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Catskills Sleepaway Camps

Here are the camps that match your search inquiry. If you would like help narrowing your list of camps or figuring out which camp is right for your child, contact Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement at 212.391.5208/1.800.777-CAMP or by email You may also register on our site to receive a free, customized list of camps based on your needs and those that best fit your child.

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Ramapo for Children

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Hudson Valley, Rhinebeck, NY

Camp Ramapo serves children with emotional, learning and social problems. Ramapo provides a safe, predictable and highly structured environment which fosters the development of positive social and learning skills. Campers live in rustic bunks with an average of six campers to each group. A particular strength of Ramapo is its one-to-one staff-to-child ratio. The atmosphere is warm and supportive; all activities are carefully supervised; and the grounds are attractive and well cared for.

Camp Glen Spey

Resident Camp for Girls

The Catskills, Glen Spey, NY

Camp Glen Spey is owned and operated by the Girl Scout Council of Bergen County. Glen Spey's six hundred acres are located approximately two hours from Paramus, 90 minutes away from Riverdale and 30 minutes from Port Jervis, New York. The camp offers beautiful hiking trails, a variety of plants and wildlife, a large playfield and a seventy-acre heart-shaped lake.

Surprise Lake Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Hudson Highlands, Cold Spring, New York

Surprise Lake, one of the oldest and most reputable Jewish camps in the country, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2002. SLC's Jewish programming is child-friendly and emphasizes fun.

Camp Loyaltown

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Hunter, NY

Harriman Lodge

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

East Jewet, NY

Through adaptive programming in areas such as horseback riding, swimming, creative art and music therapies, sports and many more, we strive to provide a true vacation experience in a safe, non-restrictive environment. Whether you are a guest or future staff member, Harriman Lodge is a unique place to grow and experience the most amazing summer of your life. The surrounding mountains, private lake and natural splendor allow for the perfect atmosphere to challenge your abilities.

Camp Monroe

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Orange County, Monroe, NY

To create a daily camp life built on love and concern for each member of our summer community. To teach, by discussion and example, qualities such as: honesty, trust, sharing, loyalty, fair play, good sportsmanship, cleanliness, and respect for oneself and others.

AGBU Camp Nubar

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Andes, NY

Camp Nubar is one of the programs established in 1963 to serve not only the Armenian youth, but many others who are enriched by the Armenian culture and traditions.


Resident Camp for Girls

Bear Mountain, Harriman State Park, Bear Mountain, New York

just for girls - just for fun! Ellen Shakespeare- board president

Camp Herrlich

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Putnam County, Patterson, NY

Camp Herrlich offers a unique opportunity for developing an appreciation and understanding of our natural world. It is a place where one learns and develops better attitudes towards oneself, others and the environment we share. Personal growth, community respect and environment stewardship are all part of the eductional process at Camp Herrlich.

Camp Kinder Ring

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Dutchess County - Sylvan Lake, Hopewell Junction, NY

Camp Kinder Ring, filled with Friendship, Love and Spirit, has been welcoming children for almost 90 years. Nestled in the Hudson Valley, in Hopewell Junction, New York on more than 100 acres of pristine property and overlooking beautiful Sylvan Lake, Camp Kinder Ring boasts tremendous facilities, programming and staff. It offers the Pinnacle in Sleep-Away Camp Experience for boys and girls aged 7-16. Camp Kinder Ring is proud of the variety of programming offered to expose children to a wide array of activities – from an impressive Athletic Program, to a magnificent Waterfront including a huge swimming pool and exciting lake activities, to Arts and Crafts, Drama, Adventure Center and Ropes Course, Jewish Culture program, and several travel programs to just name a few. Contact Camp Kinder Ring at: (845)221-2771 x105 or

Gymnastics Camp

Resident Camp for Girls

Huguenot, NY

Specialized camp for girls 9-17, from beginners to elite. 5 sessions each day. Our master staff has 90+ yrs experience at Nat'l & Int'l Championships, including the Olympic Games. In-Ground Loose Foam Pit for Vaulting, Tumbling, Bars & Beam. In Ground trench bar pit - perfect place to learn pirouettes and advanced release moves!

