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School Holiday Camp Guide โ€“ Memorial Day next!

Browse Brooklyn day camp options for the kids by neighborhood, theme, and accepted ages

By Meredith Kurnov, Editor & Publisher of Macaroni Kid Brooklyn NW May 19, 2024

Need childcare during NYC school holidays? Next up, Memorial Day (5/27), Anniversary Day (6/6), and Chancellor Day (6/7). 

There are many wonderful day camp options available for you to bring the kids over for a half or full day drop-in. Check out our round up of camp highlights organized by neighborhood below. Camps with shared dates for upcoming school closure dates are listed. For those camps missing dates, we expect to add them soon. Accepted ages listed as well. 

Featured School Holiday Camps

Jump to: Bouldering Project | Brooklyn Music Factory | Brooklyn Music School | Brooklyn Robot Foundry | Camp Kulam | Child's Play NY | Creatively Wild Art Studio | Creative Nature NYC | Last Place On Earth | Park Slope United Soccer | Pixie Pods | Splat Lab | Treasure Trunk Theatre | Williamsburg Soccer Club


Bouldering Project
Adventure Day, STEAM, Climbing
Gowanus



Geared for school-aged youth, our camps and adventure programs offer plenty of climbing and social time for kids of all experience levels. We design our curriculum to reduce stress, ease the intimidation of heights and falling, and make climbing approachable in a fun and supportive way. We also stress to our students that the goal is not to be the best climbers in the world—the goal is to love climbing and love doing it with one another. Register here.
Ages 5-16: 5/27, 6/6, 6/7, 6/19, 6/27, 6/28 | 9am-3:30pm | Single Adventure Day: $139, Full Adventure Week: $725, Summer Adventures: $750 | Extended care available


Brooklyn Music Factory
Songwriting and Music
Gowanus




At Brooklyn Music Factory's day camps, kids join bands, write songs, play music games, and get creative in our fully-equipped studios. In addition, campers enjoy free time with lots of fresh air and physical activity at our neighborhood park. At the end of each camp day, kids perform their original songs which we record and livestream for families! Register here.
Ages 4-11: 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm | $165/day, $145/day (member discount), Early 8am Drop-Off $12/day for one camper or $18/day for siblings, Late 6pm Pickup $36/day for one camper or $54/day for siblings


Brooklyn Music School
Music, Theater, and Dance Experience
Fort Greene




Spend your mid-winter break making music, dancing, creating, and performing with Brooklyn Music School and The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center with a Music and Dance Experience. This week of collaborative programming combines the study of music, theater, and dance. Classes include hip-hop, modern, ballet, choir, musical theater, songwriting, and more! Students will also have the chance to participate in costume study, visual art projects, and stagecraft. The camp ends with a performance at the BMS Playhouse. No previous experience is required and all students are welcome to sign up! Register here.
Ages 5-12: TBD | 8:45am-3:15pm, Option to extend to 6:15pm | Tiered tuition $275-475/week


Brooklyn Robot Foundry
STEAM
Gowanus



Days off from school are an awesome time to get creative at Brooklyn Robot Foundry! Each Foundry Funday is headlined by a fantastic robot project, which kids build and take home afterward. They’ll also spend time crafting, playing, moving, getting outside, and having as much fun as possible! Register here.
Ages 6-12: 6/6, 6/7, 6/17 | 9a-3p + $25 for extended stay until 5:30p | Tiered pricing based on income + discounts on multiple dates


Camp Kulam
Multicultural Jewish Day Camp
Carroll Gardens




Camp Kulam (ืžื—ื ื” ื›ื•ืœื) is a multicultural camp that celebrates global Jewish diversity, lifts up the experiences of Jews of Color, and welcomes kindergarten to 3rd graders from a broad spectrum of family backgrounds for a fun-filled week together! Register here.
Ages K-3rd Grade: 2/20-2/23 | 9am-4pm | $500 for the week | 9:00am-5:00pm ($100 extra)


Child's Play NY
Theater
Carroll Gardens and Brooklyn Heights




Child's Play NY's award-winning theater programs empower young people, prioritizing courage and compassion. This Brooklyn-based company has been beloved since its founding in 2009 and is chosen by dozens of top NYC schools to be their in-house theater program. Child’s Play NY is both right for the child who passionately dreams of being on stage and the one who is simply looking for a joy-filled class. Register here.
Carroll Gardens – PreK-K: 6/6-6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm | $125/day
Brooklyn Heights – 1st-5th Grades: 6/6-6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm | $125/day


