Beacon Bulldogs Baseball Camp

This is the 19th annual Beacon Bulldogs Baseball Camp. This year’s camp will focus on developing the following skills: Hitting, Fielding, Throwing, Base Running, Pitching and Catching. Boys and girls ages 6–12 are grouped into separate teams according to ability, age, size, and previous baseball experience. Free camp t-shirt, games, and rewards.

Ages: 6-12
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: August 19-22, 2019
Times: 9am-1pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: No
Price: $100 per camper
Location: TBA
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Beacon Tennis Clinic

Classes will be designed to meet the needs of the individual group. Groups will be determined based on age and experience. Instruction will include everything from basic strokes and rules for beginners, to match play and strategy for more advanced players. One rainout will be allotted which would lower the number of classes to four. After that, makeup sessions will be scheduled during the following week. No experience is necessary.

Ages: 8 & up
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: July 15 | August 5
Times: 8:30am-10:30am (High School), 10:30am-12pm (Ages 8+)
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: No
Price: $60 residents by July 8, $75 non-residents by July 8
Location: Classes will be held at the courts at Beacon High School and are open to anyone between the ages of 8 and 19.
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BEACON RECREATION MULTI-SPORT CAMP

The Multi-Sport Camp was designed to provide children with an opportunity to develop good character, learn valuable life skills, discover new interests, and make new friends. Students should bring snacks and water jugs with them each day as several breaks are built into the schedule

Great For: Spending the summer outdoors in a natural setting
Grades: 4-8 grade
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: July 15 | August 5
Times: 8am-12:30pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: No
Price: $100 residents by July 5, $120 non-residents by July 5
Location: Memorial Park & Rombout Middle School (depending on weather)
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Beacon Art Adventures Summer Mini Camps

Great For: Art-loving kids who are looking for a nurturing, calm environment to express their creativity; families who are looking for alternatives to full-day camps but who desire some structure in the early part of their days.

Ages: Mixed-age classes 6-11; older-kids class 9-13 (Kids 5 years old will be considered if they have completed Kindergarten.)
Dates for 2019:  Weeks of July 1 | July 8 | July 15 | July 30 | August 5 | August 6 | August 13
Time: 10am-12:30pm
Price: $120 per session includes all art materials & healthy snack
Extra Fees: No
Flexibility: Sign up for weeks you want
Location: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St, Beacon, NY
Registration and Camp Details: Click here for details
All summer sessions meet Tuesday through Friday (except Week 1; due to holiday we’ll meet Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday only)

Camps Include:

Fabulous Fabrics (Mixed ages) - July 1,2,3

Summer Clay (Mixed ages) - July 8-11

Summer Clay (Older kids) - July 15-18

Ready Set Paint (Mixed) - Jul 30-Aug. 2

Tiny Treasures (Mixed ages) - Aug. 6-9

Tiny Treasures (Older kids) - Aug. 13-16

iD Tech Summer Camp - STEM Education

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iD Tech Summer Camp - STEM Education

Address: SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Dr, New Paltz, NY
Great For: Aspiring coders, game developers, robotics engineers, and designers!
Swimming? No
Ages: 7-19
Dates for 2019: June 24 | July 1 | July 8 | July 15 | July 22 | July 29
Times: Full Day: 8:30AM-5PM
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available? Yes
Price: Full Day: Varies by course and location
Extra Fees? Varies
Flexibility: Make unlimited updates to your registration—with no fees—up to 3 weeks before your start date. Reserve your child’s spot with a $285 deposit per week of camp and pay the balance by May.

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including SUNY New Paltz, Stanford, and NYU.

Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games, design Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, build laptops, learn about cybersecurity, and more!

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Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future. Just 5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10) so students can enjoy personalized learning at their pace.

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Studio B 4th Wall Summer Theatre Camp

We are pleased to announce our 2019 SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS for 5-15 year old kids are being held at St. Mary's School (2 Convent Avenue, Wappingers Falls).

During the fun-packed weeks, your child will learn:

• Interactive Theatre Games
• Communication Exercises
• Proper Diction
• Critical Thinking Skills
• Confidence Building Activities
• Motivational Games
• Creative Problem Solving
• Improvisational Workshops
• Backstage Production

...and every week-long session ends with an onstage show (Friday @ 3pm) on which your child works throughout the week.

Our instructors include professionals who have worked with MTV, Nickelodeon, VH-1, Madison Square Garden, Wilhelmina Models, CBS, NBC, Showtime, Cruise Lines and Theme Parks.