Clearpool for Children with Special Needs

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Hudson Valley, Carmel, NY

Clearpool Special Education programs serve children with a 10- or 12-month IEP and those in need of academic and social support to prevent regression, while enjoying a summer camp experience. Monday through Friday residential program offers academics and recreational activities in beautiful natural surroundings

YMCA International Judo Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Huguenot, NY

Whether you are 6 or 66 Plus, male or female, Judoka competitor or recreational player, with four players to every coach you will get a great experience! Current & former Olympic medalists give instruction and participate in randori. Guest instructor this year will be Pat Burris, former US Olympian and US National Champion.

Young Judaea Sprout Lake

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Dutchess County, Verbank, NY

So many parents ask us, "What makes a CYJ Sprout Lake summer so special?" Sometimes they ask because their children are so camp-sick in the weeks following the summer but the children are unable to put into words what made the summer so special. Other parents ask because they are interested in sending their children to camp camp and they want to know what distinguishes Sprout Lake. Either way, the answer is simple: CYJ Sprout Lake is special because of three key factors: our staff, our educational program, and our activities.

Trade Winds Lake Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Windsor, NY

The Three Rights of TWLC: Right Mind, Heart and Body. Whether competing in the Trade Winds Lake Camp Olympics, caring for farm animals, observing pond life through a microscope, or participating in numerous other sports, arts and recreational activities, we encourage the development of a sharper mind, heart and body!

Project Morry

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Glen Spey, NY

Project Morry is a year-round youth development organization that provides to each child a multi-year commitment anchored by a superb residential summer camp experience. The children, for whom these experiences would not otherwise be available, benefit from a network of support and gain increased social skills, enhanced self-esteem, positive core values and a greater sense of personal responsibility.

Frost Valley YMCA

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Claryville, NY

Fresh Air Fund Camps

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Hudson Valley, Fishkill, NY

Free summer vacations for your children! The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit agency, has been providing New York City children with free summer vacations in the country since 1877. To date, more than 1.7 million youngsters have visited a host family or one of our five camps. Our camps serve boys and girls aged 8 to 15.

World Volleyball Training Center

Resident Camp for Girls

Huguenot, NY

Whether you're new to volleyball or an experienced player, you'll get a world-class summer at the World Volleyball Training Center.

Rock Hill Camp

Resident Camp for Girls

Hudson Valley, Putnam County, Mahopac, NY

Rock Hill Resident Camp is run by Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson and allows girls the chance to experience nature while developing leadership skills and independence. Girls do not need to be a registered Girl Scout to attend.

Camp Huntington

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

High Falls, NY

Camp Huntington is a coed, residential, seven-week program for children and young adults with a variety of special needs. Our program is designed to maximize a child's potential and develop their strengths and hidden abilities. We offer a unique program approach we've developed: Adaptive Therapeutic Recreation. Your child will enjoy the fun-filled days of summer camp while learning practical life skills.

Camp Hilltop

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Hancock, New York

Camp Hilltop is a family oriented friendly camp designed to provide its campers with new experiences and memories that last a life-time.

Iroquois Springs

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Rock Hill, New York

Located just 90 miles from New York City, Iroquois Springs is the site of the finest in overnight camp experiences for girls and boys since 1931!

Camp Kennybrook

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Monticello, NY

Camp Kennybrook is a coed residence camp located just two hours from NYC. A great place to grow, have fun and form friendships that will last a lifetime! A well-rounded and structured program.

Camp Lokanda

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Glen Spey, NY

Camp provides a tremendous opportunity for personal growth. The Lokanda leadership team is committed to teaching our campers"life skills" hand in hand with "activity skills". Our campers learn about what it takes to be a good "team player" while meeting their individual responsibilities.

Camp Lakota

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Wurtsboro, New York

The Lakota experience is a magical mix of spirit, adventure and fun. Since its founding in 1924, Lakota continues to offer each camper a safe, healthy and enriching camp environment. Our goal remains the same, to give each child a sense of importance and belonging. Camp Lakota is a co-ed sleep away camp. We feature all the great land sports and waterspots, in our pools, and on Masten Lake. We also have a fantastic Arts & Crafts program, drama, dance and gymnastics. Our specialty activities include waterskiing, go-karts, zipline, skateboard and our great horseback program, all on campus. Most importantly, Camp Lakota is about friendships. Our veteran staff provides the highest quality supervision and instruction and we all focus on one goal, to foster warm and lasting memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Campus Kids - Minisink

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Lower Catskills, Hudson Valley, "where NJ, PA and NY come together", Glen Spey, NY

Monday through Friday sleep-away camp, home with the family on the weekends. Daily choice program, wide variety of activities in a beautiful outdoor setting with spectacular lake. Small camp community focused on each camper's experience.

