Day Camp

A Summer at HMS
Address: 1485 Bloomfield St
Phone Number: 2016567377
Age Range: 3-6
When: June 24 to August 16 - Monday through Friday (no camp in session July 4): Weekly Half Day, Full Day, Extended Day, Before and Aftercare.
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Daily optional care also available*. Before care is 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and after care is 3:15 PM to 6:30 PM.
Activities:

HMS Summer Programs feature hands on activities covering all developmental areas to keep learning fresh and exciting! The morning program is theme based offering a variety of activities both indoor and outdoor.

Montessori Afternoons will focus on academics and is taught by our certified teachers.

Weeks 1 & 2: 6/24 - 7/5 Let's Make Music! (no camp July 4th)
Weeks 3 & 4: 7/8 - 7/19 Space Travel and Beyond!
Weeks 5 & 6: 7/22 - 8/2 We're Going Camping!
Weeks 7 & 8: 8/5 - 8/16 Construction on Site!

Morning Program: Guided activities will encourage the children to explore the world around them. Activities include arts and crafts, building, imaginative play, science experiments and plenty of time outdoors. Special presenters each week will help round out the fun.

Montessori Afternoons: (Full Day and Afternoon only students) Your child can experience the benefit of a well prepared Montessori environment, with a full range of Montessori materials and certified teachers. Activities in the Practical Life, Sensorial, Cultural, Math and Language curriculum will help your child build skills in all developmental areas. Remember, our children don’t stop learning in the summer, so let’s continue to prepare them to make academic progress!

Enrollment: Themes run for a two-week session, however each week can also stand alone. A child can enroll in either the first week or second week of a session if needed.

Eligibility: This program is open to ALL currently enrolled HMS students. Incoming HMS students who are 2.5 years old by July 1, 2019 are also eligible.

Non-HMS families who have children who are 3 years old by July 1, 2019 may apply. We require a child visit prior to accepting this registration form. Please submit this form and we will contact you to arrange a visit. The deposit will be due upon acceptance.

Sibling discount is 5% off the lower summer tuition for a second child.

Cost: Cost per week:
Half Day 8:30 am - 12:30 pm $400 ($320 - 4th of July week); Montessori Afternoons 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm; Full Day 8:30 am - 3:15 pm $535 ($428 - 4th of July week); Extended Day - incl 10% discount on before & aftercare 7:30 am - 6:30 pm $605 ($484 - 4th of July week); Add on: Before Care only (7:30 am - 8:30 am) $18 ($14 - 4th of July week) & After Care only (3:15 pm - 6:30 pm) $60 ($48 - 4th of July week)

*Daily optional care also available - before care daily: $12 and aftercare daily rate: $36
Discounts Available: Selecting the extended day option includes a 10% discount on before & aftercare rates.
Information Updated for:: 2019
Blue Rill Day Camp
Address: 444 Saddle River Road, Airmont, NY
Phone Number: 845-352-3521
Age Range: Ages 3-15 years
When: June 25th - August 17th; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm; Mini-Days available for PreK and K campers are 9:00am-2:00pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Blue Rill offers aftercare, free of charge until 6:00pm. Campers must be picked up prior to 6:00pm.
Transportation Provided: Air-conditioned, mini-buses driven by CDL Certified, State Licensed drivers.
Activities:

Each group's schedule is a perfect mix of swimming, sports, creative and performing arts, outdoor adventure and special events. The splishing and splashing is spectacular in our 3 heated pools. Our comprehensive sports program combines skill development and game play while teaching sportsmanship and teamwork. Campers love our creative arts programs and treasure their projects! The endless fun continues at our fabulous outdoor adventure areas, including our rock wall, high and low elements, nature and explorers programs. All this combined with specialty activities such as boating, dance, archery, fishing, our spectacular playgrounds and loads of special events! Our creative and innovative programs grow with our campers and provide summers filled with awesome activities and memorable experiences!