Great For: Curious and imaginative kids who love to create and play!
Ages: 5-15
Swimming: No
Dates: See below
Time: 9am-4pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: No
Price: $295 each week
Flexibility: Register for one or more weeks individually
Register For Weeks Below >

Week 1: Musical Theatre
Dates
: July 8-12, 2019
Week 2: Improv
Dates
: July 15-July 19, 2019

Week 3: Acting
Dates
: July 22-July 26, 2019

Week 4: Acting
Dates
: July 29-August 2, 2019

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SUMMER BAND CAMP | Kent, NY

Great For: Kids who have an interest in playing music - 1st and 2nd year plays, and 3rd year and higher.
Ages: 4-14 years old (12-14 for Teen Camp)
Dates for 2019: July 8-11, 2019
Performance Day & Time: July 11, 2019, 7pm
Fees: $90 prior of March 15, $100 between March 15 to June 15th, $110 after June 15th.
Location: Arts on the Lake, 640 Route 52, Kent, NY 10512
Registration: www.artsonthelake.org/education

FAIRY TALE FARMS AND ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP

3 Day Camp
Ages: 3-5
2019 Dates: June 26-28, July 1-3, July 22-26
Parent/Grandparent/Companion and child will experience the farm together through simple and playful activities. Children will spend daily time in the fields, barn and will discover the joys of planting and tasting things straight from the garden. Companions will be encouraged to rediscover their sense of wonder as they walk side-by-side with their little explorer. Surprises galore. Treat yourself and your little one to a great time together on the farm.

5 Day Camps
Ages: 6-8
2019 Dates: July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, Aug 26-30
Fee: $149
The easy rhythms of the farm will carry the children from chores to play and back again throughout the day.  Hands will be immersed in soil and water, brambles and berries, as the children experience nature fully through their senses.  Days will become adventures as children explore the garden picking and eating organic fruits and veggies, turning nature into artwork, mossy bark into fairy homes, and the experience of their own farmer’s market. Plus many surprises.

Ages: 9-12
2019 Dates: Aug 12-16, Aug 19-23
Fee: $330
Each day campers will arrive feeling the daily cycles of farm life and contributing to the raising of food. Their hands will plant the fall crops, tend to the summer vegetables and fruits, take part in harvesting and preparing food and will conclude with a farmer’s market. Throughout the week, campers will go on adventures discovering the joys of time spent in nature and the lessons and surprises the Earth has to teach. 

Junior Counselor Program
Ages
: 13-17
Time: 9am-3:30pm
Fee: $300
If you are a teen who loves nature and the farm, consider becoming a Junior Counselor.  You can enjoy all the fun of Farm Camp while sharing your knowledge with young campers.  Develop your leadership skills by acting as a link between campers and senior counselors with daily camp activities.  You will spend the days with our Environmental Educators honing your skills before being assigned to the six to eight year olds or 9-12 year old campers.  This is a perfect way to gain community service experience and build your resume for college applications!

Call Farm Camp Director Christine for more information 614-584-8933

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BEACON YOUTH FIRE ACADEMY CAMP

This free week long program for students entering grades 8-11 will provide an introduction to careers in the fire department. We are planning a field trip to a training center as well as professionals and volunteers to share their experiences. We are hoping for an awesome week. The goal of the academy is to help participating youth to understand the role firefighters play in the community, job duties performed and requirements of becoming a firefighter. In addition, the program will foster relationships between the adults and the youth participants. This will be accomplished with mock situations and lectures, field trips, physical fitness exercises, and games. Space is limited!

Great For: Kids interested in becoming a fire fighter
Grades: 8-11 grade
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: Week of July 29
Times: 9am-3pm
Location: Lewis Tompkins Hose, Beacon, NY
Price: FREE (Beacon residents ONLY)
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BEACON YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY CAMP

BEACON YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY CAMP

This youth academy is presented with the support of our local Beacon Police Department and PBA. The goal of the program is to help participating youth understand the roles and responsibilities of police officers in our community, job duties performed and requirements of becoming a police officer. Students go on field trips to a court, correctional facility, training center, police academy, police station and more. They will also be trained in first aid and CPR.

Great For: Kids interested in law enforcement
Ages: 9-12th grade
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: July 22-26, 2019
Times: 8am-3pm
Price: FREE (Beacon residents ONLY)
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Beacon Music Factory Summer Camp 2019

Beacon Music Factory is an out-of-the-box music school and performance venue in the Hudson Valley, with a roster of more than 12 teachers and nearly 200 students of all ages. Students can join a rock band, sing in a choir, play in a string chamber group, and pick up a wide variety of instruments. They offer private lessons, group classes, and a wide range of workshops in rock, folk, jazz, and classical for beginners and pros. Beacon Music Factory also organizes concerts and music festivals.

