With summer right around the corner and the promise of life returning to normal on the horizon, many parents are beginning to think about summer scheduling, introducing new routines, and of course, keeping the kiddos entertained! Whether you’re a busy working parent or just looking for something fun and engaging for the kids to do after weeks of being cooped up, summer camp will be a lifesaver this year. There are so many summer camp options in the White Plains area. Lucky for you, we’ve created a summer camp guide to help you narrow it down and keep your summer planning as stress-free as possible. Below are five of our favorite summer camps in and around White Plains, NY.
Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round. But shh…don’t tell them it’s educational! The best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they've learned. Exciting summer camp themes include Adventures with Star Wars®, Gamebots, Junior Creators, Amusement Park Engineering and much more! Snapology also focuses on developing real-world interpersonal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together. Check out what this parent had to say about Snapology: “So much fun for kids! The summer camps are a blast and they still got to learn a lot about science. Definitely the best place to send a kid to keep them learning.” There are multiple dates, locations, and themes to choose from. Right now Snapology is offering risk-free summer camp booking to help ease parents' concerns of potential cancellations during these uncertain times. Learn more here.
Do you want to keep your kids active this summer? A-Game Sports camps are a great option! Camps offered include baseball/softball, field hockey, flag football, basketball, and multisports. There are little athletes programs for camps 3-5 years old. Camps are available multiple times over the summer and you can choose the week that works best for your schedule. There are even extended care options available. Camps are kept well staffed to ensure your child gets the attention they need and to maintain a fun and safe environment for all campers.
Show your creativity with One River School of Art and Design! Each week campers will be able to express themselves through art using different mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpting, and more! Every camp is a different theme to keep children engaged. Camp themes include making monsters, dragon creations, drawing nature, comic book creations, and so much more. Programs are available for campers in kindergarten to high school. One River School of Art and Design will keep their class sizes small to ensure responsible social distancing during camps. They also sanitize the facility multiple times a day and currently require masks inside. Check the website for updates before the camp start date.
Take the stage with the Play Group Theatre! All summer long, your child will get the opportunity to play theater games, write their own play, learn about technical theater, perform on stage, and much more! The Play Group Theatre offers 1-4 week camps for kids of all ages. Age groups are 4-6, 7-10, 11-13, and 14+. The Play Group Theatre is also offering online summer camps this year! Perfect for families that need a more flexible schedule or would like to continue social distancing.
Flip into fun this summer with World Cup Gymnastics! Campers ages 5-14 will be able to participate in athletic and creative activities. Not only will they learn gymnastics techniques, but campers will also play games, make crafts, sing karaoke, tie-dye, go on field trips, and have fun with their friends. Campers are organized into groups based on age and gymnastics ability. All instructors are safety-certified to ensure a safe environment for all campers. World Cup Gymnastics offers sibling discounts and extended care options, which is great news for all parents!