Creatively Wild Art Studio
Art and Animation
DUMBO




Our popular Holiday Art Camp offers an action-packed artistic adventure full of discovery in a huge variety of media, through imaginative themes on a unique range of topics. Painting,Drawing styles, mixed-media, nonconventional recycled found art, 3D Works! Our Camps are fun and educational, and provide inspiration for future artistic endeavors. Register here.
Ages 6-8 and 9-15: 5/27, 6/6-6/7, 6/13-14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28 | 9am-4pm | $160/day


Creative Nature NYC
Art, Ecology, Dramatic Play
Greenpoint/Williamsburg



Calling all young adventurers! Join us for a fun-filled Spring Recess Pigment Expedition and Summer Art and Ecology Adventures for kids 4-10 years old. Get ready to explore en plein air painting, drawing and sculpture while we learn about the park’s natural ecosystem and make new friends. Let’s go! Register here.
Ages 4-10: 6/19, 6/26, 6/27 | 9am-3pm | $115/day



Last Place on Earth
Fantasy Games, Theater, Board Games
Greenpoint




Enjoy a day full of different variations of game play! From outdoor group activities to indoor games. Register here.
Ages 5-15: 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8am-4pm | $150/day, $80/half-day, $25 extend until 6pm


Park Slope United Soccer
Soccer
Park Slope




PSU's soccer camps are for players aged 5-12 of intermediate and above playing level who love to kick the ball around. From single day camps to weeklong holiday camps in the spring, we'll be out on the fields improving skills and having a ton of fun! Register here.
Ages 5-12: 6/6, 6/7 | 8:30am - 2:30pm | $95

Pixie Pods
Dance, Tumbling, Music
Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Fort Greene




Dive into the magic of Pixie Pods Camp  – where kids thrive in social skills, independence, and pure fun through our 5-Star Music, Dance, and Tumbling programs! Our EESA Curriculum ensures Engaging, Educational, Safe, & Age-Appropriate experiences for a camp of excitement and growth!  Get ready for all-around awesomeness! Register here.
Ages 3-6: 6/6-6/7, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm *extended day till 5:30* | 9am-3pm $150 (extended day till 5:30 $45) | 9am-12pm $75 (extended day till 3pm $65)


Splat Lab
Visual Art, STEAM, Creativity
DUMBO and Windsor Terrace




Campers aged 3-10 will be immersed in a summer camp-styled schedule and each day will participate in fun STEAM activities, an Anthropology Arts lesson, and select movement games! Activities typically include a Sensory Station, a Building Station, an Open Station, and a Create Station. Campers will have outdoor time at an area park (weather permitting), and will love telling you about the amazing time they had. Register here.
Ages 3-10 (DUMBO): 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8:30am-3pm, $129/day, $29 for extended pickup until 6pm


Treasure Trunk Theatre
Theatre Arts and Imaginative Play
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Fort Greene, Park Slope, Prospect Heights




Founded by a local mom of 2, Treasure Trunk is your kiddo's home for creativity, imagination, connection and self expression! Offering engaging themed camps on all school holidays, Treasure Trunk will introduce your kiddo to exciting dance choreography, beloved storybooks to act out, unique craft projects, theatrical games and more. Register here.
Ages 3-6: 5/27, 6/6-6/7, 6/17-6/21 (and then summer camp begins!) | Half-day 9am-12pm ($95-100/day, $348 for Dec 4-day camp, $435 for 5-day camp) or Full-day 9am-3pm ($165-175/day, $628 for Dec 4-day camp, $785 for 5-day camp) | $10/day for early 8:30am dropoff, $50/day for extended day until 5pm (offered at Treasure Trunk Studio Park Slope and Atlantic Avenue on select dates)


Williamsburg Soccer Club
Soccer
Greenpoint




At Williamsburg Soccer Club camps, coaches lead players through a series of organized mini games that help to develop listening skills, balance, running, playing as a group, basic ball skills and foot-eye coordination. There is also plenty of time to scrimmage! The camps are held indoors at The Post BK where activities are held on a combination of turf field and basketball court. Register here.
Ages 5-11: 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-28 | 9am-3pm | $100/day or $450/week | 10% off when you book 3 or more weeks!