Cost: Rates vary based on number of weeks attending, etc.
Two through eight week sessions available.
Full dates and rates can be found here:
http://www.bluerilldaycamp.com/info_dates_sessions.htm
Discounts Available: Substantial savings for pre-school campers (entering Nursery and Kindergarten)
A 5% alumni discount
5% off for 2nd sibling, 10% off for 3rd sibling.
10% off total tuition for all new Hoboken families
Information Updated for:: 2017
BOLD Arts Dance Camp at All Saints
Address: All Saints Day School - 527 Clinton Street, Hoboken
Phone Number: 419-349-2465
Age Range: Entering 1st - 6th Grade (weeks of July 25th and August 1st); Entering Pre-K-K (week of August 8th)
When: Weeks of July 24th and July 31st are full-day camp from 9:00am-3:00pm; Week of August 7th is half-day camp from 9:00am-12:00pm.
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: n/a
Transportation Provided: n/a (local)
Activities:

BOLD Arts invites children to join in a week of dance and the arts which culminates in a high-energy, original performance. We build our show together using a thought-provoking theme, live music, and student-made scenery, costumes, and choreography. Expect to have fun, be challenged, and exposed to various styles of dance, storytelling, and incredible music.

Participants pack their lunches.

Cost: Full Day Camp: $500
Half Day Camp: $300
Discounts Available: Receive a $100 discount when you sign up for both Full Day weeks!
Information Updated for:: 2017
Camp Riverbend
Address: 116 Hillcrest Road, Warren, NJ
Phone Number: 908-580-CAMP (2267)
Age Range: Ages 3-14 years
When: July 1 - August 16; Full-Days are 9:30am- 4:15pm. Three-quarter days for ages 3-4 are 9:30 am - 2 pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Extended day at Camp 8 am to 6 pm (requires parent drop off and pick up)
Transportation Provided: Daily bus service from Hoboken and downtown Jersey City. Pick-up time is approximately 8:15-8:30 am and drop-off time is approximately 5:00pm. Drop-off time for the three-quarter day bus is approximately 2:30pm-2:45pm (assuming at least 5 campers in town). Buses are air-conditioned with an aide.
Activities:

Daily swimming lessons and free swim, crafts (arts and crafts, ceramics, woodworking, jewelry, lanyard), sports (baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, basketball, lacrosse, archery, volleyball, gaga), challenge course with climbing tower and zip line, cooking, canoeing, plus special days, carnivals, cookouts and lots more!

Cost: Varies depending on the program option and length of enrollment.
Tuition information can be found at www.campriverbend.com
Discounts Available: Sibling and Referral Discounts
Information Updated for:: 2019
Dedimus Potestatem: Mock Trial, Leadership and Debate
Address: The Hudson School
601 Park Ave
Hoboken NY 07030
Phone Number: 7189541357
Age Range: Age ranges vary for each class, see website for details
When: Leadership-Free your inner Jedi: Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:30 PM, 6/19, 6/22, 6/26, 6/29, 7/3, 7/6, 7/10, 7/13, 7/17, 7/20

Debate/Public Speaking: Mondays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 PM – 5:00 PM, 6/18, 6/21, 6/25, 6/28, 7/2, 7/5, 7/9, 7/12, 7/16, 7/19

Mock Trial: Tuesdays 4:45-5:45, June 19th-July 17th
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: I am typically there 15-20 minutes early, will stay a bit after (up to 30 min) to wait for parents
Transportation Provided: No
Activities:

Leadership:
Students will learn and practice essential Leadership skills such as Negotiation, Delegation, Initiative, Conflict Resolution and more. This class includes:

Improvisation and other Theatre games, building with Kinex, Legos and other materials, balloon relay races, sack races and obstacle courses, STEM activities with gumdrops, marshmallows and spaghetti, making DIY catapults, fencing (with inflatable lightsabers), dodgeball (foam balls), volleyball and other physical activities, building a life-sized house out of recyclable materials, and more

Debate/Public Speaking:

The objective of this program is to prepare participants for the myriad situations that require formal and informal presentations. Participants will learn how to craft and present arguments, opinions, and ideas. They will learn the fundamentals of rhetoric and will practice informing, persuading and motivating an audience in a variety of ways. The grading rubric was adapted with the permission of Neil Mercer, the Director of research and Head of Faculty at The University of Cambridge. This class will include:

-Debate (Instructor is trained by the English Speaking Union and a coach for the New York Debate League)

-Impromptu speeches

-Informative speeches

-Persuasive speeches

-Creating a commercial and learning how to market a product

-Improvisation/theater games

-Creative Writing

-Pitches (Make and pitch your own movie, book, legislation or product)

-Cold Calls

Mock Trial:

Mock trial is a hands-on simulation of the American judicial system. The goal is to help participants acquire a working knowledge of our judicial system, develop analytical abilities and communication skills, and gain an understanding of their obligations and responsibilities as participating members of our society. Materials for this course are provided by The American Bar Association and The Constitutional Rights Foundation.

