Summer camp guide

Dutchess Arts Camp

Weekly sessions, Mon-Fri, 9:00-4:30. July-Aug. Three locations: Red Hook, Millbrook, Poughkeepsie. Your kids (ages 4-12) will explore, discover and create art! Professional artist-educators lead children in activities that stir the imagination, with ceramics, drawing and painting,music, theatre and stop-motion video with Spark Media Project, and more! Special visiting artists and fun themes. Early drop-off / late pick-up available. Early Bird pricing thru April 1! Info and registration at www.millstreetloft.org or 845-471-7477.


It’s official! Summer camp registration is OPEN. Take a look at our summer schedule to see what we have planned. Tons of new camp options, including fun themes, robotics, movie-making and more. Our activities offer students an environment where they are encouraged to create and interact with technology and explore the world around them through a hands-on approach that promotes playful learning. Visit us at midhudson.snapology.com or call 845-255-1318.

New York Military Academy

New York Military Academy (NYMA) is a 128-year old private international boarding school serving students from 6th to 12th grade throughout the entire school year and summer. We are known for training world leaders. NYMA offers a wide variety of summer academic and recreational programs in Leadership, STEAM, ESL, and Sports for students who actively seek to be Set Apart for Excellence in a unique setting. We have carefully designed a summer of achievement in a structured, positive, and student-centered learning environment; providing more personal growth than typical summer programs can provide. Trips to local arts, cultural, and historical institu-tions will be arranged. Any Questions? Go to http://www.nyma.org/summer-programs/ or call 1-888-ASK-NYMA

Wild Earth Summer Camp

At Wild Earth Summer Camp, children ages 3-17 head into the woods and off the trails where they’re meeting plants and animals, learning wilderness skills, creating natural crafts, and building deep connections with friends and inspiring mentors. Two-week sessions, M, T, Th, F, July-Aug. Three locations: High Falls, New Paltz, Accord. www.wildearth.org

Lucky C Stables

Lucky C Stables offers weekly sessions of riding camps from June 26 – August 4, 2017. The weekly sessions are from 9am-3pm for full day and 9am-12pm or 12pm-3pm for half days Monday – Friday. The price is $550 for full days and $350 for half days. The children will be immersed in horses, their care and riding in a safe, organized environment. For more information about the camp, please contact Lucky C Stables at 845-255-3220. www.luckycstables.com

New Paltz Rock

This summer, New Paltz Rock is providing bands for young musicians to play in. Kids Rock Band – ages 9-12, July 14-18. Teen Rock Band – ages 13-17, July 17-28. Teen Pop/HipHop Band – ages 13-17, July 31-Aug 11. Kids Pop/Rock Band – ages 9-12, Aug 14-25. All workshops run Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm.This is the greatest way to give your child the opportunity to play in a band. They get to choose the songs they want to play and even create a name for their band! In our workshops they will develop instrumental skills, while learning all about music. Together they will work as a team and experience what it takes to be in a band. At New Paltz Rock everyone is a Star. www.newpaltzrock.com

Mill Street Loft + Spark Media Project

Kids ages 4-12 express themselves through the arts by exploring drawing, painting, clay, theatre, animation and more. Professional teaching artists lead weekly sessions available July and August, in Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, and Millbrook. Register by phone: 845-471-7477 or online: http://DutchessArtsCamp.org

Mountain Laurel Waldorf School

Summer Camp 2017: Open to children ages 3-8, featuring outdoor fun, water play, crafts, stories, songs, games, and organic snacks; hosted by experienced Waldorf teachers at Mountain Laurel Waldorf School, 16 South Chestnut St., New Paltz. Session Dates: June 19 – 22 and June 26 – 29, (Mon. – Thurs.) 9:00am — 2:30pm. $230 per session – discounts available for siblings or both sessions. For more information: (845)255-0033, www.mountainlaurel.org