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Summer Camp Guide 2021 * Updated 5/21*

Sponsored in part by Kids Country Day Camp

By Helen Partlow, Publisher March 4, 2021

Who is ready for summer?!  The best time to start looking for summer camp is NOW!  With reduced capacity, spots are filling fast.  Local summer camps are ready to provide another fun and safe summer for your family.  Start planning your family's summer fun with these amazing camps in the Greater Port Jefferson area of Long Island.

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Last updated 4/21/21


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Kids Country Day Camp

37B Crystal Brook Hollow Rd. Mt. Sinai

(631) 331-5351






Photos are pre-COVID

Kids Country Day Camp is a recreational children's summer day camp located on 10 acres in the heart of  Suffolk County, NY. It's SUMMER FUN the way it was meant to be! Make friends, enjoy adventures, play sports and games, have parties, explore our world, and more.

Kids Country Day Camp has over 50 summer fun activities. Their daily schedules are carefully planned out to provide an assortment of activities that are sure to make each and every camper's summer ridiculously FUN! Whether they're an athlete or an artist, they have the activities to challenge, inspire, and entertain all summer long. Imagine, sports of all kinds, exciting adventure course elements, arts and crafts, karate, dance, and gymnastics just to name a few.

Kids Country Day Camp is ready and able to once again follow any and all CDC rules and regulations to keep your family safe.  Last summer, their comprehensive Covid-19 policies, and procedures successfully kept everyone safe and they were able to see the smiles on so many children’s faces as they enjoyed a fun and much-needed summer experience


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Art Studio E

77 Broadway, Rocky Point

(631) 744-4001




Now offering half and full day options! Two different age groups with options for ceramics/ Pottery, Drawing and Painting every single week! All camps are taught by NYS Certified Art Teachers or professionals in the field with advanced degrees in their field of art.  All camp topics are limited to ten students, and we predict they will fill rapidly!

Learn More: Children's Camps (Ages 5-9) | Tween/Teen Camp (Ages 10-16)

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Paper Planes Learning Center

620 Route 25a, Mount Sinai

(631) 642-7777




Younger Kids (under 5): The summer daycare program is available for both young children and school-age children as well.  Their summer program manages to remain engaging and fun—because that's what summer is all about! 

School-Aged Kids (5-9): The summer daycare program at Paper Planes is perfect for school-age children from 5 to 9 years old. As with all of our school-age child care (SACC) programs, our summer day camp will be broken up into developmentally appropriate activities & games for different age groups. No matter what age group your child falls into, you can expect them to feel completely comfortable and enjoy their setting. Their summer program's activities are specially designed to spark curiosity and imagination. At the same time, they are keeping children's minds sharp and encouraging them to become lifelong learners outside of the classroom. They aim to instill confidence and self-sufficiency in everything they do!

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Long Island Explorium

101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson

(631) 331-3277





Register now for the Long Island Explorium's Maker Summer Camps 2021

On-Site Camp: Full Day (9 am - 3 pm) or Half Day (9 am- 12 pm) Weeks of July 12th, July 19th, July 26th, August 16th, and August 23rd.  

Maker Faire Long Island 2021 is happening all summer long! For 5 weeks, students can experience the magic and inspiration of the Maker Faire movement through small group, highly interactive sessions. Campers will get up close and personal with our Makers from all walks of life and all around the world. Each week will feature guest Makers that will inspire, challenge, and engage our campers.

The camps are led by the Explorium’s experienced STEM educators and camps will be augmented with guest experts.

Space is very limited to ensure compliance with health and safety protocols.

Register now to save your space.

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Lipstick & Lollipops

176-2 North Country Road, Mt Sinai
(631) 828-4403


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This summer there will be 4 different sessions to choose from!  Pick the whole week ($120) or just the day ($45) and enjoy fun themes such as unicorns, mermaids, luaus, 80s, PJ party, movie night and more!  Click here to find out more details!

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Benner's Farm

56 Gnarled Hollow Rd, East Setauket
(631) 689-8172




Pick as many weeks as you like this summer! Come spend time on the farm this summer. Help with chores, help in the garden and be a farmer for a week! Each week is a different theme and we will have a special guest visiting the farm too. Half and full days available as well as before and after care.  Please call the farm office to book 631-689-8172. Masks are required for all campers.  Camps start at age 3!

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Give It Your All Sports

2127 Lakeland Avenue Suite 5, Ronkonkoma
(631) 676-4412
coachmike@giveityourallsports.com




Indoor Sports facility where your child will have a fun time playing various sports.  Family oriented and targeted to keep your child active.  Safe, clean and climate controlled.  Ages: 4 - 16 Yrs Old

We will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 - 5:00pm.   With early morning drop off and late afternoon pickup available. 

$30.00  1/2 Day ( 9:00 - 1:00, 1:00 - 5:00, or any 4 hours throughout the day)  and $60.00 for the full day ( 9:00 - 5:00)

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Roseland School of Dance, Mt Sinai

25 Route 25A, Mt Sinai
(631) 331-4100
roselandmtsinai@gmail.com






Roseland School of Dance, Mt Sinai is offering Summer Dance Classes for ages 2 & up! Only $30 for 4 weeks of class. Try a new style or keep up with the ones you love. Offering Tap, Ballet, Tiny Tumblers, Hip Hop, Jazz, Cheer Dance & more! Sessions in both July and August. Contact Roseland today to register!  Register by phone 631-331-4100 or email roselandmtsinai@gmail.com.

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Port Jefferson Yacht Club Sailing School

Sailing School Location:

Port Jefferson Yacht Club

Surf Ave Pass Way, Port Jefferson

pjycsailing@gmail.com

917-336-5060








This year at the Port Jefferson Yacht Club Sailing School we are excited to offer Spring, Summer, and Fall programs. Our junior sailing program is offered for children ages 7-17 years old of all skill levels. We start each day with “chalk talks” in the classroom then we head out sailing on our fleet of 420’s and Optimist sailboats for an exciting day on the water. For more information and to register please visit the “Sailing School” page on our website.

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Suffolk County Farm's Learn & Play

350 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank

Allison Grief - ag263@cornell.edu or 631 852-4627

This summer their popular Summer Learn and Play classes are back!  Each class has a different theme and age range.  Join us for fun on the farm! Explore our farm with hands-on-activities, stories, songs, crafts, and a wagon ride (weather permitting) and visit the animals. Each session has been designed to accentuate the child/caregiver learning experience.




$15.00 per child, per class. Must register for a minimum of 4 classes.
Children must be within age range of class to register.
Siblings over 12 months, $7.50, siblings under 12 months old, free.

Registration is required. Online Registration

Classes cannot be canceled/refunded once the session has begun. Class changes only when available.

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Little Farmer's Summer Fun

350 Yaphank Ave, Yaphank

Allison Grief - ag263@cornell.edu or 631 852-4627





New for summer 2021, their popular nature-based preschool program is premiering Little Farmers Summer Fun!  This program has been developed by the Early Childhood Department just for our youngest adventurers.  This is a drop-off program for ages 3-5, (must be able to use the bathroom independently).

Register here: https://suffolkcountyfarm.campbrainregistration.com/

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Other Summer Camps in the area:


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Camp Stonewall Sleepaway Camp 
Grades 2-10

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Up to $30 Off Science Explorers Camps 
Ages 4-11

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