Cost: Speech and Debate: $300 for 10 classes
Leadership: $350 for 10 classes
Mock Trial: $175 for 5 classes
Discounts Available: N/A
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: 63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona, NY
Phone Number: 845-354-2727
Age Range: Ages 3-15 years
When: June 27th - August 19th; Days are 9:30am-3:30pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Early Drop-off beginning at 7:00am and Late Pick-up until 7:00pm
Transportation Provided: Private bus pick-up & drop-off for full-day program
Activities:

With 25 acres, a lake, 6 pools, 7 tennis courts, a 7,000 square foot dining hall, a 1,000 square foot performing arts center, courts, fields and cabins for sports and fine arts, Deer Mountain offers a setting both well-appointed and beautifully transformative. Activities include: Sports (baseball, soccer, etc.), Arts and Crafts, Swimming, Lakes (fishing, canoeing, etc.) and Outdoor Adventures (rock climbing, zip lining, etc.). Smart, authentic leadership and experienced staff create an environment where Kids ages 3-15 years feel comfortable to be who they are. Expert instructors create engaging, high quality programs so kids develop real skills. Parents choose Deer Mountain because of our experience; Kids love us because of theirs.

Cost: Rates vary depending on age and number of weeks attending. Contact camp directly for full tuition information.
Discounts Available: Sibling Discounts
15 Acres of athletic fields
Address: 54 Wilder Road, Suffern, NY
Phone Number: 845-354-1466
Age Range: Ages 3-15 years
When: June 27 - August 23; 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 week (40 day) sessions available; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm; Option for Pre-K campers to attend 3 days/week sessions.
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Through Prime Time Learning Centers at 4th & Hudson. Many parents carpool to central pick-up location with shared babysitters.
Transportation Provided: Daily transportation provided on mini air-conditioned buses staffed by professional drivers and bus counselors. Central location pick-up at 8:00am in Hoboken with drop-off at 5:15pm at 6 locations throughout Hoboken plus Jersey City and Weehawken.
Activities:

Professional swim instruction in large, heated pools, an array of athletic fields sized for younger and older children, creative and performing arts such as: arts and crafts, ceramics, woodworking, dance, theater, digital photography and movie making, and specialties such as: archery, music, gymnastics, nature, edible gardening and yoga, among other activities. The camp also has a 38 foot climbing tower, tandem 250 foot zip lines and spider web net climber. Ample indoor space for rainy days.

Cost: Rates vary based on grade and number of weeks attending. Full tuition rates can be found on the camp website.
Discounts Available: Roughly 15% discount for campers entering 1st grade and younger
Sibling Discounts (vary by session length)
Early registration discount of 5% prior to October 31
Information Updated for:: 2019
DIY Woodworking Camp for Kids
Address: 51 Harrison St #207, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone Number: 201-687-9597
Age Range: 9-16
When: Session 1
Who: 9-12 YEARS OLD
When: July 8 - 12
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
Cost: $550

Session 2
Who: 13-16 YEARS OLD
When: JULY 15 - 19
TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
Cost: $550
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: n/a
Transportation Provided: n/a
Activities:

"DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys between the ages of 9-16 years old. Through a series of lessons and projects, these young builders will gain the abilities and confidence to complete increasingly complicated projects as the program progresses. Students will learn new skills that will last a lifetime, while also using their creativity and imagination to put their own personal touch on projects. Giving a child the opportunity to develop confidence in their abilities to work with their hands is an experience that could help shape their future.

Summer Camp is a week-long immersion for kids between the ages of 9-16 years old. Along the way, students will gain critical woodworking skills including the use of hand and power tools, planing and finishing custom projects, joinery techniques, and more. Students will create a mix of fun and practical projects like kinetic sculptures, chairs, outdoor games, and golf courses. Each day, campers will put their projects to the test during outdoor breaks in the park. Summer camp is lead by Christopher Murphy, a grade-school woodworking teacher with 10 years experience, and Priscilla Van Houten, founder and owner of The DIY Joint®.

Cost: $550
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: Elysian Charter School
1460 Garden Street, Hoboken
Phone Number: 201-876-0102 x 104
Age Range: K - 7th grade
When: Weeks of July 15, July 22, July 29 and August 5 (Monday- Friday)
Camp day runs from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Early drop off available from 8:30 am (additional $10/day). After Care available from 4:00 - 5:00 pm (additional $20/day).
Transportation Provided: N/A
Activities:

Activities include arts & crafts, sports & fitness, cooking, science experiments, field trips to beach front/pool, Gaga, visiting workshops and much more!

