Guide to camps and activities for summer 22

Summer Dreams: Camps and Activities Guide for Summer 22

Masks, restrictions and freezing temperatures made it hard to be a kid. But experts tell us that all of that will soon be behind us, and kids and parents in Scarsdale can look forward to birthday parties, outdoor sports and camp!

Now is the time to start planning for summer 2022. Below you will find information on some great programs for toddlers, kids and teens in Scarsdale. Take a look – and to add your program to the list, contact us at [email protected]

Day campsramaquois

Camp Ramaquois is not like all the other camps. Our day camp for boys and girls ages 3-15 in Pomona, NY (just 30 minutes from the George Washington Bridge and 15 minutes from the Mario Cuomo Bridge) offers a truly authentic camp experience. Our beautiful 44-acre lake, 5 acres, 9 heated pools, and exceptional facilities and programs allow us to provide kids with a vibrant and memorable summer filled with love, warmth, and being part of a special community. Our campers are encouraged to take healthy risks, learn new skills, develop relationships with peers and counselors, develop independence and take responsibility.

Camp Ramaquois
30 Mountain Road
Pomona, NY 10970

squires2020Squire Advantage and Squire Sports Camps at Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale is celebrating its 49th year and is the proud recipient of the first-ever Westchester Country Inspector Choice Award! Classes are taught by certified teachers and a hot lunch is included. Squire Advantage Primary (Grades K-3) and Advantage Choice (Grades 4-9) are created for campers who want to customize their own schedule by choosing trails that offer swimming, sports, beautiful -arts, sciences, cooking, music, archery and more. More than 50 different activities are offered to you! Squire Camps programs run from June 27 to August 12, 2022.

Squires Camps
Maria Regina High School
Hartsdale, NY
(914) 328-3798
Matt Davanzo – Director

Pre-university program

summerdiscoverSummer discovery has over 55 years in the summer experience industry and has provided senior pre-college programs for over 40 years. Today, we are the leading provider of pre-college experiences for middle and high school students. In partnership with prestigious universities in the US and UK, we provide transformative on-campus experiences and online learning opportunities. Additionally, Summer Discovery offers college summer programs for the gifted through the Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG). As a leader in gifted education since 1984, SIG offers innovative residential, daytime, and online academic summer programs for gifted, academically talented, and creative students ages 5-17. Please visit our websites at and

Art, music, dance and theater

Hoff-Barthelson School of Music is the perfect setting for an engaging, stimulating and fun-filled summer arts program. theHoffPhotoJan2022 The school’s customizable five-week program for students entering grades 1 through 10 runs from June 27 through July 29 and offers morning-only, extended day, and afternoon-only options.

Students of all levels try out new instruments, learn skills on the instruments they already play, experiment musically, take daily group lessons, and perform weekly. For young children, the Summer Arts Program is a great way to try out instrumental and vocal music – perhaps for the first time – and discover their particular passions. Older students kick off the school year with a bang as they gain confidence in playing a band or orchestral instruments. All students enjoy opportunities to play together in large and small ensembles, explore new instruments, and discover new musical styles while forming lasting friendships.

After registration, students and families meet with Summer Arts Program Director Joseph Piscitelli to create a daily schedule tailored to their individual needs and interests. Lessons, workshops and performance opportunities include singing, eurythmy (learning music through movement), instrument lessons, chamber music, choir, large ensembles, musicality lessons, visual arts, theater workshops, jazz and popular music. An exciting Music Technology Workshop class for grades 4-10 gives students the opportunity to try their hand at using cutting-edge software and hardware technology to support their own creative projects.

Our exceptional faculty, made up of the best performers and music teachers, provides personalized attention to each student every day.

Space is limited; registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Early bird discounts available through March 31. Partial financial aid based on need available. Referral reward program for new students.

