Camps across the Capital District are preparing to help our kids have the best summer ever in 2022!
Capital District Moms 2022 Summer Camp Guide is here to help make the process easier! Scroll down for a list of local day camps, sports camps, academic camps, local sleepaway camps and more!
If you are looking for a longer list of sleepaway camps, check out The Local Moms Network 2022 Ultimate Sleepaway Camp and Program Guide.
ACADEMY OF THE HOLY NAMES SUMMER PROGRAMS
Academy of the Holy Names offers three summer camps for girls and one coed program for 11th and 12th grade students. Please see our website for more information about our programs.
Adventure Camp, July 18-22, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Girls, Grades 7 – 10
EXPLORE: Girls Leadership Camp, July 25-29, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Girls, Grades 5 – 7
EXPLORE: College Preparation, August 1-5, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Girls and Boys, Grades 11 & 12
Summer Arts Program, August 1-5, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Girls, Grades 4 – 8
Summer Camp 2022 – Now Enrolling!
8 Weeks of Summer Camp Fun! – July 5th – August 26th!
For Boys and Girls Kindergarten through Age 12
Full Day (9am-4pm) and Half Day (9am-12:30pm) Options
Full Week Options and Daily Options
Weekly Themes – Americana, Hawaiian, Ace Ninja Warrior, Outerspace, Mystery, Jungle, Beach & Hollywood
ALBANY COOKING SCHOOL AT DIFFERENT DRUMMER’S KITCHEN CO.
To learn more visit https://differentdrummerskitchen.com/collections/kids-classes-camps
ALBANY JCC SUMMER CAMPS
Come catch the Ruach (spirit) with the Albany JCC Summer Camps! We offer weekly full day, fun programs for ages 6-15 from late June to late August. Daily Swim Lessons, Sports, Art, Nature, Theme Weeks, and a Ropes Challenge Course. Check out www.albanyjcc.org or email [email protected] to learn more!
ALBANY NINJA LAB
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!
ALBANY’S INDOOR ROCKGYM
A NEW ENGLAND NANNY
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. We offer families a valuable alternative to full- or part-time daycare or summer camps. Whether you need full-time in-home care, assistance with summer camp drop-off and pickup, after-camp care, or just occasional babysitting, we are here to help!
ART IN MIND CREATIVE WELLNESS STUDIO
BEESTERA SOCCER CAMPS
Beestera Soccer Camps focuses on the holistic development of each player. Players will be challenged physically, mentally, emotionally and socially in a fun and competitive environment. We have also partnered with Nike Soccer in order to deliver the most authentic experience possible. This summer we have over 20 camps in various locations around the capital region and players are guaranteed to leave each day feeling more confident in themselves and in their skills.
CAMP CEDARBROOK IN THE ADIRONDACKS
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. Week long sessions from June 26 – August 13 – find out more at www.campcedarbrook.org
CAMP LITTLE NOTCH
At Camp Little Notch, located in the Adirondack wilderness just 17 miles from Lake George village, girls live in harmony with nature while being part of an intentional community where they feel safe and supported. We believe camp is a place for girls to be screen-free and make genuine, face-to-face connections, all while developing an appreciation for the natural world. Girls expand their horizons by participating in a variety of classic camp activities like swimming, canoeing and kayaking, creek walking and hiking, arts and crafts, camp-wide games, overnight sleep-outs, campfire cooking, outdoor survival, and more. We have camp sessions for ages 8-17 through July and August, so there’s something for everyone!
Camp Pinnacle is an 880-acre Christian summer camp & retreat center located at the top of the scenic Helderberg Mountains, overlooking the Capital District with a mission to reach people with the love of Jesus Christ. Come join us for a 6-week summer camp loaded with FUN! Swimming, canoeing, hiking, outdoor adventure, archery, arts & crafts, basketball, volleyball, & SO MUCH MORE. We offer Day Camp & Overnight Camp (for ages 7-16). PLUS! Check out our specialty camps: Motorcycle Camp, Horse Camp, Worship Camp, Paintball Camp, LEGO Camp, & Pinewood Derby Camp!
Camp Scully is a co-ed overnight summer camp for children and teens from grade 1 to grade 11. It is located on Snyder’s Lake in North Greenbush approximately 10 miles from Albany, New York. Camp Scully is comprised of 22 acres of land which offer playing fields, hiking trails, a beach and swimming areas, archery ranges, a challenge course, a craft castle, a children’s cooking area and the whole of Snyder’s Lake for boating.
CODE NINJAS CLIFTON PARK
Transform your child’s love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by our team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It’s an unforgettably fun learning experience! – Fun and engaging coding camps for kids at Code Ninjas.
COERVER NEW YORK
Coerver New York provides world renowned soccer training programs for players 4 to 17 years old. Coerver Coaching is the “World’s Number 1 Soccer Skills Teaching Method” whose goal is to create Skilled, Confident & Creative players. Our core values include making the game fun to practice and play, teach good sportsmanship and respect for all & to value winning but not more than skill, effort and personal improve.
