Summer Camps 

Barn School at Indian Ladder Farms
Altamont, NY
“Children will learn about and meet a variety of pets including traditional household pets, exotics and large animals.”


Capital District YMCA
Multiple locations throughout the Capital District
“YMCA Summer Camp is a safe and fun way to enjoy the Summer. Our camp staff are ready to help with memory-making day camp experiences.”


Children’s Museum of Science and Technology
Troy, NY
“At camp children play and learn together where trial, failure and creative experimentation is encouraged. New this Summer – we’re taking the learning offsite! We’re partnering with the Parker School to expand our learning campus.”


Drama Kids International
Located at Our Savior’s Lutheran School in Albany, NY
“When school is out – Drama is IN! We offer different week long programs that are run on half day and full day schedules. Campers always deliver a great performance for families and friends at the end of the week.”


Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York
Overnight camps:
Hidden Lake Camp, Lake George, NY
Lake Clear Camp, Lake Clear, NY
Day camps:
Camp Is-Sho-Da, East Greenbush, NY
Camp Meadowbrook, Queensbury, NY
Camp Woodhaven, Galway, NY


Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY
Multiple programs including Summer Academy, Athletic Camps, Circus Theatricks and Technology Enrichment Programs


Kids on Stage and Summer on Stage
Sage College in Albany & Troy, NY
Kids on Stage is for ages 5-7 and Summer on Stage is for ages  8 – 16.


Park Playhouse
Cohoes, NY
Introducing Park Playhouse Tykes! New Summer Program for 5-10 year olds! Similar to our Park Playhouse II & Park Playhouse Kids programs that serve students ages 8-18, Park Playhouse Tykes is a musical theatre day camp for students ages 5-10. Our classes and workshops will be geared to younger students who are just starting out in the theatre arts”


Peek-A-Boo Summer Camp
Loudonville, NY
“Camps are $87 for the week and accept children 2.5 – 10 years.”


Troy, NY
Academic Enrichment Programs for High School Students (Commuter and Residential Programs)



Saint Rose Summer Academy
Albany, NY
“Created for students entering grades 6 – 10, The College of Saint Rose Summer Academy provides unique and fun learning experiences that are flexible and convenient.”



Saratoga Independent School
Saratoga Springs, NY
“Our weekly theme-based summer camp is open to all children ages 3 to 9 years old. Camp runs Monday – Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm with a Before Care option beginning at 8:30am. The first week of camp starts on Monday July, 8th and the last week of camp starts August 12th.”


School of Rock
Latham, NY
“School of Rock Albany’s music camps offer a wide selection of various music experiences. From beginner music camps to intermediate and advanced sessions, our music camps and workshops near you will further a student’s musical foundation.” Ages 8 through 17


Siena College
Loudonville, NY
2019 Camp Offerings Coming Soon!”


SPORTIME Schenectady Summer Camp
Schenectady, NY
Sports Day Camps


The Albany Academies
Albany, NY
“All camps are co-ed and open to the public. Lunch and snack included for every camper!”



The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
Summer Camps from 6/24/19-8/30/19 for ages 6 through 17.



The Beagle School
Saratoga Springs, NY
“Camp Beagle is a fun, theme-based program for 3-5-year-olds. Our camp day is a relaxed and fun time where children get to learn, discover, and PLAY. Activities include: stories, arts and crafts, music and movement, and lots of outdoor play. “



Town of East Greenbush Summer Camp
East Greenbush, NY
“Our Camp has a Junior Program for children entering 1st grade through 5th grade and a Senior Program for children entering 6th grade through 8th grade.”



YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George
Located on the eastern shore of Lake George, NY
Day Camp: “Serving campers aged 5 to 10, our day camp program is made up of nine, 1 week sessions. Campers may choose to stay for multiple weeks, each week runs Monday to Friday with an option for extended care until 5PM and an optional overnight each Thursday.”
Overnight Camp: “Serving campers aged 7 to 15, our overnight camp program is made up of six 1 or 2 week sessions. Campers may choose to stay for multiple sessions and we offer an optional “hold over” weekend in between each session. 


We are thrilled to bring you The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide! While sending your kids to sleepaway camp can be a tough decision (for parents!), it’s a rite of passage for kids that can instill confidence, help them gain new skills, and most importantly, have a ton of fun. Plus, they’ll make friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

When you make the choice to send your child to summer camp, it’s important to do your research. We hope this guide will help with that, providing you essential information on some of the best camps in our area and beyond, in one convenient place!

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