Hoff-Barthelson School of Music
25 school driveway
Scarsdale NY 10583
Register here:

BethelBeth El Arts and Theater Program in New Rochelle offers a unique arts and theater program over 4 or 8 weeks for children ages 9-12. With extensive programming in visual arts, fine arts, theatre, dance, magic, photography and much more. Each day ends with a free swim. Your child will be part of a welcoming camp community, where they can express themselves creatively and meet like-minded friends. A delicious daily lunch and towel service are included.

Beth El Day Camp
1324 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 235-2700 ext. 256
[email protected]

Steffi Nossen Dance School: This summer, explore dance in one or two week camps: from Story Book Dance for the oursen2022the smallest dancers to a dance intensive for pre-professional teenagers. Explore the performing arts in a safe, nurturing and artistically stimulating environment. Summer begins with three weekly storybook camps: a morning of movement, music and art for preschoolers with a new story each week (June 27-July 1, June 25-29 July and August 15-19. In Dance Camp July 11-22 (grades 1-5) and Dance Intensive (grade 6 and up) explore classes in modern dance, ballet, jazz, hip-hop , Musical Theater and Fitness, learn dance history and composition and choreograph their own dances (Grades 2-4) and Musical Theater Intensive (Grades 5 and Up) August 5-12 are for actors /singers in need of more intensive dance training and to dancers who wish to explore acting and singing; participants train with some of the best professional teachers from the field in daily acting, singing and singing lessons dance, improve vocal and ac skills dancer while perfecting dance technique.Beginner – advanced performers learn the music and choreography of another Broadway musical to perform at the end of the week.

Steffi Nossen Dance School
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

For the youngest

SSTTESummerPhotoSummer Stars at Scarsdale Synagogue is the ideal summer experience for young children. This warm and stimulating seven-week summer program is aimed at children from 18 months to 5 years old. Children participate in activities such as sports, music, art, story time, daily water games and more. There are special theme days each week, such as Circus Day, Hawaiian Day, or Carnival Day. At Summer Stars, friendships are formed and children grow socially, emotionally and intellectually as they engage in fun and challenging summer activities. There is a three-day option for toddlers aged 18-30 months. Two-year-olds can choose a three-day option or attend five matinees per week. Children from 3 to 5 years old can choose a half day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or a full day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Your child will sparkle and shine at Summer Stars! In an effort to keep our students and staff healthy during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking all necessary health and safety precautions in accordance with guidelines from the NYS Department of Health, NYSOCFS, and CDC. Contact Jody Glassman, Early Years Director, at [email protected] or call 914-723-3001. Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El is a Reform Jewish congregation located at 2 Ogden Road, Scarsdale.

Summer Stars at Scarsdale Synagogue
2 Ogden Road
Scarsdale, NY

BethelBeth El Day Camp in New Rochelle is the perfect place for children from 2 to 8 years old! Our dynamic program is widely recognized as the best day camp in its class in Westchester, Beth El continues to be the most fun and trusted choice for young campers and their parents year after year. The magic happens from Monday, June 27 to Friday, August 19, 2022. We offer pre and post camp care from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Campers love our innovative and age-appropriate activities: sports, especially tennis, twice-daily swimming in the pool, towel service, music, art, nature, STEM, yoga , karate, our delicious lunches and much more! We are also known for our nurturing environment and our commitment to safety. We have the best trained professional staff and a very favorable child to staff ratio. Whether this is your child’s first camp experience or not, at Beth El it all starts with love and ends with fun.

Beth El Day Camp
1324 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(914) 235-2700 ext. 256
[email protected]

summer stars2Westchester Reform Temple Summer Play Camp offers young children (15 months to 3 years old) a unique 7-week summer experience. Our team of professional and certified teachers offer arts and crafts, water games, stories, games, sports, numerous outdoor activities, theme days and snacks in a stimulating environment and magnet. Our three year old campers are staying for lunch. Join us at Summer Play Place Camp. Your children will learn, laugh and thrive. For more information, contact [email protected] or [email protected]

summer play camp
255 Mamaroneck Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Email: [email protected]

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