Cost: $450/week
Discounts Available: Sibling discount $400/week
Information Updated for:: 2019
Fact or Fabrication?
Address: 601 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Camp Categories: , ,
Phone Number: 201-659-8335
Age Range: 13-18
When: July 9-20; Monday - Thursday; 9:30 am -12 pm
Activities:

How true are "historical" films? We'll take a look at movies that focus on historical events and discover what is fact, fantasy, or simply a matter of perspective.

Cost: $300
Information Updated for:: 2018
French Immersion Camp
Address: 209 3rd St
Phone Number: 2013388320 ext 210
Age Range: 3-11
When: From June 24 to August 16, from 8:30am to 3pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: After Care from 3pm to 6pm.
Transportation Provided: Possibility of Bus Service
Activities:

French Language Workshops, Music, Sports, Performance, Art & Craft, Visual Arts, Games, Park,

Cost: Starting at $410/week
Discounts Available: Sibling and multi-week registration discounts
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: 750 Gate Hill Road, Stony Point NY 10980
Phone Number: 845-947-3223
Age Range: Ages 3-14 years
When: June 27th - August 19th; 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Early Drop-off beginning at 7:45am with Late Pick-up until 6:00pm
Transportation Provided: Daily bus service from Hoboken with central pickups available in uptown and midtown. Air conditioned buses. Pick-up is at approximately 8:00am and Drop-off is at approximately 5:00pm. Bus counselor runs unique "Camp-on-Wheels" program, with games, competitions and surprises every day. Variety of car seat options available. In the event of mid-day health concerns, chaperoned transportation to your family doctor, workplace or home is provided as needed.
Activities:

Broad varied program of Athletics, creative and performing arts, adventure activities and swimming. All activities at our private 33 acre site are lead in purpose built facilities by our team of over 50 specialists. Our proven instructional swim program is a highlight with class sizes as low as 3 campers per instructor. Separate teams and age appropriate facilities for Early Childhood Campers. Also offer program variations for STEM and Teen travel options.

Cost: Full tuition rates can be found on the camp's website.
Discounts Available: 5% Sibling Discount
Phone Number: 973-763-2412
Age Range: Entering 1st - 10th Grade
When: June 28th - August 19th; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: n/a
Transportation Provided: Bus service staffed by a bus counselor with two pick-up/drop-off locations in Hoboken.
Activities:

Campers participate in a program theme each week along with art, outdoor activities, sports, games, archery and an off-site trip.

Cost: Rates vary. Full tuition rate information can be found on the camp’s website.
Discounts Available: n/a
Address: 1418 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
Phone Number: 908-964-5411
Age Range: Children with mild special needs ages 3-15 years. Also offer a separate LIFE/TRAVELQUEST Program for ages 16-18.
When: June 27th - August 11th; May attend for a minimum of 3 weeks up to full 7 weeks; Days are 9:00am-3:40pm; Mini-Day Option for ages 3-4 years is 9:00am-1:30pm,.
Transportation Provided: Door-to-door air-conditioned transportation
Activities:

Swim, sports, tennis, bicycle riding/instruction, gymnastics, karate, arts and crafts, performing arts, cooking, nature/science, photography, computers, yoga, facilitated play, trips, special events and entertainment, as well as academic reinforcement, Social Skills Groups, Speech and Occupational Therapy.

Cost: Full tuition rates are listed on the 2016 Harbor Haven application found on the camp’s website. Harbor Haven is an approved camp by the Department of Children and Families (formerly DDD) for children eligible for that funding. Based on individual needs school districts sometimes participate in funding all or part of the tuition. Harbor Haven can provide a coded bill for portions of the program that may be covered by your health insurance. (Coverage may vary; parents are responsible for payment.)
Discounts Available: iscount for 2 or more special needs siblings. Non-IEP siblings may attend at no cost for up to two weeks as part of Harbor Haven’s unique “reverse inclusion” component. Camp provides discounts to anyone attending the HFA Cabin Fever Event. Open house discount provided to anyone attending the 2016 Open Houses: March 20th and April 17th (RSVP required).
Harbor Hills Day Camp
Address: 75 Doby Road, Mendham, NJ
Phone Number: 973-895-3200
Website: www.hhdc.com
Age Range: Ages 3-17 years
When: June 24th - August 16th; 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 week programs available; Full-Days for campers in PreK - 11th grade are 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: n/a
Transportation Provided: Daily bus pick-up and drop-off in Hoboken with a bus counselor and CDL Certified bus driver on each bus available at no additional cost.
Activities:

4 heated pools with waterslides and W.S.I. Certified swim lessons. Age-appropriate sports including: Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Hockey, Gymnastics, Golf, Archery and Tennis. Arts and Crafts: Jewelry, Lanyards, Ceramics. Hands-on Science, Cooking, Rock Walls, Ziplines, High Ropes, Trampolines, Kayaking, Fishing and Go-Karts. Weekly phone call updates, college-age counselors, Certified Teachers running the activities and Staff from around the world.