Beacon Rock Camp

Rockers will be put into groups with other kids of similar ages and skill levels. Join a band. In our Rock Band Boot Camp for teens you start playing together on the very first day and you don't stop. It doesn't matter how much or how little experience you have. You'll learn how to rock out with others. While making music with your peers in the rehearsal studio, you'll get better at your instrument and develop your skills—and your swagger.
At the end of each rock camp session you will put on a show that parents, family and friends are invited to attend.
 There is much more to read (and videos to watch) on our website: www.beaconmusicfactory.com

Ages: Tweens & Teens
Dates for 2019: Weeks of July 8 | July 15
Times: 10am-3pm
Flexibility: No
Price: $335

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City of Beacon Parks & Recreation Camps 2019

"Camp @ The Camp"

Beacon Recreation is offering five weeks of camp designed to deepen children's relationship to the local ecology, nourish their own creativity, build community, and simply play outdoors. Run by an experienced team of youth leaders , Camp @ The Camp will offer another summer of fun at the Settlement Camp. Each week of camp has a different theme. Every day, rain or shine, children ages 5-11 will play outside and get creative (4 year-olds are accepted for one week only).  Registration begins March 11, 2019 for Beacon Residents, March 14th for all campers!

Activities Include:
*    Swimming
*    Playing field games
*    Singing, writing songs, performing
*    Designing, making art
*    Exploring The Camp
*    Telling stories and growing camp community spirit

Great For: Spending the summer outdoors in a natural setting
Ages:
5-11-year-old campers must have birthday by December 1, 2018.
CITs must be of age 12-15 by December 1, 2018.
CITs may apply for up to three weeks as a Counselor in Training.
Swimming: Yes
Dates for 2019: July 8   |   July 15   |   July 22   |   July 29   |   August 5
Times: 8:30am-3:15pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: Yes, until 5pm
Price: $200*/week, Extended Day tuition is $50/week.
We offer a $25 tuition discount for additional siblings attending camp simultaneously.
Extra Fees: Yes, for after care.
*Tuition assistance is available. Contact the Recreation Department with your needs. 845-765-2470
Flexibility: Campers sign up for one week or all five (4 year olds 1 week only)
CITs may apply for up to three weeks as a Counselor in Training.
Location: Beacon Settlement Camp, 724 Wolcott Ave., Beacon, NY
Registration >

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South Ave. Park Day Camp - Drop-In

A traditional free, drop-in park program for children to participate in supervised activities throughout the day. Summer Park Days staff provide quality recreational experiences that promote creativity, teamwork and healthy lifestyles. Activities include organized sports, arts and crafts, games, team building and nutrition lessons.
Great For: Engaging kids with outdoor and indoor activities
Ages: All ages
Swimming: No
Dates for 2019: Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays (Start and end date TBD)
Times: 10am-2pm - Drop In
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available: No
Price: FREE
Flexibility: This is a drop-in program. Come one day or all of the days. Program is limited to 20 children per day.
Location: Beacon Parks and Recreation Campus, 23 West Center Street


Multi-Sport Camp

This Multi-Sport Camp was designed to provide children with an opportunity to develop good character, learn valuable life skills, discover new interests, and make new friends. Kids can bring snacks and water jugs each day.
Great For: Active kids who want to play outside and with each other for a short bit.
Ages: Grades 4th-8th
Weeks Of: July 8th  |  August 5h
Times: 8am-12:30pm
Location: Memorial Park and Rombout Middle School
Price: $100/week for Beacon Residents  $125/week for non-residents
Registration Deadline: July 6th
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Common Ground Farm Day Camp 2019

Give your child the experience of being down on the farm. If they love books and TV programs about barnyard animals, they may love this camp. There is a strong focus on the soil, trees, sun and water and how they work together to grow food. Kids' lunches are bring-your-own, but will be supplemented with harvested vegetables. Sessions for older kids include making a cookbook. Each week has a different theme that teaches different skill sets. Your child just may come home and teach you about composting! Most dates are full! Check website for wait list!
Great For: Kids who love dirt, animals, rivers, and planting and tending to gardens
Swimming? No
Ages: 3-12 years old
CIT Ages: 13-17
Camper Dates for 2019: July 15   |   July 22   |   July 29   |   August 5   |   August 12   |   August 19   |   August 26
TimesFull Day: 9am - 3pm   Half Day: 9am - 1pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available? Yes
PriceFull Day: $290/week  Half Day: $240/week
Extra Fees? Yes, for before/after care.
Flexibility: Sign up for the weeks you want.
Registration & Camp Details >

Hudson Hills Montessori Day Camp 2019

Hudson Hills Montessori is proud to offer a continuation of the school's education program along with fun summer activities for children ages 2.5 to 6. The weekly themes will be Under the Sea, USA, Around the World, Insects, Animals, Wilderness Skills, Nature & Art, and Reading Fun! Our full-day 3-year-old children will rest each afternoon. 

