Summer is a lot closer than you might realize, and it's time to start making plans for the kids. Luckily, the South Fork has never lacked options for keeping kids intellectually stimulated and active over the school break. Here are some suggestions.
has been a summer camp at the for almost 35 years. Four one-week sessions are offered in July and August for children 3 to 11 years old. From water instruction in the pool to drama classes, campers also take field trips to the beach and local attractions. The camp even offers pick-up and drop-off from stops from Water Mill to Amagansett.
two heated swimming pools, basketball courts, a baseball field, soccer fields, a volleyball court and something called a "gaga" courts. There is a stage for dance and drama lessons. The camp is affiliated with .
in Montauk is an accredited summer day camp located on five acres overlooking Fort Pond Lake. It dates to 1965 and offers swimming, baseball, basketball, arts and crafts, tennis, and even archery. They offer transportation and lots of fun special events.
, one of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County's , sleep-away summer camp for girls, provides that traditional summer camp experience with campers sleeping on cots or tents, making campfires, and having cookouts throughout the 179 acres overlooking Gardiner's Bay.
SummerCamp @Ross runs from June 20 to Aug. 19 this summer. There is a focus on sports, nature, and the arts held on the 150-acre campus. Kids 3 to 14 can participate. The facilities include the Center for Well-Being, multiple athletic fields, a new outdoor basketball court, and a state of the art tennis facility. Lunches served are made of local, seasonal, and organic ingredients.