abilities – Click here


Ace Gymnastics – Click here


Adirondack Woodcraft Camps – Click here


Afrim’s Sports – Click here


Albany JCC Summer Camps – Click here


Albany’s Indoor Rockgym – Click here


Albany Ninja Lab – Click here


A New England Nanny – Click here


Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio – Click here


Ballston Area Community Center – Click here


Beestera Soccer Training (2021 World Cup Camps) – Click here


Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Summer Recreation – Click here


Camp Cedarbrook – Click here


Camp Little Notch – Click here


Camp Malta – Click here


Camp Pinnacle – Click here


Camp Saradac (Saratoga Springs Recreation) – Click here


Clifton Park Summer Recreation – Click here


Code Ninjas (Clifton Park, NY) – Click here


Drama Kids International – Click here


Dwayne Killings Basketball Camps – Click here


Eagle Island Camp – Click here


Gavin Park Summer Camp – Click here


Ndakinna Education Center – Click here


Playhouse Stage Tykes – Click here


Peek-A-Boo Preschool Summer Camp – Click here


Queensbury Parks & Recreation – Click here


Saratoga Clay Arts Center – Click here


Saratoga Independent School Summer Camp – Click here


Saratoga Ninja Lab – Click here


Saratoga Regional YMCA – Click here


Saratoga Sailing School – Click here


SKYHIGH Adventure Camp – Click here


Spanish Immersion Day Camp at Castle Island Bilingual Montessori – Click here


Sportime Schenectady Summer Camps – Click here


STEAMwhiz’s Sci-Tech Camp – Click here


Tay Fisher’s Basketball Camp – Click here


The Albany Academies – Click here


The Camper Connection – Click here


The Edison Club – Click here


Town of East Greenbush Summer Camp – Click here


TSL Kids Crew/TSL Adventures – Click here


Twist ‘N Flip Gymnastics – Click here


Woodland Hill Summer Program – Click here


Young Writers Workshops (Capital District Writing Project) – Click here




I will be adding more camps to this list as more information becomes available for Summer 2021 so make sure to check back!





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