Great For: Everyone!
Swimming: No, but there is water play each day. 
Ages: 2.5 to 6 years old (child must be potty-trained.)
Dates for 2019: Weeks of June 24  |  July 1 (short week) | July 8 | July 15 | July 22 | July 29  |  August 5 | August 12
TimesHalf Day: 9am - 12pm    Full Day: 9am - 3pm
Early Drop Off: 8:30am (additional $5/day)
After Care: No
Price Half Day: $200 (3 half days) to $250 (5 half days)    
Price Full Day: $250 (3 full days) to $300 (5 full days)
Extra fees: No
Flexibility: Yes - sign up for 3 half days up to 5 full days
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Rose Hill Manor Summer Day Camp 2019

Rose Hill Manor Summer Campers welcome the summer months, spending it with their friends doing arts & crafts, taking field trips, playing games, doing science experiments, cooking, hiking, swimming and much, much more. Each week of our program comprises of a different theme including Nature, Sports, Discovery and Exploration. Campers get the opportunity to explore these different themes and choose from a number of available activities.

There's always a predetermined schedule, so you will know exactly where your child will be on any given day. Camp hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, with early drop-off and late pick-up available upon request. Children are required to bring a bag lunch, but Rose Hill provides snacks and water throughout the day.

Our home base is the school of course, but also Beacon's beautiful Memorial Park, approximately 1.5 miles from Rose Hill Manor. Some of the places our campers visit include: The Beacon Pool, Red Wing Park, Splash Down Beach, Bear Mountain, Bowdoin Park and more! We take so much pride in sharing and exploring this beautiful region with our Camp Kids. 

Great For: Those who love field trips and activities with friends.
Swimming? Yes. Kids will play in the water at state parks, Beacon's outdoor Community Pool at the Settlement Camp, at SplashDown and at various parks. All children are supervised and swimming lessons are not required.
Ages: 5-12 years old
Dates for 2019: Weeks of July 1 | July 8 | July 15 | July 22 | July 29 | August 5 | August 12 | August 19
Time: 9am-5pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available? Yes
Price: $225/week
Extra Fees? Field trip fees are required for attending certain destinations like SplashDown, etc.
Flexibility: Sign up for the weeks you want
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Beacon Arts Studios Summer Camp 2019

Beacon Art Studios, located in the old Beacon High School, offers the "Project Funway" Summer Fashion Sewing Program.

Project Funway Summer Sewing Camp: 
Fashion designers-in-training will spend the week expanding and testing their skills by designing their own fashion line through sketching and sewing. They will put new spins on old ideas, and create one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. At the end of each session, students will produce a fashion show, to which family is invited.
Ages: 7-9 and 9-14 (see below for ages and weeks)
Dates for 2019:  July 8 (ages 7-9)    |    July 15 (ages 8-11)   |   July 22 (ages 9-13)   |   July 29 (ages 9-15)  | August 5 (ages 9-15)
Times: 9:30am-2:30pm
Early Drop-off and Late Pickup Available? No
Price: $335/week
Extra Fees? No. All materials included in tuition.
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Ballet Arts Studio Summer Classes

Summer Technique Classes
Dates
: June 10 | June 17 | June 24 | August 19
Ages/Time/Price: See below
Theater Dance on Mondays, Jazz on Tuesdays, Ballet on Wednesdays and Modern on Thursdays.
Ages 7-10, 4-5 pm, $17/class or $60/4 classes
Ages 10-13, 5-6 pm, $17/class or $60/4 classes
Ages 13+, 6-7:30 pm, $20/class or $70/4 classes

Ballet Intensive Week
Dates: August 12-16, 2019
Ages/Time/Price: Ages 12+, 10am-4pm, $375 per week
In-studio performance on Friday at 6pm. During this  five-day program, taught by former New York City Ballet dancer Miriam Mahdaviani, mornings will be devoted to warm-up and technique. In the afternoons, dancers will do pointe work and work on Variations, as well as study character dance, dance history, nutrition and injury prevention. The intensive will culminate with a studio performance on Friday.

Ballet Class
Dates
: June 26-July 17, 2019
Ages/Time/Price: Ages 3-6, 9:30 - 10:30am, $60 per session
Taught by Katie Bissinger Session, must register by June 15

Tap Class
Dates
: June 26-July 17, 2019
Ages/Time/Price: Ages 5-10, 10:30-11:30am, $60 per session
Taught by Katie Bissinger Session, register by June 15

Dance Exploration Workshop
Dates
: July 8-12, 2019
Ages/Time/Price: Ages 6-10, 9am-12pm, $180
In-studio performance Friday at 12 pm Dancers will explore ballet, modern, tap, jazz and theater dance. Must register by June 15

Theater DANCE Intensive
Dates
: August 5-9, 2019
Ages/Time/Price: 9-12, 10am-2pm, $225
In-studio performance Friday at 2:30 pm. Must register by July 6.

Visit BalletArtsStudio.com for their Summer Class page. All classes are dependent upon enrollment and all class placement decisions will be made by Ballet Arts Faculty.