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New York Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

New York Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

As one of the world's most popular summer destinations, New York summer camps provide a safe, positive learning environment for kids and teens. Whether you're looking for a fashion camp in the world's greatest city or want to explore New York's 176 state parks at adventure camp, New York summer camps have something for every age, interest, and ability.

Campers interested in athletics can soak up the sunshine while playing popular field sports like soccer and baseball, and individual sports like tennis and golf. For boys and girls looking to express their creative side, New York offers a variety of performing and fine arts camps. Or, for campers looking to catch up or get ahead in the classroom, New York is home to some of the finest academic camps in the northeast. There are even a multitude of opportunities for campers with special needs. Regardless of the program you select, New York summer camps give kids and teens the opportunity to make friends, gain self confidence, and learn valuable social and life skills.

What Makes New York Summer Camps Unique?

From New York City to Adirondack National Park, almost every region of New York offers dozens of unique summer camp experiences. Although each experience is different, they all provide the same outcome: positive social and physical development and a lifetime of great memories. Popular activities at New York summer camps include field sports, arts, horseback riding, ropes courses, hiking, waterfront activities, and more. Campers even get to explore popular northeast attractions like Yankee Stadium, Adirondack National Forest, amusement parks, and more.

Ages, Tuition, and Session Lengths at New York Summer Camps

Overnight New York summer camps typically accept campers as young as 8 and as old as 17. In addition to the great variety of New York summer camps, many teen trips tour both the state and surrounding northeast region.

New York summer camps typically offer session lengths of approximately 2 weeks, 4 weeks, and 7 weeks. To accommodate first-time campers, many New York summer camps offer short introductory sessions of 1 to 2 weeks.

According to the American Camp Association, the average weekly tuition at New York summer camps is $780 - though the price varies based on the camp's specialty, offerings, and affiliations. Families should expect to spend between $600 and $1,200 per week on their child's New York summer camp experience.

Travelling to New York Summer Camps

New York's central location in the heart of the northeast makes it easily accessible by car, bus, and plane. Many families choose New York summer camps because of the many convenient transportation options. Most New York summer camps offer transportation directly to camp from major airports in New York City, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, and Rochester. In addition, many camps offer charter bus service from a variety of northeast cities like New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.

Speak to a Choice Camps Expert About New York Summer Camps

With hundreds of amazing New York summer camps to choose from, it's often difficult for families to find the best fit on their own. That's why Choice Camps offers free consultations with our summer camp experts. Give us a call at 617-264-0939 and we'll help match your family with the perfect summer camp in New York or anywhere else in the world!

Recommended New York Summer Camps for Kids & Teens

Camp Echo - Blomingburg, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Baseball and Softball, Soccer, General Sports, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 6 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,200
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Camp Walden - Diamond Point, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Tennis, General Sports, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 7 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Camp Hilltop - Hancock, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Fine Arts, General Sports
  • Camper Ages: 6 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,100
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Brant Lake Camp - Brant Lake, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Baseball and Softball, Soccer, Tennis, General Sports, Football
  • Camper Ages: 7 - 15
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Brant Lake Dance Camp - Brant Lake, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts
  • Camp Specialty: Dance, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 11 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,600
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Forest Lake Camp - Chestertown, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: General Sports, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 8 - 15
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Camp Chateaugay - Merrill, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Horseback Riding, Outdoor Exploration, Soccer, General Sports
  • Camper Ages: 6 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Camp Kinder Ring - Hopewell Junction, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: General Sports, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 7 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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Camp Kinder Ring - Hopewell Junction, NY

  • Camp Type:
  • Camper Ages: None - None
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $None
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Adirondack Woodcraft Camps - Old Forge, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Outdoor Exploration, General Sports, General Arts
  • Camper Ages: 6 - 15
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,300
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Brookwood Camps - Glen Spey, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Baseball and Softball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, General Sports, Football, Hockey
  • Camper Ages: 6 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,100
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360 Student Travel: Alaska Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Hiking and Backpacking, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Wellspring New York (Female) - Schenectady, NY

  • Camp Type: Special Needs
  • Camp Specialty: Weight Loss
  • Camper Ages: 10 - 24
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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360 Student Travel: Costa Rica Combination Language and Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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Westcoast Connection: California & the Canyons - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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360 Student Travel: Canadian Mountain Magic - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 13 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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360 Student Travel: California Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 15 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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360 Student Travel: Costa Rica Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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360 Student Travel: Costa Rica Spanish Language Immersion - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,100
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360 Student Travel: Backpack France, Switzerland and Italy - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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360 Student Travel: Spanish Language: Madrid, Barcelona, and The Costa Del Sol - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Language Immersion, Study Abroad, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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360 Student Travel: Backpack France and Switzerland - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,300
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360 Student Travel: Pre-College Enrichment: Barcelona - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,900
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Giant Campus: Adelphi University - Garden City, NY

  • Camp Type: Academic
  • Camp Specialty: Computer
  • Camper Ages: 10 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,000
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Long Lake Camp for the Arts - Dobbs Ferry, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Arts
  • Camp Specialty: Performing Arts, Circus, Dance, Music
  • Camper Ages: 9 - 16
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,800
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Long Lake Camp Adventures - Long Lake, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Sports
  • Camp Specialty: Baseball and Softball, Outdoor Exploration
  • Camper Ages: 8 - 15
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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360 Student Travel: Peru Community Service - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Community Service, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,700
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360 Student Travel: Peru Spanish Language Immersion - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Language Immersion, Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,500
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360 Student Travel: Backpack Italy - Mamaroneck, NY

  • Camp Type: Teen Tours
  • Camper Ages: 14 - 18
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $2,200
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New York Summer Music Festival - Oneonta, NY

  • Camp Type: Arts
  • Camp Specialty: Music
  • Camper Ages: 11 - 25
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,000
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Camp Shane New York - Ferndale, NY

  • Camp Type: Traditional, Sports, Cycling
  • Camp Specialty: Weight Loss
  • Camper Ages: 7 - 17
  • Average Weekly Tuition: $1,200
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