All School Holiday Camps

Jump to:
๐Ÿ“ Brooklyn Heights • DUMBO
๐Ÿ“ Boerum Hill • Cobble Hill • Carroll Gardens • Gowanus
๐Ÿ“ Downtown Brooklyn • Fort Greene • Clinton Hill • Bed-Stuy
๐Ÿ“ Williamsburg • Greenpoint • Bushwick
๐Ÿ“ Park Slope • Prospect Park • Prospect Heights
๐Ÿ“ Beyond Brooklyn NW

Brooklyn Heights • DUMBO

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽญ Child's Play NY Theater • Grades 1st-5th • 6/6-6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm | $125/day

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽจ Creatively Wild Art StudioArt & Animation • Ages 6-8 & 9-15 • 5/27, 6/6-6/7, 6/13-14, 6/17-6/21, 6/24-6/28 | 9am-4pm | $160/day

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽญ Treasure Trunk Studio • Theatre Arts & Imaginative Play • Ages 3-6 • 5/27, 6/6-6/7 (and then summer camp begins!) | Half-day 9am-12pm ($95-100/day, $348 for Dec 4-day camp, $435 for 5-day camp) or Full-day 9am-3pm ($165-175/day, $628 for Dec 4-day camp, $785 for 5-day camp) | $10/day for early 8:30am dropoff, $50/day for extended day until 5pm (1/15)

๐Ÿ›น Aegir Boardworks Skate Academy • Skateboarding • Ages 4+ • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | Full Day Skate 9am-3pm, Full Day Art 9am-4pm | $170/day, 9am-12pm / $75 base, $85 with gear rental

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Speakitaly NYC • Day Camp • Ages 4-10 • 5/27, 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-2pm $169/day, 9am-3pm $207/day, 9-11am $69 / 9am-12pm  $105, 8:30am Early drop off $25/day, 3:30pm Late pick up $25/per day. Ask for availability 

๐Ÿฅณ Splat Lab • Visual Art, STEAM, Creativity • Ages 3-10 • 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8:30am-3pm, $129/day, $29 for extended pickup until 6pm

๐Ÿฅณ New York Kids Club – Brooklyn Heights (ages 2.5-6)

๐Ÿฅณ New York Kids Club – DUMBO (ages 2.5-6)

๐Ÿฅ‹ Champions Martial Arts – Brooklyn Heights (ages 5+)

๐ŸŽจ La Meraviglie (ages 5-11)

๐Ÿคบ Brooklyn Fencing Center (ages 7+) 


Boerum Hill • Cobble Hill • Carroll Gardens • Gowanus

 ๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿง—๐Ÿป‍โ™€๏ธ Bouldering Project • Ages 4-11 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm | $165/day, $145/day (member discount), Early 8am Drop-Off $12/day for one camper or $18/day for siblings, Late 6pm Pickup $36/day for one camper or $54/day for siblings

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽธ Brooklyn Music Factory Songwriting & Music • Ages 4-11: 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm | $165/day, $145/day (member discount), Early 8an Drop-Off $12/day for one camper or $18/day for siblings, Late 6pm Pickup $36/day for one camper or $54/day for siblings

๐ŸŒŸ โœก๏ธ Camp Kulam •  Multicultural Jewish Day Camp • Ages K-3rd Grade • 2/20-2/23 | 9am-4pm | $500 for the week | 9:00am-5:00pm ($100 extra)

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽญ Child's Play NY • Theater • Grades PreK-K • 6/6-6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm | $125/day

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽญ Treasure Trunk Studio • Theatre Arts & Imaginative Play • Ages 3-6 • 5/27, 6/6-6/7 (and then summer camp begins!) | Half-day 9am-12pm ($95-100/day, $348 for Dec 4-day camp, $435 for 5-day camp) or Full-day 9am-3pm ($165-175/day, $628 for Dec 4-day camp, $785 for 5-day camp) | $10/day for early 8:30am dropoff

๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿณ Allora Cooking+Art Camp • Cooking+Art • Ages 3-10 • 6/17-7/12 | 9am-4pm | $160/day

๐Ÿคฉ Brooklearn • Day Camp • Ages 2-6 • 5/27, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-12pm $125/day, $15 for early drop off at 8:30am-9am, $75 for extended day 12pm-3pm 

๐ŸŽธ Brooklyn Music Factory • Songwriting • Ages 4-10 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm (optional early drop-off from 8-9, and late pickup from 3-6)

๐Ÿ›น Homage Skateboard Academy • Skateboarding • Ages 6-14 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm $190/day, $15/day for 8:30am drop-off, $25/day for extended 4pm pickup

๐Ÿช„ Magic Day Camp / Brooklyn Magic Shop • Magic • Ages 7-15 • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3pm (Full Day $150), 9am-12pm (Half-Day $95), Extended pickup $35/hour (timeframe varies per day camp), $165/day, $12 for early dropoff, $36 for extended pickup

๐Ÿชก Maker and Artist Studio  Sewing and Making • Ages 5-8 • TBD | 9am-3pm | $150/day or $700/week