DOUBLE H RANCH
Each summer at Double H Ranch, hundreds of kids living with serious illnesses experience camp in a special way – purposefully designed, fully adapted, and medically sound. From the high ropes course to the talent show stage, Double H’s team of trained staff and licensed medical professionals ensure a safe environment where each camper’s unique needs are met. Double H Ranch serves children aged 6-16 who are living with CAH, Cancer, Collagen Vascular Diseases, Hemophilia and other Bleeding Disorders, IBD and other Gastrointestinal Disorders, HIV and other Immune Disorders, Mitochondrial and Metabolic Diseases, select Neuromuscular Disorders, select Rare Diseases, or Sickle Cell Anemia. Please visit our website doublehranch.org/programs/summer-camp/ to learn more about program details, 2022 session dates, and how to start your camper’s application today!
DRAMA KIDS INTERNATIONAL
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. Come see why the “Difference is Dramatic!”
DWAYNE KILLINGS BASKETBALL CAMP
Our summer Basketball Camps are filled with ENERGY, ENTHUSIASM, and tons of FUN for kids of all skill levels! We take great pride in making summer basketball camp a great experience for every single camper. SIGN UP TODAY for the opportunity to work with Division 1 Coaches and Players!!
EAGLE ISLAND CAMP
In everything we do, we believe in inspiring and empowering young people to be confident, collaborative, and courageous. At Eagle Island Camp our campers enjoy a balance of structure and camper-led play while developing connections through activities such as sailing, paddling, crafting, nature exploration, swimming, and more. Program offerings include overnight camp for girls, family camp, and women’s weekends.
At every Go Kids camp, our energetic team provides the perfect balance of active games, sports and traditional camp activities. Your child will be on the move, being creative, and strengthening relationships with peers all in our kid-focused environment. Go Kids seeks to promote a lifelong passion for physical activity, increase confidence, and prepare children for participation in school and the community.
GRIND TIME TRAINING
MATHNASIUM SUMMER CAMPS
Mathnasium of the Capital Region will be hosting themed STEM camps at their Clifton Park, Niskayuna, Loudonville and Westmere Centers this Summer. Children will have a great time laughing and learning during MAD SCIENTIST WEEK, MOVIE MATH MAGIC WEEK, ENGINEERING WEEK & ART WEEK.
Camp Runs July 11th through August 12th. Sign up for 1 week or all 4!
$295 per week of camp
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $245 per week if you sign up by 3/31
9am – 12pm with early drop off and late pick up available.
Call 518.429.9001 or email [email protected] to learn more!
MYERS SUMMER INTENSIVE
NACRE DANCE GROUP SUMMER DANCE EXPERIENCE
Nacre Dance Group is proud to host Ballaro Dance (A New York City based modern dance company) for its 2022 Summer Dance Experience the week of August 1st -5th (9am – 2pm).
Dancers (ages 13 – 19) will work side by side with Ballaro dance company members to SEE, MOVE, and SHARE as students broaden their dance vocabulary and experience and make new connections. (Experience in dance is required. Class sizes are limited to 12 dancers).
NIKE BASEBALL CAMP ALBANY
Join Nike Baseball Camps this summer for two amazing baseball camps at the Boght Baseball Complex. Jeff Kaier, Associate Head Baseball Coach of University at Albany, will be the Camp Director of the General Skills Youth Camp. This camp is designed for baseball players of all abilities ages 5-13. Instruction will develop fundamentals, focusing on hitting, position-specific fielding, base-running, team play, and game situations.
Planet Parker is an outgrowth of our interdisciplinary and progressive project-based school program. Utilizing our unique 77 acres campus, students are engaged in experiential investigations and discovery that ignites curiosity, and cultivates confidence and compassion. For ages 4-13 year olds including; Robotics, Ukulele, Gardening, Survival, Cooking, Theater, and more! Questions? Email [email protected]
SARATOGA CITY BALLET SUMMER CAMPS
Summer Camp registration is now open. Make sure you reserve a spot for your dancer!
July 11th-15th: Storybook Ballet/Midsummer Night’s Dream (ages 4-6) – 9:30am-12:00pm/$200.00 for the session
August 1st-5th: Beginner Ballet Camp (ages 6-8) – 9:30am-12:00pm/$200.00 for the session *Some ballet experience preferred
August 8th-15th: Intermediate Intensive/Classical Ballet to Modern Dance (ages 9-12) – 9:30am-12:30pm/$250.00 for the session *Ballet experience required
August 15th-19th: Advanced Intensive/Classical Ballet to Jazz (ages 13 and up) – 11:00am-3:30pm/$375.00 for the session *Pointe experience required
August 22nd-26th: Storybook Ballet/Cinderalla (ages 4-6) – 9:30am-12:30pm/$200.00 for the session
To register for summer camp, https://saratogacityballet.com, to log into our customer portal.
