Pine Street School curates the city’s best camp providers in our state-of-the-art facilities to offer fun and engaging summer camps for elementary and middle schoolers from June 26-September 1, 2017.
Play On! Theater Camp: July 10-28
Play On! Theater Summer Camp: Our theater camp is guaranteed to give kids packed weeks full of acting, music, and fun they won't soon forget. Young actors work with professional NYC actors and teaching artists, as they rehearse and perform in a full production to build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment. Topped off with playing lots of drama games!
Each Friday, camp is extended to feature the week's culminating performance for families and friends at 4pm.
Play-Well Camp: June 26-30 | July 10-14
AGES: 5-6y | 7-11y
Intro to STEM (June 26-30) | 5-6Y: Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. 7-11Y: Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.
Jedi Engineering (July 10-14): The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build projects from LEGO® Materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.
Daniel's Music Camp for Emerging Musicians: July 10-27
AGES: Singer/Songwriter & Band 7-10y, Beginner Piano Lab 6-8y, Kid Beatz/Making Melodies 3-6y
We are thrilled to be hosting a new summer camp for young people who are serious about music and ready to take their interest to the next level. This camp offers an instrumental program and a singer/songwriter program, with culminating performances for all campers.
Camp runs Monday-Thursday each week. Private lessons offered every Friday in piano, violin, ukulele, guitar, drums and vocals.
Daniel Hartig is a talented musician and Pine Street School’s own music teacher. Guitarist, songwriter and music educator, Daniel has performed on musical stages through New York City since the age of 15. He holds a masters in music education from Columbia University, Teachers College and has conducted numerous workshops in music education throughout NYC, often in association with the New York Philharmonic. Daniel’s Summer Music Camp is limited to young people with prior music experience and familiarity with one or more instruments and/or vocal skills.
Swim+STEM Camp: June 26-September 1
Campers dive into Physique’s daily instructional swim program each morning. They learn comprehensive swim techniques and safety skills under the supervision and guidance of our Red Cross certified instructors and lifeguards. Campers participate in athletics and games, such as soccer, capture the flag and obstacle courses, throughout the week. Afternoons are spent with NORY STEM, focusing on interactive projects that include robot building, chemistry, engineering and more.
Clay World's Animation & Modeling Camp: July 10-14 I August 7-11
This camp has just been announced!Clay World developes artistic capabilities and creative expressiveness through clay modeling, clay animation and sugar art. They have two studio locations one in New York City and one in Miami Beach. Clay World will be collaborating with a tech partner for this summer’s camp so that campers have the opportunity to simultaneously learn hands-on artistic skills and the use of digital media.
Drone Camp: July 24-28
Green Ivy is excited to partner with Safety Third Racing and Liberty Science Center this summer for a special technology camp for students ages 10-15 with a passion for drone technology. This one-week drone intensive will immerse campers in the broad scope of drone capabilities through daily missions and field experiments. Campers will learn through hands-on challenges about aero-robotics, drone cinematography, drone programming, 3D fabrication, and real world applications of drones to solve problems and save people! Campers will take daily field trips to drone-friendly areas within the NYC/New Jersey region.
This is a one-of-a-kind experience for young people with a commitment to building tech skills in an emerging domain. Camp will only run for one week this summer and only 16 spots are available.
Mad Science Camp: July & August
AGES: 1st-3rd Grade
Crazy Chemworks (July 24-28): Come and spark imaginative learning with a week of Mad chemistry. Watch as we combine elements and make them fizz, crackle, and chance color! We'll delve into molecules and chemical reactions that produce light, gas, and even slime!Jr. Explorers (July 31-August 4): Take a trip through some of the most unique areas of science. See how illusion and reality meet and test out the ideas that make our favorite toys and tricks work. Each day explores a different scientific theme. We'll explore the science behind magic, music, and movement and more!
NASA: Journey into Space (August 7-11): From our earth's atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, join us on a quest for exploration! Comets, planets, stars and more are all waiting to be discovered. Learn about the four forces of flight and the challenges of space travel as you construct your own rockets.
Red Hot Robots (August 14-18): Join Mad Science and our Radical Robots for a scientific journey through circuitry and sensors. Explore several different types of robots. Play tag with robots that you control. Complete the camp by building your own robot to take home!
Summer Play with Project Playdate: June 26-September 6
Different than a Summer Camp, Summer Play gives parents the flexibility to sign up from one half day drop in to the whole 5 weeks of programming. Each week highlights a different theme and each day has a different activity so that we can sustain a diverse set of fun and educational experiences for our kids. Summer Play not only exposes our students to a wide variety of new skills, interests and experiences, but to also enhance their love for learning, instill a passion for trying new things, perpetuate their curiosity and promote their development into well-rounded young leaders.
This year, the Project Playdate team has been working on a hands-on and entertaining approach to teach children vital leadership skills. Our new and improved curriculum integrates group recreation and reflective social activities to help children gain confidence, character and empathy. Themes and topics include practicing character-building behaviors like kindness, effective communication skills, and teamwork to promote healthy social and emotional development.
STEM+Soccer Camp: June 26-September 1
AGES: 3-5y | Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Children will need to use both brains and brawn at our Summer camp where we combine STEM and Soccer to challenge campers to think outside the box, work together and solve problems. Campers will start off exercising their biggest muscle of all, their brain! Young innovators will develop new skills, to program a robot, build circuits, conduct experiments and more. We encourage children to ask "why" and will never answer "just because".
Then, it's time to move onto some fancy footwork. Young athletes will shoot and score with the pros of Super Soccer Stars. Children will learn the fundamentals of soccer, from dribbling, passing, and shooting. Emphasis is placed on teaching the enjoyment of the game, building self-confidence and developing teamwork.
Mini Camps: June 26-September 1
AGES: 2.5-3y | 4-5y
Mini camps are a great way to experience the best of both worlds! With both soccer and art activities throughout the 2.5 hour day, your little one will dribble, pass and score goals while also having a chance to create an artistic masterpiece. Camps are divided into two age groups: 2.5 to 3 and 4 to 5 year olds, so while your older one is honing their soccer skills, your younger one will be working on their next work of art!
Robots & Science Camp: June 26-September 1
AGES: 3-4y | 5-6y
Is your child inventive? creative? a problem solver? If you answered yes to any of these characteristics, you have an innovator on your hands, and we have the dream summer camp for you. Each week, your child will be immersed into an eye-opening theme and take on creative challenges with their peers as a team. Our experiential learning program allows your innovator to design and find their own solutions to problems and fail without fear as they develop valuable skills for innovators including: resiliency, teamwork, and inquisitiveness. On top of our renowned robotics and science, each day has a specialty activity from team sports to creative art projects to help develop soft skills relevant to the weekly theme. This summer, enjoy New York's most well-rounded playground for innovators.