๐ŸŽจ Playday Cobble Hill • Art • Ages 5+ • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-12pm $150/day

๐Ÿคธ Playwell Brooklyn • Movement and Sensory Play • Ages 3-10 • 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-12pm $150/day

๐Ÿงถ Textile Arts Center • Textile Arts • Ages 5-11 •  6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-5pm | $145/day

๐ŸŽจ The Craft Studio Brooklyn • Arts & Crafts • Ages 4-12 • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 (can arrange for private dates if not listed) | 9am-1pm $175/day, 10am-12pm $98/day, 3pm-5pm $98/day, 20%+ discounts on camp packs

๐Ÿฅณ New York Kids Club – Cobble Hill (ages 2.5-6)

๐Ÿคธ‍โ™€๏ธ Gotham Gymnastics (ages 3+) 

๐Ÿฉฐ Dancewave (ages 3-6)

๐Ÿฅ‹ Champions Martial Arts – Carroll Gardens (ages 5+) 

๐ŸŽพ Court 16 (ages 5-12) 

โšฝ๏ธ Brooklyn Force Soccer Club (ages 6-11)

๐ŸŽจ Casa Lu Art Space (ages 6-10) 

๐Ÿค– Brooklyn Robot Foundry (ages 6-10)

๐Ÿง  The Brooklyn Strategist (ages 6-15)


Downtown Brooklyn • Fort Greene • Clinton Hill • Bed-Stuy

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽถ Brooklyn Music School • Music, Theater, and Dance Experience • Ages 5-12 • TBD • 8:45am-3:15pm, Option to extend to 6:15pm | Tiered tuition $275-475/week

๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿคธ Pixie Pods • Dance, Tumbling, Music • Ages 3-6 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm *extended day till 5:30* | 9am-3pm $150 (extended day till 5:30 $45) | 9am-12pm $75 (extended day till 3pm $65)

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽญ Treasure Trunk Studio • Theatre Arts & Imaginative Play • Ages 3-6 • 5/27, 6/6-6/7 (and then summer camp begins!) | Half-day 9am-12pm ($95-100/day, $348 for Dec 4-day camp, $435 for 5-day camp) or Full-day 9am-3pm ($165-175/day, $628 for Dec 4-day camp, $785 for 5-day camp) | $10/day for early 8:30am dropoff

๐Ÿ’ฌ Bonjour NY • Language Immersion • Ages 3-11 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-4:30pm, $165/day, discounted packages available

โš™๏ธ STEAM Champs • STEAM • Ages 6-13 • 5/27, 6/17-21 | 9am-3pm, $159/day

๐ŸŒณ Honeytree Forest (ages 2-5) 

๐ŸŒฑ little Lola & tots (ages 2-8) 

๐ŸŽถ Robotic Steam (ages 4+) 

๐ŸŒ‡ World Explorers (ages 4-5 and 6+) 

๐Ÿ˜Ž Gymstars (ages 4-10)

โšฝ Futbol Rebels (ages 4-10)

๐ŸŽจ Created By Kids (ages 5-10)

๐Ÿ’ƒ Mark Morris Dance Group (ages 6-12)

๐ŸŽฎ Voxel Academy (ages 7-14) 


Williamsburg • Greenpoint • Bushwick

๐ŸŒŸ Creative Nature NYC • Art, Ecology, Dramatic Play • Ages 4-10 • 6/19, 6/26, 6/27 | 9am-3pm | $115/day

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽฒ Last Place On EarthFantasy Games, Theater, Board GamesAges 5-15 • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8am-4pm | $150/day, $80/half-day, $25 extend until 6pm

๐ŸŒŸ โšฝ๏ธ Williamsburg Soccer Club • Soccer • Ages 5-11 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-28 | 9am-3pm | $100/day or $450/week | 10% off when you book 3 or more weeks!

โ™Ÿ๏ธ Chess at Three • Chess & Other Games • Ages 3-12 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17 | 9:30am-12:30pm | $135/day

๐Ÿ–‹๏ธ Cottonwood NYC • Winter Break Comics Camp • Ages 5-12 • TBD | 9am - 3pm | $115/day, $575/week

๐Ÿคธ Greenpoint YMCA • Arts & Crafts, Sports, Music, Science, Games • Ages 4-12 • 6/7 | 8am-4pm | Members $90/day, Community $115/day | Five day camp: Members $300, Community $350 | $25 extended day | $66 extended day

๐Ÿณ Hudson Table Brooklyn • Cooking • Ages 4-14 • TBD • 10am-12pm for ages 4-7, 1-3pm for ages 7-14 $75/day

