Downtown Day Camp Celebrates 25 Years Since 1992!
2 – 8 Week Sessions: June 29th – August 25th
We have been bringing the suburban day camp experience to NYC since the early 1990s, creating a true summer camp in Lower Manhattan! We offer the widest variety of activities around, led by the most experienced and professional staff.
Our private Downtown Community Center boasts a private 75-foot pool for swim lessons – we use the beautiful Battery Park City outdoor ball fields, PS 234, PS 89, have three art studios, two dance studios, two gymnasium, and more than a dozen specialty rooms.
Activities include: Swimming Lessons, Field Sport Instruction (BPC Fields), P.E. Class, Pier 25, Mini-Golf, Ooey Goey Science, Visual Arts, Lego Construction, Movement & Dance, Drumming & Music, Animal Hour, Karate, Tennis, Craft-Making, Trips, Crazy Hat Day & More!
Our leadership team has over 100 years of summer camp experience! Contact us to learn more.
Bus Service Includes: FiDi, BPC and several Lower Manhattan Stops
Email – email@example.com
Phone – 212-766-1104 ext. 1250
Web – downtowndaycamp.com
9am Open Makerspace: exploring and creating with littleBits, MaKey MaKey, CircuitScribe, and Snap Circuits (note that we also have 8-9am Before Camp Care)
9:30am Circle Meeting: share our ideas or find out about the Masterpiece we’ll build this morning with a special emphasis on how it’s built, the STEM concept/skill the engineers will apply/learn when they build, and where they see this in the real world
9:45am Engineers receive their first “Challenge” and supported in building the Masterpiece in collaborative groups and individually, with a break for a healthy snack in the middle
11:30am Break for lunch and physical play recess
1pm Circle Meeting and another Challenge and Masterpiece building session in the afternoon
2:45pm Engineers build two Masterpieces each day that demonstrate their new interest and mastery of STEM concepts and skills. A circle debrief, in which we reflect upon our creativity and collaboration, ends the day.
3:00pm Parent pick up (although we have 3-5pm After Camp each day with more robots and games and coding!)
Mandarin Summer Camp With Language Beans! Language Beans Mandarin Summer Camp is now open for registration! For the summer program, children will get the chance to make their own costumes and play a role in a musical or play all while having fun learning Mandarin. Each summer session has been carefully deigned to cultivate creativity and your child’s artistic mind. The camp is also structured to ensure small group size to maximize individual attention and maintain an intimate environment conducive to learning and fun.
There will also be live performances and art demonstrations from professional stage artists as well as inspirational themes, mixed media art exploration, ukulele sessions and more! [Read more…]
NYC’s Biggest Camp Fair in Tribeca this Saturday
New York Family Camp Fair is hosting their annual camp fair in TriBeCa, this weekend. Families are invited to bring their children to learn more about the amazing variety of day and sleep-away camps available to children between the ages of 3 – 13. This is a FREE event but families are encouraged to pre-register.