SARATOGA CLAY ARTS CENTER
UNPLUG & GET DIRTY! School’s out, summer’s here, it’s time to ramp up the fun at Saratoga Clay Arts Center! Summer 2022 brings an exciting series of clay programs for ages 6-16, taught by professional local artists/teachers and ranging in themes and techniques. Camps are open to all skill levels, beginning and up. Pinch pots, slab projects, wheel throwing, glazing, and firing techniques come together to provide each student with exciting new experiences, new skills and their clay creations to take home to use and share with friends and family. What could be better than playing with clay all summer?! Come unplug, make art, and make friends. Choose from 17 themed half-day week-long summer camps, with the option to put morning and afternoon camps together for a full day experience! Classes run July 11 – August 26. Come for one week or all seven.
SARATOGA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Saratoga Independent School offers week-long, themed summer camp sessions from July 5th – August 12, 2022. 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.
SARATOGA NINJA LAB
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!
SKIDMORE COLLEGE SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
Skidmore College Summer Sports Camps will be offered in-person to children of all ages from June through August. Children learn the concept of teamwork while acquiring necessary skills. Operating plans will be adapted to adhere to current health and safety requirements.
SPORTIME SCHENECTADY SUMMER CAMPS
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).
SUMMER CAMPS AT SARATOGA ARTS
Summer at Saratoga Arts abounds with visual arts, theater and more. Our week-long Visual Arts summer camps invite students to get creative all summer long. Students ages 5-7 can join for half-day camp Monday through Friday and students ages 8-14 can join us for full-day camp. Students learn basics in different mediums of art and the history of art around the world. Older students explore new techniques so they can take on advanced arts concepts with confidence.
In Teen Art Studio, students ages 13-18 take the next steps with their art and learn from respected guest artists. Students will participate in critique sessions with professionals to expand how they see art, including their own.
Theater Camp students explore voice, movement and acting, creating rich worlds through performance.
TAY FISHER’S FUNDAMENTAL BASKETBALL CAMP
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 18 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.
TAYLOR SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Registration for Taylor School Summer Camp is open for children ages 4 – 8. Come join us for swimming, outdoor play, arts and crafts, STEM and lots of fun in the SUN! Each week is theme-based as the children explore The Great Outdoors, Medieval Magic, Mad Science, Crawly Creatures and more. For more information, visit us at https://taylorschool.org/academics/summer or call 518-274-4994.
THE ALBANY ACADEMIES
The Albany Academies offer a number of camps for students entering Pre-K through Grade Twelve. Please see our website for more information about our programs which include LEAP (campers choose a block schedule to follow for the week), Little Leap, Jr Leap, Classic Day/Sports, Immersion Chinese, Rocketry, Science Academy, Musical Theatre (performing Frozen, Jr.), Theatre or Instrumental Music (for HS students) and Leadership & Life Skills Program. Join us for a week, a two-week session, or the whole summer! All camps include lunch and snack.
THEATRE INSTITUTE AT SAGE SUMMER PROGRAMS
Kids on Stage is a two-week, full day camp for kids 5 – 7 years old. Get your kids started with a skill they will need for the rest of their lives. Kids who improvise become better at communicating, better at taking responsibility, better at creative thinking, all while building confidence and focus. And the best part is improv is FUN! Tuition: $450 July 5 – 15, 2022.
Summer on Stage Summer Camp is a three-week full-day summer camp for ages 8 -16 emphasizes collaboration, creativity, commitment and fun. Summer on Stage includes daily classes in acting as well as a variety of theatre workshops which may include dance, voice, improvisation, stage combat, and backdrop painting. Campers collaborate with a teaching artist in an area of their choice and create an original performance piece presented on the final afternoon of the program. Tuition: $675 July 5 – 22, 2022
Please Note: There is no camp on Monday, July 4, 2022.
Extended care from 8–9 am and/or 4–5 pm available for an additional cost
THE CAMPER CONNECTION
THE POTTERY PLACE
The Pottery Place is a Paint-Your-Own-Pottery studio located in Stuyvesant Plaza. This summer we are offering art day camps with 6 different themes; the multimedia projects include pottery, wood, acrylic and more! All camps are taught by an experienced art instructor. Boys and girls alike are welcome to join us! All camps are small in size so we can give each child personalized attention. We always encourage campers to explore and express their own artistic style. Year after year we have gotten rave reviews from kids and adults!
THE SCHOOL OF THE ALBANY BERKSHIRE BALLET’S SUMMER DANCE PROGRAM
The School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet’s Summer Dance Program provides classes for all levels. Dance Camps include a themed ballet class, learning a dance, and a craft (ages 4-9). Intensives are concentrated programs for aspiring intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 and up to study ballet, pre-pointe/ pointe, and repertory. Weekly Classes give new dancers an opportunity to begin and current dancers the chance to continue their training through the summer (ages 3-18).
TURNING POINTE DANCE CENTER
WOODLAND HILL SUMMER PROGRAM
Nestled in the hills of North Greenbush, the Woodland Hill Montessori School overlooks the Hudson Valley and with the city of Albany in the distance, provides a truly inspiring learning environment. This is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer.
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