Cost: Rates vary per number of weeks attending. .
Discounts Available: Sibling Discounts.
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: 124 Grand Street
Phone Number: 201-792-4666
Age Range: 5-12
When: 7:30am - 5:30pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Late Pick up option available
Activities:

Hoboken Day Care 100 is proud to bring back its Summer Camp Program for 2017. Our program combines learning and play to create a fun and exciting learning environment for ages 5-12. Each week we will have themes ranging from healthy eating and exercise to bugs and science experiments. Local walking field trips are also expected

Cost: $825/Month
Information Updated for:: 2017
Imagination Machine
Address: 601 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone Number: 201-659-8335
Age Range: 10-15
When: June 17-28 & July 28-August 3, from 8:30 am-12:30 pm.
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: We offer morning and afternoon sessions. If your child attends both sessions, we include a chaperoned lunch period at Church Square Park, free of charge.
Activities:

Everyone has a fantasy story hidden away deep inside their imagination. Take this storytelling workshop and set your magical tale free!

Cost: $250 for one week, $450 for two.
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: 165 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone Number: 2013770718
Age Range: 4-11
When: Monday-Friday
July 22nd-August 31st
9am-4pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Early Drop-Off: 8am
Late Pick-Up: 5pm
Transportation Provided: No.
Activities:

Singing, Dancing, Acting, Arts & Crafts! New theme every week, performance every Friday!

Cost: tbd
Information Updated for:: 2019
Address: 34 Jefferson Lake Road, Stanhope, NJ
Phone Number: Summer: 973-347-1230; Winter: 973-376-1962
Age Range: Ages 4-15 years
When: June 27th - August 19th; Days are 9:30am-4:15pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: n/a
Transportation Provided: Daily bus service in 24 passenger air conditioned vans driven by CDL-Certified professional drivers. Jeff Lake Bus Counselor onboard to facilitate bus games and bus safety rules. Pick-up in Hoboken approximately 8:00am and drop-off approximately 5:30pm.
Activities:

Jeff Lake Campers have the chance to explore and grow though a strong tradition of quality programming and fun. Learn to swim in one of our 5 heated pools, paddle a canoe, catch a fish or jump on our trampolines on our 35 acre lake. Experience the fun of gymnastics, dance, music, cooking, yoga, pottery, science, nature and arts & crafts. Strengthen your sport skills with our expert coaches in soccer, softball, tennis, basketball, lacrosse and more. Shoot an arrow, challenge our ropes course and make a new friend.

Cost: Full tuition rates can be found on the camp’s website.
Discounts Available: Priority Tuition
LakeView Day Camp
Address: 505 Riva Avenue, East Brunswick, NJ
Phone Number: 732-821-8933
Age Range: Ages 3-15 years
When: June 29th - August 21st; 4,5,6,7 and 8 week sessions; Days are 9:00am-4:00pm
Early Drop-Off/Late Pick-Up Options: Early Drop-off beginning at 7:30am with Late Pick-up until 6:00pm
Transportation Provided: Small, air-conditioned busses with driver and camp staff member
Activities:

Swimming, arts, sports, ropes course, lake boating and creative playgrounds, instructional and free swim daily. Arts: cooking, art, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, theater, music, dance, science, & robotics. Sports: gymnastics, tennis, soccer, basketball, softball, hockey, flag football, golf. Adventure: high and low ropes course, zip line, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, nature and outdoor skills, archery, fishing, go-karts. Free Play: 4 independent, creative playgrounds

Cost: Rates vary per Kiddie Kastle (prek-K), Main (1st-7th) and Teen Camp (7th-9th) and number of sessions attending. Full tuition rates can be found on our website. Our tuition is all inclusive (Transportation, Tshirts, Full Hot Meals, Unlimited Daily Snacks, Backpack, Water bottle, Camp Pictures and MORE!)
Discounts Available: 5% discount for 2nd sibling, 10% discount for 3rd sibling, 15% discount for 4th sibling
Early Enrollment Discounts are available every Fall.
Pay in Full Discounts are available every October.
Information Updated for:: 2019