๐Ÿง— MetroRock Climbing Gym Bushwick • Rock Climbing • Ages 5-15 • 5/27, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-4pm, $105/day, 5pm extended pickup $20

๐ŸŽฒ NY Society of Play • Fantasy Games • Ages 7-13 • 5/27, 6/6-6/7, 6/17, 6/19,  | 9am-3pm, $150/day

๐Ÿงช The Tiny Scientist • STEM  • Ages 5-10 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-28 | 9am-3pm | $130/day

๐Ÿ›น SKATEYOGI NYC Brooklyn • Skateboarding • Grades 2-8 • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8:30am-3pm $189/day (5-and-10-Day Packs available) 

๐Ÿ˜ FasTracKids Williamsburg (ages 2-14)

๐Ÿคธ‍โ™€๏ธ Ms. J's Gymnastics & Dance – Greenpoint (ages 3.5-8) 

๐Ÿคธ‍โ™€๏ธ Ms. J's Gymnastics & Dance – Williamsburg (ages 4-12)

๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿณ City Kids (ages 4-12) 

๐Ÿ˜Š Play Kids Greenpoint (ages 4-8) 

๐ŸŽถ Williamsburg School of Music (ages 4-13) 

๐Ÿ›น Broken Bones Skateboard Club (ages 5+) 

๐Ÿง’ Magemy Childcare (ages 5+)

โšฝ๏ธ Williamsburg Soccer Club (ages 5-10) 

๐Ÿ’ช Brooklyn Zoo (ages 5-13)

๐Ÿค– The Geek Forest (ages 6+) 

๐ŸŽจ Art 101 (ages 6-9) 


Park Slope • Prospect Park • Prospect Heights

๐ŸŒŸ โšฝ๏ธ Park Slope United SoccerSoccer • Ages 5-12 • 6/6, 6/7 | 8:30am - 2:30pm | $95

๐ŸŒŸ ๐Ÿคธ Pixie Pods • Dance, Tumbling, Music • Ages 3-6 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/27-6/28 | 9am-3pm *extended day till 5:30* | 9am-3pm $150 (extended day till 5:30 $45) | 9am-12pm $75 (extended day till 3pm $65)

๐ŸŒŸ ๐ŸŽญ Treasure Trunk Studio • Theatre Arts & Imaginative Play • Ages 3-6 5/27, 6/6-6/7 (and then summer camp begins!) | Half-day 9am-12pm ($95-100/day, $348 for Dec 4-day camp, $435 for 5-day camp) or Full-day 9am-3pm ($165-175/day, $628 for Dec 4-day camp, $785 for 5-day camp) | $10/day for early 8:30am dropoff, $50/day for extended day until 5pm (1/15 in Park Slope location)

๐Ÿงต MAKE IT! Studio Sewing, Fashion, Crafts, Visual Arts • Ages 7-136/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-3:30pm | $175-for 1 day camp, $625-for all week Full days, $22.50 for extended care

๐ŸŽจ Playday Park Slope • Art • Ages 5+ • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 9am-12pm $150/day

๐ŸŽจ Private Picassos • Art • 5-8 • 6/17 | 9am-12pm $100/day, $10 early drop off at 8:30am

๐Ÿ›น SKATEYOGI NYC Brooklyn • Skateboarding • Grades 2-8 • 5/27, 6/6-7, 6/17, 6/19 | 8:30am-3pm $189/day (5- and 10-Day Packs available) 

๐Ÿงช The Tiny Scientist • STEM  • Ages 5-10 • 6/6, 6/7, 6/17, 6/19, 6/27-28 | 9am-3pm | $130/day

๐Ÿฅณ New York Kids Club – Park Slope (ages 2.5-6)

๐ŸŽถ Musication (ages 3-6) 

๐Ÿ‰ Brooklyn Game Lab (ages 5-8 & 8-14)

๐Ÿ”ฑ School of Wonder (ages 5-10)

๐Ÿ’ Prospect Park Zoo Camp (ages 5-11) 

๐ŸŽˆ The Park Slope Day Camp (ages 5-12) 

๐Ÿคบ Brooklyn Fencing Center (ages 7+) 

๐Ÿชš KOKO NYC (ages 8-14)


Beyond Brooklyn NW

๐Ÿคธ Joy Gymnastics in Sunset Park • Gymnastics • Ages 4.5-12 • 6/6-7, 6/19 | 9am-3pm $120/day 

โšฝ Socceroof in Crown Heights and Sunset Park • Soccer • Ages 3-14


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