Patch Picks: Summer Camps

Five local summer camps.

In this week's Patch Picks, Patchogue Patch has gathered up a list of potential summer camps within and close to the Patchogue-Medford area. Know other camps we missed? Add them to the comments!

1. Village of Patchogue

The village runs six, six-week programs, a general day camp program called "Fun-In-The-Sun," an outdoor basketball clinic, a tennis program, a soccer program, cheerleading camp, and a general sports program.

Details and starting dates for this summer will be announced shortly. Parents interested in enrolling their children should contact the Department of Parks and Recreation, located in the at 15 Jennings Ave.

2. Patchogue-Medford School District- Will offer summer programs, typically at Saxton Middle School and Canaan Elementary School. Details for Summer 2011 have not been announced yet.

3. Athletic Programs

  • YMCA, 255 W Main St., Patchogue
  • Gym-Nest, 1145 Station Road, Medford

4. Horse Camps

5. Girl Scouts

Camp Edey, located on 95 acres on the beautiful Sans Souci Lakes in Bayport, for girls ages 5 to 15. A typical day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., providing a wide variety of activities including swimming, boating, fishing, arts and crafts, ice cream socials, talent shows and special activities.

Camp Sobaco, is a co-ed camp located on 41 acres of Pine Barrens in Yaphank for children entering grades 1 to 6. A typical day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., providing a wide variety of activities including horseback riding (for an additional fee), swimming, sports & fitness, arts and crafts, ice cream socials and nature hikes.

Donna Giancontieri March 14, 2011 at 01:35 PM
The Suffolk County Farm has day camp for kids of all ages! They can ride ponies, learn about the farm animals, do nature crafts, play in the outdoor Nature Explore Classroom and more! Check it our here http://ccesuffolk.org/camp-at-the-suffolk-county-farm-and-education-center
Laura Cole June 01, 2012 at 04:14 PM
The Patchogue Family YMCA runs a 10-week full day camp program with extended hours for working parents. Our camp is for children age 3 - 15. Your kids will be safe, busy and supervised! Come in for a tour anytime!


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