YMCA Outdoor Adventures

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Huguenot, NY

Outdoor Adventures provides amazing camping opportunities for campers age 12-14. One and two week adventure trips include rock climbing, backpacking, canoeing and visiting attractions throughout the east coast. While at base camp in Huguenot, NY campers will go over skills necessary for their trip before heading offsite.

Camp Top of the Pines

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Harriman State Park-Bear Mountain, Bear Mountain , NY

FOUNDED in 1990 by Vacamas Programs for Youth We provide groups positive and nurturing, but challenging experiences. Camp Vacamas is in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains of rural New Jersey, only 45 minutes from mid-town Manhattan. At camp we are surrounded by the natural beauty of 500 acres of wooded land and a 60 acre spring-fed lake.

Lake Delaware Boys Camp

Resident Camp for Boys

Delhi, NY

Lake Delaware Boys Camp is a summer camp for boys founded in 1909 by Robert Livingston Gerry. It is located in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains in Delhi, NY - a 3 hour drive from New York City.

Camp Echo

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Lower New York State, Bloomingburg, NY

Camp Echo is a coed, sleep-away camp located about two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Our 450 campers and 270 staff members build a community of caring and trust that lasts long after our seven weeks of camp. A private lake and 200+ acres of fields and wooded trails provide the perfect setting for horseback riding, canoeing, lacrosse, or any number of other traditional camp activities. For 2008- new state of the art recording studio and music program with professional musicians and artists working with the kids.

URJ Kutz Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Orange County, NY, Warwick, NY

Timber Lake Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Shandaken, NY

At Timber Lake we foster values of sharing, integrity, responsibility, and respect in a friendly, safe environment of fun. The best camp experience gives children enhanced self-confidence and greater self-esteem.

Silver Lake Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

The Catskills, Swan Lake, New York

With state of the art facilities and over 50 activities to choose from, Silver Lake offers a warm family feel. Sports, Arts, Adventure, Digital Media, and Water Sports are just some of the many programs campers can choose from. Fly on our flying trapeze, flip into the foam pit in our newly built gymnastics center, horseback ride through one of our many trails, or waterski on our 96 acre lake, Silver Lake has something for everyone!


Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Catskills, Swan Lake, NY

Camp Chipinaw was founded in 1926 and is located under two hours northwest of New York City in the Catskill Mountains. The site encompasses 200 acres, including a private 96 acre lake. We offer a diverse program of sports, arts and adventure to our 200 boys and 200 girls that join us each summer. Our Staff of over 200 work very hard as they themselves gain life-long skills, experiences and memories.

Timber Lake West

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Catskills, Roscoe, New York

Timber Lake West offers a unique short season summer camp program. We believe that camp is a place where children come to make new friends, try new activities and build self-confidence. Timber Lake West gives the very best of a traditional summer camp experience: All the Fun in Half the Time!

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Dutchess County, Wingdale, New York

Ramah's program strikes a healthy balance between structure and creativity, competition and team work, all within a nurturing Jewish environment.

French Woods

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Upstate NY, Hancock, NY

French Woods offers summer camp programs in dance, theater, music, circus, magic, visual Music, Theater, Dance, Circus, Rock, Magic, Visual Arts, Sports, Skateboard and Horseback Riding programs. Each child, works with our staff to design his or her own unique summer experience. Campers are able to focus on one particular area of interest, or they may choose to select a variety of activities. We are at the same time, a theater camp, an art camp, a dance camp, a circus camp, a horseback riding camp, a sports camp, a magic camp, and a camp that offers all the traditional camp activites, with world class programs that each child can choose a-la-cart.

New York YMCA Camp

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Orange County, Huguenot, NY

Camp is more than just a summer vacation. It's a time for your child to experience new adventure, have fun, make friends and develop self confidence. This all happens at Camps McAlister and Talcott because we understand the world in which our campers live. At our Greenkill campus we also offer Gymnastics Camp, Rhythmic Gymnastics and Power Tumbling Camp, Volleyball Camp and Judo Camp as well as a Day Camp for local area children.

Tel Yehudah

Resident Camp for Boys and Girls

Near Port Jervis, Barryville, NY

Camp Tel Yehudah offers a range of programs for teens entering grades 9 to 11. Programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of each age group with appropriate activities and experiences, and our age groups, or aidot each enjoy a summer's worth of innovative and interesting programming.

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